Candice Wilson

Runner takes on marathon challenge for Children in Distress

My name is Candice Wilson and I moved to Kirkbymoorside last year. I absolutely love living here for so many reasons. My neighbours are the best, the place is beautiful in any weather and the people have been nothing but nice, nice, nice!! I am running the London Marathon (my first one) on April 23rd […]

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Health & Wellbeing in rural areas

The Local Government Association recently published a new report in partnershop with Public Health England which makes interesting reading. Their introduction in the summary begins: Some people who live in cities and large towns may think of rural England as a homogeneous array of green fields and farming land. However, this is far from the […]

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More tree felling – this time at the golf club

The sound of chainsaws once more interrupted Spring bird song whilst walking in Manor Vale this afternoon. Hot on the heels of the felling at the old council depot these trees were being taken down on the bank side in front of the golf club. Calling the golf club and asking why this was being […]

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Chess club launches

First Monday of each month at the Library, 7-9pm – all ages and abilities welcome.

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New project will empower Ryedale community to make ideas a reality

Coast and Vale Community Action (CaVCA) has been awarded funding from the BIG Lottery Reaching Communities Fund to help people in the district of Ryedale and the borough of Scarborough make the changes they want to see in their communities. The project will support people and groups to take action on locally identified issues to […]

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Flavour fest & creative showcase for April Fools at Hovingham Market

Pick up a basket of flavour, some ideas for Easter gifts and entertaining, and have a bit of fun on April Fools’ Day at Hovingham Village Market. On Offer will be apple juices & ciders, artisan cakes, bakes & tarts, honey, fresh fish and seafood, chocolates, chicken, beef, pies , jams, real bread, vegetarian, gluten […]

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Accommodation needed

Returning from Cumbria to Kirkby. House, room rental – even a caravan in a field considered, please contact Gaile on 07928 041813.

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Writers workshop

At this time of year of spring and new growth, we may be thinking about changes we want to make in our lives and looking to make choices for personal development. In this workshop, Laura will lead you through guided writing activities to help you find clarity in approaching fresh challenges and ideas for new […]

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Kirkbymoorside Youth Trust open for applications

Applications to apply for a grant from Kirkbymoorside Youth Trust are now welcome. The above Trust exists to provide money to assist the education of girls and boys up to the age of 18 as members of local youth organisations within the parish of Kirkbymoorside. The Trust is able to make grants to childrens’ groups […]

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Wildlife Trust van vandalised

Soon after posting the good news item about fruit tree pruning, I received the following email from the Yorkshire Wildlife Trust.  So depressing! Vandals stole and destroyed our minibus – and without it our ground-breaking educational project grinds to a halt. Insurance only part-covers replacing it and we are still £2600 short. Can you help? […]

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Trainees learn pruning in Appleton

After a couple of depressing posts last week about the loss of trees in Manor Vale, here’s a more cheerful item: fruit trees, more than 100 years old, in Appleton-le-Moors are being given a new lease of life by Wildlife Trust trainees. The trainees were given instruction in the care of fruit trees by Hilary […]

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Would you support a new cash machine?

  The imminent closure of the HSBC branch in Piercey End will mean that the number of cash machines in the town is reduced to one, at the Co-op store.  The butchers, S. Waind & Sons, whose shop is immediately across the road from the HSBC, are therefore investigating the possibility of providing a replacement cash […]

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Ryedale Walking Group walks in early April

It’s been a glorious sunny day today, Spring has sprung, the lighter evenings have arrived, so dig out those boots and get walking. Ryedale Walking Group will be doing the following walk during the first half of April:   Saturday 1st April: “Figure 8” walk around Appleton-le-Moors 10.1 miles (moderate). Park/Start: 10.00 Appleton-le-Moors Main Street […]

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Job Opportunity at Kitching Walkers Solicitors

Legal Cashier – required to work part time hours over 5 days per week. Hours and wages to be discussed at interview, book keeping or accountancy experience essential. If you are interested in this position please telephone Laura Dearness on 01751 431237 or send an email to laura@kitchingwalker.co.uk

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Ryedale Festival Easter concerts

Continuing our (accidental) run of musical items, here are more details of the Easter weekend concerts on offer from the Ryedale Festival:

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Concert at Ampleforth Abbey

The Upper School girls choir of Ampleforth College are giving a performance on Sunday March 26. This small concert will last about an hour and admission is free of charge, with a retiring collection also taking place.  The choir will be singing the following: Ceremony of Carols by Benjamin Britten along with Britten’s Missa Brevis, […]

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Reheasrsal Orchestra playing and partying, all welcome

The Friday Rehearsal Orchestra is holding an Open Rehearsal and Party, with music including Delius ‘On Hearing the First Cuckoo in Spring’, Beethoven’s Pastoral Symphony and excerpts from the ballet Coppélia by Délibes. The rehearsal and party are open to all, free of charge. Friday March 31st at 7.30 in the Kirkbymoorside Memorial Hall.

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Orchestra from Scratch Day – 10th June

Call to all musicians – an exciting project taking place in Scarborough on Sunday 10th June …. “Orchestra From Scratch”.

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old bike wanted

Old bike needed in forthcoming school musical

Does anyone have a bicycle similar to the one in the picture that Ryedale School could borrow for their production of The Sound of Music next month? If so please call the school on 01439 771665 and leave your contact details for Andrew Moxon who will call you back. Thank you.

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Dalby Forest Park Run runners in fancy dress

Dalby Forest Park Run – first birthday

Event number 52, 18th March 2017, one year on, wow that went quick! This morning was a fantastic way of celebrating all that we have achieved, the weather was kind and we had an amazing turn out to celebrate our collective achievement, with a Run Wild themed event with many runners and volunteers coming in […]

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Free entry to Scampston Hall gardens for Ryedale residents

Scampston Hall announces the first of its bi-annual community weekends! All those with a Ryedale postcode are invited to explore the Walled Garden and Parkland for FREE. Simply visit the Hall with evidence of a Ryedale postcode for free admission. Visit the Garden Cafe for delicious refreshments; the plant nursery and gift shop will also be […]

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Next Give or Take Day

Time to spring clean the attic, garage, cupboards and get your unwanted goods ready to pass on. The Kirkbymoorside Environment Group is holding its next Famous Give or Take Day on Sunday 23rd April, from 9.00 – 12.00. Goods may be delivered the previous evening, Saturday 22nd April between 6.00 – 8.00 pm, or on […]

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Now there’s graffiti in Manor Vale

The plants will grow and the mud will be turned over by walkers but it was a shame to see this graffiti on the footpath near the ancient ash this morning. This is an ancient woodland and could do without this. On a happier note it was great to see the benches restored with new […]

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Scenes reminiscent of the Amazon

The sounds of chainsaws were once again heard coming from the old council depot, Manor Vale yesterday – they’d come to finish the job they started a few weeks ago. A line of beautiful, mature trees possibly 80, 100 or more years old brought down by a team of men with chain saws and a […]

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Play reading at the King’s Head

You may well have already booked your place at the King’s Head St Patrick’s Day Party on Saturday evening from 7 p.m. which features a two course meal and entertainment. Details available from the King’s Head.  In the morning, by kind permission of the proprietors, there is to be an informal reading of ‘The Rising […]

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It’s Kirkbymoor-Cider time again

As last year, the Kirkby Fruit Project will be launching this year’s cider in the Market Place during the tractor and 10 K runs on 30 April.  The successful Sparkling Dry, Still Dry and Still Sweet 75cl bottles will all sell for £3. All cider is made from 100% apple juice from donated apples. All […]

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Ryedale School Sporting Quiz Night poster

Test your sporting knowledge and meet some stars

The great Ronaldo can’t make Ryedale School PTA Sports Quiz but the school is hugely honoured to have the wonderful John Murray from BBC Five Live coming to host the evening along with ex premiership pros Richard Cresswell, Michael Ingham and Bryan Hughes. They all now coach for York based football academy i2i International. The […]

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Ryedale Choral Union perform at Kirkbymoorside Church this Saturday

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Meeting on future of Helmsley pool

Helmsley Outdoor Pool is a brilliant asset to the town, but its future is uncertain and it needs help to survive. It is the only outdoor heated pool in Yorkshire and one of less than 100 lidos in the UK. There will be a public meeting to discuss the future of the Pool on Wednesday […]

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Ryedale Festival 2017

From Christopher Glynn, Artistic Director of the Ryedale Festival: The Ryedale Festival brings great music and musicians to the many beautiful places in and around Ryedale, North Yorkshire – an area full of history and natural beauty.  2017 promises to be a bumper year, full of uplifting and inspirational performances. An Easter weekend of music […]

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