Wartime re-enactment on the railway

The Northern Echo: Wartime weekend: The parade gets underway with thousands lining the main street of Pickering.

3:35pm Monday 13th October 2014

THOUSANDS of people stepped back in time for a wartime weekend on one of Britain’s oldest heritage steam railways.

Man hurt in shooting accident

6:38pm Friday 10th October 2014

A MAN has been airlifted to hospital after a shooting accident on the North York Moors.

Thousands of bulbs planted in just two days

2:05pm Friday 10th October 2014

A TEAM of nearly 40 people pulled out all the stops to plant more than 25,000 bulbs in just two days.

Activists to protest at US base

The Northern Echo: PEACE PROTEST: Fylingdales in North Yorkshire

6:16pm Thursday 9th October 2014

PEACE activists are planning a protest at radar base Fylingdales on the North York Moors.

Mother discovers she's being evicted from home of 14 years during supermarket chat

1:58pm Thursday 9th October 2014

HUNDREDS have signed a petition in support of an artist who first heard she was being evicted from her home during a supermarket chat.

Illegal off-roaders warned that action will be taken

5:20pm Monday 6th October 2014

POLICE are cracking down on off-road bikers who are damaging one of North Yorkshire’s much-loved woodlands.

Dark days of the war brought to life

2:02pm Thursday 2nd October 2014

TENS of thousands are expected to travel more than 70 years back in time later this month.

Plans for biggest potash mine in Europe submitted

The Northern Echo: TEST WORK: York Potash drilling rig conducting exploratory work

6:01pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

PLANS have been resubmitted for a £1.5bn potash mine in a national park, along with an underground conveyor belt linking it to a processing plant on Teesside.

Great Western Railway locomotives on display at North Yorkshire Moors Railway gala

The Northern Echo: STEAM GALA: The Green Knight will be one of the attractions at the gala

3:59pm Thursday 25th September 2014

A LOCOMOTIVE that hauled trains carrying children on the first day of the Second World War evacuations of London will be among the star attractions of an autumn steam gala.

Royal visit to two of the region's sailing club's

The Northern Echo: ROYAL VISIT: HRH The Princess Royal at Scaling Dam Sailing Club in North Yorkshire. Picture: STUART BOULTON.

5:51pm Tuesday 23rd September 2014

TWO North-East sailing clubs enjoyed a royal inspection when Princess Anne carried out a whistle stop tour of the region.

North Yorkshire theme park wins prestigious visitor attraction accolade

The Northern Echo: MAGNIFICENT ATTRACTION: Flamingo Land Resort

4:52pm Monday 22nd September 2014

A THEME park and zoo has been named Yorkshire’s Most Magnificent Attraction for 2014.

London Fashion Week puts North Yorkshire gate under spotlight

The Northern Echo: SHOW GATE: The gate at the London Stella McCartney Green Carpet Collection, which showcased quality handmade items created at no cost to the environment

3:42pm Monday 22nd September 2014

A WOODEN gate created by North Yorkshire joiners was one of the surprise stars at London Fashion Week.

Campaigners fight to retain ethos of Botton Village - with or without the charity that currently runs it

The Northern Echo: ACTION FOR BOTTON: Isabel Bennett-Henman, with friend Neil Shearer, a farmer at Botton Village

5:42pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

A WOMAN with Down’s syndrome who has lived within a family-style community since she was a child has made an impassioned plea to the charity that runs it to scrap proposed changes to its ethos.

Think pink on the North York Moors

The Northern Echo: THINK PINK: Shaun the sheep gets in on the game on the North York Moors.

7:53pm Wednesday 10th September 2014

JUST one week is left for people to spot some of the North York Moors most unusual inhabitants – pink sheep.

Charity behind community for adults with learning disabilities denies attempting to prevent candlelit vigil

The Northern Echo: BIG CHANGES: Botton Village community centre in Danby Dale

6:28pm Tuesday 9th September 2014

THE charity behind a community for adults with learning disabilities has said it did not intend to prevent residents from attending a vigil in protest of proposed changes in at the village.

Early start for mountain rescue team

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

2:58pm Friday 5th September 2014

VOLUNTEERS from the Cleveland Mountain Rescue Team were given an early morning shout out to help find a walker who had gone missing.

Police officer apologises for Twitter selfies near crash scene

The Northern Echo:

3:03pm Thursday 28th August 2014

A POLICE officer has apologised after posting selfie-style photographs of emergency services staff smiling yards from the scene of a four-vehicle collision.

Pub supplies keep Lyke Wake Walkers going

The Northern Echo: EMERGENCY SUPPLIES: Walker Alex Waddington picks up the bag left outside the Lion at Blakey Ridge

1:50pm Tuesday 26th August 2014

Charity walkers have praised the manager of a remote pub on the North York Moors after staff went out of their way to provide early morning sustenance to keep them going during an attempt on the gruelling Lyke Wake Walk.

Walkers rescued after getting into difficulty

The Northern Echo: RESCUE PARTY: Members of the mountain rescue carry the walker off the moors

7:17pm Monday 25th August 2014

TWO walkers had to be rescued after getting into difficulties over the weekend.

New service for tourists

The Northern Echo: VISITOR INFORMATION: Jos Holmes, economy and community manager for Ryedale District Council with Anne Wilson from the Cut Price Book Store in Helmsley, which now hosts a Visitor Information Point

2:22pm Sunday 24th August 2014

A NEW visitor service set up in a bookstore in a picturesque North Yorkshire town has nearly completed its first summer season.

Woman biker hurt in Moors smash

2:33pm Monday 18th August 2014

POLICE are appealing for witnesses after a motorcyclist was serious injured in a collision on the North York Moors.

Endangered species is given a helping hand - by salmon and trout

The Northern Echo: HELPING HAND: Environment  Agency staff catching the fish that will help the mussels breed.

2:31pm Monday 18th August 2014

AN endangered species at risk of extinction has been given a helping hand by scientists committed to saving them.

Resurgence of home-made and home-grown creations highlighted at Rosedale Show

The Northern Echo:

11:28am Sunday 17th August 2014

THE continuing renaissance of all that's homemade and home-grown was in evidence at one of the most fiercely traditional rural shows on the calendar.

Bikers return to show for second year

The Northern Echo: Bikers return: Trials bikes are returning to Bilsdale Show.

2:34pm Thursday 14th August 2014

A MOTORCYCLE trials event is scheduled to return for a second year to a show on the North York Moors.

Danby Show continues to go from strength to strength

The Northern Echo: DANBY SHOW: 11 year old Molly Vance from Pickering with her maiden heifer 'Cuddles'. Picture: STUART BOULTON.

6:49pm Wednesday 13th August 2014

THE 154th Danby Show has been hailed a success, despite the weather trying to throw a dampener on proceedings.

Bikers return to show for second year

The Northern Echo: Bikers return: Trials bikes are returning to Bilsdale Show.

6:32pm Wednesday 13th August 2014

A MOTORCYCLE trials event is scheduled to return for a second year to a show on the North York Moors.

Chart-topper heads north to open new events arena

The Northern Echo: TINCHY STRYDER: Heading for Flamingo Land.

3:47pm Wednesday 13th August 2014

CHART-topper Tinchy Stryder is heading to the region to officially open a new £4m outdoor events arena.

Protests over changes to running of North Yorkshire community

The Northern Echo: PROTESTS: The community centre at Botton Village

6:10pm Tuesday 12th August 2014

A CANDLELIT vigil is to be held by people protesting against proposed changes to the management of a community for adults with learning disabilities.

Man bitten three times by adder on North York Moors picked up snake

The Northern Echo: LEAVE ALONE: Adders are Britain's only native venomous snake and should never be picked up

5:47pm Thursday 7th August 2014

FORESTRY Commission chiefs warned members of the public to never attempt to pick up a snake, after a man was bitten by an adder.

Man bitten three times by adder on North York Moors

The Northern Echo:

5:44pm Wednesday 6th August 2014

A MAN is seriously ill in hospital after being bitten by a snake three times in North Yorkshire today.

All aboard! Join Hagrid on the Hogwarts Express

The Northern Echo: MAGICAL JOURNEY: Hagrid will be the host of the Hogwarts Story Train.

12:45pm Sunday 3rd August 2014

MUGGLES are being given the chance to take a magical journey across the North York Moors.

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.

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.

Campaigners fear for future of isolated moorland disabled community after trust announces radical changes for carers

The Northern Echo: BIG CHANGES: Botton Village community centre in Danby Dale

5:20pm Thursday 24th July 2014

RESIDENTS and volunteers at an isolated moorland community for disabled people fear their way of life is under threat after radical changes for carers was announced.

Special train to storyland on the North York Moors

The Northern Echo: Moors railway:"New story trains are to be launched during the summer holidays

1:23pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

A SCHOOL holiday treat for parents and children is on track with the North Yorkshire Moors Railway and the arrival of story trains.

RAF rescue paraglider after escarpment crash

The Northern Echo: RESCUE OPERATION: An RAF Sea King helicopter winches the injured paraglider from Carlton Bank, on the North York Moors

7:25pm Monday 21st July 2014

A PARAGLIDER who was winched off a steep escarpment by helicopter after being seriously injured in a crash is recovering in hospital.

Three companies unite to create sloe gin truffle ice cream - believed to be a world-first

The Northern Echo: COLD SLOES: Jonathan Curtoys from SLOEmotion and Chris Garnett of Hunters of Helmsley with the sloe gin truffle ice cream

3:37pm Sunday 13th July 2014

TRADERS have joined forces to create a gin-flavoured ice cream, thought to be a world-first.

Volunteers help restore moors bus service

The Northern Echo: BUS SERVICE: The North York Moors

2:06pm Friday 11th July 2014

FUNDING cuts to a popular bus service into a national park will not mean the end of the line, thanks to the efforts of volunteers.

Environmental groups call on Government to help arrest global warming

The Northern Echo: CARBON SINK: The North York Moors, which has vast areas of peatlands

2:23pm Monday 30th June 2014

A COALITION of environmental organisations are calling on the Government to implement a five-point plan to protect "the UK's rainforest".

Former national park ranger jailed over child sex offences

4:29pm Monday 23rd June 2014

A NORTH York Moors ranger and former primary school teacher has been jailed for three years after admitting child sex offences.

French heritage anniversary to coincide with Tour de France arrival

9:36am Monday 23rd June 2014

A FRENCH standard has been raised in York to flag up a series of French-themed events.

Peat project saves the equivalent of 10,000 football pitches

2:09pm Friday 20th June 2014

CONSERVATIONISTS are celebrating a green milestone after successfully restoring 17,000 hectares of North Yorkshire’s peatlands.

Sarah works to help drought-stricken Ethiopians

The Northern Echo: DROUGHT-STRICKEN: Sarah Jackson has set up a project to support farmers in Ethiopia.

10:42am Monday 16th June 2014

A WOMAN from North Yorkshire has set up a project to help farming families in Ethiopia cope with drought.

Police urge Ryedale residents to think about shed security

The Northern Echo: SHED SECURITY: Sandi Clark, crime and disorder officer at Ryedale District Council, and Gail Cook, community partnerships officer at Ryedale District Council.

10:39am Monday 16th June 2014

RESIDENTS are being urged to ensure they are taking the correct steps to keep thieves at bay.

Theme park chief executive puts £4.5m country house on market

The Northern Echo: FOR SALE: Kingthorpe House.

6:25pm Sunday 15th June 2014

A MULTI-MILLION pound house described as one of the “finest country estates in northern England” has been put up for sale by a theme park chief executive.

All walks of life invited to Rosedale hiking festival

The Northern Echo: PICTURESQUE: Rosedale Abbey in Rosedale, where a walking festival will incorporate an array of different walks for different tastes

12:18pm Friday 13th June 2014

ONE of the North York Moors most picturesque dales is to host a walking festival this weekend.

Luxury country home - yours for £4.5m

The Northern Echo: FOR SALE: Kingthorpe House.

2:42pm Wednesday 11th June 2014

AN HISTORIC country estate set in 65 acres of rolling parkland has gone on the market with a £4.5m price tag.

Steaming ahead for supercool weekend

The Northern Echo: SIXTIES STYLE: Looking back to the '60s at the North York Moors Railway

1:24pm Monday 9th June 2014

THE fires may be stoked, but the grooves will be supercool on the North Yorkshire Moors Railway this weekend.

Appeal after Great Ayton raiders net £2,400 haul

5:34pm Friday 6th June 2014

POLICE are appealing for information after a burglary in which thieves escaped with a £2,400 haul.

Chance for youngsters to become explorers on the North York Moors

The Northern Echo: YOUNG EXPLORERS: Families enjoy playing their part in preserving the North York Moors.

12:41pm Friday 6th June 2014

FAMILIES with youngsters are being urged to indulge their taste for adventure – by joining the North York Moors’ Explorer Club.

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