History Exhibition Success

Many thanks to all those who braved the heat and came in to see us today at The Moorside Room. The solar powered windmill was certainly generating a breeze today! The  display will continue tomorrow between 10 - 5pm so catch us before we close. We hope you enjoy discovering the restored stones in the Churchyard, […]

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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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Tour the NYMR engine sheds

An invitation from the North Yorkshire Moors Railway to visit their engine sheds: Our shed tours last approximately one and a half  to two hours and cover the lighting up and preparation, coaling and watering, and disposal of locomotives as well as the maintenance, repair and overhaul of some of our engines. Tours will be […]

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New Tory candidate for Thirsk and Malton seat 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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Reminder: local show dates

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Summer fun day for kids, teen movie night, booking now

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Artist available for commissions

Professional Digital Portraits by Gregg Hartley Limited time only Prices from £60 – £100 Print on High Quality paper or Canvas (Prices will vary dependent on Size and Material). For Enquiries please email – mnolocon@yahoo.co.uk Examples of my worK:

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Old Road Play Area, Kirkbymoorside

Old Road Play Area Summer Fun Days

Dates for our Old Road fundays this summer are Friday 25th July , Wednesday 6th August and Wednesday 27th August. Hoping for some decent weather and seeing you all there. Times are 1:30 till 4:30. Bouncy castle, refreshments will be served and there will be a gazebo with crafts. Only £1 for the whole afternoon […]

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Diary of events on the blog for the coming week

Monday July 21 Town council meeting Wednesday July 23 Exhibition of graveyard renovation project (2 days) Friday July 25 Manor Vale hay day NYMR story train NYMR Engine shed tour (other dates available) Old Road Play Area summer fun day (other dates available) Sunday July 27 2 walks with the Ramblers Ryedale Walking Group walk […]

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Pickering Traction Engine Rally

The 62nd annual Pickering Traction Engine rally – a spectacular event hosting the biggest line of showmans’ engines and fairground organs ever seen in the North! – is happening on the weekend of July 31 – August 3 at Pickering Showground. There is so much to see and do: over 1000 vintage and classic cars, […]

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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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Churchyard repair works completed!

Thanks to some superb weather and a lot of muscle power, the final two challenges have been completed by Sid and his men. The Petch tomb which was collapsing into the ground is now at least a foot higher and has its feet once more! After a lot of contemplation the two marble plaques are […]

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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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Tributes to late Reverend Ronald Treasure

Reverend Ronald Treasure died on July 4, aged 90. Reverend Treasure was wellknown throughout Rydale.  He was Vicar of Malton from 1962 to 1989, after which he retired to Kirkbymoorside, where he continued to be active in the church, taking part in services and visiting parishoners. You can read a tribute from his son Will […]

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York Theatre Royal announces big grant

Amidst the recent not-so-good news for some arts organisations in the region, there was cause for celebration at York Theatre Royal this week.  With a number of our regional arts organisations affected by the funding cuts announced earlier this month, it was very pleasing to get some good news. York Theatre Royal has heard that […]

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Fairies on the NYMR summer story train

From the North Yorkshire Moors Railway: The Fairies are making sure their wings and magic wands are ready for our first Story Train of the Summer, which takes place on the 25th July (next Friday!) Join the Fairies and experience an exciting day out for all the family, the live characters from Make A Wish […]

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Two summer schools for young people at Helmsley Arts Centre

Helmsley Arts Centre is offering two summer schools for young people, starting on Monday 28 July. There is a musical theatre summer school for those between the ages of 12 and 17, which runs for five days  to Friday 1 August. This exciting project will be an inspiring five days of music, movement and theatre […]

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This week’s good cause (16/52): Art Everywhere

A really happy good cause this week: nobody is sick, dying, or poverty-stricken; the planet, for the moment, is looking after itself; all creatures great and small are fine.  This is about pure, silly pleasure. A consortium called Art Everywhere organised a poll back in June to find the nation’s 25 favourite art works. Around […]

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KMS Hair by Design announce new product range

In response to an increasing number of queries from both male and female clients concerning the problem of thinning hair KMS Hair by Design now stock a new range of thinning hair products by Nioxin. There is no single cause of thinning hair, there are many: Thinning hair affects men and women of all ages. […]

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Room wanted in Kirkby

For a period of 2-3 months initially for local professional. Please email degreggerz@gmail.com

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Kirkbymoorside Town Council

Town Council Meeting – 21st July

The next meeting of the council will be at 7.30pm on Monday 21st July 2014 in Church House. Members of the council are requested to attend. Members of the public and the press are also very welcome. You can follow this link to the agenda, and the agenda itself contains links to supporting documents.

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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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Ryedale Cancer Support & Social Group

Please come along to the WRVS centre in Pickering from 2.15 to 4.15pm on the third Tuesday of the month, everyone welcome.

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Summary of events on the blog for the week beginning Monday July 14

Monday July 14 Post office closed until July 25 Ryedale Festival continues until July 26 Wednesday July 16 Scarecrow exhibition at Ryedale Folk Museum, until July 27 Thursday July 17 Evening walk with Ryedale Walking Group Live relay of ‘Skylight’ Friday July 18 Last date to sign up for a garden waste collection licence Saturday […]

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Kirkbymoorside Open Gardens Cancelled

This event has been advertised in the local press, but unfortunately we have had to cancel for this year due to an insufficient number of gardens being available. All members of the group are very sorry for any inconvenience or disappointment this may cause and we hope to re-establish the event next year. Thank you […]

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Churchyard Project Continues

This week has seen some great results in our work to restore and re-instate some of the gravestones in All Saints – despite the thunder, rain and heat! The builders have done a huge amount of digging, especially in the older section of the churchyard where some of the stones have disappeared beneath a thick […]

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Day out for railway buffs

The perfect day out for boys big and small to look at trains big and small! Whitby and District Model Railway Club holds its annual show at Goathland village hall next weekend, and of course you can get there most easily by train from Pickering.  Girls could go on to Whitby for a bit of […]

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Garden visit and BBQ with Ryedale Walking Group

On Sunday 20th July, Jane will lead a 7.5 mile easy+ graded walk for Ryedale Walking Group, from Terrington Village Hall, starting at 10.00am.  After the walk there is an optional RHS Open Garden Visit to a well known garden at Rewela Cottage, Skewsby, where home-made teas will be available (admittance £3.50).  Jane will lead […]

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Summer Cricket and Tennis Coaching this summer hols

Any boy who plays junior cricket for Kirkbymoorside will be delighted to hear that their popular coach Jacques Budricks has kindly offered to run some training clinics through the summer holidays. And not just cricket but tennis too! Boys and girls and all abilities welcome. They will take place down at the Sportsfield and will […]

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