The Advertiser Series E-Editions

Campaigners fight housing plans to "Keep Bedale Beautiful"

The Advertiser Series: PETITION: Campaigners say they want to stop the town being swamped

4:50pm Sunday 25th January 2015

AN online petition has been launched to fight plans for a new housing estate which protestors fear will overwhelm their community.

Youth council urge young people to apply for grant scheme

10:48am Sunday 25th January 2015

YOUTH projects in Richmondshire are being urged to take up the offer of cash from a local grant scheme.

UPDATED 2pm: Woman dies in County Durham house fire

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12:14pm Saturday 24th January 2015

A WOMAN has died following a fire in a bungalow close to the County Durham/North Yorkshire border, police have confirmed.

Advice for older residents on cutting fuel bills

1:06pm Saturday 24th January 2015

OLDER people in North Yorkshire are being offered advice on keeping warm and cutting fuel bills.

Young cyclist airlifted to hospital after being trapped beneath bus

The Advertiser Series: ACCIDENT: The scene at Tadcaster Road in York. PICTURE: Frank Dwyer

6:18pm Friday 23rd January 2015

AN 11-year-old boy was airlifted to hospital after becoming trapped beneath a bus when his bicycle came off a pavement as he cycled to school.

Charity to receive match-funded donations thanks to Localgiving campaign

2:49pm Friday 23rd January 2015

A CHARITY that supports disabled people taking part in leisure activities has the chance for any £5 donations to be doubled.

Joiner with 50 years' experience handing down his knowledge to young apprentice

The Advertiser Series: APPRENTICE: Peter Shepherd and Luke Thompson at the Ramside Hall Hotel, Durham, where Walter Thompson is building a new £11m spa extension

2:45pm Friday 23rd January 2015

A JOINER with five decades years of experience is passing on the tricks of the trade to an apprentice 54 years his junior.

Council aims to help people have healthier lifestyles

The Advertiser Series: CHANGES: GP Mark Hodgson from Aldbrough St John who is supporting the scheme, with Lesley Williams, lifestyles officer and North Yorkshire County Councillor, Don Mackenzie, executive member for public health

2:36pm Friday 23rd January 2015

A SERVICE to help people lead a healthier lifestyle has been launched by a district council.

Parents concerned over proposals to run two schools as one school over two sites

2:29pm Friday 23rd January 2015

PARENTS of children at two primary schools nearly eight miles apart have voiced concerns over proposals to run both as a single school over two sites.

Northallerton pensioner, 91, conned out of his savings

The Advertiser Series: CON: An elderly man in Northallerton was targeted by thieves

6:27pm Thursday 22nd January 2015

AN elderly man has been targeted by a conman who convinced the victim into handing over his wallet containing his savings.

Boy upset after being unable to see Stephen Hawking film because of lack of disabled access

The Advertiser Series: INSPIRATION: Eddie Redmayne as Stephen Hawkins in The Theory of Everything

3:29pm Thursday 22nd January 2015

A DISABLED youngster who is passionate about science was upset after being told he could not attend his local cinema to see the new Stephen Hawking movie because the screen was not wheelchair accessible.

Council ditches government planning guidance in favour of its own policy

The Advertiser Series: PLANNING APPROVAL: Richmondshire District Council

3:15pm Thursday 22nd January 2015

A DISTRICT council is to challenge government guidelines which limit the amount of affordable housing required on small developments.

Grants for voluntary schemes to help local health services

2:23pm Thursday 22nd January 2015

GRANTS of between £250 and £10,000 are being offered to voluntary schemes that help local health services.

Car dealership is UK's most accredited after receiving its 24th award

The Advertiser Series: ACCREDITATION: Stéphane Le Guével (right), managing director of Peugeot UK, presents the award to Simon   Photography by Paul Wilkinson Photography Ltd.

2:13pm Thursday 22nd January 2015

A NORTHALLERTON–based car dealership has been awarded the status of the UK’s most accredited Peugeot business after securing its 24th industry award.

Schools in bid to educate parents

The Advertiser Series: BANNER: (L to R) Tom Askham and Mark Upton of the fire service are joined by children from Holy Trinity school, police sergeant Andrew Tiffany and school head Sandra Langley

2:06pm Thursday 22nd January 2015

A RIPON school is taking part in an awareness campaign reminding drivers of the dangers of illegal and irresponsible parking outside schools.

Primary school classroom evacuated after boy throws chairs at teachers and threatens one with scissors

The Advertiser Series: SCHOOL INCIDENT: A teacher at Leyburn Primary School was threatened by a pupil with a pair of scissors.

6:30am Wednesday 21st January 2015

A NORTH Yorkshire primary school classroom was evacuated after a child threw chairs at teachers and threatened one with a pair of scissors, it is understood.

Bedale campaigners pledge to fight library threat

The Advertiser Series: CONSULTATION: The meeting in Bedale regarding the possible closure of Bedale Library  Picture: RICHARD DOUGHTY PHOTOGRAPHY

4:24pm Wednesday 21st January 2015

CAMPAIGNERS say they will battle to keep a market town library going after holding a public meeting to rally support.

Elderly couple tied up during terrifying raid on their home

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2:09pm Wednesday 21st January 2015

AN elderly couple were trussed up in their own home by masked raiders who burst in to ransack their home.

Artist letting go of ancient printing press - to go to a good home

The Advertiser Series: FOR SALE: Ron Burleigh of Crakehall,  with his early 19th Century printing press. Picture: RICHARD DOUGHTY PHOTOGRAPHY

12:32pm Wednesday 21st January 2015

AN artist who has spent many years creating artwork on a 200-year-old printing press, is looking for a good home for the beloved piece of engineering.

Pair arrested after pub window broken

4:42pm Wednesday 21st January 2015

A TEENAGER who broke a window of the Black Lion pub in Thirsk on New Years Eve was arrested by police after they tracked him down through a footprint from his trainers, magistrates were told.

Long-serving support worker honoured with British Empire Medal

The Advertiser Series: HONOUR: Agnes Gardiner received her medal from Group Captain Stephen Reeves, left

4:40pm Wednesday 21st January 2015

A LONG-SERVING RAF welfare worker was presented with the British Empire Medal for her role in helping families come to terms with loss following a military disaster.

Paloma Faith to perform in North York Moors forest

The Advertiser Series: SHOW: Paloma Faith, who will perform at Dalby Forest on June 26

2:22pm Monday 19th January 2015

SINGER-SONGWRITER Paloma Faith is set to perform to thousands of people in a National Park forest this summer.

Police discover thieves' haul

The Advertiser Series: FARM HAUIL: Some of the items police believe were stolen.

5:29pm Monday 19th January 2015

POLICE are appealing for the rightful owners of a large amount of farming equipment that has been found stashed near Helmsley.

Meeting to discuss governance at Richmond School

The Advertiser Series: REVIEW: Parents have been invited to a meeting to discuss the future governance of Richmond School.

5:32pm Monday 19th January 2015

PARENTS have been invited to a meeting to discuss the future governance of Richmond School.

Guitar exhibition to coincide with concert to raise cash for young musicians

The Advertiser Series: GUITAR HERO: Paul Brett with his vintage guitars ready for the exhibition at Tennants.

3:59pm Monday 19th January 2015

AN AUCTIONEER firm is hosting a charity concert to coincide with a vintage guitar exhibition – raising cash for young musicians.

Inspector's decision gives hope to homes protestors

The Advertiser Series: CELEBRATIONS: Plans for a supermarket in Stokesley, which residents feared could threaten its independent High Street stores, have been withdrawn.

3:04pm Sunday 18th January 2015

A PLANNING inspectorate has found that Hambleton District Council has earmarked an adequate supply of land for housing, after a legal challenge by developers.

Unwanted railway lights make perfect gift for volunteer-run group

The Advertiser Series: FLASH OF INSPIRATION: (l-r): Richard Brown from the Wensleydale Railway, with Steve King, Mark Storey, Kevin Gardner and Raymond Johnstone, all from Nexus

4:00pm Saturday 17th January 2015

RAIL bosses at the company behind the Tyne and War Metro have given a helping hand to a volunteer-run heritage railway by donating old equipment.

Tickets on sale for North Yorkshire acoustic festival

The Advertiser Series: ACOUSTIC FESTIVAL: Martin Stephenson andThe Daintees, who will be performing at this year's BAMfest in Bedale

2:17pm Friday 16th January 2015

TICKETS have gone on sale for a North Yorkshire music festival which will take place later this year.

Businesses unit under new umbrella

2:03pm Friday 16th January 2015

BUSINESS owners in neighbouring towns are uniting to promote what the area has to offer.

High street's popularity forces independent traders out

The Advertiser Series: ATTRACTIVE: The demand for premises on Northallerton High Street is outstripping many market towns in the region.

1:20pm Friday 16th January 2015

NORTHALLERTON High Street is becoming a victim of its own success, as demand for premises is pushing up rents and forcing independent traders out, it has been claimed.

Pianist lands coveted royal academy scholarship

The Advertiser Series: COMPOSED: Thirsk School and Sixth Form College pupil David Rose, who has gained a scholarship from the Royal Academy of Music.

1:07pm Friday 16th January 2015

A TEENAGE pianist is set to follow in the footsteps of Sir Elton John, after dazzling teachers at the Royal Academy of Music.

Hypnotherapy suggestion for sticking to New Year's resolutions

The Advertiser Series: RESOLUTION: People wanting to stay on track with any New Year's resolutions such as quitting smoking are being invited to try hypnotherapy

4:41pm Thursday 15th January 2015

PEOPLE struggling with keeping to New Year’s resolutions are being invited to try hypnotherapy.

Plans for new Sowerby Gateway estate school approved

The Advertiser Series: PROVISION: North Yorkshire County Council has approved plans to launch a new school on the Sowerby Gateway estate, near Thirsk.

3:10pm Thursday 15th January 2015

A NEW primary school looks set to be launched on Hambleton district's largest housing estate to meet demand for additional places.

School is now one of the best in the country

The Advertiser Series: ITALIAN INSPIRATION: Richmond School sixth formers Claire Heseltine, left, and Samya Kelly after returning from an inspirational trip to Italy

12:32pm Thursday 15th January 2015

A SCHOOL that is working to maximise students’ chances of success has been ranked among the best in the country.

International design contest judges select modern design for rural villages

The Advertiser Series: CONTEST: Sutherland Hussey Architect's winning single-storey linear design.

2:31pm Wednesday 14th January 2015

A RURAL community with a population of 400 is set to press ahead with plans to create a £1m community centre, pavilion and sporting facilities after announcing the winner of an international architectural contest.

First live concert of the year for town's music fans

The Advertiser Series: Steve Tilston: the first live concert for BAMlive for 2015

12:58pm Wednesday 14th January 2015

ACCLAIMED singer-songwriter Steve Tilston is to perform the first live concert in the run up to Bedale Acoustic Music Festival.

Eight acts to play Dales music weekend

The Advertiser Series: MUSIC WEEKEND: Josh Westwood is organising a live music weekend at the Stone House Hotel, near Hawes.

12:54pm Wednesday 14th January 2015

A WENSLEYDALE hotel has announced plans for a weekend of live music.

Thirsk residents face inflation-busting council tax hike

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

3:05pm Tuesday 13th January 2015

A LOCAL authority has set an inflation-busting council tax demand after being told entrances to a town and its estates would look untidy unless it took on work previously performed by another council.

Miles joins the mountain-biking elite

The Advertiser Series: AIMING HIGH: Miles gets in more training.

2:02pm Tuesday 13th January 2015

A MOUNTAIN biker is riding high after being selected to train with the country’s elite.

Facebook award from historic town

The Advertiser Series: Facebook prize: Samantha Chisolm, left, presents the prize to Anne Hare and children Lois and Emmy

12:10pm Tuesday 13th January 2015

A HISTORIC market town which dates back over 750 years is using new technology to communicate with visitors and locals.

Apprentices branch out with timber firm

The Advertiser Series: APPRENTICES: From left Frankie Pepper, Josh Duncan and Will Maw

6:08pm Monday 12th January 2015

THREE young apprentices are building their future at the head office a leading independent timber importers, merchants and manufacturers.

Cash bid to create new Northallerton school on single site

The Advertiser Series: Northallerton college: Plans to amalgamate the school with the Allertonshire to create on Secondary School

5:03am Monday 12th January 2015

COUNCIL bosses have bid for Government cash to bring Northallerton’s secondary schools together on one site.

Richmond teen has her sights set on Olympic Gold

The Advertiser Series: HOPES: Chris Emmerson, Richmondshire Leisure Trust kayak instructor, with Daisy Cooil

5:03am Monday 12th January 2015

A TEENAGER who was inspired by London 2012 Olympic Games is determined to set her own path to Olympic Gold.

Woman publishes late husband's book in his memory

The Advertiser Series: HAPPY MEMORIES: Ken and Wendy Griffin together at home in Harmby, near Leyburn.

5:03am Monday 12th January 2015

A WOMAN whose late husband compiled a book of stories about his time as a supply teacher has had the book published in his memory.

Forties fun for scanner appeal

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1:19pm Sunday 11th January 2015

THE style of the 1940s and 50s will be recreated later this month at a celebration dance to help raise funds for a new hospital scanner.

CCTV operators hailed after shoplifting suspects arrested

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

5:02am Sunday 11th January 2015

CCTV camera operators have been praised by police after alerting them to suspected shoplifters on a spree.

Dementia charity appeals for singers and musicians

3:27pm Friday 9th January 2015

A CHARITY is looking for singers and musicians to join a group being formed to help people with dementia.

Thirsk fireworks and Santa events generate £1,560 for hospice

The Advertiser Series: BOOST: Malcolm Sollitt, of Thirsk Rotary Club, presents £1,560 to Christine Robinson, of Herriot Hospice Homecare

3:07pm Friday 9th January 2015

A FUNDRAISING group has given more than £1,500 to help a hospice train counsellors to support patients with life-limiting illnesses in Hambleton and Richmondshire.

Nursery brings children into the heart of the community for family event

The Advertiser Series: INCY WINCY: Ruby Winchester meets William the donkey.

3:07pm Friday 9th January 2015

A NURSERY is building links with its community after visiting local producers to make their own treats for a family party event.

Rugby club honours life members

The Advertiser Series: LIFE MEMBERS: Cllr John Prest at the unveiling with club and honorary members

2:25pm Friday 9th January 2015

A RUGBY club has created a life members board to honour those who have dedicated their time and skills to the club.








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