VILLAGERS PROTEST - On Tuesday 23rd December 2014 local residents met with Parish Councillors, Ward Councillors and York Outer MP - Julian Sturdy to protest against the proposed closure of Barr Lane at the A64 junction in February 2015. Around 50 people attended and a petition was signed.
To read Julian Sturdy's full press release click here
If you wish to comment on the proposed closure of Barr Lane please write to the Parish council via their contacts page.
YORK LIGHT ORCHESTRA presents 'A Festive ENCORE' an evening of light classical music, selections from shows and some festive favourites. Tickets £5 from Karen (tel: 870759) or Jill (400442). In aid of Stockton on the Forest Village Hall
Stockton Foresters Drama Group presents Lord Arthur Savile's Crime on 27th, 28th and 29th November see poster for details. Tickets £7.50 from R. Palmer on 400386. For more information on the Drama Group have a look at their webpage
YORK ART SOCIETY EXHIBITION: Julie Lightburn, of Stockton-on-the-Forest, along with other York Art Society members from the village, will be exhibiting paintings at the forthcoming Art Exhibition at the York Theatre Royal De Grey Rooms. The exhibition runs from Tuesday 28th October through to 1st November, 10am to 5pm, and Sunday 2nd November 10am to 3pm. YAS_Poster_200.pdf This will be the society’s 200th exhibition; for which Julie is putting together a display of 200 small works of art by members of the society and invited guest artists. Initially there will be a silent auction at the preview evening and the remainder will all be sold at a set price of just £5.00 throughout the rest of the week. There are delicate watercolours, bold acrylics, detailed oils; collages, abstracts and cartoons; landscapes, still-lives, wildlife, and portraits . . . . something for all tastes, and perfect to buy as gifts. If you would like further information or would like to attend the preview evening on Monday 27th October please contact Julie via www.saa.co.uk/art/lightburn
Concerts at the Village Hall this October.
On Friday 17th October we welcome the Foresters who will perform a concert in aid of Holy Trinity Church, tickets £10 including pie and peas supper available from John tel: 400182 or Arnie tel: 400364. Also on the night an 'Auction of Promises' Foresters_poster_oct_2014docx.pdf
Then on Saturday 18th October we welcome York Light Opera Company who present 'A Night with the Light' performing popular songs from the shows. Tickets are £7 (£6 cons) from Robin Hudson tel: 791714 or on the door.Stockton_Poster.pdf
Stockton Primary School are looking for a mid-day supervisor. If you might be interested please contact the school on 400366 for an application pack. Closing date 29th September 2014
Brass in Concert at Stockton Village Hall - Saturday 27th September 2014 at 7.30pm featuring Kirkbymoorside Town Brass Band. Tickets £7.50 available from Dean's Garden Centre, The Village Stores, or John Wright (band member) tel: 400099. Half the proceeds to York Blind and Partially Sighted Society.
Calling all groups, societies and businesses. The next issue of the Stockton Village Newsletter needs your submissions by 6th October. Email firstname.lastname@example.org for more details.
13th September from 10.00am until 1.30pm Harvest Morning at Holy Trinity Church. Regular coffee morning with extra children's activities, scarecrow trail and snail racing! come along and join the fun.
2nd and 3rd August, special display to commemorate the anniversary of World War I by the History Group at Holy Trinity Church.
11th June 2014 - This week it's the Holy Trinity Church Flower festival. Village groups have all been invited to create a floral display on the theme of 'Musicals'. Opening on Friday 13th June with a special evening concert by Jessa Liversidge at 7.30pm. Saturday coffee morning from 10am-12noon and open viewing for the flowers until 4pm, then Sunday service and open viewing until 4pm. Donations welcome. See the church page for tickets and details. Holy Trinity Church
12th May - Don't forget its the Village Hall AGM next Monday, 19th May, 7.30pm Village hall flyer AGM
24th April - Julie would like to thank everyone who attended her exhibition for the York Open Studios. She raised £105.85 for Dean's Charity of the Year, YBPSS. JULIE LIGHTBURN YOS THANK YOU. Prize Draw winners were; Peter Nash - Dean's Garden Centre Voucher, Gill Oakes - Giclee Fine Art Print of "White Sykes Lane" White Sykes Walk and Liz Davies - Pack of Greetings Cards.
6th April - Some of the Photos are now available from the Stockton on the Forest and Hopgrove Community Ceilidh under Past Events (to the right)
20th March - York Open Studios 2014
1st March - The web site is now Live (if you are reading this...)
1st March - The Village Hall is looking for a new Bookings Secretary - for more details please see the village hall page and contact them directly.