Helmsley Town Council

Serving the people of Helmsley and Carlton

Helmsley sign Thirsk road daffodils

Town Clerk: Ms Victoria Ellis
The Old Vicarage, Bondgate
Helmsley, Yorkshire YO62 5BP

Latest News

Helmsley Traffic

Helmsley Traffic

Please would residents report speeding traffic to the 95 Alive Road Safety Partnership via the 'Do It Online' pages on North Yorkshire County Council's website. The report goes to the North Yorkshire Police Traffic Bureau.

A few years ago the town council sent out many printed versions of the forms which were returned to the Partnership but it is only the person who makes the complaint that receives... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 01 Jun 2020 09:37 by Victoria Ellis

Tags: News; Helmsley Traffic

Grants available from, & made by, Helmsley Town Council

Grants available from, & made by, Helmsley Town Council

Helmsley Town Council can help local groups in need with a grant. It has a short application form and a brief policy for awarding grants. Applications can be made for up to 3 consecutive years on one form. At the recent Council meeting, the following local charities and groups were supported - Citizen's Advice North Yorkshire, Helmsley in Business (2) - Christmas Tree and Christmas Lights, Helmsley... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 20 May 2020 14:52 by Victoria Ellis

Tags: Grants, News

Helmsley over the weekend

Helmsley over the weekend

Helmsley Town Council has received comments and complaints over the last few days, by email and phone, about visitors, social distancing and traffic speeds - particularly on the Bilsdale road and the A170 Linkfoot Lane.

The complaints were referred to Ryedale District Council and the police. Here is the police response as of 2pm.

Churchyard "Urinating in Public is a local bylaw, It can be enforced if... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 18 May 2020 13:45 by Victoria Ellis

Tags: News

Annual Meeting of Helmsley Town Council on Zoom

Annual Meeting of Helmsley Town Council on Zoom

The meeting will be held on Zoom and is open to the public and press. The meeting ID and Password are on the agenda, along with phone numbers for those wishing to listen rather than see the meeting. If the meeting is suspended, for example because of bandwidth problems, all efforts will be made to resume as soon as possible. All the meeting documents are shown on the Council Meetings calendar.

Posted: Wed, 13 May 2020 16:09 by Victoria Ellis

Tags: News

Visitor Movements to be monitored by NYCC Highways

Visitor Movements to be monitored by NYCC Highways

"the local highways team will be monitoring any increases in visitor movements over the next few days in and we will consider closing certain roads should the number of pedestrian get too large. This will be in an effort to maintain adequate social distancing" - information received from North Yorkshire County Council Highways department today, 12th May 2020.

Photo - Helmsley Archive.

Posted: Tue, 12 May 2020 13:28 by Victoria Ellis

Tags: News

New Play Equipment - grant awarded to the council

New Play Equipment - grant awarded to the council

The Limes Play Area is to get three new pieces of play equipment following a successful application for £10,000 to the National Lottery Awards for All fund.

The cone climber will be made by the family firm of Streetscape Ltd of Selby and they will supply the surf board and the Ladybug spring rider, which is DDA compliant. At the moment their factory is closed until it is possible to re-open, as... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 05 May 2020 14:53 by Victoria Ellis

Tags: News

Baron Feversham Monument Photographs

Baron Feversham Monument Photographs

The Baron Feversham Monument and Helmsley Market Place in these quiet times. Photographer Steve Bell of Helmsley has supplied the council with some recent photographs and a striking image of the monument during a partial eclipse of the moon in 2019. To see all the photos either look at the Feversham Monument page on the town council's website or go to Community/Gallery where they can be viewed in a... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 04 May 2020 16:17 by Victoria Ellis

Tags: Feversham Monument, News

Helmsley Directory 30th April version

Helmsley Directory 30th April version

The Helmsley Directory was updated on the 30th April 2020. Any changes, errors or omissions please contact the clerk, helmsleytc@gmail.com. It is attached and also available on the Helmsley Town Council website on the Covid-19 Support in Helmsley & North Yorkshire page which has other information on it.

Posted: Sat, 02 May 2020 17:47 by Victoria Ellis

Tags: Helmsley Directory

North Yorkshire Connect Community Directory-how to use it

North Yorkshire Connect Community Directory-how to use it

Support for residents of North Yorkshire during and beyond the Covid-19 outbreak.

North Yorkshire Connect Community Directory is an online reserouce for people of all ages, helping them to find out about local activities, services, advice & guidance that is relevant, reliable and accessible 24 hours a day 7 days a week.

https://northyorkshireconnect.org.uk/

The directory has around 7000 entries that... Read More »

Posted: Sat, 02 May 2020 17:44 by Victoria Ellis

Tags: News

Council Meetings Poll on Live Streaming

Council Meetings Poll on Live Streaming

Thank you to everyone who voted on the Facebook Poll about the live-streaming of council meetings.

The result was 24 in favour, 11 not interested (69%,31%). It will be on the next agenda for the council to decide if it wishes to pursue it. The Virtual Meeting is on Monday 18th May at 6:30pm. It will be held on Zoom. Link information to be supplied soon.

Posted: Thu, 30 Apr 2020 14:32 by Victoria Ellis

Tags: News

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