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North Yorkshire Now
The newsletter for North Yorkshire residents | January 2017
  Have your say

We are holding a public consultation on reducing congestion at the Bond End junction in Knaresborough.
Have your say here...

  Roads, gritting and traffic

Our highways teams' gritting operations continue during the winter. Find out how and where we grit.
Read more... 
Stay up to date with road works and traffic regulation orders where you live.
Check out the council's weather cameras around the county.

  What's on

Find out about events at libraries:
See details of the next lunchtime lecture at the County Record Office:

  Community directory

Our community directory allows you to search online for a range of community information, including childcare, support, activities, clubs, organisations and groups.

  In the plans
  See the latest county council planning applications.

  Jobs, careers and volunteering

Search here for the latest job vacancies with the county council.
Young people can find advice about career opportunities at Real Start... Find out about volunteering opportunities with the council here...



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  Over £200,000 for innovative projects

Voluntary organisations have been awarded more than £200,000 for projects to improve wellbeing and reduce loneliness and isolation.

  Overwhelming support for appeal

Our customer service centre staff were delighted by the response to an appeal for Christmas gift items to donate to young and elderly.

  Concern at adult social care offer

The council reacted with concern at what it sees as insufficient money from central government to tackle adult social care pressures.

  Winter warning over rogue traders

Trading standards officers warn householders not to do business with roofers or other tradespeople who knock on their door unasked.

  Your library needs people like you

Libraries are looking for volunteers to help with a variety of duties. In return, they offer the chance to make a difference in your community.
Read more..

  Apprenticeship events for businesses

Employers can find out about apprenticeship opportunities at free events organised by the Adult Learning and Skills Service.

  Primary school places deadline looms

Parents with children due to start primary or move to junior school in September are reminded to apply for places by 15 January.

  Change to free childcare application

From 1 January, the way parents can claim funding for free early education and childcare for two-year-olds has changed.

  Tribute paid to Cllr Michael Heseltine

The County Council's leader has paid tribute to his colleague Cllr Michael Heseltine, who died on Friday, 30 December, aged 78.

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