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News: North York Moors

Chancellor George Osborne's Spending Review and Autumn Statement 2015

Autumn Statement: Chancellor George Osborne announces his spending plans

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

A school nativity

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

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

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

PEOPLE-POWER: Enthusiasts enjoy a traditional railway velocipede.

Muscle power replaces steam on heritage railway

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

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

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

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

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

EPIC RIDE: Jan Titchmarsh during her European ride.

Widow's epic ride in honour of her late husband

TRAVELLING COVEN: The witches prepare to board the North Yorkshire Moors Railway this Halloween.

Ghoulish goings-on on the North York Moors

New honours for local brewery

ANCIENT HOARD: One of the Frank collection of Roman coins, featuring Caracalla, who was Roman emperor from 198 to 217

Delight as hoard of rare Roman coins is given to town's archive

CHALLENGING TERRAIN: Runners test themselves on a hill in the North York Moors National Park

National park launches two eye-opening trail races

EXHIBITION: Artist Carol Tyler

Music and art inspired by the moors

TRADING UP: Members of Helmsley in Business celebrate the town centre receiving national recognition

Historic town abuzz with high street competition success

CHOIR: The Dalesmen Singers

Concert to feature acclaimed cellist and choir

ALES: Off-duty station manager, John Bruce, at Goathland Station

Railway joins up with local micro-breweries for Steam Gala weekend

BUSINESS INITIATIVE: Martin Jeffrey, of Helmsley Antiques and Interiors

Businesses unite in Helmsley to battle high street decline

Night-time rural lane runner fights for life after being hit by car

FOUNDER MEMBER: The Black Swan Hotel, in Helmsley, which has helped launch a business group to battle fracking proposals

Mass of firms unite to fight area becoming 'UK fracking capital'

AWARD WINNERS: Christine and Chris Garnett, outside Hunters of Helmsley, which has been named

Helmsley delicatessen lands second best shop accolade

GRESLEY: Crowds gather at Grosmont Station to see Sit Nigel Gresley

Sir Nigel Gresley is bid a fond farewell before going for a major overhaul

MEADOW HERITAGE: Roy McGhie prepares to use a traditional scythe to harvest the waist-high crop of rare wild flower seeds at the Ryedale Folk Museum

Wildflower harvest set to preserve meadows heritage

TOURISM SCHEME: Traders are being invited to learn about wildlife on the Cleveland Way

National park traders invited to free tourist experience sessions

SHOOT: Jimmy Brough, the headkeeper at the Rosedale and Westerdale estate, hands over a cheque for £6,206 to Great North Air Ambulance Service volunteer Stella Downing, high on the moor near Rosedale Abbey.

Aiming high for the air ambulance

FARNDALE: One of the calendar views.

All-year views of the North York Moors

Bookshop closes after 30 years

Fans queue outside the Aidensfield Stores for the start of the Heartbeat Behind The Scenes book signing by actors David Lonsdale and Tricia Penrose.

Heartbeat's real-life Aidensfield Stores is saved from closure

PICTURESQUE: The Poohsticks bridge at Hutton-le-Hole.

Poohsticks gets serious - as Moors named as one of the best places to play

LIBRARY: Judith Duncan at her fine-free library.

Village defies convention - and opens a no-fines library

SUSTAINABLE: Scotts at Bilbrough’s manager Kerri Clements, head chef Chef Roxana Vasai and chef manager Shane White.

Chippies win top awards for sustainable supplies

TREKKER: Jonathan Steele wears the 40lb backpack as he walks the Cleveland Way

Hiking the Cleveland Way - from the comfort of an armchair

The B1257 in North Yorkshire

Biker dies on notorious B1257 in North Yorkshire

ENERGY SCHEME: The North York Moors National Park, where Third Energy and Moorland Energy have been granted permission to extract natural gas

Gas production scheme gets go-ahead on North York Moors National Park

PCSO injured after garden ornament thrown through police station widnow

PCSO injured after garden ornament thrown through police station window

CAKES: Committee member Liz Ellis with some baking entries

Villagers rally for annual flower and produce show

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