North Rigton, Huby and Weeton News

North Rigton, Huby and Weeton

Susie Marshall

A Glimmer of Hope for the School Bus: the parents of North Rigton C of E primary School were delighted to hear that NYCC have delayed making a final decision regarding the termination of the school bus service. The efforts of many parents and the support of the wider community have all helped with the campaign. Although this is not the end of road for this battle it allows time to consider the options and hopefully engage in dialogue with NYCC.

Christmas shopping begins: Huby and Weeton Preschool would like to invite you to a Christmas shopping evening on Wednesday, November 14 from 7.30-9.30pm. The event will be held at Almscliffe Hall, Huby with stalls to include Country Interiors, Emma’s Wreaths, Partylite, The Pampered Chef, Raffle, Truffles Belgian Chocolates, Gel Nail and many more. Kick start your Christmas shopping. Everyone welcome. For more information email

Yet more shopping: the annual Christmas Market at St Barnabas Church, Weeton will be held on Wednesday, November 21 from 10am- noon. It will be a great opportunity to get your Christmas cards and perhaps a present or two. A warm welcome awaits you at St Barnabas.

Toy Service: this year’s Toy Service will be held at St John’s church, North Rigton on Sunday, December 9 at 9.30am.

Live Music at Almscliffe Hall: join us on Friday, December 14 at 7pm for an enjoyable two hour musical soirée with a mix of classical, popular and Christmas music all performed by Huby based musicians, featuring the Valenzano String Quartet, Jackson Barbershop Ensemble and Spa Saxophone Quartet. Tickets Cost £6 and includes glass of mulled wine and mince pie. , Bar facilities, Phoenix Cards, Book, CD, DVD & Xmas Stalls & Raffle. Please contact Almscliffe Hall to buy tickets.

A Choir for Christmas: the Benefice Carol service in St Barnabas Church, Weeton will be on Wednesday, December 19 at 7.30pm.