The Ryedale Walking Group is offering three walks in the first half of August, a short(ish) day walk, a short evening walk and an away day to the Dales for a slightly tougher walk – something for everyone. And there’s a social event right here in Pickering. Saturday 6th August: Appleton-le-Moors and Hutton-le-Hole (6 miles […]
Stu Bell, famed walking correspondent for the Whitby Gazette, is going to lead this walk with a difference. He’s the one wearing a Moorsbus “M” badge… Meet at Sinnington crossroads on the A170 at 11:00. Make sure that you give the Rambler and Explorer drivers plenty of warning that you want to stop there. To […]
Helmsley Archaeological and Historical Society concludes its summer programme of outdoor activities next Saturday, July 30, with a walking tour of Thornton Dale and nearby Ellerburn Church. Thornton le Dale is a highly picturesque village, centred on a tiny triangular green with its old market cross and stocks. Its thatched cottages must be one of […]
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 […]
Ryedale & District Mencap are pleased to announce their new project Ryedale Mencap ‘On the Road’. We are going into the community to provide our services to people with learning disabilities where they are. We will be doing crafts and activities between 2.30 to 3.30pm and we will be having tea and biscuits at the […]
If the heat has you lying a heap with a cold drink, maybe it’s time to think about some exercise! How about a walk? Here’s what’s on offer with the local branch of the Ramblers in August, all on Sundays. 7th August: 10.00 am start. Millington Church 7 miles, grid ref. SE 830 519, Leader […]
The opening of the newest stretch of the England Coast Path has given first-time public access to a headland near Staithes, providing visitors with a spectacular new vantage point that showcases the beauty of the fishing village. The 68-mile stretch of path from Middlesbrough to Filey Brigg which was officially opened by Natural England this […]
Fancy a curry supper while drifting over the Moors in the summer twilight? Here’s your chance: Note that the trains depart from Pickering – so much more convenient than departure from Goathland, no driving required and everyone can have a beer or two. Still a few seats remain, book soon to avoid disappointment.
Ryedale Lions Club has a new President as it prepares to celebrate its 50th anniversary. David Warin, of Pool Court, Pickering, takes over the post with the aim of promoting the Lions traditional role in fund-raising and providing support to those in need in the local community. The world has certainly changed a lot since […]
The North York Moors National Park Authority’s 2016 Design Awards are now open to receive entries. Sponsored by artisan glassmakers Gillies Jones, the awards are an excellent way to showcase the great design work in the region. The winner of each category will receive a commemorative glass bowl from Gillies Jones. This biennial event celebrates […]
Here’s a great day out for railway enthusiasts of all ages – Why not take the real thing from Pickering station up to Goathland with the North York Moors Railway? Timetable here. Then you can go on to Whitby by a later train or Coastliner bus (timetable) and eat fish and chips. Perfect!
The Ryedale Walking Group (RWG) will be doing the following walks in the second half of July: Wednesday 20th July: walk around historic Malton & Norton (4.7 miles easy) 180ft. Park/Start: 6:00 pm Malton market place (SE 785716). Saturday 23rd July: Bainbridge & Semer Water (9 miles moderate+) 1,400ft. Park/Start: 11:00 am street parking in Bainbridge […]
Theatre company Northern Broadsides has announced that its autumn touring production is to be the J.B. Priestley classic “When We Are Married”. Bradford born Priestly (1894 – 1984) was a prolific author, novelist, playwright, scriptwriter, social commentator, man of letters and broadcaster, and his Yorkshire background is reflected in much of his fiction. A perfect […]
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 […]
A gentle walk on Sunday 24th July starting at 2pm and lasting about 1 hour. You are welcome to join us afterwards at The Kings Head, where KMS History Group’s albums of old photos can be enjoyed. Publications will also be available to buy.
Over the summer holidays there are a number of events and activities taking place at the Beck Isle Museum. Pop into the museum any day between 27 July and 4 September from 10am-3pm for exciting art activities suitable for the whole family. Try making yarn dolls in our country craft week, designing and making Victorian […]
The North York Moors National Park Authority is asking all ‘People in the Park’ for their views on topics such as planning, services and communications in its latest Residents’ Survey. The survey, available in both electronic and hard copy, will be issued to residents in July. The Authority is keen to gain residents feedback and […]
Members of the Ryedale based Moorlands Art Group have organised an annual exhibition to support the hospice every year since the early 90s. So many people turn out to view the paintings and buy their work that they raise hundreds of pounds every year to help the hospice care for patients with life-limiting illnesses. This […]
It’s back! ParkFest 2016 is being held in the North York Moors National Park on Saturday 23 July – Sunday 24 July, with dynamic ‘gypsy folk and roll’ band Holy Moly & the Crackers kick starting events as they take centre stage at 7pm on Saturday. Just back from their awesome debut performance at Glastonbury […]
Takes place on Wednesday 20th July with presentation on the The Middleham Jewel by Dr Kate Giles.
Do you like to go rambling, cycling or swimming? Do you enjoy going for a drive along the coast, and visiting galleries or museums? And if so, would you be prepared to share these activities with someone else? The Alzheimer’s Society is looking for volunteers for its Side by Side project, a new service which […]
I am inviting residents from across Scarborough and Ryedale to have their say about crime and community safety when I spend two days in the area next week (July 6 and 7). Over the two days I will be holding advice surgeries in six different locations across the area. The surgeries are a good opportunity […]
A great summer event for youngsters is being run by the Everwitch Theatre Co. in association with the North York Moors Railway – details below:
Here are some dates for your diary Friday 22nd July and Saturday 23rd July; we will be opening up our archives between 10 – 6 and again 10 – 4pm. Come along and see just how far we’ve come on our journey to create a permanent home for our ever-growing collection of material, thanks to our […]
The 4th Ryedale Trad Jazz Festival will take place from Sunday 24th July to Saturday 30th July 2016 in Pickering. The programme will be as follows: Sunday 24th: Concert of Spirituals at the Church of St Peter and St Paul, Hall Garth, Pickering. 2.30 – 4 pm with Ryedale Jazz. Sessions at the Memorial Hall, […]
You are reading this, so obviously you can read. But there are folk who are not so lucky, who, for one reason or another, have lost their eyesight either completely, or so far as to be unable to see the printed word. If you know of such a person, please tell them (if they don’t […]
July 1st 2016 marks the 100th anniversary of the first day of the Battle of the Somme. Lasting nearly 5 months the Battle of the Somme was one of the largest battles on the Western Front in the First World War. The Beck Isle Museum is commemorating this anniversary with a Book of Honour, remembering […]
Low fares and frequent buses to the heart of the North York Moors as expanded network takes to the road. The green and glorious calm amongst the ruins of one of England’s most powerful Cistercian monasteries, or a breathtaking view across the Vale of York to the Pennine hills – just two of the new […]
The North Yorkshire Moors Railway (NYMR) is pleased to announce that the ‘Flying Scotsman Returns’ event in collaboration with the National Railway Museum (NRM) has been selected as finalists in the 2016 White Rose Awards in the ‘Yorkshire Event’ category. Over 12-20 March, the NYMR in partnership with the NRM created a dynamic ‘welcome’ experience […]
Helmsley Archaeological and Historical Society continues its summer programme on Saturday July 9 with a conducted walk on Rosedale East Side to view remains of ironstone mines and calcining kilns, lead by Patrick and Linda Chambers from the Rosedale History Society. The meeting point is Updale Reading Room, opposite row of cottages named School Row, […]