Following Simon Cooper’s resignation as a Parish Councillor, the vacancy will be advertised. Unless an election is called, a candidate can be appointed by the parish council. Further information is available from the clerk to the Parish Council at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Trianne Choir from Welbury and the Rountons performed in a concert at St. Mary’s Church on the 26th November. The concert was in aid of the Friends of St. Mary’s.
The lights on the Village Christmas Tree, on the village green outside the shop, will be switched on at 6:30 p.m. on Friday 6th December. Join the carol singing, and enjoy mince pies and mulled wine. Everyone welcome.
The next meeting will be in Appleton Wiske Village Hall on Wednesday 11th December
The annual Bonfire and Fireworks display was held on the village playing field, organised by Pre-School.
The next bulk order for heating oil will close on Friday 6th January 2020. Those who are already members of the buying group will receive an email closer to the date with an invitation to place an order for delivery during the following 2 weeks. Anyone wishing to join the group should email email@example.com asking for details on how to join.
The weekly Art and Craft Group meets in the Methodist Church each Monday starting on the 9th September.
Pavement Parking has been a problem in the village for some time.
Causing an obstruction on the pavement can make it impossible for invalid vehicles, pushchairs and children walking to and from school to avoid having to walk on the road. It has recently been reported that tickets have been issued for vehicles obstructing the pavement in Great Smeaton, a situation which could also arise in Appleton Wiske.
Please avoid parking vehicles on the pavement and allow pedestrians and others to pass easily and potentially avoid having to pay a fine for having created a problem for other residents.
Who said that Appleton Wiske was stuck in a time warp? This cyclist appears to have been delayed for some time before reaching the centre of the village!
Michelle Thompson became a member of the Parish Council at the 4th November meeting. Her co-option returns the council to its full complement of 7 members.
This year’s Hog Roast on the August Bank Holiday Monday was treated to one of those rare August hot and sunny days. The profusion of umbrellas and gazebos provided plenty of shade whilst the diners enjoyed their lunch.