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Building society staff mark anniversary with Alice In Wonderland party

The Advertiser Series: ANNIVERSARY: Staff at the Ripon Yorkshire Building Society branch dressed as Alice In Wonderland characters.

4:04pm Thursday 24th April 2014

STAFF at the Yorkshire Building Society branch in Ripon have marked its first anniversary with an Alice in Wonderland themed party, dressing as characters from Lewis Carroll’s most famous work in honour of the time the author spent in the city. It is said the idea of Alice following a white rabbit down his hole came from the tunnel leading to Ripon Cathedral’s underground crypt.

Students pay birthday tribute to the Bard

The Advertiser Series: The cast of Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream performed by students at Northallerton College.

2:50pm Thursday 24th April 2014

STUDENTS paid homage to one of the world’s greatest writers by raising the curtain to a classic comedy to mark the 450th birthday of William Shakespeare.

Fair arriving in town centre

12:02pm Thursday 24th April 2014

Northallerton’s annual May Fair will run in the town from May 1 until May 5.

Fundraising event for Multiple Sclerosis Society

6:36pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

CAFFEINE BOOST: The Hambleton and Richmondshire branch of the Multiple Sclerosis Society will hold a coffee morning with stalls on Saturday (April 26), from 9.30am to noon at Scorton War Memorial Institute. Visitors are invited to bring home-made jam Swiss rolls to be judged.

Pop-up restaurant at food festival

The Advertiser Series: A glass of wine (4988688)

5:33pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

POP-UP restaurant Chateau Marmot will return to North Yorkshire with a weekend of dining as part of the Malton Food Lovers Festival.

Gang beat up man in street

The Advertiser Series: Violent offender arrested in Catterick after manhunt

5:22pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

POLICE are trying to track down a gang of three who beat up a 38-year-old man in the early hours of the morning.

Disney debut for dance students

The Advertiser Series: The dance students who are heading for Disneyland Paris.

3:30pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

A GROUP of young dancers are looking forward to the trip of a lifetime – appearing in front of an international audience at Disneyland Paris.

Charges introduced for garden waste collections

The Advertiser Series: John Brown, recycling officer for Ryedale District Council, with one of the leaflets being sent out to residents this week.

2:56pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

CHARGES are about to be introduced for the garden waste collection service in the sprawling Ryedale area of North Yorkshire.

Supermarket plan recommended for go-ahead

6:29pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

Store plan: Revised plans for a supermarket and petrol station on the site of the Wentworth Street car-park in Malton have been recommended for approval, despite 1010 letters of objection and a petition being handed in.

Spring exhibition bursts into life for Bedale Art Group

The Advertiser Series: Julie Metcalfe and Anne Flowers with raffle prizes

6:44pm Tuesday 22nd April 2014

BEDALE Art Group is holding its popular Spring Art Exhibition at Bedale Hall. The exhibition will showcase the varied artwork and crafts of members of the group. There is a preview evening on Thursday 8 May at 7pm. Admission is £1 including a glass of wine. The exhibition continues on May 9 and 10 from 9am to 5pm. Admission is free. Home made cakes and refreshments will be available. A raffle of original paintings done by Julia Metcalfe and Anne Flowers is being held. Donations will be made to Northdale Horticulture.

Former Air Traffic controller takes to the skies for Help for Heroes

The Advertiser Series: High flying heather doing a tandem skydive

6:32pm Tuesday 22nd April 2014

FORMER air traffic controller Heather Whetnall is raising money for Help for Heroes with a tandem sky dive.

Nikki shoots into the spotlight with new business in home town

The Advertiser Series: Nikki with Mayor Cllr Amanda Coates

5:39pm Tuesday 22nd April 2014

PHOTOGRAPHER Nikki Ramsay is in the frame of mind to do her own thing. She has set up a studio in her home town to put her talents to the test on local ground.

Biker hurt in town smash

The Advertiser Series: Violent offender arrested in Catterick after manhunt

4:56pm Tuesday 22nd April 2014

A MOTORCYCLIST was hurt when he collided with a car that failed to stop on Good Friday.

Social dance for charity in Sowerby Parochial Hall

3:54pm Tuesday 22nd April 2014

AN evening of social sequence dancing will take place at Sowerby Parochial Hall in Sowerby, near Thirsk on Monday, May 26 from 7.30pm to 11pm.

Cyclists invited to join fundraising ride

The Advertiser Series: INVITE: Thirsk Rotary Club cycle ride organiser Colin Watt

11:50am Wednesday 23rd April 2014

FUNDRAISERS are inviting cyclists of all ages to join them on a 20-mile fun ride to help boost local good causes.

Almost a thousand runners heading for mountain run this weekend

The Advertiser Series: A summer’s view of Ingleborough, one of the hills in the Three Peaks Challenge

4:17pm Tuesday 22nd April 2014

NEARLY 1,000 runners have entered the Three Peaks Race taking place in the Yorkshire Dales this weekend.

Farm services firm staff take on cycling challenge for Yorkshire Air Ambulance

The Advertiser Series: FUNDRAISING AIM: Ripon Farm Services staff ahead of their Coast to Coast cycle challenge

3:12pm Tuesday 22nd April 2014

STAFF at an agricultural machinery retailer are set to cycle the Coast to Coast route to raise funds for the Yorkshire Air Ambulance.

Land of the rising sun comes to North Yorkshire

The Advertiser Series: Kimono World - part of Northallerton's Japan Day.

1:50pm Tuesday 22nd April 2014

THE public are to be transported to the land of the rising sun – in the very heart of North Yorkshire.

Treasure hunt at Kirkby Fleetham

The Advertiser Series: Judging taking place at the dog show at Kirkby Fleetham Feast on Saturday.

12:51pm Tuesday 22nd April 2014

KIRKBY Fleetham Feast is holding a treasure hunt on April 27. Teams or families, a maximum of five, are invited to dress up in racing colours or in fancy dress for a bike tour around the surrounding villages of Scruton, Ainderby, Thrintoft and Langton, starting at the village hall at 2pm. Entry fee is £5 per team and children under 12 should be accompanied by an adult. More information on kirkbyfleethamfeast.org

Horror fall jockey presents donation for rehabilitation centre

The Advertiser Series: Jockey Brian Toomey, fundraiser Jack Berry, and, right, Grand National winning jockey Gerry Scott, receive a cheque from James Sanderson, Clerk of the Course

2:07pm Tuesday 22nd April 2014

A JOCKEY who sustained life-threatening head injuries after his horse collapsed in a race has collected a £2,000 donation towards a rehabilitation centre for those injured in the sport.

Village's affordable housing development named one of UK's best

The Advertiser Series: Children from Osmotherley School Primary School celebrate the opening of the award-winning affordable housing development

1:51pm Sunday 20th April 2014

AN affordable housing development in a North Yorkshire village has been named one of the best in the UK.

Keeping blacksmiths' skills alive - leading authority to give talk

The Advertiser Series: Chris Topp, a leading authority on ironwork and blacksmiths' skills

5:23pm Sunday 20th April 2014

ONE of the world’s leading architectural metal workers is to give a talk in North Yorkshire.

Petition against supermarket plan

The Advertiser Series: Ryedale District Council logo - zxc

3:36pm Thursday 17th April 2014

CAMPAIGNERS protesting against plans to build a supermarket Malton have handed over a petition ahead of a crunch meeting next week.

Bedale car park sell off to make way for bypass is confirmed as traders raise concerns

The Advertiser Series: Temporary car park in Darlington granted permission to continue while spaces are reduced to build multi-storey and cinema development

1:00pm Thursday 17th April 2014

A MARKET town is to sacrifice one of its two existing car-parks as part of the drive towards a new 42.5m bypass.

Vandals attack North Yorkshire school

The Advertiser Series: Violent offender arrested in Catterick after manhunt

3:07pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

POLICE are hunting vandals who caused damage valued at thousands of pounds to a local school.

Victims get chance to improve their treatment

The Advertiser Series: Julia Mulligan

2:00pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

VICTIMS of crime, road accidents and anti-social behaviour are being given a bigger say in how they are treated after such incidents.

Cyclist suffers fractured neck in roundabout collision

The Advertiser Series: Violent offender arrested in Catterick after manhunt

3:56pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

A CYCLIST has sustained three fractures to her neck in a collision with a car beside a town centre roundabout.

Plans to sell-off car-park are agreed

The Advertiser Series: COUNCIL TAX: Hambleton District Council leader Councillor Mark Robson.

6:02pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

A MARKET town is to sacrifice one of its two existing car-parks as part of the drive towards a new £42.5m bypass.

Hit author returns to her old stamping ground

The Advertiser Series: Jodi Taylor - back among the bookshelves.

2:28pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

FORMER librarian Jodi Taylor was back among the bookshelves this week – but this time with a novel of her very own.

Business group claims Ripon is going downhill due to a lack of leadership

The Advertiser Series: CONTROVERSY: Ripon and District Chamber of Trade and Commerce has claimed the city is being failed by its political leaders.

3:40pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

A GROUP of businesses has sparked a war of words by claiming a city is being failed by its political leaders.

Gaby Alderson charity auction to feature Mike Tyson boxing glove

The Advertiser Series: COURAGEOUS: Gaby Alderson, who is battling MYCN-amplified neuroblastoma.

1:31pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

A CHARITY auction, featuring a boxing glove signed by former world heavyweight champion boxer Mike Tyson, will be held to raise funds for an 11-year-old girl battling a rare cancer.

Singers invited to join the Northallerton Sing and Discover group

The Advertiser Series: Singers from the two choirs and the school enjoyed the experience of singing together.

1:42pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

NORTHALLERTON Sing and Discover group is inviting singers to join it for rehearsals in preparation for a Sounds of the Summer concert, featuring 200 voices and the National Festival Orchestra, at Bridgewater Hall, Manchester, in June.

Brewery in tune with Bedale music festival sponsors event

The Advertiser Series: Simon Theakston and Carol Clark

4:40pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

ORGANISERS of North Yorkshire’s biggest acoustic music festival say they are again being sponsored by one of the region's oldest companies.

High hopes for bird-lovers

The Advertiser Series: Peregrine Falcon

5:29pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

A NEST box with a view has been installed on the University of York’s 60-metre high boilerhouse chimney - in a bid to attract peregrine falcons to the campus. The new high rise box and perch have been installed on the highest point on the university’s Heslington West site as part of efforts to increase the diversity of wildlife on the 500-acre campus. More than 150 bat, owl and bird boxes have also been installed in woodland areas.

Amateur artists work together to create wheely good painting for Grand Depart

The Advertiser Series: The Grand Depart painting

12:48pm Monday 14th April 2014

AMATEUR artists have put together a dramatic painting for the Tour de France Grand Depart.

Laura's lamb is the latest addition at pioneering special school in Bedale

The Advertiser Series: Six year old year old Laura Parker with one of the new batch of suckling lambs

12:08pm Monday 14th April 2014

A special Easter delivery of nine lambs arrived for students at a pioneering school which has led the way in creating an on site farm.

Thieves target village cricket club

The Advertiser Series: Violent offender arrested in Catterick after manhunt

12:01pm Monday 14th April 2014

POLICE have turned to the public for help in tracking down thieves who targeted a village cricket club.

Former shopkeeper who preserved historic village store dies at age of 87

The Advertiser Series: Thompson's store in Osmotherley

7:00am Monday 14th April 2014

A WELL-KNOWN North Yorkshire resident – whose family ran a village shop for more than two centuries and who ensured it will remain a village store for posterity – has died.

Coffee fundraiser for Northallerton Amateur Swimming Club

10:23pm Monday 14th April 2014

NORTHALLERTON Amateur Swimming Club is holding a fundraising coffee morning downstairs at Northallerton Town Hall on Saturday, April 26, from 9am to noon.

Free wif-fi to expand

4:12pm Monday 14th April 2014

CITY of York Council has announced that its successful free Wi-Fi pilot in the city centre is to be expanded and will include all six current park-and-ride terminals across the city. It will be delivered in three phases, the first of which will be available ahead of the Tour De France coming to the city, in July. The fully supported service will be free, will operate round-the-clock and will be of such high quality that it will be able to support streaming services such as BBC iPlayer.

TV comic headlines at comedy club

The Advertiser Series: One-liners: Gary Delaney will be stopping off in Kidderminster on Saturday, May 31.

3:50pm Monday 14th April 2014

COMEDIAN Gary Delaney, of TV’s Mock the Week fame, will headline the Last Laugh Comedy Club on Saturday, April 19, at Scarborough Spa. Tickets start at £10 and can be purchased from box office on 01723-821888 or via scarboroughspa.co.uk

Royal salute for Queen's birthday

The Advertiser Series: Anne Riley will receive Maundy Money on her 75th birthday from The Queen

3:36pm Monday 14th April 2014

GUNNERS from Topcliffe, near Thirsk, will fire a 21-gun Royal salute in York’s Museum gardens at noon on Easter Monday, April 21, to mark the Queen’s 88th birthday. The new Royal Armoured Corps band will provide military music as its marches from Duncombe Place at 10.45 am to the gardens.

Easter fun at village church

11:55am Monday 14th April 2014

St Helen`s Church at Ainderby Steeple is holding an Easter Egg-Stravaganza on Saturday, April 19, from 1pm till 4pm. There will be a free-to-enter art competition - anything with an Easter theme, an egg scramble hunt around the grounds, tombola and refreshments, along with stalls. If the weather is fine there will also be rounders on the green. For more details or donations please contact Fiona on 01609-777997.

People encouraged to discovered health benefits of walking

The Advertiser Series: Julia Mulligan

4:31pm Sunday 13th April 2014

Hambleton residents are being encouraged to discover the benefits of walking during a series of free, short walks festival organised by Hambleton Strollers in the district between May 3 and 10.

Art exhibitions and classes in North Yorkshire

The Advertiser Series: Watercolour Painting: Winter Landscapes

4:20pm Sunday 13th April 2014

Bexter’s Tea Room, based on College Square, Stokesley will be holding an exhibition of landscape photography by landscape photographer Paul Hunter on Saturday, May 3 from 6.30pm.

North Yorkshire Police issue warning after unearthing new letterbox credit card scam

The Advertiser Series: LETTERBOX PLEA:Do we still have surplus clothes to fill these bags

12:21pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

RESIDENTS who have external letterboxes are being advised to undertake a credit reference check after the emergence of a new type of credit card scam.

Chance for motorcyclists to test out their skills

The Advertiser Series: A49 named in list of danger routes for motorcyclists

6:21pm Friday 11th April 2014

AN EVENT designed to keep motorcyclists safe on the roads has been organised by North Yorkshire Police and road safety organisations.

William Hague reopens North Yorkshire pub where he proposed to his wife

The Advertiser Series: Foreign secretary William Hague with the new owners of the Black Bull Inn, Michael Ibbotson (left) and Chris Blundell (right)

5:01pm Friday 11th April 2014

FOREIGN secretary William Hague has officially reopened a North Yorkshire pub and revealed it is where he proposed to his wife.

Council dumps 0845 number

The Advertiser Series: Hambleton District Council - zxc

5:01pm Friday 11th April 2014

A DISTRICT council is taking a step backwards – in an effort to make life cheaper for callers.

Staff raise funds for girl battling rare form of cancer

The Advertiser Series: Fund-raising staff members Sam Talbot, Alistair Mair and Kayleigh Turner

1:28pm Friday 11th April 2014

STAFF at a building society are raising funds in support of a girl battling a rare form of cancer.



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