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HAHS walk around Thornton Dale and Ellerburn

Helmsley Archaeological and Historical Society concludes its summer programme of outdoor activities next Saturday, July 30, with a walking tour of Thornton Dale and nearby Ellerburn Church. Thornton le Dale is a highly picturesque village, centred on a tiny triangular green with its old market cross and stocks. Its thatched cottages must be one of […]

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Moorbus free travel for under 16s

Up to four under 16s go free with mum or dad all summer long School’s out for summer as the holidays have arrived at last – and with them, the annual challenge of how to keep the whole family happy without breaking the bank! Fortunately, North Yorkshire’s Moorsbus network has the answer. Up to four […]

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Moorbus free travel for under 16s

Up to four under 16s go free with mum or dad all summer long School’s out for summer as the holidays have arrived at last – and with them, the annual challenge of how to keep the whole family happy without breaking the bank! Fortunately, North Yorkshire’s Moorsbus network has the answer. Up to four […]

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Crackdown on Single Person Discount Fraud in Ryedale

Ryedale residents who cheat the Council Tax system by claiming single person discount are being targeted in a campaign by Ryedale District Council. In the coming weeks, the Council will be embarking on an exercise which will identify incorrectly claimed discount among Council Tax payers. This exercise will involve a third party company working on […]

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Summer fun at Sutton Bank

Children’s crafts, minibeast madness, treasure hunts and demonstrations are just some of the activities taking place on ‘Sutton Bank Sundays’ and ‘Little Boots Tuesdays – a range of family events at Sutton Bank National Park Centre, throughout August. And with phase two of our outdoor play area opening, including tree houses, sandpit, mud kitchen, swamp […]

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Mencap on the road

Ryedale & District Mencap are pleased to announce their new project Ryedale Mencap ‘On the Road’. We are going into the community to provide our services to people with learning disabilities where they are. We will be doing crafts and activities between 2.30 to 3.30pm and we will be having tea and biscuits at the […]

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Practical action to boost recycling – join us next Tuesday!

Got two hours spare? That’s all it takes to help save huge quantities of aluminium cans, glass and plastic bottles from ending up in landfill after Ryedale Show, according to Helmsley resident and Green town councillor Erica Rose. She is organising a group of volunteers to go along after the Show ends on July 26th and retrieve recyclables […]

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August walks with the Ramblers

If the heat has you lying a heap with a cold drink, maybe it’s time to think about some exercise! How about a walk? Here’s what’s on offer with the local branch of the Ramblers in August, all on Sundays. 7th August: 10.00 am start. Millington Church 7 miles, grid ref. SE 830 519, Leader […]

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New President of the Ryedale Lions, David Warin, wearing the chain of office, with retiring President, Jim Ingham

New President for Lions 50th anniversary‏

Ryedale Lions Club has a new President as it prepares to celebrate its 50th anniversary. David Warin, of Pool Court, Pickering, takes over the post with the aim of promoting the Lions traditional role in fund-raising and providing support to those in need in the local community. The world has certainly changed a lot since […]

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Park Authority design awards‏ – open for entries

The North York Moors National Park Authority’s 2016 Design Awards are now open to receive entries. Sponsored by artisan glassmakers Gillies Jones, the awards are an excellent way to showcase the great design work in the region. The winner of each category will receive a commemorative glass bowl from Gillies Jones. This biennial event celebrates […]

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More July walks with Ryedale Walking Group

The Ryedale Walking Group (RWG) will be doing the following walks in the second half of July: Wednesday 20th July: walk around historic Malton & Norton (4.7 miles easy) 180ft. Park/Start: 6:00 pm Malton market place (SE 785716). Saturday 23rd July: Bainbridge & Semer Water (9 miles moderate+) 1,400ft. Park/Start: 11:00 am street parking in Bainbridge […]

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Side by Side, new support service for dementia sufferers

Do you like to go rambling, cycling or swimming? Do you enjoy going for a drive along the coast, and visiting galleries or museums? And if so, would you be prepared to share these activities with someone else? The Alzheimer’s Society is looking for volunteers for its Side by Side project, a new service which […]

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Northern Broadsides to tour Priestley classic

Theatre company Northern Broadsides has announced that its autumn touring production is to be the J.B. Priestley classic “When We Are Married”. Bradford born Priestly (1894 – 1984) was a prolific author, novelist, playwright, scriptwriter, social commentator, man of letters and broadcaster, and his Yorkshire background is reflected in much of his fiction. A perfect […]

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Walk with Kirkbymoorside History Group

A gentle walk on Sunday 24th July starting at 2pm and lasting about 1 hour. You are welcome to join us afterwards at The Kings Head, where KMS History Group’s albums of old photos can be enjoyed. Publications will also be available to buy.

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Resource Rescue after Ryedale Show: join us!

Got two hours spare? That’s all it takes to help save huge quantities of aluminium cans, glass and plastic bottles from ending up in landfill after Ryedale Show, according to Helmsley resident and Green town councillor Erica Rose. She is organising a group of volunteers to go along after the Show ends on July 26th and retrieve recyclables […]

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Your opinion sought by National Park

The North York Moors National Park Authority is asking all ‘People in the Park’ for their views on topics such as planning, services and communications in its latest Residents’ Survey. The survey, available in both electronic and hard copy, will be issued to residents in July. The Authority is keen to gain residents feedback and […]

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Holy Moly & the Crackers

Party at Parkfest 2016

It’s back! ParkFest 2016 is being held in the North York Moors National Park on Saturday 23 July – Sunday 24 July, with dynamic ‘gypsy folk and roll’ band Holy Moly & the Crackers kick starting events as they take centre stage at 7pm on Saturday. Just back from their awesome debut performance at Glastonbury […]

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Putting Helmsley on the map

New app encourages people to explore on foot – iFootpath collaboration sees walks mapped out across Helmsley and the wider Ryedale region. Helmsley in Business has worked in collaboration with Ryedale District Council to get involved with the ideal app for those looking to explore the town and the surrounding countryside by foot. Five special […]

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Rattigan’s “Deep Blue Sea” on live relay

Terrence Rattigan, a playwright who enjoyed considerable success in the 1940s and 50s, is having a bit of a revival at the moment.  If you enjoyed “Flarepath” at the York Theatre Royal recently, you might also like “The Deep Blue Sea” now showing at the National Theatre, and to be broadcast by live relay on […]

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Free Older Driver Refresher Driving Course

95 Alive are currently offering a free 1 hour refresher drive for drivers over 50 with an approved driving instructor. If you have a licence to drive, and are fit to drive we want you to keep driving. 95 Alive advise that you try not to become over dependent on your partner’s driving because as […]

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Kirkby History Group Archive – Open Days!

Dates for your diary Friday 22nd July 2016 from 10 – 6 pm and Saturday 23rd July 2016 between 10 – 4 pm. Come along and see just how far we’ve come on our journey to create a permanent home for our ever-growing collection of material, thanks to our  Sharing Heritage Lottery grant. We will have displays […]

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Hovingham Village Market, July 2

Organisers of Hovingham Market say “Yes! It’s time for ice cream and fabulous food!  July and a time for lazy summer picnics, ice creams, bike rides, Wimbledon & cricket, holidays and catching up with friends and family.” Looking at the rain as I write, I can only hope that the weather has picked up a […]

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