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Ryedale District Council Budget Consultation

Ryedale District Council is consulting on its 2017/18 budget. The results of the consultation will inform the decision to be made on Friday 21 February 2017 on the budget and council tax level for 2017/18. The deadline for responses is Friday 6 January 2017. Take the consultation survey here.

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Council survey on 2015 budget

Ryedale District Council is consulting on its 2015/16 budget. The results of the consultation will inform the decision to be made by Council on 24 February 2015 on the budget and council tax level for 2015/16. The deadline for responses is 5 January 2015. You can complete the consultation survey on line: click  here for […]

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Council office closures over the holiday period

The offices of Ryedale District Council at Ryedale House will be closed from 3.00 pm on Christmas Eve until Monday January 5. The North Yorkshire Building Control Partnership will be closed for the same period but will have a skeleton staff on duty to answer essentail calls. North Yorkshire County Council services at Ryedale House, […]

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Garden waste over winter

As part of Ryedale District Council’s corporate efficiency programme, all collections of garden waste stop during December, January and February and re-start on Monday, 3 March 2014. “The continued and unprecedented scale of cuts in Government funding means that increasingly difficult decisions now have to be taken by the Council regarding delivery of services, “ […]

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Ryedale Open Art Exhibition

Ryedale Open Art Exhibition is looking for new talent

The Ryedale Open Art Exhibition – now in its 37th year – shows the work of about 150 artists each year. Yvette Turnbull, creative economy officer for Ryedale District Council, who puts the exhibition together, said this year they were keen to find artists who may not have previously shown their work. “We know that […]

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New places to pay council bills

Ryedale residents will have soon a new way to pay bills and access services from Ryedale District Council. From 1 April 2013, Ryedale residents will be able to use PayPoints and Post Offices throughout the district to pay bills from the council. This will give residents the chance to pay at more than 35 shops […]

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Council Tax freeze for Ryedale

Ryedale residents look set to benefit from Ryedale District Councillors decision to freeze their share of council tax. For the fourth year in a row, council members agreed to freeze the district’s part of the council tax bill. Paul Cresswell, Corporate Director (Section 151), for Ryedale District Council presented the Council’s Financial Strategy and Revenue […]

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Ryedale District Councillors

Ryedale Councillors Get Top Award

Ryedale District Councillors have received a top award for their efforts to serve the people of Ryedale. Members of Ryedale District Council have received the Local Government Yorkshire and Humber Member Development Charter for their efforts to ensure that they play an effective part in local democracy. Councillors are crucial to our shared vision for […]

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Renewing your postal vote

New legislation requires that every 5 years all electors with a postal or proxy vote  renew the signature which their local Council holds on file.   Between January and March 2013, therefore, Ryedale District  Council will be contacting such electors for a new signature. You need take no action on this until you are contacted.  […]

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Christmas message from Ryedale Council Chair

A Christmas message from Cllr Eric Hope, Chairman of Ryedale Distict Council. Christmas is nearly here, when we celebrate. For children, Christmas is a lovely time of year filled with expectations of what they might get as presents; a time for sending cards and letters to friends we don’t see very often; it is time […]

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Cllr Linda Cowling

New Leader for Ryedale District Council

Cllr Linda Cowling is the new leader of the Conservative Group on Ryedale District Council. Cllr Cowling said, Following the resignation of Councillor Keith Knaggs as leader of the Conservative group on Ryedale District Council, I have been elected as the new leader of the group. I am looking forward to working with my own […]

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Road gritting

As the weather gets worse, snow and ice may be just round the corner, and – we hope – the gritting lorries will be out.  But who actually does the work? Motorways and trunk roads, eg the A64, are maintained by private contractors on behalf of the Highways Agency. Primary and secondary roads within the […]

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Council tax rise?

Council tax bills in Ryedale could rise for the first time in three years in 2013/14 as bosses begin laying the ground to deal with the impact of more Government funding cuts. Read more…

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Career Day for Ryedale students – Nov. 13th

Building on the success of last year’s event an exciting day is being planned for years 9, 10 11, 12 and 13 from Ryedale schools to interact with local businesses to help to raise their awareness about career opportunities available. The event is being organised by the Ryedale Work and Skills Partnership and this year […]

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Volunteers keeping Ryedale tidy

It has been very encouraging to see an increase in community groups volunteering to do local litter-picks and other local improvement initiatives across the District. This year there have been a number of new community groups eager to get involved in keeping their local area a pleasant place to live. In recognition of the excellent […]

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Electoral registration

Ryedale District Council would like to remind all local residents who have not yet returned their electoral registration forms, which were mailed some weeks ago, to do so. If you don’t register, you can’t vote in any Parliamentary, European, County, District or Parish Election., so this is important. More information, including details of how to […]

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What happens to recycling

Ever wondered what happens to all the recyclable material that Ryedale District Council collects from our kerbside and from recycling stations?  Well, we asked them, and this is what they said: The Council has access to a transfer station in Showfield Lane, Malton where recyclable materials collected from the kerbside are initially bulked up. From […]

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Helmsley Plan – Discussion Paper Available for Comments

Ryedale District Council and the North York Moors National Park Authority are working jointly to produce the Helmsley Plan (pdf), which will allocate sites in Helmsley for the development of new housing and employment land over the next 15 years as well as providing site specific planning policy for Helmsley. They are seeking your views until […]

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