VISITOR & COMMUNITY INFORMATION POINT
For information and leaflets on local attractions and services, visit our visitor and community information point.
The friendly team at the Key Centre are always happy to tell you what's on or assist with any enquires.
CHRISTMAS GROTTO - Saturday 10 December 2-4 pm in Richard III Hall. Santa's got a present for all Middleham Juniors , 8 years and under, whether they attend Middleham Primary School or a school elsewhere. Tasty nibbles, tea, coffee & mince pies. Please reply to Pam on 01969 624002 or email the Key Centre office.
Full colour photocopying, laminating and fax facilities all at competitive rates.
Richmondshire Children's Centre: at Middleham Key Centre
CUPPA WITH A COPPER
Your local PCSO, Tracie Taylor-Page, usually visits the Key Centre each month. Messages can be taken and passed onto Tracie or you can ring 101, the police non-emergency telephone number.
For further details please ring 01969 624002
Middleham residents can pick up an RDC green box, blue bag and green garden waste bags from The Key Centre. Green boxes and blue bags are free of charge. Green garden waste bags are £2.30 a roll.
KEY CENTRE EVENTS
Saturday Coffee Mornings
On 26 November, the coffee morning money will be for the RNLI. 3 & 17 December, 7, 14 & 28 January 2017.
A big thank you to all who attended the Key Centre Events in 2016. We raised over £2000, of which £347 has been donated to the Friarage Scanner Appeal, £230 to St Mary & St Akelda's Church and a small contribution has bee put aside towards the town's Defibulator.
The makers of the wonderful Millennium Hanging, which adorns our foyer, meet every Monday from 11.00am to 2.30pm. There will be a meeting on 5 December and then returning on 9 January 2017 after the Christmas Break.
WENSLEYDALE DECORATIVE & FINE ARTS SOCIETY
Tuesday 13 December at 2.00 pm. "Faking it - a desire to deceive, the allure of imitation jewels and gems from 1500". Speaker Susan Rumfitt
Tuesday 10 January "The Arts and Craft Garden Idyll". Speaker Marilyn Elm.
For further details contact Ros Higson 01765 635244
ANTIQUES & COLLECTORS FAIRS:
Held the last Sunday each month (except December). Open from 10.00am to 4.00pm Refreshments available.
Next Fairs: 27 November & 29 January. For details or to book a stall ring Stella Pheysey Johnson Tel 01969 625692.
MIDDLEHAM & DALES LOCAL HISTORY GROUP:
Tuesday 17 January - "The Middleham Vagrant". Speaker Geoff Keeble. For further details please ring Tony Keates on 01969 640436 or email: dotandtonyk@ btinternet.com
BOOKS FOR SALE:
Fall in love with Local Food in North Yorkshire: 90 page directory available at Middleham Key Centre, price 50p
If you need a clear out of books after Christmas bring them to our Book Swap. Feel free to pop in and browse, to borrow books free of charge or to bring good quality books to be enjoyed by others. We have a good selection of adult and children's fiction, non- fiction. If you don't have a book to swap a donation of 50p would be gratefully received.
A Grand Day Out (well 5 actually) Five fantastic short walks in Wensleydale including walks around Hawes, Bolton Castle, Aysgarth, Middleham & Jervaulx. Booklet price £3.00
The Six Dales Trail (A 38 mile walk from Otley to Middleham)
The Six Dales Trail runs through some of the most beautiful, yet little - known countryside in the Yorkshire Dales, in Northern England. The trail starts in Otley, 12 miles northwest of Leeds, and heads north, for 38 miles to Middleham, traversing the Nidderdale area of outstanding natural beauty along its way, and taking the walker into 6 dales, each with its own distinctive character: £5.99
'T' IN THE AFTERNOON: Every Wednesday afternoon at 2.00pm - 3.30pm for tea, biscuits and chat. All welcome, bring any craft or just chat. Gentlemen are welcome too! Join us for Christmas celebrations on Wednesday 21 December. Returning 4 January 2017
BURNS NIGHT SUPPER: Friday 27 January. Tickets available from Margaret Brabban 01969 624388
Meet weekly on Thursdays 1, 8 & 15 December and then returning on 5 January, at 12 noon providing a valuable social occasion for the over 60's. £5 per person.
Everyone welcome, ring 01969 624002 for further details.
FAIRHURST'S CATERING: Enquiries: ring 01969 624668, for further details: email: firstname.lastname@example.org Ring 01969 624668 or see www.fairhursts.co.uk for more information
Come play Bridge at The Key Centre -
WENSLEYDALE BRIDGE CLUB
Come to play Bridge on Wednesday evenings in the Lady Anne Neville Room. If you do not have a partner, or are a complete beginner, please contact us, so that we can arrange for a partner or instructor for you. Christmas break - 21 & 28 December. Bridge matches are being held on 8 & 29 January in the Garden Room.
Contact Susan Mackellar 01748 822261 or Mary Buglass 01969 623533
HEALTH FUSION AT THE KEY CENTRE - For bookings ring: 01969 623354 or email: email@example.com
MIDDLEHAM TOWN COUNCIL: The Town Clerk's office is situated in the Key Centre, tel: 01969 625225 or email:
Normal council office opening hours:
Tuesday 9.00am - 4.00 pm
Wednesday 9.00am - 4.00pm
Thursday 9.00am - 4.00 pm
Town Council Meeting: Wednesday: 30 November & 14 December. The first meeting 2017 will be on 8 February in the Garden Room at 7.00 pm. Residents are encouraged to attend.
MIDDLEHAM MOBILE POST OFFICE
The Middleham "mobile post office" service is available near Central Stores, Middleham:
Mondays 11.00 am to 12 noon
Tuesdays 9.30 am - 10.30 am
Thursdays 11.00 am - 12.00 noon
Fridays 10.30 am - 11.45 am
For further information phone 08457 223344 or visit: www.postoffice.co.uk