NEWS and EVENTS
COFFEE and CHAT - Tuesday 14th May 2.30 p.m. at Barlby Library and Community Hub. All welcome.
Park Street, Selby 12th/13th August 2019
For more information on closures and diversions please go to : www.northyorks.gov.uk
PUBLIC FOOTPATH TEMPORARY CLOSURE
The public footpath from Northfield to the riverbank (35.5/8/1) was closed from 3rd September to 2nd March 2019 to allow construction of a road access into the development site to the rear of River View. The closure has been extended to 2nd September.
An alternative route will be signposted.
All enquiries to : Andrew Tute, Barratt homes, 6 Alpha Court, Monks Cross Drive, York, Y032 9WN or phone 01904 617268.
NY Police have a Fraud Awareness page on Facebook with advice and safeguarding information plus events happening in this area. It is open to anyone with a Facebook account.
Search 'North Yorkshire Police Fraud Awareness'.
DROP-IN COFFEE AFTERNOONS
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.
ISSUES RAISED AT MEETINGS
The following issues will be raised with relevant authorities/organisations :
Public Right of Way closures
Dog fouling Countryside sites
BARLBY ESTATE WALKABOUT
The Barlby Estate Walkabout will take place on 23rd August at 10.00 a.m.
More details to follow.
SELBY DISTRICT TALKING NEWS
A free weekly recording of local news, in Selby and the surrounding area, (on a USB stick and with a box to enable users to play the stick) is available by Freepost to people unable to read the news due to loss of impairment of sight.
Please call the message line on 0844 811 8425 and leave your name, address and phone number. A team member will then contact you to make arrangements for you to receive Talking News.
AGE UK - Drop in Centre
There is to be a change of venue from Wistow to the Age UK Tea Room in Selby later in September, day and times to be confirmed.
For more information or to book please phone 704115.
Age UK also operates a weekly door to door shopping service for Barlby residents. Picks up every Friday and visits Tesco and Morrisons.
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.
Held on the 1st Tuesday of each Month from 6.30 p.m. at Barlby Library and Community Hub. A small subscription is payable to cover expenses.
The next Meeting will be June 2019.
There will be no Meeting in July.
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.
STREETLIGHT REPLACEMENT PROGRAMME
See Streetlights section for more details.
The Town Council is in the process of replacing old 'yellow' street lighting with brighter LED's following advice that parts for the old lights will soon be unavailable. The new lights also require less maintenance.
For a list of lights that belong to the Town Council please go to the Streetlights page.
SELBY GLOBE CINEMA - Screenings at Selby Town Hall
Monday 20th 7.30 p.m. The Favourite
Thursday 23rd 10.30 a.m. Cactus Flower
For more information please contact Selby Globe Cinema on 708449 or visit www.selbyglobe.co.uk.
COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT FORUM MEETINGS
Eastern Area CEF Meeting dates are available on the Selby District Council website where the CEF's have their own dedicated page.
Funding is available for Community Groups. Applications must meet several objectives in the CDP, such as providing benefits for a group in the Eastern Area and also include a Community consultation.
To download the application forms please go to : www.selby.gov.uk
BARLBY LIBRARY REFURBISHMENT CONTRACT
The details of the proposed works can be found on the contracts finder website:
SELBY and AREA
University of the 3rd Age (U3A) - Anyone interested in joining the U3A and trying one of the huge range of activities please contact Kay McSherry on 01757 241963 or Email : firstname.lastname@example.org