Jobs cash: Councillors in Ryedale are stepping up efforts to get more apprentices into engineering and high-tech jobs to encourage them to stay in the area. They have backed a scheme to provide £30,000 to help the Derwent Training Association expand its training.

Mini roadshow: A mini version of TV’s Antiques Roadshow is to be held at the Galtres re in Easingwold on May 10 with expert Eric Knowles. Pre-show valuations start from 6.30pm with the show beginning at 7.30pm. Tickets are £18 and are available from the Galtres box office. For more information, phone 01347-82247.