Tonight saw the preview of another wonderful exhibition in All Saints Church in aid of funds. The exhibition features dolls, teddies and other well loved characters. It will be running all Bank Holiday Weekend, 10 – 4 on Saturday 25th and Monday 27th and 12 – 4 on Sunday 26th May. The exhibits have been [...]
Here is the first of our series of profiles of local artists who are taking part in the 2013 North Yorkshire Open Studios event, on the weekends of June 8-9 and 15-16. Bridget Gillespie has painted botanical illustrations for over 17 years. Her work combines scientific accuracy with the beauty of the natural world, from [...]
During National Family Week, The Adult Learning and Skills Service have hired a fun bus and are teaming up with Children’s Centre’s and local libraries to give a variety of information to families. Let your children play on our fun bus while you chat to children’s centre staff, library staff and members of the Adult [...]
As part of National Smile Month, the Alpha Dental Practice in Kirkbymoorside have organised a competition to win 2 pairs of cinema tickets. For younger children – they are invited to draw and colour a picture with a smile or tooth theme. For the older children they are invited to make up a poem with [...]
Text Messaging Service If you have a mobile phone then we can now: Send you reminders about appointments that you have made Send you reminders about your yearly reviews Send you individual messages from the GPs To take advantage of this service then please complete a Consent Form available [...]
Yorkshire stole the show at a national tourism awards ceremony on 20 May 2013, after scooping more awards than any other county in England. Eight tourism businesses in the county beat off fierce competition in the national VisitEngland Excellence Awards held in Manchester. Captain Cook Memorial Museum in Whitby and Samuel’s at Swinton Park, Masham [...]
Not until September 7th but with top sports personalities Paul Jewel, Steve Harmison and Anthony McGrath speaking tickets for this event are going to be in high demand.
Alan BENTLEY of Kirkbymoorside died peacefully on May 11, aged 82. For funeral arrangements, please contact Adam Collier Funeral Services on 01439 772340. Family flowers only, please, but donations may be made to St Catherine’s Hospice or St Leonard’s Hospice.
KIRKBYMOORSIDE TOWN COUNCIL The Shambles Crown Square Kirkbymoorside York YO62 6AY Tel: 01751 432217 firstname.lastname@example.org Minutes of the Annual Town meeting held at the Methodist Hall, Kirkbymoorside, on Thursday 9th May 2013 at 6.30 pm Present: Mayor Christine Dowie, Councillors M Brampton, P Brewster, J Coughlan, and Town Clerk L Bolland. Also present: County Councillor [...]
Sight Support Ryedale, the local charity providing services for blind and partially sighted people in the area, has arranged for Action for Blind People’s pioneering mobile Sight Loss Information Service packed with the latest aids, equipment and specialist advice for blind and partially sighted people, to visit Ryedale. The mobile Sight Loss Information Service, run [...]
This morning’s market included a stall in Towlers’ Arch to raise funds for Marie Curie Cancer Care, a street collection for Rotary International, and a table top display outside the newsagents by Amnesty International. Well done the caring folk of Kirkbymoorside, but please let’s hear a bit more about you. If you are organising something [...]
Public booking for the Ryedale Festival opened yesterday, and popular events fill up quickly, so it’s time to get organised if you want to be sure of getting your choice of tickets. If you haven’t already got a brochure, you can pick one up (if you are very quick) at the cheese stall in today’s [...]
A delegation from the Indonesian Government has visited the North York Moors National Park on a fact-finding mission. Indonesia has 50 national parks and more than 117 conservation areas. Six of the parks are World Heritage Sites. The parks are home to a wide range of animals, birds and ornamental fish including the three-metre long [...]
A new set of library cards are about to be launched, following a county-wide competition calling for budding artists to create their own designs. The cards will be offered to new members joining North Yorkshire Libraries this Spring, while existing library members can replace their old card for a new one for a small charge. [...]
Kirkbymoorside based NDSM Limited is one of the UK’s leading crop trials specialists and has been operating for nearly 23 years. We are currently recruiting a Trainee Trials Officer to work initially with experienced team members. On satisfactory completion of training, the successful candidate will be expected to take a leading role in the implementation, [...]
Three great events at Helmsley Arts Centre to amuse the kids at half term: The Golden Cowpat. Thursday 30 May, at 11.00 am and 2.00 pm. Something is shimmering and shining in the far corner of the cow field on Hector’s run-down farm. Something that leads Hector and his naughtiest cow, Betty, on an adventure [...]
From Kirkby Fruit Pickers Anyone got a dog’s snout? Or perhaps a Catshead, Peasgood Nonsuch or Irish Peach. No, I am not being rude, just looking for some old varieties of apple that were traditionally grown in Yorkshire in years gone by. Who knows, some of them may still be lurking in the gardens and [...]
On Saturday 25th May Daisy Garden Centre will be host to a professional chainsaw sculptor. Customers will have the chance to see how the various carved wooden animals that can be found hidden around the shop at Daisy’s are created. Along with this demonstration, any purchase made at the garden centre on this day will [...]
Kirkbymoorside and District Camera Club excels in the Yorkshire Photographic Union’s Annual Exhibition
The Yorkshire Photographic Union annual exhibition opened on Saturday 11th May in the Long Gallery at the Hull College of Art and Design. The exhibition runs to Friday 31st May. Members of the 69 camera clubs affiliated to the YPU which are spread throughout Yorkshire compete to get images accepted in the exhibition. This year [...]
Phoenix Dance Theatre presents REfined a mixed programme packed with solos, duets, trios and quartets taken from some of Phoenix`s most popular pieces from the last five years. Put together by the company`s artistic director Sharon Watson, this programme showcases some of the most breath-taking movements from Phoenix`s 31 year history, choreographed by some of [...]
A wonderful opportunity to see the Ryedale Folk Museum site being taken over by re-enactors – showcasing what country living was like during the war. The weekend is a wonderful mixture of displays and activities to get every visitor involved! Displays include: Land Army: a chance to meet a real land army lady! Dorothy and [...]
North Yorkshire Open Studios is a free event that combines culture, breathtaking views and a chance to hone your navigation skills. From the remote hills of the upper Dales across the Vale of York to the North York Moors and the Yorkshire coast, a wide range of painters, printmakers, jewellery-makers, sculptors, potters, textiles artists, photographers [...]
Ryedale Walking Group will be trialling a weekday walk on Wednesday 22nd May at 11.00am. The walk will be in the Bulmer area, 6 miles (easy) 600ft/180m. Park/Start: Bulmer phone box (SE698675). New members welcome. On Saturday 25th May there is the Falling Foss Wainwright C2C 40th Anniversary Walk of 11.75 miles (moderate +) 1300ft/395m. [...]
Great to hear that husband and wife team Jim & Sue Wright will be on the airwaves this weekend talking about the relationship between weather and art. Sound intriguing? Then tune in to BBC Radio York (103.7 FM) at 12.00 noon on Sunday to the Paul Hudson Weather Show to find out more. In the [...]
Come along to Dalby Forest on the 2nd June for a fun fuelled day of family activities. We’ve got plenty planned from bushcraft and bird of prey talks to paper making, face painting and competitions. We’re also running a stream-dipping session, so make sure you bring your wellies! The event will run from 10:30am until [...]
This is the heading in the recent Moors Messenger which dropped through the letterbox earlier in the week. Published by the North York Moors National Park Authority the article outlines what is described as the biggest planning proposal in the history of the North York Moors National Park. So big an issue is this that [...]
May is Veterinary Nurse Awareness month, a national campaign supported by the British Veterinary Nurse Association. It aims to raise awareness of the great work qualified veterinary nurses do caring both for our poorly and healthy pets. The hope is also to promote veterinary nursing as a career. Edgemoor Vets are very proud of our [...]
Join Welcome to Yorkshire at one of a series of road shows across the county to celebrate the world’s largest annual sporting event – the Tour de France – coming to Yorkshire in 2014. Find out more about our successful bid to host the Grand Départ and most importantly, what your business can be doing [...]
Do join us for an ecumenical evening of sharing – good company and conversation, a plate of food and a chance to focus on the good work Christian Aid is doing around the world to ‘bite back at hunger’ and the causes of poverty. Gift Aid envelopes and a collecting bowl will be available if [...]
The next meeting of the council will be at 7.30 pm on Monday 20th May 2013 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.
York Theatre Royal has joined forces with Helmsley Arts Centre, Pocklington Arts Centre, Easingwold Galtres Centre and Selby Town Hall to run a project together, between now and September 2015, called On Our Turf. On Our Turf is about finding new ways to make high-impact, nationally recognised theatre and performance in rural communities. WE NEED [...]
New grants for good ideas have been launched by the North York Moors National Park Authority. The grants for environmental innovation and tourism aim to help the local economy prosper in difficult times. Chief Executive Andy Wilson said: We have a long history of offering grants to individuals and communities for conservation work and environmental [...]
An exhibition of around 50 dolls of all ages will be on display, some very old and some quite new. In addition there will be teddy’s and other items. The exhibition is free entry with an opportunity to make donations. Saturday 25th – Monday 27th May. Opening times are: Saturday and Monday 10.00am until 4.00pm [...]
Thanks to a request from a reader of the Town Blog asking if posts can be made print friendly they now can. The solution was very simple to implement using what is known as a plug-in. You will now see at the bottom of every blog post and page a little ‘print-friendly’ icon button which [...]
Foster Care Fortnight is the annual campaign to raise the profile of fostering and is the UK’s biggest foster carer recruitment campaign. This year’s Foster Care Fortnight runs from today until Sunday 26 May 2013 with a call for people to get in the frame across the UK.. The campaign aims to highlight the need for [...]
As every gardener knows, compost is key to growing healthy flowers and vegetables, and the York and North Yorkshire Waste Partnership is making compost bins available at cut-price rates. The bins are available in two sizes. A 220-litre bin costs £18 and a 330-litre bin costs £20. These prices include delivery of £5.49 per order. [...]
A beautiful, tiny chapel and its unusual sculptures will be open to the public on three special visitor days this year. Scotch Corner Chapel is near the village of Oldstead in the North York Moors National Park. Built by local man and Ampleforth College master John Bunting, the Chapel is a war memorial to those [...]
Kirkbymoorside Cricket Club is running a coaching course during the Half Term holidays in May for any young and enthusiastic cricketer. The courses will be organised and delivered by Mr Graham Jemison who is the Junior Team Manager with the Club, and our Overseas Player Daniel Meredith along with other ECB coaches. The courses will [...]
We are very sorry to announce that Dr James Fielding will be leaving the surgery on 17th June 2013 to join a practice closer to his home. Dr Fielding would like to thank all his patients for their support over the years. He will be greatly missed by all the GPs and staff here at [...]
The free ‘Hears a Note’ concert by young musicians from Scarborough Area Music Centre took place in Sinnington on Saturday night and provided a wonderful evening of entertainment for a sizeable audience. Conducted by Wendy Standish, leader of the Intermediate Orchestra and Strings instructor across Ryedale, the musicians played a mixture of classics, folk and [...]
Come to Helmsley’s beautiful walled garden on Saturday 18th May and take part in a Book Festival event for all the family – part of the Helmsley Festival of Writing. Activities on the day will include a World Premiere performance of Donna Iliffe-Pollard’s poem The Squizzle followed by a Q&A with the poet herself, a [...]
From Kirkby Fruit Pickers After months of waiting spring has finally sprung in Kirkby and the fruit trees are waking up to tease us with masses of flower buds promising a bumper fruit crop this autumn. The long cold spell may even have done us a favour, apples set their flower buds whilst they [...]
The York Guildhall Orchestra concludes its 33rd season on Saturday May 18 with a final visit to the symphonies of Gustav Mahler, performing his last symphony as he left it – an incomplete work with just one movement. The Mahler series has been an epic journey over a number of years and the orchestra has [...]
A meeting of the Finance Committee will be held at 7.00 pm on Friday 17th May 2013 in Church House. Members of the committee are requested to attend. Members of the public (including other councillors) and the press are also very welcome. You can follow this link to the agenda, and the agenda itself contains [...]
These images have been kindly provided by Phil Bland – you can also see them here where individual shots can be downloaded and saved. There will be more photos from the main race added shortly. Message from organiser Catherine Eve What a fantastic day on Sunday! Thanks to everyone who marshaled, sponsored, ran and cheered [...]
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