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Bedale News

A common buzzard and a tornado jet with its afterburners on

Is it a bird or is it a plane? Glider pilot mistakes fighter jet for buzzard

An artist's impression of the proposed new Heck! Food factory, which will also include a warehouse, staff gym, offices and visitor centre

"Sausage World" to be created as part of expansion plans for hugely successful family firm


Quarry firm helps build new kitchen

There's still time to enter this year's The Northern Echo Schools Awards

Nomination window extended for The Northern Echo Schools Awards 2016

Evolution Centre, Northallerton.

Inquest held into engineers death

Hawk jets flying in close formation over RAF Leeming, Bedale

Astonishing rescue of 'blinded' RAF pilot who was guided down by colleague


Beer to cheer on England

The avenue of trees at Snape which are under threat. Picture: Richard Doughty Photography

Villagers branch out to save trees under threat

Archaeologists working on the site of the villa discovered during work on Bedale's new bypass.

New insight into remarkable Roman discovery

An art trail through Bedale Centre is proposed

Town's wish list could be granted sooner rather than later

A drive to recruit more officers to North Yorkshire Police have been announced

Police officer numbers set to increase in North Yorkshire - new investment plans announced

A lorry blown over during a previous storm

Severe weather warning issued for 70mph winds

Mr P puts a smile on residents' faces.

Tiny visitor creates some magic moments

Tower captain, Robin Brown ringing the bell at Bedale church. Picture: Richard Doughty Photography

Passing bell is an appealing way to honour the dead

Lost for words? Not at Leeming and Londonderry primary school as pupils celebrate their top Ofsted rating.

Big praise for tiny school

Northallerton Magistrates Court

Extreme images timber worker warned of lengthy jail term

Parking restrictions (52366352)

Anger after traffic wardens targeted motorists on New Year's Day

Weather updates as snowfall causes travel disruption - send us your pictures

Weather updates as snowfall causes travel disruption - send us your pictures

A684 partially blocked at Leeming Bar by broken down crane

A684 partially blocked at Leeming Bar by broken down crane

Rishi Sunak creates how own ice-cream at the Brymor dairy.

Ice-cream surprise for Tory MP

Ten pence from every pint sold will go to help flood victims.

After the floods comes the beer

The playground in Bedale which has been turned into a lake.

Fears that park "lake" could be contaminated

Winners at last year's The Northern Farmer Awards

Last day to nominate someone in The Northern Farmer Awards

Stepping down: Mick Jolley

New acting head for Bedale High School as Mick Jolley steps down

Resident Peter Walker at the proposed development site in Burneston. Picture: Richard Doughty Photography

Housing plan could open the way for more warn villagers

Children enjoy a trip on the Santa Special

Donation ensures a very special Christmas for foster children

Kath Buckland is presented with her prize by Trustees Charles Ropner,left and Colin Blanchard

Support and festive lunches for Dales Care

Bedale student Alice Cockburn.Picture: Richard Doughty Photography

Student on the road to success with bus campaign

Labour PCC candidates Barry Coppinger, Vera Baird and Ron Hogg, pictured together in 2012

Labour re-selects Ron Hogg, Barry Coppinger and Vera Baird as PCC candidates

FOOT FORWARD: From left, Jon Sibley, Sgt Greg MacDonald and Flt Sgt Sarah Swinscoe with a Hawk jet, 100 Sqn, at RAF Leeming

RAF personnel take on Walking Home For Christmas challenge

The Northern Echo is calling on pet-lovers to enter our Christmas Pawtraits competition

Win a professional pet photo shoot and framed print in our Christmas Pawtraits competition

Local Heroes Awards 2015

Local Heroes Awards 2015 as it happened

ANGRY: Sheila and Arthur Brooksbank, of Bedale, who have battled Persimmon Homes plan to build on land beside their home

Developers to be asked to reconsider 'overbearing' Bedale 81-home estate plan

Driver seriously injured after car careers off A1(M) and overturns

Driver seriously injured after car careers off A1(M) and overturns

650,000 JD Wetherspoon's customer details may have been stolen by hackers

650,000 JD Wetherspoon's customer details may have been stolen by hackers

The Christmas card which will be delivered to shoplifters

Top 300 shoplifters to get a hand-delivered Christmas card from police

TRIBUTE: Sculptor Stego Parker with his latest work of a jumping horse at Low Swainby Farm. Picture: Richard Doughty Photography

Horse sculpture unveiled in memory of late riding enthusiast

Sqn Ldr Sam Wiseman (right) takes part in the squadron attack.

On target - airmen battle it out on the ground

Eric Marshall at his house Sunnyside in Bagby near Thirsk in 2011.

Enter our Ho Ho Homes competition and spread a bit of Christmas cheer in your street

The body of a Red Kite found at Edmundbyers in County Durham this year.

Get tough on bird of prey crime, says RSPB, as North Yorkshire tops nationwide league of shame

Chancellor George Osborne's Spending Review and Autumn Statement 2015

Autumn Statement: Chancellor George Osborne announces his spending plans

Chancellor George Osborne announced the plans in his Autumn Statement to the House of Commons

Osborne abolishes controversial cuts to tax credits and rules out cuts to policing

A winter wonderland has been created at Thorp Perrow Arboretum

Magical winter wonderland arriving at 100-acre wooded parkland Thorp Perrow

DAKOTA CREW: Rich White in his Battle of Britain Memorial Flight role.

Sword honour for dedicated RAF man

A school nativity

Having a school nativity? Get it featured in The Northern Echo


Headline group The Crookes supported by local band

OPEN AGAIN: Resit Gomul outside his newly-reopened business.

Arson-hit takeaway rises from the ashes

ENERGY SCHEME: Thornborough Henges, near the site of a proposed small-scale solar farm

Solar farm sparks fears for 'Stonehenge of the North'


The best bangers - Bedale sausage company takes top honour

Joyce McKay presenting the cheque to the Dales Care centre at Bedale, watched by fellow bowlers, Elaine Plummer and Barbara Hardy, with Dales Care trustee, Phillip Braithwaite and manager Wendy Coates. Picture: Richard Doughty Photography

Cash for care centre presented by bowling club

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