Portugal: The ManiTunesAmazon

Burley Library spreads some Christmas cheer

mince pie on the table at christmas

6:05am 24th December 2017

People facing Christmas on their own in Burley-in-Wharfedale are being invited to a special party.

A team of volunteers have decided to open Burley Library from 2pm until 4pm on Christmas Day.

Visitors will be treated to tea and coffee, mince pies and Christmas cake, as well as board games and live music from Otley singer Carys Crow.

Any food which is left over will be donated to Leeds homeless charity St George's Crypt.

More news from across Harrogate, Craven and Wharfedale

Breaking local news for Harrogate, Craven & Wharfedale direct to your mobile from Stray FM

Share This Story

Submit this page to reddit
Suggested articles
Vaccination, injection going into an arm by a nurse

Measles spread in Yorkshire

Check you have had two doses of the MMR vaccine.

Skipton Library

Skipton library first in county to become autism friendly

The council want all 42 libraries to achieve this status by 2020.

Most read
brimham rocks fire

Large fire breaks out at Brimham Rocks

Fire crews were called to the blaze at around 6.10pm on Monday evening.

Newer article

Nominations open for Skipton Business Awards

Harrogate, Craven & Wharfedale: You can now submit your award applications, the closing date is 15th January.

Older article
Top articles

Large fire breaks out at Brimham Rocks

Harrogate, Craven & Wharfedale: Fire crews were called to the blaze at around 6.10pm on Monday evening.

'Thinking of you all today': Ariana Grande pays tribute a year after Manchester Arena bombing

National: Ariana Grande has paid tribute to the victims of the Manchester Arena terror attack a year after 22 people were killed in the bomb blast.

Archbishop Philip Wilson convicted over child sex abuse cover-up

World: An archbishop has been found guilty of concealing child sex abuse by a priest, making him the most senior member of the Catholic Church to be convicted of such a charge.

Obamas confirm 'films and series' Netflix deal

Showbiz: Barack and Michelle Obama have signed a deal to produce "films and series" for Netflix, it has been confirmed.

Online divorce is on the way

Business: Would you end your marriage over the internet?

Why local parents are hiring nannies

Education: Perfect for the school holidays.

Why local parents are hiring nannies

Education: Perfect for the school holidays.

Seeing how they Royally did it in the 70s

70s On This Day: Can Harry and Meghan learn from Princess Anne?

Harrogate Hospice's sculpture tribute for loved-ones

Harrogate, Craven & Wharfedale: A new sculpture will pay a lasting tribute to loved-ones at Harrogate's Spring Flower Show.

Unique Sixth Form Experience

Education: A staggering 92% of pupils from St Aidan's and St John Fisher's Associated Sixth Form gained places at their first or second choice institution.

Keeping it tasty for coeliac awareness week

Food and Drink: Filmore and Union can make all their dishes gluten free, making it an ideal option for coeliac awareness week.

Parkinson's patients learning new moves in Otley

Health: 'Ascendance' offers dance classes to people with Parksinson's disease, helping them recover balance and movement.

POISONED: Red kite found dead near Knaresborough

Harrogate, Craven & Wharfedale: Police have received confirmation of the poisoning.

Top Party Dresses for the Festive Season

Christmas: Local Blogger, the Harrogate Girl, picks the best frocks, gowns and outfits for the big Christmas parties of 2017.

The Yorkshire floods: one year on

Special Reports: People affected by last year's downpours describe what has happened in the last 12 months

Delve into deliciousness at Mother Shiptons Inn

Test pages: We sent Stray FM's James Stanley to try out the new menu at Mother Shipton's Inn Knaresborough.

LIVE: Stage 4 of the Tour de Yorkshire

Harrogate, Craven & Wharfedale: The Final stage of the Tour de Yorkshire is on today today, passing through Otley, Blubberhouses, Pateley Bridge and Skipton.

Tour de Yorkshire host venues confirmed

Harrogate, Craven & Wharfedale: There'll be no re-run of this year's memorable Tour de France stage finish in Harrogate.

Poll

This Summer I'm...

Trending in Yorkshire

Large fire breaks out at Brimham Rocks

Fire crews were called to the blaze at around 6.10pm on Monday evening.

CCTV appeal after car stolen in Skipton

The Toyota Yaris was taken from Raikeswood Drive in the town earlier this year.

Ramsgill residents concerned about future of green

People in the Upper Nidderdale village say they're not being allowed to park close to their homes.

Bid to set up dementia friendly community in Knaresborough

Today marks the start of Dementia Action Week.

More news...