Bilton News

Bilton News

Bilton news – May 31

Friends of Nidd Gorge Country Park: is about to be launched. Anyone wishing to be involved in the setting up and/or running of Nidd Gorge Country Park please email Please also email Kath if you would like to become a trustee of the Country Park charity.

Tagg House Ladies: Norman Oberheim makes a welcome return with more of his photos tomorrow, Friday, June 1 at Bilton Community Centre, 48 Bilton Lane at 2.15pm. Admission £1.50 includes tea and biscuits. Visitors welcome.

Music at the Granby: Harrogate’s Inner Wheel Club is presenting an evening of musical entertainment at Granby Care Home, in the crystal room, on June 2. Proceeds from the night will go to Sir Robert Ogden Macmillan Centre. Music will be performed by Treble Clef choir and mezzo-soprano Joanne Young. To find out more telephone The Granby on 01423 589355

Services at St John’s: on Sunday, June 3 Holy Communion is at 8am, followed by a parade and family service at 9.30am then Holy Communion at 11am. At St Luke’s there will be an all-age Communion at 10.30am. Next week morning prayer takes place on Monday. Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, 9-9.30am. On Wednesday, June 6 Holy Communion is at 10.30am.

Chat and Craft: at Dene Park Community Centre where a friendly, happy group meet to enjoy chatting and crafting and supporting local charities. Meetings take place on Mondays, 2-4pm. All welcome regardless of abilities. Pop in and say hello. Cost £2 includes refreshments.

Bilton Area Methodist Lunch Club: the next opportunity to enjoy a good lunch for just £4 is on Wednesday, June 6. To find out more or book a place telephone Molly England on 01423 564986. The church is on Skipton Road with the main entrance and car park at the rear off Bar Place.

Dancing for Wellbeing: at Bilton Community Centre on Wednesday afternoons. Ideal for those with mobility and balance problems, heart and breathing problems, people with arthritis, dementia or Parkinsons. No partner necessary and the dancing is sitting down. Cost £5 including refreshments. To find out more telephone Jackie Terry on 01423 531235.

Arthritis Care: on Thursday, June 7 at Granby Care Home, 2-4pm Pat Osborne will give a presentation on the mysterious life story of Agatha Christie. Entry £2. Refreshments available. For further information telephone Nanci Downey on 01423 330428

At the library: Friday, June 1 the Scrabble Club meets at 2pm. All welcome. Admission £1 towards library running costs. Next week is National Bookstart Week with the theme “Bookstart Bird Boogies”. This will be celebrated at the Storytime for pre-school children on Tuesday, June 5 and it is free. Bilton and Woodfield Community Library is on Woodfield Road on the same site as the school and Children’s Centre.

Escape pain through sport: a 7 week course, £30, starts on Monday June 4 at Bilton Health and Wellbeing Hub, formerly Bilton Youth Club. To find out more and enquire about availability of places telephone 01423 226303 or email


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