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North Yorkshire Now
The newsletter for North Yorkshire residents | October 2012

About North
Yorkshire Now

North Yorkshire Now is a cost-effective way for the County Council to keep in touch with people across the county. If you have found it useful, please encourage family, friends and colleagues to sign up at

If you have any comments or questions about North Yorkshire Now, email

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You can also follow the council on twitter and facebook.

  Do it online
  If you or someone you know has been affected by last week's flooding and need to have repairs done to a property as a result, check the list of approved builders at Trustmark

  Jobs and careers
  The County Council needs resource workers. If you are interested,
search here for "resource worker".
Search here for all the latest job vacancies with the County Council.
Young people can find advice about employment opportunities at
Real Start ...

  In the plans
  See the latest County Council planning applications.
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  What's on?
  Find details of events in October.
Search for events ...
Add your event to our listings.
Add event ...
Find local and family history events at the County Record Office.
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Find out about events at libraries.
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  Roadworks and
roadside cameras
  Stay up to date with roadworks around the county.
Check out the council's traffic and weather cameras around the county.
  It's never too late to get in the game

If the extraordinary summer of sport has left you with the urge to get active, there are plenty of opportunities, no matter your age or ability.
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  There's more we can learn about flood risks

Information gathered during last week's floods is being assessed to increase our understanding, and members of the public can help.
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  Don't believe in the 'Microsoft Lottery'

The North Yorkshire-based National Trading Standards eCrime Centre warns of the dangers of computer software service scams.
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  Telecare helps Kirsty keep working

A worker at a County Council care home is using the telecare equipment that helps residents to help her keep doing her job.
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  More choice for virtual library visitors

Online visits to North Yorkshire library services have doubled over the last four year. Now a new borrowing service has been launched.
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  Remember safety on the fifth of November

For anyone planning a Bonfire Night event, trading standards has issued advice about buying and using fireworks safely.
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  If you want to learn, now's the time to start

For residents who want to improve work skills, get a job or change their career, now is the time to enrol on a course.
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  Care directory now available in libraries

People seeking information about care service providers can now pick up the first North Yorkshire Care Services directory at libraries.
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  Does your child start school next year?

Parents of children who will start primary school in September 2013 need to apply for a place for their child by 15 January, 2013.
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