Support your Community Speed Watch Scheme – Volunteers Wanted

A Community Speed Watch (CSW) scheme is currently operated in the village by a group of volunteers. It has been very successful in monitoring speeds and persistent offenders are targeted for police enforcement.
However the number of volunteers is diminishing. We are looking for new volunteers from the community to operate the equipment, full training will be given.
We are also looking for a new coordinator to manage the team. For further information about both voluntary roles please email Jenny Pears – Clerk at:

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NHS 111 online service now available to local residents

Residents across Hambleton, Richmondshire and Whitby areas can now access the NHS 111 service online as well as over the phone if they need urgent healthcare or health advice.

Residents can now receive urgent medical help or advice that is not life threatening, from NHS 111 online using their smartphone, tablet, laptop or other digital device.

Please see the attached for further information.

NHS 111 online service now available to local residents

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The Bridge – Support for older people

An initiative called The Bridge, based in Catterick is available to support the elderly and their families.

For further information please visit

The Bridge





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June 2018 Crime Report

crime bulletin June 2018

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Richmondshire Freecycle – New Recycling Group open to all.

There is now a new recycling group called Richmondshire Freecycle. It is available and open to all. The group covers the whole of the Richmondshire District.

Richmondshire Freecycle provides recycling opportunities for a wide variety of things to help reduce landfill. This is can be particularly convenient to people who have items they no longer need as these can be collected from them free of charge. It can also be helpful for people looking out for things they would like as they could collect from others free of charge.
If you would like to know more about the group please do not hesitate to take a look at the website
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Dementia Volunteers Wanted

Please see link for details.

SbS Poster PDF

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Hands Up for Trustees

Take a look at our free Hands Up for Trustees service which matches voluntary and community organisations across North Yorkshire with volunteers and employees who are looking for trustee roles.

Please find below link from Community First Yorkshire regarding their ‘Hands Up for Trustees’ campaign. For further information, please visit: #HandsUpforTrustees. Handsupleaflet_final

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