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News: Richmondshire District Council

SKYDIVE: Tracy Fisher watches as her late husband's ashes are scattered during her skydive

Richmond woman scatters late husband's ashes during skydive


£6m improvements for council homes in Richmondshire

WASTE: Richmondshire District Council approved extended working hours for staff

Refuse and recycling staff forced to work extra hours in council cost-cutting regime

ANGER: Richmondshire District Council

Council refuse staff vow to find new jobs after working hours are extended in cost cutting measure

CLEAN DRIVE: Richmondshire District Council is cracking down on motorists who dump litter

Motorists fined for throwing rubbish from cars in littering crackdown

CO-OPERATIVE: (l-r) Nigel Prince, team leader for the Hambleton Area, Melanie Fowler, team leader for the Richmondshire Area and Tom Brockley, North Yorkshire Customer Advisor

Financial co-operative offering alternative to banks - while helping libraries

Debate over fire cuts being gagged - claim

COUNTING: The Hambleton District Council count held at the leisure centre in Northallerton

Conservatives win control of Richmondshire council

FESTIVAL: Melanie Moss, one of the traders who will be featuring at the Dales Food and Drink Festival, launching her gourmet popcorn. Picture: Richard Doughty Photography

Leading chefs and local food producers turn out for this weekend's Dales Festival of Food and Drink

CAMPAIGN: A sign erected on the Richmondshire and Hambleton boundary by Richmondshire Conservatives.

Richmondshire councillor pledges to vote for the opposition if they can lower council tax

FUNDING: Reeth and District Memorial Hall

Community projects in Richmondshire celebrate funding windfall

COBBLES: Councillor Stuart Parsons complained about previous cobbling work in 2013

Richmond traders fear council's decision to carry out cobbling works into tourist season will affect business


Anger as bus pass cost soars for Dales students


Battling back against the rural housing crisis

More cash for local projects in Richmondshire

More cash for local projects in Richmondshire

PIG FARM: Richmondshire District Council planning committee refused the application

Controversial pig farm plans refused by planners

FREEZE: Richmondshire District Council to recommend council tax freeze

Council to recommend tax freeze

HOUSING: Richmondshire District Council sets up own housing company

Council sets up its own housing company to deliver more affordable homes

CROFT CIRCUIT: Richmondshire District Council criticised Croft Circuit for its failure to report noise level

Croft Circuit warned after "schoolboy error" led to it breaching noise levels during rally


Councillor to face trial over alleged attack

SHELTER IMPROVEMENTS: Shona Hastings, warden for the hostel, keeping an eye on the work.

Homeless shelter in Colburn to benefit from £90,000 redevelopment in time for Christmas

NHS bosses assure residents the out of hours service would return to Richmondshire

GREEN FINGERS: Geoff and Betty Yare are pictured tending to their garden centerpiece, with the rest of the garden competition winners.

Residents awarded for their gardening efforts

BUILDING PLAN: Councillor Jane Parlour, of Dalton-on-Tees

Planning committee chairman's building plan overcomes boundary issue


Review on Dales housing supply

Councillor disciplined for "viewing porn on local authority laptop"

Councillor disciplined for "viewing porn on local authority laptop"

HIGH ACHEIVERS: Winners from this year's Hambleton and Richmondshire Sport Awards with former boxer Amanda Coulson

Schools need to act to save sport awards

Darlington town hall

Voters should be allowed to judge if council hall tax increases are justified

BLOOMING LOVELY: Richmond District Council's annual summer garden competition kicks off next month.

Richmondshire District Council is on the look-out for the best gardens

TRAFFIC CHAOS: Tour de France riders will descend on the Yorkshire Dales on July 5.

Parents criticise schools' decision to close a day ahead of the Tour de France

BIN TAGS: Richmondshire District Council director Tony Clark and leader Coun John Blackie show off Tour de France information bin tags

Tour de France Grand Depart to cost Richmondshire District Council in region of £200,000

MAY: Images of dog poo on Richmondshire District Council's calendar has not been welcomed by some residents

Pensioner thinks council's dog poo calendar stinks

Margaret Hodge

Council tax shake-up punishing poor people, MPs warn


Councillors in Richmondshire increase council tax by 1.97 per cent

Iconic landscape of Yorkshire Dales National Park

National Park Authority vows to fight Government plans to allow greater flexibility in converting barns to commercial units


District council committee recommend council tax increase

Council workers prepare for day of protest

Council workers prepare for day of protest

Coun Johnson (left) is pictured with Coun Lord, watched by council members and staff.

Remembering the millions who died

Assistant Chief Constable Paul Kennedy

Councillors quiz police over prisoner transport issues in Richmondshire

Councillors move to increase staff who work to combat homelessness

Members of Musicality at Leyburn Church

Housing needs to be assessed in West Witton, near Leyburn.

Hitting out at planning changes - MP Tom Blenkinsop

Government 'acting like a bully' over planning reforms - MP

By election to be held at Richmondshire District Council

Charges for green waste collection to come into force next month in Richmondshire

William Hague MP

MP calls for meeting to discuss rural health concerns

Minister Brandon Lewis said it was a "good news day" for local government

North councils to face £179m in cuts while some Southern authorities see rise in Government funding

Eric Pickles

'Troubled families' scheme half-way to success - Pickles

Darlington Borough Council leader Bill Dixon said the changes implemented by the Government had left many people "high and dry"

Thousands of region's poorest households facing council tax legal action

Rubbish dumped in Durham City

Fly tipping costs region's taxpayers £3.3m a year

Trust chair Andy White; trust general manager Austin Gordon with Colin Dales, corporate director at the council and Coun Ian Threlfall

Deal secures leisure provision until 2018

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