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Be Scam Aware - Protecting Our Elderly in Thirsk

Be Scam Aware - Protecting Our Elderly in Thirsk

News supplied by The Thirsk Weekly News out in the shops every Wednesday in the Thirsk & Sowerby Area www.thirskweeklynews.com

Local at-home care provider, Home Instead Senior Care, has partnered with national scam awareness charity, Think Jessica, to launch a public education programme and is offering tips and advice to educate older people on how to pro [...]

World of James Herriot at Veterinary Conference

World of James Herriot at Veterinary Conference

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Son of James Herriot and The World of James Herriot team at the British Small Animal Veterinary Association (BSAVA) Congress, Birmingham. Jim Wight, son of author James Herriot (Alf Wight) and a team from The World of James Herrio [...]

Mexico bound

Mexico bound

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Last Thursday morning a small group of young people got up very early, dressed in their brand new orange sweat tops, checked that they had their passports packed in their luggage and headed off to Thirsk station for the start of a [...]

Bayford Oil Delivers Explosive Educational Workshop To Pupils In Thirsk

Bayford Oil Delivers Explosive Educational Workshop To Pupils In Thirsk

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Pupils from Sowerby Community Primary School, on Topcliffe Road, Thirsk, went ‘mad’ for oil in an interactive educational workshop from Bayford Oil, distributor of heating oil and lubricants, which has a depot on Thirsk Industrial [...]

Year of The Horse Sculpture Unveiled at Thirsk Racecourse

Year of The Horse Sculpture Unveiled at Thirsk Racecourse

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Renowned North Yorkshire Sculptor Emma Stothard has unveiled a spectacular willow horse sculpture that will have pride of place in the parade ring at Thirsk Racecourse for the 2014 season, which starts on Saturday 12th April.The N [...]

Thirsk Hockey - Thirsk U14 Boys

Thirsk Hockey - Thirsk U14 Boys

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ReportsThirsk U14 Boys, having been crowned Yorkshire Youth Hockey league winners two weeks ago at York, travelled to Halifax HC to compete in the YYHL playoff Championships. The team had not lost a game since November, but knew t [...]

Vale of York TCQA Grading

Vale of York TCQA Grading

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The Vale of York T'ai Chi Association held a grading recently at Sutton under Whitestonecliffe Village Hall. Two candidates presented themselves for assessment; Pat Tearall who was grading up from blue sash to orange and Ann Morr [...]

Updated Plans For New Sports Village On Show Again

Updated Plans For New Sports Village On Show Again

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Proposals for a £4 million sports and recreation village in Sowerby will be back in the public spotlight later this month.Following a public consultation back in November the Master Plan has been revised to take local resident’s v [...]

Thirsk U14 Girls Make it a Double at The Yyhl Playoffs

Thirsk U14 Girls Make it a Double at The Yyhl Playoffs

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Sunday 30th March saw the Thirsk take on the challenge of keeping the YYHL Playoffs trophy for a second year, playing at Halifax hockey club in unusually good weather for Halifax. With one team short in their pool of competitions [...]

Newsletter

Newsletter

South kilvington and District Action Group No to Police Station and Headquarters in South Kilvington

Newsletter No 4 South Kilvington and District Action Group No to Police Station and Headquarters in South Kilvington April 2ND 2014 We are at the Pre-Planning stage of the proposal to build a new multi million pound Police He [...]

South Kilvington and District Action Group

South Kilvington and District Action Group

Lack of Police Accountability

Residents of the village of South Kilvington remain resolutely opposed to the building of a huge new Police Headquarters and Operational Base on a Greenfield site , in a traditional Yorkshire village which is supposed to have lit [...]

Thirsk Junior Falcons

Thirsk Junior Falcons

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U10s v TIBS (sponsored by Todds Waste Management)The U10's were crowned division 3 champions last weekend after leaders New Marske lost at home, leaving the U10's needing all 3 points to move top of the league. Falcs took a while [...]

Fun and funds

Fun and funds

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Thirsk Institute was buzzing when I dropped in to meet Lesley and Chris Jewitt and their group of friends who had arranged a big night out in support of Cancer Research UK. The place was nearly full “and we’ve only just got going [...]

Thirsk 10 Mile Road Race

Thirsk 10 Mile Road Race

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Sunday morning dawned fine and clear for the 35th staging of the annual Thirsk10 Mile Road Race, which attracts runners from all over the north and further afield. 800 completed this fast, flat course, based at Thirsk Racecourse, [...]

Cake success

Cake success

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No half measures for local cake cook Jenny Lofthouse. Soon after she started her home-based cake business, she entered for an international competition – and won silver!Jenny loves making cakes. “I’d always been good with crafting [...]

Sowerby Development Creates New Apprenticeships In Thirsk

Sowerby Development Creates New Apprenticeships In Thirsk

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Developers building 900 new houses in Sowerby have started a recruitment drive to build their workforce from the local community. Mulberry Homes, who will be working on the site for the next ten years have asked SuperSkills, a lo [...]

Thirsk School at the Rotary Technology Tournament

Thirsk School at the Rotary Technology Tournament

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Thirsk School students have enjoyed being part of the Rotary Technology Tournament that is a national initiative aiming to give the young people taking part the chance to apply to a practical technical challenge some of the skills [...]

"The perils of producing pantomime"

As preparation are well under way for this year’s productions, I again find my popularity waning as I make contact with all personnel. “Uh Hi Jule,” Malcolm sighs, “Yes I have your drawings, but am a little unclear where

Like all key members when they first start with Act One Productions, Malcolm Nossiter, our set designer and videographer, has conceded to the inevitable. No matter what Picasso style drawings he comes up with and attention [...]

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A WOLF WAR RECORD IS SET AT QUEEN MARY'S SCHOOL

A WOLF WAR RECORD IS SET AT QUEEN MARY'S SCHOOL

Forget boring run-of-the-mill PE lessons at Queen Mary’s School – instead they have created their own version of a WOLF run assault course in the grounds of the school at Baldersby Park, Thirsk - making them the first and only sch

The WOLF run (also known as wild running) covers a 2.3km course integrated into sections - Water, Obstacles, Land and Forest within the bounds of the run. The WOLF run was officially opened on Sunday 9 March by Paul Rafferty, a [...]

Paulos Circus Is Coming To Thirsk!!

Paulos Circus Is Coming To Thirsk!!

Paulos Circus Is Coming To Thirsk Auction Mark For One Week Only!

With the stars from Itv1's ''The Circus'' This year we welcome you to our 2014 Tour!! This is a Spectacular show featuring Clowns,Acrobats,Aerial Silks,Mexican magic,wire walkers,jugglers,unicyclists, Patchy and many many more ama [...]

The Ritz Cinema begins It’s 20th Anniversary Celebrations In Style

The Ritz Cinema begins It’s 20th Anniversary Celebrations In Style

News supplied by The Thirsk Weekly News out in the shops every Wednesday in the Thirsk & Sowerby Area www.thirskweeklynews.com

Since 5th March 1995, with the screening of the first ever film under the new management partnership of volunteers and Thirsk Town Council, the cinema has become a major town entertainment venue. With the start of the twentieth ye [...]

Thirsk Falcons Juniors celebrate 30 years

Thirsk Falcons Juniors celebrate 30 years

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Three decades ago a group of talented young footballers were consigned to kicking a ball against a wall and using jumpers for goalposts as schools began to limit their extra-curricular activities and a new culture of non-competiti [...]

Catastrophe

Catastrophe

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When disaster strikes, a volcano or tsunami or typhoon, we read about it, see the pictures on tv, and maybe contribute to a relief fund. When the super-typhoon hit the Philippines last November, Andrew Newlove, a missionary and th [...]

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