Organisations

Ritz Cinema
Westgate
Sowerby
Thirsk YO7 1QS
01845 524751
Website

Rural Arts North Yorkshire
The Old Court House
4 Westgate
Sowerby
Thirsk YO7 1QS
01845 526536
Website

Sowerby Music
c/o Peter Rush
4 Meadow Garth
Sowerby
Thirsk YO7 1HY
01845 518001 (tickets)
01845 597058 (concerts
Website

Sowerby Methodist Church
Front Street
Sowerby
Thirsk YO7 1JQ
01845 522255
Website

St Oswald's C.E. Parish Church (including Sowerby Parochial Church Hall)
Front Street
Sowerby
Thirsk YO7 1JG
01845 522814
Website

Sowerby Angling Society
Nigel Pringle
01347 868294
Website

Sowerby Flatts Bowling Club
The Flatts
Sowerby
Thirsk
01845 525701
Website

Sowerby Flower Club
Barbara Thornton
01845 523656
OR
Mrs. Davies
01845 526209

Thirsk and Sowerby Flatts Preservation Trust
Peter Bardon
01845 524060

Thirsk and Sowerby Harriers
Moorhouse Bungalow
Felixkirk
Thirsk YO7 2EF
01845 526550
Website

Thirsk and Sowerby Institute
The Flatts
Sowerby
Thirsk YO7 1LY
01845 522207

Thirsk and Sowerby Institute Quoits Club
c/o Thirsk and Sowerby Institute
07758 655062 or 01845 524270

Thirsk and Sowerby Swimming Baths Charity
c/o Hambleton District Council
Civic Centre
Stone Cross
Northallerton DL6 2UU
0845 1211 555

Abbeyfield (Thirsk and Sowerby) Society Ltd
The Limes
Sowerby
Thirsk YO7 1HX
01845 523450

Hambleton and Richmondshire Citizens Advice Bureau
277 High Street
Northallerton DL7 8DW
01609 776551
Website

League of Friends of the Lambert Memorial Hospital
Peter Bardon
01845 524060

Thirsk and District Toy Library
Sowerby Parochial Church Hall
The Flatts
Sowerby
Thirsk YO7 1JG

Thirsk District Community Mini-Bus Association
Town Hall
Westgate
Sowerby
Thirsk YO7 1QS
01845 524990

Thirsk, Sowerby and District Community Care Association
14A Market Place
Thirsk YO7 1LB
01845 523115
Website

Sowerby Scout and Guide Group
Headquarters
The Flatts
Front Street
Sowerby
Thirsk YO7 1LY
01845 526138

Sowerby Skate Park
Thirsk8 Park Ltd
Gravel Hole Lane
Sowerby
Thirsk
07973 741454
Website

Thirsk Clock
Church Hall
St. James' Green
Thirsk YO7 1AQ
01845 524494
Website

Public Services

All Saints RC Primary School
Green Lane East
Sowerby
Thirsk YO7 1NB
01845 523058
Website

Askham Bryan College (Thirsk Centre)
Thirsk Rural Business Centre
Blakey Lane
Sowerby
Thirsk YO7 3AB
01845 574928
Website

Hambleton District Council
Civic Centre
Stone Cross
Northallerton DL6 2UU
0845 1211 555
Website

Hambleton District Council Planning Applications
Civic Centre
Stone Cross
Northallerton
DL6 2UU
0845 1211 555
Website

Meadowfields Extra Care Housing
Chapel Street
Sowerby
Thirsk YO7 1TH
0370 192 4004

North Yorkshire County Council
County Hall
Northallerton DL7 8AD
01609 780780
Website

Sowerby Community Primary School
Topcliffe Road
Sowerby
Thirsk YO7 1RX
01845 523037
Website

Sowerby Household Waste Recycling Centre
Ox Moor Plantation Lane
Sowerby
Thirsk YO7 1FA
01609 532512 (NYCC Waste Management)
Website

Sowerby Nursery School
Topcliffe Road
Sowerby
Thirsk YO7 1RX
01845 527321
Website

Thirsk and Sowerby Leisure Centre
Chapel Street
Sowerby, Thirsk YO7 1LU
01845 522447
Website

Thirsk and Sowerby Town Hall
Westgate
Sowerby
Thirsk YO7 1QR
01845 522650

Thirsk Library
Meadowfields
Chapel Street
Sowerby
Thirsk YO7 1TH
01609 534589
Website

Thirsk School and Sixth Form College
Topcliffe Road,
Sowerby
Thirsk YO7 1RZ
01845 522024
Website

Emergency Services

Ambulance
999

Childline
0800 1111

Domestic Violence National Helpline
0808 200 0247

Electricity Power Cut
Northern Power Grid Emergencies (North East) 0800 668877

Fire
999

Flooding
999

Friarage Hospital
A & E - Accident and Emergency Department Northallerton 01609 779911

G.P. Practices
Dr. Trzeciak and Partners
The Doctors' Surgery
The Health Centre
Chapel Street
Sowerby
Thirsk YO7 1LG
01845 440462

Dr. Pooley and Partners
The Lambert Medical Centre
2 Chapel Street
Sowerby
Thirsk YO7 1LU
01845 523157

Gas Leak
National Gas Emergency 0800 111 999

NHS 111 Service
111

Police
999

Samaritans
116 123

Social Care Emergencies
North Yorkshire County Council Emergency Duty Team 0845 034 9417 (Outside normal office hours)

StepChange (Debt Advice Charity)
0800 138 1111

Veterinary Surgery
Skeldale Veterinary Centre
York Road
Thirsk YO7 3BT
01845 522297

Report a Fault

Blocked Drain or Gully on the road:
Hambleton District Council Online Fault Report

Dog Fouling: 
Report anyone allowing dog fouling tel: 0845 1211 555 – Street Scene.

Domestic Waste Bin (Black or Green) not emptied:
Contact Hambleton District Council tel: 0845 1211 555.

Fly Tipping:
To report flytipped waste tel: 0845 1211 555 – Street Scene.

Gas Leak: 
If you smell gas or suspect a leak tel: 0800 111 999 – National Gas Emergency Line.

Gas Supply:
Loss of gas supply tel: 0800 111 999 – National Gas Emergency Line.

Litter: Any problem with litter or litter bins tel: 0845 1211 555 – Street Scene.

Noise from neighbours, commercial premises or other source:
Tel: 0845 1211 555 – Environmental Health.

Nuisance:
Strong smells, drainage problems, accumulation of rubbish or other nuisances tel: 0845 1211 555 – Environmental Health.

Pest Control: 
For domestic infestation by rodents or insects (free treatment for residents in receipt of Council Tax Benefit, otherwise charges apply) tel: 0845 1211 555 – Pest Control.

Power Cut: 
No electric power tel: 0800 66 88 77 – Northern Power Grid.

Recycling (blue box or blue bag) not collected:
Contact Hambleton District Council: 0845 1211 555. 

Sewerage: 
Problems with sewerage tel: 0845 24 24 24 – Yorkshire Water.

Stray Dogs or Noisy Dogs: 
For Straying Dogs tel: 0845 241 7253 – Dog Warden Service.
For Noisy Dogs tel: 0845 1211 555 – Environmental Health.

Street light not working: 
Hambleton District Council Online Fault Report

Vandalism or other Anti-Social Behaviour:
Non-emergency tel: 101 – Police.

Water Leak: To report a leak tel: 0800 57 35 53 – Yorkshire Water.

Water Supply: If you have no water tel: 08451 24 24 24 – Yorkshire Water.


Useful Links

Thirsk and Sowerby Blue Plaques Trail
These plaques record important buildings or people associated with our town.
The idea of Blue Plaques was the brainchild of Councillor Jim Jackson of Thirsk Town Council.

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Thirsk and Sowerby Past and Present
Thirsk and Sowerby Past and Present is a trail of 15 interpretation boards around the market town of Thirsk, North Yorkshire.

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Thirsk Tourist Information
You will easily find Thirsk Tourist Informationin the middle of Thirsk Market Place.
Their opening hours are Monday to Saturday from 10am, with closing time dependent on the month: Jan-Mar 3pm, Apr-Jun 4pm, Jul-Aug 5pm, Sep-Dec 4pm.

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War Memorials in Sowerby, North Yorkshire
The Sowerby War Memorial is on the village green outside St Oswald's Church, Sowerby, Thirsk, North Yorkshire.
There are also war memorials inside St Oswald's Church and Sowerby Methodist Church.

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