The Advertiser Series E-Editions

Staff bring winter magic to garrison town

The Advertiser Series: ELF FOR HEROES: Aaron Gartland cleans a car at North Coast 4x4 in Catterick Garrison. Picture: STUART BOULTON

4:22pm Thursday 18th December 2014

STAFF at a car dealership are dressing as elves and snowmen in the run-up to Christmas, as they create a winter wonderland for a garrison town.

Singers give food bank a boost

The Advertiser Series: CAROL FUNDRAISER: Members of the choirs who have raised money for the Hambleton Food Share scheme

2:25pm Thursday 18th December 2014

THREE choirs have joined forces to raise money for food parcels for people in need.

Children to help decide winner of £1.5bn community hub competition

The Advertiser Series: SPORTING SUCCESS: John Flintoff and his father, Brian, celebrate Sessay winning the National Village Cup final at Lord’s  in 2010.

12:29pm Thursday 18th December 2014

CHILDREN will be offered the chance to vote on their favourite design for a £1.5m community hub, after the four finalists in a pioneering international contest submitted their entries.

Drop-in sessions for people struggling with alcohol or drug addiction

The Advertiser Series: DEPENDENCY: Drop-in sessions for anyone struggling with drug or alcohol addictions are being held in North Yorkshire over Christmas

12:25pm Thursday 18th December 2014

DROP-IN support groups for people with alcohol or drugs problems are running throughout the Christmas period.

A1 reopens after trailer carrying cattle overturns

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4:40pm Wednesday 17th December 2014

THE A1 has reopened after being closed in both directions when a trailer containing cattle overturned on the northbound carriageway near Scotch Corner.

Children name houses on rural development

The Advertiser Series: HOUSING PROJECT: Councillor Robin Scott, left, with Andi McLoughlin, of Broadacres, and Hunton and Arrathorne County Primary School pupils

4:21pm Wednesday 17th December 2014

PRIMARY school children have named all the houses on a development which aims to help families remain in a rural area.

Young sport star is honoured with district council award

The Advertiser Series: SPORTS AWARD: Marc Scott, centre, is pictured with Cllr John Prest and coach Ken Harker.

4:20pm Wednesday 17th December 2014

AN INTERNATIONAL cross country star has been honoured with a district council award.

Charity concert raised more than £500 for Cancer Research

The Advertiser Series: CHARITY CONCERT: Five Pearls and a Piano

3:30pm Wednesday 17th December 2014

A COLLABORATIVE concert between a Dales brass band and vocal harmony group has raised £555 for Cancer Research UK.

Choir hits high note with cathedral recital

The Advertiser Series: RECITAL SUCCESS: Members of Northallerton-based Unlimited Voices at St Paul's Cathedral

2:47pm Tuesday 16th December 2014

A CHOIR composed of enthusiastic amateurs has fulfilled an ambition by singing at St Paul's Cathedral.

Supermarket brings out the treats for children's centre

The Advertiser Series: Store donation: Left to right - James Collinge, Aldi Area Manager; hands over the treats to Linda Capstick and Neil Corkill from Carnagill and Wavell Children's Centre with Truda Archer, Aldi Manager.

11:52am Tuesday 16th December 2014

A supermarket is helping a children’s centre enjoy a merry Christmas after donating treats for their festive parties.

Race against time to fund life-saving treatment for girl

The Advertiser Series: HEALTHY APPEARANCE: Gaby Alderson, who is continuing to battle stage four neuroblastoma

1:43pm Sunday 14th December 2014

THE family of a girl who will never be classed as in remission from a rare and aggressive cancer have issued a plea for help to increase her survival chances.

Vintage shop to hold Christmas fair

1:05pm Sunday 14th December 2014

TO CELEBRATE its first Christmas in business, Lost and Found in the Station, Richmond, will be holding a vintage fair.

Police awarded recognition for life-saving attempts

6:41pm Friday 12th December 2014

TWO police officers who battled to save a suicidal man have won a Royal Humane Society award.

Ex-football ace highlights importance of courage at school ceremony

The Advertiser Series: ACADEMIC GOALS: Lucy James with the Rotary Shield of Endeavour, with vice-chairman of governors Mike I’Anson, guest speaker Ken Monkou and headteacher Stuart Mason.

4:48pm Friday 12th December 2014

A RETIRED Premier League footballer who became Chelsea's player of the year has spoken about the importance of respect, courage and knowledge at a secondary school's awards ceremony.

Former nanny celebrates centenary

The Advertiser Series: MILESTONE: Dorothy Blackmore celebrating her 100th birthday at Hambleton Grange care home Picture: RICHARD DOUGHTY

3:26pm Friday 12th December 2014

A FORMER nanny who twice fled from the Nazis during the Second World War has celebrated her 100th birthday with her family.

Misleading signs causing problems for out of hours patients

The Advertiser Series: WRONG WAY: The signs direct patients over the roundabout, instead of left towards Harewood Surgery

3:19pm Friday 12th December 2014

MISLEADING signs have caused confusion in Catterick Garrison over the location of an out of hours GP surgery.

Misleading signage causing problems for out of hours patients

The Advertiser Series: WRONG WAY: The signs direct patients over the roundabout, instead of left towards Harewood Surgery

1:48pm Friday 12th December 2014

MISLEADING signage has lead to confusion in Catterick Garrison over the location of an out of hours GP surgery.

Dismay as bank closes market town branch

The Advertiser Series: LEAVING TOWN: NatWest has announced it will close its branch in Bedale

12:44pm Thursday 11th December 2014

COMMUNITY leaders have spoken of their dismay after a bank announced it was closing its branch in Bedale, North Yorkshire.

Stables open day to return following Good Friday success

The Advertiser Series: ON PARADE: Trooper Copenhagen of the Household Cavalry, a guest of honour last year, at Middleham Castle.

2:28pm Thursday 11th December 2014

A HUGELY popular event which has become a mainstay of the region’s racing calendar will be returning, it has been confirmed.

School unveils £250k all-weather sports pitch

The Advertiser Series: SPORTING CHANCE: Sports teachers Lynne Walkland and John Liley on the new all-weather pitch with pupils, from left, Basil Nettleton, 11, Connie Gill, 11, Ben Mewes, 15, and Helena Youmans, 15.

2:19pm Thursday 11th December 2014

A SCHOOL has unveiled a £250,000 all-weather pitch as part of a drive to enable pupils to further their sporting skills and fitness.

Rural communities put at further risk of dying out as new threshold is announced for affordable housing contribution

The Advertiser Series: PLANNING APPROVAL: Richmondshire District Council

4:09pm Wednesday 10th December 2014

RURAL communities have been hit with a “stab in the back” after a change in Government policy means there could be fewer affordable homes built in Richmondshire.

Hark the herald angels trail

The Advertiser Series: Angels about: Rev Ian Robinson with Bishop James Bell

5:32pm Tuesday 9th December 2014

A high flying community is marking Christmas on a wing and a prayer with a novel challenge.

New housing estate cannot be stopped councillors warned

The Advertiser Series: Car Park: U turn saves the town centre car parks in Bedale

5:26pm Tuesday 9th December 2014

COUNCILLORS concerned they’re being “swamped” by new houses have called developers Persimmon to a meeting to address objections.

Garden centre goes even greener

The Advertiser Series: GOING GREEN: Joe Joyce and Steven Dresser with one of the new panels.

3:31pm Tuesday 9th December 2014

A GARDEN centre has given its green credentials a boost - with the installation of 200 solar panels.

Fourth Hambleton town gets free wi-fi

The Advertiser Series: FREE WI-FI: Cllr Wilkinson is pictured (far left) with the leader of Hambleton District Council, Cllr Mark Robson, and Rupert Smith, local businessman trying out the new wi-fi.

3:21pm Tuesday 9th December 2014

A FOURTH town in Hambleton has joined the digital revolution by offering shoppers, visitors and businesses free wi-fi.

Fund raising in style for Huntington's Disease

The Advertiser Series: Hair marathon:  Carrie-Anne Wise (right) presents her cheque to Lee Martin, Regional Care Advisor for Huntington's Disease.

5:41pm Monday 8th December 2014

A hairdresser has raised £4,744 to carry out research and help support victims of a horrendous disease which killed her beloved aunt.

Hospital staff saved father's life after infection took hold

The Advertiser Series: Hospital cheque: Clinical sisters in CICU Helen Richardson, left, and Hazel Speck with Chris and daughter Becky.

5:07pm Monday 8th December 2014

A worried daughter who’s dad was rushed to the James Cook Hospital weeks before her wedding has thanked the hospital staff who saved his life.

Caretaker goes back to education

4:44pm Monday 8th December 2014

A town councillor and High School caretaker went back to education with a Return to Learn course 40 years after leaving school.

Police push home anti-crime message

4:44pm Monday 8th December 2014

POLICE have been advising residents across North Yorkshire about how to beat the burglars in the run up to Christmas.

Public inquiry to be held to settle row over bridleway

The Advertiser Series: Road campaigner: Clare Sadler riding close to the contested bridleway

3:23pm Monday 8th December 2014

A LONG-running wrangle over the use of a bridleway campaigners say was closed during the foot and mouth restrictions 14 years ago is to be settled by a planning inspector at a public inquiry.

Two Dales groups team up for concert in aid of cancer charity

The Advertiser Series: FUNDRAISING CONJCERT: Reeth Brass Band and Five Pearls and a Piano join forces to raise cash for Cancer Research UK

7:12am Monday 8th December 2014

TWO groups of Swaledale-based musicians are promising to get audiences in the mood for Christmas with an evening of boogie-woogie in aid of Cancer Research UK.

Parliamentary candidate vows to lobby for extra rural roads cash

The Advertiser Series: ROADS FUNDING: Kevin Hollinrake, left, and North Yorkshire County Council highways boss Councillor Gareth Dadd view road improvements at Knayton

5:19pm Sunday 7th December 2014

A LEADING businessman and prospective parliamentary candidate has pledged to press the Government to invest more in maintaining rural roads.

Charity lands £110k to develop support for carers

8:01am Sunday 7th December 2014

A SMALL charity is celebrating after receiving a £110,000 government grant to extend the support of unpaid carers.

Appeal to antiques dealers after series of burglaries

1:58pm Friday 5th December 2014

DETECTIVES investigating a string of burglaries have issued photographs of some distinctive stolen items.

Richmond Station hosts eclectic Christmas exhibition

12:25pm Friday 5th December 2014

A RICHMOND tourist attraction will feature an exhibition of five artists with very different styles over Christmas and New Year.

Decaying ancient church lands £230,000 restoration grant

The Advertiser Series: FUNDING BOOST: Church warden Terry Cussons at St Wilfrids Church, South Kilvington which has received an English Lottery Grant for repairs Picture: Richard Doughty

12:04pm Friday 5th December 2014

A CRUMBLING 12th Century church on English Heritage's at-risk register has been awarded a £230,000 grant to restore the architecturally-important building.

Theatre launches panto with cut-priced ticket offer

The Advertiser Series: GEORGIAN THEATRE: Chief executive Warnock Kerr on the stage at Richmond's Georgian Theatre Royal.

12:21pm Friday 5th December 2014

THE Georgian Theatre Royal in Richmond is launching its pantomime season with a ticket offer to welcome its first audiences.

Comic actress visited Ryedale primary school

6:51pm Thursday 4th December 2014

AN ACTRESS from BBC comedy Mrs Brown's Boys has spent an afternoon with pupils at a primary school near Pickering.

Youngsters prove their horsemanship skills

The Advertiser Series: YOUNG RIDERS: The Allertonshire School’s successful equestrian team, L-R, Abbey Kirkwood, Ella Kitchen, team manager Melodie Websdale, Amelia Trueman and Ben Williamson.

4:48pm Thursday 4th December 2014

EQUESTRIAN students are jumping for joy after securing their reputation as some of the best young riders in the country.

Army reservist hailed a hero after helping woman whose car flipped into a ditch

6:41pm Thursday 4th December 2014

AN Army Reservist has been hailed a hero after helping a woman who became trapped when her car flipped into a ditch.

Charities benefit after Bedale embraced Tour de France

The Advertiser Series: TOUR DELIGHT: Helen Gowans ,Yorkshire Air Ambulance ;Kyla Collins; Brian Lewis; Mark Kettlewell, Food Weighouse; Edna Wright; Dave Allison.

12:46pm Thursday 4th December 2014

THE legacy of the Tour de France has continued for many months. In Bedale, although the actual tour did not come through the town, people entered into the spirit of the global event with a major celebration in Bedale Hall including a big screen.

Funeral home creates Remembrance Tree for community to pay respects to loved ones at Christmas

The Advertiser Series: REMEMBRANCE TREE: Clergy bless the tree at the Richmond funeral parlour. Picture: STUART BOULTON.

12:32pm Thursday 4th December 2014

A POIGNANT service to mark the introduction of a Remembrance Tree to the grounds of a Richmond funeral parlour was attended by civic dignitaries, church representatives and residents.

RAF Leeming opens new youth centre named after a friend and colleague who died earlier this year

The Advertiser Series: YOUTH CLUB: RAF Leeming Station Commander, Group Captain Steve Reeves with David Arnett and daughters, Emma and Lisa.

2:22pm Wednesday 3rd December 2014

AN AIRBASE has officially opened the doors of its new youth club in memory of a friend and worker who died earlier this year.

Hague officially opens Bedale's new scout and guide HQ

The Advertiser Series: Richmond MP William Hague wearing his scout scarf and woggle at the official opening ceremony

12:50pm Wednesday 3rd December 2014

A NEW £360,000 Scout and Guide headquarters which took over eight years to build has been officially opened by honorary scout, Richmond MP William Hague.

Music festival raises £7,000 for hospital and nurses

The Advertiser Series: FUNDRAISING FESTIVAL: Beth Robinson and Carl Lee (third and fourth left), with staff from the Mowbray Suite and Cowtonbury Music Festival helpers

5:52pm Tuesday 2nd December 2014

A CHARITY music festival has raised £7,091 for a hospital suite which provides services, ranging from chemotherapy to chronic disease management, and Macmillan nurses.

Further Death Cafes planned after first event proves a success

The Advertiser Series: MORTAL ISSUE: The Mexican skull cake which was baked for visitors to the first Death Cafe in Thirsk

4:33pm Tuesday 2nd December 2014

A FORMER palliative care nurse is set to hold further Death Cafes, after a strong turnout at the first such event in North Yorkshire.

Award for helping to make a difference

The Advertiser Series: Mowbray awards: Olympic gymnast Beth Tweddle, second from left and Paralympic champion Hannah Cockcroft, front, present Mowbray School pupils with their award.

4:28pm Tuesday 2nd December 2014

PUPILS at Mowbray School in Bedale took part in a red carpet event to celebrate their part in helping make a change.

Council will foot the bill for new car park but only if necessary

The Advertiser Series: Car Park: U turn saves the town centre car parks in Bedale

3:44pm Tuesday 2nd December 2014

PLANS to create a £600,000 car park in a bid to prevent a market town's relief road turning into a bypass are being shelved until the road is built - to see if it's really needed

Council to foot the bill for relief road car park

The Advertiser Series: Car Park: U turn saves the town centre car parks in Bedale

2:32pm Tuesday 2nd December 2014

PLANS to create a £600,000 car park in a bid to prevent a market town's relief road turning into a bypass are being shelved until the road is built - to see if it's really needed

Prospective parliamentary candidate impressed by students' political knowledge

The Advertiser Series: POLITICAL MINDS: Prospective LibDem parliamentary candidate for Richmond Chris Foote-Wood meeting year nine and 10 pupils at Risedale School, Catterick Garrison.

5:00pm Monday 1st December 2014

A PARLIAMENTARY candidate for the Liberal Democrats has said he was impressed with the political knowledge of students after a recent visit to a Catterick Garrison school.








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