Melmerby and Wath News

Melmerby and Wath

Julie Prescott

Wath Produce Show Results: the disappointing weather this year had its effect on the produce on display but nevertheless there were some very good entries which led to an entertaining morning. Prizes for the fruit and vegetable categories as well as the home baking were evenly distributed with the Potato Growing Competition won by David Price. Breakfast and lunchtime refreshments were provided by the Samwaies Hall Committee and some £280 was raised for funds. Thank you to everyone who took contributed to the success of the event.

Coffee Morning: held on behalf of Age Concern on the last Tuesday of each month at Samwaies Hall, Wath. Refreshments including home made cakes are available. There is also a raffle, a toiletries stall, quizzes, games and special activities! Further details from Catherine Green at Age Concern on 01765 606872 .

Murder Mystery Evening and supper: back by popular demand, the Ripon Rowel Players are making a welcome return to Samwaies Hall, Wath on Friday, October 19 with their latest murder mystery production The Black Cat, the Swollen Madonna and the Big Cheese, set in Casablanca in the 1940s. Tickets are £10 each to include a two course supper. Cash bar. A fund raising event for St Mary’s Church, Wath. For tickets or further information please contact Pauline Aldous at or 01765 641255 or Richard Graham at on 01765 640736.

Grapes of Wath: on Saturday, November 17 at 7.30pm, Mike Wherritt will collect together a selection of Chilean wines at Samwaies Hall, Wath. Contact Pauline Aldous for further details or to book a place on 01765 641255.

Church Services: October 21, 10.30am at St Mary’s Church, Wath, Harvest Festival Holy Communion. 6.30pm at Methodist Chapel, Melmerby, Evening Worship.