• Two in court over Ryedale teenager's death

    TWO men have appeared in York Crown Court today charged with causing the death of 15-year-old Natalia Wiley in a car crash. Robert Turnbull, 18, from Pickering, who was driving the blue Vauxhall Corsa in which Natalia was a passenger, was released

  • New manager for Raithwaite Hall Country Retreat in Whitby

    A NEW manager has been appointed to run a North Yorkshire hotel which is being given a £30 million revamp by a York company. The York-based Skelwith Group, owner of Raithwaite Hall Country Retreat in Whitby, has announced the appointment of Richard Mansell

  • Thornton le Clay and Foston Village Hall to reopen

    A VILLAGE hall in North Yorkshire is to reopen this Saturday. The Thornton le Clay and Foston Village Hall, which dates back to 1930, was refurbished following a consultation with local residents. In 2009, villagers put together a village plan and improving

  • Group explores ways to boost Pickering’s trade

    COUNCILLORS have met business leaders in Pickering in a bid to boost the town’s economy. The town council has set up a three-strong group of local economy champions – mayor Joan Lovejoy, mayor-elect William Oxley and former mayor, Brian Baker – who

  • Art trail around Malton

    ENTRY forms are now available for a new art trail around Malton. Created by pupils from Malton Primary School, along with art students from Scarborough College, the trail consists of 10 pictures at various locations in the town. Trail co-ordinator,

  • Ryedale firms win tourism accolades

    TWO Ryedale businesses were named winners at the Visit York Awards 2011. Yorkshire Lavender at Terrington was named winner of Visitor Attraction of the Year category. Founder Nigel Goodwill said: “It has always been our aim to provide visitors

  • Traffic police officer in the saddle for 300-mile fundraiser

    A RYEDALE traffic sergeant is swapping his patrol car for two wheels to take part in the London to Paris Bike Ride. Traffic Sergeant John Clayton, who is based at Malton, is taking part in the 300-mile ride to raise funds for the children’s charity