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August Bank Holiday bin collections

All bin collections will be one day late across Hambleton district next week – because of the bank holiday.

Published on Monday, 19th August 2019
  • Caravan vehicles in reeth 1

    Ground-breaking publicity caravan announced with one month to go to the 2019 UCI Road World Championships

    To celebrate one month to go until the opening ceremony of the 2019 UCI Road World Championships, Yorkshire 2019 have announced there will be a publicity caravan for the very first time in 98 years.

    Published on Wednesday, 21st August 2019
  • Hambleton District Council - Civic Centre

    District Councillor cleared of misconduct

    A district councillor has been cleared of an allegation he breached the authority’s code of conduct.

    Published on Tuesday, 20th August 2019
  • Dont loose you chance to vote

    Don't lose your right to vote

    Hambleton householders are being reminded to keep their Electoral Register records up to date – and not lose the right to vote.

    Published on Monday, 19th August 2019
  • Santini cycling jersey 1

    Exclusive range of cycling jerseys revealed ahead of the UCI Road World Cycling Championships

    UCI’s official cycling clothing supplier Santini, have revealed three special-edition jersey designs to celebrate the 2019 UCI Road World Championships coming to Yorkshire this September.

    Published on Thursday, 15th August 2019
  • Uci bikes for businesses

    Bikes to decorate high street

    Hundreds of rainbow coloured bikes are being delivered to businesses across Northallerton as the town gets ready for the UK’s biggest sporting event next month.

    Published on Wednesday, 14th August 2019
  • Jack gill apprentice web

    Exam results are out - consider an apprenticeship

    As exam results come out this week Hambleton District Council is urging youngsters to consider an apprenticeship.

    Published on Wednesday, 14th August 2019
  • pic of two people with Armed Forces Covenant

    Armed Forces Covenant training

    Hambleton District Council continues to show its support for defence personnel by offering training for both staff and other local agencies.

    Published on Tuesday, 13th August 2019
  • Councillor Robson (far right) is pictured with the clock with Graham Bell and Helen Crannage from the BID and Northallerton Mayor, Councillor John Forrest.

    Clock counts down to Northallerton's big day

    A giant clock was unveiled on Northallerton Town Hall today (August 8) to count down to the biggest sporting event in the town’s history.

    Published on Thursday, 8th August 2019
  • Broadacres broad acres logo

    Council Leader hits out at accusations over loan

    The Leader of Hambleton District Council has hit out at suggestions a £35 million loan to a local housing association has ‘put public funds a risk’.

    Published on Wednesday, 7th August 2019
  • Mill hill cp school art

    Children celebrate school arts project success

    A primary school has celebrated the success of an arts project inspired by the exciting transformation of the former Northallerton Prison site with a special assembly and parade.

    Published on Tuesday, 6th August 2019
  • 50 Days to go

    New community cycle track showcased to celebrate 50 days to the UCI World Championships

    The first major legacy investment into cycling facilities across the country has been showcased in Doncaster to mark 50 days to go until the 2019 UCI Road World Championships.

    Published on Monday, 5th August 2019
  • planning application form and other documents

    Hambletons new Local Plan another step closer

    A significant milestone has been reached in the preparation of a new Local Plan for Hambleton, which will guide decisions on planning applications up until 2035.

    Published on Friday, 2nd August 2019
  • Hambleton welcomes the world on Yorkshire Day

    Hambleton welcomes the world on Yorkshire Day

    Hambleton District Council is using Yorkshire Day to encourage local businesses to start preparing for the UCI Road World Championships next month.

    Published on Thursday, 1st August 2019
  • Tdy land art sutton bank glider

    UCI Road World Championships land art competition

    To celebrate Yorkshire Day, Yorkshire 2019 have launched their 2019 UCI Road World Championships Land Art Competition in partnership with Welcome to Yorkshire.

    Published on Thursday, 1st August 2019
  • Dont loose you chance to vote

    Return your household enquiry form so you can vote

    Households in Hambleton are being reminded that they need to return their annual household enquiry form by 7 August to save a reminder having to be sent or a personal visit to their home.

    Published on Monday, 29th July 2019
  • Bullamoor Park

    Have your say on Bullamoor Park in Northallerton

    Northallerton residents are being invited to have their say on Bullamoor Park

    Published on Monday, 29th July 2019
  • Northallertons hidden heritage - old pub sign

    Last call for Northallerton artefacts

    Northallerton residents have only one week to search their lofts, cupboards and garages for items that might be of interest – which they can bring to a special heritage day to be valued and catalogued

    Published on Friday, 26th July 2019
  • Hambleton District Council - Civic Centre

    Sandbags available if needed

    With high rainfall predicted for the weekend, Hambleton residents are reminded that sandbags are available 24/7 if needed.

    Published on Friday, 26th July 2019
  • Best dressed Bedale

    Tour de Yorkshire land art and best dressed winners honoured

    The winners of the 2019 Tour de Yorkshire Land Art and Best Dressed competitions have received their prizes at a special event at the Welcome to Yorkshire office in Leeds.

    Published on Friday, 26th July 2019
  • UCI merchandise now available

    Get your kit off and your UCI kit on

    With just two months to go until the UCI Road World cycling championships comes to Northallerton, merchandise is now on sale and residents and visitors are invited to get kitted out!

    Published on Tuesday, 23rd July 2019
  • Polling station sign

    Have your say on polling stations

    Hambleton voters are being urged to have their say on polling places that are used for elections.

    Published on Friday, 19th July 2019
  • New FoodShare Co-ordinator

    New FoodShare Co-ordinator

    A scheme which provides emergency food parcels for people facing temporary financial problems has a new Co-ordinator.

    Published on Friday, 19th July 2019
  • appeal for wool to knit bunting for UCI

    Get knitting for bike race

    A band of knitters are set to decorate Northallerton with rainbow bunting and cycling shirts to celebrate the visit of the world road race championships this September.

    Published on Thursday, 18th July 2019
  • Hambleton District Council - Civic Centre

    Crematorium proposals unveiled

    Proposals to look at a Hambleton based crematorium were unveiled by district council leaders today (Tuesday 16 July).

    Published on Tuesday, 16th July 2019
  • Northallerton Church

    Survey on Northallerton brings in mass response

    Close to 200 people have had their say on a survey of Northallerton – and what it should look like in the future.

    Published on Tuesday, 16th July 2019
  • Lambert Hospital

    Hospital future - decision looming

    The future of a former Thirsk hospital looks set to be decided in September.

    Published on Tuesday, 16th July 2019
  • New map for Stokesley Town

    Putting Stokesley on the map

    A new guide promoting Stokesley as a ‘place to eat, shop and explore’ has been created.

    Published on Monday, 15th July 2019
  • Voting sq

    Don't lose your chance to vote - annual canvass of the electoral register

    Residents in Hambleton are being reminded that they need to keep their Electoral Register records up to date and to look out for their annual household enquiry form which should be arriving soon.

    Published on Friday, 12th July 2019
  • Bedale Tour de Yorkshire

    Record breaking 28 million tune in for Tour de Yorkshire!

    The 2019 Tour de Yorkshire and Asda Tour de Yorkshire Women’s Race were viewed across the globe by a record-breaking audience of 28 million.

    Published on Wednesday, 10th July 2019
  • UCI best dress competition

    Northallerton gets set to welcome the world

    Northallerton businesses are getting ready to welcome the ‘world’ to the town in September!

    Published on Tuesday, 9th July 2019
  • Call for Northallerton artefacts

    Call for Northallerton artefacts

    Northallerton residents are being asked to help collate a catalogue of items to record the district’s heritage for posterity.

    Published on Tuesday, 9th July 2019
  • UCI roadshow success

    Packed house for roadshow

    Business leaders packed into Northallerton town hall last night (Monday July 8) to hear more about the visit of the world cycling championships in September.

    Published on Tuesday, 9th July 2019
  • UCI onstage entertainment

    Onstage entertainment added to UCI world championships calendar

    Yorkshire 2019 – the organisers of the 2019 UCI Road World Championships – have announced three nights of top-quality cycling entertainment at Harrogate’s Royal Hall.

    Published on Thursday, 4th July 2019
  • Hambleton District Council - Civic Centre

    Green energy schemes for Hambleton

    A scheme to develop ground source heat pumps at Hambleton’s four leisure centres has been scrapped – but district councillors are set to look at other sustainable energy schemes.

    Published on Thursday, 4th July 2019
  • New bin tags - Cllr Watson helping deliver the new tags

    New bin tags

    Information on all bin collections for the next year is being delivered to all Hambleton households over the coming weeks.

    Published on Tuesday, 2nd July 2019
  • Farmers market hailed a success

    Successful return of Thirsk Farmers Market

    The return of the award winning Northern Dales Farmers’ market to Thirsk was hailed a big success by delighted shoppers and traders. And so much so that another one is planned.

    Published on Tuesday, 2nd July 2019
  • house being built

    Rural Housing Week celebrates over 400 new rural affordable homes built in one year

    A record 405 new affordable homes were built in rural areas of North and East Yorkshire in 2017/18 – bringing the total to 1,155 over the past six years.

    Published on Monday, 1st July 2019
  • new recycling centre piloted

    New style recycling station at festival

    A new style events recycling centre is being piloted by Hambleton District Council this weekend.

    Published on Monday, 24th June 2019
  • Armed Forces Day - 2019 celebrations

    Flag flies over Hambleton

    Hambleton District Council marked the start of National Armed Forces Day celebrations today (Monday 24 June) by raising a special flag.

    Published on Monday, 24th June 2019
  • Breakfast brief evolution logo

    Recruitment on the menu

    Recruiting is on the menu at the next Breakfast Briefing at Evolution Business Centre in Northallerton next week.

    Published on Monday, 24th June 2019
  • Champion rider watermarked

    Artist releases artwork celebrating 2019 UCI road world championships

    With just three months to go until the start of the 2019 UCI Road World Championships, award-winning Yorkshire artist Lucy Pittaway has released five striking pieces of artwork to celebrate the event.

    Published on Friday, 21st June 2019
  • two affordable house

    Landlords Forum - June 2019

    Private Landlords, Estate Agents and any other organisations with an interest in Private Sector Housing are being urged to attend a landlord’s forum next month.

    Published on Thursday, 20th June 2019
  • food hygiene rating scheme sticker on a window

    Hygiene standards soaring in Hambleton

    Hygiene standards across Hambleton have never been better.

    Published on Thursday, 20th June 2019
  • Easingwold new 3G pitch

    Easingwold gets go ahead for £2.5m sports project

    Community sport in Easingwold has been given a massive boost – as a £2.5million project has been given the go ahead.

    Published on Tuesday, 18th June 2019
  • Toning coffee morning

    Successful toning suite open morning

    More than 30 people attended Northallerton’s Toning Suite first open morning.

    Published on Monday, 17th June 2019
  • Tdy land art winner announced

    Tour de Yorkshire land art competition winner announced

    An amazing creation featuring a winking goose and turkey riding Chopper bikes in Goose Eye has been crowned the winner of the 2019 Tour de Yorkshire Land Art competition.

    Published on Monday, 17th June 2019
  • 100 days to UCI

    100 days to the UCI road world championships

    Celebrations are taking place across Yorkshire to mark 100 days to go until the 2019 UCI Road World Championships.

    Published on Friday, 14th June 2019
  • UCI flag handed over - 100 days to go

    Countdown until arrival of global cycling championships

    It’s now 100 days until the start of the UCI Road World Championships; when top athletes and fans from around the globe will head to Yorkshire for cycling’s equivalent of the World Cup.

    Published on Friday, 14th June 2019
  • cakes for macmillan coffee morning

    Staff raise money for charity

    Staff at Hambleton District Council have handed over £4,000 to 15 different charities by ‘dressing down’, running raffles and baking cakes!

    Published on Thursday, 13th June 2019
  • Best dressed Bedale

    Tour de Yorkshire best dressed competition winners revealed

    The winners of the 2019 Tour de Yorkshire Best Dressed competition have been confirmed by race organisers Welcome to Yorkshire.

    Published on Tuesday, 11th June 2019
  • house being built

    Housing need in Shipton by Beningbrough

    Residents of Shipton by Beningbrough near Easingwold are being asked to register their current and future housing needs.

    Published on Tuesday, 11th June 2019
  • return of farmers market to Thirsk

    Return of the Farmers Market to Thirsk

    Thirsk is busy preparing for the return of the award winning Northern Dales Farmers’ market later this month.

    Published on Monday, 10th June 2019
  • Bug hotels arrive in sowerby 3

    Snug bugs

    Insects in Sowerby are feeling ‘snug’ thanks to three hotels built specially for them.

    Published on Friday, 7th June 2019
  • Northallerton Church

    All eyes on Northallerton

    All eyes are on Northallerton this month as local people, businesses and visitors are asked for their views on the town.

    Published on Thursday, 6th June 2019
  • Votes open for Tour de Yorkshire best dressed town

    Voting open for Tour De Yorkshire best dressed competition

    Hot on the heels of the Land Art competition, the nominees for the Tour de Yorkshire Best Dressed competition have now been unveiled and voting has begun.

    Published on Tuesday, 4th June 2019
  • Sowerby junction opens

    Long awaited junction opens

    The long awaited Sowerby Junction will open to traffic overnight tonight (Monday June 3).

    Published on Monday, 3rd June 2019
  • Dementia friendly Hambleton

    Dementia friendly Council

    Hambleton District Council has been recognised for its on going work to be dementia friendly.

    Published on Monday, 3rd June 2019
  • Toning Suite

    Toning Suite open morning

    Northallerton Leisure Centre’s new Toning Suite is having an open morning

    Published on Friday, 31st May 2019
  • UCI 250 days to go

    Gearing up for race with roadshows

    Residents and businesses across Hambleton are being invited to two roadshows as the district gears up for the visit of the world cycling championships in September.

    Published on Friday, 31st May 2019
  • Bedale land art sq

    Tour de Yorkshire Land Art Competition – The race is on!

    Tour de Yorkshire organisers Welcome to Yorkshire have announced that voting is now open for the race’s 2019 Land Art Competition.

    Published on Friday, 31st May 2019
  • Leading councillors

    Council leadership confirmed

    Hambleton District Council’s political leadership has been confirmed.

    Published on Thursday, 30th May 2019
  • Stokesley bridge and river

    Taking action in a changing climate

    ‘Taking action in a changing climate’ is to come under the spotlight next week.

    Published on Tuesday, 28th May 2019
  • Chairman cllr blades charity cheque

    Chairmans charity cheque

    The outgoing Chairman of Hambleton District Council has handed over £830 charity.

    Published on Tuesday, 28th May 2019
  • Thirsk market

    Thirsk company ordered to pay business rates

    A Thirsk company has been told it is liable for business rates on eight empty units.

    Published on Friday, 24th May 2019
  • UCI 250 days to go

    Gearing up for World Championships in Hambleton

    Communities on the Hambleton leg of the 2019 UCI Road World Championships in September can apply for cash help for their celebrations.

    Published on Thursday, 23rd May 2019
  • Chairman and deputy

    New Council Chairman

    Hambleton District Council has a new chairman.

    Published on Wednesday, 22nd May 2019
  • Breakfast brief springboard logo

    Latest Breakfast Briefing in Stokesley - Leadership Programme

    Next month’s Breakfast Briefing looks at ‘what makes people and therefore companies – successful’.

    Published on Tuesday, 21st May 2019
  • Love your market 2019 - creating trader profiles

    Keep Hambleton's markets 'Close to your heart'

    A fortnight long campaign encouraging local people to love their markets is being supported by Hambleton District Council’s Vibrant Market Team.

    Published on Monday, 20th May 2019
  • Voting sq

    Use your vote

    Electors are being reminded to use their vote on May 23 in this week’s European Parliamentary election.

    Published on Monday, 20th May 2019
  • Welcome packs for Stokesley for new businesses

    Stokesley welcomes new businesses

    New businesses to Stokesley are being welcomed with a new pack produced by Hambleton District Council and the Town Council.

    Published on Monday, 20th May 2019
  • Noise action week

    Turn it down for noise action week

    District Council officers are using this week’s Noise Action Week (20 – 25 May) to raise awareness of the cost of noise to the health and wellbeing of communities and individuals.

    Published on Monday, 20th May 2019
  • three bins

    Bin collections move for Spring bank holiday

    All bin collections will be one day late across Hambleton district next week – because of the bank holiday.

    Published on Friday, 17th May 2019
  • Cook garden 4

    Cook garden officially reopened

    Great Ayton’s Captain Cook Memorial Garden officially reopened today (Thursday 16 May ) after a massive revamp and some unexpected finds!

    Published on Friday, 17th May 2019
  • Newby Wiske Police HQ

    New date set for Newby Wiske planning meeting

    A new date has been set for a meeting to determine the future of Newby Wiske Hall.

    Published on Thursday, 16th May 2019
  • Bedale Leisure Centre Logo

    Bedale pool reopens

    Bedale Swimming Pool reopens today (May 16) after a six day closure due to vandalism.

    Published on Thursday, 16th May 2019
  • Rotary way

    Rotary way unveiled

    A 70 year connection between the Rotary movement and the town of Northallerton has been marked.

    Published on Wednesday, 15th May 2019
  • Offices closed for elections

    Area offices closed for one day next week

    Stokesley and Easingwold area offices will be closed for one day next week due to staffing requirements for the EU elections on Thursday 23 May.

    Published on Tuesday, 14th May 2019
  • Bedale plaque presentation - Tour de Yorkshire

    Plaque to mark Tour visit to Bedale

    Two communities on the Tour de Yorkshire route received special plaques to celebrate the visit.

    Published on Tuesday, 14th May 2019
  • Success of business conference

    Growing your business - conference success

    Growth was the key topic up for discussion at a major conference held in Easingwold last week.

    Published on Monday, 13th May 2019
  • Hambleton District Council - Civic Centre

    Condolences to family of Northallerton teenager

    Chief Executive of Hambleton District Council, Dr Justin Ives, has released the following statement on behalf of councillors and staff:

    Published on Monday, 13th May 2019
  • Toning suite success for ms sufferers

    Successful Toning Suite trial for those affected by MS

    Ten people living with the condition Multiple Sclerosis recently took part in a trial of the Toning Suite at Northallerton Leisure Centre, part funded by a Communities Inspire grant from NYCC.

    Published on Monday, 13th May 2019
  • Exebly plaque presentation - Tour de Yorkshire

    Plaque to mark Tour visit to Exelby

    Two communities on the Tour de Yorkshire route received special plaques to celebrate the visit.

    Published on Sunday, 12th May 2019
  • Voting sq

    Proxy voting in Euro Elections - deadline nears

    Electors wishing to use a proxy vote in the Euro Elections later this month have just a few days left to apply.

    Published on Friday, 10th May 2019
  • Hambleton District Council - Civic Centre

    New team of Councillors at Hambleton

    A new team of 28 district councillors has been elected to lead Hambleton District Council for the next four years.

    Published on Thursday, 9th May 2019
  • Gin prizes sq

    Bedale was gin-tastic for Tour winners

    Tour de Yorkshire stage winners went home with a very special reminder of Hambleton following their visit to Bedale on Friday (May 3).

    Published on Wednesday, 8th May 2019
  • Voting sq

    Euro election poll cards delayed

    The delivery of some Hambleton district poll cards for the Election of Members of European Parliament for the Yorkshire and the Humber Region later this month has been delayed.

    Published on Tuesday, 7th May 2019
  • Aso visits bedale sq

    Bedale welcomes Tour de Yorkshire Director

    Bedale welcomed Tour de Yorkshire race director, Christian Prudhomme, yesterday as he did a whistlestop trip round the route of this year’s race.

    Published on Thursday, 2nd May 2019
  • Bikeability Day

    Bikeability Day

    A special ‘Bikeability’ day’ is being held next month (31 May).

    Published on Tuesday, 30th April 2019
  • Tdy publicity caravan sq

    Tour de Yorkshire Caravan and Ambassadors tours back for 2019!

    The millions of spectators getting ready to line the route for the Tour de Yorkshire this week will have a special treat in store with organisers Welcome to Yorkshire and ASO confirming the publicity.

    Published on Tuesday, 30th April 2019
  • Primetime - New Age Kurling

    Primetime appeal for another venue

    A council initiative which aims to reduce isolation and loneliness through physical activity in village or community halls is on the lookout for another venue.

    Published on Monday, 29th April 2019
  • three bins

    Bin collections move for May Day - 2019

    All bin collections will be one day late across Hambleton district next week – because of the bank holiday.

    Published on Monday, 29th April 2019
  • more star riders set for Tour de Yorkshire

    More riders set for Tour de Yorkshire

    Two former Tour de Yorkshire champions – Greg Van Avermaet and Serge Pauwels – have confirmed they will ride this year’s race as well as cycling legend Marianne Vos.

    Published on Monday, 29th April 2019
  • Mark Cavendish to ride in the Tour de Yorkshire

    Cavendish confirmed for Tour de Yorkshire

    The star riders are coming thick and fast with Mark Cavendish the latest cycling legend to confirm he will be riding the 2019 Tour de Yorkshire.

    Published on Friday, 26th April 2019
  • MAD grant - Snape Village Hall restorations

    Council responds to village's SOS Call

    A village hall which is the hub of the community has benefitted from not one but two Hambleton District Council grants.

    Published on Friday, 26th April 2019
  • more star riders set for Tour de Yorkshire

    More star riders set for Tour de Yorkshire

    Reigning world time trial champion Annemiek van Vleuten and British road race champion Connor Swift are among the latest big-name riders to confirm their attendance at the 2019 Tour de Yorkshire.

    Published on Friday, 26th April 2019
  • Business conference 2019

    All you need to know about growing your business

    Local businesses from across Hambleton will gather next month at The Hawkhills in Easingwold for the district’s annual spring business conference.

    Published on Thursday, 25th April 2019
  • Sprint star Kittle set for the Tour De Yorkshire

    Sprint star Kittel set for Tour De Yorkshire

    Marcel Kittel is the latest star rider to confirm his attendance at the 2019 Tour de Yorkshire and will be joined by Katusha Alpecin team-mates Harry Tanfield and Nathan Haas.

    Published on Thursday, 25th April 2019
  • Voting by post

    Use your postal vote

    Postal voters in next week’s local elections are being reminded they can vote up to the close of polls on May 2.

    Published on Wednesday, 24th April 2019
  • The village spectator hub sq

    Tour de Yorkshire fan village back in Leeds!

    The Village will be returning to Millennium Square in Leeds as part of the celebrations around the 2019 Tour de Yorkshire.

    Published on Wednesday, 24th April 2019
  • Northallerton Church

    Fun of the fair for Northallerton

    All the fun of the Fair comes to Northallerton once more next week.

    Published on Tuesday, 23rd April 2019
  • Breakfast brief evolution logo

    Free breakfast briefing at Evolution Business Centre

    Social Media is on the menu at the next Breakfast Briefing at Evolution Business Centre in Northallerton.

    Published on Tuesday, 23rd April 2019
  • three bins

    Easter Bin collections 2019

    All bin collections across Hambleton will be affected by the bank holiday on Easter Monday (22 April) with collections taking place one day later than normal.

    Published on Thursday, 18th April 2019
  • Find the stones in Bedale

    Find the stones in Bedale

    Ten hand painted stones have been hidden around Bedale to celebrate next month’s visit of the Tour de Yorkshire to the town.

    Published on Tuesday, 16th April 2019
  • Poll cards for election delivered soon

    No vote for electors in Huby Ward on 2 May

    Letters informing 3,000 Hambleton voters they will not be going to the polls next month will drop through post boxes next week.

    Published on Tuesday, 16th April 2019
  • Landart wentworth

    Gear up to welcome the World's best cyclists

    With just over a fortnight to go until the start of the Tour de Yorkshire, organisers Welcome to Yorkshire are reminding people to get their Land Art and Best Dressed competition entries in.

    Published on Monday, 15th April 2019
  • Bedale lc bikes web

    42 Unused bikes donated

    A massive 42 unwanted bikes were dropped off at Bedale Leisure Centre last weekend – in the first of two collection sessions.

    Published on Wednesday, 10th April 2019
  • Lizzie deignan group ride

    Deignan confirms her Yorkshire homecoming!

    Home favourite Lizzie Deignan has confirmed she will ride the 2019 Asda Tour de Yorkshire Women’s Race.

    Published on Wednesday, 10th April 2019
  • pool party fun

    Have some egg-citing fun in the water this Easter

    Hambleton’s four leisure centres are putting a bit of egg-tra spirit into swimming this Easter.

    Published on Tuesday, 9th April 2019
  • Prison exhibition at library

    Prison exhibition in Northallerton

    An exhibition charting the history of Northallerton’s former prison has re-opened in the town’s library.

    Published on Tuesday, 9th April 2019
  • Crosby Road car park

    Long stay car park taken over by developer

    One of Northallerton’s town centre car parks has been taken over by the developers of the £17m Treadmills scheme.

    Published on Monday, 8th April 2019
  • MAD grant - scout centre prepared for play

    Scout Centre 'prepared' for play

    A scout centre has improved its outdoor play equipment thanks to council cash.

    Published on Monday, 8th April 2019
  • Tour de Yorkshire flag raised at Bedale Hall

    Bedale countdown to Tour de Yorkshire begins

    The month long countdown to the Tour de Yorkshire’s arrival in Bedale began this week with the raising of the official race flag.

    Published on Friday, 5th April 2019
  • Bike library at Bedale with Louise Lowcock

    Bike donation service comes to Bedale

    Unwanted bikes are being collected at Bedale Leisure Centre this weekend.

    Published on Tuesday, 2nd April 2019
  • Bedale Tour de Yorkshire

    Full race timings confirmed with one month to go

    With one month to go until the 2019 Tour de Yorkshire, organisers Welcome to Yorkshire and Amaury Sport Organisation have unveiled the highly anticipated race timings.

    Published on Tuesday, 2nd April 2019
  • Lidl to anchor transformation of former Northallerton prison

    Iceland signs up as latest Treadmills inmate

    Grocery store operator Iceland has become the latest big name to sign up for the Treadmills regeneration scheme in Northallerton, North Yorkshire.

    Published on Tuesday, 2nd April 2019
  • Captain Cooks wall

    Walls found at Cook home to be left exposed

    Future visitors to the refurbished Captain Cook Memorial Garden in Great Ayton are to get an unexpected view of part of the family’s former home.

    Published on Tuesday, 2nd April 2019
  • Kevo Union Jack Santini Jersey

    Yorkshire 2019 launch official merchandise and VIP hospitality to celebrate six months to go

    Today (21 March) marks six months until the Opening Ceremony of the 2019 UCI Road World Championships, which will raise the curtain on the biggest cycling event ever held in the UK.

    Published on Wednesday, 27th March 2019
  • Imaginosity 3

    Childrens' imaginations fly free in school arts project

    Pupils from a Northallerton primary school have been inspired to release their imagination and let their ideas fly in a creative project celebrating freedom and fearlessness.

    Published on Wednesday, 27th March 2019
  • Homeowners urged to check out solid fuel appliances

    Free heating scheme for North Yorkshire Homes

    A £500,000 scheme which will provide free heating to more than 100 North Yorkshire homes – including around 30 in Hambleton – has been launched.

    Published on Tuesday, 26th March 2019
  • Breakfast brief springboard logo

    Latest Breakfast Briefing in Stokesley - Business Support and Funding Opportunities

    This month’s Breakfast Briefing looks at ‘Business Support and Funding Opportunities’.

    Published on Monday, 25th March 2019
  • list of mens teams for TDY

    Tour de Yorkshire - race teams confirmed

    With just over five weeks to go until the 2019 Tour de Yorkshire, organisers Welcome to Yorkshire and Amaury Sport Organisation have confirmed the 38 teams that will be competing between 2-5 May.

    Published on Monday, 25th March 2019
  • Market day parking in Northallerton

    Drivers reminded of market day parking rules

    Visitors to Northallerton High Street are being reminded to follow the parking restrictions on market days.

    Published on Friday, 22nd March 2019
  • Six months to go to UCI road race

    Lighting up Northallerton for world cycle race

    Hambleton’s Civic Centre turned rainbow colours last night (Thursday March 21) to mark the six month countdown to the world cycle championships.

    Published on Friday, 22nd March 2019
  • Newby Wiske Police HQ

    Newby Wiske planning meeting deferred

    A special meeting to determine the future of Newby Wiske Hall has been deferred.

    Published on Wednesday, 20th March 2019
  • garden waste licence for 2019

    Don't be fooled - get garden waste collected

    Gardeners are being encouraged not to be caught out on April Fool’s Day – by making sure they have signed up to get their garden waste collected.

    Published on Tuesday, 19th March 2019
  • Hambleton District Council - Civic Centre

    Hambleton reports negative gender pay gap again

    Hambleton District Council employs 8% more women than men - and has reported a negative gender pay gap for second year running.

    Published on Monday, 18th March 2019
  • new website for Topcliffe thanks to Making a difference grant

    Council grant helps design new website

    A Parish Council in the south of the district is now the owner of a brand new website thanks to a council grant.

    Published on Friday, 15th March 2019
  • Tour de Yorkshire flag raised by council

    Tour de Yorkshire flag raised by council

    Hambleton’s ‘official’ Tour de Yorkshire flag has been raised at the Civic Centre in Northallerton.

    Published on Friday, 15th March 2019
  • Poll cards for election delivered soon

    Poll cards for election to be delivered

    Poll cards for the May local elections are being delivered to registered electors from next week.

    Published on Friday, 15th March 2019
  • Newby Wiske Police HQ

    Newby Wiske planning date set

    A special meeting to determine the future of Newby Wiske Hall has been set for next week.

    Published on Wednesday, 13th March 2019
  • Cllr Robson outside Lambert Hospital

    Hospital consultation – hundreds take part

    Hundreds of local people have had their say on the future use of a former Thirsk hospital.

    Published on Wednesday, 13th March 2019
  • Mackenzie thorpe

    Artist Mackenzie Thorpe marks 30 years as a professional artist in 2019

    The Tour de Yorkshire Ride in collaboration with Mackenzie Thorpe, official tour artist, are proud to reveal the design for a new medal for the event. All participants of the Ride, expected to exceed last year’s 4,500 people, will be awarded the specially designed medal as they cross the finish line in Leeds, just hours before the pros roll through on 5 May.

    Published on Wednesday, 13th March 2019
  • Mad grant community involvement in romanby

    Cash for community groups

    Community groups across Hambleton are to benefit from a £125,000 cash pot.

    Published on Tuesday, 12th March 2019
  • Thirsk furniture trail 2

    The Magnificent Seven!

    A furniture trail originally set up in the 1990s has been recreated

    Published on Monday, 11th March 2019
  • Tour De Yorkshire man dressed up with blue and yellow paint on his face

    Get dressed up for the 2019 Tour de Yorkshire

    The 2019 Tour de Yorkshire Best Dressed Competition - which honours communities and individuals that go the extra mile to celebrate the race - is now open for entries.

    Published on Monday, 11th March 2019
  • Cllrs robson and les at bedale station l

    Tour trophies arrive in Bedale

    The coveted Tour de Yorkshire winners’ trophies have visited a special school in Bedale, where youngsters have developed a keen passion for cycling.

    Published on Friday, 8th March 2019
  • house being built

    Putting the heart and home back into your community

    Communities in Hambleton are being asked to come together and put the heart (and home) back into their community.

    Published on Tuesday, 5th March 2019
  • Top award for Northallerton Leisure Centre

    Top award for Northallerton Leisure Centre

    Northallerton Leisure Centre has brought home a top industry award.

    Published on Monday, 4th March 2019
  • Making a Difference grant - Restarting Hearts in Northallerton

    Restarting Hearts in Northallerton

    A charity set up to increase and improve the availability of life-saving equipment in Northallerton has received one of the Hambleton’s largest ‘making a difference’ grants.

    Published on Monday, 4th March 2019
  • Breakfast brief evolution logo

    New free breakfast briefings at Evolution Business Centre

    Evolution Business Centre in Northallerton hosts is second Breakfast Briefing.

    Published on Friday, 1st March 2019
  • Opening of Dalton Bridge - group shot

    Dalton Bridge celebrated

    Business and council leaders have celebrated the success of a massive £4.1m redevelopment project - Dalton Bridge near Thirsk.

    Published on Friday, 1st March 2019
  • Hambleton District Council - Civic Centre

    Council Tax rise approved

    Hambleton councillors have approved a £5 increase in council tax for an average Band D property.

    Published on Thursday, 28th February 2019
  • Riding with Grandad

    Mackenzie Thorpe's 2019 Tour de Yorkshire art collection unveiled

    Four stunning pieces of art have been unveiled by world-renowned Yorkshire artist Mackenzie Thorpe to celebrate the 2019 Tour de Yorkshire.

    Published on Wednesday, 27th February 2019
  • Welcome to yorkshire bmw cars

    ‘Tour’ trophies coming to town

    Bedale business leaders and residents are to get a sneak preview of the official ‘Tour de Yorkshire’ trophies next week.

    Published on Wednesday, 27th February 2019
  • Tour de Yorkshire 2019 trophy

    Communities gear up to welcome Tour de Yorkshire trophies

    Communities across the county are getting ready to welcome the official Tour de Yorkshire trophies ahead of their own tour, which starts this week.

    Published on Wednesday, 27th February 2019
  • Apprentice week 2019 - Jason Greaves, apprentice Electrical fitter hard at work

    Celebrating apprentice week 2019

    A scheme that has seen more than 150 young people taken on as apprentices across Hambleton is celebrating its seventh year

    Published on Tuesday, 26th February 2019
  • Cracking down on crime in Thirsk

    Cracking down on crime in Thirsk

    A series of measures have been designed to combat a rise in crime in a North Yorkshire market town.

    Published on Monday, 25th February 2019
  • Google Garage event

    Google coming to Northallerton

    A unique training programme is coming to Hambleton this spring – and it’s already full to capacity!

    Published on Friday, 22nd February 2019
  • Landfill site springing back to life

    Landfill site springing back to life

    Work to bring a former landfill site back to life as a sports village is well underway.

    Published on Thursday, 21st February 2019
  • Hambleton District Council - Civic Centre

    Briefing sessions for May elections

    Briefing sessions for prospective candidates for the May local elections are being held next month.

    Published on Thursday, 21st February 2019
  • Half term fun in the water

    Have fun in the water this half term

    Leisure Centre’s across Hambleton are encouraging children to take to the water this half term.

    Published on Tuesday, 19th February 2019
  • Hambleton District Council - Civic Centre

    Warning on scam callers and texters

    Council taxpayers across Hambleton are being warned to be on the alert for bogus phone calls and text messages.

    Published on Friday, 15th February 2019
  • general shot of Hambleton countryside

    New parish formed in Hambleton

    A new parish will be formed in rural Hambleton in April as two becomes one.

    Published on Friday, 15th February 2019
  • Yorkshire flag with white rose

    One Yorkshire Devolution

    The One Yorkshire devolution proposal supported by 18 of Yorkshire’s Council leaders has been rejected by the Government.

    Published on Wednesday, 13th February 2019
  • Image of a white radiator

    Councils launch free central heating scheme

    North Yorkshire County Council has secured funding to help people living in Ryedale, Scarborough and Hambleton reduce their energy bills and transform their home heating facilities.

    Published on Wednesday, 13th February 2019
  • calculator and money

    Rate relief for high street and mobile phone businesses

    Small retail businesses and broadband providers are to get relief on their business rates.

    Published on Tuesday, 12th February 2019
  • Hambleton District Council - Civic Centre

    Council Tax Rise - 2019

    Hambleton councillors look set to levy a £5 increase in council tax for an average Band D property.

    Published on Tuesday, 12th February 2019
  • green bin

    Garden waste collections restart next week

    Hambleton’s garden waste collections start again next week for residents that have subscribed to the service

    Published on Monday, 11th February 2019
  • 12 days of swimming competition winner

    Swimmer wins free prize dip

    A regular swimmer will be exercising free for the next year after winning a prize dip.

    Published on Monday, 11th February 2019
  • Pictured from left to right are: Councillor Mark Robson, Geoff Poyzer (NMCN Managing Director), Mark Qualter and Matt Davis (NMCN), Robert Moyle (NMCN Chairman) and Councillor Peter Bardon.

    New junction on target

    A new £6.5 million junction to serve the Sowerby Gateway development close to Thirsk is on schedule to open this Spring.

    Published on Wednesday, 6th February 2019
  • Exciting find at Captain Cooks family home

    Exciting find at Captain Cooks family home

    Work to rejuvenate Captain Cook’s Memorial Garden in Great Ayton has taken an unexpected – and exciting – turn!

    Published on Tuesday, 5th February 2019
  • Mad grant community involvement in romanby

    Council cash increases community involvement

    A district council grant has helped raise community spirit in Romanby.

    Published on Monday, 4th February 2019
  • Breakfast brief springboard logo

    New breakfast briefings in Stokesley

    Breakfast Briefings return to Stokesley next month but now they are free!

    Published on Monday, 28th January 2019
  • Holocaust memorial day

    Holocaust Memoral Day Marked

    Hambleton District Council will mark national Holocaust Memorial Day this weekend.

    Published on Thursday, 24th January 2019
  • Foodshare co-ordinator retires

    Hambleton FoodShare Co-ordinator retires

    The Co-ordinator of a scheme which provides emergency food parcels for people facing temporary financial problems has retired.

    Published on Thursday, 24th January 2019
  • Future of community hospital site secured

    Public views on future of hospital sought

    Local people are to be asked how they want to see a former Thirsk hospital redeveloped.

    Published on Wednesday, 23rd January 2019
  • Be a Tour de Yorkshire Tour Maker

    Have you got what it takes to be a Tour De Yorkshire tour maker

    With 100 days to go until the fifth edition of the Tour de Yorkshire, Welcome to Yorkshire has revealed the top 10 qualities they are searching for when recruiting Tour Makers.

    Published on Tuesday, 22nd January 2019
  • Council cash helps Thirsk mini bus association

    Council cash helps spread the mini bus word

    A community minibus association has received a cash boost to help spread the word and publicise its use and the services it provides.

    Published on Monday, 21st January 2019
  • Newby Wiske Police HQ

    Newby Wiske planning decision delayed

    A proposed meeting to determine the future of Newby Wiske Hall has been delayed to allow local people to comment on a revised Noise Management Plan.

    Published on Thursday, 17th January 2019
  • Everyman cinema 1

    Prestige cinema operator Everyman to join Treadmills

    One of the UK’s most prestigious cinema groups has been announced as the operator of a four-screen venue within the new Treadmills scheme in Northallerton, North Yorkshire.

    Published on Thursday, 17th January 2019
  • UCI 250 days to go

    UCI Road World Championships - 250 days to go

    We are proud to announce the launch of the 2019 UCI Road World Championships Official Sportive on 22nd September 2019 in Harrogate, Yorkshire.

    Published on Wednesday, 16th January 2019
  • pic of industrial estate

    Council to introduce nuisance order at Leeming Bar

    An order to reduce anti-social behaviour on one of Hambleton’s industrial estates is to be introduced – and if successful it will be rolled out to a second estate.

    Published on Wednesday, 16th January 2019
  • Blue Sky thinking receive a Making a Difference grant

    Digital technology given helping hand by council grant

    A small charity in Bedale who supports and promotes local charities and good causes across the district using digital technology has received a cash boost.

    Published on Wednesday, 16th January 2019
  • Hambleton District Council - Civic Centre

    £40 Million investment fund to be launched

    Hambleton District Council is to launch a commercial investment arm to protect key services.

    Published on Wednesday, 16th January 2019
  • damp in a bedroom

    Warning to landlords about cold homes

    Now that the cold weather has finally arrived Hambleton District Council Environmental Health Officers are advising landlords to make sure their tenants’ homes are warm.

    Published on Friday, 11th January 2019
  • North Yorkshire Building Control Partnership logo

    Applications now open for North and East Yorkshire building Excellence Awards 2019

    Applications are now welcome for the North and East Yorkshire Building Excellence Awards 2019. The largest business to business awards recognise quality in all types of building projects.

    Published on Thursday, 10th January 2019
  • New Year New You

    New year new you - 2019 offers

    Hambleton residents looking to shape up and get fit this year need look no further than their local leisure centre.

    Published on Monday, 7th January 2019
  • Christmas tree collections

    Christmas tree collection for subscribing households only

    Hambleton residents who have subscribed to the garden waste collection will receive a one off collection in January to accommodate the disposal of Christmas trees.

    Published on Friday, 21st December 2018
  • Breakfast brief evolution logo

    New free breakfast briefings at Evolution Business Centre

    The new year will see Evolution Business Centre in Northallerton swap the monthly Lunch and Learn meetings for Breakfast Briefings.

    Published on Friday, 21st December 2018
  • Its a wrap - Thirsk shop window

    It's a wrap

    A vacant shop in Thirsk Market Place has been given a new look!

    Published on Friday, 21st December 2018
  • pool party fun

    Pool reopens in time for Christmas pool parties

    Northallerton Leisure Centre’s swimming pool has just reopened and the good news is that it can now host a Christmas pool party along with Hambleton District Councils other three centres.

    Published on Wednesday, 19th December 2018
  • The Tipsy Fox - winner of Easingwolds best dressed Christmas shop window

    Easingwold in Lights

    Businesses across Easingwold have been encouraged to decorate their windows and light up their shop displays to enhance the Christmas spirits.

    Published on Tuesday, 18th December 2018
  • three bins

    Christmas refuse and recycling collections

    Refuse and recycling collections across Hambleton will be affected by the Christmas and New Year holidays.

    Published on Tuesday, 18th December 2018
  • Lets Talk Turkey

    Avoid food poisoning this Christmas

    Hambleton District Council is urging everyone to follow their festive tips – and avoid being a victim of food poisoning over the holidays.

    Published on Tuesday, 18th December 2018
  • Council building turns red

    Council Offices closed for Christmas

    Hambleton District Council will close its offices over the festive period – but emergencies will still be dealt with.

    Published on Friday, 14th December 2018
  • Festive park runs

    Festive parkruns

    Two special parkruns are taking place over the festive period in Northallerton.

    Published on Friday, 14th December 2018
  • Hambleton leisure centre pool

    Northallerton Centre Pool closed

    Northallerton Leisure Centre’s swimming pool will be closed until further notice due to essential maintenance work.

    Published on Friday, 14th December 2018
  • Festive markets

    Festive markets in Hambleton

    Final preparations are being made for this year’s festive markets in Hambleton .

    Published on Thursday, 13th December 2018
  • Grant gives go ahead to high street scheme

    £3.2 million grant gives go ahead to high street scheme

    A scheme to transform transport and footway links around Northallerton has been given the green light thanks to a massive £3.2million grant.

    Published on Tuesday, 11th December 2018
  • cctv cameras

    Warning to shoplifters in Hambleton

    A warning has gone out to would-be shoplifters in Hambleton - the district council’s CCTV cameras are watching.

    Published on Tuesday, 11th December 2018
  • Tour De Yours shire - Bedale announced as a finish

    Bedale to Star in 2019 Tour

    Bedale has been unveiled as one of the four finish towns for the 2019 Tour de Yorkshire.

    Published on Friday, 7th December 2018
  • Sign up for garden waste

    Subscriptions now open for 2019/20 garden waste service

    Subscriptions for Hambleton’s 2019/20 garden waste service are now open for residents.

    Published on Thursday, 6th December 2018
  • new club totackle loneliness and isolation

    New club to tackle loneliness and isolation

    A new scheme designed to reduce loneliness and isolation starts next week in Northallerton.

    Published on Friday, 30th November 2018
  • Winners of Thirsk festive market - best christmas jumper

    Thirsk market traders get in the Christmas spirit

    Thirsk Market Traders decorated their stalls and donned their Christmas jumpers to enhance the Christmas spirits at last week’s festive market.

    Published on Friday, 30th November 2018
  • Cllr Sanderson with Free Christmas Parking

    Free parking on Thursdays in the run up to Christmas

    Car parking across Hambleton will once again be free every Thursday in the run up to Christmas.

    Published on Monday, 26th November 2018
  • Mad grant Tholthorpe winter warmer project

    Users of community hall are feeling warmer thanks to council cash

    Users of a small community hall in the south of Hambleton are feeling warmer thanks to council cash!!

    Published on Monday, 26th November 2018
  • Brand Bedale shows its support for Small Business Saturday

    Brand Bedale shows it's support for Small Business Saturday

    Brand Bedale is urging shoppers to shop local next weekend and support ‘Small Business Saturday’

    Published on Friday, 23rd November 2018
  • Sowerby junction

    Work on new junction on target

    Work on a new £6.5 million junction to serve the Sowerby Gateway development close to Thirsk is on target.

    Published on Wednesday, 21st November 2018
  • artisan market success

    Planning permission for prison site

    The multi-million pounds redevelopment of Northallerton’s former prison has been given the green light.

    Published on Thursday, 15th November 2018
  • Armed forces drop in at civic centre

    Drop in service for Military Personnel at Council Offices

    Hambleton District Council continues to show its support for the Armed Forces with its monthly drop in welfare service for both serving members and veterans of the armed forces and their families

    Published on Thursday, 15th November 2018
  • calculator and money

    Fraud awareness raising campaign

    An international campaign to raise awareness of fraud has the backing of councils across North Yorkshire and York.

    Published on Thursday, 15th November 2018
  • Hambleton joins the Keep Me Posted campaign

    Hambleton joins Keep Me Posted campaign

    Hambleton District Council has been rewarded for the way it keeps in touch with its residents.

    Published on Tuesday, 13th November 2018
  • green bin

    One more green bin collection for 2018

    Hambleton residents are being reminded that there is only one more garden waste collection left this year for those who have subscribed to the service.

    Published on Tuesday, 13th November 2018
  • Christmas events in Hambleton

    Santa stocks up on treats

    Santa made an early visit to Hambleton last week to stock up on festive treats and kick start the Christmas events across the district.

    Published on Monday, 12th November 2018
  • Vulnerable adults in Hambleton are being encouraged to ‘Keep Safe’

    Keep Safe

    Vulnerable adults in Hambleton are being encouraged to ‘Keep Safe’

    Published on Monday, 12th November 2018
  • Making a difference awards funding agreed - Dalton Village Hall received a grant for the refurbishment of their flat roof

    Making a Difference.... 2019

    Community groups across Hambleton can once again bid for a slice of £125,000 in grant aid.

    Published on Monday, 12th November 2018
  • Council cash helps save lives

    Council cash helps save lives

    A team of trained volunteers that can provide life-saving treatment until an ambulance arrives is now able to be in two different places at the same time thanks to council cash.

    Published on Friday, 9th November 2018
  • Cllr Fortune is pictured with the 2018 winners

    Hambleton's sporting heroes honoured

    Hambleton’s 2018 sporting heroes have been honoured.

    Published on Wednesday, 7th November 2018
  • house being built

    New homes in Huby

    Villagers in Huby near Easingwold are being asked for their comments on a proposal for new housing in the village.

    Published on Tuesday, 6th November 2018
  • European cash for Sowerby Sports village

    Next phase of Sowerby Sports Village gets go ahead

    The second phase of a multi-million pound sports village on the edge of Thirsk has been given the green light.

    Published on Tuesday, 6th November 2018
  • New parkcard vouchers

    New car parking discount cards

    Regular users of Hambleton District Council’s long stay car parks are being encouraged to ‘scratch’ before they park’!

    Published on Tuesday, 6th November 2018
  • Council building turns red

    Civic Centre turns red for remembrance week

    Hambleton’s Civic Centre is turning red this week as the district council shows its support for the anniversary of the end of World War 1.

    Published on Tuesday, 6th November 2018
  • Prison exhibition success

    Local people flock to prison exhibition

    Local people have taken the chance to learn more about the historic ‘finds’ from two digs at Northallerton’s former prison

    Published on Thursday, 1st November 2018
  • Small Business Saturday

    Launch of Small Business Saturday

    FSB members, residents and local dignitaries waved off the Small Business Saturday bus in true Yorkshire style, before it set off on its tour of the UK.

    Published on Thursday, 25th October 2018
  • bin tags 2019

    Winter bin tags

    Information on refuse and recycling collections for winter and Christmas are being delivered to all Hambleton households.

    Published on Tuesday, 23rd October 2018
  • Celebrating small business success

    Celebrating small business initiative success

    A unique scheme that gives small Hambleton based businesses a financial boost is going from strength to strength.

    Published on Tuesday, 23rd October 2018
  • WW1 artwork on display

    WW1 artwork on display

    A work of art marking the centenary of World War 1 is on display at Northallerton’s Civic Centre.

    Published on Tuesday, 23rd October 2018
  • 104 birthday - Mary Hepworth

    Bedale's oldest residents celebrates 104 Birthday

    Bedale celebrated the birthday of its oldest resident last weekend – 104 year old Molly Hepworth.

    Published on Monday, 22nd October 2018
  • Hate Crime awareness week

    Special help for victims of hate crime

    A special event is being held this week for anyone who has been affected by - or is worried about becoming a victim of - hate crime.

    Published on Monday, 15th October 2018
  • pumpkin

    Pools go green for Halloween

    Leisure Centre’s across Hambleton are going green for Halloween.

    Published on Monday, 15th October 2018
  • Shipton Space cafe and cinema

    Council cash helps solve acoustic problems

    A small vibrant community in the south of Hambleton is coming over loud and clear thanks to council cash.

    Published on Monday, 15th October 2018
  • Prison exhibition in  Northallerton  library

    Prison exhibition in Northallerton Library

    An exhibition charting the history of Northallerton’s former prison has opened in the town’s library.

    Published on Friday, 12th October 2018
  • Soldiers despatched and ready for action

    Soldiers despatched and ready for duty

    One hundred soldiers are now ready for inspection across Hambleton.

    Published on Friday, 12th October 2018
  • Cllr Robson with Kevin Hollinrake

    Sale of hospital confirmed

    Hambleton District Council has today (Wednesday October 10) confirmed that it is buying the former Lambert Memorial Hospital in Thirsk.

    Published on Wednesday, 10th October 2018
  • Busy Big Weekend

    Busy Big Weekend

    Families flocked to the district council’s four leisure centres last weekend when they were put in the hands of pirates – all for free!

    Published on Tuesday, 9th October 2018
  • Supporting Baby Loss week

    Civic Centre to turn pink and blue

    Hambleton’s Civic Centre is to turn pink and blue this week to mark Baby Loss Awareness Week (9 - 15 October).

    Published on Tuesday, 9th October 2018
  • Copy of Breakfast Briefings Logo

    Breakfast Briefing - creating high quality video content

    Springboard Business Centre in Stokesley continues to start the month off with a hearty Breakfast Briefing.

    Published on Monday, 8th October 2018
  • Thirsk Shopwatch

    Feel safer in Thirsk thanks to new scheme

    A scheme to make shoppers and businesses in Thirsk safer and more secure launches tonight (Friday 5 October).

    Published on Friday, 5th October 2018
  • Cllr Dave Elders

    New Thirsk Councillor

    Hambleton has a new district councillor

    Published on Friday, 5th October 2018
  • Bedale Tour de Yorkshire

    Hambleton to host 2019 Tour De Yorkshire

    Bedale has been unveiled as one of the eight host locations for the 2019 Tour de Yorkshire.

    Published on Thursday, 4th October 2018
  • stair lift

    Council works to help people stay in their own homes

    A new service to help people stay in their homes for longer has been launched in Hambleton.

    Published on Tuesday, 2nd October 2018
  • Decorating WW1 soldiers

    Young artists help decorate soldiers

    Local schoolchildren are helping decorate an army of cardboard soldiers which will create a ‘trail’ across Hambleton to mark the 100 year anniversary of the end of World War 1.

    Published on Monday, 1st October 2018
  • Official unveiling of Bedale Artwork

    Official welcome for new residents

    Bedale’s newest residents were officially welcomed to the town last week

    Published on Monday, 1st October 2018
  • cyclists

    Hambleton cycles on to world stage

    Hambleton will be put on the world map next year as it prepares to welcome the world’s top cyclists in September (2019).

    Published on Thursday, 27th September 2018
  • Dont loose you chance to vote

    Don't lose your voice - make sure you are registered to vote

    Households who have not responded to their annual ‘Household Enquiry Forms’ should expect a visit from an Electoral Canvasser from Hambleton District Council.

    Published on Tuesday, 25th September 2018
  • recycling week 2018

    Hungry recycling bins

    Hambleton residents recycled a massive 7700 tonnes of paper, glass, cans and plastics through the kerbside collection scheme last year – but the bins are always hungry for more!

    Published on Tuesday, 25th September 2018
  • Big weekend logo

    Big weekend of offers - October

    Hambleton District Council’s four leisure centres are holding their annual ‘Big Weekend’ next month with some big offers for one weekend only.

    Published on Tuesday, 25th September 2018
  • child having a swimming lesson with swimming teacher

    Win a year of swimming lessons

    Swim England are offering ten lucky children the chance to win free swimming lessons for a year.

    Published on Tuesday, 25th September 2018
  • lunch and learn logo

    Lunch and Learn - Leadership Programme

    ‘Leadership Programme’ comes’ is the latest topic on the menu at Northallerton’s lunch break seminar next month.

    Published on Tuesday, 25th September 2018
  • Bedale Cross and church

    Have your say on air pollution levels in Bedale

    Local people are being asked for their views on proposals for managing air pollution levels in Bedale following the declaration of the Air Quality Management Area (AQMA) last November.

    Published on Monday, 24th September 2018
  • Lidl to anchor transformation of former Northallerton prison

    Council investment in Treadmills

    District Councillors have agreed a multi-million pound investment in the new Treadmills development in Northallerton.

    Published on Wednesday, 19th September 2018
  • Adding colour to waterfall park

    Adding colour to Waterfall Park

    A well-loved park in Great Ayton is undergoing a makeover thanks to a cash boost from Hambleton District Council.

    Published on Tuesday, 18th September 2018
  • Cash help for inclusive sports activities in Hambleton

    Cash help for inclusive sport activities in Hambleton

    A programme which develops inclusive sports activities in Hambleton has received a cash boost.

    Published on Monday, 17th September 2018
  • 101st birthday

    101st birthday celebrations

    Hambleton’s civic head helped one of the district’s oldest resident’s blow out her birthday candles this month!

    Published on Friday, 14th September 2018
  • budget image

    Budget consultation underway - have your say

    Hambleton residents and business owners are being given a say on what the district council should be looking to spend its money on – and on the levels of council tax it levies.

    Published on Friday, 14th September 2018
  • ballot box and voting

    Thirsk By Election

    Registered electors in the Thirsk ward will receive poll cards this week for a by-election taking place on Thursday 4 October to select a new Hambleton District Councillor.

    Published on Thursday, 13th September 2018
  • Chairman of the Council, Cllr David Blades who presented the awards is pictured with the winners.

    Hambleton businesses celebrate

    Nine Hambleton businesses are celebrating after taking top prizes at the district council’s annual awards ceremony.

    Published on Wednesday, 12th September 2018
  • two affordable house

    Landlord Forum - September

    Private Landlords, Estate Agents and any other organisations with an interest in Private Sector Housing are being urged to attend a landlord’s forum next week.

    Published on Monday, 10th September 2018
  • Easingwold new

    Millfields Vision Consultation

    Easingwold Town Council have been developing a plan for a range of projects to enhance Millfields park/public space

    Published on Monday, 10th September 2018
  • Treadmills civic square and cinema at night cgi square

    Detailed plans submitted for Northallerton Prison site redevelopment

    Detailed plans have been submitted for the transformation of the former Northallerton Prison site into an exciting new retail, leisure and business destination.

    Published on Wednesday, 5th September 2018
  • Ww1 soldier trail

    Soldier Trail to mark world war centenary

    Cardboard soldiers crafted by local people will create a ‘trail’ across Hambleton to mark the 100 year anniversary of the end of World War 1.

    Published on Tuesday, 4th September 2018
  • pool party fun

    Pool Party Fun

    Leisure Centre’s across Hambleton put the fun back into swimming last month when they were joined by inflatable flamingos and unicorns!

    Published on Tuesday, 4th September 2018
  • Big finale for trail run

    Big finale for trail run

    The final week of a hugely successful summer series of trail running saw 55 people take to the woods and hills around Osmotherley!

    Published on Monday, 3rd September 2018
  • customer and volunteer at FoodShare soup and roll in Zion Church Hall

    FoodShare Annual General Meeting

    A scheme which provides emergency food parcels for people facing temporary financial problems will be in the public eye later this month.

    Published on Monday, 3rd September 2018
  • artisan market success

    Thirsk's second artisan market massive success

    Thirsk’s second artisan food and drink market has been hailed a big success.

    Published on Wednesday, 29th August 2018
  • Great british high street week final

    Hambleton high streets enter national competition.

    A national search to find the best British high streets is in for some stiff competition from Hambleton.

    Published on Wednesday, 29th August 2018
  • new Float Fit classes

    Getting on Board with float fit

    Customers are being encouraged to ‘Get on board’ with a new water based exercise class at Stokesley Leisure Centre.

    Published on Tuesday, 28th August 2018
  • Captain Cooks Cottage - Leader funding

    Cook's garden to be brought back to life

    Captain Cook’s memorial garden in Great Ayton is to come back to life in a £16,800 project.

    Published on Tuesday, 21st August 2018
  • Thirsks first artisan market

    Markets galore in Thirsk

    Thirsk plays host to a second artisan food and drink market this weekend.

    Published on Tuesday, 21st August 2018
  • three bins

    Bin collections move for August bank holiday

    All bin collections will be one day late across Hambleton district next week – because of the bank holiday.

    Published on Tuesday, 21st August 2018
  • Victory for battle

    Victory for Battle celebrations

    More than 1500 people visited Northallerton’s medieval encampment last weekend

    Published on Monday, 20th August 2018
  • European cash for Sowerby Sports village

    European cash for Sowerby project

    A £5 million project to create a new sports village on the edge of Thirsk has been given a massive boost.

    Published on Monday, 20th August 2018
  • Thirsk Clock

    Election in Thirsk

    Hambleton District Council is holding a by election in October – to fill the vacancy in its Thirsk ward.

    Published on Monday, 20th August 2018
  • calculator and money

    Discount review underway

    A review of Hambleton residents receiving a 25% discount on their council tax has begun.

    Published on Monday, 20th August 2018
  • British Legion drop in service

    New drop in service for military personnel

    A new drop in welfare service for members of the armed forces has been launched in Hambleton.

    Published on Thursday, 16th August 2018
  • Council cash helps mark battles anniversary

    Commemorating The Battle of the Standard

    Plans are well underway for next weekend’s ‘medieval encampment’ in Northallerton.

    Published on Tuesday, 14th August 2018
  • celebrating Yorkshire Day in Easingwold

    Parkin a success on Yorkshire Day

    Yorkshire tea, Wensleydale Cheese and Yorkshire Parkin were all on the menu in Easingwold as they celebrated Yorkshire Day(1 August).

    Published on Thursday, 2nd August 2018
  • Thirsks first artisan market

    Thirsk's first artisan market a success

    Thirsk’s first artisan food and drink market was a big success despite the weather.

    Published on Tuesday, 31st July 2018
  • Young peoples drop in sessions grant aided

    Young people's drop in sessions grant aided

    An initiative that helps young people from Thirsk and the surrounding district is to be extended.

    Published on Tuesday, 31st July 2018
  • Winners of sport awards 2017

    Nominate your sporting hero - 2018

    Nominations for Hambleton’s annual sports awards are open.

    Published on Monday, 30th July 2018
  • Toning suite success

    Customers power into action

    More than 140 people have powered into action by taking out membership at Northallerton Leisure Centre’s new Toning Suite.

    Published on Monday, 30th July 2018
  • Students take over hdc

    Students take over HDC

    Young politicians took over the district council’s civic rooms this month.

    Published on Friday, 27th July 2018
  • Bedale deer in place

    New residents for Bedale - as deer move in

    Bedale has been invaded by a herd of deer!

    Published on Friday, 27th July 2018
  • Prison floor

    Old courthouse floor preserved

    Old wooden flooring from Northallerton’s former courthouse is being preserved.

    Published on Thursday, 26th July 2018
  • Hambleton FoodShare Logo

    S O S - food needed

    A community partnership which provides emergency food parcels for people who would otherwise have to go hungry is running short of food.

    Published on Thursday, 26th July 2018
  • summer pool party

    Putting the fun back into swimming

    Leisure Centres across Hambleton are putting the fun back into swimming.

    Published on Tuesday, 24th July 2018
  • Banquet marks battles anniversary

    Medieval banquet celebrates 880 anniversary

    A medieval banquet is taking place on the eve of Northallerton’s most famous battle.

    Published on Tuesday, 24th July 2018
  • Ashlands Road now

    Vandal hit home transformed

    An abandoned property which had become a target for vandals and youths causing anti-social behaviour has been transformed as part of a £135,000 scheme.

    Published on Tuesday, 24th July 2018
  • Swimtag world cup competition

    Swimtag World Cup 32

    Football fever took to the water in Hambleton as swimmers were set a challenge

    Published on Monday, 23rd July 2018
  • Young archaeologists at prison open day

    Young archaeologists at prison open day

    Budding young archaeologists were among the 800 people that took a last look inside the former Northallerton prison last weekend.

    Published on Tuesday, 17th July 2018
  • Hambleton car park

    Approval for £550,000 investment in car parks

    A massive £550,000 investment in Hambleton’s car parks has been given the go ahead by councillors today (Tuesday July 14).

    Published on Tuesday, 17th July 2018
  • Lidl to anchor transformation of former Northallerton prison

    Digital hub for Northallerton receives £1.8 m

    Plans for a hub to encourage the start of new digital businesses have taken a massive step forwards – thanks to a £1.8 million grant.

    Published on Tuesday, 17th July 2018
  • Dont loose you chance to vote

    Don't lose your voice - household enquiry forms on the way

    Households in Hambleton are being warned not to lose their voice on matters that affect them and to look out for their annual household enquiry form which should be arriving in the post.

    Published on Monday, 16th July 2018
  • promoting artisan markets

    Preparations underway for Thirsk's first artisan food and drink market

    Thirsk is busy preparing for it first artisan food and drink market later this month

    Published on Monday, 16th July 2018
  • Sowerby junction  work underway

    Long awaited junction underway

    Work on the long awaited Sowerby Junction is well underway.

    Published on Monday, 16th July 2018
  • Succesfull trail run

    Succesful first trail run

    Forty five runners took part in the first of six social ‘trail runs’ which started this week in Osmotherley (10 July).

    Published on Thursday, 12th July 2018
  • promoting Great British High Street week

    Hambleton High Streets - spoilt for choice

    Businesses along Hambleton’s high streets are being encouraged to celebrate next week by taking part in ‘Great British High Street’ week.

    Published on Thursday, 12th July 2018
  • Prison open day

    Prison open day this weekend

    Local people have one last chance to have a look inside the former Northallerton prison this weekend.

    Published on Wednesday, 11th July 2018
  • Operation eyeball

    New flytipping task force

    Flytippers are being sent a stark warning this week – a new task force has been set up and they have their ‘eyes’ on them!

    Published on Tuesday, 10th July 2018
  • various sports clubs

    Engaging social media - workshop for sports clubs

    A special workshop for sports clubs who use social media is taking place next week in Northallerton

    Published on Monday, 9th July 2018
  • Copy of Breakfast Briefings Logo

    Breakfast Briefing - safeguarding in the work place

    Springboard Business Centre in Stokesley continues to start the month off with a hearty Breakfast Briefing

    Published on Monday, 9th July 2018
  • archaeologists digging at former prison site

    Final chance to see inside prison walls

    Archaeologists have moved on to the site of Northallerton’s former prison once more - to undertake final exploration at the site before redevelopment work begins.

    Published on Wednesday, 4th July 2018
  • Primetime hosts safeguarding week

    Primetime group host safeguarding week event

    An initiative set up to tackle loneliness across rural areas where populations are sparse and people can feel isolated had a special visitor last week.

    Published on Tuesday, 3rd July 2018
  • Council cash helps mark battles anniversary

    Council cash helps mark battle's anniversary

    A series of events are being planned to mark the 880th anniversary of Northallerton’s battle in which English forces repelled the Scottish army led by King David 1 of Scotland.

    Published on Tuesday, 3rd July 2018
  • new houses

    Golden opportunity for community led housing

    A new multi million pound government fund will provide local communities with a golden opportunity to build more permanently affordable housing.

    Published on Tuesday, 3rd July 2018
  • Apprentice week - Apprentice Matthew Cook at work with Alan Petch at Angrovepark in Great Ayton – one of the businesses helped by the Hambleton scheme.

    Cash to help young people into work

    A scheme that has already helped more than 190 young people into jobs across Hambleton looks set to receive further funding.

    Published on Tuesday, 3rd July 2018
  • RHE_Cononley_Craven

    North Yorkshire and East Riding Exceed Homes Target

    North Yorkshire and East Riding Rural Housing Enablers - in partnership with their Registered Provider partners - have announced today (July 2) that they have exceeded their annual target for new rura

    Published on Tuesday, 3rd July 2018
  • Bedale artwork almost complete

    Bedale artwork almost complete

    Students from Bedale have cast their eyes over artwork being sculpted for the town.

    Published on Friday, 29th June 2018
  • pic of industrial estate

    Council to consult on overnight lorry parking

    An order to reduce anti-social behaviour on two Hambleton industrial estates is being considered.

    Published on Thursday, 28th June 2018
  • Trail runs

    Free Social Trail Running

    An innovative new running related programme starts next week in Hambleton.

    Published on Thursday, 28th June 2018
  • North Yorkshire Building Control Partnership logo

    Oracle Cancer Trust

    Oracle Cancer Trust: £665 raised for charity.

    Published on Thursday, 28th June 2018
  • Flying the Flag 2018

    Flag flies over Hambleton

    Hambleton District Council marked the beginning of celebrations for National Armed Forces Day by raising a special flag yesterday. (Monday 25 June).

    Published on Tuesday, 26th June 2018
  • Stokesley networking event

    Networking event in Stokesley

    Business leaders from across Hambleton gathered in Stokesley last month for a major networking event.

    Published on Tuesday, 26th June 2018
  • Staying fit over the summer

    New Summer Exercise classes to keep you fit

    A ladies rugby team is helping promote one of Northallerton’s new summer exercise classes.

    Published on Tuesday, 26th June 2018
  • Thirsk Clock

    Calling all traders - be part of Thirsk's first artisan food and drink market

    The call has gone out for all market traders whether regular, casual or new to pitch up and book a place at Thirsk’s first artisan food and drink market.

    Published on Friday, 22nd June 2018
  • lunch and learn logo

    Lunch and Learn- GDPR have you survived

    ‘GDPR – have you survived after the legislation?’ is the latest topic on the menu at Northallerton’s lunch break seminar next month. (5 July)

    Published on Friday, 22nd June 2018
  • Future of community hospital site secured

    Future of community hospital site secured

    A former Thirsk hospital has been saved for the community it served.

    Published on Tuesday, 19th June 2018
  • house being built

    Have your say on housing need in Leeming, Londonderry and Exelby

    Residents of Leeming, Londonderry and Exelby parishes near Bedale are being asked to register their current and future housing needs.

    Published on Tuesday, 19th June 2018
  • First streets named in Northallerton and Brompton's new development

    Residents help name new streets in Northallerton and Brompton

    New street names suggested by Northallerton and Brompton residents have been picked for the largest development the district has seen in a long while.

    Published on Monday, 18th June 2018
  • Dalton bridge - new bridge taking shape

    Road closed as new bridge reaches milestone

    A new bridge project that will benefit businesses at Dalton Industrial Estate near Thirsk will reach a milestone later this month.

    Published on Monday, 18th June 2018
  • damp in a bedroom

    Crackdown on rogue landlords

    New measures have been introduced to crackdown on bad practices, stamp out overcrowding and improve standards for people living in rented accommodation.

    Published on Monday, 18th June 2018
  • Lidl to anchor transformation of former Northallerton prison

    Plans for Northallerton prison to go display

    Plans advanced by the Central Northallerton Development Company for ‘Treadmills’ now enter public consultation phase

    Published on Friday, 8th June 2018
  • Staying afloat thanks to council cash

    Staying afloat with council cash

    A local canoe and kayak club is enabling more people to stay afloat thanks to a council grant.

    Published on Friday, 8th June 2018
  • Job open day

    Job open day success

    A special ‘open day’ to recruit more staff to the Hambleton waste and street scene team has found three new employees!

    Published on Friday, 8th June 2018
  • Dementia  friendly pools

    Dementia friendly pools

    Hambleton’s four leisure centres officially became ‘Dementia Friendly Pools’ last month

    Published on Thursday, 7th June 2018
  • outgoing chairman hands over cash to renal therapy

    Chairman's cash for retinal therapy unit

    The outgoing Chairman of Hambleton District Council has handed over £1440 to charity.

    Published on Thursday, 7th June 2018
  • Hambleton District Council - Civic Centre

    Forty four groups benefit from Hambleton Scheme

    Forty four community groups are to receive cash awards from Hambleton District Council’s £125,000 ‘Making a Difference’ fund.

    Published on Tuesday, 5th June 2018
  • reminder about new bin changes

    Extra reminder for major bin changes

    Alexis, Larissa and Halcyon have popped up to remind Hambleton householders that major changes to bin collection days started yesterday. (4 June)

    Published on Tuesday, 5th June 2018
  • Junior parkrun

    First junior parkrun

    Northallerton’s first ever junior parkrun took place last month.

    Published on Tuesday, 5th June 2018
  • adult swimmer

    Free mens health roadshow

    Northallerton Leisure Centre is hosting a free health and swimming roadshow for men next week.

    Published on Tuesday, 5th June 2018
  • food hygiene rating scheme sticker on a window

    Food Safety Week - The people who protect your plate

    As part of this week’s National Food Safety week (4-10 June), Hambleton residents are being urged to think about the safety of the food they buy and eat.

    Published on Tuesday, 5th June 2018
  • TDY plaque presentation

    Community Tour recognised

    The work by local communities in seeing the Tour de Yorkshire pass safely through Hambleton has been recognised by the district council.

    Published on Tuesday, 5th June 2018
  • Barry Dodd

    Tribute to Barry Dodd

    Hambleton District Council Leader, Councillor Mark Robson, has paid tribute to Lord Lieutenant for North Yorkshire Barry Dodd CBE who tragically died yesterday (May 30).

    Published on Thursday, 31st May 2018
  • reminder about new bin changes

    Don't forget major bin changes from 4 June

    Alexis, Larissa and Halcyon have popped up to remind Hambleton householders that 4 June heralds major changes to bin collection days.

    Published on Thursday, 31st May 2018
  • Noise action week

    App launched in noise action week

    A new app to help Hambleton residents troubled by on-going noise nuisance has been launched.

    Published on Thursday, 24th May 2018
  • New council chairman cllr Blades

    New Council Chairman - Cllr Blades

    Hambleton District Council has a new chairman!

    Published on Thursday, 24th May 2018
  • Love your market campaign

    Keeping Hambleton's markets local

    A fortnight long campaign encouraging people to ‘love your local market’ is being supported by Hambleton market traders.

    Published on Thursday, 24th May 2018
  • Cllr Stephen Dickins

    Former Chairman to stand down

    A former chairman of Hambleton District Council is to stand down at the next election.

    Published on Thursday, 24th May 2018
  • Wetherby stone

    Hambleton business expands at Dalton

    A Hambleton business has opened a new multi million pound manufacturing plant on an estate that is itself undergoing a £4.1 million upgrade

    Published on Thursday, 24th May 2018
  • Partnership working solves home blight

    Partnership working will solve home blight

    AN abandoned property which was blighting a Northallerton community is being redeveloped to provide affordable housing

    Published on Thursday, 17th May 2018
  • Route optimisation

    Major changes to bin collections next month

    Major changes to bin collections days across Hambleton come into force next month (4 June).

    Published on Thursday, 17th May 2018
  • house being built

    Community led housing help - 22 May

    Hambleton District Council is hosting a free event for landowners, parish councils, and communities wanting to progress a small community led housing scheme in the district next week.

    Published on Tuesday, 15th May 2018
  • lunch and learn logo

    Lunch and Learn - the carrot versus the stick

    An extra lunch break topic has been sneaked onto the menu later this month.

    Published on Tuesday, 15th May 2018
  • guest speakers

    What keeps you awake at night - conference success

    What keeps you awake at night, when operating a business was the key topic up for discussion at a major conference held in Easingwold last week.

    Published on Monday, 14th May 2018
  • Copy of Breakfast Briefings Logo

    Breakfast briefing - recruitment

    Springboard Business Centre in Stokesley continues to start the month off with a hearty Breakfast Briefing.

    Published on Monday, 14th May 2018
  • Prison hoardings the beatles

    Prison hoardings to feature 60s pop icons in new exhibition

    A striking new open air exhibition is being installed in Northallerton – celebrating pop icons from the 1960s.

    Published on Friday, 4th May 2018
  • Dalton bridge - new bridge taking shape

    New bridge takes shape to benefit local businesses

    A new bridge that will benefit businesses at Dalton Industrial Estate near Thirsk is taking shape following the placement of beams linking the two sides.

    Published on Friday, 4th May 2018
  • staff fundraising

    Staff raise money for 15 charities

    Staff at Hambleton District Council have handed over £3,500 to 15 different charities by ‘dressing down’, running raffles, and baking cakes!

    Published on Friday, 4th May 2018
  • Chairm Cllr Hugill

    Chains found

    A Hambleton resident has been thanked for his vigilance – after he found the District Council’s civic chains on the roadside.

    Published on Friday, 4th May 2018
  • black bin in street

    Bin collections move for May Day - 2018

    Household waste collections (Black bins)will be one day late across Hambleton district next week – because of the bank holiday.

    Published on Monday, 30th April 2018
  • TDY Wedding

    Couple to celebrate wedding on Tour de Yorkshire Day

    Bride to be Joanne Ridley is determined to get to the church on time next weekend – ahead of the Tour de Yorkshire’s cavalcade of riders.

    Published on Monday, 30th April 2018
  • Thirsk Falcons Youth football team

    Cash boost helps bridge the gap

    A football club has been given a cash boost to bridge the gap between junior and adult football.

    Published on Friday, 27th April 2018
  • Hambleton District Council - Civic Centre

    Funding for parishes

    Eleven Hambleton parishes are taking a cut of more than £76,000 to develop projects in their communities.

    Published on Friday, 27th April 2018
  • Business conference 2018

    Business conference - what keeps you awake at night

    Local businesses from across Hambleton will gather next month at The Hawkhills in Easingwold for the district’s annual spring business conference.

    Published on Tuesday, 24th April 2018
  • fair and bikes in Northallerton

    Fair and bikes in Northallerton next week

    All the fun of the Fair comes to Northallerton once more next week but with an added attraction.

    Published on Tuesday, 24th April 2018
  • Bedale Cross and church

    Bedale big clean up ahead of big bike race

    Bedale is busy preparing for its first visit from the Tour de Yorkshire next week.

    Published on Tuesday, 24th April 2018
  • New market promotional campaign

    Promotional campaign for Hambleton markets

    Markets in Hambleton are on the up - thanks to a major promotional campaign led by the district council’s Vibrant Market Towns project team.

    Published on Monday, 23rd April 2018
  • Newby Wiske Police HQ

    Planning decision quashed

    Planning permission and listed building consent for the change of use of the former North Yorkshire police headquarters into a residential training centre has been quashed.

    Published on Monday, 23rd April 2018
  • Olympic champion ride tdy

    Olympic Champion set to ride Tour De Yorkshire

    Reigning Olympic champion Greg Van Avermaet is the latest star cyclist confirmed to ride the 2018 Tour de Yorkshire.

    Published on Friday, 20th April 2018
  • Winners of swim a mile

    Swim a mile winners

    Four lucky Hambleton swimmers have been rewarded for ‘swimming a mile’ for charity.

    Published on Friday, 20th April 2018
  • Medal winning cyclists return home

    Medal winning cyclists return home

    Great Ayton will welcome back two of its most famous sons next weekend.

    Published on Friday, 20th April 2018
  • new community shop at East Cowton

    New community shop

    A new shop has opened in a small North Yorkshire village – providing a social hub for both the local community and visitors.

    Published on Tuesday, 17th April 2018
  • lunch and learn logo

    Lunch and Learn - Run Hide Tell - surviving a terrorist attack

    ‘Run, Hide, Tell – surviving a terrorist attack?’ is the latest topic on the menu at Northallerton’s lunch break seminar next month.

    Published on Tuesday, 17th April 2018
  • Top performing organisation

    Top performing organisation

    Hambleton District Council has won a top award – for its high performing leisure centres.

    Published on Friday, 13th April 2018
  • Boccia battle - Joe

    Battle for Boccia final

    Hambleton Boccia Club has claimed two places in the sport’s national finals later this month.

    Published on Friday, 13th April 2018
  • Northallerton high street

    Study will explore feasibility of new heat system for town

    A joint study by North Yorkshire County Council and Hambleton District Council is looking at whether Northallerton is suitable for a scheme that could produce cheaper and cleaner energy.

    Published on Tuesday, 10th April 2018
  • Stokesley Hight Street

    Free wi-fi goes live in Stokesley

    Stokesley Town Centre has gone global!

    Published on Thursday, 5th April 2018
  • Lidl to anchor transformation of former Northallerton prison

    Lidl to anchor transformation of former Northallerton Prison

    Fast-growing UK supermarket group Lidl has been announced as the retail anchor for the redevelopment of Northallerton’s former prison.

    Published on Thursday, 5th April 2018
  • Bowled over with cash

    Bowled over with cash

    A rural cricket club has been given a cash boost to help with the expansion of a female team.

    Published on Thursday, 5th April 2018
  • Community awards winners 2018

    Winners of community awards 2018

    The biggest audience yet attended the Forum, this week to celebrate Hambleton’s annual ‘Community Awards’.

    Published on Thursday, 29th March 2018
  • Pool turned pink for charity

    Painting the pool pink for charity

    Hambleton’s four leisure centres were ‘in the pink’ last week( 23 March)– as swimmers celebrated Sport Relief.

    Published on Thursday, 29th March 2018
  • Lambert Hospital

    Bid for hospital site rejected

    A proposal to preserve a former Thirsk hospital for the use of the community it served has been thrown out.

    Published on Tuesday, 27th March 2018
  • pic of two people with Armed Forces Covenant

    Armed Forces award for council

    Hambleton District Council has been recognised for its support for defence personnel.

    Published on Tuesday, 27th March 2018
  • Watery Easter egg hunt

    Watery Easter egg hunt

    Visitors to Hambleton’s four leisure centres this Easter period are in for an eggs-tra treat!

    Published on Tuesday, 27th March 2018
  • Thirsk market

    Easter Open Market - 2018

    Anyone visiting Thirsk this Easter will be able to do some egg-stra shopping!

    Published on Tuesday, 27th March 2018
  • new recycling truck

    Easter Bins

    Garden waste and recycling collections across Hambleton will be affected by the Easter holidays.

    Published on Friday, 23rd March 2018
  • Official opening of new gym

    Gym officially opened with a new name

    State of the art new leisure facilities were officially opened today (March 20) – and to celebrate the centre they are based in has changed its name!

    Published on Tuesday, 20th March 2018
  • Veterans artwork on display

    Veterans artwork on display

    Three local veterans who after serving in the army turned to art to help them adapt to civilian life have got their artwork on display at the district council’s Civic Centre in Northallerton.

    Published on Tuesday, 20th March 2018
  • Cllr  Robson

    Council Tax 2018/19

    As I am sure you are well aware this council like all others has faced significant funding challenges over recent years.

    Published on Monday, 19th March 2018
  • Sport relief in Hambleton

    Swim a mile for charity

    Hambleton residents are being challenged to swim a mile for charity.

    Published on Friday, 16th March 2018
  • Fun for all play park

    Fun for all play park

    A small village near Easingwold has improved its outdoor play thanks to a council grant.

    Published on Friday, 16th March 2018
  • Launch of business awards 2018

    Business awards launched

    Nominations for an annual awards scheme which celebrates businesses across Hambleton open today (12 March).

    Published on Monday, 12th March 2018
  • Graduate scheme - Councillor pictured with graduate

    Graduate help for Bedale company

    A Bedale company is one of the latest to benefit from a district council scheme which helps graduates get on the jobs ladder.

    Published on Monday, 12th March 2018
  • Apprentice week - Apprentice Matthew Cook at work with Alan Petch at Angrovepark in Great Ayton – one of the businesses helped by the Hambleton scheme.

    Celebrating apprentice week

    A scheme that has seen more than 130 young people taken on as apprentices across Hambleton is celebrating its sixth year by joining forces with local schools.

    Published on Thursday, 8th March 2018
  • New build house at Hudswell

    Community Led Housing Hub Launched

    A new hub to help communities develop affordable homes across North Yorkshire and East Riding has been launched.

    Published on Wednesday, 7th March 2018
  • Snowy black bin

    Further disruption caused by weather

    Waste and recycling collections in Hambleton continue to be affected by weather conditions today (March 2).

    Published on Friday, 2nd March 2018
  • First collection of new recycling bin

    More disruption caused by weather

    Waste and recycling collections in Hambleton are once again severely affected by weather conditions again today (March 1).

    Published on Thursday, 1st March 2018
  • Hambleton District Council - Civic Centre

    Offices Shut

    Hambleton District Council offices in Easingwold and Stokesley have been closed as a result of the severe weather

    Published on Thursday, 1st March 2018
  • Ainderby steeple snow web square

    Severe disruptions caused by weather

    Waste and recycling collections in Hambleton are severely affected by weather conditions again today (28 February).

    Published on Wednesday, 28th February 2018
  • The treadmills logo

    Treadmills to live on in Northallerton

    The multi-million pound redevelopment of Northallerton’s former prison is to pay homage to its historic past.

    Published on Wednesday, 28th February 2018
  • Sowerby junction

    Long awaited junction underway

    Work on the long awaited Sowerby Junction has begun.

    Published on Tuesday, 27th February 2018
  • Hambleton District Council

    Council tax rise

    Hambleton councillors are to levy a £5 increase in council tax for an average Band D property.

    Published on Tuesday, 27th February 2018
  • First collection of new recycling bin

    Refuse collections affected by weather

    Waste collections in Hambleton are affected by weather conditions today (27 February).

    Published on Tuesday, 27th February 2018
  • Swim scheme on bin trucks

    Swim scheme takes to the road

    A campaign to encourage more people to swim has taken to the roads.

    Published on Monday, 26th February 2018
  • First spring clean for thirsk

    First spring clean for Thirsk

    Thirsk is busy preparing for its first ‘Big Spring Clean’.

    Published on Monday, 26th February 2018
  • Hambleton's first graduate accounting trainee becomes a fully fledged accountant

    Graduate success

    Hambleton District Council’s first graduate accounting trainee has become a fully fledged accountant!

    Published on Monday, 26th February 2018
  • Tdy info for businesses

    Businesses urged to gear up for tour

    Businesses on the Hambleton section of the 2018 Tour de Yorkshire are being urged to gear up for the event.

    Published on Friday, 23rd February 2018
  • Copy of Breakfast Briefings Logo

    Breakfast Briefing - what is marketing automation

    Springboard Business Centre in Stokesley continues to start the month off with a hearty Breakfast Briefing.

    Published on Friday, 23rd February 2018
  • lunch and learn logo

    Lunch and Learn - the carrot versus the stick

    ‘The carrot versus the stick – a guide to motivating your staff’ is the latest topic on the menu at Northallerton’s lunch break seminar next week. (1 March)

    Published on Friday, 23rd February 2018
  • Hambleton District Council - Civic Centre

    Rat Infestation closes Bedale Company

    A sandwich manufacturer was closed for three days this week after a rat infestation at its Bedale base.

    Published on Friday, 16th February 2018
  • New swim activators

    Waves of support for swim scheme

    A campaign to encourage more people to swim has received a massive wave of support.

    Published on Tuesday, 13th February 2018
  • Hambleton District Council - Civic Centre

    Making a Difference..... again - 2018

    Community groups across Hambleton can once again bid for a slice of £125,000 in grant aid.

    Published on Friday, 9th February 2018
  • calculator and money

    Council Tax likely to rise - 2018

    Hambleton councillors look set to levy a £5 increase in council tax for an average Band D property.

    Published on Friday, 9th February 2018
  • Lose weight for free - Take that Step success story - Pauline Neilson

    Lose weight for free - Take That Step success story

    Hambleton residents looking to lose weight and make positive lifestyle choices are being urged to ‘Take That Step’.

    Published on Friday, 9th February 2018
  • Time to Talk day launches new strand to mental health project

    Time to Talk - extra strand added to up and running progamme

    A project to offer support to people with mental health issues has added another strand to its services.

    Published on Tuesday, 6th February 2018
  • Hambleton FoodShare Logo

    Bumper Christmas for foodshare scheme

    A scheme which provides emergency food parcels for people facing temporary financial problems had their busiest Christmas yet.

    Published on Monday, 29th January 2018
  • Hambleton District Council - Civic Centre

    Artwork on display

    A local illustrator and mural artist who is currently displaying her work at the district council’s Civic Centre has just sold one of the pieces on display.

    Published on Monday, 29th January 2018
  • Job open day

    Job open day

    A special ‘open day’ is being held next month in an attempt to help recruit more staff!

    Published on Friday, 26th January 2018
  • Thirsk market

    Call for traders

    The call has gone out for all market traders whether regular, casual or new traders to pitch up and book a place at Thirsk market on Saturdays.

    Published on Friday, 26th January 2018
  • Official Tour de Yorkshire artist confirmed with 100 Days to go

    Official Tour de Yorkshire artist confirmed with 100 Days to go

    To celebrate 100 days to go until the start of the 2018 Tour de Yorkshire, Welcome to Yorkshire has confirmed Lucy Pittaway will be the race’s official artist for a third successive year.

    Published on Tuesday, 23rd January 2018
  • damp in a bedroom

    Landlords warned about cold homes

    Now that the cold weather has finally arrived Hambleton District Council Environmental Health Officers are advising landlords to make sure their tenants’ homes are warm.

    Published on Tuesday, 23rd January 2018
  • green bin

    Green bin collections re-start next month

    Hambleton’s green bin collections start again next month - for residents that have subscribed to the garden waste service

    Published on Tuesday, 23rd January 2018
  • library

    Libraries to be rate free thanks to district council

    Hambleton based libraries are set to be free from the burden of business rates.

    Published on Friday, 19th January 2018
  • Prison hoarding

    Former prison hoardings to be extended

    Work to enclose the former Northallerton prison garden within the 3.5 acre town centre site has begun.

    Published on Thursday, 18th January 2018
  • lunch and learn logo

    Lunch and Learn – General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) changes

    The data protection law is changing for all businesses on the things you can and cannot do with marketing and data collection.

    Published on Tuesday, 16th January 2018
  • Labc building excellence awards 2018

    Submissions now being taken for the North and East Yorkshire Building Excellence Awards 2018!

    The 2018 ceremony is being held on Wednesday 13 June at The Principal Hotel, York, with this year’s guest presenter as TV’s Amanda Lamb.

    Published on Monday, 15th January 2018
  • Long serving officer retires

    Long serving officer retires

    One of Hambleton’s longest serving officers retired last month.

    Published on Friday, 5th January 2018
  • Christmas tree coll

    Reminder - no Christmas tree collection in January

    Hambleton residents are being reminded that there will be no green bin collection for Christmas trees in January.

    Published on Friday, 22nd December 2017
  • Business Network round up - Sue Thompson in Chapters Deli with Rachel Conway, waitress

    Exciting times for Hambleton's market towns

    Business networks have been set up in Hambleton’s six market towns in a bid to make them more vibrant.

    Published on Friday, 22nd December 2017
  • Lessons in Nordic Walking

    Walk your way into the New Year

    Exercisers can start the New Year off with a walk which offers a full body workout!

    Published on Friday, 22nd December 2017
  • Copy of Breakfast Briefings Logo

    Breakfast Briefing - Run Hide Tell - surviving a terrorist attack

    Springboard Business Centre in Stokesley starts the New Year off with a thought provoking Breakfast Briefing.

    Published on Friday, 22nd December 2017
  • Pupils help name new development in Stokesley

    Local school children name new development in Stokesley

    A new development in Stokesley has been named with the help of local school children.

    Published on Thursday, 21st December 2017
  • ladies running

    Start the new year off with a run

    A new free beginners running class is starting in the new year in Northallerton.

    Published on Thursday, 21st December 2017
  • Copy of Lunch and Learn Logo

    Lunch and Learn – Your website or mine?

    ‘Your website or mine?’ is the latest topic on the menu at Northallerton’s lunch break seminar this week.

    Published on Thursday, 21st December 2017
  • Hambleton District Council - Civic Centre

    Offices closed for Christmas 2017

    Hambleton District Council will close its offices over the festive period – but emergencies will still be dealt with.

    Published on Friday, 15th December 2017
  • Leisure centre reopen

    Leisure centre reopens

    Northallerton leisure centre users got an early Christmas present this week when the new gym and toning suite opened – along with the improved swimming facilities.

    Published on Thursday, 14th December 2017
  • Lambert Hospital

    Joint talks on hospital site

    Officials from Hambleton District Council and North Yorkshire County Council have met with health counterparts to discuss the future of the former Lambert Hospital in Sowerby, Thirsk.

    Published on Thursday, 14th December 2017
  • Lets Talk Turkey

    Let's talk turkey

    Don’t let a turkey spoil your Christmas!

    Published on Thursday, 14th December 2017
  • Community Awards logo

    Time is running out to nominate hidden heroes for Hambletons Community Awards 2018

    Hambleton residents have just three weeks left to put forward individuals or groups who they think deserve recognition for making a difference in their community.

    Published on Wednesday, 13th December 2017
  • Sign up for garden waste

    Sign up for your 2018/19 garden waste service

    Hambleton residents are now able to subscribe for the 2018/19 garden waste service.

    Published on Wednesday, 13th December 2017
  • market trader

    Festive Markets

    Final preparations are being made for this year’s festive markets in Hambleton.

    Published on Tuesday, 12th December 2017
  • Bad Recycling

    Help with recycling message

    Hambleton residents are being asked for help to pass on key recycling messages to their friends and neighbours.

    Published on Thursday, 7th December 2017
  • Shopappy in northallerton

    Santa is ShopAppy in Northallerton

    Santa took advantage of a brand new shopping scheme when he visited Northallerton this week.

    Published on Wednesday, 6th December 2017
  • pic of industrial estate

    Plans for new employment land at Leeming Bar

    Investigations into plans to create another 38 acres of employment land in Leeming Bar will begin in the new year.

    Published on Wednesday, 6th December 2017
  • Lambert Hospital

    Hospital site being explored

    Hambleton District Councillors are looking into whether to buy a former hospital in Thirsk.

    Published on Wednesday, 6th December 2017
  • cyclists

    Hambleton to play host to Tour De Yorkshire next year

    Hambleton is set to welcome thousands of cyclists into the district next year when it once more plays host to the Tour de Yorkshire.

    Published on Tuesday, 5th December 2017
  • Cllr Sanderson with Free Christmas Parking

    Early Christmas present for shoppers - 2017

    Car parking across Hambleton will once again be free every Thursday in the run up to Christmas.

    Published on Tuesday, 28th November 2017
  • Winter swim gala winners

    Winter swim gala

    Hambleton’s four swimming clubs battled it out last weekend in their winter swimming gala.

    Published on Tuesday, 28th November 2017
  • Rat problems on the rise

    Rat problems on the rise

    Rat infestations in gardens are on the rise.

    Published on Friday, 24th November 2017
  • Council cash buys comfort

    Council cash buys comfort

    Council cash has meant that a community village hall is now more welcoming and able to offer its users a bit of comfort!

    Published on Tuesday, 21st November 2017
  • Brand Bedale shows its support for Small Business Saturday

    Shop local on Small Business Saturday

    Hambleton visitors and residents are being urged to support local businesses as they stage local events and fayres as part of the annual celebrations for ‘Small Business Saturday’.

    Published on Tuesday, 21st November 2017
  • green bin

    One more green bin collection this year

    Hambleton residents are being reminded that there is only one more garden waste collection left this year for those who have subscribed to the service.

    Published on Tuesday, 21st November 2017
  • Cllr Fortune is pictured wearing one of the swimtags

    See your swim

    Swimmers in Hambleton can now chart their progress in the pool thanks to a new training aid.

    Published on Tuesday, 14th November 2017
  • Last year’s Young volunteer of the year winner, 12 year old Jack Critchlow who wrote and recorded a song ‘We’ll Be Free’ to help support Syrian Refugees is pictured collecting his award.

    Community Awards - nominations now open

    The search is on to find and honour Hambleton’s community champions.

    Published on Monday, 13th November 2017
  • Hambleton District Council - Civic Centre

    Stokesley takeaway closed

    A Stokesley takeaway was ordered to close last week after evidence of a rat infestation was found.

    Published on Monday, 13th November 2017
  • house being built

    New homes in Tollerton

    Villagers in Tollerton near Easingwold are being asked for their comments on a proposal for new housing in the village

    Published on Monday, 13th November 2017
  • 4 people playing bowls

    Call for ex forces personnel to come and play

    A call has gone out for ex forces personnel over the age of 65 to come and play!

    Published on Friday, 10th November 2017
  • Photo of Dalton Bridge

    Work to start on piling for new bridge

    Piling is expected to start for the abutments and retaining walls of the new bridge at Dalton Industrial Estate near Thirsk on Monday (13 November).

    Published on Friday, 10th November 2017
  • participants at last years ability day

    New multi sports club in Easingwold

    A new multi-sports club for young people and adults with additional needs and disabilities starts in Easingwold next week.

    Published on Friday, 10th November 2017
  • European cash for Sowerby Sports village

    Step forward for Sowerby Sports Village

    A £5 million scheme to create a sports village on the edge of Sowerby is about to take the next step forward.

    Published on Thursday, 9th November 2017
  • Hambleton District Council - Civic Centre

    Grants awarded

    Twenty nine community groups across Hambleton are to receive cash awards from the District Council’s £125,000 ‘Making a Difference’ fund.

    Published on Thursday, 9th November 2017
  • Santa helps Hambleton get ready for Christmas

    Santa helps Hambleton get ready for Christmas

    Santa made an early visit to Hambleton this week to kick start the Christmas festivities across the district.

    Published on Tuesday, 7th November 2017
  • homelessness person

    Annual rough sleeper count

    The annual estimate of rough sleepers takes place in Hambleton later this month.

    Published on Tuesday, 7th November 2017
  • Nine council officers have swapped their office for the classroom.

    Officers move into classroom

    Nine council officers have swapped their office for the classroom.

    Published on Tuesday, 7th November 2017
  • New boundary signs

    New boundary signs

    New boundary signs are popping up across North Yorkshire – to define the boundaries of the Hambleton district.

    Published on Friday, 3rd November 2017
  • Winners of sport awards 2017

    Sporting heroes honoured in Hambleton

    Hambleton’s sporting heroes have been honoured for their commitment to sport.

    Published on Friday, 3rd November 2017
  • Latest artwork on show

    Bespoke artwork on display

    Makers of bespoke artworks are the latest artists to have their work displayed at Northallerton’s Civic Centre.

    Published on Friday, 3rd November 2017
  • Hambleton leisure centre pool

    Leisure Centre pool to open in December

    Northallerton leisure centre users will get a pre-Christmas boost when the new gym and toning suite opens – along with the improved swimming facilities.

    Published on Monday, 30th October 2017
  • Copy of Breakfast Briefings Logo

    Breakfast Briefing - posture, positivity and production

    Springboard Business Centre in Stokesley continues to start the month off with a hearty Breakfast Briefing.

    Published on Monday, 30th October 2017
  • lunch and learn logo

    Lunch and Learn - what did marketing ever do for you

    ‘What did marketing ever do for you?’ is the latest topic on the menu at Northallerton’s lunch break seminar this week.

    Published on Monday, 30th October 2017
  • black bin in street

    Winter bin tags currently being delivered

    Information on refuse and recycling collections for winter and Christmas are being delivered to all Hambleton households.

    Published on Thursday, 26th October 2017
  • Formal agreement sealed for prison development

    Formal agreement sealed for Northallerton Prison redevelopment

    A formal legal agreement – which will enable the exciting redevelopment of Northallerton’s former prison – has been sealed.

    Published on Thursday, 26th October 2017
  • general shot of Hambleton countryside

    Citizens Advice Service merges in North Yorkshire

    The Citizens Advice service for Hambleton, Richmondshire, Selby and District has expanded – to take in the Ryedale area and cover a population of 278,000 people.

    Published on Thursday, 26th October 2017
  • shopping scheme launched in Thirsk

    Shopping Scheme launched in Thirsk

    A unique new shopping scheme to encourage people to shop local has been launched in Thirsk.

    Published on Tuesday, 24th October 2017
  • Photo of Dalton Bridge

    Replacement of flood-blighted bridge progressing well

    Work to replace a flood-blighted bridge – which will bring huge benefits to a North Yorkshire industrial estate – is progressing well.

    Published on Friday, 20th October 2017
  • Dog waste posters

    Children join battle against dog fouling

    Local schoolchildren have joined the battle against dog fouling.

    Published on Friday, 20th October 2017
  • Sessay

    Sessay is special – it’s official

    The southern part of the village of Sessay near Thirsk looks set to be formally designated as Hambleton’s 54th Conservation Area - coinciding with England’s first ever Conservation Area established 50 years ago in Stamford, Lincolnshire.

    Published on Wednesday, 18th October 2017
  • Shopappy logo

    ‘Shopappy’ in Thirsk!

    Thirsk will go digital next week when an initiative to encourage people to shop local comes to town.

    Published on Wednesday, 18th October 2017
  • planning application form and other documents

    Boost for planning service

    Hambleton’s planning service is to get a £260,000 a year boost.

    Published on Tuesday, 10th October 2017
  • HLC development work

    Leisure centre work on track

    Work on the £2.5m re-vamp of Northallerton’s leisure centre is on track.

    Published on Tuesday, 10th October 2017
  • Cash helps tackle inactivity

    Cash helps tackle inactivity

    Hambleton District Council has awarded its first grant for 2017/18 under its ‘Small Grant Scheme’.

    Published on Tuesday, 10th October 2017
  • Homeowners urged to check out solid fuel appliances

    Check your solid fuel appliances before the cold weather arrives

    Hambleton homeowners are being urged to check their solid fuel burning stoves before the cold weather sets in.

    Published on Tuesday, 10th October 2017
  • Hate Crime awareness week

    Help for victims of Hate Crime

    A special event is being held next week (18 October) for anyone who has been affected by Hate Crime or is worried about becoming a victim of Hate Crime.

    Published on Tuesday, 10th October 2017
  • participants at last years ability day

    Hambleton ability day - 27 October

    A special event to focus on inclusive sport takes place in Northallerton later this month. (27 October)

    Published on Tuesday, 10th October 2017
  • calculator and money

    Get help to cut energy bills

    Energy ‘Best Deal’ advisors are set to help local people reduce their bills.

    Published on Thursday, 5th October 2017
  • Celebrating older persons day with some friendly rivalry

    Older People's Day Celebrated

    ‘Older People’s Day’ (1 October) was celebrated in Easingwold with a bit of friendly rivalry!

    Published on Tuesday, 3rd October 2017
  • Copy of Breakfast Briefings Logo

    Breakfast Briefing - social media basics for business

    Springboard Business Centre in Stokesley continues to start the month off with a hearty Breakfast Briefing.

    Published on Tuesday, 3rd October 2017
  • Lessons in Nordic Walking

    Poles at the ready for new course

    Exercisers are in pole position for a brand new class in Northallerton.

    Published on Monday, 2nd October 2017
  • Take That Step Team

    Taking direct steps to improve health in Hambleton

    Hambleton residents wanting to improve their health can now refer themselves onto a district council run scheme for free.

    Published on Monday, 2nd October 2017
  • Fly tipping on the increase

    Covert cameras to catch fly tippers

    Covert cameras are being used in key locations across Hambleton as part of a crackdown on fly tipping.

    Published on Friday, 29th September 2017
  • Foodshare gets helping hand from youngsters

    Youngsters help boost depleted stock levels at Food Bank

    A scheme which provides emergency food parcels for people facing temporary financial problems has been given a helping hand by a group of young people.

    Published on Friday, 29th September 2017
  • two affordable house

    Landlords Forum - October

    Private Landlords, Agents and any other organisations with an interest in Private Sector Housing are being urged to attend a special Landlord’s forum next month.

    Published on Friday, 29th September 2017
  • Schools visit prison

    Children visit former prison site

    Children from schools across Northallerton have seen the archaeological dig at the town’s former prison at first hand.

    Published on Tuesday, 26th September 2017
  • Recycle leaflet

    Recycling handbooks issued

    Recycling booklets are being delivered to households across Hambleton this week.

    Published on Tuesday, 26th September 2017
  • budget image

    Have your say on what the district council should be looking to spend its money on

    Hambleton residents and business owners are being given a say on what the district council should be looking to spend its money on – and on the levels of council tax it levies.

    Published on Monday, 25th September 2017
  • Hambleton District Council - Civic Centre

    Noise abatement notice remains in place at gun club

    An appeal against a noise abatement notice on a Northallerton gun club has been dismissed.

    Published on Tuesday, 19th September 2017
  • Prison tour

    Hundreds flock to see prison

    Hundreds of people visited the site of Northallerton’s former prison last weekend – to see for themselves what is being uncovered by the archaeological dig.

    Published on Tuesday, 19th September 2017
  • one man training in the gym

    National Fitness Day - free cards to help you get fit

    Hambleton District Council is proud to be part of next week’s National Fitness Day.

    Published on Tuesday, 19th September 2017
  • Hambleton District Council - Civic Centre

    Councillors oppose Police Commissioner plan

    Hambleton councillors have added their weight to mounting opposition of plans to give the North Yorkshire Police and Crime Commissioner responsibility for the county’s fire and rescue service.

    Published on Tuesday, 19th September 2017
  • Hambleton District Council - Civic Centre

    Hospital cover must be maintained

    Hambleton councillors are urging hospital bosses to secure emergency health care provision at Northallerton’s Friarage Hospital.

    Published on Tuesday, 19th September 2017
  • Have a go at Nordic Walking

    Have a go at Nordic Walking

    A new initiative that gives you the freedom to exercise anywhere has walked its way into Hambleton!

    Published on Friday, 8th September 2017
  • Prison keys

    Key mystery at former prison site

    Rusty keys have been unearthed at the site of Northallerton’s former prison - buried among the footings of an old wall.

    Published on Wednesday, 6th September 2017
  • Top of grants for Topcliffe

    Topcliffe hits the jackpot

    Topcliffe has hit the jackpot – receiving more than £5000 in grant aid from the district council.

    Published on Tuesday, 5th September 2017
  • customer and volunteer at FoodShare soup and roll in Zion Church Hall

    FoodShare scheme in spotlight again

    A scheme which provides emergency food parcels for people facing temporary financial problems will be in the public eye later this month month.

    Published on Tuesday, 5th September 2017
  • Hambleton leisure centre pool

    Hambleton swimming pool to close whilst changing village is remodelled

    The £2.5m re-vamp of Northallerton’s leisure centre is well underway.

    Published on Friday, 1st September 2017
  • Copy of Breakfast Briefings Logo

    Breakfast Brieifing - would your business survive a cyber-attack

    Springboard Business Centre in Stokesley continues to start the month off with a hearty Breakfast Briefing.

    Published on Friday, 1st September 2017
  • Prison Site

    Prison to be open for archaeological dig

    Archaeologists move on to the site of Northallerton’s former prison next week – and local people will have the chance to not only watch them at work but join in with the professionals!

    Published on Tuesday, 29th August 2017
  • general shot of Hambleton countryside

    Join the Community Messaging Service

    Hambleton residents and business owners are being urged to sign up for a new information service.

    Published on Friday, 25th August 2017
  • lunch and learn logo

    Lunch and Learn - how to seal the deal

    ‘How to seal the deal – a practical guide to selling’ is the latest topic on the menu at Northallerton’s lunch break seminar next month.

    Published on Friday, 25th August 2017
  • Hambleton District Council - Civic Centre

    Prison warning for non payment of council tax or business rates

    Hambleton District Council is taking action to recover unpaid council tax and business rates – and that could mean a prison sentence for some householders.

    Published on Thursday, 24th August 2017
  • black bin in street

    Bin collections move for August bank holiday - 2017

    Black bins and recycling collections will be one day late across Hambleton district next week – because of the bank holiday

    Published on Tuesday, 22nd August 2017
  • Thirsk market

    Bank Holiday market in Thirsk

    Residents and visitors to Thirsk who want to while away their bank holiday should visit the annual bank holiday market

    Published on Tuesday, 22nd August 2017
  • cctv cameras

    Caught on Camera in Hambleton

    Hambleton’s crime fighting CCTV cameras have had a busy three months with operators helping police make 50 arrests.

    Published on Friday, 18th August 2017
  • Birthday party for fitness fanatic

    Birthday party for fitness fanatic

    A special birthday party was held for one of Northallerton’s fittest ladies last month.

    Published on Friday, 18th August 2017
  • Hambleton District Council - Civic Centre

    Hygiene failings lead to temporary closure of farm shop and cafe

    A farm shop and café was ordered to close after Environmental Health officers found serious health-risk conditions during a visit to investigate an allegation of poor hygiene standards.

    Published on Tuesday, 15th August 2017
  • ballot box and voting

    Return the form so you can vote

    41,000 households in Hambleton are being asked to look out for their annual household enquiry form which should be arriving through their doors shortly.

    Published on Tuesday, 15th August 2017
  • various sports clubs

    Time running out to nominate your sporting heros

    Hambleton residents have just three weeks left to nominate the district’s top sporting heroes for an award.

    Published on Tuesday, 15th August 2017
  • Tennis club served with council grant to help rejuvenate its courts

    Anyone for tennis

    Stokesley Tennis Club used the cash from Hambleton District Council’s ‘Making a Difference Awards’ to help rejuvenate its all weather outdoor tennis courts.

    Published on Tuesday, 15th August 2017
  • Prison demolition complete

    Prison demolition complete

    Demolition on Northallerton’s former prison is complete.

    Published on Friday, 11th August 2017
  • Diamond wedding celebrations for Chairmans parents

    Civic visit for civic head

    The table was turned on Chairman of Hambleton District Council, David Hugill this week – when his parents received a special civic visit.

    Published on Friday, 11th August 2017
  • Huby playground appeal

    Council cash helps playground appeal

    A small village in Hambleton whose playground equipment needed a helping hand to repair and restore it, has been helped by a council grant.

    Published on Tuesday, 8th August 2017
  • Stokesley bridge and river

    Have your say in Stokesley

    Stokesley residents and businesses are being encouraged to have their say on whether a Public Space Protection Order (PSPO) should be introduced in the town to reduce anti-social behaviour concerns.

    Published on Tuesday, 8th August 2017
  • shed

    Get Sheducated - beat the garden thieves

    Community safety chiefs are urging householders to get ‘sheducated’ this summer – and beat the garden thieves.

    Published on Friday, 4th August 2017
  • Success of Bedale Yorkshire Day Market

    Yorkshire Day a success in Bedale

    Yorkshire tea, home-made cakes and scones, live music, scarecrow invasion and a bustling market were among the multitude of Yorkshire delights available on Yorkshire Day (1 August) in Bedale.

    Published on Friday, 4th August 2017
  • Household with four green bins

    Green bin bonanza

    Hambleton’s garden waste recycling scheme now has almost 50% of the district’s households on its books – with more than 600 of them signed up for more than one green bin.

    Published on Friday, 28th July 2017
  • Preparing for Yorkshire Day Market in Bedale

    Celebrate Yorkshire Day in Bedale

    Visitors and local residents are being urged to make a ‘b-line’ to Bedale next week – to celebrate Yorkshire Day.

    Published on Friday, 28th July 2017
  • Council cash helps cricket and football club in Great Ayton

    Cutting It with council cash

    A cricket and football club has been given a cash boost to help with the development of its facilities.

    Published on Monday, 24th July 2017
  • child having a swimming lesson with swimming teacher

    Swim away the summer

    Children can take to the water this summer at Hambletons four leisure centres

    Published on Monday, 24th July 2017
  • Preparing for Yorkshire Day Market in Bedale

    Calling all traders - make a bee-line for Bedale

    The call has gone out for all market traders whether regular, casual or new traders to pitch up and book a free place at a special Yorkshire Day market in Bedale.

    Published on Friday, 14th July 2017
  • Grants to business networks -  Councillor Wilkinson and Eddie Copley Farnell are pictured in Easingwold with the ‘Wold Class’ branding being used on the new website promotions

    Grant scheme to support business networks

    Three Hambleton business networks are to benefit from a £40,000 grant

    Published on Thursday, 13th July 2017
  • Evolution Car Park

    Car parking boost at business centre

    Work to provide another 50 car parking spaces at a Northallerton business centre has begun.

    Published on Wednesday, 12th July 2017
  • swim scheme cash

    Massive investment in swimming in Hambleton

    Swimming in Hambleton’s four leisure centres has been given a massive boost – with a £274,525 national lottery grant from Sport England announced this week.

    Published on Tuesday, 11th July 2017
  • Council cash saves the day

    Council cash saves the day

    A small village near Easingwold that lost its village shop has set up quarterly markets to help fill the gap.

    Published on Tuesday, 11th July 2017
  • various sports clubs

    Effective communications for sports groups

    Effective Communications’ is the theme of Hambleton’s next club night.

    Published on Tuesday, 11th July 2017
  • business awards winners 2017

    Nine lucky winners celebrate

    Nine Hambleton businesses are celebrating after taking top prizes at the district council’s annual awards ceremony.

    Published on Friday, 7th July 2017
  • Bedale Public Art Proposal

    Deer to take centre stage in Bedale

    A family of steel deer look set to put down their roots in Bedale.

    Published on Wednesday, 5th July 2017
  • Leanne Todd

    New couch to 5k running group

    A new free running class is taking place in Northallerton aimed at complete novices to improvers who want to run further, whilst having fun!

    Published on Tuesday, 4th July 2017
  • house being built

    Community led housing on the map

    Twelve rural communities in rural North and East Yorkshire have been identified as pilots for community led housing projects.

    Published on Tuesday, 4th July 2017
  • Susan Scotter and David Waring from Farlington Parish Meeting are pictured with the original interior plans for the hall from 1904 who were awarded a MAD grant

    Making a Difference..... again

    Community groups across Hambleton can once again bid for a slice of £125,000 in grant aid.

    Published on Tuesday, 4th July 2017
  • Pic of Romanby Primary School with their artwork on display at Hambleton District Council

    Latest artwork on display

    A group of young budding artists are the latest to have their work displayed at Northallerton’s Civic Centre.

    Published on Monday, 3rd July 2017
  • Sports awards winners 2016

    Nominate your sporting hero

    Hambleton residents are once again being urged to nominate the district’s top sporting heroes for an award.

    Published on Monday, 3rd July 2017
  • Hambleton Leisure Centre's revamp is underway

    Leisure Centre re-vamp starts

    A £2.5m re-vamp of Northallerton’s leisure centre has begun.

    Published on Thursday, 29th June 2017
  • Northallerton parkrun's hundredth run

    Northallerton parkrun staged its hundredth run

    Almost 150 runners many of who donned their onesies (100sies) helped celebrate Northallerton’s 100th parkrun in style last weekend (24 June)

    Published on Thursday, 29th June 2017
  • street sign

    Street names needed for Northallerton development

    Northallerton and Brompton residents are being asked for suggestion for new street names for the largest development the district has seen in a long while.

    Published on Tuesday, 27th June 2017
  • Microchipping

    Free event for dog owners in Great Ayton

    The last in a series of free events for dog owners takes place next week thanks to a partnership between Hambleton District Council and Dogs Trust.

    Published on Tuesday, 27th June 2017
  • Hambleton District Council - Civic Centre

    Keeping the air clean in Hambleton

    Hambleton District council Environmental Health Officers have been monitoring air pollution within the district since 1993.

    Published on Tuesday, 27th June 2017
  • Mental health first aider

    Mental health first aiders in Hambleton

    Hambleton District council has shown its continued commitment to ‘Mental Health awareness’ by having a team of qualified Mental Health First Aiders at work.

    Published on Tuesday, 27th June 2017
  • Raising the flag for Armed Forces Day

    Raising the flag for Armed Forces Day

    Hambleton District Council marked the beginning of celebrations for National Armed Forces Day by raising a special flag yesterday. (Monday 19 June).

    Published on Tuesday, 20th June 2017
  • three people checking out kitchen hygiene

    Eat safe this summer

    Hambleton residents are being urged to adopt the 4C’s of food hygiene.

    Published on Tuesday, 20th June 2017
  • Northallerton high street

    Free pop up business advice cafe in Northallerton

    A free one day pop up business advice café is being held in Northallerton next month for local businesses.

    Published on Tuesday, 20th June 2017
  • Walking football

    Walking Football

    Football with a difference is on its way to Northallerton

    Published on Tuesday, 20th June 2017
  • early birthday present Pendragon

    Early birthday present for multi-sensory centre

    A multi-sensory centre for special people with special needs in Northallerton has received an early birthday present.

    Published on Thursday, 15th June 2017
  • house being built

    Free self-build and community led housing help

    Hambleton District Council is hosting a joint event for landowners, small builders, self-builders and communities wanting to progress a small community led housing scheme in the district.

    Published on Thursday, 15th June 2017
  • two affordable house

    Joint Landlords Forum - June

    Private Landlords, Estate Agents and any other organisations with an interest in Private Sector Housing are being urged to attend a landlord’s forum later this month.

    Published on Thursday, 15th June 2017
  • Neon nights run in 10K

    Neon nights support charity run in daylight

    Over 50 runners (pictured) from a single community running group took part in Northallerton’s 10k road race last month

    Published on Friday, 9th June 2017
  • Hambleton District Council

    Former gypsy to be removed from illegal site

    Tough action to stop a former traveller living on an unauthorised residential plot of land in Great Broughton is to be taken.

    Published on Thursday, 8th June 2017
  • trying out the new bowls mat at Crayke bought with council grant

    Rolling up with cash

    A small village near Easingwold is ‘rolling up’ in style thanks to council cash.

    Published on Tuesday, 6th June 2017
  • 2 men in a gym training

    Mens Health week

    Hambleton leisure centres are participating in next week’s International Men’s Health Week (12 – 18 June).

    Published on Monday, 5th June 2017
  • green bins for clubs and village halls

    Sports clubs sign up for green bins

    Sports clubs, village halls, churches and schools are being encouraged to sign up to Hambleton’s new garden waste collection service.

    Published on Monday, 5th June 2017
  • child having a swimming lesson with swimming teacher

    learn to swim week

    Hambleton’s four Leisure Centres are joining in with a new national campaign that aims to raise awareness of the importance of learning to swim.

    Published on Monday, 5th June 2017
  • Successful first spring clean for Bedale

    Sprucing up Bedale for summer

    Bedale is busy preparing for its ‘Summer Spruce Up’

    Published on Friday, 2nd June 2017
  • Riverside enhancements in Stokelsey

    Council cash helps riverside enhancements

    A popular Stokesley riverside walkway has been enhanced thanks to the district council.

    Published on Thursday, 1st June 2017
  • Prison demolition nearly complete

    Prison demolition almost complete

    Demolition of Northallerton’s defunct prison is almost complete.

    Published on Wednesday, 31st May 2017
  • one man training in the gym

    Shape up for summer - 2017

    Hambleton residents looking to shape up for summer need look no further than their local leisure centre.

    Published on Tuesday, 30th May 2017
  • Chairmans charity cheque - Yorkshire air ambulance

    Chairmans cash for Yorkshire Air Ambulance

    The outgoing Chairman of Hambleton District Council has handed over £1000 to charity.

    Published on Tuesday, 30th May 2017
  • improving outside play in Shipton by Benningbrough

    Improving outside play

    A small village on the edge of Hambleton has improved its outdoor play thanks to a council grant.

    Published on Tuesday, 30th May 2017
  • New Council  Chairman - Cllr Hugill with vice Chair - Cllr Blades

    New Council Chairman - Cllr Hugill

    Hambleton District Council has a new chairman!

    Published on Thursday, 25th May 2017
  • Business conference success

    Vibrant market towns in the spotlight - Business Conference success

    What makes a successful and prosperous town was the key topic up for discussion at a major conference held in Easingwold last week.

    Published on Tuesday, 23rd May 2017
  • two dancers dancing

    Celebration of Dance - 2017

    Dancers, teachers and would be dancers from across Hambleton are being asked to come together – and dance together!

    Published on Tuesday, 23rd May 2017
  • Microchipping

    Free events for dog owners in Northallerton

    The next in a series of free events for dog owners is underway thanks to a partnership between Hambleton District Council and Dogs Trust.

    Published on Monday, 22nd May 2017
  • green bin

    Bin collections move for spring bank holiday

    Garden waste and recycling collections will be one day late across Hambleton district next week – because of the bank holiday.

    Published on Monday, 22nd May 2017
  • Thirsk market flag

    Spring bank holiday market

    Residents and visitors to Thirsk who want to while away their bank holiday should visit the annual spring bank holiday market

    Published on Thursday, 18th May 2017
  • pic of land

    Time running out on latest consultation of new Local Plan

    Residents have two weeks left to leave their views and comments on the latest version of a plan that will guide all future development in Hambleton.

    Published on Thursday, 18th May 2017
  • new signs in place for dementia friendly leisure centre

    Dementia friendly leisure centre

    Bedale Leisure Centre supports Dementia Awareness Week (15 – 21 May) by installing new signage to help people to navigate their way around the centre, particularly those living with dementia.

    Published on Tuesday, 16th May 2017
  • Winners of Hambletons fourth swim gala

    Hambleton swim gala

    Hambleton’s four swimming clubs battled it out last weekend in their fourth swimming gala.

    Published on Tuesday, 16th May 2017
  • up and running - new running club for Mental Health Awareness

    Up and Running for Mental Health Awareness week

    An innovative new initiative in Hambleton started last week during Mental Health Awareness Week (8 -14 May).

    Published on Tuesday, 16th May 2017
  • North northallerton first turf cut

    First turf cut on North Northallerton development

    The first turf on Hambleton’s largest ever housing development has been cut.

    Published on Friday, 12th May 2017
  • damp in a bedroom

    Energy loans for homeowners

    Funding to help Hambleton homeowners make their properties more fuel efficient is up for grabs.

    Published on Friday, 12th May 2017
  • chatting at Business Conference

    Vibrant market towns in the spotlight

    Local businesses from across Hambleton will gather next week at the Hawkhills in Easingwold for the district’s annual spring business conference.

    Published on Tuesday, 9th May 2017
  • Hambleton FoodShare Logo

    Film shows helps Hambleton FoodShare

    A special showing of a film that shows the devastating impact the benefit system can have on the lives of people already struggling with poverty took place last month.

    Published on Tuesday, 9th May 2017
  • TDY Plaque Presentation

    Plaque marks ‘tour’ visit

    A special plaque has been presented to the community of West Tanfield to mark the visit of the Tour de Yorkshire last weekend.

    Published on Tuesday, 2nd May 2017
  • young mum with pram taking part in Pramfit exercise class

    Free pramfit taster sessions

    Eight free taster sessions are being held in Stokesely for new mums to help them get back into shape after giving birth.

    Published on Tuesday, 2nd May 2017
  • Copy of Breakfast Briefings Logo

    Breakfast Briefing - how to seal the deal

    Springboard Business Centre in Stokesley continues to start the month off with a hearty Breakfast Briefing.

    Published on Friday, 28th April 2017
  • council staff raise money for charity

    Staff raise money for 14 charities

    Staff at Hambleton District Council have handed over £4,000 to 14 different charities by ‘dressing down’, running raffles and baking cakes!

    Published on Tuesday, 25th April 2017
  • green bin

    Bin collections move for May Day

    Garden waste and recycling collections will be one day late across Hambleton district next week – because of the bank holiday.

    Published on Tuesday, 25th April 2017
  • volunteers with their hygiene certificates at the soup kitchen

    Soup and a roll team pass food safety course

    Twelve volunteers from Hambleton FoodShare’s ‘Soup and a Roll’ team have successfully completed a food safety course.

    Published on Tuesday, 25th April 2017
  • Microchipping

    Free event for dog owners in Stokesley

    The next in a series of free events for dog owners is underway thanks to a partnership between Hambleton District Council and Dogs Trust.

    Published on Monday, 24th April 2017
  • lunch and learn logo

    Lunch and Learn - how to make your website work for your business

    ‘How to make your website work for your business’ is the latest topic on the menu at Northallerton’s lunch break seminar next month.

    Published on Monday, 24th April 2017
  • cyclists

    Gearing up for Tour de West Tanfield

    Villagers in West Tanfield are gearing up for the visit by some of the world’s top cyclists next weekend – when the Tour de Yorkshire passes through.

    Published on Friday, 21st April 2017
  • Northallerton Church

    Fair for Northallerton

    All the fun of the Fair comes to Northallerton once more next week.

    Published on Tuesday, 18th April 2017
  • new houses

    New Local Plan - extra sights consultation

    Consultation on the latest version of a plan that will guide all future development in Hambleton gets underway later this week. (21 April)

    Published on Tuesday, 18th April 2017
  • ballot box and voting

    No vote for 13,000 Hambleton electors in May elections

    Postcards informing 13,000 Hambleton voters they will not be going to the polls next month will drop through letterboxes next week.

    Published on Thursday, 13th April 2017
  • Success of second Go Tri event

    Success for Go Tri

    ’HaTric’ Hambleton’s new triathlon club held its second successful event last weekend

    Published on Thursday, 13th April 2017
  • Hambleton District Council

    Hambleton - a place to invest

    A plan which aims to herald Hambleton as a top class location to base business has received the seal of approval from district councillors.

    Published on Wednesday, 12th April 2017
  • Northallerton high street

    Views sought on town centre improvements

    Views on a £1.17 million scheme to improve links between Northallerton High Street and the town’s former prison site are to be sought.

    Published on Tuesday, 11th April 2017
  • Thirsk market flag

    Easter open market - 2017

    Anyone visiting Thirsk this Easter will be able to do some egg-stra shopping!

    Published on Tuesday, 11th April 2017
  • external funding role is extended

    External funding role extended

    A role which has helped to bring in almost £2million in external funding for Hambleton based businesses is being extended for a further two years.

    Published on Tuesday, 11th April 2017
  • house being built

    Community led housing help

    Hambleton District Council is hosting a joint event for landowners, small builders, self-builders and communities wanting to progress a small community led housing scheme in the district.

    Published on Friday, 7th April 2017
  • library

    Grants for Hambleton libraries

    Hambleton District Council is to award a £25,000 grant to community-run libraries.

    Published on Wednesday, 5th April 2017
  • Hambleton Leisure Centre's re-vamp has won planning approval

    Leisure Centre re-vamp wins planning approval

    A £2.5m re-vamp of Northallerton’s leisure centre has won planning approval.

    Published on Tuesday, 4th April 2017
  • green bin

    Easter bin collections - 2017

    Garden waste and recycling collections across Hambleton will be affected by the Easter holidays.

    Published on Monday, 3rd April 2017
  • house being built

    North Northallerton deveopment underway

    Work on a major new development in north Northallerton – including a link road and bridge between Darlington and Stokesley roads – gets underway this week.

    Published on Monday, 3rd April 2017
  • Synchronised swimming in stokesley

    Synchronised swimming in Stokesley

    A new way to keep fit and have fun in the water is taking place in Stokesley.

    Published on Thursday, 30th March 2017
  • Stokesley Leisure Centre external view of building

    Leisure Centre Closed

    Stokesley Leisure Centre is closed until first thing on Saturday morning (April 1) due to emergency repairs.

    Published on Wednesday, 29th March 2017
  • Community awards winners 2017

    Community champions honoured in Hambleton

    Over 200 people attended the Forum, last week to celebrate Hambleton’s annual ‘Community Awards’.

    Published on Tuesday, 28th March 2017
  • Successful first spring clean for Bedale

    Bedale - tonnes better

    Bedale is looking ‘tonnes’ better after its first ‘Big Spring Clean’

    Published on Tuesday, 28th March 2017
  • Microchipping

    Free event for dog owners in Bedale

    The next in a series of free events for dog owners is underway thanks to a partnership between Hambleton District Council and Dogs Trust.

    Published on Tuesday, 28th March 2017
  • young mum with pram taking part in Pramfit exercise class

    Pramfit taster sessions

    Free taster sessions are being held in Stoksely for new mums to help them get back into shape after giving birth.

    Published on Tuesday, 21st March 2017
  • Compost bin sale

    Compost bin sale

    Hambleton District Council - in partnership with the York and North Yorkshire Waste Partnership – is holding a three day sale of compost bins.

    Published on Tuesday, 21st March 2017
  • North Yorkshire Building Control Partnership logo

    Building Excellence Awards - time running out to nominate

    Alert time is running out….. act now to avoid missing out on entering the North and East Yorkshire Building Excellence Awards 2017.

    Published on Tuesday, 21st March 2017
  • Hambleton's Great British Spring Clean

    Hambleton's Great British Spring Clean

    Hambleton District Council is delighted that over the first weekend of March, staff, Councillors and residents turned out to clean up areas across the district in support of the national Great British

    Published on Thursday, 16th March 2017
  • one man training in the gym

    Beat The Clock

    Time is ticking away on a new promotion designed to get more people fit.

    Published on Thursday, 16th March 2017
  • Bad Recycling

    Tough action on contaminated recycling

    District Councillors are introducing tough new measures to control the rise in contaminated household recycling.

    Published on Tuesday, 14th March 2017
  • Three week warning for garden waste

    Three week countdown

    Householders have just three weeks to sign up for the start of a new garden waste collection scheme.

    Published on Monday, 13th March 2017
  • E Health

    Emergency action closed restaurant

    Emergency action saw a Hambleton restaurant closed for three days as the result of an untreated rat infestation.

    Published on Thursday, 9th March 2017
  • Launch of 2017 Business Awards

    Nominations open 2017 Business Awards

    Nominations for an annual awards scheme which celebrates businesses across Hambleton open today (1 March ).

    Published on Wednesday, 1st March 2017
  • children helping with tree planting in Easingwold

    From small grant to community orchard

    A green group in Easingwold has completed the second part of a project thanks to a council grant.

    Published on Tuesday, 28th February 2017
  • Preparing for Bedales first big spring clean

    Big spring clean for Bedale

    Bedale is busy preparing for it’s first ‘Big Spring Clean’.

    Published on Tuesday, 28th February 2017
  • Copy of Breakfast Briefings Logo

    Breakfast Briefing - how to get paid on time, more of the time

    Springboard Business Centre in Stokesley continues to start the month off with a hearty Breakfast Briefing.

    Published on Monday, 27th February 2017
  • Break out at Northallerton Prison

    Development partner chosen for prison site

    A unique partnership to develop Northallerton’s former prison has been given the go ahead by councillors.

    Published on Thursday, 23rd February 2017
  • School children join in battle with dog fouling

    Children help in battle against dog fouling

    School children from Broomfield Primary School in Northallerton have joined Hambleton District Council’s battle against dog fouling.

    Published on Thursday, 23rd February 2017
  • Hambleton District Council - Civic Centre

    Council Tax rise confirmed

    Hambleton councillors have confirmed a £5 increase in council tax.

    Published on Tuesday, 21st February 2017
  • lunch and learn logo

    Lunch and Learn - understanding your customers

    ‘Understanding your customers’ is the latest topic on the menu at Northallerton’s lunch break seminar next month.

    Published on Tuesday, 21st February 2017
  • Hambleton helps communities at risk of flooding - floodsax

    District Council steps in to help communities at risk

    Parishes across Hambleton which have experienced flooding have been supplied with lightweight alternatives to sandbags – courtesy of the district council.

    Published on Tuesday, 21st February 2017
  • Grant helps renovation of river steps

    Repair to river steps

    A small community has improved its access to its riverside village green thanks to a cash boost from the district council.

    Published on Thursday, 16th February 2017
  • green bin

    Green bin collections re-start

    Collections of garden waste re-start next week across Hambleton.

    Published on Thursday, 16th February 2017
  • People playing Boccia with Paralympic hero

    Hambleton ability day - February

    A special event to focus on inclusive sport takes place in Northallerton next week.

    Published on Thursday, 16th February 2017
  • Neon Nights - time to talk campaign

    Time to Talk

    Northallerton’s Neon Nights running club held a number of friendly runs last week to show their support for a campaign which aims to improve mental health through running.

    Published on Thursday, 9th February 2017
  • Northallerton high street

    Improvement work to town centre on the cards

    Major improvements to the links between Northallerton High Street and the town’s former prison site are being considered.

    Published on Wednesday, 8th February 2017
  • members of Great ayton business forum

    Grant scheme to help business networks

    A £40,000 scheme to boost businesses across Hambleton has been given the green light.

    Published on Wednesday, 8th February 2017
  • Photo of Dalton Bridge

    Pipes being diverted ready for new bridge

    Work to divert gas and water pipes ready for the construction of a new bridge into Dalton Industrial Estate begins this week.

    Published on Wednesday, 8th February 2017
  • Hambleton District Council - Civic Centre

    Council Tax rise likely

    Hambleton councillors look set to levy a £5 increase in council tax. .

    Published on Tuesday, 7th February 2017
  • Bedale Tap teacher dances with diversity

    Local tap teacher dances with Diversity

    A dance teacher from Bedale has tapped his way to fame

    Published on Tuesday, 7th February 2017
  • member of the Street Scene team picking up litter near the A1

    Trying to keep Hambleton clean and tidy

    Hambleton has been getting spruced up in time for spring.

    Published on Tuesday, 7th February 2017
  • Photo of Dalton Bridge

    Bridge work to start in April

    Work on replacing a flood blighted bridge – which will bring expansion to a Hambleton based business estate – will start within months.

    Published on Tuesday, 7th February 2017
  • Take That Step success - Debbie Bunn

    Taking positive steps to a better lifestyle

    A council run lifestyle referral programme has helped one client to lose more than two stones in weight and drop two dress sizes in just twelve weeks!

    Published on Wednesday, 1st February 2017
  • Hambleton householders are being urged to sign up for the district council’s garden waste collection service

    Subscriptions now open to garden waste collection service

    Subscriptions to Hambleton’s new garden waste collection service are now being taken

    Published on Wednesday, 1st February 2017
  • two affordable house

    Landlords Forum - February

    Private Landlords, Agents and any other organisations with an interest in Private Sector Housing are being urged to attend a landlord’s forum next month.

    Published on Monday, 30th January 2017
  • Copy of Breakfast Briefings Logo

    Breakfast Briefing - ten top tax tips

    Springboard Business Centre in Stokesley continues to start the month off with a hearty Breakfast Briefing.

    Published on Monday, 30th January 2017
  • Microchipping

    Free events for dog owners

    A series of free events for dog owners is underway thanks to a partnership between Hambleton District Council and Dogs Trust.

    Published on Thursday, 26th January 2017
  • New hoist for Bedale Leisure Centre

    New hoist to improve access at Bedale Leisure Centre

    A new pool hoist, ceiling tracking hoist and height adjustable bed have been installed at Bedale Leisure Centre - giving better access to the swimming pool.

    Published on Thursday, 26th January 2017
  • lunch and learn logo

    Lunch and Learn - How to turn a great idea into a business

    ‘How to turn a great idea into a business’ is the latest topic on the menu at Northallerton’s lunch break seminar next month.

    Published on Thursday, 26th January 2017
  • Hambleton householders are being urged to sign up for the district council’s garden waste collection service

    Sign up for new garden waste service from 1 February

    Hambleton householders are being urged to sign up for the district council’s garden waste collection service

    Published on Monday, 23rd January 2017
  • ladies running

    #runandtalk

    Northallerton’s Neon Nights running club are supporting a week long campaign which aims to improve mental health through running.

    Published on Tuesday, 17th January 2017
  • Bedale by pass development

    Have your say on bypass public art

    Residents and visitors to Bedale are being asked for their opinions on a piece of public art.

    Published on Thursday, 12th January 2017
  • Demoition of Northallerton Prison Wall

    Break out at Northallerton Prison

    Demolition contractors are ‘breaking out’ of Northallerton Prison!

    Published on Tuesday, 10th January 2017
  • Re-vamp for Hambleton Leisure Centre to start

    £2.5 re-vamp for leisure centre to start

    The £2.5m makeover for Hambleton’s premier leisure centre is all set to kick off.

    Published on Tuesday, 10th January 2017
  • New access for car park at Kirkby Fleetham Village Hall

    Access for all car park

    New year, new start for visitors to Kirkby Fleetham Village Hall.

    Published on Tuesday, 10th January 2017
  • Thirsk market trader hangs up his jumpers after 40 years

    Thirsk Marget trader hangs up his jumpers for the last time

    One of Thirsk’s long standing market traders has retired after 40 years of trading!

    Published on Tuesday, 10th January 2017
  • Copy of Breakfast Briefings Logo

    Breakfast Briefing - top time management tips

    Springboard Business Centre in Stokesley continues to start the month off with a hearty Breakfast Briefing.

    Published on Wednesday, 4th January 2017
  • green bin

    Reminder to recycle your Christmas Tree

    There will be a special garden waste bin collection for Christmas trees and other garden waste starting next week.

    Published on Wednesday, 4th January 2017
  • lunch and learn logo

    Lunch and Learn - The ten commandments of networking

    ‘The ten commandments of networking’ is the latest topic on the menu at Northallerton’s lunch break seminar next week.

    Published on Wednesday, 4th January 2017
  • Gold Standard Award

    Hambleton gains gold for providing a housing options service

    Hambleton District Council has become the first council in North Yorkshire to obtain the top award for its Housing Options Service.

    Published on Thursday, 22nd December 2016
  • 4 people playing bowls

    Winning friendships formed

    Forty three participants took part last month in a special event to celebrate an initiative that helps to tackle the problem of isolation across rural areas where populations are sparse and people ca

    Published on Thursday, 22nd December 2016
  • ladies running

    New beginners running club in Northallerton

    Due to the success of Neon Newbies in Northalleton a second free running group starts in the new year.

    Published on Thursday, 22nd December 2016
  • green bin

    Christmas Tree Recycling

    There will be a special green bin collection next month for Christmas trees and other garden waste.

    Published on Wednesday, 21st December 2016
  • Make sure your taxi is licensed

    Make sure your taxi is licensed

    Hambleton residents who use a taxi are being urged to check the vehicle is licensed.

    Published on Wednesday, 21st December 2016
  • cctv cameras

    Keeping watch over Northallerton this Christmas

    Northallerton’s recently upgraded ShopWatch system continues to reap rewards.

    Published on Tuesday, 20th December 2016
  • Homeowners urged to check out solid fuel appliances

    Homeowners urged to check out solid fuel appliances

    Hambleton homeowners are being urged to check their solid fuel burning stoves before the cold weather sets in.

    Published on Tuesday, 20th December 2016
  • Hambleton District Council - Civic Centre

    Offices closed for Christmas 2016

    Hambleton District Council will close its offices over the festive period – but emergencies will still be dealt with.

    Published on Wednesday, 14th December 2016
  • European cash for Sowerby Sports village

    Final piece of jigsaw for Sowerby Sports Village

    The final piece of the jigsaw for a £4million sports village on the edge of Thirsk has slotted into place – the last chunk of land for the development has been handed over to the District Council.

    Published on Wednesday, 14th December 2016
  • new recycling bin

    Extra sack to help with festive recycling

    Hambleton households are being given extra help to help with their recycling over the festive period.

    Published on Wednesday, 14th December 2016
  • Hambleton District Council - Civic Centre

    Council leaders hit back on business rate claims

    Council leaders have hit back at allegations they are jeopardizing the future of Hambleton libraries by charging them business rates.

    Published on Wednesday, 14th December 2016
  • 3 scout leaders sorting food

    Make sure you dont go hungry this Christmas

    A scheme which provides emergency food parcels for those who would otherwise have to go hungry is closing for one day for the first time in three and a half years!

    Published on Thursday, 8th December 2016
  • Festive markets

    Festive markets in Northallerton and Thirsk

    Final preparations are being made for this year’s festive markets in Thirsk and Northallerton

    Published on Thursday, 8th December 2016
  • Launch of the best dressed window competition in Northallerton

    Launch of best dressed window competition in Northallerton

    ‘Small Business Saturday’ (3 December) saw the launch of a competition to find the best dressed shop window in Northallerton.

    Published on Thursday, 8th December 2016
  • Festive visit to the post office by Cllr Noone

    Festive visit to royal mail delivery office by Cllr Noone

    Hambleton’s band of postmen and women were given a boost this week

    Published on Thursday, 8th December 2016
  • Olympic square opening

    Olympic Square opens

    The achievements of Hambleton’s medal winning athletes have been marked.

    Published on Friday, 2nd December 2016
  • Northallerton Church

    Successful BID for Northallerton town centre

    Businesses in Northallerton have voted in favour of opening a new chapter in the town’s fortunes.

    Published on Thursday, 24th November 2016
  • damp in a bedroom

    Help on hand to keep your home condensation, damp and mould free

    Tenants struggling with the effects of condensation, damp and mould are being reminded that they need look no further than the district council for help.

    Published on Thursday, 24th November 2016
  • Easingwold going green with grant

    Easingwold going green with grant

    A local group in Easingwold is attempting to enhance the green spaces in the town, inspire children, encourage wildlife and create rewarding activities for all to be involved in.

    Published on Wednesday, 23rd November 2016
  • Cllr Knapton in a cap park at Thirsk

    Early Christmas present for shoppers

    Car parking across Hambleton will once again be free every Thursday in the run up to Christmas.

    Published on Wednesday, 23rd November 2016
  • Springboard Business Centre

    Free business advice on your doorstep

    Hambleton businesses are being offered free one to one advice through a new initiative from the District Council.

    Published on Wednesday, 23rd November 2016
  • Big day for boccia club

    Big day for Hambleton Boccia club

    Hambleton Boccia club competed in its first major competition last month in Sheffield.

    Published on Wednesday, 23rd November 2016
  • Bonfire swim gala

    Bonfire swim gala

    There was more than fireworks flying as Hambleton’s four swimming clubs battled it out in their third swimming gala.

    Published on Wednesday, 23rd November 2016
  • Community Awards logo

    Nominations open for community awards for 2017

    The search is on to find and honour Hambleton’s community champions.

    Published on Thursday, 17th November 2016
  • green bin

    One more green bin collection before christmas

    Hambleton residents are being reminded that there is only one more collection of green waste left this year

    Published on Thursday, 17th November 2016
  • logo for Ey up Stand Up

    Ey up stand up meets bloomin words for christmas cabaret

    There are still some tickets available for a night of spoken word, music and comedy next week in Thirsk.

    Published on Thursday, 17th November 2016
  • Rebound therapy helps success of ability day

    New rebound therapy helps success of Hambleton ability day

    Thirty five participants supported by their parents and carers attended a fun packed event in Northallerton last week.

    Published on Thursday, 17th November 2016
  • house being built

    Roadshows still taking place on Hambletons New Local Plan

    Roadshows are still taking place in Hambleton to seek the views on where new homes and jobs are needed in Hambleton over the next 20 years.

    Published on Thursday, 10th November 2016
  • Recycle bins help local charitie

    Recycling bins help local charities

    Hambleton District Council has given its support to a local supermarket to help different charities in the local community.

    Published on Wednesday, 9th November 2016
  • pic of industrial estate

    Boosting Industrial Eastates

    A drive to improve Hambleton’s industrial estates has been given a boost by District Councillors.

    Published on Wednesday, 9th November 2016
  • Santa stocking up on carrots for his reindeer

    Eat drink and shop in Hambleton this christmas

    Retailers and market traders across Hambleton are busy preparing for some great pre-Christmas festivities.

    Published on Monday, 7th November 2016
  • Sports awards winners 2016

    Hambleton's sporting heroes honoured at awards

    Hambleton’s sporting heroes were rewarded last week for their commitment to sport.

    Published on Monday, 7th November 2016
  • Hambleton District Council - Civic Centre

    Licensing made easy in Hambleton

    Hambleton residents and businesses are now able to apply and pay for over 60 different Environmental Health licences and other permits on line.

    Published on Monday, 7th November 2016
  • damp in a bedroom

    Prohibition orders for two Hambleton flats

    In the last 12 months Hambleton District Council has served legal orders prohibiting the use of two flats within the district due to poor housing standards

    Published on Thursday, 3rd November 2016
  • Northallerton Town Hall

    Hambleton Councillors support local bid

    Hambleton Councillors have added their weight to a proposal to create a Northallerton Business Improvement District (BID).

    Published on Thursday, 3rd November 2016
  • front door of the World of James Herriot

    Herriot Centre buildings to be given to community

    Buildings housing Thirsk’s world famous veterinary surgery, The World of James Herriot, look set to be handed over to the community.

    Published on Thursday, 3rd November 2016
  • Applegarth car park

    Car park to close for bonfire night

    Northallerton’s Applegarth car park is closing on Saturday to make way for the town’s annual bonfire night celebrations.

    Published on Tuesday, 1st November 2016
  • Microchipping

    Free microchipping and health check for your dog in Easingwold

    Hambleton dog owners are being reminded that they still have the chance to get their pet microchipped for free this week in Easingwold.

    Published on Monday, 31st October 2016
  • Lambert Hospital

    Hospital closure disappointing

    A decision to permanently close a small North Yorkshire hospital has been labelled ‘disappointing’ by Hambleton District Council Leader, Councillor Mark Robson.

    Published on Monday, 31st October 2016
  • house being built

    Have your say on Hambleton's new local plan

    A new plan setting out how much – and where - land should be allocated for new homes and jobs in Hambleton up to 2035 is on the way.

    Published on Thursday, 27th October 2016
  • calculator and money

    Funding for parishes

    Seven Hambleton parishes are taking a cut of almost £46,000 to develop projects in their communities.

    Published on Thursday, 27th October 2016
  • Hambletons first triathlon event

    New triathlon club's first event

    Hambleton’s new triathlon club named ‘HaTric’ ran their first event earlier this month.

    Published on Thursday, 27th October 2016
  • two ladies running

    Northallerton - Painting the town neon

    Northallerton’s new free running group in is proving to be a shining success !

    Published on Thursday, 27th October 2016
  • Great Ayton Station grant for improvements

    Cash boost puts Great Ayton station back on track

    A small remote station is getting put back on track thanks to a council grant.

    Published on Thursday, 20th October 2016
  • New business graduate Tom Egerton

    International business graduate takes up job

    An International Business Graduate has taken up an internship with a rural firm thanks to a grant from Hambleton District Council

    Published on Thursday, 20th October 2016
  • two ladies running

    Couch to 5K running club

    A new free running class has started in Easingwold aimed at new runners who want to run further, whilst having fun!

    Published on Thursday, 20th October 2016
  • house being built

    Have your say on housing in Appleton Wiske

    Villagers in Appleton Wiske are being asked to have a say on the future housing needs of the parish.

    Published on Thursday, 20th October 2016
  • Hambleton ability day - trying out the gym

    Hambleton ability day - 27 October

    A special event to focus on inclusive sport takes place in Northallerton later this month.

    Published on Thursday, 20th October 2016
  • Launch of new takeway service for soup and a roll

    Soup and a Roll every Wednesday

    As the cold weather approaches, shoppers, visitors and workers in Northallerton are reminded that they can ward off those hunger pangs and support a local charity at the same time.

    Published on Thursday, 20th October 2016
  • Young cricketers practising their batting skills

    Better batting for budding cricketers

    Budding young cricketers have been able to spend the summer practising their batting skills thanks to a council grant.

    Published on Thursday, 13th October 2016
  • Easingwold cross

    Community payback scheme could help Easingwold

    The benefits of using the ‘Community Payback’ Scheme to help certain projects in Easingwold and the surrounding villages is to come under the spotlight later this month.

    Published on Wednesday, 12th October 2016
  • young mum with pram taking part in Pramfit exercise class

    Pramfit

    The first district council led ‘Pramfit’ session place took place last week in Stokesley.

    Published on Wednesday, 12th October 2016
  • black bin in street

    Winter bin tags

    Information on refuse and recycling collections for Winter and Christmas are being delivered to all Hambleton households next week (10 October).

    Published on Thursday, 6th October 2016
  • Prison demolition started

    Prison demolition starts

    Demolition of parts of Northallerton’s now defunct prison has begun.

    Published on Wednesday, 5th October 2016
  • Knayton running club

    Run for fun in Knayton

    A new free running group started last weekend in Knayton as part of Hambleton’s ‘Running Hub’ programme.

    Published on Tuesday, 4th October 2016
  • Help for victims of hate crime

    Help for victims of hate crime

    Have you been affected by Hate Crime or are worried about becoming a victim of Hate Crime? Do you know someone who has been affected by it and want some support?

    Published on Tuesday, 4th October 2016
  • budget image

    Budget consultation underway

    Hambleton residents and business owners are being given a say on what the district council should be looking to spend its money on – and on the levels of council tax it levies.

    Published on Tuesday, 4th October 2016
  • Hambleton paddlers

    Staying afloat with cash boost

    A local canoe and kayak club is staying afloat thanks to a council grant.

    Published on Monday, 3rd October 2016
  • Bad recycling

    Think twice about extra recycling

    Hambleton householders are being urged to think twice before they add ‘extras’ to their recycling bins.

    Published on Monday, 3rd October 2016
  • New sharps boxes disposal service

    New sharps boxes disposal service

    Hambleton District Council is working in partnership with local Community Pharmacies to provide a sharps boxes disposal service.

    Published on Wednesday, 28th September 2016
  • Northallerton and Villages Community Forum - clearing of cycle track and AGM

    Northallerton and Villages Community Forum - clearing of cycle track and AGM

    Work to clean up one of Northallerton’s main cycle routes took place at the weekend.

    Published on Tuesday, 27th September 2016
  • Copy of Breakfast Briefings Logo

    Breakfast Briefing - Ten practical SEO tips

    Springboard Business Centre in Stokesley continues to start the month off with a hearty Breakfast Briefing.

    Published on Tuesday, 27th September 2016
  • Big weekend of offers - 2016

    Hambleton District Council’s four leisure centres are holding their annual ‘Big Weekend’ next month with some big offers for one weekend only

    Published on Thursday, 22nd September 2016
  • James Hodgson who cycles to work

    Cycle to Work Day - 2016

    Hambleton cyclists took to the roads and lanes in great numbers to support national ‘Cycle to Work Day’ last week.

    Published on Thursday, 22nd September 2016
  • lunch and learn logo

    Lunch and Learn - Exporting - a world of opportunity

    ‘Grow your business by fulfilling your export potential’ is the latest topic on the menu at Northallerton’s lunch break seminar next month.

    Published on Thursday, 22nd September 2016
  • various sports clubs

    Next club night for sports and groups

    Following on from the success of Hambleton’s first Club Night a second night has been organised.

    Published on Wednesday, 7th September 2016
  • Hambleton FoodShare Logo

    Hambleton's foodbank is dancing the night away

    A community partnership which provides emergency food parcels for people who would otherwise have to go hungry is holding its annual Ceilidh later this month to raise much needed funds.

    Published on Wednesday, 7th September 2016
  • green bin

    Green waste charges set

    Charges for the collection of green waste across Hambleton have been finalised.

    Published on Tuesday, 6th September 2016
  • £2.5m re-vamp for leisure centre

    Sports village gets green light from councillors

    Councillors have given the green light to an ambitious new sports village for north Northallerton.

    Published on Tuesday, 6th September 2016
  • two affordable house

    Landlords Forum - September

    Private Landlords, Agents and any other organisations with an interest in Private Sector Housing are being urged to attend a special landlords forum later this month.

    Published on Tuesday, 6th September 2016
  • Bedale Market place

    Bedale market place under the spotlight - have your say

    Residents of Bedale and the surrounding villages are being encouraged to share their ideas about the future of the Market Place in Bedale.

    Published on Tuesday, 6th September 2016
  • various sports clubs

    Time is running out to nominate your own gold medallists

    Time is running out for Hambleton residents to nominate the district’s top sporting heroes for an award.

    Published on Tuesday, 6th September 2016
  • Laurence Whiteley - Hambleton paralympian

    Hambleton Paralympian cheered on by council

    Hambleton Paralympian, Laurence Whiteley, takes to the water on Friday (Sept 9) – and the district is being urged to get behind him!

    Published on Monday, 5th September 2016
  • National Fitness Day

    Leisure centres get active for national fitness day 2016

    Hambleton District Council is proud to be part of National Fitness Day later this Week.

    Published on Monday, 5th September 2016
  • grant to improve Galtres Centre play equipment

    Playing with cash

    A soft play group is having more fun thanks to a grant from Hambleton District Council.

    Published on Monday, 5th September 2016
  • Alne cricket grant

    Bowled over with cash

    A rural cricket club had been given a cash boost to help with the development of its club.

    Published on Thursday, 1st September 2016
  • Hambleton FoodShare Logo

    S O S for food

    A community partnership which provides emergency food parcels for people who would otherwise have to go hungry is running short of food.

    Published on Wednesday, 31st August 2016
  • Copy of Breakfast Briefings Logo

    Breakfast briefing - the carrot versus the stick

    Springboard Business Centre in Stokesley continues to start the month off with a hearty Breakfast Briefing.

    Published on Wednesday, 31st August 2016
  • lunch and learn logo

    Lunch and Learn - Mindfulness in the workplace

    ‘Pr – Mindfulness in the Workplace is the latest topic on the menu at Northallerton’s lunch break seminar next week.

    Published on Wednesday, 31st August 2016
  • people chatting

    Come and have your say - Transforming our communities

    Hambleton District Council is lending it’s support to the Hambleton, Richmondshire and Whitby Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG).

    Published on Wednesday, 31st August 2016
  • Microchipping

    Free microchipping and health check for your dog in Thirsk

    Hambleton dog owners have the chance to get their pet microchipped for free next week in Thirsk.

    Published on Thursday, 25th August 2016
  • child swimming in a gala

    I am Team GB - free swimming in Hambleton

    Hambleton District Council is proud to be part of the nation’s biggest ever sports day this Saturday – 27 August.

    Published on Wednesday, 24th August 2016
  • Thirsk market flag

    New flags raise market profile

    New flutter flags are helping to raise the profile of Hambleton District Council run markets.

    Published on Wednesday, 24th August 2016
  • black bin in street

    Bin collections move for August bank holiday

    Refuse and recycling collections will be one day late across Hambleton district next week – because of the bank holiday.

    Published on Tuesday, 23rd August 2016
  • bbq image

    Have a sizzling and safe BBQ this bank holiday

    Families aiming to round off the summer holidays with a barbecue this bank holiday weekend are being urged to heed safety advice.

    Published on Tuesday, 23rd August 2016
  • improved path for busy route in Bedale

    Grant helps safe route at busy junction

    Bedale residents now have a safe route away from a busy junction thanks to a council grant

    Published on Tuesday, 16th August 2016
  • Quest award for Hambleton Leisure Centre

    National seal of approval for Hambleton Leisure Centre

    Hambleton Leisure Centre has been rated ‘excellent’ by the national quality award scheme for leisure centres - Quest.

    Published on Tuesday, 16th August 2016
  • Hambleton FoodShare Logo

    FoodShare Scheme in spotlight

    A scheme which provides emergency food parcels for people facing temporary financial problems will be in the public eye next month.

    Published on Tuesday, 16th August 2016
  • budget image

    Have your say on Council Tax reduction scheme

    Hambleton residents are being asked for their views on a scheme which reduces the amount of Council Tax for those on low incomes.

    Published on Tuesday, 9th August 2016
  • Leanne Todd

    Proof anyone can run

    Mum of two, Leanne Todd, is proof that anyone can run!

    Published on Tuesday, 9th August 2016
  • calculator and money

    12 month Community Order for benefit fraudster

    Hambleton’s on-going campaign to stamp out benefit fraud has seen a single mum found guilty of four offences of fraudulently claiming Housing Benefit and Council Tax Reduction

    Published on Monday, 8th August 2016
  • caravan

    Views wanted on Gypsy and Travellers Guidance Note

    In response to national planning policy charges, Hambleton District Council has prepared a draft ‘Guidance Note’ for Gypsies, Travellers and Travelling Showpeople.

    Published on Thursday, 4th August 2016
  • various sports clubs

    Nominate your own gold medallist

    Hambleton is looking for its own gold medallists!

    Published on Thursday, 4th August 2016
  • park run celebrates first birthday

    Parkrun celebrates first birthday

    Over 100 people including three dogs turned up to celebrate Northallerton Parkrun’s first birthday last weekend (Saturday 30 July).

    Published on Thursday, 4th August 2016
  • Cllr Robson checks out the new system

    Smiley faces rank services

    Customers are helping Hambleton Leisure Centres improve their services.

    Published on Tuesday, 2nd August 2016
  • ballot paper being counted

    Your vote matters - don't lose it

    As part of the national voter registration canvass, householders should have received a form asking them to check whether the information for their address is correct.

    Published on Tuesday, 2nd August 2016
  • Bedale Cross and church

    Car park a step closer

    Plans to build a 125 space car park as a ‘gateway’ to Bedale have moved a step closer this week. (29 July)

    Published on Tuesday, 2nd August 2016
  • Grant helps make a difference at Nature Reserve

    Grant helps make a difference at nature reserve

    A local nature reserve has been able to develop a strong volunteer base thanks to a council grant.

    Published on Thursday, 28th July 2016
  • Thirsk and Sowerby Leisure Centre revamp

    Improved facilities at Thirsk and Sowerby officially opened

    Thirsk and Sowerby Leisure Centre celebrated the official opening of its new and improved facilities yesterday.

    Published on Thursday, 28th July 2016
  • calculator and money

    Single person discount review

    Hambleton District Council is currently undergoing a review of all its residents receiving a 25% discount on their council tax.

    Published on Monday, 25th July 2016
  • Lambert Hospital

    Councillors back campaign to save hospital

    A campaign to safeguard the future of a Hambleton based hospital has won the backing of the District Council.

    Published on Monday, 25th July 2016
  • £2.5m re-vamp for leisure centre

    £2.5m re-vamp for leisure centre

    A £2.5 million re-vamp of Hambleton’s premier leisure centre has been given the green light.

    Published on Thursday, 21st July 2016
  • green bin

    Green waste charging scheme gets final go ahead

    A scheme to introduce charges for the collection of green waste in Hambleton has been given the final go ahead

    Published on Thursday, 21st July 2016
  • Cash to help improve sports club facilities

    Cash to improve sports clubs facilities

    Bedale Athletic and Sports Association (BASA) is celebrating after receiving £78,000 from Hambleton District Council to improve its facilities.

    Published on Thursday, 21st July 2016
  • Multi Use Games Area

    Cut price sports pitches

    Leisure centres across Hambleton are giving local residents the chance of hiring sports pitches at less than half price.

    Published on Thursday, 21st July 2016
  • improved play for under fours

    Improved play for under fours

    Children attending a nursery in Aiskew near Bedale are having more fun thanks to a grant from Hambleton District Council.

    Published on Monday, 18th July 2016
  • budget image

    Citizens Advice following Brexit

    Citizen Advice is highlighting that the referendum vote to leave the EU does not mean any immediate changes to consumer rights, employment law or rules around immigration.

    Published on Monday, 18th July 2016
  • homelessness person

    Investment plan to help homelessness

    A £280,000 investment plan to help prevent cases of homelessness in Hambleton over the next four years has been given the green light

    Published on Wednesday, 13th July 2016
  • logo for UK Jelly

    Homeworkers can turn to Jelly for help

    Anyone working alone or from home who wants the ‘business buzz’ are being invited to a special event next week with other lone workers.

    Published on Wednesday, 13th July 2016
  • picture of two dogs

    Free microchipping and health check for your dog - Stokesley

    Hambleton dog owners have the chance to get their pet microchipped for free later this month.

    Published on Wednesday, 13th July 2016
  • expanded dog wardens service - some of the new team

    Expanded dog warden service

    Hambleton’s dog warden service – and the purge on dog fouling – has been expanded.

    Published on Wednesday, 13th July 2016
  • Fit street lottery

    Summer fit-street lottery

    Hambleton district postcodes are being entered into a ‘fit-street’ lottery this summer!

    Published on Monday, 11th July 2016
  • house being built

    Community led housing

    Rural Action Yorkshire and the North and East Yorkshire Rural Housing Enabler Network (RHE Network) are helping communities to solve housing problems by taking forward community led housing solutions.

    Published on Monday, 11th July 2016
  • two affordable house

    Help for people at risk of homelessness

    A scheme that has been helping Hambleton residents at risk of losing their homes for the last three years has received further backing by councillors.

    Published on Monday, 11th July 2016
  • spray painted slogan on the pavement

    Detering dog fouling with spray painted pavement slogans

    Romanby Parish Council has enlisted the help of spray-painted pavement slogans in its fight against dog fouling in the parish.

    Published on Thursday, 7th July 2016
  • calculator and money

    Campaign to expose scammers tricks

    A campaign to spread the word about scams and expose the tactics of fraudsters has been launched.

    Published on Wednesday, 6th July 2016
  • Stokesley bridge and river

    Cycling in the sportlight at Stokesley

    Cycle provision across Stokesley is to come under the spotlight later this month.

    Published on Wednesday, 6th July 2016
  • Icecream seller

    Civic seal of approval

    A new ice cream business has passed the taste test with Chairman of Hambleton District Council, Councillor John Noone!

    Published on Wednesday, 6th July 2016
  • front door of the World of James Herriot

    Hambleton businesses in running for tourism awards

    Three Hambleton businesses are in the running for the annual White Rose Awards - which celebrate the very best of tourism in Yorkshire.

    Published on Wednesday, 6th July 2016
  • community shop

    Community shop for two Hambleton villages

    Two villages in the south of Hambleton now have a community shop to share!

    Published on Thursday, 30th June 2016
  • child swimming in a gala

    New triathlon club on the cards for Hambleton

    Hambleton is a step closer to having its first triathlon club in the district.

    Published on Thursday, 30th June 2016
  • Northdale guided walks

    Stepping out thanks to council grant

    A charity which provides training and work based activities for adults with learning disabilities is stepping out thanks to a council grant!

    Published on Thursday, 30th June 2016
  • planning application form and other documents

    Parish preparations in hand

    A small parish near Stokesley wants to be better prepared so they can decide for themselves what housing or social amenities they need in their neighbourhood.

    Published on Thursday, 30th June 2016
  • various sports clubs

    'Club Matters' workshop for sports groups

    A special ‘Club Matters’ workshop for anyone involved with a community sports club is taking place next month.

    Published on Wednesday, 29th June 2016
  • Dalton bridge consultation

    Bridge plans on display

    Residents from Dalton and Topcliffe have been given a closer insight into a new bridge to link the two communities.

    Published on Wednesday, 29th June 2016
  • North Yorkshire Building Control Partnership logo

    Building control partnership raises money for charity

    £1220 was raised for ‘Hearing Dogs for Deaf People’ at the 2016 LABC North and East Yorkshire Building Excellence Awards held on Wednesday 8 June at The Royal York Hotel.

    Published on Tuesday, 28th June 2016
  • North Yorkshire Building Control Partnership logo

    North and East Yorkshire building excellence awards

    Held on Wednesday 8 June the 2016 North and East Yorkshire Building Excellence Awards were presented at the Royal York Hotel in York, with attendance over 230 this year.

    Published on Tuesday, 28th June 2016
  • Copy of Breakfast Briefings Logo

    Breakfast briefing - Wellbeing at work

    Springboard Business Centre in Stokesley continues to start the month off with a hearty Breakfast Briefing.

    Published on Wednesday, 22nd June 2016
  • Hambleton Flying the Flag event

    Flag flies over Hambleton

    Hambleton District Council marked the beginning of celebrations for National Armed Forces Day by raising a special flag this week (Monday June 20).

    Published on Wednesday, 22nd June 2016
  • lunch and learn logo

    Lunch and Learn - PR what goes on behind closed doors

    ‘Pr – what goes on behind closed doors’ is the latest topic on the menu at Northallerton’s lunch break seminar next month.

    Published on Wednesday, 22nd June 2016
  • Hambleton ability day - trying out the gym

    Hambleton ability day celebrates Learning Disability Week

    Thirty five participants supported by their parents and carers attended a special event in Northallerton last week to celebrate Learning Disability Week (20 -26 June)

    Published on Wednesday, 22nd June 2016
  • street sign

    Second gold award for Hambleton

    Hambleton District Council has won a gold award for the second year running for the accurate way it manages to keep the addresses for both its domestic and commercial properties across the district up

    Published on Thursday, 16th June 2016
  • two affordable house

    Landlords Forum

    Private Landlords, Agents and any other organisations with an interest in Private Sector Housing are being urged to attend a special landlords forum later this month.

    Published on Thursday, 16th June 2016
  • Fundraising grandma hands over cash

    Charity cash

    Staff at Hambleton District Council have handed over £3378 to 12 different charities by ‘dressing down’ and baking cakes!

    Published on Thursday, 16th June 2016
  • recycling hero

    Hambleton's recycling hero

    One of Hambleton District Council’s recycling crews made a special stop last month.

    Published on Wednesday, 15th June 2016
  • Plaques presented to mark the Tour de Yorkshire

    Plaques mark community spirit

    Plaques to mark the work of two communities which welcomed the visit by the Tour de Yorkshire to Hambleton last month have been presented.

    Published on Wednesday, 15th June 2016
  • Pupils in Sowerby name future streets

    Sowerby pupils come up with street names

    Pupils in Sowerby are the latest children to come up with future street names

    Published on Tuesday, 14th June 2016
  • The bookshop band

    Ey up stand up meets bloomin words

    30 people gathered at White Rose BookCafe in Thirsk last week for an amusing evening of poetry and music.

    Published on Tuesday, 14th June 2016
  • Cllr Robson checks out the new cameras

    Camera upgrade

    A £100,000 upgrade of Hambleton’s system of crime fighting cameras is almost complete.

    Published on Tuesday, 14th June 2016
  • Photo of Dalton Bridge

    Cash for bridge will unlock industrial estate potential

    The last piece in a funding puzzle which will lead to the replacement of a flood blighted bridge which stands as a gateway to a Hambleton business estate is in place.

    Published on Tuesday, 14th June 2016
  • Cllr Wilkinson with Charles Barker with one of the new radios

    Northallerton Shopwatch helps make arrests

    Northallerton’s recently upgraded Shopwatch system is already paying handsome dividends.

    Published on Wednesday, 8th June 2016
  • Man with flag waving train off

    Station House boost for railway

    Volunteer run Wensleydale Railway has received a boost this week – thanks to district councillors it can remain at its Bedale base rent free!

    Published on Wednesday, 8th June 2016
  • green bin

    Charges for green waste will help meet savings target

    Charging for collections of green waste from Hambleton homes looks set to be introduced next year – to help meet the district council’s £1m savings target.

    Published on Tuesday, 7th June 2016
  • members of Great ayton business forum

    New business group in Great Ayton

    A new business forum has been created in Great Ayton building on the success of last month’s visit of the Tour de Yorkshire to the village.

    Published on Tuesday, 7th June 2016
  • Thirsk market

    Action to keep Hambleton vibrant

    Action plans to drive forward the economic prosperity of Hambleton’s market towns are being drawn up – with input from the individual communities.

    Published on Tuesday, 7th June 2016
  • Awards scheme enters year two

    A scheme that has already ploughed £125,000 back into local communities is set to re-launch with another £125,000 cash pot.

    Published on Tuesday, 7th June 2016
  • Cllr Caroline Dickinson

    New Northallerton councillor

    Northallerton has a new district councillor.

    Published on Wednesday, 1st June 2016
  • Copy of Breakfast Briefings Logo

    Breakfast briefing - top tips for t'internet

    Springboard Business Centre in Stokesley continues to start the month off with a hearty Breakfast Briefing.

    Published on Thursday, 26th May 2016
  • lunch and learn logo

    Lunch and Learn - wellbeing in the workplace

    ‘Wellbeing in the Workplace is the latest topic on the menu at Northallerton’s lunch break seminar next month.

    Published on Thursday, 26th May 2016
  • Lindsay ross retires

    Business forum chairman steps down

    One of Hambleton’s leading business figures has stepped down from his role as Chairman of the district’s Business Forum.

    Published on Thursday, 26th May 2016
  • Chairmans charity presentation

    Cash for charity

    The outgoing Chairman of Hambleton District Council has handed over £785 to the Herriot Hospice

    Published on Wednesday, 25th May 2016
  • green bin

    Bin collections move for bank holiday

    Garden waste and recycling collections will be one day late across Hambleton district next week – because of the bank holiday.

    Published on Wednesday, 25th May 2016
  • two playingin kwik cricket

    Hambleton ability day

    A special event to focus on disability sport takes place in Northallerton next week – ahead of this year’s Learning Disability Week (20 -26 June).

    Published on Wednesday, 25th May 2016
  • Thirsk market

    Bank holiday open market in Thirsk

    Residents and visitors to Thirsk who want to while away their bank holiday should visit the annual spring bank holiday market

    Published on Wednesday, 25th May 2016
  • Sport memories session for dementia sufferers

    Sporting memories aids dementia sufferers

    Dementia Week saw Hambleton District Council once again show its commitment to being dementia friendly by holding a ‘Sporting Memories’ session.

    Published on Thursday, 19th May 2016
  • collecting soil for compost

    Free compost for Hambleton residents

    Hambleton residents are reminded that they can still help themselves to free nationally accredited compost at two special events.

    Published on Thursday, 19th May 2016
  • new Chairman and deputy Chairman - 2016

    New council chairman

    Hambleton District Council has a new chairman!

    Published on Thursday, 19th May 2016
  • two ladies running

    Any one can run in .... Easingwold

    A new free running class is starting in Easingwold later this month as part of Hambleton’s ‘Running Hub’ programme.

    Published on Thursday, 19th May 2016
  • Winning team for Tour De Yorkshire gym challenge

    Tour de Yorkshire challenge winners

    Eighteen teams tested their cycling skills in Hambletons latest gym challenge – to cycle the 198km of Stage 3 of the recent Tour de Yorkshire.

    Published on Thursday, 19th May 2016
  • Business forum - keynote speakers and Cllr Robson and Cllr Wilkinson

    Government and Business in the spotlight

    The pros and cons of business and government working together were highlighted at a major business conference in Hambleton.

    Published on Thursday, 19th May 2016
  • child swimming in a gala

    Primary schools swim gala

    Hambleton’s four swimming clubs battled it out last weekend (7 May) in their second swimming gala.

    Published on Thursday, 19th May 2016
  • adult swimmer

    Swim for dementia

    Hambleton residents are being asked to do their bit for Dementia Awareness Week next week (16 May) and take to the water!

    Published on Thursday, 12th May 2016
  • one man training in the gym

    Shape up for summer

    Hambleton residents looking to shape up for summer need look no further than their local leisure centre.

    Published on Thursday, 12th May 2016
  • glass recycling

    Become first class and recycle your glass

    Hambleton residents are being encouraged to take a look around their home and see what extra glass bottles and jars they can recycle.

    Published on Thursday, 12th May 2016
  • calculator and money

    Fraud campaign nets another victory

    Hambleton’s on-going campaign to stamp out benefit fraud has seen a single mum fined for four offences of fraudulently claiming Housing Benefit and Council Tax Reduction.

    Published on Wednesday, 11th May 2016
  • two dancers dancing

    Celebration of Dance

    Dancers, teachers and would be dancers from across Hambleton are being asked to come together – and dance together!

    Published on Wednesday, 11th May 2016
  • Cllr Wilkinson and last years winner Catherine Windross, owner of Ryedale Plasterers

    Closing date looming for Hambleton Business Awards

    Time is running out for entries to be submitted to Hambleton’s annual business awards.

    Published on Wednesday, 11th May 2016
  • Cycling roadshow - pedalling to make a fruit smoothie

    Cycling roadshow

    Around 80 Stokesley schoolchildren enjoyed a great cycling themed roadshow last week.

    Published on Wednesday, 4th May 2016
  • various sports clubs

    New club night for sports groups

    An innovative new club night for sports group in Hambleton is taking place later this month. (May)

    Published on Wednesday, 4th May 2016
  • Coach and girls captain of Thirsk White Horse Swim Team

    Swim teachers get extra aid

    Swimming teachers in Thirsk have got an extra ‘aid’ to help them with their coaching.

    Published on Wednesday, 4th May 2016
  • scouts with their new equipment

    Local scouts better equipped to go on expeditions

    A local scout group is better equipped for expeditions thanks to a council grant.

    Published on Wednesday, 4th May 2016
  • Hambleton strategic business forum logo

    Business and government in the spotlight

    Easingwold is the base for a major spring conference which will bring local and national politicians together.

    Published on Wednesday, 4th May 2016
  • Northallerton Town Hall

    Northallerton by elections candidates

    Some residents of Northallerton will go to the polls later this month (May).

    Published on Wednesday, 4th May 2016
  • TDY Romanby knitters

    Decorations are up..... Tour is almost here

    Final preparations for the visit of the Tour de Yorkshire to Hambleton district this weekend (1 May) are underway.

    Published on Thursday, 28th April 2016
  • picture of two dogs

    Free Dog Chipping in Northallerton

    Hambleton dog owners have the chance to get their pet microchipped for free next month.

    Published on Thursday, 28th April 2016
  • lunch and learn logo

    Lunch and Learn - marketing on a shoestring

    ‘Marketing on a shoestring’ is the latest topic on the menu at Northallerton’s lunch break seminar next week (5 May).

    Published on Thursday, 28th April 2016
  • aerial view of Northallerton prison

    Call for partner to develop prison

    The search for a partner to deliver the proposed redevelopment of Northallerton’s former prison moves a stage closer this month.

    Published on Wednesday, 27th April 2016
  • Tdy land art sutton bank glider

    Tour de Yorkshire land art - a boar, ram and second horse join Sutton Bank

    Giant land art will give Tour de Yorkshire TV audience a ‘boars-eye’ view from Sutton Bank

    Published on Wednesday, 27th April 2016
  • Thirsk market

    May Day open market

    Anyone visiting Thirsk on May Day will not only be able to buy fresh and local products but also admire the ‘yarnbombings’ that decorate the town for the Tour de Yorkshire.

    Published on Wednesday, 27th April 2016
  • Fundraising grandma hands over cash

    Fundraising grandma hands over cash

    A fundraising grandma has handed over more than £11,000 to a charity close to her heart.

    Published on Thursday, 21st April 2016
  • Northallerton Town Hall

    Fair and bikes ride together in Northallerton

    All the fun of the Fair comes to Northallerton again next week (28 April) but with an added attraction.

    Published on Thursday, 21st April 2016
  • grant for Northallerton Tourist Information Centre

    Re-shaping the world of toursim

    Tourist information providers in Northallerton now have information available at their fingertips!

    Published on Thursday, 21st April 2016
  • Tour de Yorkshire logo

    North York Moors National Park Authority's giant artwork set to highlight the finest view in England

    A group of artists is starting work on a massive piece of land art at Sutton Bank, close to the route of the third stage of this year’s Tour de Yorkshire cycle race on Sunday 1 May.

    Published on Thursday, 21st April 2016
  • Northallerton Town Hall

    Election in Northallerton

    Hambleton District Council is holding a by election in May – to fill the vacancy in its Northallerton South ward.

    Published on Tuesday, 19th April 2016
  • School children help name future streets in stokesley

    Local school children name future streets in Stokesley

    Local school children have come up with over 150 suggestions for street names for future developments in the Stokesley area as part of a competition.

    Published on Tuesday, 19th April 2016
  • Civic Centre turns yellow and blue

    Civic Centre turns yellow and blue

    Hambleton’s Civic Centre has turned yellow and blue to celebrate the visit of the Tour de Yorkshire next week - 1 May.

    Published on Tuesday, 19th April 2016
  • Northallerton Church

    Volunteering.. what are you waiting for

    Citizen Advice Hambleton, Richmondshire and Selby and District is looking for more volunteers to become members of the Adviceline Team in the Northallerton and Richmond offices.

    Published on Tuesday, 19th April 2016
  • collecting soil for compost

    Nationally accredited compost to be given away

    People living in Hambleton and Richmondshire are being invited to help themselves to free nationally accredited compost at series of upcoming events.

    Published on Thursday, 14th April 2016
  • New fleet of recycling trucks

    Hambleton enhances fleet to increase reycling

    The district council has launched a new recycling service in a bid to significantly increase the range of materials being collected for recycling - and decrease the amount of waste sent to landfill.

    Published on Tuesday, 12th April 2016
  • ballot paper being counted

    Notice of casual vacancy - District Ward of Northallerton South

    NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN under S. 89 (1)(b) of the Local Government Act 1972 that due to the death of Anthony William Hall, a vacancy has arisen in the Office of Councillor for Northallerton South Ward.

    Published on Monday, 11th April 2016
  • Cllr Tony hall

    Tributes to Hambleton Councillor

    Hambleton District Council has paid tribute to its vice chairman, Councillor Tony Hall, who died suddenly this morning (Wednesday March 23).

    Published on Wednesday, 23rd March 2016
  • Instruct Tracy Mann is using the new equipment with pupil on horse with Cllr Mrs Bridget Fortune

    Cash boost for local riding group

    A cash boost is helping a local disabled riding school come over loud and clear!

    Published on Wednesday, 23rd March 2016
  • winners of community awards

    Hambleton's community champions have been honoured

    Eleven awards were made in the district councils ‘Hambleton Community Awards’ last week compered by John Clayton from Star Radio.

    Published on Tuesday, 22nd March 2016
  • Carbon monoxide alarm

    Housing tenants protected

    Tenants in private rented accommodation across Hambleton will be further protected under a new set of guidelines to be introduced by the district council.

    Published on Tuesday, 22nd March 2016
  • logo for Ey up Stand Up

    Headline act was a stand up success

    Over 60 people attended Hambleton’s second spoken word gig.

    Published on Tuesday, 22nd March 2016
  • North Yorkshire Building Control Partnership logo

    Deserved accolade for local authority building control pioneer

    The presentation of the LABC Superstars Awards took place recently at the annual Local Authority Building Control members’ conference in Leicester.

    Published on Tuesday, 22nd March 2016
  • Village recycing centre

    Mini recycling centres close this month

    Hambleton’s chain of recycling centres close by the end of this month.

    Published on Monday, 21st March 2016
  • apprentice Jonty Gill with his employer Julie Hutson

    Celebrating apprentice week

    Hambleton has marked national apprentice week by celebrating the success of its own scheme.

    Published on Monday, 21st March 2016
  • First collection of new recycling bin

    Easter Bin collections

    Hambleton residents are being reminded that refuse and recycling collections will be affected by the Easter holidays.

    Published on Thursday, 17th March 2016
  • E Health

    Takeaway prosecuted for food safety and serious health and safety breaches

    The owner of a Northallerton pizza takeway shop has been fined more than £6000 for operating his gas ovens with dangerous installation defects.

    Published on Wednesday, 16th March 2016
  • Thirsk market

    Easter open market

    Anyone visiting Thirsk this Easter will be able to do some egg-stra shopping!

    Published on Wednesday, 16th March 2016
  • Cllr Wilkinson and last years winner Catherine Windross, owner of Ryedale Plasterers

    Launch of Business Awards for 2016

    Nominations for an annual awards scheme which celebrates businesses across Hambleton open next week (21 March).

    Published on Wednesday, 16th March 2016
  • Hambleton District Council - Civic Centre

    Refugee plan for Hambleton

    Hambleton councillors have pledged their support to a county wide scheme to resettle 200 Syrian refugees.

    Published on Wednesday, 16th March 2016
  • Cllr Robson sat in the dentist chair

    Dental equipment up for sale

    The contents of one of the least favourite rooms in Northallerton’s former prison are up for sale.

    Published on Tuesday, 15th March 2016
  • new recycling bin

    Recycling rates soar under new service

    Household recycling rates in Hambleton have soared following the introduction of a brand new system.

    Published on Tuesday, 15th March 2016
  • Kirkby Fleetham school children collecting litter

    Litter blitz at Kirkby Fleetham for 'Clean for The Queen'

    Residents and local school children in Kirkby Fleetham joined together and did their bit for ‘Clean for The Queen’ last weekend.

    Published on Wednesday, 9th March 2016
  • four people inside the railway carriage

    Railway carriage to be transformed thanks to council grant

    Work is underway to transform an old railway carriage into a meeting place with a difference.

    Published on Thursday, 3rd March 2016
  • people collecting food on way to Chantry Hall

    Hambleton FoodShare reaches further

    A community partnership which provides emergency food parcels for people who would otherwise have to go hungry has expanded into Bedale and the surrounding villages.

    Published on Thursday, 3rd March 2016
  • Copy of Breakfast Briefings Logo

    Breakfast briefing - exporting: a world of opportunity

    Springboard Business Centre in Stokesley continues to start the month off with a hearty Breakfast Briefing.

    Published on Tuesday, 1st March 2016
  • logo for Ey up Stand Up

    Headline Act For Ey Up Stand Up

    After a successful first ever spoken word gig in Northallerton, “Ey Up Stand Up” is back later this month with a headline act once voted to have the best joke at the Edinburgh Fringe.

    Published on Tuesday, 1st March 2016
  • First collection of new recycling bin

    New recycling service starts

    Sowerby households were among the first to receive Hambleton’s new recycling service today (Monday February 29).

    Published on Monday, 29th February 2016
  • pic of Dr Justin Ives

    New Chief at Hambleton

    Hambleton District Council is to have a new Chief Executive at the helm.

    Published on Monday, 29th February 2016
  • budget image

    Council Tax rise confirmed

    Hambleton councillors have confirmed the district’s first increase in council tax for five years.

    Published on Monday, 29th February 2016
  • calculator and money

    Community Order for benefit fraudster

    Hambleton’s on-going campaign to stamp out benefit fraud has seen a woman from Sutton near Thirsk charged with four offences of failing to inform Hambleton District Council of changes in her circumsta

    Published on Thursday, 25th February 2016
  • new recycling bin

    10..9..8.. New bin collections almost here

    The countdown to the launch of a new recycling scheme in Hambleton has entered its final few days!

    Published on Wednesday, 24th February 2016
  • foodbank receiving the councils old recycling bags

    Recycling bags takes on a new meaning

    Hambleton is recycling its own recycling bags!

    Published on Wednesday, 24th February 2016
  • two affordable house

    New homes to rent in Hutton Rudby

    Villagers living in Hutton Rudby, near Stokesley who are looking to either rent rather than buy a property or who are interested in shared ownership are being invited to attend an open day on 5 March.

    Published on Monday, 22nd February 2016
  • lunch and learn logo

    Lunch and Learn - cloud working demystified

    ‘Make the future now! Cloud working demystified’ is the latest topic on the menu at Northallerton’s lunch break seminar next month. (3 March)

    Published on Monday, 22nd February 2016
  • Cllr Wilkinson with Charles Barker with one of the new radios

    Cash support to make Northallerton safer

    Shoppers should feel safer after a new digital system has been installed in Northallerton, to help the businesses, CCTV and the Police work closer together to both detect and deter crime.

    Published on Wednesday, 17th February 2016
  • green bin

    Green bin collections re-start

    Kerbside collections of garden waste re-start next week across Hambleton.

    Published on Wednesday, 17th February 2016
  • new recycling truck

    New service.....new trucks

    The first of a new fleet of vehicles has arrived in Hambleton ready to provide a brand new service for householders.

    Published on Tuesday, 16th February 2016
  • older lady with little girl playing Kurling

    Young and old play together

    An initiative that helps to tackle the problem of isolation across rural areas where populations are sparse and people can feel isolated welcomed some new members last week (9 Feb).

    Published on Tuesday, 16th February 2016
  • two people with bag of food items

    Slimmers share their food

    A slimming group handed over a big bag of treats to a community partnership which provides emergency food parcels for people who would otherwise have to go hungry.

    Published on Tuesday, 16th February 2016
  • two affordable house

    New homes to rent in Stillington

    Villagers living in Stillington, near Easingwold who are looking to rent rather than buy a property are being invited to attend an open day next week. (17 February)

    Published on Wednesday, 10th February 2016
  • calculator and money

    Council Tax Rise

    Hambleton councillors look set to increase council tax for the first time in five years.

    Published on Tuesday, 9th February 2016
  • food hygiene rating scheme sticker on a window

    Eating out? - ask where's the sticker

    A green and black sticker bearing a large number five is a good indicator that the restaurant or food business in which it is displayed knows about good food hygiene and takes it seriously.

    Published on Wednesday, 3rd February 2016
  • picture of two dogs

    Free dog chipping

    Hambleton dog owners have the chance to get their pet microchipped for free later this month.

    Published on Wednesday, 3rd February 2016
  • young person sat at desk

    Easingwold young people want to be more active

    According to a recent survey young people in Easingwold and surrounding villages want to be more active but are being held back by shortage of money, problems with transport and not enough to do.

    Published on Wednesday, 3rd February 2016
  • two men delivering the new blue bins

    Easingwold residents take delivery of new bins

    The roll out of Hambleton’s new recycling service moved a step forward this week when households around Easingwold were the first to take delivery of new wheelie bins.

    Published on Tuesday, 2nd February 2016
  • Copy of Breakfast Briefings Logo

    Breakfast briefing - what you say and what your staff hear

    Springboard Business Centre in Stokesley continues to start the month off with a hearty Breakfast Briefing.

    Published on Tuesday, 2nd February 2016
  • five people pictured with a defibrillator

    Lifesaving football club

    A junior football club has become a lifesaving venue!

    Published on Monday, 1st February 2016
  • lunch and learn logo

    Lunch and Learn - social media

    ‘Social Media’ is the latest topic on the menu at Northallerton’s lunch break seminar next week. (4 February)

    Published on Thursday, 28th January 2016
  • street sign

    Pupils to help with street names

    Young people from Stokesley are being asked to come up with new street names for future developments in the area.

    Published on Wednesday, 27th January 2016
  • two people in the glass factory

    Cash help starts to pay dividends

    A specialist glass processor based in Northallerton is the latest small Hambleton business to take up the discounted rate and join the district council and Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) scheme.

    Published on Wednesday, 27th January 2016
  • Copy of Lunch and Learn Logo

    Lunch and Learn in Thirsk

    Following the success of Thirsk’s first ‘Lunch and Learn’ event last September, a further lunch has been planned next month to allow business owners and managers to utilise their valuable lunch break

    Published on Wednesday, 27th January 2016
  • waste oil burner

    Changes in regulations for small waste oil burners

    Operators of 'small waste oil burners', often found in motor vehicle repair shops and servicing centres, need to be aware of significant changes in law that are coming into effect shortly.

    Published on Wednesday, 27th January 2016
  • new houses

    Bedale residents to have their say on issues and options

    Hambleton residents have one more chance to attend a roadshow and have their say on where new homes and jobs are needed in Hambleton over the next 20 years.

    Published on Thursday, 21st January 2016
  • two affordable house

    Warning issued to landlords re cold homes

    Now that the cold weather has finally arrived Hambleton District Council Environmental Health Officers are advising landlords to make sure their tenants’ homes are warm.

    Published on Thursday, 21st January 2016
  • Cllr Phillips with new recycling bin

    First batch of new recycling bins have arrived

    The countdown to Hambleton’s new recycling service has begun.

    Published on Monday, 18th January 2016
  • various MP's, Cllrs and Business Owners meeting at Dalton Bridge

    Ministerial visit for Dalton Bridge and highway scheme

    The Under Secretary of State for Transport, Andrew Jones MP met with local businesses at Dalton Industrial Estate (11 January) to see the problems they have to contend with first hand.

    Published on Wednesday, 13th January 2016
  • new houses

    More roadshows to seek views on where new homes and jobs are needed in Hambleton

    Two more roadshows to seek the views on where new homes and jobs are needed in Hambleton over the next 20 years take place next week.

    Published on Wednesday, 13th January 2016
  • pic of contaminated land being removed

    Land to be transformed thanks to council grant

    An ambitious project to turn gifted land into recreation space for a small village on the edge of Hambleton is taking shape with the help of nearly £20,000 from the district council.

    Published on Tuesday, 12th January 2016
  • front door of the World of James Herriot

    Reminder of free residents weekend at the World of James Herriot

    Hambleton residents are being reminded that they can visit ‘The World of James Herriot’ for free next weekend. (23 and 24 January 2016)

    Published on Tuesday, 12th January 2016
  • two affordable house

    Roadshows to hit Hambleton

    A series of roadshows to seek the views on where new homes and jobs are needed in Hambleton over the next 20 years kicks off in Easingwold next week. (12 January)

    Published on Tuesday, 5th January 2016
  • green bin

    Special green bin collection

    Hambleton residents are reminded that a special green bin collection takes place next week (11 Jan) for ‘Festive’ trees.

    Published on Tuesday, 5th January 2016
  • front door of the World of James Herriot

    Free residents weekend - coming soon

    ‘The World of James Herriot’ is once again opening its doors to local people for free next month.

    Published on Wednesday, 23rd December 2015
  • Inside the Pendragon trust showing the work has started

    New sensory centre taking shape

    After 13 years of fundraising a unit on Omega Industrial Village in Northallerton is being converted into a multi-sensory centre for people with learning disabilities.

    Published on Wednesday, 23rd December 2015
  • pic of industrial estate

    Business predicting market upturn

    Businesses across Hambleton are forecasting increased turnovers over the next 12 months.

    Published on Tuesday, 22nd December 2015
  • winners of apprentice and graduate awards

    Apprentices take prizes

    Three young Hambleton employees have taken top slots in a special awards scheme.

    Published on Monday, 21st December 2015
  • 3 scout leaders sorting food

    Scouts help the needy this Christmas

    Scout leaders are showing their support for a scheme which provides emergency food parcels for those who would otherwise have to go hungry.

    Published on Thursday, 17th December 2015
  • black bin in street

    Christmas Waste Collections

    Refuse and recycling collections across Hambleton will be affected by the Christmas and New Year holidays.

    Published on Thursday, 17th December 2015
  • logo for Ey up Stand Up

    Success for Ey Up Stand Up

    Over 50 people attended the Forum in Northallerton last Saturday night (12 December) to see the first in a new series of shows – Ey Up Stand Up

    Published on Thursday, 17th December 2015
  • Photo of Dalton Bridge

    Green light for Dalton Bridge and Highway scheme

    Businesses on flood blighted Dalton Industrial Estate are celebrating Hambleton District Council’s decision to grant planning permission for the new Dalton Bridge and highway scheme.

    Published on Tuesday, 15th December 2015
  • new houses

    Views wanted on new local plan for Hambleton

    A major consultation programme to work out how much land should be provided to accommodate new homes and jobs which are needed in Hambleton in the next 19 years kicks off next month.

    Published on Tuesday, 15th December 2015
  • two affordable house

    Housing need in parishes near Easingwold

    Residents of Linton-on-Ouse, Newton-on-Ouse and Beningbrough near Easingwold are being asked to register their current and future housing needs.

    Published on Thursday, 10th December 2015
  • four people outside the shop

    Best dressed window in town

    A creative woodland scene that oozes Christmas memories has been crowned best dressed shop window in Thirsk!

    Published on Monday, 7th December 2015
  • inside of the Post Office sorting office

    Festive visit to royal mail delivery office

    Hambleton’s band of postmen and women were given a boost this week. (7 December)

    Published on Monday, 7th December 2015
  • Christmas food safety square logo

    Christmas dinner help and safety

    Christmas is fast approaching, and as ever looks set to be a busy and potentially stressful time. Take a look at the following tips to ensure everyone has a happy and healthy Christmas.

    Published on Friday, 4th December 2015
  • Paralympian Stephen Miller with his medals

    Special visitor for new boccia club

    A new Boccia Club originally funded by North Yorkshire Sports Sportivate which aims to get inactive young people active in sport had a special visitor last month.

    Published on Thursday, 3rd December 2015
  • little girl and man with weights sitting on the pool side

    Good feedback for leisure centres

    Customers at Hambleton’s four leisure centres are once again more than satisfied with the service they receive.

    Published on Thursday, 3rd December 2015
  • Photo of Dalton Bridge

    More cash released for business estate bridge

    A scheme to help the expansion of a Hambleton based business park has received a cash injection of £102,000 from the District Council.

    Published on Thursday, 3rd December 2015
  • Winners Logos

    Award winning Hambleton businesses

    Six Hambleton businesses have walked away with top spots in two prestigious award ceremonies.

    Published on Tuesday, 1st December 2015
  • Bedale by pass development

    Iconic artwork for Bedale

    An iconic piece of artwork will welcome visitors to Bedale when the new by pass and gateway car park open next year.

    Published on Tuesday, 1st December 2015
  • inside of Birkby Church with Cllr Watson and Peter Rodgers

    Improved facilities for 18th century church

    A local church which has opened its doors to the community has enhanced its facilities thanks to a grant from Hambleton District Council.

    Published on Monday, 30th November 2015
  • Cup cake shop

    Council backs small independent businesses

    An initiative to encourage ‘locals’ to support Hambleton and shop ‘local’ has won the backing of its district council.

    Published on Monday, 30th November 2015
  • three people checking out kitchen hygiene

    Food Hygiene Scheme celebrates five years

    A scheme set up to help consumers choose where they eat by awarding a hygiene rating to the food business celebrates its fifth birthday next week.

    Published on Wednesday, 25th November 2015
  • market trader

    Festive markets

    Final preparations are being made for this year’s festive markets in Thirsk and Northallerton.

    Published on Tuesday, 24th November 2015
  • two affordable house

    Cold homes a no no for tenants

    Environmental Health Officers are warning landlords that cold homes are most definitely a turn off.

    Published on Tuesday, 24th November 2015
  • Cllr Knapton in a cap park at Thirsk

    Early Christmas present for shoppers

    Car parking across Hambleton will once again be free every Thursday in the run up to Christmas.

    Published on Wednesday, 18th November 2015
  • Heart support class posing with bags of money

    Cash boost helps keep fit class

    Hambleton District Council has awarded its second grant under its new ‘Small Grant Scheme’.

    Published on Tuesday, 17th November 2015
  • your vote matters logo

    Your vote matters - don't lose it

    Residents across Hambleton are being urged not to lose their right to vote.

    Published on Tuesday, 17th November 2015
  • filmstars logo

    Award winning films

    Three sets of students walked the red carpet last week at the premiere of their award winning short films.

    Published on Tuesday, 17th November 2015
  • North Yorkshire Building Control Partnership logo

    The old coach house wins at LABC grand final

    The Old Coach House at East Rounton, near Northallerton, was awarded the title of Best Change of Use of an Existing Building or Conversion at the Grand Final of the LABC Building Excellence Awards

    Published on Tuesday, 17th November 2015
  • Northallerton Church

    North Northallerton Development gets the green light

    Plans to create a major new development in north Northallerton - including a link road between Darlington and Stokesley roads - has won planning approval.

    Published on Thursday, 12th November 2015
  • various tools

    Contractors wanted: Minor works and responsive repairs

    Then District Council is looking to create a framework of people and organisations that can be called upon to carry out minor works and responsive repairs to all of its buildings across Hambleton

    Published on Thursday, 12th November 2015
  • Santa busy shopping

    A merry independent Hambleton Christmas

    Retailers in Hambleton’s five market towns are gearing up for a winter wonderland of pre-Christmas festivities.

    Published on Tuesday, 10th November 2015
  • Hambleton District Council - Civic Centre

    Parishes invited to meet district counterparts

    Hambleton’s 126 parishes are being urged to forge stronger links with their district and county counterparts.

    Published on Tuesday, 10th November 2015
  • various items that can be recycled

    Mini recycling centres to close

    Hambleton’s chain of mini recycling centres are to close.

    Published on Monday, 9th November 2015
  • local residents receiving stay warm packs from Police Community Support Officer

    Stay safe.... stay warm.... stay healthy....

    With the onset of winter Hambleton residents are being urged ‘to stay safe, stay warm and stay healthy’.

    Published on Thursday, 5th November 2015
  • pic of Cllr Phillips with the tattoo artist and Environmental Health Officer

    Tattoo hygiene rating scheme launched with full marks

    An innovative scheme aimed at raising the hygiene standards of tattoo studios across Hambleton has been launched.

    Published on Thursday, 29th October 2015
  • Copy of Breakfast Briefings Logo

    Breakfast Briefings - Employee Engagement

    Stokesley is continuing with its monthly hearty Breakfast Briefing

    Published on Wednesday, 28th October 2015
  • black bin in street

    Winter bin tags

    Information on refuse and recycling collections for Winter and Christmas are being delivered to all Hambleton households this week (26 October).

    Published on Monday, 26th October 2015
  • lunch and learn logo

    Lunch and Learn - using emotional intelligence

    ‘Using emotional intelligence to make better business decisions’ is the latest topic on the menu at Northallerton’s lunch break seminar next month.

    Published on Thursday, 22nd October 2015
  • litter bin with stickers showing dog mess can be placed in it

    Dark nights are not an excuse to let your dog foul

    As the clocks go back this weekend Hambleton District Council is preparing for the increase in dog fouling complaints this brings each year.

    Published on Wednesday, 21st October 2015
  • runners at the start of the parkrun

    Spooky park run

    Ghosts, zombies and witches will be gathering in Northallerton next week as they prepare to have a frightful run out!

    Published on Wednesday, 21st October 2015
  • pic of industrial estate

    Business survey underway

    A major survey of the future needs of businesses located on Industrial Estates and Business Parks across Hambleton is underway.

    Published on Thursday, 15th October 2015
  • logo for UK Jelly

    Northallerton is turning to Jelly again

    Following the success of Northallerton’s first ‘Jelly’ meeting another is planned for later this month.

    Published on Wednesday, 14th October 2015
  • domestic oil tank

    Check oil tanks

    Householders in Hambleton are being urged to check the condition of their domestic oil tanks.

    Published on Wednesday, 14th October 2015
  • Cllr Mark Robson with new leaflets and new bin

    Leaflets on new recycling scheme

    Information on the new recycling scheme being introduced across Hambleton in the New Year is being delivered to households next week.

    Published on Monday, 12th October 2015
  • customer and volunteer at FoodShare soup and roll in Zion Church Hall

    Soup and a roll every Wednesday

    Shoppers, visitors and workers in Northallerton can ward off those hunger pangs and support a local charity at the same time.

    Published on Monday, 12th October 2015
  • calculator and money

    Curfew and community service order for benefit fraudster

    A Northallerton woman who fraudulently claimed £11,400 in benefits has been given a 12 Month Community Supervision Order with a Specified Activity 20 day order and a three Month curfew.

    Published on Tuesday, 6th October 2015
  • three people running

    Leadership in running course

    Local runners who want to share their passion for running are being urged to sign up to a special course being held in Northallerton next month.

    Published on Tuesday, 6th October 2015
  • pic of industrial estate

    Businesses urged to help shape Hambleton

    Businesses are being given an unprecedented chance to help shape the future economic growth of Hambleton.

    Published on Monday, 5th October 2015
  • Members of the Community Safety Task Group, local Police Support Officer and Mencap at the launch of the new Know You are Safe booklet

    Help for victims of hate crime

    A drop in surgery to help victims of hate crime is being held in Northallerton later this month.

    Published on Monday, 5th October 2015
  • three people on bikes

    Cycling in the spotlight at Northallerton and Villages AGM

    Cycle provision across Northallerton is to come under the spotlight later this month

    Published on Thursday, 1st October 2015
  • Grandma Lynne with her grandaughter

    Bouncing and walking for charity

    Hambleton’s young ‘trampoliners’ will be bouncing for charity next week.(10 October)

    Published on Thursday, 1st October 2015
  • pic of recycle now logo

    Re-use plastic bags

    Hambleton District Council has thrown its weight behind the scheme to levy a charge on plastic carrier bags.

    Published on Thursday, 1st October 2015
  • four children at sports week

    Cash helped with sports week

    Hambleton District Council has awarded its first grant under its new ‘Small Grant Scheme’.

    Published on Thursday, 1st October 2015
  • Big weekend logo

    Big weekend of offers

    Hambleton District Council’s four leisure centres are holding their annual ‘Big Weekend’ next month with some big offers for one weekend only.

    Published on Tuesday, 29th September 2015
  • budget image

    Budget consultation underway

    Hambleton residents and business owners are being given a say on what the District Council should be looking to spend its money on – and on the levels of council tax it levies.

    Published on Tuesday, 29th September 2015
  • two affordable house

    New responsibilities for Landlords

    Landlords of all private rented properties will have new responsibilities from next month

    Published on Thursday, 24th September 2015
  • Sports awards trophy

    Time running out to nominate your sporting hero

    Time is running out for Hambleton residents to nominate the district’s top sporting heroes for an award.

    Published on Thursday, 17th September 2015
  • logo for UK Jelly

    Northallerton is turning to Jelly

    An innovative new scheme which will allow lone workers and small business owners the chance to meet up once a month in a relaxed and informal working environment starts later this month in Northallert

    Published on Thursday, 17th September 2015
  • Hambleton District Council - Civic Centre

    Long Service Rewarded

    Nine Hambleton councillors have been honoured for their combined 201 years to the District Council.

    Published on Thursday, 17th September 2015
  • Cllr Dickins with Scott Lincoln

    Sportsman honoured

    The talents of one of Great Britain’s champion sportsmen was celebrated in Northallerton this week. (15 September 2015)

    Published on Thursday, 17th September 2015
  • kerbside bin collection

    Waste service on the up

    Hambleton’s waste service is on the up – according to its customers.

    Published on Thursday, 17th September 2015
  • Copy of Lunch and Learn Logo

    Lunch and Learn in Thirsk next week

    Local business owners and managers in Thirsk are reminded that they can utilise their lunch break next week and learn while they eat and chat with their counterparts.

    Published on Thursday, 17th September 2015
  • Photo of Dalton Bridge

    'BID' for extra cash

    Businesses on a Hambleton based business park are joining forces to ‘bid’ for extra cash to improve facilities.

    Published on Thursday, 3rd September 2015
  • Bedale Cross and church

    Bedale looks to 2020 - have a say!

    Residents of Bedale and the surrounding villages are being encouraged to share their ideas about the future of their communities.

    Published on Thursday, 3rd September 2015
  • Checking out the lights in the park

    New lights for Northallerton park

    New lights are shining down on a Northallerton park as part of a trial prompted by local users.

    Published on Wednesday, 2nd September 2015
  • ballot paper being counted

    Your vote matters

    Householders across Hambleton are being urged not to lose the right to vote.

    Published on Thursday, 27th August 2015
  • three people on bikes

    Cycle to work day

    Hambleton cyclists are being urged to support next week’s national ‘Cycle to Work Day’.

    Published on Tuesday, 25th August 2015
  • black bin in street

    Bin collections move for bank holiday

    Refuse and recycling collections will be one day late across Hambleton district next week – because of the bank holiday.

    Published on Tuesday, 25th August 2015
  • aerial view of Northallerton prison

    Partner to develop prison site needed

    The search for a partner to deliver the proposed redevelopment of Northallerton’s former prison is underway.

    Published on Tuesday, 25th August 2015
  • Copy of Lunch and Learn Logo

    Lunch and Learn in Thirsk

    An innovative new scheme in Thirsk will see local business owners and managers able to utilise their valuable lunch break more wisely next month.

    Published on Tuesday, 25th August 2015
  • Copy of Breakfast Briefings Logo

    Breakfast Briefings - social media

    Stokesley is continuing with its third hearty Breakfast Briefing.

    Published on Tuesday, 25th August 2015
  • North Yorkshire Building Control Partnership logo

    Delight following successful tender bid

    Staff and Board Members at North Yorkshire Building Control Partnership (NYBCP) are celebrating after being successfully awarded the new framework to provide Building Control services to NYCC

    Published on Tuesday, 25th August 2015
  • Hambleton FoodShare Logo

    Foodshare scheme in spotlight

    A scheme which provides emergency food parcels for people with temporary financial problems and cannot afford to feed themselves or their family - will be in the public eye next month.

    Published on Monday, 24th August 2015
  • Robin Harker Photograper

    Artwork on display

    A retired dairy farmer from Kirkby Sigston is the latest artist to have his work displayed at Northallerton’s Civic Centre.

    Published on Monday, 24th August 2015
  • Cllr Robson is pictured with L – R, Simon Williams and Andrew Best from Yorkshire Hygiene Solutions who has taken up the offer.  He said: “I have been meaning to join the FSB for ages – this scheme just gave me the reason to do it!”

    Small business receive cash boost

    Small Hambleton based businesses are being given a financial boost – as they pilot a new project for the UK.

    Published on Thursday, 20th August 2015
  • Evolution Business Centre

    Lunch and Learn - Social Media: update

    ‘Social Media: Update’ is the latest topic on the menu at Northallerton’s lunch break seminar next month.

    Published on Thursday, 20th August 2015
  • aerial view of Northallerton prison

    Prison re-development moves forward

    Public tours of Northallerton’s defunct prison have come to an end – paving the way for re-development of the 3.4 acre town centre site.

    Published on Thursday, 20th August 2015
  • calculator and money

    Another victory for benefit fraud

    Hambleton’s on-going campaign to stamp out benefit fraud has seen a Northallerton couple charged with failing to inform the Council of increases in their income and of making a false statement

    Published on Thursday, 20th August 2015
  • sight showing no parking on Wednesdays and Saturdays

    Fines imposed for parking in Northallerton Market

    Shoppers parking in Northallerton on market days are reminded once again that they cannot park in bays restricted for the market

    Published on Tuesday, 18th August 2015
  • Cllr Bridget Fortune is pictured with the cookbook with James Lamb from Cargills

    Hambleton's foodbank is cooking smartly

    A new cookbook to help those cooking on a budget has been produced by Hambleton FoodShare - a community partnership which provides emergency food parcels

    Published on Tuesday, 18th August 2015
  • Photo of Dalton Bridge

    Have your say in Dalton

    Residents and local business owners in and around Dalton are being urged to have their say on the next phase of a scheme to resolve access issues along Dalton Lane during times of flooding.

    Published on Wednesday, 12th August 2015
  • June Imeson OBE with statue

    Honorary Alderman receives James Herriot statue

    Hambleton District Council received a special award last month in recognition of its work in establishing the World of James Herriot in Thirsk.

    Published on Wednesday, 12th August 2015
  • Slimmer of the year with the lady who runs the group and two councillors

    Award winning slimming group crowns woman of the year

    A Thirsk slimmer who says she feels like a new woman since losing 7st 12lb has been named Thirsk Slimming World’s Woman of the Year because of her inspiring weight loss, and commitment to the plan

    Published on Wednesday, 12th August 2015
  • Hambleton District Council - Civic Centre

    Parking cars for charity

    Hambleton District Council lent a hand last month for charity. It teamed up with Sam Turner and Sons of Northallerton to offer land for parking for their first ever ‘Sammie’s Sunday Funday’.

    Published on Thursday, 6th August 2015
  • runners at the start of the parkrun

    First parkrun for Hambleton

    Hambleton’s first ever Parkrun took place at the weekend.

    Published on Thursday, 6th August 2015
  • Bedale Leisure Centre Logo

    National seal of approval for Bedale Leisure Centre

    Bedale Leisure Centre has been rated ‘excellent’ in a national quality award scheme.

    Published on Wednesday, 5th August 2015
  • Cllr Bridget Fortune digging up pitch

    Makeover for floodlit pitch

    Hambleton District Council’s floodlit pitch in Northallerton is undergoing a makeover this summer.

    Published on Wednesday, 5th August 2015
  • balloon with the words Hambleton Business Awards on

    Hambleton's business heroes recognised

    Hambleton’s business heroes have been recognised at a special ceremony.

    Published on Thursday, 30th July 2015
  • new houses

    Reminder - Call For Sites

    Landowners and agents across Hambleton have just five weeks left to submit details of any land they have available which is suitable for developing over the next fifteen years.

    Published on Thursday, 30th July 2015
  • Hambleton FoodShare Logo

    Hambleton's foodbank has gone viral

    A new website giving easy advice on how to get help if you find yourself in temporary financial crisis and cannot afford to feed yourself and your family has been launched for Hambleton residents.

    Published on Thursday, 30th July 2015
  • Mr and Mrs Podd receiving flowers from Council Chairman

    Diamond wedding celebrations for couple who met at a local youth club

    A couple who met at a local youth club have celebrated sixty years of marriage.

    Published on Thursday, 30th July 2015
  • North Yorkshire Building Control Partnership logo

    Top award for Building Control Team

    Staff at the North Yorkshire Building Control Partnership have earned the prestigious EFQM two star ‘Committed to Excellence’ award.

    Published on Thursday, 30th July 2015
  • North Yorkshire Building Control Partnership logo

    Top Honours for nineteenth century coach house conversion

    Top honours for conversion of 19th century former coach house on the Arncilffe Estate at East Rounton to form four self-contained dwellings.

    Published on Thursday, 30th July 2015
  • Sports awards trophy

    Nominate Your Sporting Hero

    Hambleton residents are being urged once again to nominate the district’s top sporting heroes for an award.

    Published on Monday, 27th July 2015
  • ballot paper being counted

    Your vote matters. Make sure you're in

    As part of the national annual voter registration canvass, householders in Hambleton are being asked to make sure their household information is correct.

    Published on Monday, 27th July 2015
  • calculator and money

    12 months community order for benefit fraudster

    A single parent with three teenage children who fraudulently claimed benefits was given a 12 month Community Order for 100 hours unpaid work last week.

    Published on Monday, 27th July 2015
  • Bedale Cross and church

    Car park back on track

    Plans to build a £612,000 car park as a ‘gateway’ to Bedale are back on track.

    Published on Monday, 27th July 2015
  • child having a swimming lesson with swimming teacher

    Holiday activities set to go

    A summer of fun is in store for youngsters at leisure centres across Hambleton.

    Published on Monday, 27th July 2015
  • street sign

    Street naming and numbering

    New guidance has been produced to help in the registration of naming and numbering of streets and properties in Hambleton.

    Published on Monday, 27th July 2015
  • the children who have designed the posters with Cllr Phillips and Alan Scargill from Hambleton District Council

    Children help in dog foul fight

    Hambleton is continuing its fight against ‘dog fouling’ with the help of a local primary school.

    Published on Monday, 27th July 2015
  • Hambleton District Council - Civic Centre

    Hambleton is making a difference

    Thirty community based projects are set to benefit from a £125,000 pot of cash.

    Published on Monday, 27th July 2015
  • Bedale Cross and church

    Cycleway study for Bedale

    A detailed study into providing a new cycle and walking route between Aiskew and Bedale is to be commissioned.

    Published on Monday, 27th July 2015
  • inside northallerton prison

    Memories of old prison needed

    Memories of Northallerton’s now redundant prison are wanted! People who have worked, visited, lived near – or perhaps lived in – the town centre building are being urged to share their recollections.

    Published on Monday, 27th July 2015
  • square market

    Market day parking in Northallerton

    Shoppers parking in Northallerton on market days are reminded that they cannot park in bays restricted for the market.

    Published on Tuesday, 30th June 2015
  • cctv cameras

    Newsletter on crime fighting campaigns

    A new newsletter giving a snapshot of the work of a partnership which aims to help keep crime low in Hambleton has been issued.

    Published on Tuesday, 30th June 2015
  • smiley face logo

    Keeping Customers Happy

    Hambleton’s customer services team is doing its best to keep its customers happy!

    Published on Tuesday, 30th June 2015
  • new houses

    Call for sites

    Landowners and agents across Hambleton are being asked to submit details of any land they have available which is suitable for developing over the next fifteen years.

    Published on Tuesday, 30th June 2015
  • various items that can be recycled

    Recycle Week - recycling around the home

    Hambleton residents were being urged to continue to recycle as part of this year’s national ‘Recycle Week’ (22 – 28 June )

    Published on Tuesday, 30th June 2015
  • lady receiving guidance on tattoo

    New scheme to protect tattoo studios

    Hambleton’s five tattoo studios will be urged to join a new scheme – which will show customers how well they rank.

    Published on Tuesday, 30th June 2015
  • two affordable house

    Reducing homelessness

    A new strategy to reduce the cases of homelessness across Hambleton has been given the green light by district councillors.

    Published on Tuesday, 30th June 2015
  • community preparing for an emergency

    Community emergency planning under the spotlight in Eas

    Easingwold residents were told how as a community they could prepare for an emergency.

    Published on Tuesday, 30th June 2015
  • cctv cameras

    Learning how CCTV keeps Hambleton Safer

    A group of adults with learning disabilities have been learning how CCTV keeps Hambleton safe.

    Published on Tuesday, 30th June 2015
  • three people running

    Hambleton running hub - leaders running course

    Local runners who would be interested in helping new and existing runners are being urged to sign up to a special course being held in Northallerton next week.

    Published on Tuesday, 30th June 2015
  • Dave Grainger, Dog Warden spraying the stencils onto the pavement

    Taking to the pavement to deter dog fouling

    Spray-Painted pavement slogans are the latest technique in the fight against dog fouling in Hambleton.

    Published on Tuesday, 30th June 2015
  • inside northallerton prison

    Northallerton prison keys in hands of council

    The keys to Northallerton’s defunct prison have been handed over to Hambleton District Council – the building’s £1.4million sale to the authority was finalised on 5 June.

    Published on Tuesday, 30th June 2015
  • new houses

    Record number of affordable homes in Hambleton

    A record number of affordable homes were created in Hambleton in the last 12 months – 27 new units in two district communities.

    Published on Tuesday, 30th June 2015
  • Business leaders

    Family business in sportlight

    The ups and downs of running a family business were highlighted at a major business conference in Hambleton.

    Published on Tuesday, 30th June 2015
  • Stokesley bridge and river

    Community group celebrate ten years of hard work

    A community group that has supported a wide range of community projects over the years celebrated its tenth birthday last month.

    Published on Tuesday, 30th June 2015
  • Northallerton Church

    North Northallerton masterplan takes step forward

    The North Northallerton Masterplan – which includes proposals for a new road and bridge to help relieve traffic congestion in the town – has taken a major step forward.

    Published on Tuesday, 30th June 2015
  • outgoing Chairman - Cllr Prest hands over cheque to Paul Law from the charity Royal National Lifeboat Institute

    Cash for outgoing chairmans charity

    The outgoing Chairman of Hambleton District Council has handed over £2135 to his chosen charity – the Royal National Lifeboat Institute.

    Published on Wednesday, 27th May 2015
  • new Chairman and deputy Chairman

    New Council Chairman

    Hambleton District Council has a new chairman!

    Published on Wednesday, 27th May 2015
  • kerbside recycling

    Major waste survey

    A major survey on waste, recycling and street cleaning started on 26 May.

    Published on Wednesday, 27th May 2015
  • two affordable house

    Record number of affordable homes

    A record number of affordable homes have been built in rural North Yorkshire over the past four years – exceeding the target by 25%.

    Published on Wednesday, 27th May 2015
  • three people checking out kitchen hygiene

    Man banned from running food businesss after joint investigation

    A Bedale man has been banned from running a food business for the next 20 years after pleading guilty to animal welfare offences as a result of a joint prosecution.

    Published on Wednesday, 27th May 2015
  • Bedale Cross and church

    Bedale Sport hits the jackpot

    Bedale Athletic Sports Association has hit the jackpot! It has been allocated £78,000 by Hambleton District Council.

    Published on Wednesday, 27th May 2015
  • Chris Riley, member of the Dementia Action Alliance showing the council's commitment to Dementia

    Dementia Friendly Council

    Hambleton District Council celebrated National Dementia Week (17 – 23 May) by signing up to the Dementia Action Alliance and becoming a dementia friendly council.

    Published on Wednesday, 27th May 2015
  • Members of the Community Safety Task Group, local Police Support Officer and Mencap at the launch of the new Know You are Safe booklet

    Know you are safe

    Vulnerable adults are helping each other to stay safe. They have penned a new easy read guide packed with tips, guidance and contact numbers.

    Published on Wednesday, 27th May 2015
  • aerial view of Northallerton prison

    Prison within reach of council ownership

    Plans to develop Northallerton’s former prison are gathering pace – after delays caused by the General Election.

    Published on Wednesday, 27th May 2015
  • new houses

    Guidance on new homes - have your say

    A new planning document to help provide more guidance on the size and type of new homes is in the final stages of its own development

    Published on Wednesday, 27th May 2015
  • member of the Street Scene team picking up litter

    Spring litter pick - main routes

    Some of Hambleton’s main routes have been given a spring clean.

    Published on Wednesday, 29th April 2015
  • member of the Street Scene team picking up litter near the A1

    Sunday litter pick

    One of Hambleton’s main routes has been given a spring clean.

    Published on Wednesday, 29th April 2015
  • two people picking up litter in a village

    Community Litter Pick

    Hutton Sessay was one of the local communities who celebrated the start of spring by taking part in a nationwide litter pick.

    Published on Wednesday, 29th April 2015
  • kerbside bin collection

    New waste strategy will increase recycling rates

    A new strategy to improve the recycling service provided to Hambleton residents has been approved by district councillors.

    Published on Wednesday, 29th April 2015
  • eight members of various voluntary groups

    Voluntary organisations to receive a cash boost

    Fifteen Hambleton based voluntary organisations are set to benefit from nearly £50,000 cash windfall

    Published on Wednesday, 29th April 2015
  • Cllr Robson and Cllr Bardon at the new Sowerby Sports Village sign

    Signs go up at Sowerby

    Signs of work starting on Sowerby’s £4million sports village are looking good!

    Published on Wednesday, 29th April 2015
  • Hambleton District Council - Civic Centre

    Hambleton will make a difference

    Local communities are being urged to get applying for a slice of Hambleton’s £125,000 ‘Making a Difference’ fund.

    Published on Wednesday, 29th April 2015
  • winners of the community awards

    Community awards - bike errands win major award

    Getting on his bike to run errands for his neighbours is all in a day’s work for 82 year old Tom Maddison!

    Published on Wednesday, 29th April 2015
  • Hambleton District Council - Civic Centre

    Reduction in number of Hambleton Councillors

    Hambleton will see a reduction in the number of councillors following the May district council elections

    Published on Wednesday, 29th April 2015
  • new houses

    New local plan to be developed

    A £500,000 review of the plan that guides all future developments across Hambleton has been given the green light by district councillors.

    Published on Wednesday, 29th April 2015
  • calculator and money

    Bedale pensioner ordered to pay back benefit

    A Bedale pensioner has been ordered to pay almost £5,000 in overpaid benefit back to Hambleton District Council – or face a prison sentence.

    Published on Wednesday, 29th April 2015
  • calculator and money

    Fraud campaign nets another victory

    Hambleton’s on-going campaign to stamp out benefit fraud has seen an Easingwold couple fined after they claimed almost £3500 they were not entitled to.

    Published on Wednesday, 29th April 2015
  • calculator and money

    Council Tax freeze confirmed

    Hambleton’s council tax has been frozen for the fifth year running – with residents continuing to pay one of the lowest taxes in the country.

    Published on Wednesday, 29th April 2015
  • Business leaders

    Businesses round up in Hambleton

    A brand new publication has been launched in February – produced exclusively for the businesses of Hambleton.

    Published on Wednesday, 29th April 2015
  • Breakfast Briefings

    An innovative new scheme in Stokesley will see local business owners start the day off with not only their breakfast but with a friendly chat with like-minded businesses!

    Published on Wednesday, 29th April 2015
  • More funding for graduates

    A second round of funding to secure jobs for graduates in Hambleton has come on stream.

    Published on Wednesday, 29th April 2015
  • Sarah-Jane Hill is pictured at Springboard Business Centre in Stokesley with Dave Pallent-Home and Phil Pallent (right) of Fulcran Engineering

    First graduate takes up job

    The first graduate has been appointed on to an exciting new scheme to encourage business growth in Hambleton.

    Published on Wednesday, 29th April 2015
  • Cllr Robson and two others are pictured next to Dalton Bridge

    Major cash injection for new bridge

    Expansion plans for a Hambleton based business park have taken a massive leap forward – thanks to a £165,000 injection of cash.

    Published on Wednesday, 29th April 2015
  • cctv cameras

    Suspected shoplifters caught thanks to Hambleton Camera

    CCTV operators working from the Hambleton District Council control room in Northallerton alerted police to a group of four people who they believed were shoplifting in the town at the start of 2015

    Published on Wednesday, 29th April 2015
  • Strategy to tackle homelessness

    A new five year strategy will tackle homelessness across Hambleton.

    Published on Wednesday, 29th April 2015
  • new houses

    Commitment to rural homes

    Hambleton’s commitment to creating rural affordable homes across the district has been endorsed by councillors.

    Published on Wednesday, 29th April 2015
  • cctv cameras

    Cameras Fighting Crime

    Hambleton’s crime fighting CCTV cameras had a busy run up to Christmas – operators helped the police make 48 arrests up to the end of November 2014.

    Published on Wednesday, 29th April 2015
  • Man with flag waving train off

    New platform opens at Northallerton

    Hambleton’s new railway platform was officially opened on 22 November 2014.

    Published on Wednesday, 29th April 2015
  • New graduate scheme for Hambleton

    A new initiative to facilitate the growth of Hambleton businesses through financial subsidies worth nearly £4,000 to support graduate employment was launched in January 2015.

    Published on Wednesday, 29th April 2015
  • Hambleton District Council - Civic Centre

    Helping hand for jobless young people

    An initiative to help young people get on to the work ladder has allocated £150,000 to local businesses in the last two years.

    Published on Wednesday, 29th April 2015
  • Bedale Cross and church

    Bedale car park plans get cash boost

    Plans to create a 300 space car park on the outskirts of Bedale have been given a £212,000 boost.

    Published on Wednesday, 29th April 2015
  • Thirsk Clock

    New Economic Strategy

    A major new strategy which will lead growth – and investment - in Hambleton over the next ten years was given the seal of approval by senior councillors on 16 December, 2014.

    Published on Wednesday, 29th April 2015
  • aerial view of Northallerton prison

    Councillors agree to buy prison

    Final approval on a decision to buy Northallerton’s redundant prison was confirmed on Tuesday 24 February, 20 .

    Published on Thursday, 23rd April 2015
  • inside northallerton prison

    Council takes another step towards buying prison

    Plans to redevelop Northallerton’s defunct prison have taken a massive leap forward - Members of Hambleton District Council’s Cabinet on 10 April, 2015 approved the Ministry of Justice’s sale price.

    Published on Thursday, 23rd April 2015
  • New funding for infrastructure

    A new system to raise funds to create the infrastructure that comes with new developments was adopted in April Hambleton.

    Published on Thursday, 23rd April 2015
  • North Northallerton proposals

    The developers of a major new scheme for North Northallerton showed their plans to the public today ( 13 April 2015)

    Published on Thursday, 23rd April 2015

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