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North Yorkshire Now
The newsletter for North Yorkshire residents | December 2016
  Do it online

We have improved the way people can report a range of highways issues to us online. If you need to make a report, we'd like you to tell us what you think.
Find out more here...

  Roads, gritting and traffic

Our highways teams' gritting operations have begun for another winter. Find out how and where we grit.
Read more... 
Stay up to date with road works 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.

  In the plans
  See the latest county council planning applications.

  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...



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  Fears over pressure on adult social care

We've warned the Chancellor's failure to announce extra adult social care funding in his autumn statement will put pressure on services.

  Volunteers helping to keep libraries open

Across the county, libraries are appealing for volunteers to help with a variety of duties, from children’s story times to organising books.

  Investment to modernise libraries

The County Council’s Executive is being asked to approve one-off investment of £350,000 to help libraries meet their modern role.

  Special needs support is praised

Inspectors have praised our ambitious culture in support of children and young people with special educational needs or disabilities.

  Geared up for winter on the roads

Our operation to keep the county moving during winter is in full swing following frosts and early snow in November.

  Can you provide a safe place?

Up to 140 public sector organisations across North Yorkshire have registered as Safe Places – but more are needed.

  Stepping up support for service children

We are stepping up our support for the children of military families in the county's schools at a time of major change for the armed forces.

  Give views on minerals and waste plan

We are publishing a draft plan that includes protection for residents and the environment to guide minerals and waste plans.

  A day in the life of your council

Vital local services were brought to life in 140 characters when we took part in a national tweetathon on Tuesday, 15 November.

  We're on shortlist for council of the year

The County Council is one of six authorities shortlisted for council of the year in the national Local Government Chronicle Awards.

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