Thorpe Willoughby News

Good News – Our Playgrounds are now Open!

After a long wait, our village playgrounds and gym equipment can be used again. It’s been many weeks since they were closed due to the Covid-19 pandemic and the restrictions we all needed to head to help stop the virus. Now as the restrictions are eased, we can begin to use our great facilities once […]

Gardening Competition 2020

Calling all budding gardeners and enthusiasts in the village! Time to spruce up that front garden, get those pots re-stocked with fresh plants and prepare those hanging baskets with flowering beauties! Not only will this add to the splendour of our village throughout the summer but you could be in for a chance to win […]

Villager Of The Year 2020

Do you know someone who lives in the village and goes that extra mile to help make our village special? This is your chance to see someone you consider to be a “Special” villager, receiving recognition with the award and the thanks of the villagers for works that they have carried out which benefit our […]

St Francis and St Wilfrid’s Church Opening Update

Hello all As you will be aware, the government has announced that places of worship can be opened for private prayer from the 15th June.  This is really encouraging news.  However, we need to wait for detailed guidance from the CofE and be aware that guidance for Methodist churches will not be available until after […]

New North Yorkshire BUY LOCAL website

You may have heard of this already but we wanted to raise it in case you haven’t. We know many businesses and tradespeople have had to change the way they work or stop altogether temporarily due to Covid and it’s difficult to know what’s open for business but perhaps working differently, for example your local […]

The Public Bridleway from Leeds Road to Sherwoods

North Yorkshire County Council (NYCC) has said that The Public Bridleway from Leeds Road to Sherwoods will remain closed, and that Miller Homes are likely to seek and be granted further extensions of the closure from the Secretary of State because the building and selling of the dwellings on the estate may take some time.

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