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

Quotations sought for removal of Cemetery Spoil Heap

Quotations sought for removal of Cemetery Spoil Heap

Helmsley Town Council is seeking quotations for the removal of the New Cemetery Spoil Heap. Contractors must have the appropriate waste licences. Vehicular access is via Baxtons Sprunt, through the field between the Old Cemetery and the Vicarage. The deadline for written quotations (email ok and will be acknowledged) is noon on Monday 19th April 2021. The work must be completed by the 31 May 2021.... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 10 Mar 2021 10:41 by Victoria Ellis

Tags: Cemetery

Helmsley and the Hidden Disabilities Sunflower scheme-video

Helmsley and the Hidden Disabilities Sunflower scheme-video

At the outset of Covid-19 it became obvious that some people needed help as they had unnoticeable reasons for being unable to social distance. The Hidden Disabilities Sunflower Scheme was launched in 2016 by a private company and soon became an international scheme, used at transport hubs and large supermarkets. In spring 2019 it was introduced quickly throughout Ryedale by the five towns, North Yorkshire... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 08 Feb 2021 16:03 by Victoria Ellis

Tags: Covid, News

Helmsley Market Place April 2020 - Covid-19 lockdown

Helmsley Market Place April 2020 - Covid-19 lockdown

This is how Helmsley Market Place was in April 2020 during the first Covid-19 lockdown, albeit before Ryedale District Council offered free unlimited parking. Please heed requests to Stay at Home, Protect the NHS and Save Lives. Photo - copyright Steve Bell.

Posted: Mon, 11 Jan 2021 11:00 by Victoria Ellis

Tags: Covid

Winter Services - pavements and roads in and around Helmsley

Winter Services - pavements and roads in and around Helmsley

Helmsley residents are experiencing problems with icy paths and roads. For more about what winter maintenance is provided in and around town please see the Winter Services page on the Helmsley Town Council website where you will find plans, weblinks and information.

Posted: Wed, 06 Jan 2021 12:23 by Victoria Ellis

Tags: News; Winter Services

Free transport to get vaccinations for Helmsley area residents over 80

Free transport to get vaccinations for Helmsley area residents over 80

Do you know people who may need help to get their Covid-19 vaccine at Pickering when Phase 2 is announced? This may be be the non vulnerable over 80s group and Ryedale Community Transport (RyeCat) will provide FREE transport, from homes in the Helmsley area to Pickering Surgery.

The vaccination programme began in Ryedale last week and RyeCat undertook 10 free journeys for patients from the Helmsley... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 23 Dec 2020 09:41 by Victoria Ellis

Tags: News; Covid

New Cemetery Memorial Refixes to Bramm Standards

Old Cemetery Memorials

Helmsley Town Council is seeking quotes for refixing work to memorials in the new cemetery. BRAMM registration and work to BRAMM standards is required - The British Register of Accredited Memorial Masons.The deadline for quotations is noon on Monday 18th January. Please contact the clerk for details of the work required.

Posted: Tue, 22 Dec 2020 16:14 by Victoria Ellis

Tags: Cemetery

Christmas and New Year arrangements for free food from free fridges etc

Photo of eggs, honey and cabbage

Community Kitchen Ryedale Community Leisure Centre, Bowling Lane, Norton Delivering meals on 22nd, Christmas Eve, 29th and New Year's Eve.Malton Free Fridge The Wesley Centre, Saville Street, MaltonOpen 10-~11:30 every Monday, Wednesday and Saturday including Boxing Day and Bank Holiday MondayNorton Free Fridge Winston Court Community Centre, NortonOpen 10-~1 every Tuesday and Thursday, including Christmas... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 21 Dec 2020 15:02 by Victoria Ellis

Tags: News

Restoration of Memorials in the Old Cemetery

Restoration of Memorials in the Old Cemetery

Helmsley Town Council is seeking quotations for the restoration of 49 memorials in the Old Cemetery. BRAMM registration and work to BRAMM standards is required - The British Register of Accredited Memorial Masons.

A spreadsheet and map is available on request. Please detail the work to be carried out on each memorial. The deadline for quotations is noon on Monday 11th January 2021 and they will be considered... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 16 Dec 2020 17:15 by Victoria Ellis

Tags: Cemetery

Shops and Businesses in Helmsley

Shops and Businesses in Helmsley

The Hidden Disabilities Sunflower Scheme was introduced across Ryedale in a bit of a hurry during the first lockdown. It helped those who couldn't wear a mask or were partially sighed or had a hidden disability who were suffering abuse or misunderstood in shops, especially for not realising they were not observing social distancing.

At a meeting today with RDC, NYCC, voluntary organisations and user... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 03 Nov 2020 16:30 by Victoria Ellis

Tags: News

Ryedale Food Support poster

Ryedale Food Support poster

Text from the Ryedale Food Support poster below and central contact number:

Across Ryedale there are a range of projects supporting people and families who are experiencing challenges in accessing food. We recognise challenges occur for a range of reasons, all of which may have been heightened by the pandemic.

Developed through 2020, the cluster of food projects operating across Ryedale have been working... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 02 Nov 2020 17:46 by Victoria Ellis

Tags: News

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