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News: North York Moors

FAMILY EVENT: Children practising cycle skills at last year's ParkFest

Gypsy folk and roll band to headline national park festival

ENERGY SCHEME: An aerial view of the Kirby Misperton site where Third Energy plans to frack

Energy firm rejects Government fracking impact report

BIRTHDAY: Don and Kathryn Holton wear Victorian garb as they wait for a train at Goathland Station as it celebrates its 150th anniversary.

Birthday celebrations at Harry Potter railway station

SUCCESS: The Managing Director and CEO of Sirius Minerals Chris Fraser (left) is congratulated by supporters after the plans for a new Potash Mine were approved by the North Yorks.

Potash mine backed by North York Moors National Park Planning Committee

UNIQUE ARTEFACT: The 8th Century stone sculpture that has been stolen from All Saints' Church, Hovingham

Security alert after historic stone artefact stolen from church

HELP: Members of the Explorers Club with some of their new tools.

Walking club gives practical support to young countryside volunteers

MISSION: One of the cuckoos tagged at RAF Fylingdales before its long journey to Africa.

On the trail of the disappearing cuckoos

PLANS: Artist's impression of the proposed mine

Environmental groups join forces to call for mine plans rejection

SKYDIVE: Canon Alan Hughes MBE (left) with a Parachute Regiment friend at Otterburn, with a Chinook helicopter in the background

Vicar and former Red Devil who fell to earth in parachute nightmare

POLYHALITE: An artist's impression of the proposed mine site at Sneaton, North Yorkshire

Economic benefits of North York Moors potash mine will not outweigh environmental harm, say planners

PLANS: The site of the proposed mine

Councils give their backing to York Potash plans

PILGRIM'S PROGRESS: Edward Harpin and Claire Stainthorpe at Young Ralph Cross near Rosedale Head Picture: Tony Bartholomew

National park community set to welcome walkers for festival

Help for projects on the Moors

SCENIC: Walkers taking part in one of the events at last year's festival.

Walking festival in the heart of the Moors

MOTORCYCLE: Robin Winney (seated on bike) with Keith Armatage, Philip O'Donnell, Paul Burnage and Colin Clark from GNAAS and Mark Turnbull from Ultimate Moto

Man donates his motorcycle to help air ambulance

PRESIDENT: Steven Clarke.

New man at the help of show

ACTION: Birds will be in action on the wing.

Raptors provide spectacular aerial action

Aidensfield Stores in Goathland

The village shop from TV's Heartbeat is up for sale - but you'll have to find nearly £500,000 if you want to live there

HUNTING: The issue "has not gone away."

Hunting issue "has not gone away"

HOME: The cyclists arrive at Ampleforth after pedalling from Cologne in 2013.

Testing themselves to the limit

OLD CALL: Glenys Crampton in her shop at Beck Hole, where she has the original telephone which was installed in 1938 Picture: Richard Doughty Photography

Historic inn communicates with bygone era technology

SALMON: Youngsters from Goathland primary school release the fry into the Esk.

Something fishy on the North York Moors

RESCUE: Roseberry Topping

Walker dies from suspected cardiac arrest at Roseberry Topping

CHEESE: Eddie Thornton, in his former role as cheesemaker at Botton

Village row: ‘You can’t make cheese in the jam-making area’

LINK: Lady Elizabeth Kirk and Bill Tait try out the new bridge.

New bridge completes missing link

FUNDRAISER: Charity walkers tackling 22-mile trek for the Great North Air Ambulance Service.

Walkers gearing up for annual charity fundraiser

ACCIDENT: A motorcycle pillion passenger has suffered serious injuries after a colliding with two deer near Sutton Bank

Elderly motorcyclist seriously injured after collision with two deer

CONTROVERSIAL PLANS: An artist's impression of the proposed mine site at Sneaton, near Whitby

Planning officers decline to guide £1.5bn mine decision

ENERGY PROPOSALS: Ebberston, near where Third Energy and Moorland Energy plan to drill for gas

National park gas drilling decision is postponed

ENERGY PROPOSALS: Ebberston, near where Third Energy and Moorland Energy plan to drill for gas

Controversial gas drilling scheme in North York Moors National Park set for approval

WALK OVER: A range of hikes, featuring numerous interests, has been created WalkFest, on the North York Moors

National park launches family-oriented walking festival

KNITTING: Anna Lupton, Christine Bentley, James Bentley, Emma Slingsby and Catriona McLees launch the World Knitted Cake Festival to raise funds for Malton Hospital and Sheffield Children’s Hospital.

Cakes with a real difference


Police 'powerless' to protect terrified woman from sex offender stalker

VICTIM: Mandy Dunford at Studstyle Farm with the Bilsdale Valley in the background.

My frustrating battle to end pervert's reign of terror

CHAIRMAN: Alan Tate-Smith.

New boss for 129-year-old show

SHOOT: Grouse shoot beaters and their dogs on Danby Moor. Picture: Brian Sweeney.

Shooting is for the better of the environment, claims new study

RACE: The Tour de Yorkshire Peloton leaves Whitby on the first stage Picture: SARAH CALDECOTT

Tour de Yorkshire proves another cycling coup for county

COURTS: Botton campaigners set to return to High Court

Charity Commission gives go-ahead to High Court bid for Botton

Theft warning to 4x4 drivers

Dales and Moors national parks have right rocks for fracking

Dales and Moors national parks have right rocks for fracking

EXHIBITION: Artist and printmaker, Hester Cox

Exhibition to open simultaneously in North Yorkshire, Finland, Sweden and Scotland

One of the two temples at Rievaulx Terrace

Outdoor artists needed

UNITED: Botton residents join Unite Community

Residents and volunteers at Botton join Unite's community scheme to get their voices heard

CAKE: Catriona McLees, head of promotion and tourism at the North York Moors National Park Authority (left) with Rachel Underwood, marketing manager of Castle Howard Estate Limited and the North York Moors cake map

North Yorkshire tourism location proclaims itself Britain's cake capital

Major blazes in North Yorkshire forest

Crews tackle North Yorkshire forest fire

TOURIST RAILWAY: The British Railways locomotive set to pull passengers on the North York Moors Railway.

Volunteers help to keep railway on track

INTERNATIONAL RACE: Children from Scalby and Friarage schools, with the Tour de Yorkshire trophy and Emma Towning of North Yorkshire County Council

Council warns of road delays ahead of Tour de Yorkshire race

Top cycling race brings family fun

ROW: Botton village in Danby Dale, North Yorkshire

High Court judge refuses to intervene in Botton row

Alek Malinka

£14k raised to bring injured five-year-old boy back home from the Czech Republic

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