November 20, 2017
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An evening of traditional carols including Carols from Yorkshire, Derbyshire and Dorset! Friday, November 24th, 7.30pm at Aldborough Village Hall. What an exciting way to start your Christmas preparations.Come and join us singing and playing these carols, share a light supper, and meet old and new friends – or just come and listen. Bring your instruments and join the band. Everyone welcome. For more information, please ring Jane Barber on 01423 325808 or email chair @ yorevision.org.uk
August 3, 2017
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We’re raising £300 to Help to keep Lower Ure News running.
Please donate to our JustGiving Crowdfunding Page and help make it happen:
Thanks for your support!
August 3, 2017
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Time to start making your nominations
Closing date for nominations:
December 31st 2017
A. Volunteer community group of the year ~ The group that makes a difference
B. Volunteer community worker of the year ~ The individual that goes the extra mile
C. Young volunteer of the year ~ Must be of school age
D. Community spirited shop or business of the year ~ The one that supports local events and has the ideas and vision
E. Community event /project of the year ~ The most appreciated event/project that has made a difference
F. Community Achievement Award ~ The special person who has served their community over many years and deserves to be recognised
Award ceremony early 2018 – to be announced
Downloadable nomination forms here: Boroughbridge and District Community Award Scheme Nomination Form – or at www.boroughbridge.org.uk & send to email@example.com
Or collect and post from Council Office Hall Sq, Bailey’s, Pybus News Agent or Boroughbridge Library or ask your local Parish Council
March 29, 2017
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Saturday, May 27 – in the Jubilee Room above the library from 10am – 4pm.
Originally we asked for photos to be submitted in electronic form. It has been pointed out that some photographers still use film! We look forward to receiving your entries in electronic form or a prints.
All photos to be submitted by Friday, May 13. Printed photos to Yore Vision, 1 Hall Square, Boroughbridge
- Junior – Primary School *
- Senior – Secondary School *
* Please give details of age.
All entries must give Name and Contact details of the entrant
Download your entry form here: Photographic Competition and Exhibition entry form
There will be an exhibition of cameras. Do you have an old camera(s) you would like to put into the exhibition? Please contact Jane Barber – firstname.lastname@example.org
or ring 01423 325 808 for more details.
January 15, 2017
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Poppleton Live’s first event this year is with their very own John Watterson with:
The LOST Will and Testament of Jake Thackray’ – Jan 28th 2017.
The late Jake Thackray is being increasingly acknowledged as one of the greatest English songwriters of the twentieth century, a unique talent, whose songs are full of poetry, wit, irreverence and humanity. His intelligent and hilarious lyrics, talent for storytelling, clever wordplay, occasional, artful use of vulgarity and surreal imagination delighted many viewers and outraged some. Since his death in 2002 there has been growing recognition of his genius and a resurgence of interest in his work. His admirers include Jarvis Cocker, Alex Turner, Don Black, Thea Gilmore, Cerys Matthews, Benjamin Clementine and Neil Gaiman.
John is the UK’s leading performer of Jake’s songs. As Fake Thackray he has toured with Fairport Convention and performed at Latitude, Cropredy and the Edinburgh Fringe Festivals. He has also played for Jake’s family and appeared on Radio 4’s ‘Great Lives’.
For the past three years John has been researching to write the first biography on Thackray, with the help of Jake’s family, friends and fellow performers. In the course of this research, John has uncovered 15 wonderful songs written by Jake but never released – some have lain forgotten in the BBC archives for decades, others found in Jake’s personal papers haven’t ever been heard. These songs, along with never-before told stories from the biography research plus several much-loved Jake classics, feature in John’s new show.
John will be joined by Paul Thompson and Hugh Bradley to play songs from the new album, together with some classic Jake Thackray songs as well.
The album is available now on the www.fakethackray.com website or on Amazon, but why buy online when you can come and hear it live (and then buy the album!)
December 7, 2016
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Every year Boroughbridge Community Care holds a Christmas Tree Festival in St James Church, Boroughbridge. The Festival is on Saturday 10 and Sunday 11 of December – followed by Carols in Hall Square at 4pm on Sunday.
This year the Yore Vision tree will be decorated in PINK. All the decorations will be sponsored in aid of Breast Cancer Care.
To sponsor a decoration, pop a donation in the collecting box or go to www.justgiving.com/fundraising/Jane-Barber5
For more information contact Jane on 01423 325 808
or e-mail email@example.com
August 25, 2016
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The new season of films begins on 27th September. Please see the events page for details.
August 10, 2016
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Brighter Boroughbridge’s next event will be the ‘Secret Gardens’ on Sunday 14th August from 10am to 4pm.
Among the open gardens will be 20 belonging to BBD helpers! Entry to all gardens is by a single ticket of £5, available on the day from Hall Square.
June 30, 2016
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Tickets price £10 are still available for the Victorian Picnic Concert in the grounds of Aldborough Museum on Thursday 7th July. There will be live music from period musicians ‘Hautbois’ and ‘The Rallentando Trio’. Gates open 6pm. Sir Andrew Lawson-Tancred will lead a tour of the site starting at 6.15pm. Bring your own picnic, table and chairs.
Tickets are available from ‘Think Fink’ (formerly The Fruit Basket), High St, Boroughbridge, or from Yore Vision Committee members.
June 20, 2016
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Boroughbridge Community Library Association
Annual General Meeting, 7pm, June 27, 2016
in the Library (Jubilee Room)
- Apologies for absence
- Approval of last year’s minutes
- Chairman’s Report
- Secretary’s Report, including a report on the library (downstairs)
- Report on the Jubilee Room
- Treasurer’s Report
- Election/approval of Committee for the forthcoming year
- Questions from the floor/AOB