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Published: Tue, 24 Apr 2018 00:42:03 +0100

Last Build Date: Tue, 24 Apr 2018 00:42:03 +0100

 



Top marks for leisure centres

Fri, 13 Apr 2018 05:00:00 +0100

THE leisure centres in the Hambleton area of North Yorkshire are among the best in the country - and that's official.



Town could have its own heating system

Wed, 11 Apr 2018 05:00:00 +0100

COUNCILS are exploring the possibility of hooking up North Yorkshire’s county town to its own heating system involving cheaper, cleaner energy.



Small-scale developers claim affordable housing targets favour national firms

Sat, 07 Apr 2018 05:00:00 +0100

SMALLER scale housing developers have been told the pressing need to produce affordable housing outweighs their ability to produce properties that are bespoke for communities.



Cash will help support and expand woman's cricket side

Wed, 04 Apr 2018 05:00:00 +0100

A RURAL cricket club has been given a cash boost to help with the expansion of a female team.



‘Disgusting’: Poet's shock at being dropped from council awards after criticising policy

Tue, 03 Apr 2018 05:00:00 +0100

A PROFESSIONAL poet was dropped from hosting a council’s community awards scheme because she had criticised the authority’s libraries policy in the past.



Council wins award for its support of armed forces personnel

Thu, 29 Mar 2018 05:01:48 +0100

HAMBLETON District Council has been recognised for its support for defence personnel.



Swim a mile for Sport Relief

Mon, 19 Mar 2018 05:01:08 +0000

RESIDENTS are being challenged to take to the water and swim a mile for Sport Relief.



Awards to find the best business in district

Fri, 16 Mar 2018 05:05:25 +0000

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



Grants to help small businesses take on apprentices

Wed, 07 Mar 2018 05:04:13 +0000

A SCHEME that has seen more than 130 young people taken on as apprentices across Hambleton is celebrating its sixth year by joining forces with local schools.



District councils vote for £5 council tax increase for average home

Thu, 01 Mar 2018 05:04:43 +0000

HAMBLETON and Richmondshire councils have both approved council tax rises which amount to an extra £5 a year for Band D properties.



The cost of fly-tipping almost doubles

Sat, 17 Feb 2018 05:05:36 +0000

THE cost of clearing up after fly-tippers across Hambleton has soared with incidents of dumping rising following charges being introduced at recycling centres.



Scheme to encourage people to swim receives £275,000

Sat, 17 Feb 2018 05:05:26 +0000

A SWIMMING scheme has awarded £274,525 to four leisure centres in a bid to get people in the pool.



Further cash help is agreed for local projects

Mon, 12 Feb 2018 05:02:24 +0000

COMMUNITY groups across Hambleton can once again bid for a slice of £125,000 in grant aid.



Libraries to go rate free after U-turn

Mon, 29 Jan 2018 05:00:00 +0000

A COUNCIL accused of threatening the future of community libraries when it failed to waive business rates has made a U-turn.



Hambleton residents urged to sign up for garden waste scheme

Wed, 03 Jan 2018 05:00:00 +0000

RESIDENTS across Hambleton are being urged to do their bit for the environment and sign up to a garden waste service this year.



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.