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Events Committee Closes


Following the resignation of committee members Diane Ezard, Julia Murray and Adrian Sowden on the 8th January 2019, the Events Committee (EC) was wound down.  In a joint statement Diane, Julia and Adrian said: ‘’

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Huge Turnout At Fun Day


The annual Burghwallis Fun Day, in Squirrel Wood on 16th July held a record attendance. Queues formed to gain access to the car park which quickly filled to bursting point. The weather was ideal. And

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One Week To The Fun Day


Just a quick reminder – the fantastic Burghwallis fun day is only a week away. Free entry and a chance to see Squirrel Wood in all its splendor PLUS a great afternoon of fun for

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Free Fun Day At Squirrel Wood


Thanks to the success of the recent fun night – fund raising evening at the Burghwallis pub the actual FREE admission event- Fun Day on Sunday 16th July 2017 is full of surprises Squirrel Wood,

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Fun Night Lives Up To Its Name


The events committee of the parish council organised a great night in the Burghwallis Pub to raise funds for the Village Fete to be held on 16th July 2017 in Squirrel Wood. Plenty of parking

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Fun Night At The Burghwallis


The events team are on a roll – or to be more precise a plate of pie and peas. This is a warm up ( can there be any more puns) to raise funds for

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Senior Citizens Christmas Lunch


The annual Senior Citizens lunch at the Burghwallis produced a few surprises that would rock both Strictly Come Dancing and the X Factor. The parish Poor’s Field fund produced the cash to provide 39 of

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Christmas Spirit Shines Through Weather


The lighting of the Christmas tree this year was not for the fainthearted. The carol lyric about deep and crisp and even had to be rapidly changed to reflect the heavy and wet stuff that

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Christmas Tree Carol Singing


The annual light up of the Burghwallis Christmas tree is scheduled for 10th December at 6:30 pm at the war memorial. Carol singing, led by Rev Dr Richard Walton, will sort out those possibly eligible

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Christmas Lunch For The Wise


Wisdom comes with age, and this is the time of year when the village recognises the wise pensioners of the parish with a free Christmas lunch at the Burghwallis pub, courtesy of the Parish Council

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Burghwallis Fun Day


The weather held and a great British institution burst into life. July 31st saw the Burghwallis family fun day strike up the band – the first time  the event was held in Squirrel Wood supported

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Burghwallis Family Fun Day 2016


The next village event is scheduled for 31st July 2016. The Family Fun Day is this years get village together – but with a difference – it is being held in Squirrel Wood.   One

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Bullcroft Yoga Classes


STOP PRESS: A further yoga taster session for all ages, sex, and ability is being held at the Bullcroft Memorial Hall on 29th March starting at 1:30pm for one hour.

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Flu Jabs for the over 65’s in Burghwallis


Now that St. Annes are unable to offer the yearly flu jab service for the over 65’s in our Parish, Sally the Landlady at the Burghwallis Pub has kindly allowed Chestnut Avenue Surgery to carry

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Picnic In The Park Is A Great Success


Picnic in the Park – 16 August 2015 Sunday 16 August started at 9.30 for the events committee volunteers. Craig, tasked with protecting the new wild flower beds in the park with quite scary zeal

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Picnic Is Ready for the 16th August 2015


Layout updated 31st July The Picnic in the Park is looming up – 16th August is the date for your diary. But what is in store at this extravaganza?  Park the car in the special

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The Picnic In the Park Is Coming To Burghwallis


One of the great traditions in the UK is the village event. It continually proves the metal of the true British spirit . We will endure any weather  thrown at us, we will laugh in

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Village Fete 2014


If you want to plan an event a year in advance seek out the events team that planned this year’s fete. Not many have the almost divine ability to pick the day after the heaviest

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Burghwallis and the Anne Crest


Visitors always admire the welcome signs at the entrance to the village with their eye catching crest. This is the family crest of the Anne family, long associated with the village. The family once owned

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Christmas Tree Lighting 7th December 2013 at 6:30 pm


LIGHTING OF THE PARISH CHRISTMAS TREE 7th DECEMBER 2013 at 6.30pm Due to the success of last years event we will again be following the tradition of providing a village Christmas Tree. The lighting of

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Village Fete 21st July 2013


Congratulations to all members of the Events Committee – Adrian, Andrew, Brian, Diane, Elaine, Fay, Julia, Karen, Les, Moravian and Val for organising another very successful event. The day was well attended and everyone

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