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Distraction thief jailed after targeting shops and offices

11:38am Sunday 23rd November 2014

A POLISH Big Issue salesman who stole shop and office workers' digital devices has been jailed for eight months.

Pond row settled as ducks move to new home

12:33pm Saturday 22nd November 2014

A HOUSING association which caused a major flap over plans to fill in a duck pond has agreed to rehome the birds.

Schoolgirl lands accolade at top baking competition

11:27am Saturday 22nd November 2014

A PRIMARY schoolgirl has beaten competition from scores of aspiring bakers to win an accolade at a prestigious contest.

Residents' safety fears over partial street lighting

5:25pm Friday 21st November 2014

A PETITION has been launched to reinstate the original hours of street lighting in Northallerton – with many people signing it saying they now feel less safe.

Health worker shaves her head to raise cash and awareness for MRI Scanner appeal

4:51pm Friday 21st November 2014

A HEALTH worker has shown her support for a hospital fundraising appeal by shaving off her locks in a bid to raise cash and awareness for the cause.

Lifeboat crews to hold commemorative service for a historic capsize tragedy ahead of new boat house build

4:46pm Friday 21st November 2014

A LIFEBOAT crew is to be based on water next month to prepare for the demolition of its lifeboat house.

Woman inspired by son's triathlon success to take part in Brownlee brother event

3:42pm Friday 21st November 2014

A WOMAN has raised £750 for the Alzheimer’s Society after taking part in her first triathlon at 44.

Village suffers 15-hour power cut

The Advertiser Series: POWER CUT: The village pub was not affected but the power cut did affect the shop.

12:04pm Thursday 20th November 2014

RESIDENTS of a Yorkshire Dales village were left without power for more than 15 hours following a cable fault.

Web designer gives Bedale businesses a boost by encouraging them to use social media

The Advertiser Series: ONLINE BOOST: Bedale High Street

4:31pm Thursday 20th November 2014

AN online campaign to boost local businesses has been launched to encourage locals and visitors alike to discover what is on their high street.

Keeping youngsters safe when they are out and about

The Advertiser Series: KEEPING SAFE: Zoe Hobbs and Sarah Baister with Alverton pupils and their new hi-vis vests.

12:29pm Thursday 20th November 2014

AN OPTICIAN is ensuring youngsters stay safe – by donating 200 high-visibility vests to a local primary school.

School celebrates success with new £1.5m building

The Advertiser Series: SCHOOL SUCCESS: CBI boss John Cridland (centre) officially opens the new humanities and languages block at Ripon Grammar School with headmaster Martin Pearman (left) and chairman of governors Peter Mason.

2:20pm Wednesday 19th November 2014

A SCHOOL celebrated the achievements of students past and present with the opening of a new £1.5m classroom development.

Students pull together to help service families

The Advertiser Series: ALTOGETHER NOW: Risedale Sports and Community College Year 11 students take the strain.

1:11pm Wednesday 19th November 2014

STUDENTS, charities and the British Army have pulled together to raise funds in support of armed forces personnel and their families.

Bedale Festival to stay small and friendly

The Advertiser Series: Bedale to host another music festival

12:43pm Wednesday 19th November 2014

ORGANISERS of Bedale's Music Festival say it has become recognised as one of the friendliest in the country.

Recreation association calls for new trustees to save it from disbanding

1:28pm Tuesday 18th November 2014

A CHARITY group that fundraises and maintains recreation spaces in a village has said it must attract new trustees or disband.

Hair stylist goes up in the world

The Advertiser Series: AT THE TOP: Becci reaches the summit of Kilimanjaro.

1:07pm Tuesday 18th November 2014

A HAIR stylist left the comfort of the salon behind – for a gruelling trek up the highest mountain in Africa.

Owners devastated after barn fire destroys cottage

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8:12am Monday 17th November 2014

THE owners of a village cottage have been left devastated after a fire spread from a nearby barn and destroyed the building.

Bike stolen

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

3:50pm Monday 17th November 2014

THE owner of a motorbike which was stolen from outside a house in a small village is offering a cash reward for information for the arrest and conviction of those responsible.

Pioneering community centre design contest attracts deluge of entries

The Advertiser Series: GRAND DESIGNS: Sessay Cricket Club team celebrate winning the National Village Cup final at Lord’s in 2010

3:50pm Monday 17th November 2014

A CONTEST to create a new £1.5m community hub for two small villages has attracted 86 bids from from architects around the world.

Charity dinner will help hospital raise the next £1m

The Advertiser Series: Fundraising dinner: Richmond MP William Hague will give a talk to help raise funds for the MRI scanner

3:20pm Monday 17th November 2014

A FUNDRAISING dinner is being held by the Friends of the Friarage Hospital as part of a major campaign to raise £2m for a vital MRI scanner.

Unique reading scheme for Garrison school

The Advertiser Series: PAGE TURNERS: Risedale readers are a force to be reckoned with, L-R, Charlie Piechniczek, 12, Private Stacey Jones, Chloe Connor, 12, Private Daniel Gill and Ellie Whalley, 12.

1:59pm Friday 14th November 2014

PUPILS at a North Yorkshire school are piloting a unique reading initiative.

Allotment holders could win battle to keep town centre site

1:09pm Friday 14th November 2014

ALLOTMENTS set to be sold by the church to make way for a new housing development could be saved after a compromise deal emerged.

Helping shape the future of health services

4:24pm Thursday 13th November 2014

A HEALTH trust, which runs a range of community-based health services across North Yorkshire is asking local people to help shape its future.

Students question businessman over political ambition

The Advertiser Series: POLITICAL FOCUS: Estate agent Kevin Hollinrake talks to pupils at Lady Lumley's School, Pickering

3:05pm Thursday 13th November 2014

SIXTH-FORMERS studying Government for A-level have quizzed a prospective parliamentary candidate about his motivation to become a politician.

Students impress with their musical talent in Paris

The Advertiser Series: PARIS PERFORMANCE: Students outside Eglise Madeleine, a church in the heart of Paris just yards from the Louvre and Place de la Concorde.

2:36pm Thursday 13th November 2014

MUSIC students from Richmond have impressed on an international stage after a series of performances in Paris.

Plans for a large-scale solar farm to be debated by planning committee

5:22pm Wednesday 12th November 2014

PROPOSALS for a large-scale solar farm that would take over about 23,000 hectares of agricultural land near Northallerton have been recommended for refusal by planning officers.

Students take golf lessons from professional golf coach

The Advertiser Series: GOLF LESSONS: Bedale Golf Club captain Peter Durrans with winnersTom Bruce, Adam Pinder, Kai Wimmer, Ewan Watson, Charlie Bingley, Matthew Williams and golf coach Steve Pearce.

4:40pm Wednesday 12th November 2014

NORTHALLERTON College is celebrating after being crowned inter-school golf champions of 2014.

Charity quiz night for hospital scanner appeal

2:49pm Wednesday 12th November 2014

A CHARITY quiz in aid of a hospital MRI Scanner appeal will take place on Saturday, November 22.

Planners to discuss demolition of former hospital to make way for Marks and Spencer

4:33pm Tuesday 11th November 2014

THE demolition of parts of a former hospital to make way for a food store and restaurant is to be discussed by councillors.

Northallerton College students quiz would-be MP Rishi Sunak

The Advertiser Series: QUESTION TIME: Prospective parliamentary candidate for Richmond Rishi Sunak with students from Northallerton College.

12:53pm Tuesday 11th November 2014

STUDENTS at Northallerton College challenged recently selected Tory parliamentary hopeful Rishi Sunak to come up with ideas to narrow the North-South divide.

Keeping traffic moving in the Dales this winter

The Advertiser Series: WINTER READY: (Left to Right) David Bowe, corporate director of the county council's environmental services; County Councillor Gareth Dadd; County Councillor John Blackie; and Andrew Pratt, manager of Hawes Auction Mart ,with gritting team member Philip C

5:49pm Monday 10th November 2014

A NEW salt store with a 600-tonne capacity has been opened in North Yorkshire, to help keep traffic moving in the Dales this winter.

Olympic hopeful wins local backing

2:03pm Monday 10th November 2014

A TRIATHLETE who hopes to compete at the Olympics has been given £1,500.

Adventure centre lands lottery grant to help disabled visitors

The Advertiser Series: AIMING HIGH: Carlton Lodge Activity Centre has received funding to enable disabled young people to experience a greater range of challenges

1:56pm Monday 10th November 2014

A CENTRE which provides life-enhancing activities for young people has been awarded £9,300 to enable those with disabilities to take part in climbing and water sports.

Fireworks fundraisers set to expand racecourse event

11:37am Saturday 8th November 2014

THE organisers of a new fundraising fireworks display on Thirsk Racecourse are planning to expand the event after attracting thousands of visitors.

Competition to win tickets to Puss in Boots pantomime launched

The Advertiser Series: WHERE'S PUSS: Identify where Puss in Boots is to win pantomime tickets

3:36pm Friday 7th November 2014

A THEATRE is inviting people to take part in a competition to guess the location of a giant cat ahead of this year's pantomime Puss in Boots.

Search launched for unsung heroes

The Advertiser Series: GETTING READY: Cllr Fortune visits the studios of Victoria Baker, from the Little Wren Pottery in Northallerton, who is designing and making next year’s awards.

3:30pm Friday 7th November 2014

NOMINATIONS are now being sought for an awards scheme that honours the unsung heroes of the community.

Farmers' anger after bypass land grab

The Advertiser Series: BEDFALE BYPASS: Splitting farms in two.

3:27pm Friday 7th November 2014

FAMILIES whose farms are being split by a £34m bypass say they are being left in the dark after being forced to sell their land so the road can be built.

Sheep blaze trail through town

The Advertiser Series: SHEEP TRAIL:Sylvia Brazel  with some of the  knitted sheep ahead of a sheep trail that is taking place in Northallerton throughout December. Picture:SARAH CALDECOTT

3:00pm Friday 7th November 2014

A CHURCH is celebrating its 150th anniversary by running an Advent trail to encourage people to spend time in Northallerton shops and cafes – with the help of sheep.

Artists invited to help create artworks for estate

The Advertiser Series: ART PROJECT: Mulberry Homes director Martin Foster

12:15pm Thursday 6th November 2014

ARTISTS are being challenged to help create a series of public artworks for a 925-home development as part of a £153,000 project.

Police appeal for stolen HGV wheels

5:02pm Friday 31st October 2014

POLICE are appealing for information after £13,000 worth of alloy HGV wheels were stolen from a dealership in Roecliffe near Boroughbridge.

Project looking for volunteers to be good neighbours

5:00pm Friday 31st October 2014

A PROJECT that provides support to older or vulnerable people is calling for volunteers to act as good neighbours.

Warning after cash trapping devices found on ATMs

1:45pm Friday 31st October 2014

CUSTOMERS taking money out at cash machines are being warned to be aware of “cash trapping” devices, after one was found on an ATM in a North Yorkshire.

School makes good progress - but still room for improvement

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12:24pm Friday 31st October 2014

A SCHOOL has been praised for its “can do” culture where all the students feel valued.

Leading silver experts to give talk at auction house

The Advertiser Series: ANTIQUES EXPERTS: Leading silver experts are to give a talk at Tennants of Leyburn

6:27pm Thursday 30th October 2014

TWO of the country’s leading silver specialists are to give a talk at a leading auction house in North Yorkshire.

Council chairman adds to poppy installation in London

The Advertiser Series: RED SEA: Richmondshire District Council chairman Russell Lord with a Yeoman of the Guards

2:08pm Thursday 30th October 2014

THE CHAIRMAN of a district council has helped make and display poppies in the Tower of London centenary memorial.

Theatre group brings tale of disastrous team-building exercise to the stage

The Advertiser Series: VILLAGE THEATRE: Neville's Island tells the story of four businessmen on a team-building exercise gone wrong.  (l-r) Paul Howlett as Neville, Barrie Robinson as Gordon, Alex Bilby as Angus.  Back row, Gary Greening as Roy

2:01pm Thursday 30th October 2014

A VILLAGE theatre group is gearing up for its latest production - after experiencing a new lease of life in the past three years.

Australian cattle vets raise £2,000 for World of James Herriot after creating a quilt

The Advertiser Series: FUNDRAISING QUILT: Nico Qin, winner of the quilt, and Ann Cover, executive officer of the Australian Cattle Veterinarians Association

2:15pm Wednesday 29th October 2014

A GROUP of Australian vets who are also fans of the stories of James Herriot have donated a cheque for £2,000 to his legacy fund.

Sixth formers inspired by ancient volcanic eruption hope to go on to Oxbridge

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

2:12pm Wednesday 29th October 2014

SIXTH formers have been inspired by an ancient community whose final moments in life were preserved in volcanic rock and ash.

Businessman throws lifeline to charity

3:06pm Monday 27th October 2014

A CANCER support group has been saved from the brink of closure thanks to bosses at a Ryedale holiday park.

Cathedral given cash boost from WWI centenary fund

The Advertiser Series: CRUMBLING WALLS: Ripon Cathedral has been given a £350,000 grant to repair its stonework

3:00pm Monday 27th October 2014

A PROJECT to repair the crumbling stonework of Ripon Cathedral has been given a cash boost of more £350,000 from a WWI centenary fund.

Pre-school rated as outstanding

The Advertiser Series: OUTSTANDING SCHOOL: Staff and pupils celebrate inspector's praise

12:42pm Monday 27th October 2014

A RICHMONDSHIRE pre-school is celebrating after receiving an Outstanding Ofsted inspection rating.








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