The Advertiser Series E-Editions

Yorkshire coffee is a done deal

The Advertiser Series: DEAL: Fabrice Marcotullio, food hall manager at Lewis & Cooper with David Beattie and Tracey Lee from Rounton Coffee

2:46pm Monday 27th April 2015

AN ETHICAL coffee roasting business from North Yorkshire has partnered up with a well-known nearby delicatessen, to create a coffee fit for the county.

Becky leads the way for charity shop

The Advertiser Series: YOUNGEST: Becky Wallis.

2:30pm Monday 27th April 2015

THE future is looking bright for charity shop boss Becky Wallis, manager of the Herriot Hospice Homecare store in Northallerton.

Man in court after Richmond assault

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11:48am Monday 27th April 2015

A 23-year-old is appearing in court this morning in the wake of a serious assault which left a Richmond man in a critical condition.

Youngsters prove their footballing prowess

The Advertiser Series: VICTORS: The triumphant Year Nine side.

3:54pm Sunday 26th April 2015

YOUNG footballers have completed the treble, rounding off a successful season of sport for their school.

Operatic society picks up major new sponsorship deal

The Advertiser Series: PERFORMING: The Richmond Operatic Society (ROC) has a new sponsor in the shape of Ropers Caravanworld in Brompton on Swale. At the business are Roger Roper, business development manager Yvonne Robinson and John Holliday of ROS.  Picture: CHRIS BOOTH

3:46pm Sunday 26th April 2015

AN OPERATIC society is celebrating after receiving sponsorship from a local caravan firm – giving the club a lifeline to safeguard its future.

Former railway weighbridge hut to open to the public

12:56pm Sunday 26th April 2015

AN OLD railway weighbridge hut is to be opened to the public to raise awareness of the history and future of the Wensleydale Railway.

Fresh hopes for £7.5m junction as housebuilders strike deal

The Advertiser Series: DEVELOPING DEAL: The Sowerby Gateway housing development

3:45pm Friday 24th April 2015

THE developers behind the 925-home Sowerby Gateway estate are set to strike a multi-million pound deal with major housebuilding firms, which could see a £7.5m road junction scheme completed by the autumn.

Teenager to hold fundraising event for her Costa Rica charity trip

The Advertiser Series: FUNDRAISER: Katie Lee-Brown

3:36pm Friday 24th April 2015

A TEENAGER fundraising for a trip to Costa Rica is holding a charity event in Richmond featuring an inspirational war hero as guest speaker.

Teen's fundraising drive includes inspirational talk by wounded veteran

The Advertiser Series: FUNDRAISER: Katie Lee-Brown

2:16pm Friday 24th April 2015

A TEENAGER fundraising for a trip to Costa Rica is holding a charity event in Richmond featuring an inspirational war hero as guest speaker.

Centre sets climbers El Capitan-style challenge

The Advertiser Series: TOWERING TEST: Outdoor learning assistant Jonny Smith climbs on the Carlton Lodge climbing wall

2:14pm Friday 24th April 2015

A CHARITY-run centre is challenging climbers to match the efforts of two men who completed a half-mile ascent of a granite wall using only their hands, feet and safety rope.

Couple fight for better access for disabled people in the Dales

The Advertiser Series: DALES: Yorkshire Dales National Park - View to Hawes. Pic by Tanya St Pierre.

2:10pm Friday 24th April 2015

A COUPLE who won’t let their disabilities hold them back are encouraging tourist operators to make the Dales more accessible.

Residents raise funds to convert 'gypsy site' into community land

4:49pm Thursday 23rd April 2015

RURAL residents are being urged to contribute £2,000 towards a scheme to prevent Gypsies from moving on to a smallholding.

Schools unite to strengthen their work

12:01pm Thursday 23rd April 2015

TWO village primary schools are joining forces to strengthen their work and maintain standards of teaching and learning.

Bowling Club's desperate plea for new members

The Advertiser Series: BOWLS: Fred and Maud Holdstock; Mike Fox and Lilian O'Mahoney at Scotton Bowling Club which is appealing for new members. Picture: RICHARD DOUGHTY PHOTOGRAPHY

2:31pm Thursday 23rd April 2015

A BOWLS club is desperately seeking new members to avoid having to close for good.

Stately home to hold annual spring plant fair

The Advertiser Series: GARDENS: Dan Hornsey and head gardener Mark Jackson

2:30pm Thursday 23rd April 2015

THE annual spring plant fair at Newby Hall will see garden nurseries from across the North of England displaying a wide range of shrubs and blooms.

Building society help for the needy

1:16pm Wednesday 22nd April 2015

BUILDING society staff are doing their bit to help those struggling to meet their food bills.

James Bond night for North Yorkshire hospice care charity

12:11pm Wednesday 22nd April 2015

PEOPLE are sure to be shaken, not stirred, if they attend a James Bond-themed casino evening in aid of a North Yorkshire-based hospice.

Open day for nursery

11:51am Wednesday 22nd April 2015

A NURSERY is celebrating 19 years since it was set up with an open day to show local people and prospective parents the facilities.

Care home residents flex their green fingers

The Advertiser Series: GARDENS: Resident Betty Hayward with activities coordinator Julie Dempsey tending plants around the garden of the Rosedale Care Home at Catterick Garrison.  Picture: Richard Doughty Photography.

3:08pm Tuesday 21st April 2015

GREEN-fingered residents of a Catterick Garrison care home have been enjoying the fruits of their labour from gardening therapy sessions.

Care home told to improve on staff training and cleanliness - but care and kindness was praised

3:06pm Tuesday 21st April 2015

A CARE home has been told it requires improvement following an inspection – but was praised for the kindness of staff and improvements made by new manager.

Traffic changes as fair due in Northallerton

The Advertiser Series: FAIR: The annual Northallerton May Fair.

11:57am Tuesday 21st April 2015

ALL the fun of the fair comes to the county town of North Yorkshire next week.

Food festival builds on its success

The Advertiser Series: PREPARING: The Homegrown Food Festival team - l-r- Michael Webster, Sally Anderson, Rowena Webster, Bryony Holroyd, last year's celebrity chef Brian Turner, Emma Casson, Peter Cole and Nicky Smith.

3:02pm Monday 20th April 2015

ONE of the county's biggest food festivals has gained the backing of a range of well-known businesses as it makes plans for its AGM.

Police investigate dog attack on lamb as graphic image used as warning

The Advertiser Series: PROTECT: Swaledale ewe and her lambs in Teesdale

7:06pm Sunday 19th April 2015

A SHOCKING image of a lamb savaged by a dog in the past week is being used to remind dog owners to keep their pets on a lead during lambing.

Search for castle as historians dig into town's past

4:11pm Sunday 19th April 2015

A SEARCH has been launched for information about the site of a mystery castle after archaeological excavations sparked renewed interest in a market town’s past.

Maternity unit praised by UNICEF UK for breastfeeding initiative

The Advertiser Series: CREDIT: The South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust's infant feeding team

3:41pm Sunday 19th April 2015

A HOSPITAL’S maternity centre has been praised by a UNICEF UK initiative for its promotion of breastfeeding.

Team of artists help shape gateway to housing estate

The Advertiser Series: ART PROJECT: The entrance to the Sowerby Gateway housing development is set to be transformed by artworks

3:36pm Sunday 19th April 2015

A TEAM of artists has been assembled to transform the gateway a large housing and commercial development.

Racecourse names accomodation block after long-serving worker

The Advertiser Series: RACING START: Thirsk Racecourse clerk James Sanderson, Harry Halliday and course chairman Patrick Hibbert Foy open Halliday's Lodge

3:31pm Friday 17th April 2015

A LONG-serving racecourse worker has been honoured by having a revamped building for stable staff named after him.

Revamped gardens to be revealed for the first time

The Advertiser Series: GARDENS: Chairman of the trustees of Sion Hill Hall, Michael Mallaby, in the Centenary Garden he has created. Picture: Richard Doughty.

1:25pm Friday 17th April 2015

THE gardens of one of the last Edwardian country houses to be built in Yorkshire before the First World War are set to be opened for the first time after a lengthy restoration project.

Remote Dales villages get new bus service

The Advertiser Series: REMOTE: Volunteer drivers Chris Howarth (back row) Jacqueline McCartney and Andrew Worboys turn up bright and early for the first day of the new Reeth Swaledale Shuttle Service as it prepares to leave from Reeth village green.

3:30pm Thursday 16th April 2015

THE first passengers have boarded a new bus service to remote villages in the Yorkshire Dales.

Art takes pride of place at civic centre

The Advertiser Series: COLOUR: Katrina and some of her artwork.

1:33pm Wednesday 15th April 2015

A FREELANCE artist from Thirsk is the latest to have her work displayed at Northallerton’s Civic Centre.

Classic Ford fans head to Tennants

The Advertiser Series: CLASSIC: Ford fans gather around a 1969 Mustang at Tennants. Pic: AAE Photography

2:37pm Tuesday 14th April 2015

A RETRO car meeting to celebrate a love of vintage Fords was hailed a success after its first event at Tennants Auctioneers in Leyburn.

Vicars swap cassocks for leathers

The Advertiser Series: BIKERS: The biking vicars and other members of the group prepare for their Iona pilgrimage.

1:13pm Tuesday 14th April 2015

FIVE biking vicars are heading off on a two-wheel pilgrimage from the Yorkshire Dales to the Scottish island of Iona, known as the “cradle of Christianity".

Dramatic help for schools facing influx of Army children

12:36pm Tuesday 14th April 2015

YOUNGSTERS affected by major changes in the armed forces are being shown how to be resilient through a special theatre project.

Mother spurred on to run London Marathon by young son's Coeliac diagnosis

The Advertiser Series: RUNNERS: Janie Knowles, from Thirsk, is joining the thousands who will take part in this year's London Marathon

6:32pm Monday 13th April 2015

A MOTHER whose son was diagnosed with coeliac disease last year aged ten hopes to raise awareness of the condition by running the London Marathon.

Roadworks lead to eyesore clean-up

The Advertiser Series: EYESORE: One of the team tackles the roadside litter.

5:27pm Monday 13th April 2015

ROADWORKS have allowed one the main routes in the Hambleton district to be given a proper spring clean.

Civilian pilots' dangerous missions honoured

The Advertiser Series: HONOURED: Veterans 95-year-old Peter Godden and 90-year-old Martin Nicholson at the Yorkshire Air Museum with standard bearer Derek Smith. Picture: Anthony Chappel-Ross

5:25pm Monday 13th April 2015

CIVILIAN pilots who carried out dangerous missions delivering aircraft to the frontline during wartime have been remembered.

DVD captures the past for village

The Advertiser Series: Thirlby: Bob Hunter of Wren Cabinet Maker's who features in the DVD

5:20pm Monday 13th April 2015

AMATEUR historians determined to ensure a village’s past is kept alive have put together a DVD for future generations.

BBC organist to play at village church

1:53pm Monday 13th April 2015

ONE of Britain’s most famous organists has been recruited to give a concert on a village church organ regarded as one of the most historically important in the country.

Military wives choir stages charity show at stately home

The Advertiser Series: HIGH NOTE: The Dishforth Military Wives choir with Gareth Malone

2:25pm Sunday 12th April 2015

A MILITARY wives choir is set to perform in the grounds of a stately home to raise funds for a charity dedicated to providing practical support and assistance to servicemen and women.

Transformed salon lands national design award

The Advertiser Series: GRAND DESIGN: Emma Simmons in the colour bar at Salon 54

2:25pm Sunday 12th April 2015

A HAIRDRESSER who transformed her salon to enable customers to sit in comfortable surroundings has scooped a national award.

Driver of stolen private ambulance dies after collision with bus and car

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10:40am Saturday 11th April 2015

THE driver of a stolen private ambulance was killed after it collided with with a bus and a car in North Yorkshire.

Motorists warned of Bedale bypass construction work delays

The Advertiser Series: MAJOR ROADWORKS: The route of the Bedale bypass

11:34am Saturday 11th April 2015

WORK is under way to create roundabouts at both ends of the Bedale bypass as part of the first phase of the £42m scheme.

Teenage businesswoman nails beauty salon dream

The Advertiser Series: CUT ABOVE: Emma Barber, who is launching A Little Luxury, in South Kilvington

12:34pm Friday 10th April 2015

A TEENAGER with a dream of becoming a leading businesswoman is set to launch a hair, beauty and therapy salon.

Heritage railway group submits plans to national park authority for new tourist centre

The Advertiser Series: PROJECT: Aysgarth Station. Pic: Joanne Coates

12:21pm Friday 10th April 2015

A HERITAGE railway group has submitted plans to a national park authority to convert a disused train carriage into a cafe and tourist centre.

Photography competition will help save dogs

The Advertiser Series: Saluki- A SYD rescued dog

11:32am Friday 10th April 2015

A charity which saves dogs from death is holding a photo competition to find the happiest and the naughtiest dogs.

Author invites residents to explore life in the Thirsk area

2:11pm Thursday 9th April 2015

AN award-winning author is inviting residents to join him exploring what it means to live in Thirsk and the surrounding villages.

Sessay and Hutton Sessay submit proposals for £1.5m community hub

The Advertiser Series: DESIGN: An artist's impression of the Sessay community hub scheme

2:04pm Thursday 9th April 2015

A PLANNING application to create a £1.5m community hub for two small villages is set to be considered by councillors.

Mark sets his sights high

The Advertiser Series: SOARING: Mark Parsonage at the controls.

12:27pm Thursday 9th April 2015

AN aircraft engineer is soaring towards his dream of becoming a pilot in some of the most dangerous flying areas in the world.

Sea of ceramic poppies to be created in North Yorkshire

The Advertiser Series: CERAMIC: Cerys Cox, 13, with a commemorative poppy.

11:52am Thursday 9th April 2015

YOUNG ceramists are to create a field of poppies and transform their school quad into a poignant art installation of remembrance.

Entries now open for colourful 5km run

3:30pm Wednesday 8th April 2015

A RUNNING event inspired by a Hindu festival will see thousands of participants taking on 5km in an explosion of colour.








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