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WHAT’S ON IN RYEDALE 28 September, 10am-1pm Coxwold Village Market www.coxwoldvillagemarket.com 28 September, 10am Sheriff Hutton Jumblies Macmillan World’s Biggest Coffee Morning at Sheriff Hutton Village Hall. 28 September, 10.30am ‘Involve’ : Malton & Norton Rotary Club invite you to a Social in the Market Place Milton Rooms, Malton. Come and meet over 30 clubs, activity and support groups widely available within your local community. There will be everything from knitting clubs to football, angling to gardening, cuppa clubs to volunteering. For further information contact Tony on 07791 455314 or Sarah on 01723 850155 or look us up online at Malton and Norton Rotary Club 28 September, 1pm Eco Fair at Gilling East Village Hall A mix of environmentally friendly information and sales. Stalls include green energy suppliers, information on composting, flood defence work, recycling, organic vegetables, local honey and bee products to name just a few. 29 September, 2pm Mikron Theatre Company perfrom ‘All Hands on Deck’ In Old Malton War Memorial Hall. A new show for 2019. Full of dots, dashes, semaphore and song. A love story between the Royal Navy and their loyal “ Jenny Wrens”. Tickets £13, Concessions £11. mikron.org.uk

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2 October, 7pm Pickering Experimental Engineering & Model Society Bring and Brag’ Model Presentations. We operate a workshop for members. All aspects of modelling and experimental engineering are discussed at meetings. Meet at the RVS building, Hungate, YO18 7DG. Entrance £2. www.peems.co.uk 2 October, 7.30pm Ampleforth & District Gardening Club Scent & Scentability’ with Michael Myers. In Ampleforth Village Hall. 3 October, 1.30pm Poetry Workshop To celebrate National Poetry Day, John Foggin will give a poetry workshop at York Explore in Library Square. Tickets are £15ea. Book in person at your local library or via our website at www. yorkliteraturefestival.co.uk 3 October, 7.30pm Ryedale Woodturners At Snainton Village Hall, YO13 9GB. A demonstration by Joey Richardson; known internationally for her delicately sculptured and turned items, which always tell a story. The techniques of turning, piercing, colouring and carving will all be on display. Guests welcome. Admission £5 to include refreshments and raffle. www. ryedalewoodturners.org.uk 4 October, 7pm A Concert with the ‘Blow Ins’ Phil Bennett and Bridget Cousins playing guitar and harp at the Friends (Quaker) Meeting House in Pickering. A wonderful evening of harp, guitar and voices in aid of ‘Freedom from Torture’.

Traditional and contemporary tunes and songs. Supported by ‘The Red Herrings’ - songs from around the world. Tickets £5 on the door or please ring 01751 472827 for more details. 5 October, 10am-12 noon Fun Palace at Kirkbymoorside Library Free children’s craft activities for ages 2 to 8 years. No booking needed just come along. 5 October, 10am Open doors at Westow Cricket Pavilion Open every Saturday and Sunday between 10am and 1pm. (Unless booked for a private party). Tea, coffee, cold drinks, home baking and bacon rolls. Raising money for the cricket club and pavilion running costs. There is a pool table, dominoes, cards, TV, 2nd hand books by donation. Space for children to run around, both inside and outside. Footballs available on request. Doors open to everyone, including walkers, cyclists and friendly dogs with owners on leads. 5 October, 10.30am Hovingham Village Market www.hovingham-market.org.uk 5 October, 10am-2pm Yorkshire Arboretum Place-Writing: A Relationship with Landscape. £45pp inc. lunch. www.yorkshirearboretum.org 5 October, 10.30am Ryedale Walking Group Pickering circular. 10.5 Miles. Start at public toilets Eastgate Pickering. Option to leave the walk and make your own way back for a 7 mile walk. No dogs please. www. ryedalewalking.com


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WHAT’S ON IN RYEDALE 5 October, 7pm Concert & Harvest Supper At Thornton Le Dale Village Hall. Concert by The Vintage Rhythms Band (York) with vocalists Wendy & Henry, accompanied by Graham. Tickets £10 incl Harvest Ploughmans & Apple Pie. BYO drinks/glasses. Bring a decorated umbrella & have a chance to win a prize. Tickets from Derek 01751 474530, Joyce 01751 475793 & Val 01751 476243. Proceeds to Ryedale Foodbank & church funds. 5 October ’Fire & Rain’ – the songs of James Taylor. £12. www.themiltonrooms.com 5 October, 8pm Harvest Auction At the Jolly Farmers, Leavening. In aid of both Churches and Yorkshire Air Ambulance. 5 October, 7.30pm Quiz Night with Malton Museum Join Malton Museum for a fundraising quiz night in the Assembly Rooms. Sign up in teams of four. £10 per team. Prize for the winning team. To book email enquiries.maltonmuseum@gmail. com or call 01653 691262. 5 October Keep It Cash www.helmsleyarts.co.uk 6 October, 9am Totally Socially Sundays Join us for Sunday Lunch at Next Steps Community Cafe in Norton, just £5 for 2 courses. Cafe open from 9am till 2pm. Lunch served 12 noon. Booking Essential! Tel 01653 690854

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6 October, 10am Malton & Norton Tidy Group Meet in Water Lane carpark, Malton (Opposite Yates). Bags and litter pickers are provided by Ryedale District Council Streetscene but please bring your own gloves and tools. 6 October, 10am Ramblers (Ryedale Group) Low Mill Car Park. 10 miles. No dogs allowed. Please wear suitable clothing and footwear, bring a picnic lunch. Contact 01653 648074 or visit www. eastyorkshireramblers.org.uk 6 October, 3pm Welcome Church, Pickering Session 5 of “Fruitfulness on the Frontline” course. In the Mill Suite, Pickering Memorial Hall. 01751 474291 7 October, 7.30pm Derwent Diggers Gardening Club Patio Allotments with Martin Walker. At the Trinity Methodist Chapel, Plum Street, Norton. www. derwentdiggers.co.uk 7 October, 7.30pm Trump, Putin, China and Brexit Misha Glenny, author of McMafia, the book behind the hit TV series, is giving a talk on Geopolitics in Temple Hall at York St John University. Tickets are £12 each and are available from York Theatre Royal booking office on 01904 623568 or via our website at www.yorkliteraturefestival.co.uk 8 October, 12 noon Vale of Pickering Probus Club Lunch at the Forest & Vale Hotel. Gordon Hetherington will speak on ‘45 years on the game’. Contact

the Secretary on 01751 472879. 8 October, 7pm Thornton Le Dale WI Harvest Auction. At the Village Hall. 9 October, 10am Ryedale Walking Group Ampleforth and College Moor. 6.5 miles. Park/Start Ampleforth Mill Farm roadside car park. www. ryedalewalking.com 9 October, 10am Coffee Morning - Ryedale Forum ‘Countryman’s Daughter’ by Sarah Walker. At Malton & Norton Rugby Club. www.ryedaleforum. org.uk 9 October, 2pm Ryedale Flower and Gardening Club In Appleton le Moors Village Hall. ‘Camassia, Chris, Chelsea and Chaos’ by Stella Exley. Visitors welcome. £2 For more information please call Irene 01751433092 9-13 October ‘When the Poppies Bloom Again Pickering Musical Society. Tickets £12.50 from www.kirktheatre.co.uk 10 October, 10.30am Ramblers (Ryedale Group) Village Hall, Appleton-Le-Moors. Themed walk with history, archaeology and natural history.7 miles. No dogs allowed. Contact 01653 648074 or visit www.eastyorkshireramblers. org.uk 10 October, 1pm David Suchet : Behind the Lens


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WHAT’S ON IN RYEDALE David Suchet is coming to New Earswick Folk Hall in York to talk about his remarkable life. Behind the Lens showcases his wonderfully evocative photographs and is accompanied by his insightful and engaging commentary. Tickets are £5 each and redeemable as a discount for a copy of the book at the event. Book in person at your local library or via our website at www. yorkliteraturefestival.co.uk 10 October, 2pm Ryedale Parkinson’s Support Group Meeting A talk with films on the RSPB’ with Barry Bishop. At Trinity Methodist Church, Norton. Contact Gill on 07794 439356. 10 October, 7.30pm-9pm Yorkshire Arboretum Garden Talk: Travels in Search of Trees by Tom Christian. Free. www.yorkshirearboretum.org 11 October, 9am Annual Coffee Morning in aid of Marie Curie At Ryedale Garages, Kirkbymoorside. Coffee and biscuits, stalls, a raffle, a tombola and a cake stall. Come and join us a warm welcome awaits. 11 October War Weekend Vintage Dance £12. www.themiltonrooms.com 11 October TOYAH : Acoustic, Up Close & Personal www.helmsleyarts.co.uk 12 October, 9.29am Ryedale Walking Group Kirkbymoorside to Sinnington linear. 10.5 miles (moderate). Park: 10 | Handy Mag | October 2019

Sinnington Green for the 9.29am bus to Kirkbymoorside. Start 9.45am Kirkbymoorside Market Place 12 October, 11am Town Tour with Malton Museum Join Malton Museum’s friendly volunteers for a town tour. The 90-minute tour will focus on the market place and explore its bustling past along with introducing some well-known characters from the days gone by. To book email enquiries. maltonmuseum@gmail.com or call 01653 691262. More information at www.maltonmuseum.co.uk. 12 October, 1-2.30pm Weaverthorpe Jumble Sale At Weaverthorpe Village Hall, YO17 8HA. Adults £1 inc drink & biscuit. Accomp children free. Jumble can be donated on Friday 11th from 7.30-8.30 or from 11.30am on the 12th. Sorry no electrical items. Proceeds to Weaverthorpe Village organisations Tel Sue 01944 738804 12 October, 2pm Sheriff Hutton Jumblies Jumble Sale at Sheriff Hutton Village Hall. In aid of Marie Curie. 12 October, 2.30pm The Western Front Association Yorkshire Branch An Ambulance at Arras by Alistair Hollington. At The Hive at Manor Academy, Millfield Lane, Nether Poppleton, York, YO26 6PA. Both members and non members welcome. Contact the Secretary on 01274 642907

12 October, 7pm Events at Hutton Le Hole Village Hall John Pilkington talk on Ethiopia Doors. Contact pat@sutor.eclipse. co.uk or 01751 417442 for tickets £10. 12 October, 7.30pm Prize Bingo Scout Hut, Helmsley. Proceeds to Helmsley Scouts. 12 October, 7.30pm Oktoberfest German Evening at Terrington Village Hall Come along to our German themed evening. Traditional German food, live music band, German desserts, roasted nuts & kettle corn, bar selling German beers & wines, and a fun quiz. Tickets are £12 and include a German supper. Should be wunderbar! 12 October In Loyal Company - David William Bryan www.helmsleyarts.co.uk 12 - 13 October, 10am-4pm Wartime Weekend at Beck Isle Museum Discover wartime activities as the museum goes back to the 1940’s. 13 October Welcome Church, Pickering No meeting in the Memorial Hall today due to Wartime Weekend in Pickering. Phone 01751 474291 for info on Welcome Church. 13 October, 10am Ramblers (Ryedale Group) Lion Inn, Blakey Ridge. 11 miles. No dogs allowed. Please wear suitable clothing and footwear, bring a picnic lunch. Contact


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miles (easy+). Park/Start 10.15 Gillamoor. Optional pub lunch 1pm Royal Oak Gillamoor. www. ryedalewalking.com 15 October, 7pm Malton Branch of British Sugar Craft A Halloween Bas- relief plaque demonstration by Pat Smith. Rainbow Lane Community Centre, Malton, YO17 7BU 16 October, 2pm Ryedale Family History Group At The Village Hall, Hovingham, York YO62 4LF. ‘Ad Lib’ - The Daughters of the Rectory of Sessay c. 1890 by Janet Ratcliffe and Sue Thorne. www.ryedalefamilyhistory. org 16 October, 9.15am-10.30am Open Morning at Amotherby Community Primary School www.amotherbyprimary.co.uk 16 October, 7pm An Evening with Dan Jones Dan Jones, the Sunday Times bestselling author of The Templars, will be at Tempest Anderson Hall, York where he tells the story of the Crusades, a thousand-yearold conflict which continues to shape the modern world, and of the people who fought in them. Tickets are £7.50 + £1.18 fee available via our website at www. yorkliteraturefestival.co.uk or £10 on the door. 16 October, 7.30pm Friends of Malton Museum Lecture The Secret Story of the Georgian Stables of Birdsall House by Janine Buckley. The story of the country house stable will be brought to life through this archaeological

interpretation of the Georgian stables at Birdsall House. Stables, often fine architectural works in their own right, are often overlooked in academic study in favour of the houses they served. Janine Buckley’s research into this under-explored subject brings to light how these equestrian buildings were used and experienced by their patrons, their staff and by the horses housed in them. At The Library, Malton School, YO17 7NH. Pleas email friends.maltonmuseum@gmail. com if you would like to attend. 16 October Going Green by David Tristram www.helmsleyarts.co.uk 17 October, 7.30pm Pickering Hardy Plants In Pickering Memorial Hall. The Himalayan Garden and Sculpture Park Head gardener Phillip Cormie. For more information please call Irene 01751433092 or visit www.pickeringhardyplanters. co.uk 18 -27 October Kirkbymoorside Knitting & Wool Crafters Exhibition At All Saints Church. ‘All God’s creatures great & small’. Preview evening on the 18th October at 7pm. Suggested donation £3, to include wine and music. The exhibition is open from Saturday 19th to Sunday 27th October, from 10am to 4pm. Light refreshments will be available. Donations for church funds. 18 October Jonathan Sage and the Keats Quartet £14. www.themiltonrooms.com


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and Howl Dale. 6 miles. Start Thornton-le-Dale village hall. Walk to be followed by our AGM at Thornton-le-Dale village hall. www.ryedalewalking.com 19 October Ben Beattie’s ‘After Midnight Band’ £10. www.themiltonrooms.com 20 October, 10am Ramblers (Ryedale group) Hawnby Church. 10 miles. No dogs allowed. Please wear suitable clothing and footwear, bring a picnic lunch. Contact 01653 648074 or visit www. eastyorkshireramblers.org.uk 20 October, 10.30am Sheriff Hutton Village Market Located inside and outside the village hall. www.shvm.co.uk 20 October, 10.30am Ryedale Walking Group Terrington, Whenby and Scackleton. 10 Miles (moderate). Start Terrington Village Hall. www. ryedalewalking.com 20 October, 3pm Welcome Church, Pickering Looking at life issue: Hospitality. In the Mill Suite, Pickering Memorial Hall. 01751 474291 21 October, 7.30pm Bingo Night with Ryedale Indoor Bowls Club Bowling Lane, Norton 01653 690010 23 October, 7.30pm Ryedale Aquarist Society - An evening with underwater cameraman Mark Barrow Mark will be presenting a special showing of his film ‘The secret

life of Yorkshire’s lakes and rivers’, which recently won an international award as the best natural history film of 2019. This is an open meeting so anyone with an interest in our native freshwater fishes is welcome to attend. At the Mill Suite, Pickering Memorial Hall. 23 October, 7.30pm Pickering & District Flower Club Workshop with Kymm Queen ‘Autumn Wreaths’. At the WRVS Centre, Pickering. To book onto a workshop or practice night please email pickeringflowerclub@ btinternet.com. Membership available. Guest £5. 24 October, 10am Coffee Morning - Ryedale Forum ‘To be a Pilgrim’. At Malton & Norton Rugby Club. www. ryedaleforum.org.uk 24 October, 7pm Fish & Chip Supper with RNLI, Helmsley Branch At The Feathers Hotel, Helmsley. Supper and tea/coffee included in £12 ticket price. Raffle and Christmas Cards will be on sale. Contact 01439 770678. 25 October, 7.15pm Musical Evening at Kirby Misperton Chapel A musical evening by Ken and Nancy Allanson and Wendy in the Chapel. Tea and biscuits to follow. Collection for Chapel funds. Everyone welcome. 25 October, 7.30pm Music evening fundraiser At Old Malton Memorial Hall with band ‘Monkeystick’. Ticket


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WHAT’S ON IN RYEDALE price £8 available from 01653 699059. Refreshments and a raffle to win 2 tickets for Castle Howard. Fundraiser for Ryedale Community Transport. 26 October, 10am-1pm Coxwold Village Market www.coxwoldvillage 26 October - 3 November Yorkshire Arboretum Half-Term Childrens’ Trails, during opening hours, normal admission. www. yorkshirearboretum.org 26 October, 10.30am Ryedale Walking Group Scaling Dam, Pannierman’s Causeway & Danby Beacon. 7.5 miles.Start Scaling Sailing Club car park off A171 Whitby to Teesside road. www.ryedalewalking.com 26 October, 12 noon - 4pm Sheriff Hutton History Group In the Village Hall. ‘The History Fair’. A gathering of voluntary History Societies from around Yorkshire. This is a great opportunity to meet volunteers who are working in a wide range of historical research/projects and offering information on many subjects. If you need advice researching family history, want to know what is happening in your area or looking for a particular publication or just interested in historical archives then this is the place to spend some time. Please come and join us. Entrance £3 including refreshments. 26 October, 2-4pm Author Event at Kirkbymoorside Library ‘Scrolls in the sand - the Egyptian

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29 October Ryedale Folk Museum Halloween Artists - join us to make willow wands and illuminated spells. Drop in 11am - 3pm. www.ryedalefolkmuseum. co.uk

27 October, 10am Ryedale Walking Group Square Corner, Cleveland Way & Nether Silton Moor. 7.5 miles. Start car park at Square Corner, on the Hawnby to Osmotherley road. www.ryedalewalking.com 27 October Nick Sharratt’s Right Royal Draw-along www.helmsleyarts.co.uk 27 October, 3pm Welcome Church, Pickering Session 7 of “Fruitfulness on the Frontline” course. In the Mill Suite, Pickering Memorial Hall. 01751 474291. 29 October, 7pm Norton Library - The Hive Have you ever thought of writing a book, come along and gain an insight into ‘The writers journey’. This is a talk given by Julian Mitchell. Contact 01609 534552 29 October, 7pm Events at Hutton Le Hole Village Hall Other Lives Productions ‘Land Marks’. See otherlives.org.uk for more details. Doors open 7pm. Raffle and refreshments. Call Ann

29 October, 10am-4pm Fossil Hunters at Beck Isle Museum Be a dinosaur detective and discover more about fossils. Selfguided activity for children.

30 October, 10am STEAM activities at Kirkbymoorside Library Free children’s STEAM (Science, technology, engineering, art and maths) activities aimed at primary school age. Come and have a go at activities covering all of these subjects, including an experience of the virtual reality world. 30 October, 11am-3pm Traditional Craft Day at Beck Isle Museum See demonstrations of traditional crafts throughout the museum, from butter-making to creating rag rugs. 30 October Ryedale Folk Museum I Wonder Wednesday - medicine or magic? Could you spot a real Witch? Drop in 11am - 3pm. www. ryedalefolkmuseum.co.uk 30 October, 7pm Malton Town Council Monthly Meeting At The Wesley Centre, Saville Street, Malton


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characters from the days gone by. To book email enquiries. maltonmuseum@gmail.com or call 01653 691262. More information at www.maltonmuseum.co.uk. 15 November Stamford Bridge Singers ‘Come and Sing’ OLIVER for Children in Need At Stamford Bridge Village Hall. This is an exciting fundraising event planned by the choir for a very special charity. The theme is around ‘Oliver’, with fancy dress encouraged. We are hoping local schools and youth clubs will come and join us in the ‘come and sing’ spirit. stamfordbridgesingers.co.uk 16 November, 7.30pm Unfinished Business’ at Welburn Village Hall Party night - dance and let your hair down to this enthusiastic and talented young band. Tickets are £10 from Sarah Holt 01653 619485 or email welburnsocial@gmail. com. Proceeds to Village Hall 22 November, 7.30pm Prize Bingo Night Fundraiser for Ryedale Community Transport. At Bright Steels Club, Wood Street, Norton. Come along and join us and help us raise funds towards the purchase of a new wheelchair accessible bus. We will also have a raffle and a cake stall. 24 November, 10.30am Christmas Fayre at Westow Cricket Club A variety of stalls including locally made cards, gifts, knitted items, pork pies and crafts. Westow Cricket club cake and home baking stall, selling Christmas draw tickets, 2nd hand books and a

tombola. Tea, coffee, cold drinks, bacon sandwiches. Raising money for cricket club running costs. Stalls £5 (payable in advance). Contact Julie Price for more details / book a stall. 30 November, 10am-12 noon Brawby Craft Club Christmas Fayre In Brawby Village Hall. Crafts, Cake Stall and More. Proceeds to Village Defibrillator Fund and York Breast Cancer Care 30 November, 2pm Annual Christmas fair ‘Afternoon of Christmas Spirit’. At Welburn Village Hall. If you would like to have a stall at the fair please contact Yvonne on 01653 618610 or email welburnvh@ gmail.com. Entry is free. 1 December Look a Twit in a Festive Knit Wear a festive knit during December at work, at school or with friends and donate £1. Or you can sponsor someone else! We will post your picture on instagram , facebook, twitter@SLHYork. 7 December, 7.30pm Ceilidh at Welburn Village Hall Dance to live music. Bar and buffet. Tickets are £10 from Sylvia 01653 619764 or email welburnvh@gmail.com Proceeds to Village Hall funds.

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Norton Hive Library Thursdays :10-11am. Story-time for pre-school children. A time to meet other parents & for the children to listen to stories. Thursdays: 10.30am-Noon. Knit and Natter. Fortnightly Tuesdays: 2-3pm. Sing Live at The Hive. Afternoon social singing group for all. £1 each. Contact Jean Stothard 01653 696444. Norton Libraray 01609 534552

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Sundays, Thursdays 10.30 -12.30pm, Tuesdays 2.304.30pm, 7- 9pm Ryedale Indoor Bowls Club Social bowling sessions open to all, beginners welcome. Gentle exercise and good company. Bowling Lane, Norton 01653 690010 www.ryedalebowls.com 4th Thursday of Month, 7.30pm Helmsley WI The Meeting Room, North York Moors Office, Bondgate, Helmsley. Contact Helen Robinson 01439 771707 or Christine Small 01439 770169. 3rd Saturday of the month, 10am-3pm Pickering Lace Makers Old School Room, Middleton. Open to anyone interested in making lace. First meeting is free to prospective members. Contact Liz Large on 01642 473258 or email relarge@hotmail.co.uk


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Fridays 11am Story-time at Pickering Library Free for under 5’s and their parents/carers. Come along and enjoy a reading adventure with an optional little bit of crafting on the side. 2nd Tuesday of Month Vale of Pickering Probus Club Lunch and a guest speaker at the Forest & Vale Hotel. Contact Secretary 01751 472879. Parkinson’s UK : Monthly Meetings 1st Wed of month,10.30am-12 at Pickering Café, Steam & Moorland Garden Centre, YO18 7JW 1st Thurs of month, 11-12.30pm at Kirkbymoorside Café, Kings Head Hotel, YO62 6AT (Due to the nature of the old coaching house it has steps and uneven surfaces 2nd Thurs of month,10.30am -12 at Helmsley Café, The Feathers Hotel (The Atrium usually), YO62 5BH 2nd Thurs from 2–4pm at Ryedale Support Group, Norton Trinity Methodist Church, Commercial Street, YO17 9ES. For more details telephone Tracy Westgarth 0344 225 3630 or email twestgarth@ parkinsons.org.uk Ryedale U3A For more information visit membership@ryedaleu3a.org.uk or telephone 01751 475093 3rd Thursday of month, 7.30pm Byland-with-Wass WI Serving the villages from Oswaldkirk to Coxwold and beyond, meets in Wass Village Hall. Our programme includes something for everyone, with craft demonstrations, have-a-go sessions, illustrated talks, outings

and meals. We’re very friendly and welcoming, so come along as a visitor and see what you think. Contact Jane on 01439 788870. Harome Parish Community Hall & Sports Field Monday Cafe - 1st Monday of the month. 10.30am-12pm. All welcome for coffee, cakes and chat. £1. Toys and activities provided for children. For information on all activities and for bookings, contact Frances on 01439 772320 or email francesoutram@hotmail. co.uk 3rd Tuesday of the month 7-9.30pm Malton Branch of British Sugar Craft. A friendly group of people who enjoy cake decorating, Demonstrations and workshops at Rainbow Lane Community Centre, Malton, Contact Josie on 01653 698102 Last Tuesday of every month Helmsley and District Probus A gents dining club that meets for lunch every month at The Feathers Inn. We are always looking for new members. Please contact nigel. hirst3@btinternet.com or 01439 771593.

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What has Pickering Town Council ever done for us? Good question, here’s the answer: We look after 138 street lights, 1 roundabout, 24 hanging baskets, 73 public benches, 1 cemetery, 75 trees, a new 8 hectare Community Park, 45,000 sq metres of mown grass, 21 allotments, 1 Riverside Walk, 7 play areas, 44 pieces of play equipment, 1 Smiddy Hill, 4 “Welcome to Pickering” road signs and lots! of Christmas Lights. We meet every month to check we’re doing this right and see what more we can do for the people of Pickering. You’re very welcome to come along and see us in action or call into our office in the Memorial Hall for a chat. You’ll also find more info on Facebook

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Annual Pickering Events 1940s Wartime Weekend - 11-13th October 2019 1960s Festival – July Christmas Lights Switch On – 30th November 2019 from 3pm onwards RV Roger Apple Weekend – 5-6th October 2019 RV Roger Rose Festival – July For regular events and events this month, please see our What’s on pages.

Places to Visit: Pickering Castle english-heritage.org.uk/visit/ places/pickering-castle North Yorkshire Moors Railway www.nymr.co.uk St Peter & St Pauls Church pickeringchurch.com Beck Isle Museum beckislemuseum.org.uk Kirk Theatre kirktheatre.co.uk

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Sam’ Hair Boutique Annuals Pickering Events LADIES, GENTS & CHILDREN'S 1940s Wartime Weekend - 11-13th October 2019 1960s Festival – July HAIRDRESSING Christmas Lights Switch On – 30th November 2019 from 3pm onwards Products for sale including Schwarzkopf • Tigi2019 • SCHWARZKOPF RV Roger Apple Weekend – 5-6th October RV COLOURS Roger Rose FestivalTangle – July Teezer • GHD • Invisibobble • Milkshake For2 regular events and Pickering. events thisT:month, see Eastgate Square, 01751 please 477011 our What’ssamshairboutique@gmail.com on pages.

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HAPPY 10TH BIRTHDAY PURE CAR MECHANICS We would like to thank all our customers for supporting us over the last 10 years

Kev and Ben have the knowledge to work on a wide range of vehicles including Hybrid and electric, and they recently completed a course for Hybrid and electric vehicle safety awareness, certified by the Retail Motor Industry. We are members of the Trust My Garage Scheme which is endorsed by the Retail Motor Industry. (www.trustmygarage.co.uk).

Tel: 01751 475794 In the year 2009 • Over 1 million cars were been produced in the UK. • The sixth Harry Potter film – Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince was released. • The UK suffered the worst snowfall for almost 20 years. • Manchester United won the Premier league • Jenson Button won the Formula 1 World Championship.

Our industry standard approved vehicle servicing follows the recommended manufacturers’ guidelines, working to a service industry check sheet. In following these guidelines the manufacturers’ warranty is protected (for more information on this see www.yourcaryourchoice.co.uk) . We will change the filters and oil as necessary and remove the wheels from the car to strip and clean the brakes and apply grease to the brake mechanisms, which helps to keep them freed off and working efficiently for longer. For long hot journeys to be comfortable in the car, air conditioning plays an important part in this. We offer air conditioning servicing and refills. As colder weather sets in the air conditioning is also very useful to turn on to quickly clear the condensation from the inside of your windscreen.

And Pure Car Mechanics, based at Westgate Carr Road in Pickering opened their doors for the first time. This year sees Pure Car Mechanics celebrating their 10th birthday.

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Our full range of garage services includes: • Industry standard servicing on all makes and models – manufacturers’ warranty protected MOT service – with yearly reminders. • Vehicle diagnostics – using the latest diagnostic technology . • Tyres supplied and fitted at competitive prices. • Collection and return of your vehicle from home or work loan car by pre-arrangement (fuel costs apply). • Air conditioning servicing and refills.


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Apple Weekend at RV Roger Nursery 5th & 6th October

fruit from the orchards, including varieties you may never have seen before. RV Roger’s fruit experts will be on hand to help you choose the right tree for your garden, and the one that best suits your taste. You can find out everything from how to plan your orchard, to getting advice with seasonality and storage; how to choose a heritage or local variety; and what the difference is between a tree, a fan, and an espalier. You can watch demonstrations of how to prune your fruit trees, as well as get advice on pests and other problems, and even bring along your fruit for identification. Apple celebrations have been growing in popularity since Apple Day began over 25 years ago as a way of celebrating variety and richness in a locality. RV Roger Ltd continues to encourage this by growing more than 200 varieties of apples, including local and regional varieties not normally found on the supermarket shelf.

An apple a day, keeps the doctor away’ – You’ve heard it all before of course – but is it true? Well, we all know that apples help to reduce tooth decay, but according to Dr. Adam Briggs from the British Heart Foundation: apples also contain lots of Vitamin C which aids our immune system, as well as phenols which help to reduce blood cholesterol. So, if you fancy a bit more of something that does you good - then pop down to the RV Roger Apple Weekend in Pickering, where Apple Weekend will be celebrated at the plant centre on Saturday 5th & Sunday 6th October from 9am to 5pm. There will be displays of more than 200 varieties of fruit, including many rare and heritage varieties of apples, pears, plums, medlar, quince, and nuts. You’ll also be able to taste a range of fruit before you order your fruit tree, as well as buy freshly-picked

Highlights of the Apple Weekend include: • A display of more than 200 fruit, apples, pears, medlar, quince, and more • Advice from experts on choosing, growing and pruning fruit trees • Talks and demonstrations throughout the weekend. • Gift books, DeWit tools, garden vouchers for sale • Professional apple identification (There will be a small charge for this)

RV Roger Ltd, The Nurseries, Malton Road, Pickering, YO18 7JW T: 01751 472226 www.rvroger.co.uk

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Stunning bathrooms on any budget and fittings for the best possible prices,” said Paul. “For the customer, it is a completely hasslefree, effortless service throughout. I project-manage everything, from the initial visit to the decorating at the end.”

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f you’ve decided to improve rather than move then Paul Chaplow Plumbing and Heating can help you create the bathroom of your dreams. As one of Ryedale’s leading plumbing, heating and leadwork specialists, Paul is a skilled tradesman with over three decades’ experience in the industry. Being fully qualified and registered with GasSafe, Paul and his team specialise in fitting superb bathrooms into homes throughout the local area. Paul said: “We help design, install and carry out all works to the highest standard, from start to finish. I do all the plumbing work myself and work only with the best tradesmen I can find.” Paul himself ensures the highest quality products are sourced and works to a mutually-agreed budget. “I advise customers that I can source bathroom suites, fixtures

And while customers have an agreed budget, there’s no need to go without a touch of luxury within the agreed price, such as special lighting, bathroom cabinets, fans, glass screens and more. Paul says: “I offer a free consultation and quotes to anyone thinking of having a new bathroom installed. I have an extensive portfolio of images which I’ve completed for previous clients. This gives new customers an idea of the projects I’ve managed and they can also be a source of inspiration too.”

central heating systems whether it’s gas, oil or solid fuel, as well as performing central heating upgrades. Paul can also install unvented and vented water cylinders, water heaters, immersion heaters, and expansion vessels quickly and professionally. Paul can also provide the highest quality leadwork and roofing services from general roof repairs, specialist leadwork to dormer window installation. With his experience, Paul can find a comprehensive and competitively priced solution. No job is too large or small, contact Paul Chaplow Plumbing and Heating on 01653 697030 or on mobile 07813 817842. Find out more from www.paulchaplow.co.uk

Paul works one-to-one with customers to help them achieve the bathroom of their dreams and can provide a 3D CAD illustration to help visualise the finished product. If your plumbing and central heating need attention, Paul Chaplow can help with all aspects. From new builds to older properties, Paul can install and repair complete

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Fungi Foray - 30th Oct 1:30pm Adult £7.50, Child £5 plus admission To find out about this and much more, visit: www.yorkshirearboretum.org/events The Yorkshire Arboretum - Castle Howard - York YO60 7BY T: 01653 648598 W: yorkshirearboretum.org

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ALL ABOUT APPLES

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is for apple, seemingly the most ordinary fruit in the world and so embedded in our lives we use it to help us learn the alphabet as children. How much do we really know about the humble apple? It came originally from Kazakhstan in Asia, introduced into Britain by the Romans who understood how to cross different apple varieties and graft them on to different root stocks. The Victorians prized the thinner skinned varieties over tougher waxier ones and would be stunned to see the popularity of Braeburn and Jazz varieties today. Perhaps the most surprising thing about the apple is how many different varieties can grow in Britain. We see maybe half a dozen varieties in the supermarket, but in Yorkshire alone you could be growing Lane’s Prince Albert (gorgeous late cooker) Nancy Jackson (another late cooker which keeps well in storage), Adam’s Pearmain (late dessert) or Bloody Ploughman ( a mid-season dessert apple with its own murderous legend). All these apples grow at Helmsley Walled Garden where we have over one hundred trees and nearly as many varieties. They clothe the walls in espaliers, grow freely in the orchard and make cordons and steps overs around the community plots. These last mentioned form the Hilary Wilson collection of apples that grow well in Yorkshire. Hilary is a well-known pomologist with an almost unparalled knowledge of northern apples. Over the years she tracked down these unusual varieties and generously donated this collection to the Garden. I grew up when the main apple choices in the supermarket were Golden Delicious and Granny Smith. Back then I thought all apples looked and tasted the same. Imagine my surprise later in life to discover that apples can differ in colour from pale lemon through green and rose to deepest burgundy and can taste crisp, dry or light and sweet. Imagine also my surprise to discover that picked fresh, Golden Delicious has a delicate flavour rather than none at all after it has been in cold storage for months. When we make apple juice here at the Garden it ranges from palest pink to deepest amber and the flesh comes in different textures also. So embedded in our history is the apple that many myths surround it including the power of bestowing eternal youth, or so the Celts believed. I can’t vouch for that but I can say that there is a wealth of gorgeous British apples to be discovered and you can find out more if you come to Helmsley Walled Garden on Saturday 19th October for our Apple Day event. There will be the chance to taste unusual apples, find out about pruning and training along with apple trails and quizzes for children. So come and enjoy this most British fruit with us.

Amazing Apple Day SATURDAY 19th OCTOBER 10am till 4pm Sample unusual apples, find out about training and pruning apple trees. Apple trails and quizzes for children. Apple-themed dishes in our café.

Celebrate all things apple on National Apple Day www.helmsleywalledgarden.org.uk Normal admission charges apply.

THURSDAY 24 OCTOBER 2019

SOUTH AMERICAN WINE & DINE EVENING Held in conjunction with our friends Gemma and Anthony at the New Malton Restaurant, Market Place, Malton

TASTE some spectacular wines from across South America. ENJOY 2 or 3 courses from the table d'hôte menu. Price and full details nearer the time

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Listen to fairly-frightening stories, take part in ghoulish games, join in with some creepy craft sessions and try our new ‘Monster’ egg-rolling down the Mount. Usual admission fees apply. All children dressed in costume will gain free entry.

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AUTUMN COMMUNITY WEEKEND Scampston looks forward to welcoming back Ryedale’s residents on Saturday 12th & Sunday 13th October

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ue to its huge popularity over the years, Scampston will be hosting its Autumn Community Weekend again on 12th and 13th October, free of charge. Scampston’s October Community Weekend offers visitors the change to see the transition that the garden has been through across the open season. Designed by Dutch plantsman Piet Oudolf, the Walled Garden embraces the natural seasonality and is known for its later development than other more traditional gardens. The swathes of golden grasses are an example of the striking autumnal hues that can be seen within the garden.

the perfect opportunity to enjoy a free, fun-filled day out while the gates remain open! Opening times on Community Weekend: 10am – 5pm. For more information about what’s coming up at Scampston, visit www.scampston.co.uk, email info@scampston.co.uk or call 01944 759 111.

With delicious and warming options available in the Garden café, an October outing to Scampston shapes up to be the perfect autumnal day! To gain entry to the Walled Garden and Parkland at Scampston on 12th and 13th October, residents are asked to bring proof of a Ryedale postcode. With the gardens closing for 2019 on Sunday 27th October, Scampston’s Community Weekend offers

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RYEDALE WOODTURNERS DAY EXCURSIONS AND HOLIDAYS

6TH – 9TH OCT 3 Night Holiday to Stoke Rochford Hall Lincolnshire. £215pp (£25 dep, £10 SSPN) 27TH OCTOBER Tour with Afternoon Tea £24pp includes afternoon tea and travel. 9TH NOV Mystery night £110pp £15 SS. £25 dep. 16 NOVEMBER Christmas Shopping Day Trip. Doncaster Boundary Mill or Meadowhall £15 pp

30TH NOVEMBER Christmas Shopping Day Trip. Bury and Markets £15 6TH -9TH DEC Holly & Mistletoe Christmas Break Morecambe £220pp £10 SSPN.£25 dep. 15TH DEC Christmas Lunch at the North Star Flamborough 29TH DEC Fish and Chips Tour

To book please call: 01653 695322 Fletchers Coaches Malton, 3 Horsemarket Road, Malton YO17 7NB | www.fletcherscoaches.com fletcherscoachesmalton@gmail.com

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yedale Woodturners is a group of like minded individuals who meet once a month to watch, discuss or have a go at, woodturning. They meet on the first Thursday of every month in Snainton Village Hall, near Scarborough, from 7:00 – 9:30 pm, and usually welcome a professional woodturner to give a demonstration. This usually involves creating a piece from scratch during the two hours, explaining all the time the techniques and thought processes that go in to making the piece. The club also holds demonstrations, exhibitions and sales of members’ work. It has a “hands-on night”, a Christmas party, and often has second hand tools, books and magazines available. The club has a website with lots more information, including a write-up and photographs from all the demonstrations over the past few years. www.ryedalewoodturners.org.uk Guests are always welcome, as are new members.

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Thursday 31 October, Dalby Forest Guided Halloween trail, creepy crafts for kids, live bats and bugs. Fancy dress welcome!

ÂŁ6 per person. Under 5s free. Trail suitable for children aged 5+. Information & tickets: forestryengland.uk/dalby-forest/events

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“Yes of course.” Linda jumped and battled with the tape dispenser while keeping her eye on the marrow. “Shall we put the tickets in the tombola barrel?” Edna said. “That’s the last job isn’t it?” Edna watched as Linda anxiously folded the raffle tickets, a mist of sweat beading her top lip. The women worked in silence while the marrow looked on, angrily. Edna knew it wouldn’t be long until Linda cracked. A marrow always works a charm on a guilty conscience. Even a marrow with a face drawn on with felt-tipped pen. Ticket number five would soon find its way out of Linda’s pocket and back into the tombola barrel, with no questions asked. By Jackie Brewster


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JOINERY & BUILDING ALL ASPECTS OF BUILDING & JOINERY

Kitchens • Roofs First & Second Fix Joinery No Job Too Small

T: 07810 872297

Extensions • Renovations • New Builds • All Aspects of Building & Joinery Work For a FREE site visit and quote call Dan Barker

07956 555036 01653 698887 barkd546@aol.com


Taylor’s Tiles

FOR ALL YOUR WALL AND FLOOR TILES

HEAT YOUR HOME FOR LESS ECO FRIENDLY FUEL WOOD BRIQUETTES Price Per 10kg Bag 1-10 bags £2.50 11-25 bags £2.25 26-50 bags £2.00 51+ bags £1.75

ADHESIVE • GROUT • TRIMS AND TOOLS

Family business with over 30 year’s experience. Specialists in Victorian floor tiles NEW

Coast & Country Display Kitchen now in store 32 Doveway Kirkby Mills, Kirkbymoorside, York, YO62 6QR SHOP: 01751 431511 DOUG: 07881 826331 PHIL: 07776 090171 E: phillipward1@live.co.uk www.dougtaylortiling.com

Kindling also available at £2.00 per net bag •

No trees felled directly for production.

Produced from kiln dried wood and shavings.

Clean storage and handling.

Clean burning (0.5% ash).

Ideal for log burners, multifuel stoves, open fires and chimeneas

Free local delivery for bulk orders

Norton Joinery Limited • Derwent Road • York Road Industrial Park • Malton • North Yorkshire • YO17 6NW e: mail@nortonjoinery.co.uk

t: 01653 692377

Joinery • Windows • Doors • Alterations Renovations • Extensions • Kitchens

A local, quality, reliable & professional service carrying out all your joinery and small build projects to the highest of standards.

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Call Stuart now on:

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Installation, servicing and repairs on the following:

GAS SERVICES Boiler Services £50 Repairs £50 for the first hour Tel: 07780 452925 Kirkbymoorside, North Yorkshire

Ian Townley Plasterers Apprentice trained time served plasterers of repute We work with 10 local building companies

Second to none on professionalism, price and quality

Tel: 01653 690448 Mob: 07971 002506 or Jake Skilbeck on 07807 914319 www.iantownleyplasterers.co.uk iantownleyplasterers@hotmail.co.uk

“Thisuldo”, Plum Street, Norton, Malton YO17 9JA

LP176 Powerlink Electrical

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• Fire alarms • Fire extinguishers • Intruder alarms • CCTV • Door access • Emergency lighting

01653 696861 • 07793 555258

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POPTRON All Aerials and Satellites installed and repaired.

NO VAT

A local professional service T: 01653 694841 or M: 07957 192752 info@poptron.co.uk | www.poptron.co.uk


HC ENGINEERING LTD

Gas Boil e Ser vice r

ELECTRICAL, HEATING & PLUMBING HC Engineering offer a full electrical, plumbing and heating service. We are Gas Safe and NICEIC registered. We deal with all aspects of electrical, plumbing, heating & gas installations. • Replace & Install Boilers • New Heating Installations • Rewires • Lighting • Fuse Boards • New Radiator Supply and/or Install • All Heating & Plumbing Repairs

£40+VAT

• New Sockets • New Installations • Boiler Servicing

FLAT ROOF PROBLEMS? • New roofs & Re-roofs • Dormas & Garages • Extensions • Lead Valley Replacements • uPVC fascias • Soffits & Gutters

MALTON FLAT ROOF COMPANY

Locally based, family run business • Licensed installer • 20 year warranty

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We supply spares, fix & replace all

GaraGe Doors • Up and over garage door specialists • Henderson & Garador approved installer • Electric operators fitted • reliable family business

Hobman Doors

Manufacturers & Installers of Traditional Architectural Joinery

t. 01653 692377 e. mail@nortonjoinery.co.uk www.nortonjoinery.co.uk

York

t: 01904 608951 or 07747 827897

DAVE MAYNARD OUTDOOR MAINTENANCE ALL TYPES OF FENCING • FENCE PANELS FOR SALE 30 YEARS EXPERIENCE

TEL: 01439 771006 MOB: 07870 558431 www.davemaynard.co.uk

Settrington, Malton

Domestic & Commercial Decorators

From an office to a whole house Competitive rates Top quality & NO VAT

Call us on 01653 228782 or 07722 110188

www.decoratorsofdistinction.com

OVEN CLEANING

OVENS • HOBS EXTRACTORS • AGAS Restored to near showroom condition using non-caustic, non-toxic products.

For all your Fencing and Gate requirements Quality without compromise

Ring 01944 710022 or 07807 088182

www.maltonfencingcontractors.co.uk Credit/Debit Cards Accepted

Beautiful bathrooms • shower rooms, cloakrooms • wet rooms. Tanks • radiators • taps • showers, power flushing • drains • underfloor heating & all general plumbing.

WE ALSO CLEAN CARPETS, UPHOLSTERY LEATHER & RUGS

Professional, Trustworthy, Experienced

Visit our website for more details www.cleaningyorkshire.co.uk

Please call us to arrange a free quote

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07851 890189 Norton, Malton


The Rock Garden is Alive… by Pippa Greenwood

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f you have ever dreamed of Sound of Music landscapes, then create your own! A garden mountain range might not be possible, but you may have space for your very own rock garden. So what do you need to do?

You’ll need to choose a fairly sunny spot, ideally away from overhanging deciduous trees – most alpine plants like a fair bit of light and detest becoming clogged up with deteriorating leaves. Even if space is limited, make the rock garden on as large a scale as possible, for more impact and planting opportunities, and a more realistic feel. If possible include gullies running down the rock garden, perhaps ending in a pond. Where the water runs beneath rocks (rather the over them) you should use guttering or drainage pipes that are hidden by soil or rock outcrops. Get yourself a good selection of rock from local or mail-order suppliers and don’t be tempted to use old chunks of concrete – the end result will look like a rubble pile with plants! Use a pile of rubble or broken bricks to create the classic mound shape – this will be hidden by the good-looking rocks. The rubble pile also ensures good drainage. Use

ETS Tree and Landscaping Professional, Friendly and Reliable

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All Tree Work Undertaken

• Felling • Pruning • Hedge Cutting • Fencing • Turfing • Wood Chipping Service Also Available For free advice & a no obligation quote call

01944 710559 or 07776 173046 Visit www.etstreeandlandscaping.co.uk

‘Small enough to care, big enough to cope’

DRL TREE SERVICES • Tree surgery • Stump grinding • Site clearance • Pruning • Hedges • Felling & dismantling NO JOB TOO BIG • Forestry work and conservation OR SMALL • Contract climbing to the trade • Fully insured • NVQ2, NC, ND ARB

Here at Bespoke Homes & Gardens we work with our clients to create beau�ful outdoor spaces, built to the highest possible standards to be enjoyed for years to come. Anything from a new garden room to a full design and build, we are here to make your dream a reality. �ith mul�ple �H� Golds and a �H� Best Construc�on award, you’re in safe hands! Contact us today! 07850 246386 ewan.sewell@gmail.com

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upturned turves on top of the mound, laid grassy side down. Then add a layer of sandy soil, to a depth of about 30cm, over the top of the turves; these prevent the soil from slipping down amongst the rocks. Then, using string and pegs, mark out where you want each outcrop of rock. Once the soil is well-firmed, dig out a hole for each rock; this keeps the rocks securely embedded. Use smaller bits of stone beneath the rocks to wedge them firmly. Add more soil over these bits of stone and then more soil between the rocks when they are in position. Water well.

TUPLIN FENCING All Types of Fencing Supplied and Erected • Block Paving • Patios • Gravel Drives • Interlocking Gravel Retaining Systems Available • Free No Obligation Quotes • Est 25 Years CONTACT TIM ON

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Alpine plants are available in nurseries and garden centres now, but just choose a few – buying more throughout next spring and summer will give you an array of alpines to provide flowers and interest throughout most of the year. Arrange your plants, still in their pots, on the surface of the soil and when you are happy with how they look, use a trowel to make a planting hole, then remove the pot, pop the plant in the hole, and fill in around it with some compost. When you have finished planting you can top-dress the soil surface with good-looking horticultural grit or gravel.

All types of fencing supplied & erected

www.pippagreenwood.com

Call us on 01653 693944 or 07774 216967

Ryedale Fencing Free Quotes

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From design to hassle free installation... Quality... • Sheds • Workshops • Summerhouses • Offices • Garages • Playhouses • Garden Rooms • Greenhouses

23 garden buildings on display • Standard to bespoke • FREE site surveys •All base work undertaken

FREE DELIVERY throughout Yorkshire Open 7 days a week: 9am - 5pm Visit our display at: Vertigrow Plant Nursery Lawnswood House - Next to Highwayman Cafe A64 - York - YO32 9TL T: 01904 400359 M: 07920 432397 w: www.gardenbuildingsyorkshire.co.uk e: lgbyorkshire@hotmail.co.uk 76 | Handy Mag | October 2019

RYEDALE GARAGE DOORS Repairs and Sales Insulated Doors Roller Doors Sectional Doors Automated Doors

Ring Rob on 07710 083890 or 01653 628486 or email on enquiries@ryedalegaragedoors.co.uk


KD. Frank Landscape & Gardening Services

Malton North Yorkshire

Your first choice for all your Gardening Maintenance needs. All aspects of Gardening covering Grass Cutting, Hedge Cutting, Weeding, Spraying, Installing Decking & Fences & Turfing. Window & Gutter Cleaning. NO JOB IS TO SMALL! No Obligation Quotes available. Over 30 year’s experience Call Kevin on

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CALL TODAY FOR GREAT PRICES ON: Artificial grass, Fencing, Landscaping, Block paving, Groundworks & drainage

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FINANCES Moneywise Financial Solutions... ................................................. 64 Mortgage Advice Bureau......... 61 Pen Life Associates ................. 11 FIRE & SECURITY Derventio Fire & Security........ 72 Fireplaces & Stoves Focus Fireplaces......................... 7 Town and Country Fires........... 36 FOOD & DRINK Derventio Wines....................... 47 Fryton Catering Company........ 52 The Dawnay Arms................... 49 The Royal Oak - Old Malton... 46 FUEL Hardwood Logs........................ 70 Norton Joinery Briquettes........ 71 FUNERAL DIRECTORS Fergus Court Funeral Services.58 FURNITURE & INTERIORS Classic Upholstery................... 24 Coopers of Pickering................ 35 HCI Trading............................. 39 GARAGE DOORS & REPAIRS Hobman Garage Doors............ 74 Ryedale Garage Doors............. 76 GARDENING Bespoke Homes & Gardens..... 75 Dave Maynard.......................... 74 ETS Tree and Landscaping...... 75 Ground Solution Services........ 77 K D Frank Landscapes............. 77 RV Roger Apple Weekend....... 41 Ryedale Fencing....................... 76 Simon Naylor Fencing............. 74 Tuplin Fencing......................... 76 Vertigrow Garden Buildings.... 76 HEALTH, BEAUTY & FITNESS Malton Chiropractic................. 56 Panther Fitness......................... 56 Paula Koeppen Reflexology..... 56 Ryedale Foot Care.................... 48 Sarah Douglas Yoga................. 48 Stuart Moore Foot Health........ 57 The Clinic................................. 59 HEALTH & SAFETY C2 Safety.................................. 23 HOUSE CLEARANCE Guy’s Antiques & Collectables.... ................................................. 63 JOINERY Bear Bespoke Windows & Doors. ................................................. 31 Graham Gamble Joinery & Building .................................. 70 Norton Joinery ........................ 74

S Elvidge Joinery..................... 71 KITCHENS & BEDROOMS AAA Decorators....................... 25 Coopers of Pickering................ 35 Dream Doors............................ 17 Instyle Kitchens & Bedrooms...... ..........................................3 & 28 Instyle Kitchen & Bedroom Facelifts ................................... 13 MKM Building Supplies.......... 31 Ryedale Living......................... 43 LOCKSMITHS AJD Locksmiths...................... 70 MARKETS Hovingham Village Market...... 45 MOBILITY Able to Enable.......................... 48 MV Mobility............................ 30 OPTICIANS Specsavers Opticians............... 27 OVEN CLEANING Ultraclean................................. 74 Yorkshire Oven & Carpet Cleaning................................... 24 PAINTERS & DECORATORS AAA Decorators....................... 70 Decorators of Distinction......... 74 Nigel Aconley Painting & Decorating................................ 23 PETS & EQUINE Happy Paws Boarding.............. 68 PLASTERING A&B Plastering........................ 70 Ian Townley Plasterers............. 72 PLUMBING & HEATING Gas Servicing by Gemma........ 70 Greenline Plumbing & Heating... ................................................. 32 HC Engineering....................... 73 Ian Mortimer Plumbing and Heating..................................... 70 Pacific Heights Plumbing and Heating Services...................... 63 Paul Chaplow Plumbing & Heating..................................... 44 The Direct Boiler Company..... 24 TJS Plumbing Services............ 74 Tom Fairweather Gas Services.... ................................................. 72 PROPERTY MAINTENANCE Andrew Lewis Handyman....... 23 Barry Potter Handyman Services. ................................................. 64 D Walker Domestic Handyman... ................................................. 65 Peter Cox.................................. 62 Yorkshire Loft Ladders............ 67


PROPERTY MANAGEMENT Holiday Home Management Yorkshire.................................. 50 RECRUITMENT Castle Howard Estate................. 9 REMOVALS Alan Dawson............................ 42 RENEWABLE ENERGY Peak Power Systems................ 42 RETIREMENT HOMES Housing 21............................... 61 ROOFING & GUTTERING A&P Roofing Specialists......... 21 Malton & Pickering Flat Roof Company.................................. 73 Ryedale Roofline...................... 63 SCHOOLS Amotherby Primary School..... 15 SIGNAGE Fast Signs................................. 19 SOLICITORS Pearsons and Ward Solicitors... 58 SPORT Kirkbymoorside Golf Club...... 54 TILES Direct Tile Importers................ 24 Monks Cross Tiles & Bathrooms. ................................................. 62 Taylors Tiles............................. 71

TILING Doug Taylor Tiling................... 71 TRAVEL Fletchers Coaches.................... 52 Perrys Travel............................ 57 TREE SURGEONS DRL Tree Services................... 75 UPHOLSTERY Classic Upholstery................... 24 VETS Station House Vets................... 69 WHITE GOODS & APPLIANCES R Yates & Sons.......................... 5 WINDOW CLEANING JPJ Cleaning Specialist............ 42 WINDOWS, DOORS & CONSERVATORIES Bear Bespoke Windows & Doors. ................................................. 31 Fersina Windows...................... 80 Instyle Windows ...................... 13 JG Windows............................. 17 Norton Joinery ........................ 74 Prestige Conservatories............ 19 Proline PVCu........................... 37 Window Distribution.................. 9 Yorkshire Windows.................. 21

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