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Yobs paint seagull bright red

York Press:

8:02am Saturday 23rd August 2014

A YOUNG herring gull must be kept isolated from other birds after cruel yobs attacked it with spray paint.

Malton livestock market plan gets go-ahead

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7:31am Saturday 23rd August 2014

PLANS for a multimillion-pound development which will see Malton Livestock Market moved close to Eden Camp Museum and make the town “the capital of Ryedale” have been approved.

High Malton housing plan to go on show

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8:11am Saturday 23rd August 2014

DETAILS of changes to a plan for a 500-home extension to a market town are set to be made public.

Harry Potter magic comes to North Yorkshire Moors Railway

York Press:

9:23am Saturday 23rd August 2014

A TOUCH of Harry Potter magic is being brought to the North Yorkshire Moors Railway with the last story train of the summer.

Teenager hit on arm by pellet from BB-gun

York Press: North Yorkshire Police - zxc

10:14am Saturday 23rd August 2014

A TEENAGE girl was injured when she was hit with a BB-gun pellet.

Penguin chick back on its feet thanks to special trousers

York Press: STANDING ISSUE: The penguin chick with splayed legs aged three weeks

8:52am Friday 22nd August 2014

A PENGUIN chick with a bad case of splayed legs is back on his feet, thanks to his own wardrobe of special designer trousers.

Search is on for most loved tree

York Press: An oak tree

8:04am Friday 22nd August 2014

A tree which has a special place in your heart can now be shared with the rest of the country.

Keystone Cops promote Galtres Parkland Festival

York Press: The Keystone  Cops arrive in York on their promotional tour for the Galtres Festival this weekend   (L-R), Robyn McEwan, Max McEwan, Sam Brewin and Mikey Donnelly
Picture Frank Dwyer (9501803)

7:59am Friday 22nd August 2014

A FESTIVAL of music, dance and arts is celebrating its 10th birthday this weekend with a line-up of major artists.

International holidaymakers flock to Yorkshire

York Press: NHS FUNDING: GPs in the North York Moors fear they will have to dilute services following the loss of income.

8:54am Friday 22nd August 2014

OVERSEAS holiday visits to Yorkshire rose by 37.7 per cent last summer.

Thieves steal 500 litres of fuel from Norton property

York Press: North Yorkshire Police - zxc

10:32am Friday 22nd August 2014

HUNDREDS of litres of fuel have been stolen from a property in Norton.

Live GCSE results coverage for York, North and East Yorkshire

York Press:

8:36am Thursday 21st August 2014

Follow the stories secondary schools across York, North and East Yorkshire

Fracking claims refuted by opponent groups

York Press:

7:43am Thursday 21st August 2014

A REPORT claiming a controversial drilling technique would not be as visually intrusive as a wind farm or solar farm has been slammed by those against the process.

Welburn villagers invited to pub's celebrations

York Press:

10:15am Thursday 21st August 2014

THE Crown and Cushion in Welburn is thanking the local community for their support by inviting the entire village to its first birthday party.

Ryedale Food Bank appeal

York Press: Weight Watcher leaders have organised food donations and unwanted Christmas foods for theSalvation Army food bank in Risca.  Pictured is just one box of many unwanted items collected at the weight watcher evenings. (4049575)

10:25am Thursday 21st August 2014

RYEDALE Food Bank, based at Hope Central, in Castlegate, Malton, is appealing for particular items of foodstuffs to help those in need.

Officers to crack down on illegal anglers

York Press: GONE FISHING: A serene spot is at Llanover on the Usk just above Pantygoitre Bridge.

10:19am Thursday 21st August 2014

ANGLERS without licences are facing a Bank Holiday blitz by fisheries enforcement officers in Yorkshire.

A64 set for £2.2m upgrade - two months of roadworks loom

York Press: Traffic queues on the A64 near Malton which Coun Janet Sanderson would like to see upgraded

4:17pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

MOTORISTS are facing an autumn of delays, disruption and diversions on the A64 in North Yorkshire because of a £2.2 million resurfacing programme.

Approval expected for Malton livestock market

York Press:

12:41pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

A MULTIMILLION-pound development which will create hundreds of jobs and secure the future of Malton’s livestock market is set to receive planning approval this week.

Butcher praised after citizen’s arrest

York Press: Butcher Melanie Wright who tackled a man she saw making off with a coat from the shop opposite hers in Malton with a Sherriff's badge for her by Winston Kobylka, of G.Woodall and Sons. Pic by Jo Hughes (9383499)

12:39pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

A HEROIC Ryedale woman has been praised for making a citizen’s arrest after she saw a man trying to steal a coat.

Bank supports £1.1m almshouses restoration

York Press: Thornton-le-Dale could be in the running for the prettiest village in the county

12:21pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

A CHARITY bank is supporting the £1.1m refurbishment of Lady Lumley’s Almshouses in Thornton-le-Dale.

Mike's Mice add to charity's funds

York Press: Sue Hoggard with her knitted mice.pic: Anthony Chappel-Ross (9328881)

12:12pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

A UNIQUE fundraising campaign which has captured the imagination of people from across Ryedale is holding an auction next week.

New group to tackle fracking in Ryedale


12:14pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

A NEW anti-fracking campaign group for Ryedale has been set up to monitor the work of gas companies conducting seismic tests in the area.

Charity department store opens in Malton

York Press: Olga Corcoran and Ian Brigham with fellow volunteers at the new St Catherine's Hospice shop in Malton.pic: Anthony Chappel-Ross (9057619)

12:32pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

SAINT Catherine’s Hospice is to open its first flagship department store in Malton.

A-level success for Ryedale students

York Press:

12:32pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

STUDENTS from across Ryedale were celebrating after a successful year of A-level results.

Fundraisers in forest rescue

York Press:

11:55am Wednesday 20th August 2014

MEMBERS of the Scarborough and Ryedale Mountain Rescue Team (SRMRT) were kept busy during a fundraising collection when a woman was injured in a fall from her mountain bike.

Lack of volunteers threatens Pickering Sixties Festival

York Press:

11:07am Wednesday 20th August 2014

PICKERING Sixties Festival is in danger of folding unless more volunteers come forward to help run the event.

Another food market success for Malton

York Press: Tom Naylor-Leyland gets ready for this year’s Malton Food Lovers Festival

11:08am Wednesday 20th August 2014

AUGUST’S Monthly Food Market in Malton was another great success, according to the event’s organisers.

Special Constables recruitment campaign extended

York Press: Pic for single by JL 
New Assistant Chief Constable Paul Kennedy

10:59am Wednesday 20th August 2014

THE SUMMER recruitment campaign for the North Yorkshire Police’s Special Constabulary has been extended to allow even more people the chance to apply.

Fitzwilliam Estate gives Heron Foods £150,000 to expand

York Press:

11:06am Wednesday 20th August 2014

THE Fitzwilliam (Malton) Estate will contribute £150,000 towards the redevelopment of a new Heron food store.

Mums launch new baby classes

York Press: (l-r), Nikki Scott-Somers and Susannah Stewart  with her son Ralph who are setting up new baby sensory classes in Malton     Picture Frank Dwyer (9243792)

10:55am Wednesday 20th August 2014

TWO mums have been inspired to set up their own baby classes after seeing the benefits to their own children.

Operator sought for refurbished former Malton town hall

York Press: BUSINESS OPPORTIUNITY: The restored Malton Town Hall.

10:37am Wednesday 20th August 2014

MALTON’S former town hall has been put on the market. The Grade II property, which previously housed the town's museum, has undergone a £380,000 refurbishment by Fitzwilliam Malton Estate.

Appeal as dogs ‘disappear’

York Press:

10:23am Wednesday 20th August 2014

TWO Ryedale families have been devastated by they believe has been the theft of their dogs in what is feared could be an organised campaign operating in the eastern part of North Yorkshire.

Malton firm win contract at home of hydroelectricity

York Press: ANNIVERSARY: Historic Cragside in Northumberland

10:02am Wednesday 20th August 2014

BOSSES at a renewable energy firm say they are “thrilled” to have won a contract from the global home of hydroelectricity.

Tributes paid to a Yorkshire gentleman

York Press: METADATA-START (9307588)

9:46am Wednesday 20th August 2014

TRIBUTES have been paid to Colonel Richard Nicholas Crossley, who died earlier this month, aged 81.

Support grows for Botton fight

York Press: PROTESTS: The community centre at Botton Village

9:47am Wednesday 20th August 2014

 RESIDENTS campaigning against changes being made to the Camphill Village Trust gathered for a candlelit vigil to highlight the strong support received so far.

Ryedale company building for the future

York Press:

9:35am Wednesday 20th August 2014

A CONSTRUCTION company specialising in barn conversions and listed property renovation is hoping to build upon its previous success.

Flags, picnics and brollies at Castle Howard Proms

York Press: An unusual outfit catches the attention of people attending the annual Proms Spectacular at Castle Howard.
pic: Anthony Chappel-Ross (9386154)

4:06pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

MUSIC lovers got patriotic as they donned union jack hats, jackets and even onesies for the Castle Howard’s Proms Spectacular.

Make a date at Farndale Show

York Press: 106th annual Farndale Show

12:06pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

NEXT year’s Farndale calendar will go on sale on August Bank Holiday Monday at Farndale Show.

Dickens society seeks volunteers

York Press: The building in Chancery Lane, Malton, on which Dickens based Scrooge’s counting house.

12:00pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

VOLUNTEERS are being sought by the Charles Dickens (Malton) Society to help man the town’s Counting House.

Golden milestone for Malton playgroup

York Press: HAPPY BIRTHDAY: Lily Mohamed, front, with fellow pupils and staff at the Firestation group, which is celebrating its 50th anniversary                                                            Picture: Anthony Chappel-Ross

11:56am Wednesday 20th August 2014

A MALTON playgroup is aiming to put together a book of memories and memorabilia to mark its 50th birthday.

The Loop virtual network launched

York Press: NHS logo

10:38am Wednesday 20th August 2014

NHS Scarborough and Ryedale Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) has launched a virtual network to make it easier for people to get involved in helping to improve the health and wellbeing of their community.

Counselling services boosted by £8,000 Lottery grant

York Press: Gazette & Herald - zxc

10:35am Wednesday 20th August 2014

PEOPLE in need of counselling will have improved access to services thanks to a generous grant.

Spate of thefts in Whitby

York Press: North Yorkshire Police - zxc

9:33am Wednesday 20th August 2014

THE public are being urged not to leave valuable items in their vehicles after a spate of thefts in one night.

Ryedale council to hold one-day sale of compost bins

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11:24am Wednesday 20th August 2014

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

Firefighters rescue youngsters from fairground ride

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5:53pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

FIREFIGHTERS have rescued three youngsters from a funfair ride in Scarborough.

Latest North Yorkshire speed camera locations

York Press:

4:58pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

NORTH Yorkshire Police mobile safety cameras will be at the following locations from Wednesday, August 20 to Tuesday, August 26:

Warning to cricket clubs over changing room sneak thief

York Press: North Yorkshire Police - zxc

11:12am Tuesday 19th August 2014

CRICKET clubs across North and East Yorkshire are being warned to be on their guard after a thief described as a “grey-haired gentleman” apparently stole £150 from players’ wallets at a weekend match.

Seaside water clean-up project wins top award

York Press:

9:38am Tuesday 19th August 2014

A MULTI-MILLION pound project to improve bathing water across Scarborough has scooped the top prize at an industry award ceremony.

Chance to learn about life in the Stone Age

York Press:

10:23am Tuesday 19th August 2014

VISITORS to an important North Yorkshire archaeological site will have the chance to find out about life in the Stone Age this weekend.

Motorcyclist dies in collision near Scarborough

York Press: North Yorkshire Police - zxc

3:03pm Monday 18th August 2014

A biker has died in a collision with two cars near Scarborough.

Experts work to save North Yorkshire mussels

York Press:

2:18pm Monday 18th August 2014

CONSERVATIONISTS are working in a remote North Yorkshire river to preserve a rare and endangered species of fresh water pearl mussel.

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