Melmerby and Wath News

Julie Prescott

World Challenge: Josh Ransom from Wath is busy raising funds for his trip to Costa Rica and Nicaragua in July 2014 as part of World Challenge. On Saturday, June 15, he is aiming to complete the Three Peaks of Yorkshire Challenge in under 12 hours. If anyone would like to sponsor him, please call 01765 640361.

“Ifs Buts and Babies”: on Thursday, June 27 at 7.30pm at Harrogate Theatre. Tickets £12 from Harrogate Box Office - £2 of each ticket sold to be donated to Josh Ransom and his fundraising for World Challenge - see above.

Wath Street Fair: actor John Middleton who plays Ashley Thomas in Emmerdale is set to open the fair to be held on Saturday, July 13. 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 Sunday, June 16 in aid of National Garden Scheme between 2-5pm. Teas for Marie Curie. An admission fee will be charged. The gardens will also be open June 22, 24, 29 when admission will be free.

Church Services: Sunday, June 16. St Mary’s Church, Wath, 10.30am Holy Communion. Melmerby Chapel, 6.30pm Evening Worship with Rev Pat Malham.