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  • Genealogy Websites

    Free genealogy websites will help you start your family history research at no cost as listed by the 'Who Do You Think You Are' magazine.
  • Kitchen Refurbishment

    Memorial Hall kitchen is now completely, and expertly, refurbished by Neil,Batty Builders Ltd as a result of a grant awarded by the National Lottery's 'Reaching Communities' fund.See also the equivalent
  • Amy Woodforde-Finden

    A highly successful composer of the late Victorian and Edwardian eras, Amy Woodforde-Finden, together with her husband and step-son, is laid to rest in the churchyard of St Thomas à Becket Parish Church. Inside the church there is an impressive marble monument of her, created by the renowned sculptor George Edward  Wade. It was unveiled in 1923 and a few years later, Finden Gardens in Hampsthwaite was named in her honour.[Click on title or image to link to articles]
  • Amy Woodforde-Finden Centenary Events (1)

    Amy Woodforde-Finden : re-enactment of her memorial unveilingA wreath was laid on the white marble recumbent figure of Amy to mark the centenary of its unveiling in April 15th 1923. Click on images to open full-size in new window and use the Browser back arrow to return to here.  
  • Amy Woodforde-Finden Centenary Events (2)

    Amy Woodforde-Finden : 'An Evening with Amy'A centenary concert to celebrate the life and works of Amy was held in Hampsthwaite Memorial Hall on April 21st 2023 Click on images to open full-size in new window and use the Browser back arrow to return to here.  
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  • Local Newspaper Cuttings

    Shaun Wilson's Collection of Newspaper Cuttings pertaining to Hampsthwaite Village:Index:Abattoir | Auctioneers | Boundary | Bowling | Bridge-River | Britain in Bloom | Brownies | Buildings | Chapel | Christmas Fair | Church | Dale Hall | Farming | Hampsthwaite Fashion Show | Feast-Show | Fundraising | General | Incidents | Joiners Arms | Fishing Club | Memorial Hall | Mile | Miscellaneous | Neighbourhood News | Parish Council | People | Play Group | Players | Play Scheme | Policing | Post Office | Reading Room | Residential | School | Sport | Surgery | Village Society | Wednesday Group | WI | Young Wives
  • Hampsthwaite Memorial Hall What Next?

    PLEASE HELP - YOUR SUGGESTIONS AND SUPPORT ARE NEEDED URGENTLY!We are seeking ideas for how we might extend the facilities at the Memorial Hall. We are clear there is a need for better storage of some items and an enhancement of back-stage facilities to support our excellent Drama Productions.
  • Local Newspaper Cuttings - Hampsthwaite Britain in Bloom

    Shaun Wilson's Collection of Newspaper Cuttings pertaining to Hampsthwaite Village:
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General information for residents of Hampsthwaite

Hampsthwaite Snooker & Billiards Club

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We would like to take this opportunity to welcome new and old members to join our friendly club
 
Situated at the Memorial Hall in Hampsthwaite, we provide high quality playing facilities for those who wish to play socially or who would like to compete in one of our league teams - visit the club section of this web site for details.
 
Annual membership is £20.00 for adults (over 18) and £10.00 for juniors.
 
If you would like any further information, would like to have a look round and try the facilities or be interested in joining please feel free to contact Gary Collett (Club Secretary) on 07921 067410

Waste Recycling in North Yorkshire

Link to http://www.allerton-waste-recovery-park.co.uk/

find out more about new ways of dealing with York and North Yorkshire's waste, including proposals for a waste recycling and energy recovery facility at the existing Allerton Quarry site, next to the A1.

Click on the link to www.allerton-waste-recovery-park.co.uk/ for further details

Knabs Ridge Wind Farm Community Fund

Link to https://www.tworidingscf.org.uk/fund/knabs-ridge-wind-farm-community-fund/

This fund will award grants between £700 to £3500 to local charities and community groups in the parishes of Felliscliffe, Hampsthwaite, Birstwith, Norwood, Menwith with Darley, Haverah Park with Beckwithshaw and Fewston for projects that are innovative and that can demonstrate they will make a real difference to people lives.

Click on the logo or link to https://www.tworidingscf.org.uk/fund/knabs-ridge-wind-farm-community-fund/ for further details

Yorkshire in Bloom

Link to http://www.yorkshireinbloom.co.uk/

See the Yorkshire in Bloom website for details of this campaign which is open to all communities in the County, from villages through to the largest cities. It aims to encourage people to work together to care for their local environment. Entrants are judged according to a set of criteria which include floral enhancement, community, cleanliness, permanent landscaping, conservation and recycling.

Litter and Dog Fouling

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  • Both are offences, which can incur fines, and nationally both are receiving media publicity.
  • The Dog (Fouling of Land) Act 1996 covers all land to which the public have access including road verges where the speed limit does not exceed 40 mph. This is the entire village. The Dog Warden service is now aware of villagers concerns and spot fines of £50 will be issued. Court fines can reach £1000.
  • Dropping litter incurs spot fines of £50. Court fines can reach £2500
  • Please help keep our beautiful village clean, safe and friendly.
  • Contacts:
    Dog Warden 01423 556633
    Street Cleaning 01423 500600
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