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Rachel Kelly

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Tockwith Church Services: Sunday, August 25, Family Praise at 11am.

Yorkshire Medieval Festival: Bilton-in-Ainsty Church is open for viewing on Sunday, August 25, 2-4pm. Elements of the Royalist Exhibition, on loan from Micklegate Bar, will be in church. You can discover the ceremonial role played by Micklegate Bar in welcoming ruling monarchs to the city over the centuries. For further information, contact Liz Schmidt on 01423 358538.

The Spotted Ox: barbecue on Bank Holiday Monday, August 26. From noon-5pm with music, dance and great food. Contact The Spotted Ox on 01423 358387.

Tockwith Under Fives Summer Opening: this year Tockwith Under fives will be opening on two mornings during the summer holidays. The sessions will run at the usual time from 9.30-11.30am in the village Hall. To help fund these extra sessions we will be selling coffee and cakes and all members of the family are welcome – older siblings too! The price will be as normal £1.50 for babies and £3 for a family of three. Summer dates: Tuesday, August 6 and Tuesday, September 3.

Tockwith Bowls Club: Tockwith Bowls Club is a flat green bowling club, situated next to the football field at the sports pavilion. We have a club night on Tuesday nights which is a fun, come and try night. Contact details: club captain Ray Clark 01423 358939 or secretary/treasurer Roger McGlone 01423 358504.

Ainsty Conservation Society: ACS is a local organisation dedicated to nature conservation and is a registered charity. Workdays are on the morning of the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of each month. Membership of the society costs £5 per household per year. If you are interested in becoming a member, please contact Ian Williams on 01423 359196.

The Village Hall: is available to rent for parties and other events. Please contact Audrey Unsworth for details, on 01423 358378 or email

Tockwith with Wilstrop Parish Council: the parish council meetings are held on the third Wednesday of the month. Meetings are not normally held in August or December. Members of the public are welcome to attend these meetings which start at 7.30pm in Tockwith Church. You can see minutes of previous parish council meetings at