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8:36am Thursday 21st August 2014

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Fracking claims refuted by opponent groups

Gazette & Herald:

7:43am Thursday 21st August 2014

A REPORT claiming a controversial drilling technique would not be as visually intrusive as a wind farm or solar farm has been slammed by those against the process.

Welburn villagers invited to pub's celebrations

Gazette & Herald:

10:15am Thursday 21st August 2014

THE Crown and Cushion in Welburn is thanking the local community for their support by inviting the entire village to its first birthday party.

Ryedale Food Bank appeal

Gazette & Herald: Weight Watcher leaders have organised food donations and unwanted Christmas foods for theSalvation Army food bank in Risca.  Pictured is just one box of many unwanted items collected at the weight watcher evenings. (4049575)

10:25am Thursday 21st August 2014

RYEDALE Food Bank, based at Hope Central, in Castlegate, Malton, is appealing for particular items of foodstuffs to help those in need.

Officers to crack down on illegal anglers

Gazette & Herald: GONE FISHING: A serene spot is at Llanover on the Usk just above Pantygoitre Bridge.

10:19am Thursday 21st August 2014

ANGLERS without licences are facing a Bank Holiday blitz by fisheries enforcement officers in Yorkshire.

A64 set for £2.2m upgrade - two months of roadworks loom

Gazette & Herald: Traffic queues on the A64 near Malton which Coun Janet Sanderson would like to see upgraded

4:17pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

MOTORISTS are facing an autumn of delays, disruption and diversions on the A64 in North Yorkshire because of a £2.2 million resurfacing programme.

Approval expected for Malton livestock market

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12:41pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

A MULTIMILLION-pound development which will create hundreds of jobs and secure the future of Malton’s livestock market is set to receive planning approval this week.

Butcher praised after citizen’s arrest

Gazette & Herald: Butcher Melanie Wright who tackled a man she saw making off with a coat from the shop opposite hers in Malton with a Sherriff's badge for her by Winston Kobylka, of G.Woodall and Sons. Pic by Jo Hughes (9383499)

12:39pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

A HEROIC Ryedale woman has been praised for making a citizen’s arrest after she saw a man trying to steal a coat.

Bank supports £1.1m almshouses restoration

Gazette & Herald: Thornton-le-Dale could be in the running for the prettiest village in the county

12:21pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

A CHARITY bank is supporting the £1.1m refurbishment of Lady Lumley’s Almshouses in Thornton-le-Dale.

Mike's Mice add to charity's funds

Gazette & Herald: Sue Hoggard with her knitted mice.pic: Anthony Chappel-Ross (9328881)

12:12pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

A UNIQUE fundraising campaign which has captured the imagination of people from across Ryedale is holding an auction next week.

New group to tackle fracking in Ryedale

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12:14pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

A NEW anti-fracking campaign group for Ryedale has been set up to monitor the work of gas companies conducting seismic tests in the area.

Charity department store opens in Malton

Gazette & Herald: Olga Corcoran and Ian Brigham with fellow volunteers at the new St Catherine's Hospice shop in Malton.pic: Anthony Chappel-Ross (9057619)

12:32pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

SAINT Catherine’s Hospice is to open its first flagship department store in Malton.

A-level success for Ryedale students

Gazette & Herald:

12:32pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

STUDENTS from across Ryedale were celebrating after a successful year of A-level results.

Fundraisers in forest rescue

Gazette & Herald:

11:55am Wednesday 20th August 2014

MEMBERS of the Scarborough and Ryedale Mountain Rescue Team (SRMRT) were kept busy during a fundraising collection when a woman was injured in a fall from her mountain bike.

Lack of volunteers threatens Pickering Sixties Festival

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11:07am Wednesday 20th August 2014

PICKERING Sixties Festival is in danger of folding unless more volunteers come forward to help run the event.

Another food market success for Malton

Gazette & Herald: Tom Naylor-Leyland gets ready for this year’s Malton Food Lovers Festival

11:08am Wednesday 20th August 2014

AUGUST’S Monthly Food Market in Malton was another great success, according to the event’s organisers.

Special Constables recruitment campaign extended

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New Assistant Chief Constable Paul Kennedy

10:59am Wednesday 20th August 2014

THE SUMMER recruitment campaign for the North Yorkshire Police’s Special Constabulary has been extended to allow even more people the chance to apply.

Fitzwilliam Estate gives Heron Foods £150,000 to expand

Gazette & Herald:

11:06am Wednesday 20th August 2014

THE Fitzwilliam (Malton) Estate will contribute £150,000 towards the redevelopment of a new Heron food store.

Mums launch new baby classes

Gazette & Herald: (l-r), Nikki Scott-Somers and Susannah Stewart  with her son Ralph who are setting up new baby sensory classes in Malton     Picture Frank Dwyer (9243792)

10:55am Wednesday 20th August 2014

TWO mums have been inspired to set up their own baby classes after seeing the benefits to their own children.

Operator sought for refurbished former Malton town hall

Gazette & Herald: BUSINESS OPPORTIUNITY: The restored Malton Town Hall.

10:37am Wednesday 20th August 2014

MALTON’S former town hall has been put on the market. The Grade II property, which previously housed the town's museum, has undergone a £380,000 refurbishment by Fitzwilliam Malton Estate.

Appeal as dogs ‘disappear’

Gazette & Herald:

10:23am Wednesday 20th August 2014

TWO Ryedale families have been devastated by they believe has been the theft of their dogs in what is feared could be an organised campaign operating in the eastern part of North Yorkshire.

Malton firm win contract at home of hydroelectricity

Gazette & Herald: ANNIVERSARY: Historic Cragside in Northumberland

10:02am Wednesday 20th August 2014

BOSSES at a renewable energy firm say they are “thrilled” to have won a contract from the global home of hydroelectricity.

Tributes paid to a Yorkshire gentleman

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9:46am Wednesday 20th August 2014

TRIBUTES have been paid to Colonel Richard Nicholas Crossley, who died earlier this month, aged 81.

Support grows for Botton fight

Gazette & Herald: PROTESTS: The community centre at Botton Village

9:47am Wednesday 20th August 2014

 RESIDENTS campaigning against changes being made to the Camphill Village Trust gathered for a candlelit vigil to highlight the strong support received so far.

Ryedale company building for the future

Gazette & Herald:

9:35am Wednesday 20th August 2014

A CONSTRUCTION company specialising in barn conversions and listed property renovation is hoping to build upon its previous success.

Flags, picnics and brollies at Castle Howard Proms

Gazette & Herald: An unusual outfit catches the attention of people attending the annual Proms Spectacular at Castle Howard.
pic: Anthony Chappel-Ross (9386154)

4:06pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

MUSIC lovers got patriotic as they donned union jack hats, jackets and even onesies for the Castle Howard’s Proms Spectacular.

Make a date at Farndale Show

Gazette & Herald: 106th annual Farndale Show

12:06pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

NEXT year’s Farndale calendar will go on sale on August Bank Holiday Monday at Farndale Show.

Dickens society seeks volunteers

Gazette & Herald: The building in Chancery Lane, Malton, on which Dickens based Scrooge’s counting house.

12:00pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

VOLUNTEERS are being sought by the Charles Dickens (Malton) Society to help man the town’s Counting House.

Golden milestone for Malton playgroup

Gazette & Herald: HAPPY BIRTHDAY: Lily Mohamed, front, with fellow pupils and staff at the Firestation group, which is celebrating its 50th anniversary                                                            Picture: Anthony Chappel-Ross

11:56am Wednesday 20th August 2014

A MALTON playgroup is aiming to put together a book of memories and memorabilia to mark its 50th birthday.

The Loop virtual network launched

Gazette & Herald: NHS logo

10:38am Wednesday 20th August 2014

NHS Scarborough and Ryedale Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) has launched a virtual network to make it easier for people to get involved in helping to improve the health and wellbeing of their community.

Counselling services boosted by £8,000 Lottery grant

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10:35am Wednesday 20th August 2014

PEOPLE in need of counselling will have improved access to services thanks to a generous grant.

Spate of thefts in Whitby

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9:33am Wednesday 20th August 2014

THE public are being urged not to leave valuable items in their vehicles after a spate of thefts in one night.

Ryedale council to hold one-day sale of compost bins

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11:24am Wednesday 20th August 2014

RYEDALE residents are being given the chance to start composting at home for under £10.

Firefighters rescue youngsters from fairground ride

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5:53pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

FIREFIGHTERS have rescued three youngsters from a funfair ride in Scarborough.

Latest North Yorkshire speed camera locations

Gazette & Herald:

4:58pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

NORTH Yorkshire Police mobile safety cameras will be at the following locations from Wednesday, August 20 to Tuesday, August 26:

Warning to cricket clubs over changing room sneak thief

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11:12am Tuesday 19th August 2014

CRICKET clubs across North and East Yorkshire are being warned to be on their guard after a thief described as a “grey-haired gentleman” apparently stole £150 from players’ wallets at a weekend match.

Seaside water clean-up project wins top award

Gazette & Herald:

9:38am Tuesday 19th August 2014

A MULTI-MILLION pound project to improve bathing water across Scarborough has scooped the top prize at an industry award ceremony.

Chance to learn about life in the Stone Age

Gazette & Herald:

10:23am Tuesday 19th August 2014

VISITORS to an important North Yorkshire archaeological site will have the chance to find out about life in the Stone Age this weekend.

Motorcyclist dies in collision near Scarborough

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3:03pm Monday 18th August 2014

A biker has died in a collision with two cars near Scarborough.

Experts work to save North Yorkshire mussels

Gazette & Herald:

2:18pm Monday 18th August 2014

CONSERVATIONISTS are working in a remote North Yorkshire river to preserve a rare and endangered species of fresh water pearl mussel.

Police fine careless drivers using new fixed penalty powers

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11:52am Monday 18th August 2014

DRIVERS in York and North Yorkshire have been fined hundreds of pounds for their careless mistakes.

Hero rescuers praised after Whitby pier drama

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10:30am Monday 18th August 2014

WHITBY lifeguards have saved the life of a young boy who was caught in a rip current and dragged out to sea in Saturday afternoon.

Motorbiker hurt near Pickering

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10:20am Monday 18th August 2014

A MOTORBIKE rider was seriously injured in a crash near Pickering on Sunday afternoon.

New livestock market and housing plans set for approval

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7:52am Monday 18th August 2014

MAJOR plans that could transform business and housing in Malton look likely to get approval this week.

Rosedale Show 'sums up rural life in North Yorkshire'

Gazette & Herald: Three year old Henry Hall and his five year old brother William who won first and second prizes with pet Texel lambs at Rosedale Show. Pic by Jo Hughes (9378369)

10:23am Monday 18th August 2014

HOMEMADE and home-grown produce was in evidence at the Rosedale Show this weekend - one of the most fiercely traditional rural shows on the calendar.

North Yorkshire liqueur-maker wins acclaim for first British port drink

Gazette & Herald: ORCHARD HARVEST: Julia Medforth, of Raithorpe Manor Fine Foods, with a bottle of the award-winning damson port

8:12am Monday 18th August 2014

A NORTH Yorkshire liqueur-maker is changing centuries of tradition by producing its own version of port.

Jolly good time for all at Castle Howard's annual Proms Spectacular

Gazette & Herald: Chocs away. The annual Proms Spectacular at Castle Howard.
pic: Anthony Chappel-Ross (9379740)

12:07pm Monday 18th August 2014

THE very nationalistic Proms Spectacular at Castle Howard enjoyed very British weather at the weekend.

Author marks launch of first children's novel with prank competition

Gazette & Herald: Andy Seed, author of new children's book Prankenstein

9:38am Monday 18th August 2014

A NORTH Yorkshire author is launching a prank competition for children to mark the publication of his first children's novel - Prankenstein.

Father of missing chef Claudia Lawrence to give an update on search

Gazette & Herald: Peter Lawrence talks to the Gazette on what would be Claudia’s 40th birthday

11:37am Monday 18th August 2014

PETER Lawrence – the father of missing chef Claudia – is to address the press 2,000 days after his daughter disappeared.

Children’s swimming classes in Pickering

Gazette & Herald: Swimming in Beckenham

10:13am Monday 18th August 2014

THE Ryedale Pool in Pickering is holding children’s sessions during the school holidays.

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