Sponsored bike ride in Pickering

From the Newbridge Park Group, Pickering: We’re holding a fund raising sponsored ride in Newbridge on Sunday 2nd July. The aim is for a group of riders to do as many laps as possible to raise funds to help pay insurance, rent and general upkeep. We’d like up to 20 riders to take part and […]

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Kirkbymoorside History Group & Moorsbus

3rd Town Walk – Sunday 25th June – 12 noon Come along on the 3rd Town Walk arranged by Moorsbus and led by Louise Mudd of Kirkbymoorside History Group. Meet up outside The Lemon Tree Fish & Chips for a gentle stroll around the town, taking in some of the histories behind the streets. It […]

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Kirkbymoorside Camera Club annual exhibition

The camera club is holding an exhibition of member’s work at the Old Library Room in Helmsley Town Hall, which is situated in the Market Place, YO62 5BL. The exhibition starts on Friday 16th June and is open daily from 10.00 am to 4.30 pm and will run until Sunday 25th June. The exhibition is […]

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Volunteers needed at Age UK shop

Following the resignation of Carol Holtby, the Age UK shop in Kirkbymoorside is now under new management. It is also in urgent need of more volunteers. The shop is getting busier by the day, so any hours from the public would be very greatly appreciated. If anyone has an hour or two, or better still […]

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Bils & Rye open gallery in Kirkbymoorside

Renovation at Bils & Rye Gallery

Following the sad news of the HSBC closure – and already the building is looking unloved, with the plants gone and the cash machine taped over – comes some great news for the general appearance of the town. The Bils & Rye Gallery, in the old White Horse pub building, is undergoing a major external […]

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Late June walks with Ryedale Walking Group

Ryedale Walking Group has these three walks on offer in the second half of June: Saturday 17th June:  Slingsby Circular 9 miles (easy+) 60ft Park/Start 10:00 Considerate roadside parking in Slingsby, near phone box (SE696748)   Saturday 24th June: Nidderdale – Little Arms Cliff Walk 8.5 miles (moderate) 400 ft Park/Start: 10:30 Swinsty Reservoir car park […]

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Goodbye to banking and flowers

This is a sad day for Kirkbymoorside with the closure of the HSBC bank in Piercy End.  Not only is this the end of banking in the town but also how we shall miss those window boxes! Goodbye, HSBC, and thanks for all the flowers.

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Kitching Walker Solicitors

Vacancy for Part Time Solicitor

Flexible working opportunity for an experienced and self motivated Wills, Probate, Tax, Trusts and Elderly Client solicitor to join a busy and well respected local practice with a wide ranging and varied client base.  An ideal candidate would have minimum 8 years PQE and be able to manage a large and complex caseload within a […]

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The Musical Memories Summer Big Sing is fast approaching

Once again we have planned a lovely afternoon of singing and socialising at The Milton Rooms in Malton on Friday July 28th 2pm to 4pm. We’d like to invite you to come along and sing with us and all of our friends from across Ryedale. We can promise a really special afternoon where we will […]

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ITV want to hear from you

Are you over 80 years of age AND still driving – we would love to hear from you! Following on from the success of our previous documentaries 100 Year Old Drivers, we are currently in production on a new series following the lives of British drivers over the age of 90 as they face the […]

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Kevin Hollinrake Mp confronted by demonstrators

Kevin Hollinrake, new Conservative MP for Thirsk & Malton

The new Thirsk & Malton Member of Parliament Kevin Hollinrake, who was elected yesterday, has warned that “everything depends” on a good Brexit deal. Mr Hollinrake made the remarks as the candidates gave their speeches after the results had been read out at around 5am this morning. The speeches also saw Labour candidate Alan Avery […]

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Emily Davison hit by horse

Deeds not Words

As you know, there is a General Election on Thursday June 8. As it happens, this date is the 104th anniversary of the death of Emily Davison, a leading suffragette, who died from injuries sustained when she moved into the path of the oncoming horses, including one belonging to King George V, at the Epsom […]

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Rupert Stroud

Big name concert billing lined up for North York Moors summer festival

ParkFest lines up bumper weekend of music, art, Celts and dragons. A Yorkshire singer songwriter with growing national acclaim will be taking to the stage during a two-day summer art and music festival in the North York Moors National Park. Ilkley-born Rupert Stroud will be performing alongside Sheffield band The Buffalo Skinners on the first […]

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Ryedale Family History Group – June Meeting

Keith Goodchild will be the speaker at the next meeting of Ryedale Family History Group on Wednesday 21 June, 7.30pm at the Moorside Bar and Club, Shaw Drive Kirkbymoorside, York YO62 6PS. Keith Goodchild will be talking about ‘The Life of a Life Guard’, Keith served for 21 years in the Household Cavalry, and will […]

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Kirkbymoorside Open Gardens, June 4

Looks like a busy weekend coming up, here in Kirkbymoorside!

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Lyn Bailey and Sally Parkin

Open Studios invite

It is Open Studios time again. Lyn Bailey and Sally Parkin are opening their studio workshop over the next two weekends. They are situated above the shop Clocks and Moor, on the first floor at 2 Market Place, Kirkbymoorside and will have plenty of paintings, prints, and fabric works on show. Lyn studied in York […]

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Exhibitions by local artist John Creighton

John Creighton is among local artists taking part in North Yorkshire Open Studios over the coming two weekends: you can find him at Appleton le Moors delightful little Reading Room. His work is also on view in York, Harrogate and Hull.

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Kirkby garden open for charity

Summer is upon us, and the opening of gardens for charity under the National Garden Scheme is in full swing.  There is only one such garden in Kirkbymoorside: Penny Piece Cottage at 41/43 Piercy End. The ‘yellow book’ says: Hidden away off the main street in Kirkbymoorside is a romantic cottage garden. Now fully matured […]

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Wild West Dance for cancer research

Sounds like a fun evening!

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EYMS photo competition

Each year, the EYMS bus company, which runs our local 128 service between Scarborough and Helmsley (among many others) organises a photography competition. This year’s competition is now open, so get snapping some EYMS-themed photos. The theme for this year is ‘Culture’, with four categories that will get your creative juices flowing.  The winner gets […]

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Art Exhibition at Barmoors

‘Salon des Refusés 2017’ – five local artists in the barn at Barmoors from Sunday 4th June-Sunday 11th June – 10 am until dusk every day. Eileen Gibson – Textiles, Violet Horton – portraits, Sandra Oakins – drawings and linocuts, Alice O’Neill – papercuts, Colin Pearsall – painter, Rosemary Roberts – wood engraver, Hetty Scrope […]

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North Yorkshire Open Studios June 3/4 and 10/11

After a year off last year to restructure, North Yorkshire Open Studios returns this year bigger and better than ever. NYOS enables selected artists and makers to open their studios, meet, promote and sell their work directly to the public, over the first two weekends in June. For visitors and art buyers, North Yorkshire Open […]

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Early June walks with Ryedale Walking Group

Ryedale Walking Group is offering three walks in the early part of June; well, strictly speaking two walks and a bit of fun, to all of which new members would be very welcome. First the fun: Sunday 4th June:  Helmsley Treasure Hunt. Easy. Park/Start: 15:00 Helmsley Market Place (SE612838) Followed by a meal at The […]

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See how Kevin Hollinrake has whilst an MP

Democracy: it’s for everyone

You shouldn’t have to be an expert to understand what goes on in Parliament. Your politicians represent you … but what exactly do they do in your name? TheyWorkForYou takes open data from the UK Parliament, and presents it in a way that’s easy to follow – for everyone. So now you can check, with […]

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Proposed funding changes to local schools by political parties

Schools are facing a major funding crisis – with secondary schools in line to lose funding equivalent to six teachers’ salaries, according to a new report. Find out how Kirkbymoorside Community Primary School and Ryedale School may be affected depending on the outcome of the General Election. The SchoolCuts.org.uk website says it has calculated its […]

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Enjoy a grand day out in Hovingham

First Saturday of the month coming up, which means it’s time for Hovingham Village Market and this month you can make a day of it with lunch at one of the village’s two pubs, or the lovely tearoom, and then in the afternoon take a tour of Hovingham Hall which is open to the public […]

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NYMR celebrates 50 years on track

This year the North Yorkshire Moors Railway celebrates 50 years since the formation of the charitable Trust (1967 – 2017)* and to set the wheels in motion for this anniversary year, they will be giving away an anniversary gift for passengers that travel along the line (pending availability). The NYMR is one of the earliest […]

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Live broadcast of Carmen from Bregenz Festival

The latest extravaganza on offer from ‘Cinema Live’ is the opera “Carmen”. Performed on the spectacular water stage of Lake Constance in Bregenz (Austria), George Bizet’s Carmen is a story of passion, destiny and obsession. The French composer’s opera is most famous for its Spanish melodies, including the Flower Song, Habanera and the Toreador Song. […]

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Musical Memories

Musical Memories – Spring/ Summer Programme

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missing cat

Missing cat found!

UPDATE: Cat has been found !! Amazingly she turned up in Hutton-le-hole, can’t quite believe it! Thanks for everyone’s help, Charis

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