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Environmental Group: Secretary Sue Dawson tel. 823187

Organises litter picks, holds events and co-ordinates local work projects with the aim of supporting and enhancing wildlife and keeping the village tidy.  Has taken part in the Road Verge Project, worked with the YDNP Parish Wildlife Project.

Open to all, contact the secretary for further information.

Recent reports:

Summertime 2011

Wild flowers 2011

Good Neighbours Network

Carole Beattie tel. 823497

History Group: Chair Bryan Beattie tel. 823497

Produced the history of Stainforth book Stainforth: Stepping Stones through History, to mark the Millennium.

Thursday Coffee mornings and Lunch club: Margaret Chapman

Village councils

Stainforth Parish Council: Clerk Peter Leng

Parochial Church Council: Churchwardens: Derek Hewitson (tel 824471), Margaret Chapman (tel: 823900)

Local government

Craven District Council (CDC): Councillor Richard Welch, see also Local administration.

North Yorkshire County Council (NYCC): Councillor Richard Welch, see also Local administration.

Yorkshire Dales National Park Authority (YDNPA): Planning Committee, Councillor Richard Welch, see also Local administration.

Local services

Police Officers: The village has two dedicated officers who police the area. Both officers have proved to be true friends of Stainforth village and both are eager to assist with problems that arise that are within their area of interest.

Police Constable, Harry Carpenter

Police and Community Support Officer, Jayne Grace

Both can be contacted via the North Yorkshire Police 0845 60 60 247.

Neighbourhood Watch

Secretary Carole Beattie tel. 823497




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