The Advertiser Series E-Editions

Ethical bank supports almhouses project

The Advertiser Series: CHARITY BANK: £500,000 loan to almshouse project.

4:38pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

AN ambitious project to restore a set of 17th-century almshouses has won the support of an ethical bank.

Scheme to help people get to work gets boost

The Advertiser Series: WORKING WHEELS: Cllr Bridget Fortune is pictured with Keith McDonnell from W2W.

4:36pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

A SUCCESSFUL mobility project designed to help unemployed people find work is set to roll forward after winning a major financial boost.

Thirsk archery club offers primary pupils taster sessions

The Advertiser Series: AIMING HIGH: Flynn Cole, a Year Three pupil at Mill Hill Primary School, Northallerton, with Denise Brockbank and Danny Cameron, of Thirsk Bowmen and Councillor Bridget Fortune, right

4:41pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

AN ARCHERY group will offer primary schoolchildren the chance to try the sport after landing a council grant.

Marks and Spencer seek permission for food store on historic site

The Advertiser Series: CONVERSION PLAN: The former Rutson Hospital, in Northallerton, which developers want to convert into a supermarket and a pub

3:24pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

DEVELOPERS behind a plan to create a Marks & Spencer supermarket and a pub on a former NHS hospital have applied for planning permission to transform the site.

Couple celebrate 60th wedding anniversary

The Advertiser Series: WEDDING DAY: Doreen and Gerald Swainston on their wedding day

6:20pm Monday 18th August 2014

A COUPLE who have been at the heart of Richmond civic life since they were married have celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary.

Parish council opposes plans for children's care home in Hambleton village

5:07pm Monday 18th August 2014

PLANS to house six young people with behavioural and social difficulties in a Hambleton village have been opposed by a parish council over fears of anti-social behaviour and crime.

Decision imminent on major plans for town

The Advertiser Series: MAJOR PLANS: Ryedale District Council will decide this week.

4:31pm Monday 18th August 2014

MAJOR schemes that could transform business and housing in a North Yorkshire market town look set for approval.

Emergency exercise at RAF base

3:37pm Monday 18th August 2014

AIRMEN and 999 crews will be putting themselves and their procedures to the test later this month.

Northallerton Samaritans celebrate 50th anniversary

The Advertiser Series: GUEST SPEAKER: Lord Crathorne at the Samaritans 50th anniversary lunch in Northallerton

3:35pm Monday 18th August 2014

A CHARITY that lends a caring ear to those in distress has celebrated 50 years of its Northallerton branch.

Residents determined to keep common room to maintain active social lives

3:32pm Friday 15th August 2014

RESIDENTS of a housing association complex who fear they will lose a common room that provides social and active entertainment have said they will start a picket line to save it.

Teenager hopes to resurrect the Green Party in Hambleton and Richmondshire

2:18pm Friday 15th August 2014

A TEENAGER passionate about politics is hoping to instigate a resurgence of the Green Party in Richmondshire and Hambleton.

Staff and students celebrate outstanding A Level results

The Advertiser Series: HIGH ACHIEVERS: Miles Hunter, Josh Rutherford, Phoebe Richardson, Beth Hodgson and Eleanor White.

2:14pm Friday 15th August 2014

STAFF and students at Richmond School were celebrating after gaining a 99 per cent pass rate and with more students than in recent years going to their first choice university.

Businesses are offered iconic town hall

The Advertiser Series: BUSINESS OPPORTIUNITY: The restored Malton Town Hall.

1:08pm Friday 15th August 2014

BUSINESSES are being offered the chance to locate themselves in an iconic 18th-century building.

Fraudster ordered to repay £88k

4:46pm Thursday 14th August 2014

A FRAUDSTER who secured £291,000 through crime has been ordered to repay almost £50,000 to a council.

Council chairman presents £21,000 to soldiers' charity

The Advertiser Series: CHARITY BOOST: Guests at the presentation ceremony in Catterick Garrison with, front row, from left, Colonel Stephen Padgett, Major Barney Barnbrook, Lord Crathorne, Councillor Bernard Bateman and Councillor John Weighell.

3:58pm Thursday 14th August 2014

A COUNCILLOR who spent a year tirelessly fundraising for a charity which provides vital help and support for wounded and sick soldiers has handed over a cheque for £21,000.

Expert passes on his green-fingered skills

The Advertiser Series: GREEN FINGERS: Head gardener Chris Baker will lead the workshop.

12:47pm Thursday 14th August 2014

A LEADING garden expert is passing on his skills by showing keen amateurs how to plan a herbaceous border.

Family say thanks in a practical manner

The Advertiser Series: GRATEFUL FAMILY: Will, Debbie, Andrew and Tom with Judith Curtis at the Friarage Hospital’s Scott Suite.

4:07pm Wednesday 13th August 2014

A THANKFUL family showed their gratitude in a practical way after wife and mum Debbie Bunn was saved from breast cancer.

New life for old railway carriage at Leeming Bar

The Advertiser Series: CARRIAGE PLAN: Leeming Bar is home to the Wensleydale Railway.

1:13pm Wednesday 13th August 2014

HOPES of turning an old railway carriage into a local community centre are pressing ahead.

Ampleforth Abbey to feature in BBC Songs of Praise

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11:16am Wednesday 13th August 2014

THE singing and music of Ampleforth Abbey will be celebrated among a wider congregation than usual this Sunday when a special Songs of Praise episode airs on BBC1.

Bedale U13s win cup after tense final

The Advertiser Series: CUP WINNERS:Bedale U13s cup winning cricket team. Back row from left, Martin Harvey (Coach), Chris Stubbs, Jake Harvey, Jack Smith, Matthew Dollimore, Jack Lawson. Front Row from left, Ben Taylor, Joseph Chisholm, Henry Shepherd, John Estensen, Charlie To

1:21pm Tuesday 12th August 2014

BEDALE under-13 cricket team triumphed in the Hambleton Junior Cricket League Norman Whitely Cup after a tense final.

Boy completes charity walk in honour of father's friend

The Advertiser Series: CHARITY WALK: Will Burwell celebrates finishing his 22-mile walk for the MND Association.

12:15pm Tuesday 12th August 2014

A TEN-year-old boy has completed a 22-mile walk to raise money and awareness for the Motor Neurone Disease Association (MNDA).

Hospital garden and allotment helps mental health patients on road to recovery

The Advertiser Series: GARDEN GROWTH: Amy Colling, clinical leader, in the garden at Ward 15 at the Friarage Hospital.

4:25pm Monday 11th August 2014

PATIENTS at Northallerton’s Friarage Hospital mental health unit have benefitted from flexing their green fingers by reviving an unloved garden.

Walking and book festival celebrates its 10th anniversary

The Advertiser Series: LITERARY DELIGHT: A festival that combines books and boots is celebrating its 10th year - and is reporting healthy advance bookings for many of its events

6:03am Monday 11th August 2014

A FESTIVAL that combines books and boots is celebrating its 10th year - and is reporting healthy advance bookings for many of its events.

Classic car show aiming to raise funds for scanner

The Advertiser Series: FUNDRAISING AIM: Swainby Mayor John Forrest with Geoff Newton, one of Swainby Classic Car Show's organisers

6:06pm Friday 8th August 2014

A CLASSIC car show - which has raised more than £35,000 for good causes in the past - is now aiming to raise funds for a hospital scanner.

All male cast perform Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet at Kiplin Hall

The Advertiser Series: TRAGIC LOVERS: Cast members from the Lord Chamberlain's Men perform Romeo and Juliet Picture: TOBY  FARROW

6:03pm Friday 8th August 2014

AN ALL-male performance of a Shakespeare classic will take place at a lakeside setting at a North Yorkshire Jacobean hall.

Spoof Iron Cross that ridiculed the enemy

The Advertiser Series: PROPAGANDA  SPOOF: Jennifer Dunne, collections manager for Scarborough Museums Trust ,with the First World War propaganda Iron Cross.

4:49pm Friday 8th August 2014

A REMINDER of when death rained from the skies over coastal towns during the First World War has come to light.

Four friends put "hit and miss" training behind them as they cycle the country

The Advertiser Series: LONG HAUL: Austin Gregg, from Masham, who has set himself the tough challenge of cycling the length of the country

3:23pm Friday 8th August 2014

A GROUP of four friends are due to set off on the most challenging ride of their life when they attempt to cycle from John O’Groats to Lands End in nine days.

Successful youth theatre to expand

3:21pm Friday 8th August 2014

The GEORGIAN Theatre Royal in Richmond is expanding its successful Youth Theatre and introducing new classes at Colburn Leisure Centre.

Chance for museum visitors to handle history

The Advertiser Series: WARTIME OBJECTS: Martha and Catherine Johnson being shown a toy tank money box by learning officer Naomi Parsons during a wartime object handling session at the Workhouse Museum in Ripon. Picture: STUART BOULTON

3:15pm Friday 8th August 2014

FAMILIES are encouraged to pick up artefacts from the First World War at a museum this summer, for a poignant insight into the day-to-day reality of war.

Four friends put "hit and miss" training behind them as they cycle the country

The Advertiser Series: LONG HAUL: Austin Gregg, from Masham, who has set himself the tough challenge of cycling the length of the country

5:48pm Thursday 7th August 2014

A GROUP of four friends are due to set off on the most challenging ride of their life when they attempt to cycle from John O’Groats to Lands End in nine days.

Historic 13th century church receives restoration funding

5:12pm Thursday 7th August 2014

FUNDING worth £26,800 has been has been awarded to a project to restore a 13th century church.

Volunteer recognised for hard work

The Advertiser Series: RED CROSS: Volunteer Dinah Selkirk with Cllr Russell Lord

3:12pm Thursday 7th August 2014

A RED Cross shop volunteer in Richmond has been recognised for her hard work and dedication.

Post office to close for nine days for revamp

1:03pm Thursday 7th August 2014

A VILLAGE Post Office is set to get a new look after a short closure of the service.

Teens enjoy the adventure of a lifetime

The Advertiser Series: ADVENTURE-BOUND: Some of the students from Ripon Grammar School who are spending four weeks in Nicaragua and Costa Rica this summer, (L-R) Patrick Moon, Josh Belward, Lauren Pybus, Erin Fowler, Lucy Kettlewell and Will Stobbs.

2:35pm Wednesday 6th August 2014

INTREPID young travellers have embarked on the four-week journey of a lifetime to the jungles and volcanoes of South America.

Village pub raises cash for Diabetes UK

The Advertiser Series: FUNDRAISING WALKERS: Residents of Brompton-on-Swale taking part in the fundraising walk

1:34pm Wednesday 6th August 2014

A VILLAGE pub landlady has said her annual fundraising walk has netted around £1,600 – before any sponsor money has even been collected.

Medals for airmen back from Afghanistan

The Advertiser Series: MEDAL PARADE: Personnel from 90SU are presented with their medals by Air Commodore Simon Richardson.

3:56pm Tuesday 5th August 2014

AIRMEN back the war zone have been on parade to be honoured for their efforts.

Urgent funding for animal rescue centre

The Advertiser Series: RESCUE: A fawn brought to The Wildlife Haven this spring

5:45pm Monday 4th August 2014

A RESCUE centre which takes in more than a thousand wild animals a year in North Yorkshire is in urgent need of fundraising volunteers.

Bang on bangers set to double turnover

The Advertiser Series: Heck Sausages: L to R, Mike Wick, Barclays with Andrew Keeble of Heck Food

3:15pm Monday 4th August 2014

A BORN again sausage company producing more than 200 sausages a minute is looking to double turnover in the next year.

Community group leaders learn about the benefits of the great outdoors

The Advertiser Series: GREAT OUTDOORS: Group leaders Lucy Borthwick, from Hambleton and Richmondshire Young Carers; Emily Harbron from A1 Community Works; Maria Hamilton, Home-Start Richmondshire; Kerry Ellis, Home-Start Richmondshire; Kevin Pellat, Across in the Woods; Stuart

3:11pm Monday 4th August 2014

LEADERS working with disadvantaged groups in Catterick Garrison have received free training to learn how to improve the health and well-being of their clients by spending time in the great outdoors.

Mayor to drive a fundraising year for Friarage Hospital scanner

2:50pm Sunday 3rd August 2014

NORTHALLERTON mayor John Forrest is supporting the Friarage Hospital MRI Scanner Appeal throughout the next year.

Show expanded after record visitors

The Advertiser Series: PACKED OUT: Visitors at Reeth Show on Bank Holiday Monday last year

1:44pm Sunday 3rd August 2014

A RURAL show which last year attracted three times its usual number of visitors has expanded to accommodate larger crowds.

New link-up enhances services at pharmacy

The Advertiser Series: NEW SERVICES: Radio presenter Alex Cann cuts the ribbon with staff members (left to right) Fiona Milner, Valerie Goodman and Zoey Fiddes.

12:50pm Sunday 3rd August 2014

A CHEMIST’S shop in Ripon is taking a new approach to community health.

Storms did not spoil 106th Osmotherley Show

The Advertiser Series: OSMOTHERLEY SHOW: Judging sheep. Picture: STUART BOULTON. (8871976)

12:28pm Sunday 3rd August 2014

A SUDDEN thunderstorm and downpour could not dampen the spirits of competitors and visitors to a North Yorkshire country show.

Scottish fiddle player and composer to play in Reeth

3:33pm Friday 1st August 2014

REETH Memorial Hall in Swaledale will host Scottish fiddle player and composer Duncan Chisholm on Thursday, August 14.

Boost for planned multi-sensory centre

The Advertiser Series: CASH BOOST: The trust is currently creating a multi-sensory centre.

2:34pm Friday 1st August 2014

A BANK has helped ambitious plans for a new multi-sensory centre for people with learning disabilities move a step closer.

Heritage menu created from a Victorian workhouse prison garden for a special dinner party

The Advertiser Series: GARDEN DINNER PREPARATION: Volunteer gardener Mick Allison dressed in Victorian costume with chef Matthew Lockwood at the Ripon Workhouse Museum garden

2:08pm Friday 1st August 2014

A PRISON museum’s Victorian kitchen garden is to be put back to full usage after a local chef designed a menu incorporating its rare produce.

New community pub landlord comes from talented chef stock

The Advertiser Series: NEW MANAGEMENT: Stuart Miller

2:06pm Friday 1st August 2014

AMBITIOUS plans to showcase North Yorkshire produce are being put in place in a popular community pub.

Fears for market towns' future grow as new town centre development continues to increase its footprint

The Advertiser Series: PLANNING APPROVAL: Richmondshire District Council

2:02pm Friday 1st August 2014

FEARS for the future of Richmondshire’s market towns are growing after plans to further expand a new town centre in Catterick Garrison were approved.

Former Richmond care home with panoramic views to be developed after finally convincing a planning committee

The Advertiser Series: PLANNING APPROVAL: Richmondshire District Council

5:43pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

A HOUSING development at a prime Richmond location has finally been approved after two failed attempts to impress a planning committee.

Thirsk student proves her worth

The Advertiser Series: AWARDS NIGHT: Rachel was supported by colleagues from the university’s Enterprise team, from left, Jon Powell, Amanda Brooks, Lucy Sanderson, Rachel Everett, Sarah Marshall and Simon Harrison

2:27pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

A STUDENT from Thirsk has won a national award for her work to help other students set up businesses.



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