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More mobile speed cameras for roads of North Yorkshire

York Press: North Yorkshire Police are ramping up their casualty reduction drive with the launch of a six-month mobile safety camera pilot.Motorists across the county are being urged to drive carefully and within the speed limits as a van equipped with a safety camer

8:07am Wednesday 30th July 2014

THE number of mobile speed cameras in North Yorkshire is set to double.

Driver jailed after chase in his gran’s mobility car

York Press: Scales - zxc

11:03am Wednesday 30th July 2014

A DISQUALIFIED driver who stole his grandmother’s car and led police on a chase around a North Yorkshire town has been jailed for 15 months.

Village repeats calls for bypass

York Press: Colin Wicks ,who is concerned  about lorries queing at the traffic lights in Rillington    Picture Frank Dwyer (8576097)

10:20am Wednesday 30th July 2014

RENEWED calls have been made for improved road safety measures and a bypass in Rillington, which has been in talks with authorities for years.

Warning to council tax cheats

York Press: Ryedale District Council logo - zxc

10:18am Wednesday 30th July 2014

PEOPLE who cheat the council tax system are being targeted in a new campaign by Ryedale District Council.

Helmsley book shop provides tourism help online

York Press: Coun Linda Cowling

9:49am Wednesday 30th July 2014

HELMSLEY’S new visitor information point (VIP) is proving a helpful asset for people enjoying their stay in Ryedale.

Residents triumph as wind turbine rejected

York Press: FARM BOOST: a wind turbine can provide a guaranteed source of income

9:42am Wednesday 30th July 2014

RESIDENTS and parish councillors are celebrating after an appeal against the refusal of a wind turbine was rejected.

Lack of volunteers puts swimming club under threat

York Press:

9:30am Wednesday 30th July 2014

A swimming club which has been running for more than 50 years may be forced to close if volunteers do not come forward.

Recycle baby wipe packets for Ellie's Fund

York Press: West Heslerton Primary School pupils Alicia Davison, Finley May and Nathan Dukes with Heather Othick from Ellie’s Fund – Brain Tumour Trust

9:22am Wednesday 30th July 2014

LOCAL people are being urged to collect empty baby wipe packets and help fund research into brain tumours.

Solar-powered school campaign heating up

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

9:14am Wednesday 30th July 2014

MEMBERS of an environmental group are urging their MP to push for schools to be able to borrow money to become solar-powered in a bid to save thousands of pounds and benefit the environment.

Retirement for Next Steps manager

York Press: Retiring manager Mike Dixon of Next Steps , Norton  hands over to new manager , Leisa Taylor   Picture Frank Dwyer (8586852)

9:00am Wednesday 30th July 2014

A CHARITY worker who has dedicated his life to diminishing the stigma surrounding mental health issues is retiring.

Special services and events mark start of First World War

York Press:

9:00am Wednesday 30th July 2014

SPECIAL services and events are taking place across Ryedale to mark the 100th anniversary of the start of the First World War.

Council holds meeting on housing scheme

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.

8:00am Wednesday 30th July 2014

MALTON Town Council will hold a special meeting on August 20, to decide its response to the 500-home scheme proposed for land north of Castle Howard Road by the Fitzwilliam Estate.

Norton Council in bid to get youngsters involved in politics

York Press: Coun Di Keal

8:00am Wednesday 30th July 2014

YOUNGER people are being encouraged to get involved with local politics with the introduction of a youth council in Norton.

Woman airlifted to hospital after falling from horse

York Press: Ampleforth emergency: Air ambulance doctors treat the injured woman

11:32am Wednesday 30th July 2014

A WOMAN is seriously ill with severe spinal injuries after falling from her horse in North Yorkshire.

Sports fan cuts lawn into Commonwealth Games logo

York Press: Malcolm Richardson cuts the Commonwealth Games logo into his front lawn.Pic Katherine Batchelor (8656443)

10:20am Wednesday 30th July 2014

A RYEDALE sport enthusiast has continued his support for the summer's events by cutting the lawn of his home into the Commonwealth Games logo.

Ren’s sunflower grows to 11ft 7ins tall - can you beat that?

York Press:

12:00pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

A SUNFLOWER in North Yorkshire has reached 11 feet, seven inches tall - and it still hasn't finished growing.

Stir things up at Grand Helmsley Cake Show

York Press: The Helmsley Walled Garden. Picture : Garry Atkinson (6484296)

9:23am Wednesday 30th July 2014

AMATEUR bakers are being asked to rise to the occasion at the Grand Helmsley Cake Show.

Pickering couple celebrate diamond wedding anniversary

York Press: Derrick and Dawn Brewer celebrate their Diamond Wedding Anniversary.Pic Katherine Batchelor (8650484)

9:46am Wednesday 30th July 2014

MEMBERS of a Pickering couple's original wedding party were reunited to celebrate their diamond wedding anniversary.

Staithes harbour wall to be rebuilt

York Press: Staithes Harbour

9:26am Wednesday 30th July 2014

A COLLAPSED wall on the harbour in Staithes will be rebuilt in a major scheme by Scarborough council.

Training boost for apprentices in Ryedale

York Press: Ryedale District Council logo - zxc

9:50am Wednesday 30th July 2014

APPRENTICES in Ryedale have been given a training boost.

Hemsley house wins major conservation award

York Press: Gazette & Herald - zxc

9:00am Wednesday 30th July 2014

A house in Helmsley, branded one of the Yorkshire’s oldest houses, has won a major award.

Man fined for abusive language

York Press: Scales - zxc

8:59am Wednesday 30th July 2014

A MAN who shouted abusive language at a woman has been fined.

Latest speed camera locations announced

York Press: Mobile speed camera locations this week in North Yorkshire

5:30pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

THE latest locations for North Yorkshire Police's mobile safety camera vans have been announced.

Ryedale Show attracts record numbers of entries

York Press: Image from PictureGalleryModule_ID:3184794

3:15pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

THE ANNUAL Ryedale Show is now big enough to be held across two days, according to show officials.

Vince Cable visits region's engineering success stories

York Press:

12:19pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

THE creation of more than 355 engineering jobs in North Yorkshire in three years and the promise of 250 more to come in the region's manufacturing industry were highlighted during a ministerial visit yesterday.

Woman cut free from crashed car in North Yorkshire

York Press: Overhual of services for North Yorkshire Fire and Rescue

10:21am Tuesday 29th July 2014

AN INJURED woman has been cut free by firefighters from a car which ended up on its side after crashing in North Yorkshire early today.

Man arrested after Scarborough house break-in

York Press: North Yorkshire Police - zxc

9:36am Tuesday 29th July 2014

A MAN has been arrested and released on bail following a break-in at a house in Scarborough.

Bid to recruit more special constables

York Press: North Yorkshire Police - zxc

1:00pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

NORTH Yorkshire Police are hoping to boost the number of special constables in Ryedale.

Plans to make it easier to sack police "ludicrous"

York Press:

8:18am Tuesday 29th July 2014

SUGGESTIONS it should be easier for police officers to be sacked have been branded "utterly ludicrous" by the police federation.

Castle Howard Triathlon attracts 2,000 competitors

York Press: Castle Howard Tri-athlon. Picture David Harrison. (8654262)

8:46am Tuesday 29th July 2014

ABOUT 2,000 competitors took part in the Castle Howard Triathlon over the weekend, including about 400 children racing on Saturday afternoon.

North Yorkshire author writes biography of tragic skater John Curry

York Press:

10:46am Tuesday 29th July 2014

AN AUTHOR from North Yorkshire has written a major new biography about the life of tragic figure skater John Curry.

Rescued horses and ponies win recognition at country show for the first time

York Press: Huby & Sutton Show. Picture David Harrison. (8641300)

10:36am Monday 28th July 2014

A COUNTRY show has for the first time recognised the efforts of people who have rescued and re-homed badly treated horses.

Plans to close little used stations in North Yorkshire

York Press: Approval: Transport Secretary Patrick McLoughlin at the Walton Bridge opening

7:46am Monday 28th July 2014

RAIL services at some of North Yorkshire's “little-used” stations are under threat under new Government plans.

Police commissioner to hold two-day surgery tour

York Press: Julia Mulligan, North Yorkshire's police and crime commissioner

9:53am Monday 28th July 2014

THE Police and Crime Commissioner for North Yorkshire, Julia Mulligan, will hold a two-day surgery tour in Scarborough and Ryedale Residents from the area can raise their concerns about crime and policing at the public surgeries and can talk to Julia about her role, or policing or wider community safety issues.

Distinctive cycle stolen in Pickering

York Press: North Yorkshire Police - zxc

9:51am Monday 28th July 2014

THIEVES stole a distinctive bicycle from outside Lidl in Pickering between 12.45pm and 1pm on Tuesday.

EIGHT-YEAR-OLD girl's foot impaled on garden fork in North Yorkshire

York Press:

5:27pm Thursday 24th July 2014

AN eight-year-old girl was taken to hospital after her foot was impaled by a garden fork in North Yorkshire.

Combine harvester destroyed by fire as heatwave continues in North Yorkshire

York Press: Harvest time again

6:43pm Saturday 26th July 2014

A COMBINE harvester has been destroyed by fire today as the heatwave continued in North Yorkshire.

Enjoy a taste of country life at Yorkshire's agricultural shows

York Press:

12:39pm Friday 25th July 2014

IF you're stuck for something to do with the family this weekend, you could do far worse than head out to Sutton Park on Sunday.

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.

70mph tailgater caused crash that put 3 people in hospital

York Press: Scales - zxc

9:48am Thursday 24th July 2014

A DRIVER “tormented” another motorist with his aggressive high-speed tailgating and then crashed and put himself and two other people in hospital, York Crown Court heard.

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.

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