Brownies Need Your Help!

1st Bishopthorpe Brownies is looking for new Leaders.

The unit is nearly 100 years old but since Covid it has not been able to meet, and now is looking for new leaders to run the unit.  It meets for one and a quarter hours on a Monday (which can be changed).  Brownies are aged 7-10 years old and we follow a programme to empower our girls to through fun and friendship to gain new skills.

If you think you’d be able to help you can register your interest on the Girlguiding UK website or if you would like more information please ring Alison Tant-Brown on 07730 734756 or email

Photography Talk in Tockwith

The inspirational and engaging speaker, Adrian Ray, is a professional photographer with international experience. Adrian will be giving a talk on 11th March in Tockwith, using examples from his work to reveal the creative, challenging and diverse industry of commercial and advertising photography.  This talk will be particularly informative for young people studying photography or thinking of doing so.

The talk will be given on Friday 11th March from 7.30pm in Tockwith Village Hall (YO26 7PR). Tickets are £3 available online at or by phone on 01423 358 603. All proceeds will be donated to McMillan House Hospice.