The Battle’s Over in Roecliffe

Roecliffe was one of 1300 Beacons of Light which were lit throughout the United Kingdom at 7.00pm. This commemoration was inspired by a comment made on August 3rd 1914 by Britain’s Foreign Minister, Sir Edward Gray. He was looking out of his office window at dusk as gas lights were lit along London’s streets when … [Read more…]

Edwin Mawtus Memorial – 4th November

St John’s Church in Minskip is holding a special service in memory of a villager who died in northern France just a week before the Armistice which ended the First World War. The church will honour Eddie Mawtus at 11am on November 4, when a tree will be planted in the grounds in memory of … [Read more…]

St James Quiz Evening: Friday 12th October

St James Quiz Evening: Friday 12th October 7.15 for a 7.30 start at The Methodist Hall, Horsefair. Including Fish & Chip supper (tea & coffee available) Alternatively bring your own drinks. Tickets £10 per person. Teams of up to 6. Entry by ticket only, available from Neil Lister 01423 579967 Tony Weeds 01423 391535 Kath … [Read more…]

MU Summer of Hope: 16th August

Fundraising event for Mothers’ Union projects at home & abroad organised by Boroughbridge MU. Next Thursday afternoon…..bring a friend…bring the children. Everyone welcome

MU Celebrate Mary Sumner Day

Fifty members from Ripon Episcopal area celebrated Mary Sumner day with extended midday prayers at Ripon Cathedral. A lovely service led by Episcopal President Josie.Coffee and fellowship at the Old Deanery before and some of us including the Boroughbridge contenders went back for lunch!!