RUTTERFORD PETER and JOANNE Congratulations Nanny and Popsi on your GOLDEN WEDDING ANNIVERSARY I Love You Lots of Love From Your Grandson Kalumn
VILLAGERS have vowed to fight long running plans which have gone to appeal to build a large-scale retirement village on the outskirts of a small rural village.
RESIDENTS are concerned over rumours that a high street supermarket may be planning to leave a rural market town just 15months after opening there.
FOX hunters saddling up for the start of the hunting season across the region are not confident the Conservative Government will lift the hunting ban.
A NEW series of Christmas stamps have been launched locally by the Royal Mail featuring a pair of much loved TV characters.
A HOSPITAL maternity unit has undergone a major refurbishment - thanks to a former patient who never forgot the care she was given.
THE 30-year dream of a metro-style light rail scheme across Teesside is in fresh doubt after it missed out in a £1.5bn Government transport package.
LAWYERS acting in a dispute over an alleged right of way at Croft, near Darlington, expect to see “the whites of the eyes” of witnesses who say a footpath existed.
SIX years after the death of Alzheimer’s sufferer Dorothy Claybourne, a plant given to her as she battled the condition continues to flower.
CAMPAIGNERS hoping to bring a pioneering free school to Ingleby Barwick have changed their application to include only half the original number of pupils.
A VILLAGE held its annual celebration in honour of a famous explorer who lived there as a child.
AN EXPERIENCED walker died after plunging 170ft down a mountain.
COURSES in a range of ancient crafts, including glass work and stone masonry, are on offer in the Yorkshire Dales.
THIRSK Men’s first team travelled to play Slazengers at the weekend and lost 4-1.
LAST Saturday saw the first round of the Medals Shield and shocks were in very short supply.
DEFENDING Division One champions Richmond Turf put themselves right back in the title race with a hard-fought 2-1 home win over leaders Great Broughton Hibs last Sunday.
Northallerton Town 5 Whitehaven 3
BOTH Darlington clubs were relieved to emerge with victories on Saturday from games they expected to win more comfortably.
A PLAN to unite every village, town and city in the world called Richmond through a community website has been backed by local businessmen.
Northallerton Police 6 Barton FC 2
AFTER losing its traditional slot in between Christmas and New Year, the ever-popular Christmas Stages Rally will take place at Croft Circuit on bank holiday Tuesday, December 28.
A YOUNG rugby player from Yarm School has been selected for the England under-17 squad.
WAS the Scott Trial last Saturday the most dramatic event in its 96-year history?
THERE was competitive action at Aintree last Sunday and the easiest winner of the day came in the 3mi handicap hurdle when The Shy Man ran out a very impressive winner for Middleham trainer George Moore.
THE Horse of the Year Show held at the LG Arena, Birmingham had a strong field from the North-East contesting the wide range of classes and accolades in the showing world.
A RIDER from the region has qualified for an international showjumping competition.
Barnard Castle & Teesdale Riding Club. – November 13: Winter League Third round at Catterick Saddle Club, contact Angela 0779- 2349029.
A POPULAR organic brie will be on the menu all year round after a dairy has stepped up production to meet demand.
CLIVE Parritt, deputy president of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW), has warned that financial austerity is needed to reduce the country’s deficit.
ARABLE farmer Harry Robinson has no hesitation about rejoining the entry level stewardship (ELS) scheme.
A BREEDER from North Yorkshire was reserve grand champion at Northern Dairy Expo 2010.
THE impact of the electronic identification of sheep on farmers was spelt out to European Commission officials visiting Penrith mart.
Highchair dudgeon for Sunday lunch.
THE eagerly-awaited Reflections of Bedale will be launched tomorrow in Bedale Hall. The launch of the book will be at 2pm but the hall will be open from 10am to 4pm.
IF YOU want a beautiful new lawn, but don’t want to wait long to see it come to fruition, then turf’s your answer.
A SHARED passion for the east coast has resulted in an exhibition of paintings, ceramics and photography by three artists.
THE UK premiere of a concert featuring a computercontrolled piano takes place on Tuesday, November 9, at Gisborough Hall.
ORWELL is not praised for his hilarious wit, and true to him, light relief was not offered here.
NEWBY Wiske, or “the New Village on the River Wiske”, as we would say in modern English, between Thirsk and Northallerton, has a name that reminds us that human settlement, even in peaceful England, has never been particularly stable.
THE growing status of mima as a regional art gallery has been recognised by two recent developments.
THIS exhibition is a tour de force of drawing and painting techniques.
WHITBY used to be the scene of a peculiar custom that occurred on October 31, which is Hallowe’en, otherwise known as the Eve of All Hallows or the Eve of All Saints.
Thornton Stewart attempts to track down the setting for ITV drama Downton Abbey.
Sir, – I know we are in difficult economic times. But there is one easy decision that could spare a lot of the “tough ones”. A tax on the banks could raise £20 billion in the UK to help those hit by the financial crisis in this country and…
Sir, – I hope that you have space in your paper for me to say a big thank you to all the people who recently looked after me at the Friarage hospital.
Sir, – I would like to reply to Coun Duff and his comments about the musical talent or otherwise, of buskers (D&S Oct 22)and say that as the district councillor for Leyburn, he should concentrate his energies on the lack of custom in our…
Sir, – In the Spending Review last Wednesday I secured a fair deal for councils which will mean they can protect the interests of hard working families and the most vulnerable in society.
Sir, – Some years ago I awoke one night to find my husband having what I thought was a stroke. I rang the emergency number and was put through to the duty doctor.
Sir, – Can we thank everyone who braved the weather to attend the Stockton South Constituency Labour Party coffee morning at Gray’s Road Institute, Stockton, on Saturday held in aid of the Breakthrough Breast Cancer Charity.
Sir, – I am delighted that Spectator enjoyed the Darlington Piano Recital earlier this month (“When the lighting computer says No”, (D&S Oct 22).