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Community Remedy Survey – have your say

Have your say on new punishments and rehabilitation. In October, victims of low-level crime and anti-social behaviour will have a greater say in how offenders are dealt with through a new ‘Community Remedy’. In preparation for its introduction, people who live or work in North Yorkshire can have their say on the proposed punishments and […]

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Celebrating National Parks Week

Two free family festivals top and tail the North York Moors National Park’s celebrations for this year’s National Parks Week. ParkFest, on Sunday 27 July at The Moors National Park Centre, Danby sets the scene while MoorFest on Sunday 3 August at Sutton Bank National Park Centre, rounds off a week of guided walks, children’s […]

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Monty Python Live (mostly)

“Who’d have thought, Obadiah, that forty years on we’d be …. doing a revival of Monty Python?” The opening of the four Yorkshiremen sketch was a dead cert for inclusion in the much advertised Monty Python reunion show which concluded its short run at the O2 Arena in London on Sunday night with a live […]

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New parliamentary candidate announced

Kevin Hollinrake is a name you will come to know quite well, possibly very well. He has been selected by the local Conservative party as the candidate to fight the next election, following the de-selection of our present MP, Anne McIntosh, and in this safe Tory seat, that gives him a very good chance of […]

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New Visitor Information Point Opens in Helmsley

Helmsley’s Visitor Information Point (VIP) is helping very important people enjoy their stay in Ryedale. The VIP opened in April 2014, in the Cut Price Bookstore in Borogate, Helmsley – providing lots of information for local people and visitors to the area. The shop contains a range of free information leaflets as well as maps, […]

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Thefts in area, including Pickering and Helmsley

Stolen cycles – Pickering and Helmsley A push bike was stolen from outside Lidl in Pickering yesterday afternoon and there has been another push bike stolen from the car park in Helmsley Market Place at approx 2.10 pm as well. Stolen quad bike – Bilsdale A quad bike Honda TRX300 FWW, serial number 478TE15U1WA800673 was […]

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New Tory candidate for Thirsk and Malton to be announced soon

Ryedale’s potential next MP is expected to be announced this week. A special meeting of the Thirsk and Malton Conservative Association is to be held tomorrow to choose a prospective parliamentary candidate, to replace Anne McIntosh who has been de-selected. Speculation over the final four, who have been selected from about 90 applications, has mounted […]

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Young theatre summer school at Helmsley Arts Centre

Running in conjunction with the Musical Theatre summer school at Helmsley Arts Centre is something for the younger ones, between the ages of 7 and 11, a young theatre summer school on the theme of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. Get stuck in for two whole days exploring the factory and characters from Roald Dahl’s […]

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Ryedale Show, July 29

Don’t forget that the 148th Ryedale Agricultural Show will be held on Tuesday 29th July 2014, in Welburn Park, Kirkbymoorside, by kind permission of WGP Shaw. The Ryedale Show was established in 1855 and is a traditional Agricultural Show renowned for its very high standard of entries in all Sections and Trade Stands that attend […]

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Summer reading challenge for youngsters

The summer reading challenge is aimed at children aged four to 11 and is running in all North Yorkshire libraries this summer. The theme this year is ‘Mythical Maze’ and it’s free to take part. The challenge is to read six library books over the summer. The challenge started on 12 July and runs until […]

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Musical theatre summer school at Helmsley Arts Centre

Helmsley Arts Centre is offering a musical theatre summer school for young people between the ages of 12 and 17, from Monday 28 July to Friday 1 August. This exciting project will be an inspiring five days of music, movement and theatre led by director and choreographer Jolley Gosnold, whose talent and experience outweigh his […]

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Botton Village fundraising call

Advocacy Alliance has been delivering a project within Botton village working with those residents with learning difficulties who are interested in developing self-advocacy skills. This group has developed into a regular attendance of up to 25 residents with learning difficulties meeting for three weeks in every four. Alongside this the Camphill Village Trust, who support […]

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Event set to celebrate traditional local crafts

This weekend Ryedale Folk Museum will showcase a wide array of traditional crafts with an event supported by local artists and crafters. On Saturday 19 and Sunday 20 July, Ryedale Folk Museum is hosting a Traditional Crafts event and visitors are invited to come along and see the demonstrations that will be taking place all […]

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Helmsley Fundraising Breakfast – 31st July

You are invited to the forthcoming “Farmers Breakfast” to raise money for the Royal Agricultural Benevolent Institute(RABI) whom support the rural and framing community. The venue is The Feathers Hotel at Helmsley on Thursday 31st July, starting at 9.00am until 11am. The cost of the event is £12.50 which includes a delicious farmhouse breakfast and […]

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Skewsby garden open for charity

Some days at least have been sunny of late, and the garden visiting season is in full swing. Rewela Cottage in Skewsby, open to visitors on Sunday July 20 under the National Garden Scheme, sounds well worth a visit. Feedback from previous openings includes such comments as “Extraordinary and humbling, well worth the journey”; “An […]

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Live relay of ‘Skylight’

We booked for “Skylight”, now running at the Wyndham’s Theatre in London, with just a glance at the names. Playwright David Hare, principal parts Carey Mulligan and Bill Nighy. What’s not to like? Nothing, as we expected. The official synopsis says: On a bitterly cold London evening, schoolteacher Kyra Hollis receives an unexpected visit from […]

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The Ryedale Grand Prix Weekend – 19/20 July

First promoted by British Cycling’s Yorkshire Region in 2005 the Ryedale Grand Prix has featured as the National Road Race Championship in 2005, 2008 and in 2012. For 2014 it returns as part of the the British Cycling Elite Road Series and will once again incorporate the Peter Longbottom Memorial in dedication to the Malton […]

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Heritage Lottery Fund Workshop – 27th August

This workshop will investigate the breadth of projects that Heritage Lottery Fund can support and how to put people at the heart of heritage and your project. Focusing on the programmes available and top tips for applications, there will then be the opportunity to discuss your project ideas in a one-to-one session with Heritage Lottery […]

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Consultation on coastal management plan‏

Views on what should be included in a plan that will shape management of the North Yorkshire and Cleveland Heritage Coast over the next five years are being sought. From wide aspirations for the future to small enhancement projects, all ideas are welcome to ensure the new plan reflects the opinions of those living and […]

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Community Grants on offer in Ryedale

Communities throughout Ryedale are set to benefit from another year of the successful Community Grants scheme. Ryedale District Council has allocated £45,000 to the grant fund for 2014/15. The Community Grant Scheme is open to any Ryedale community based organisation or group, for projects in Ryedale, such as village halls, play areas, sports facilities, village […]

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Scotts owner Tony Webster (right) and chef manager Shane White proudly display their TripAdvisor certificate

Excellence award for Helmsley Chippie

Scotts of Helmsley has been awarded a Certificate of Excellence by TripAdvisor which recognise businesses that consistently earn top ratings from tourists. With a total of 169 reviews, the chippie has been successfully ranked as one of the top three restaurants in popular market town. More than 80 per cent of the reviewers have “recommended” […]

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RDC announces new voter registration system

From Ryedale District Council: Over the summer, all Ryedale residents will receive a letter through the post telling them about the biggest change to the electoral registration system in nearly 100 years. Janet Waggott, Electoral Registration Officer will write to all residents. The letter will explain that a new, more secure system of Individual Electoral […]

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Last call for ‘brown bin’ licence

Charges for garden waste collections started on 1 June 2014, so your brown bin will now need to display a chargeable licence if future collections are required. Ryedale District Council reports excellent participation in the scheme, with residents from over 10,600 households – 44% of properties in the District – subscribing. There are now just […]

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Evening walks with Ryedale Walking Group

Two lovely evening walks are on offer from Ryedale Walking Group: why not end the day with a stroll in the evening sunshine? First there is a 5 mile (easy+/500ft) walk tomorrow, Thursday 10th July.  Park/Start: 6.30pm at Ampleforth – west end of village by the bridge (SE579787). For further details telephone Andrew on: 01751 […]

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