Rachel Hewson

Church Services for Sunday 19 May: St Robert’s Pannal 8am Holy Communion, 9.30am Parish Communion, 6pm Evensong. St Michael and All Angels’ Beckwithshaw: 6pm Evensong.

Christian Aid: as Christain Aid week runs until May 18 this year, please come along to afternoon tea at St Robert’s Church on Thursday, May 16 between 12.30-4pm to help raise funds for this important charity.

Lunch Club: this month’s St Robert’s Lunch Club is on Tuesday, May 21 at noon in the Chapter House. You will find me in the kitchen this month!

Pannal Primary School Sports News: lots of great sporting achievements from our local primary school this week! The Year 4 Tri-golf team won the Harrogate final at Harrogate Golf Club and are now through to the North Yorkshire finals in July. Both the Year 6 boys and girls football teams have competed in the Harrogate competitions and are both through to the Harrogate finals in June. Also a Year 2 gymnastics team competed in the Harrogate finals at Rossett recently, they didn’t get a place this time but all enjoyed the experience of representing the school for the first time.

Pannal School Race for Life: the Primary School is holding it’s own Pannal School Race for Life on Thursday, May 23 between 1-4pm. All the children will have a time slot in their year groups to run, jog, walk or skip laps of the field. Parents are invited to take part with their children or to come after school and join in. All money raised will be donated to Cancer Research.

Pannal Summer Ball: Pannal Primary School PTA is holding it’s annual summer ball on Saturday, June 15 this year. This event is always a great success and invaluable for raising funds for the school. If you are interested in attending, sponsoring or donating a prize for the ball, please contact Chrys at

News and events: please let me know if you would like to publicise your news or an event in Pannal and Burn Bridge. I need to know eight days in advance of publication so that I can include the details.