Features

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

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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

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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

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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.

Look back through time with The Helmsley Archive

Gazette & Herald: Helmsley Home Guard 1944

4:49pm Thursday 24th July 2014

HISTORIC photographs from The Helmsley Archive showing the involvement of local residents in military and related organisations over the past 120 years have gone on display at the the town's Arts Centre.

Prickly plant is just the excuse for a kiss

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1:56pm Wednesday 16th July 2014

Countryside writer MIKE BAGSHAW explores one of the few plants that make such an impact on the landscape.

Flying drone sees the bigger picture at Castle Howard arboretum

Gazette & Herald: Castle Howard Arboretum - aerial view, southern side with boundary wallPhoto taken using aerial drone by Stockholm Environment Institute, University of York

11:58am Wednesday 16th July 2014

THIS is the Castle Howard arboretum as you'll never have seen it before: from the air.

Memories of school days

Gazette & Herald: 1981 - The  cast of Vacuees – a play and project about Evacuees sent to places like Malton in the Second World War. Back row: Adrian Everitt, David Howell; Third row: Tim Daniels, Stuart Kinghorn, Graham Warters, Anselm Dorman, Julian Hollingsworth,

4:17pm Wednesday 9th July 2014

MEMORIES of Malton School from across the world are being revived thanks to a website looking at the school's long history.

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Columnists

Violence thrives in hen den

Gazette & Herald: Dale Lowther

8:00am Wednesday 30th July 2014

WE are into the barley and harvest has started. Glorious shining stalks glistening like gold in the afternoon sunshine. And coming in at 14.2 per cent moisture, which if we were sending it into the grain merchant would mean no drying costs.

Horsemeat, shows and terrorism on the agenda

Gazette & Herald: MP Anne McIntosh

8:00am Wednesday 30th July 2014

VISITING the areas of Rosedale, Farndale and the Vale of Pickering at this time of year, nothing could seem more peaceful and remote from any threat of terrorism.

Shear joy to watch clipping

Gazette & Herald: Dale Lowther

1:52pm Wednesday 16th July 2014

An invitation to watch a hill flock being clipped whilst we are in in Sutherland was an irresistible temptation for John. He had seen the shed where the sheep were being gathered as we drove into Durness to pick up some groceries, and then whilst fishing in the Kyle, got chatting to one of the shepherds who came down to watch him playing a fish. A fine grilse by the way. Like a bar of silver.

Relief for teachers, but not A64 users

Gazette & Herald: ElectionsModule Candidate photo

1:46pm Wednesday 16th July 2014

FOR all teachers and others who work in the education system, I’m sure there will be relief as the summer term comes to an end. For a short while they can have a brief respite from dealing with the bureaucracy within our education system at the moment.

Moving experience is a happy homecoming

Gazette & Herald: Teddi the gymnast

4:17pm Thursday 10th July 2014

At last, I am pleased to say that the house move is complete. There are still a few boxes left to unpack upstairs, but I can live with that for now.

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Readers' letters

‘Fracking is coming to an area near you’

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8:00am Wednesday 30th July 2014

Along footpaths, verges and fields over a large area of Ryedale, seismic equipment has been set up in the past couple of weeks to test for shale.

Don’t impose plan on us, let us talk

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8:00am Wednesday 30th July 2014

IN this open letter to Tobias Burckhardt, Fitzwilliam Estate, we ask that you share our vision to subject our planning to democratic input through the housing allocations in the Twin Towns Neighbourhood Plan, rather than prejudicing it by grabbing all the housing allocations first for yourselves.

Building up fans

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8:00am Wednesday 30th July 2014

I WOULD like to say how much I enjoyed the concert by the Shepherd Construction Band when they played for us in Peasholm Park, Scarborough, on Sunday, July 20.

Radio appeal

Gazette & Herald: Letters - zxc

8:00am Wednesday 30th July 2014

The readers miss nothing. I recently wrote to local newspapers across the country explaining that an internet radio station would soon be running a programme broadcasting stories of those who served in the Royal Navy, and would love to meet up again with their old shipmates.

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