Helen Flynn

News about television interruption in our area

Many residents across the County have been without television since 10 August, due to a significant fire at Bilsdale Transmitter.  NYCC have been working with Arqiva, the owner and operator of the mast to re-start transmission as soon as possible, to improve their communication with affected residents, to provide additional support to vulnerable people, and …

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Beware of COVID Pass fraud

Criminals are using the NHS COVID Pass as a way to target the public by convincing them to hand over money, financial details and personal information. They are sending imitation text messages, emails and making phone calls pretending to be from the NHS, and offering fake vaccination certificates for sale online and through social media …

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Citizens Advice helpline for support with benefits and other money matters

A reminder, as the Universal Credit uplift is due to end, that people in North Yorkshire can call this Citizens Advice helpline for support with benefit entitlement, claims and appeals, accessing other income such as charitable and statutory grants, managing your money and making it go further or help with debts. Call 0300 3031 598 Monday to Friday 9am to …

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“Squeeze in a read” in October during North Yorks Libraries Month

This October is Libraries Month and the theme for North Yorkshire is ‘Squeeze in a read’. Everyone is invited to join in by finding 10 minutes to read each day throughout the month. You can read any book that you like and we’d love you to share book reviews of your favourite books as well …

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Zero Carbon Tour is headed to Harrogate: 15th October

The Zero Carbon Tour is a business initiative, and is on the road in the UK in its ‘Carbon Battle Bus” now, going from town to town, illustrating the amazing array of actions the business community across the UK is taking to address the climate crisis. It will be in Harrogate on 15th October from …

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“Wake Up North Yorkshire” Survey: Alcohol use during and after lockdowns

As part of North Yorkshire County Council’s Wake Up North Yorkshire campaign, independent research agency Hitch Marketing are conducting a short survey about alcohol use during and after lockdown. They want to support North Yorkshire residents in the most appropriate way to help them build alcohol safe behaviours. The results from this survey will inform …

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Advice from HMRC on avoiding cyber and phone scams

Top tip HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) is warning people to be careful if they are contacted out of the blue by someone asking for money or personal information. The department sees high numbers of fraudsters emailing, calling or texting people claiming to be from HMRC. If in doubt, HMRC advises people not to reply …

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New anti-racism movement launched in West Yorkshire and Harrogate

Together with North Yorkshire County Council and many other organisations, Nidd Plus is proud to back the new anti-racism movement that has been launched in West Yorkshire and Harrogate. Nearly 500 organisations and community allies have pledged support to the anti-racism movement begun on 24 August by West Yorkshire and Harrogate Health and Care Partnership …

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Your Safety, Your Priorities, Your Plans: North Yorkshire Police, Fire and Crime Commissioner Consultation

Give your views on future priorities for policing, fire and rescue and victim services in North Yorkshire and York. Your feedback will help the new Commissioner, Philip Allott, to form his plans over the next three years. More details on the consultations, the draft plans and how everyone can have their say is available now …

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