North Yorkshire Charity – Government Cash Injection

North Yorkshire Youth, a charity based in Thirsk, has received vital support from the Coalition Government’s Transition Fund to enable it to continue providing services for the County’s children and young people.

Elderly woman falls victim to bogus caller

Detectives in Harrogate are investigating after an elderly woman was targeted by a bogus caller in Cundall. The victim, 74-year-old woman, lost a large amount of cash when she was tricked into

New Support for Henshaws Means Business

Henshaws has welcomed a number of new corporate supporters to its Henshaws Means Business programme, including Hunters, VocaLink and Barclays Bank. The businesses have pledged to help the charity, which provides a


Police investigate cricket club damage

Police are investigating after Kirk Deighton Cricket club was targeted by vandals. Sometime between 1 January 2011 and 13 January 2011 a window at the club was smashed and one of the

Online Project That’s Making a Difference in Kenya

A NORTH Yorkshire woman who runs a volunteering charity from home hopes her experiences will encourage more people to support sustainable development in rural Kenya. Alison Lowndes, from Summerbridge, launched global online


Harrogate Theatre Celebrates 111 Years

Harrogate Theatre celebrated yet another birthday today after opening its doors as Harrogate Grand Opera House exactly 111 years ago. On the 13th January 1900 a charity gala celebration was held in