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New Council service to help with weight management

From Ryedale District Council: A Tier 2 Weight Management Service has been launched in Ryedale, as part of efforts to help improve the health and wellbeing of local communities. (Tier 2 services cover “lifestyle interventions”.) The newly commissioned service was launched on 16 November 2015, and is being managed by Everyone Active, in partnership with […]

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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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Stay safe and well at residents drop-in event

Safer Ryedale is holding a health, wellbeing and community safety event to provide free advice to Ryedale residents about services available to keep them safe and well. Although Ryedale is one of the safest areas in the country it has a high proportion of older people and there can be occasional issues with road safety […]

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New service for separating parents

From Ryedale District Council: There is a new, free service available in York, North Yorkshire and Teesside/Greater Manchester for separating parents who need additional, professional support to work out arrangements for their children. The Parenting Plan and Family Meeting Pilot, from the Children and Families Court Advisory and Support Service (Cafcass) will support both parents. […]

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PCC elections and EU referendum

From Ryedale District Council: Preparations are underway for the two polls taking place in Ryedale this year – the North Yorkshire Police and Crime Commissioner Election in May and the EU Referendum in June. Residents who are eligible to vote in the Police and Crime Commissioner election on 5 May 2016 should have received a […]

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Supporting Business Growth in Ryedale

Ryedale District Council Economic Action Plan 2016 – 2020 Make Sure Your Voice is Heard. As you may be aware, the 4 year Ryedale District Council Economic Action Plan “Supporting business growth to deliver quality employment.” is due to end in 2015. The Ryedale District Economic Action Plan strove to identify how the council could […]

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Calling all landlords

From Ryedale District Council: Calling all local landlords – Are you looking for some free advice? Do you want to keep up to date with legislation? Would you like free smoke alarms for your property? Do you want to meet other landlords in the area? Would you like to join a network that offers advice […]

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Ryecare Lifeline

From Ryedale District Council: Ryecare offer an affordable Lifeline service based in Malton getting help to you or a loved one 24 hours a day from £2.50 a week. This service is available to any resident in Ryedale or surrounding areas and is not restricted to private homeowners only. If you are interested in providing […]

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Council offers subsidised compost bins

Following last year’s successful sale of reduced price compost bins, Ryedale District Council is repeating the offer, to encourage residents to start home composting. Together with York and North Yorkshire Waste Partnership, the Council is holding a one-day subsidised sale of compost bins on Saturday, September 26 at the Council’s Streetscene depot in Showfield Lane, […]

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Helping residents get lower energy bills

From Choices 4 Energy: Choices 4 Energy is an energy efficiency advice centre set up to provide advice on how residents of the borough can save money on their energy bills. To help residents in the District get a better deal on their energy bills, Scarborough Borough Council and Ryedale District Council are working with […]

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Free micro-chipping for dogs

Attention dog owners: free micro-chipping for dogs will be available at the BATA store in Malton on Thursday 18 June 2015, and, if you don’t mind waiting a little longer, in Helmsley on Thursday 22 October 2015. Each session is between 10 am and 3 pm. Get your dog microchipped and have the assurance that […]

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Funding for solid wall insulation

Ryedale District Council is encouraging residents to apply for a government incentive scheme to insulate solid walled properties. Many homes in Ryedale District have previously been deemed “untreatable” with insulation because they were not built with a cavity, which could be easily filled. However, such homes can now be either clad with insulating board on […]

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New Chairman for Ryedale District Council

Cllr Val Arnold, ward member for Sinnington, has become the Chairman of Ryedale District Council. Cllr Mrs Arnold took over the chains of office from past Chairman Cllr Luke Ives at Ryedale District Council’s Annual Council meeting held on 21 May 2015. It is a very great honour and real privilege to be Chairman of […]

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Ryedale District Council Community Grants‏

Please find attached the Community Grant Funding application form and guidance showing the new deadline for any submission – more details below. Please do not hesitate to contact me if you require any further assistance. Many thanks Gail Cook Community Partnerships Officer Ryedale District Council Malton Tel: 01653 600666 Ext: 314 This is an embedded […]

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Ryedale District Council elections

In all the excitement of a general election, it is easy to overlook the fact that on Thursday we vote not only for a new MP, but also for members of Ryedale District Council. Helmsley ward elects two members to the Council, so you have two votes. There are four candidates, as follows: Arnold, Steve […]

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Health and wellbeing newsletter

The latest issue of the North Yorkshire Health and Wellbeing Board newsletter has recently been published. Topics covered in this issue include: how health and social care services worked together to meet the challenges of winter; preparations for the introduction of the Care Act in April; the latest on the development of an autism strategy […]

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Dog theft

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, […]

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Garden waste collection resumes early March

From Ryedale District Council: For residents subscribing to the Council’s garden waste service, collections will re-start in the week commencing Monday 2 March 2015, following the winter shutdown. Your green licence is valid for collections up until the end of March 2015, so please leave it affixed to your bin. You will need to renew […]

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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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Winter collection arrangements for garden waste

Residents subscribing to Ryedale District Council‘s garden waste collection service are reminded that collections are suspended for the winter months of December, January and February, as has been the case in previous years. Your next collection will be the last before the winter suspension. Winter collection arrangements for garden wasteWhile some people do produce garden […]

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Money saving offer on heating oil

With winter just around the corner, Ryedale residents who use oil as their main heating source could save money on their bills – thanks to a new scheme backed by Ryedale District Council and Scarborough Borough Council. Residents can reap the financial benefits of being part of Oil Buying Co-operatives – saving up to 10% […]

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Democracy Rocks!

Ryedale District Council is taking an entirely new approach to encouraging more young people to vote, by using its old, metal ballot boxes in an exciting new arts project. The Council has got together with NYMAZ, a youth music organisation, and Helmsley Arts Centre, to give young people the opportunity to re-use its decommissioned ballot […]

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