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Bedale News

FESTIVAL: A concert from last year's BAMfest

Market town gearing up for third annual music festival

'Barn that Rocks' event for hospice

DIGGING: Archaeologists at work on the villa site.

Roman find declared of "national importance"

HELP: Cara Morris is cycling 150 miles to help children in India

Bike ride to raise funds for children in India

COURT: Ian Lancaster appeared at Northallerton Magistrates' Court

Slaughterhouse owner banned from keeping livestock or managing a food business for 20 years

Lift: Cllr John Noone, left and Cllr Mike Barningham inspect the hole which has been prepared for the long awaited lift

Battle to raise lift issue in historic hall

WANTED: A poster being circulated as part of a documentary on surveillance for Channel 4 being filmed in the Yorkshire Dales.

Participants in TV documentary on surveillance culture hide out in Yorkshire Dales

Nearly half a century of service rewarded

Up to 20,000 people are expected at the Yorkshire Game Fair

Game Fair

Swinton Park Hotel

Curtain blaze alert at luxury castle hotel

Community bus to service North Yorkshire villages

Community bus to service North Yorkshire villages

Four crews tackle timber blaze

Four fire crews deal with outbuilding timber blaze at Snape, near Bedale

Arson: two teenagers admit starting fires which destroyed a barn

Farmer had to watch his cattle die after teenagers set fire to barns

SAVED: Brian Hall on the restored Coronation bench in Aiskew. Picture: Richard Doughty.

"Royal" bench is saved from the tip

Bedale library

Thousands protest over library cuts

The Fringe comes to Bedale

NEW LINE-UP: Lindisfarne, who are set to play at Masham Town Hall

Lindisfarne to play first show with returning member

Man in court after Richnmnd assault

Man in court after Richmond assault

Open day for nursery

Fire: The barn at Aiskew, near Bedale

Teenagers charged with arson over Aiskew barn fire

Search for castle as historians dig into town's past

NOISY: Billy is an annoyingly early riser.

Billy, the cockerel that just won't shut up

Anger over "constant" roadworks

MAJOR ROADWORKS: The route of the Bedale bypass

Motorists warned of Bedale bypass construction work delays

Bedale could lose it's early morning bus

Bus changes could jeopardise jobs warn passengers

Masons: The couple carried off the silver medal at the San Francisco World competition

World renown for gin producers

Donation: left to right ,Megan Bennett, Bev Carter, Val Abbey, Chris Hall and Branch Manager Lynne Garner.

Building Society helps Scouts and Guides reach new heights in fundraising

Petition- Friends of Bedale Library fight to keep it .

Petition to save library

HERITAGE: Scruton Station has received funding from the Heritage Lottery Fund for a heritage and educational programme. In the station waiting room are David Walker, Janet Crampton with Lily, Joan Walker, Carl Les, and Keith Walker. Picture: CHRIS BOOTH

Station to take a step back in time thanks to Heritage Lottery Funding

OUTREACH: Ron Knox and Elaine Nicholson at the new Bedale support centre. Pic Richard Doughty

Charity supporting families of those with Asperger's opens new outreach centre

EASTER: The winning students with Sheryl Sowdon, left and Alex Jones right, from George F White

Business grateful for children's help

Posters tell the story of the Roman Villa

Roman villa to be reburied but information to be revealed

WITHDRAWAL: Troops from 90 Signals Unit of the RAF march through the centre of Bedale to mark the end of Operation Herrick in Afghanistan.  Picture: CHRIS BOOTH

RAF unit marches through Bedale on its return from Afghanistan


Clarkson fate set to be decided following North Yorkshire hotel 'fracas'

FARMING AWARD: Robert McDonald, right, after being presented with his Dairy Farmer of the Year award at The Northern Farmer Awards, pictured with Pam Royle and sponsor Michael French. Picture: Richard Doughty Photography

Region's farmers receive rewards at Northern Farmer Awards

FIRE: Fire crews tackle the large fire on a farm near Sowerby Picture: SARAH CALDECOTT

Boy, 12, charged with arson following second major fire to hit a North Yorkshire farm

Huntington's: Valerie Sharp, Carrie-Anne's aunt.

Special help for families living with degenerative disease

Mini festival sets the scene for main event

Knitting mania comes to Bedale

Craftsman: Apprentice Richard Pollitt masters carpentry skills

First youngsters awarded qualification to help secure the future of an industry

Buster Bloodvessel's Bad Manners will play

High demand for Great Northern Mod and Ska Festival as organisers counter criticism

SNUBBED: John Atkinson and Phil Walker with their selection of beer at the Hemelvaart Bier Cafe at Aiskew. Picture: Richard Doughty Photography.

Anger as Camra beer guide leaves out Bedale's Hemelvaart Bier Cafe

DANCE MUSIC: Craig Charles, who will launch the Great Northern Mod and Ska Festival

Thousands of Mod and Ska fans set to descend on historic estate

CHALLENGE: Adam Tatman, pictured with colleagues in the Middle East, is to undertake the challenge throughout March

RAF signalman to take on a challenge to cycle 632 miles for Help for Heroes - one mile for each service personnel killed in Middle Eastern conflict

Lift: Cllr John Noone and Cllr Mike Barningham of Bedale Hall committee inspect the shaft for the new lift

Historic hall's new lift will give access to all

Inferno: The blazing barn at Aiskew captured by Matthew Lazenby

Farmer speaks of 'devastation' at barn fire as police examine photo sent to Echo

SPINNING: Corporal Leanne Taylor and the spinathon pedallers.

Getting in a spin for Red Nose Day.

BREAKING: Is this the moment a North Yorkshire barn was set alight?

Is this the moment a North Yorkshire barn was set alight?

Steve Harmison goes up for this header during the grand charity football match at Bedale. Picture: ANDY LAMB

Former Leeds United ace Simon Grayson leads team of celebrities in Bedale charity football match

EIGHT MONTH NIGHTMARE: Samantha Firth-Corner

Mother tells of eight month nightmare over ABH party trial

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