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NEWS and EVENTS   


ROAD CLOSURES

Haddlesey Bridge         1st October to 21st December 2018 

Cawood Bridge             22nd October to 21st December 2018

Finkle Street, Selby      12th to 16th November 

For more information on closures and diversions please go to : Northyorks.gov.uk


SELBY PARK CONSULTATION

This is a Selby District Council consultation. See attached form here. 


PUBLIC FOOTPATH TEMPORARY CLOSURE

The public footpath from Northfield to the riverbank (35.5/8/1) will be 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. 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.


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 :  

Untidy verges near a new housing estate 

Parking issues 

Community gardens  

Public Rights of Way 


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.


BOOK CLUB

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.  

There will be no Meetings in December and January, the next Meeting will be February 2019.   


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

FORTHCOMING FILMS   

NOVEMBER

Monday 19th at 7.30 p.m.                            Swimming with Men

Wednesday 21st at 7.30 p.m.                       2001 A Space Oddessey

Thursday 22nd at 10.30 a.m.                       The Dam Busters    

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


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 : groupcoordinatorselbyu3a@gmail.com