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CLEAN DRIVE: Richmondshire District Council is cracking down on motorists who dump litter

Motorists fined for throwing rubbish from cars in littering crackdown

Tory council leaders call for 'Greater Yorkshire' devolution talks

THREAT: Nestlé in consultation with thousands of staff over plans to close pension scheme

Strike threat at York chocolate factory over plans to axe pension scheme

OUTSTANDING: Dr Mike Brookes with wife and managing partner Marie Brookes with Richmond MP Rishi Sunak.

Swaledale GP practice celebrates after outstanding care report

Richmond music festival is hit by Beatlemania

ENERGY SCHEME: An aerial view of the Kirby Misperton site where Third Energy plans to frack

Energy firm rejects Government fracking impact report

PROTESTS: Alec Dick of the Save Stokesley Library campaign group, with letters written by concerned residents worried about the fate of the library. Picture: Richard Doughty Photography

Meeting to decide fate of North Yorkshire's libraries

Funeral paid for by community to be held in town tomorrow

SAFETY CRACKDOWN: North Yorkshire Police arrested 111 motorists in June for drink and drug-driving

Woman with child in car charged after 4.5 times alcohol limit reading

CAMPAIGN FOCUS: RAF Menwith Hill, near Harrogate, which has been linked to US drone strikes in non-war zones

Prominent philosopher backs spy base demonstration

THEFT: Thieves have stolen the lead off the roof at St Andrew's Church, in Aysgarth.

Thieves steal lead from another Dales church roof

JAIL TERM: Phillip Begley

Pub drinker jailed for single punch manslaughter

DONATIONS: Mayor of Northallerton, Cllr John Forrest opens the foodbank collection at Tesco

Foodbank collection opens

CARNIVAL: Crowds turn out to watch the entertainment at last year's Northallerton Carnival. Picture:SARAH CALDECOTT. (30839447)

Roll up, roll up for the carnival

BLAZE ALERT: 4,000 pheasants have died in a fire at Brafferton, near Thirsk

4,000 pheasants killed in farm fire

Yvette Cooper

Yvette Cooper announces devolution plans as part of Labour leadership bid

Royalty and live TV programme to visit Great Yorkshire Show

FUNDING: Rishi Sunak MP visits Roseberry Academy in Great Ayton

Local MP fights for fairer funding for North Yorkshire pupils

Police arrest 111 for drink-driving

Police arrest 111 for drink-driving

ATTACK SCENE: Leyburn market place

Series of attacks in Dales town

Prince Charles and the Duchess of Cornwall will be at this year's Great Yorkshire Show

Prince Charles to visit Great Yorkshire Show

PUBLIC ANGER: Councillor Andrew Williams, left, arrives at Ripon Town Hall, to a protest about his position on Ripon City Council

Ice cream fraudster council meeting descends into free-for-all shouting match

STOLEN: The antique pistol taken from Nunnington Hall.

Pistol stolen from stately home

FESTIVAL: Organises and butchers at last year's sausage competition at Camp Hill Estate near Bedale. From left; butcher and organiser Andrew Keeble, Camp Hill Estate manager Jo Ropner and butcher and organiser Mark Cockburn

Beer and sausage festival returns

Two bookies are raided in York

Two bookies are raided in York

Cash for preserving the look on the North York Moors

Cash for preserving the look on the North York Moors

BIRTHDAY: Don and Kathryn Holton wear Victorian garb as they wait for a train at Goathland Station as it celebrates its 150th anniversary.

Birthday celebrations at Harry Potter railway station

Lambs killed in dog attack

First-ever festival of railway literature

Wensleydale Railway to host its first-ever festival of railway literature

HISTORIC BUILDING: The original wing of Northallerton Prison

Former prison inmates and staff urged to share memories

PROUD: Sam showing his photographs at Northallerton library to County Councillor Clare Wood, North Yorkshire’’s executive member for adult social care.

Sam gets a hand on the career ladder

APPEAL: Current volunteer Maisie Hare helps Betty McCleod with her shopping.

Lack of volunteers leaves charity "desperate"

SUCCESS: The Managing Director and CEO of Sirius Minerals Chris Fraser (left) is congratulated by supporters after the plans for a new Potash Mine were approved by the North Yorks.

Potash mine backed by North York Moors National Park Planning Committee

MURDER: Jenny Nicholl disappeared from the family home in Richmond, North Yorkshire, June 30, 2005

Parents still seek truth ten years after daughter Jenny Nicholl's murder

FATAL CRASH: A 62-year-old man from the Castleford area, was pronounced dead at the scene

Man dies after crashing into ditch off A19

REGRET: Retired North Yorkshire Police Assistant Chief Constable Sue Cross, who was the senior investigating officer who oversaw the murder investigation, said regrets that the team was not able to find Jenny

'Jenny Nicholl case won't close until teenager found' say police

BAILOUT: Thom Feeney is attempting to solve the Greek financial crisis

York man sets up crowdfunding appeal to save the Greek economy

DELAY: York Art Gallery.

Contaminated soil delays art gallery project

Bridge closure after problems detected

VILLAGE DISPLAY: An entry in last year's Appleton Wiske Scarecrow Festival

Crowds expected at fundraising scarecrow festival

VISITOR ATTRACTIONS: Kilburn village and the nearby White Horse

Renewable energy scheme dismissed after noise and smell complaints

SCHEME: Theresa May

Police call on public to get involved in stop and search

KILLER: David Hodgson

Jenny's killer David Hodgson tried in vain to cover tracks

Council seeks opinions on health and wellbeing strategy

CAREERS:Heather Langton, student recruitment ,York St John University, left;Northallerton School and Sixth Form College student Emma Bailey, 15, of East Harlsey

Careers and further education advice on offer

Project-U: L-R, back row, Scott McCullough, 18,,Kieran Alexander, 17, Bethany Morris, 17, John Qoroya, 15, Monica Graginsky, 16, front row, Capt Francis O’Connor, Michael Bishop, 16, Liam Banks, 15, Nathan McCormack, 15, Callum Marshall, 17, Cian Walker

Students say special course helps transform lives.

DRIVING CHARGE: The tanker after being stopped on the A19

Tanker driver appears before magistrates over A19 drink-driving charge

RISKY: Pictures of children climbing on Richmond Castle walls were taken by local photographer Chris Fenwick.

'Boys being boys' or lucky to be alive? - the youngsters seen climbing on castle's ruined ramparts

SAFETY ALERT: An RAF Linton on Ouse Tucano jet, similar to the one involved in a near-miss with a glider near Thirsk

Safety alert as 289mph RAF plane misses glider by 300ft

Search is on for empty homes

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