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
2014-09-23 Musicians Wanted for Brass Band
South Milford Brass Band is looking for Front Row Cornets, Trombone, BBb Bass and a percussionist to strengthen its team. Rehearsals are 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 or e-mail southmilfordbrass @hotmail.co.uk.
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.