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You’re invited to a Community Open Day

There will be information stalls by a variety of organisations including community support and funding advice plus lunch and refreshments.

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New Bin Collection Day Lookup Page

The District Council has recently launched a new bin collection page on the website which uses a more user friendly streetname or postcode lookup form instead of a google map search. This allows the user to see their forthcoming collection days and download a schedule of dates for the coming months ahead in PDF printable […]

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Don’t be a Waster – Reduce Reuse Respect – #1 piece of rubbish new social media initiative

Ryedale District Council has started their major new Don’t be a Waster campaign by focussing on litter in the district. The #1PieceofRubbish initiative asks residents to pick up one piece of rubbish and put it in the bin. And if they share pictures of them doing so – via social media or email – they […]

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Time to nominate your favourite voluntary group

A message from Ryedale District Council: We received an encouragement from the Lord Lieutenant’s Office (The Queen’s representative in North Yorkshire) to nominate our local voluntary sector groups for the Queens Award for Voluntary Service. The Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service is the highest award given to local volunteer groups, the equivalent of the MBE […]

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New arrangements for garden waste collection

From Ryedale District Council: From March, garden waste collection days are changing as part of Ryedale District Council’s efforts to make the most of each and every taxpayers’ pound.These changes will enable the Council to run the service more efficiently, which helps to minimise costs for everyone, whilst maintaining the overall standard of the service. A […]

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Ryedale District Council “a circus”

Meetings of Ryedale District Council have been described as a “circus” in a report from the Local Government Association. The peer review, which took place at the end of October, also commented that the behaviour of some members was poor and extremely disruptive. “Although decisions are usually reached at council, the length and standard of […]

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Waste collection over the holiday period

All Ryedale District Council collections of domestic waste will be one day later than usual in the weeks beginning December 26 and January 2. So, for Kirkbymoorside, cans, plastic bottles, glass, paper and card, etc, will be collected on Tuesday December 26, and ordinary refuse on Tuesday January 3.  You can see a full timetable […]

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Lunch with the Chairman

Cllr Bob Gardiner, ward member for Kirkbymoorside and Chairman of Ryedale District Council invites readers of the blog to his charity fundraising lunch. Details below:

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New phone number for reporting power cuts

From Ryedale District Council: When the power goes out, it can leave people feeling unsure about what to do, with many wrongly thinking they should call the electricitysupplier they pay their bill to.  In order to solve this problem, a new phone number is being launched by electricity networks. You can now dial 105 to […]

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New Council service to help with weight management

From Ryedale District Council: A Tier 2 Weight Management Service has been launched in Ryedale, as part of efforts to help improve the health and wellbeing of local communities. (Tier 2 services cover “lifestyle interventions”.) The newly commissioned service was launched on 16 November 2015, and is being managed by Everyone Active, in partnership with […]

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Crackdown on Single Person Discount Fraud in Ryedale

Ryedale residents who cheat the Council Tax system by claiming single person discount are being targeted in a campaign by Ryedale District Council. In the coming weeks, the Council will be embarking on an exercise which will identify incorrectly claimed discount among Council Tax payers. This exercise will involve a third party company working on […]

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Stay safe and well at residents drop-in event

Safer Ryedale is holding a health, wellbeing and community safety event to provide free advice to Ryedale residents about services available to keep them safe and well. Although Ryedale is one of the safest areas in the country it has a high proportion of older people and there can be occasional issues with road safety […]

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Ryedale Community Grant

The Community Grant is open to any Ryedale community based organisation or group, for projects that make a positive impact on the community owned or managed facilities and activities in Ryedale, such as village halls, play areas, sports facilities, village owned shops and activities that support the local community. The projects, considered by the fund can be varied […]

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New service to support separating parents

From Ryedale District Council: There is a new, free service available in York, North Yorkshire and Teesside/Greater Manchester for separating parents who need additional, professional support to work out arrangements for their children. The Parenting Plan and Family Meeting Pilot, from the Children and Families Court Advisory and Support Service (Cafcass) will support both parents. […]

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PCC election and EU referendum

From Ryedale District Council: Preparations are underway for the two polls taking place in Ryedale this year – the North Yorkshire Police and Crime Commissioner Election in May and the EU Referendum in June. Residents who are eligible to vote in the Police and Crime Commissioner election on 5 May 2016 should have received a […]

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Household waste collection over the holiday

Ryedale District Council has announced that all household waste collections due in the week immediately after Christmas, that is commencing 28 December, will be either on the usual collection day or one day late, and has asked that we place our wheelie bin or recycling containers out for collection on the usual day.   For […]

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Say NO to fracking in North Yorkshire

As many of you will know there are plans to begin fracking in North Yorkshire, with an initial project at Kirkby Misperton by the company Third Energy. The Ryedale Council moratorium may have  bought the area some time but the issue of fracking is still a cause for concern; when there is potentially big money involved […]

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New information board in town

You may have noticed the new sign incorporated into the town council notice board on Market Place. It has been created with new images courtesy of RJB Photopgraphic, text and maps to help people make the most of all that Kirkbymoorside and the surrounding Ryedale area has to offer. The new ‘QR’ graphic takes smart […]

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Supporting Business Growth in Ryedale

Ryedale District Council Economic Action Plan 2016 – 2020 Make Sure Your Voice is Heard. As you may be aware, the 4 year Ryedale District Council Economic Action Plan “Supporting business growth to deliver quality employment.” is due to end in 2015. The Ryedale District Economic Action Plan strove to identify how the council could […]

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Ryedale District Council vote for 5 year moratorium on Fracking

This is in reponse to a consultation on Third Energy’s application to drill for gas in the area. Importantly the district council does not have the power to rule on the planning application made by gas firm Third Energy, which wants to frack a well near the village of Kirby Misperton to test if it […]

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Calling all landlords

From Ryedale District Council: Calling all local landlords – Are you looking for some free advice? Do you want to keep up to date with legislation? Would you like free smoke alarms for your property? Do you want to meet other landlords in the area? Would you like to join a network that offers advice […]

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Ryecare Lifeline

From Ryedale District Council: Ryecare offer an affordable Lifeline service based in Malton getting help to you or a loved one 24 hours a day from £2.50 a week. This service is available to any resident in Ryedale or surrounding areas and is not restricted to private homeowners only. If you are interested in providing […]

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Ryedale District Council no longer accepting cash payments

As part of Ryedale District Council’s ongoing drive for efficiency, whilst meeting customers’ requirements, it is changing the way that Council bills and services can be paid. From 1 October 2015 customers choosing to pay their bills and for services by cash will need to use a Post Office or Pay Point. The Council will […]

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Council offers subsidised home compost bins

Following last year’s successful sale of reduced price compost bins, Ryedale District Council is repeating the offer, to encourage residents to start home composting. Together with York and North Yorkshire Waste Partnership, the Council is holding a one-day subsidised sale of compost bins on Saturday, September 26 at the Council’s Streetscene depot in Showfield Lane, […]

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Helping the District get cheaper energy bills

From Choices 4 Energy: Choices 4 Energy is an energy efficiency advice centre set up to provide advice on how residents of the borough can save money on their energy bills. To help residents in the District get a better deal on their energy bills, Scarborough Borough Council and Ryedale District Council are working with […]

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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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Local residents to receive important voter registration information

Households in Ryedale will soon be receiving a form asking residents to check whether the information that appears on the electoral register for those living at their address is correct as part of Ryedale District Council’s annual voter registration canvass. The aim of the form is to ensure that the electoral register is up to […]

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Free micro-chipping for dogs

Attention dog owners: if you missed the free micro-chipping for your dog back in April, note that free micro-chipping will again be available at the BATA stores in Malton on Thursday 18 June 2015, and in Helmsley on Thursday 22 October 2015. Each session is between 10 am and 3 pm. Get your dog microchipped […]

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Funding for solid wall insulation

Ryedale District Council is encouraging residents to apply for a government incentive scheme to insulate solid walled properties. Many homes in Ryedale District have previously been deemed “untreatable” with insulation because they were not built with a cavity, which could be easily filled. However, such homes can now be either clad with insulating board on […]

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New Chairman for Ryedale District Council

Cllr Val Arnold, ward member for Sinnington, has become the Chairman of Ryedale District Council. Cllr Mrs Arnold took over the chains of office from past Chairman Cllr Luke Ives at Ryedale District Council’s Annual Council meeting held on 21 May 2015. It is a very great honour and real privilege to be Chairman of […]

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