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Three wins in week for in-form Richmondshire

Richmondshire 1sts had three games in four days as cup action started. They began well on Thursday defeating Marton by eight wickets. Marton have had a disastrous start to the season having failed to register more than 100 in any of their four league games so far. It looked as if it could be a similar story in his game as they lost a wicket first ball and then were quickly three for two.

richmondshiretoday.co.uk ,  2 days ago 0
Three wins in week for in-form Richmondshire

Town council thanks councillor for 30 years of service

Colburn Town Council has thanked a long-standing councillor for her service. Helen Grant has retired from the town council after 30 years. The council has issued a thank you for her dedicated service. Helen joined the authority in November 1990, leading it as mayor in 1994-95, 1996-97, 2006-8 and 2018-19.

richmondshiretoday.co.uk ,  7 days ago 0
Town council thanks councillor for 30 years of service

Avenue of trees planned for approach to Bolton Hall

Plans have been submitted to create a new approach to Bolton Hall featuring a drive and avenue of trees that would create the access used in the 17th century. The work would see a drive created from the hall to Lord’s Bridge which spans the River Ure.

richmondshiretoday.co.uk ,  7 days ago 2
Avenue of trees planned for approach to Bolton Hall

Richmondshire beat top of the table Middlesbrough

Richmondshire firsts recorded their second win of the season at Middlesbrough on Saturday. Middlesbrough stared the day at the top of the table, having played one more game than most teams. Richmondshire came out on top in a lowing scoring game, which ended in a close finish, to take 20 points.

richmondshiretoday.co.uk ,  8 days ago 2
Richmondshire beat top of the table Middlesbrough

Judges prepare for district council tenant garden competition

Richmondshire gardeners are once again being urged to get ready for the annual summer competition to find the best blooms in the district. Next month judges will begin mystery shopping gardens in all Richmondshire District Council owned homes as they look for the best window boxes, tubs, baskets, borders and vegetable patches.

richmondshiretoday.co.uk ,  12 days ago 0
Judges prepare for district council tenant garden competition

Shafi shines as Richmondshire beat Great Ayton

Richmondshire put the defeats of the first two fixtures behind them to complete a convincing 171 run win against Great Ayton. Great Ayton started the day top of the table with two wins and looked on their way to a third when they had Richmondshire at 108 for six.

richmondshiretoday.co.uk ,  14 days ago 0
Shafi shines as Richmondshire beat Great Ayton

Young Ukrainian swimmers given new life in Richmondshire

Two young Ukrainian swimmers and their mum are to be given the chance to build a new life in Richmondshire. The Richmond Dales Amateur Swimming Club community has rallied together to support Tymofii and Tkyhon, together with their mother Irina. The family is due to arrive in the UK shortly.

richmondshiretoday.co.uk ,  15 days ago 0
Young Ukrainian swimmers given new life in Richmondshire

Racehorse trainer Mark Johnston bemoans lack of affordable housing in Yorkshire as he bids to build two more

One of Britain’s leading racehorse trainers has underlined the challenge of recruiting and retaining staff facing the industry in the Middleham and Coverdale area as he unveiled plans to build accommodation for more of his 125 staff. Mark Johnston, who has trained more than 100 winners for 28 consecutive seasons, said while the racing industry is the largest employer in the area and makes a significant contribution to the rural local economy, there is “a huge shortage of affordable, suitable housing” for jockeys and stable hands.

yorkshirepost.co.uk ,  18 days ago 0
Racehorse trainer Mark Johnston bemoans lack of affordable housing in Yorkshire as he bids to build two more

Good rating for Richmondshire primary schools

Pupils and staff at Trinity Academy Middleton Tyas and Trinity Academy Eppleby Forcett have been praised by Ofsted after receiving a ‘good’ grading from the education watchdog. This was the first time that the two schools, who are both part of the Dales Academies Trust, had been inspected since they came together to become effectively one school split across two sites.

richmondshiretoday.co.uk ,  20 days ago 0
Good rating for Richmondshire primary schools

Richmondshire lose to promoted Stockton

The Richmondshire 1stXI suffered another setback on Saturday when they lost at home to newly promoted Stockton. The Richmondshire attack struggled to make any inroads, although Josh Dowson regularly beat the bat in the early overs wickets didn’t come. The first wicket fell on 51 when Sam Wood was introduced to the attack but a stand of 91 wasn’t ended until Shafqullah Ghafari took his first wicket at Hurgill Road.

richmondshiretoday.co.uk ,  22 days ago 1
Richmondshire lose to promoted Stockton

Kitten rescued from tree in Richmond

Firefighters were called out to rescue a kitten from a tree in Richmond yesterday. An aerial ladder platform was used to reach the animal. Firefighters were called out at about 3.40pm on Saturday to the incident in Willance Grove. The fire crews were called in to help at the request of the police.

richmondshiretoday.co.uk ,  24 days ago 0
Kitten rescued from tree in Richmond

New warehouse at Scotch Corner will cause 'harm' to the area

A ONE million square foot warehouse at Scotch Corner will cause substantial harm and industrialise the countryside, it was last night claimed as fear over the development grows. Councils in the area are calling for a public consultation and exhibition to give people a chance to have their say after developers approached planners for opinions on whether environmental and traffic studies should be carried out for the massive scheme.

darlingtonandstocktontimes.co.uk ,  24 days ago 0
New warehouse at Scotch Corner will cause 'harm' to the area

Richmondshire households get £150 energy rebate

Almost 8,000 Richmondshire households have received their £150 energy rebate payment. The national Utility Energy Rebate scheme, referred to as Council Tax Rebate Scheme by the government is designed to help households with rising energy bills. Most people that pay their council tax by direct debit on the first of the month – and are in Band D or below – will now have been credited with the refund.

richmondshiretoday.co.uk ,  25 days ago 1
Richmondshire households get £150 energy rebate

£1.7m improvements to Richmondshire council houses planned

A total of £1.7 million is being allocated to improve council housing stock across Richmondshire over the next 12 months. The district council says its improvements team has just completed the 21/22 improvement programme of works. Planning for 22/23 started last autumn and work has already begun on site for the new projects.

richmondshiretoday.co.uk ,  28 days ago 0
£1.7m improvements to Richmondshire council houses planned

Richmondshire start league title defence with defeat

For once the start of the cricket season was favored with the sort of weather that made playing and watching cricket a pleasure but sadly the Richmondshire 1st XI’s bid to retain the Premier League title didn’t go well. There have been a number of changes to the line up over the closed season.

richmondshiretoday.co.uk ,  29 days ago 0
Richmondshire start league title defence with defeat

A66 westbound closed due to lorry fire - live updates

Road has been closed from J53 to New Lane Richmondshire since around 5am The A66 westbound has been closed due to lorry fire. The incident has affected the A66 from the A1 (M) J53 Scotch Corner (Scotch Corner) to New Lane (Richmondshire). The road has been closed since around 5am today and it is not yet known when it will be opened for traffic to return to normal.

examinerlive.co.uk ,  1 month ago 0
A66 westbound closed due to lorry fire - live updates

Prices and bills rocket for homes in Yorkshire that are reliant on oil fired heating

Families reliant on oil to heat their homes are facing rocketing bills, made worse by the war in Ukraine. Around 1.5m UK households live off the gas grid and instead use oil to power their boilers including some Yorkshire districts where almost a quarter of homes are oil fired.

yorkshirepost.co.uk ,  1 month ago 1
Prices and bills rocket for homes in Yorkshire that are reliant on oil fired heating

Public urged to report drug dealing after Class A’s recovered

Police in Richmondshire have urged the public to report drug dealing in their communities following the discovery of suspected Class A drugs. The drugs were recovered by the Catterick Neighbourhood Policing Team on Saturday night. The location of the discover has bot been disclosed A spokesperson for the team said: “We will not accept this sort of activity on the streets of North Yorkshire.

richmondshiretoday.co.uk ,  1 month ago 1
Public urged to report drug dealing after Class A’s recovered

North Yorkshire County Council election candidates revealed

Some 288 candidates, including the owner of a 20,000-acre estate and a man once convicted of taking a council’s ice cream takings while serving as a mayor, have thrown their hats in the ring to serve residents on North Yorkshire’s new unitary authority. All seven of the county’s district and borough councils have published lists of the candidates who will contest representing communities on 90 seats in 89 divisions across England’s largest county for a five-year term.

yorkshirepost.co.uk ,  1 month ago 3
North Yorkshire County Council election candidates revealed

Fuel poverty in Richmondshire worse than London and Manchester, campaigners claim

Campaigners say that the fuel poverty crisis is worse in Richmondshire than in big cities such as London and Manchester. Following the increase in energy bills coming into effect on April 1, researchers say more than 6.3m households are now living in fuel poverty. In the Richmond parliamentary constituency 14,000 households are now faced with fuel poverty, which equates to 29.7 per cent of the local population.

richmondshiretoday.co.uk ,  1 month ago 1
Fuel poverty in Richmondshire worse than London and Manchester, campaigners claim