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Cafe Heart Cafe Heart is taking part in the North Yorkshire Healthier Choices scheme.
Cafe View Cafe View is offering Healthier Choices in its menu. It gives you options when eating out.
Cairn Hotel View information about Cairn Hotel.
Can I foster? All kinds of people foster. People often think that they can't foster because they're single, work full-time or are too old, but none of these things matter.
Cancer awareness The risk of getting cancer is down to our genes as well as our environment and aspects of our lives, many of which we can control.
Cans You can recycle tins and cans, free of charge, at all our household waste recycling centres.
Car chemicals Car chemicals cannot be accepted at any of our household waste recycling centres.
Car Parts You can recycle various parts of cars at all our household waste recycling centres.
Cardboard You can recycle cardboard, free of charge, at all our household waste recycling centres.
Cardiovascular disease Cardiovascular disease is the biggest killer of adults after cancer and is a common reason for premature death.
Care Act The Care Act introduced changes to the way care and support is delivered. You can find out more about these changes here.
Care at home Home care can help you continue to live independently and safely in your own home.
Care homes, respite centres, home care and day services We run a range of services for adults with different care and support needs including care homes, respite centres, home care and day services.
Care services directory The care services directory contains information about social care services available in North Yorkshire and lists care and nursing homes.
Carentan House Cafe Carentan House Cafe is offering Healthier Choices in its menu for its residents.
Carentan House, Selby Carentan House is an elderly persons home that provides residential care for up to 24 people. It includes facilities to provide care on a short stay, respite or rehabilitation basis. A day care service is also provided from the building.
Carer assessment A carer assessment helps you to think about your caring role, how it affects your life and what support you may need.
Carer support groups and organisations Information about carer support groups and local support available from one of the five carers' centres in North Yorkshire.
Carer's emergency card The carer's emergency card identifies you as a carer if you have an accident or cannot identify yourself. It is the size of a credit card.
Carers Find out about carers, the support available to carers, take a carer assessment and join the carers' forum.
Caring for yourself Self-care is part of daily living and means taking responsibility for your own health and wellbeing and that of your family, friends and community.
Carlton Towers View information about Carlton Towers.
Carpet or rugs You can take carpet and rugs, free of charge, to all our household waste recycling centres.
Carrier bags You can take carrier bags or plastic bags, free of charge, to all our household waste recycling centres.
Cartons You can take cartons, free of charge, to all our household waste recycling centres.
Castle and stately home wedding venues View castles and stately home wedding venues.
Castle House day centre, Scarborough Castle House day centre provides daytime support and activities for up to 12 adults with high or complex support needs, including autistic spectrum disorders and learning disabilities.
Castle Howard View information about Castle Howard.
Catterick Bridge household waste recycling centre Opening times, location and the waste taken at Catterick Bridge HWRC
Catterick community library Information about Catterick community library including contact details and services offered.
Catterick road upgrading programme Work to deliver a £2.2m road upgrading programme at Catterick Garrison has begun.
Cauwood day centre, Malton Cauwood day centre provides daytime support and activities for up to 12 adults with high or complex support needs, including autistic spectrum disorders and learning disabilities.
Cedar Court extra care housing scheme, Scarborough Cedar Court is in a residential area of Scarborough and provides 41 self-contained apartments for rent.
Cedar Court Hotel View information about Cedar Court Hotel.
Census information A nationwide census is completed, by the Office for National Statistics, every 10 years. It counts all people and households throughout the country.
Chairman of the council The chairman's duty is to represent and promote the council at all civic and ceremonial occasions as well as chair the full council meetings.
Change of bus pass application provider Information about our change of bus pass application provider.
Change4Life Change4Life provides information and activities aimed at getting you or your children eating well, moving more and living longer.
Changing or correcting a birth record How to change a name or make a correction on your child's birth certificate.
Changing places Changing places are toilets designed to provide extra facilities for people with severe or multiple disabilities.
Chapelgarth Estate View information about Chapelgarth Estate.
Chaperone service Children must be licenced to take part in TV, filming, theatre or modelling and be supervised by a parent, legal guardian or approved chaperone.
Chapters Hotel & Restaurant View information about Chapters Hotel & Restaurant.
Charles Bathurst Inn View information about Charles Bathurst Inn.
Check yourself Checking your body's most important systems are all running smoothly is a great place to start.
Chemicals Hazardous chemicals cannot be accepted at any household waste recycling centres.
Child protection We investigate all cases when people are worried that a child may be at risk of being harmed or is not being looked after properly.
Child protection orders Family courts have the power to make orders to protect children from harm caused by abuse or neglect.
Children and families
Children and family care Services for children and families from nurseries, childcare and children's centres through to targeted support for families who need more help.
Children and young people Find out how the different partner organisations in North Yorkshire work together to improve the wellbeing of children and young people in the area.
Children and young people with hearing or vision impairment We support children and young people with hearing or vision impairment through a network of support services, depending on their specific needs.
Children with SEND - starting school We encourage all parents, regardless of their child’s needs, to register their children for a school place when they reach statutory school age.
Children's centres View a list of our children's centres.
Children's hearings Court hearings concerning children take place in a number of different courts.
Children's social care complaints If you are unhappy about the services we provide to a child or young person, please tell us.
Chlamydia screening Chlamydia is the most common sexually transmitted infection in the UK, but it can go un-noticed without testing as there are often no signs.
Choosing and applying for a school for children and young people with SEND See advice about choosing a school for a child or young person with special educational needs and disabilities and browse schools near you.
Choosing childcare The families information service provides free and impartial information on childcare and early education to meet your needs.
Christmas trees You can recycle Christmas trees, free of charge, at all household waste recycling centres.
Citizens' panel Our citizens' panel is a group of residents who share their views and ideas to help us understand local people's priorities.
Citizenship ceremonies Find out about the citizenship ceremony and what to do before and on the day.
Civil partnerships Information about the legal requirements for civil partnerships and how to arrange a ceremony.
Cleveland Tontine View information about Cleveland Tontine.
Climate change and health Changes in the global climate, known as climate change, may bring about a number of human health consequences to the UK.
Clinical waste Clinical waste cannot be accepted at any household waste recycling centres.
Close care housing Close care housing is often independent sheltered or retirement accommodation linked to, or on the same site as a care home.
Coastal wedding venues View wedding venues near the seaside.
Colburn children's centre Children's centres aim to give children the best possible start in life and enable parents to support their child and family.
Colburn community library Information about Colburn community library including contact details and services offered.
Comments and complaints Make a compliment, comment or complaint online or find out how we handle complaints, fraud investigations and whistleblowing.
Commercial waste We accept certain types of commercial waste at all of our household waste recycling centres.
Commercial waste disposal and charges We accept certain types of commercial waste at all of our household waste recycling centres.
Committee membership Your local councillor will participate in committees representing your local area, and may be involved in a number of other committees.
Common land and village greens Information about the land registered in our area and how we maintain the land registers.
Common land and village greens registers Information about the land registered in our area and how we maintain the land registers.
Common land applications and decision notices See copies of common land applications received and decisions made as the registration authority.
Communication and interaction difficulties Communication and interaction difficulties describe a range of needs and abilities, including autism and speech, language and communications needs.
Community alarm services Alarms help people who are vulnerable due to age, ill health or disability to call for help in an emergency 24 hours a day.
Community and day centres We provide day services offering people a chance to pursue meaningful and valued work, social and leisure activities.
Community and living
Community and voluntary roles We offer access to many voluntary and community roles. These can offer valuable experience, huge satisfaction and in some cases open the way to future careers.
Community awards Information about the organisations and individual volunteers who have won or received nominations in our annual community awards.
Community based activity (tier one) Find out about local exercise groups and other lifestyle interventions.
Community directory - North Yorkshire Connect North Yorkshire Connect is our community directory for North Yorkshire. Local information, advice, support, activities and things to do.
Community gritting partnerships Information about how parish and town councils and other organisations can help with winter maintenance.
Community plan The community plan sets priorities for the county to help it thrive, adapt and remain a special place for everyone to live, work and visit.
Community right to challenge Community right to challenge gives communities chance run and shape services on our behalf where they believe they can do so differently and better.
Community supervision Young people who offend seriously or repeatedly may be charged to a youth court, and placed under a community supervision order.
Community transport Information and contact details for community transport schemes in North Yorkshire that provide a wide range of accessible services.
Compare your progress on Scarborough Trails Complete our health survey before you start walking, then repeat the survey at three, six and 12 months to compare your progress.
Compare your progress on Selby Trails Complete our health survey before you start walking, then repeat the survey at three, six and 12 months to compare your progress.
Complain about a councillor Complaints about the conduct of a councillor must be submitted in writing.
Complain about another service Submit a complaint online about council services and see how complaints are dealt with.
Compliments, comments and suggestions Submit a compliment, comment or suggestion online to help us improve our services.
Composting Home composting is an easy way to reduce household waste and produce compost for free.
Conference, hall and meeting room hire Our libraries have meeting rooms for hire by community groups and the public.
Coniston Hall View information about Coniston Hall.
Coniston Hotel View information about Coniston Hotel.
Conservation See what conservation activities we are involved in to help maintain our natural environment.
Conservation areas and listed buildings Find out who to contact about property developments within conservation areas and for listed buildings advice.
Consultation and community engagement It is important for us to know your views on the services we provide and to have your assistance in making improvements.
Consultations Give us your views and get involved with the decisions we make to help us spend public money wisely and deliver services you expect from us.
Consumer advice Consumer advice is provided on our behalf by the Citizens Advice service and they will pass details of any enforcement issues to us.
Consumer rights - advice and guidance Advice and guidance on consumer rights-related topics, including consumer contracts, description of goods, returns policies, sale and supply of goods, package holidays and more.
Contact the youth justice service We operate from four different locations within North Yorkshire.
Contact Trading Standards For Trading Standards advice, please contact us and we will be happy to help.
Contact us
Contact us by live chat Chat to our customer services team online for free during office hours Monday to Friday.
Contact us by phone View telephone numbers for contacting North Yorkshire County Council.
Contact us by post View our address if you wish to contact us by post.
Contact us out of hours You can contact us out of hours in an emergency.
Contraception There are 15 methods of contraception available in the UK.
Contracting for adult social care and health services View a range of information including procurement opportunities, approved providers, care home fees and contact details.
Controlled parking zones Controlled parking zones are on-street parking schemes operating throughout North Yorkshire. View details and apply for a parking permit.
Cookers You can recycle household cookers (gas and electric), free of charge, at all household waste recycling centres.
Cookies Find out about cookies and the ones used on our website.
Cooking Fantastic Coffee Shop Cooking Fantastic Coffee Shop is offering Healthier Choices in its menu. It gives you options when eating out.
Cooking Oil Cooking oil is accepted at all household waste recycling centres, except for Wombleton HWRC.
Copy certificates Buy a copy of a birth, death, marriage or civil partnership certificate online and view details about the records we hold.
Coroners and sudden death investigations Information about deaths that are sudden, unexpected, violent or unnatural and those that occur in legal custody.
Corporate parenting Local authorities are responsible for looking after children who cannot be cared for by their parents for a variety of reasons.
Cottage Lea's Country Hotel View information about Cottage Lea's Country Hotel.
Council car parks Information about council-run off-street car parks.
Council constitution The council constitution explains our structure and workings, including all the rules and procedures under which we operate.
Council forward plan We publish a forward plan of key decisions at least once a month as we are required to give 28 days notice of key decisions due to be taken.
Council housing Housing services are provided by the seven borough and district councils or their corresponding housing associations.
Council information Background information about the council.
Council minutes, agendas and reports View committee papers (including agendas, minutes and reports) for both upcoming committee meetings and previous meetings.
Council news Read the latest council news and press releases.
Council news and media View council news, subscribe to our e-newsletter and find out about our media and publicity rules.
Council plan The council plan 2017-21 details how we intend to adapt to meet the challenges up until 2021.
Council tax Your council tax contributes to the services we provide, your district, borough or parish council, Police Authority and Fire and Rescue Service.
Councillor allowances We operate a members' allowances scheme which we reviewed in February 2017 in respect of 2017-18. These allowances apply from 1 April 2017.
Councillors View information about our councillors, their allowances, the code of conduct and see how you can contact them.
Councillors and committees Information about our councillors and the committees they represent your area in.
Councillors code of conduct Standards of behaviour within the council are regulated by codes of conduct and an ethical framework.
Councillors information Find out who North Yorkshire's county councillors are and what they do.
Counselling Counselling is offered by community mental health teams for people who receive mental health services.
County councillor locality budgets Each county councillor has a budget to allow them to respond to local needs by recommending funding to support specific activities.
County record office The county record office collects, preserves and makes available historic and current records for the study of North Yorkshire.
Court Youth courts specialise in dealing with criminal charges against young people.
Crab Manor Hotel View information about Crab Manor Hotel.
Craigmar View information about Craigmar.
Crathorne Hall Hotel View information about Crathorne Hall Hotel.
Craven View a list of businesses in Craven taking part in the scheme here.
Craven children's centres Children's centres aim to give children the best possible start in life and enable parents to support their child and family.
Crayke House, Easingwold Crayke House is a North Yorkshire County Council office which is registered with the Care Quality Commission. The office is the registered base for our local care team to provide care in people's homes (known as domiciliary care).
Crockery and cutlery You can recycle crockery and cutlery, free of charge, to all our household waste recycling centres.
Croft Hotel View information about Croft Hotel.
Cross Butts Stable Hotel & Restaurant View information about Cross Butts Stable Hotel & Restaurant.
Cross House Lodge View information about Cross House Lodge.
Crosshills - South Craven community library Information about South Craven community library, Crosshills including contact details and services offered.
Crown Hotel Boroughbridge View information about Crown Hotel Boroughbridge.
Crown Hotel Harrogate View information about Crown Hotel Harrogate.
Crown Spa Hotel View information about Crown Spa Hotel.
Current consultations Find out about our current consultations and give us your views.
Current emergency road and bridge closures In the event of an emergency such as severe weather, we provide a list of road and bridge closures.
Current emergency road and bridge closures In the event of an emergency such as severe weather, we provide a list of road and bridge closures.
Custody Custodial sentences are rarely used for North Yorkshire young offenders. 95% of convictions result in community-based supervision or orders.
Cycle lanes and routes View bike routes across the county on our online map, report a problem or view advice about requesting a new lane.