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

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  Do it online: school admissions

The secondary school admissions application round is now open. You must complete your application by 31 October 2014.
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  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

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 the new season of lunchtime lectures at the county record office:
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  Results a tribute to students and schools

The strong GCSE and A-level exam performance by North Yorkshire students has continued this year.

  The places that offer an everyday lifeline

Changing places are toilets with extra facilities, offering a lifeline to people with severe disabilities. There are many around the county.

  Have your say on care and support plans

We want your views on our proposals for transforming services to allow people to live independent, healthy and fulfilling lives.

  An early start to help more families

The council has been chosen to be an early starter in an expanded Troubled Families programme because of its success to date.

  £1m fund to tackle loneliness

The county council has launched a range of innovative projects to tackle loneliness and isolation.

  Learn about changes in special education

We are holding workshops to help people affected by the biggest change in special education in 30 years.

  Could you offer a child stability?

We need to recruit about 50 foster carers this year, particularly those willing to offer a safe and stable home to vulnerable teenagers.

  How you can influence local decisions

Would you like to influence decision-making and have your say about things that affect the county? We’re recruiting for our citizens' panel.
Read more and apply...

  Turning up heat to deliver school meals

We and schools have been working to make sure the requirement to deliver free meals to all children aged seven and under is met.

  Have a say on NHS services in your area

Clinical commissioning groups in North Yorkshire have formed engagement networks to gather residents' views on health services.

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