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Soldiers brave River Swale for official photograph

The Advertiser Series: A DETACHMENT of soldiers have marked the first time they have been together for a decade, following operational commitments in Iraq and Afghanistan, by posing for an official photograph in the River Swale, in Richmond.Richmond-based photographer Paul Boot

1:17pm Friday 19th September 2014

A DETACHMENT of soldiers have marked the first time they have been together for a decade, following operational commitments in Iraq and Afghanistan, by posing for an official photograph in the River Swale, in Richmond.

Northallerton to hold its fourth beer festival in the town hall

The Advertiser Series: BEER FESTIVAL: Northallerton Beer Festival will start on Friday, September 26

1:07pm Friday 19th September 2014

THE fourth annual Northallerton beer festival will be held in Northallerton town hall from September 26 to 28.

Fresh insight into legendary sea rescue

The Advertiser Series: RESCUE: The Tynemouth RNLI lifeboat crew involved in the Rohilla rescue

6:01pm Thursday 18th September 2014

AN AUTHOR has unearthed fresh revelations about a legendary sea rescue from a hospital ship, which sank off the Yorkshire coast a century ago.

Plans for cycle route linking up Ryedale market towns to be discussed

4:47pm Thursday 18th September 2014

AMBITIOUS plans for a cycle route between five Ryedale market towns are to be discussed at a public meeting.

Understanding First World War impact on rural area

The Advertiser Series: HERITAGE: A farmhouse in Wath, Nidderdale. People are being given the chance to research the impact of the First World War on Nidderdale

1:50pm Thursday 18th September 2014

THE EFFECT of the First World War on the landscape and communities of a picturesque rural area will take place next month.

RAF communications worker rises to musical challenge

The Advertiser Series: AIMING HIGH: Former Northallerton College student Jon Sibley

1:46pm Thursday 18th September 2014

AN RAF communications worker is hoping his music career will take off after securing a place in the regional finals of a national contest for unsigned singer-songwriters.

Hospital redevelopment should be welcomed

1:42pm Thursday 18th September 2014

PLANS to develop the former Rutson hospital site in Northallerton by Marks and Spencer will be a major boost for the town, councillors have been told. But the town council was told there are also concerns over traffic at the site which will have 38 car parking spaces and three loading bays. Cllr John Coulson said they had to be aware that Quaker Lane would become a rat run and suggested they move the pelican crossing further up Friarage Street. Cllr Tony Hall said :”I can’t think of a better scenario, it is a real fillip for the town, I think it should be welcomed, the site has been unused for quite sometime.” Comments about the plans, which also include a family pub, are to be sent to Hambleton District Council planning. Listed areas of the building which include the frontage are to be retained.

Years of work on play project comes to fruition

The Advertiser Series: PLAYGROUND REVAMP: The play equipment at Scruton

5:06pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

A COMMUNITY is celebrating a £60,000 renovation of its playground after several years of fundraising.

Clothes sale to boost care association

12:43pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

A CLOTHING chain is set to hold a sale to boost a charity works to improve health, reduce isolation and loneliness in the Thirsk area.

Play scheme given sensory equipment by housing developer

The Advertiser Series: SENSORY EQUIPMENT: Megan Tate and Joshua Peacock with Alison Grainger, right, from Mulberry Homes, and play scheme co-ordinator Jane Wilson

12:21pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

VISITORS to a play scheme for young people with complex medical needs have been given £500 of sensory equipment by a housing developer.

History enthusiasts given the chance to explore historic journals from North Yorkshire County Record Office

12:06pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

HISTORY enthusiasts are being given the chance to delve into some of the diaries and journals held at the North Yorkshire County Record Office in Northallerton.

School raises enough cash for laptops after fundraising events

12:00pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

A PRIMARY school’s fundraising drive to provide laptops for pupils has been hailed a success after netting £3,000 from events culminating in its annual summer fair.

Play about WWI poets stops at Richmond before heading to London's West End

The Advertiser Series: WAR POETS: Wilfred Owen and Seigfried Sassoon are the subject of Not About Heroes

11:52am Tuesday 16th September 2014

A STORY about the friendship between two of England’s greatest 20th century war poets is the subject of an inspirational play to be performed in Richmond prior to its opening in London’s West End.

New road layout should ease village rat-run concerns

The Advertiser Series: DIRECTION CHANGE: Richmond MP William Hague

4:55pm Monday 15th September 2014

RESIDENTS concerned about the impact of improvements to the A1 have welcomed measures to discourage drivers using their village as a rat run.

Historic cart bridge set to reopen as residents' frustration mounts

The Advertiser Series: MOUNTING CONCERNS: Blakey Bridge, which has been closed for six weeks after being hit by vehicles

3:54pm Monday 15th September 2014

AN historic cart bridge which has been closed numerous times due to damage is set to reopen with barriers to protect it.

Archeologist to reveal details about Roman roads in North Yorkshire

The Advertiser Series: ROMAN ROADS: Archaeologist Hugh Toller is set to reveal details about ancient highways in North Yorkshire

1:44pm Monday 15th September 2014

A ROMAN archaeology expert is set to give the second of a series of talks revealing details about roads in North Yorkshire during the period.

Charity cyclists raise money for good causes

The Advertiser Series: Charity cyclists: Riders In The Lower Dales Charity Cycle event

1:44pm Monday 15th September 2014

Charity fundraisers who got on their bikes for a 27 mile circuit of the Dales raised over £3,000.

Scheme to get people to work with a moped loan service given cash boost

11:57am Monday 15th September 2014

A TRAVEL scheme which helps young people living in rural Richmondshire access work and learning opportunities has received a £5,000 cash boost.

Bettys picks up prestigious industry award

The Advertiser Series: TOP BAKERS: Bakery general manager, Caroline Grant, with bakery operations manager, Paul Gray, and representatives from the bakery teams. Photo Justin Slee.

1:44pm Sunday 14th September 2014

A YORKSHIRE tea room and bakery famous for its continental cakes, Yorkshire treats and seasonal bakes has won a prestigious industry award.

Community remembers First World War with Edwardian weekend

The Advertiser Series: SNAP HAPPY: Mila Taylor-Hanlon, nine, poses for an Edwardian-style seaside photo

12:22pm Sunday 14th September 2014

FLYING flannels, crashing coconuts and scattering skittles heralded the opening of an Edwardian fair.

Council reveals cost of fight to save maternity services at the Friarage Hospital

The Advertiser Series: BACKING DOWN: Council reveals cost of campaign to save maternity services at the Friarage Hospital

4:16pm Friday 12th September 2014

A COUNCIL has disclosed the amount spent on a hard-fought campaign to save maternity and children’s services at the Friarage Hospital.

Male volunteers needed to help combat isolation

5:01pm Friday 12th September 2014

Northallerton and District Voluntary Service is looking for male volunteers who can offer a couple of hours a week to visit and befriend lonely and isolated people.

Church's Edwardian weekend to celebrate best of British and commemorate WWI

The Advertiser Series: EDWARDIAN ELEGANCE: Church members Mike Hanlon, Maureen Moody, Jenny Foster, Andrew Cromarty, Hilary Bowes and Keith Hall prepare for the period fair.

2:27pm Friday 12th September 2014

VISITORS will be transported back in time tomorrow (Saturday, September 13) as a community celebrates the best of British.

Creative Arts Festival to help raise cash for hydrotherapy pool at special school

The Advertiser Series: SWEET TREAT: Pupil Thomas Cullen, 18, of Thirsk, gets ready to serve up a treat at The Dales School Creative Arts Festival pictured with Northallerton and District Voluntary Services Association volunteer Peter Tarren

2:11pm Friday 12th September 2014

AN EXTRA splash of colour will help a North Yorkshire special school raise much-needed cash to help refurbish its hydrotherapy pool.

Residents anger over plans for hydro-electric plant along stretch of the River Swale

The Advertiser Series: BEAUTY SPOT: The River Swale in Richmond

1:15pm Friday 12th September 2014

A PLAN to site a hydro-electric plant beside a stretch of the River Swale populated by otters has generated a surge of anger.

Girls build glider and encryption devices with RAF

The Advertiser Series: FLYING HIGH: A group of aspiring female engineers complete a three-day residential engineering work placement at 90 Signals Unit at RAF Leeming, with Sergeant Kev Stannard

2:35pm Thursday 11th September 2014

GIRLS had the chance to design and build a glider and a ground-to-air radio system as part of an initiative between schools and the RAF.

Alert after spate van raids in Thirsk area

2:13pm Thursday 11th September 2014

POLICE are warning van owners and tradespeople to be extra vigilant after a spate of thefts in the Thirsk and Sowerby area.

Teen adventurer proves her worth

The Advertiser Series: OUTWARD BOUND: Sophie Dallolio.

1:59pm Thursday 11th September 2014

A YOUNG adventurer is outward bound after impressing the organisers of an armed services challenge.

Campaign to save Upper Dales communities launched by district councillor

The Advertiser Series: FAMILY FEARS: Countryside near Reeth

4:48pm Wednesday 10th September 2014

A CAMPAIGN to stop young families in the Upper Dales from becoming an endangered species has been launched – with an emphasis on providing more housing and job.

Pub's onion show features some whopping specimens

The Advertiser Series: ONION FUN: From left, Vic Wilson, Rob Glover, and Dave Horn.

3:36pm Wednesday 10th September 2014

AN ever-popular pub onion show has celebrated its 35th year with a strong turn-out and stiff competition.

Choristers take on new unisex look

The Advertiser Series: UNIFORM LOOK: Choristers at Ripon Cathedral demonstrate their new look.

2:46pm Wednesday 10th September 2014

CHORISTERS singing at one of the region’s great cathedrals have been given a new, uniform look.

Exhibition of historic clocks will help Friarage scanner appeal

The Advertiser Series: Clock Exhibition: David Severs with one of the clocks which will be on display

2:32pm Wednesday 10th September 2014

A timely exhibition of historic clocks will help raise money for the Friarage Hospital MRI scanner appeal at Northallerton.

Builder challenges parking fine

The Advertiser Series: John Prior: Builder refuses to pay parking fine

3:16pm Tuesday 9th September 2014

AN irate builder is refusing to pay a £25 parking fine slapped on his van while he was carrying out work.

Trailer overturns in Northallerton

The Advertiser Series: Trailer crash: Traffic was delayed after the trailer being pulled by a tractor through Northallerton overturned

12:43pm Tuesday 9th September 2014

TRAFFIC in Northallerton town centre was brought to a standstill when a tractor towing a trailer stacked with straw bales overturned on the Brompton road roundabout.

Consultation could mean the end of the last middle school in North Yorkshire

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

12:24pm Tuesday 9th September 2014

A MOVE to abandon the middle school education system in Northallerton and replace it with one single secondary school is to go to consultation.

Walled Garden scheme appeals for grant votes

The Advertiser Series: GROWING CONCERN: Ripon Community Link members urge people to vote for it to receive a Lloyds Bank Community Fund 2014 grant

6:04am Monday 8th September 2014

A SCHEME which supports people with learning disabilities has been shortlisted for a grant of up to £3,000 to enable it to continue its community work.

Helping those who help others

6:03am Monday 8th September 2014

WOULD-BE volunteers who want to give up some of their time for their local community are being invited to a special event in Northallerton.

Herriot author bronze statue set to be unveiled

The Advertiser Series: LASTING LEGACY: Author Alf Wight, a statue of whom is set to be unveiled

6:03am Monday 8th September 2014

A STATUE of the vet who wrote the James Herriot books is set to be unveiled, after being approved by his children.

Northallerton Festival to take place next weekend

6:01am Monday 8th September 2014

A TOWN centre festival has been given the go-ahead to take place in Northallerton next weekend.

Fifty years of celebrating the power of flowers

The Advertiser Series: GOLDEN MOMENT: (L-R) chairman Kath King, national chairman of NAFAS, Sue Brinton and president Sue Gill cutting the cake to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Northallerton & District Flower Club   Picture: RICHARD DOUGHTY

2:31pm Sunday 7th September 2014

PEOPLE with a passion for flowers gathered in Northallerton to mark a milestone for a popular floral club.

Businessman to succeed hereditary peer as Queen's North Yorkshire representative

4:28pm Friday 5th September 2014

A BUSINESSMAN who has created a multinational firm with 500 staff is set to be appointed Lord-Lieutenant for North Yorkshire.

Football shirt to be auctioned for Friarage scanner appeal

The Advertiser Series: FUNDING GOAL: Jamie Atkinson, sales director of JT Atkinson hands over the Manchester United shirt to event co-organiser Peter Kirkbride

1:02pm Friday 5th September 2014

A FRAMED football shirt signed by a Premier League championship winning squad will go under the hammer to raise funds for the Friarage Hospital MRI Scanner Appeal.

Staff celebrate after store put on "saved list"

The Advertiser Series: Staff of Lakeland Leather who launched a campaign to save it

2:12pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

A CAMPAIGN by staff to save their jobs has paid off after administrators revealed the Lakeland Leather, in Northallerton, is the first of 18 previously doomed stores to sign a new lease.

Farmers' tractor run ploughs money into cancer charity

The Advertiser Series: PLOUGHING ON: Pam Ashmore (second from left) and Sue Birdsall (third from left) from the Teesdale branch of Cancer Research UK are presented with a cheque from a group of Swaledale farmers who staged two tractor runs over summer

12:16pm Sunday 31st August 2014

A GROUP of farmers have gone the extra mile to raise money for Cancer Research UK by travelling hundreds of kilometres in their vintage tractors.

Work of top cartoonist is showcased

The Advertiser Series: POCKET CARTOONS: Nunnington Hall will showcase the work of Matt Pritchett.

12:36pm Saturday 30th August 2014

THE work of one of Britain’s most popular cartoonist is about to be showcased by the National Trust.

Head of youth charity named community champion

2:57pm Friday 29th August 2014

A WOMAN has been named community champion for her dedication to helping young people in North Yorkshire.

Son's courage will spur mother on as she tackles Britain's highest mountain

The Advertiser Series: MOUNTAIN CHALLENGE: Emma Smith with her son Jack. Emma will be climbing Ben Nevis to raise money for the Cystic Fibrosis Trust which helps cystic fibrosis sufferers like her son Jack

12:53pm Friday 29th August 2014

THE mother of an eight-year-old boy with cystic fibrosis is to tackle Britain’s highest mountain to raise funds for the charity which helps her son.

Alexander Technique workshops to raise funds for charity

11:43am Friday 29th August 2014

TASTER sessions for a class to alleviate back, neck and joint pains taking place in September will raise funds for two charities.

Sixty years of give and take

The Advertiser Series: Richard Doughty (9780879)

4:17pm Thursday 28th August 2014

HAPPY couple Eric and Mollie Dent are celebrating – after notching up 60 years of wedded bliss.

Leading entrepreneur to share his expertise with local Samaritans branch

1:14pm Thursday 28th August 2014

A LEADING businessman has become the new patron of the North Yorkshire branch of the Samaritans.



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