IT help

A SPECIAL workshop for sports clubs who use social media is taking place at the Civic Centre in Northallerton on July 18 between 6.30pm and 8.30pm. It aims to explore look for more effective ways to engage participants and create attractive content. For further details and to book visit or 01609-767297.

Pony rescued

FIRE crews from Acomb, Tadcaster and Malton were sent to Askham Bogs near York to rescue a pony that had become stuck in four feet of muddy water shortly before 2pm on Monday. The animal was released unharmed by the crews using manpower.

Grass fire

FIRE crews from both the Whitby and Goathland stations dealt with a grass fire by the railway line at Goathland at about 11.30am on Sunday. They extinguished approximately 200 metres of grass which was on fire using backpack sprayers and two hoses.

Repair cafe

KIRKBYMOORSIDE’S next repair cafe will be held on July 21, from 9.30am to 12.30pm. Items needing repair or alteration can be brought along and volunteers will do their best to mend or advise. No charge but donations welcome. Phone June Emerson 01751-430907 or email

County music

COUNTRY and western singer Howard Hebron will be appearing at the Kirk Theatre on Hungate, Pickering, on Friday, July 13, at 7.30pm.