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

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  Have your say on mental
health support services

We are consulting on proposals for the mental health telephone support services, CrisisCall and Mental Health Telephone Support Line.
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.
Read more ...

  Roads and traffic

Our highways teams are in the midst of winter gritting operations. Find out how and where we grit.
Read more... 
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 lunchtime lectures at the county record office:
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Find advice and information for young people around the county:
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  Pothole repair boost for country roads

A multi-million pound operation to ease pothole misery on county roads has seen 60 kilometres of roads repaired in six months.

  Yorkshire's £102m Tour de France boost

A report into the economic impact of the Grand Départ of the Tour de France has confirmed it was a massive success for the county.

  Take part in our council tax consultation

Join our online consultation about about council tax, as part of budget plans to help us meet a one-third cut in spending power by 2020.
Read the consultation...

  Add your views to library consultation

In the first month of our consultation on the future of library services in North Yorkshire, almost 3,000 people have given us their views.
Share your views...

  Choose to foster, change a life

Fostering North Yorkshire desperately needs more people to offer safe and stable homes for vulnerable teenagers.

  Children's social care win for county

The county council’s children’s social care team has been named best social work employer in the Social Care of the Year Awards.

  Praise for county council apprenticeships

The county council has been named as one of the UK's top 100 apprenticeship employers.

  Join the Dementia Friends this Christmas

The county council is supporting a campaign to encourage people to learn the little things that can help people living with dementia.

  What do you think about tobacco control?

We are asking people for their views on a strategy to reduce the number of smokers in North Yorkshire.

  Have your say on flood-risk strategy

We are urging community groups and stakeholders to have their say on our flood-risk strategy for the county.

  Police commissioner seeks volunteers

Police and crime commissioner Julia Mulligan is looking for volunteers interested in holding the police to account as independent custody visitors or members of the Independent Justice Panel.

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