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Crook & Weardale
12:10am Thursday 17th April 2014
2:00pm Wednesday 16th April 2014
12:10am Wednesday 16th April 2014
DOZENS of bishops and hundreds of faith leaders including the Bishop of Durham will today (Wednesday, April 16) demand the Government take urgent action to tackle the growing food crisis engulfing the UK.
12:10am Wednesday 16th April 2014
“AMAZING, appalling, shocking.” That was the verdict of Durham Foodbank co-ordinator Peter MacLellan on new figures, released today, revealing a 463 per cent rise in North-East foodbank users in just 12 months.
3:40pm Wednesday 16th April 2014
5:24pm Tuesday 15th April 2014
1:01pm Tuesday 15th April 2014
1:34pm Monday 14th April 2014
6:27pm Friday 11th April 2014
11:06am Tuesday 8th April 2014
A CORPORATE strategy consultant says he will run the London Marathon barefoot, in fancy dress with his arms tied together if he receives £7,000 sponsorship to fund a dream holiday for a boy with cystic fibrosis.
12:50pm Sunday 6th April 2014
A SOLDIER has undertaken a bungee jump off Middlesbrough’s Transporter Bridge to raise funds for stem cell treatment for a toddler who was diagnosed with cerebral palsy after being starved of oxygen during labour.
4:51pm Friday 4th April 2014
FIVE-time Tour de France winner Bernard Hinault and British cycling legend Brian Robinson legends and celebrities have attended a dinner at Ripon Cathedral to mark the 100-day countdown to the Tour de France Yorkshire Grand Départ. The event saw Welcome to Yorkshire, British Cycling and Tour organisers the Amaury Sports Organisation agree to deliver an international cycling race around Yorkshire from 2015.
North Yorkshire Police to be investigated by IPCC over way it dealt with Jimmy Savile child abuse allegations
8:47pm Thursday 3rd April 2014
NORTH Yorkshire Police and the county's Crime Commissioner have asked the Independent Police Complaints Commission (IPCC) to investigate its handling of historic child abuse allegations involving Jimmy Savile and his friend Peter Jaconelli.
2:59pm Thursday 3rd April 2014
7:10pm Tuesday 1st April 2014
5:58pm Monday 31st March 2014
11:47am Friday 21st March 2014
3:11pm Thursday 20th March 2014
4:51pm Tuesday 18th March 2014
5:31pm Tuesday 18th March 2014
RUNNERS are invited to take part in a five kilometre park run held at the National Trust’s Fountains Abbey site, near Ripon, every Saturday. The timed run starts at 9am and is organised by volunteers. It’s staged on a course on National Trust land around the Abbey site, all runners do two laps of the course. For more information and to register go to the website www.nationaltrust.org.uk/fountains-abbey .
12:56pm Tuesday 18th March 2014
RIPON MP Julian Smith, has raised concerns in Parliament about websites that mislead people into thinking they are official Government sites. A number of constituents have contacted the MP over websites that charge additional fees for services. He said most people encounter the websites though advertisements on search result pages and that the National Trading Standards Board had launched an investigation.
3:22pm Monday 17th March 2014
4:21pm Monday 17th March 2014
Councillors have approved a scheme to build a guesthouse on the site of the old Drovers Inn at Dallowgill, near Kirkby Malzeard, which had to be demolished after being hit by fire a year ago. They were told a new pub would not be commercially viable.
4:32pm Thursday 13th March 2014
12:59pm Thursday 13th March 2014
4:23pm Wednesday 12th March 2014
5:02pm Tuesday 11th March 2014
VANDALS damaged dozens of cars in a rampage that stretched across a city. North Yorkshire Police said at least 29 vehicles between Aismunderby and Clotherholme roads had their tyres slashed and their bodywork scratched on Saturday, March 8, in the evening. Anyone with information should call police on 101 or Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 5551111.
12:38pm Tuesday 11th March 2014
11:53am Tuesday 11th March 2014
Dr Arthur Faulkner will speak on Susannah Wesley – Mother of Methodism, at a meeting of Ripon Cathedral Friends on Sunday (March 16), at 3pm, at Thorpe Prebend House, High Saint Agnesgate. Entry costs £4.
1:40pm Friday 7th March 2014
12:29pm Tuesday 4th March 2014
COUNCILLOR Mick Stanley has been chosen to serve as Mayor of Ripon for the third time in the last four years. The mayor-making ceremony will held held in the town (corr) hall on Tuesday, May 6, which will be followed by a service in the cathedral on May 11, when Coun Stanley will be officially installed in the role. He said both he and his wife, Gill, were looking forward to representing the city again.
3:46pm Monday 3rd March 2014
2:59pm Monday 3rd March 2014
12:28pm Friday 28th February 2014
Disabled plunged into “distress and financial difficulties” by botched benefits test, watchdog warns
12:00am Thursday 27th February 2014
5:51pm Tuesday 25th February 2014
7:00am Tuesday 25th February 2014
5:20pm Tuesday 25th February 2014
12:33pm Tuesday 25th February 2014
1:41pm Tuesday 25th February 2014
THE Mayor of Ripon has joined the Conservatives after seven years as an independent councillor on city council. Councillor Mick Stanley said he and fellow independent councillor Sylvia Brierley said the pair had joined Ripon Conservatives as the only achievements made by the authority had been when they had worked with party. He added: "We have together managed to streamline the council committee structure, meet less frequently and make committee meetings more effective, and we have agreed a balanced budget for the past two years."
12:59pm Monday 24th February 2014
5:04pm Friday 21st February 2014
3:35pm Thursday 20th February 2014
12:54pm Tuesday 18th February 2014
8:09pm Monday 17th February 2014
2:30pm Friday 14th February 2014
4:50pm Thursday 13th February 2014
11:29am Tuesday 11th February 2014
6:38pm Tuesday 4th February 2014
2:50pm Monday 3rd February 2014
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