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

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  Have your say on alcohol plans

We are working with partners to develop an alcohol strategy for North Yorkshire designed "to reduce the harm caused by alcohol to individuals, families, communities and businesses in North Yorkshire while ensuring that people are able to enjoy alcohol responsibly." We would like to hear your views on our draft strategy.

  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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Stay up to date with roadworks around the county.
Check out the council's weather cameras around the county.

  What's on: Archives at Dusk
  People will have the chance to look behind the scenes at the County Record Office next month at the Archives at Dusk event
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  Follow our libraries on Twitter
  Our library service is active on Twitter, with news of events, new stock and everything you love about libraries, and if you are one of our first 1,000 followers, there's a chance to win a one-month media subscription card.
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  Could you be a Dementia Friend?

We're supporting a campaign to help people with dementia live well for longer - and there's a simple way you can become involved.
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  Think you can't foster? Guess again

We're supporting Foster Care Fortnight to appeal to people who have the qualities to foster, but think they might not be eligible.
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  County ahead in turning around families

The county council is among the top quartile of authorities for its work under the Government's Troubled Families programme.
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  Multi-million pound schools programme

The council is to set a programme of at least £58m over three years to create extra school places and maintain school improvement.
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  Cycle safety campaign launched

A poster and billboard campaign is urging motorists to drive with the safety of pedal and motor cyclists in mind.
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  Have your say on vision for county

There is still time to have your say on the council's values and vision as it adjusts to a 34% reduction in its spending power.
Have your say ...

  Helping you prepare for the cost of care

The council is working with not-for-profit organisation PayingForCare to offer people advice on funding long-term care.
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  A little learning is a delightful thing

Do you want to learn something new or improve your work skills and qualifications? See an array of courses in our latest prospectuses.
Read the prospectuses ...

  Be prepared for the Grand Départ

The Tour de France Grand Départ in Yorkshire is just two months away. Whether it's business or pleasure, be sure you're prepared.

  Great offer for Compost Awareness Week

You could start home composting with a compost bin from £12 in this North Yorkshire Waste Partnership offer.
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