NEWS and EVENTS
You can get Flood Warnings 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
Major work will take place to improve the railway between York and Church Fenton. This will include improvements to the track, signalling and installing new overhead powerlines which will cause some increase in noise and disruption. For more information go to networkrail.co.uk/contact or phone 03457 114141.
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
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 closed for re-furbishment and re-opening is dependent on Government health advice.
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.