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NYMR launches major appeal following HLF award

A £2.5 million appeal has been launched to secure the future of the North Yorkshire Moors Railway (NYMR) and you can now pledge your support online.   Earlier this year, the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) awarded NYMR £4.6M as part of the £9.2M Sustainability Project, NYMR’s Yorkshire’s Magnificent Journey Appeal. To deliver the investment programme, […]

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Duncombe Park Christmas Fair in aid of the NSPCC 2017

Bringing together a handpicked selection of exhibitors, The NSPCC Duncombe Park Christmas Fair offers discerning shoppers an exciting array of beautiful, unusual, and special gift ideas along with loads of lovely treats for the Christmas season. Everything sold raises vital funds for NSPCC projects, helping vulnerable young people in Yorkshire and beyond. Last year the […]

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Age UK shop appeals for donations

Age UK shops across Ryedale, including ours here in Kirkbymoorside, are appealing for people to declutter for the Big Bag Challenge. The charity is encouraging people to donate their unworn or unwanted clothes. A spokesman for Age UK, said: Taking part in The Big Bag Challenge couldn’t be easier, which is why we’re asking everyone […]

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whoopWHOOP! 2018

Fundraising for York Against Cancer. In June 2017 we decided to raise money for York Against Cancer, a local charity very close to our hearts. It provides care and support to people affected by cancer and their families – not just in York but more widely in North and East Yorkshire. We wanted to show […]

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Yorkshire dialect fundraiser for Nawton school

Up-coming fundraiser for Nawton primary school, sounds fun.  Tickets available here in KMS from the Home Decorating Centre.

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Moors Railway gets huge lottery grant

The North Yorkshire Moors Railway has been awarded £4.6M by the National Lottery. This funding will go towards NYMR’s Yorkshire’s Magnificent Journey, a £9.2M Sustainability Project aimed at securing the future of the railway. The aim of the project is to boost investment in the infrastructure and the activities of the railway to help ensure that […]

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Runners at the start of the Kirkbymoorside 10K 2014

Kirkby 10k raises handsome sum for schools

The Kirkbymoorside 10k race, held earlier this year, raised £6,089.50 for the PTAs of Kirkby and Gillamoor schools. Race Director Dave Pearson said: This is truly a marvellous achievement. We would like to take this opportunity to thank everyone involved in staging the event – without our volunteers it simply couldn’t happen. We’d like to […]

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Fundraising tea for Yorkshire Cancer Research

Sounds like a fun way to support a very good cause!

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Bernard Simpson and his son Malcolm who organise the Beadlam Tractor Run which has now raised more than £100,000 for Yorkshire Air Ambulance.

Beadlam Tractor Run raises over £100,000 for Yorkshire Air Ambulance

Nearly 200 tractors have taken part in the 15th Beadlam Charity Tractor Run helping to drive the total raised for Yorkshire Air Ambulance to more than £100,000. The event – now one of the biggest annual tractor runs in the country – was launched in 2003 by retired local builder Bernard Simpson. Just 35 tractors […]

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Fundraiser at the Sun Inn tomorrow

Fundaiser at the Sun Inn in Westgate, Pickering, tomorrow.  Let’s hope the Sun shines.

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Sponsor a bunsen burner or a chair or a ……

After weeks of work Ryedale School Parent Teacher Association are delighted to announce their new fundraising page is now on the school website – click here to check it out. On the site supporters can now sponsor individual items of equipment needed in the different departments as part of the school’s £2M build/ refurbishment programme. […]

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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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Wild West Dance for cancer research

Sounds like a fun evening!

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Donate unwanted furniture and electricals to the BHF

Every three minutes someone in the UK is struck by a heart attack and around 30% of those attacks are fatal. The British Heart Foundation is dedicated to tackling this problem, its vision “a world in which people do not die prematurely or suffer from heart disease.” A charity we can all support. Support takes […]

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Cedarbarn farm shop organises Dirty Dash

Cedarbarn invites you to join them on Sunday 28th May for 5k of filthy fun! Cedarbarn, an award-winning Farm Shop and Café situated between Pickering and Thornton Le Dale, celebrates its 10th anniversary on May 28th, and will mark the occasion with a ‘Dirty Dash’ farm challenge to raise money for two local children’s charities, […]

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Fundraising supper and auction for Helmsley Arts Centre

This year’s major fundraising event for the Helmsley Arts Centre will be a Grand Auction and Fundraising Supper at in the Saloon at Duncombe Park.  The auction will feature: wine (ideally a minimum of 4 bottles) of any wine you would be happy to serve at home; jewellery (antique, vintage or contemporary); and   unusual […]

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Co-op makes the Moorsbus their Good Cause

Our local region of the Co-operative Food and Funeral Care have made us their “Good Cause” until October. This means that 1000s of customers can vote to donate their good cause % of every shopping trip to us, the Moorsbus. How the fund works Every time our members buy Co‑op branded products and services, from […]

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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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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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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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Sewing machines delivered to TWAM

Thanks to the generosity of Kirkbymoorsiders, I was able to deliver five sewing machines (about the limit of my carrying capacity!) to a Tools With A Mission drop off point in Kenilworth last week. They were enthusiastically welcomed by volunteer Terry Heath, seen here taking them in.   They will be mended where necessary, serviced, […]

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Marie Curie group raises over £27k in 2016

The Kirkbymoorside support group for the Marie Curie charity, which offers care and support through terminal illness, raised the magnificent total of £27,761.58 in 2016. In detail: The daffodil coffee morning with street collection and stall: £895.71 The Farndale daffodil walk: £4,548.83 Cake stall in Towler’s Arch: £253.60, Car boot sale at Welburn Manor: £994.95 Tombola stall at the […]

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Daffodil walks for Marie Curie

The Kirkbymoorside Fundraising Group for Marie Curie Care and Support Through Terminal Illness will be holding their annual sponsored Daffodil Walks in March. There will be two walks through the glorious daffodil fields of Farndale.  Both will start at Low Mill; the shorter route is about three and a half miles along the river, and […]

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Funding boost for Ryedale Community Transport

Ryedale Community Transport (RCT) has received a funding boost for its Wheels2Work (W2W) service. The service provides affordable moped hire to enable people who live in a remote Ryedale community with no access to transport to take up a job offer, apprenticeship, training or further education. The new funding streams from the Big Lottery, European […]

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Dave Pearson

Arthritic man running a marathon

The headline may sound dramatic but it is both technically and medically accurate. My name is Dave Pearson and I have rheumatoid arthritis, it is a long-term condition that causes pain, swelling and stiffness in the joints. You may also know me as the Race Director for the Kirkbymoorside 10k. I was diagnosed with this […]

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Burns Night invitation

To all readers of the blog courtesy of Bob Gardiner, chair of Ryedale District Council:

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This week’s good cause (52/52): Rugeley Cats Society

The old year has come to an end, and so too has our “year of good causes”, although with interruptions and fallow periods it has taken something over two years to get to 52/52.  But we made it. I’m going to end the series on an unashamedly personal note. Many of you will never have […]

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Unwanted gifts? Donate them to Age UK

After the Christmas celebrations, it’s a conundrum every year about what to do with any unwanted festive gifts or duplicated items. Most of us will have been lucky enough to receive presents we love, however there is always that one gift; the jumper that didn’t fit, the bestselling book you already had or the old […]

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This weeks’ good cause (51/52): Mia’s Wheels

This week we have a very local appeal, to help a fellow resident of Kirkbymoorside.  Sometimes I’m unhappy, or at least uncertain, about what big charities with head offices in London and highly paid chief executives do with the money we donate, but here’s a chance to make a real visible difference to someone’s life […]

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