News 2017

Saturday 9th December 10am-12.30pm CHRISTMAS FAIR at Stockton Hall Hospital (admin building). Organised by Holy Trinity church - FREE entry, stalls, books, games, bric-a-brac, CAKES, children's activities + trail and community group fundraising. Everyone welcome!

Charity Bike Sale – Tom Loose at the Village Stores has been servicing and repairing second hand bikes to raise money for his 3 charities, Help for Heroes, Macmillan Cancer Support and the RNLI. He has a lot of children’s bikes in at the moment ranging in price from only £10-30, perfect for Christmas. Open 7 days a week to pop in or tel: 400287 for more details.


Do you shop online? Stockton on the Forest Village Hall is now registered with ‘Give as You Live’ which raises FREE funds every time you shop at over 4000 well known online stores. Go to

Saturday 2nd December - Christmas Fair at the Scout Hut 1.30-3.30pm. Stockton Scout Group and 1st Stockton Brownies raising funds for a new kitchen

Sunday 3rd December – Christingle Service at Holy Trinity Church 10.30am in aid of the Children’s Society.

Saturday 9th December – Community Christmas Fair at Stockton Hall organised by Holy Trinity Church. 10am – 12.30pm including children’s activity room and Christmas puzzle trail. Stalls, cakes, crafts, community groups, bric-a-brac and refreshments. Everyone welcome

Stockton on the Forest Scout Group need your help. They have applied for an Aviva community grant to buy a new kitchen but now need your votes. Click the link to show your support.

Who Vetoed the Vet? - Murder Mystery Dinner Party - Stockton on the Forest Village Hall Friday 29th September 2017, 7.30pm. Tickets £10, including 3 course supper available from John on 400182. All proceeds to Holy Trinity Church. Click here for poster

An Auctioneers Lot! - Thursday 21st September 2017, 7.30pm in the Long Room at Stockton on the Forest Village Hall. The Stockton History Group present a talk by Auctioneer William Wilson of Chubleys Auctioneers and Valuers. Entry £2. For more information contact Joy on 400309 or email

Here's what you missed on Saturday!.....


Festival of Gardening - Saturday 16th September 2017, Stockton on the Forest Village Hall. 12noon - 4pm. Competitions, stalls, demonstrations, competitions, children's activities and refreshments. everyone welcome. For more details and to enter the competitions contact Valerie on tel: 400601

Party in the Park - Sunday 27th August 2017, Stockton on the Forest. From 10am - everyone welcome.

Charity Fundraising Family Fun Day at the FOX INN, Stockton on the Forest in aid of York Against Cancer - Saturday 26th August 2017. Stalls, cakes, bouncy castle, tombola etc - everyone welcome. For more details contact Lisa - Manager on tel: 400747

VILLAGE SUMMER FAIR - Saturday 12th August 2017 - 10am til 1pm. Holy Trinity church. Everyone welcome, all ages. Free Entry. Stalls, games, cakes, refreshments, village societies, arts and crafts and children's activities. 

Ward Council Meeting Monday 24th July, from 7pm at York Golf Club, Strensall. As well as ward matters there will be basic health checks, a police update and representatives from the YCFC Foundation about youth provision in the area. Everyone welcome.

AGM - The village hall annual general meeting will be held on Monday 15th May at 7.30pm in the Long Room. Everyone welcome.

York Open Studios visit artists all over the city at their studios. In particular come and see our own Julie Lightburn at Studio 14, The Bull Centre where she is joined by fellow acrylics artist Fiona Sheehan. As well as displaying and selling their artwork they will be raising money for Dean's Garden Centre Charity of the Year - Yorkshire Air Ambulance. Cakes and refreshments available too. Open Friday 21st - Sun 23rd then 29th and 30th see poster for full details of opening times

Easter celebrations at Holy Trinity Church;

Last hour of the Cross 2pm Saturday 15th April and Holy Communion on Sunday 16th at 10.30am.

Come and see our beautiful Easter garden


This Saturday 8th April Easter Activity coffee morning at Holy Trinity Church 10.00am til 12.00noon. Everyone welcome, all ages. Refreshments, cakes, stalls, children's activities and new Easter egg hunt.


Do you shop at Sainsbury's? We are collecting Active Kids vouchers for the children of the village. Collection boxes at are School, Stockton Village Hall, the Scout Hut and Holy Trinity Church.


Many apologies for the lack of news in January and February I was ill but here's whats coming up in March...

Monday 6th March 2017 - Green Fingers gardening club welcome Barbara Hickman from Helmsley Walled Garden. Members and non members welcome - Long Room of the Village Hall at 7.30pm

Saturday 11th March - Holy Trinity Church Coffee Morning 10.00am-12.00 noon everyone welcome.

Throughout March - Toby Carvery Hopgrove are having an Easter Egg collection for SNAPPY - Special Needs Activities and Play Provision York. If you would like to donate a chocolate egg to a special needs child for Easter pop in on your way past.


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