In recent years together with the loss of green fields the village has seen a decline in the number of farms as well as many shops and other facilities.
As befitting a community that won the accolade of Yorkshire Village of the Year in 2004 there are still plenty of plus points to supplement some of the best views in the area.
The village still retains two churches, Emmanuel, the
and the historic
where John Wesley once preached.
The village can still boast a growing well stocked village convenience store,
in a widely circulated
hairdressing establishments at
and a host of other services advertised in