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Volunteer recruitment day on the NYMR

From the North Yorkshire Moors Railway: Can you spare some time for volunteering? Then why not join us on our Volunteer Recruitment Day on Sunday April 9, and find out more about the many opportunities available. In 2017 the railway celebrates 50 years since the formation of the NYMR Preservation Society, forerunner of the current […]

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New project will empower Ryedale community to make ideas a reality

Coast and Vale Community Action (CaVCA) has been awarded funding from the BIG Lottery Reaching Communities Fund to help people in the district of Ryedale and the borough of Scarborough make the changes they want to see in their communities. The project will support people and groups to take action on locally identified issues to […]

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Beck Isle Museum

Beck Isle Museum recruiting new volunteers

Beck Isle Museum in Pickering is hoping to recruit new volunteers, and invites you to go along tomorrow morning to find out more about the volunteer roles now available, have a cup of tea, and meet some of the staff and current volunteers. 2017 is the Museum’s 50th anniversary so there are plenty of events, […]

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News from the Kirkby Age UK shop

From Carol, Manager of the  KMS Age UK shop: Over the last 6months in our shop: 2,496 hours have been volunteered, 10,239 customers have bought 20,877 items, and 13,157 kg have been sold or recycled and not sent to landfill. To our supporters we would just like to say: Your support is fantastic.  Thanks to […]

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CAB Ryedale seeks volunteer Community officer

In common with many other organisations, both in the statutory and voluntary sectors, Citizens Advice Ryedale (CAR) is experiencing a shortfall in funding. Whilst they are supported financially by Ryedale District Council, North Yorkshire County Council, Town and Parish Councils and other grant making trusts, in the current financial year the shortfall in income means […]

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Volunteers at Runswick Bay

Capturing Our Coast project aims to recruit 3000 volunteers

People with a passion for the UK’s coastline are being invited to help make history by being part of the largest coastal experimental marine citizen science project ever undertaken! The Capturing Our Coast project, or CoCoast for short, is a national marine citizen science project that is funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund. The CoCoast […]

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Volunteer bar staff wanted at Helsmley Arts Centre

If you fancy a career at the bar, here’s a good way to start!

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Age UK shop makes urgent appeal for volunteers

From Carol, Manager of the Kirkbymoorside Age UK shop: Due to illness, we need volunteers to help with steaming and processing clothes for our shop in Kirkbymoorside.  Its a great place to volunteer and we already have a great team of 25 volunteers who do an assortment of things in the shop. If you feel […]

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Help needed to dress two giant puppets

Two giant child-like puppets, each about 2m tall, will be collecting funds for local cycle tracks when the “Tour de Yorkshire” zooms along the A170 on 1st May, and they will be in town for the 10K races too. Their skeletons and cycle helmets of willow are nearly complete. Are you creative? Can you spare […]

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Kirkbymoorside & District Energy Society Ltd looking for accounting volunteer

Are you that person, or do you know someone who might be interested? We are a small Industrial & Provident Society, formed in 2013. Our first installation was the solar PV panels on the Green Building occupied by Kirkbymoorside & District Pre-school Playgroup by the School, and our 2015 Share Offer achieved solar PV installations […]

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Marie Curie volunteers in Kirkbymoorside

Help needed for our Great Daffodil Appeal collections

Marie Curie’s Great Daffodil Appeal has been raising awareness and funds since 1986. Last year, the appeal raised £7.5 million, funding almost 400,000 hours of nursing care. That was a great result but sadly, one in four people in the UK still don’tget the care and support they need at the end of their life. […]

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Moorland meet-up group launches Feb. 26th

Do you sometimes feel lonely and isolated? Would you like to make new friends in a warm comfortable environment? This group will meet every FRIDAY from 1pm to 3pm, upstairs at Kirkbymoorside Library. (lift available). Come along and join in the activities or just meet others for a chat over tea and biscuits. Run by […]

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Volunteer recruitment day on the NYMR

From the NYMR: This year saw the 50th Anniversary of the 1965 closure of the line. In 1973 after six years hard work by volunteers, the line saw trains running over it again. Over the past forty-two years, volunteers have continued to develop and improve the line until it has become this country’s finest heritage […]

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Community Clear Up Day!

Saturday 21 March is the official start of spring and whether you’re a group of friends and neighbours, a litter clean-up group, a local business, a school or on your own, what better way to kick off the season than with a big spring clean? It’s really simple and fun to take part in Community […]

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Save Kirkbymoorside Library

Do you know that North Yorkshire County Council want volunteers in Kirkbymoorside to take over the running of the library? They want people to come forward to write a business plan, bid for a grant to help with running costs, raise money to pay for heating and lighting and recruit 60 or more volunteers to […]

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Special people wanted by North Yorkshire Police

North Yorkshire Police Service is on the hunt for people with that “Special” quality, as the Service launches its campaign to recruit a new intake of Special Constables. Special Constables are volunteers, who commit at least four hours of their time per week to keeping communities safe. “Specials” go through a rigorous training programme before […]

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Community First Responders needs your help

The Kirkbymoorside group needs some more volunteers to keep us going. CFRs are unpaid volunteers who are trained by the Ambulance Service to attend local life threatening medical emergencies in your own car before the ambulance can get there. The commitment, once you are trained, is not demanding, less than a week each month with […]

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Kirkbymoorside & District Energy Society Ltd are looking for a volunteer with accounting expertise

Are you that person, or do you know someone who might be interested? We are an Industrial & Provident Society, formed in 2013. Our first installation is the solar PV panels on the Green Building occupied by Kirkbymoorside & District Pre-school Playgroup. We use the Feed-in Tarrif payments from these panels to repay the people […]

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Do you have what it takes to check prisoner welfare, custody conditions and police behaviour?

Julia Mulligan, Police and Crime Commissioner for North Yorkshire, has responsibility for a team of ‘Independent Custody Visitors who are a team of volunteers who make unannounced visits to police stations in North Yorkshire. They speak with people detained in custody, check their welfare and the conditions in which they are being held and submit […]

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Public Access Defibrillator located at the George & Dragon Hotel

A Community Public Access Defibrillator, or CPAD, has recently been positioned at The George and Dragon Hotel in Kirkbymoorside. It joins those at Fadmoor and Gillamoor. It can be accessed and used by any member of the public in the event of a sudden cardiac arrest, or SCA, occurring in the town. This is a […]

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Exciting news for local Young Carers & Adult Carers Services

Scarborough & Ryedale Carers Resource have been awarded a new 3 year contract to deliver carers information and advice services over Scarborough, Whitby and Ryedale, for both Young Carer and Adult Carers services. Siân Balsom, Chairperson, said “This is great news for all unpaid family carers; we are delighted at being able to continue delivering […]

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Help and support for Carers

Scarborough and Ryedale Carers Resource (SRCR) is supporting this year’s Carers Week (9th – 15th June) by holding information events in Scarborough, Whitby and Ryedale. There will be an information and awareness stand at Malton library on Tuesday 10th from 10.30-2.30pm. We can also be found at Scarborough library on Thursday 12th June and at […]

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And the Kirkbymoorside Community Awards go to …

Two of Kirkbymoorside’s community stalwarts have been honoured by being named the town’s Citizens of the Year. Sarah Woodward is renown for her work with scores of members of the legendary Kirkbymoorside Brass Band, and Ted Clark is revered as long serving groundsman at the highly-acclaimed sports field. Sarah, who is a teaching assistant at […]

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Angus Ashworth

Remembering Angus 1947 – 2014

We were very saddened to hear about the passing of Angus Alexander on May 10th 2014. Angus had worked as a volunteer driver for Ryedale Special Families (RSF) for over 10 years and he was very well known to the staff and families. He came to know RSF through Ryecat, the community transport organisation. Angus […]

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Kirkby’s charity Sleepout total reaches £2k+

Many thanks from SASH to all who took part, helped, sponsored, donated and otherwise supported this year’s Kirkbymoorside Sleepout. Yet again the community has ‘come up trumps’ raising a grand total of £2,143.46 towards the Nightstop project for vulnerable and homeless young people in the area. Find out more information about the work of SASH.

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Well done Kirkbymoorside First Responders!

Community First Responder volunteers have received praise for their performance in helping to save lives in our local area during 2013. The Yorkshire Ambulance Service has issued a summary of local Community First Responder groups activity for 2013. It shows that the Kirkbymoorside CFR group were signed on-call for 1,096 hours. We responded to 10 […]

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This week’s good cause (3/52): Age UK, a national charity with a local face

Age UK is the country’s largest charity dedicated to helping everyone make the most of later life. It was formed a couple of years ago by a merger of two groups, Help the Aged and Age Concern: nice to hear about charities uniting and so reducing their overheads, rather than fragmenting and so increasing the […]

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Local Support and Development Charities announce merger

Leading local charities, Ryedale Voluntary Action and Seachange Community Trust, have announced their formal merger to become Coast and Vale Community Action which is to take place on 1st April 2014. The Boards of both organisations believe that they will be better able to support the development of a thriving and resilient voluntary, community and […]

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Police Support Volunteer Opportunities

You may have recently seen an advertising campaign to recruit more volunteers for North Yorkshire Police. The Force is now involving an increasing number of volunteers to provide added value to the excellent work already carried out by both Officers and Staff. Our volunteers already undertake various interesting and challenging roles within the Force from […]

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Fundraising Jumble Sale next Saturday – come along!

The Friends of Kirkbymoorside School are holding a Jumble Sale and Coffee Morning on Saturday 29th March from 10am at the Memorial Hall. So please come along and support us and have a coffee, cake and find a bargain! For those of you who are not familiar with what Friends of Kirkbymoorside School do, our […]

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