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Find the latest Sherburn Visiting Scheme news here in our news section! We are a registered charity based in North Yorkshire, committed to supporting seniors within Sherburn in Elmet and the surrounding areas.

21st September, 2018 News

LOSS OF FUNDING PUTS THE SVS IN JEOPARDY

The withdrawal of NYCC funding for the Sherburn Visiting Scheme (SVS) has put the Scheme in jeopardy. SVS has, over the past 30 years, given support to the elderly community in Sherburn and surrounding villages. Their aim has always been to keep the elderly independent and socially active. SVS provides a unique service, medical transport, […]

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30th July, 2018 News

Volunteers meeting rearranged

To All Volunteers and Committee Members Would you please note that the Volunteers Meeting arranged for MONDAY AUGUST 6TH 2018 has been re scheduled due to many of our members being on holiday in August. The new date for your diary is – MONDAY SEPTEMBER 17th 2018. Would you please make a note and let […]

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Gala 100 Club Awards
11th June, 2018 News

Gala 100 Club Awards

Last week the first Sherburn Community Volunteer Awards were held at the Swan pub in Sherburn. The awards were introduced to help recognise volunteers from many great organisations in Sherburn in Elmet, some of whom have been volunteering for over 50 years. The Sherburn Visiting Scheme were overjoyed and very touched to have been put forward […]

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In Loving Memory of Sylvia Rose Bennett
23rd March, 2018 News

In Loving Memory of Sylvia Rose Bennett

Sylvia Rose Bennett sadly left us this year on February 27th at the age of 82. She was heavily involved with the Sherburn Visiting Scheme for many years and has been a helping hand since the late 90’s. Sylvia wasn’t an ordinary lady, she was highly intelligent and led an exceptional life. In 1983 Sylvia […]

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Three Course Lunch at Digbys
20th March, 2018 News

Three Course Lunch at Digbys

The Sherburn Visiting Scheme did something a little different this Tuesday.  We normally hold our Tuesday Afternoon Social Activity every fortnight at the Popplewell Centre in Sherburn.  However, this Tuesday members enjoyed a venture out to Digbys Bar & Resturant which is located at the Sherburn Aero Club. Members were picked up from their homes by Oz […]

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Emmerdale Studio Experience Trip
27th February, 2018 News

Emmerdale Studio Experience Trip

One of the services the Sherburn Visiting Scheme provides for our members is monthly trips to a place of interest.  This month, Sherburn Visiting Scheme took our members on an Emmerdale Studio Experience trip which they thoroughly enjoyed. Our members went on a fully-guided 80-minute tour around the exterior TV set of Emmerdale.  In addition, […]

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Christmas Party at Millstones
30th January, 2018 News

Christmas Party at Millstones

The members of Sherburn Visiting Scheme enjoyed a fantastic Christmas Lunch at the Millstones & Mill 67 restaurant in Harrogate.  We try to hold a Christmas Party once a year as it is a great way to get everyone together to enjoy a little bit of festive fun before another year comes to a close. Millstones […]

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A Visit From the Local Community Support Officer
18th January, 2018 News

A Visit From the Local Community Support Officer

During our Tuesday Afternoon Social event this week, we had a visit from the Community Support Officer to talk to members of the Sherburn Visiting Scheme about safety and security within the village.  Police Community Support Officer Wood joined us to discuss general concerns within Sherburn in Elmet and the surrounding areas. Officer Wood has […]

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Christmas Fundraising Event 2017
12th December, 2017 News

Christmas Fundraising Event 2017

We held our Christmas Fundraising Event at The Swan in Sherburn in Elmet on Tuesday 12th December.  The morning consisted of plenty of drinks and festive snacks for our members and those who came to support the Charity.  We hope everyone who attended thoroughly enjoyed our event and a big thank you to those who […]

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Stampin’ Up Papercraft Demonstration
6th December, 2017 News

Stampin’ Up Papercraft Demonstration

Nic Baker from Stampin’ Up Papercraft normally holds her craft sessions in the Eversley Park Centre once a fortnight.  However, this week she came to visit us at the Sherburn Visiting Scheme during our regular Tuesday Afternoon Social to carry out a papercraft demonstration and help our members create handmade Christmas cards for their loved […]

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