Local Organisations

Advertising for local charities and groups is free in The Handy Mag. Please contact us for more information on how you can get some free publicity for your local organisation.

Use the keyword box below to search for organisations by name or area eg:'toddler' or 'football'.

1st Brompton with Snainton Brownies

Contact Sue Thomson 01944 738804

1st Helmsley Scouts

Contact Steve - GSL 01439 772328 or 07957 209812

1st Heworth Scout Group

Contact Matthew on 07974901386 or www.1st-heworth.org.uk

1st Malton Scouts

Beavers, Cubs, Scouts and Explorers.

Please contact Roger Thomson on 01653 696789 or 07950 558216

1st Norton Scouts

Beavers, Cub Scouts, Scout and Explorers.

Please contact Mr Ian Appleby on 01653 694900 for more details

1st Vale of Pickering Scouts

Contact Ray on 01751 476918

29th (Huntington All Saints) Rainbows

Rainbows take part in games and activities as part of their programme called the Rainbow Jigsaw.

Everything a Rainbow does helps her to develop and to think for herself, in a safe girl-only environment. A girl can join Rainbows at any time after her fifth birthday. Most Rainbows move on shortly after their seventh birthday.

For further details about when the 29th York (Huntington All Saints) Rainbows meet and to see if there is availability for you to join, you can contact Miss Stephanie Easton (known to the Rainbows as Robin) on 07875 541520, who is Guider in charge of the Rainbows.

2nd Haxby and Wigginton Scout Group

Boys & Girls age 6 to 14.

Beavers: Mon & Thurs 6.00 - 7.15pm.

Cubs: Weds & Fri 6.30 - 8.00pm

Scouts: Mon 7.30 - 9.00pm. Thurs. 7.45 - 9.15 pm.

Contact Linda Parkinson on 01904 769167

2nd Sunday Rambling Club

Contact Helen on 01904 782891 or Hazel on 01904 760897

Age Uk Knit & Natter Group

Contact Ketyn Jepson, Age UK 01723 379058 or ketyn@ageukscarborough.org

Age UK Ryedale

Information and advice for local pensioners.

In the past year Age Concern Scarborough & District has helped local pensioners to claim £1.4million in benefits via a dedicated helpline service which can be reached on: 01723 379058

Age UK York

Age Concern York provides a wide range of personal and practical support to older people in the York area.


The office is open Monday - Friday 09.00am - 4.00pm. For more information contact: Information Officer, Age Concern York tel: (01904) 627995

Air Cadets, Easingwold

A uniformed organisation for children aged 13-18 years.

We are based in Easingwold. We parade on a Tuesday evening at Easingwold and Friday evening at RAF Linton On Ouse in the gymnasium between the hours of 1930 & 2200.

We do have a minibus that goes from the car park of The Cottage Inn in Haxby via Shipton by Beningbrough at 1900hrs.

We cover a range of activities from flying and gliding to target shooting and sport. The cost is £36 per quarter and covers the above activities and uniform.

email: 2487@aircadets.org

Charity No. 1559/79

Alzheimers Society

Unit 16, Manor Court, Scarborough YO11 3TU. T: 01723 500958

Amotherby & Swinton Football Club

Matty Hood: ycfcmatty@hotmail.co.uk
Tel: 07530 028986

Amotherby Parish Hall

Contact Jos Holmes 01653 698501

Amotherby Table Tennis Club

Andy Seed Tel 01653 696704


Ampleforth & District Historical Society

Contact 01439 788824.

Ampleforth Community Childrens Choir

www.ampleforthchildrenschoir.co.uk or contact 01439 788481

Ampleforth Pre-School Group

Contact Heather 01347 868306

Ampleforth Village Hall

Contact Josie 01439 788463

Appleton Le Moors History Group

Visit appletonlemoorshistory.btck.co.uk/ or contact Jim 01751 417160

Appleton Le Moors Village Hall

Contact Margaret 01751 417543

Appleton Le Moors WI

For more info email appletonwi@hotmail.co.uk or visit www.appletonlemoorswi.weebly.com

Badminton Club

Sandburn Hall, Flaxton.

Fridays 2 - 3.30pm All ages welcome.

Tel: Stephen Marshall 01904 490440 for more details

Badminton Club

Sandburn Hall, Flaxton. Fridays 2 - 3.30pm All ages welcome. tel: Stephen Marshall 01904 490440 for more details.

Barton le Willows Playgroup

Friday mornings mother and toddlers meet 9.30-11.30am, birth-school age. £2.00 per child. Lots of interesting activities to enjoy. Qualified staff. Lots of interesting activities to enjoy.

For more details contact Catherine Bell 01653 619304

Barton le Willows Village Hall

Coffee afternoon and book exchange 2nd and 4th Friday of every month 2-3pm, 50p.
If you are looking for a clean tidy hall for birthday parties, meetings, etc. this village hall is available for bookings.

Easy parking, functional kitchen, spacious. £6.00 per hour.

For more details contact Jayne Carr on 01653 618255

Border Collie Rescue

Voluntary Registered Charity 1128983 (UK) & SC040796 (Scotland)

We run an Assessment and Rehabilitation centre in Ryedale, not far from Stamford Bridge, to rescue and re-home Border Collies and Sheepdogs.

For information, visit our website at - www.bordercollierescue.org for details of local events where we have a stall and information about Open Days and Coffee Mornings visit - www.bordercollierescue.org/events

If you can volunteer to help at the centre, offer a home to a Border Collie as a pet or sheepdog or want further information, phone us on 0845 6044941 - 2pm to 5pm weekdays.

Brandsby Toddlers

Contact Christine Waite on 01347 889353.