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Paid bus passes Students can apply for a paid bus pass if they are not entitled to free school transport to a school or assistance with transport to a sixth form or college.
Paints, thinners and wood preservatives Paints, thinners and wood preservatives can be accepted, free of charge, at any of our household waste recycling centres.
Palm Court Hotel Palm Court Hotel is a wedding venue in Scarborough, North Yorkshire.
Pandemic brought opportunity for Community House to create new services It would be accurate to say that Ripon’s Community House – at least in today’s form - was borne out of adversity.
Paper You can recycle mixed papers, free of charge, (including commercial waste) at all our household waste recycling centres.
Parents or carers considering Elective Home Education (EHE) Guidance for parents or carers who are considering Elective Home Education (EHE).
Parents or carers currently Electively Home Educating (EHE) Guidance for parents or carers who are currently electively home educating.
Parish and town councils Find out about parish and town councils, how to contact your parish clerk, the parish charter, and how we can help prepare a parish plan.
Parish clerks Search for information about a parish clerk online.
Park and ride Information about the park and ride sites in North Yorkshire.
Park Bottom Bed and Breakfast This bed and breakfast in Litton is committed to providing healthier food options for their guests.
Park House Country Guest House This country guest house is committed to providing healthier food options to their guests.
Parking Find out about car parks, street parking zones and pay an on-street parking fine online.
Parking fines and enforcement Pay or challenge an on-street parking fine online and view details of the penalty charge notice fees.
Parsonage Country House Hotel Parsonage Country House Hotel is a wedding venue in Escrick, North Yorkshire.
Partnerships Find out about the work we do in partnership with other organisations across North Yorkshire and how this benefits the county and its people.
Passions and determination brings Extra Care to town In the next few months, it is anticipated residents will move into Bentham’s new Extra Care accommodation – following a development process that benefited from determined community backing.
Pateley Bridge: Then and now Pateley Bridge is famous for its historic beauty and this century-old image illustrates that although times move on, it remains instantly recognisable.
Pateley is so much more than a pretty face ‘Picture postcard’ is an expression that could be used to describe many North Yorkshire communities or landscapes and Pateley Bridge is no exception.
Pavements and kerbs Report a pavement or kerb problem online and see how to apply for a dropped kerb.
Pavilions of Harrogate Pavilions of Harrogate is a wedding venue in Harrogate, North Yorkshire.on.
Pay online Pay online for council services quickly and easily 24 hours a day.
Paying for care at home Find information about paying for care services to keep you safe and independent at home.
Paying for residential or nursing home care If you are thinking about moving into a care home, talk it through with us first. We may be able to help you make a decision.
Paying for social care We carry out a financial assessment to decide how much you will pay for the social care services you receive.
Peasholm Park Vegan Bed and Breakfast This Bed and Breakfast is part of the scheme and is committed to providing healthier food options.
Pepper Arden Hall Pepper Arden Hall is a wedding venue in Northallerton, North Yorkshire.
Peregrine House This care home in Whitby is taking part in the Healthier Choices scheme, committed to providing healthier food options.
Performing animals licence A person who exhibits or trains any performing animal must be registered by law.
Personal injury claims Information about making a personal injury claim if you have been injured as a result of something we are responsible for or a service we provide.
Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) ​​​​​​​Using the correct PPE for the job is an important part of infection control. During the coronavirus pandemic it is more important than ever to understand what PPE you need for your role.
Personalise your ceremony Once you have booked your registrar, you can begin to personalise your ceremony.
Pet travel scheme All rabies-susceptible animals entering the UK have to spend six months in quarantine.
Petitions View petitions we have received and find out how to submit a new one.
Petitions information and advice We welcome petitions and recognise that they are one way in which people can let us know their concerns.
Petitions received View the petitions we have received and our responses.
Petroleum storage certificate A petroleum storage certificate is required if you store petrol at a petrol filling station.
Pheasant Hotel Pheasant Hotel is a wedding venue in Harome, North Yorkshire.
Pickering library Information about Pickering library including contact details and services offered.
Pickering Station Pickering Station a wedding venue in Pickering, North Yorkshire.
Pinch of This Pinch of This offers healthier choices on its menu.
Places to visit in North Yorkshire Whether you are looking for sandy beaches, market towns, cultural gems or natural beauty, North Yorkshire has something to offer everyone.
Plan your visit and contact the record office Make an appointment to visit; see opening times and contact details; find out how to use the searchroom and access our records and archives.
Planning advice and guidance View the pre-application planning advice that we offer for mineral, waste and county council applications.
Planning and development Information about planning and development services in North Yorkshire.
Planning application forms Planning application forms, guidance notes and validation requirements are provided below, along with information on application fees.
Planning consultations and publicity Information on how we consult on and publicise minerals and waste or County Council planning applications.
Planning enforcement and monitoring Investigating complaints, monitoring of mineral extraction and processing, waste management and our own developments, such as schools and nursing homes.
Planning policy Information about the North Yorkshire minerals and waste plan and local plans for minerals, waste, resident and business.
Plasterboard Household and commercial plasterboard is accepted at household waste recycling centres, but is chargeable.
Plastic You can recycle all plastic bottles free of charge, at all household waste recycling centres.
Plastic recycling Find out how different types of plastic are recycled in North Yorkshire.
Play 'Colour Scavenger Hunt' on the Scarborough Trails Can you match pieces of nature to our colour scavenger hunt? Look out for pinecones, leaves and flowers to win!
Play 'Colour Scavenger Hunt' on the Selby Trails Can you match pieces of nature to our colour scavenger hunt? Look out for pinecones, leaves and flowers to win!
Play 'Hero of the Outdoors' on Scarborough Trails Who will earn the most discovery points and become a Hero of the Outdoors? Download our checklist to play!
Play 'Hero of the Outdoors' on Selby Trails Who will earn the most discovery points and become a Hero of the Outdoors? Download our checklist to play!
Poisons licence If you acquire, possess or use certain non-medicinal poisons you must hold a licence from the Home Office.
Pollution Information about the control of asbestos, noise complaints and air quality.
Polystyrene Household polystyrene can be disposed, free of charge, at all household waste recycling centres.
Poppy Caterers and Marquees This wedding and event caterer is part of the scheme and is committed to providing healthier choices for their customers.
Post-incident support The major incident response team offers support in the aftermath of a traumatic incident to anyone affected by the event.
Potential world-first Roman discovery in North Yorkshire North Yorkshire archaeologists have unearthed evidence of a rare and enigmatic Roman settlement which will now be preserved as part of the county’s heritage.
Potholes and road condition issues Report a non-urgent pothole or damaged road surface online and view details about how we maintain our roads.
Powered pedals offer a different way to see the Dales Few would argue that the Yorkshire Dales around Grassington provide a wonderful canvas for visitors to explore, whether they are interested in natural beauty or the sights popularised by television’s All Creatures Great and Small.
Praise for the volunteers who bring the books Book lovers have been singing the praises of the volunteers who bring their favourite reads to their door through North Yorkshire’s home library service.
Prams and pushchairs Prams and pushchairs can be accepted, free of charge, at all our household waste recycling centres.
Preventing falls in older people With falls prevention tips, and local activities and support for those over 65, you can help reduce the risk of slips, trips and falls.
Prevention and Service Development Come and join our Prevention and Service Development teams and help to shape the future of adult social care services across North Yorkshire.
Previous consultations View the results of previous consultations and details of next steps.
Printer cartridges and toners Household printer and toner cartridges (inkjet and laser) are not recycled at our Household Waste Recycling Centres and would need to be placed in the waste for energy recovery container.
Privacy notices Our corporate privacy notice as well as service specific privacy information. Following Britain’s departure from the EU, all references to GDPR now refer to UK GDPR.
Private fostering Private fostering is where children and young people are looked after by someone who is not a parent or relative for more than 28 days.
Problems with goods - advice and guidance Advice and guidance on goods-related topics, including guarantees and warranties, your rights, pricing law, buying at home, on the internet or on premises and more.
Problems with services - advice and guidance Advice and guidance on service-related topics, including buying at home, over the internet or on premises, buying communications packages, guarantees and warranties and more.
Procurement and contract management We currently spend around £350 million externally each year, across both revenue and capital.
Product safety The safety of all consumer products, whether they are sold as new or second-hand, is controlled by regulations.
Project Gigabit - Public review launch in north Yorkshire Information regarding Building digital UK carrying out review to help identify areas suitable for gigabit-capable broadband.
Prologue Performance Cycling Prologue Performance Cycling is offering Healthier Choices in its menu. It gives you options when eating out.
Proposal to cease to maintain a school - Woodfield Community Primary School Information on the proposed closure of Woodfield Community Primary School from 31 December 2022.
Proposed special free school in Selby In 2019 we received approval from the secretary of state for the bid to establish a special free school in the county. Work is now underway with the Department for Education (DfE) and the successful trust who will run the school, to make this a reality.
Providers step up to help young children settle back into early years care Nurseries, childminders and playgroups in North Yorkshire are continuing to help babies and young children to get used to being outside the home and around new faces, as more parents in the county prepare to return to work.
Public participation in committee meetings Find out how you can participate in decision making by asking a question or making a statement at a committee meeting or meeting of full council.
Public rights of way Find out about public rights of way and view maps and lists of walks and rides.
Public rights of way registers View the registers for definitive map modification order applications and Highways Act 1980 Section 31(6) deposits.
Public rights of way team Contact details for the public rights of way team.
Public transport Access a range of public transport information including bus timetables, bus passes and bus service changes.
Public weighbridges You can use a public weighbridge if you need to weigh your van, lorry, trailer, tractor or other vehicle.
Pupils and parents help schools to travel success Efforts by pupils and parents have helped two schools to gain recognition for their achievements in encouraging cycling or walking on the school run rather than travel by car.