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Litter Bins


Two litter bins are being bought by the parish to try and tidy up the village.  They will shortly be placed at either end of Wrights Lane.


Carol Singing


The Sunday before Christmas saw a lively group of adults and children carolling their way through the village with a variety of both traditional and modern Christmas Carols.  Ably led by some experienced songsters, any shortfall in talent was more than made up for in enthusiasm.


On arrival at the village hall, carols were sung around the tree and there was a delightful and impromptu rendering of “Christmas Chopsticks” by the children.

Seasonal refreshments were served; mince pies, coffee and sherry for the adults and chocolate log and juice for the children.  Needless to say, some indulged in both desserts!! (Names supplied on request.)


It was a fun-filled couple of hours and hopefully, next year, the singing (and turnout) will be even better.


Traditions, old & new


The Village Hall was, for the first time in living memory, booked for a New Year’s Eve function.  Cridling Stubbs was certainly the happening place to be as the New Year was seen in with gusto.


Dog Nuisance


A much-voiced concern is that some pet owners are allowing their pets to cause a nuisance by fouling the footpaths around the village.  A new set of signs will soon be on display and dog owners are asked, again, to take heed of the legislation.


Shrove Tuesday- 4th March


Make a note in your diary to keep your frying pan, yourself and your children available at 3.30pm.  More details soon.



Forthcoming Events


Where will you be on Friday 14th February at 7.30pm?  The “in” place to be for Valentine’s Day is Cridling Stubbs Village Hall!!  Yes, bookings are now being taken for fantastic food in traditional Victorian surroundings for just £12.95 per head.

Black tie/formal dress. (bow ties & party frocks!)


Bring your own wine to complement the delicious three-course cuisine served in a romantic ambience.


Places are limited and are for adults only so for enquiries and bookings contact Julie Bottomley soon on 675730.


Please don’t be shy, there will be a “green and hairy table” for the gooseberries!


Valentine’s Day Dinner Menu




Carrot & Coriander Soup

Served with fresh bread roll


Smoked Mackerel Pâté

Served with salad garnish and toast


Melon Boat with Parma Ham


Main Course


Beef Bourguignon

Tender beef cooked with red wine, herbs and shallots


Chicken Fricassee

Cooked with white wine, garlic, herbs and cream


Crispy Mushroom Layer

Mushrooms, tomatoes and onions layered with crisp breadcrumbs and nut mixture


***All served with a selection of potatoes, rice and fresh vegetables




Strawberry Pavlova - homemade


Chocolate Fudge Cake


Fresh Fruit Platter


Selection of Cheeses


Coffee and Miints

Gale Common Guided Tour


Following requests for more information about the operations at Gale Common, a tour of the National Power site is to be arranged.  This will take place on a Saturday morning, probably in March/April.  Anyone interested should complete the attached form.


Table Tennis


Two table tennis tables are available if you hire Cridling Stubbs Village Hall.  At £6/hour between 8 people, it provides a cheap way to spend an hour or two.  Adult supervision is necessary at all times in the hall.


Next Parish Meeting


A reminder that the next Cridling Stubbs Parish Meeting is to take place on Tuesday 11th February at 7.00pm in the Village Hall.  Items on the agenda include a planning application by Darrington Quarries, the Educational Trust Fund and the “Cridling Walkway.”


Services for Older People Review


Selby District Council is currently reviewing the services that it provides for the older people of the area.  The Council has asked for opinions (from all age groups) on this matter.  Please write to Tim Williams or Kate Taylor at Selby Civic Centre to give your views or you can email either twilliams@selby.gov.uk or ktaylor@selby.gov.uk