Parish Newsletters

Newsletters are in Adobe Acrobat (pdf) format, so you'll need Adobe Acrobat Reader (a free download) installed on your PC.

Items for Future Newsletters

Please let Stephen Elmer have articles for the newsletter by email, phone or note. For other parish matters contact any councillor or the clerk.


Parish Council noticeboards are located at the village hall and on the village green. A public-access noticeboard is located in the bus shelter opposite Pittfields Corner.

Scruton Information Signboard

A ‘Thankful Village’ signboard located on the village green near the Church, tells the story of Scruton from its ancient origins through to it becoming a Thankful Village.


Ham Hall Lane Closure

2nd May 2021

Ham Hall Lane will be closed from 10th to 14th May for repairs to the cattle grid.

Scruton Station Neds You!

2nd May 2021

Plans to reopen the Wensleydale Railway from Bedale to Scruton via Leeming Bar are becoming clear and we need a lot more volunteers!


Farming News – May 2021

2nd May 2021

Well, we wanted the rain to stop and we got what we wanted. The rain stopped at the perfect time, allowing all the spring crops to be sown with relative ease.


Nature Notes – May 2021

2nd May 2021

April has been dominated by high pressure bringing bright, sunny days with a cold, dry, northerly airstream, resulting in some severe frosty nights which have burnt some early blossom.

Lightrock Power

Solar Farm Update – May 2021

2nd May 2021

Lightrock and Bluefield – offer their thanks for the extensive feedback and helpful discussion with the community over recent months, which has helped to shape the project that is now being fine-tuned for submission in May.

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