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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.

Leading author shares his secrets

The Advertiser Series: AUTHOR'S TIPS: Award winning novelist Alan Gibbons with Year 8 pupils from the Allertonshire School, Northallerton, L-R, Frankie Baszynski and Emma Bendelow.

2:21pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

AN award-winning novelist, who beat JK Rowling to a coveted Blue Peter Book prize, has been encouraging pupils in North Yorkshire to get writing.

Luxury haul from home near Northallerton

3:50pm Monday 28th July 2014

DETECTIVES have turned to the public for help after raiders targeted a property near Northallerton earlier this month.

Maize maze delights Chernobyl children

The Advertiser Series: MAZE FUN: Chernobyl youngsters enjoying their North Yorkshire day out.

2:13pm Monday 28th July 2014

YOUNGSTERS from the still suffering scene of the 1986 Chernobyl disaster enjoyed a fun-packed day in the sun in North Yorkshire.

Students take on eco-challenge

The Advertiser Series: ECO-CHALLENGE: Ralph Lockey (left) and Harry Canning put the finishing touches to their team's design at Ripon Grammar School's Building for the Future challenge.

1:51pm Monday 28th July 2014

STUDENTS have been building on their technology and engineering expertise in a challenge designed to take their thinking into the future.

Runners prepares for tough five-day challenge

The Advertiser Series: BEST FOOT FORWARD: Mike King, who hopes to complete a gruelling 190 mile run in five days

4:12pm Sunday 27th July 2014

AN amateur runner is tackling a marathon challenge as he bids to raise money for a charity which helps children with cancer.

Parking fees killing town centre, say traders

The Advertiser Series: GROWTH FUNDING: Northallerton High Street. Government growth funding has been released to create a major housing development of nearly 1,000 homes to the north of the town.

3:00pm Sunday 27th July 2014

FURIOUS business owners say new parking charges in Northallerton are killing the town centre – with some reporting losses of up to 40 per cent in revenue since their introduction.

Nursing home holds a fundraising week for residents to enjoy

The Advertiser Series: CHARITY RUN: Some of the staff and their families doing the charity run around the grounds of Rosedale Nursing Home at Catterick Garrison.  Picture:RICHARD DOUGHTY

8:04pm Friday 25th July 2014

A NURSING home aiming to break down misconceptions of how residents live has held a week-long fundraising activity week for all the family.

Youngsters meet the artist after emulating his Tour de France-inspired painting

The Advertiser Series: YOUNG ARTISTS: Niamh Finn, Emily Todd, Angelica Wilson, Scarlett Atkinson and Tia Coates with artist Mackenzie Thorpe and his Over Hill and Dale painting.

4:03pm Friday 25th July 2014

BUDDING artists at a Richmond primary school have created a version of a Mackenzie Thorpe painting after learning about his work dedicated to the Tour de France.

Youngster designs badge to raise cash for military charities

The Advertiser Series: HEROES BADGE: Grace Maddison-Potts with HMS Heroes' representatives presenting a £600 cheque to Keith Allan, the service children's coordinator at Richmond School.

3:29pm Friday 25th July 2014

THE WINNER of a competition to design a badge for North Yorkshire Armed Forced Day 2014 has handed over a donation to the Royal British Legion.

Renowned a cappella ensemble to plat Richmond church

The Advertiser Series: RICHMOND CONCERT: Renowned jazz a cappella ensemble the Oxford Gargoyles who will be performing in Richmond in August.

12:41pm Friday 25th July 2014

A RENOWNED jazz a cappella group will perform in Richmond next month ahead of a performance at

Soldiers to attend First World War ceremony

12:41pm Friday 25th July 2014

SCORES of soldiers are set to attend a candlelit vigil to mark the centenary of the outbreak of the First World War.

Blueprint to revamp Thirsk town centre is unveiled

The Advertiser Series: NEW LOOK: An artist's impression of the plan for Thirsk Market Place

12:11pm Friday 25th July 2014

A BLUEPRINT to reinvigorate a historic market square after the controversial felling of mature trees has been unveiled.

Charcoal cheese and other unusual varieties for tasting

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

6:30pm Thursday 24th July 2014

A GOURMET food store is holding a fortnight-long celebration of great cheese from Yorkshire and beyond.

Plan to build houses between two railway lines approved

5:04pm Thursday 24th July 2014

A PLAN to build a housing development on a parcel of land between the East Coast Main Line and a heavily used freight railway line has been approved.

Villages embrace fundraising scarecrow competition in its 10th year

The Advertiser Series: LION KING: This year's first prize was for a Disney-inspired creation

12:11pm Thursday 24th July 2014

VILLAGE residents have pulled out all the stops for a 10th anniversary fundraising scarecrow festival.

Giant Chinese vases expected to fetch £70,000

The Advertiser Series: DRAMATIC PIECES: Auction assistant Robyn Alderson with the Cantonese vases, which will go up for auction at Tennants Auctioneers

2:03pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

TWO huge Chinese vases are expected to fetch £70,000 when they go up for auction.

Candle ceremony to mark the start of the First World War

12:01pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

A special Lights Out ceremony is being held at the War Memorial in St Gregory’s church in Bedale to mark the start of the First World War.

Pupils turn a profit for charity

The Advertiser Series: Profitable school: Head teacher Christine Gabbott with money making  pupils at Pickhill Primary

11:59am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

ENTERPRISING pupils have won a charity trophy after turning a £20 donation into hundreds of pounds.

Outgoing council chairman raises £22k for wounded soldiers

The Advertiser Series: CHARITABLE WORK: Councillor Bernard Bateman

4:24pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

A COUNCILLOR has paid tribute to the courage of those serving in the Army by raising £22,000 for a charity which supports wounded and sick soldiers.

Popular chocolate-loving vicar to appear on stage in Richmond

The Advertiser Series: Chocolate lover: Vicar of Dibley Geraldine, played by Ann Greer, with Martin Ash, who plays Frank.

3:30pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

A MUCH-loved chocoholic vicar and her eccentric parishioners will be gracing a Richmond stage as part of a drama society’s 80th anniversary celebrations.

Young cricketers narrowly miss out on northern champions title

The Advertiser Series: KWIK CRICKET: Top centre: Rhys Wise-Malcolm, James Lockwood, Jacob Symms. Left to right: Ben Rodgers, Harry Anderson, Tom Smith, Joshua Coburn, Lily Crosthwaite, Josh Newell, and John Pengilly.

5:22pm Monday 21st July 2014

A PRIMARY school cricket team narrowly missed out on becoming northern champions – but the team is still proud of their achievement.

Fellowship aims to create first new church in town for decades

The Advertiser Series: CHURCH PLAN: The former gymnasium in Romanby Road, which Northallerton Community Christian Centre wants to transform

5:13pm Monday 21st July 2014

THE leaders of a Christian fellowship have launched a bid to create the first new church in a town for decades.

Special school's expanding farm attracts day trips

The Advertiser Series: NEW ARRIVAL: Laura Parker, six, with one of this year's lambs at the Mowbray School farm

3:09pm Sunday 20th July 2014

A FARM at a special school which breeds its own pigs has become so successful it is attracting coach-loads of visitors.

Staff beat students at school sports day

The Advertiser Series: RUNNING FOR GOLD: From left, Will Tiplady, Alex Karadizc, Ed Harker, Tom Partridge, James Orton and Scott Lambert contest the year 8 100m.

12:37pm Saturday 19th July 2014

STAFF were victorious when they took on students at The Wensleydale School annual sports day.

Beauty spot turned into cyclists' paradise

The Advertiser Series: RIDING HIGH: Seth Baum, four, Adrian Carter and Nicola Richardson test one of the new trails near Sutton Bank – Picture: Tony Bartholomew

2:59pm Friday 18th July 2014

THOUSANDS of cyclists are set to descend on a beauty spot best known for its gliding and hiking opportunities.

Excavation pit for bypass scheme comes under fire

1:28pm Friday 18th July 2014

CAMPAIGNERS have warned of “creeping industrialisation” into the countryside, after approvals were granted for major excavations to supply material for a £43m bypass.

£2.8m park and ride scheme to ease resort congestion

The Advertiser Series: CUTTING CONGESTION: Whitby, which has traditionally suffered parking issues during the peak tourist season

5:28pm Wednesday 16th July 2014

A £2.8m parking scheme which aims to cut congestion at a seaside resort will open ahead of the school summer holidays.

Karate kid has been selected to compete for England.

The Advertiser Series: KARATE KID: Rebecca Boakes is training with England squad

4:25pm Sunday 13th July 2014

A MARTIAL arts student is on a high after being selected by her country.

Decades of loyal service rewarded

The Advertiser Series: LOYAL SERVICE: Brigadier Charlie Herbert presenting the Imperial Service Medal to Elizabeth House outside Baden-Powell House, the headquarters of 4 Mechanized Brigade.

4:15pm Sunday 13th July 2014

A LOYAL civil servant who worked for the military at Catterick Garrison for 30 years has been awarded a top honour to mark her devoted service.

Wonderful world of children's books

The Advertiser Series: GETTING READY: Events manager Kate Gibson helps set up the exhibition.

4:44pm Friday 11th July 2014

THE work of some of the top children’s book illustrators is being showcased by the National Trust in North Yorkshire.

Carnival organisers appeal for sponsors to help keep the tradition alive

The Advertiser Series: FESTIVAL FUN: Scenes from a previous year's Northallerton Carnival

3:03pm Friday 11th July 2014

CARNIVAL organisers are appealing for new committee members to come forward with fresh ideas amid concerns over the event's finances.

The name of the rose

The Advertiser Series: R$OSE DAYS: Ian Roger, of RV Roger, prepares for Ryedale Rose Festival in Pickering on Saturday and Sunday.

2:43pm Friday 11th July 2014

SOME of the original Calendar Girls will be appearing at the Ryedale Rose Festival this weekend to receive a new rose named in their honour.

Students rewarded for being top of the class

The Advertiser Series: TOP TEENS: Students James Martin and Lois Farndale with their awards.

1:18pm Friday 11th July 2014

A YOUNG musician can be forgiven for blowing his own trumpet after winning a prestigious award.

Richmond book features, drawings, poetry, fables and walking guide

The Advertiser Series: PEN AND INK: Mark Stott, with his book Richmond by Rhyme

4:57pm Thursday 10th July 2014

A FORMER Richmond School pupil has penned a book featuring his own pen and ink drawings, poems, local fables and walking guide.

Great Yorkshire Show overcomes Tour fever

The Advertiser Series: Great Yorkshire Show 2014. Picture: Matt Clark (8091647)

4:34pm Thursday 10th July 2014

ORGANISERS of the Great Yorkshire Show said this year's event had emerged from the shadow of the Tour de France to attract a strong turnout.

Government news on investment overshadowed at Great Yorkshire Show by farmers' anger over plummeting beef prices

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5:58pm Tuesday 8th July 2014

GOOD news was overshadowed by mounting fury from farmers battling plummeting beef prices as the agricultural industry gathered for the 156th Great Yorkshire Show.

Government growth money to help create major housing development

The Advertiser Series: GROWTH FUNDING: Northallerton High Street. Government growth funding has been released to create a major housing development of nearly 1,000 homes to the north of the town.

3:46pm Tuesday 8th July 2014

A MAJOR housing and employment development in North Yorkshire’s county town will be one of the projects to benefit from the government’s growth deal funding.

Former mayor boosts Army welfare fund

The Advertiser Series: WELFARE BOOST:  Bob White, the former mayor of Richmond, presenting Brigadier Charlie Herbert, commander of 4 Mech Bde with a cheque for the Black Rats Fund.

1:52pm Tuesday 8th July 2014

ONE of the most senior Army officers in the North of England has been presented with a substantial cheque to boost his welfare funds.

RAF team prove they are no slouches in the kitchen

The Advertiser Series: PASTA WINNER: Group Captain Steve Reeves with gold medal winner SAC Miles Ludlow.

1:44pm Tuesday 8th July 2014

AIRMEN and women from North Yorkshire showed some down-to-earth skills when they triumphed at a culinary competition.

Multinational firm celebrates 40th anniversary

The Advertiser Series: FIRM MILESTONE: GSM Group chairman Barry Dodd

3:40pm Monday 7th July 2014

A FIRM which has grown into a multinational business employing over 500 people since being launched by two entrepreneurs above a small shop has marked its 40th anniversary.

School honours its own students

The Advertiser Series: "VERY PROUD": Winner of the Ben Hyde Award for competitive spirit in sport and presenter for the evening Theadora Crocker, 14.

3:37pm Monday 7th July 2014

ACADEMIC excellence, sporting ability and community spirit were all rewarded at a North Yorkshire school award ceremony.

Campaigners' dismay as no funding for rural rail link study

4:37pm Thursday 3rd July 2014

CAMPAIGNERS hoping to reinstate a railway to link between North and West Yorkshire are dismayed that a local authority hasn’t provided financial support after publically backing it.

"Green" car proves a success

The Advertiser Series: ON CHARGE: Broadacres’ Property Director Paul Lightfoot charges the car with Hazel Coupe, marketing manager at RMB Automotive.

2:55pm Thursday 3rd July 2014

AN electric car has staff all charged up at the Northalleron-based Broadacres Housing Association.

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