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Thirsk Falcons Ladies ...






2nd March, 2024.


Thirsk Falcons ladies had their first taste of competitive football today as they went and took part in the North Riding Recreation League up at Leyburn...

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Busy Day ...






2nd March, 2024.


A packed day of constituency meetings on Friday, kicking off with Anglo American's exciting Woodsmith Project...

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Queen Mary’s School Celebrates Outstanding Success in ISI Inspection ...






2nd March, 2024.


Queen Mary's, a leading independent school near Topcliffe, is thrilled to announce the results of the recent Independent Schools Inspectorate (ISI) inspection...

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Thirsk Falcons U13 Girls vs Brooklyn U13 Girls ...






2nd March, 2024.


Thirsk started the game strong and some fantastic passing between them saw a goal within the first few minutes...

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Mayoral election...






24th February, 2024.


In the run up to the election in May for a brand new Mayor of North Yorkshire and York the candidates are getting in touch with electors across this extremely large constituency...

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Thirsk Falcons U11 Blues vs Marton Whites...






24th February, 2024.


The Blues travelled up to Marton this morning short on players but buoyed with confidence from their increased levels of performance in recent weeks...

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Mount Everest Challenge for Carlton Lodge Activity Centre boss...






24th February, 2024.


David Sharp, chief executive at Carlton Lodge Activity Centre (Carlton Miniott, Thirsk) and his cousin Graeme are to undertake a major challenge on Mount Everest...

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RITZ CINEMA ADVENTURE FILMS FUNDRAISER...






24th February, 2024.


The volunteer-run Ritz cinema in Thirsk is promoting a one night special first Sunday in March where you can not only see some spectacular adventure films...

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NEW CAR PARK AT THIRSK STATION...






17th February, 2024.


The perennial problem of a full car park at Thirsk Railway Station has been alleviated by the opening...

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FORESTERS RAISE FUNDS FOR YOUTH SPORT TRUST WITH HADRIANS WALL CHALLENGE...






17th February, 2024.


A drive to raise funds for children’s charity, Youth Sport Trust, has inspired four Foresters members to embark on a walking expedition challenge along Hadrian’s Wall...

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Thirsk and Sowerby Harriers...






17th February, 2024.


The club championship continued at the weekend with the latest race, the Thorp Perrow park run...

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Savouring success for North Yorkshire food and drink industry...






10th February, 2024.


A plethora of homemade baked goods, craft beer and other artisan food and drink descended on Parliament this week...

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Queen Mary’s School Riders Win to Qualify for Hickstead and Royal Windsor Horse Show...






10th February, 2024.


Pupils are celebrating after a fantastic weekend of equestrian achievements at the NSEA County Qualifiers at Northallerton...

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York City FC Academy - Talent Hub Tournament...






10th February, 2024.


Thirsk Falcons U10 Blues were invited to take part in the YCFC Academy Talent Hub Tournament alongside Ripon Panthers, Easingwold Town...

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Talking Thirsk...






10th February, 2024.


News from Thirsk Ladies Club of the results from their fundraising in 2023...

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Round up of 2023 for Thirsk White Horse Swimming Club...






3rd February, 2024.


The year started with 15 swimmers gaining 97 qualifying times compared to 12 swimmers gaining 66 qualifying times in 2022 for the Yorkshire Championships in February...

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ON THE RAILS...






3rd February, 2024.


Trans Pennine Express trains has been holding its Stakeholder Conferences this week, in which it has been outlining plans for the future...

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Thirsk and Sowerby Harriers...






3rd February, 2024.


In December we had Duncan Fothergill doing his RED December and now we have Dave Baker doing RED January, Run Every Day in January...

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New affordable and sustainable homes welcomed in Thirsk...






3rd February, 2024.


A development of 47 energy efficient, affordable homes in Thirsk is hugely welcome for bringing much-needed affordable homes to the area...

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Thirsk Falcons U13 girls vs Nunthorpe Athletic JFC U13 girls...






27th January, 2024.


Falcons 2 - 0 Nunthorpe Athletic. Falcons played well in the first half and dominated from the start. Some fantastic play on the wings and through midfield created a couple of chances for Thirsk early on, with the first goal coming 10 minutes into the game. Falcons 1-0. ...

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Thirsk burglaries: advice and appeal for information...






27th January, 2024.


Police in Thirsk are urging residents to be vigilant as they appeal for information about three burglaries in the town...

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Thirsk and Sowerby Harriers Annual Celebration...






27th January, 2024.


The Club's annual celebration of it's year's activities took place at a belated "Christmas" party on Friday, at the Angel, Topcliffe - seeking to disguise its existence with scaffolding across the front and no name sign visible!...

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Thirsk Falcons U11 Blues vs Darlington RA Thrilling Draw ...






20th January, 2024.


The Blues got their first competitive match of the year and their first since November under their belt this afternoon with a trip up to Darlington...

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The Minister everyone likes ...






20th January, 2024.


Kevin Hollinrake MP is that most unlikely of people – a government minister that everyone in Parliament seems to like and approve of...

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Thirsk and Sowerby Harriers ...






20th January, 2024.


The year continues as it started on the theme of mud, of which there was plenty at the aptly named Commondale Clart Fell Race...

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Lambert Medical Centre wins planning appeal ...






13th January, 2024.


The Planning Inspectorate has ruled in favour of the Lambert Health Centre, after the former Hambleton District Council refused to extend the consent...

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Thirsk Rotary Christmas fund raising for Herriot Hospice at The Lambert ...






13th January, 2024.


Thirsk Rotary Club in partnership with Thirsk Garden Centre arranged for Santa, his Elves and the singing reindeer to be in attendance...

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Thirsk appeal after three Mondraker e-bikes stolen ...






13th January, 2024.


North Yorkshire Police is appealing for witnesses and information after three Mondraker e-bikes were stolen in Thirsk...

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Thirsk and Sowerby Harriers ...






13th January, 2024.


The new year began as the old one had ended, with mud, as far as runners were concerned!

The traditional New Year's Day Captain Cook's Fell Race from Great Ayton attracted almost 400 runners...

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Nativity at Alanbrooke Academy Topcliffe ...






6th January, 2024.


The children of Alanbrooke Academy put on an excellent modern spin of the Christmas Nativity, The Angel Express...

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Thirsk and Sowerby Harriers ...






6th January, 2024.


No lie-in, no opening of parcels, no lunch preparation for the eight members among the 185 at Easingwold on Christmas Day for the Millfield park run...

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HAMBLETON AND RICHMONDSHIRE HOSPICE LEADER AWARDED OBE IN NEW YEAR’S HONOURS ...






6th January, 2024.


A Hambleton and Richmondshire hospice leader has been awarded an OBE in the King’s New Year’s Honours List...

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