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A cautionary Christmas tale from trading standards The Christmas shopping rush has well and truly started now, and it’s such an exciting time of year, but North Yorkshire trading standards colleagues want to remind you to think carefully.
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.
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
Abigail's story Abigail talks to us about growing up in a family that fostered.
Abnormal loads and weight limits Advice on transporting abnormal loads on our roads and the steps you should follow to notify us.
About Fostering North Yorkshire Find out about the service offered by Fostering North Yorkshire.
About Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND) A mini-guide for parents and carers to the four types of special educational needs (SEN).
About the council Find out who we are and what we do.
About the North Yorkshire Rural Commission The Commission met twenty times, taking evidence from over seventy participants.
About the North Yorkshire SEND Local Offer 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 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.
Accounting & business skills adult learning courses We offer a range of accounting qualifications, which each take between 2 weeks and 18 months to complete.
Active travel Find out about the active travel schemes rolled out across North Yorkshire following the Covid-19 lockdown in March 2020.
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
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 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 learning courses for volunteers We have a suite of qualifications and bespoke workshops which cover a wide variety of skills identified for safe working in the voluntary sector and can be adapted to suit specific job roles or industry sectors.
Adult learning courses search We have a full range of different study options, from full courses, day workshops and taster sessions to flexible learning arrangements.
Adult learning helps Liv make career change to benefit family After working in childcare and education for more than 20 years, Liv Clarkson was looking for a job that could provide more flexibility for her and her family.
Adult learning policy and useful information Read our fees policy and find out about our learning handbook and learning induction.
Adult safeguarding during coronavirus (Covid-19) Information and guidance from safeguarding adults.
Adult Social Care - Senior management and leadership opportunities We are looking to appoint Registered Managers, Deputy Manager and Team Leaders who will help us lead and further transform directly provided Adult Social Care Services.
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 an evolving tradition in Stokesley War and disease are the only two obstacles that have prevented the Stokesley Agricultural Show from being staged since the event was launched in 1859.
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.
Aisha and Chris’ story Aisha and Chris are specialist carers with Fostering North Yorkshire.
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 partner webinar The All Partner Webinar took place on Wednesday 5 October from 5pm until 6.30pm. We thank the 220 people who took the time to listen and share their views.
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.
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.
Aquarius Rising Aquarius Rising is a wedding venue in Richmond, North Yorkshire.
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.
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.
Arts and crafts adult learning courses Our arts and crafts courses are designed to develop your creative side whilst offering a great way of getting back into learning and building your confidence.
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.
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.
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.
Assistive technology Assistive technology is a system that help you to live at home, if you are vulnerable and need support.
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.