The main obstacle to the Baxtons Lane site fulfilling its potential has been a lack of investment over a number of years. The Charity aim to address this issue over the next few years with a number of initiatives.

We have made a significant improvement to the 'wet area' of the Pavilion in year 2014. We now have new changing rooms, new toilets and a superb new kitchen.

The money for these improvements has come from event fundraising like the 10K Challenge, Bonfire Night and Fun Days. A large proportion of the funding however has come from private donations and a 50% matched funding pot from Ryedale District Council. The Trustee is grateful for this support and all the people who helped make it happen.

Further work is scheduled  for 2015 when the entrance, external drainage and path from the car park area will be completed in Spring. The funding for this work has come mainly from the new housing developments in Helmsley via the National Park (the planning authority) and will be carried out by the Town Council. If you would like to have an input or comment on any aspect of the work or volunteer for anything from web site maintenance to painting and decorating please use the contact form on this site.  Thank you.