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Wackers This restaurant in Scarborough is part of the Healthier Choices scheme, committed to providing healthier food options.
Walks, horse and bike rides Information about walking, horse riding and cycling in North Yorkshire and the associated health benefits.
Wallpaper You can take wallpaper, free of charge, to all household waste recycling centres.
Washing machines You can recycle washing machines, free of charge, at all our household waste recycling centres.
Waste and recycling Find out where to take your waste and recycling and view information about bin collections, composting and commercial waste.
Waste reduction tips During the coronavirus pandemic it’s vital that people stay home, protect the NHS and save lives. As a result we’ve closed all of our HWRCs to discourage people from making non-essential journeys, reduce the risk of the virus spreading and protect staff.
Waste that we make a charge for There are charges for disposing of hardcore, rubble, plasterboard and tyres at our household waste recycling centres. Theses items are currently not accepted at the Harrogate centre, but are accepted at other centres.
Ways to reduce and reuse Resources are available to help you reduce your waste or reuse unwanted items.
We all have a role to play ​​​​​​​In North Yorkshire, we are unparalleled in our ability to look out for our neighbours and friends, and the county council thanks you for this, write Chief Executive Richard Flinton and Council Leader Cllr Carl Les.
We care because you matter As corporate parents we are responsible for ensuring that looked after children and care leavers get the best possible opportunities in life.
We shine a light on Ben’s love of street lamps A young man with a fascination for street lamps enjoyed a day behind the scenes with pit street lights team.
We shine a light on Skipton resident Ben’s love of street lamps A young man with a fascination for street lamps enjoyed a day behind the scenes with pit street lights team.
We visit Tadcaster Tadcaster has a colourful history but the town remains a vibrant 21st Century community
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Website accessibility Find out how we ensure our website can be used by people of all abilities and disabilities.
Websites Find out about website accessibility, maintenance and statistics and view our social media pages.
Wedding ceremony venues View details of approved wedding venues in North Yorkshire and registration offices.
Weeds You can take garden weeds to all household waste recycling centres.
Weights and measures We can provide advice, testing and verification services for your weighing and measuring equipment.
Weights and measures - advice and guidance Advice and guidance on weights and measures-related topics, including average quantities, delivery of oil and gas, sale of alcohol, weighing equipment and more.
Welburn Hall School Have your say on proposed changes to the residential offer at Welburn Hall School to accommodate children and young people was communication and interaction needs and/or learning disability.
Welcome to North Yorkshire County Council
West Harrogate household waste recycling centre Opening times, location and the waste taken at West Harrogate HWRC.
West of Harrogate developments Find out more about road works as part of the West of Harrogate developments coming forward as part of Harrogate Borough Council’s Local Plan.
Westfield Farm Westfield Farm is a wedding venue in Malton, North Yorkshire.
Wharfe House Farm View information about Wharfe House Farm.
Wharfedale Grange Wharfedale Grange wedding venue in Harewood, North Yorkshire.
What 5G connections will mean to Coverdale residents Coverdale residents and businesses have been telling about the everyday problems they face because of unreliable broadband and mobile connections.
What age do children start school? Usually, children start reception the September after their fourth birthday. However, applications can sometimes be deferred.
What to expect from your ceremony Here's what to expect from your ceremony when your big day arrives.
Which address to use when applying for a school place Advice about permanent residence, what to do if you move house, applying to schools across county boundaries, and arriving from overseas.
Whinstone View Whinstone View is a wedding venue in Great Ayton, North Yorkshire.
Whinstone View Bistro Whinstone View offer Healthier Choices in their menu for when you eat out.
Whitby household waste recycling centre Opening times, location and the waste taken at Whitby HWRC.
Whitby library Information about Whitby library including contact details and services offered.
Whitby park and ride Ticket prices, location and site information for Whitby park and ride.
Whitby registration office View details about the Whitby registration office at Farndale House.
Whitby Swing Bridge The daily trial closure of Whitby Swing Bridge to improve safety for residents and visitors is to be modified to weekend-only from 1 October 2021.
White Lodge Hotel White Lodge Hotel is a wedding venue in Filey, North Yorkshire.
White Syke Fields White Sykes Fields is a wedding venue in Malton, North Yorkshire
Whitegates Nursery This garden centre offer healthier choices in its cafe menu.
Why the coming changes to local councils matter where you live You’ve probably read – in the news or through our website, social media or this newsletter – about the changes ahead for local councils.
Why you need to talk to your child – even before they’re born Making a toilet roll rocket or dried pasta jewellery, or hunting for conkers are among activities you can do with your child at home to improve their speech, language and communication skills ready for school. ​​​​​​​
Wiltshire Farm Foods The Thirsk branch of this company are providing healthier meals when delivering at home
Windsor Guest House Windsor Guest House offer Healthier Choices in their breakfast menu, giving you a healthier option when staying in North Yorkshire
Winter health for older people Look after your health this winter, including tips on keeping warm and safe, cheap ways to heat a house, and claim winter fuel allowance.
Winter service View our gritting routes, find out how communities can get involved and view live weather cameras across the county.
Winter, summer and wet weather driving tips Winter driving tips for icy roads and in the snow; driving safely in all weathers including wet roads, road safety tips for summer driving.
Wolseley Wolseley UK's Ripon staff canteen is offering Healthier Choices in its menu. It gives you options when at work.
Wombleton household waste recycling centre Opening times, location and the waste taken at Wombleton HWRC.
Women devote 75 years to preserving county’s rural traditions A trio of women whose actions, passion and amazing talent led to the preservation of the rich heritage of the Yorkshire Dales are being celebrated in the Great North Yorkshire Sons and Daughters campaign.
Wood Hall Hotel Wood Hall Hotel is a wedding venue in Whetherby, North Yorkshire.
Woodlands Farm Woodlands Farm are offering Healthier Choices in their breakfast menu
Woolas Barn Woolas Barn is a wedding venue in Appleton Roebuck, North Yorkshire.
Work experience We are introducing a Virtual Work Experience Programme as an alternative option to the more traditional, work-based, placements.
Working and volunteering for the youth justice service The youth justice service has expert staff from different services and specialist areas, supported by skilled and committed volunteers.
Working for us As a high performing local authority who put our residents at the heart of what we do, we have a lot to celebrate. Are you what we are looking for?
Working from home and keeping the lid on waste Jenny Lowes is a service improvement officer who works alongside our waste management team.
Workplace wellbeing award North Yorkshire Find out about North Yorkshire’s Workplace Wellbeing Award which is for organisations who are committed to improving the health and wellbeing of their workforce.
Worsley Arms Hotel Worsley Arms Hotel is a wedding venue in Hovingham, North Yorkshire.
Wrapping paper You can take wrapping paper, free of charge, to all household waste recycling centres.