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North Yorkshire Now
The newsletter for North Yorkshire residents | February 2015

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  Have your say on the
minerals and waste joint plan

As part of the Minerals and Waste Joint Plan for North Yorkshire and York (excluding the Yorkshire Dales National Park), we are consulting the public about new sites and amendments to proposals received as a result of a consultation held last year. We would like your views on these additional sites and revised information before the next stage of preparation of the joint plan.

  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...

  In the plans
  See the latest county council planning applications.
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  Roads and traffic

Our highways teams are in the midst of winter gritting operations. Find out how and where we grit.
Read more... 
Stay up to date with roadworks around the county.
Check out the council's weather cameras around the county.

  What's on

Find out about events at libraries:
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See details of lunchtime lectures at the county record office:
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  Information for young people

Find advice and information for young people around the county:
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  Executive considers budget options

The county council Executive has met to consider the budget in the light of progress of the council’s transformation programme.

  Dementia book collection launched

A new collection of books for people with dementia and their carers is now available from libraries across North Yorkshire.

  Gearing up for the Tour de Yorkshire

Preparations are well in hand to ensure that the first Tour de Yorkshire cycle race this summer is a massive success.

  Preparing for care and support changes

North Yorkshire County Council is preparing for changes to care and support that will be introduced in England in April.

  County schools ranked among best

North Yorkshire is again ranked in the top 20 per cent of authorities for the performance of schools and colleges at GCSE and A-level.

  Funding will boost jobs and economy

Major developments to create jobs and boost economic growth in the county have received millions in Government funding.

  New sexual health service launched

A new service providing sexual health advice, support and treatment for young people and adults is being launched.

  Group's graphic novel tackles abuse

A group of young people have created a graphic novel to help other young people to understand abusive relationships.

  Please use grit bins responsibly

North Yorkshire residents are being reminded of the importance of using grit from roadside bins around the county responsibly.

  Consulting on children's services

We are consulting on changes to the home to school and college transport service and, separately, on a strategy to provide more flexible and targeted support for the social care needs of disabled children and young people and their families.
Take part in the consultations...



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