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Safe places A safe place is where anyone who might need a little more help and support when they are out and about in the community can call in to get assistance.
Safe winter driving Advice about driving in the winter to ensure your safety and the safety of others.
Safeguarding Find out about protecting children, young people and adults from abuse.
Safeguarding children We have a duty to safeguard and promote the welfare of children in need and to promote the upbringing of such children by their families.
Safeguarding vulnerable adults We are committed to preventing the abuse of vulnerable adults and responding promptly when abuse is suspected.
Safeguarding Week 2017 Safeguarding Week 2017 will see a number of events taking place between 9 and 13 October.
Safer communities Find out about the partnership arrangements in North Yorkshire that work to make the county a safer place for all.
Safer recruitment Our disclosure and barring service (DBS) helps employers make safer recruitment decisions and prevents unsuitable people from working with vulnerable people.
Safer roads fund - A167 Topcliffe to Busby Stoop Information about our bid for road improvement funding from the Department for Transport safer roads fund.
Safety - advice and guidance Advice and guidance on safety-related topics, including food, electrical, toy and cosmetics safety, second hand goods, unsafe goods and more.
Sale of goods Information about licenses and permits relating to the sale of goods.
Sample senior manager - highways and transportation We’re looking for a sample senior manager who can prepare us for the challenges ahead beyond 2020.
Sandburn Hall View information about Sandburn Hall.
Scaffolding and hoarding on the road A scaffold or hoarding licence is required to use scaffolding or another structure to do building or maintenance work on or over a highway.
Scampston Hall View information about Scampston Hall.
Scarborough View a list of businesses in Scarborough Borough including Whitby taking part in the scheme here.
Scarborough Central 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.
Scarborough Fair Collection View details about Scarborough Fair Collection.
Scarborough library Information about Scarborough library including contact details and services offered.
Scarborough North 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.
Scarborough park and ride Ticket prices, location and site information for Scarborough park and ride.
Scarborough precinct We are working to improve and enhance Scarborough precinct with new paving, street furniture and trees.
Scarborough registration office View details about the Scarborough registration office at North Cliff House.
Scarborough South and Filey 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.
Scarborough Trail maps Download our easy trail maps to discover Scarborough's hidden gems.
Scarborough Trails activities and events Use the Scarborough Trails Facebook page to search for walking clubs and events near you.
Scarborough Trails become an explorer Download our young explorer's adventure pack and see if you can spot some creatures along the Scarborough trails.
Scarborough Trails Country Code Read our country code to ensure the safety of your group and to protect yourself.
Scarborough Trails feel good facts Walking is great for your body and mind - take a look at our feel good facts to encourage your friends to join in.
Scarborough Trails get involved guide for groups Useful tips for organising your own outdoor group or event.
Scarborough Trails promotional posters Promote your Scarborough Trails group or event by filling in our posters with useful information and putting these up in your local area.
Scarborough Trails setting up a walking club or event Join in with our Scarborough trails community wide movement to make the most of the outdoors and discover what’s on your doorstep.
Scarborough Trails social media graphics Download and share our social media graphics to help promote your new club or event!
Scarborough Trails suitable for young explorers Child and pushchair-friendly Scarborough trails to get the whole family out on the trails.
Scarborough Trails Young Explorers Download our young explorer's adventure pack with children-friendly trails and activities.
Scarlett's Vintage Tea Rooms Scarlett's Vintage Tea Rooms is offering Healthier Choices in its menu. It gives you options when eating out.
School admissions Online school admission application forms and information about applying for a primary, secondary, selective or in-year school place.
School admissions appeals By law, if you are refused a place at your preferred school, you have the right to appeal against that decision to an independent panel.
School and college transport Information about school and college bus passes, paid travel permits and timetable information.
School bullying If bullying or harassment occurs in our schools, we are committed to ensuring that our children, young people and families are supported.
School closures Sometimes schools need to close because of bad weather, loss of utility services (such as electric, gas or water) or other emergencies.
School complaints procedure Schools have procedures in place for dealing with complaints should things go wrong and all complaints are taken seriously.
School crossing patrols We provide school crossing patrols at busy sites to help children and adults cross the road.
School funding By law, we have to submit a yearly education and children's and young people's services budget statement.
School governors Volunteering as a school governor is a great way to contribute to your community. Every school has to have a governing body by law.
School meals Information about our freshly prepared and healthy school meals, including sample menus for primary and secondary schools.
School music service Find out about the music service, music lessons and musical instrument hire.
School term and holiday dates We publish school term and holiday dates for community and voluntary controlled schools in North Yorkshire.
School transport for reception to year 11 children We provide free school transport to the catchment school or nearest school to your home if it is over the walking distances set out by law.
School trips, educational visits and activities School trips or educational visits can include visits to museums, field study outings and even longer stays abroad.
Scrap metal Household and commercial scrap metal can be taken, free of charge, to all our household waste recycling centres.
Sea Life Centre Cafe Sea Life Centre Cafe is offering Healthier Choices in its menu. It gives you options when eating out.
Seamer Carr household waste recycling centre Opening times, location and the waste taken at Seamer Carr HWRC
Search and apply for a job Search our latest job opportunities and apply for a vacancy online.
Search for childcare You can search for childcare providers using our online mapping system.
Second-hand goods If you are buying or selling second hand goods in North Yorkshire you need to register with us.
Selby bypass Work on the final phase of the reconstruction of Selby bypass is now underway and is due to be completed in October 2017.
Selby household waste recycling centre Opening times, location and the waste taken at Selby HWRC
Selby library Information about Selby library including contact details and services offered.
Selby North 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.
Selby registration office View details about the Selby registration office.
Selby South 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.
Selby Town Hall View information about Selby Town Hall.
Selby Trails activities and events Use the Selby Trails Facebook page to search for walking clubs and events near you.
Selby Trails Country Code Read our country code to ensure the safety of your group and to protect yourself.
Selby Trails feel good facts! Walking is great for your body and mind - take a look at our feel good facts to encourage your friends to join in.
Selby Trails get involved guide for groups Useful tips for organising your own outdoor group or event.
Selby Trails maps Download our easy trails maps to discover Selby’s hidden gems.
Selby Trails promotional posters Promote your Selby Trails group or event by filling in our posters with useful information and putting these up in your local area.
Selby Trails setting up a walking club or event Join in with our Selby community wide movement to make the most of the outdoors and discover what’s on your doorstep.
Selby Trails social media graphics Download and share our Selby Trails social media graphics to help promote your new club or event!
Selby Trails suitable for young explorers Find Selby trails that are great for children and pushchairs to get the whole family outside.
Selby Trails Young Explorers Download our young explorer's adventure pack, with children -friendly trails and activities.
Selective school admissions Information about applying for a place at a selective school in North Yorkshire.
SEND advice and support Find advice, support and financial information for children, young people and young adults with SEND and their parents and carers.
SEND and post-16 education, jobs and training Find out about education, jobs and training for children and young adults with special educational needs and disabilities.
SEND and transferring from primary to secondary school Find out about transferring your child from primary to secondary school.
SEND early years Find out about the help available with development, learning, behaviour and childcare for children in the early years.
SEND early years, education and schools information Information about early years, school and post-16 support for children with special educational needs and disabilities.
SEND groups and networks Information about local, regional and national groups and networks related to special education needs and disabilities.
SEND information and support for young people Information about local groups and charities, and useful places to find information and support on lots of different subjects.
SEND information, advice and support service Find out what free, impartial advice and support is available through SENDIASS - the SEND information, advice and support service.
SEND local offer Find out about support, education, transport, health, finance and social care for children with special educational needs and disabilities.
SEND local offer community directory The directory allows you to search for a range of local offer information including childcare, support, activities, education and health.
SEND schools Information about the support available in schools for children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities.
SEND specialist support and provision Find details on advice and specialist support for a child or young person with special educational needs or disability.
SEND support available in schools Find out about the help available throughout school when a child or young person has special education needs and disabilities.
SEND young people and preparing for adulthood Find information for young people with special educational needs and disabilities entering adulthood, including details on jobs and training.
Senior person's bus pass Older people of pensionable age are entitled to a bus pass giving free off-peak travel on local bus services anywhere in England.
Sensory, physical and medical support for SEND children and young people Find out about the types of sensory, physical and medical support available for children and young people with SEND.
Services for deaf people who use British Sign Language Some of our social workers are skilled in using British Sign Language and have background in working with deaf people.
Settle community library Information about Settle community library including contact details and services offered.
Settle household waste recycling centre Opening times, location and the waste taken at Settle HWRC
Sex education and teenage pregnancy All schools deliver sex and relationships education as part of their curriculum. Support is available for young people who are pregnant.
Sex shops licence Sex shops are licensed by district and borough councils.
Sexual health Sexual health is an important part of physical and mental health and wellbeing.
Sexual health and contraception Find out about sexual health, chlamydia screening, HIV and contraception.
Sheltered housing Sheltered, retirement or warden-assisted housing are all terms used to describe accommodation provided specifically for older people.
Sherburn and villages community library Information about Sherburn and villages community library including contact details and services offered.
Short breaks for disabled children and young people Short breaks are available to families to provide a break from caring for a disabled child and for the child to have a break from their carers.
Short-term assessment and reablement We provide an intense, short-term support service for people who have contacted us for the first time, seeking social care support.
Silver Birches, Filey Silver Birches is an elderly persons home that provides residential care for up to 31 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.
Simonstone Hall View information about Simonstone Hall.
Sinks You can take sinks to all household waste recycling centres.
Skin awareness, sun safety and skin cancer A leading cause of skin cancer is through exposure to ultraviolet (UV) radiation from sunlight, sun lamps and tanning beds.
Skip permits You need a permit before you place a skip on a public road or highway.
Skipbridge Farm View information about Skipbridge Farm.
Skipton Castle View information about Skipton Castle.
Skipton household waste recycling centre Opening times, location and the waste taken at Skipton HWRC
Skipton Ings Community Primary and Nursery School A consultation on the proposal to close Skipton Ings Community Primary and Nursery School from 31 December 2017.
Skipton library Information about Skipton library including contact details and services offered.
Skipton registration office View details about the Skipton registration office at Belle Vue Square.
Smart Solutions North Yorkshire County Council can provide a number of services to schools and businesses in North Yorkshire at a competitive price.
SNAP! Recipebox SNAP! Recipebox provides quick, easy, Healthier Choices for its evening meals, delivered straight to your door.
Social care - out of hours support The emergency duty team deals with social care emergencies outside office hours.
Social care for adults Find out about social care for adults and what options are available.
Social care for children Find out about social care for children and the options available.
Social care housing and accommodation If you are unable to stay in your home due to it being unsuitable for your needs, or if you need regular care or support, other housing options are available.
Social care needs assessment We can assess people over 18 who have, or appear to have, an illness or a disability and may benefit from receiving care services.
Social care support If you need social care support and want to remain in your own home, there are many options available depending on your individual needs.
Social enterprises in North Yorkshire A social enterprise is a business that trades for social or environmental purposes and reinvests its profits into furthering its work.
Social media We use social media to communicate with people and to keep you up to date with what we're doing. Follow us on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and more.
Soil You can take soil to all our household waste recycling centres.
Solberge Hall Hotel View information about Solberge Hall Hotel.
Sowerby household waste recycling centre Opening times, location and the waste taken at Sowerby HWRC
Spa Complex View information about Spa Complex.
Spending Information relating to council tax, financial information and budget
Sports grounds licence A safety certificate is needed for certain sports grounds and stands, or for special events within those grounds.
Sports, clubs and centres Many sports facilities are provided by your district or borough council. They can provide details including locations, charges and opening hours.
Springfield Garth, Boroughbridge Springfield Garth is an elderly persons home that provides residential care for up to 26 people. It includes facilities to provide care on a short stay or respite basis.
Springhill Court extra care housing scheme, Easingwold Springhill Court is situated in the rural town of Easingwold, between Thirsk and York. The scheme provides 39 self-contained, one and two-bedroom apartments for rent.
St George Hotel View information about St George Hotel.
Starbeck community library Information about Starbeck community library including contact details and services offered.
Statement of community involvement The statement of community involvement explains what we will do to involve people in preparing new minerals and waste related policy.
Station View, Harrogate Station View is an elderly persons home that provides residential care for up to 39 people.
Staying healthy Access a range of health information including from staying healthy and living well to finding a local GP, dentist, optician or pharmacy.
Stephen Joseph Theatre View information about Stephen Joseph Theatre.
Stepney Hill Farm View information about Stepney Hill Farm.
Stokesley community library - The Globe Information about Stokesley community library including contact details and services offered.
Stokesley household waste recycling centre Opening times, location and the waste taken at Stokesley HWRC.
Stones You can recycle stones at all our household waste recycling centres.
Stop smoking Stopping smoking is the single most important thing you can do to improve your health and wellbeing.
Strategic flood risk assessment This assessment looks at the risk of flooding from all sources, such as rivers, sewers, groundwater, canals and the impact of climate change.
Strategic transport prospectus Our prospectus sets out how we would like to work with government, Transport for the North and the Northern City Regions on transport improvements.
Strategies, plans and policies Information about a range of council strategies, plans and policies.
Street café licence A street café licence allows cafés, pubs or restaurants to sell food and place tables, chairs or furniture on a public pavement.
Street furniture Street furniture refers to anything installed on a road or pavement to help keep drivers, cyclists and pedestrians safe.
Street furniture licence Your district, borough, town or parish council can apply for permission from us to place street furniture on the highway.
Street lighting Report a faulty street light online or find out how to request a new one and view information about the energy reduction programme.
Street lighting - energy reduction programme Information about why some street lights are switched off between midnight and 5am.
Street lights, traffic lights and signage Information about how we maintain lights and signage and find out how to report a problem online.
Street name signs Information about who to contact about street name plates.
Street trading If you trade in the street you must have a licence or be registered with your district or borough council. This includes hot food vehicles, ice cream vans and flower stalls.
Stress There's no quick-fix cure for stress, but there are simple things you can do to help you stress less.
Stronger communities Stronger communities is our programme to support communities to play a greater role in the delivery of services in the county.
Student financial support Information about the support available to young people to help them take part in education and training.
Submit a mineral or waste planning application We deal with mineral and waste planning applications and those concerning our own buildings and property.
Summer Reading Challenge - 'Animal Agents' The Summer Reading Challenge, organised by The Reading Agency charity, is aimed at children aged four to 11 and is running in all North Yorkshire libraries.
Sun Parlour Cafe Sun Parlour Cafe is offering Healthier Choices in its menu. It gives you options when eating out.
Sunnyfield Lodge extra care housing scheme, Ripon Sunnyfield Lodge is situated in the city of Ripon. The scheme provides 35 self-contained, one-bedroom apartments and five, two-bedroom apartments. There are 32 apartments for rent and eight available on a shared ownership basis.
Supermobile library Our supermobile library carries around 3,000 items of stock, including books, DVDs and audiobooks.
Support for children in school Information about support available in schools for truancy, bullying, exclusion, chaperones, languages and cultural support.
Support for children, young people and their families We offer a range of universal, targeted and specialist services and support.
Support for deafblind people We have a dedicated team who provide specialist support for deafblind people.
Support for North Yorkshire businesses Trading standards support North Yorkshire businesses by providing, comprehensive advice that enables those businesses to meet their legal obligations.
Supported employment for disabled people Our supported employment service helps disabled people or carers into work or training, and helps employers support disabled people in work.
Supported housing Supported housing is usually for people with disabilities who need housing-related or care-related support.
Supporting young people leaving care We provide the same sort of support to our care leavers that most young people would expect to receive from a reasonable parent.
Sustainability appraisal The minerals and waste joint plan will be informed by sustainability appraisal which will assess the environmental, social and economic effects of the plan at key stages.
Swaledale House, Catterick Garrison Swaledale 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).
Swell View information about Swell.
Swinton Park View information about Swinton Park.
Sycamore Hall extra care housing scheme, Bainbridge Sycamore Hall is situated in the village of Bainbridge which is located in Upper Wensleydale, between Askrigg and Hawes. The scheme provides 35 self-contained, one-bedroom and five, two-bedroom apartments for rent.
Sycamore Hall, Leyburn Sycamore Hall extra care scheme contains 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).
Syningthwaite Priory Barn View information about Syningthwaite Priory Barn.