Published 28 August 2020A working group of town and parish council representatives will meet for the first time next week (Wed September 2) to explore and develop new sets of powers for towns and parishes as part of a future unitary government structure for North Yorkshire.
Published 21 August 2020Over 250 town and parish councillors tuned in this week to learn how they could take on new powers to boost grass-root decision making and empower local communities as part of a new future for local government in North Yorkshire.
Published 11 August 2020The bid for the creation of a single North Yorkshire Council has been given strong backing by neighbouring Durham as a once-in-a-generation chance to transform the prospects for the county as part of a devolution deal.
Published 10 August 2020People across North Yorkshire are being encouraged to remember the sacrifices of many armed services personnel and civilians as the country commemorates the 75th anniversary of VJ Day, Victory in Japan Day and the end of the Second World War.
Published 7 August 2020A man who was imprisoned last year for selling and possessing for sale counterfeit watches following a prosecution by North Yorkshire County Council Trading Standards has now been given a further prison sentence for contempt of court.
Published 4 August 2020Although the national programme of food and prescription deliveries has now ended, with those who are clinically extremely vulnerable to Covid-19 encouraged to resume normal day to day activities, we continue to ensure no-one slips through the cracks.