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Guided walk of Rosedale East Mines with HAHS

Helmsley Archaeological and Historical Society continues its summer programme on Saturday July 9 with a conducted walk on Rosedale East Side to view remains of ironstone mines and calcining kilns, lead by Patrick and Linda Chambers from the Rosedale History Society. The meeting point is Updale Reading Room, opposite row of cottages named School Row, […]

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Great discount on tickets for York Mystery Plays

With just under a week to go until the end of the run of the Mystery Plays 2016, York Minster is offering a 50% discount on all unsold evening tickets for that day’s performance to give as many people as possible the change to experience this spectacular show. The Very Reverend Dean of York, Vivienne […]

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A happy walker on Urra Moor, photo by Enrico Giacani for Geograph

July walks with the Ryedale Walking Group

The Ryedale Walking Group  will be doing the following walks in the first half of July: Saturday 2nd July: Goathland to Levisham for NYMR 60’s weekend (7.7 miles moderate) 760ft. Park: around Pickering, walk to station to catch the 9:25 am train to Goathland. Start walk: 10:10 am Goathland station (NZ836013). Return 3:20 pm or […]

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Dark skies above Rievaulx Abbey, North York Moors Credit Russell Norman Photography

National Park happily in the dark

The most detailed ever satellite maps of England’s light pollution and dark skies, have today been released by the Campaign to Protect Rural England (CPRE), confirming that the North York Moors National Park (NYMNP) has some of the very darkest skies possible and no severe light pollution. Findings, produced using satellite images captured at 1:30am […]

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AONB moves in with National Park

AONB moves in with the National Park

Cllr Val Arnold, the newly appointed Chairman of North Yorkshire County Council, was on hand recently to formally celebrate the move of the Howardian Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) team to the offices of the North York Moors National Park Authority in Helmsley. The two organisations already work together closely, as they have […]

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New cafe opens at Sutton Bank

A courtyard café, ‘Snack Shack’, has recently opened its doors at the Sutton Bank National Park Centre in the North York Moors. Providing ice creams, fish and chips, speciality teas, coffees, hot chocolate and much more, the Snack Shack provides a wonderful area to relax and recharge your batteries. Open on Friday’s and weekends during […]

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Pantomime audition dates

Helmsley Arts Centre have announced their audition dates for the Chrsitmas panto as follows: Monday 11 July: 5 – 6.30pm or Monday 18 July: 6 – 7.30pm at Helmsley Arts Centre Performers of all ages needed! [with two Junior Choruses doing five shows each] Directed by Em Whitfield Brooks Rehearsals start on 5 September Performances: […]

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Photographic exhibition comes to Helmsley

Kirkbymoorside and District Camera Club is holding an exhibition of members work at the Old Library Room in Helmsley Town Hall. The exhibition starts on Friday 17th June and is open daily from 10.00 am to 4.30 pm and will run until Sunday 26th June. The exhibition is free (donations are welcomed of course) and […]

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July walks with the Ramblers

Four walks on offer with the local group of the Ramblers in July: 3rd July: 10.00 am start. Coneysthorpe Cross Roads.  10miles, grid ref. SE 707 712, Leader A. Strickland.  No dogs allowed. 10th July: 10.00 am start. Ingleby Greenhow. 10miles, grid ref. NZ 582 063, Leader A. Fuller. 24th July: 10.00 am start. Ampleforth. […]

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More walks with Ryedale Walking Group

What a mixed bag of weather, but there are some good days, so out with the walking boots and into the countryside for some fresh air and exercise. The Ryedale Walking Group invites you to join the following walks in the second half of June: Saturday 18th June: a Whitby Circular Walk (7.5 miles easy+) […]

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Railway in Wartime ‘Bomb Happy’

New for 2016, The North Yorkshire Moors Railway is working with York Normandy Veterans and Everwitch Theatre to create an innovative new verbatim play as part of the annual Railway in Wartime event. The play will be based on the first hand experiences of D-Day and the subsequent battles to liberate France by the last […]

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Flower Festival at Castle Howard

Castle Howard’s Flower Festival‏

Castle Howard’s grand interiors will play host to an array of spectacular floral displays at its annual flower festival from Thursday 23 to Sunday 26 June 2016. Over 60 volunteers from local flower clubs and florists, including NAFAS president Janet Hayton, will work alongside Castle Howard’s own florist to fill the house with a variety […]

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Summer Drink/ Drug Driving Campaign‏

Police are well aware from experience that the incidents of drink and drug driving increase over the summer months. This year is no exception, and with the Euro 2016 football tournament taking place until 10 July, the decision has been taken to extend the campaign to the end of the tournament. Over 850 breath tests […]

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Woodhams Stone Collection on tour across Ryedale

Items from the popular Woodhams-Stone Collection will be on the road from summer 2016 as its social history roadshow tours libraries across Ryedale. Artefacts and information from the Collection will tour round five libraries staying in each venue for three months, starting in Malton then Norton, Pickering, Kirbymoorside and Helmsley. Project Officer, Sarah Maultby said: […]

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Raptor Fair this weekend

The Raptor Fair is our biggest annual event. Devoted to showcasing the very best of birds of prey and falconry in the UK and overseas. The National Centre for Birds of Prey and Duncombe Park is a truly fantastic setting for this very special event. The Fair is a great day out (or weekend away) […]

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New barbers opens in Kirkbymoorside

Mark John Barbering has opened his doors in Kirkbymoorside and is welcoming new customers. Mark has 18 years of hairdressing experience and comes from Pickering. He offers traditional as well as modern cuts and especially welcomes youngsters with superhero aprons and lollies to help them feel comfortable. Mark will be offering cut and finish father […]

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HAHS visit to Yearsley Mill

Helmsley Archaeological and Historical Society summer programme continues  with a visit to Yearsley Mill excavation site to view recent discoveries, this Saturday, June 11. The walk will be about 2 miles on forest tracks, which are likely to be boggy, so wear boots. Also a conducted tour of lakes, avenue or temple site may be […]

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Musical Memories ‘Happy Hour’

A new event for Helmsley that is currently being held in the Arts Centre (café bar). This is a social singing session which everybody is welcome to come along and enjoy. We will be singing some of the best loved songs of the 20th century with live accompaniment (piano and guitar), songbooks… and a cuppa […]

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The YMCA charity shop in Helmsley requires an Assistant Manager

This is a professional, paid position for 20 hours per week to include every Sunday. There is also the requirement to cover the managers holidays throughout the year. Previous experience is preferred. Background Helmsley YMCA charity retail shop opened its doors on 24th April 2015, originally an old Solicitors it still has the old walk […]

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Helmsley Arts Centre Pop up book shop‏

A second-hand bookshop will pop up at Helmsley Arts Centre on Friday 10th June at 10.00am until 12.00 noon in aid of Arts Centre funds. And I’ll be popping up with it in a new rôle as salesman and organiser. I hope it will be but the first of many Friday performances. That depends of […]

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Hovingham market and hall

Tomorrow, Saturday 4th June, visitors to Hovingham have a unique opportunity to visit both the monthly village Market and Hovingham Hall. This Palladian Hall, childhood home of Katharine Worsley, Duchess of Kent, was designed and built by Thomas Worsley between 1750 and 1770, and is open to the public each year for the month of […]

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Helmsley Open Air Swimming pool hopes to open 18 June

  As the pool may close because of the weather a visit to this page before you set off is always a good idea. 2016 Opening Times  Day  Session Opens  Session Closes Monday to Friday 11.15 AS 1.15  PM OPEN 3.15 PM FS 5:30 PM OPEN 1.00 PM 3.15 PM 5:15 PM 7.00 PM Saturday  & Sunday 11:15 AM OPEN […]

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Fundraising fun ride in Bransdale

From the Ride Yorkshire Foundation: Celebrate the long summer days by joining our pleasure fund raising horse ride in beautiful Bransdale, in the North York Moors National Park, on Saturday June 25. There are route options of 8, 10 and 12 miles, non-riders are welcome, as are mountain biking partners. The entry fee of £23 […]

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June walks with Ryedale Walking Group

The Ryedale Walking Group will be doing the following walks in the first half of June: Sunday 5th June: a Circular Walk from Terrington (7 miles easy+). Park/Start: 10:30am Terrington Village Hall CP (SE 671704). Wednesday 8th June: an evening walk from Beadlam to Pockley (4.5 miles easy) 425ft. Park/Start: 6:30pm St. Hilda’s Church, Beadlam (SE […]

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