Moorsbus reminder for this Sunday

Residents and Visitors – You are invited to a Pickering History Walk on Sunday 25th September Please join us either from 11.15 until 12.30 or from 14.15 until 15.30. Start and finish at Pickering Library Bus Stop Your guide will be Bill Breakell of Friends of Moorsbus It will be a gentle and interesting walk. […]

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Surgery Trio triumph at Yorkshires Three Peaks

Surgery trio triumph at Yorkshire’s Three Peaks

Local ladies Nicola Ward, Gillian Allanson and Sue O’vastar, all from Kirkbymoorside Surgery, are delighted to have completed the 26 mile challenge starting at Horton-in-Ribblesdale and conquering the three highest peaks in Yorkshire: Pen-y-Ghent (691m), Whernside (728m), and Ingleborough (723m) raising a fabulous £1785 in aid of patient care at St Catherine’s Hospice along the […]

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Last chance to enjoy the Moorsbus – this Sunday

Final operating day in 2016 for country bus network brings down the curtain on a successful year. Almost a million people tuned into their TV sets on August Bank Holiday Monday to follow passengers on a bus journey into the North Yorkshire countryside – and for those wanting to see more of the county’s rural […]

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Help plan the future of the national park

The North York Moors National Park Authority is seeking the views from everyone with an interest in the National Park to help plan for the future. ‘The Local Plan’, the document used to make decisions on what is or isn’t given planning permission in the National Park, is being updated. It covers issues such as […]

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Offer to local musicians

I live at 8 West End (YO62 6AF) and have recently restored a small barn, adjacent to my house, and converted the ground floor into my music room/office. I am a professional classical musician (recently semi-retired) with two decent pianos (housed in the barn), one digital, one good upright. I have a good selection of […]

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Longest section of the England Coast Path opens in Yorkshire

Natural England opened the latest stretch of England Coast Path on 21 July 2016. 68 miles of sign-posted National Trail will give walkers new and improved access to Yorkshire’s coast. The continuous route starts at Filey Brigg and passes north through Scarborough, Whitby, Saltburn and Redcar. It follows much of the coastal section of the […]

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Talk on Viking Age Lastingham, with supper

The Friends of Lastingham Church invite you to a talk by Heather O’Donaghue, Professor of Old Norse, Faculty of English Language and Literature, University of Oxford, entitled ‘Viking Age Lastingham’. The notorious story of the Viking raid on Lindisfarne in 793AD, typifies the view that Vikings were savage pagan raiders who made unexpected and violent […]

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BioChar talk

What is it? Why should we be interested in it? And how is it made and used? BioChar is charcoal that is used to sequester carbon in the soil, by burying it. All very strange, but it is hailed by James Lovelock (of Gaia fame) as being one of the best ways to tackle climate […]

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The High Sheriff present the band with a cheque for £250.00

Kirkbymoorside Town Brass Band Highly Commended for Community Work

Kirkbymoorside Town Brass Band have been highly commended for the work they do for the community during a visit by the High Sheriff of North Yorkshire – John Furness. The Band who celebrated their bi-centenary last year now has over 120 players across 5 bands, providing free instruments and tuition to all who wish to […]

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Musical Memories

Musical Memories

Comes to Kirkbymoorside every Tuesday.

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Town Council Meeting

The next meeting of the council will be at 7.30pm on Monday 19th September 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 disrupt […]

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North Yorkshire Moors Railway holds its annual Autumn Welsh Steam Gala‏

Those with a passion for steam locomotives should head over to the North Yorkshire Moors Railway as it holds its annual Autumn Welsh Steam Gala event from Friday September 30th until Sunday 2nd of October. With no fewer than ten different locomotives scheduled to be in steam, there will be plenty to see and do! […]

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Kirkbymoorside Sangha

Our Kirkbymoorside Sangha has now returned to meeting on a Monday evening at our original time in the Quaker Meeting House. We look forward to welcoming you.

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Menzown September Meeting

When we think of pirates many of us think of Captain Jack Sparrow from “Pirates of the Caribbean”. Unfortunately modern pirates are far away from this and we are pleased to welcome Captain Arthur Frost to talk to us about Modern Piracy. The meeting is at 7.00pm for 7.30 pm on Monday 12th September in […]

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Signage on Manor Vale gate, Kirkbymoorside saying 'dogs on lead'

Manor Vale ‘dogs on lead’ sign not mandatory

There has been consternation amongst some of the town’s dog walkers with the recent new signage located on the Manor Vale gate and at the golf club footpath junction. A favourite local walk for dog owners used to letting their mutts off the lead they cannot understand who made the decision and the legality of […]

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Give or Take Day – NEW DATE

You may already have seen that the next Kirkbymoorside Give or Take Day was scheduled to take place on Sunday October 30.  However, the organisers have just heard that the Memorial Hall is no longer available on that day as the floorboards are being renovated.   Consequently please note the NEW DATE: Sunday November 27th, […]

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Concert at Ampleforth, October 7

The annual concert at Ampleforth Abbey by the Choristers of Westminster Cathedral takes place this year on Friday October 7. Tickets are available now.

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2017 Kirkby Calendars On Sale!

The latest calendars are now on sale at the Children in Distress shop, as well as Something Special, priced at just £5 each.   This year we couldn’t agree on the best design so there is a choice of two – one past, one present – all featuring images from our town. However this means […]

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Talk on Helmsley hoard of Roman coins

The ‘Helmsley’ hoard of Roman silver coins was buried at an interesting time for Roman Yorkshire and its currency, in the years after the emperor Septimius Severus died in York. The hoard is dominated by his coins and those of his family. The coins are also amongst the last hidden before the chaos of the […]

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Ryedale Family History Group – September meeting

Ryedale Family History Group’s next meeting is on Wednesday 21 September at 7.30pm, at The Moorside Bar & Club, The Royal British Legion Club, Shaw Drive, Kirkbymoorside, YO62 6JE. The speaker is Maxine Willett, Project Archivist, with North Yorkshire County Record Office, who will be presenting ‘Attics and Acres’ the story of the Graham Family […]

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Reminder of forthcoming Cropton based event

The OMM Bike and Lite Event will take place on the North York Moors on Saturday 17th & Sunday 18th September 2016. The event starts and finishes at the New Inn, Cropton. The cyclists and runners have to navigate around the bridleways, byways and minor roads within 10 miles of Cropton for 7 hours on […]

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Top line-up for Ryedale Book Festival revealed!‏

As always there is plenty for book buffs and lovers of literature to get their teeth into, as well as a whole host of interesting people to meet and varied events to attend. The weekend, Friday 7th – Sunday 9th October, will be filled with a vibrant programme covering topics such as film writing, horse […]

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York Minster stoneyard open to the public, September 9

Have you ever wondered how York Minster was built? Or how a building of its scale and splendour is protected and maintained? On Friday 9 September York Minster’s famous Stoneyard will open its doors to the public as part of the national Heritage Open Days scheme, England’s biggest heritage festival. See the Minster’s stonemasons, carvers […]

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Moorsbus news

Friends of Moorsbus Supporters meeting & AGM – Sunday 18th September, 2pm until 3.30 at the The Kings Head Hotel, Kirkbymoorside. All welcome Comments and suggestions can be sent to:- 4 Foundry Cottages, Wrelton, YO18 8PF, or email friendsofmoorsbus@outlook.com Residents and Visitors – You are invited to a Pickering History Walk on Sunday 25th September […]

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What to do with your surplus fruit

As the summer holidays draw to a close Kirkby Fruit Project volunteers begin to ready themselves to help you to use as much of your home grown fruit as possible. When you have picked, eaten, baked, bottled and stored as much of your fruit as you can manage, then let us help you with your […]

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More September walks with Ryedale Walking Group

The Ryedale Walking Group (RWG) will be doing the following walks in the second half of September: Saturday 17th September:  Dalby Circular (7 miles moderate) 1,015ft. Park/Start: 10:00 Thornton le Dale car park (SE 835829). Thursday 22nd September:  AONB Outstanding Week – Scackleton (6.5 miles moderate) 740ft. Park/Start: 10:30 Scackleton Church (SE 649727). N.B. Dog […]

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News from the Kirkby Age UK shop

From Carol, Manager of the  KMS Age UK shop: Over the last 6months in our shop: 2,496 hours have been volunteered, 10,239 customers have bought 20,877 items, and 13,157 kg have been sold or recycled and not sent to landfill. To our supporters we would just like to say: Your support is fantastic.  Thanks to […]

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Phoebe Court

New slimming club for Kirkbymoorside

Phoebe is set to share her slimming secrets with Kirkbymoorside! A slimmer who transformed her life by losing 10 stone is using her continued success to build a whole new career helping other people change their lives and achieve their weight loss dreams too. Phoebe Court joined her local Slimming World group in Pickering on […]

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September highlights at the Helmsley Arts Centre

Here’s a selection of what’s on this month at the Helmsley Arts Centre:

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Countryside Crafts event and FREE entry to Ryedale Folk Museum

The Museum are hosting an event showcasing the very best of rural traditional crafts. On Saturday 10th and Sunday 11th September – free entry.

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