PLANNED ROAD CLOSURE NOTIFICATIONS – 26943 & 26945. Old Station Road, Ampleforth & Station Road, Ampleforth

PLANNED ROAD CLOSURE NOTIFICATION – 26943. Old Station Road, Ampleforth

The Closure will be in place for a period of 4 days between 18th September 2020 and 21st September 2020

The Road Closure and any associated Diversion Routes can be viewed using this URL link Unknown (public_url)


North Yorkshire County Council

PLANNED ROAD CLOSURE NOTIFICATION – 26945. Station Road, Ampleforth.

The Closure will be in place for a period of 5 days between 18th September 2020 and 22nd September 2020

The Road Closure and any associated Diversion Routes can be viewed using this URL link Unknown (public_url)


North Yorkshire County Council

The next Parish Council meeting will take place on Thursday 1st October 2020 @ 7.30pm in the Village Hall

Emergency road closure

The road to Oswaldkirk will be closed from Becon Bank to the college for emergency repairs from 27th August for 2-3 days. It will be open during the evening.

Essential Highway Maintenance – Mill Lane, Station Road and Old Station Road, Ampleforth – Commencing 27th August 2020

North Yorkshire County Council will be undertaking essential highway maintenance at the above locations which will be carried out under a road closure. The works are to resurface the full length of the carriageway. Old Station Road will start at the junction with Carr Lane and end at the Junction with Station Road. Station Road and Mill Lane will start at the junction with Carr Lane and end at the junction with Mill Way.

The works are currently programmed to commence on 27th August 2020 and will last for 17 working days (Monday – Friday).

The works will be carried out between 0730hrs and 1730hrs.

Ampleforth Community Support

The Parish Council in conjunction with the local Churches is setting up a Good Neighbour network to provide some local support during the Coronavirus emergency.

Leaflets have been distributed with contact details. These are:

Jon & Pam Staton 788 668

Chris & Rosalie Wilding 788 204

Sue & Jon Shepherd 788 993

For pastoral suport, please contact:

Revd Catherine Reid 788 867 or 07947 867974

Fr Bede 766 819

Please be patient. This is an unusual situation and all of us are having to change our way of living.

Sutton Bank Closure 2020



This letter is to advise you that North Yorkshire County Council will be carrying out essential annual maintenance works on Sutton Bank, which will result in a full road closure from the morning of Sunday 13th September 2020 until end of day Sunday 20th September 2020 (8-day closure), weather permitting. 

Works include the annual inspection and maintenance of the rock face which will ensure that this strategic route remains in a structurally sound condition in the long term.

During the closure of Sutton Bank, access to premises on the bank will be maintained whenever possible, however due to the nature of the works, there may be times when access will be restricted. 

Diversion routes will be signed appropriately along the caravan route and every effort will be made to ensure the work is completed as soon as possible and that any disruption is kept to a minimum.

Our contractors will assist you where possible during the working periods and on-site personnel will be tasked with managing vehicle access. We request your assistance in the following ways:-

Please contact the Customer Resolution Centre on 01609 780780 to identify any special access needs you may have during the works period;

Co-operate and comply with any instructions issued by the traffic management operatives and take extra care whilst within the works area;

In order to ensure the works are completed as safely and quickly as possible it would be appreciated if residents could keep journeys to a minimum.

May I draw your attention to the County Councils Corporate Privacy Policy by using the following link When submitting a response, we will record personal information including your name and address.

For further information, including diversion information and to sign up for alerts, please go to;

We would like to take this opportunity to apologise for any disruption that these works may cause and would again request your co-operation to help ensure an efficiently and safely executed project.

Yours faithfully

Customer Resolution Centre



Ryedale Plan Inspection result

Report into Examination into the Ryedale Plan – Local Plan Strategy

The Planning Inspectorate issued the final report into the Local Plan Strategy (LPS) on Wednesday, 14 August 2013, following its submission in May 2012 and hearing sessions which took place in September and October 2012 and May 2013.

The Inspector has concluded that the LPS is sound, subject to the inclusion of a schedule of main modifications which is appended to his report. On this basis, the Inspector states that the LPS “provides an appropriate basis for the planning of the District to 2027”.

Ryedale District Council will  seek to adopt the LPS on the basis of the recommendations in the Inspector’s report at a Full Council meeting.

Link to RDC Press Release

Link to Local Plan Strategy page – all documents

Link to Planning Inspector’s Report 

The Millennium Green – June

Everyone is welcome to quietly enjoy the Millennium Green.  A path skirts the green and there are a few seats. If you bring a dog, please keep it on a lead and clear up after it.

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