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NORTH YORKSHIRE NEWS IN BRIEF: Information event to help older people stay warm
6:13pm Sunday 3rd February 2013 in News
AGE UK North Yorkshire is holding a coffee morning on Thursday, February 7 on the High Street, Northallerton to help raise awareness of its Warm Homes Healthy Campaign. The charity’s initiative involves providing emergency food packs and emergency “keep warm” packs to keep older people safe in their homes during bad weather. The charity can also provide help for people who are having problems with their boilers by providing emergency heaters and small home repairs to reduce damp or cold. For further information, please contact Paul Fisher on 01609-771624.
WARTIME MEMORIES: Wartime memorabilia is being sought for a new exhibition at Newby Hall, near Ripon. The attraction will be holding a drop-in session in Skelton-on-Ure on Friday, February 8 from 3pm until 5pm and from 7pm until 9pm.
GEORGIAN HOME TALK: A talk on York’s Georgian town house, Fairfax House will be the subject of Ripon Civic Society’s next talk on Thursday, February 7 at 7.30pm. The illustrated event will be given by Julia Mander, a volunteer for York Civic Trust, at Allhallowgate Church Hall in Ripon.
NORTH YORKSHIRE RAMBLES: Northallerton Ramblers will be staging two separate walks on Thursday, February 7. There will be a seven-mile walk around Low Dalby Forest, near Thornton-le-Dale, where participants should meet at Thornton-le-Dale carpark at 10am. The group will also be embarking on another walk at Dacre Banks, near Glasshouses at the same time. For details of the Dalby Forest walk, contact Dave on 01845-523613. To take part in the nine mile walk near Glasshouses ring Eric on 01609-760634.