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Slingsby Sailplane Badge Surprise!

This small enamelled lapel badge sold at the local Ryedale Auctioneers Saleroom at their recent militaria sale for a little over its estimate of £40 – £60. Made in Birmingham for Slingsby Sailplanes, which was the first name of the company now known as Marshall Slingsby Advanced Composites, the badge measures a little over 3cm long and 2 […]

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Ultimate Non Drop Christmas Tree!

For those of you looking for an alternative to the traditional tree, have a look at the one displayed by Children in Distress.    Made up of hundreds of knitted squares, each decorated with an individual design, this tree was presented to Jane Russell and her team by two long-term supporters of the charity – Christine and […]

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Record number of businesses take part in Opportunity Knocks

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 […]

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The Millers of Kirkbymoorside

This is the next book to be published by the Kirkbymoorside History Group. It has been written by Chris Boddy – a familiar face in Kirkbymoorside, who for many years ran a decorating business. His family, however, was the last to work the mill down in Kirby Mills, now turned into the 4-star Cornmill B&B […]

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Bottles Galore

For anyone who went down to the Ryedale Auction Rooms today, you may have seen a crate of old glass bottles made for “John A Harrison, Aerated Water Manufacturer of Kirbymoorside” He is listed in the 1890 Trade Directory as working from Church Street whilst at the same time acting as clerk to the local […]

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French Pleat

Prom Week – Tuesday

The second instalment in our series featuring dresses that can be hired for a Prom Ball from Kirkbymoorside’s Dress2Impress. Modelling the dresses are three year 10 students from Ryedale School – Amy, Sara and Julia. Lucy from Caroline’s Hair Salon styled the girl’s hair before the photo shoot. Today we’ll feature Julia’s French Pleat. This is a […]

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Free seminar on business sustainability

Opportunity Green: 10 steps to becoming a sustainable business Your Invitation to a FREE seminar on Monday 3rd March 2014, West Offices, City of York Council, York Do you want to cut your overheads and become a stronger, more sustainable business? Would you like to win more business and stand out from the crowd? Sustainability […]

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Ryedale District Council

Third supermarket at roundabout approved

Kirkbymoorside could become home to three leading supermarkets after planning permission was granted to a mystery company to build a store in the town. A supermarket, which councillors at a Ryedale District Council planning meeting said they did not know the name of, was given permission to build a store on a site currently occupied […]

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Fate of local Barclays branch

Recent press reports have suggested that up to 400 branches of Barclays Bank will be closed in the near future. Local customers will be happy to learn that the Kirkbymoorside branch is NOT among them.

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Reinventing the high street: our fight to protect Malton

Have you read Selina Scott’s recent Telegraph article about the battle Malton traders are fighting to protect their future? In it she mentions Kirkbymoorside’s ongoing skirmish over the Gladman Housing development – you can read it here.

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Caroline & Lucy say thank you

‘It’s been five wonderful years’, says Caroline when I popped in to visit her and daughter Lucy at their popular hair salon on the Market Place. ‘And we’d like to say thank you to all our loyal clients and wish them all a very Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!’

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The Kings Head offers a warm welcome

Steve and Maria Wrigley met eight years ago in Cheshire, when Steve was managing a rural country inn near Knutsford, and Maria joined Steve a year later. Steve hails originally from Halifax and Maria was born in County Offaly in Ireland, but has spent most of her adult life in England. Taking over the reins […]

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Ryedale Auctioneers

Ryedale Auctioneers – three years on

I was down at Ryedale Auctioneers on Saturday when Tony Everett from Dove Antiques, located next door, said that Angus was celebrating his third year this weekend and we should make a quick film to mark the occasion. So pulling out my iPhone we did just that! Many congratulations to Angus, Tony and everyone at […]

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Reminder: Kirkby’s Christmas market tomorrow

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BATA October offers

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Four arrested in Kirkbymoorside shop theft

Four people have been arrested in connection with trying to steal electronic tablets from a store in Kirkbymoorside. North Yorkshire Police were called after two people tried to take the tablets from JRA Computers on Crown Square. A police spokesperson said two women, aged 34 and 31, left the shop in a VW Sharan at […]

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BATA September offers

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Kirkby Fest 2013 – What’s On When

Programme of Events Methodist Jubilee Room Display by Kirkby History Group with material from the 1950s and beyond Launch of the latest Kirkby History Group publication –  Boot Polish and Blanco – with a book signing session by the author – £5 each New 2014 KHG Calendar on sale at £7 each,  along with Christmas cards and prints […]

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Kirkby Fest Deal

You may have seen the posters going up around the town in some of our local shops. These posters show which businesses are supporting the Kirkby Fest 2013 with a range of special offers available on Saturday 14th September. Call in and find out what deals are to be had in the following local retailers: Busy Liz’s […]

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Office properties to let in Kirkbymoorside

A fantastic opportunity at very competitive rates to run your business from a central location in Kirkbymoorside. We currently have four offices available located above an artisan bakery and coffee shop – ideal for entertaining clients with a drink and light bite or simply kicking back away from the office desk! The freshly decorated offices […]

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Free business support for eligible businesses like yours across N. Yorkshire

In return for attending IT based courses for 12 hours (courses are highly recommended and local) you get up to £700 grant funding to ‘improve or extend your Internet use’. To be eligible you need to be in North Yorkshire and sell business to business. Find out more here.

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From Past to Presents

Today sees the opening of a new shop at 2 Market Place – formerly Victoria Rose Interiors. Past to Presents, which was housed on the first floor of Summit Bookshop, has extended their floorspace to these premises over the road. Lyn Clarke is thrilled with the new layout, which gives so much more  scope for displays. […]

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The rhubarb returns

From Kirkby Fruit Pickers Good news for those of you who have asked about further supplies of our beautiful rhubarb cordial. There are a couple more bottles available from Jane at the Summit Bakery alongside the last few bottles of our Elderflower cordial. The bottles contain enough concentrated cordial to make up to one and […]

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Victoria Rose Interiors

Passers by will have noticed that Victoria Rose Interiors on the corner of Piercy End and Howe End has closed. A notice in the window from Charlie Clive explains: Victoria is shortly starting a session of chemotherapy. As you will appreciate this is a very difficult time for her family and friends. We are therefore […]

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Good weather this weekend means time in the garden

With this weekend promising to be a warm and sunny one Daisy Garden Centre is continuing to provide great value summer bedding plants. Offers on bedding plants include: £2.00 for any summer bedding pack 3 packs of Dianthus, Pansies or Violas for £5.00 Bedding Pots £1.35 each or 10 for £12.00 Our continued offers include: […]

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Amazing fundraising night at Ryedale School

Last night the Ryedale School Parent Teachers Association enjoyed a hugely successful auction of gifts and promises that raised over £4k for the school minibus fund. Members of the PTA had worked extremely hard to gather over 50 high quality lots for the large number of school friends and parents to bid for – these […]

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Beer Festival at the Sun Inn Pickering

The Sun Inn, Pickering is holding its first ever Beer and Cider festival on 27th and 28th April. Admission £3 with commemorative glass (£2 for CAMRA members with card).  Hot and cold food available, live music, 80’s disco Saturday p.m. Today is the 3rd anniversary of the Sun re-opening under new management: congratulations to all […]

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Police hunt burglars who targeted the Spa

Detectives investigating a shop burglary at Kirkbymoorside are appealing for witnesses and information. The incident occurred at the Spar shop in the Market Place at around 3am on Tuesday 9 April 2013. Three men wearing balaclavas and dark clothing broke into the shop and made off with a large quantity of cigarettes. Officers were alerted […]

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High Park Farm, Kirkbymoorside

High Park Farm celebrate very busy Easter

High Park Farm is located between Kirkbymoorside and Gillamoor, on the edge of the Ravenswick Estate, thus affording it glorious 360° views of the Vale of Pickering and the Howardian Hills to the south and north to the moors. They have two elegant bedroom suites and a luxury self-contained hideaway. Easter has been very busy […]

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Andrew & Tersia Cooper

Message from Andrew and Tersia

To all our friends in Kirkby. A huge thank you to all those good people who wished us well as we departed Kirkby last week. Although running the Summit Coffee House and Bookshop was difficult at times, we were so lucky to have had great customers and friends who made the experience worthwhile. In our […]

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