The Advertiser Series E-Editions

Out of hour service criticised after having to move to temporary location 17 miles away

The Advertiser Series: The local clinical commissioning group is taking its latest Patient Congress to Tennants Suction centre on March 19, from 9.30am to noon.

3:08pm Tuesday 31st March 2015

AN OUT-of-hours GP service has been criticised after moving 17 miles at the weekend when a leaking roof causing electrical problems.

Charity supporting families of those with Asperger's opens new outreach centre

The Advertiser Series: OUTREACH: Ron Knox and Elaine Nicholson at the new Bedale support centre. Pic Richard Doughty

3:00pm Tuesday 31st March 2015

AN autism charity has held its first appointments at a new outreach support service in Bedale.

Business grateful for children's help

The Advertiser Series: EASTER: The winning students with Sheryl Sowdon, left and Alex Jones right, from George F White

2:13pm Tuesday 31st March 2015

CHILDREN from Bedale Primary school teamed up with local estate agent George F White to celebrate Easter.

Castle Howard to auction £10m treasures to fund home's upkeep

The Advertiser Series: TREASURES: Simon Howard in the chapel at Castle Howard

5:26pm Sunday 29th March 2015

TEN treasures worth an estimated £10m are to be sold by Castle Howard in a bid to secure the financial future of the historic home.

Ryedale set to benefit from new Food Enterprise Zone status

The Advertiser Series: FOOD: Malton, in Ryedale, has been named as a Food Enterprise Zone

4:18pm Sunday 29th March 2015

A MARKET town is set to benefit from a business boost after being named as the first Food Enterprise Zone in Yorkshire.

Gruelling challenge is a barrel of laughs for Help for Heroes supporters

The Advertiser Series: BARREL: Phoenix House user and veteran Duncan Moyes with Rob Edmond

4:17pm Sunday 29th March 2015

A BARREL-rolling journey to raise cash for Help for Heroes has made a scheduled stop at Phoenix House recovery centre, Catterick Garrison, to meet people who benefit from the charity.

Bronze Age bracelet to be returned to estate from which it was discovered after 50 years with council

3:30pm Sunday 29th March 2015

A BRONZE Age gold torque has been handed back to a stately home after being on long-term loan to a town council for 50 years.

Food and farming industries boost - town designated Food Enterprise Zone

The Advertiser Series: INNOVATION: One of Malton's regular food markets. The town's new agri-food park has been designated a food enterprise zone by environment secretary Elizabeth Truss

1:57pm Sunday 29th March 2015

THE environment secretary has announced a North Yorkshire town has become a designated food enterprise zone – giving its food and farming industry a huge boost.

Richmondshire sports club collect donations

The Advertiser Series: FUNDING: Representatives from local sporting organisations receive their cheques from Richmondshire Local Sports Association Picture: DAVID WOOD

4:09pm Friday 27th March 2015

SPORTS clubs from across Richmondshire have received money to help their members.

Theatre receives massive cash injection after Heritage Lottery Fund success

The Advertiser Series: CELEBRATE: Chairman Malcolm Bryant and chief executive, Warnock Kerr at the Georgian Theatre Royal, Richmond which has received donations of £500,000. Picture: RICHARD DOUGHTY PHOTOGRAPHY

3:46pm Friday 27th March 2015

THE oldest working theatre in the country has been offered a lifeline after years of desperate fundraising to give it a viable future.

Looking for art ideas to celebrate new town centre

The Advertiser Series: Looking for art ideas to celebrate new town centre

1:37pm Friday 27th March 2015

PEOPLE in the Catterick area are being asked for their input into a piece of art commissioned for the new town development.

School not expected to enter special measures, parents told

The Advertiser Series: DETERMINED: Wensleydale School chair of governors David Hartley said everything possible would be done to improve standards at the school.

12:26pm Friday 27th March 2015

PARENTS of children studying at The Wensleydale School have been reassured that the school is not expected to fall back into special measures.

Fresh appeal to restore tourist information centre in Richmond

The Advertiser Series: CLOSED: The tourist information centre in Rodbers has closed.

12:24pm Friday 27th March 2015

A FRESH appeal has been made to find volunteers to run a tourist information centre (TIC) in Richmond.

Cathedral suing NHS after paying injured worshipper £130,000

6:04pm Thursday 26th March 2015

A CATHEDRAL which had to pay out £130,000 to a worshipper who tripped and injured himself during a service is now suing the NHS over the man’s treatment.

Great British Bake Off star Diana Beard launches Help for Heroes fundraiser

The Advertiser Series: SHOWSTOPPER: Wounded servicemen take part in a baking event at Phoenix House in Catterick Garrison along with 2014 Great British Bake Off contestant Diana Beard. Anna Pollock ices her cake with Diana. Picture: CHRIS BOOTH

5:26pm Thursday 26th March 2015

DIANA Beard unwittingly became a controversial figure in last year’s Great British Bake Off after the infamous “bingate” incident - but she has bounced back and was at Catterick Garrison today

Networking as two become one in Northallerton

The Advertiser Series: NETWORKING: Year 10 student Amelia Stapley, 14, serves guests refreshments.

1:01pm Thursday 26th March 2015

BUSINESS leaders have been introduced to the notion of a new school and its importance as a resource to the community.

Himalayan garden offers fresh views for visitors

The Advertiser Series: NEW PLANTS: Hannah Wilson and Jens Nielsen, of the Himalayan Garden, with plants grown at the Himalayan Garden and Scuplture Park

1:00pm Thursday 26th March 2015

AN AWARD-winning garden created by rare plant hunters has been transformed with a series of paths and seats for visitors to view the attraction.

Hospital shuttle bus service extended after rise in use

The Advertiser Series: FREE TRANSPORT: A free shuttle bus service from The Friarage Hospital to James Cook University Hospital has been extended

12:54pm Thursday 26th March 2015

A BUS service which was launched following controversial changes to key services at a general hospital has been extended due to rising demand.

Children's health centre staff plan to brighten patients' visits

The Advertiser Series: PATIENT FOCUS: Staff at the Child Development Centre, Northallerton, on a dated staircase they want to transform

6:05pm Wednesday 25th March 2015

STAFF at a hospital unit which provides a range of services for children and young people are fundraising to make the centre a more welcoming and inviting place.

Roman villa discovered on site of new by-pass

The Advertiser Series: VILLA: Archaeologists at work on the site.

3:14pm Saturday 21st March 2015

WORK on a new bypass has revealed a Roman villa dating back to the third or fourth century AD which has lain hidden under farmers fields for hundreds of years.

Top musicians pass on their secrets

The Advertiser Series: MUSIUC: The youngsters at Carlton Miniott get into the spirit of the occasion.

1:25pm Friday 20th March 2015

YOUNGSTERS at a North Yorkshire school enjoyed a very special music lesson this week.

Sensory centre begins to take shape

The Advertiser Series: PENDRAGON: Site manager Dave Taylor, trustee Malcolm Barnett and trust chairman David Kerfoot at the site in Northallerton where building work has just begun.

1:08pm Friday 20th March 2015

WORK has started on a sensory centre and resource for people of all ages with disabilities – after many years of determined fundraising by a local charity.

Charity launches youth club for nine to 12-year-olds

The Advertiser Series: CLUB TOGETHER: Alex Callum and Jessica Sargent, ten with volunteers George Lea, Charlie Simpson and Jake Conder, activities coordinator Adam Wilding and Sharon Mearns, of Broadacres

1:01pm Friday 20th March 2015

A YOUTH charity has launched a club aiming to engage nine to 12-year-olds in activities ranging from drumming to gardening.

Bids made to create £4m sports village beside estate

The Advertiser Series: BIDS: Sowerby councillors Peter Bardon, left, and Mark Robson at the entrance to the planned sports village

3:12pm Thursday 19th March 2015

BIDS are being made for £2.5 million of funding to create a sports village beside a 925-home housing estate.

Coming soon - the yurt that beats them all

The Advertiser Series: BIG: The biggest yurt in Europe.

2:31pm Thursday 19th March 2015

THE largest yurt in Europe will set up camp in North Yorkshire next month as part of a spectacular wedding show.

Volunteers celebrate transformation of village hall

2:00pm Thursday 19th March 2015

THE leaders of an ambitious project to transform an ageing village hall into a community hub fit for the 21st Century are to mark the completion of the scheme's first phase with a day of events.

New use for old ballot boxes

The Advertiser Series: BOXES: From left:  Em Whitfield  Brooks, artistic director of Helmsley Arts Centre, artist Lyn Waite, music performer and educator Billy Hickling and Ryedale’s semocatic services manager Simon Copley.

1:06pm Thursday 19th March 2015

THE secret life of the ballot box is coming under scrutiny – and it has nothing to do with the coming General Election.

Hair salon contests national design award for innovative scheme

The Advertiser Series: DESIGNER SALON: Owner Emma Simmons, of Salon 54, Thirsk

3:46pm Wednesday 18th March 2015

A HAIRDRESSER who was told her innovative scheme to transform customers' visits to her Thirsk salon, Salon 54, would fail has been shortlisted for a national award.

Rural problems come under the spotlight

12:40pm Wednesday 18th March 2015

THE problems facing small businesses based in the Yorkshire Dales are being highlighted next week.

Disappearing advertising boards baffle theatre group

The Advertiser Series: Boroughbridge, North Yorkshire

12:17pm Wednesday 18th March 2015

A MURDER mystery play has turned into a real ‘who done it’ after a phantom thief stole the advertising boards.

Tycoon helps create wildlife haven

The Advertiser Series: NATURE FIRST: Coppicing in Whitcliffe Woods, near Ripon, which has been transformed

12:13pm Wednesday 18th March 2015

A LEADING businessman whose wealth was once estimated to be £650 million has joined forces with a wildlife charity to create a nature reserve.

Boy, 12, charged with arson following second major fire to hit a North Yorkshire farm

The Advertiser Series: FIRE: Fire crews tackle the large fire on a farm near Sowerby Picture: SARAH CALDECOTT

12:00am Tuesday 17th March 2015

A TWELVE-year-old boy has been charged with arson following a blaze at a farm in North Yorkshire which destroyed up to 400 bales of straw.

Young performers head for the West End

4:23pm Tuesday 17th March 2015

PERFORMERS will be pursuing their West End dreams at a top theatre later this month.

Dancing for the countryside

2:20pm Tuesday 17th March 2015

PEOPLE are being invited to put on their dancing shoes to help a charity that protects valuable pieces of land around Richmond.

Spectacular new version of children's classic

The Advertiser Series: SPECTACLE: The cast as the stars of His Dark Materials, based on the Philip Pullman fantasy trilogy.

2:14pm Tuesday 17th March 2015

AN epic production will bring both performance and puppetry to the stage in a college adaptation of an award-winning West End hit.

Special help for families living with degenerative disease

The Advertiser Series: Huntington's: Valerie Sharp, Carrie-Anne's aunt.

2:56pm Monday 16th March 2015

FAMILIES hit by the tragedy of a horrendous disease are being offered a lifeline with support from people who have lived through it.

Girls prove their cross-country talents

The Advertiser Series: RUNNERS: Allertonshire School students Emma Hart, left, and Ellie Vayro, both 11, after their successful cross-country runs.

7:24am Sunday 15th March 2015

TWO young athletes are to be rewarded with their colours after battling the elements during a gruelling cross-country competition.

Businesses invited to hear more about town centre scheme

The Advertiser Series: TRADE: Businesses in Northallerton are being invited to learn more about a scheme that could attract more trade to the town

6:43am Sunday 15th March 2015

BUSINESSES in Northallerton are being invited to learn more about a scheme that involves retailers pooling resources to attract more trade to the town.

Flood-blighted bridge could be replaced

The Advertiser Series: BRIDGE: Cllr Robson (front right) at the bridge with representatives of two of the big companies on the business park - Roy Fishwick (left) of Cleveland Steel and Tubes and Martin Kelly from Severfield.

3:44pm Friday 13th March 2015

A BUSINESS blighted by flooding has been given fresh hope of seeing the problem permanently removed.

Autism charity offers help in North Yorkshire

2:29pm Friday 13th March 2015

AN autism charity has set up a new outreach programme in North Yorkshire.

Artist Lucy goes international with help of the internet

The Advertiser Series: ARTIST: Lucy at work in her studio,

12:38pm Friday 13th March 2015

AN ARTIST is enjoying international success after just 18 months of making her passion a full-time job.

Volunteers complete four-year project to detail historic church's treasures

12:03pm Friday 13th March 2015

VOLUNTEERS have completed a four-year project to detail the contents of a 12th Century church which has been placed on English Heritage's at-risk register.

Youngsters impress with debating skills

The Advertiser Series: PERSUASIVE: The debating competition in the chambers at the Civic Centre in Northallerton.Picture: Richard Doughty Photography

3:23pm Thursday 12th March 2015

YOUNGSTERS have taken part in a competition designed to hone their communication skills and boost confidence.

Richmond election candidate stresses the need to improve broadband speeds

The Advertiser Series: CONNECTION: Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, Sajid Javid and Richmond Tory candidate Rishi Sunak discuss local connectivity.

12:50pm Thursday 12th March 2015

AN election candidate has met with a government minister to stress the need for better broadband speeds.

Schools lock horns in battle of the books

The Advertiser Series: CONCENTRATING: The teams get down to some hard thinking.

12:47pm Thursday 12th March 2015

THE written word took centre stage as literary students competed in an annual battle of the books.

Mini festival sets the scene for main event

12:45pm Thursday 12th March 2015

A new mini festival promoting up and coming musicians is to be held in Bedale. Run by the organisers of the annual music event BAMfest the Mad March Weekend will be held over two days from March 20.

Meeting Mickey Mouse is a dream come true for terminally ill Spennymoor toddler

The Advertiser Series: FANTASY PARTY: Pictures of the party at Hudswell for terminally ill toddler Zach Parnaby, pictured with mum and dad Linzi and Ben.          Picture: ANDY LAMB (20483876)

8:12pm Wednesday 11th March 2015

A COUPLE working their way through a bucket list of everyday adventures with their terminally ill son watched his eyes light up as he met his hero Mickey Mouse this afternoon (Wednesday, March 11).

Footballing girls kick their way to success

The Advertiser Series: GOAL: Four of the team: L-R, Emma Lawn, 12, Anya Hudson-Stockdale, Mia Murray and Ellie Vayro, all 11.

5:05pm Wednesday 11th March 2015

SCHOOLGIRL footballers reached a major goal in their sporting careers after qualifying for the finals of a prestigious regional tournament.

Cafe targets evening trade

The Advertiser Series: BUSINESS: Penleys of Richmond are starting to serve evening meals.

3:40pm Wednesday 11th March 2015

A TOWN centre cafe is hoping to target the evening trade with a new bar and restaurant.

Arts charity lands £131k grant to improve services

The Advertiser Series: GRANT AWARD: Rural Arts director Angela Hall, at the charity's base in Thirsk

3:12pm Wednesday 11th March 2015

A CHARITY dedicated to providing creative opportunities which was launched in the back of a bus has landed a £131,190 grant to improve its base and operations.


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