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North Yorkshire Now
The newsletter for North Yorkshire residents | October 2013

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  Have a say on... health & wellbeing

We want to ensure that preventative health services enable people to live healthier, more independent lives. We are looking at the services we deliver and we want you to tell us what type of services would help you and your community.
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  Jobs and careers

Search here for the latest job vacancies with the county council.

Young people can find advice about career opportunities at Real Start ...

  In the plans
  See the latest county council planning applications.
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Our highways teams are prepared for winter gritting operations. Find out how and where we grit.
Stay up to date with roadworks around the county.
Check out the council's weather cameras around the county.

  What's on
  See County Record Office events:
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Find out about events at libraries:
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  If you live in the Selby South division, don't forget to use your vote in the county council by-election on Thursday, 10 October.
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  Browse our easy-to-use new website

As you follow the links in this newsletter, you'll see they lead to our new website. Please look around and tell us what you think.
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  Communities are doing it for themselves

We catch up with North Yorkshire communities that are reaping the benefits of taking on the running of their own library services.
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  Getting down to business

Despite the need to make huge savings, we and our partners are doing all we can to support local businesses.
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  Have your say on your services

We are currently consulting the public on several proposals to help the county council achieve its savings target.
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  Troubled families programme praised

The county has been praised by the Prime Minister for its work in turning around the lives of troubled families.
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  Join the Stoptober push to quit smoking

Stopping smoking for 28 days makes people five times more likely to stop for good. You can join those quitting in Stoptober.
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  Health challenges in the spotlight

Challenges around improving the health of the county's residents are under the spotlight in a report from the director of public health.
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  Buy your little bit of history online

The County Record Office has opened an online shop, making hundreds of historic documents available to buy online.
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  Offenders carry out footpath repairs

Local offenders have been working with our public rights of way team in helping to maintain the footpaths network.
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