News Update – Easter 2014

A potpourri of current news items:

Parish Council – A Village Meeting will be held on Wednesday 23 April at 7pm in the Reading Room.  This meeting is required by law to be held annually.  The parish councillors, Keith Loadman and Anna Corbett will be available to discuss any issues.

treasure huntEaster Treasure Hunt: Friday 18th of April, Hunton Village Hall, 2 to 5pm. A fun afternoon for all. Only £1 per entry. Prizes for all completed trail + Afternoon Tea + cakes, Home baking, raffle, toy stall & more

Start from Hunton Village Hall. See Here

SCRUTON STATION – MARKING THE END OF ITS TEMPORARY CLOSURE
26TH APRIL 1954 – 26TH APRIL 2014
On 26th April the first trains since 1954 will be discharging passengers at Scruton Station. It isn’t possible yet to operate regular trains, for that we will need to build a further extension to the platform. Three trains will be running during the day and passengers will be treated to a ride from Leeming Bar to Scruton via Northallerton, sparkling wine on the platform and tea and cakes as part of a tour of the building. The fare of £30 includes a day rover for the line so provides outstanding value. Passengers will be provided with an Edmundson ticket for Leeming Bar to Scruton return numbered 2 to 150. Ticket number 1 will be auctioned later. Be one the first passengers to arrive at Scruton in 60 years! To book, call 08454 505474. More details here (visitors will also get the chance to see the Signal Box destined to be cited at Constable Burton, which is currently at Scruton and being painted prior to relocation)

 

Bittern yellow headboard (c) Andrew SouthwellLNER A4 Pacific No. 4464 ‘Bittern’ (1937)

Swaledale Festival event in association with Wensleydale Railway

On Sat 24 May the A4 Bittern (a sister loco to Mallard) is being run by the Swaledale Festival on Wensleydale Railway. She’ll be doing 3 runs to Redmire and back so it will be pass through Constable Burton. Train details here. Festival details here

Full program of events at TOSH

MV5BMTQzNDU1NjE0NF5BMl5BanBnXkFtZTgwODA3NDczMDE@._V1_SX214_The main aim of The Old School House is to host a wide range of artistic events. From poetry to comedy productions, popular music to classical, arts exhibitions, paintings to embroidery, featuring local, national and international artistes. See here

There’s also a full schedule of films – including “coming soon”: Nebraska (15), Song For Marion (PG), Mandela: Long Walk To Freedom (12A),The Secret Life Of Walter Mitty (PG), The Railway Man (15), Enough Said (12A) See here

 

 

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