The Advertiser Series E-Editions

Independent traders are given caffeine boost

The Advertiser Series: COFFEE CRAWL: Traders are highlighting the role of independent firms in Thirsk Market Place

12:13pm Thursday 2nd October 2014

INDEPENDENT traders are to stage a fundraising coffee shop crawl to highlight a market town's unique range of retail outlets.

Disabled care charity aims to extend services in Hambleton and Richmondshire

The Advertiser Series: SERVICE PLANS: Support assistant Georgie Farragher prepares coffee for client Mikey Rayner

1:18pm Wednesday 1st October 2014

A CHARITY and company which works to enable disabled people to live the lifestyle of their choice is extending its services in Hambleton and Richmondshire.

Town centre guru to advise traders on boosting economy

The Advertiser Series: ECONOMY FOCUS: Northallerton High Street, where traders have reported losses in income of up to 40 per cent since the introduction of parking charges

12:14pm Wednesday 1st October 2014

A RETAIL development tycoon is set to advise Northallerton business owners and community leaders about how a northern market town has united to tackle challenges such as parking charges and internet shopping.

New paths for walkers without wheels

The Advertiser Series: Northallerton walks: From left to right Rosemary Bateman, Fran Grover, Robert Donaldson, George Bateman, Peter Fowler and Ian Hobson of the Northallerton Ramblers and Andy Brown, North Yorkshire County Council Ranger.

12:06pm Wednesday 1st October 2014

WALKERS are being encouraged to ditch the car with the launch of a series of special routes.

Women urged to let go of their barely-worn shoes

The Advertiser Series: KIND SOLES CAMPAIGN: (l-r) Barkers managing director Charles Barker, Val Boasman of the Northallerton Cancer Research shop and Anthea Richardson from Barkers shoe department, who are urging women with a passion for shoes to help in a fundraising initiativ

1:13pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

WOMEN with barely-worn shoes lying discarded and unloved in the bottom of their wardrobe are urged to hand them over for a good cause.

Tennants Auctioneers to hold celebrity valuation event

The Advertiser Series: NEW SALEROOM: Tennants in Leyburn

1:19pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

AN AUCTION house is celebrating the opening of a new saleroom with a celebrity antique valuation day.

Students help teacher say thanks for cancer treatment

The Advertiser Series: THANK YOU: Students at Northallerton College with a cheque for £200 for the Trinity Holistic Centre with Kathryn Almond, head of complementary therapies at South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust and Northallerton College PE teacher Alastair Macra

1:16pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

STUDENTS pulled together to raise funds for a holistic charity that helped one of their teachers to beat cancer.

Pond project for nature reserve

The Advertiser Series: NATIONAL IMPORTANCE: Foxglove Covert Nature Reserve

1:09pm Monday 29th September 2014

A BEAUTY spot that supports endangered species has been accepted into a nationwide biodiversity project.

Former England rugby player heralds £250k sports pitch fundraising drive

The Advertiser Series: SPORTING CHANCE: Cundall Manor School head of girls’ games Lynne Walkland and director of sport John Liley on the all-weather pitch site with pupils, from left, Basil Nettleton, 11, Connie Gill, 11, Ben Mewes, 15 and Helena Youmans, 15

1:07pm Monday 29th September 2014

A FORMER England rugby star has praised fundraisers as work gets under way on a £250,000 sports pitch at a school.

Teen footballers look the part with new kit thanks to sponsors Specsavers

The Advertiser Series: NEW KIT: Brompton Juniors Under 15 with their new Specsavers kit.

10:53am Saturday 27th September 2014

A LOCAL optician is showing its support for a local children’s football team in time for the new football season.

Village marks Royal Tour de France visit with book

The Advertiser Series: SPECIAL DAY: West Tanfield residents with the Le Tour de Tanfield book

2:22pm Friday 26th September 2014

A VILLAGE with a population of about 500 has re-lived the day thousands of Tour de France fans, including the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and Prince Harry visited.

Vicar launches urgent appeal to keep church open

2:18pm Friday 26th September 2014

CHRISTIAN leaders say they are facing a race against time to keep a 15th century church open.

Keen baker rises to bread recipe challenge

The Advertiser Series: WINNING COMBINATION: Felicity Day with her award-winning bread

2:18pm Thursday 25th September 2014

A KEEN amateur baker who used her loaf in inventing a delicious American-style bread has had her winning recipe created and sold by her local bakery.

Record shop owner inspired by Gaby's battle

The Advertiser Series: BATTLING CANCER: Gaby Alderson, who is nearing remission from neuroblastoma

2:07pm Thursday 25th September 2014

THE owner of a record shop whose sister died of cancer in May will hold a pop quiz to raise funds for an 11-year-old girl who is battling a rare form of the disease.

Petition calls for allotments to stay

The Advertiser Series: Allotment petition: Mark Kettlewell, left, hands over more signatures to John Burton

5:37pm Wednesday 24th September 2014

ALLOTMENT holders in Bedale say they are delighted with support from the community for their battle to stay at their current site in the centre of the town.

Development to get underway in new year after improvements were made to design and road safety.

The Advertiser Series: ARTIST IMPRESSION: The Orchard, set to be complete early 2016

5:14pm Wednesday 24th September 2014

WORK will start in the New Year to build a luxury new housing development on the site of a former care home in Richmond - despite initial fears over road safety and its appearance.

Food play

12:36pm Wednesday 24th September 2014

THE humourous tale of a man who quits his council job to make ice cream will be told by the Mikron Theatre Company at Richmond's Georgian Theatre Royal tonight at 7.30pm. 'Til the Cows Come Home was written by actor/playwright Deborah McAndrew and explores modern food production, the growth of the Slow Food movement and consumer awareness. Tickets range from £7 to £20 and are available from the box office on 01748-825252 or

Deeply rural communities take life-saving into their own hands with new defibrillators

The Advertiser Series: LIFE SAVERS: Cllr John Blackie is shown CPR skills with trainer Patrick Murphy and Dales resident Mandy Smith.

6:02pm Tuesday 23rd September 2014

RURAL residents have taken potentially life-saving measures to protect themselves in case of medical emergency.

Appeal for restoration after arsonists wreck community mosaic

The Advertiser Series: ARSON ATTACK: A section of the damaged Millennium Mosaic, in Thirsk

5:42pm Tuesday 23rd September 2014

THE creators of a public artwork highlighting a market town's history have appealed for help to restore it after an arson attack.

New Extra Care housing scheme to open in Leyburn in 2015

4:52pm Monday 22nd September 2014

PEOPLE interested in living in a new extra care housing scheme in Leyburn are encouraged to come forward as work shortly gets underway on the development.

Charity issues plea to local community to save it from closure

4:34pm Monday 22nd September 2014

A CHARITY providing respite care and days out for disabled adults has issued a stark warning that its days could be numbered without a major funding boost.

Students pick up awards at prize-giving night with BAFTA chief executive as guest speaker

The Advertiser Series: AWARDS NIGHT: Special guest Amanda Berry OBE, chief executive of BAFTA with some of the trophy winners ahead of the awards evening at Richmond School. Picture: DAVID WOOD

2:56pm Monday 22nd September 2014

STUDENTS attending their presentation evening were given an inspiring speech by former pupil turned BAFTA chief executive.

Return to the roaring twenties

The Advertiser Series: HISTORIC HOUSE: Kiplin Hall near Richmond

6:30pm Sunday 21st September 2014

A 1920s flappers’ tea is being held to raise funds for an historic home in North Yorkshire.

Ambulance trust secures 999 call-out site at Richmond supermarket

4:26pm Sunday 21st September 2014

AN NHS ambulance trust has teamed up with a supermarket in a drive to respond to 999 calls in rural areas more rapidly.

Good yarns, sprinting sheep and historic ales at Masham

The Advertiser Series: FLOCK TO THE FINISH: Sheep racing is one of the many events included in Masham Sheep Fair

2:50pm Sunday 21st September 2014

AN HISTORIC fair takes place next weekend, which traces its roots back to when a Yorkshire Dales market town traded tens of thousands of sheep every year.

Donkey driving champion's delight as debut novel is published

12:40pm Sunday 21st September 2014

A RETIRED GP has fulfilled a lifetime ambition after swapping her stethoscope to embark on a new career as an author.

Detectives hunt convicted burglar

The Advertiser Series: PRISON RECALL: Burglar Kevin Lewis

12:57pm Saturday 20th September 2014

DETECTIVES are hunting a convicted burglar who is suspected of committing a further offence.

Soldiers brave River Swale for official photograph

The Advertiser Series: A DETACHMENT of soldiers have marked the first time they have been together for a decade, following operational commitments in Iraq and Afghanistan, by posing for an official photograph in the River Swale, in Richmond.Richmond-based photographer Paul Boot

1:17pm Friday 19th September 2014

A DETACHMENT of soldiers have marked the first time they have been together for a decade, following operational commitments in Iraq and Afghanistan, by posing for an official photograph in the River Swale, in Richmond.

Northallerton to hold its fourth beer festival in the town hall

The Advertiser Series: BEER FESTIVAL: Northallerton Beer Festival will start on Friday, September 26

1:07pm Friday 19th September 2014

THE fourth annual Northallerton beer festival will be held in Northallerton town hall from September 26 to 28.

Fresh insight into legendary sea rescue

The Advertiser Series: RESCUE: The Tynemouth RNLI lifeboat crew involved in the Rohilla rescue

6:01pm Thursday 18th September 2014

AN AUTHOR has unearthed fresh revelations about a legendary sea rescue from a hospital ship, which sank off the Yorkshire coast a century ago.

Plans for cycle route linking up Ryedale market towns to be discussed

4:47pm Thursday 18th September 2014

AMBITIOUS plans for a cycle route between five Ryedale market towns are to be discussed at a public meeting.

Understanding First World War impact on rural area

The Advertiser Series: HERITAGE: A farmhouse in Wath, Nidderdale. People are being given the chance to research the impact of the First World War on Nidderdale

1:50pm Thursday 18th September 2014

THE EFFECT of the First World War on the landscape and communities of a picturesque rural area will take place next month.

RAF communications worker rises to musical challenge

The Advertiser Series: AIMING HIGH: Former Northallerton College student Jon Sibley

1:46pm Thursday 18th September 2014

AN RAF communications worker is hoping his music career will take off after securing a place in the regional finals of a national contest for unsigned singer-songwriters.

Hospital redevelopment should be welcomed

1:42pm Thursday 18th September 2014

PLANS to develop the former Rutson hospital site in Northallerton by Marks and Spencer will be a major boost for the town, councillors have been told. But the town council was told there are also concerns over traffic at the site which will have 38 car parking spaces and three loading bays. Cllr John Coulson said they had to be aware that Quaker Lane would become a rat run and suggested they move the pelican crossing further up Friarage Street. Cllr Tony Hall said :”I can’t think of a better scenario, it is a real fillip for the town, I think it should be welcomed, the site has been unused for quite sometime.” Comments about the plans, which also include a family pub, are to be sent to Hambleton District Council planning. Listed areas of the building which include the frontage are to be retained.

Years of work on play project comes to fruition

The Advertiser Series: PLAYGROUND REVAMP: The play equipment at Scruton

5:06pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

A COMMUNITY is celebrating a £60,000 renovation of its playground after several years of fundraising.

Clothes sale to boost care association

12:43pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

A CLOTHING chain is set to hold a sale to boost a charity works to improve health, reduce isolation and loneliness in the Thirsk area.

Play scheme given sensory equipment by housing developer

The Advertiser Series: SENSORY EQUIPMENT: Megan Tate and Joshua Peacock with Alison Grainger, right, from Mulberry Homes, and play scheme co-ordinator Jane Wilson

12:21pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

VISITORS to a play scheme for young people with complex medical needs have been given £500 of sensory equipment by a housing developer.

History enthusiasts given the chance to explore historic journals from North Yorkshire County Record Office

12:06pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

HISTORY enthusiasts are being given the chance to delve into some of the diaries and journals held at the North Yorkshire County Record Office in Northallerton.

School raises enough cash for laptops after fundraising events

12:00pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

A PRIMARY school’s fundraising drive to provide laptops for pupils has been hailed a success after netting £3,000 from events culminating in its annual summer fair.

Play about WWI poets stops at Richmond before heading to London's West End

The Advertiser Series: WAR POETS: Wilfred Owen and Seigfried Sassoon are the subject of Not About Heroes

11:52am Tuesday 16th September 2014

A STORY about the friendship between two of England’s greatest 20th century war poets is the subject of an inspirational play to be performed in Richmond prior to its opening in London’s West End.

New road layout should ease village rat-run concerns

The Advertiser Series: DIRECTION CHANGE: Richmond MP William Hague

4:55pm Monday 15th September 2014

RESIDENTS concerned about the impact of improvements to the A1 have welcomed measures to discourage drivers using their village as a rat run.

Historic cart bridge set to reopen as residents' frustration mounts

The Advertiser Series: MOUNTING CONCERNS: Blakey Bridge, which has been closed for six weeks after being hit by vehicles

3:54pm Monday 15th September 2014

AN historic cart bridge which has been closed numerous times due to damage is set to reopen with barriers to protect it.

Archeologist to reveal details about Roman roads in North Yorkshire

The Advertiser Series: ROMAN ROADS: Archaeologist Hugh Toller is set to reveal details about ancient highways in North Yorkshire

1:44pm Monday 15th September 2014

A ROMAN archaeology expert is set to give the second of a series of talks revealing details about roads in North Yorkshire during the period.

Charity cyclists raise money for good causes

The Advertiser Series: Charity cyclists: Riders In The Lower Dales Charity Cycle event

1:44pm Monday 15th September 2014

Charity fundraisers who got on their bikes for a 27 mile circuit of the Dales raised over £3,000.

Scheme to get people to work with a moped loan service given cash boost

11:57am Monday 15th September 2014

A TRAVEL scheme which helps young people living in rural Richmondshire access work and learning opportunities has received a £5,000 cash boost.

Bettys picks up prestigious industry award

The Advertiser Series: TOP BAKERS: Bakery general manager, Caroline Grant, with bakery operations manager, Paul Gray, and representatives from the bakery teams. Photo Justin Slee.

1:44pm Sunday 14th September 2014

A YORKSHIRE tea room and bakery famous for its continental cakes, Yorkshire treats and seasonal bakes has won a prestigious industry award.

Community remembers First World War with Edwardian weekend

The Advertiser Series: SNAP HAPPY: Mila Taylor-Hanlon, nine, poses for an Edwardian-style seaside photo

12:22pm Sunday 14th September 2014

FLYING flannels, crashing coconuts and scattering skittles heralded the opening of an Edwardian fair.

Council reveals cost of fight to save maternity services at the Friarage Hospital

The Advertiser Series: BACKING DOWN: Council reveals cost of campaign to save maternity services at the Friarage Hospital

4:16pm Friday 12th September 2014

A COUNCIL has disclosed the amount spent on a hard-fought campaign to save maternity and children’s services at the Friarage Hospital.

Male volunteers needed to help combat isolation

5:01pm Friday 12th September 2014

Northallerton and District Voluntary Service is looking for male volunteers who can offer a couple of hours a week to visit and befriend lonely and isolated people.

Church's Edwardian weekend to celebrate best of British and commemorate WWI

The Advertiser Series: EDWARDIAN ELEGANCE: Church members Mike Hanlon, Maureen Moody, Jenny Foster, Andrew Cromarty, Hilary Bowes and Keith Hall prepare for the period fair.

2:27pm Friday 12th September 2014

VISITORS will be transported back in time tomorrow (Saturday, September 13) as a community celebrates the best of British.

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