Taking on the glorious Tough Mudder challenge

Gazette & Herald:

4:14pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

IT's 10.42am on a Sunday morning and I can barely breathe.

Collection of miniature historical scenes on display for last time

Gazette & Herald:

4:09pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

A REMARKABLE collection of miniature historical scenes which had remained hidden for decades are on public display for the final time this weekend.

Yorkshire coast wildlife picture wins award for photographer

Gazette & Herald:

4:14pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

A Yorkshire wildlife photographer has received international recognition at a photography competition in the US, for his photograph capturing the amazing wildlife of the Yorkshire Coast.

Hovingham Primary School history brought to life

Gazette & Herald:

5:08pm Thursday 14th August 2014

HOVINGHAM Primary School is celebrating 150 years at the heart of the village

Kevin Hollinrake: A true blue who wants a fairer society

Gazette & Herald: Kevin Hollinrake, the prosepective MP for Thirsk, Malton and Filey. Pic: Mike Tipping (9247034)

10:17am Thursday 14th August 2014

ASK most would-beTory MPs who their heroes are, and you'll get a fairly predictable answer: Margaret Thatcher or Sir Winston Churchill most likely.

Supporting Scarborough's lifeboat heroes

Gazette & Herald: The Scarborough lifeboat on a training exercise close to the North Bay shore. Picture: Matt Clark (9038998)

2:11pm Monday 11th August 2014

The North Sea is not a good place to be stranded but rescues cost serious money and Scarborough lifeboat is running an appeal for new equipment. MATT CLARK discovers why.

Snapshot of changing seasons

Gazette & Herald: Bicycle made for two

2:58pm Thursday 7th August 2014

THIS month’s feature from Malton Camera Club offers five fantastic images by one of its members, Sue Hogarth.

‘Mad idea’ which grew into Screenplay

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 07802 400651/mail@bartpics.co.uk
1st August 2014


9:23am Thursday 7th August 2014

Stephen Joseph Theatre associate director Henry Bell wanted to find a challenge for writers who were not internationally famous or who had not worked in the theatre before. As he tells Steve Pratt, the result was Screenplay

‘We have never knowingly detected a UFO’

Gazette & Herald: RAF Fylingdales. The operations room, manned 24/7,  365 days a year. Picture: Matt Clark (8841928)

3:24pm Wednesday 6th August 2014

MATT CLARK visits RAF Fylingdales to hear about tracking space debris and the vital role of the information gathered there plays in our lives.

A close encounter with Flamingo Land’s Sumatran tiger cubs

Gazette & Herald: Sumatran tigers at Flamingo Land. Picture: Matt Clark (8724646)

3:11pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

Flamingo Land's three Sumatran tiger cubs are now more than four months old. STEPHEN LEWIS went to meet them - and their formidable mother

Educating national park carers of tomorrow

Gazette & Herald: NHS FUNDING: GPs in the North York Moors fear they will have to dilute services following the loss of income.

9:00am Wednesday 30th July 2014

AN education service aimed at providing learning opportunities for young people has been launched in the North York Moors National Park.

Businesswoman opens unisex treatment room

Gazette & Herald:

8:00am Wednesday 30th July 2014

PICKERING businesswoman Sharon Hornby, owner of Something For The Weekend Sir? and Femme Fatale Hairdressing, has embarked on a new venture with Kim Watson.

Don’t get tongue-tied over Yorkshire dialect

Gazette & Herald:

8:00am Wednesday 30th July 2014

Ey up, it’s time to talk dialect with one of Ryedale’s experts

Venetia Wrigley appointed deputy lieutenant for North Yorkshire

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8:00am Wednesday 30th July 2014

A WELL-KNOWN Ryedale resident, Venetia Wrigley, of Ganton, has been appointed deputy lieutenant for North Yorkshire.

Enjoy a taste of country life at Yorkshire's agricultural shows

Gazette & Herald:

12:39pm Friday 25th July 2014

IF you're stuck for something to do with the family this weekend, you could do far worse than head out to Sutton Park on Sunday.

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Cat does a moonlight dance

Gazette & Herald:

8:00am Wednesday 27th August 2014

I understand that it has been scientifically proven that stroking a cat can lower your blood pressure. What the scientists don’t say, however, is that it could very well be the same cat that sends your blood pressure rocketing in the first place.

Fracking causing fears of a Ryedale like Texas

Gazette & Herald: ElectionsModule Candidate photo

8:00am Wednesday 27th August 2014

CONGRATULATIONS to our young people who received their exam results recently. The “good” results are a testimony to our teachers’ ability to react quickly to change and the students ability to cope with new changes to the curriculum.

Boris was spreadeagled across my car bonnet

Gazette & Herald: Martin Vander Weyer

8:00am Wednesday 20th August 2014

The national press is busy speculating about the future of London Mayor Boris Johnson, who looks likely to stand for Parliament in a west London seat, and may go on to challenge David Cameron – or other contenders such as Theresa May – for the Conservative Party leadership.

There is a lot moor to tell about hilltop village of Spaunton

Gazette & Herald: George Thompson on Spaunton Moor

8:00am Wednesday 20th August 2014

SPAUNTON is a small village near the southern edge of the North York Moors, resting quietly on a hilltop between Hutton-le-Hole and Lastingham to the south-west of Blakey Ridge. Many of my reference books that deal with that part of the North York Moors omit references to Spaunton and yet it boasts some interesting tales.

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Readers' letters

Show support for Gaza crisis

Gazette & Herald:

8:00am Wednesday 27th August 2014

As a supporter of Save the Children, which is a member of the Disasters Emergency Committee, I’d like to draw the attention of your readers to the recent launch of its Gaza Crisis Appeal.

Appeal for help in tracing family history

Gazette & Herald: Letters - zxc

8:00am Wednesday 27th August 2014

My cousin, Sally Wilson, from Melbourne, Australia, has been in touch regarding a quest for information about her husband’s father, who died when he was only 13.

Being economic

Gazette & Herald: Letters - zxc

8:00am Wednesday 27th August 2014

The article in Gazette & Herald on August 13 by Luke Ives conceals some not so good information and is, in parts, economic with the truth.

Weighty issue

Gazette & Herald: Letters - zxc

8:00am Wednesday 27th August 2014

 I RECENTLY went to Showfield Lane tip in Malton to dispose of 18 bricks and the operative estimated the cost of disposal at £7.50.

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Fundraising Fun

Weekend fundraiser boost for air ambulance

Gazette & Herald: Fundraising weekend for the Yorkshire Air Ambulance and Yorkshire Cancer Research at the Hyde Park pub in Norton. Pictured is Landlady Susan Rice (left) and Sharon Newsam who will be taking part in an obstacle course for the charities.
Pic Katherine Batch

12:12pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

A NORTON pub hosted its annual fundraiser for the Yorkshire Air Ambulance and Yorkshire Cancer Research at the weekend.

Brothers sell apples to raise funds for Help for Heroes

Gazette & Herald: Brothers (from left) Archie, Charlie and Henry Lealman who are raising money, for Help For Heroes, by selling apples from a stall outside their home in Harome, near Helmsley. Pic: Mike Tipping (9626724)

11:44am Wednesday 27th August 2014

THREE brothers have been using their initiative to help raise funds for Help for Heroes.

Helmsley Walled Garden throws open its gate for charity

Gazette & Herald: The Helmsley Walled Garden. Picture : Garry Atkinson (6484313)

10:28am Wednesday 27th August 2014

HELMSLEY Walled Garden, pictured, will be opening its doors on Sunday, September 7, in aid of two charities, Perennial and the National Gardens Scheme (NGS).

Malton man rises to challenge of mountain charity trek

Gazette & Herald: Adrian James

9:30am Wednesday 27th August 2014

A MALTON man is in last minute training for a once-in-a-lifetime trip to climb Mount Kilimanjaro.

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