NICK Scholefield MRICS has joined C&D Rural, where he undertakes all aspects of Valuations, Landlord and Tenant Matters, Compensation Claims, Sales and Lettings, Farm Subsidy Schemes, Farm Building Design and RICS Home Buyer Reports. Nick has worked in Cumbria and Southern Scotland for more than 30 years and has extensive experience and knowledge in many different sectors.
The Met Office predicts heavy rain and some snow starting tonight - but at the moment only one patch of Teesside is covered by the alert The Met Office has issued a yellow weather warning of heavy rain and snow for one area of Teesside. The weather experts say Redcar and Cleveland is to expect heavy rain and some snow on higher ground from 6pm on Saturday.
Grouse moors are not known for being friendly places for birds of prey – but the Swinton estate has a fresh attitude In the trees beside the heather-clad, snow-smattered moorland is an elusive creature that to some conservationists is as mythical as a unicorn: a gamekeeper looking after endangered birds of prey.
The A1M in North Yorkshire is closed this morning due to a medical emergency. It is closed southbound between J52 A6055 (Catterick) to J51 A684 (Leeming Bar / Bedale). Emergency Services are currently in on scene. Large queues of traffic are building up Road users are advised to follow the Solid Square diversion signs.
Unsettled, snowy and windy conditions predicted for the weekend, as some 9,000 homes remain without power More snow is set to fall this weekend across parts of the UK as temperatures could plummet to as low as -5C. Snow is expected from the Welsh mountains northwards, but some areas in the southeast could also see some fall in the early hours of Sunday.
The Met Office says snow and colder weather is in the UK forecast for the next several days, with some charts suggesting snow could fall every day between Saturday and Wednesday Another blast of snow is set to blanket parts of Britain as thousands of people face a second weekend without power a week after deadly Storm Arwen.
By Janet Gleeson Senior Reporter (North Yorkshire) POSTIE Nicki Hall has turned Father Christmas at a special school to help youngsters overcome the disappointment of having their display vandalised, and make sure their present lists get to Santa. Nicki, from Bedale and children at Mowbray School, were devastated when a unique knitted topper they had designed for the town's post box was stolen.
Tributes paid to Lyme Bay Chorale founder Ruth Taylor Tributes have been paid to an influential community leader for west Dorset - with a concert to be performed in her honour. Lyme Bay Chorale is set to dedicate this year's Christmas concert to the choir's founder and former director Ruth Taylor, who died on Saturday, November 13 at the age of 86.
A selection of powerful news photographs taken around the world this week.
'I'm facing my first sober Christmas in 20 years - because I don't want to end up dead like my sister': Alcohol has long been LIZ JONES's social prop... today she takes a brave step
. Not as dense and yellow (or expensive) as champagne, but more festive than prosecco which, to my very educated palette, tastes like dishwater. Deli man always arrives in a Santa hat, skipping through snow (I live in North Yorkshire), before depositing two cases that chink merrily.
North Yorkshire Police have launched this year’s Christmas drink and drug driving campaign. The campaign is aimed at ensuring people don’t risk their lives by drink or drug driving, particularly in the run-up to Christmas. Officers from North Yorkshire Police are working with York and North Yorkshire Road Safety Partnership for this year's anti-drink and drug campaign.
Selby District Council is proposing to freeze Council Tax as it sets out its budget priorities for the next financial year in what will be the authority’s last budget. Selby District Council is proposing to freeze Council Tax as it sets out its budget priorities for the next financial year in what will be the authority’s last budget.
A rare Mickey Mouse money box has sold for more than £5,000 at a toy auction in North Yorkshire. The mechanical item, described by experts as a "fabulously rare, early piece of Disney memorabilia", was made for just a brief period in the 1930s.
By Connor Larman Live Reporter (North Yorkshire) ACCORDING to Northern Powergrid there are still nearly 10 places across North Yorkshire without power after Storm Arwen wreaked havoc. Overall there are currently still eight areas across North Yorkshire still without power after Storm Arwen. The news comes after around 100 servicemen and women are set to move into County Durham to help recovery operations.
Unwitting shoppers left footprints in a freshly repaired pavement after workers forgot to cordon off the wet tar. Multiple shoeprints and, in one case, wheel tracks, appeared on the stretch of footpath in Haxby, North Yorkshire. Lydia Harrison who only realised the surface had not set shortly after stepping out on to it from her car, said "small signs" were the only warning in place.
Today has seen the official launch of the Christmas drink/ drug drive campaign for North Yorkshire. The campaign is run by the North Yorkshire Road Safety Partnership, and includes all the emergency services and councils. Sergeant Andrew Morton, Roads Policing Group, North Yorkshire Police, said:
There are various vaccination centres around North Yorkshire for you to get your Covid booster jab once you’re eligible. Covid-19 booster vaccines were first introduced by the NHS in September this year to people from eligible groups. The campaign was organised in a chronological way so that the highest priority groups received the jab first.
Yorkshire Dales National Park confirm red squirrel reserve at Snaizeholme has been closed after suffering major Storm Arwen damage
The Yorkshire Dales National Park Authority has confirmed that the red squirrel reserve at Snaizeholme in Wensleydale suffered severe damage during Storm Arwen last weekend. A large number of trees are believed to have been felled by strong winds during the storm, and the viewpoint and car park at the managed refuge area near Hawes have been closed to the public.
It follows outage from Virgin Media but these spikes are much more likely to be results of Storm Arwen. Mobile service providers including Vodafone and 02 are still struggling with issues in the aftermath of Storm Arwen. Storm Arwen which hit over last weekend (November 27-28) saw Yorkshire hit with snow, heavy rain and even a Met Office red warning for strong winds.
Jail for Northallerton dangerous driver Sean Michael Derbyshire of was sentenced to 30-months in prison at Teesside Crown Court yesterday after he was found guilty of several offences including dangerous driving, failing to stop and driving whilst disqualified A DANGEROUS driver who took police on a 30-mile chase reaching speeds of 90mph has been jailed.