Popular local choir The Chanticleer Singers are performing an Easter concert in Lastingham’s lovely atmospheric church on March 28. Having begun singing under the mantle of the Malton Singers, in 1975, the choir adopted the name Chanticleer Singers from the singing cockerel in Chaucer’s Canterbury Tales. Current Director Jane Sturmheit joined them in 1977 when […]
A play, by Common Ground Theatre Company, about music, freedom, greed and ownership. Kitty Bridges’ Pocket Book of Tunes is inspired by the poem and folk music found in a small pocket book from 1745. Kitty’s adventure begins in her beloved Yorkshire but as she travels further afield she encounters scoundrels, rogues and vagabonds in […]
Tickets are now available for the launch concert of the 2015 Ryedale Festival. For details of the programme, see our earlier post.
On Sunday 1 March Ryedale Walking Group will be doing a circular 7.75 miles (moderate) walk with sea views to Robin Hood’s Bay. Start by Fylingdales Inn (NZ944050) at 10.30am. Considerate roadside parking in village. For further details contact Steve H on 01653 619858 or visit the website. On Saturday 7 March the Group will […]
From the EYMS: With effect from Sunday 8 March we’re making some changes to Service 128 (the Helmsley to Scarborough route). Timings will change to help buses cope with busy traffic, and there’ll be an earlier journey on Winter Sundays. And don’t forget that the Summer Sunday timetable begins on Sunday 29 March. See the […]
To support the Network Manager in the delivery of all aspects of ICT provision whilst providing technical support for the Performing Arts Department. APT&C Scale Band 5 Scale Points 12-16 £15,523 to £16,969 Monday to Friday: 8:30am to 4:30pm Closing date for applications: Friday 20th March 2015 at 12:30pm Interview date: Friday 27th March 2015 […]
Saturday 21 March is the official start of spring and whether you’re a group of friends and neighbours, a litter clean-up group, a local business, a school or on your own, what better way to kick off the season than with a big spring clean? It’s really simple and fun to take part in Community […]
Kirkbymoorside Library is hosting a meet the author event with Stephanie Butland who will be speaking about her debut novel ‘Letters to my Husband’ on Monday 2 March at 7pm. Stephanie is one of the authors chosen for the Read Regional ‘New Writers North’ which promotes the pick of new authors coming out of the […]
The Ryedale Beekeepers Association is offering another chance to take their popular course in beekeeping for beginners. There will be six indoor sessions beginning on Wednesday March 11, from 7.00 to 9.00 pm in Oswaldkirk Village Hall, to be followed by three “open hive” outdoor sessions at times to be arranged at the last indoor […]
The Friends of Helmsley Arts Centre are once again holding their annual exhibition of members’ art work, and are now calling for exhibits. The exhibition will be held at the Arts Centre from Tuesday April 14 to Friday May 8. There is no charge for exhibiting, but the Arts Centre takes a 20% commission of […]
The programme is announced for the 4th annual Yorkshire Cajun & Zydeco Festival to be held again at the fabulous Milton Rooms in the wonderful North Yorkshire market town of Malton over the weekend of 13-15 March. This year the festival coincides with the monthly We Love Malton Food Market on the Saturday (14th) and […]
Wishing a very happy new year to those in our community celebrating the lunar new year festival and the arrival of the Year of the Goat.
Here’s a very unusual workshop, one that we’ve not seen advertised before: join historical tiler Karen Slade and try your hand at making your own collection of medieval tiles. Taking inspiration from the medieval tiles at Byland Abbey, you will draft you own pattern for your collection of four tiles and then work in clay […]
The Scarborough and Ryedale Road Safety Group and 95Alive are asking everybody to think about their safety whilst travelling around North Yorkshire and to ‘Belt Up’. Following surveys done at various locations in Ryedale and Scarborough, officers from the group have seen a large number of people travelling unrestrained. This is not only illegal but […]
Here are the walks on offer in March from the local branch of the Ramblers. 1st March: Ravenscar Station Road, 10 miles, grid ref. NZ 984 012, Leader J. Harland. 10.00 am start. Dogs on short lead allowed. 8th March: Cockmoor Hall Plantation Car Park. 8 miles, grid ref. SE 914 868, Leader M. Richardson. […]
Starts 3rd March at 6-30pm at Nawton Beadlam Village Hall – 6.30-8.30. The class will be orientated towards beginners and all welcome – see website for details.
Yorkshire Water is inviting customers to go on a treasure hunt for around 720 private sewage pumping stations, which could help customers save up to £1,200 per year in shared energy and maintenance costs. From 1 October 2016, a number of private sewage pumping stations will automatically transfer to Yorkshire Water ownership, under a new […]
The North York Moors National Park Authority (NYMNPA) is offering free advice to anyone looking to make the most of the Tour de Yorkshire by providing facilities such as camping, parking and refreshments on their land. There are exemptions that allow for certain temporary uses of land without permission for events of this kind, but […]
We’ve been posting news of activities for the kids during the coming half term holiday, and if you’ve got kids you’ll know exactly when that is. But if you haven’t, and you don’t want to find yourself on the train with a pack of six year olds and their teddy bears, or whatever, take note: […]
From Ryedale District Council: Although not common, dogs do get stolen under a variety of circumstances. Owners should always be vigilant and follow basic security advice. Remember that your dog may be the most valuable possession that you own. Would you take more care of your other possessions than you would your dog? Brian Dunn, […]
One Night Only are back on the road in the UK in February 2015 to promote their upcoming Third-Album release including a last-date party-gig in their Home Town which can’t be missed. Now in their 12th year, the band introduce a great new sound including the newly released singles “Get Around To It” & “Plasticine” […]
The next Helmsley/ Kirkbymoorside Community and Police Group (CAP) meeting will be on Monday 30th March commencing at 7.15pm at the Methodist School Room, Piercy End, Kirkbymoorside.
Next in the winter series of talks at Helmsley Archaeological and Historical Society is “In the Footsteps of the White Monks” by Jan Cooper. The white monks were Cistercian, so called because of the colour of their habit. The order broke off from the Benedictines in the late 11th century, sought solitude in remote places, […]
These will give simple and direct information, facts and advice on how to make the most of this world-class event. They will also give advice around brand guidelines and key dos and don’ts. Any business can attend any venue / date – they don’t have to be ‘on the route’ to attend. The events are […]
The North York Moors National Park Authority is encouraging anyone interested in having a say in how the area is run to consider standing as a parish councillor. The forthcoming local elections in May 2015 will not only decide the make-up of parish and district councils, but will also affect the membership of the National […]
Ryedale Folk Museum is spreading some passion for Ryedale this Valentines with a free entry day for all its residents. With love in the air Ryedale Folk Museum is throwing open its doors for free to residents of Ryedale on Thursday 19 February. The ‘community day’ is an acknowledgement of the creation of the museum […]
Ryedale District Council and Yorkshire Energy Partnership are working together to promote renewable energy technologies and the Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) in the Ryedale area. They will be holding an information event at Helmsley Town Hall, on Fri 13th February 2015 from 14:00 until 19:00 where trusted installers will be displaying various technologies, giving you […]
The nomination period for the forthcoming Parish and Town Council Elections opens on Tuesday 3 March, with nominations being accepted every working day between 10am and 4pm, until Thursday 9 April. Nomination papers must be delivered by hand and it is recommended that you make an appointment with the Business Improvement team, tel 01653 600666 […]
Anyone who is in housing need and has a local connection to Nawton and Beadlam is invited to register an interest in one of the new affordable rented homes currently being built in Station Road, Nawton and due for completion in March 2015. The development consists of 2 one-bedroom apartments, 3 two-bedroom houses, 2 two-bedroom […]