The Green Party is meeting today to decide whether to set up a constituency association, and if so, whether to put up a candidate in the next general election. The Conservatives have already announced that Kevin Hollinrake will be their candidate to succeed sitting MP Ann Macintosh, who has been de-selected. Meanwhile there is news […]
Time to get in shape for Christmas! On Saturday 6 December, Ryedale Walking Group will be doing a 9.75 mile linear walk from Lockton to Pickering (moderate, 1200ft ascent and 1600ft descent). Coastliner bus : Eastgate 9.34am. New members, and their four footed companions, welcome. For further details contact Eric on 01751 474 […]
A plan to form a Thirsk & Malton Green Party will be discussed at a meeting to be held at The Blue Ball Inn, Malton at 2.00 pm, tomorrow, Saturday November 22. This meeting is for members and supporters of The Green Party but anyone interested in The Green Party and its policies is welcome […]
From the EYMS, operators of the 128 Helmsley to Scarborough bus service: We know that some of you start planning your Christmas and New Year travel early, so here is a summary of when buses will be running over the festive period. We’ll have much more detailed information available on our website a bit nearer […]
Julia Mulligan, Police and Crime Commissioner for North Yorkshire, has responsibility for a team of ‘Independent Custody Visitors who are a team of volunteers who make unannounced visits to police stations in North Yorkshire. They speak with people detained in custody, check their welfare and the conditions in which they are being held and submit […]
Last posting dates for Christmas have a nasty habit of sneaking past you while you are still thinking about buying the cards, so take note! The last dates for “international economy mail” (what we used to call surface mail) are long gone (the earliest was September 29, would you believe?). Last dates for overseas air […]
On Tuesday 18 November 2014 (yesterday evening) between 1140-1445 hours a burglary occurred at a premises on Lime Chase, Kirkbymoorside. Were you in the vicinity at the time and observed anything suspicious? A very distinctive item of jewellery was stolen which was a 14 ct gold 20 inch pendant necklace with the face of Jesus […]
Just four walks in December with the local group of the Ramblers, but they include one just before and one just after Christmas, so if all the mince pies are getting to your waist line, this is your opportunity to do something about it. 7th December Kirkham Priory 5 miles, grid ref. SE 735 658, […]
“The North Yorkshire Moors Railway and Local Industrial History” is the next in the winter series of talks offered by the Helmsley Archaeological and Historical Society. The speaker is Mark Sissons, Archivist for the NYMR. There is a lot of historical information about the North Yorkshire Moors Railway on its web site, under the information […]
A new website, designed to make the minefield of Building Regulations easier to navigate, has been launched by the North Yorkshire Building Control Partnership (NYBCP). The website provides information on the many aspects of Building Regulations needed by residents of local districts, including Ryedale, when altering their properties. North Yorkshire Building Control Partnership (NYBCP) provides […]
It isn’t even Christmas yet, but if you are into forward planning and already thinking about what you might do next year, you will be pleased to hear that the North Yorkshire Moors Railway has announced the dates of it major events for 2015: February 14 – 22 Teddy Bear Week March 6 – 8 […]
‘New Ground’, an exhibition by printmaker Hester Cox and ceramicist Charlotte Morrison which opens on 20 November, rounds off the current programme of exhibitions at the North York Moors’ Inspired by… gallery in what has been the best year in its seven year history. Located within The Moors National Park Centre at Danby, the gallery […]
The next meeting of the Manor Vale Management Committee will be at 11am on Wednesday 26th November 2014 in The Moorside Room, 9 Church Street, Kirkbymoorside. Members of the committee are requested to attend. Members of the public and the press are also very welcome. There will be a walk round Manor Vale beforehand for […]
Do you have a question for Julia Mulligan, North Yorkshire’s Police and Crime Commissioner? Julia Mulligan, is hosting a live webchat to give the residents of North Yorkshire the opportunity to ask any questions they have on the recently updated Police and Crime Plan. The webchat will take place on Wednesday 19 November at 7.00pm. […]
The Environment Group is supporting the care of Manor Vale Wood in Kirkbymoorside. We have already helped with coppicing and meadow mowing in this ancient woodland. We hope to try our hand at hedge laying before too long. Our next project day is Friday 21st November. We start at 10 am – meet at the […]
On 19 November 7.00pm for 7.30pm, at Hovingham Village Hall, Main Street, Hovingham YO62 4JZ. Robin Lidster, will be giving an illuminated talk using a magic lantern that is over a 100 years old and featuring original glass slides showing images from the late 1800s, of the coastal areas of Whitby, Robin Hood’s Bay and […]
Come along and see us in the Moorside Room (Old Library) for a cup of tea/coffee and a chat. We will also have two new books for sale just before Christmas – ideal stocking fillers!
From Carol, Rachael, Dorothy and all the team at the Age UK shop: Our annual Christmas evening is on Tuesday 25th November between 5.00 and 7.00 pm. Lots and lots of Christmas dresses, shoes, handbags, Christmas trees, trimmings, toys, etc. We also have a collection of new items, cards, calenders, ladies and mens underwear, thermal […]
Last week we featured the British Legion poppy appeal, and promised for this week another good cause directly linked to the commemoration of the outbreak of the First World War. We have chosen the Woodland Trust appeal to plant four commemorative woods, one of the most ambitious planting projects in the history of the Trust. […]
If you have a hankering for a touch of rural isolation, without leaving the amenities of Kirkbymoorside too far behind, consider this month’s house in nearby Great Edstone, just four miles away on a small hill rising out of long-lost Lake Pickering (if it existed, a point of some discussion amongst geologists, but that’s another […]
You may have noticed that John and Sylvia have not been operating their cafe in the Memorial Hall on market day for the last couple of weeks. Apparently Sylvia had an accident at home, and has broken bones in her foot. We wish her a very speedy recovery, not least because we miss her hot […]
The York branch of Waterstones bookstore is delighted to announce that celebrity snooker player Jimmy ‘The Whirlwind’ White will be blowing into the store on Thursday 27th November at 12pm, to sign copies of his new autobiography, Second Wind. James Warren “Jimmy” White MBE (born 2 May 1962) is nicknamed “The Whirlwind” because of his […]
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 last collection before the winter suspension will take place in the week commencing Monday 17 November. While some people do produce […]
From the EYMS: Don’t forget that the Winter Sunday timetable is now running for Service 128. If you already have a timetable leaflet there’s no need to pick up a new one, just make sure you refer to the ‘Winter’ section when travelling on a Sunday. If you don’t have a leaflet, you can find […]
Ryedale Lions Club has teamed up with the Ryedale Walking Group to equip its members with a potential life-saver in the event of a medical emergency while rambling. The Lions have donated a simple Message in a Bottle to all the 100 members of the walking group to help them receive speedier, effective medical treatment. […]
Opportunity Knocks, now in its fourth year, has become a firm fixture with Ryedale secondary schools and gives more than 250 students from years 9, 10 11, 12 and 13 the chance to interact with over 23 local businesses to raise their awareness about local career opportunities. The one day event, which is organised by […]
On Wednesday 19 November, Ryedale Walking Group will be doing a 5.75 mile walk from Bransdale (moderate 875ft/265m). Park/Start: 10.30am roadside near ‘bend’ sign (SE628966). For further details contact Eric on 01751 474 344 or see the website. On Saturday 22 November, the Group will be doing a 7.25 mile (moderate 1075ft/325m) walk from Cowhouse […]
Frack Free Ryedale are holding a workshop/meeting at the War Memorial Hall, Potter Hill, Pickering, YO18 1AA on the 18th November for people who want to stop fracking coming to Ryedale. The aim of the workshop is to establish a local group to campaign against fracking in Pickering and the surrounding villages. The meeting starts […]
Young children are invited to join Miss Claus and step inside her magical world of storytelling, music, dressing-up and play at The Moors National Park Centre, Danby on 22 November. At the Taletastic Christmas event, a festive story will be brought to life by Audrie Woodhouse a professional actor and experienced drama teacher. The enchanted […]
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