b'In one photograph of a set supplied by the late Alan Hobbs we see The Earl of Halifax talking to assembled residents on the occasion of the official Opening of the Pavilion in August 1968. The opening was accompanied by a Grand Fete which included a Cricket Match, Fancy Dress &Robert holding Andrew with Richard - 1956a Ladies Knockout Football Competition. The Pavilion had been in use since 1966.From left to right: Guy Wilson, Walter Sefton, Norman Wilson, Grandad Reg Rivis, Paddy Brigham, Arthur Smith. In the middle sitting on the trailer, Barry Brigham, Richard Sefton. Far right Kenny Smith, Chris Smith. Standing on the trailer, left Mike Brigham & right, Robert Sefton.where Bob and Lorna Sleightholme had lived. The house was the former Policemans House and was then attached to Hall Farm as its tenants farm house. He later was to buy it from Garrowby and extend it in the 1960s.In the early 1950s father joined the Parish Council and was elected to the Pocklington Rural District Council where he was soon involved in bringingWalter Sefton with Robert and baby Richard and improvements to the village. He pushed for improvedthe faithful dog, Laddie c1949.street lighting, and also arranged a meeting with therolled in order to create a reasonable playing surface. then Lord Halifax who was asked to provide the villageOne of his Farm fields along Garrowby Lane was with a proper playing field that could be permanentlythe last of many, and seeing the plight of villagers maintained in good order for the playing of Crickethaving to walk a mile or two just to play cricket, and and Football. Prior to this time, any cricket match hadwatch the footballers play on the old Show Field with to be played on various old pasture fields around thesawdust lines and no changing rooms, he realised, village and a cricket square had to be hand-cut andalong with other villagers, that what was needed was BULLETIN 19 383'