Entries by Steve Harrison

Racecourse Approach Update

Some of you will be following the events of the proposed 800 house build adjacent to the Young Offenders Prison. The Wetherby action group ‘Better Wetherby’ have been leading the opposition to this development which will have a major effect on Wetherby. Clearly, there will be an increased demand on doctors, dentists, schools, vehicle traffic […]

Chatterbox News Update August 2020

Chatterbox News update!! As we continue to abide by the current restrictions surrounding the Coronavirus crisis we are delighted to share with you our planned village activities for August. Your Chatterbox team has been greatly encouraged by appreciation shown and messages of support received, from residents during recent events. Thank you! we couldn’t do it […]

Miniature Garden Competition

Chatterbox organised the Bickerton Miniature Gardens Competition as their July event. There were 25 entries and each beautiful garden showed creativity, imagination and skill. Villagers voted for their favourite entry. Amy Freer’s beautiful fairy garden was the child’s winner (entry A) There were joint winners for the adult garden: Julie McCready (entry 17) and Jeff […]

Chatterbox – Bickerton Newsletter May/June 2020

As the government takes its first tentative steps to relax the Covid lockdown we have good reason to look back and feel proud of the ‘Dunkirk spirit’ experienced once again here in Bickerton. In our April newsletter we had much which needed to be cancelled. However, previously planned activities were soon replaced with alternatives and […]

Bickerton Community Group – Chatterbox

Chatterbox October Newsletter As we approach the end of our first year it is perhaps a good time for reflection. The Chatterbox venture was born from a pastoral initiative led by Rev Lucy Brencher in November 2018. Lucy was looking into ways of bringing people together, how to address needs of all types, for all […]

Visit to Allerton Waste Recovery Park (AWRP) 12th September 2019

14 of us were treated to a fascinating glimpse into what happens to black bin rubbish collected from York and North Yorkshire homes.  Being a Science teacher, it brought textbook pages to life. We are all familiar with the 4R’s motto and the important message reinforced by our guide Kimberley was: We need to REDUCE […]

Newsletter August Update

PROPOSED EXPLOSIVE MATERIALS STORAGE A Planning Application has been received for the creation of a site for Energetic Materials Storage and Distribution. Consent is being sought for the storage of 35 tonnes of explosive and 50 tonnes of Ammonium Nitrate. The proposed site is to the west of Rudgate adjacent to the Minster Hag Business […]