Thursday, 28 March 2019

Carol Singing Donation - an update from Paul.

This photo is of Gabrielle and I visiting Woldgate school to present a cheque for £223.39, from the carol singing, in aid of the peer mentoring group they run to help other pupils with coping strategies and mental health issues. We were very impressed with the enthusiasm and skills the young mentors had. The work they do is helping many children at the school to deal with often minor issues that could if not dealt with early become bigger problems.

I personally came away with a different but very positive impression of our young people and feel our money will be well spent.

The photo and information below were printed in the schools newsletter.


Peer mentoring is a well-established part of the support which we offer pupils at Woldgate School. Buddies are chosen and trained by Mrs Vickers when in Year 9 and then begin their roles when Year 6 join us for Creative Arts’ days and the main transition events in the Summer. They are an integral part of helping the new Year 7 pupils find their way around in September and then go on providing support for all pupils as the year progresses.
It is a successful project, but one which we hope to expand in coming months and so we were so grateful to receive a cheque for £223.29 from Bielby Parish Group, Chairman Paul Ward and Secretary Gabrielle Rose and our very own Mrs Kendra, who raised money for us by carol singing at Christmas.
The money will be used to develop the training and to provide more opportunities to raise pupils’ awareness of the support in a higher profile way, such as a stalls in A Block corridor.
Alicia Sanerivi, on behalf of the mentors said: “It is a very rewarding thing to do. Pupils talk to us about friendship issues and things which they are struggling with and we are friendly face. We help them to speak to a member of staff when something is more serious.” “We enjoy getting to know the new pupils and helping them to settle in

Tuesday, 26 March 2019

Bielby Produce Show 20th July 2019

Just to let you know the produce show will be held on Saturday 20th July in the gardens at Stoneleigh by kind permission of Dale, so thank you Dale.

We look forward to holding the 30th Annual Bielby Produce Show in the village. We can't quite believe the show is in it's 30th year. Richard Coe has been on the committee for 30 years, what an achievement, well done Richard.

We are looking forward to seeing all your entries for this very special show. The leaflet is going to the printers this week so will be with you in the coming weeks, so watch out for the leaflet.

In the meantime here are the categories so you can start to get your entries ready!

(Trophy donated by Mr & Mrs P Thomas)

  1. 5 Radish 
  2. 1 Cabbage 
  3. 1 Cauliflower 
  4. 3 Tomatoes 
  5. 1 Cucumber 
  6. 4 Carrots with Tops 
  7. 8 Raspberries on a Small Plate 
  8. Tray of 5 Veg, 1 Of Each Type 
  9. 5 Pods of Peas 
  10. 5 Pods of Broad Beans 
  11. 3 Red Beet With Tops 
  12. 3 Potatoes 
  13. 1 Lettuce 
  14. 5 Runner Beans 
  15. 3 Onions Grown from Seed 
  16. 3 Onions Grown from Sets 
  17. 5 French/Dwarf Beans 
  18. Pot Grown Edible Chilli Plant 
  19. Any Vegetable or Fruit Not Listed 
(Trophy donated by Mr & Mrs H Ridsdale)
20.        4 Marigolds
21.        1 Rose
22.        1 Sunflower in Vase
23.        4 Sweet Peas
24.        3 Pansies
25.        Best Scented Rose
26.        Vase of Mixed Garden Flowers
27.        1 House Plant (Flower)
28.        Trio Of Herbs  Grown In A Kitchen  Container

(Trophy donated by John & Barbara Peel)
29.        Brexit Arrangement
30. Ladies Buttonhole
31. Arrangement Using Only Foliage
32. Flowers in an Unusual Container
33. Posy of Flowers
34. Arrangement Using Driftwood

(Trophy donated by MR J. R. Hall )
35.        3 Brownies
36.        Bread Loaf
37.        4 Pieces Of  Non Bake Tray Bake (Tiffin,  Rocky Road, Rice Crispie etc)
38. 3 Cheese Scones
39. Red Velvet Cake Recipe (follow the enclosed recipe)
40. 3 Pieces of Flapjack
41. 3 Blueberry Muffins
42. Fruit Loaf
43. 3 Fruit Scones
44. Victoria Sandwich  (Filled)
45. Quiche—Any Variety

(Trophy donated by Mr & Mrs J Layton)
46. Jar of Raspberry Jam
47. Jar of Strawberry Jam
48. Jar of any other Jam
49. Jar of Marmalade
50. Jar of Lemon Curd
51. Jar of Chutney
52. Jar of Pickles—Any Variety
53. 6 Eggs
54. Homebrewed Alcoholic Beverage

                                                            ARTS & CRAFTS
(Trophy donated by Mr & Mrs N Jaques)
55. Decorated Item From Your Recycling Bin
56. Home Made/Knitted Garment
57. Painting/Picture
58. Poem
59. Moonscape 3D Model (To Mark 50 Years Since Moon Landing)
60. Medal for Richard Coe  (Celebrating 30 Years Of The Produce Show)
61. Any Other Hand Made Object

(Trophy donated by Mr & Mrs G Jones)
62. Photography—Landscape*
63. Photography—Farming Life*
64. Photography—Flowers or Nature*
65. Photography—Family Fun*
66. Photography—Movement*
67. Photography—Shoes*
68. Photography—Sport*
69. Photography—A Portrait*
*Photographs to be taken by Exhibitor within last 12 months.

(Trophy donated by Helen Todd for the Best Entry)
5 and Under Age Group
70. Playdoh Model           
71. Picture/Drawing (Any Medium - paint, crayons, pencil, chalk, pens, collage etc)
72. Face On A Plate
73. Decorated Stone

6—12 Age Group
74. Picture/Drawing (Any Medium - paint, crayons, pencil, chalk, pens, collage etc)
75. Decorated Cupcakes (Judged Only On Decoration)     
76. Handicraft or Model                            
77. Photograph     
78. Decorated Wooden Spoon
79. Bookmark, Any Medium
80. Poem           
                            Entries made by 12 to 16 year olds will  now be judged as adult entries.

Red Velvet Cake Recipe


For the red velvet cake

150g/5½oz unsalted butter, softened

150g/5½oz golden caster sugar
1 tsp vanilla extract
3 free-range eggs , lightly beaten
4 tbsp Greek-style yoghurt
1-2 drops red food colouring gel
150g/5½oz self-raising flour
50g/1¾oz cocoa powder

1 tbsp semi-skimmed milk

For the icing

100g/3½oz butter

200g/7oz cream cheese
500g/1lb 2oz icing sugar
1 tsp lemon juice


1. Pre heat the oven to 170C/150C Fan/gas 3. Grease and line a deep, round 15cm/6in tin.
2. Beat the butter, sugar and vanilla together in a bowl until pale and fluffy. Add the eggs one at a time, beating after each addition (if the mixture looks curdled add a spoonful of the flour.)
3. Mix the yogurt with the food colouring - it should look very, very red since the mixture will fade once cooked. Beat the yogurt into the cake mixture.
4. Fold in the remaining flour and cocoa powder, followed by the milk until well combined. Spoon the mixture into the cake tin and bake for 1 hour 20 minutes or until well risen and golden-brown and a skewer inserted into the middle comes out clean.
5. Remove the cake from the tin and leave to cool for five minutes, then place onto a cooling rack and set aside to cool completely.
6. For the icing, mix the butter and cream cheese together in a bowl. Then beat in the icing sugar a little at a time. Once all the icing sugar has been added, add the lemon juice and beat the icing for five minutes or until paler in colour.
7. Slice the cake into three equal layers and sandwich them together with the icing. Finish with a layer of icing on top.

Monday, 25 March 2019

Police Newsletters for March 2019

Here is the latest information from Humberside Police.
Please click on the links:-
Pocklington Newsletter.
Wolds Weighton Newsletter.

Wednesday, 20 March 2019

Produce Show Date 20th July 2019

Date for your diaries - 2019 Bielby Produce Show will be held on Saturday 20th July. More details to follow.

No Music Festival This Year

Ian and Richard just wanted to let everyone know that they will not be running the festival this year, they are having a rest year! They will of course let us know about 2020!

Ian Simpson and Richard Coe.