Miss York organiser says there will be no repeat of Scarborough pageant brawl

Gazette & Herald: Diane Yalezo

8:32am Saturday 19th April 2014

THE organiser of a Scarborough beauty contest which descended into a brawl says she is confident York's competition will pass off smoothly.

North Yorkshire designer creates set of Buckingham Palace stamps

Gazette & Herald: Postage stamp designer Howard Brown in his Hushwaite studio.Picture : Garry Atkinson (5534741)

9:06am Saturday 19th April 2014

A STAMP designer from North Yorkshire has landed the chance to create a series celebrating the history of Buckingham Palace.

Scarborough pair arrested on suspicion of drug production

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7:33am Saturday 19th April 2014

TWO North Yorkshire men have been arrested on suspicion of drug production after they were pulled over on the A64.

Christians celebrate start of Easter weekend

Gazette & Herald: The Good Friday service in the Market Place, Malton. Jesus played by Scott Lavery. Details from VICAR RACHEL HIRST on 07896204121pic: Anthony Chappel-Ross (5537197)

9:20am Saturday 19th April 2014

CHRISTIANS from different denominations came together to bear witness at the start of the biggest weekend in the Church year.

Malton receives shooting party award

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8:49am Saturday 19th April 2014

THE Talbot Hotel in Malton has recently been announced as the third-best Shooting Hotel in the UK as part of the annual Guns on Pegs awards.

RNLI receives a sweet donation

Gazette & Herald: RNLI recruiting lifeguards for 2014

8:33am Saturday 19th April 2014

SCARBOROUGH Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI) has received a generous donation towards its ongoing Supacat appeal from a York ladies group called the Dollie Mixtures.

TV programme visits Britain’s best chip shop

Gazette & Herald: tuart Fusco, director and head chef at Quayside which has won another award

8:53am Friday 18th April 2014

QUAYSIDE fish and chip shop and restaurant – named ‘Best in Britain’ in 2014 – will be divulging the secrets to its multi award-winning fish and chips on BBC Countryfile this month.

Team from World of James Herriot attend veterinarian event

Gazette & Herald: Alf Wight, better known as James Herriot

8:21am Friday 18th April 2014

THE son of veterinary surgeon and writer North Yorkshire author Alf Wight recently attended the annual British Small Animal Veterinary Association Congress in Birmingham.

CLAUDIA LAWRENCE: New information being analysed

Gazette & Herald: Claudia Lawrence

12:37pm Thursday 17th April 2014

DETECTIVES leading the investigation into the disappearance of York chef Claudia Lawrence have released more new appeals to the public.

Fundraising events in memory of student

Gazette & Herald: Norton college charity cake sellers and rafflers, Sophie Mort, Sam Graggs, Lianna Hart (front) and Grace Lavery.pic: Anthony Chappel-Ross (5286422)

4:44pm Thursday 17th April 2014

A WEEK of fundraising events have taken place at Norton College in memory of one of its students,

'Ryedale residents stay safe this Easter'

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8:57am Thursday 17th April 2014

‘Stay safe whilst enjoying the Easter break and only use 999 in an emergency’ That’s the message from the region’s ambulance service as it gears up for one of the busiest weekends of the year.

Figures show North Yorkshire drug arrests included 13-year-old

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7:57am Thursday 17th April 2014

MORE than ten per cent of all people arrested by North Yorkshire Police for drug offences last year were under the age of 18.

Survey aims to get more support for crime victims

Gazette & Herald: Police and crime commissioner Julia Mulligan is taking steps to fulfil her election pledge of relocating police headquarters from Newby Wiske Hall

8:52am Thursday 17th April 2014

VICTIMS of crime, road accidents and anti-social behaviour are being given a bigger say in how they are treated after such incidents.

Cyclist suffers broken neck in North Yorkshire collision

Gazette & Herald: Violent offender arrested in Catterick after manhunt

3:40pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

A CYCLIST suffered a broken neck in a crash with a car in Thirsk on Monday (APR 14).

Family’s anguish as respite centre shuts

Gazette & Herald: Shona Parks with her parents Steve and Linda, at their home in Forest Road, Pickering. Pic: Mike Tipping (5366667)

12:19pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

FAMILIES caring for relatives with disabilities will have to travel more than 40 miles to access vital respite care as Ryedale's last respite centre will close.

Protestors against Malton superstore hand over petition

Gazette & Herald: Presenting their petition, against plans to build a supermarket on Wentworth Street, at the Ryedale District Council offices (from left) Roddy Bushell, Paul Beanland, Emma Brooksbank, Howard Croft, Helen Lowdell, Fiona Croft and Jeremy Powell.

12:17pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

PROTESTORS against plans to build a supermarket in Malton have handed over a petition ahead of a crunch meeting next week.

Figures reveal 20,000 crimes in region went unsolved

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12:07pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

SHOCKING figures have revealed that last year more than 20,000 crimes across the region went unsolved.

Malton holds alfresco Food Lovers Market

Gazette & Herald: Jake Jones does a cookery demonstration at a food event in Malton.pic: Anthony Chappel-Ross (5392775)

11:15am Wednesday 16th April 2014

AN ALFRESCO Malton Food Lovers Market took place on Saturday as preparations mount for next month's annual festival.

Extra library for Norton

Gazette & Herald: Care worker Bobbie Brown in the new library unit at Deansfield Court, Norton.

11:06am Wednesday 16th April 2014

BOOK fans in Norton have an additional library facility in the town.

Anti-fracking campaigners voice injection well fears

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11:41am Wednesday 16th April 2014

A CAMPAIGN group set up to support the fight against fracking in Ryedale has raised strong concerns after permission was granted for an “injection well” inside the North York Moors National Park.

Rider back in the saddle in father's memory

Gazette & Herald: Jockey Wendy Hoggard with racehorse Mon Brav at Norton.Nigel Holland. (5307934)

10:55am Wednesday 16th April 2014

A NORTON woman who has previously competed in three flat races will be getting back in the saddle to raise money in memory of her dad.

Barn owl lays ‘Easter’ eggs

Gazette & Herald: Footage of the Barn Owl  and eggs taken via CCTV

10:23am Wednesday 16th April 2014

A CLUTCH of six eggs has been laid by a pair of barn owls in time for Easter.

Martina Mercer is Britain’s top working mother

Gazette & Herald: Martina Mercer celebrates her success at the Super Achievers Working Mum of the Year awards, with her children Poppy, Percy and Mitchell, and her, husband Justin

10:20am Wednesday 16th April 2014

A WORKING mother of three from Amotherby has been crowned Working Mum of The Year in Pitman Training's Super Achievers Awards 2014.

Youth jobs scheme is backed by councillors

Gazette & Herald: Jos Holmes

9:47am Wednesday 16th April 2014

COUNCILLORS are stepping up initiatives to get more apprentices into engineering and high-tech jobs to encourage them to stay in Ryedale.

Mini Antiques Roadshow returns

Gazette & Herald: Face value: Eric Knowles

9:52am Wednesday 16th April 2014

LOCAL residents are being encouraged to dig out their antiques and heirlooms as a mini version of the Antiques Roadshow is due to return.

Use of Ryedale Food Bank rises

Gazette & Herald: Settrington Primary School pupils William Lightfoot, Lily Popham and Poppy and Beck Hutchinson pack a box for the Ryedale Food Bank

9:35am Wednesday 16th April 2014

THE NUMBER of people seeking support from Ryedale Food Bank is continuing to grow.

Animal lovers flock to gallery open day

Gazette & Herald: Robert Fuller with painting (5090747)

9:35am Wednesday 16th April 2014

HUNDREDS of animal enthusiasts flocked to a mini-petting zoo to see pet lambs, piglets, ducklings and calves.

Library to host book night celebration

Gazette & Herald: Linda Green, bestselling ‘chick lit’ author, who will be reading from her latest novel, talking about her love of books and her inspiration to write at  the World Book Night event at Pickering Library

9:52am Wednesday 16th April 2014

PICKERING library is to host a flagship event for World Book Night.

Great expectations for restored museum

Gazette & Herald: A Dickensian scene in Chancery Lane with Gayther Gault, left, John Stone and a model of Charles Smithson

8:22am Wednesday 16th April 2014

MALTON'S links with Charles Dickens have been given a further boost with the refurbishment of the Counting House Museum.

Helmsley businesses host Easter egg hunt

Gazette & Herald: Angela Close of Bridge Street Antiques , Helmsley with the egg that will be displayed for the town's annual Easter Egg Hunt

8:11am Wednesday 16th April 2014

BUSINESSES in Helmsley are working together to create an egg-citing Easter activity for families.

Mobile speed camera locations

Gazette & Herald: Police reveal speed camera locations

8:10am Wednesday 16th April 2014

Below are the enforcement locations for North Yorkshire Police’s mobile safety cameras for week commencing Wednesday, April 16.

Survey turns spotlight on region's wild daffodils

Gazette & Herald: Alex Cripps, conservation graduate trainee for the North York Moors National Park Authority, surveys the daffodils

8:07am Wednesday 16th April 2014

AS thousands of visitors flock to the panoramic beauty spot of Farndale to see its swathes of the famous wild daffodils which adorn its valleys and riversides, a new survey is being made into similar beds at historic Rosedale and the nearby hamlet of Hartoft.

Lotto bid for Magna Carta celebrations rejected

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8:06am Wednesday 16th April 2014

HOPES of Helmsley cashing in on a Heritage Lottery Fund grant to help celebrate the 800th anniversary of the signing of the Magna Carta, have been dashed.

Post Office move a ‘step forward’

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12:11pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

RESIDENTS of a Ryedale village have welcomed the news that their local post office will move.

Free blood pressure checks for Pickering residents

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10:22am Wednesday 16th April 2014

PICKERING Rotary Club and the town’s medical practice joined forces to give free blood pressure checks.

Trust gets funding to study leading geology figure

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9:29am Wednesday 16th April 2014

THE North East Yorkshire Geology Trust has secured £60,000 from the Heritage Lottery Fund and partners to study the life of a leading figure in the geology world – Lewis Hunton.

New park-and ride-service for Whitby

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9:22am Wednesday 16th April 2014

PEOPLE who struggle to find a car parking space in Whitby, particularly at weekends and during the holidays, will now be able to use a new park-and ride-service.

Council opens plan for consultation

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8:22am Wednesday 16th April 2014

AUSTERITY measures are likely to continue for some years, so people in Ryedale are being asked for their views on plans being drawn up by North Yorkshire County Council about the services it provides.

Hospital sterile services jobs review

Gazette & Herald: NHS England South has appointed Sarah Elliott the new director for nursing and quality

10:30am Tuesday 15th April 2014

THE sterile services departments at York and Scarborough hospitals are under review, following the merger of their health trusts.

Sporting legend backs school's community sport centre plans

Gazette & Herald: Sir Clive Woodward and Kevin Hollinrake at the conference

8:45am Tuesday 15th April 2014

SPORTING legend Sir Clive Woodward and Hunters Property Group are backing the campaign to build a new community sports centre and football pitch for Easingwold School.

Motorcycle safety event to be held in Scarborough

Gazette & Herald: North Yorkshire Police - zxc

8:35am Tuesday 15th April 2014

A SAFETY day for motorcyclists in North Yorkshire will be held this weekend.

Funding for GP surgeries

Gazette & Herald: health

8:52am Tuesday 15th April 2014

GPs IN North Yorkshire have been given more than £2.4 million to improve access to care for more than 142,000 patients in their areas.

Play deals with dramas of the First World War

Gazette & Herald: Atlanta Russell, Amy Hughes and Hannah Woodward in Ryedale School's  Clowns at Midnight

9:10am Monday 14th April 2014

A MOVING play commemorating the centenary of the outbreak of the First World War was performed by pupils at Ryedale School.

Stay safe event for county motorcyclists

Gazette & Herald: North Yorkshire Police - zxc

9:32am Monday 14th April 2014

A SAFETY event aimed at motorcyclists will be held in North Yorkshire next weekend.

Lots on offer at Ryedale Dog Rescue auction

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10:57am Monday 14th April 2014

A CLIMBING course, a family snow sledging session and trips to several tourist tourist attractions in the York and Ryedale area are to go under the hammer at an auction being held in aid of Ryedale Dog Rescue being held at Poppleton Tithe Barn, Manor Farm, Nether Poppleton, on Saturday April 19.

Bookmaker backs injured jockey centre

Gazette & Herald: JOHN GROSSICK 07710461723 (5380834)

5:36pm Sunday 13th April 2014

A North Yorkshire centre for injured jockeys is to be recognised as the official charity of a nationwide firm of bookmakers.

Hygiene warning to farm visitors

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10:09am Saturday 12th April 2014

HEALTH bosses have warned farm visitors to remember hand hygiene and avoid infections.

Centenary baton passes through North Yorkshire

Gazette & Herald: National Park Ranger Naomi Green in the driving seat  at Helmsley with (foreground, from left) Pat Shotton, Freda Shaw and Janice Whiteford, of the North Yoshire East Federation of WIs, with the centenary baton.

9:31am Saturday 12th April 2014

A BATON travelling around England and Wales to mark the 100th anniversary of the Women's Institute Centenary Celebrations has started its journey through North Yorkshire.

Publisher’s £5,000 gift for York woodland

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10:13am Saturday 12th April 2014

A PIONEERING new woodland near York has won support from publisher and entrepreneur Felix Dennis.

North Yorkshire Police to allow business experts to apply for senior roles

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11:25am Friday 11th April 2014

A SCHEME which allows business executives to replace senior police officers have been adopted by North Yorkshire Police.

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