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RNLI set to commemorate centenary of dramatic sea rescue

York Press: HMHS Rohilla

8:04am Monday 15th September 2014

THE RNLI is preparing to commemorate the centenary of one of the most remarkable rescues in its history, which took place when a ship was wrecked off Whitby in 1914.

Owl statue destroyed in arson attack

York Press: fire engine north yorkshire service - zxc

1:53pm Sunday 14th September 2014

AN ORNAMENTAL owl statue carved from a tree trunk in Scarborough has been burnt in an arson attack.

"Scratch and sniff" cards see rise in cannabis reports

York Press: Police have arrested three men following the discovery of a cannabis factory in York.Officers conducting a warrant at an address in the Huntington area, made the find just after 7pm last night (Wednesday 13 October 2010).Inside the property, search teams

12:08pm Saturday 13th September 2014

REPORTS of suspected cannabis factories have increased by more than 20 per cent in Yorkshire since residents were given new "scratch and sniff" cards.

Sea defences to get nearly a million pounds

York Press: Heavy seas threaten to drench this amateur photographer as he tries to capture an image on the North Bay in Scarborough

11:39am Saturday 13th September 2014

NEARLY a million pounds is to be spent on improving sea defences on the North Yorkshire Coast as a result of years of pounding by the North Sea.

Solar powered ambulances on the way in Yorkshire

York Press: Yorkshire Ambulance Service logo - zxc

11:23am Saturday 13th September 2014

SOLAR panels are set to be installed on ambulance across Yorkshire.

Arts event commemorates 1914 bombardment of Scarborough

York Press: Images attached: four of the ‘poppy girls’ who will man the Images attached: four of the ‘poppy girls’ who will man the Remembrance Route in the St Nicholas Gardens – from left, Abbie Pillet, Megan Talbot, Megan Griffiths, Ca

11:22am Saturday 13th September 2014

A WEEKEND of free arts events in Scarborough will commemorate the 1914 bombardment of the town, including a powerful theatrical production.

Worries over possible extension to potash mine

York Press: First. Staithes Winter Light. Robert Helliwell. The Selby camera club exhibition took place over the August bank holiday general details of the event can be found in the attached. The Selby camera club has released the winners of the favourite images as v

11:12am Saturday 13th September 2014

BRITAIN'S only potash mine, in the shadow of the famous quaint fishing village of Staithes on the North Yorkshire coast, is in line for an extension to house a crushing and screening plant.

Open night aims to boost Malton food businesses

York Press: The Talbot Hotel, where winners of the second prize will enjoy dinner, bed and breakfast

11:56am Saturday 13th September 2014

AN open day is to be held in Malton for a new development that could become the home of food businesses moving to the town.

Anger as Malton superstore plan is not reviewed

York Press: Ryedale District Council logo - zxc

9:58am Saturday 13th September 2014

A CONTROVERSIAL decision by Ryedale District Council to allow a supermarket to be built on one of its own car parks will stand after the Secretary of State decided not to review the case.

Second Middleton Hunt member charged with sett interference

York Press: webpix court justice

9:33am Saturday 13th September 2014

A SECOND member of the Middleton Hunt appeared in court yesterday following an investigation by the League Against Cruel Sports.

Whitby to York railway campaign back on track

York Press: Person hit by train

9:31am Saturday 13th September 2014

RAILWAY campaigners have joined forces in the hope of re-opening an abandoned rail link.

Police defend time they take for barring checks

York Press: North Yorkshire Police - zxc

9:22am Saturday 13th September 2014

NORTH Yorkshire Police has defended the time it takes dealing with applications to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

International drugs gang jailed after £55m haul seized from North Yorkshire warehouse

York Press:

4:29pm Friday 12th September 2014

NINE members of an international drugs gang led by a North-East mastermind are tonight (Friday, September 12) beginning lengthy jail terms for their roles in smuggling millions of pounds worth of amphetamine into the UK.

Archbishop hosts church service in Ryedale

York Press: Dr John Sentamu, Archbishop of York

9:30am Friday 12th September 2014

THE ARCHBISHOP of York is in Ryedale today as part of his Archdeaconry visit of Cleveland.

Three arrested in rural crime crackdown

York Press: North Yorkshire Police - zxc

8:58am Thursday 11th September 2014

THREE people have been arrested under a North Yorkshire Police crackdown on rural crime.

Fera to open its door to the public

York Press:

8:39am Thursday 11th September 2014

THE agency behind food protection in the UK is inviting people in York to see what goes on behind the scenes as it celebrates the centenary of its original formation.

Man arrested after crash closes North Yorkshire Road

York Press:

2:05pm Wednesday 10th September 2014

A MAN has been arrested on suspicion of dangerous driving after his car overturned in a crash in the early hours of this morning. 

Anger at closure of level crossing

York Press: The railway crossing between Malton and Norton that will be closed for  maintenance     Picture Frank Dwyer (10080297)

12:04pm Wednesday 10th September 2014

PLANS to close the level crossing between Malton and Norton over a two month period have been met by anger from flood campaigners and local residents.

‘Angels’ patrol the streets of Malton

York Press:

11:25am Wednesday 10th September 2014

A TEAM of “Street Angels’” is helping to maintain a safer night-time environment in Malton.

Pickering Sixties Festival to go ahead after volunteer boost

York Press: ERA: Lollipop lady Yvonne Brandon donned her 60s outfit to stop the traffic in a different way as she joined Jim Howie, left, and Bruce Pickup and their sixties cars to promote the Pickering 60s Festival

11:32am Wednesday 10th September 2014

NEXT year’s annual Pickering Sixties Festival is to go ahead after a boost in the number of volunteers.

Rotary Club remembers the first death of Great War

York Press: Malton war memorial 1914 1918.Nigel Holland (9787493)

10:44am Wednesday 10th September 2014

TO mark the 100th anniversary of the First World War, the Gazette & Herald has joined forces with the Rotary Club of Malton and Norton to remember the local people who died in the conflict.

Village cricket club bats on after plea for players

York Press: Paul Scothern, left, and Thixendale groundsman and player Adrian Brader

10:35am Wednesday 10th September 2014

A VILLAGE cricket club fighting for survival is hoping to declare itself ‘not out’ by the end of the month

Work starts on River Derwent level trial

York Press: The ruins of Kirkham Priory rest on the bank of the River Derwent

10:26am Wednesday 10th September 2014

A PLANNED trial to lower the level of the River Derwent has begun despite opposition from local residents and councillors.

Renowned violinist to perform in historic chapel

York Press: Trinity Orchestra & alexandre Dubach

9:53am Wednesday 10th September 2014

A WORLD renowned violinist is taking a break from his UK tour to perform at an historic chapel.

Packed programme for Ryedale Book Festival

York Press: Cat Weatherill - Boo & Bang

9:46am Wednesday 10th September 2014

BOOK fans can look forward to a packed programme of events at next month's Ryedale Book Festival.

Concern over cancer care waiting times

York Press: NHS logo

9:43am Wednesday 10th September 2014

AN investigation has been launched by the health regulator Monitor after it was found some patients are waiting too long to be assessed for emergency and cancer care.

Probe after eggs found poisoned

York Press: North Yorkshire Police - zxc

11:54am Wednesday 10th September 2014

AN operation between police and leading wildlife and environmental groups has been launched after poisoned eggs were found in Ryedale.

Good and bad news for A64 road schemes

York Press: Ryedale District Council logo - zxc

10:42am Wednesday 10th September 2014

The leader of Ryedale council said there was good and bad news regarding road schemes aimed at improving the A64.

Golden wedding couple celebrate at charity golf tournament

York Press: Mike and Joan, of Littledale, Pickering, whose golden wedding celebrations included a surprise at the Ryedale Lions annual golf tournament at Kirkbymoorside Golf Club where Joan is Ladies Captain.

10:25am Wednesday 10th September 2014

A ROUND of charity golf proved the perfect match for a golden wedding celebration.

Seven venues to host hospice tree lighting ceremonies

York Press:

9:28am Wednesday 10th September 2014

PLANS have been drawn up for the annual Light Up a Life tree lighting ceremonies organised by St Catherine’s Hospice in Scarborough.

Preparations underway for Autumn flower show

York Press:

12:16pm Wednesday 10th September 2014

PREPARATIONS are well underway for this weekend's Harrogate Autumn Flower Show.

Conservation group to clean up Reighton Sands near Filey

York Press:

9:20am Wednesday 10th September 2014

A MAJOR clean-up of one of the Yorkshire coast’s most popular holiday beaches, Reighton Sands, near Filey, is to be carried out by a newly-formed marine conservation group.

World of James Herriot inspires young television vets

York Press:

11:55am Wednesday 10th September 2014

TWO young television star vets have met the family of their idol.

Latest speed camera locations announced

York Press:

3:26pm Tuesday 9th September 2014

NORTH Yorkshire Police has announced the latest locations for its mobile speed camera vans.

Cat spends a week stuck in the engine of a car

York Press:

1:30pm Tuesday 9th September 2014

THIS cat used up a few of its nine lives during one remarkable journey spent underneath the bonnet of a car.

Deserted couple sue firm after travel hell

York Press:

12:57pm Tuesday 9th September 2014

A 74-YEAR-OLD woman has won compensation for being left at a hospital in Switzerland after she became ill on holiday.

Malton’s food market set to celebrate autumn

York Press:

11:11am Tuesday 9th September 2014

MALTON Monthly Food Market will celebrate the glories of autumn this Saturday, 9am to 3pm.

Calls for stronger protection of moors park

York Press: North York Moors National Park Authority

12:47pm Tuesday 9th September 2014

CALLS for stronger protection of the North York Moors National Park have been made by the Campaign for National Parks (CNP) in its manifesto to the main political parties for the forthcoming General Election.

Bus service allows ramblers to enjoy a drink

York Press: BUS SERVICE: The North York Moors

12:42pm Tuesday 9th September 2014

A NEW Moors rambler bus service has proved a great success.

Experts heading to Scarborough for Yorkshire Fossil Festival

York Press: Meet the Expert Workshops: Introduction to Bucks Rocks and Fossils

10:41am Tuesday 9th September 2014

EXPERTS from the world of geology arrive in Scarborough next week for the town’s first ever Yorkshire Fossil Festival.

Statue honouring James Herriot author set to be unveiled

York Press: LASTING LEGACY: Author Alf Wight, a statue of whom is set to be unveiled

7:49am Tuesday 9th September 2014

A STATUE of the vet who wrote the James Herriot books is set to be unveiled, after being approved by his children.

Meeting for new High Malton housing

York Press:

1:13pm Tuesday 9th September 2014

MEMBERS of the public attended a meeting to find out more about a new 500 house development at the weekend.

Volunters sought to help clean up beaches

York Press: Enjoying Scarborough’s South Bay under blue skies

1:08pm Tuesday 9th September 2014

A NATIONAL marine charity has urged people to take part in helping to clear beaches around Yorkshire.

New members sought for Rock Choirs

York Press: Gazette & Herald - zxc

12:53pm Tuesday 9th September 2014

NEW Rock Choirs will be launched in Malton, Selby and York.

CLAUDIA LAWRENCE: Peter Lawrence marks 2,000 days since her disappearance

York Press:

2:19pm Monday 8th September 2014

THE father of missing York chef Claudia Lawrence has spoken of the difficulty of not knowing what happened to her, 2,000 days after she was last in contact with her parents.

Frack Free Ryedale calls for public inquiry

York Press: Gazette & Herald - zxc

11:38am Monday 8th September 2014

FEARS that fracking is on its way to Ryedale escalated this week after it was suggested that council chiefs had set aside money to widen roads to a private company’s drilling site.

Council facing free school meals funding shortfall

York Press:

10:03am Saturday 6th September 2014

AT least one local education authority in the region will be substantially out of pocket because of the extension of universal free school meals.

Depression sufferer to take on Great North Run in aid of Samaritans

York Press:

10:57am Saturday 6th September 2014

A YOUNG woman from Ryedale who has battled depression and anxiety is taking part in the Great North Run tomorrow.

Young Vets stars to visit the home of James Herriot

York Press:

8:57am Saturday 6th September 2014

TWO stars of the TV programme Young Vets will pay a visit to the home of James Herriot next week.

Teenager assaulted in Scarborough

York Press: North Yorkshire Police - zxc

12:14pm Friday 5th September 2014

A teenager was left with a bloody nose when she was attacked by a gang of youths.


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