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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.

Museum staff begin task of choosing from35,000 objects for reopening exhibition

The Advertiser Series: HISTORIC ARTEFACTS: Museum assistant Amy Mitchell with some of the items which will be on show when The Green Howards Museum reopens later in the year.

12:23pm Thursday 3rd July 2014

WORK on a major redevelopment of a North Yorkshire museum has moved a step closer to completion.

Veteran campaigner appointed as councillor

The Advertiser Series: NEW COUNCILLOR: Leyburn resident Bernard Borman.

12:00pm Thursday 3rd July 2014

A FIERCE critic of a local authority is due to be appointed as a member of the council.

Opinions divided over plans for new £50m designer shopping village

The Advertiser Series: DESIGNER OUTLET: An artist's impression of the new designer village at Scotch Corner.

6:40am Thursday 3rd July 2014

PLANS to create a £50m designer outlet village at Scotch Corner have been met with mixed reactions. Draft proposals for a 250,000 sq ft complex featuring 90 stores from top luxury brands, including Armani, Gucci and Prada, were yesterday revealed by The Northern Echo.

Allertonshire School opens doors to public as children play fair for charity

The Advertiser Series: COFFEE TIME: Niamh Wheldon, 12, serves her grandmother Jennifer Davies at the charity coffee morning.

2:06pm Wednesday 2nd July 2014

STUDENTS proved that life can be fair when they staged an annual event for charity.

Fancy dress day helps raise funds for new computer suite

The Advertiser Series: IT CROWD: Captain Jack, Roy McCormack, is captured by young pirates Caitlin Clements, left, and Holly Glendinning, both six

5:00pm Tuesday 1st July 2014

VISITORS joined the IT crowd as they helped a Hollywood lookalike raise money for school computers at a school fair.

Youngsters strut their stuff on the catwalk

The Advertiser Series: FASHION CASH: Northallerton College textile students join pupils from the Dales School for a cheque handover featuring proceeds from the fashion show, L-R, Amy Hall, Ruth Chapman, Maisy Bradbury, Jake Burgess, Kieran Dowson, Jacob Brown, Dan Coburn and Ad

1:23pm Tuesday 1st July 2014

YOUNGSTERS put their creative talents to good use to help others and give a financial boost to two good causes.

Fun day raises grand total for sick children's charity

The Advertiser Series: FUNDRAISING DAY: Brooke Horsburgh, who died in February 2012

12:32pm Tuesday 1st July 2014

A CHARITY fun day in memory of a baby who died after developing breathing and feeding difficulties has raised £1,053 for a charity which supported her family in hospital.

Sports awards organisers are calling for nominations of Richmondshire's young stars

The Advertiser Series: SPORT AWARDS: Deadline for entries is Friday, July 18.

3:12pm Monday 30th June 2014

ORGANISERS of an awards ceremony to celebrate sporting achievements of Richmondshire youngsters are calling for nominations from coaches, teachers and parents.

Students brighten council life

The Advertiser Series: SPACE ART: Emily Renwick, 16, with her space travel interactive wall hanging

1:55pm Monday 30th June 2014

STUDENTS showed how far their creativity could travel after setting up an exhibition for the public to enjoy.

Friarage team clean up at awards ceremony

The Advertiser Series: TOP TEAM: Staff from the Friarage Hospital’s hotel services team with their awards.

5:19pm Sunday 29th June 2014

THE hotel services team at the Friarage Hospital in Northallerton are celebrating after cleaning up at a recent awards ceremony.

Abbey proves an inspiration to youngsters

The Advertiser Series: ABBEY PROJECT: Caitlin Johnson, Farnaaz Ghazaani and Ryan Johnson are inspired by the ruins of Fountains Abbey .

4:58pm Sunday 29th June 2014

THE historic surroundings of Fountains Abbey were the perfect inspiration for students in a unique new link between the World Heritage Site and Ripon Grammar School.

Swing act added to Picnic In The Park charity concert bill

The Advertiser Series: CHARITABLE CAUSE: Action Medical Research fundraisers at last year's Picnic In The Park

6:08pm Friday 27th June 2014

THE organisers of an open-air concert to fund research to help reduce the number of premature births have announced a jazz swing act will support a Rod Stewart tribute act.

Teen ref is a force to be reckoned with

The Advertiser Series: JESS SHUKER: Whistle at the ready.

1:19pm Friday 27th June 2014

A TEENAGE referee is hoping for promotion as she makes a name for herself on the football pitch.

Disney dreams of ill toddler touches local hearts

The Advertiser Series: DISNEY DREAM: About to become reality.

4:49pm Thursday 26th June 2014

A TODDLER’S Disney dream has moved a step closer to reality thanks to the big hearts of local people and organisations.

Taekwondo club wins first international prizes

The Advertiser Series: INTERNATIONAL STARS: Richmond Taekwondo club members Tracy Hook, Lisa Seline and Sara Seline.

1:53pm Wednesday 25th June 2014

MEMBERS of Richmond Taekwondo club have won the club’s first international fight medals with a gold and two silver medals.

Football club get on their bikes for a Coast to Coast fundraising ride.

The Advertiser Series: BIKE RIDE: Richmond Town Football Club members get on their bikes to raise cash for the club

1:21pm Wednesday 25th June 2014

A GROUP of cyclists better known locally for their football skills have completed a fundraising Coast to Coast ride.

Beer and music festival

The Advertiser Series: BEER FESTIVAL: The White Bear at Masham.

1:35pm Tuesday 24th June 2014

Thousands are expected at the annual three-day music and beer festival at the White Bear Hotel, Masham, from Friday, June 27. As well as Theakston ales, a further 30 beers are available from breweries nationwide together with a wide range of musical entertainment playing a range of differing styles, including jazz, blues and folk. General manager Sue Thomas said: "With the Tour de France passing through the town just a week later, the beer festival is a great opportunity for Masham to start its party early.”

Rugby club's improvements efforts have been recognised

The Advertiser Series: MOST IMPROVED: Richmondshire Rugby Club president Nick Hunter (left), future RFU presidentJason Leonard and Richmondshire development officer Jon Moulding.

12:10pm Tuesday 24th June 2014

A RUGBY club has been recognised as having one of the most improved facilities in the country.

Youngsters get digging to unearth archaeological finds at Kiplin Hall

The Advertiser Series: HISTORY LOVERS: Year two children from Bolton-on-Swale St. Mary’s Primary Church of England School with teaching assistant Wendy Parr and archaeologist Jim Brightman.

6:20pm Monday 23rd June 2014

YOUNG history enthusiasts have been invited to a country estate to help with an archaeological dig.

Man dies after being hit by HGV

The Advertiser Series: Police are investigating a metal theft in Ross-on-Wye.

2:28pm Saturday 21st June 2014

A MAN has died after suffering serious injuries when he was hit by a HGV on a North Yorkshire road last night.

Mixed views emerge of parking enforcement in Richmond

The Advertiser Series: STRICT ENFORCEMENT: Landlady of Richmond's Town Hall pub is unhappy with parking enforcement measures

1:08pm Saturday 21st June 2014

CONFLICTING views have emerged of the stricter parking regime being enforced in a North Yorkshire market town.

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