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Early August walks with Ryedale Walking Group

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 […]

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Mediaeval Moorsbus Meander – Sunday the 31st July

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 […]

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HAHS walk around Thornton Dale and Ellerburn

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 […]

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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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Mencap on the road

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 […]

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August walks with the Ramblers

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 […]

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Curry supper on the train

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.

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New President for Lions 50th anniversary‏

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 […]

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Park Authority design awards‏ – open for entries

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 […]

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Model railway show in Goathland this weekend

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!

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More July walks with Ryedale Walking Group

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 […]

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Northern Broadsides to tour Priestley classic

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 […]

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Walk with Kirkbymoorside History Group

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.

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Beck Isle Museum Summer events

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 […]

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Your opinion sought by National Park

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 […]

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Art Exhibition to support St Catherine’s Hospice

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 […]

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Party at Parkfest 2016

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 […]

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Discuss crime & community safety concerns with Julia Mulligan

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 […]

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Kirkby History Group Archive – Open Days!

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 […]

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Ryedale Trad Jazz Festival

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, […]

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Book of Remembrance at the Beck Isle Museum

WW1 Book of Remembrance

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 […]

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Flying Scotsman event shortlisted for White Rose Award

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 […]

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Guided walk of Rosedale East Mines with HAHS

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, […]

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