Latest North Yorkshire Stories

2013-07-09 23:17:52

Creative marketing agency, Pinpoint Designs, has recently announced its continued expansion having already relocated to new premises. (PRWEB) July 09, 2013 North Yorkshire, UK: Creative marketing agency, Pinpoint Designs, has recently relocated to new premises. The company is now located in Windsor House, Harrogate, North Yorkshire, and has moved as part of its ongoing expansion. The company has revealed that following the move the agency continues to expand, and working with clients all...

2013-06-06 23:17:35

Fit Body Boot Camp announces certified personal trainer, Registered Holistic Nutritionist and fitness expert, Misty Mozejko, as owner of the new Fit Body Boot Camp in Whitby. Whitby, ON, CA (PRWEB) June 06, 2013 Misty Mozejko is the proud new owner of a Fit Body Boot Camp in Whitby that opened in April of this year. Fit Body Boot Camp says they are excited to bring the fitness franchise to the Whitby community because Mozejko is dedicated and passionate about helping lots of people reach...

2010-07-14 06:45:00

LAKE PARK, Iowa, July 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Fans of Twilight: Throw out everything you think you know about vampires. Vladislaus Dracula, the man on which one of the grisliest mythical characters ever invented is based, had none of the characteristics most often attributed to him. The only work of fiction to include accurate details of Dracula's real life, some never before revealed, is My Vladislaus Dracula, a new work of fiction by Teresa L. Jones and published by AuthorHouse. Readers...

2009-09-16 07:15:00

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Roll over Edward Cullen, and tell Sookie Stackhouse the news. "Incarnadine: The True Memoirs of Count Dracula" comes to bookstores this month (and to Amazon, etc. online). And despite the boom in vampire sagas, author R. H. Greene thinks he has something unique to offer. "It's for grown-ups, for one thing," Greene says of the first installment in his two-part Dracula "memoir." "I've never read a 'Twilight' novel, but I see Robert Pattinson everywhere...

2008-10-06 12:00:42

A SCHEME to help patients manage their mental health condition with self-help books is being promoted in Redcar and Cleveland. Patients will see their GP but will be offered a book on prescription, if appropriate, which they can collect from a library. The "Books on Prescription" scheme will run during October and November to help patients with mild to moderate conditions such as stress, depression, phobias and mood swings. Lisa Atkinson from the psychological therapies team said "It...

2008-09-27 03:00:13

By Chris Fay THE population of the North is growing more slowly than other areas of the country, statistics have revealed. From 1997 to last year, the population increased by one per cent across the region, but eight local authorities have experienced a decline, according to the Office for National Statistics. Nationally, the population has increased by five per cent in ten years with the numbers estimated to have reached 60,975,000 this year. The City of London has seen its...

2008-09-21 18:00:15

FAMILIES enjoying a day by the sea were called in to help rescue a stuck car. The Nissan Navaro - towing a boat and trailer - sank into the sand at Scarborough beach in North Yorkshire yesterday. When a fire crew couldn't budge the vehicle, passers-by added their pulling power to the rope. The car was eventually winched free by a Land Rover driver. (c) 2008 Sunday Sun - Newcastle-upon-Tyne. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All rights Reserved.

2008-09-16 21:00:22

By Brian Dooks The Government is initially offering councils a grant based on the percentage population of each group within their areas but the authorities say its introduction would put a strain on budgets and other services.Hambleton and Harrogate say the financial implications may be too great to allow them to be involved. The current suggested grant allocations for over-60s alone will jointly cost them at least 73,000 each year in lost revenue."On the face of it this scheme seems a...

2008-09-16 09:00:52

JUST what the doctor ordered! After five years of intense planning, consulting and processing, construction work is finally getting under way on a new multi- million pound health and social care facility in South Bank. The Low Grange Health Village, next to the library on Normanby Road, is a pounds 17m health and social care scheme for the Greater Eston area. The first phase of the development - the health village itself - is a tie-in between Redcar and Cleveland Primary Care Trust...

2008-08-29 09:00:31

By SAM BEATTIE THE GAZETTE can today reveal what type of offenders will be housed in a controversial bail house proposed for a Middlesbrough street. Anxious residents have already vowed to fight "secret plans" for the mid-terrace in Ayresome Park Road to the bitter end. But today, the Ministry of Justice tried to allay fears by stressing that only very low-risk criminals will be moved into the Linthorpe address. A spokesman for the ministry said shoplifters and offenders who have...

Word of the Day
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'