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Bedale News

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

Nick Gullon who produced the timeline charting the First World War in 1915 from The Northern Echo archives

An interactive journey through The Northern Echo archives of First World War 1915

REMEBRANCE: A wreath laid at Darlington Cenotaph.

Guide to Remembrance services in the North-East and North Yorkshire

TOP MARKS: Dan Miller who has won the Worshipful Company of Brewers’ Livery Award for his success in achieving the highest percentage in the Institute of Brewing and Distilling’s General Certificate in Brewing.

Theakston's brewer takes top marks

WHAT'S ON: Guide to fireworks displays in the North-East in 2015

Guide to North-East 2015 fireworks displays


£42m bypass project - first phase nearing end

Excitement as TV show spends a day at school

GOOD FOOTFALL: The first Bedale Monthly market has been hailed a success.

First market is hailed a success

An example of fly-tipping in Darlington.

Dead deer dumped in North Yorkshire car park an example of England's £50m fly-tipping epidemic

Fund-raisers step down - after 50 years and £300,000

Fund-raisers step down - after 50 years and £300,000

HEADLINERS: Martin Stephenson and The Dainties, performing at BAMfest in Bedale

Headline acts' fury over music festival's failure to pay five months after event

FLIGHT TEST: A German Air Force pilot takes off in a Tornado from RAF Leeming, as part of Exercise Joint Warrior

German fighter squadron operating out of North Yorkshire RAF base

RUDE BOYS: The Great Northern Mod and Ska Festival held at Thorp Perrow near Bedale earlier this year. Dates have now been announced for the 2016 festival. Picture: CHRIS BOOTH

Dates announced for next year's Great Northern Mod and Ska Festival

APOLOGY: Helen Goodman's tweet was criticised by Conservative MP Nadhim Zahawi and Liberal Democrats leader Tim Farron

Helen Goodman apologises after barrage of criticism over Twitter jibe at Jeremy Hunt and Chinese wife

Centenarian: Sidney Blanchard celebrated his birthday with friends and family

Sidney marks his 100th with two celebrations

BUS WOES: Bedale student Alice Cockburn. Picture: Richard Doughty Photography.

Teen's future under threat - because of lack of public transport


The healing power of walks; project expands to help people stay active with gentle exercise

New monthly market comes to Bedale to show off local produce

New monthly market comes to Bedale to show off local produce

TOP KARTS: The Chief of the Air Staff, Sir Andrew Pulford, (right) with station commander Group Captain David Bradshaw.

RAF base takes delivery of its latest speedy fleet

Fire: Fire crews get to work as the flames take hold

Hotel rises from the ashes in hours

Andrew Maude, Alex Porteous

Final charity event for Bedale Cancer Research fundraisers

CHANGE: The site being cleared for landscaping to make way for new plots

Allotment holders dig in for the future

WINNING IMAGE: Senior Aircraftman Mark Parkinson's photo of a RAF Leeming squadron leader shouting orders at a ceremony in Ripon

RAF Leeming photographers snap up awards

CRICKET:Thornton Watlass Cricket team members with a cheque for the Injured Jockey's Fund

Charities bowled over by cricket cash donations

FESTIVAL: VW Camper Vans

Camper van fans revving up for celebratory festival in North Yorkshire

WALKERS: Several ex-servicemen and women injured in combat walk from Edinburgh to Buckingham Palace. They were greeted on their way by the Mayor of Beadale and current serving members of RAF Leeming en route. Picture: Phil Dye.

Walking with the Wounded team greeted by RAF Leeming personnel in Bedale

Craft: Heritage Craft Alliance apprentice Richard Pollitt

Craft workers demonstrate skills

BLAZE SCENE: The fire takes hold

Guests and staff flee North Yorkshire pub as blaze hits building

Brewery looks to English hops to support the home side at the Rugby World Cup

COMEDIAN: Nick Helm will be appearing at the Chantry Hall in Bedale

Top comedy line up for church hall

GREEN: Map of areas the Town Council believes should be protected

Green spaces which should be protected

CLOSE: HSBC is pulling out of Bedale

HSBC to close Bedale branch, leaving town with just one part-time bank

TEXTILES: Some of the work which will be on show

Snape stitchers show off their work

HEADLINE SHOW: The Selecter, who released a new album in June

Four-day Great Northern Mod and Ska Festival approaches sell-out

On the road - church takes advice into the Dales

HOORAY: Students Harry Pennock, Joseph Hall, Daniel Peirson, Philip Smith, Robyn Chilton, Annaleigh Smith, Hannah Neale, Aisha Najafi and Hannah Bowe celebrate their results.

Bedale students excel in their GCSEs

CHAIN GANG: Coast to coast riders Sgt Brian Tumilty and Sgt Jason Wilkinson, with ride support volunteer Cpl Danny Trevartthen

RAF personnel fly across coast to coast route for charity

MISSED: Joseph Michael Allan, who died in a car accident on the A1(M) last weekend

Man killed in A1(M) car smash was 25-year-old from Bedale

CHALLENGE: Wensleydale Railway Association with a previous coin challenge

Railway group's silver coin challenge

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