News stories from the Hambleton area.

Cyclist taken to hospital after Hambleton crash

York Press: Police - zxc

10:13am Wednesday 16th April 2014

A CYCLIST was taken to hospital following a crash with a car in Hambleton.

Doorbell thieves target towns

York Press: North Yorkshire Police - zxc

9:22am Tuesday 15th April 2014

TWO towns in North Yorkshire have been targeted by doorbell thieves.

Funding for GP surgeries

York Press: health

8:52am Tuesday 15th April 2014

GPs IN North Yorkshire have been given more than £2.4 million to improve access to care for more than 142,000 patients in their areas.

Former shopkeeper who preserved historic Osmotherley store dies aged 87

York Press: Thompson's store in Osmotherley

12:20pm Monday 14th April 2014

A WOMAN whose family ran a village store for more than two centuries and who secured its future for the community has died at the age of 87.

Council returns to old phone number

York Press: Hambleton District Council - zxc

9:32am Saturday 12th April 2014

A NORTH Yorkshire council is switching back to its old phone number to make calls cheaper for residents.

Widow's anguish over HGV driver’s death

8:54am Friday 11th April 2014

A WIDOW from North Yorkshire whose HGV driver husband was killed seven months into their marriage has spoken of her anguish.

Hambleton Easter bin changes

York Press: Hambleton District Council - zxc

8:23am Friday 11th April 2014

BIN collections will be altered in the Hambleton district over Easter.

UPDATED Crash blocks major North Yorkshire route

York Press: Police - zxc

4:37pm Tuesday 8th April 2014

The A19 north of Thirsk has been completely blocked by a crash involving three vehicles.

Cash for wildlife project

8:48am Tuesday 8th April 2014

A NORTH Yorkshire community project has secured a £10,000 funding boost which will see an educational wildlife area being built for children.

M&S backs Friarage Hospital appeal

York Press: Friarage Hospital, Northallerton

9:33am Saturday 5th April 2014

MARKS and Spencer in Northallerton has chosen the Friarage Hospital’s magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scanner appeal as their charity partner of the year.

£4m sports village plans

York Press: Hambleton District Council - zxc

10:35am Thursday 3rd April 2014

PLANS for a £4 million sports village in North Yorkshire will be back in the spotlight next month.

Reliant Robin driver angry at fine

York Press: York Press logo - zxc

8:58am Tuesday 1st April 2014

A THREE-wheeled RELIANT Robin driver is among a group of residents angry at being caught speeding by a police camera van parked on a ‘safe’ road in North Yorkshire.

Plans for almost 200 homes on MoD land

York Press: York Press logo - zxc

8:57am Tuesday 1st April 2014

ALMOST 200 homes could be built if plans are approved for a pilot housing development scheme today.

Cold caller warning

11:39am Saturday 29th March 2014

RESIDENTS in Hambleton have been warned not to deal with cold callers who claim to be working with Hambleton District Council to fit solar panels.

Biker hurt in Linton-on-Ouse crash

York Press: North Yorkshire Police - zxc

9:13am Friday 28th March 2014

A MOTORCYCLIST was injured in a collision with a silver BMW in Linton-on-Ouse.

Thirsk's Yorkshire Bank branch to close

York Press: SHOPPING HELP: Elderly residents in Thirsk are being offered help with meal planning and shopping.

7:56am Thursday 27th March 2014

A NORTH Yorkshire bank is set to close as Clydesdale and Yorkshire Bank axes 28 branches.

Clubber seriously hurt in fall

York Press: North Yorkshire Police - zxc

10:54am Tuesday 25th March 2014

A CLUBBER has suffered serious head and facial injuries at a North Yorkshire nightclub.

New recycling scheme launched at gym

York Press: Hambleton District Council - zxc

11:00am Saturday 22nd March 2014

RESIDENTS who use Hambleton’s leisure centres are being urged to recycle while at the gym.

Appeal to Government over Friarage Hospital plans

York Press: Tell someone if you feel unwell, says NHS

9:28am Saturday 22nd March 2014

THE Secretary of State for Health has been asked to authorise a re-examination of plans for the future of the Friarage Hospital in Northallerton.

Hospital service ‘fragile’

York Press: North Yorkshire County Council logo - zxc

9:29am Friday 21st March 2014

THE future of a hospital where maternity and paediatric facilities face being downgraded may need “a unique solution”, the Health Secretary has been told.

Disability dance club to continue

York Press: Hambleton District Council - zxc

8:19am Friday 21st March 2014

A DISABILITY dance club in Northallerton is set to continue after a six-week trial.

Burglars steal jewellery in Helperby raids

York Press: North Yorkshire Police - zxc

10:14am Thursday 20th March 2014

BURGLARS raided three houses in Tofts Lane and Dunroyal, Helperby, between March 11 and 13.

BT announces 50 new jobs in Northallerton

York Press: BT's Northallerton distribution centre

1:27pm Wednesday 19th March 2014

A NORTH Yorkshire town hit by the loss of 600 jobs is welcoming news of 50 new positions as BT expands its Northallerton distribution centre.

Man, 62, injured in Northallerton crash

York Press: North Yorkshire Police - zxc

10:05am Monday 17th March 2014

A 62- YEAR-OLD man has been flown to hospital after a road crash near Northallerton.

York and North Yorkshire towns "best places to live"

York Press: Decisions made about York’s Local Plan will have a severe impact the city’s future

11:48am Friday 14th March 2014

NORTH Yorkshire towns are among the best places to in the country, according to a Sunday Times list to be revealed this weekend.

£100,000 to be spent on new cobbles

York Press: ATTACK SCENE: An 18-year-old man sustained injuries in an assault in Thirsk Market Place.

10:46am Friday 14th March 2014

AN extra £100,000 is to be spent sprucing up Thirsk market place.

Chicken shed fire near Easingwold

York Press: ‘Don’t make needless calls’ warning for fire strike day

9:49am Friday 14th March 2014

A FIRE broke out in a large chicken shed near Easingwold late last night.

Woman who broke hip told she had probably just pulled a muscle

10:13am Thursday 13th March 2014

A WOMAN who was told she had pulled a muscle and should go home and rest is angry after finding out she had actually broken her hip and needed emergency surgery.

Northallerton farmer's market on the move

York Press: Hambleton District Council - zxc

9:02am Tuesday 11th March 2014

THE farmer’s market in Northallerton is on the move.

Hambleton's small-scale grants scheme end

York Press: Hambleton District Council - zxc

8:35am Tuesday 11th March 2014

A GRANT scheme helping people in the Hambleton district make small improvements to their area has finished after 16 months.

Crime victim backs police HQ move

York Press: North Yorkshire Police - zxc

10:30am Monday 10th March 2014

A BURGLARY victim has spoken out in favour of plans to site North Yorkshire Police’s headquarters in a village near Thirsk, saying it could serve to lower crime in the village.

Toyota stolen in Sutton-on-the-Forest

York Press: North Yorkshire Police - zxc

9:08am Friday 7th March 2014

THIEVES stole a red Toyota Corolla, registration Y506 TCT, overnight on Saturday, February 22, from outside a house in Coombes Close, Sutton-on-the- Forest.

Blue Cross in Thirsk seeking pet heroes

York Press:

8:47am Friday 7th March 2014

A NORTH Yorkshire pet charity is looking for heroic pets for a regional award.

Award-winning chef declared bankrupt

York Press: BANKRUPT: Chef Eugene McCoy

8:41am Friday 7th March 2014

AN AWARD-winning chef who has run restaurants across North Yorkshire and the North-East since 1976 has been declared bankrupt.

Fracking company says it has no plans to drill under York Minster, but land near Prime Minister's in-laws' home not ruled out

York Press: Sutton Park

7:51am Friday 7th March 2014

A FRACKING firm has refused to be drawn on whether it will carry out exploratory drilling near the country home of David Cameron’s father-in-law.

Archbishop of York delivers Lent messages

York Press: The Archbishop of York, Dr John Sentamu, makes the traditional Ash Wednesday cross on a pupil at Knayton Primary School, near Thirsk

10:01am Thursday 6th March 2014

THE Archbishop of York will post a daily message online throughout Lent until Easter Sunday, to reflect on the process.

Players urged to join in five-a-side football tournament

York Press: York Press logo - zxc

9:08am Tuesday 4th March 2014

YOUNG footballers in North Yorkshire have been urged to take part in an annual five-a-side football tournament.

Restaurants fined for serving beef as lamb curry

York Press: Restaurants fined for serving beef as lamb curry

9:07am Tuesday 4th March 2014

CATERERS in North Yorkshire have been warned to avoid the temptation to cut costs by substituting beef for lamb after two restaurants were fined thousands of pounds.

Have your say on health services

York Press: Tell someone if you feel unwell, says NHS

7:55am Monday 3rd March 2014

PEOPLE in North Yorkshire are invited to play their part in drawing up plans for future health and social care services NHS Vale of York Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) is now working on its plans for the next five years.

UPDATE: 90-year-old man seriously injured after minibus collides with car in North Yorkshire

York Press: North Yorkshire Police - zxc

2:10pm Sunday 2nd March 2014

A 90-YEAR-OLD man was seriously injured and several other people suffered lesser injuries in a minibus crash in North Yorkshire.

Vandals target Appleton Wiske home again

York Press: North Yorkshire Police - zxc

10:34am Friday 28th February 2014

VANDALS have poured paint over gates and the boundary wall of a bungalow in North Yorkshire.

Tributes paid to nut allergy man

York Press: North Yorkshire Police - zxc

8:56am Wednesday 26th February 2014

TRIBUTES have been paid to a bar manager with a severe nut allergy, whose death has sparked a major investigation.

Heritage railway in £100,000 appeal

York Press: The Akebar embankment

8:52am Wednesday 26th February 2014

A HERITAGE railway has launched an emergency appeal for £100,000 amid warnings a disastrous landslip is a serious threat to the future of the line through the Yorkshire Dales.

Restaurant sold beef as lamb curry

York Press: webpix court justice

8:50am Wednesday 26th February 2014

AN Indian restaurant has been fined £2,500 after selling “lamb curry” which was actually made of beef.

Food For Thought: Miso soup recipe

York Press: Florencia Clifford

1:42pm Monday 24th February 2014

York’s zen cook FLORENCIA CLIFFORD explains how to make the perfect miso soup.

Workshop raided at house near Northallerton

York Press: North Yorkshire Police - zxc

8:10am Saturday 22nd February 2014

THIEVES stole power tools from a locked workshop at a house near Northallerton between 8am and 2.30pm on Wednesday, February 12.

Police probe after buzzard shot near Easingwold

York Press: North Yorkshire Police - zxc

7:57am Saturday 22nd February 2014

A BIRD of prey had to be put down after it was found injured near Easingwold, with five shotgun pellets in its body.

Owners of recovered jewellery sought

York Press: A gold ring with pink, green and clear stones recovered by police

10:26am Saturday 22nd February 2014

DETECTIVES in Northallerton have urged the owners of jewellery recovered during a burglary investigation to come forward.

Charities welcome prosecution of game-keeper who set trap

York Press: York Press logo - zxc

9:58am Friday 21st February 2014

TWO charities have welcomed the successful prosecution of a gamekeeper who set a pole trap on a North Yorkshire estate.

Lights out at shop after 91 years

York Press: The Electrical shop in Thirsk which brought power to Thirsk and Catterick Garrison set to close after 91 years, pictured owners David and Susan Higgs

4:45pm Thursday 20th February 2014

A TRADITIONAL business that oversaw the establishment of electricity in much of North Yorkshire is set to close after 91 years.

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