A Big Thankyou

This year, the Burghwallis branch of the Royal British Legion raised £24,537.50 in the annual Poppy Appeal. A big thank you to all who contributed to this amount. A bit of background to the RBL:

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Lest We Forget

Visit to Menin Gate Memorial As we approach the centenary of the end of the First World War, a group of local residents, led by Steve Tagg, a member of Burghwallis Royal British Legion, visited

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Victorious Vicar

Great North Run 9th September 2018 Father Chris Herbert, curate at St Helen’s  and his wife Christine recently took part in the Great North Run from Newcastle to South Shields. Here is his story behind

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Data Protection

The amount of information that is held about us by organisations on computers and in data banks is growing at an incredible rate. The ministry of things has decreed such information needs to be declared

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Litter In Short Supply

This summer has seen  range of interesting phenomena. The World Cup being staged in Russia, Brexit coughing and spluttering, Northern Rail showing us how not to organise a railway, Virgin Rail disappearing completely and Wimbledon

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Cardiac Arrest

A group of 26 villagers recently attended a one hours CPR training session  on the use of our new defibrillator that is fitted to the outside wall of the Burghwallis pub. The informative training session, held

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Obituaries

There has been a spate of residents in the Parish and congregation of St Helen’s who have recently died. It is our privilege to publish obituaries of these folk who have often been born and

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Data Protection

Unless you have been hibernating for the last few months, you will be aware of the new legislation, appropriately named General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). What does this mean for you, the public, and us, the

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Defibrillator Update

We are pleased to announce that our application for support funding for a community defibrillator has been approved. Yorkshire Ambulance Service have granted the parish council funding towards the cost of purchasing and installing a

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Defibrillator Proposal

The parish council have applied for support funding to acquire and install a community defibrillator at The Burghwallis pub. The parish council have been considering the acquisition of a defibrillator for some time, but recent events,

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Red Ensign

The Red Ensign is flying at the village flag pole to recognise Merchant Navy Day. You can find out the full story here….http://www.burghwallis.org.uk/blog/merchant-navy-day-3rd-september-2017/ On this merchant Navy Day, I very much hope you will support

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