More Blooms Go Wild in Flaxton Challenge

More Blooms Go Wild in Flaxton Challenge

On her lock-down daily exercise in the village Gill Ramsden (Wroe) has been busy photographing, then researching, many of the wild flowers that can be found in Flaxton in spring.

She’s produced a guide to the flowers, along with some interesting information about each one; some fact and some folklore!

She’s added photographs and details of sixteen new flowers, which have all popped up in the last two weeks!

She’s extended your challenge!

You can find out more and take the extended challenge here.

Revised Planning Application Received – Foss Flood Storage Scheme

A revised planning application has been received for the Foss Flood Storage Scheme.

Closing date for comments are Tuesday, 26th May 2020.

View the revised planning application on the Ryedale DC Planning Website

Note that there have been some issues with the Ryedale Planning Application Website which may prevent this and other planning applications from being viewed.  Please try again later.

Revised Planning Application Received – Three Peaks Barney Lane Flaxton North Yorkshire YO60 7RS

A revised planning application has been received for Three Peaks Barney Lane Flaxton North Yorkshire YO60 7RS  entitled:

“Change of use and alteration to stable block, tack room and hay store to form a detached 1 bedroom self-contained residential annex.”

View the revised planning application on the Ryedale DC Planning Website

Note that there have been some issues with the Ryedale Planning Application Website which may prevent this and other planning applications from being viewed.  Please try again later.

Why not take Brian Gillie’s Flaxton Tree Quiz?

Brian Gillie has kindly produced a fantastic quiz which involves identifying 30 species of trees that can be found in the village.

Take the Flaxton Tree Quiz

 

Planned Road Closure Notification for Surface Dressing – York Lane 17th May to 21st May

From: North Yorkshire <>
Sent: 03 May 2020 06:00
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Subject: Temp. Rd. Closure, York Lane, Flaxton

 

PLANNED ROAD CLOSURE NOTIFICATION – 00025351 – York Lane, Flaxton

The Closure will be in place for a period of 2 days between 17th May 2020 and 21st May 2020

The Road Closure and any associated Diversion Routes can be viewed using this URL link https://one.network/?tm=117162021

Regards

North Yorkshire County Council

 

Go Wild in Flaxton Challenge

Go Wild in Flaxton Challenge

On her lock-down daily exercise in the village Gill Ramsden (Wroe) has been busy photographing, then researching, many of the wild flowers that can be found in Flaxton in early spring.

She’s produced a guide to the flowers, along with some interesting information about each one; some fact and some folklore!

She has also set you a challenge!

You can find out more and take the challenge here.

Old pictures of Flaxton loaded to Website

We have loaded several old photographs and post cards depicting life in Flaxton in the 1900s.

These have been kindly provided by Brian Gillie and Chris and Janet Irish with support from Gill Ramsden who has helped us to locate relevant materials on the Internet.

The latest pictures are here 20th Century Pictures of Flaxton.

If you have any materials that you are prepared to share please contact us.

 

Flaxton Millennium Pictures

The photographs taken by villagers for the Flaxton Millennium book have now been loaded to the website along with the original captions from the book.

Flaxton Millennium Pictures

We are also seeking older photographs which chronicle the earlier history of Flaxton.  If you have any please get in touch via the Contact Page.  We have assembled several older ones from picture post cards on the 20th Century Gallery.

20th Century Pictures of Flaxton

 

Links to Ordnance Survey Maps of Flaxton

You can now view historic maps of Flaxton going back to the 1850s via links to the National Library of Scotland Website.  There you can see how the features of the village have changed over the years.

The link is here:  Flaxton Ordnance Survey Maps