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Church calls on community to share their views

4:55pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

COMMUNITIES across the Ripon area are being invited to join in a consultation day about the future direction of the cathedral

School prepares the way for possible major changes

The Advertiser Series: SCHOOL TOUR: Isabella Bowland, 13, shows off work carried out in design technology.

2:53pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

PARENTS and pupils were given a glimpse of life at a school which is on the brink of a new era in education.

Work on new-look Thirsk market square to begin following furore

The Advertiser Series: NEW LOOK: How the plan for Thirsk Market Place looked before Hambleton District Council revisions

2:18pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

A SCHEME to reinvigorate an historic market square after the controversial felling of mature trees is set to be introduced.

Shorts help boys raise money for research

1:07pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

SCHOOLBOYS Fred Cooper and Isaac Wood, who wore shorts for a year, have raised £160 for research into Parkinson's disease.

Choirs unite to raise funds for community charity

The Advertiser Series: CHARITABLE AIM: Northallerton Male Voice Choir with members of the Military Wives, Affiliates, Girlfriends and Servicewomen's Choir, from Catterick Garrison

12:54pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

THE Military Wives, Affiliates, Girlfriends and Servicewomen's Choir from Catterick Garrison are set to join forces with Northallerton Male Voice Choir to raise funds for a charity.

Students help decorate glamping village

The Advertiser Series: GLAMPING VILLAGE: Pupils from Mowbray School decorate a tent at Camp Katur

4:22pm Monday 20th October 2014

YOUNGSTERS were given the chance to put their artistic skills to the test when they helped to decorate a new tent at a glamping village, near Bedale.

Brass band sounds intention to relocate base

The Advertiser Series: SHOW TIME: Northallerton Silver Band performs its Last Night of the Proms concert, at The Forum

2:50pm Monday 20th October 2014

A BRASS band which seeks to develop the musical talents of its members is searching for a practise and concert venue after outgrowing its purpose-built base.

Talented pupils cement school's reputation for hockey

The Advertiser Series: TOP PLAYERS: Luke Brownlee, Marianne Morrice and Harry Goodall, of Thirsk School and Sixth Form College, who have all been selected to play hockey for the North of England team  Picture: RICHARD DOUGHTY

12:18pm Friday 17th October 2014

A SCHOOL is celebrating after having three pupils picked to play for the North of England hockey team.

Centenarian who campaigned tirelessly for animal welfare has died, aged 101.

5:27pm Thursday 16th October 2014

A CENTENARIAN who dedicated her life to caring for homeless animals and who inspired a character from a James Herriot novel has died, aged 101.

After my dad, Boycott is greatest living Yorkshireman, says Shadow Commons leader Andrea Eagle

The Advertiser Series: GUEST SPEAKER: Geoff Boycott, pictured at Middlesbrough’s Acklam Park while making his 150th – and penultimate – century against Leicestershire in 1986, will tonight be part of Yorkshire’s 150th anniversary celebrations

1:47pm Thursday 16th October 2014

SHADOW leader of the Commons Angela Eagle said she believes her father is the "greatest living Yorkshireman" as she congratulated her opposite number and Richmond MP William Hague on his swansong address to his party's conference - before insisting it is in fact cricketer Geoffrey Boycott.

New head for leading charity

3:50pm Wednesday 15th October 2014

A CHARITY that provides end of life care to people in their homes in North Yorkshire has appointed a new chief executive.

New-look fireworks event to boost hospice charity

The Advertiser Series: NEW VENUE: Thirsk Racecourse, which will host Thirsk Rotary Club's fireworks display

1:06pm Wednesday 15th October 2014

THE organisers of a new-look fundraising Bonfire Night event are urging residents from a wide area to show their support for a hospice charity .

Graduate plans to master baking to fund research

The Advertiser Series: Master baker:Alison Stretton-Downes is hoping her cooking skills will help fund a unique research trip

11:25am Wednesday 15th October 2014

A MASTERS graduate who has won the chance to help develop desperately needed HIV services in South Africa is hoping her baking abilities will help her raise the money to go.

Town strives to be more dementia aware

4:37pm Tuesday 14th October 2014

A TOWN council is set to declare itself “dementia friendly” and hopes to enlist the backing of local residents to become one of the first communities in North Yorkshire to promote awareness and help.

Law firm recruits local apprentices

The Advertiser Series: LOCAL APPRENTICES: Coles Solicitors’ new apprentices Lauren Almond and Annabel Charlton in the Northallerton office

1:51pm Tuesday 14th October 2014

TWO young apprentices are cutting their teeth in the legal world after being employed by a North Yorkshire law firm.

Christmas shoe box appeal

12:24pm Tuesday 14th October 2014

A CHRISTMAS shoebox appeal is being launched to support families experiencing extreme poverty in Transylvania.

Baking challenge raises dough for eye care cause

The Advertiser Series: CAKE BAKE: Staff  at Scrivens raising funds with homemade treats. (L-R)  Adriana Cancel, manager Sohpie Muller and  Bethany Jones

12:24pm Tuesday 14th October 2014

STAFF at an opticians donned their aprons and swapped their lenses for rolling pins as part of a World Sight Day Challenge.

Keeping dogs cosy over the winter

The Advertiser Series: KEEPING WARM: Smaller dogs and short-haired dogs can particularly benefit from some woolly snugness.

1:12pm Monday 13th October 2014

KNITTING enthusiasts are being encouraged to get out their needles – to make winter more bearable for abandoned dogs.

Touring theatre company to stage new production based on novel by Thirsk-born writer

12:49pm Monday 13th October 2014

A RICHMOND-based touring theatre company is to set its next production in a medieval church and based on JL Carr novel, A Month in the Country.

Energy firm reveals 24-acre solar farm ambition

The Advertiser Series: WILDLIFE HAVEN: Wild chamomile at a Lightsource solar farm in Hampshire

12:45pm Monday 13th October 2014

A LEADING renewable energy firm has revealed a plan to site a solar farm capable of powering 1,290 homes near a village mentioned in the Domesday Book.

Garden nursery takes on haunting guise for Halloween

The Advertiser Series: PUMPKIN PATCH: Workers at Northdale Horticulture in Northallerton prepare for their forthcoming Halloween festival

10:46am Sunday 12th October 2014

A GARDEN nursery is going to take on a more haunting guise during a spooky Halloween celebration for all ages.

Gallery to help good causes

The Advertiser Series: ART SALE: Richmond councillor Linda Curran, left, with Mayor Clive World, centre and ex-mayor Stuar Parsons at the shop in Frenchgate that has been turned into a pop-up gallery to make cash for charity.            Picture: ANDY LAMB

2:03pm Friday 10th October 2014

A POP-UP art gallery is to open in Richmond to raise cash for local causes – with an emphasis on helping those with disabilities.

Superfast broadband could keep young in the Dales

2:01pm Friday 10th October 2014

A DALES market town hopes the launch of superfast broadband will quell the mass migration of young people in search of better connectivity to support jobs – but other nearby communities are still being left in the dark.

Mum and daughter take the plunge for hospital as thank you for cancer care

The Advertiser Series: DAREDEVIL RESTS: Donna Ainsley tries out the new couch while Rosalind Tetlow, consultant breast practitioner, looks on.

2:24pm Thursday 9th October 2014

MOTHER and daughter Donna and Samantha Ainsley went to great heights to give a financial boost to the Friarage Hospital’s Scott suite cancer unit.

Maasi warriors to perform life stories at church

12:39pm Thursday 9th October 2014

A GROUP of traditional performers from Kenya are to stage an free event at a church to raise funds for their families and improve their village.

Medal for former teacher and her dog Sky

The Advertiser Series: SUCCESS: Frances Elliott with dog Sky after winning their gold medal

12:22pm Thursday 9th October 2014

A DOG agility trainer who has battled chronic pain and fatigue for 16 years has won a gold medal in a world cup event.

Deadline looms on spending consultation

3:34pm Wednesday 8th October 2014

RESIDENTS and business owners in Hambleton have just two weeks left to have their say on what the local council should be spending money on – and on the levels of tax it levies.

Campaign aims to woo visitors with wool

The Advertiser Series: WOOL TOURISM: Liz Howard-Barker, owner of Bank Villa Guesthouse in Masham, getting in the ‘knit-working’ spirit.

4:23pm Tuesday 7th October 2014

AN INITIATIVE has been launched to promote “wool tourism” across the Yorkshire Dales.

Cinema awarded after transforming city's nightlife

3:06pm Tuesday 7th October 2014

A CINEMA that became Ripon's first in more than three decades has received an accolade after rejuvenating the city's night-time economy.

Care home given seal of approval by inspectors

3:02pm Tuesday 7th October 2014

A RICHMOND care home has been given the seal of approval by a national care watchdog after an unannounced inspection.

Police to maintain officer numbers in city after selling station

The Advertiser Series: WITNESS PLEA: North Yorkshire Police are appealing to anyone who saw a blue Vauxhall Astra crashed near Ferrensby on Sunday night to call them

5:06pm Monday 6th October 2014

POLICE have pledged to maintain officer numbers in a city after announcing plans to sell its former Western Area Headquarters to a property developer.

Village saves up to buy its own life-saving equipment

The Advertiser Series: FIRST AID: Village youngster Rose Jefferson has a lesson on how to use the defibrillator

3:21pm Monday 6th October 2014

RESIDENTS of a Hambleton village have pulled together to raise money for a community defibrillator to make sure help is always on hand.

School remembers its fallen old boys and teachers

The Advertiser Series: HEROES REMEMBERED: (L-R) Ripon Grammar School pupils Martha Barber and Shannon Millar with Old Riponian Claire Green at the First World War commemorative stone with poppies bearing the names of all those former pupils and masters who were lost.

1:15pm Monday 6th October 2014

A SCHOOL has paid a poignant tribute to its former pupils and staff who have their lives in the First World War.

Restaurant impresses inspectors

The Advertiser Series: AA ROSETTES: (l-r) TV presenter Fiona Bruce with William Emmerson, Elizabeth Emmerson, David Reilly, Charlotte Reilly, Dan Shotton, Sophie Egglestone, Damien Fort and Simon Numphud, head of AA Hotel Services

12:38pm Monday 6th October 2014

A RESTAURANT in the Yorkshire Dales has impressed inspectors enough to gain a highly coveted place in a top guide.

Public put local food and drink store in line for top award

The Advertiser Series: BIG CHEESES: Lewis & Cooper in Northallerton

5:37pm Sunday 5th October 2014

A PUBLIC vote has put one of the region’s best-known food and drink stores on the shortlist for a prestigious wine industry award.

Jubilation as primary school bounces back

The Advertiser Series: WE'RE GOOD: Pupils from Pickhill Primary School celebrate their success.  Picture:RICHARD DOUGHTY .

4:51pm Sunday 5th October 2014

A PRIMARY school is celebrating its comeback after being judged “good” by education inspectors.

£50k windfall for village hall

4:38pm Sunday 5th October 2014

A NORTH Yorkshire village hall has secured a £50,000 funding boost.

Incoming headteacher aims to give pupils sporting chance

The Advertiser Series: NEW ROLE: Richard Chandler

4:15pm Sunday 5th October 2014

THE new headteacher of a primary school has spoken of his determination to continue its record of sporting achievement.

School farm forced to close due to lack of resources

2:44pm Friday 3rd October 2014

A POPULAR farm facility has been closed by a Dales school because it no longer had to resources to carry it on.

RAF shows its sweet tooth

The Advertiser Series: TUCKING IN: Group Captain Stephen Reeves and the winner of the novice category Debbie Archer.

1:04pm Friday 3rd October 2014

A BAKE Off-style competition had the professionals and novices running for their pans at RAF Leeming.

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.



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