• Distillery helps art students showcase their talents

    A NORTH-EAST urban distillery is working with students from The Northern School of Art to showcase local talent. Revelry Spirits, which produces premium gin and vodka from their premises in Yarm, is embarking on a campaign to profile the excellent

  • Local drivers star in National Autograss Championships

    Despite the best efforts of the weather to disrupt proceedings, last weekend’s Men’s National Autograss Championships held at Thornborough in North Yorkshire proved a massive success with a huge crowd witnessing some excellent racing over the two days

  • Redcar Model Rail Show returns this weekend

    AFTER a three-year absence and a highly successful spring open day on May Day bank holiday, Cleveland Model Railway Club has announced the return of its popular annual model rail show. As before, it will be held at Redcar and Cleveland College,

  • RAF Leeming freedom parade in Bedale TODAY

    A parade will be held through the centre of Bedale this morning to mark the bestowing of the freedom of the town on nearby RAF Leeming. A special Illuminated Address scroll which effectively gives staff from the station the freedom of the town

  • New pre-booking system for on-demand bus service

    A trail-blazing on demand bus service is making changes so travellers can pre-book their trips a day in advance to try and get more people to get on board. The Yorbus scheme has come under fire because it is expensive, but North Yorkshire County

  • Obituary: Retired chief superintendent Bill Kitching

    THE funeral has been held of retired Cleveland Police chief superintendent Bill Kitching, who died at the grand old age of 100, after a short illness. Bill Kitching was born in Carlin How in 1922, one of a family of four brothers and sisters. His

  • Freda PEARSON

    PEARSON Freda Passed away on 23rd July, peacefully at home. A cherished aunt and great-aunt who will be deeply missed by family and friends. The funeral service to take place at St Peter's Church, Osmotherley on Monday 8th August at 11.00am, followed

  • John William BRIGGS

    BRIGGS John William 8th August 2013 No matter how life changes, no matter what we do, the special place within our hearts is always kept for you. Love always, Lynda, Sally, Sharon, Kevin, Martin and Joe.

  • Jocelyn Mary CAMPBELL

    CAMPBELL Jocelyn, of Arkengarthdale, passed away peacefully on 24th July, aged 94 years. A wonderful mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. Dearly loved, she will be greatly missed by her many friends and family. A celebration of her life will be

  • Gillyan (Gill) KING

    KING Gillyan (Gill) (nee Stratton) formerly of Faceby, died peacefully on 23rd July at Montpellier Manor Care Home, Middlesbrough, aged 83 years. Dearly loved wife of the late Gerald. Precious Mum to Geoffrey, Phillip, Nicola and Jennifer, special Grandma

  • Douglas PEACOCK

    PEACOCK Douglas Henry Anne and family of Bishop Thornton, Harrogate, would like to express their thanks for cards, flowers and kind letters of sympathy received on his passing. Thanks are extended to The Revd Paul Harford and all those involved in making

  • Joy GIBSON

    GIBSON Joy Christine The family of the late Joy Gibson would like to express their sincere thanks to all friends and relatives for their kindness and many cards following their sad loss. A special thank you to Jane Caress and her ladies, Bedale District

  • Douglas William David morrison

    MORRISON Peacefully at home, of Swinton on 29th July. Douglas William David aged 81 years. Beloved husband of the late Marguerite, a dearly loved dad and grandad. Funeral service to be held at Maple Park Crematorium, Skipton on Swale, Thirsk YO7 4SA on


    FAWCETT Ann, nee Wallis of Richmond, formerly of Reeth, died peacefully at home on 18th July aged 80 years. Much loved wife of Peter, loving mum to Alison, Richard and Peter Benedict, mother-in-law to Bob, devoted granny to Laura, Victoria and Faith and


    BAINBRIDGE Elsie (nee Johnson) aged 86 years of Eggleston, died peace in hospital on 20th July. Dearly loved wife of Colin and dear sister to Arthur. Funeral Service at the Wear Valley Crematorium on Wednesday 10th August at 2.30pm. Friends please meet

  • Brian SIMPSON

    SIMPSON Brian 29th July, peacefully at home. Beloved husband of Jill, loving dad and father-in-law to Philip, Lisa, Andrea and Paul. Devoted grandad to Elena, Oliver and Maisie. Funeral service will be at All Saints Church, Northallerton on Wednesday

  • Francis SAYER

    SAYER Francis Madge, Joyce, Alison and family of the late Francis Sayer would like to thank all friends and neighbours, for cards of sympathy and condolence received during their sad time. Thank you to the doctors and nurses at Leyburn Medical Centre,

  • Josie HARE

    HARE Josie Andrew, David and the Family of the late Josie Hare wish to express their sincere thanks to all relatives, friends and neighbours for the kindness and sympathy shown and for the many letters, cards and messages of condolence and support received

  • David Alan BURT

    BURT David Alan Aged 65, passed away on the 22nd of July at his home in Gunnerside. He will be lovingly remembered by all of his nieces, nephews and sisters. A service will be held at Maple Park Crematorium, Thirsk on the Tuesday 23rd August at 11:30am

  • Peter INGE

    INGE Field Marshal The Lord Inge, KG, GCB, PC, DL, died peacefully at home in Yorkshire on 20th July 2022, aged 86. Peter was a loving husband to his late wife Tisha for 59 years and beloved father of Antonia and Verity. Adored grandfather to Max, Toby

  • Rachel HART

    HART Rachel (nee Jackson) Passed away peacefully at home with her loving husband on 1st August, aged 86 years. Devoted wife of Ian, loving sister of the late Barbara, Eileen and Brenda, sister-in-law of George, Mike and Chris, a caring auntie of Marion

  • Alice and David CRACKNELL - HARKER

    CRACKNELL - HARKER Mr & Mrs A Cracknell of Sockburn Farm, Neasham, Darlington. Are delighted to announce the engagement of their eldest daughter Alice Cracknell to Mr David Harker of Worsal Grove Farm, Yarm.

  • Brenda CLARK

    CLARK Brenda The family of the late Brenda would like to express their sincere gratitude to family and friends for the flowers, cards and messages of condolence they received. A special thanks to Katherine Burgin, the Carers who looked after Brenda, Bedale

  • Alan & Andrea Dandy

    DANDY Alan and Andrea Married at St Barnabus Church, Thornton Le Moor August 4th 1962

  • Agnes NUTTALL

    NUTTALL Agnes The Family of the late Agnes Nuttall wish to express their sincere thanks to all relatives, friends and neighbours for the cards and messages of sympathy received following their recent sad loss. Special thanks to the staff at Sycamore Hall

  • Kathleen ASKEW

    ASKEW Kathleen, nee Anson, peacefully at home 24th July, aged 98 years of Hamsterley, formerly of Bishopton. A beloved wife of the late George, devoted mother to Richard. Loving grandmother to Emma and Katie, also great-grandmother to Dillon and Jacob


    BENNISON Jane Passed away peacefully at home on 27th July, aged 68 years surrounded by her family. Taken from us too soon. Devoted wife to Arthur, a very special mother to David and Amy (Binks), an adored grandmother to Harry, Hannah, Isabel, Alice, Holly