Christmas concert: to be held Wednesday, December 5 at 7pm for 7.30pm at Ripon Landrover, Hutton Bank, Ripon. Tel 01765-646464. The Christmas concert will feature festive music by Lofthouse and Middlesmoor Sliver Band. Adults £10, teenagers £5 and accompanied children free. Buffet supper included. Proceeds in aid of parish churches of Bishop Thornton, Burnt Yates, Markington, Ripley and South Stainley.
Crimes: please do not get caught out by criminals who try to con you online or over the telephone. There is a lot of information available on the internet site called Action Fraud www.actionfraud.police.uk If you would like to speak to local police who cover the Bishop Thornton Parish and other areas of the Dales feel free to call Bill Hickson Constable 820 on 0845 6060247 or 101.
Shopping evening: to be held on Wednesday, November 28 7-9pm at Bishop Thornton Primary School.
Parish Christmas fair: to be held on Sunday, December 2 St Joseph’s Catholic Primary School, Bishop Thornton after 10am Sunday Mass.
Christmas fair: at Markington Village Hall on Saturday, December 8 from 10.15am-noon. Entry £1 including refreshments
Church Services: St Joseph’s Catholic Church, Bishop Thornton 6pm Saturday Vigil Mass, Sunday Mass 10am, Weekday Masses 9.30am Holyday Mass announced in Church. Parish Priest Fr Barry Cummins tel 01423 770036. St John’s CE Church, Bishop Thornton November 25 11.15am Eucharist. Contact FR Paul Cressal 01765 677123.