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Yesterday | 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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Yesterday | 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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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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