2015-05-24 Bonfire Price Freeze Announced
South Milford Bonfire and Firework Display committee has decided to freeze the price of admission to their annual event for the third year in a row. Admission remains £6 with children under 5 free. They also want to hear from residents about anything that they should add to improve the event. All suggestions will be considered.
2015-03-27 Picnic in the Park 2015
South Milford Playing Fields Association has announced that Picnic in the Park 2015 will take place in the Park, High Street, South Milford on Saturday 18th July 2015. It’s a fantastic event with some amazing artists performing.
2015-03-15 Simeon Wood in Concert
Musician Simeon Wood is appearing In concert at St Mary’s Church South Milford on 24th April at 7.30pm in support of Naimh Thompson. All proceeds go to the ‘Candlelighters’ charity. Tickets are £7.50p
2015-03-07 Police Visit Potential Hackers
The police have given official warnings to a number of teenagers in Leeds after investigations revealed they owned a sophisticated computer hacking software package called Black Shades. Police officers visited addresses in Aberford and South Milford that had access to the spyware software. The ‘cease and desist’ visits in Leeds were among 9 visits carried out in West Yorkshire. The software is cheap and not illegal to own but anyone using it is breaking the law.
2015-02-18 Charity Looking for Dog Walker
A charity that helps support the elderly and terminally ill people to look after their pets is appealing for help in the South Milford area. The Cinnamon Trust is a national charity set up to keep pets and their owners together for as long as possible to provide the their vulnerable clients with vital companionship. Through the help of a national network of volunteers the charity is able to assist when day to day care of the owner’s animal becomes a problem. The charity is now urgently trying to find a volunteer from the South Milford area to walk a client's dog. For further information contact Sally direct on 01736 758707
2015-02-01 Brittoni gets Tangoed
Talented teenager Brittoni Phillips has landed the role of a rebellious goth in Last Tango in Halifax, after securing the part in her first ever audition. Brittoni, who is privately tutored at home, is a student of Northern Film and Drama, in South Milford, where she attends regular television and film acting classes.
2015-01-21 MP Acts on Causeway
Selby MP Nigel Adams met with Dan Rogerson, Minister responsible for flood prevention to prompt action on a South Milford flooding issue. Parts of South Milford were flooded twice during 2014 washing away parts of the causeway at Steeton Hall on both occasions. The causeway needs to be properly repaired but the company that owns it has gone into receivership, meaning that ownership transferred to the Crown. Mr Rogerson agreed to write to the Crown asking that the causeway be transferred to the residents at nil cost, or alternatively the Crown should repair the causeway without further delay.
2015-01-09 Dryathlon Helps Cancer Research
Rebecca Broughton of South Milford is doing a Dryathlon this January in memory of a friend who died of breast cancer. Dryathlon is a pledge to go teetotal for a month to raise money for cancer research. Participants donate the money they would have spent buying alcohol. Last year £5.8 million was raised by 55,000 participants in Dryathlon. For more information visit cancerresearch .org.uk
2014-12-13 2015 South Milford Bonfire
The 2015 South Milford Bonfire and Firework Display will take place on Saturday 7th November 2015
2014-10-20 South Milford Bonfire Tickets
Tickets for South Milford Bonfire and Firework Display on 8th November are on sale now priced £6 with under 5’s free. Tickets are limited so please buy early to avoid disappointment. Tickets can be purchased at South Milford School, Sand lane Stores (Village stores South Milford), Southlands Service station (South Milford), Lumby Garden Centre, Jackson s Butchers (Sherburn in Elmet), Nisa shop in Moor Lane Sherburn In Elmet, Chinese take away Nights only (Sherburn in Elmet), Monk Fryston School, Monk Fryston Post Office, Queen O T T Pub, Swan Hotel South Milford and The Powder Keg Firework Company in Castleford