Thirsk Community Organisations Charities Politics

Community focused groups including support, leisure, religious & uniformed organisations.

Community & voluntary organisations support groups

Thirsk Town Council Aims House Royal Oak Yard Market Place Thirsk YO7 1HQ 01845 526445

Thirsk Community Library From April 2017 Thirsk Library will need to be run by volunteers with support from North Yorkshire County Council and Thirsk Community Care.

The Clock "The Clock is an independent charitable organisation which delivers services to young people and adults across North Yorkshire."

Northallerton & District Voluntary Service Association "We work behind the scenes to ensure that local voluntary organisations and community groups get the help they need, "

Independus St John's Community Centre Shute Road Catterick Garrison DL9 4AF
01748 830856
A Centre for Independent Living (CIL) in Hambleton & Richmondshire. Promoting the welfare of disabled people.

Hambleton & Richmondshire Carers Centre 32 High Street, Northallerton DL7 8EE 01609 780872
Information, advice and help for carers.

Age UK North Yorkshire 33 High Street Northallerton DL7 8EE
Age UK is a network of local Age UK charities working together to deliver positive change with, and for, older people.

Hambleton Community Action is a registered charity providing advice, information and support to voluntary and community groups in the local district. We also promote volunteering and offer a number of services for the local community.

Northallerton and the Dales Mencap Society represents the interests of people with learning disabilities and their carers in Hambleton and Richmondshire.

Dyslexia Network Plus (DNPlus) DNPlus is a local association in North Yorkshire to support people with dyslexia and associated conditions.It is run by volunteers and based in the Thirsk and Northallerton area, but open to anyone in the region who is prepared to travel.

Hambleton Citizens Advice Bureau 277 High St Northallerton 01609 770309
CAB Free Confidential, Independent, Impartial Advice and Information service to all members of the Community.

Adviceguide online help from Citizens Advice. Adviceguide provides information on your rights, including benefits, housing, family matters and employment, and on debt, consumer and legal issues.

Children & Families Service: Prevention: 01609 536206
The Prevention Service offers early help and support to children, young people and families across a wide range of issues. Also providing positive activities and opportunities for children & young people.

Holy Rood House Centre for Health and Pastoral Care

Thirsk Community Care Working with the local Community for the local Community.

Hambleton & Richmondshire Carers Centre 32 High Street, Northallerton DL7 8EE 01609 780872
Information, advice and help for carers.

Hambleton Community Action is a registered charity providing advice, information and support to voluntary and community groups in the local district. We also promote volunteering and offer a number of services for the local community.

North Yorkshire & York Forum is a strategic body within the voluntary, community and social enterprise sector, operating across North Yorkshire and York.

Rural Action Yorkshire formally Yorkshire Rural Community Council, support and advice for rural community groups and village halls.

Reuse & Recycling groups like Freegle & Freecycle match people who have things they want to get rid of with people who want them. Northallerton & Thirsk Reuse Group covers most of Hambleton & Richmond. Don't throw it away, give it away! find your nearest group

North Yorkshire Police non-emergency number 101
Customers with Hearing or speech impairments can contact North Yorkshire Police via textphone on 18001 101

Social hobby leisure groups & forums

North Yorkshire Scouts

Hillside Scout Group has a catchment area of the Hillside Parishes in the Vale of Mowbray District, in North Yorkshire

Girlguiding North Yorkshire South

Thirsk Community Woodlands Group has been set up to promote the conservation, protection and improvement of the natural environment and bio-diversity of the Thirsk Area through the planting and management of trees and woodland.

Sowerby Music Music society providing classical concerts, excursions and musical education

East Thirsk Community Hall a thriving multi-use venue

Northallerton Young Farmers

Thirsk and Northallerton Lions Club

The Rotary Club of Thirsk

Thirsk U3A monthly meeting takes place in the Parochial Hall in Sowerby on the second Tuesday of the month at 10am for a 10.15am start

Church worship religious groups

St Mary's Thirsk The Thirsk Parish Church

St Oswald's Sowerby

The Hillside Parishes Leake Boltby Cowesby Felixkirk Kirby Knowle Siltons Kepwick

St Columba's Church, Topcliffe

Thirsk and Northallerton Methodist Circuit

Thirsk Methodist Church (St James Green)

All Saints Roman Catholic Church Castlegate Thirsk YO7 1HL

Thirsk Quaker Meeting Friends Meeting House Kirkgate YO& 1PL 01845 522974

Thirsk Community Church

Family Life Church - Thirsk meet every Sunday at Askham Bryan College, Thirsk Rural Business Park (Auction Mart), see website for details.

Hollybush Christian Fellowship Newsham Thirsk YO7 4DH

Northallerton Churches

The GENUKI Church Database

Wikipedia "Religion" "article is about a general set of beliefs about life, purpose, etc."

The British Humanist Association "Humanism is the belief that we can live good lives without religious or superstitious beliefs."

National Secular Society - Challenging Religious Privilege

Nurseries Children's Activities Playgroups

The Learning Tree Nursery & Kids Club
Behind Carlton Miniott CP School Carlton Miniott Thirsk YO7 4NJ
Tel: 01845 526478 Contact Sonia Butler (Manager)

Borrowby Nursery School a privately owned Nursery school situated within the grounds of Knayton C of E Primary School, between Thirsk and Northallerton.

Twiggy's Play Centre Thirsk Business Park YO7 3NY 01845 523553

Local Councils

North Yorkshire County Council

Hambleton District Council

Richmondshire District Council

Ryedale District Council

Craven District Council

Selby District Council

Scarborough (Whitby Filey) District Council

Harrogate Borough (District) Council

Politics Information and local groups

Rishi Sunak MP for Richmond (Yorks)

Kevin Hollinrake MP for Thirsk and Malton

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