Roos Women’s Institute celebrate centenary the old-fashioned way

On Saturday July 24, 22 members of Roos Women’s Institute gathered at the home of Avril Craw forth in Garton for afternoon tea to celebrate their centenary in the most British way with tea and cake, bunting, and a raffle for two hampers. As well as being 100 years since the Woman’s Institute started, the event also saw its members meeting together for the first time in 18 months. Whilst everyone had a glass of prosecco, President Ann Adams also proposed a toast to Roos Women’s Institute and cut the celebration cake. Joy Moate member of the...

Freedom Day difference, or lack of it

A REPRESENTATIVE of the McColl shop in Aldbrough says that the reduction of restrictions since July 19 has made little, or no difference in the popular village shop. Rebecca Hart said there is no official message to wear masks in the shop anymore, but people still seem happier to cover their faces, even though the legal obligation has been removed. When asked if it had made any difference, Miss Hart said “Not really because most people are wearing masks, which is good. “There’s not really very many people that aren’t coming in with them and when people are talking to us about it, they’re happy to keep ...

Volunteering opportunities at Spurn

IS Spurn National Nature Reserve one of your favourite places to go to experience the thrill of a wild place? Do you like to inspire people and protect Yorkshire’s wildlife for future generations? Then volunteering at Spurn might be just the job for you! Yorkshire Wildlife Trust is looking for passionate and enthusiastic Lighthouse and Discovery Centre volunteers. If you’ve ever wondered what it would be like to be a lighthouse keeper and you have a passion for lighthouses and their history, then the Volunteer Lighthouse Keeper would be perfect for you...

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