Skatepark and inflatable ‘arena’ sessions have been organised for youngsters in Foxwood, Dringhouses and Woodthorpe over the Easter holidays.
The sessions, at Foxwood Community Centre, Foxwood Park and Moor Lane Youth Centre, are being run by the York City Knights Foundation and are being funded by the Westfield and Dringhouses & Woodthorpe Ward Committees.
Further activity sessions are booked in for the May/June half term and the summer holidays, including arena sessions at Woodthorpe Green.
The ‘Great British Spring Clean’ litter picks planned for Saturday 3 March at Acomb Wood (11am) and Askham Bar (3pm) have been cancelled due to the weather.
It is hoped to arrange clean-up events when Spring finally arrives!
Keep Britain Tidy’s ‘Great British Spring Clean’ runs from Friday 2nd to Sunday 4th March, with three events planned in Dringhouses & Woodthorpe ward:
- Friday 2nd at 3pm – Litter pick on Hob Moor. Meet on Little Hob Moor at the yellow railings at the underpass entrance
- CANCELLED Saturday 3rd at 11am – Litter pick and path clearance in Acomb Wood. Meet at the entrance to the wood from the Quaker Wood car park
- CANCELLED Saturday 3rd at 3pm – Litter pick in the Askham Bar area. Meet in the old Askham Bar Park & Ride car park
Everyone is welcome!
A team of six residents and two local ward councillors braved the elements to do a litter pick in and around the old Askham Bar Park & Ride site on Sunday 21 January. Over 30 bags of litter were collected.
Two of the brave volunteers!
Stephen looking a bit bedraggled!
All residents in the Dringhouses & Woodthorpe ward are invited to a Ward Committee open meeting on Wednesday 24 January from 6.30pm at Woodthorpe Primary School.
The ‘Merry & Bright’ event held at Woodthorpe shops on 2 December was a huge success – thanks and well done to all of the local volunteers for making this happen.
Cllr Stephen Fenton joined Woodthorpe Community Group volunteers on Friday morning for a big clean-up around Woodthorpe shops on Moorcroft Road, ahead of the ‘Merry & Bright’ celebrations on Saturday 2 December from 4pm to 6pm.
The tree is now in place and is looking splendid!
The Womens Institute is hoping to launch a new group for the Dringhouses area. A meeting is being held on Tuesday 5th December at 7.30pm at St Edward the Confessor Church Hall on Tadcaster Road, which prospective members are invited to attend to find out more.
Christmas comes to Woodthorpe on Saturday 2nd December with the ‘Merry and Bright’ event at the Moorcroft Road shops. There’ll be entertainment and refreshments for all the family!
St James the Deacon church on Sherringham Drive is holding its Christmas Table Top sale on Saturday 11 November, from 9.30am to 12.30.