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Lower Ure News

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Mrs Barbara Sutcliffe - recently deceased

A funeral for Mrs Sutcliffe of Magestic House, Grafton will be held at Stone Fall Crematorium in Harrogate on Wednesday 22 March at 2:20 pm. As Mrs Sutcliffe has no known family, this notice is in lieu of any other communication.

Problems travelling to work, training or education?

Hambleton Community Action has the answer - Wheels 2 Work (a not for profit charity) has a fleet of mopeds for loan. Since its launch in 2001 hundreds of local people have benefited from the scheme.

Successful candidates receive a moped, safety equipment, insurance, tax and bike servicing for a small weekly contribution.

To be eligible for the scheme you must:

  • Live in North Yorkshire

  • Be 16 or over

  • Have no suitable transport to travel to work, training or education

  • Hold a provisional licence

For more information and to apply online, visit www.hambletoncommunityaction.org or telephone Andy Reddick 01609 780458 Ext 209.

Village Calendar


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Village email list

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Good neighbourliness

It's been pointed out that not everyone in the village has access to the Internet. If you are aware of any of your immediate neighbours who are in this position, consider printing out any pages from our website that you think might be of interest to them.

Parish Council

Meetings are usually held on the first Thursday of the month at 7:30 pm in the Memorial Hall. Check the Parish Council page for details.

Coffee mornings

Usually held on the first Saturday of the month in the Memorial Hall - look out for the sign on the fence as you pass the hall and the A-board on the corner of the green in Grafton.

Pub quiz

Every Sunday in the Punch Bowl Inn - 8:00 pm start. Your entry fee includes supper and there's a raffle as well as a prize for the winners.

Village history

Link to the excellent History of Marton cum Grafton website.