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Grant Opportunity

Organisations providing a service or facilities in Norton-on-Derwent who want to be considered for grant aid in the year ending 31 March 2023 should express their interest to us via the email below and we will send out the application form.

Criteria: Grant applications should outline the provision of benefits to Norton on Derwent under one or more of the following criteria:-

To contribute to the cultural life, education, sporting opportunities or general well-being of the people of Norton.

To promote the economic and commercial vitality of Norton.

To support and contribute to the social life of Norton.

To preserve the unique identity of Norton and promote its heritage.

To help to create a socially inclusive and caring community and increase collaboration among our residents.

To protect and improve Norton and promote a sustainable environment.

Who can apply: Clubs and societies, Voluntary bodies and associations, Non-profit making organisations, Charitable bodies

Completed application forms by Monday 3rd October 2022.

Norton-on-Derwent Town Council, The Old Courthouse,

84b Commercial Street, Norton, Malton, YO17 9ES

What a Great Yorkshire Day!

The Yorkshire Day celebration took place on 1st August at Keighley with about 150 Mayors and Civic Dignitaries in attendance.

The event incorporated a train ride, breakfast, parade and a civic service.

Pictured Norton Mayor Di Keal with other Ryedale Dignitaries.

Pictured, all the attendees

December Council Meeting Cancelled

Due to the Omicron outbreak, the December Council Meeting is cancelled. It is hoped that the government will permit legislation to allow remote meetings again for January, in case the situation has not improved.

Notice of Town Meeting

Norton on Derwent Town Council.

Notice is hereby given that a Town Meeting, in respect of:

The Resuce The Ramp Campaign

Will be held on Thursday 5th August, at

The Ryedale Community Leisure Centre (former Norton Bowling Centre), Bowling Lane, Norton, at 7.00pm.

Members of the public are welcome to attend.

Grants To Voluntary Organisations



Voluntary organisations providing a service or facilities in the interests of the inhabitants of Norton-on-Derwent and wishing to be considered for grant aid in the year ending 31 March 2022 should apply in writing or email and enclose a copy of the accounts and balance sheet for their last financial year to the address below by Monday 13th September 2021:

Norton-on-Derwent Town Council

The Old Courthouse,

84B Commercial Street,



YO17 9ES


Notice of Byelaw

Notice is hereby given that Norton-on-Derwent Town Council intends to make a new byelaw to prevent vehicles parking on the mown roadside verges in the following areas.

Welham RoadMown grass verges, on both sides of the road, between Beechwood Road and Whitewall, extending south to the frontage of house numbers 185 and 186.  
Beverley RoadMown grass verges, on both sides of the road, between Furlongs Avenue and Dairy Way.  
Langton RoadMown grass verges, on both sides of the road, between The Ridings and Bazeley’s Lane.  
Scarborough RoadMown grass verges, on both sides of the road, between Parliament Street and Westfield Avenue.  
Langley Drive and Hambleton RoadMown grass verges, on the southern/eastern side of the road, between Langton Road and Woodlands Avenue.  

The byelaw can be viewed here.

Copies of the byelaw are kept at the offices of the Council at The Old Court House, 84B Commercial Street YO17 9ES and will be open to inspection without payment during usual business hours for 28 days from the publication of this notice. 

Written representations about the byelaw, including any objections, should be sent to the above postal address or by e-mail to by Friday 7th May 2021.

Ros Tierney

Town Clerk

Better Walking Connectivity Through Seat Provision

They need Summer planting in a few weeks time but have you noticed the new seats and planters springing up around town? New seats for Beverley Road nr Tesco’s, Howe Hill, Langton Road and Springfield Garth. We have tried to improve the walking and connectivity routes across the town. There is a further seat planned for the Bazley’s Lane vicinity.

Little Free Library arrives in Norton

The Little Free Library is now open in Norton, just to the side of St Peters Church.

The library has been set up thanks to the efforts from a local family, from literary events consultancy Books Up North and a host of other volunteers.

It is located, by kind permission of the Wardens, in the grounds of St Peter’s Church on Langton Road.

The free library is available for everyone to access but everyone is urged to use it responsibly and to follow the current government guidance regarding the coronavirus.

All of the books have been donated by people in the community.