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North Yorkshire Now
The newsletter for North Yorkshire residents | January 2014

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  Have a say on... our autism plan

We want to know what you think about our autism strategy so we can improve services for people with autism in North Yorkshire.
Join the consultation...

  Jobs and careers

Search here for the latest job vacancies with the county council.

Young people can find advice about career opportunities at Real Start ...

  In the plans
  See the latest county council planning applications.
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Our highways teams are continuing winter gritting operations. Find out how and where we grit.
Stay up to date with roadworks around the county.
Check out the council's weather cameras around the county.

  What's on
  See County Record Office events:
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Find out about events at libraries:
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  Funding settlement extremely challenging

Government funding plans for local authorities have confirmed the council's assessment that it is in an extremely challenging situation.
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  Putting people at the heart of what we do

While funding dictates the services we can provide, at the heart of what we do are the people who provide and receive our services.
Read about some of them ...

  Put safety first at road works

Workers managing traffic flow at road works in North Yorkshire are being put at risk by the dangerous actions of a few drivers.
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  Learn something new in 2014

Looking to start your new year with a challenge? The adult learning and skills service has just launched its new prospectus.
See the prospectus for where you live...

  In praise of the male role in fostering

Single foster carer David Stubbs has spoken about the positive role model men can provide for fostered children.
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  Become food smart in 2014

Eating healthily doesn't mean having to cut out all our favourite foods. It's all about understanding the fat, salt and sugar in our food.
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  Hub helps to make apprenticeships work

A new scheme is helping businesses and young people in parts of the county to make the most of apprenticeships.
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  Join our online adoption chat

Are you thinking about adoption but don't know where to start? Whatever your questions, ask them during our online chat.
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  Business, get up to speed on broadband

Free courses are being offered to help businesses take advantage of the high-speed broadband being made available across the county.
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  Local access forum seeks members

North Yorkshire Local Access Forum is seeking to appoint new members to help to advise on countryside access issues.
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