Spofforth Village

Near Harrogate, North Yorkshire

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There are a wide variety of groups in the village which will appeal to a wide variety of tastes...

Diamond Jubilee Commemorative Gift Registration Form

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diamond-jubilee.pngThe Parish Council is considering the purchase of a commemorative gift for all children resident in Spofforth aged 16 years and under. However we need to know who and where you are!

Sorry - the application period is now closed.  Further details of how to collect your child's gift will be available shortly.

Last Updated on Monday, 16 April 2012 16:04

Cheers - the 2012 Spofforth Beer Festival

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spoforth_turret_logo.jpgThe 2012 Spofforth Beer festival, sponsored by Earthmill Ltd, will be held in the Long Memorial Hall on Saturday 10th March from 12 noon until it has been 'drunk dry'! 

14 great beers will be available along with food, wine and soft drinks.  Live music will be provided by local band 'the Crimple Stompers'. local DJ 'Griff and the community Choir and  H2 an Electronic Jazz Collaboration from Harrogate


Entry is £5 which includes a free glass, first drink and a tasting menu.  Tickets are available in Spofforth from 'GM News', or 'Hairbelle'.  Alternatively, call 01937 590378.

Be drink aware - come with a designated driver, walk, or get the 770 Bus to Spofforth but please don't drink and drive.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 07 March 2012 14:10

Spofforth in 2012 National RHS Finals

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It is with great pleasure that we can announce that Spofforth will be representing the Yorkshire region in the prestigious National Final of RHS Britain in Bloom. RHS Britain in Bloom is one of Europe's largest horticultural campaigns.

With such an exciting season ahead we also have a chance to show off our village to a national audience did you know that as little as £20.00 a year will help to fund our In Bloom efforts? All money donated and raised goes into paying for the work we do.  So if you feel proud of our village, and wish to make a contribution so we can continue this work - then all donations are most gratefully received.      

If you would like to make a donation, volunteer your services, or have any ideas you wish to put forward contact us below:

Contacts: Chairman John Stanley 591154 .  Secretary: Hilary Chilton 590606.  Publicity: John Chilton 590606.  Fundraising: Lynne & David Saunders 590384 or  Heather Pollard 590320

Visit our Web Site: www.spofforthinbloom.co.uk


Spofforth Seniors grateful for support from Broadacres Housing Association

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010.jpgThe Spofforth Seniors twice monthly coffee mornings are set to continue throughout 2012 thanks to the generous support of Broadacres Housing Association. Coffee mornings are held on the first Thursday and the third Tuesday of each month and have been running at the village hall in Spofforth since 1999.

Originally run and funded by Age Concern Knaresborough, the aim of the coffee mornings was to provide a social opportunity and point of contact for older residents of the village. In addition Age Concern offered advice and information on age-related issues.

The group became independent in 2009 and has continued to act as a vital community service. However, without funding the group relied upon its members' subscription of just £2.00 each per session which was insufficient to cover the costs over the year.

The future looked uncertain until Broadacres Housing Association stepped in. They had been contacted by community volunteer, Jane Hare, who was aware of the difficulties facing the group.  Their much appreciated donation means that the group is secure for the coming year. In addition to the coffee mornings on the first Thursday and third Tuesday of the month, the group meets once a month at the Castle Inn for lunch.

For further information about the Spofforth Seniors group please contact Amanda Addyman on 01937 590 250.

Last Updated on Friday, 24 February 2012 17:16

Lets win the RHS ‘Britain in Bloom’ Quiz Night

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Spofforth In Bloom presents 'Lets win the RHS ‘Britain in Bloom' Quiz Night' on Tuesday 24th April 2012 at 7:30pm in the Spofforth Long Memorial Hall. Proceeds to help fund Spofforth in its bid to be crowned Britain's best small village in the RHS ‘Britain in Bloom' 2012 competition.

Tickets £10 per person to include a delicious fish & chip supper, bring your own beverages. Teams of up to 6 or join others on the night with Team prize plus Raffle prizes. To book your space call David & Lynne on 01937 590384 or John & Hilary on 01937 590606



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