Julie Prescott

Ifs Buts and Babies: on Thursday, June 27 at 7.30pm at Harrogate Theatre, there will be a performance of Ifs Buts and Babies taking a light-hearted look at the highs and lows of being a parent! Tickets £12 from Harrogate Box £2 of each ticket sold to be donated to Josh Ransom and his fundraising for World Challenge.

Wath Street Fair: actor John Middleton who plays Ashley Thomas in Emmerdale is set to open the 2013 Wath Street Fair to be held on Saturday July 13. This is always a fantastic day with loads of stalls and attractions including jewellery, bric a brac, tombola, raffle, ice creams, cakes, books and cds, hot dogs, toys, face painting and much more, Noddy will be making a guest appearance. Other events not to be missed; dog show, childrens fancy dress on an animal theme, scarecrows and vintage tractors. Be part of this event-contact Richie Graham on 01765 640736 or e mail for more details.

Photographic Competition: as part of the fundraising for the Wath Street Fair in aid if St Mary’s Church, Wath, there be will the second photographic competition on the theme of Yorkshire Life. All ages welcome. For more details, Contact Julie Prescott on 01765 640093 or

Norton Conyers Open Gardens: the gardens will be open on June 22, 24 and 29. Free admission –plants for sale.

Church Services: Sunday, June 23 St Mary’s Church, Wath, 8.30am Said BCP Holy Communion; Melmerby Chapel , 6.30pm Evening Worship with Mrs Elizabeth Hogerzeil.

Melmerby Village Hall: to book contact Mrs J Frost on 01765 640075.

Samwaies Hall, Wath: to book telephone 07514226855 or see website .Please note this is a new number for booking. Please leave a message and the bookings secretary will get back to you.