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Ryedale News

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

Sisters take part in charity dance-a-thon

POWER SCHEME: A Third Energy worker monitors gas production levels

Fracking firm reveals it blasted North Yorkshire rocks for gas in 1980s

Father Christmas gives his seal of approval to the festive feast laid out in Castle Howard's high saloon. Picture: Tony Bartholomew

Christmas arrives in style at North Yorkshire stately home Castle Howard

Missing walker Stephen Gibson

Police searching North York Moors for 73-year-old walker who went missing in thick fog

MIRIAM MARGOYLES: In love with Dickens.

Harry Potter star Miriam Margolyes to headline Dickens Christmas festival in Malton

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


Mum reaches for the stars in fitness competition

BLAZING SKY: Fireworks light up the lake at Castle Howard.

007 theme lights the sky with fire

Feed the birds - volunteer sought for peacock duties

Feed the birds - volunteer sought for peacock duties


Question mark mover future of church

WILDLIFE ARTIST: Robert Fuller will be showcasing his work at the fair.

Final fair will be the biggest yet

CHOCOLATE SHOWCASE: Autism Plus chocolatier Andrew Thwaite prepares chocolates for the Gilling Castle gift fair

Autism charity to showcase chocolate skills at Gilling Castle fair

CLOCKS GOING BACK: Clockmaker Rob Snowdon in his workshop in Kirkbymoorside, where he repairs and restores clocks of all shapes and sizes. Picture: RICHARD DOUGHTY PHOTOGRAPHY

Turning your clocks back this weekend? Stop the hands of time, don't wind back the clock, says clockmaker

Manor Drive in Pickering. Three men were arrested after gang raid North Yorkshire caravan. Picture: Google Street View

Three men arrested after gang raid North Yorkshire caravan

An example of fly-tipping in Darlington.

Dead deer dumped in North Yorkshire car park an example of England's £50m fly-tipping epidemic

GAS SCHEME: Councillors is set to decide a plan to frack in North Yorkshire before Christmas

First fracking decision since ban set to be made before Christmas

MOVIE THEME: A Star Wars stormtrooper and the DeLorean time machine at Castle Howard Picture: Nigel Holland

Stately home prepares for fireworks blast off with time machine

VIP ROLE: Deeps Singh at the new visitor information point.

Shop takes on new role to keep visitors in the know

REGULATORY CONCERNS: Kevin Hollinrake MP, visiting a fracking site in the US

Fracking constituency MP to hold public meeting with regulators

COLLISION: Two motorcyclists from East Yorkshire have died in a collision between Malton and Amotherby in North Yorkshire

Two motorcyclists die in North Yorkshire collision

DISCOVERY: Steve Whitehead, with the gold ring found in a field near Sinnington. He has now handed the ring over to a finds officer with Yorkshire Museum. Picture: FRANK DWYER

Did ring discovered in North Yorkshire field belong to Henry VIII's wife

REGULATIONS CALL: Kevin Hollinrake visiting a fracking site in Pennsylvania

Thirsk and Malton MP concludes fracking would have low impact on constituency

NEW HOME: Black rhino Samira and her nine-month-old calf Olmoti arrive at Flamingo Land

Rhino mother and calf settle in at Flamingo Land zoo

Give or Take initiative to help drive down household waste

WINNER: Victoria Delderfield, from Ryedale won a national contest organised by Hookline books with her debut novel, The Secret Mother

Mother wins publishing contract for abandoned children novel

REGRETS: Councillors Linda Cowling and Janet Frank with Councillor Eric Hope and his wife, Daphne

Winston Churchill to blame for 'naked' gaffe by council leader

COMMENTS: It has been suggested the victim of the exchange was the previous speaker, licensing committee chairman and Thornton le Clay councillor Eric Hope.

'Imagine him naked' chat at council meeting sparks inquiry

COMMITTEE CHAIRMAN: Councillor Eric Hope

'Imagine him naked' comment at council meeting sparks inquiry

York Crown Court

Teacher cleared of indecent assault

MICHELIN: Andrew Pern of the Star Inn at Harome, will be among those taking part in the festival.

Top chefs share their secrets at new food fest

TOWN DELUGE: Pickering inundated by flood waters in 2007

Joy as high-profile flooding campaign achieves its goal

BRAIN INFECTION: Conservationist Dr Sophie Williams

North Yorkshire botanist awakes after almost two months in coma

CUTE: The baby red panda.

New arrival thrills zoo staff

RALLY: Classics like this old Morris pick-up will be on display.

Motoring nostalgia takes centre stage

DEMO: A protest against the plans in 2013.

Quarry plan finally rejected

MOSAICS: Sue Kershaw at Aldborough.

Bringing Roman mosaics to life

TREKKER: Lee Overton prepares for the Cleveland Way.

Trekking in memory of Daniel

VIEWS SOUGHT: The site near Kirby Misperton where Third Energy wants to extract shale gas

Views sought on controversial fracking proposals

VISITORS: Ryedale District Council

Council celebrates after bucking the national trend in recorded visitor numbers

PLANS: The proposed fracking site at Kirby Misperton in North Yorkshire

Test frack planning application now validated after failed previous attempt


Homes plan is rejected

SHOW: A longhorn cow at Rydale show at Kirkbymoorside. Picture: STUART BOULTON. (33479720)

Mud and rain fail to dampen spirits at Ryedale Show

Transport: Duke tries out his wheelcart with Sharon

Have wheels will walk, says Duke the disabled dwarf bullock

STABLES: Top Notch Tonto at Brian Ellison's yard in 2014. Pic Louise Pollard

Stables open day to feature tours of new injured jockey centre

Man attacked in alleyway

Man attacked in alleyway

SKYDIVE: Rachel Mirfin with dad Richard.

Teacher takes the plunge for charity

New school could cause traffic chaos - claim

New school could cause traffic chaos - claim

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