News stories from the Hambleton area.

Collection marks 75th anniversary of CAB

York Press: Winchester CAB calls for better support over benefit changes

8:56am Friday 22nd August 2014

FUNDS will be collected for two Citizens Advice Bureau (CAB) branches at a Northallerton supermarket this weekend to mark the charity’s 75th anniversary. Volunteers from Hambleton and Richmondshire CAB will be collecting at Sainsbury’s tomorrow.

Archery group receives council funding

York Press: Hambleton District Council - zxc

8:15am Wednesday 20th August 2014

AN ARCHERY group will offer primary schoolchildren the chance to try the sport after landing a council grant.

Northallerton car park charges to be reduced

York Press: Hambleton District Council - zxc

8:04am Wednesday 20th August 2014

CHARGES at Northallerton’s Applegarth short stay car park will be cut – in a bid to help improve the town’s economy.

Overnight A19 closures between Osmotherley and South Kilvington

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9:04am Wednesday 20th August 2014

THE A19 in North Yorkshire will be closed southbound overnight between Osmotherley and South Kilvington for essential resurfacing work between August 31 and September 5.

Residents stage a vigil opposing trust’s plans

York Press: CANDLELIT VIGIL: Residents and co-workers from Botton Village held a candlelit vigil on Sunday.

8:51am Wednesday 20th August 2014

LAWYERS stepped in after residents of a community for people with learning disabilities were told they would not be permitted to take part in a peaceful protest over proposed changes to their way of life.

Marks & Spencer store planned for Northallerton hospital site

York Press: CONVERSION PLAN: The former Rutson Hospital, in Northallerton, which developers want to convert into a supermarket and a pub

8:11am Wednesday 20th August 2014

DEVELOPERS behind a plan to create a Marks & Spencer supermarket and a pub on a former NHS hospital have applied for planning permission to transform the site.

Northallerton Samaritans celebrates 50 years

York Press: GUEST SPEAKER: Lord Crathorne at the Samaritans 50th anniversary lunch in Northallerton

11:08am Tuesday 19th August 2014

A CHARITY that lends a caring ear to those in distress has celebrated 50 years of its Northallerton branch.

Village plans to revamp carriage for community

York Press: CARRIAGE PLAN: Leeming Bar is home to the Wensleydale Railway.

10:40am Tuesday 19th August 2014

HOPES of turning an old railway carriage into a local community centre at Leeming Bar are pressing ahead.

Renewable energy event in Easingwold

York Press: Hambleton District Council - zxc

10:08am Tuesday 19th August 2014

RESIDENTS in the Hambleton district of North Yorkshire can find out more about renewable energy at an event next month.

Later bins collections in Hambleton

York Press: Hambleton District Council - zxc

9:29am Tuesday 19th August 2014

Waste and recycling collections will be one day late across Hambleton due to the bank holiday.

Teenager sets up Green Party group for Richmondshire and Hambleton

York Press: Euro Elections - Green Party manifesto

9:04am Tuesday 19th August 2014

A TEENAGER passionate about politics is hoping to instigate a resurgence of the Green Party in Richmondshire and Hambleton.

Sheep eat mum’s graveside flowers

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10:34am Monday 18th August 2014

A FLOCK of sheep in a village churchyard have angered a grieving son by repeatedly eating flowers laid on the grave of his recently-buried mother.

Former firefighter rescues elderly man

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9:50am Monday 18th August 2014

A FORMER firefighter rescued an elderly man from his North Yorkshire home after it filled with smoke.

Trio complete fell challenge to repay staff at Friarage Hospital

York Press: DECISION DUE: Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt is due to announce whether a full review will be carried out into maternity and paediatric services at the Friarage Hospital

7:55am Friday 15th August 2014

A FATHER and his two sons have climbed 17 fells in 17 hours in the Lakes District to thank dedicated hospital staff who cared for his wife as she recovered from breast cancer.

Classic car show boost for Friarage Hospital

York Press: DECISION DUE: Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt is due to announce whether a full review will be carried out into maternity and paediatric services at the Friarage Hospital

10:34am Tuesday 12th August 2014

FRIARAGE Hospital at Northallerton is to benefit from funds raised at a classic car show later this month.

Police activity day keeps youngsters entertained

York Press: Youngsters try out the climbing wall at the Galtres Centre Easingwold.Nigel Holland (9141092)

8:53am Tuesday 12th August 2014

NORTH Yorkshire Police have been helping make the school summer holidays that bit more interesting for youngsters in Easingwold.

Medal and watch stolen in Northallerton raid

York Press: North Yorkshire Police - zxc

8:32am Monday 11th August 2014

THIEVES stole a medal and a wristwatch from a house in Northallerton.

£26k grant for St Wilfrid’s Parish Church in South Kilvington

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10:51am Saturday 9th August 2014

FUNDING worth £26,800 has been has been awarded to a project to restore a 13th century church.

Sowerby bridge closed until 2015

York Press: Roadworks - zxc

7:50am Friday 8th August 2014

A GRADE II listed bridge in North Yorkshire has been damaged for the third time in recent weeks after being hit by a vehicle.

Medals for airmen back from Afghanistan

York Press: MEDAL PARADE: Personnel from 90SU are presented with their medals by Air Commodore Simon Richardson.

10:32am Wednesday 6th August 2014

AIRMEN back from the war zone have been on parade to be honoured for their efforts.

Hambleton’s young athletes excel at the School Games

York Press: SCHOOL SPORT: Hambleton District Councillor Bridget Fortune with games mascot

8:17am Wednesday 6th August 2014

YOUNGSTERS from across Hambleton have claimed podium places in more than half of sporting events in the North Yorkshire School Games.

Rescue centre in need of fundraising volunteers

York Press: RESCUE: A fawn brought to The Wildlife Haven this spring

8:14am Wednesday 6th August 2014

A RESCUE centre which takes in more than a thousand wild animals a year in North Yorkshire is in urgent need of fundraising volunteers.

Mayor backs £2m appeal to buy MRI scanner

York Press: DECISION DUE: Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt is due to announce whether a full review will be carried out into maternity and paediatric services at the Friarage Hospital

9:27am Tuesday 5th August 2014

NORTHALLERTON mayor John Forrest is supporting the Friarage Hospital MRI Scanner Appeal throughout the next year.

North Yorkshire farrier voted best in the world

York Press:

8:51am Tuesday 5th August 2014

A NORTH Yorkshire farrier has been named the best blacksmith in the world in an international championship.

Serious sexual assault at Catterick Garrison

York Press: North Yorkshire Police - zxc

8:52am Tuesday 5th August 2014

A WOMAN suffered a serious sexual assault at Catterick Garrison.

Nominate sports heroes for awards

York Press: Hambleton District Council - zxc

12:33pm Saturday 2nd August 2014

PEOPLE in Hambleton are being urged to nominate the district’s top sporting heroes for an award. The

Former wartime airfield gets all-clear after check on pollution

York Press: Hambleton District Council - zxc

9:48am Saturday 2nd August 2014

A FORMER wartime airfield once used by British and Canadian bombers has been given the all-clear after finally being checked for potential land contamination.

Lights out in Hambleton for war reflection

York Press: Hambleton District Council - zxc

9:50am Thursday 31st July 2014

PEOPLE in Hambleton are being urged to turn out their lights for an hour on Friday, and take part in a nationwide act of reflection 100 years on from the First World War.

Top TV chef Stephanie Moon to present food trophies

York Press: TV chef Stephanie Moon

9:06am Thursday 31st July 2014

ONE of Yorkshire’s most prominent chefs will play a key role in one of the region’s highest-profile food award schemes this year.

Chernobyl children visit maize maze

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10:32am Tuesday 29th July 2014

YOUNGSTERS from the still suffering scene of the 1986 Chernobyl disaster enjoyed a fun-packed day in the sun in North Yorkshire.

Traders angry at Northallerton parking charges

York Press: PARKING PLAN: North Yorkshire County Council is seeking to introduce parking charges on Northallerton High Street.

10:22am Tuesday 29th July 2014

FURIOUS business owners say new parking charges in Northallerton are killing the town centre – with some reporting losses of up to 40 per cent in revenue since their introduction.

Contamination checks at East Moor airfield near Easingwold

York Press: Hambleton District Council - zxc

10:40am Tuesday 29th July 2014

A FORMER Second World War airfield in North Yorkshire has been investigated for potential land contamination.

Cyclist injured by caravan near Bedale but car driver carries on

York Press: North Yorkshire Police - zxc

9:03am Tuesday 29th July 2014

POLICE are appealing for witnesses after a woman was knocked off her bike by a car towing a caravan which then failed to stop.

Revamp proposals for Thirsk marketplace unveiled

York Press: TRIBUTE: The clock in the market place at Thirsk, which was built in 1896 to commemorate the wedding of the Duke of York to Princess Mary of Teck

9:46am Monday 28th July 2014

A BLUEPRINT to reinvigorate Thirsk's historic market square after the controversial felling of mature trees has been unveiled.

Candlelight vigil in Thirsk to mark First World War centenary

York Press: Thirsk market place in 2010

8:23am Monday 28th July 2014

SCORES of soldiers are set to attend a candlelit vigil to mark the centenary of the outbreak of the First World War.

Hambleton council boss pay reaches £125,000

York Press: Hambleton District Council - zxc

8:38am Saturday 26th July 2014

A COUNCIL chief executive’s pay has rocketed 25 per cent in two years while its lowest paid workers have been offered two per cent, prompting calls for more scrutiny on top public sector pay.

Car charger offer in Hambleton

York Press: Hambleton District Council - zxc

8:28am Friday 25th July 2014

PEOPLE in Hambleton can have a free charging point for electric cars installed at their homes, thanks to a joint project between the district council and the Yorkshire Energy Partnership.

'Extra care' facility proposed for every major North Yorkshire town

York Press: North Yorkshire County Council logo - zxc

8:12am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

EVERY major town in North Yorkshire could have an "extra care" facility for older people, if proposals put forward by the county council go ahead.

First World War sacrifices remembered by a new generation

York Press: Easingwold Primary Schoolchildren laying poppies at the war memorial. Pic by Jo Hughes (8390365)

11:17am Saturday 19th July 2014

Soldiers from a North Yorkshire village who made the ultimate sacrifice during the First World War have been remembered by a new generation eager to pay their respects.

Leaders admit defeat in hospital battle

York Press: DECISION DUE: Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt is due to announce whether a full review will be carried out into maternity and paediatric services at the Friarage Hospital

7:42am Saturday 19th July 2014

THE leaders of a lengthy and bitter battle to retain children’s and maternity services at a hospital have admitted defeat after being told legal action against the NHS would be risky.

UPDATE: Lorry driver dies in A19 collision

York Press: Police - zxc

9:00am Friday 18th July 2014

A man has died after a lorry and an agricultural vehicle collided on the A19 near Northallerton.

Man was kicked in face after night out in Northallerton

York Press: North Yorkshire Police - zxc

8:45am Friday 18th July 2014

A MAN suffered a serious eye injury when he was kicked in the face after a night out.

Thirsk boy wins football coaching session

York Press:

9:21am Friday 18th July 2014

A FOOTBALL-MAD boy has won a coaching session in his back garden with a world-record holding football tricks expert.

Two hurt in A19 crash - police slam motorists who moved cones at scene

York Press:

9:10am Thursday 17th July 2014

TWO drivers were seriously injured when a car and a bus collided on the A19 near Tollerton at the end of yesterday’s rush hour.

Hambleton to build on work in community safety

York Press: Hambleton District Council - zxc

8:03am Thursday 17th July 2014

A NEW community safety team could be launched in Hambleton within months, it has been announced.

Runners urged to support 10k race

York Press: Dionne Reid and Eileen Morley with fellow villagers promoting the Tholthorpe 10k run.pic: Anthony Chappel-Ross (8312396)

8:08am Thursday 17th July 2014

RUNNERS are preparing for a 10km race in a North Yorkshire village.

Carnival hailed as best one yet

York Press: NORTHALLERTON CARNIVAL: Rock n Rose perform at Northallerton Carnival.

5:27pm Sunday 13th July 2014

A CARNIVAL spirit took over Northallerton High Street today (July 13) for the annual fun family event.

Carnival organisers appeal for sponsors to help keep the tradition alive

York Press: 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.

Man arrested over indecency incidents

York Press: North Yorkshire Police - zxc

10:40am Thursday 10th July 2014

DETECTIVES investigating two incidents of indecent exposure have arrested a man.

Chance to see Hambleton food bank’s work

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9:00am Friday 4th July 2014

A SCHEME that has been offering emergency food parcels for the past 18 months will give people a chance to find out more about the project next week.



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