Fundraising fun ride in Bransdale

From the Ride Yorkshire Foundation: Celebrate the long summer days by joining our pleasure fund raising horse ride in beautiful Bransdale, in the North York Moors National Park, on Saturday June 25. There are route options of 8, 10 and 12 miles, non-riders are welcome, as are mountain biking partners. The entry fee of £23 […]

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Ever seen a pheasant shoot?

Here’s a film shot locally which is on YouTube. Though many of us see the pheasants around, hear the distant shots doing the shooting season and will know local beaters etc. perhaps we may not have seen a shoot in action, so in case you are interested ….

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Tickets for Ryedale Festival selling fast

Have you bought your tickets for the Ryedale Festival yet?  If not, you are too late for all four of the “Meeting of Minds” concerts which feature Beethoven’s late quartets and readings from T.S. Eliot’s poems by Jeremy Irons, all of which are sold out, as are the pre-concert talks. Also sold out are the […]

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Gardens open in support of Yorkshire Arboretum

A number of the Yorkshire Arboretum’s supporters have generously offered to open their gardens exclusively in aid of arboretum funds, through late spring and summer. Ranging from cottage gardens to ‘big houses’, the 16 gardens offer a chance to see a diversity of horticultural styles and a vast range of plants within a thirty mile […]

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Kirkbymoorside wisteria

Sensational wisteria display

For those of you don’t get up to the top end of Kirkbymoorside very often here’s a lovely display of wisteria for you to admire. The plant was bought from the town market some 15 or so years ago.

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Signs of Life: exhibition by local artists

Exhibition of work by six local artists, including John Creighton of Appleton-le-Moors, coming up on the weekend of June 4 and 5.

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Live relay of Turandot from Sydney Harbour

The annual opera on Sydney Harbour’s jaw-dropping outdoor water-stage this year is Puccini’s Turandot, and it comes to cinemas around the world live for one night only on Thursday 15th September.   This Puccini classic, the final opera from one of the greats, has been recreated especially for the acclaimed Handa Opera, with director Chen Shi-Zheng […]

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June walks with Ryedale Walking Group

The Ryedale Walking Group will be doing the following walks in the first half of June: Sunday 5th June: a Circular Walk from Terrington (7 miles easy+). Park/Start: 10:30am Terrington Village Hall CP (SE 671704). Wednesday 8th June: an evening walk from Beadlam to Pockley (4.5 miles easy) 425ft. Park/Start: 6:30pm St. Hilda’s Church, Beadlam (SE […]

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York Mystery Plays open this week

The York Minster Mystery Plays 2016 open on Thursday, 26 May. Just over four months ago, 150 people from York and the surrounding areas sat down to read Mike Poulton’s Mystery Plays script for the very first time. In two days’ time, these amazing community actors, accompanied by Game of Thrones star Philip McGinley, will […]

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This week’s good cause (48/52): help the NYMR buy 5 Bridge Street

Our rule of thumb has been that every charity only gets one slot in our year-long good cause series, but we are breaking the rule for the North Yorkshire Moors Railway, which featured early on with an appeal for repairs to the locomotive Dame Vera Lynn.  The Railway is special for Pickering and for Ryedale […]

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Peak Alum Works - credit National Trust Zoe Frank

Bank Holiday WalkFest highlights Ravenscar visitor info

This Bank Holiday’s WalkFest is taking place across the North York Moors and several of the guided walks will be taking place at Ravenscar on the coast, where new visitor information panels have been installed to showcase the history of the alum works.  National Trust updates visitor information at Ravenscar The National Trust has installed […]

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Want to grow some veg?

Vegetable plot available for long term use in the town centre. Well established but a little overgrown at the moment. Greenhouse included too. Donation to a local good cause secures. Please ring 07796 267962 evenings if interested. Sean

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North Yorkshire County Council Planning Committee given green light to fracking

Despite overwhelming public protest fracking given go ahead

Our town councils have voted against it, our district council have voted against it, the majority of local residents don’t want it but Yorkshire County Council, by a vote of 7-4, have given the go-ahead to fracking. Media coverage BBC Guardian Daily Mail Please share your thoughts on this decision below:

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Gallery TEN exhibition now open @ Ryedale Folk Museum

We are pleased to welcome back Edinburgh’s Gallery TEN to our art gallery after a very popular show in 2015. Gallery owner, Paul Musgrove has specially selected a range of glass, prints and sculpture for this guest spot in the Museum’s art gallery space. Prints include works by Barbara Rae, Henry Moore, Rosemary Vanns and […]

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Kirkby Day appreciation

Following the success of Kirkby Day 2016 the town council extend their thanks to everyone involved:

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New service to support 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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Cundalls house of the month: Southdown House, Snainton

Back down to earth after last month’s amazing piece of history in Scarborough, this month we are looking at the opposite end of the age range, with a newly built home in Snainton. Designed and built by well-regarded local developers Thompson Homes and constructed from locally quarried Dring stone, the house is in a development […]

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Scarborough Area Music Centre Open Day

This popular centre has eleven different ensembles for musicians of all ages and abilities and all instruments. Several young people from Kirkbymoorside, Pickering and surrounding villages attend with a subsidised bus service running from Pickering. Scarborough Area Music Centre

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Town Council vacancy

Do you have an interest in local issues? Would you like to be more involved in your community?

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Log globe stack

Summer’s here – time to get the logs in

It may seem to odd to be thinking about your winter fuel store as we finally get to enjoy some decent weather but maybe not. Last week I ordered our usual two loads from local supplier Brian Pask Logs and within hours they’d been delivered. The timing could not have been better as we had […]

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June walks with the Ramblers

Here are the walks on offer by the local group of the Ramblers for June. 5th June: There are two walks which link, so that you can do either or both.  The first has a 9.30 am start. Sutton Bank V.C.C.Park. 5miles, grid ref. SE 517 831, Leader F. Farrar.   This links with: 5th June: […]

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This week’s good cause (47/52): Yorvik Viking Centre

JORVIK Viking Centre was one of the many homes and businesses in York that suffered substantial flood damage in December 2015. The centre remains closed and aims to re-open by spring 2017. The visitor attraction, owned by York Archaeological Trust is located in a basement below the Coppergate Shopping Centre. The flooding caused parts of […]

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Ryedale Famil;y History Group May Meeting

Ryedale Family History Group May Meeting

A talk by Linda Rowley MBE on ‘Scarborough’s Maritime Heritage – on Wednesday 18th May at 7.30pm – The Village Hall, Hovingham – all welcome.

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Memories of Ryedale Film Night for RNLI

Fundraising for the RNLI, “the charity that saves lives at sea”, an evening of films of Ryedale from the Yorkshire Film Archive, on Wednesday May 18 at Malton Rugby Club.

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York Festival of Ideas

The sixth York Festival of Ideas takes place from June 7 to 19, with talks, exhibitions, theatre, music and film. Here’s an introduction from Festival Director Joan Concannon: Welcome to another packed programme as York Festival of Ideas prepares to educate, entertain and inspire for a sixth year. In a short space of time, the […]

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Volunteer bar staff wanted at Helsmley Arts Centre

If you fancy a career at the bar, here’s a good way to start!

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Overlooked – an exhibition of the North York Moors

Yorkshire based ceramicist Charlotte Morrison and textile artist Agnis Smallwood are proud to present ‘Overlooked’, an exhibition focusing on the North York Moors, at the Inspired by… gallery at The Moors National Park Centre in Danby, from Thursday 30 June – Tuesday 19 July 2016. Charlotte is a ceramic designer/maker from the Yorkshire Dales, who […]

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Town Council meeting Monday 16th May

The next meeting of the council will be at 7.30pm on Monday 16th May 2016 in Church House. Members of the council are requested to attend. Members of the public and the press are also very welcome. Photographing, recording, broadcasting or transmitting the proceedings of a meeting is permitted so long as this does not […]

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Marie Curie Blooming Great Tea Party 2016‏

Marie Curie Blooming Great Tea Party

Marie Curie are asking people to get together and hold a tea party in return for donations to the charity. It’s all about having a blooming great time while raising money for a blooming great cause! Whether it’s a garden gala, a community get together in the village hall or your very own blooming great […]

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Autism Plus poster

Need a speaker for your group?

Autism Plus was founded 25 years ago by a group of parents of adult children, all diagnosed with an autism spectrum condition. After reaching school leaving age they found there was no service to support their children through adulthood. Coming together they worked tirelessly to establish a provision that met the needs of their children. […]

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