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Published: Mon, 18 Dec 2017 11:42:32 +0000

Last Build Date: Mon, 18 Dec 2017 11:42:32 +0000


Contamination forces recycling plea

Fri, 08 Dec 2017 05:00:00 +0000

TONNES of rubbish left for recycling have had to be sent to landfill because it was contaminated.

Council gives the gift of free parking for Christmas shoppers

Fri, 01 Dec 2017 05:00:00 +0000

CAR parking across Hambleton will once again be free every Thursday in the run up to Christmas.

Swimming clubs make a splash at winter gala

Fri, 01 Dec 2017 05:00:00 +0000

YOUNGSTERS had a splashing time at a winter gala that saw Hambleton’s four clubs battle it out.

Rats on the rise - significant increase in vermin since October

Sat, 25 Nov 2017 05:00:00 +0000

RAT infestations in gardens are on the rise.

High-tech 'swimtag' aid for Hambleton's swimmers

Wed, 15 Nov 2017 05:00:00 +0000

SWIMMERS in Hambleton can now chart their progress in the pool thanks to a new training aid.

Sporting heroes honoured with awards

Tue, 07 Nov 2017 05:00:00 +0000

FROM dedicated coaches to players at the top of their game, heroes of Hambleton’s sporting scene have been honoured.

Back to class for council bosses

Tue, 07 Nov 2017 05:00:00 +0000

NINE council executives have swapped their office for the classroom.

Councils accused of wasting millions by paying staff above the recommended vehicle mileage rates

Wed, 25 Oct 2017 14:16:25 +0100

COUNCILS have been accused of wasting millions of pounds by paying staff above the recommended vehicle mileage rates.

New planning jobs to be created to cope with demand

Thu, 12 Oct 2017 05:00:00 +0100

THE planning department at Hambleton District council is to be beefed up to cope with an increase in applications.

Recycling guide to be issued to all Hambleton homes

Thu, 28 Sep 2017 05:00:00 +0100

RECYCLING booklets are being delivered to households across Hambleton this week.

Consultation is launched as tax debate looms

Tue, 26 Sep 2017 05:00:00 +0100

PEOPLE and business owners are being given a say on what their local authority should be looking to spend its money on – and on the levels of council tax it levies.

Councillors unite to urge NHS Trust to secure emergency medial provision at hospital

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 14:44:50 +0100

COUNCILLORS have unanimously pledged to urge hospital bosses to do all they can to secure emergency health care provision at Northallerton’s Friarage Hospital.

Mounting opposition for police commissioner

Tue, 12 Sep 2017 18:49:02 +0100

PROPOSALS to take control of a county’s fire service has taken a further blow after yet another council voted unanimously against the move.

Residents furious after work starts on 'inappropriate' telephone mast - despite it being refused planning permission

Mon, 04 Sep 2017 05:00:00 +0100

WHEN workmen arrived to begin putting up a telephone mast opposite their homes, residents were more than a little bewildered – knowing it had already been refused planning permission.

Caught on camera - 50 arrests thanks to CCTV

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 05:00:00 +0100

THE crime fighting CCTV cameras of the Hambleton district have had a busy three months - with operators helping police make 50 arrests.

Warning over shed and garden thieves

Mon, 07 Aug 2017 05:00:00 +0100

COMMUNITY safety chiefs are urging householders to get "sheducated" this summer – and beat the garden thieves.

Swimming in cash for pool pilot plan

Mon, 17 Jul 2017 05:00:00 +0100

FOUR leisure centres are set to benefit from a £274,000 National Lottery grant aimed at encouraging more people to take up swimming.

Business champions are honoured

Sat, 08 Jul 2017 05:00:00 +0100

NINE Hambleton businesses are celebrating after taking top prizes at the district council’s annual awards ceremony.

Money on offer to make a difference across Hambleton

Wed, 05 Jul 2017 05:00:00 +0100

COMMUNITIES across Hambleton have the chance to bid for cash to invest in recreation and services for their villages and towns with the latest £125,000 set of grants aimed at making a difference.

Court issues orders for council tax

Tue, 06 Jun 2017 15:30:40 +0100

DEFAULTERS on council tax and business rates for Hambleton and Richmondshire ended up in court after the authorities sought liability orders to enforce payments.

Bin scheme cuts hassle for clubs

Tue, 06 Jun 2017 15:26:51 +0100

SPORTS clubs, schools and community groups that find themselves struggling to dispose of garden waste are being encouraged to sign up to a new scheme.

Residents encouraged to get their dancing shoes on

Fri, 26 May 2017 12:07:32 +0100

DANCERS, teachers and would-be dancers from across Hambleton are being asked to come together to toe-tap the day away.

Time is running out to have your say on future development

Thu, 18 May 2017 16:00:54 +0100

TIME is running out for residents to have their say on the direction of all future development in Hambleton.

Interest-free loans for tackling fuel poverty in Hambleton

Wed, 10 May 2017 14:45:14 +0100

FUNDING to help people in Hambleton make their properties more fuel efficient is being offered by a council.

Staff at Hambleton District Council raise £4,000 by dressing down and eating cake

Tue, 25 Apr 2017 17:11:25 +0100

DONNING jeans has proved to be a money-spinner for local authority staff.

Shaping the future of Hambleton for 20 years

Sun, 16 Apr 2017 13:28:25 +0100

ALTERNATIVE sites for development that will help shape the future of Hambleton are going out to consultation after more than 3,000 people responded to the first round of deliberations.

Jayne proves to be a moneyspinner

Fri, 14 Apr 2017 13:31:33 +0100

A ROLE which has helped to bring in almost £2m in external funding for Hambleton-based businesses is being extended for a further two years.

New plan to attract top jobs to Hambleton

Wed, 12 Apr 2017 16:28:54 +0100

A PLAN which aims to place Hambleton as a top place to base business has been approved by district councillors.

Council coughs up to help libraries

Fri, 07 Apr 2017 13:13:33 +0100

COUNCIL leaders accused of jeopardising the future of community libraries after failing to waive business rates are to hand over £5,000 each to the volunteer groups set up to save them.

Cabby has licence revoked after complaints he was 'aggressive and abusive' towards other taxi drivers

Mon, 03 Apr 2017 14:55:26 +0100

A TAXI driver has lost his licence to operate after an investigation into complaints he was aggressive, verbally provocative and abusive towards other drivers.

Massive new building project begins in Northallerton

Mon, 03 Apr 2017 14:53:26 +0100

WORK on a major new development in north Northallerton – including a link road and bridge between Darlington and Stokesley roads – gets underway this week.

Council urges people struggling with tax bills to get in touch

Tue, 28 Mar 2017 15:47:29 +0100

A COUNCIL has urged residents who may struggle to pay their council tax or business rates to contact them.

Hambleton turns out for Great British Spring Clean

Fri, 17 Mar 2017 14:33:36 +0000

PEOPLE turned out in force to tidy up their community, as they took part in the national Great British Spring Clean campaign.

Council gets tough on waste recycling

Wed, 15 Mar 2017 13:26:32 +0000

TOUGH new measures are to be introduced to control the rise in contaminated household recycling.

Council says it cannot name dirty North Yorkshire restaurant shut down because of rat infestation

Fri, 10 Mar 2017 10:31:24 +0000

A RESTAURANT in North Yorkshire was shut down for three days due to a rat infestation.

Hambleton has no choice but to spend £20,000 on consultation over possible parish and town council merger

Sun, 05 Mar 2017 17:00:34 +0000

A MAJOR consultation exercise designed to bring communities together has come under fire after revelations it will cost taxpayers more than £20,000.

Looking for the best in business

Wed, 01 Mar 2017 15:17:06 +0000

NOMINATIONS have opened for an annual awards scheme which celebrates businesses across Hambleton.

MPs call for more help for libraries

Fri, 24 Feb 2017 17:39:35 +0000

NORTH Yorkshire MPs are urging Hambleton District Council to do all it can to ease the financial burden of the region’s community-run libraries.

Council helps residents prepare for floods

Wed, 22 Feb 2017 16:00:52 +0000

HOUSEHOLDS at risk of flooding across the Hambleton district have been given a helping hand by the council.

Hambleton District Council tax rise of £5 is confirmed

Tue, 21 Feb 2017 15:56:01 +0000

COUNCILLORS have confirmed a £5 increase in council tax for the sprawling Hambleton area of North Yorkshire.

Local authorities warn cuts to services will continue despite council tax rises

Mon, 20 Feb 2017 07:41:21 +0000

TOWN halls will be forced to carry on making deep cuts to services despite imposing inflation-busting tax rises, councils have warned.

Council tax is the lowest in the county

Tue, 07 Feb 2017 16:46:25 +0000

HAMBLETON cabinet has approved a council tax increase of £5 a year.

Hambleton will vote on raising council tax by £5 for a band D property

Fri, 03 Feb 2017 14:33:36 +0000

A DISTRICT authority will vote on raising its council tax by £5 for a band D property for 2017 to 2018.

Residents urge to sign up for green recycling charge

Mon, 23 Jan 2017 15:28:24 +0000

HAMBLETON residents are being asked to sign up for the council’s garden waste collection service, as a charge for the service is introduced.

Council to look at its policy that would tax volunteer-run libraries

Mon, 23 Jan 2017 13:24:16 +0000

A COUNCIL which has repeatedly refused to abandon plans to levy business rates on volunteer-run libraries is due to review its policy on the tax.

Northallerton taxi boss says unlicensed cars are threatening people’s lives

Fri, 20 Jan 2017 14:00:36 +0000

A FRUSTRATED Northallerton taxi boss says unlicensed cars operating in the town are threatening people’s lives and damaging the livelihoods of legitimate drivers.

Blue light services could be shared in North Yorkshire, says Police and Crime Commissioner

Tue, 10 Jan 2017 16:31:24 +0000

CONCERNS over controversial shared services for fire and police in North Yorkshire have been raised by councillors after Police and Crime Commissioner Julia Mulligan revealed a business case on collaboration is due to be released before May.

Christmas gift to village hall that ‘makes a difference’

Thu, 29 Dec 2016 16:23:58 +0000

A VILLAGE hall is celebrating getting at Christmas present of its own.

Gold for service that fights homelessness

Thu, 22 Dec 2016 15:22:29 +0000

HAMBLETON has become the first council in North Yorkshire to obtain the top award for its Housing Options Service.

Concern at unlicensed taxis operating in North Yorkshire

Tue, 20 Dec 2016 15:20:30 +0000

RESIDENTS using taxis in Hambleton are being urged to check vehicles are licensed after reports of unlicensed cars operating in the area.