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News: North York Moors

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

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Helmsley Post Office - under threat of closure.

Locals vote overwhelmingly against Post Office plans

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Taxi driver Tony Kemp who has now been reinstated on school taxi runs. Picture: Frank Dwyer

Taxi driver seen hugging and kissing his own daughters is banned from school run

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Cllr Arthur Barker, North Yorkshire's executive member for schools

Four North Yorkshire schools could form their own federation

Gepetto's has reopened under the management of Francois Strydom at the Fat Chef. PICTURE: Lazenby Visuals /www.lazenbyvisuals.com

Well-known North Yorkshire restaurant reopens

Kaiser Chiefs are set to perform at Dalby Forest

Kaiser Chiefs promise 'big surprise' at forest gig

The Kaiser Chiefs, who are to perform at Dalby Forest, near Pickering

Kaiser Chiefs promise 'big surprise' at forest gig

Cyclists in Dalby Forest

Something big is taking place deep in the heart of the forest

The area around Filey Brigg Picture: Google Street View

Tourism delight as longest stretch of coastal path in Britain gets the go-ahead

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

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

Winners at last year's The Northern Farmer Awards

Last day to nominate someone in The Northern Farmer Awards

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Running for Africa

Restoration work at Ampleforth College, Ampleforth, North Yorkshire. Father Wulstan is pictured with site managers Luke Darby (left) and Colin Clayton.

Multi-million pound project begins at Ampleforth

National park and unique North landscape area hail teamwork move

Police investigate after biker hurt in smash

Police investigate after biker hurt in smash

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

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MPs have voted to allow fracking under national parks, including the North York Moors

Outrage as MPs vote to allow fracking under national parks

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EXPORT STRENGTH: Joanne Taylor and Karl Butler, of the Great Yorkshire Brewery, at a World Beer Museum in Japan

Brewery lands real ale deal in Middle East

One lane of the southbound A1 has been closed after a multi-vehicle accident

Severe A1 congestion after two HGVs and two cars collide

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

Team Sky's David Lopez (left) nears the summit of the Cote de Cow and Calf during the Tour de Yorkshire between Wakefield and Leeds last year

Middlesbrough to host Tour de Yorkshire final day start before route pits cyclists against gruelling Sutton Bank

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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

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The Christmas card which will be delivered to shoplifters

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

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Jon back in action on his bike.

Ironman Jon bounces back from heart surgery

COMMUNITY: Botton community centre

Politicians back an Early Day Motion in support of a learning disabled community

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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

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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

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Chancellor George Osborne's Spending Review and Autumn Statement 2015

Autumn Statement: Chancellor George Osborne announces his spending plans

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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

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A school nativity

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

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STUCK: Lorry gets stuck in a ford between Grosmont and Egton

Lorry gets stuck in North Yorkshire river after wading into swollen ford

The River Esk near Glaisdale during early summer. The River Esk and Coastal Streams Catchment Partnership has been set up to safeguard the ecosystem of the river

New initiative to safeguard river's eco-systems for future generations

Teams from across Northern England have been helping with the search for Stephen Gibson, who went missing on the North York Moors after becoming separated from his walking group.

Body found in North York Moors search for missing walker Stephen Gibson

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PEOPLE-POWER: Enthusiasts enjoy a traditional railway velocipede.

Muscle power replaces steam on heritage railway

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ENERGY CONCERNS: Kevin Hollinrake MP, who has praised the Government for banning fracking on the surface of protected areas

Tory MP praises Government over fracking double U-turn

History maker Heather Pettiford

Ancient moorland court makes history as it appoints its first woman

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

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

Guide to North-East 2015 fireworks displays

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BIKER RESCUE: The rescued man is loaded on to the helicopter.

Mountain biker flown to hospital

Fishing spot could be turned into car-park

Fishing spot could be turned into car-park

FRACKING INVESTIGATION: North Yorkshire County Council

North Yorkshire County Council denies launching fracking inquiry over single letter

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SPOOKY: The Wensleydale Heifer has created a fundraising Halloween cocktail

North Yorkshire hotel and restaurant creates fundraising Halloween cocktail

CELEBRATING SMALL: Scotts of Helmsley chef manager Shane White (left) and owner Tony Webster.

Chippy gets national exposure as a small business champ

An example of fly-tipping in Darlington.

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

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RESCUED: Jake Duncombe at the restored Ionic Temple at Duncombe Park, Helmsley. Picture: Richard Doughty Photography

£210,000 scheme saves historic temple on verge of collapse

OBJECTIONS INQUIRY: The site near Kirby Misperton where Third Energy wants to extract shale gas

Investigation into whether North Yorkshire fracking objections are genuine

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DANCING: (l-r) Liz and Mike Pearson with Arlene Phillips, Clifford Hughes and Barbara Denham. PHOTOGRAPH: Rob Cook

Arlene Phillips joins retired residents for afternoon tea and dancing

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