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VOLUNTEERS NEEDED TO BECOME ENERGY SPECIALISTS

A network of volunteers specialising in energy is to be created for Richmondshire. As part of the work of the district’s new Climate Action Partnership a course is being held next month to train members of local communities in ways to save energy and reduce costs.    They can then pass their learning on to local people. The virtual training course is run over three sessions to cover: fuel poverty and […]

todayApril 29, 2021 5

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BANK HOLIDAY PLANS TO PROTECT BEAUTY SPOT

Plans to protect a Richmond beauty spot from anti social behaviour are once more in place for this weekend’s bank holiday. Richmond Falls and Batts has been the subject of large crowds of young people, inconsiderate behaviour, widespread drinking, drug taking and littering. This weekend Richmondshire District Council is putting in place the successful measures it took at Easter to control any large crowds and prevent bad behaviour. Stewards will […]

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SWIMMERS ARE OFF THE BLOCKS

A Richmond based swimming club has reopened following pandemic lockdown restrictions boasting new - first class - training facilities. The Richmond Dales Amateur Swimming Club has installed six new competition diving blocks at one it is bases – Catterick Leisure Centre – thanks to a grant from the district council. The club received £6030 from the authority’s Community Investment Fund for its £8,614 scheme to replace the outdated blocks at […]

todayApril 29, 2021 2

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100,000 vaccine landmark – Harrogate and Rural District

Wednesday 28 April 2021 marked a major milestone for the primary care teams who have been providing Covid-19 vaccinations to patients in the Harrogate and Rural District. We are extremely proud to have given 100,000 vaccines to our local community both on site at the Great Yorkshire Showground in Harrogate and Ripon Racecourse, as well as bringing vaccine to those who are housebound or homeless, including every one of our […]

todayApril 29, 2021 10

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SPEAKERS LINED UP FOR BUSINESS WEEK

An impressive set of speakers is lined up to address Hambleton’s first virtual business week. The district council’s annual conference is being held remotely as a result of the ongoing covid19 restrictions – but that is not putting delegates off.   Already almost 90 have signed up for the event, and it’s still two weeks away! Hambleton Business Week is being held at the district’s innovative new business centre, C4DI – […]

todayApril 27, 2021 4

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Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs) in North Yorkshire and York support World Immunisation Week 2021

With World Immunisation Week underway NHS North Yorkshire and Vale of York Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs) are reminding patients about the importance of vaccinations and keeping yourself protected. World Immunisation Week – celebrated every year in the last week of April – aims to promote the use of vaccines to protect people of all ages against disease. Immunisations or vaccinations save millions of lives every year and are widely recognised […]

todayApril 27, 2021 4

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Dave ‘with Carol’ as he fixes path

A Dales Volunteer took time out from constructing cross drains on a new path on Ingleborough on Sunday to speak about honouring his late wife. Dave Cherry from Otley said he shed tears for Carol every day.  She died a year ago on 13th May. He is taking part in an event in July to raise money for Macmillan Cancer Support. He is also one of the Yorkshire Dales National […]

todayApril 27, 2021 4

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RESTART GRANT SCHEME OPENS FOR APPLICATIONS

Two new grant schemes have opened for applications by Richmondshire businesses today (April 26). The ‘restart’ grants will help local businesses in the non-essential retail, hospitality, leisure, personal care and accommodation sectors. They will provide a one-off sum to support the costs of reopening safely as covid19 restrictions are lifted. The grants, which are being administered by the District Council on behalf of the Government, have two sets of eligibility […]

todayApril 27, 2021 6

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NEW Immersive Outdoor Yoga classes starting 10th May 2021

Yoga, but not as you know it – a breath of fresh air as wellness goes wireless! Grab your mat, escape the studio and get ready for your weekly yoga session to be brought into the 21st Century.  Covid-19 has led one yoga teacher to think “outside the studio” for new and innovative ways to deliver her yoga classes.  Using state-of-the-art wireless technology, Ria Humphreys, teacher and founder of Perfect […]

todayApril 26, 2021 4

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