NORTH YORKSHIRE TOWN NEWS

Richmond is finally ready to rock

The Northern Echo: HEADLINE ACT: The South, formerly the Beautiful South, headlines Richmond Live

11:21pm Friday 1st August 2014

AFTER a full week of setting up stages, tents and a backstage village to house the plethora of production staff and volunteers, Richmond Live is finally ready to rock.

Woman, 60, and two children injured after car crashes down embankment in North Yorkshire

11:11pm Friday 1st August 2014

A WOMAN and two children were taken to hospital after a car crashed down a steep embankment in North Yorkshire.

Tourist attractions praised for accessibility efforts

The Northern Echo: Ampleforth Abbey

5:58pm Friday 1st August 2014

A NUMBER of Yorkshire tourist attractions have been praised for being accessible to older travellers.

Bookies shop' held up at knifepoint

5:57pm Friday 1st August 2014

A ROBBER held up a bookmakers at knifepoint before fleeing on foot with a haul of cash.

Scottish fiddle player and composer to play in Reeth

3:33pm Friday 1st August 2014

REETH Memorial Hall in Swaledale will host Scottish fiddle player and composer Duncan Chisholm on Thursday, August 14.

Former footballer's hotel on sale for £1.2m

The Northern Echo: (8728246)

3:25pm Friday 1st August 2014

AN AWARD winning hotel owned by former Darlington and Sunderland footballer Marco Gabbiadini and his wife Deborah has been placed up for sale with a price tag of £1.2m.

Man attacked as he walks home

3:22pm Friday 1st August 2014

POLICE are appealing for witnesses after a man was assaulted in Catterick Garrison.

Five arrests in just six days for new team of cycling crime-fighters

The Northern Echo: Chief Constable Dave Jones with the new team.

3:08pm Friday 1st August 2014

A NEW squad of crime-fighters have followed the lead set by policemen of old – by taking to pedal power.

Boost for planned multi-sensory centre

The Northern Echo: CASH BOOST: The trust is currently creating a multi-sensory centre.

2:34pm Friday 1st August 2014

A BANK has helped ambitious plans for a new multi-sensory centre for people with learning disabilities move a step closer.

Heritage menu created from a Victorian workhouse prison garden for a special dinner party

The Northern Echo: GARDEN DINNER PREPARATION: Volunteer gardener Mick Allison dressed in Victorian costume with chef Matthew Lockwood at the Ripon Workhouse Museum garden

2:08pm Friday 1st August 2014

A PRISON museum’s Victorian kitchen garden is to be put back to full usage after a local chef designed a menu incorporating its rare produce.

New community pub landlord comes from talented chef stock

The Northern Echo: NEW MANAGEMENT: Stuart Miller

2:06pm Friday 1st August 2014

AMBITIOUS plans to showcase North Yorkshire produce are being put in place in a popular community pub.

Fears for market towns' future grow as new town centre development continues to increase its footprint

The Northern Echo: PLANNING APPROVAL: Richmondshire District Council

2:02pm Friday 1st August 2014

FEARS for the future of Richmondshire’s market towns are growing after plans to further expand a new town centre in Catterick Garrison were approved.

Darlington Credit Union branches out to customers in Northallerton and Richmond

1:34pm Friday 1st August 2014

A CREDIT union has branched out with the help of two Citizens’ Advice Bureaus in order to serve more customers who may be struggling with their finances.

Yorkshire Day: Discover 50 great things to do in North Yorkshire

The Northern Echo: Gunnerside in the Yorkshire Dales

5:00am Friday 1st August 2014

FROM the cobbled streets and medieval walls of York to the wide sandy beaches of the coast; from the historic monuments that dot the landscape to the cosy pubs and restaurants – there is, quite literally, something for everyone in North Yorkshire.

Tourist destination donates entry fees form Armed Forces Weekend to Phoenix House

1:49pm Friday 1st August 2014

A WEEKEND dedicated to the armed forces has resulted in a £1,500 donation to a Northern Echo appeal for wounded, injured and sick soldiers.

Former airfield given all-clear from contamination

6:04pm Thursday 31st July 2014

A FORMER wartime airfield once used by British and Canadian bombers has been given the all-clear after finally being checked for potential land contamination.

Four hurt in Dales smash

6:02pm Thursday 31st July 2014

FOUR people were taken to hospital, three with serious injuries, after a two-vehicle smash on the A684 in the Yorkshire Dales.

Your old towels could help orphaned seals

The Northern Echo: HELP NEEDED: One of the orphaned seal;s in need of help.

4:47pm Thursday 31st July 2014

EVER wondered what to do with all those old and threadbare towels? Helping orphaned seals may well be the answer.

Animal shelter tackles black cats' selfie-image

The Northern Echo: BLACK CAT SELFIES: Alyson Jones from the Blue Cross rehoming centre with Millie

2:46pm Thursday 31st July 2014

AN ANIMAL charity is proving black cats do have photogenic qualities, following reports dark felines are being abandoned because they do not look good in selfies.

Lucky escape as boy, three, falls 20ft from harbour wall at Staithes

The Northern Echo: Great North Air Ambulance

10:06pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

A THREE-YEAR-OLD boy fell 20ft from a North Yorkshire harbour wall - but escaped serious injury.

Willow sculpture helps village commemorate its war dead

The Northern Echo: WILLOW SOLDIER: The life-sized statue in Great Ayton. Picture: STUART BOULTON

7:59pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

A LIFESIZE sculpture of a soldier is helping a village mark the deaths of all residents who died in the First World War.

Borrowby Show a hit with animal lovers

The Northern Echo: BORROWBY SHOW: Robyn Watson with her dog Jarvis, who came first in the sporting dog category. Picture: STUART BOULTON.

5:57pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

A SHOW with increasingly popular dog and gymkhana events has proved a success.

Former Richmond care home with panoramic views to be developed after finally convincing a planning committee

The Northern Echo: PLANNING APPROVAL: Richmondshire District Council

5:43pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

A HOUSING development at a prime Richmond location has finally been approved after two failed attempts to impress a planning committee.

How the wounded were helped in the First World War

The Northern Echo: BLIGHTY WOUNDS: Wounded soldiers and volunteer nurses at the Auxiliary Hospital at County Hall, Northallerton.

5:27pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

MEMORIES of the way people – particularly women – came to the aid of injured soldiers in the First World War are being pulled together for a major local history project.

21st-century protection for 15th-century treasure

The Northern Echo: Protective glass returns to the Great East Window of York Minster six years after it was removed with Tony Cattle , Master Glazier   Picture Frank Dwyer (8788853)

4:44pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

AFTER six years of meticulous work on one of the most iconic stained glass windows in the country a significant milestone has now been reached.

Strategy to improve nature and the environment

3:50pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

PLANS to help improve nature and the environment in North Yorkshire have been released to the public.

Dales cheese expert takes national honour

The Northern Echo: CHEESE EXPERT: Norman McCallum with his award.

2:45pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

A CHEESE expert who has worked in the industry for more than 30 years has been honoured with a national award.

Woman critical after going missing for five hours after North York Moors horse fall

The Northern Echo: Ampleforth emergency: Air ambulance doctors treat the injured woman

6:26pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

A 43-YEAR-old woman was airlifted to hospital after she went missing for five hours after falling from her horse on the North York Moors.

Conservative MP calls for "national debate" on fracking

The Northern Echo: POLITICAL CHANGE: Thirsk and Malton MP Anne Mcintosh

5:58pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

THE North Yorkshire MP tasked with looking into fracking has expressed concerns about the controversial method – saying the country need a national debate on its future energy supplies.

Show success at Ryedale

The Northern Echo: PUTTING ON A SHOW: Mr Richardson with Laurel Bank Butterfly at Ryedale Show. Picture David Harrison.

5:28pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

A RECORD number of entries were attracted to this year’s Ryedale Show, with more competitors drawn from further afield than ever before.

Tasty role for leading chef at Flavours of Herriot Country Awards

The Northern Echo: STEPHANIE MOON: "Really honoured."

5:25pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

ONE of Yorkshire’s most prominent chefs will be playing a key role in one of the region’s highest-profile food award schemes this year.

Golf club becomes first in region to introduce hybrid game 'footgolf'

The Northern Echo: ON THE BALL: Owner Andrew Marsay trying out the new footgolf course at Stokesley.   Picture: RICHARD DOUGHTY

5:02pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

A GOLF club has become the first in the region to introduce a new variation of the game, which is gaining in popularity.

Ambitious scheme to give extra care to people who need it

4:39pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

AMBITIOUS plans to provide special housing for older and disabled people alongside major changes in the kind of help available are going out to the public for consultation across North Yorkshire.

Mobile speed camera locations this week in North Yorkshire (July 30 - August 5)

The Northern Echo: Police reveal speed camera locations

4:41pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

ENFORCEMENT locations for police mobile safety cameras for week commencing Wednesday July 30, 2014.

New network tasked with tackling countryside crime

3:56pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

THE Government is pumping £40,000 into a new initiative to tackle crime in the countryside.

Mountain rescue called to help injured cyclist

The Northern Echo: INJURED CYCLIST: Members of Cleveland Mountain Rescue Team at their base

3:54pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

A TEENAGE cyclist had to be taken to hospital after suffering cuts and bruises and a suspected broken collar bone when he crashed in a disused quarry.

Council stands firm on grass cutting decision

3:38pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

APPEALS to rethink cutbacks on cutting grass road verges across North Yorkshire have been thrown out by county council bosses, leaving many town and parish councils to foot the bills themselves.

Police double speed camera van fleet to target danger motorists

The Northern Echo: TRACKING DRIVERS: North Yorkshire Police's speed camera van

3:30pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

THE number of safety camera vans operating on the roads of England’s biggest county is set to double as police step up an initiative against rogue motorists.

Royal residence turned B and B plays host to rock star

The Northern Echo: Top Gaff: Sandra Johnson, Liam Gallagher, Wendy and Eric Desiles at Rudby Hall

3:20pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

A FORMER royal residence which opened its doors to the paying public for the first time has played host to celebrity royalty, welcoming rock star Liam Gallagher as its first bed and breakfast guest.

Thirsk student proves her worth

The Northern Echo: AWARDS NIGHT: Rachel was supported by colleagues from the university’s Enterprise team, from left, Jon Powell, Amanda Brooks, Lucy Sanderson, Rachel Everett, Sarah Marshall and Simon Harrison

2:27pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

A STUDENT from Thirsk has won a national award for her work to help other students set up businesses.

Leading author shares his secrets

The Northern Echo: AUTHOR'S TIPS: Award winning novelist Alan Gibbons with Year 8 pupils from the Allertonshire School, Northallerton, L-R, Frankie Baszynski and Emma Bendelow.

2:21pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

AN award-winning novelist, who beat JK Rowling to a coveted Blue Peter Book prize, has been encouraging pupils in North Yorkshire to get writing.

Bodybuilder weighs in to compete in British title

6:04am Tuesday 29th July 2014

A NATURAL bodybuilder who was about to give up his career just a few months ago has won a place in the British championships after launching his own gym and fighting back to fitness.

Disaster photographer and film maker at centre of beach plane crash tragedy

The Northern Echo: (8663559)

6:03am Tuesday 29th July 2014

A NORTH Yorkshire TV producer and photographer who has been at the centre of some of the world's biggest disasters found himself in the middle of another tragedy while on holiday in America.

Warnings over swimming in cold water during heatwave

5:22pm Monday 28th July 2014

PEOPLE have been warned not to swim in reservoirs and rivers during the hot weather following a number of deaths in just over a week.

Luxury haul from home near Northallerton

3:50pm Monday 28th July 2014

DETECTIVES have turned to the public for help after raiders targeted a property near Northallerton earlier this month.

Crackdown on council tax fraud

3:40pm Monday 28th July 2014

A DISTRICT council is employing the services of a private company to carry out checks on people it suspects are wrongly claiming a council tax discount.

Fracking protection for national parks welcomed

The Northern Echo: BEAUTY SPOT: Langdale End on the North York Moors. Fracking will only be allowed in national parks in exceptional circumstances.

3:28pm Monday 28th July 2014

NATIONAL park chiefs have welcomed government plans to prevent fracking within their boundaries - except in "exceptional circumstances".

Maize maze delights Chernobyl children

The Northern Echo: MAZE FUN: Chernobyl youngsters enjoying their North Yorkshire day out.

2:13pm Monday 28th July 2014

YOUNGSTERS from the still suffering scene of the 1986 Chernobyl disaster enjoyed a fun-packed day in the sun in North Yorkshire.

Cycling superstar's bike comes under the hammer

The Northern Echo: FOR SALE: Mark Cavendish's 2010 Scott Addict bike.

2:09pm Monday 28th July 2014

THE Tour de France may be over for another year but there is still chance to capture the memories of the event’s hugely successful excursion to Yorkshire.

Wood that survived Minster blaze to be sold to highest bidder

The Northern Echo: FOR SALE: A face is just about  visible in this original boss from York Minster's South Transept roof .

2:07pm Monday 28th July 2014

REMNANTS of a blaze that shocked the nation 30 years ago are to go on sale to the public.



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