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News updates from the Green Hammerton Parish Council, local groups and businesses in the village are shown below.

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by Steve Ross

The developers who own the land at Flaxby Park have applied for planning permission to build 2750 houses plus school, health facilities, retail, restaurant and leisure units, a rail stop, etc., on the disused former golf course at Flaxby – this will hopefully mean that the present plans to build on prime agricultural land, with […]

Please join the demonstration next Wednesday, 13th December to say NO to 3000 houses

by Steve Ross

  SAY ‘NO’ TO 3000 NEW HOUSES – YOUR PRESENCE IS NEEDED TO SAVE OUR VILLAGES What:                 Please take part in a candle-lit demonstration when Harrogate Borough Councillors meet to consider the planners’ recommendation of using land between Green Hammerton, Kirk Hammerton and Whixley to build 3000 new houses When:                 Wednesday 13th December 2017 Time: […]

Bay Horse Christmas/New Year Opening Times

by Steve Ross

Christmas Opening Times   Day Bar Food Christmas Eve 12 noon to midnight 12noon to 9pm Christmas Day 11am to 2pm Restaurant Closed Boxing Day 12 noon to 11pm 12noon to 5pm New Year’s Eve 12 noon to late 12 noon to 9pm New Year’s Day 12 noon to 10pm 12 noon to 5pm Jon, […]

Kirk & Green Hammerton WI

by Steve Ross

Our November meeting included our AGM. Ann Johnson stepped down as President after her 3 year term of office expired and she also came off committee. Sue Bowe has taken over as President for the coming year.  After the official procedures were carried out the presentation of trophies and prizes commenced.  Carol Wake received the […]

Keep The Hammertons Green – Update

by Steve Ross

Many of you will by now have seen in the newspapers that the Draft Local Plan report has been released by Harrogate Planners, ahead of a key meeting this Thursday. Members of the action group are attending that meeting to challenge its contents. Disappointingly Harrogate Borough Council is still recommending Green Hammerton for the new […]

Christmas Menus at The Bay Horse

by Steve Ross

Christmas Menus 2017 Jon, Tina and the team offer you a warm and friendly welcome to The Bay Horse at Green Hammerton. Our Christmas menus will be available from 1st December to 23rd December (23rd December lunch time only) this year. We have a party night menu available on Saturday 23rd December with live music […]

Aviva Community Fund – FOGHS

by Steve Ross

Friends of Green Hammerton School (FOGHS) has been accepted by Aviva’s Community Fund to try to raise money for new IT equipment at school.  Please vote now and share with family and friends as FOGHS needs lots of votes to be awarded the grant and time is running out (deadline 21st November)!  Here’s the web link […]

Stop The Beet Factory Campaign – Update

by Steve Ross

Dear Supporter,   Thank you for supporting the Stop The Beet Factory Campaign – opposing the proposed giant Sugar Beet Processing Plant near Allerton Castle by Al Khaleej Sugar of Dubai.   You’re in good company – we have the full support of our two local Members of Parliament – Andrew Jones, MP and Nigel […]


by Steve Ross

KIRK & GREEN HAMMERTON WI Our meeting this month saw a local resident Susan Goss- Clements talking to us about the ‘Yorkshire Coastal Cottages’.  Susan started this company some years ago with 3 cottages on her books this has now grown to a multi- million pound company with 110 letting properties along the Yorkshire Coast […]

KGHG launshes it’s own website

by Steve Ross

The Keep Green Hammerton Green campaign has launched its own website – If you have any items about the campaign that are relevant and newsworthy please email them to  Please log on and have a look.  New information will be added on a regular basis so you can keep up to date with the campaign, […]