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.

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.

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