Derwenthorpe

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Aglow videos

David has kindly produced two videos demonstrating how to make a stained glass window from tissue and card. Basic instructions… For more complex shapes etc… More about Derwenthorpe Aglow.

Derwenthorpe Aglow

A brighter run up to Christmas!  Derwenthorpe Aglow is a display of home-made ‘stained glass’ effect pictures in windows during December. Join in this year! Learn how, at the workshop on Sat 24th Oct 2pm on Zoom. If you would like to join in, participate in the workshop, and get your free starter pack, please email […]

DPAC + DGG tomorrow

Our next meetings of DPAC and DGG are on Zoom tomorrow, Wednesday October 7 from 6pm. Papers, and joining instructions are at derwenthorpe.co.uk/dgg DGG will be considering Terms of Reference for an exciting new project “ABC:Derwenthorpe”. Join us to find out more!

Keys found

A bunch of keys has been found on Lotherington. Our neighbour found them about 10 days ago, apparently, on Lotherington. Please phone or text Ian on 07876123969 if you think they might be yours. They definitely look like Derwenthorpe keys.

Overheating?

Derwenthorpe resident Catherine Jardine asked Studio Partington -(who designed our houses) for advice about controlling summer heat. We start with some tips on how to use what you’ve got, and then there’s some advice about external shades that you can add. And if you want to learn more, there’s a guide from the NHBC, also […]

Swan rescue update

The RSPCA were called out today. Our family of swans seem to be lightly coated with oil. Seems to be from the Osbaldwick Beck. They managed to get one on the cygnets out, and have taken it away for cleaning. They’re coming back tomorrow to try again for the others. Yorkshire Water have been and […]