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New legislation set to help victims of crime

York Press: Police and crime commissioner Julia Mulligan is taking steps to fulfil her election pledge of relocating police headquarters from Newby Wiske Hall

7:36am Saturday 20th September 2014

VICTIMS of crime will soon be allowed to confront their offenders in court, under new Government legislation.

Show call goes out to home-grown gardeners

York Press:

10:31am Saturday 20th September 2014

GARDENERS are being encouraged to take part in today’s annual Kirkbymoorside Horticultural Society show.

Barn burns down in Scalby

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10:47am Saturday 20th September 2014

A BARN has been destroyed by fire in Scarborough.

Fresh misconduct investigation into North Yorkshire Police over Jimmy Savile allegations

York Press: Paedophile Jimmy Savile struck in Dorset

12:18pm Friday 19th September 2014

A NORTH Yorkshire Police Detective Sergeant is under investigation for misconduct over how allegations against Jimmy Savile were handled by the force.

Plans for cycle route linking up Ryedale market towns to be discussed

York Press:

10:57am Friday 19th September 2014

AMBITIOUS plans for a cycle route between five Ryedale market towns are to be discussed at a public meeting.

Kaboom firework display planned at Castle Howard

York Press: Pontypool Round Table Fireworks Extravaganza

10:19am Friday 19th September 2014

CASTLE Howard is to host a firework spectacular to mark Guy Fawkes Day and Hallowe'en.

Helicopter crash victims named

York Press:

10:20am Friday 19th September 2014

THE two men who died in a helicopter crash off the Yorkshire coast this week have been named by police.

Church damaged in attempted robbery

York Press: North Yorkshire Police - zxc

9:13am Friday 19th September 2014

A CHURCH hall was damaged when thieves attempted to steal lead from its roof.

Yorkshire in Bloom awards winners announced

York Press:

12:04pm Thursday 18th September 2014

GARDENS around Yorkshire are celebrating after being named as winners in the Yorkshire in Bloom awards.

Samurai sword man gets unpaid work

York Press: Scales - zxc

9:57am Thursday 18th September 2014

A MAN who brandished a samurai sword on the streets of Scarborough has been spared jail.

More arrests as part of Operation Hawk

York Press: North Yorkshire Police - zxc

11:39am Thursday 18th September 2014

FIVE men were arrested as part of Operation Hawk, the crackdown on travelling criminals, after police were alerted to a fish and chip shop burglary.

Campaigners vow to 'protect Malton' after Government refuses to call in Wentworth Street store plan

York Press: (10426474)

3:26pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

CAMPAIGNERS have reacted with disappointment and anger after plans for a supermarket on Wentworth Street car park in Malton were finally given the go-ahead.

How the battle over Wentworth Street store plan erupted

York Press:

3:14pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

MALTON’S Wentworth Street car park was first earmarked as a site for a supermarket six years ago.

Councillor in Malton Livestock Market appeal plea

York Press: Paul Andrews  highlights Malton’s retailers

3:11pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

A DISTRICT councillor has asked for all four planning applications relating to the Malton Livestock Market relocation to be called in by the Secretary of State.

Plague of flies causes misery for Pickering residents

York Press:

2:05pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

RESIDENTS of Pickering have been left miserable after swarms of flies have plagued the town during the summer months.

Two dead in Yorkshire helicopter crash

York Press:

8:30am Wednesday 17th September 2014

TWO men have died in a helicopter crash off the Yorkshire coast.

Scaffolder rescued from building site after 10 metre fall

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6:50pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

A SCAFFOLDER had to be rescued by firefighters when he fell 10 metres through the roof of a building site.

Pickering hairdresser raises over £1,000 in memory of her mother

York Press:

3:18pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

A PICKERING hairdresser has thanked customers for supporting her fundraising efforts in memory of her mother.

Malton school submits extension plans

York Press:

2:43pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

A SCHOOL has applied to extend its building to cope with rising classroom numbers.

Galtres Parklands Festival hopeful over cash repayments to traders

York Press:

10:00am Wednesday 17th September 2014

FESTIVAL organisers have said they intend to repay traders who claim they have been left high and dry and owed thousands of pounds.

Get to the root of climate change in Whitby

York Press:

2:28pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

Join the People's Climate Concert@Roots North in Whitby, this weekend, and give your view on climate change.

Tesco abandons Ryedale store plan

York Press:

9:00am Wednesday 17th September 2014

Tesco has abandoned its plan to build a store in Kirkbymoorside.

Highway chiefs increase hopes of A64 upgrade

York Press: North Yorkshire County Council logo - zxc

2:55pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

NEW hopes of a major upgrading of parts of the busy A64 trunk road through Ryedale have been raised by highway bosses.

Injured jockey centre’s funding boost

York Press:

2:04pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

A CHARITY supporting health and education throughout the world will provide a five-year funding plan for Jack Berry House in Malton.

North Yorkshire delivers on school meals

York Press: North Yorkshire County Council logo - zxc

SCHOOLS and the county council in North Yorkshire carried out extensive work throughout the summer to meet a new requirement to deliver free meals to all children aged seven and under at the start of the school year.

Citizens Advice Bureau highlights welfare challenges

York Press: Citizens Advice Bureau

2:57pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

RYEDALE Citizens Advice Bureau (CAB) is seeing more and more clients in desperate circumstances, according to its annual report.

Ryedale students encounter Borneo challenge

York Press:

3:05pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

PEELING off blood-sucking leeches and taking cover from the three-horned rhinoceros beetles the size of the palm of a hand were among the challenges facing a group of Ryedale students during a summer expedition.

Online campaign to find girl’s attackers

York Press:

2:51pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

AN ONLINE campaign has been launched to try to find the thugs who injured a teenage girl in a North Yorkshire seaside town.

1,459 sailors died in ‘live bait patrol’

York Press:

2:16pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

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

The sky’s the limit for Heather

York Press:

1:48pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

IT WAS third time lucky for hospice nurse Heather Hird when she conquered her fears and jumped from a plane two miles up.

Steam trains axe is ‘unreasonable’

York Press:

1:46pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

RAIL enthusiasts have slammed a decision to axe the famous steam trains that which have run from York through Ryedale and Malton, to Scarborough each summer because Network Rail fears line-sides could be set alight.

Moors rambler bus service a success

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2:36pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

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

Ofsted praise for Malton primary school

York Press:

2:59pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

STAFF and pupils at Malton Community Primary School staff are celebrating after receiving a “good” inspection by Ofsted.

Successful season for Helmsley outdoor pool

York Press:

2:53pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

HELMSLEY open-air swimming pool has had a successful season following major renovation work which saved the facility from closure.

Animal lover in dog rescue mission

York Press:

2:40pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

A WOMAN who was shocked to learn that stray dogs have only one week to be claimed before they are put down has made it her mission to raise money for a local dog rescue charity.

Charitable trust could be solution to North York Moors National Park funding crisis

York Press:

8:50am Wednesday 17th September 2014

CASH-STRAPPED bosses of the North York Moors National Park look set to launch an independent charitable trust to open up new sources of funding.

Norton care centre marks fifth anniversary

York Press:

3:07pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

STAFF and residents at a Norton care scheme have celebrated the project’s fifth anniversary.

Beck Isle Museum in volunteers plea

York Press:

2:38pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

AN APPEAL has been made for more volunteers to help at Beck Isle Museum in Pickering.

Malton’s free parking celebration

York Press:

2:01pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

MALTON is celebrating five years of free parking in the town centre.

New chapter in Lindsey’s life

York Press:

1:59pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

A NORTH Yorkshire woman has published her latest novel – completing a family trilogy.

More seals seeking sanctuary at rescue centre

York Press:

8:30am Wednesday 17th September 2014

SCARBOROUGH Sea Life Sanctuary is having one of its busiest seal-rescue summers in recent years.

Flamingo Land theme park voted Yorkshire’s best attraction

York Press:

8:38am Wednesday 17th September 2014

FLAMINGO Land has been named Yorkshire’s best attraction in a public vote.

Baker in court for head-butting £27,000 sausage roll machine when it stopped working properly

York Press: Sausage roll lovers rejoice, you can scoff your favourite savoury snack without fear of police retribution

11:44am Tuesday 16th September 2014

A baker has been prosecuted for head-butting a sausage roll machine in anger when it stopped working properly.

Latest speed camera locations announced

York Press:

2:32pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

THE latest speed camera locations for North Yorkshire have been announced.

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.


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