Graham Smith

01423 772832

Car Boot Sale: in aid of Glasshouses cricket club at the Nidderdale showground on Sunday, June 30. Cars £6, vans £8, more information please contact 01423 712821 or 01423 71556.

A night of live Music: is to be performed at the Pateley Club on Thursday, July 4 at 42 High Street, Pateley Bridge. Free entry, but we will pass the hat. Guests welcome. Bar open at 8pm. The evening runs 8.30-10.30pm. Featuring Jon Palmer, guitar and vocals, Ade Payne guitar and vocals, Mike and Chrissie Perry, guitar and vocals. The evening will be hosted by local performers Ade Payne and Mike Perry. For any further information contact Mike on 01423 711703.

Cake Stall: Pateley Bridge Junior Football Club will hold a cake stall on Saturday, July 6 at the bottom of Pateley Bridge High Street, 8am-noon or until the cakes run out. The aim of the morning is to raise funds for the club and awareness of what it offers young footballers. After a successful inaugural season with three teams, under seven-years, under nine-years and under 11-years, competing well in the local Nidderdale League, the club is now looking to expand with a new under 12 age group. Anyone interested in any age group, boys and girls, can come along to the cake stall to find out more, or contact Damian Brockway (07837 674680 Of course, all contributions of cakes and assistance on the day are also welcome. Again, please contact Damian.

Drivers Required: Wilsill Luncheon Club would be grateful for more drivers to transport their members to Pateley Bridge Methodist Church every third Wednesday in the month. If you can help please contact Nan Davies on 01423 712440.

Volunteers Needed: Moor-View Rescue has so many dogs in their care at the moment that they are bursting at the seams. With so many dogs which are needing lots of care and attention due to neglect, volunteers would be very welcome who are willing to take some dogs out for long walks. Please contact Moor-View, 01423 711993, if you can offer some time.

Pateley Bridge Dance club: the next dance will be on Friday, July 12, 7.30-11.30pm, at Pateley Bridge Memorial Hall. Dancing to Elizabeth Harrison. Entry £7 on the door to include supper. There will be a raffle. Bring your own drink, all welcome. Details from 01423 711197 or 01423 711642.

Friends of Pateley Bridge Cemetery and St Mary’s Churchyard: there is still a chance to enter this years fundraising quiz, Name that Tree. On sale in outlets throughout the town and at How Stean Cafe. Please support this worthy cause and help preserve our burial grounds for the future. Entries need to be returned to Barbara Breckon, 27 Greenwood Avenue, Pateley Bridge, HG3 5LS by Monday, July 1 and the draw will take place on Friday, July 5.

Jumble needed: Julie is busy collecting for her annual jumble sale in aid of Cancer Research. If you can help her please drop items in to Teacups or Park View Stores.

Glasshouses WI: at our last meeting the members divided into teams and competed in a treasure hunt. We collected clues which took us around the village. The trail finished at the Birch Tree Inn where we enjoyed a well deserved meal and presented the prize to the winning team. The winners were The Young Ones who received a bottle of wine. Our next meeting is on Wednesday, July 10. We are meeting at 7.30 at The Nidderdale Museum, where Dorothy Newall will talk to us about The History of Hats. Come and join us, visitors and new members are always welcome.

Charity Festival: at Pateley Bridge showground on Sunday, July 21, noon- 4pm. A charity extravaganza with over 40 stalls, a barbecue, live music and entertainment for all the family. Free entry but donations for car parking. Come and find out about the charity work going on in Nidderdale and celebrate the contribution made by our local volunteers. Listen to the music provided by Reeth Brass band and St Cuthbert’s school band, enjoy the food and drink available and explore the big variety of stalls including tombola, cakes, crafts and books. There will also be a bouncy castle and face painting for children.

Pateley Bridge with Bewerley in Bloom Group: there will be an emergency meeting of the group at 7.30pm on Monday, July 22 at Pateley Bridge Town Council Chamber. The meeting is called to discuss and implement the disbanding of the group and the disposal of its assets. All are welcome.

Church services: Sunday, June 30 Pateley Bridge Methodist Church 10.30am Mr Stephen Hesselden. Glasshouses Methodist Church 10.30am Deacon Rowland Wilkinson. Fellbeck House. 2.30pm The Rev Nigel Waterfield. At the Roman Catholic churches Sunday Mass will take place at 10.30am at Pateley and at 9.15am at Menwith Hill.

Community Transport: come along to a public meeting about the future of community transport in the dale on Thursday, July 4 at 7pm in Pateley Bridge Council Chamber, King Street. Hear about current plans, have your say and volunteer to help us if you can. Further details from Katy Penn, Nidderdale Plus, 01423 714953.