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20 hrs ago | York Press

Plans to move the North Yorkshire Police HQ from Newby Wiske have been abandoned

Police and crime commissioner Julia Mulligan has today announced a scheme to build a state of the art new HQ and northern base at South Kilvington has been abandoned in favour of a cheaper deal with Cleveland Police.

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Thursday | Darlington and Stockton Times

Animal shelter tackles black cats' selfie-image

AN ANIMAL charity is proving black cats do have photogenic qualities, following reports dark felines are being abandoned because they do not look good in selfies.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

The Northern Echo

Collaborate: North Yorkshire's Police and Crime Commissioner Julia Mulligan

NEW PLANS: North Yorkshire Police and Crime Commissioner Julia Mulligan has called a halt to plans for a new northern police base PLANS to create a large new base for North Yorkshire Police have been scrapped nearly a year after work began on the proposals.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

Mirror.co.uk

Millionaire who used to live in a CASTLE replaces one of Tories' few female northern MPs

Anne McIntosh, the only female MP in Yorkshire, was deselected and Kevin Hollinrake chosen to fight the Tory Thirsk and Malton seat amid claims of sexism The Tories are replacing one of their few female MPs in the North with a millionaire named Kevin who used to live in a castle.

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The Advertiser

Soldiers to attend First World War ceremony

SCORES of soldiers are set to attend a candlelit vigil to mark the centenary of the outbreak of the First World War.

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The Advertiser

Blueprint to revamp Thirsk town centre is unveiled

The proposal for Thirsk Market Place features a community arts space for use by local groups, a modern wishing well, three trees for shade, plants, a horseshoe-shaped array of benches and numerous floral displays.

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Gazetteherald.co.uk

Anne McIntosh replacement named by Ryedale Conservatives

A YORK estate agent has been chosen to succeed deselected MP Anne McIntosh as Conservative candidate in Thirsk and Malton .

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

Darlington and Stockton Times

Big Cheeses: Lewis & Cooper in Northallerton

Visitors will be able to try notable and unusual varieties include award-winning Little Black Bomber Cheddar and the limited edition Char Coal, a mature Cheddar blended with charcoal, but there are also more familiar favourites, such as Yorkshire Blue made at Shepherds Purse near Thirsk , Feta, parmesan, Goudas and traditional Wensleydale from ... (more)

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

Darlington and Stockton Times

Business heroes' efforts recognised at ceremony

BUSINESS FIRST: The Hambleton Business Awards winners with Hambleton District Council leaders and Neil Collinson, of Dales of Thirsk, who designed the trophies.

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The Northern Echo

ENTERPRISING pupils have won a charity trophy after turning a 20 donation into hundreds of pounds.

Children at Pickhill Primary, near Thirsk , beat 27 other schools across the north of England to win the Schools Enterprise Challenge, organised by the charity Blythswood Care, which helps families in need in Europe, Africa and Asia.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

The Northern Echo

THE Highways Agency is warning motorists over the closure of a section of the A19 next week.

Work to resurface the northbound carriageway of the A19 between South Kilvington and Borrowby, near Thirsk , North Yorkshire, will take place from Monday to Saturday, August 9. An agency spokesman said: "We will be carrying out essential resurfacing work on the A19 to provide a smoother road surface and improve safety for drivers."

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Darlington and Stockton Times

Village hall fundraiser fears after Great North Run move

THE organisers of an annual 10km race, staged to help maintain a community hub, have issued a plea to runners to sign up.

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

York Press

Lorry driver dies in A19 collision

A lorry driver has died after his vehicle was involved in a collision with a crop sprayer on the A19 .

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Wed Jul 16, 2014

Darlington and Stockton Times

Football skills world record holder visits boy for masterclass

A FOOTBALL mad boy has been helped towards his ultimate goal after winning a coaching session in his back garden with a world record holding football tricks expert.

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Mon Jul 14, 2014

The Northern Echo

Roseberry Topping: Anthony Garbutt scaled...

A FUNDRAISER has managed to conquer Everest - without leaving North Yorkshire - to raise more than A 1,000 for a girl's brave battle against a rare and aggressive cancer.

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Sat Jul 12, 2014

Gazetteherald.co.uk

Shortlist announced for White Rose tourism awards

THE shortlist for Yorkshire's top tourism awards has been announced - and a host of attractions and venues from York and North and East Yorkshire are in the running.

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Mon Jul 07, 2014

The Advertiser

Multinational firm celebrates 40th anniversary

A FIRM which has grown into a multinational business employing over 500 people since being launched by two entrepreneurs above a small shop has marked its 40th anniversary.

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Thu Jul 03, 2014

The Northern Echo

First World War exhibition plea for women and children documents

THE organisers of an exhibition to mark the centenary of the outbreak of the First World War are appealing for historic documents to illustrate how the conflict affected women and children.

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