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News: Richmond & The Dales

INTERNSHIPS: Graham Anderson, founder of OpenCRM

Students urged to consider coding for new internship opportunity

Jenny celebrates her 100th birthday

GRIT: Some grit bins or grit heaps in the Upper Dales could be removed unless parish councils agree to pay for them

Frosty reaction to news grit bins may disappear from parts of Yorkshire Dales

ACTION CALL: Sandra McCourt, who is urging MPs to vote to change the law on assisted dying

Daughter of death plea woman urges MPs to attend assisted dying vote

BLAZE: A tractor fire caused delays for motorists in Richmond.

Tractor fire causes delays for motorists in Richmond

PAW LAW: Richmondshire dog warden Lee Richardson microchips Nathan Booth’s pet dog, Joe

Dog owners urged to attend free microchipping sessions

BRANCH: The NatWest branch in Richmond which has been at the centre of a police investigation over alleged theft

Bank theft accused will return to crown court in October

ARTWORK: Judith Bromley with paintings boxed up ready for London exhibition.

Dales artists take moorland artwork to London

COMMUNITY STALWART: Councillor Clark Stones, who has stepped down as Arkengarthdale Parish Council chairman after 41 years

Dales council chairman steps down after 41 years

VIEW: An artist's impression of the planned homes.

Homes plan for former reservoir

BEAUTY: A species-rich wildflower meadow in Dentdale.

Volunteers wanted to keep Yorkshire Dales National Park in good shape

FESTIVAL: The Richmond Books and Boots Festival

Books and boots festival back for another year

TOURISM: Cllr Stuart Parson outside Richmond Library, which houses the Tourist Information Centre. Picture: CHRIS BOOTH

Tourist information centre crying out for more volunteers

Richmond chocolatier impresses judges at Great Taste Awards

GREEN: Dan Auton, 21, with his Green Community award

Student wins environment award for his work to promote a sustainable green lifestyle


Isis Menwith Hill Threat: Council confident action will be taken to protect workers and residents

ATTACK: The man suffered facial injuries in the incident on the banks of the River Ure, near Redmire, pictured.

Teenager cautioned after fly fisherman assaulted in Yorkshire Dales

COMPLAINT: Councillors have complained about the colour of the King’s Head pub in Grove Square, Leyburn.

Dales councillors hot and bothered over shades of grey pub paint job

FESTIVAL: Students from US and UK taking part in theatre festival at the Georgian Theatre Royal

US students join Richmond counterparts for a week's theatre festival

BEER: Landlord Stuart Miller of the George and Dragon at Hudswell

Landlord to host festival in celebration of his first year in the post


Nurse to take on running and cycling challenges in Central America for Yorkshire Cancer Research

LUCKY SEVEN: Bunny Burrows in Richmond have rescued baby rabbits from the A1 roadworks. Erin Hutchinson (11) and Rhianna Bromley (16) with the rabbits. Picture: CHRIS BOOTH

Rabbit rescuer says road builders are 'big softies' after handing in baby bunnies

RAID: Police conducted a search warrant under the Misuse of Drugs Act at a property on Maythorne, Leyburn, at around 8.40am.

Two arrested after drugs raid in North Yorkshire market town

Photographer captures spectacular picture of Milky Way and meteor shower over Ribblehead Viaduct

Photographer captures spectacular picture of Milky Way over Ribblehead Viaduct

RESIGNED: Karen Kirby has stepped down from Richmondshire District Council

Former councillor reveals ill-health is behind resignation

CLOSURE: Passengers must cross the bridge on foot for the connecting Little White Bus services.

Bus passengers forced to walk as bridge works get underway

RETAIL: An artist's impression of the proposed designer outlet centre at Scotch Corner

Plans for £50m designer outlet centre at Scotch Corner called in by Government

GEORGIAN: Members of the Welcome to Richmond Group prepare for GeorgeFest

Richmond to celebrate its Georgian heritage in new festival

SOLDIER: Codie Richardson was killed when the car she was travelling in crashed and hit two trees

Family's anguish at second death crash

MATCH: The newly-reformed Hambleton and Richmondshire Junior Football League taking part in the community football day

Re-formed football league for young players is celebrated

TRIBUTES: Flowers left at the scene of a fatal crash on Leyburn Road in Catterick. Picture: Sarah Caldecott

Girlfriend's heartbreak after Northallerton biker, 24, killed in Catterick crash

RESCUE: Firefighters were called after a rider's horse fell on her

Rider injured after horse falls on her

CANOE: Specsavers Richmond director Ross Campbell with Daisy Cooil

Optician supports local young athlete in achieving her dream

YOUTH: Low Mill Guest House has supported Hawes and District Youth Club

Youth club given boost by art proceeds

DANGER: Assistant horse trainer Gemma Hogg who is concerned about the slippery road surface in Middleham and the amount of traffic going through the town Picture: Richard Doughty Photography

Racehorse community says slippery roads could lead to accidents

SELECTED: Junior members of Richmond Rugby Club

Youngsters at Richmond rugby club selected to be part of world cup tournament

GOLF: Louise, Sam and Paul Reed with Louise's daughter Evie, and all who took part in the golf day

Ten years of memorial golf event has raised almost £28,000

FOOTBALL: Richmondshire District Council has transferred the land behind the Whitefields estate in Richmond to Richmond Town Football Club

Residents' anger over football club lease

INTERACTIVE: Wensleydale Creamery opens interactive visitor centre

Renowned creamery has opened first phase of revamped visitor centre

ACCIDENT SCENE: Dibble's bridge

Cyclist who died after striking bridge and plunging 50ft into stream named by police

PERVERT: Ken Ward spent nine years harassing his neighbour.

Sex pervert victim's fear after tormentor's chilling televised threats

FLOWERS: Susan Williams with her Flowers Can Dance piece

Artist credits North Yorkshire scenery for success in her new career

DONATION: John Marshall, left, from A1 Tank Services, hands over the ipods to coaches and players from Wensleydale RUFC.

Community rugby club welcomes donation of ipads to aid coaching

CRAZY: The new mini golf at Richmond Leisure Centre. Picture: Richard Doughty Photography

Leisure trust celebrates as hard work pays off

ADOPTED: Mike Kusz with one of his sculptures and Joe the crow in his workshop at Reeth.Picture: Richard Doughty Photography

Sculptor with a special affiliation with crows, now has a real one helping in his studio

COURAGE: Sam and Louise Reed with some of their award winning cheeses at the Swaledale Cheese Company, Richmond.Picture: Richard Doughty Photography

Family cheese company reaps the rewards of Courage

HIKE: The walkers after their Dales trek.

Dales hike for holiday home owners

SHAKEN: The James Bond 007 themed room at The Wensleydale Heifer

Hotel launches competition to find bedroom designer

TASTER: Students try out the dance studio.

A taste of the future for students

Colleen Sawford and Walter Porter from Fleetwood, Lancashire, show some French Resistance

Success for Leyburn 1940s weekend


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