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Thursday | York Press

York couple Rachael Vardy and Patrick Davison during their Vietnamese cycling challenge

A YORK couple have returned from a two-week long 300 mile bike ride across Vietnam, raising money for a good cause.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

Darlington and Stockton Times

Thirsk parent and toddler group created after A 46k grant windfall

Charity East Thirsk Community Association said the People's Health Trust funds would enable it to create a group to promote play and learning through fun activities involving music, painting, crafts.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

Star-Telegram.com

A chat with author Deborah Crombie

There's no place that Deborah Crombie would rather live than Texas - and no place she'd rather write about than merry old, murder-filled England.

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Darlington and Stockton Times

Police officer's devastation over alleged farm sex attack

SERVING policeman has told of 40 years of devastation after being allegedly sexually abused by a dairy farmer turned newspaper columnist.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

Darlington and Stockton Times

Teenager wins a spot in semi-final of TV dance competition with group Dance Illusion.

A TEENAGE dancer who deferred a place at university to pursue his dream to be a dancer has gained a place on a national TV search semi-final.

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Londonderry Today

Londonderry... North Yorkshire that is

His memories of travelling in England with the TA and through north Yorkshire on his way to training sessions with his fellow soldiers, discovering there was a 'Londonderry' and 'Moscow' a mere mile apart in the north England Shire, inspired a bit of research.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

Darlington and Stockton Times

Thirsk archery club offers primary pupils taster sessions

AIMING HIGH: Flynn Cole, a Year Three pupil at Mill Hill Primary School, Northallerton, with Denise Brockbank and Danny Cameron, of Thirsk Bowmen and Councillor Bridget Fortune, right Thirsk Bowmen, which was established 20 years ago and has more than 60 members at its Baldersby Park base, near Topcliffe, has been awarded A 892 by Hambleton ... (more)

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Fri Aug 15, 2014

Darlington and Stockton Times

Historians appeal for help to locate key Roman road

HISTORIC CHART: John Warburton's 1722 map showing a Roman road running from south of Thirsk, in a north-west direction through Northallerton and Kiplin and linking to Dere Street, north of Cataractonium HISTORIANS are appealing for volunteers to help unearth evidence of a long-lost Roman road which it is thought was used to supply troops at ... (more)

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Thu Aug 14, 2014

York Press

Kevin Hollinrake: A true blue who wants a fairer society

Business Personality of the Year, Kevin Hollinrake , managing director of Hunters Property Group, receives his award from York Racecourse Chief Executive William Derby.

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Tue Aug 12, 2014

The Northern Echo

Two men refused bail by magistrates after being charged with rape and sexual assault

TWO men have been refused bail after both were charged with the rape of a woman outside a night club.

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Mon Aug 11, 2014

Darlington and Stockton Times

Fire engulfs prison van on A19 - one lane closed

A HUGE blaze has engulfed a prison van on the A19 at Birdforth, between Thirsk and Easingwold, just after noon today.

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Sat Aug 09, 2014

York Press

26k grant for St Wilfrid's Parish Church in South Kilvington

St Wilfrid's Parish Church in South Kilvington, near Thirsk, has been awarded the grant from the Heritage Lottery Fund to carry out essential conservation work.

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Fri Aug 08, 2014

Darlington and Stockton Times

Council leader condemns u-turn on police HQ

Hambleton District Council leader, Councillor Mark Robson has accused North Yorkshire Police and Crime Commissioner Julia Mulligan of "going back on promises" to keep the force within Hambleton.

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Thu Aug 07, 2014

Darlington and Stockton Times

FUNDING worth 26,800 has been has been awarded to a project to restore a 13th century church.

St Wilfrid's Parish Church in South Kilvington, near Thirsk , has been awarded the grant from the Heritage Lottery Fund to carry out essential conservation work.

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Wed Aug 06, 2014

The Northern Echo

Bridge Damage: Blakey Bridge, in Sowerby, near Thirsk

A GRADE II listed bridge in North Yorkshire has been damaged for the third time in recent weeks after being hit by a vehicle.

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Thu Jul 31, 2014

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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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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