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Welcome to Church Fenton

Church Fenton is an historic North Yorkshire farming village with a thriving community near to the market towns of Tadcaster and Selby. The location offers the benefits and tranquillity of a rural community, as well as being within easy travelling distance of the commercial and cultural opportunities of the nearby cities of Leeds and York, as well as great places of historical interest and heritage.

Church Fenton has a solid, friendly community spirit, having its own primary school and nursery, Jigsaws day care and out of school club. Church Fenton also has it's own Community Shop, as well as two churches, a popular public house offering food and an Indian restaurant within the mainline railway station.

Village life within Church Fenton has much to offer with football, cricket and bowls clubs, and for children rainbows, brownies, cubs and scouts.

The Village Hall is well used and is a meeting venue for a variety of local community groups and a place for regular evening entertainment.

All in all, there is a lot to enjoy in and about Church Fenton!


Church Fenton News

Following is the latest news regarding the village.


Website Updated

As you can see, the website has had a bit of an update. I hope you like the new look and that you find it easier to use and more informative. If you experience any problems let me know.


Community Shop

Our wonderful Community Shop now has new opening times, full details regarding the shop and its opening times can befound on the Community Shop page.


Coronavirus Help & Advice

A new page has been set-up containing help and advice to help get us all through this difficult period ... Coronavirus Help (UPDATED 05/08/2020).

Council News

Following is the latest news received from the Church Fenton Parish Council. For more detailed information regarding the Parish Council just check out the Parish Council web page.


Temporary Bridge at Great Brigg, Main Street

Area 7 NYCC Highways Dept have been in contact with the Parish Council to let us know that the repairs to the bridge are planned for November this year. The works will take in the region of 5 weeks and there will be a road closure and diversion in place during this time. Please direct any concerns or if the temporary lights are not working, to the Clerk at clerk.churchfentonpc@gmail.com Thanks, Georgina Ashton, Clerk to the Council.