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Constable Burton and Finghall Parish Council

Date of next Meeting 15 May 2018 7.30 at the Methodist Chapel Finghall

Finghall Village Meeting was held on the 18 April at the Methodist Chapel The Clerk informed the Meeting on the following points :-

Joan felt that Brian Harker should be thanked for his efforts during the recent bad weathr keeping drains clear and unblocking flood water. Also that the ladies who have organised the Coffee mornings at the Chapel going back as far as 1996 and possibly before.

The Parish Emergency Plan needs updating and Joan is in touch with Richmond Disctrict Council to ascertain up to date information.

Tour de Yorkshire Spectator guides are available and it was agreed that  some be collected from RDC
Best Kept Village Competition - it was felt that in view of the state of the verges etc. the village should not be entered.

Parking in the village was a problem, someone had been parking on the junction with Blew House Lane causing problems with visibility when turning left towards Leyburn the Parish Council had received complaints.  The Parish Clerk had obtained information from the Police as to parking at junctions and it is illegal to Park within ten metres, the Police intimated they would keep an eye on the problem.

Alan expressed concerns about the state of the grassed area adjacent to Chapel Lane Farm caused by vehicles being parked to access the Wensleydale Railway.

Di Smith said she wished to notify people that they were having some alterations to their property starting in May and she hoped this would not cause too much inconvenience in the village.

Joan Parish Clerk





The 2018 Barrel Push and Village Fete will take place on Monday 28th. May. Further details are HERE

The Committee are looking to recruit new members & for volunteers to help on the day of the Barrel Push.

Each year money raised from the event is donated to charity.

Please contact: Ann Weatherill (Treasurer) 01677 450796 or Eddie Hemsley (Secretary) 01677 450796




Events, Activities, Clubs & Societies, Hunton Village Hall: HERE

Events, Activities, Clubs & Societies in Patrick Brompton: HERE



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Local Businesses

Lowmill Landscapes, 4 Church Lane, Finghall, Leyburn, DL8 5NA, (Tel: 01677 450510/07710 747891)
Professional Landscaping Specialists, providing efficient service throughout the Yorkshire Dales and surrounding area.

P A Blackburn Limited, Southwick Garage, Finghall, Leyburn, DL8 5NB, (Tel: 01677 450833)
Car & Commercial Vehicle Mechanical Repairs and MOT testing.

The Queens Head, Westmoor Lane, Finghall, Leyburn, DL8 5ND (Tel: 01677 450259 )
For great food, character and real sense of history, all can be experienced with a visit to the Queen's Head.


Useful Links

Street Map of Finghall, courtesy of Colin Day.


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