NEWS and EVENTS
POLICE COMMUNITY MESSAGES and REPORTS
7th/8th July a vehicle seen driving around Barlby, but not reported to Police until the following day. Please call the Police on 1010 or 999 at the time you see something suspicious. 23rd July damage to a car and sign on Pastures Close. 23rd/24th July a house in Acorn Close was broken into and keys taken leading to a vehicle being stolen. An arrest has been made. 24th July a vehjiulce stolen from Whitemnoor Lane
During June 5 speed checks were carried out on the A19 and 96 people were caught speeding. 84 persons attended a speed awareness course, 11 were issued with fines/penalty points and one person summonsed to court due to the speed at which they were travelling.
24th July a vehicle was stolen from Whitemoor Lane but later fond undamaged in Barlby.
If you have any information on crimes please contact the Police on 101 or Crime Stoppers on 0800 555 111.
CHANGES TO SERVICE 4
Arriva are making some changes to their services in the Selby area and one of these is the ending of the Service 4 on 31st August, which serves Osgodby, Cliffe and Hemingbrough. NYCC are proposing that a Thornes Service from Holme on Spalding Moor can include pick ups at North Duffield, Hemingbrough, Cliffe, Osgodby and Barlby Wainhomes to Selby. The 7.50 a.m. service (at Hemingbrough) will run on School days. Two other services to Selby are planned being Mondays and Fridays at 10.00 a.m. (from Hemingbrough).
From Selby services are planned on Mondays and Fridays at 10.20 a.m. 1.00 p.m. and 4.10 p.m. No service Saturdays and Sundays.
Barlby and Osgodby Town Council, Cliffe and Hemingbrough Parish Councils are considering what other actions can be taken.
Open for emergencies Tuesdays and Thursdays 10.00 a.m. to 2.00 p.m.
Social distancing is being observed which will limit the number of people in the waiting area, so please call the advice line if you can to help keep the face to face service for those who need it most. 0300 3309 036
Advice line : 0300 3309 036
Consumer Service : 0808 223 1133
Universal Credit : 0800 144 8 444
Warm and Well : 01609 767555
It's important to know your rights when it comes to energy. You can get free independent advice from Citizens Advice, they can help answer questions about your bills or meters, or if you're struggling to pay for the energy you use. The consumer helpline is : 0808 223 1133.
THE GREAT YORKSHIRE VEG OFF !
This is a County-wide competition for best village, best street, best school and best community group (includes allotments). The competition is free to enter and aims to encourage families and communities to grow fruit and vegetables which will cut food bills and be good for the environment.
To enter - simply send your photos, stories and information. The competition runs until 30th September with the winners being announced at the end of October.
To register your interest and take part go to : www.letslookafterourplanet.com
You can get flood warnings by phone, Email or text.
Go to : www.Gov.uk/environmentandcountryside/floodingandextremeweather/signupforfloodwarnings
You will need to provide your address, phone number and Email.
Or call : Floodline on 0345 988 1188
Finkle Street, Micklegate and New Street, SELBY 1st June 2020 to 30th November 2021
To facilitate pedestrianisation for social distancing
For more information on closures and diversions please go to : www.northyorks.gov.uk
BARLBY LIBRARY and COMMUNITY HUB
EVENTS, COFFEE AFTERNOONS and BOOK CLUB.
Please check on the website, the Library Facebook page or phone the Town Council before attending any events, as the Library is currently only partially reopened.
Held on the second Tuesday of each Month from 2.30 - 4.30 p.m. at Barlby Library and Community Hub.
Teas, coffee and cake. Drop in for a chat with friends and family. All welcome.
BOOK CLUB - Next one to be confirmed
Held on the first Tuesday of each Month at 6.30 p.m. A small subscription is payable to cover expenses.
Held on the 2nd and 4th Tuesdays (afternoons) of each Month.
EX FORCES SUPPORT
This is a new project that makes free support available to ex-members of the armed forces, aged over 65. The Energy Doctor (Kate Urwin) can make home energy visits to help with utility bills and heating and other partners are offering a range of activities and days out. To date there have been nearly £10,000 savings on utility bills.
To find out more about the project or to refer a veteran for support you can call Community First Yorkshire on 01904 704 177 or contact the Energy Doctor on 07738 818391.
Please note : This project finishes in 2020
BARLBY and OSGODBY 'Yesterday and Today'
The book proved to be so popular that we SOLD OUT.
Due to popular demand the book has now been REPRINTED and is available to buy at £10.00 per copy. If you would like a copy - please call in to Barlby Library and Community Hub.
Download poster here.
The book was painstakingly compiled and presented to the Town Council by Mr Roland Chilvers.
Other local publications subject to availability. Please check with Reception.
BARLBY LIBRARY REFURBISHMENT CONTRACT
The details of the proposed works can be found on the contracts finder website:
The bids period has now closed.