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Poppy loved her trip to Lightwater Valley and can't wait to go back with her family. 



Our North Yorkshire children love Fish & Chips as a treat! So many of them write about trips to Whitby on the heritage coastline.

It’s full of history from Captain Cook and the Endeavour to Bram Stoker’s Dracula There are two festivals inspired by Whitby’s literary history in Spring and Hallowe’en.

Whitby is part of the Scarborough Council local authority area. This famous town lies in the North East of our county and it’s close to Heartbeat country.

Alvin loved his summer visit to Whitby and his story tells it all….






for more information on Alvin’s summer holiday destination!

Sunday, 09 December 2018 06:57

Schools writing competition 2018

The Wharfedale Montessori School at Bolton Abbey in the Yorkshire Dales has entered CPRENorthYorkshire’s writing competition.

We have three entries from this small school nestling in the woods at the side of the Strid.

Entries for this years competition are now closed.

The winners and winning school will be announced in January.


Tuesday, 27 November 2018 09:42

Scakleton in the Howardian Hills

It is our considered opinion that this development, should it be permitted would set a dangerous precedent across the country and encourage those who wish to develop outside the planning laws that apply to the public and business to simply select a field, put in a caravan and then start building!  

CPRENorthYorkshire welcomed the chance to comment on the Finghall Conservation Area in Richmondshire.  Our new Heritage Consultant Beth Davies from One Voyage Ltd examined the files and assisted the branch.  

CPRENorthYorkshire has produced it's response to the consultation for the Howardian Hills AONB Management Plan.

We were delighted to be able to take part and are working to build strong links with the management boards of all three of our Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty in North Yorkshire.

Wednesday, 24 October 2018 06:24

Visit Jorvik - Lena's advice!

Jorvik teaches us all about our past - our heritage.    When the Vikings settled in York, they clearly had trouble saying the Saxon name for the city: Eoforwic (which is thought to mean wild boar settlement), so decided to call it Jorvik (thought to mean wild boar creek). ...



Sunday, 21 October 2018 09:27

"Bring your wellies" says Esme!

Here's Emse's entry

We had to type this one out as it was on two pages and hope we've done a good job Esme!



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