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A Christmas thank you to Team North Yorkshire key workers North Yorkshire residents are invited to share in a Christmas message of thanks to key workers, frontline staff and those working behind the scenes for their dedication during the pandemic.
A lesson for us all in Covid survivor’s story More than six months after coronavirus left April Martin’s life hanging in the balance she is still suffering the lingering effects of the illness.
A little animal lover has nurtured his caring nature during lockdown – by raising a baby starling by hand. Five-year-old Dylan Simpson, a student at Whitley and Eggborough Community Primary School, cared for Jack the starling for five weeks whilst he was shielding during the coronavirus lockdown.
A little bit of teamwork creates a big success around parish of Newby and Scalby They say little acorns grow into mighty oaks – and this analogy is true for the parish of Newby and Scalby in Scarborough.
A little support helps to turn ideas into reality North Yorkshire communities are renowned as ‘self starters’ that work together to turn hopes and ideas into reality – and Filey fits that profile exactly.
A tune a day helps people to stay connected Ruth and Neil Hannah have always loved music and singing.
A1(M) junction 47 upgrade Details of the scheme to improve junction 47 on the A1(M)
A19 Chapel Haddlesey A19 road closure from Chapel Haddlesey Bridge to the junction with Wand Lane.
A59 Kex Gill re-alignment Information about the county council's plans to reroute the A59 at Kex Gill.
A59 Kex Gill repairs Repairs to the A59 at Kex Gill are completed
Abnormal loads and weight limits Advice on transporting abnormal loads on our roads and the steps you should follow to notify us.
About adult learning and our information and guidance service Learn more about adult education and training courses available across North Yorkshire and our free information and guidance service.
About special educational needs and disabilities Learn more about special educational needs and disabilities in children and young people and our inclusive education service.
About the Coronavirus (covid-19) test and trace service Find out how the NHS test and trace service works.
About the council Find out who we are and what we do.
About the local offer in North Yorkshire Find out about the local offer for special educational needs and disabilities and what services we cover, and how to give us your feedback.
About the North Yorkshire Rural Commission The Commission met twenty times, taking evidence from over seventy participants.
About the Scarborough Trails Inspiring Scarborough residents to get out of the house and into the outdoors.
About the Selby Trails Inspiring Selby residents to get out of the house and into the outdoors.
Access fund for sustainable travel We have submitted a bid for a share of £60m from the government for sustainable travel projects in Harrogate, Scarborough and Skipton.
Accessibility - My account Find out how we ensure our 'My account' website can be used by people of all abilities and disabilities.
Accessible North Yorkshire Find out how places across our county are accessible to everyone, including those with disabilities, and how businesses can improve.
Accessing archaeological and historic environment information Details about how we record information about historic sites and monuments, known as the historic environment record.
Accessing social care services and financial information Find out how to access social care services and the costs involved.
Activities for older people District and borough councils provide a wide range of leisure, cultural, sporting and organised social activities for older people.
Additional local highways maintenance funding budget In October 2018, the Budget allocated a further £420m for local highways maintenance.
Additional schools information Information about home schooling, visits, governors, the music service and more
Admission Arrangements Consultation 2023-2024 A consultation on the proposed school admission arrangements for Community and Voluntary Controlled schools in 2023/2024.
Admissions statistics and policies Read about our policies relating to school admissions, including oversubscription criteria, published admissions number PAN numbers, waiting lists and appeals.
Admissions, transport and free school meals team Contact details for the admissions, transport and free school meals teams.
Adoption All kinds of children need adopting - from toddlers and young school-age children to siblings who need to stay together.
Adrian’s story It was a lightbulb moment for Adrian Loveless that switched him over to life as a care professional.
Adult carers Help and advice for people who look after a relative, friend or neighbour but are not employed to do so; they are classed as a carer.
Adult courses move online to let students learn during lockdown Adult students across North Yorkshire are embracing technology to keep learning while in lockdown.
Adult education and training courses Part-time adult education and training courses are available across North Yorkshire. Browse high quality courses online and enrol today.
Adult eligibility for social care services Many people, either through disability or after an accident or illness, find they need a little help regaining abilities or maintaining independence.
Adult safeguarding during coronavirus (Covid-19) Information and guidance from safeguarding adults.
Adult social care - local account A local account is an annual statement that all councils who provide adult social care services are required to produce.
Adult Social Care - Senior management opportunities We are looking to appoint a Service Manager as well as peripatetic Registered Managers who will help us lead and further transform directly provided Adult Social Care Services.
Adult social care during Coronavirus (Covid-19) Details of adult social care during the Coronavirus outbreak.
Adult social care provider bulletin Access the latest editions of the provider bulletin.
Advice and support to help with daily living You can use the AskSARA online self-assessment tool to look into ways of helping yourself with daily activities in your own home.
Advice to business Advice for businesses about products, adverts, retail and more
Aerosols You can recycle empty aerosols, including commercial, free of charge at all our household waste recycling centres.
Agricultural show is literally at the heart of the town Agricultural shows are a high point in the calendar for many farming communities, but in Bentham it has become an event that includes the whole town.
Alcohol and entertainment licence The Licensing Act 2003 covers the sale and supply of alcohol, the provision of regulated entertainment and the provision of late night refreshment.
Aldwark Manor Estate Aldwark Manor Estate is a wedding venue in Alne, North Yorkshire.
Alfresco This cafe in Scarborough is part of the Healthier Choices scheme and committed to providing healthier food options.
All about education, health and care plans and requesting an assessment Find out about education, health and care plans and how to request an assessment of your child's needs.
All ready for the return to school Schools in North Yorkshire will be fully open to welcome all pupils and home-to-school transport will be back in operation from the start of the autumn term next week.
All smiles as school’s new Ripon site opens New school, new friends, big smiles.
All smiles when Mowbray School’s new Ripon site opened to its first children New school, new friends and big smiles for pupils, staff and families at the new Ripon satellite of Mowbray special school.
Allerton Castle Allerton Castle is a wedding venue in Allerton Mauleverer, North Yorkshire.
Allerton Court Hotel Allerton Court Hotel is a wedding venue in Northallerton, North Yorkshire.
Allerton Waste Recovery Park We are reducing the amount of waste going to landfill in York and North Yorkshire and producing energy for your homes.
Allotments, playgrounds, parks and open spaces Find out about allotments, parks, playgrounds and outdoor and indoor play areas.
Animal health - advice and guidance Advice and guidance on animal health-related topics, including infections and diseases, animal movement, slaughter, feed hygiene, and more.
Animal health and welfare Guidance on animal health and welfare services
Animal notifiable infectious diseases Find out about infectious animal diseases including Avian influenza (bird flu).
Animal welfare services Both the County Council and the district councils have responsibilities for animal welfare.
Animals (dead) Dead animals cannot be accepted at any of our household waste recycling centres.
Annual review of your child's education, health and care plan Find out about the annual review of your child's education, health and care plan or statement of special educational needs.
Appeal a planning decision Planning appeals can be submitted against planning permission refusals or against conditions imposed in granting planning permission.
Appeal for a school place Refused a place at your preferred school? Find out about grounds for appeal, what happens at a hearing, and how to prepare.
Apply for a place at a primary or secondary school Apply online for a school place at infant, junior, primary and secondary schools in North Yorkshire.
Apply for an employment check Apply for a disclosure and barring (DBS) check online and find out why these employment checks are required.
Apply for apprenticeship funding Apply to receive an apprenticeship levy transfer to fund apprenticeship training for your employees.
Apply online Apply online for council services quickly and easily 24 hours a day.
Apply to license a venue for civil marriage and civil partnerships Apply for permission to hold civil marriages and civil partnerships at your venue.
Apply to register land or change an existing registration Learn about the process to register land or change registrations and find answers to frequently asked questions.
Apprenticeships Find out about apprenticeships at the council, how to apply and the types of roles available.
Apprenticeships, graduates and work experience Find out about the different schemes we have to offer and how to apply online.
Approved lists of adult social care services providers View lists of our approved providers for adult social care services, and information on how we monitor our providers and details on how providers can contact us.
Archaeology Advice and information about how we preserve our heritage for future generations.
Arden House Arden House is offering Healthier Choices on its breakfast menu. It gives you options when staying out.
Are you dreaming of a green Christmas? Tips for an environmentally friendly festive season from service improvement officer Jenny Lowes.
Army of North Yorkshire volunteers still here to support residents like Northallerton local Michelle Although the national programme of food and prescription deliveries has now ended, we continues to ensure no-one in need of support slips through the cracks.
Army of volunteers keeps the past alive It may be a community enterprise, but with a small army of volunteers to run it, Nidderdale Museum is clearly a major asset in Pateley Bridge.
Arts and entertainment Whether you are a visitor to the area or a resident, there are plenty of opportunities for people of all ages to take part in the arts in North Yorkshire.
As you follow guidance to stay at home, see what our online library offers Those familiar with North Yorkshire’s digital library will know it’s a treasure trove of stories, news, magazines and comics, reference works and educational resources.
Asbestos You can take small quantities of cement bonded asbestos, free of charge, to seven of our household waste recycling centres.
Ash You can take small quantities of cold ash from a fire, aga, or barbeque to all our household waste recycling centres, free of charge.
Ask Liz: your Christmas gift questions answered North Yorkshire Trading Standards officer Liz Fitzgerald answers Christmas consumer questions.
Assisted purchase scheme for musical instruments The scheme lets you buy new or second-hand musical instruments VAT free if you receive lessons from ourselves in a local authority school.
Authority’s monitoring report The authority’s monitoring report shows the implementation of the minerals and waste development scheme and the success which adopted policies are implemented.
Autism Matters We believe that people with autism and their families should be able to enjoy full, happy, healthy lives.
Avoiding infection on farm visits Advice for good hygiene when visiting a farm, animal attraction or children’s petting zoo, including infection avoidance for pregnant women.