VOLUNTEERS NEEDED

Volunteers are needed to help man the Citizens Advice Hambleton, Richmondshire and Selby and District services – especially at its Richmond office.

Citizens deals with over 10,000 enquiries each year and needs more trained voluntary advisers to meet the ever-growing demand.  No specific qualifications are needed as full training is given.

Rachel Hunter from the charity explained: “Volunteers in our organisation are an indispensable part of the service we give to people. 

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LIFELINE …..LIFESAVER

 

A service that provides emergency support to hundreds of people across Richmondshire has become the latest campaign to hit the sides of the district’s refuse trucks.

And the advert stars one of the service’s users and the warden that looks after her area.

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MAKE SURE OF YOUR VOTE

Richmondshire residents are being urged to make sure they have the right to vote.

Later this month (July) canvass forms will be posted to all 23,337 households – to check whether the information that appears on the electoral register for the address is correct.

It will make sure the electoral register is up to date and identify any residents who are not registered so they can be encouraged to do so.   The work is part of Richmondshire’s annual voter registration canvass.

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EXCITING IMPROVEMENTS FOR LEYBURN STATION

A massive improvement scheme at Leyburn station is to go ahead thanks to a £72,050 grant from the district council.

It will see the installation of a viewing platform and footbridge and a signalbox with period signaling – both of which have recovered from other stations.

Richmondshire District Council has awarded a grant from its economic growth fund to the £100,000 Wensleydale Railway scheme which also includes water towers and cranes to service the steam locomotives – and a passing loop system to allow engines to run around trains.

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FLAG RAISED AT RICHMONDSHIRE

 

Richmondshire District Council marked National Armed Forces Day by ‘flying the flag’ last week (Monday June 19).

Chairman of the Council, Councillor Angie Dale, led officials from the authority – along with forces personnel - in a ceremony to raise a special flag in Friary Gardens, Richmond.

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NEW WARD BOUNDARIES FOR RICHMONDSHIRE

Local people are being asked to have their say on plans to reduce the number of councillors sitting on Richmondshire District Council by ten.

The independent Local Government Boundary Commission for England has announced today (June 27) that it is minded to recommend that from 2019 the authority should have 24 members.

Read more: NEW WARD BOUNDARIES FOR RICHMONDSHIRE

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