Toby, pictured here, a large black male cat aged 8 years, went missing last Thursday from a house at the bottom of Old Road, Kirkbymoorside. If you have spotted him please call Rosie Richmond on 01751 432710. The cat was being looked after and normally resides in Derby.
Changes to the planning rules just announced will allow farmers to convert more agricultural buildings into houses. Up to 450 sq m (4,850 sq ft) of buildings per farm can now be turned into a maximum of three houses. The government is also amending the rules so that up to 500 sq m of agricultural […]
Hold On To Your Hats! – what a wonderful spectacle there was today as pupils brought in their wonderful creations to both celebrate their favourite author and World Book Day. A number of parents also came along to read their favourite stories including David Goodwin, a school governor pictured below. Here is just a small […]
The organisers of the Beadlam Charity Tractor Run are looking for someone to wave the flag to set the tractors off on Sunday 4 May 2014, so have set the following competition for children! To be in with a chance of winning, simply draw a picture of a tractor! The best drawing will win! The […]
The annual Daffodil Walks in Farndale, raising funds for Marie Curie Cancer Care, will take place on Saturday March 22. These sponsored walks start from Low Mill and are led by North York Moors National Park rangers. There are two distances: three and a half miles along the river, and seven and a half miles […]
Garden waste collection resumes next Monday, March 10, so if you have filled your brown bin over winter, don’t forget to put it out. Collection will continue fortnightly thereafter, but from June this year garden waste recycling will become a chargeable service. The charge will be £27 for the period June 2014 to March 2015, […]
Churches Together in Kirkbymoorside are holding a series of Lent Lunches and reflections each Tuesday in Lent, from 12 noon ’til 1.00 pm. Under the heading ‘Cross Encounters’, the reflections will focus on some of the people whom Jesus met on his final journey to Jerusalem and the Cross. A light lunch of home made […]
Fundraising teenagers Josh Gibson and Emily Thomas are appealing to others of all ages to join them in the annual SASH Sleepout on Saturday 15th March, as a way of making a real difference to homeless young people in the area. Josh and Emily, pupils of Ryedale School, have been braving the elements in the […]
Well then you might like to consider putting yourself up for a design award. The North York Moors National Park Authority is inviting entries to its biennial Design Awards. The event celebrates the positive contribution that good design can have on local communities and aims to inspire excellence in the design of new buildings within […]
Hey everyone – it’s time to look after your mum. We all need a bit of pampering at times and Mother’s Day is a reminder to acknowledge our mum’s for all the things they do for us. An Aromatherapy Massage is a wonderful gift for any mum, it is a way of giving her time […]
In 2007, rights to replace wooden windows, doors and fascias with uPVC were removed from the residents of the National Park’s conservation areas in order to preserve these areas for future generations. A change in material on the front of a property in these areas technically needs planning permission. As residents, we look to the […]
A touring exhibition of photographs from The British Wildlife Photography Awards 2013 will open at Nunnington Hall next weekend. Judging by the pictures on the Awards website, some stunning images will be on display. The Awards were established in 2009 with the following aims: • To recognise the talents of photographers practicing in the UK, […]
Well, it’s taken me weeks to get this one written, but that doesn’t mean I’ve been idle – far from it. In fact, I’ve got a new CF project, which is basically to see if I can get just one kilometre of the A170 properly clean, and keep it clean all year. I’ve chosen […]
The final public stargazing event of the 2013/14 season takes place this Friday 7th March at 8pm. Regular public stargazing at the Low Dalby Astronomy Centre in Dalby Forest are held between October and March on the 1st Friday of each month. Come and see the stars, planets, nebulae and galaxies under one of the […]
Thanks to funding from the Peter Sowerby Foundation, Localgiving.com are doubling donations to charities and community groups in North Yorkshire pound-for-pound (up to £500). The North Yorkshire match fund starts today, 4th March 2014 and runs until all £20,000 donated by the foundation is gone or 31st March 2014 at 5pm – whichever comes first. […]
The North York Moors National Park is increasing the range of volunteer opportunities it offers and is inviting interested people to an Open Day on 12 March 2014 to find out more. Traditionally volunteers with the National Park have got involved in conservation projects and work to improve the network of footpaths and bridleways in […]
Watch this slideshow to find out more about joining the team behind the Kirkbymoorside Town Blog. If you feel you might have something to offer as a volunteer blog contributor please get in touch via the Contact Us page above – we’d love to talk to you. It doesn’t have to be a huge commitment […]
A career in the arts lies ahead for Natasha Jones who has just been welcomed as the Helmsley Arts Centre’s first ever apprentice. Natasha, of Kirkbymoorside and vocalist with the town’s Soul Band, has been appointed Assistant Arts Co-ordinator and will work towards a Level 2 Qualification in Community Arts Administration. The post is funded […]
If you drive along the road from Newton upon Rawcliffe to Cropton, you’ll see a sign for ‘Cawthorne Camps’, the remains of a Roman encampment. We know the Romans were here. There are substantial remains in Malton, and a tiny section of what is alleged to be a Roman Road, out on the moors at […]
Malton police are appealing for information after an act of criminal damage in Kirkbymoorside. It occurred on Thursday 27 February 2014, when a Royal Mail van parked on Tinley Garth, had its driver’s side window smashed. PC Belinda Williamson, of Malton Safer Neighbourhood Team, said: “If you witnessed the damage taking place or can help […]
Next Tuesday (March 4) is Shrove Tuesday, probably now better known as Pancake Day. If you’ve fallen out of the habit of making pancakes, or never tried, why not give it a go? It’s really quite easy, all you need for success is a steady hand and a reasonably decent frying pan. A recipe book […]
York’s ambition to become a UNESCO City of Media Arts has gone digital with a video, website and call for support from businesses and residents. The video explains the council’s bid for media arts status by showcasing a few of the city’s media tech stories in two minutes. These include Illuminating York, the Shift Happens […]
If you’ve been meaning to try an outing with Ryedale Walking Group, this could be a good walk to choose because it’s right on our doorstep It’s a 7 mile walk (moderate – 700ft/215m) from Sinnington, on Saturday 15th March. Park/Start: 10.30am Sinnington Green (SE744858). Honesty box parking. For further details contact Andrew on 01751 431771. […]
Remember ‘Don’t You Want Me Baby?’ The Human League, who formed way back in 1977, will headline the Sunday bill at this summer’s Galtres Parklands Festival in Duncombe Park, Helmsley. Best known for dance-floor anthems Don’t You Want Me, Love Action, Being Boiled, Mirror Man and (Keep Feeling) Fascination, Phil Oakey’s avant-garde electro-pop pioneers are […]
Due to a current member of staff leaving, we require a cleaner to look after the doctors surgery in Kirkbymoorside. The surgery requires cleaning every evening for 2.25 hours from 6.00pm onwards. This is an ideal job for anyone wishing to work in a very clean and pleasant environment. The rate of pay is £6.75 […]
Kirkby In Bloom is an entirely voluntary, small, but dedicated group dedicated to the floral enhancement of Kirkbymoorside. We hold a Silver Gilt Award in the Yorkshire In Bloom competitions. We have entered again this year and hope to reflect the marking of the start of World War 1 and 50 years of Britain in […]
Documents associated with the Planning Applications at North Yorkshire Highways Depot, Manor Vale Lane, Kirkbymoorside, YO62 6EG, detailed as follows, are available in the library: Application No: 14/00151/FUL Application Type: Full Application Proposal: Erection of 1 no. four bedroom dwelling with detached double garage and 2 no. three bedroom dwellings with detached single garages. Location: […]
… in aid of St Catherine’s Hospice. 7 pm, Saturday 22nd March at Sturdy Court (Shaw Drive, Kirkbymoorside) £5 admission includes a Pie & Pea Supper at 7 pm. Entertainment begins at 7.30 pm, including local acts: DAVID SWAN FOUR QUARTERS RATTLING JOE KATIE-LOU AMY ELLIS Tickets available from Jane at The Summit Bakery, […]
Nunnington Hall is our nearest National Trust property. It’s not exactly being extended, because of course its final ground plan was fixed when it was handed over to the Trust. But in March a new room is opening to the public for the first time. It’s called the West Bedroom, and it’s been used as […]
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