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Landscape walkarounds

During September and October, Dan Booth (Parks and Landscapes Manager, JRHT) and his team will be holding a series of walkarounds around the community.    The purpose of these walkarounds is to provide residents with the opportunity to raise any questions or concerns about landscaping directly with Dan and his team. As well as the opportunity for residents to share ideas about the future of landscaping within Derwenthorpe.   […]

Pizza night

JRHT want to know what you think of your local landscape to help come up with a plan to enhance and improve it for many years tocome. Pop down for some free pizza… Tuesday 14th September 6-7pmOutside the SSC Building. …and share your thoughts with them. They’re developing a landscape management plan, at the request […]

JRHT annual meeting TODAY

My apologies for an error in yesterday’s post. The JRHT annual meeting is TODAY (Thu 9, 4:30 pm). On Zoom. Resister here for a Zoom link.

JRHT annual residents’ meeting

JRHT are holding an annual residents meeting on Zoom, tomorrow (Wed 8 Thu 9 September 2021), at 16:30-18:00 You’ll need to register on Eventbrite. Edited to correct the date!

Central Square update

You’ll know that the biggest issue at Derwenthorpe right now is the state of Central Square. JRHT are doing another consultation – this time on the short term future of Central Square. To recap, we’ve already had some big wins on Central Square. Your resident representatives on DRA and DGG have had many meetings with […]

Big Picnic

Sun 12th September, 12:30-15:00 The Big Picnic returns on Sunday 12th. Bring food & drink, rugs & seats, friends & relatives to the grass outside the Energy Centre (SSC) Live music. Admission free. All are welcome, but children should be with an adult

Grand Reopening of Coffee Mornings!!

Sip.Chat. Chomp.Chat.Nom! At the Derwenthorpe Energy Centre, from 10am ’til noon. This Sunday 5 September 2021, and then the first Sunday of every month. Everyone is welcome. Please come along: meet your neighbours, make new friends! Members of the Residents’ Association core team will be present, and able to discuss current issues, offer advice, listen […]

Even more hay making

Join us on Wednesday 8th September, anytime from 2.00 pm to 5.00 pm on St Aelreds meadow for another session of scything and raking. No experience is needed and everyone is welcome. Contact Wendy at if you want any more information about this, or anything else to do with the nature group.

White Elephant Sunday

Your junk is someone else’s treasure. Julian Pattison writes (in LotsOn) “Tomorrow (Sunday 22 August 2021) is White Elephant Day. If you have stuff you don’t want, put it out on your doorstep, and see if someone else does! Then go for a scavenging walk yourself, if you fancy. You will need to take back […]