Senior clergyman steps down over handling of child abuse allegations

The Northern Echo: STEPPED DOWN: Lord David Hope. Picture John Giles / PA

6:04pm Friday 31st October 2014

A SENIOR clergyman in a Yorkshire diocese has resigned after a report criticised his handling of allegations of child abuse by a former cathedral dean.

Local charity opens new store

The Northern Echo: HELPING HAND: Lord Crathorne attends the opening of the new Herriot Hospice Homecare charity shop on the High Street in Stokesley.  (l-r) Lord Crathorne, hospice chairman Peter Kershaw and hospice chief executive Karen Wilkinson-Bell.  Picture: CHRIS BOOT

9:02pm Friday 31st October 2014

A CHARITY which provides hospice care to people in their own homes has opened its third charity shop.

North Yorkshire chef voted one of top curry chefs in UK

The Northern Echo: AWARD: Chef Anwar Hussain from Jaipur Spice at the Busby Stoop Inn near Thirsk

6:44pm Friday 31st October 2014

A CHEF from North Yorkshire has been voted one of the best curry chefs in the UK at an awards in London.

Woman who had heart transplant 25 years ago embarks on career as health care assistant

The Northern Echo: SECOND CHANCE: Emma Thompson

5:07pm Friday 31st October 2014

A WOMAN who was born her heart ventricles the wrong way round has won her dream job as a health care assistant.

Police appeal for stolen HGV wheels

5:02pm Friday 31st October 2014

POLICE are appealing for information after £13,000 worth of alloy HGV wheels were stolen from a dealership in Roecliffe near Boroughbridge.

Project looking for volunteers to be good neighbours

5:00pm Friday 31st October 2014

A PROJECT that provides support to older or vulnerable people is calling for volunteers to act as good neighbours.

Woman hit by heavy goods lorry in Sandsend, near Whitby

4:31pm Friday 31st October 2014

A WOMAN has suffered serious leg injuries after being hit by a heavy goods lorry at on the A174 at Sandsend, near Whitby.

Police officers honoured for quick-thinking to save lives in river rescues

The Northern Echo: BRAVERY AWARDS: Police officers, PCSOs and members of the public receiving awards for bravery

3:33pm Friday 31st October 2014

POLICE officers have been awarded for their bravery at a ceremony at their North Yorkshire headquarters.

Works starts on new rail platform

The Northern Echo: NEW PLATFORM: Cllr Wilkinson, right, with leader of the Council, Cllr Mark Robson and John Graham, Northallerton West project manager and Philip Smith, Wensleydale Railway Trust secretary.

2:22pm Friday 31st October 2014

WORK has started on a £51,000 scheme to link the Wensleydale Railway to Northallerton.

Warning after cash trapping devices found on ATMs

1:45pm Friday 31st October 2014

CUSTOMERS taking money out at cash machines are being warned to be aware of “cash trapping” devices, after one was found on an ATM in a North Yorkshire.

School makes good progress - but still room for improvement

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12:24pm Friday 31st October 2014

A SCHOOL has been praised for its “can do” culture where all the students feel valued.

Calls for civilian rangers at military training ranges to take part in a 24-hour strike over proposed redundancies

5:21pm Thursday 30th October 2014

STRIKE action is being called for civilian workers at military training ranges across the country over concerns about redundancies and safety.

What's On: Fireworks displays and bonfire nights in North-East and North Yorkshire

The Northern Echo: Fireworks over the Wicker Man at South Park, Oxford, in 2010. There is no wicker man this year, but organisers promise a spectacular show

11:49am Thursday 30th October 2014

Free and ticketed firework displays and bonfire nights across the North-East and North Yorkshire.

Leading silver experts to give talk at auction house

The Northern Echo: ANTIQUES EXPERTS: Leading silver experts are to give a talk at Tennants of Leyburn

6:27pm Thursday 30th October 2014

TWO of the country’s leading silver specialists are to give a talk at a leading auction house in North Yorkshire.

Terrier cross Gigi is looking for her first loving home

The Northern Echo: HOME NEEDED: Gigi the terrier cross

6:11pm Thursday 30th October 2014

A DOG which has been in the care of an animal charity for more than 200 days is still in need of a home.

Castle Howard's annual NSPCC Christmas Fair will be opened by the Apprentice's Nick Hewer

The Northern Echo: CHRISTMAS FAIR: Castle Howard

6:00pm Thursday 30th October 2014

A CHRISTMAS fair to fundraise for a child protection charity will be opened by Apprentice star and Lord Alan Sugar’s right hand man, Nick Hewer.

Tributes to mark centenary of dramatic sea rescue

The Northern Echo: TREACHEROUS RESCUE: The stricken HMHS Rohilla and rescuers

5:58pm Thursday 30th October 2014

POIGNANT tributes are taking place over the next three days to mark the centenary of one of the most dramatic sea rescues ever to take place off the Yorkshire coast.

A motorcyclist has been killed after a collision with a car and a van in North Yorkshire

5:35pm Thursday 30th October 2014

A MOTORCYCLIST has died after a collision with a van and a car in North Yorkshire

Station craft shop aims to raise cash for charity

The Northern Echo: CRAFTS AT THE CROSSING: Deputy mayor Coun Christine Mollard with crafts people at Bedale Station.

3:54pm Thursday 30th October 2014

A CRAFT shop and gallery to raise cash for a heritage railway line has had its official opening.

Council chairman adds to poppy installation in London

The Northern Echo: RED SEA: Richmondshire District Council chairman Russell Lord with a Yeoman of the Guards

2:08pm Thursday 30th October 2014

THE CHAIRMAN of a district council has helped make and display poppies in the Tower of London centenary memorial.

Theatre group brings tale of disastrous team-building exercise to the stage

The Northern Echo: VILLAGE THEATRE: Neville's Island tells the story of four businessmen on a team-building exercise gone wrong.  (l-r) Paul Howlett as Neville, Barrie Robinson as Gordon, Alex Bilby as Angus.  Back row, Gary Greening as Roy

2:01pm Thursday 30th October 2014

A VILLAGE theatre group is gearing up for its latest production - after experiencing a new lease of life in the past three years.

Pilot scheme aims to meet demand for ambulances

5:59pm Wednesday 29th October 2014

A GP-run pilot scheme designed to increase the number of ambulances available to take urgent cases to hospital is being tried out in North Yorkshire.

Policeman hailed a hero after saving 79-year-old's life when he collapsed in the street

The Northern Echo: LIFE SAVER: Inspector Eamon Clarke with Denis Peirson

4:33pm Wednesday 29th October 2014

A MAN has expressed is gratitude to the policeman who administered life-saving first aid after he collapsed when his heart stopped.

Fashion show raises almost £2,000 for Northern Echo centenary appeal

The Northern Echo: Martin 'Ed' Edwards, with his carers on the catwalk at the Phoenix House fashion show for wounded, injured and sick veterans and personnel. Picture: TOM BANKS

2:09pm Wednesday 29th October 2014

A FUNDRAISING fashion show has raised almost £2,000 for a Northern Echo campaign to mark the centenary of the First World War.

Supporters of Action for Botton campaign meet to light Danby Beacon

The Northern Echo: BEACON LIGHTING: Action for Botton at Danby Beacon.

6:13pm Wednesday 29th October 2014

ABOUT 300 supporters of a community for people with learning disabilities braved strong winds on Sunday to light Danby Beacon.

Illuminating York festival expected to draw more than 50,000

The Northern Echo: ILLUMINATING YORK: Hidden Worlds being projected onto the York Crown Court Building, in the centre of York.Picture: Kippa Matthews

6:03pm Wednesday 29th October 2014

A FESTIVAL of lights to show off York’s heritage buildings in a blaze of colour is expected to draw more than 50,000 visitors.

St Teresa's Hospice opens new charity shop in Northallerton

The Northern Echo: OPEN FOR BUSINESS: The Mayor Of Northallerton, Cllr John Forrest opening the new St Teresa's Hospice home shop in Northallerton, with chief executive Jane Bradshaw.  Picture: RICHARD DOUGHTY

5:22pm Wednesday 29th October 2014

A HOSPICE that provides care for people with life-limiting illness in their own homes and as a day care service has opened a new shop in Northallerton.

Pilot scheme to allow GPs to call on private ambulances to ease pressure on 999 call-outs

2:24pm Wednesday 29th October 2014

DOCTORS will have the use of a private ambulance firm to transport patients to hospital in a bid to relieve pressure on 999 services.

Australian cattle vets raise £2,000 for World of James Herriot after creating a quilt

The Northern Echo: FUNDRAISING QUILT: Nico Qin, winner of the quilt, and Ann Cover, executive officer of the Australian Cattle Veterinarians Association

2:15pm Wednesday 29th October 2014

A GROUP of Australian vets who are also fans of the stories of James Herriot have donated a cheque for £2,000 to his legacy fund.

Sixth formers inspired by ancient volcanic eruption hope to go on to Oxbridge

The Northern Echo: ITALIAN INSPIRATION: Richmond School sixth formers Claire Heseltine, left, and Samya Kelly after returning from an inspirational trip to Italy

2:12pm Wednesday 29th October 2014

SIXTH formers have been inspired by an ancient community whose final moments in life were preserved in volcanic rock and ash.

Judge's frustration over sentencing options for flasher who went from town to town targeting children

The Northern Echo: HOOLIGAN IN COURT: Julie Phillips appeared at Teesside Magistrates Court for a football banning order.

7:15pm Tuesday 28th October 2014

A JUDGE has expressed frustration at the sentencing options available to him after hearing how a man went from town to town committing indecent acts in front of children.

NHS bosses assure residents the out of hours service would return to Richmondshire

6:18pm Tuesday 28th October 2014

AN EMERGENCY meeting between NHS bosses and a district council has tried to reassure residents that a GP out of hours service will return – hopefully within a fortnight.

Interim governors bring stability to secondary school

The Northern Echo: GOOD RESULTS: Richmond School.

6:16pm Tuesday 28th October 2014

AN interim board of governors brought in to run a North Yorkshire secondary school brought much-needed stability, independent inspectors found.

North Yorkshire County Council hailed as top authority for young people in care getting university places

The Northern Echo: HIGH ACHIEVERS: North Yorkshire County Council headquarters, County Hall, Northallerton

12:01pm Tuesday 28th October 2014

YOUNG people leaving care in North Yorkshire are significantly more likely to take on places at university or training than in other areas.

Drunk murder squad detective convicted of terrorising country pub gambles and loses at appeal

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5:12pm Monday 27th October 2014

A DRUNKEN detective convicted of terrorising a country pub nearly ended up behind bars when he tried to overturn the verdict.

Police hunting late-night attacker release CCTV image

The Northern Echo: CCTV IMAGE: The man police would like to talk to.

5:27pm Monday 27th October 2014

POLICE have issued CCTV images of a man they would like to speak to in connection with the assault of a woman who was followed home from work in the early hours.

Woman arrested after bus smash

3:46pm Monday 27th October 2014

POLICE are appealing for witnesses after a car collided with a police car and went on to plough into a bus.

Businessman throws lifeline to charity

3:06pm Monday 27th October 2014

A CANCER support group has been saved from the brink of closure thanks to bosses at a Ryedale holiday park.

Cathedral given cash boost from WWI centenary fund

The Northern Echo: CRUMBLING WALLS: Ripon Cathedral has been given a £350,000 grant to repair its stonework

3:00pm Monday 27th October 2014

A PROJECT to repair the crumbling stonework of Ripon Cathedral has been given a cash boost of more £350,000 from a WWI centenary fund.

Huge booze haul at teen party

The Northern Echo: BOOZE HAUL: Some of the alcohol seized at the party.

1:30pm Monday 27th October 2014

POLICE confiscated “vast” amounts of booze when they raided a teenage party as it got out of hand.

Pre-school rated as outstanding

The Northern Echo: OUTSTANDING SCHOOL: Staff and pupils celebrate inspector's praise

12:42pm Monday 27th October 2014

A RICHMONDSHIRE pre-school is celebrating after receiving an Outstanding Ofsted inspection rating.

Plea to find more foster carers

The Northern Echo: LONG-SERVING: Norman and Jennifer Wharton receiving their long service award from Cllr Tony Hall.

12:42pm Monday 27th October 2014

A COUPLE who are among North Yorkshire’s longest serving foster carers are urging others to make a difference for children and young people in care.

Modest man at centre of York's most famous ghost story passes away

The Northern Echo:

4:34pm Sunday 26th October 2014

THE MAN who was at the centre of one of the world’s most well-known ghost sightings has died.

MP claims brigade move a "waste of money"

6:52pm Sunday 26th October 2014

AN MP claims moving a brigade headquarters from York to Catterick Garrison is a “waste of public money” and has written to the defence minister.

Woman followed home and attacked by man

5:58pm Sunday 26th October 2014

POLICE are appealing for witnesses after a 24-year-old woman was followed home and attacked by a man.

Tattoo artists head to spa town for celebration of inky art form

The Northern Echo: INK WORK: Tattoo Royale, one of the biggest public body art shows, was in Harrogate over the weekend. Terri Davidson gets a tattoo by artist Ann-Marie Shand. Picture: Doug Moody Photography

5:53pm Sunday 26th October 2014

TATTOO ARTISTS from across the country converged on the spa town of Harrogate at the weekend for a celebration of the art form.

New ultra-tough race tested out by first runners

The Northern Echo: ENDURANCE RACE: Some of the competitors at the Adrenalin Rush race on Saturday. Picture: Tom Catnach

5:03pm Sunday 26th October 2014

RUNNERS tried out a new ultra-tough race at the weekend - and raised money for charity in the process.

Early microscopes belonging to botanist David Bellamy to go up for auction

2:18pm Sunday 26th October 2014

A PRIVATE collection of Victorian microscopes and other scientific instruments belonging to botanist David Bellamy are to go up for auction this week.

Store raises thousands for breast cancer support group

The Northern Echo: AFTERNOON TEA: (l-r): Member of the Friarage Hospital's Breast Cancer Support group Val Wilson, Barkers department store womenswear buyer Jane Hunter with support group volunteers Sheila Simpson and Molly Barker.

1:49pm Sunday 26th October 2014

A NORTH Yorkshire department store has managed to raise thousands of pounds for a support group which helps women suffering breast cancer.

Boxing club organisers make plea for new, cheap premises to save club

6:01am Sunday 26th October 2014

A BOXING club designed to keep youngsters out of trouble and nurture untrained talent has been floored after hearing the building it has been using for the last two years is to be converted to offices.

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