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  Encyclopedia :: encyclopedia : North Yorkshire   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
North Yorkshire is a county within the region of Yorkshire and the Humber in England.
The county was formed in 1974, and covers most of the lands of the traditional North Riding, as well as the northern half of the West Riding and the northern and eastern fringes of the traditional East Riding.
York became a unitary authority independent of North Yorkshire on April 1, 1996, and at the same time Middlesbrough, Redcar and Cleveland and Stockton-on-Tees south of the river became part of North Yorkshire for ceremonial purposes, having been part of Cleveland from 1974 to 1996, and the North Riding before.
www.hallencyclopedia.com /North_Yorkshire   (262 words)

  
 North Yorkshire England
North Yorkshire is England's largest county and one of the most rural.
The area comprises of the Yorkshire Dales, North Yorkshire Moors, the Vale of York and the coastal region.
To the west of the county lie the Yorkshire Dales in the Pennine hills, displaying a patchwork of fields and dry-stone walls.
www.northyorks.com   (397 words)

  
 North Yorkshire Encyclopedia Article @ ParksAndWildlife.com (Parks and Wildlife)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
North Yorkshire is a non-metropolitan county within the Government Office Region of Yorkshire and the Humber in northern England, United Kingdom and also a larger ceremonial county, partly in the North East England region.
The county was formed on 1 April 1974 as a result of the Local Government Act 1972, and covers most of the lands of the traditional North Riding, as well as the northern half of the West Riding and the northern and eastern fringes of the traditional East Riding.
York became a unitary authority independent of North Yorkshire on 1 April 1996, and at the same time Middlesbrough, Redcar and Cleveland and areas of Stockton-on-Tees south of the river became part of North Yorkshire for ceremonial purposes, having been part of Cleveland from 1974 to 1996, and the North Riding of Yorkshire before.
www.parksandwildlife.com /encyclopedia/North_Yorkshire   (571 words)

  
 The North York Moors   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
To the north and east of the ancient walled City of York the North York Moors cover a broad area stretching from the Vale of York and the Vale of Mowbray across to the Yorkshire Coast.
Running along the northern edge of the North York Moors are the Cleveland Hills, while to the east is the Yorkshire Coast, and the popular seaside resorts of Whitby, Scarborough and Filey.
To the south of the North York Moors lie the gentler hills and valleys of the Yorkshire Wolds.
www.north-york-moors.com /welcome.html   (131 words)

  
 Ravensworth Castle, North Yorkshire
The ground floor of the tower is entered by a doorway in the south-east wall with a shouldered arch of one continuous swelled chamfer, and is lit by one single square-headed light to the north-east and a cruciform loop to the north-west.
At the north end of this section (the line of which actually runs north-north-east to south-south-west), just south of the playing field of the village school, a section of ditch with a counterscarp bank on its east side flanks the slightly raised ground carrying the road.
Here a very slight ditch heads away north, towards the castle platform, to be lost in the marsh, and the main line turns south for a few metres, before continuing eastward again, the ditch now being on the south side of the field boundary, which follows the slight counterscarp.
members.fortunecity.com /hburdon/ryder.html   (6858 words)

  
 North Yorkshire
Yorkshire - The former county was divided administratively into North, East, and West Ridings, but reorganised to form a number of new counties in 1974: the major part of Cleveland and Humberside, North Yorkshire, South Yorkshire, and West Yorkshire.
To the Northeast are the Cleveland Hills and the valley of the River Esk, which flows to the North Sea; south of Esk lies Fylingdales Moor, the Hambleton Hills, and the North Yorkshire Moors.
Malham Tarn, north of the cove, is an upland lake
www.fatbadgers.co.uk /Tourism/nyinfo.htm   (2215 words)

  
 GENUKI: Yorkshire Genealogy
Yorkshire is the first county of England in point of size, and the third in point of population.
The 1891 census for Yorkshire is being transcribed by volunteers.
The Yorkshire BMD is an on-going project to put on-line the indexes to births, marriages and deaths, based on the original civil registrations from 1837 to 1950, held at the local register offices of Yorkshire.
www.genuki.org.uk /big/eng/YKS/index.html   (4589 words)

  
 North Yorkshire Probation Area - Home Page   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
North Yorkshire Probation Area is looking for seven new members and a new Chair to replace Terry Ewington, retired civil servant, who has been at the helm since April 2004.
North Yorkshire Probation Area’s Chief Officer is celebrating after being appointed as the new Chief Officer for South Yorkshire Probation Area.
North Yorkshire Probation Area is preparing to produce its’ Disability Equality Scheme and is inviting the public and interested parties to give their views and get involved in its development.
www.nyprobation.org.uk   (508 words)

  
 North Yorkshire County Communities Village Town city council website North Riding yorks information England UK
With a land area of over 8000 sq km (3000 sq miles) North Yorkshire has a population of around 570,000 (2001) excluding the city of York.
Administratively North Yorkshire is split into seven districts Craven, Hambleton, Harrogate, Richmondshire, Ryedale, Scarborough and Selby.
North Yorkshire almost spans mainland England from the North Sea coast in the East to the western flanks of the Peninnes in the west, just 30 miles from the Irish Sea.
www.northyorkshire.org   (224 words)

  
 NYMR   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The North Yorkshire Moors Railway provides some 18 miles of preserved steam railway running through the spectacular scenery of the North Yorkshire Moors.
The line is owned by the North Yorkshire Historical Railway Trust who have run the line as a living museum since 1974.
The North Yorkshire Moors Railway is a great outdoor experience for all the family.
www.northyorkshiremoorsrailway.com   (59 words)

  
 North Yorkshire Cottages, self catering cottage accommodation in Pickering, North York Moors
Grove House, Levisham Station, two charming four star luxury one bedroom cottages overlooking the North Yorkshire Steam Railway in the North Yorkshire National Park.
Bluebell Cottage at Appleton-Le-Moors, a period cottage situated in the heart of the lovely village of Appleton-le-Moors in the North Yorkshire Moors National Park.
Cinnamere Cottage, Pickering a newly renovated stone cottage situated within 5 minutes walk of Pickering town centre on the edge of the North Yorkshire National Park.
www.northyorkshirecottages.co.uk /index.asp   (532 words)

  
 Foundation Breeders: North Yorkshire and the Tees
The Vale of York, in the northern region Yorkshire, together with its side dales (of Swaledale and Wensleydale) and the Valley of the River Tees were particularly important in the development of the Thoroughbred.
The Wyvill family, along with most of the North Yorkshire landowners, were staunchly Royalist during the Civil War and paid for their loyalty.
Two important (and different) breeders from the North Yorkshire squirearchy, were Charles Turner (1727-1783) of Kirkleatham and John Pratt of Askrigg in Wensleydale (d.
www.tbheritage.com /Breeders/FoundBreeders/NorthYorkshire/NYorksTeesWilk.html   (2779 words)

  
 NYMA Home Page
North Yorkshire Moors for present and future generations'.
From moorland wilderness to stunning green valleys and heritage coastline, the North Yorkshire Moors are a source of inspiration, relaxation and recreation for millions.
The North Yorkshire Moors Association is an independent charity whose vision is of a living, working moors, that changes with time but retains its beauty.
www.north-yorkshire-moors.org.uk   (153 words)

  
 North Yorkshire Local Food
North Yorkshire Local Food Website is expanding and we would like to enlist your help in doing so.
If you know of any outlet who sources produce from North Yorkshire, perhaps you are a producer who supplies a local restaurant, pub, tea room or shop, then please email us with the details.
North Yorkshire County Council (NYCC) and FEASTnet Ltd make every effort to ensure that the information on this website is accurate and up-to-date.
www.northyorkshirelocalfood.co.uk   (354 words)

  
 BBC NEWS | England | North Yorkshire | Flash floods clean-up under way
In Yorkshire, drivers were forced to abandon their cars and climb trees to escape rising waters after the River Rye burst its banks.
Early on Monday, North Yorkshire Police said the A170 and B1257 roads remained closed.
RAF crews from North Yorkshire and Wales scoured the area and rescued people from cars, trees and the roofs of isolated homes.
news.bbc.co.uk /1/hi/england/north_yorkshire/4109692.stm   (469 words)

  
 Ripon : Ripon North Yorkshire England
Ripon is a cathedral city in North Yorkshire, England, 214 miles NNW from London.
It is pleasantly situated at the confluence of the streams Laver and Skell with the River Ure, which is crossed by a fine bridge of nine arches.
Bishop Mount, the home of the Bishop of Ripon and Leeds, lies about a mile to the North of Ripon, while the old Bishop's Palace, a Victorian building in Tudor style, is situated in extensive grounds about a mile to the West.
www.ripononline.co.uk   (1320 words)

  
 Yorkshire Tourist Board - The official business-to-business website for the tourism industry in Yorkshire   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Yorkshire has beaten the world in the race to host 'Bollywood's' equivalent of the Oscars...
Yorkshire has beaten the world in the race to host 'Bollywood's' equivalent of the Oscars — the International Indian Film Academy Awards (IIFA) Weekend 2007.
The prestigious Yorkshire Tourist Board (YTB) White Rose Awards for Tourism 2006 are to be announced on the evening of the 19 September before an audience of over 550 people, comprising tourism representatives from Yorkshire and the wider business economy.
www.ytb.org.uk   (309 words)

  
 Bed and Breakfast in North Yorkshire - Bed and Breakfasts UK Hotel Guide.
North Yorkshire bed and breakfast in a traditional English pub.
The village lies at the entrance of Wensleydale; the gateway to the stunning Yorkshire Dales National Park.
On the edge of the North Yorkshire Moors, very close to Castle Howard, a real Yorkshire welcome is assured at our family run guest house.
www.bedandbreakfasts-uk.co.uk /northeast-northyorkshire.htm   (1178 words)

  
 North Yorkshire Activities ~ For Corporate Events, Stag Weekends, Hen Nights   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
In the 9th Century, Danish invaders divided Yorkshire into the North, West and East Ridings.
With its craggy fells and moor clad Dales to north, lush green pastures to the south, and a dramatic coastline, North Yorkshire offers some of the most varied and dramatically beautiful countryside in England.
Both the Yorkshire Dales and the North York Moors National Parks have a network of superb walking tracks including long distance options like the 100 mile Cleveland Way which takes you across the moors right into the heart of Bronte country.
www.chillisauce.co.uk /north-yorkshire   (223 words)

  
 HPA | North Yorkshire Health Protection Unit
The North Yorkshire Health Protection Unit team is responsible for the surveillance and control of communicable diseases across the county of North Yorkshire and the City of York.
Working closely with partner organisations, we aim to reduce the impact of infection in the community by a combination of situation response and strategic development.
The health protection team covers the coordination of immunisation and tuberculosis in North Yorkshire.
www.hpa.org.uk /northyorkshire/default.htm   (142 words)

  
 North Yorkshire Police Authority
Five independent members along with 9 Councillors and 3 magistrates make up the Authority and are, together, responsible for securing an effective and efficient police force for the communities of North Yorkshire and the City of York.
North Yorkshire Police Authority is an independent body, created on 1 April 1995.
The area served by the Authority and the North Yorkshire Police Force comprises the North Yorkshire County Council and the City of York areas.
www.nypa.org.uk   (492 words)

  
 North Yorkshire - Corporate   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Tender clarification meetings for those providers interested in submitting a Tender to deliver provision in Yorkshire and the Humber are being held on 8 and 9 May 2006.
The start of the development project was celebrated at a Groundbreaking Ceremony, when Liz Burdett, Acting Executive Director of the Learning and Skills Council (LSC) North Yorkshire (pictured), officially broke the ground, at the wheel of an excavator.
Representatives from the Romanian food and drink sector visited the North Yorkshire office recently to hear about how the LSC ensures skills and training developments keep pace with changes in the food and drink industry.
www.lsc.gov.uk /northyorkshire/Corporate/default.htm   (459 words)

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