• Young People's Drop In Sessions

    YOUNG PEOPLE’S DROP IN SESSIONS An initiative that helps young people from Thirsk and the surrounding district is to be extended. Hambleton District Council has awarded the ‘Making Time’ project  £10,000 from its Making a Difference Awards to provide an extra five weekly drop in sessions to provide information and advice.

  • Lottery Winner!

    Congratulations to July's Lottery Winner Neil Patterson!!! We are pleased to announce that you have won our £50 cash prize plus a £10 food voucher from The Frankland Arms. To find out how you can join our lottery and support our charity at the same time please visit the 'Count Me In!' lottery page on the website

  • Family Fun Day

    Family Fun Day 18th August!!! The Frankland Arms in Thirsk are kindly hosting a fundraising day for The Clock on Saturday 18th August. Please join us from 1pm-5pm for Music, Hog Roast & BBQ, Stalls, Games and Activities, Photobooth & Tombola plus much more! All proceeds will help The Clock continue to support the community in the work we do.

  • Stronger Community Partnerships

    The Clock and Thirsk Community Care   Two of Thirsk’s long-established charities, The Clock and Thirsk Community Care, have decided that the best way to do more for local people is to explore a closer working relationship. It may be that in time they will merge into one charity – but if so that will be some time off.

  • Return of The Blog.......

    Our C.E.O returns with a new blog bursting with news of what's been happening at The Clock over the last few months:

Hello and welcome to the website for The Clock.

The Clock is an independent charitable organisation which delivers services to young people and adults across North Yorkshire.

Services include:
  • Support
  • Activities
  • Learning Opportunities
  • TLC

The Clock’s Vision

Everyone feels part of the community.

Our Mission

To support people in North Yorkshire to engage with and contribute to their community.

Social objectives

  • To increase social inclusion
  • To increase community resilience
  • To improve wellbeing
  • To increase economic prosperity


  • Provide support
  • Deliver social activities
  • Provide learning opportunities
  • Offer TLC

Code of conduct

What you can expect from us:

  • Respect from all members
  • The right of all members to be listened to and have their views acknowledged
  • Recognition to confidentiality within safeguarding guidelines
  • To support the empowerment of all members, enhance their rights and encourage their responsibilities.
  • Respect their values.
  • Staff will only use appropriate language and behaviour.
  • Impartial information, advice and guidance
  • To run the organisation in a safe way

What we expect from you:

  • Respect for staff and members.
  • Respect for the residents of St James Green.
  • Follow the code of conduct.
  • Take care of The Clock's resources.
  • Help to keep The Clock a safe place
  • Refrain from any forms of  physically abusive behaviour, threatening or bullying behavior or sexual behaviour
  • Not to enter the building under the influence of alcohol or substances

We hope that you will be satisfied with the services we offer, however we welcome any suggestions. If you are unhappy with the service we deliver then please follow our grievance policy, which is available on our welcome board at the entrance of the building.

The Clock has it's own YouTube channel with past AGM films and 'Faces of The Clock ' videos.

Follow the link below to see more!


The Clock - Thirsk

Church Hall
St James Green
North Yorkshire

Tel: 01845 524 494
E-mail: info@theclock.org

The Clock (Yorkshire) Ltd
Registered Charity No. 1096518
Registered Company No. 04520206
A Company Limited by Guarantee, registered in England & Wales

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