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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.
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 have zero tolerance to all forms of abuse. We always respond promptly when we are made aware of suspected abuse.
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 Information about road improvement funding from the Department for Transport safer roads fund.
Safer roads fund bids Information about our bids 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.
Safety first as centre restarts activities and clubs for residents In early 2020, many things changed overnight as a result of the coronavirus pandemic – including Leyburn’s Arts and Community Centre.
Sale of goods Information about licenses and permits relating to the sale of goods.
Salt bins and salt heaps Report issues with salt bins and salt heaps or view details of how we maintain salt bins and salt heaps.
Sammie's Cafe Sammie's Cafe is offering Healthier Choices in it's menu. It offers you more options when eating out.
Sandburn Hall Sandburn Hall is a wedding venue in Flaxton, North Yorkshire.
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.
Scarborough Crown Junction improvement works The final phase of £4m junction improvements in Scarborough is underway.
Scarborough library Information about Scarborough library including contact details and services offered.
Scarborough park and ride Ticket prices, location and site information for Scarborough park and ride.
Scarborough registration office View details about the Scarborough registration office at North Cliff House.
Scarborough Spa Scarborough Spa is a wedding venue in Scarborough, North Yorkshire.
Scarborough then and now The visitors’ costumes may have changed down the decades and today’s shopfronts may be a little more brash than in the genteel world of the Edwardian era, but Scarborough’s charm remains undiminished.
Scarborough Town Hall Scarborough Town Hall is a wedding venue in Scarborough, North Yorkshire.
Scarborough Trail maps Download our easy trail maps to discover Scarborough's hidden gems.
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.
Scarborough, coast and Ryedale View a list of businesses in Scarborough, Whitby, the coast and Ryedale that are taking part in the Healthier Choices scheme.
Scarlett's Vintage Tea Rooms Scarlett's Vintage Tea Rooms are offering Healthier Choices on their menu. It gives you options when eating out.
School admissions Learn about school admissions and apply for a place for your child at a primary or secondary school in North Yorkshire.
School and college transport Information about school and college bus passes, paid travel permits and timetable information.
School and college transport code of conduct and general guidelines Read our code of conduct for children using school and college transport and general guidelines for the service.
School and pupil records Find out how to access old school and pupil records, and why and how long school records, registers and transcripts are kept.
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 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 looks outward – and invites the community in Schools are an important feature of many neighbourhoods, but Bentham Community Primary School has been helping to forge stronger links between the High and Low sides of the town since it was built around five years ago.
School meals School meals can provide a healthy and nutritionally balanced meal for your child every day.
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 Find out about the duties and responsibilities that schools have for running educational visits, including policies, consent and inclusion.
Schoolchildren save lost time travellers! Most people believe that wardrobes are very ordinary objects… but wardrobes can be things of magic and adventure, as children at the coast have been discovering this summer.
School’s tips to encourage children to try new foods School children are being encouraged to try new foods, as part of a North Yorkshire campaign to persuade families to take up school meals as an affordable, healthy option.
Scrap metal Household and commercial scrap metal can be taken, free of charge, to all our household waste recycling centres.
Scrap metal is turned into hard cash to support community groups Re-using scrap metal may well be the ‘original’ form of recycling, a cost-effective way of getting a second use from a precious commodity.
Sea Life Centre Cafe This cafe at the Sea Life Centre in Scarborough is part of the Healthier Choices scheme.
Seamer Carr household waste recycling centre Opening times, location and the waste taken at Seamer Carr HWRC.
Second-hand goods If you are buying or selling second hand goods in North Yorkshire you need to register with us.
Seedlings Montessori Childcare Seedlings Montessori Childcare in Burneston is part of the scheme, and is committed to providing healthier choices.
Selby district View a list of businesses in Selby district taking part in the Healthier Choices scheme.
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 registration office View details about the Selby registration office.
Selby then and now As Selby Abbey predates photography by many centuries, it is an inescapable fact that it will be a constant in any record of the town centre.
Selby Town Hall Selby Town Hall is a wedding venue in Selby, North Yorkshire.
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 schools Find out about applying for the selective grammar schools and how to register for the selection tests.
SEND - a guide for professionals Professional information and guidance regarding special educational needs and disabilities.
SEND - parent and carer feedback on the Local Offer Improving the SEND Local Offer in North Yorkshire using feedback from families, parent carer groups and our young people.
SEND and applying for a school place Choosing a school for a child or young person with special educational needs and disabilities.
SEND and autism groups Information about local, regional and national SEND groups and networks related to Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD).
SEND and complaining to Ofsted How to make a complaint to Ofsted, Office for Standards in Education, Children's Services and Skills.
SEND and exclusions from school Information regarding school exclusions for children and young people with SEND.
SEND and mental health support Supporting the mental health of children and young people with SEND in North Yorkshire.
SEND and moving from primary to secondary school - guidance for professionals Information and advice for professionals on transferring a child with SEND from primary to secondary school.
SEND and school provision Find out about SEND provision for children and young people in North Yorkshire schools.
SEND and the Youth Justice Service Find out about how the Youth Justice Service works for our SEND young people.
SEND and transferring from primary to secondary school Transferring a child with SEND from primary to secondary school.
SEND and Youth Justice Service - a professional guide Advice for professionals about how the Youth Justice Service works for SEND for young people with SEND in North Yorkshire.
SEND annual reviews at transition points Find out about annual reviews at year 5 and year 9.
SEND annual reviews of education, health and care plans Find out about the annual review of your child's education, health and care plan (EHCP).
SEND appeals and complaints How to complain or appeal if you have an issue with the way the school is supporting your child’s special needs or their EHCP.
SEND cognition and learning groups Information about local, regional and national groups and networks related to cognition and learning needs for children and young people with SEND..
SEND cognition and learning needs Find out more information about cognition and learning needs for children and young people with SEND.
SEND communication and interaction groups Information about local, regional and national SEND groups and networks related to communication and interaction needs.
SEND communication and interaction needs Find out more information about communication and interaction needs.
SEND consultations, plans and news The latest news for families, including the annual inclusion conference, and events, funding news, plans and consultations.
SEND consultations, plans and news for professionals The latest news for professionals, including plans and consultations for SEND.
SEND early years advice for professionals Professional information and advice regarding SEND children aged from 0 to 5.
SEND early years support Specialist support and services in schools and other settings for children and young people with SEND across North Yorkshire.
SEND education Information about schools, accessing support, applying for a school place, SENDIASS and more.
SEND education for professionals A guide to EHCPs, Annual Reviews and requesting assessments for someone with SEND.
SEND financial support Find out about personal budgets, direct payments, benefits, grants and financial support for SEND.
SEND financial support guidance for professionals Information about personal budgets, direct payments, benefits, grants and financial support for children, young people and their families.
SEND general support and advice groups Information about local, regional and national groups and networks related to special education needs and disabilities.
SEND glossary and jargon A list of commonly used words and abbreviations often used when talking about Special Educational Needs and Disabilities.
SEND groups - a parent's guide Information about local, regional and national groups and networks related to SEND.
SEND groups - resources for professionals Professional guidance on local, regional and national groups and networks for children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities.
SEND groups for young people Information about local SEND groups and charities, and useful places to find information and support for young people..
SEND health and care for professionals Find out about health and care services for children with special educational needs and disabilities.
SEND health and wellbeing for children and young people Get advice on what to do if you are worried about the health and wellbeing of a child with SEND.
SEND hubs SEND hubs across North Yorkshire provide specialist support to families, schools and education providers.
SEND Information Advice and Support Service (SENDIASS) SENDIASS is a free confidential and impartial information, advice and support service for parents/carers as well as young people themselves.
SEND information for parents and carers Information and guidance for parents and carers of children and young people with SEND (0 to 25).
SEND information for professionals Information and guidance for professionals working with children, young people and adults with SEND.
SEND information for young people Information and guidance for young people.
SEND Local Offer Welcome to the Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND) Local Offer for North Yorkshire.
SEND Local Offer details for young people Information about the Local Offer for young people with special educational needs and disabilities, including how to have your say.
SEND parent carer support groups Get involved in parent carer forums, support and advocacy groups across North Yorkshire.
SEND physical disability groups Information about local, regional and national groups and networks related to physical disability for children and young people with SEND.
SEND physical, sensory and medical needs groups Information about local, regional and national SEND groups and networks related to physical, sensory and medical needs, including hearing impairment and visual impairment groups.
SEND preparing for adulthood Advice and guidance on education, employment, independent living, community participation and health for young people with SEND who are moving into adulthood.
SEND professional guidance on specialist support and inclusion Guidance for professionals on specialist support and inclusion for young people with SEND.
SEND schools information for professionals Information and advice for professionals about North Yorkshire schools provision for children and young people with SEND.
SEND sensory and physical needs A guide to sensory and physical needs of children and young people with SEND.
SEND social enterprise groups Social enterprise groups in North and West Yorkshire helping and supporting young people and adults with SEND.
SEND social, emotional and mental health groups Information about local, regional and national groups and networks related to social, emotional and mental health needs.
SEND social, emotional and mental health needs Find out more information about social, emotional and mental health needs.
SEND specialist support and inclusion Support in schools for children with special educational needs, and about our specialist SEND hubs.
SEND strategic plan 2018 to 2023 North Yorkshire’s special educational needs and disabilities strategic plan for 2018 to 2023.
SEND support from North Yorkshire Connect Find out about support for special educational needs and disabilities from local community groups and services in North Yorkshire.
SEND transport - a parent's guide Find out about SEND transport for children and young people across North Yorkshire.
SEND transport - frequently asked questions Frequently asked questions and answers about SEND transport in North Yorkshire.
SEND transport advice for professionals Professional guidance and information on SEND transport for children and young people across North Yorkshire.
SEND transport for 11 to 16 year olds Transport help and advice for secondary school aged children with SEND.
SEND transport for 16 to 19 year olds Transport help and advice for children over 16 with SEND.
SEND transport for young people Find out about SEND transport for children and young people across North Yorkshire.
SEND transport for young people over 19 Transport help and advice for young people over 19 with SEND.
SEND transport schemes and benefits How to apply for SEND-friendly transport schemes and benefits, including the blue badge scheme.
SEND transport schemes and benefits for young people Travel passes and discount schemes for young people with SEND.
SEND Young Person Voice Get involved with the Flying High Group and help make decisions for young people with SEND across North Yorkshire.
SEND youth groups and clubs Information about local and regional youth clubs related to special education needs and disabilities.
SENDIASS - SEND information and support services for professionals SENDIASS is a free confidential and impartial information, advice and support service for people with SEND.
SENDIASS Information Advice and Support Service for young people SENDIASS North Yorkshire is a service for young people aged 0-25 with SEND.
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.
Settle then and now A market brings its own unquantifiable atmosphere to a town and Settle has hosted traders since it was granted a charter in the 13th century.
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 Get sexual health advice, information on contraception, and how to access STI testing including support for chlamydia and HIV.
Sharon’s story Few people are fortunate enough to avoid being touched by the impact of dementia on family or friends at some point.
Sheltered and supported housing Find out about sheltered or warden-assisted accommodation, close care housing, private or other types of supported retirement housing.
Sherburn and villages community library Information about Sherburn and villages community library including contact details and services offered.
Sheriff Hutton Castle Sheriff Hutton Castle is a wedding venue in North Yorkshire.
Short breaks and respite for children and young people with SEND 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 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 support, reablement and home from hospital care We can help you and your carer if you have short term care needs, such as support or rehabilitation when you are discharged from hospital.
Show may be four days, but society’s work runs year-round The annual Great Yorkshire Show is one of the biggest agricultural events in the UK and has been extended to cover four days at the Harrogate showground, rather than the historic three.
Simonstone Hall Simonstone Hall is a wedding venue in Hawes, North Yorkshire.
Sinks You can take sinks to all household waste recycling centres.
Skin awareness, sun safety and skin cancer Find out how you can protect yourself and your children from the risk of skin cancer, prevent sunburn, and learn about UV and vitamin D.
Skip permits You need a permit before you place a skip on a public road or highway.
Skipbridge Farm Skipbridge Country Weddings is a venue in York, North Yorkshire.
Skipton Castle Skipton Castle is a wedding venue in Skipton, North Yorkshire.
Skipton Castle cafe The cafe at Skipton Castle is part of the Healthier Choices scheme and offers healthier food options.
Skipton household waste recycling centre Opening times, location and the waste taken at Skipton HWRC.
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.
Sleep better Trouble sleeping? Find out how sleeplessness can affect your health, mood and weight, and changes to lifestyle and routine that might help.
Sneaton Castle Sneaton Castle is a wedding venue in Whiby, North Yorkshire
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 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 media We use social media to keep you up to date with what we're doing. Like or follow us for the latest news and information about our services.
Social worker opportunities We have several opportunities for social workers to help and support children, young people and their families in North Yorkshire.
Social Worker opportunities in North Yorkshire We are seeking social workers in North Yorkshire due to internal promotions and career progression.
Social Worker opportunities in North Yorkshire – Health & Adult Services We have a range of unique opportunities across our Health and Adult Services directorate - including social workers, occupational therapists and team managers.
Social, emotional and mental health difficulties within SEND Professional information about social, emotional and mental health for young people with SEND.
Soil You can take soil to all our household waste recycling centres.
Solberge Hall Hotel Solberge Hall Hotel is a wedding venue in Northallerton, North Yorkshire.
Sort your skills adult learning courses We are offering a collection of online short courses that will help to support you returning to the workplace or applying for a new job.
Sowerby household waste recycling centre Opening times, location and the waste taken at Sowerby HWRC.
Special circumstances for school admissions Guidance for separated families, looked after children, social, medical or special educational needs, Armed Forces families, and more.
Special Educational Needs (SEN) support Support for children and young people with special educational needs, without an education, health and care plan (EHCP).
Special Educational Needs (SEN) support for young people A guide to the two levels of support in schools for special educational needs (SEN) and education, health and care plans (EHCP).
Specialist health services for children and young people with SEND Specialist services all have their own referral criteria that need to be met in order to have an assessment.
Specialist health services for young people with SEND Information on the different types of health services available for children and young people with SEND.
Speed bumps and traffic calming Information about the road safety schemes such as speed bumps, chicanes, 'sleeping policemen' and other speed management measures we use.
Speed limits, speeding, and road safety concerns Find out about speed limits, how to report a speeding complaint to the traffic bureau, and find out how we deal with your speed concerns.
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.
Spread kindness, not Covid No-one wants to catch Covid-19. Infection rates in North Yorkshire remain high, so let’s carry on doing all we can to slow the spread of the virus.
St George Hotel St George Hotel is a wedding venue in Harrogate, North Yorkshire.
St John's House This B&B near Keighley is part of the Healthier Choices scheme, and has committed to providing healthy food options.
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.
Stay safe for a spook-tacular Hallowe’en Hallowe’en is here and North Yorkshire’s trading standards officers are offering tips to help families to scare safely this year!
Staying healthy: One You There’s only One You: information on healthy eating, exercise, stopping smoking, drinking less, reducing stress and sleeping better.
Stephen Joseph Theatre Stephen Joseph Theatre is a wedding venue in Scarborough, North Yorkshire.
Stepney Hill Farm Stepney Hill Farm is a wedding venue in Scarborough, North Yorkshire.
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.
Stokesley then and now Cars and fashion are often tell-tale signs dating historic photographs and these images of Stokesley are not without clues about their age.
Stones You can recycle stones at all our household waste recycling centres.
Stoney Haggs Road junction improvements Details of junction improvements to Stoney Haggs Road, Seamer, Scarborough
Stopping 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 - energy reduction programme Information about LED street lights and part-night street lights.
Street lights, traffic lights and signage Information about how we maintain lights and signage and find out how to report a problem online.
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.
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.
Students tell us why they wear a facemask on the school bus Young people have added their voices to a campaign to encourage students to wear facemasks to combat the spread of Covid-19 when travelling on the school bus.
Submit a mineral or waste planning application We deal with mineral and waste planning applications and those concerning our own buildings and property.
Subscribe to NY Now Sign up to NY Now, our digital magazine with news and features from around North Yorkshire.
Summary of Covid-19 guidance for all settings Read a summary of Covid-19 guidance for all settings.
Summit Bar and Diner This diner in Selby is part of the healthier choices scheme, and has committed to providing healthier food options.
Sun Parlour Cafe Sun Parlour Cafe is offering Healthier Choices in its menu. It gives you options when eating out.
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, languages and cultural support.
Support for North Yorkshire businesses Trading standards support North Yorkshire businesses by providing, comprehensive advice that enables those businesses to meet their legal obligations.
Support for Ukraine Find out how you can help to support people from Ukraine.
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.
Supporting Harrogate hospitality businesses to reopen safely, and others across North Yorkshire When the hospitality industry got the green light to reopen in July following the easing of lockdown restrictions we worked with with businesses so they could use public highway space made a big difference.
Surface dressing Find out why we lay bitumen and loose chippings on road surfaces, and advice for motorists and residents during surface dressing works.
Sustainability appraisal The minerals and waste joint plan has been informed by sustainability appraisal which will assess the environmental, social and economic effects of the plan at key stages.
Sutton Bank Driving advice, weather cameras and alternative routes for Sutton Bank, the stretch of extreme gradient on the A170 in the North York Moors.
Swinton Estate Swinton Estate wedding venue in Masham, North Yorkshire.
Syningthwaite Priory Barn Syningthwaite Priory Barn is a wedding venue in Wetherby, North Yorkshire.
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Systems development officer opportunities - MEETS ACCESSIBILITY GUIDELINES Join us as a systems development officer to help deliver, develop and support a range of systems across the council.