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Local panto in January

If you thought Christmas was all done and dusted for another year, think again: two local pantomimes are yet to come. Pickering Musical Society presents “Goldilocks and the Three Bears” at the Kirk Theatre in Pickering from January 12 to 20. Written by PMS life member Ron Hall, the plot follows the traditional tale with […]

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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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Tickets now on sale for Yorkshire Cajun Festival

More tickets going on sale, this time for the 6th annual Yorkshire Cajun and Zydeco Festival. If, like me, you are – shall we say – under-informed as to exactly what Cajun and Zydeco are, here is a helpful explanation from the Festival’s website: Cajun Music has evolved throughout the years responding to influences from […]

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Pantomimes are still with us

If you haven’t yet finished with the Christmas spirit, don’t forget that there are still pantomimes to be seen. Pickering Musical Society brings The Snow Queen to the Kirk Theatre in Pickering from Janaury 16 to 23. Tickets can be booked on their website. Just a little further afield, at the Milton Rooms in Malton, […]

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Ryedale Council faces £150,000 bill over Malton supermarket row

In case you missed it on the BBC news: A council is facing a bill of more than £150,000 after losing legal action over plans for a supermarket. Ryedale District Council granted planning permission for the supermarket on Malton’s Wentworth Street car park in 2012. The Fitzwilliam Estate (Malton) won a judicial review against the […]

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Jobs and livestock market boost for Ryedale

Ryedale’s economy and farming community have received a major boost with the announcement that £2.1m of Government funding has been secured to help bring forward the new Livestock Market and Agri- Business Parks at Old Malton. The developers of the Edenhouse Road scheme have been working closely with officers of Ryedale District Council (RDC) and […]

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Disruption from railway work in Malton

If you are planning a visit to Malton during October or November 2014, and especially if you plan to take a train from Malton Station, note that Network Rail is replacing track in the Malton area during this period, and some disruption is inevitable. This work is essential for the smooth running of passenger services. […]

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“Private Lives” re-lived

The Cinemalive live showing of Noel Coward’s “Private Lives” at the Palace Cinema in Malton last week was so popular, filling all three auditoria with almost no empty seats, that a repeat showing has been scheduled for Monday March 10. The scenario of the play is contrived to say the least: a divorced couple find […]

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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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Merrily We Roll Along in Malton

The Palace Cinema, Malton, has announced that it will be running a new series of live broadcasts from West End theatres in London. The first show is Merrily We Roll Along, currently playing at the Harold Pinter Theatre in London, and showing at the Palace on Thursday 24th October 2013 at 7:30pm. Set over three […]

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Malton’s new retail quarter on the livestock market site: 3D demonstration

Roddy Bushell walks you through a 3D plan of the Fitzwilliam Estate’s design for redeveloping the livestock market site. The plans include a new public square, additional car parking for the town and a food-only store such as Waitrose or Booths. Building heights and overall design are set to be in keeping with existing Georgian […]

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The Independent reviews Malton restaurant

Restaurant reviews in national newspapers are usually of little interest, being confined to London and other areas where trendy young things with loads of money go to eat. It was a pleasant surprise therefore to find a review in The Independent recently of the restaurant at the Talbot Hotel in Malton. It begins: “Following a […]

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Ryedale Book Festival – 20th October

Tickets go on sale for the Ryedale Book Festival, Malton on Sept 1st. from Malton Tourist Information Centre.

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