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Column – Tales from the Treasure House

For those of us who may be uneducated in farming traditions, our only knowledge that the harvest season approaches might be the sight of more tractors on the roads, or the experience of following behind a convoy of combine harvesters. But almost everyone

today, 13:10 in Yorkshire & Humber

Fair attraction back at Burton Agnes

Burton Agnes Hall will host its annual Michaelmas Fair, which celebrates the traditional feast of St Michael and marks the end of the farming year, later this month. The event, held over the weekend of 29 and 30 October, will see a bustling street fair s

today, 10:58 in Yorkshire & Humber

Kopparberg recalls cider over fears bottles may shatter

Bottles of popular Kopparberg cider are being removed from the shelves at Asda supermarkets amid fears the glass may shatter. The Swedish cider firm recalled 750ml bottles of its Sparking Rose Strawberry and Sparkling Rose Raspberry ciders after reports

yesterday, 11:48 in Yorkshire & Humber

Investment plan shows way to thousands of new Yorkshire jobs

THE POTENTIAL for Yorkshire to create thousands of jobs and businesses will be underlined by a new plan unveiled today as pressure grows on the Chancellor to herald an era of major investment in the North. Civic leaders will publish a plan showing how sp

yesterday, 11:48 in Yorkshire & Humber

Hundreds head to Bridlington School open evening

Bridlington School opened its doors to show prospective students what to expect if they are heading there next September. Its open evening was attended by around 400 primary school pupils and their parents. They were able to take a tour around the classr

Tuesday, 16:10 in Yorkshire & Humber

Seek advice on pensions issue

On 15 September, the UK saw its third annual Pension Awareness Day. Each year the pensions awareness campaign bus travels around the UK providing free pensions guidance from a team of advisors. The aim is to speak to communities about whether they are sa

Tuesday, 13:52 in Yorkshire & Humber

'Boyfriend of woman swept out to sea off Bridlington admits they were being daft'

A woman who was swept out to sea off Bridlington was "being daft" with her boyfriend, he has admitted. The man told Bridlington RNLI press officer Andy Brompton that "it was his idea" to try and outrun crashing waves on the slipway...

Monday, 16:53 in Yorkshire & Humber

Huge costs threat to your free press

The phone hacking scandal which engulfed the News of the World shocked the nation. But the subsequent inquiry entirely exonerated the local press and said newspapers like this one should not be penalised by any processes designed to prevent a repeat. How

Monday, 11:00 in Yorkshire & Humber

Young minds see food production in action for the first time

It is not often you find a group of inner city South African children having a personal meet and greet with a herd of East Riding cattle, but that’s exactly what happened last week. This educational farm visit was part of a programme run by Mark Thompson

Sunday, 23:06 in Yorkshire & Humber

New tourist information centre wins praise from public

Bridlington’s new-look tourist information centre has been praised for the role it has played in promoting the town during the summer season. Staff moved from the old office in Prince Street in July and are now based on the seafront side of the £25m East

Sunday, 08:09 in Yorkshire & Humber

National recognition for Bridlington pupil

A Bridlington student has been rewarded for his GCSE success when he was placed on a 12-man shortlist for a national award. Headlands School student Oliver Thompson, 16, opened his brown envelope in July to discover his “amazing” results. This prompted H

Sunday, 08:09 in Yorkshire & Humber

Special feature - Bridlington Photography Club

Featured this week are images from members of the Bridlington Photography Club. They are all “night photography” which was the subject chosen for the evening’s meeting on Tuesday 4 October. The club meets twice a month at the Bridlington Rugby Club on Qu

Sunday, 05:02 in Yorkshire & Humber

Wanted: Police release man's picture after Bridlington arson attack

Police have released a picture of a man as part of their investigation into an arson attack on a Promenade shop. Officers would like to speak with the man following the attack on Phat Freddy's on September 1. Police also arrested a 22-year-old man on Sep

Saturday, 09:50 in Yorkshire & Humber

Friend’s cancer battle inspires 1,000km charity effort

Last night marked the end of an unforgettable year for a Scarborough woman who has ran 1,000km in aid of a breast cancer charity. Stephanie Kirk-Bray was inspired to begin fundraising after a number of people close to her got the disease including best f

Saturday, 09:50 in Yorkshire & Humber

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