Listed below are the current news stories on the website, listed in chronological order.

Hambleton District Council, who fund Bedale Town Council via the annual precept, is consulting on its budget and the services it provides for next year (2019-20). To help shape the budget proposals, the council is inviting you to have your say through this consultation until 26 October 2018. The consultation is available here. 

Published by: Judith Cockburn

Bedale has been chosen as one of the eight host venues for the 2019 cycling Tour de Yorkshire, which runs from 2-5 May. This means that one stage of the race will either start or finish in Bedale, which will be one of the biggest days in the town's history. Sir Gary Verity, Chief Executive of Welcome to Yorkshire, said: “It’s always exciting to unveil the host towns for the Tour de Yorkshire and this year is no exception. We’re thrilled that Bedale will be making it...
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Published by: Judith Cockburn

Over the Easter break the public toilets in Bedale's Bridge Street car park were closed for some much needed repairs and refurbishment. The toilets were originally built in 1990 by Hambleton District Council and were last refurbished by Hambleton DC in 2003. In 2011 in a bid to save money Hambleton handed the facility and the associated costs of maintaining it for the benefit of locals and visitors, to Bedale Town Council. The smart new look to the toilets in Br...
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Published by: Charlie Hart

On May 8th the Bedale Community Award 2018 was awarded to Claire Gerard for her commitment to serving the town by Councillor Christine Mollard, Mayor of Bedale. Claire was presented with a framed certificate, a parchment citation and a bottle of wine. The citation reads: Claire has been instrumental in setting-up and establishing Bedale Litter Busters, a team of volunteers carrying out the invaluable task of keeping Bedale tidy. Claire has been the driving force behind this amazi...
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Published by: Judith Cockburn

On the 17th of April 2018, a delegation of 6 from Bedale Twinning Association went to Azay-sur-Cher, in the Loire region of France near to Tours. They were met with the utmost hospitality and friendship whilst being hosted by members of Azay-sur Cher Twinning Association. They were shown around the area, meeting with local schools and sports associations who were given contacts with all our local schools and sports clubs. On the evening of Wednesday 18th April the Mayor of Bedale, Cllr Chr...
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Published by: Malcolm Young

This is a question we are asked very regularly and it is good to know that so many people are keen to come. Our Car Boot Sale welcomes buyers and sellers from all over the north of England every week with people coming from Newcastle, York, Leeds, Carlisle, Stockton, Whitby and all places inbetween to enjoy the event and the town. It would be wonderful to be able to let everyone know in advance, whenever a sale is cancelled because of the weather, however it is not prac...
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Published by: Charlie Hart