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

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  Pledge creates £50m road cash injection

We are boosting funding for North Yorkshire's essential road repairs by a further £15m, bringing the total new money to nearly £50m.

  Apprentice is a rising star

A teenager has found her dream apprenticeship thanks to a service that helps businesses grow by taking on an extra pair of hands.

  Consultation on transformation of care

Consultation is to begin this month on a new care strategy that could lead to Extra Care housing in every major town in the county.

  We're on target to help troubled families

We believe we are on course to turn around 70% of the troubled families we have targeted by the end of the summer.

  Children's social workers recruitment

While many local authorities face a critical shortage of children's social workers, we have turned around recruitment problems.

  Free digital audio books from the library

The county library service is expanding its popular digital book service with free audio books published by Ulverscroft Digital.

  Recycling centre changes start this week

Charges for disposal of hardcore and rubble to all users of the county’s household waste and recycling centres begin this week.

  Looking to learn? Look to us

Whether you want to learn to improve your job prospects or for pleasure, there is a wide range of courses in our new prospectus.
See the prospectus for your area...

  Did you travel to watch the Tour?

How did you travel to the Tour de France? Did you change plans to avoid it? Yorkshire's transport authorities would like your views.
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  AskSARA for advice on daily living

AskSARA is a new service that provides advice and help with daily living to help people to keep living independently.

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