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North Yorkshire Police to review how they record crime

York Press: North Yorkshire Police - zxc

8:50am Friday 29th August 2014

CRIMES including 60 per cent of rapes have been wrongly dismissed or recorded inaccurately by North Yorkshire Police, a new report suggests.

Simon Howard reveals throat cancer scare

York Press: The Rt. Hon. Simon Howard in the chapel at Castle Howard that has had new lighting installed. Picture : Garry Atkinson (9768564)

9:59am Friday 29th August 2014

THE owner of a North Yorkshire stately home has revealed he has beaten throat cancer.

Officers defended over crash selfie

York Press:

2:51pm Thursday 28th August 2014

Emergency services have moved to back their staff after selfies of firefighters, police and paramedics at a crash appeared online.

VIDEO: Georgia Horsley takes on Ice Bucket Challenge

York Press:

3:55pm Thursday 28th August 2014

A FORMER Miss York and Miss England contestant has become the latest personality to take part in an international internet craze.

Residents get chance to question High Malton developers

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9:33am Thursday 28th August 2014

LOCAL residents will have the opportunity to question the development team behind plans to build 500 new homes in Malton.

New call for national ban on sky lanterns

York Press:

1:15pm Thursday 28th August 2014

The new code of practice on sky lanterns doesn’t go far enough, say event organisers, who are calling for a national ban.

Murder investigation launched after attack in Yorkshire seaside town

York Press:

12:35pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

A MAN who was found seriously injured in a Yorkshire seaside town has died.

Latest speed camera locations announced

York Press:

4:14pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

THE latest locations for North Yorkshire Police's mobile speed cameras have been announced.

'Miracle man' recovers from brain aneurysm

York Press: Alan Bradshaw with his wife Jean at Brawby.Alan defied the medical profession to recover from a serious brain problem.Nigel Holland (9647300)

11:53am Wednesday 27th August 2014

A MAN who was told by doctors from two different hospitals that he would never be able to care for himself after suffering a brain aneurysm has defied medics to make a full recovery.

River Derwent plan will be "environmental vandalism"

York Press:

11:44am Wednesday 27th August 2014

CALLS have been made to postpone plans to lower the River Derwent with claims it amounts to 'environmental vandalism'.

Malton Livestock Market gets approval

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11:41am Wednesday 27th August 2014

Plans for a multi-million pound development which will see the Malton Livestock Market moved to near the Eden Camp Museum and make the town “the capital of Ryedale” have been given the go-ahead.

New housing plan for Malton creates heated debate

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11:41am Wednesday 27th August 2014

New housing developments in Malton which will part fund the proposed new livestock and business centre scheme have been given the go-ahead.

Students make the grade with top GCSE results

York Press:

11:32am Wednesday 27th August 2014

STUDENTS in North Yorkshire were celebrating outstanding GCSE results last Thursday as the region’s teenagers continue to perform above the national average.

Malton stables throw open their doors to public

York Press:

11:32am Wednesday 27th August 2014

SUPERSTAR Monet’s Garden will be one of the retired racehorses to perform a display at the Betfair Malton Stables Open Day which takes place this Sunday.

Loyalty pays off for hospice lottery winners

York Press:

10:13am Wednesday 27th August 2014

TWO loyal supports of Saint Catherine’s Hospice have hit the jackpot in the summer draw.

Volunteers ensure future of wildflowers at Rievaulx Terrace

York Press: Rievaulx Terrace & Temples

10:09am Wednesday 27th August 2014

VOLUNTEERS from the Aviva Protects team based at Yorkshire House in York will join the gardeners at Rievaulx Terrace to help out with the annual activity of raking the hay from the wildflower meadows tomorrow (Thursday)

Town to get new concert hall thanks to local landowner

York Press: HONOUR: Band leader Les Maw with a plaque and sterio which marked 25 years with the band in December 1982.

10:07am Wednesday 27th August 2014

KIRKBYMOORSIDE is in line to get a new concert hall, given in memory of the legendry Les Maw, the head of the town's famous Town Brass Band for years, thanks to the generosity of local land and estate owner, James Holt.

West End star writes Malton's pantomime

York Press: Zac Woolley and George Ullyot, the winners of Ryedale's Got Talent, with judges, West End stars Scott Garnham and Lauren Hood. Pic by Jo Hughes. (1622848)

9:49am Wednesday 27th August 2014

MALTON-born West End star Scott Garnham has put pen to paper to write this year's annual pantomime.

Parking promises to Norton residents come to nothing

York Press: Coun Di Keal

9:44am Wednesday 27th August 2014

NORTON councillors have uncovered evidence that residents living next to St Nicholas Street car park in Norton had been promised access to parking.

Village cricket club in plea to save its future

York Press: Paul Scothern is on the left and Adrian Brader on the right

9:43am Wednesday 27th August 2014

A VILLAGE cricket club which has been at the heart of its community for more than half a century is fighting for survival.

MPs to debate horse fly-grazing crisis

York Press: POLITICAL CHANGE: Thirsk and Malton MP Anne Mcintosh

10:25am Wednesday 27th August 2014

MPs are due to debate the issue of horse fly-grazing, where people leave their animals on farmland without payment or permission.

Vicky smashes fundraising target in 10k challenge

York Press: Vicky  celebrates after securing a personal best time of 47 minutes 53 seconds in the Gateshead 10k, her fifth race.

9:10am Wednesday 27th August 2014

A RYEDALE woman, who confesses to not being a natural runner, has taken on a tough running challenge to raise money for charity.

Ambulance staff in two-day strike

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11:37am Wednesday 27th August 2014

AMBULANCE service workers will go on strike on Friday and next Tuesday, September 2, in a 20-month dispute over patient and staff safety issues.

Fizzy drink workshop proves popular

York Press: Sarah Maultby looks at old bottles used for storing fizzy drinks on display during the 'Making It Fizz Exhibition' about the history of Malton's drinks industry held at Malton Museum. Picture by Anna Gowthorpe. (9326725)

10:34am Wednesday 27th August 2014

A FASCINATING glimpse into the historic past of Malton's drink trade was on offer at a summer workshop.

Man's humourous job application for hairstylist role

York Press: Chris Jones washes Sue Carter's hair at KMS Hair in Kirkbymoorside. Pic: Mike Tipping (9459248)

10:28am Wednesday 27th August 2014

WITH the job market more competitive now than ever, it's important to remain creative on approach.

Witnessing ‘eerie’ light show in Ryedale sky

York Press: Reader pictures of Northern Lights across East Lancashire

10:13am Wednesday 27th August 2014

BIZARRE solar lights could be seen across Ryedale as magnetic forces lit up the sky.

Norton Town Council bid to get rail sleepers

York Press: Rail delays after vehicle hits Selhurst bridge

9:51am Wednesday 27th August 2014

NORTON Town Council is to write to Network Rail asking why they are not installing the promised hollow sleepers during forthcoming work.

“Unruly” area by river to be tackled

York Press:

9:32am Wednesday 27th August 2014

NORTON Town Council is to investigate ways of keeping a riverbank and park area tidy.

YMCA in drive for volunteers

York Press: The YMCA is issuing an appeal for new volunteers to help shape the lives of young people.

9:41am Wednesday 27th August 2014

THE YMCA is issuing an appeal for new volunteers to help shape the lives of young people.

Get yourself vaccinated against whooping cough

York Press: NHS logo

9:41am Wednesday 27th August 2014

NHS England is urging pregnant women in North Yorkshire to get vaccinated against whooping cough.

Alpacas pack in crowds at Farndale Show

York Press: Alpaca s from Brookfield Alpacas at Castleton being shown at Farndale Show.Nigel Holland (9641461)

10:55am Tuesday 26th August 2014

ALPACAS and gun dogs were among the favourite attractions at the 107th annual Farndale Show yesterday

Scarecrow with Zimmer frame takes top spot in Thornton-le-Dale festival

York Press: Thornton Le Dale Scarecrow Festival. Mary Layla Doummar (4) with her Father Elia Joseph Doummar. 
Pic Katherine Batchelor (9626689)

11:49am Tuesday 26th August 2014

SCARECROWS of all shapes and sizes could be spotted in Thornton-le-Dale at the weekend.

Tinchy Stryder launches £4m arena at Flamingo Land

York Press: Chart rapperTinchy Stryder at The Riverside (concert venue) at Flamingoland Pickering.submitted pic Dave Farrow (9628299)

11:08am Tuesday 26th August 2014

MUSIC star Tinchy Stryder helped open Flamingo Land's newest venture at the beginning of a record breaking weekend for the park.

Revamped pub says thanks to villagers with party

York Press:

7:54am Tuesday 26th August 2014

A REVAMPED pub has celebrated its first birthday in style with a huge bank holiday party.

New information centre in Helmsley hailed a success by visitors

York Press:

10:07am Monday 25th August 2014

A NEW visitor service set up in a bookstore in a picturesque North Yorkshire town has nearly completed its first summer season.

Electrical fault triggers Filey car blaze

York Press: fire engine north yorkshire service - zxc

10:10am Monday 25th August 2014

A CAR was destroyed when an electrical fault triggered a fire.

Comedian sorry over newspaper incident

York Press: Roy Chubby Brown

8:49am Monday 25th August 2014

COMIC Roy “Chubby” Brown has apologised after being caught behind the wheel looking at a newspaper - insisting he only glanced at it for three seconds.

Entrants gearing up for Countryside Live show

York Press: Stephanie Milner and her father Jonny who went on to take the championship in the driving trials held for the first time at Countryside Live. Her pony is Josh. Stephanie’s home is at Huggate, York. (9612590)

9:26am Monday 25th August 2014

ENTRIES are flooding in for an autumn show which will see the best of Yorkshire’s cattle, sheep, horses and poultry on display.

Community centre gets free paint makeover

York Press:

10:18am Monday 25th August 2014

A REVAMPED community centre is showing off its brand new look to its users after paint was donated to give it a special makeover.

Gannett Foundation offering grants to local charities

York Press:

8:18am Saturday 23rd August 2014

THOUSANDS of pounds is being made available to support groups in desperate need of a cash boost.

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

York Press: Ryedale District Council logo - zxc

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.

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