Details of prizewinners from the raffle at Scruton picnic on 4th September 2021. Open or download list of prizewinners
St Radegund’s Church Council will organise the 2021 Village Christmas Card in the same way as last year.
News on Ham Hall Lane, bulb planting, the solar farm and more…
Skies are gradually getting darker, and a New Moon on 7 September means there will be a better opportunity to view the sky since there will be no moonlight to interfere.
Potato Weigh-In for the annual potato growing competition will be held at the Village Picnic this year.
The long summer evenings are suddenly missed by the end of the month as the Sun is setting by 8 pm and suddenly we realise that autumn is here
The third weekend in August (21st & 22nd) saw the first significant rainfall for several weeks.
The planning application for the Solar Installation has been submitted to Hambleton DC.
You will have heard (quite literally) that Wensleydale Railway is now running trains from Bedale to Scruton.
Lightrock and Bluefield would like to reiterate our thanks to everyone in the community for the insight and input in helping to shape the solar farm proposals.
June has been sunny but dry, making it difficult for many birds to feed their young.
The dry weather of June has been beneficial because it has allowed me to get most of this year’s hay baled without it getting rained upon.
The night skies are still very light, making celestial viewing difficult. But with the passing of the Summer Solstice in June we will be gradually getting shorter days and hence darker nights.
Scruton’s Coore Arms has won two awards for supporting the village during the pandemic by providing a takeaway and delivery service and supplying fresh produce and groceries to residents.
Karen Long has contacted Scruton News to say that she plans to bring back the Safari Supper in October!
New Chair – Councillor Nye has succeeded Councillor Widmer as Chair…
The main event in June should not cause a problem, and this is the partial solar eclipse on 10 June. This will be the largest eclipse in the UK for the last 6 years
For the first ten days of May the dry northerly airflow and frosts continued so that early nesting birds failed and the dawn and evening chorus stopped.
Planning Application- has now been submitted to Hambleton DC and will be available soon to view online
This is the month for sheep shearing and hopefully the making of silage and the best hay, if the weather permits.
Chris Barron has asked for this notice to go out having received some complaints about horse droppings in the footpaths between Common Lane and Beech Close
Wensleydale Railway is reopening services between Bedale and Scruton, via Leeming Bar, commencing on Saturday 29 May.
Ham Hall Lane will be closed from 10th to 14th May for repairs to the cattle grid.
Plans to reopen the Wensleydale Railway from Bedale to Scruton via Leeming Bar are becoming clear and we need a lot more volunteers!