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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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High Society comes to Pickering

Pickering Musical Society is all set to stage its spring time musical High Society next month. Following the success of Calamity Jane last year, society stalwart Marcus Burnside will take the leading role of Dexter Haven made famous by Bing Crosby in the 1956 film. And Jess Hebron is back on stage following a break […]

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Two posts available at Pickering Medical Practice

Pickering Medical Practice are currently looking for a Medical Receptionist to join their busy Reception Team dealing with patient enquiries on the telephone and in person. Experience is desirable but full training can be provided. Full details can be found on the NHS website. They are also looking for an Apprentice Dispensing Assistant to work […]

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Pickering on Tour de Yorkshire route

Three of Ryedale’s market towns will be visited by the 2017 Tour De Yorkshire – the UCI-approved 2.1 Europe Tour race which comes to the district on 28 April 2017. The full route details, including what role these locations will play, has been revealed. The third edition of the race takes place between 28-30 April […]

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Donations to Ryedale Food Bank Christmas appeal

As far as I know (please correct me if I’m wrong) there is no collection point in Kirkbymoorside for the Ryedale Food Bank.  So  you may wish to take advantage of the pop up collection point at the Sun Inn in Westgate, Pickering, conveniently located as you drive into the town from Kirkby. Please give […]

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Two receptionist posts at Pickering Medical Practice

Do you enjoy helping people? Do you have good keyboard skills? Do you like working as part of a busy and professional team? If so, we would love to hear from you. We are currently looking for two Medical Receptionists to join our busy Reception Team dealing with patient enquiries on the telephone and in […]

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Friends Meeting House, Pickering welcomes The Harmonettes

“The professionalism and modesty of the three actresses is undeniable and makes the Harmonettes a must-see show.” – The Big Issue June 1918: a blistering hot day. Two women arrive at a prearranged spot for a mysterious assignation with a third woman they have never met. Who is she? What do they want with her? […]

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Rag rugging workshop

Coming up next in the WEA Saturday courses in Pickering is a rag rugging workshop with tutor Gerry Rushton. By the end of the workshop, participants will have created a small item using ‘hooky rug’ techniques, skills which can of course then be used to make much larger items at home.  Bring your own material […]

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Snake Davis: ‘the Burden of Paradise’ – Pickering

Back by popular demand Snake Davis and the Burden of Paradise returns to Pickering on 28 January 7.30pm at the Memorial Hall. This exciting acoustic project playing an eclectic mix of soul, pop, folk and jazz includes Snake Davis (saxophonist with Eurythmics and M People), Dave Bowie* (double bass) and Mark Creswell (acoustic guitars) from […]

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Pickering host festival launch Nov 7th

The launch concert for the 2016 North York Moors Chamber Music Festival and Ayriel Classical Record label takes place at the Church of St Peter & St Paul, Pickering, November 7th 2015 – 7pm. The evening programme: Strauss Capriccio Strauss Metamorphosen interval Schoenberg Verklarte Nacht TICKETS: £15. Children free Call 01751 417795 Bookings bookings@northyorkmoorsfestival.com

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Jazz singer Lindsay Hannon

An alternative to fireworks

A treat for all jazz and blues aficionados and music lovers Lindsay Hannon will be playing Pickering Memorial Hall on November 5. Guaranteed to be more exciting than your average firework display, Lindsay Hannon is an accomplished singer and composer who creates an electric atmosphere. She has been described as one of the finest jazz […]

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“Oliver!” in Pickering

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Zoe Gilby plays Pickering Memorial Hall – 30th April

Acclaimed jazz vocalist and songwriter Zoe Gilby is joined by a trio of musicians in this compelling evening of original songs and well-known covers, with interpretations ranging from Pink Floyd to Kate Bush. Excellent! Deserves wider recognition and a major record deal!” BBC Radio 2 An impressive performance from a sophisticated young singer. Her voice […]

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The 3rd Ryedale Trad Jazz Festival

Brochures and tickets are now available for this year’s Ryedale Trad Jazz Festival, Sunday 19th to Saturday 25th July. The Festival is based at Pickering, in one of Yorkshire’s most picturesque areas, so providing our visitors with many additional attractions including the North Yorks Moors Railway. The first event is an afternoon Spirituals Concert in […]

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Women in WWI at Pickering Library

The impact of the First World War on ordinary women is the subject of a talk by historian Trevor Boag at Pickering Library on Saturday 15th November at 2pm. Trevor is an experienced speaker and battlefield guide expert and this promises to be a fascinating afternoon. As part of the centenary of the start of […]

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WW1 heritage day at Pickering library

People with a passion for local history or who had relatives who fought in WW1 and would like to find out more about them are being invited to Pickering library for a heritage day. The heritage day will take place at Pickering Library on Saturday 13th September between 10am-2pm. Local history groups from around Ryedale […]

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Come and talk to Julia Mulligan Police and Crime Commissioner

Many of you will recall that earlier this month our Police and Crime Commissioner – Julia Mulligan – advertised a surgery at Pickering but unfortunately there was some confusion as regards whether or not prior appointments were required and thus there were some disappointments which I endeavoured to address with her Office. In the light […]

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2014 Pickering Model Railway Exhibition – August 16/17th

Organised by Scarborough and District Railway Modellers – as always, we aim to exhibit the very best in railway modelling and this year’s show is no exception featuring eight working layouts for your enjoyment, as well as demonstrations of modelling techniques, and our friends in the trade will be selling everything from train sets to […]

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Yorkshire Modified Car Show – Sunday 8th June – Pickering Showground

One of the best car show events in Yorkshire and the North of England. Established over 10 years ago, the show is held in the grounds of Pickering Showground, North Yorkshire. The Event has been getting bigger and better as each year passes. In 2009 the show became even more dynamic by introducing the inside […]

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Snake Davis comes to Pickering – 8th June

This show was a sell out when it came to Pickering last year. It is an exciting acoustic project playing an eclectic mix of soul, pop, folk and jazz includes Snake Davis (saxophonist with Eurythmics and M People), Dave Bowie (double bass) and Mark Creswell (acoustic guitars) from The Suspicions and wonderful world-class singer Helen […]

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Pickering concert marks WWI commemoration

Ryedale Choral Union, Musical Director Madeleine Hudson and accompanist Chris Welch, are performing two concerts in June as part of the Commemoration of the outbreak of World War I. The concert is entitled “Do you hear the people sing?” Music will include The Armed Man Choral Suite by Karl Jenkins, Six Choral Songs To Be […]

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Pickering Library host World Book Night event

World Book Night on 23rd April is a national celebration of reading and books that sees passionate volunteers give away specially printed World Book Night books, and also books of their own, in their communities to share their love of reading with people who, for whatever reason, don’t read for pleasure or own books. Across […]

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Lidl in Pickering opens tomorrow

Lidl is opening it’s new store tomorrow, creating 16 full and part-time jobs. The store, in Vivis Lane, will open at 8am. Spokeswoman Clare Norman said: We’re particularly excited about the new store in Pickering, and being able to serve the local residents with our fresh, quality produce delivered to stores every day”. Special promotions, […]

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January panto in Pickering

If you haven’t managed to squeeze a visit to the panto in all the frantic preparations for Christmas, don’t worry, the Pickering Musical Society is continuing its tradition of a post-Christmas panto with “Beauty & the Beast” by Alan P Frayn, at The Kirk Theatre in January. This well known story tells of the beautiful […]

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A magical night awaits you in Pickering

Doctor Who is celebrating its 50th Anniversary this weekend, which includes BBC One’s greatly anticipated episode The Day of the Doctor, with numerous Time Lords returning to the tardis for a unique venture through time and space. This shake up in the cosmos has had a nationwide effect, catapulting the Victorian magicians Morgan & West […]

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Mambo Jambo comes to Pickering

Acoustic roots duo, Mambo Jambo, take you on an exciting musical journey around the world mixing bluegrass, boogie and their own compositions. With Frankie on sax, vocals, flute, guitar, and percussion and Pete on guitar, vocals, ukulele and occasionally the accordion and suitcase, it is guaranteed to be a fabulous musical feast! This concert will […]

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Road closures in Pickering

If you are planning to go to Pickering in the next few weeks, note that Northern Gas Networks is carrying out essential works on ageing metal gas mains, replacing 1km of metal gas mains in the town centre, and that road closures will be put in place in Bridge Street, Market Place, Willowgate, Birdgate and […]

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Pickering’s Kirk Theatre faces uncertain future

Pickering’s Kirk Theatre is facing imminent closure unless more people support the facility. The theatre, which has served the Ryedale community for well over 30 years, is run by a team of volunteers and relies completely on its own fundraising. However, manager Luke Arnold has warned that they are now in a situation of ‘use […]

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Talk on Pickering church frescoes

The frescoes in St Peter and St Paul church in Pickering are one of the underrated treasures of Ryedale. An illustrated talk by Dr Kate Giles, arranged by the Pickering Civic Society, will tell us all about them. “Seeing and Believing”, the talk will be at 2.00 pm on Sunday September 22 at Pickering Memorial […]

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Carpe diem!

Carpe Diem! (Seize the day!) What’s the use of Latin? Come to a series of Latin classes and find out! It doesn’t matter if your knowledge of Latin is nil. You can learn, inter alia, how English has many words of Latin origin. Knowledge of Latin can also help with learning foreign languages derived from […]

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