Motorist injured in crash on country road

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12:58pm Sunday 19th October 2014

A MOTORIST was injured today in a crash on a country road in North Yorkshire.

3,000 sign horse death petition

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11:16am Saturday 18th October 2014

MORE than 3,000 people have signed a petition to have a North Yorkshire equestrian centre closed down, after a horse was killed and dumped in a garden.

New crime figures show fall in North Yorkshire

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10:11am Saturday 18th October 2014

ROBBERIES, burglaries, criminal damage and incidents involving vehicles have all reduced in North Yorkshire, new figures showhave revealed.

Devastated owners' tribute to tragic Grand National horse

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8:56am Saturday 18th October 2014

A RACEHORSE whose death in the Grand National sparked an outpouring of grief has been immortalised in a portrait.

Police come up with imaginative idea for tax-disc holders

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PC David Wise from Malvern Police Station with his Emergency Contact Disc designed to fit into the soon to be redundant car tax holder (11483610)

10:06am Friday 17th October 2014

IF you are wondering what to do with your now-useless car tax disc holder, police have come up with an ingenious and potentially life-saving idea.

UPDATE - One suspect bailed and second released without charge after horse is shot and dumped in garden with JCB - Rider tells of devastation - Centre owner defends actions - VIDEO ADDED

Gazette & Herald:

12:30am Friday 17th October 2014

TWO men were arrested today after a horse was killed and dumped in a garden, apparently over a row about a minor debt.

Two-day rural extravaganza at this year's Countryside Live

Gazette & Herald:

8:45am Friday 17th October 2014

SHEEP racing is included for the first time in this year's Countryside Live which takes place in Harrogate this weekend.

Help sought to preserve historic buildings in North Yorkshire

Gazette & Herald: Knutsford heritage in the spotlight during meeting

9:50am Friday 17th October 2014

THE public have been asked for their help to save some of North Yorkshire's most significant historic sites.

Ideas of what to do this Halloween and bonfire night

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4:14pm Thursday 16th October 2014

AS HALLOWEEN and bonfire night near, here is a list of events happening across Ryedale. Are you holding a spooky celebration or planning a firework display? Contact Hannah Bryan on or phone 01653 690610

Lorry driver had ‘no chance’ of avoiding man who jumped out

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8:13am Thursday 16th October 2014

A MAN listening to music on his headphones died after being hit by a truck just metres from his home, an inquest heard.

Takeaway owner tells of lockdown terror

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8:04am Thursday 16th October 2014

THE victim of a hoax call that locked down a North Yorkshire town has spoken out about how it has affected him.

Farmers’ group backs MPs call on milk pricing

Gazette & Herald: POLITICAL CHANGE: Thirsk and Malton MP Anne Mcintosh

8:31am Thursday 16th October 2014

A FARMERS’ group has supported calls from the Ryedale MP for more regulation on milk pricing.

Hospital doctor retires from medicine to focus on religion

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8:51am Thursday 16th October 2014

A VICAR and doctor from York will give up his roles in North Yorkshire this week.

Police ‘could do more to protect children’

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11:19am Thursday 16th October 2014

NORTH Yorkshire Police has admitted it could do more to protect children from sexual exploitation.

East Yorkshire woman’s £20k benefit fraud

Gazette & Herald: Scales - zxc

9:39am Thursday 16th October 2014

A WOMAN who fraudulently claimed almost £20,000 in benefits has been given a suspended sentence.

Search for new NHS trust chairman

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9:43am Thursday 16th October 2014

A NEW chairman is being sought for York Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust.

York theatre launches campaign to raise £500,000 for major upgrade

Gazette & Herald: FRESH LOOK: An artist's impression of the new-look York Theatre Royal

3:02pm Wednesday 15th October 2014

YORK Theatre Royal has launched a campaign to raise £500,000 to help pay for its biggest upgrade in half a century.

‘Think! before you drive - our son died’

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10:45am Wednesday 15th October 2014

A COUPLE whose eldest son was killed in a road accident just weeks after passing his driving test are backing a new campaign to raise awareness of country road safety.

Family appeal after pet dog goes missing

Gazette & Herald: Karen James of Ryedale, is appealing for information on the whereabouts of her missing dog, Smudge.
pic: Anthony Chappel-Ross (11391505)

10:42am Wednesday 15th October 2014

A FAMILY have been left devastated after the suspected theft of their pet dog.

Funding-hit fireworks display is cancelled

Gazette & Herald: Firework Fever: The display of fireworks on New Year!

10:39am Wednesday 15th October 2014

ORGANISERS of an annual firework display in Ryedale have said that this years event will not go ahead.

Castle Howard takes part in Illuminating York festival

Gazette & Herald: Castle Howard lights Castle Howard will be lit with coloured lights as part of the Illuminating York Festival  Tony Bartholomew

10:30am Wednesday 15th October 2014

COLOURED projections and flickering candles will cast a new light on Castle Howard as the historic house takes part in the Illuminating York festival for the first time this year.

Young dancer wins award

Gazette & Herald: Malton School pupil, Olivia Roberts (15), who has won the Louise Brown  Award for Ballet   :  Picture Frank Dwyer (11213854)

10:27am Wednesday 15th October 2014

A YOUNG ballet dancer has won a prestigious award for her commitment to ballet.

Witnesses are sought for road rage incident

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10:24am Wednesday 15th October 2014

POLICE are appealing for witnesses who may have seen a road rage incident in Pickering.

Safety concerns over village bridge

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10:24am Wednesday 15th October 2014

RESIDENTS have raised concerns that an unsafe bridge in a Ryedale village will soon lead to an accident.

Inquiry into Kirkbymoorside housing plan

Gazette & Herald: Ryedale District Council - zxc

10:21am Wednesday 15th October 2014

AN INQUIRY in to the council’s decision to reject a controversial 225 housing development will begin later this month.

Success for Ryedale Book Festival

Gazette & Herald: World renowned author Michael Morpurgo talks to Ryedale School children at the Milton Rooms, Malton.
pic: Anthony Chappel-Ross (11392581)

10:17am Wednesday 15th October 2014

CELEBRATED author Michael Morpurgo took to the stage for a unique event with hundreds of local schoolchildren as part of the annual Ryedale Book Festival.

New drop-in service for older people

Gazette & Herald: Librarian Martine Green at Malton Library with some of the Age UK information available in the section used by the organisation for advisory sessions on Wednesdays. Picture David Harrison. (10955940)

9:37am Wednesday 15th October 2014

OLDER people are being offered free advice and information at a new drop-in service.

International success for Ryedale artist

Gazette & Herald: Sally Taylor, opening of Jerwood Drawing Prize 2014 with Confused Head 27

9:35am Wednesday 15th October 2014

A RYEDALE artist is celebrating winning a prestigious award, staving off competition from more than 3,000 other entrants.

Ryedale photographer to sell limited edition prints in aid of cancer charities

Gazette & Herald:

10:18am Wednesday 15th October 2014

A WOMAN who changed career after beating cancer is supporting two charities that fund research into the disease.

Blind skydiver raises cash for hospice

Gazette & Herald:

12:35pm Wednesday 15th October 2014

A YOUNG man with a rare condition has taken part in a charity skydive.

Secretary of State for Work and Pensions visits Ryedale

Gazette & Herald: BACK TO WORK: Iain Duncan-Smith says the Work Programme is a success.

10:27am Wednesday 15th October 2014

Ryedale MP Anne McIntosh will welcome Iain Duncan Smith, Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, to a business networking lunch at the Old Lodge Hotel in Malton tomorrow (Thursday).

BMW destroyed and other vehicles damaged in York arson attack - picture of suspect released - VIDEO AND NEW PICS - Update 4.10pm

Gazette & Herald:

9:35am Tuesday 14th October 2014

POLICE say a York arson attack which destroyed a BMW car and damaged two other vehicles and a house could have had potentially devastating consequences.

Latest speed camera locations announced

Gazette & Herald:

4:28pm Tuesday 14th October 2014

The latest locations for North Yorkshire Police's mobile safety cameras have been announced.

Half-term fun at National Railway Museum

Gazette & Herald:

1:52pm Tuesday 14th October 2014

VISITORS to the National Railway Museum got a sneak preview of what’s in store for October half term when actors from street theatre troupe Platform did a dress rehearsal in the atmospheric Station Hall.

£40k payout for pig farm's loss

Gazette & Herald: Picture shows farmers Mick Gilbank 67 and Mark Wilson 44 at Low Moor Farm in North Yorkshire. A pig farming firm that sued a hot air balloon company claiming one of their flights caused a fatal stampede among their animals used a maths whizz to win a &pou

9:39am Tuesday 14th October 2014

A pig farming firm that sued a hot air balloon company claiming one of their flights caused a fatal stampede among their animals used a maths whizz to win a £40,000 payout.

User took cannabis from drugs factory

Gazette & Herald: Scales - zxc

9:17am Tuesday 14th October 2014

A cannabis user caught trying to move six kilos of the drug from Tadcaster to Manchester has avoided a return to jail.

Wheelchair user left behind by bus firm

Gazette & Herald:

9:06am Tuesday 14th October 2014

THE husband of a disabled woman has slammed a bus company after the couple were repeatedly left on the pavement.

Manslaughter suspect named and in court - two more arrests made

Gazette & Herald:

9:28am Monday 13th October 2014

A MAN will appear in court today charged with manslaughter following the death of a 21-year-old at the weekend.

Woman airlifted to hospital after being cut free from crash wreckage in North Yorkshire

Gazette & Herald: fire engine north yorkshire service - zxc

5:27pm Monday 13th October 2014

FIREFIGHTERS have cut free a woman who was trapped in her car after it collided with a van on the A171 at Normanby, near Whitby, at 1.30 pm today.

Hospital staff strike over denied pay rise

Gazette & Herald:

2:10pm Monday 13th October 2014

HEALTH workers have picketed this morning in protest over a Government decision not to give them a recommended one per cent pay rise.

Thousands of Yorkshire Marathon runners celebrate crossing the line

Gazette & Herald:

10:44am Monday 13th October 2014

PREPARATIONS are already underway for the 2015 Plusnet Yorkshire Marathon after 7,000 amateur and professional runners took on the challenge this year.

Wartime returns to Pickering

Gazette & Herald:

9:50am Saturday 11th October 2014

VISITORS to the annual Wartime Weekend in Pickering donned their best 1940's outfits from fur coats to full military uniforms as celebrations at the highly anticipated event got underway. 

New study proves pubs’ vital role in rural areas

Gazette & Herald: University of York logo

9:36am Saturday 11th October 2014

A STUDY of rural pubs by a University of York academic has shown that Emmerdale’s portrayal of the Woolpack as the hub of the local community is an accurate depiction of rural life.

Five ideas for what to do this weekend

Gazette & Herald:

4:28pm Friday 10th October 2014

RYEDALE is in for an action packed weekend as events including the highly anticipated annual Wartime Weekend and Ryedale Book Festival come to Malton. Check out what else is going on this weekend:

Rural road safety campaign launched

Gazette & Herald: (l-r),    David and Janet Warin , whose son, Daniel,  died in a car crash, with Pc Andy Patchett during a workshop with Sherburn High School pupils on the dangers of drink driving , part of the Drive Alive Road Safety Campaign   : Frank Dwyer (11307785)

10:42am Friday 10th October 2014

MORE people were killed on North Yorkshire's roads than in any other part of England, new figures have shown.

All-star cast bringing Dad's Army film to Yorkshire

Gazette & Herald:

9:43am Thursday 9th October 2014

HOLLYWOOD stars will be seen in Yorkshire in coming months as the new Dad's Army cast begin filming.

Ex-teacher faces more sex assault charges

Gazette & Herald: Scales - zxc

9:43am Thursday 9th October 2014

A FORMER school teacher who worked at Ampleforth College has appeared in court on fresh charges of sexually assaulting two boy pupils back in the 1980's.

North Yorkshire lieutenancy enters modern era

Gazette & Herald: Barry Dodd CBE DL, the chair of York, North Yorkshire and East Riding Enterprise Partnership is to be appointed Lord-Lieutenant for North Yorkshire.

8:54am Thursday 9th October 2014

A NEW era is starting for the North Yorkshire lieutenancy as businessman Barry Dodd outlines new agendas following his royal appointment.

Pre-war railway posters featuring Yorkshire seaside to go under hammer

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8:36am Thursday 9th October 2014

THEY were designed to lure visitors to coastal resorts such as Scarborough and Filey during the heyday of the railways.

Norton man to run marathon in memory of friend who died aged 20

Gazette & Herald: Josh MIlner who is to run in the Yorkshire marathon in memory of his friend Harvey Pettit who died from leukaemia.Pictures Nigel Holland (10526494)

3:34pm Wednesday 8th October 2014

A YOUNG man whose best friend passed away earlier this year at the age of 20 is running this weekend's York Marathon in his memory.

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