2014-08-26 Local Family in Immigration Tangle
A South Milford family face forced separation after falling foul of immigration rules regarding minimum incomes. Natalie Stafford is married to South African Michael Engels and they have a 14 month old daughter. The couple met whilst Nathalie worked on a cruise liner and now that they are living close to family in the UK . According to new government rules Nathalie needs to earn £18,600 before Michael is allowed to stay with her in the country.
2014-07-12 Three Hurt in Cycling Crash
A crash involving a motor cyclist and two cyclists near South Milford on Wednesday evening left all three injured. All three people were taken to Leeds General Infirmary and all three are in a stable condition. Police are asking any witnesses to the accident to contact them on 101
2014-07-03 Polio Sufferers Gather at the Quality Hotel
People living with polio have been invited to the British Polio Fellowship’s Care and Leisure Conference on 12th July. The event takes place from 10am to 4pm at the Quality Hotel at Selby Fork, South Milford.
2014-06-14 South Milford Flooding Review
Members of South Milford Parish Council met with NYCC Drainage, Yorkshire Water and the Environment Agency to raise yet again the issue of flooding. At the meeting it was confirmed that NYCC have finally received approved funding to undertake a full strategic review of the flooding problem in surrounding areas. The commissioning of this review has been delayed due to lack of resources at NYCC but the Environment Agency has now stepped in to provide support.
2014-05-15 South Milford Band Vacancies
South Milford Brass Band are looking for the new players to strengthen their team. They have vacancies for Front Row Cornets, Trombone, BBb or EEb Bass and a Percussionist. They rehearse on Friday evenings between 7.30 and 9.30 pm at Carlton in Snaith Primary School close to Junctions 34 and 35 of the M62. If you are interested in any of these positions or would like any further information please contact Claire Bramley on 01977 661344
2014-05-12 Support for CCTV at South Milford Station
Because of issues that have arisen as a result of Selby District Council removing CCTV cameras from South Milford station Sherburn Parish Council have contacted Selby Rail Users Group to support their efforts to get these cameras re-installed at this station.
2014-03-25 Green Power Plan for South Milford
Plans to generate green energy from gasses produced by composting waste are set to go on display in South Milford. A planning application for the scheme is due to be lodged with district planners and if successful, enough electricity to power up to 3,500 homes could be generated by burning gasses produced through a process of Anaerobic Digestion. The plant would be constructed as part of a £15m project by AB Agri at The Maltings Organic Treatment facility.
2014-02-17 Minister Visits South Milford Housing Development
UK Housing Minister Kris Hopkins visited Linden Home’s development at Southfield Park in South Milford to see first-hand the help-to-buy scheme that is helping people onto the housing ladder
2014-02-15 Raising the Roof at Selby Station
Rail services between Leeds and Hull were disrupted on Wednesday night when trains through Selby had to be cancelled between 7pm and midnight after winds caused major damage to the roof at Selby Station.
2014-02-05 Picnic in South Milford Park
South Milford Memorial Playing Fields will be hosting Picnic in the Park 2014 on Saturday 28th June. The event will include a funfair, bouncy castles, bar and much more. Tickets will be available by the end of May.