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SPORTS VILLAGE OPENING – DOG WALKERS MESSAGE

Sowerby’s new sports village is getting ready to take organised activities. Contractors will begin marking out pitches next week ready for football training and matches.   Thirsk Falcons Football Club and Thirsk and Sowerby Harriers will be using the facility for organised activity. But with that comes changes to the use of the area by dog walkers. “We opened the sports village up last year at the start of the pandemic […]

todayApril 14, 2021 6

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HAMBLETON CREMATORIUM STARTS TO TAKE SHAPE

Work on the new multi-million-pound Hambleton Crematorium on the outskirts of Thirsk, is progressing well with the steel framework now in position. Work began on the council led crematorium build in November, with the development work now very much underway despite challenging conditions at times, due to snowy and wet weather in January and February. The 22-acre site which will be named Maple Park, is close to both the A1 […]

todayApril 9, 2021 4

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THE COVID CRISIS ONE YEAR ON – COUNCIL CONTINUES TO DRIVE RECOVERY EFFORT

One year into the Covid crisis, Hambleton District Council (HDC) remains determined to support residents and businesses in recovery. Over the last year the council has played a hands-on role in ensuring businesses get the vital financial support needed to survive the Covid crisis as well as ensuring residents and visitors could enjoy our market towns whenever possible, as safely as possible. With an unprecedented number of government grants available […]

todayMarch 25, 2021 4

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NEW ELECTRIC WASTE TRUCKS ON THE ROAD

A new fleet of waste vehicles have taken to the road this week – and the vehicles are not only collecting ‘recyclable’ waste but are helping to reduce carbon emissions. The six new trucks are part powered by electricity – the first time Hambleton District Council has employed this technology. They will be used to collect recyclables – including paper, cardboard, cans, plastics, glass – which householders place in recycling […]

todayMarch 1, 2021 3

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LAST CALL FOR HAMBLETON HERO NOMINATIONS

The last call for nominations to find Hambleton’s ‘heroes’ has gone out. All entries for Hambleton District Council’s scheme to recognise people who went above and beyond during 2020 must be made by March 1. So far more than 52 submissions have been made – all looking to say thank you to Hambleton Heroes for their kindness and generosity, be that on their own or as part of a community […]

todayFebruary 25, 2021 9

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Working together to deliver a successful Census 2021

The Office for National Statistics – which runs Census 2021 – is working with Hambleton District Council to deliver a successful census and help local services to fully meet future needs. Understanding the needs of the nation helps everyone from central government to local organisations, such as councils and health authorities, plan and fund public services across England and Wales. Census outputs inform where public funding is spent on services […]

todayFebruary 24, 2021 8

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COUNCIL TAX FREEZE AGREED FOR HAMBLETON RESIDENTS

Hambleton District Council (HDC) has agreed that council tax will not increase for 2021/22. At a meeting of full Council held virtually today, HDC Councillors agreed the amount of council tax residents should pay for services from HDC for the forthcoming year, should stay the same as in 2020/2021. It is usual for council tax to increase year on year but due to the unprecedented strain this year has put […]

todayFebruary 23, 2021 4

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DIGITAL CENTRE SIGNS FIRST MEMBER

The first member of an innovative new business hub opening in Northallerton this spring has signed up. The Centre for Digital Innovation (C4DI) will open in the new Treadmills development based on the site of the town’s former prison. Cornwall-based Agritech company Glas Data has joined the C4DI team as part of their mission to enhance farm management through data automation technology.   The company hopes to make key connections with […]

todayFebruary 18, 2021 4

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FREE BUSINESS SUPPORT

Hambleton based businesses are being encouraged to sign up for exclusive one to one advice sessions as part of an initiative to help the district recover from the coronavirus pandemic. The District Council is offering free sessions over the next three months aimed at helping businesses to continue to keep afloat and ultimately come out of the lockdown stronger.   Delivered on behalf of the authority by consultancy ‘Insight with Passion’ […]

todayFebruary 17, 2021 2

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