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.


FLU CLINIC:              THURSDAY 9 OCTOBER FROM    1.30 - 3.00 pm


'T' IN THE AFTERNOON:

Every Wednesday afternoon at 2.00pm - 3.30pm Come for tea, biscuits and chat.  Bring your knitting, crochet, art, ipad, tablet or any craftwork.  Gentlemen are welcome too!


OFFICE SERVICES
Full colour photocopying, laminating and fax facilities all at competitive rates.

BEDALE CHILDREN'S CENTRE IN RICHARD III ROOM:

Bumps to Babes on Thursdays 1.30pm to 3.00pm    &

Baby Activity on Wednesdays 1.30pm to 2.30pm

Please ring 01609 535060 to book


CUPPA WITH A COPPER 

PCSO Richard Braddick holds regular sessions at the Key Centre.   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 £2.08 a roll.

RECYCLING SUPPLIES


BOOK SWAP

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.


MIDDLEHAM QUILTERS

The makers of the wonderful Millennium Hanging, which adorns our foyer, meet every Monday from 11.00am to 2.30pm.


WENSLEYDALE DECORATIVE & FINE ARTS SOCIETY

Tuesday 14 October at 2.00pm.  "Wine and Vine in Art".  Speaker: Hilary Hope Guise.


ANTIQUES & COLLECTORS FAIRS:

Held the last Sunday each month (except December).  Open from 10.00am to 4.00pm Refreshments available.

Next Fairs:  Sunday 28 September & 26 October

For details or to book a stall ring Stella Pheysey Johnson Tel 01969 625692.

MIDDLEHAM & DALES LOCAL HISTORY GROUP:    OPEN DAY Saturday 27 Sept  10 00am - 4.00pm.                                 Free entry 
     "History on your Doorstep"             Dr Elaine Jones will give a half hour talk on 'Coverham Abbey & the Lords of Middleham' at 10.30am in the Lady Anne Neville room. Look around the displays and share your knowledge.  Tea & Coffee available.  

New course: 28 October and 4 November at 2.00pm "The Romans in the North and their legacy in the Dales landscape".  Speaker: Gillian Hovel, The Muddy Archaeologist.

For further details please ring Tony Keates on 01969 640436 or email: dotandtony@btinternet.com

BOOKS FOR SALE: 

Fall in love with Local Food in North Yorkshire: 90 page directory available at Middleham Key Centre, price 50p

WALKING:

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

CHEESE & WINE EVENING 7 AUCTION OF DONATED GIFTS - FRIDAY 24 OCTOBER at 7pm Proceeeds to Middleham Church Funds.   Tickets £5 each from Margaret Brabban (01969 624388) or Trevor Peacock (01969 624562

FAIRHURST'S BISTRO            

Bistro open: Friday & Saturday evenings.   To make a table reservation ring  01969 624668.  For further details of theme nights, or in-house and outside catering for private functions:  www.fairhursts.co.uk or email:   guy@fairhursts.co.uk

Middleham Key Centre now boasts a small modern and intimate Bistro run by the enthusiastic young chef Guy Fairhurst, from the long established Fairhurst Family catering company.  Menus change regularly and feature a modern interpretation on classic dishes, using locally sourced produce.  Available for private dining and parties.    Bigger events/functions can be catered for in the Richard III Room for up to 100 guests.  Access to the Bistro is from the rear of the building .



NATIONAL BLOOD SERVICE

Next date: Friday 26 September 2.00pm - 4.00pm; 5.00pm - 7.30 pm, by appointment only.   Please ring 0300 123 2323 to book an appointment.


BRIDGE CLUB:

Come play Bridge at The Key Centre

WENSLEYDALE BRIDGE CLUB

Come to play Bridge on Wednesday evenings.  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.

Contact Susan Mackellar 01748 822261 or Mary Buglass 01969 623533

.

LUNCHEON CLUB:

Meets weekly on Thursdays, at 12 noon providing a valuable social occasion for the  over 60's.  

Everyone welcome, ring 01969 624002 for further details.


MIDDLEHAM TOWN COUNCIL: The Town Clerk's office is situated in the Key Centre and the clerk, Julie Owram, can be contacted on 01969 625225 or email: mtcouncil@talktalkbusiness.net

Normal council office opening hours:

Mondays    8.30am - 3.30 pm

Tuesdays   8.30am - 3.30 pm

Thursdays  8.30am - 3.30 pm


Town Council Meeting:  29 October in the Garden Room, at 7.00 pm

 

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


 All Rights Reserved by Middleham Key Centre - Charity No. 1071636