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A CONTROVERSIAL decision by Ryedale District Council to allow a supermarket to be built on one of its own car parks will stand after the Secretary of State decided not to review the case. The Department of Communities and Local Government has written to the authority to confirm the inspector would not be calling in the planning application for a supermarket on Malton 's Wentworth Street car park.
Almost 700 people signed an internet petition organised by the Whitby to York rail link group within 48 hours of it appearing online and campaigners say that they are "very confident" of succeeding in their aims. The group, formed only 18 days ago, are petitioning central government in the hope of securing funding which would allow six miles of track to be re-laid between Rillington and Pickering, thus connecting Whitby with the line leading directly to York.
Kennel huntsman Barry Andrews, 33, is accused of interfering with a badger sett in woods at Bossall, Malton, by restricting the entrance. Scarborough Magistrates were told the case is linked to that of Tom Holt,a Z the joint master of the Middleton Hunt, who appeared in court accused of a fox-hunting offence at a previous hearing.
Ryedale MP Anne McIntosh has welcomed calls for clear leadership and co-ordination of effective investigations and prosecutions relating to food fraud and food crime. "It is absolutely right that the public interest be recognised by active enforcement and significant penalties for serious food crimes," she said.
Police with Taser guns confronted a man after a vicious attack on his partner in which she was threatened with a knife. The attack happened in the couple's bedroom in Norton where Orville Lee pointed a kitchen knife at his girlfriend's throat telling her he could kill her.
PLANS to close the level crossing between Malton and Norton over a two month period have been met by anger from flood campaigners and local residents. Network Rail is carrying out essential engineering work on the railway line near Malton station and further along the track.
The West Malton Residents' Group has sent out the leaflets ahead of a consultation meeting in the Milton Rooms on Saturday by the Fitzwilliam Estate, between 10am and noon, about the plans for a development in the Castle Howard Road and Middlecave Road area.
Initially run as a pop-up facility earlier in the year to coincide with the town's Food Lovers Market, the Malton Cookery School was officially launched last Friday with a new website and range of courses through into 2015.
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A RAILWAY signalman responsible for monitoring 16 unmanned level crossings was engaged on another call seconds before a tragic collision, a Zan inquest heard today.
In a bid to get more people composting at home, the York and North Yorkshire Waste Partnership is working in partnership with Ryedale District Council to put on a one day sale of cut price compost bins.
Updated: Tue Sep 16, 2014 11:10 am
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