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
2014-10-04 Residents Await Flood Prevention Action
Residents of the High Street in South Milford are still trying to dry out their houses after the recent double flood and wondering what the authorities are doing on their behalf to combat the recurring problem. Local MP Nigel Adams, pledged his support to the campaign for better flood defences in the village last month and is chasing finance for flood prevention.
2014-09-29 South Milford Bonfire and Firework Display
This year’s South Milford Bonfire and Firework Display will take place on Saturday 8th November. Castleford Tigers mascot JT will be at the bonfire. Tickets are £6 with under 5 free. All proceeds go back to the local village groups.
2014-09-26 Bumper Year for Best Western Milford Hotel
Best Western Plus Milford Hotel has hit record occupancy levels as it celebrates its 20th Anniversary. The hotel saw a 21 percent increase on room sales last year and fifty percent growth since 2009. The hotel is ranked seventh out of the group’s UK properties
2014-09-25 Have You Seen Rachel?
The police are appealing for the public’s help in locating a woman who has been reported missing from home. Twenty year old Rachel Hamilton was reported missing from her address in South Milford at 4pm on Tuesday. Rachel is vulnerable and the police are concerned for her safety. She is white, 5ft 6 in tall with dark curly hair. She was last seen wearing a red coca-cola tee-shirt and blue jeans. Anyone with information should call 101