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Anne McIntosh replacement named by Ryedale Conservatives

York Press: Kevin Hollinrake

9:10am Friday 25th July 2014

A YORK estate agent has been chosen to succeed deselected MP Anne McIntosh as Conservative candidate in Thirsk and Malton.

Malton residents' group hits out at homes plan

York Press: Ryedale District Council logo - zxc

7:40am Friday 25th July 2014

OPPONENTS of a major housing and development scheme for a North Yorkshire town have written to the district council detailing their objections to the plans.

Advice on how to protect your skin in a heatwave

York Press:

8:33am Friday 25th July 2014

SKIN experts will be on hand to advise how best to protect your skin from the sun at this year’s Ryedale Show on July 29.

Claudia Lawrence: searches end at York pub

York Press:

9:25am Thursday 24th July 2014

POLICE investigating the disappearance of Claudia Lawrence have concluded their search of a York pub following a day of activity yesterday.

Combine harvester sparks field blaze

York Press:

5:27pm Thursday 24th July 2014

A blaze broke out in a field when a combine harvester caught fire.

Free cycle of IVF offered to couples

York Press: Still time to nominate Worcestershire NHS staff for award

9:50am Thursday 24th July 2014

PEOPLE living in Scarborough and Ryedale will be eligible for a free cycle of IVF.

Claudia Lawrence detectives arrest and bail man, 46, in York - Pub searched - 22 pics - Locals tell of shock - Claudia's dad reacts - Police say more arrests possible - FULL REPORT

York Press:

9:00pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

A YORK pub was at the centre of the Claudia Lawrence investigation. LATEST NEWS.

Complaints about Tasers increase

York Press: Police tasering of man who fell of Worcester roof was "very dangerous"

11:22am Thursday 24th July 2014

A REVIEW into the use of Tasers by police has shown an increase in complaints about the devices.

Extra £15m to repair roads in North Yorkshire

York Press: Roadworks - zxc

9:27am Thursday 24th July 2014

MILLIONS more pounds have been committed to road repairs in North Yorkshire.

Yellow seagull rescued in Scarborough

York Press:

1:13pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

A SEAGULL painted yellow in what was thought to be a pre Tour de France prank has been rescued in Scarborough.

D-Day in race to be Tory MP

York Press: Anne McIntosh MP. Photo by John Stillwell/PA Wire.

1:00pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

RYEDALE’S next potential MP is expected to be announced this week.

A taste of Provence - in Helmsley

York Press: A taste of Provence - in Helmsley

12:20pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

Peter Mayle inspired thousands of Brits to leave England in search of a warmer, gentler life with his multi-million copy-selling book, A Year in Provence.

Police safety move on drink-driving dangers

York Press: (8370661)

12:19pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

NORTH Yorkshire Police are continuing to deliver their message of “Less Drinking, More Thinking”.

Ryedale’s £8.3m Government funding delight

York Press: Coun Linda Cowling

12:23pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

RYEDALE’S economy has received a huge boost with the announcement of several million pounds of Government funding.

Plea to house unwanted cats

York Press: James Watruss with some of the 30 cats they are trying to rehome from their Amotherby House.pic: Anthony Chappel-Ross (8366056)

12:56pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

A RYEDALE charity is urgently appealing for donations and help with rehoming after an influx of unwanted cats and kittens.

Ryedale businessman warns of scam by PPI fraudsters

York Press: Doug Taylor, right, of Doug Taylor Tiling,  in his new premises on the Kirkby Mills Industrial Easte, with Luke Walton and Philip Ward

12:04pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

A RYEDALE businessman is warning people to be on their guard after he was the victim of a PPI fraud scam.

Event highlights health and wellbeing of Ryedale residents

York Press: In Malton Market Place, for the launch of the NHS Scarborough and Ryedale Clincal Commissioning Group 5 year plan, (from left) Alex Trewhitt, Carrie Wollerton, Sarah Tilston and Dr Greg Black. Pic: Mike Tipping (7850963)

11:46am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

NHS Scarborough and Ryedale Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) launched an initiative to share their priorities for improving the health and wellbeing of local residents at a roadshow in Malton.

Residents group oppose big homes plan for Malton

York Press: The Fitzwilliam Malton Estate announced plans to develop a 46-acre site on the outskirts of Malton. The site, in Castle Howard Road, could eventually accommodate up to 500 homes.

11:51am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

A GROUP of residents have set up a protest group against plans to build about 500 new houses in Malton.

Norton man to complete 80 hours of unpaid work for assault on woman

York Press: Scales - zxc

12:27pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

A NORTON man who assaulted a woman has been ordered to complete 80 hours of unpaid work.

‘Legless’ police officer ripped off shirt and attacked holidaymaker, court hears

York Press: Scales - zxc

11:12am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

A MURDER squad detective was “absolutely legless” when he ripped off his shirt and attacked a holidaymaker in a pub, shouting “I’m a copper – I will do what I like,” a court was told.

Ryedale computer firm’s backing for York City FC

York Press: York City - zxc

12:46pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

A RYEDALE computer business is backing the Minstermen next season after its owner became “hooked” on the York City FC experience.

Legal high shop raided

York Press: North Yorkshire Police - zxc

11:10am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

A man has been arrested on suspicion of selling legal highs to youths after his shop was raided in Scarborough.

Whitby angler catches record-breaking fish

York Press: Daniel Bennett with the 208lb skate caught off the Isle of Skye, smashing the current land record by 40lbs. See swns story SWFISH. An angler has smashed the record for the biggest fish ever caught from British shores - a whopping skate weighing more than

10:55am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

A NORTH Yorkshire angler has landed the big one - the largest fish ever caught from the British shoreline.

New cycling trails open at Sutton Bank

York Press: RIDING HIGH: Cyclists Seth Baum, four, Adrian Carter and Nicola Richardson test one of the new trails near Sutton Bank Picture: Tony Bartholomew

11:05am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

NEW family-friendly and adventure cycling trails with some of the most spectacular views in the country have opened in North Yorkshire.

Commonwealth Games medals in John Robinson’s sights

York Press: MEDAL TARGET: England’s Commonwealth Games clay shooting coach John Robinson, who lives in Ebberston                                                                                                        Picture: Mike Tipping

10:53am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

A RYEDALE MAN is hoping to strike gold at the Commonwealth Games as he takes on the role of England shotgun head coach.

National Park holds free family festivals

York Press: A call has been made for affordable homes in the North York Moors National Park

10:51am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

TWO free family festivals are being organised by the North York Moors to celebrate National Parks Week.

More join fight against fracking

York Press: DRILLING: shale gas belongs to the Crown, not the landowner

10:25am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

THE fight against fracking in Ryedale is continuing to gather speed as more residents join a local campaign group.

Feversham Arms Hotel nominated for award

York Press: Feversham Arms Hotel & Verbena Spa.

10:16am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

THE Feversham Arms Hotel and Verbena Spa in Helmsley has been nominated in the Small Hotel Of The Year category in the finals of the White Rose Awards.

Tourist pass for Ryedale residents and visitors

York Press:

10:11am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

RYEDALE residents along with visitors to the area can now benefit from a new pass offering savings to local attractions.

Run or Dye 5k event at Castle Howard

York Press: RUN or Dye - the world’s most colourful 5km - is making a splash with the announcement of its first ever run in Ryedale.

9:59am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

RUN or Dye - the world’s most colourful 5km - is making a splash with the announcement of its first ever run in Ryedale.

Senior citizens strike a chord in ukulele craze

York Press: Pic attached shows (front row seated) Roxby Rocker, Janet Furness, who organised a birthday surprise for her 103-year old mother Monique Bennett, by performing for her and other residents at their home in Arden House, Pickering. Also in the picture is uku

9:57am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

A NEW craze for playing music is sweeping through a Ryedale village - led by a band of senior citizens.

New exhibition shows history of shopping and trade

York Press: Margaret Shaw, Education Co ordinator  at  the Malton  Museum  with an exhibit from Terrific Trades at the Parish Rooms , Yorkersgate, Malton    Picture Frank Dwyer (8056964)

9:53am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

A FASCINATING glimpse into the historic past of shopping and trade in Malton and Norton is on offer at a new exhibition.

Village schools ‘crucial’ says MP

York Press: Anne McIntosh MP arrives at the Conservative Central Headquarters in Milbank, central London, before finding that she was to be ousted from her seat by her local party members

9:56am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

RYEDALE area MP Anne McIntosh said village schools are vital to rural life after visiting a remote school at Rosedale Abbey.

North Yorkshire crime figures boost

York Press: North Yorkshire Police - zxc

9:23am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

LATEST crime figures reveal North Yorkshire is still one of the safest places in the country.

Affordable housing open day in Nawton

York Press: Ryedale District Council logo - zxc

9:50am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

AN affordable housing open day will be held today (Wednesday), from 3pm to 7pm, at The Pavilion, in Nawton.

Home improvement service helps elderly live safely in own homes

York Press: Ryedale District Council logo - zxc

9:44am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

WHITE Rose Home Improvement Agency has been awarded a new three-year contract so it can continue to help older and vulnerable residents live independently in their own homes across Ryedale.

Sisters to run for charity that saved mother’s life

York Press:

9:06am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

TWO sisters whose mum battled and survived breast cancer are raising money for the charity they say helped to save her.

'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.

Historic day as village’s archives get a home

York Press: Pictured in the new village archive room at the Sheriff Hutton village hall are from the left Margaret Thompson, Chris Thompson, Peter Brown, John Hendry and Beryl Haigh. Picture David Harrison. (8408268)

12:04pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

A LOCAL history group is officially opening its new archive room this weekend after raising £14,000 in to build and equip the facility.

North Yorkshire Police force 'good value for money'

York Press: North Yorkshire Police - zxc

9:16am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

A NEW report into North Yorkshire Police has judged the force "good" value for money, and said its efficiency is "outstanding".

Pickering museum gets funding boost from supermarket

York Press: (l-r), Bruce Pickup, on the  Management team of the Beckisle Museum, Pickering  recieves a cheque  from Jeremy Smith   from Costcutters in Pickering for £573,51p    Picture Frank Dwyer  (8193673)

11:52am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

BECK Isle Museum in Pickering has received a funding boost from Costcutter.

North York Moors National Park average house price climbing

York Press: A call has been made for affordable homes in the North York Moors National Park

10:52am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

THE average cost of a home in the North York Moors National Park has reached £250,000, reveals a new survey on house prices.

Composting bins boost for Ryedale residents

York Press: Ryedale District Council logo - zxc

12:25pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

RESIDENTS are being given the chance to start composting at home for under £10.

National Parks to get mobile phone signal boost

York Press: A call has been made for affordable homes in the North York Moors National Park

11:30am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

WALKERS could soon be able to Tweet pictures while walking in the Yorkshire Dales and North York Moors National Parks thanks to improved mobile network coverage.

Summer fire safety tips

York Press: webpix fire engine emergency services firefighter

9:41am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

TIPS to help reduce the threat of fire have been released by North Yorkshire Fire Service.

Jump on board the story train

York Press:

10:09am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

A SERIES of special trains will give young people the chance to hear stories from costumed characters.

Latest speed camera locations for North Yorkshire announced

York Press:

2:41pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

NORTH Yorkshire Police mobile safety camera vans will be at the following locations for one week from Wednesday, July 23:

UPDATED: Concerns for missing teenager

York Press:

11:00am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

POLICE are concerned for the safety of a teenager who has been missing since Saturday.

Police training aims to prevent custody death

York Press: North Yorkshire Police - zxc

9:57am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

POLICE in North Yorkshire are looking at fresh healthcare training for officers to help safeguard against deaths in custody.

Malton charity chief honoured

York Press: Ava Easton

12:15pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

THE chief executive of a Malton charity has been given a trio of honours.

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