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.

Wading in to help declining moorland birds

The Northern Echo: MOORS WADER: Curlew (photo by Mike Nicholas)

3:40pm Tuesday 3rd June 2014

A MAJOR survey is underway which could play a crucial role in the future of rare wading birds

Ryedale village hall latest to benefit from community grants scheme

The Northern Echo: CELEBRATING GRANT: Cllr  Janet Sanderson, Cllr  Geoff Acomb,community partnerships officer Gail Cook, village hall secretary  Nancy Firth, booking secretary Donna Firth, local scout leader John Mortonson, committee members Denise Rajab and Carole Williams

1:43pm Tuesday 27th May 2014

A MUCH-loved village hall is the latest to benefit from a community grants scheme in the Ryedale area of North Yorkshire.

A170 closed at Sutton Bank by jack-knifed tanker

The Northern Echo: The jackknifed tanker being recovered on Sutton Bank. Picture: VAISALA

1:40pm Monday 26th May 2014

ONE of the major routes to the coast in North Yorkshire, the A170 was closed in both directions for several hours after a tanker jackknifed on Sutton Bank, near Thirsk.

Cleveland Mountain Rescue Team called out to injured walker

The Northern Echo: Captain Cook Monument (file image)

4:33pm Sunday 25th May 2014

AN injured walker was rescued on the North York Moors by 20 volunteers after suffering a suspected broken leg.

Axed Moorsbus is set to return - thanks to volunteers

The Northern Echo: NOSTALGIC SIGHT:  A vintage bus on the Moors.

6:02am Thursday 22nd May 2014

A CHERISHED bus service across one of the most spectacular landscapes in the country is about to return – thanks to the efforts of volunteers.

Flower festival is wizard event

The Northern Echo: WIZARD SHOW: Flower festival set to be biggest yet.

1:16pm Wednesday 21st May 2014

A PARISH church is hosting what is claimed to be the biggest flower festival in the North of England.

Confused walker rescued on the Moors

4:20pm Wednesday 7th May 2014

A 54-YEAR-OLD walker who became disorientated and began to suffer from hypothermia had to be rescued on Tuesday.

77-year-old man killed after car hit by train in North Yorkshire

The Northern Echo: The damaged vehicle

10:09am Wednesday 7th May 2014

A 77-year-old man has died in a collision between a train and a car in North Yorkshire.

Volunteers help to rescue injured mountain bike rider after fall

The Northern Echo: Volunteers help to rescue injured mountain bike rider

6:43pm Monday 5th May 2014

MOUTAIN rescue volunteers and an air ambulance were called to treat an injured mountain biker.

New Bishop of Whitby announced

The Northern Echo: The Easter cross

3:26pm Friday 2nd May 2014

THE Archdeacon of Cleveland, the Venerable Paul Ferguson, has been appointed as the new suffragan Bishop of Whitby.

Pink sheep take over the Moors

The Northern Echo: Sheep with knitted pink jersey.

12:51pm Friday 2nd May 2014

VISITORS to one of the most spectacular landscapes in Britain could soon be seeing pink.

Drug user kicked habit for his unborn child

The Northern Echo: Teesside Combined Court Centre, Magistrates and Crown, Middlesbrough GV

5:23pm Wednesday 30th April 2014

A FORMER amphetamine user has been handed a community order after a court heard he had taken “massive steps” to change his life.

MP calls for boycott of Virgin Money, as bank ends funding for Northern Rock Foundation

The Northern Echo: Northern Rock Foundation

11:00pm Tuesday 22nd April 2014

LABOUR MPs spoke of their anger tonight (Tuesday, April 22) after it emerged the North-East’s biggest charity, the Northern Rock Foundation, is to close.

Northern Rock Foundation closure a 'massive blow for North-East charities'

The Northern Echo: Justin Welby at Bike Stop, Darlington

5:49pm Tuesday 22nd April 2014

CHARITIES across the North-East have suffered a major blow with the demise of the Northern Rock Foundation. Mark Tallentire reports.

Hidden chapel to open to the public

The Northern Echo: Scotch Corner Chapel, near Sutton Bank in North Yorkshire

2:49pm Tuesday 22nd April 2014

A SMALL chapel and its unusual sculptures will be open to the public on three open days this year.

Pet owners warned Easter eggs could prove fatal for dogs

The Northern Echo: Easter eggs could prove fatal for curious dogs

6:22pm Monday 21st April 2014

DOG owners are being warned that their haul of Easter eggs could prove poisonous to curious pets.

Yorkshire Grand Depart's volunteers advised: 'Don't be too northern'

The Northern Echo: A person working for the Yorkshire Grand Depart 2014 on the seafront in Nice ahead of tomorrow's team time trial stage.

4:54pm Monday 21st April 2014

THE Tour de France may be celebrating all things Yorkshire this year - but not necessarily the way true Tykes speak.

Pensioner rescued by Yorkshire Air Ambulance back in the saddle after pony fall

The Northern Echo: Jean Sanderson - back in the saddle.

12:51pm Monday 21st April 2014

PENSIONER Jean Sanderson is back in the saddle after being dramatically rescued following a fall from her pony on the North York Moors.

Parishioners begging vicars for food - Bishop of Durham

The Northern Echo: Paul Butler, Bishop of Durham

12:10am Thursday 17th April 2014

CHURCH vicars are increasingly being asked for help by hungry parishioners, the Bishop of Durham has claimed.

Victims get chance to improve their treatment

The Northern Echo: Julia Mulligan

2:00pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

VICTIMS of crime, road accidents and anti-social behaviour are being given a bigger say in how they are treated after such incidents.

'Amazing, appalling, shocking' - the reality of Foodbank Britain

The Northern Echo: Bishop Seamus Cunnigham and Bishop Mark Bryant at Gateshead Foodbank

12:10am Wednesday 16th April 2014

“AMAZING, appalling, shocking.” That was the verdict of Durham Foodbank co-ordinator Peter MacLellan on new figures, released today, revealing a 463 per cent rise in North-East foodbank users in just 12 months.

463% rise in North-East foodbank users in just 12 months

The Northern Echo: The Right Reverend Justin Welby, left, packs a parcel with Alan Bell, centre, of Emmanuel Church and helper Peter MacLellan

12:10am Wednesday 16th April 2014

DOZENS of bishops and hundreds of faith leaders including the Bishop of Durham will today (Wednesday, April 16) demand the Government take urgent action to tackle the growing food crisis engulfing the UK.

New super-diocese will be the biggest in the country

The Northern Echo: The new super-diocese and its five Episcopal areas.

1:01pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

ECCLESISTICAL history will be made on Easter Sunday, with the launch of the Church of England’s first new diocese since 1929.

North Yorkshire Moors Explorer Club event

The Northern Echo: Image from PictureGalleryModule_ID:3143382

5:03pm Monday 14th April 2014

The North Yorkshire Moors National Park Authority is running a Discovery Day to introduce youngsters to its Explorer Club.

Council dumps 0845 number

The Northern Echo: Hambleton District Council - zxc

5:01pm Friday 11th April 2014

A DISTRICT council is taking a step backwards – in an effort to make life cheaper for callers.

Women's Institute marks centenary with baton trip through national park

5:41pm Friday 11th April 2014

WOMEN’S Institute (WI) members have carried a baton through the North York Moors National Park to mark the start of the organisation’s centenary celebrations.

Motorcycle safety day

The Northern Echo: Crossing the line - the biker end their 62-mile run in Harwich

6:06pm Friday 11th April 2014

BIKERS across the region are being invited to a Police motorcycle safety day in North Yorkshire.

Wheels in motion for Helmsley 10k

The Northern Echo: Getting ready for the Helmsley 10k run. Pictured in front of a giant New Holland T9 tractor are from the left, Will Dunn, Elaine Burgess, Steve Burgess, Vicky Tomlinson. Carol Swift, David Tomlinson, Simon and Sophie Dunn, Gill and Tim Glover.

4:30pm Wednesday 9th April 2014

AN annual running event will feature some of the largest wheels in Yorkshire.

Search for life on Mars moves to Redcar and Cleveland

The Northern Echo: Cleveland Potash

11:50am Saturday 5th April 2014

A POTASH mine is providing a test bed for technologies that can be used in the search for life on Mars.

North Yorkshire Police to be investigated by IPCC over way it dealt with Jimmy Savile child abuse allegations

The Northern Echo: Jimmy Savile

8:47pm Thursday 3rd April 2014

NORTH Yorkshire Police and the county's Crime Commissioner have asked the Independent Police Complaints Commission (IPCC) to investigate its handling of historic child abuse allegations involving Jimmy Savile and his friend Peter Jaconelli.

Fun with sticks at North Yorkshire National Park Centre

The Northern Echo: Mamma Mia! writer Catherine Johnson to visit Wotton-under-Edge's Electric Picture House

6:07pm Thursday 3rd April 2014

An activity session for children to learn how to be creative with sticks is being held at The North Yorkshire Moors National Park Centre on Saturday.

Campaigners call for residents to unite against North Yorkshire wind farms

The Northern Echo: GV wind turbine (3632691)

1:39pm Wednesday 2nd April 2014

A CONCERTED campaign has been launched to stop up to 120 wind turbines being erected near two national parks.

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