The Advertiser Series E-Editions

Racecourse names accomodation block after long-serving worker

The Advertiser Series: RACING START: Thirsk Racecourse clerk James Sanderson, Harry Halliday and course chairman Patrick Hibbert Foy open Halliday's Lodge

3:31pm Friday 17th April 2015

A LONG-serving racecourse worker has been honoured by having a revamped building for stable staff named after him.

Revamped gardens to be revealed for the first time

The Advertiser Series: GARDENS: Chairman of the trustees of Sion Hill Hall, Michael Mallaby, in the Centenary Garden he has created. Picture: Richard Doughty.

1:25pm Friday 17th April 2015

THE gardens of one of the last Edwardian country houses to be built in Yorkshire before the First World War are set to be opened for the first time after a lengthy restoration project.

Remote Dales villages get new bus service

The Advertiser Series: REMOTE: Volunteer drivers Chris Howarth (back row) Jacqueline McCartney and Andrew Worboys turn up bright and early for the first day of the new Reeth Swaledale Shuttle Service as it prepares to leave from Reeth village green.

3:30pm Thursday 16th April 2015

THE first passengers have boarded a new bus service to remote villages in the Yorkshire Dales.

Art takes pride of place at civic centre

The Advertiser Series: COLOUR: Katrina and some of her artwork.

1:33pm Wednesday 15th April 2015

A FREELANCE artist from Thirsk is the latest to have her work displayed at Northallerton’s Civic Centre.

Classic Ford fans head to Tennants

The Advertiser Series: CLASSIC: Ford fans gather around a 1969 Mustang at Tennants. Pic: AAE Photography

2:37pm Tuesday 14th April 2015

A RETRO car meeting to celebrate a love of vintage Fords was hailed a success after its first event at Tennants Auctioneers in Leyburn.

Vicars swap cassocks for leathers

The Advertiser Series: BIKERS: The biking vicars and other members of the group prepare for their Iona pilgrimage.

1:13pm Tuesday 14th April 2015

FIVE biking vicars are heading off on a two-wheel pilgrimage from the Yorkshire Dales to the Scottish island of Iona, known as the “cradle of Christianity".

Dramatic help for schools facing influx of Army children

12:36pm Tuesday 14th April 2015

YOUNGSTERS affected by major changes in the armed forces are being shown how to be resilient through a special theatre project.

Mother spurred on to run London Marathon by young son's Coeliac diagnosis

The Advertiser Series: RUNNERS: Janie Knowles, from Thirsk, is joining the thousands who will take part in this year's London Marathon

6:32pm Monday 13th April 2015

A MOTHER whose son was diagnosed with coeliac disease last year aged ten hopes to raise awareness of the condition by running the London Marathon.

Roadworks lead to eyesore clean-up

The Advertiser Series: EYESORE: One of the team tackles the roadside litter.

5:27pm Monday 13th April 2015

ROADWORKS have allowed one the main routes in the Hambleton district to be given a proper spring clean.

Civilian pilots' dangerous missions honoured

The Advertiser Series: HONOURED: Veterans 95-year-old Peter Godden and 90-year-old Martin Nicholson at the Yorkshire Air Museum with standard bearer Derek Smith. Picture: Anthony Chappel-Ross

5:25pm Monday 13th April 2015

CIVILIAN pilots who carried out dangerous missions delivering aircraft to the frontline during wartime have been remembered.

DVD captures the past for village

The Advertiser Series: Thirlby: Bob Hunter of Wren Cabinet Maker's who features in the DVD

5:20pm Monday 13th April 2015

AMATEUR historians determined to ensure a village’s past is kept alive have put together a DVD for future generations.

BBC organist to play at village church

1:53pm Monday 13th April 2015

ONE of Britain’s most famous organists has been recruited to give a concert on a village church organ regarded as one of the most historically important in the country.

Military wives choir stages charity show at stately home

The Advertiser Series: HIGH NOTE: The Dishforth Military Wives choir with Gareth Malone

2:25pm Sunday 12th April 2015

A MILITARY wives choir is set to perform in the grounds of a stately home to raise funds for a charity dedicated to providing practical support and assistance to servicemen and women.

Transformed salon lands national design award

The Advertiser Series: GRAND DESIGN: Emma Simmons in the colour bar at Salon 54

2:25pm Sunday 12th April 2015

A HAIRDRESSER who transformed her salon to enable customers to sit in comfortable surroundings has scooped a national award.

Driver of stolen private ambulance dies after collision with bus and car

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10:40am Saturday 11th April 2015

THE driver of a stolen private ambulance was killed after it collided with with a bus and a car in North Yorkshire.

Motorists warned of Bedale bypass construction work delays

The Advertiser Series: MAJOR ROADWORKS: The route of the Bedale bypass

11:34am Saturday 11th April 2015

WORK is under way to create roundabouts at both ends of the Bedale bypass as part of the first phase of the £42m scheme.

Teenage businesswoman nails beauty salon dream

The Advertiser Series: CUT ABOVE: Emma Barber, who is launching A Little Luxury, in South Kilvington

12:34pm Friday 10th April 2015

A TEENAGER with a dream of becoming a leading businesswoman is set to launch a hair, beauty and therapy salon.

Heritage railway group submits plans to national park authority for new tourist centre

The Advertiser Series: PROJECT: Aysgarth Station. Pic: Joanne Coates

12:21pm Friday 10th April 2015

A HERITAGE railway group has submitted plans to a national park authority to convert a disused train carriage into a cafe and tourist centre.

Photography competition will help save dogs

The Advertiser Series: Saluki- A SYD rescued dog

11:32am Friday 10th April 2015

A charity which saves dogs from death is holding a photo competition to find the happiest and the naughtiest dogs.

Author invites residents to explore life in the Thirsk area

2:11pm Thursday 9th April 2015

AN award-winning author is inviting residents to join him exploring what it means to live in Thirsk and the surrounding villages.

Sessay and Hutton Sessay submit proposals for £1.5m community hub

The Advertiser Series: DESIGN: An artist's impression of the Sessay community hub scheme

2:04pm Thursday 9th April 2015

A PLANNING application to create a £1.5m community hub for two small villages is set to be considered by councillors.

Mark sets his sights high

The Advertiser Series: SOARING: Mark Parsonage at the controls.

12:27pm Thursday 9th April 2015

AN aircraft engineer is soaring towards his dream of becoming a pilot in some of the most dangerous flying areas in the world.

Sea of ceramic poppies to be created in North Yorkshire

The Advertiser Series: CERAMIC: Cerys Cox, 13, with a commemorative poppy.

11:52am Thursday 9th April 2015

YOUNG ceramists are to create a field of poppies and transform their school quad into a poignant art installation of remembrance.

Entries now open for colourful 5km run

3:30pm Wednesday 8th April 2015

A RUNNING event inspired by a Hindu festival will see thousands of participants taking on 5km in an explosion of colour.

Convicts help students choose the way forward

The Advertiser Series: FOCUS: Prison officer Graham Holgate of Askham Grange, York, talks to Risedale students.

3:29pm Wednesday 8th April 2015

PRISON inmates have taken part in a new hard-hitting initiative designed to make students aware of the consequences of their actions.

Catterick Garrison school leading the way nationally

The Advertiser Series: TOPS: Celebrating their school’s top status, Iona McClelland, left, of Catterick Garrison and Annie Stott, of Colburn, both 11.

3:27pm Wednesday 8th April 2015

STUDENTS are celebrating after their school was ranked among the best ten per cent in the country.

Results of consultation into controversial cut-back of free school transport to be discussed by council

3:25pm Wednesday 8th April 2015

A CONSULTATION on controversial changes to a policy which allows children to get free home to school transport has shown 75 per cent believe families will suffer financial hardship as a result.

Bus changes could jeopardise jobs warn passengers

The Advertiser Series: Petition- Friends of Bedale Library fight to keep it .

5:24pm Tuesday 7th April 2015

BAFFLED bus passengers have protested over moves to cancel one of the main early morning connections from the Dales.

Queen classic keeps students rocking

The Advertiser Series: CLASSIC: The cast of We Will Rock You, staged by The Allertonshire School, Northallerton.

2:20pm Tuesday 7th April 2015

DEDICATED young musicians staged a rip-roaring performance of a Queen classic to bring months of rehearsals and effort to a tumultuous climax.

Motorbiking skills come under scrutiny

2:13pm Tuesday 7th April 2015

MOTORCYCLISTS are being given a chance to improve their skills under the watchful eye of experts.

Dalesbus services gear up for summer season

4:52pm Monday 6th April 2015

A BUS company is calling on visitors and residents to use or lose services as a new Monday to Saturday bus is introduced in Swaledale.

Roman Catterick revealed

The Advertiser Series: Catterick: The latest excavations at Catterick

3:39pm Monday 6th April 2015

A TALK on Roman Catterick, 70 years of Rescue: 70 years of Research is being held at Thornton le Street Village Hall near Thirsk on Saturday, April 25.

Building Society helps Scouts and Guides reach new heights in fundraising

The Advertiser Series: Donation: left to right ,Megan Bennett, Bev Carter, Val Abbey, Chris Hall and Branch Manager Lynne Garner.

3:09pm Monday 6th April 2015

BUILDING society staff have come to the aid of Scouts and Guides in North Yorkshire who are raising money for a new climbing wall.

Concert to promote Young Musician competition

1:39pm Monday 6th April 2015

PREVIOUS Musicians of the Year from the Ripon area will star in a spring concert to highlight the competition.

School forges ahead with football success

The Advertiser Series: Success: Richmond Year Nine Team

1:34pm Monday 6th April 2015

YOUNG football players have netted another collection of trophies cementing their school’s success as a centre of sporting excellence.

Charges to deter motorist from taking advantage

The Advertiser Series: STATION: Motorists have been taking advantage of the free parking - so charges will now be introduced.

1:36pm Sunday 5th April 2015

A POPULAR community attraction has been forced to introduce car parking charges after problems with motorists taking advantage of the site and leaving their cars all day.

Horse racing town throws open the stable doors

The Advertiser Series: HORSEPLAY: Middleham Stables open day.  Mark Johnston stables.  Picture: CHRIS BOOTH

6:32pm Friday 3rd April 2015

PEOPLE were given the opportunity to have a glimpse behind the scenes at some of the country’s top racing stables today (Friday, April 3).

Bowling club celebrates good fortune

The Advertiser Series: CELEBRATE: Northallerton Bowling Club is celebrating a successful past year after securing more than £52,000 in funding

2:02pm Friday 3rd April 2015

A BOWLS club which dramatically turned its fortunes around after nearly facing closure is preparing to celebrate a very successful year later this month.

100th baby marks rebirth of maternity unit

The Advertiser Series: 100th: Paul, Hayley and Isla Grace Alderson mark a centenary for the midwife led unit.

1:56pm Friday 3rd April 2015

A maternity unit which last year lost it’s consultant led service in a controversial downgrading has marked a major centenary.

Petition to save library

The Advertiser Series: Petition- Friends of Bedale Library fight to keep it .

2:07pm Thursday 2nd April 2015

CAMPAIGNERS battling to save their library are launching a petition, and hope to collect more than 1,000 signatures.

Son's marathon tribute to his father

The Advertiser Series: TRIBUTE: Tom Hodgson, who died five years ago.

1:55pm Thursday 2nd April 2015

INTREPID fund-raiser Darren Hodgson is really going that extra mile in memory of his father.

Youngsters get help in looking to the future

The Advertiser Series: FUTURE: Student Christopher Southcott, 16, of Richmond, with Roger Whitwam, of Breathing Space, Northallerton.

12:57pm Thursday 2nd April 2015

STUDENTS are hoping to see their career prospects blossom thanks to the help of specialists in education, training and care.

School's cricketers are the best

The Advertiser Series: CHAMPS: Richmond School and Sixth Form’s successful cricket team

12:57pm Wednesday 1st April 2015

SCHOOL cricketers have been bowled over after being crowned Yorkshire champions.

Youngsters get the comic strip treatment

The Advertiser Series: COMIC: Artist Kev F Sutherland draws Finlay Bean, 12, of Ripon, while Paloma Calvert, 13, of Langthorpe, adds a drawing to the cover of the group's comic.

12:54pm Wednesday 1st April 2015

YOUNGSTERS came face-to-face with their comic selves when an illustrator created their caricatures during a workshop.

Out of hour service criticised after having to move to temporary location 17 miles away

The Advertiser Series: The local clinical commissioning group is taking its latest Patient Congress to Tennants Suction centre on March 19, from 9.30am to noon.

3:08pm Tuesday 31st March 2015

AN OUT-of-hours GP service has been criticised after moving 17 miles at the weekend when a leaking roof causing electrical problems.

Charity supporting families of those with Asperger's opens new outreach centre

The Advertiser Series: OUTREACH: Ron Knox and Elaine Nicholson at the new Bedale support centre. Pic Richard Doughty

3:00pm Tuesday 31st March 2015

AN autism charity has held its first appointments at a new outreach support service in Bedale.

Business grateful for children's help

The Advertiser Series: EASTER: The winning students with Sheryl Sowdon, left and Alex Jones right, from George F White

2:13pm Tuesday 31st March 2015

CHILDREN from Bedale Primary school teamed up with local estate agent George F White to celebrate Easter.

Castle Howard to auction £10m treasures to fund home's upkeep

The Advertiser Series: TREASURES: Simon Howard in the chapel at Castle Howard

5:26pm Sunday 29th March 2015

TEN treasures worth an estimated £10m are to be sold by Castle Howard in a bid to secure the financial future of the historic home.

Ryedale set to benefit from new Food Enterprise Zone status

The Advertiser Series: FOOD: Malton, in Ryedale, has been named as a Food Enterprise Zone

4:18pm Sunday 29th March 2015

A MARKET town is set to benefit from a business boost after being named as the first Food Enterprise Zone in Yorkshire.

Gruelling challenge is a barrel of laughs for Help for Heroes supporters

The Advertiser Series: BARREL: Phoenix House user and veteran Duncan Moyes with Rob Edmond

4:17pm Sunday 29th March 2015

A BARREL-rolling journey to raise cash for Help for Heroes has made a scheduled stop at Phoenix House recovery centre, Catterick Garrison, to meet people who benefit from the charity.


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