Alert over illegal bird of prey trap

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1:35pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

MEMBERS of the public are being urged to report illegally set traps for birds of prey after a buzzard was found with fatal injuries.

Fairtrade shop opens for Christmas

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1:26pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

A FAIRTRADE shop for Malton and Norton providing goods for Christmas will be held at the Friends Meeting House in Greengate, Malton, between 10.30am and 4pm on Friday November 7, and from 10am to 4pm on Saturday, November 8.

Missing recycling targets

Gazette & Herald: Anne McIntosh MP arrives at the Conservative Central Headquarters in Milbank, central London, as she will find out if she is to be ousted from her seat by her local party members. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Friday January 31, 2014. Anne McInto

1:05pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

MP Anne McIntosh, who chairs the House of Commons environment select committee, has warned England risks missing key recycling targets.

National park to set up executive group

Gazette & Herald: A call has been made for affordable homes in the North York Moors National Park

12:35pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

A SEARCH is on for 11 people to decide how £3m can be spent.

Devolving power talks press ahead

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11:16am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

RYEDALE District Council is in talks about devolving powers from Westminster to the regions, said Councillor Linda Cowling, the authority’s leader.

Driver hurt in Norton

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10:12am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

A MAN was taken to hospital following a single vehicle accident in Norton at 8.45am on Friday.

Brass band holds taster day

Gazette & Herald: Members of the Swinton & District Excelsior Band  are celebrating their recent success in the North of England Brass Band Championships.

10:10am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

SWINTON & District Excelsior Band is holding a no obligation taster session at Malton library on Saturday, November 1, from 9.30am to 12.30pm.

Cash bid victory for national park

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9:38am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

NORTH York Moors National Park has been successful in its first round bid to the Government’s Coastal Communities Fund for cash for a project to showcase heritage, art and traditional crafts of the park’s coast.

Plan to build leisure complex turned down

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9:37am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

NORTH York Moors National Park’s planning committee has turned down a major plan to build a leisure complex and hotel suites at Ox Pasture Hall, Lady Edith’s Drive, Scarborough, on the grounds that the development would harm the setting of the listed building because of its massing, design and scale.

Roman road talks

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9:30am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

DR David Mason, principal archaeologist at Durham County Council, will give the third of a series of talks on the Roman roads of North Yorkshire at Thornton-le-Street Village Hall, between Thirsk and Northallerton, on Saturday, November 8 at 2pm.

Volunteers plant bulbs at Yorkshire Arboretum

Gazette & Herald: The lake at the Arboretum at Castle Howard is teeming with wildlife

10:08am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

A TEAM of volunteers and staff at the Yorkshire Arboretum have taken part in a planting extravaganza.

Mike Catt visits St Catherine’s Hospice

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11:33am Tuesday 21st October 2014

ENGLAND rugby legend Mike Catt gave a boost to patients at St Catherine’s Hospice on a visit to Scarborough.

Minister at Jobcentre

Gazette & Herald: JOBCENTRE VISIT: Secretary of State for Work and Pensions Iain Duncan Smith.

9:38am Tuesday 21st October 2014

WORK & Pensions Secretary Iain Duncan-Smith has visited Malton Jobcentre Plus – and welcomed new figures showing that 498 fewer people are claiming Jobseeker’s Allowance in Thirsk & Malton than in 2010, a 48 per cent drop.

Centenarian who campaigned tirelessly for animal welfare has died, aged 101

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8:23am Saturday 18th October 2014

A CENTENARIAN who dedicated her life to caring for homeless animals and who inspired a character from a James Herriot novel has died, aged 101.

Ryedale Home Start need volunteers

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10:28am Wednesday 15th October 2014

Ryedale Home Start, in Norton, is appealing for more volunteers to help out for about two hours a week.

Open day at Kirkbymoorside library

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10:25am Wednesday 15th October 2014

Kirkbymoorside library will hold an open day, with free coffee and cake, to showcase what else is on offer besides books.

Pre-Christmas Rush coffee morning

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10:14am Wednesday 15th October 2014

MALTON and Norton support group for St Catherine’s Hospice is holding a Pre-Christmas Rush coffee morning at the Talbot Hotel, Malton, on Saturday, from 10am to noon.

Talk at Ryedale Family History Group

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10:13am Wednesday 15th October 2014

LINDA TURNBULL, of North Yorkshire County Record Office, is the guest speaker at the next monthly meeting of the Ryedale Family History Group, today (Wednesday) at 7pm for 7.30pm.

Step back to Roman times with conference

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10:12am Wednesday 15th October 2014

A CONFERENCE looking at the area’s Roman past is being held at the Milton Rooms, in Malton, on Saturday.

Take part in youngsters' dance workshop

Gazette & Herald: Ryedale youngsters are being invited to take part in a three-day workshop with the world famousYoung Americans performance group.

9:30am Wednesday 15th October 2014

RYEDALE youngsters are being invited to take part in a three-day workshop with the world famousYoung Americans performance group.

Garden designer holds art exhibition

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9:22am Wednesday 15th October 2014

A LANDSCAPE garden designer is fulfilling a lifelong ambition by staging her own art exhibition this month at Helmsley Art Centre.

Pub marks anniversary with art competition

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9:21am Wednesday 15th October 2014

TO mark its 15th anniversary a North Yorkshire pub has come up with an arty way of celebrating.

Retirement development goes on display

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10:33am Wednesday 15th October 2014

OLDER people are being invited to find out about a new retirement development in Pickering.

Plant stolen

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10:35am Wednesday 15th October 2014

MALTON butcher Derek Fox and his wife, Gloria, decided to donate some plants for a piece of land near a snicket near their house.

Geust speaker for astronomical society

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9:07am Tuesday 14th October 2014

SCARBOROUGH & Ryedale Astronomical Society has a guest speaker for its October meeting.

Postcards wanted by Kirkbymoorside Mothers Union

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9:39am Wednesday 24th September 2014

THE Kirkbymoorside Mothers Union are happy to receive your post cards – both used or unused, new or old – for sale at antiques fairs.

Walk-in care service in Scarborough

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11:07am Thursday 18th September 2014

NURSES will be the main medical staff providing walk-in care at the Castle Health Centre in Scarborough between October 1 and March 31 until the local NHC launch an urgent care service in April 2015.

New home for newts as work starts on Bempton Cliffs visitor area

Gazette & Herald: A Great Crested Newt.

10:08am Thursday 18th September 2014

Nearly 60 great crested newts are settling into a new home after they were moved from the site of a visitor centre and car park to serve a nature reserve.

Farmers meeting at Thirsk Rural Business Centre

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

9:51am Thursday 18th September 2014

RYEDALE MP Anne McIntosh,will be holding her next farmers’ meeting at Thirsk Rural Business Centre on Thursday, October 9, at 11am.

Youngsters’ fighting chance launched by Citizens Advice Bureau

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8:29am Thursday 18th September 2014

A NEW project to help give young people “a fighting chance” is being launched by Ryedale Citizens Advice Bureau (CAB).

Pink sheep to retire

Gazette & Herald: Visitors to the North York Moors may be forgiven for doing a double-take as a variety of pink sheep pop up in villages, shop windows and tourist attractions over the coming months.

11:49am Thursday 11th September 2014

NORTH Yorkshire’s pink sheep are preparing for retirement at the end of a three-month campaign tourist chiefs have hailed a big success.

Remote chapel open to public

Gazette & Herald: REMEMBERING THE FALLEN: Scotch Corner war memorial chapel, near Oldstead

9:50am Wednesday 10th September 2014

A RARELY-seen chapel will be open to the public on Saturday.

Gravel Pit Farm site visit

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9:35am Wednesday 10th September 2014

COUNCILLORS will visit a site earmarked for an anaerobic digestion and combined heat and power plant at Gravel Pit Farm, Sand Hutton.

Young dancers show they’ve got talent

Gazette & Herald: Pupils at the Kirkham Henry Senior Summer School in Malton. Pic: Mike Tipping (9459234)

10:26am Wednesday 3rd September 2014

YOUNG dancers showcased their talents at the end of a three-day workshop at Kirkham Henry Performing Arts Centre.

Taxi office plan for Malton

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9:42am Wednesday 3rd September 2014

AN empty shop unit in Railway Street, Malton, is to be converted into a taxi booking office.

Horse rescued from river in Malton

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12:18pm Wednesday 3rd September 2014

A HORSE has been rescued from the River Derwent in Malton.

Take steps to stop dog fouling

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11:46am Wednesday 3rd September 2014

STEPS are being taken to stop dog fouling in the Luttons area.

Children enjoy summer camp at Norton College

Gazette & Herald: Youngsters who attended the Norton College Holiday Camps arts and crafts day. Pic: Mike Tipping (9459229)

9:32am Wednesday 27th August 2014

YOUNGSTERS have been enjoying a funpacked summer with a holiday camp at Norton College.

Day trips to seaside proving ‘too expensive’

Gazette & Herald: GIFT AID: Barnardo's says its shops in the region are losing more than £100,000 a year because customers do not understand the Gift Aid scheme.

9:40am Wednesday 27th August 2014

TRIPS to the seaside for families in York could be prohibitively expensive, new research has shown.

Parents’ rain shelter at Thornton-le-Dale school gets green light

Gazette & Herald: North York Moors National Park Authority

9:03am Wednesday 27th August 2014

PARENTS waiting for their children to come out of school will no longer have to hang around in the rain at Thornton-le-Dale school.

Domestic abuse stance welcomed by police commissioner

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9:38am Saturday 23rd August 2014

GOVERNMENT plans to criminalise domestic abuse involving bullying and intimidation but without violence have been welcomed by Julia Mulligan, Police and Crime Commissioner for North Yorkshire.

Kenny Rogers tribute night in Pickering

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10:21am Thursday 21st August 2014

TICKETS are on sale for a Kenny Rogers tribute night in Pickering.

Stuart Hillard to give British Sewing Bee talk

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7:53am Thursday 21st August 2014

STUART Hillard, from the BBC’s Great British Sewing Bee, will be coming to Malton to give a talk about his time on the popular programme.

Further boost for struggling families in North Yorkshire

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11:34am Tuesday 19th August 2014

DISADVANTAGED families in North Yorkshire are getting more help than ever.

New opportunities for adult learners in North Yorkshire

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10:52am Monday 18th August 2014

NORTH Yorkshire County Council’s adult learning service is offering new learning opportunities from this month.

Chimneys dismantled on Scarborough property

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8:58am Friday 15th August 2014

FIREFIGHTERS removed several chimney stacks and 50 bricks from the roof of a three-storey property in Clifton Street in the centre of Scarborough on Wednesday evening, after part of a chimney collapsed during high winds and fears were raised for people’s health and safety.

Coastal delights and scavenger hunts

Gazette & Herald: The Yorkshire Wildlife Trust

9:04am Friday 15th August 2014

YORKSHIRE Wildlife Trust is organising a series of events on the Yorkshire coast, including seashore safaris and scavenger hunts.

Farewell to St Catherine’s Hospice chief

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11:30am Wednesday 13th August 2014

THE chief executive of St Catherine’s Hospice, Lee Barker, is leaving after 10 years.

Model show at Pickering Memorial Hall

11:28am Wednesday 13th August 2014

SCARBOROUGH and District Railway Modellers will host its annual exhibition at Pickering Memorial Hall, on Saturday and Sunday.

Make a date for carers’ calendar

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9:54am Wednesday 13th August 2014

SCARBOROUGH and Ryedale Carers Resource has been given funding to produced a calendar highlighting the role of carers.






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