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Councillor calls for army of volunteers to help treat icy pavements in winter

The Advertiser Series: VOLUNTEERS: Cllr Linda Curran is calling for gritting volunteers

4:07pm Sunday 1st March 2015

A COUNCILLOR hopes to enlist a volunteer winter army to ensure key footpaths in Richmond are gritted when frosty weather is forecast.

Town council to purchase defibrillators

2:56pm Sunday 1st March 2015

A TOWN council has pledged to look into suitable locations for new potentially life-saving defibrillators.

Pensioner ordered to keep dangerous dog on muzzle after postman attack

5:17pm Friday 27th February 2015

A PENSIONER has been ordered to keep his dog on a muzzle after it attacked a postman delivering a parcel at his home.

Annual run launched to honour champion athlete

2:30pm Friday 27th February 2015

A COUPLE are challenging runners to enter a race to honour a 36-year-old champion athlete who died suddenly last month.

Keen crafters invited to take part in secret visitor campaign

1:45pm Friday 27th February 2015

CRAFTERS are being encouraged to create bundles of colourful, woollen hearts for a mysterious Yorkshire Dales project.

Grand plans for 10th anniversary fundraising concert

1:43pm Friday 27th February 2015

THE organisers of a summer fundraising concert in the grounds of of an 18th century manor will mark its tenth anniversary this year by staging its grandest event yet.

Therapy pool in for musical boost

1:13pm Thursday 26th February 2015

YOUNGSTERS and adults are joining forces to stage a musical spectacular for a good cause.

Guild honour for Thirsk airman

3:19pm Thursday 26th February 2015

AN airman has been recognised for his “outstanding” contribution to his service – by one of the oldest merchant guilds in the country.

Charity launches scheme to stimulate the bored and lonely

12:23pm Thursday 26th February 2015

A CHARITY has launched a free initiative to stimulate adults who feel they are spending too much time on their own with little to do.

New approach to care for elderly

12:18pm Thursday 26th February 2015

A HOME offering residential and dementia care says it is launching a new approach and rebranding under the name Brighterkind.

Coaches back on the right track

12:15pm Thursday 26th February 2015

RAILWAY enthusiasts savoured a moment in history when coaches from the Wensleydale Railway took to the main line when they went for specialist maintenance.

Students join effort to create giant orchard

3:07pm Wednesday 25th February 2015

A PROJECT to plant a fruit orchard at boarding schools across Britain is blossoming as students leave a lasting legacy for the future.

GPs to open for longer hours

3:01pm Wednesday 25th February 2015

LONGER opening hours are being introduced at GP practices in the Hambleton and Richmondshire districts.

Youth theatre group scoops four awards and makes semi-finals of theatre festival

2:40pm Wednesday 25th February 2015

A YOUTH theatre has wowed judges of a one-act play festival - beating off competition from other youth and adult groups for a spot in the semi-final.

Fresh investigations launched into crumbling Norman church

The Advertiser Series: CONCERNS: St Wilfrid's Church, in South Kilvington, where further structural issues have been uncovered Picture: John Carrington

2:13pm Tuesday 24th February 2015

A GROUP working to raise £250,000 to restore a decaying 12th Century church have been warned the bill could increase after further major structural issues were uncovered.

Young footballers set to become hot shots

The Advertiser Series: NEW KIT: Thirsk Falcon's Juniors under-15s team wearing the Sub Sports base layers

2:05pm Tuesday 24th February 2015

A JUNIOR football team is set to give rivals a warm reception after scoring a two-year sponsorship deal.

Tour de France jerseys given a comfortable new use

The Advertiser Series: JERSEYS:  (L to R): Jayne Thorp, Oxfam’s Harrogate shop manager; Kate Dawson, Harrogate Borough Council’s parks development officer; young knitter William Russell; Sue Wood, Harrogate Borough Council horticultural officer; and knitter Mary Russell.

1:25pm Tuesday 24th February 2015

THE thousands of knitted miniature jerseys that lined the route of last year’s Tour de France have been given a new use – as cosy blankets.

Outstanding opportunity to visit beautiful area

5:28pm Monday 23rd February 2015

Special events to show off the Nidderdale Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty are being held over the spring and summer.

Colin steps down from the RAF

1:58pm Monday 23rd February 2015

A WARRANT officer is saying goodbye to the RAF after more than 37 years of ensuring aircraft stay in the air.

Fears over youth services after major council shake-up

8:02am Monday 23rd February 2015

A MAJOR shake-up of youth services, with provision being shifted to the voluntary sector, has sparked fears that clubs could face cut-backs or closure.

Health forum goes to the Dales

10:02am Monday 23rd February 2015

A FORUM bringing together the public and health representatives is visiting Leyburn for the first time.

Cyclists aim to send battling Gaby on dream holiday

The Advertiser Series: INSPIRED: Riley and Charlie Bainbridge and Luke and Oliver Lavocah test a trail at Sutton Bank ahead of the sponsored ride

12:25pm Friday 20th February 2015

FUNDRAISERS are staging an off-road sponsored cycling event to enable a girl battling a rare cancer and her family to visit Disneyland Paris.

Magna Carta celebrations to take place across town

11:56am Friday 20th February 2015

GROUPS are pressing ahead with ambitious plans to herald the 800th anniversary of the Magna Carta in a market town after securing grants.

Young cricketers celebrate funding windfall

5:14pm Friday 20th February 2015

A CRICKET club has received Sport England funding of nearly £10,000 to help cultivate its junior talent.

Dales museum to host art exhibition inspired by Pennine Way

1:18pm Friday 20th February 2015

AN ARTISITC celebration of the Pennine Way goes on show next week at the Dales Countryside Museum in Hawes.

Carpenter flies 20,000 miles to get qualified in Thirsk

12:18pm Friday 20th February 2015

AN aspiring carpenter has stunned bosses at a construction training firm by flying 20,000 miles to take a course.

Town to hold its second Festival of Cycling

2:13pm Thursday 19th February 2015

THE cycling revolution is continuing to take hold in North Yorkshire following the impact of last year’s Tour de France.

Campaigners win battle to have ancient bridleway re-opened

2:01pm Thursday 19th February 2015

CAMPAIGNERS fighting for the reinstatement of an ancient North Yorkshire bridleway are celebrating after a planning inspector ruled in their favour.

Raider targets jewel shop in early morning raid

5:14pm Wednesday 18th February 2015

POLICE have turned to the public for help after an early morning raid on a jewellers’ shop.

Second phase of decommissioning of Oakdale reservoir to commence

5:11pm Wednesday 18th February 2015

MAJOR works to discontinue a North Yorkshire reservoir have moved into a second phase after a break to allow for the shooting season.

Plans unveiled for future of park

4:41pm Wednesday 18th February 2015

AMBITIOUS plans have been unveiled for a major upgrade for a town park – and local people are being given their say.

Appeal for volunteers for music festival

2:06pm Tuesday 17th February 2015

ORGANISERS of a music festival are calling on people to get involved and help make this year’s event bigger and better.

Teenagers prepare to build house in Mexico

1:18pm Tuesday 17th February 2015

TEENAGERS are set to travel to Mexico to help build a house for a deprived family.

Popular Dales festival to focus this year's event on song and spoken words

3:32pm Monday 16th February 2015

A POPULAR Dales music and arts festival is this year focusing on the celebration of the human voice – with more choirs, soloists and speakers than ever before.

Families got involved in the magic of libraries with a Harry Potter themed event

1:29pm Monday 16th February 2015

FAMILIES enjoyed homemade cake, coffee and Harry Potter-based activities at Catterick Garrison Library to celebrate National Libraries Day on Saturday, February 7.

Professionals urged to apply for new affordable homes

1:23pm Monday 16th February 2015

PROFESSIONALS in Richmond are being urged to act quickly if they want to snap up homes in a new affordable housing development in the town.

Crime-busting youngsters win national praise

12:29pm Monday 16th February 2015

TWO teams of youngsters from North Yorkshire have been praised for their public-spirited work at a national awards ceremony.

Addiction service closing its doors

5:57am Sunday 15th February 2015

A LONG-ESTABLISHED community addiction service is closing after 30 years following changes to the way drug and alcohol therapy is commissioned in North Yorkshire.

Racing teenagers to maths success

3:51pm Friday 13th February 2015

A DAY at the races proved to be an odds-on favourite for students in an initiative designed to improve mental maths and open up career prospects.

Big gap in council bills for neighbouring authorities

2:14pm Friday 13th February 2015

NEIGHBOURING councils are set to freeze council tax for this year – but bills in Richmondshire will be significantly higher than those in Hambleton.

Youngsters prove they are real stars

12:42pm Friday 13th February 2015

STUDENTS are proving to be star performers after being officially recognised 10,000 times by their teachers.

Top shot putter takes aim at title

3:09pm Friday 13th February 2015

A NORTH Yorkshire athlete will be throwing himself into retaining his spot as the UK’s number one shot putter this weekend.

Charity calls for volunteers to create local hub

12:22pm Friday 13th February 2015

A CHARITY that helps fight child poverty is calling for more volunteers to create a fundraising hub in Richmondshire.

Older residents invited to help devise strategy

12:17pm Friday 13th February 2015

OLDER residents are being invited to help influence a council strategy that takes their needs into account in Hambleton.

Attendances soar at the Forum

12:15pm Friday 13th February 2015

ATTENDANCES at a community-run arts venue in Northallerton are continuing to grow.

Energy Bill Revolution backed by prospective parliamentary candidate

3:30pm Thursday 12th February 2015

AN EVENT aimed at supporting those who struggle to afford to hear their homes in winter has been praised by a prospective parliamentary candidate.

Students' pride in childcare and education training

The Advertiser Series: Students' pride in childcare and education training

3:11pm Thursday 12th February 2015

STUDENTS are wearing hoodies with pride as they uphold a college’s reputation for achieving top results with childcare and education training.

Mother hit 15-year-old boy in the face with 'A4-sized brick' during row at party, court hears

The Advertiser Series: Teesside Crown Court

6:40am Wednesday 11th February 2015

A FURIOUS mother hit a teenage boy in the face with a brick in a bust-up at a birthday party, a court heard.

Music festival organisers announce discount ticket sales for ever-popular gig

The Advertiser Series: Music festival organisers announce discount ticket sales for ever-popular gig

3:57pm Wednesday 11th February 2015

ORGANISERS of a music festival that has gone from strength to strength have said the number of acts applying to take part in the event has increased dramatically after a run of successful years.

Family duo land cake competition accolades

The Advertiser Series: Family duo land cake competition accolades

2:02pm Wednesday 11th February 2015

A MOTHER and daughter have scooped accolades at an international cake contest after impressing judges with their attention to detail.


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