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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.

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

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.

Cafe converted into Tour de France shrine

The Advertiser Series: Cafe owner Andrew Cussons who has transformed his premises in Thirsk into a Tour de France theme

12:02pm Friday 11th April 2014

A CAFE run by a Tour de France volunteer has been turned into a shrine to the world’s biggest annual sporting event.

£1.4m boost for young homeless in Northallerton

The Advertiser Series: Cassia King at the Crossing.

12:20pm Friday 11th April 2014

A GROUP of young homeless people are settling into a new £1.4m purpose-built development in a North Yorkshire town.

Dig out your old wedding dresses

The Advertiser Series: Calling Brides-to-be! Taunton's Wedding and Fine Events Show, Sunday

5:13pm Friday 11th April 2014

PEOPLE are being urged to dig out their wedding dresses and photos for a special one-off exhibition this summer.

History search under church

6:34pm Friday 11th April 2014

An archaeological dig has started at a medieval church in York city-centre in the hope of finding medieval, Viking and Roman artefacts. The dig at the Church of All Saints in North Street will continue in phases until October.

Youngsters prove their sporting worth

The Advertiser Series: L-R, Eleanor Hore, 15, Georgina Smith, 16, Jake McNaughton, 15, Bryony Harland, 19, Oliver Walters, 14, Jasmine Pearson, 16 and Lois Farndale, 15.

4:21pm Thursday 10th April 2014

YOUNG athletes have been impressing scouts and coaches as they take their chosen sports to a higher level.

Dedication to disabled sailing wins recognition

The Advertiser Series: Scaling Dam

5:22pm Thursday 10th April 2014

A SAILING Club member has been presented with an award for his work in helping people with disabilities experience sailing.

Holidays make bin collections a day late

The Advertiser Series: Hambleton District Council - zxc

3:23pm Thursday 10th April 2014

REFUSE and recycling collections across Hambleton will be affected by the Easter and May Day holidays.

New venue for agricultural show

The Advertiser Series: The 2009 supreme champion cattle at the show, a Blonde heiffer with Lucy Corner of Brafferton who exhibited with Alan Hall

4:47pm Wednesday 9th April 2014

A NEW venue has been announced for one of North Yorkshire’s agricultural shows this year.

Soccer girl heads to the States

The Advertiser Series: Going west, Northallerton College student Hannah Kirk who has secured a sports scholarship in America, pictured with head of PE Anna Harvey.

3:04pm Wednesday 9th April 2014

A FOOTBALLER is a step nearer her sporting goal after securing a place at an American university.

Whist drive in Thornton-le-Beans

2:35pm Wednesday 9th April 2014

CARD EVENING: Whist drives will be taking place at the Old School in Thornton-le-Beans on Wednesday, April 16 and Wednesday, April 30 from 7.30pm and at Northallerton Cricket Club, off Boroughbridge Road on April 23 at the same time.

Bedale bakery bowled over after bringing bread to market

The Advertiser Series: Bedale bakery bowled over after bringing bread to market

4:33pm Tuesday 8th April 2014

A COMMUNITY bakery which was given a national profile when it featured in a television documentary is appealing for volunteers.

Residents urged to watch schools after vandals strike with purple substance

The Advertiser Series: North Yorkshire Police - zxc

4:02pm Tuesday 8th April 2014

RESIDENTS are being urged to look out for suspicious activity around schools after vandals struck at the beginning of the Easter holidays.

Fire and rescue meeting the public over possible restructuring

The Advertiser Series: FIRE DANGER: Firefighters from North Yorkshire and Cleveland at Danby Moor as high winds spread a series of fires on the North York Moors, one of which closed the main Whitby to Guisborough road

12:17pm Tuesday 8th April 2014

North Yorkshire Fire and Rescue is currently reviewing its fire cover in the county to see if it needs to change the number and location of fire engines and stations and the way both are crewed.

Council invites residents to play key role in shaping town's future

The Advertiser Series: SHOPPING HELP: Elderly residents in Thirsk are being offered help with meal planning and shopping.

12:43pm Tuesday 8th April 2014

THIRSK Town Council is seeking to co-opt a member following the retirement of Alan Morton, who served the authority for 20 years. The council’s responsibilities include Thirsk cemetery, public open spaces, eight play areas and public toilets. Anyone interested in becoming a councillor can call 01845- 526445.

Willow sculpture display at racecourse's season opener

The Advertiser Series: DISPLAY: Whitby artist Emma Stothard and James Sanderson, of Thirsk Racecourse, with the willow horse sculpture.

10:59am Tuesday 8th April 2014

A WILLOW horse sculpture will take pride of place in the parade ring at Thirsk Racecourse at the track’s opening event of the season.

Lecture series to deliver home truths about former residents

The Advertiser Series: Some of Burnley's terraced streets are in need of renovation

10:53am Tuesday 8th April 2014

A RETIRED history lecturer who found a collection of letters and photos in the attic of a house he had moved to will run a course to help people find out who has lived in their homes.

Ewe need to support the town appeal from Deputy Mayor

7:04pm Tuesday 8th April 2014

AN easter sheep trail has been organised throughout Bedale town centre to encourage shoppers to support the town and Tuesday market from April 15.

Bedale Bobby's marathon beat covers over 500 miles in four months

The Advertiser Series: {C Lee Featherstone with Halcyon Trust supporters

6:56pm Tuesday 8th April 2014

A marathon running bobby has beaten his own challenge of a lifetime by doing 20 marathons in 18 weeks to raise money for two causes close to his heart.

Rabbit rescue home holds fundraising event

The Advertiser Series: BONKERS ABOUT BUNNIES: Gwen Butler of Bunny Burrows with a three legged rabbit.

6:29pm Tuesday 8th April 2014

Bunny Burrows rabbit rescue centre is holding its annual Hot Cross Bunny fundraising event at the town hall, in Richmond, between 10am and 4pm, on Sunday, April 13.

All change at Breakfast Show

6:32pm Tuesday 8th April 2014

Georgey Spanswick is to be BBC Radio York's new breakfast show presenter. She currently hosts the Late Show on BBC stations across Yorkshire and is taking over from Adam Tomlinson, who has fronted the programme for the past six years. He will now co-present the Afternoon Show alongside Anna Wallace.

Caravan stolen from lay-by

The Advertiser Series: Violent offender arrested in Catterick after manhunt

1:56pm Tuesday 8th April 2014

A CARAVAN was stolen from a lay-by opposite the Appletree Inn, Marton, near Malton, between 2pm and 4pm on April 5. The Elddis is cream with green stripes and has the registration number X957KRX.

Volunteers to help tackle child abuse

The Advertiser Series: Rydal Water Walk invitation

12:29pm Monday 7th April 2014

VOLUNTEERS are being sought to help tackle the problem of child abuse.

Legendary pantomime dame backs prostate cancer fun run

The Advertiser Series: PANTO FAVOURITE: Berwick Kaler as Widow Twankey in Aladdin And The Twankies at York Theatre Royal

3:55pm Monday 7th April 2014

ONE of the most recognisable stars of pantomime is to back a fun run for prostate cancer.

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