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Community Page

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Organisations and Services in Seamer and Crossgates

Organisations Services

Seamer and District Bowling Club

Sports Field, Pasture Lane, Seamer

Seamer has an excellent flat bowling green situated at the sports field, Pasture Lane.

Bowlers of all skill levels are welcome and for those who would like to try the sport, there are free bowling and coaching sessions and equipment use. As well as social bowling, league and competition bowling is available for the more competitive bowler. Throughout the season, the club organises many friendly matches with visiting teams from all over the UK. In the close season, the club holds regular social events.

Bowling is a pleasant and healthy pastime, so come along and support this fine community facility.

Membership of this friendly club is open to all and spectators are always welcome. Further details can be obtained from Eddie Bell Tel: 01723 862518

Mobile Library

Visits on Wednesday in 3 week cycles and stops at IRTON- Main St. 9.20, SEAMER - Eastgate 9.40. Bell Close 10.40, Memorial Hall 11.35, Beacon Rd. 11.50. CROSSGATES-Crab Lane 12.15 & Byward Dr. 12.40. Hadrian's Walk 13.30, Heron Lane 13.55, Curlew Drive 14.20. Access for the disabled.

Eastfield Library

Location and access: The library is located on Eastfield High Street just below the main shopping centre at the bottom of the pedestrianised area. Eastfield Community Centre is directly opposite the main entrance. The nearest bus stop, for routes 7 and 17, serves the nearby shopping area.

The library has automatic doors and all areas are accessible to wheelchairs. A hearing loop is available at the counter. Baby-changing facilities are available.

Transport and travel: There is no dedicated car parking, but on-street parking is available adjacent to the library and there are no restrictions in force.

Seamer and District Youth Services

Seamer Youth centre is the home of a number of youth services including Pre-school, 1st Seamer & Irton Rainbows, Brownies and Guides.

A committee of volunteers organises the running and maintenance of the centre. Meetings are b-monthly and the committee are always looking for new members. Anyone interested should contact the chairman - Mrs Lucy Haycock. Tel. 862397

Rooms are available for hire at very reasonable rates, weekends and all evenings except Mondays and Wednesdays. Enquiries to Mrs Jenny Boyes -Telephone 862337

North Yorkshire Police

Police Office, 2-4 Manham Hill, Eastfield YO11 3DG Contact: 0845 60 60 247

Emergency: 999


Seamer and Irton W.I.

NORTH YORKSHIRE EAST FEDERATION. Seamer and Irton W.l. celebrates its 90th Birthday in 2010. Special events will be organised to mark this achievement. We are sponsoring Seamer Roundabout for a year and hope this will be enjoyed by everyone.

Meetings are held the third Wednesday of the month in the Memorial Hall, Main Street, Seamer at 7.30pm. There is an interesting programme of speakers, demonstrations and social activities, that are advertised on the village notice boards. New members are always welcome. Contact Enid Plevey 863590

Post Office

At Proudfoots Store, Main Street, Seamer tel. (01723) 863168.

Open:  Mon-Friday    9 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 2 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.

           Saturday       9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Post Boxes are at:

Seamer:          Junction of Pasture Lane/Denison Avenue and Beacon Road

Irton:               Main Street (opposite Porritt Lane)

Crossgates:    Scarborough Road (by Hilford House)

                        Byward Drive/Station Road

                        Scarborough Road/Burtondale Road

                        Edge Dell

                        Curlew Drive/Heron Lane

Seamer Sports Association

Contact:- Michael Purdie (Secretary)

Seamer Sports Association, Pasture Lane, Seamer, Scarborough, YO12 4QP.

Telephone:- 01723 864532 (Seamer Sports)

Opening Times:-

Monday to Thursday (7.00pm to Midnight)

Friday (4.00pm to 1.00am)

Saturday (12.30pm to 1.00am)

Sunday (Noon to 10.30pm)

Seamer Sports Association provides social and sporting opportunities within the Seamer /

Crossgates area.

Facilities include 2 x large TV’s (including Sky Sports). There is a 150 person function room

available free of charge for your private / members parties.

Our range of beers and lagers are most competitive with the local hostelries; Facilities exist

for bowls, cricket, football, pool, bingo and darts.

We currently have 2 senior football teams playing in local leagues 1 and 2 with 9 junior teams covering the age bracket of 7 to 16. (see below)

F.C. Seamer Juniors provides local children the chance to play football in a safe and fun

environment. We have teams ranging from under 7’s to under 16’s.

Check out the local website to see what we are about:-

The club also has 2 adult football teams which play in the Scarborough & District Saturday

leagues 1 and 2 from early September to the end of April.

We say that we have the best facilities locally as the ground is well maintained and the registered players are well managed.

We welcome new players at all times as the teams strive for success in both leagues and cups.

Bus and Rail Transport:  

Coastliner Service 843 - Leeds-York-Malton-Scarborough

For timetable information tel. (01653) 692556. Scarborough and District, Travel Centre, 51a Westborough, Scarborough tel. (01723) 375463

Valerider Service 128 - Helmsley-Pickering-Scarborough

Scarborough and District 7 and 17 - Seamer Road-Crossgates-Eastfield-Filey Road-Scarborough

Direct rail services from Seamer Station include York, Leeds, Bradford, Huddersfield, Manchester, Liverpool, Blackpool and Hull. Connecting trains are also available for London, the south and Scotland. Passenger train information is available on (0845) 7484950

Crossgates Badminton Club

Crossgates Badminton Club meets on Friday evening, 7:15 p.m. - 9 p.m. at the Community Centre. We play Badminton at a social level, we do not enter any League teams. We also play Table Tennis. We currently have vacancies for adults who may be interested in joining us. Charges are £2.00 per evening, which includes refreshments. First visit is FREE OF CHARGE. We are a small friendly group, why not come along and try?

Emergency Services

Electric Power Loss:              (0800) 668877

Gas Escapes:                        (0800) 111 999

Environment Agency Floodline:

(0845) 988 1188 (free)

Samaritans:                            (01723) 368888

Childline FREEPHONE:         (0800) 1111

Police:                         999 or 0845 60 60 247

Crimestoppers:                       (0800) 555111

Victim Support:                       (01723) 500539

St. Martin’s Church

Vicar - The Revd Andrew Moreland

The Vicarage,

3, Stockshill,



Y012 4QG

Tel: 01723 863102

Web page: http//

Church Services Every Sunday

9.30am Traditional Common Worship Communion

11.00am Modern Worship Service with Sunday Club (1st, 3rd, 4th month all age services). (2nd Sunday with baptisms)

Other Sunday Activities

2nd Sunday of the month at St Martin's - Word and Worship, extended time of modern worship with speaker 7pm.

Other Activities:

We have a regular 'life groups' where we study the Bible, pray, on a Wednesday morning 10.15am everyone is welcome and we have life groups that meet every two weeks in the evenings. As well as an active Men's and Women's Group that meet every month.

Curry Club - we meet on the first Monday of every month, going to local eating establishments and meeting in homes.

Get along club - every Thursday this group go out to lunch together.

Prayer group - meets 7.30pm every Wednesday, all welcome.

ABC - last Tuesday of the month 2.15pm for chat and play, adults, babies and children welcome in the Church.

Open Church: Wednesdays 12 - 2.30, Saturdays 10 - 12 noon

Morning Prayer Tues - Sats 9am 9.30 am. Mothers Union -There is an active Mothers Union. Bell Ringing - contact us if you are interested in learning.

Contact the Vicar for any further information regarding the above.

The Samaritans

40 Trafalgar Street West, Scarborough

Samaritans are here to provide confidential, non-judgemental support to anyone experiencing emotional problems no matter how large or small.

Whatever your concerns, talking can help, and that is why Samaritans are there to listen, twenty four hours a day. We don't judge, aren't shocked and wont tell you what to do.

Telephone (24 hours) 01723 368888 (Branch) or 08457 90 90 90 or you may write or email if you prefer. Email or write to Chris, P.O. Box 9090, Stirling FK8 2SA.

If you think YOU could become a Samaritan Volunteer or you could spare a few hours to help in our shop, please ring 01723 369001 and leave your name and contact number and someone will call you back. Or visit website

Seamer Methodist Church

Minister:  Rev. Denise Free


Sunday Worship 10.30 am.

Bell Close Monthly - Third Tuesday 10.30am

Coffee Mornings Monthly - Second Saturday 10.30am - 12.00 noon

Christenings, Marriages and funerals by appointment with Rev. Denise Free

1 St John’s Avenue, Filey YO14 9AZ Tel: (01723) 512168


Citizens Advice Bureau

The Citizens Advice Bureau offers advice and assistance free of charge on matters such as Benefits, Legal Issues, Relationships, Housing, Employment and Debt. We can negotiate on our clients behalf and represent them at Social Security Appeal Tribunals.

We are wholly impartial and independent and all enquiries are dealt with in confidence. The offices are open to the public between 10:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. on Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays. Or telephone anytime during opening hours on (01723) 368710.

24 hour telephone advice line 08451 202930 (Local Rate) Evening appointments available on Wednesday.

Women’s Royal Voluntary Service

Tel. (01723) 373934.

A national service concentrating on services for the elderly and hospital services.

Meals on Wheels

Books on Wheels (now Home Library Service)

Hospital Shop and Trolley

Emergency Services

Chemotherapy Unit

WRVS always need volunteers to help keep our services running. Young people may like to be involved with emergency services as there are no specific hours or times - just a willingness to be trained to help at any time of emergency.

Dial A Ride

Dial A ride is a local, independent, charity providing fully accessible, safe and reliable door to door transport for older people and those with a disability. We have a fleet of 9 minibuses with low steps, grab rails, ramps or hydraulic lifts. We also have a wheelchair accessible MPV which accommodates 3 passengers plus one passenger using a wheelchair. This particular vehicle is available for journeys further afield, for example York, Leeds, Manchester or beyond

Eligible passengers can use Dial a Ride for any reason - to keep a health appointment, go shopping, visit the hairdresser, family or friends. All staff are CRB cleared at an enhanced level and receive full staff training to ensure our passengers have a safe and enjoyable journey.

Passengers need to register to join and pay £3 a year membership. They then pay a reasonable fare (e.g. the return fare from Seamer to the hospital is £5.90) To register, book, volunteer or simply find out more information, telephone 01723 354434 or visit our website at www.

Seamer and Irton Community Primary School

'A Happy School Committed to Excellence'

Headteacher: Mr J Wanless

Chair of Governors: Mrs H Mallory


Successful education has always had at its root a good three-way partnership of pupil, teacher and parent. We share your aspirations for your child and aim to work with you in providing a secure, happy and stimulating environment in which the children will be encouraged to learn, and in which they will be prepared for the future.

Seamer and Irton CP School

Denison Avenue



YO12 4QX

Tel: 01723 863489      Fax: 01723 864568

Age Concern Scarborough and District

Age Concern operates two charity shop from premises in High Street in Eastfield and Wreyfield Drive at Raincliffe. They are open Monday to Friday from 9.00 am - 4.00 pm. We welcome all donations received for us to sell in the shops - money raised locally is spent on local services.

Handyperson - assistance with small household repairs.

Link-Workers - Community Outreach workers will visit you in privacy to undertake benefit checks or help with form completion.

They will also provide talks to local groups

Insurance - Age Concern operates an insurance service which has benefits available to all over 50 years of age and is regulated by the Financial Services Authority. This is offered on a face to face basis from the Aberdeen Walk Centre Monday to Friday 9.00am - 2.00pm.

Health Promotion & Exercise  - Group sessions, for further details please call.

Monday club and telephone befriending.

If you would like to make enquiries about any of the above services or if you would like to become an Age Concern Volunteer or Supporting Member then please contact Age Concern on Scarborough 379058


Dr P J Robinson and Partners

The Surgery

Pickering Road

West Ayton


YO13 9JF

Branch Surgery - 8A Denison Avenue

There are seven partners in this practice. All surgeries are by appointment only. Telephone 01723 863100. A comprehensive leaflet detailing all services offered is available from the surgery.

Drs. Walker, Noble, Hughes, Saffman and Crick

Eastfield Surgery

1 Eastway


YO11 3LS

Telephone 01723 584690 (Appointments) and 01723 582297 (all other) Surgery by appointment only. A leaflet is available from the surgery.