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North Yorkshire Now
The newsletter for North Yorkshire residents | October 2015

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  Have your say on transport
and the environment

We are consulting on how we will consider the environmental issues that we should consider in the strategic environmental assessment of our local transport plan.
Have your say...

  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.

  Roads, traffic & public notices

Our highways teams are gearing up for winter gritting operations. Find out how and where we grit.
Read more... 
Stay up to date with roadworks and traffic regulation orders where you live.
Check out the council's weather cameras around the county.

  What's on

Find out about events at libraries:
See details of lunchtime lectures at the County Record Office:

  Community directory

Our community directory allows you to search online for a range of community information, including childcare, support, activities, clubs, organisations and groups.

  Celebrating older people's contribution

By 2020 a quarter of North Yorkshire's population will be over 65. We marked the contribution of older people on Older People's Day.

  New gritters enhance our winter fleet

We're ready for winter on the roads, with 55,000 tonnes of salt stockpiled for use and 20 new gritters for our fleet of 89.

  Community awards shortlist announced

We received 114 nominations for our first community awards to celebrate voluntary work by individuals and organisations.
Read the shortlist...

  Find out about helping your library

Residents are being invited to information sessions to find out how they can become involved in the future of their local library.

  Devolution and North Yorkshire

The council, with its partners, has set out a strong proposal for devolution, and this is now being considered by the government.
Read the devolution proposal...

  Have you had your flu jab yet?

If you’re over 65 or have an existing health problem, flu can be dangerous. That’s why you’re eligible for a free flu jab. Don’t put it off.

  Don't miss school admissions deadline

If your child is due to transfer to secondary school in September 2016, you need to apply for a school place before 31 October.

  £21m committed to superfast broadband

The county council has agreed a funding package worth £21m for its Superfast North Yorkshire programme.

  Archive offers insight into county life

A family archive that has recently come into the possession of North Yorkshire County Record Office offers insights into county life.

  Success for online music tuition test

Pupils in North Yorkshire schools have been taking part in a project to test how music tuition can be given over the internet.


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