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Yorkshire weather: Sunny spells and warmer weather for your Bank Holiday weekend

The cold snap which brought snow and wintry showers to the county this week will be replaced by warmer temperatures and sunshine for the Bank Holiday weekend. The Met Office has confirmed today that they are expecting temperatures to reach into double fi

today, 14:26 in Yorkshire & Humber

The grain column with Emma Croft

Old crop feed wheat values have slightly retreated this week as £150/T ex-farm begins to slip from the farm-sellers reach. Most end-user bids for spot delivery are now in the region of £153/T-£155/T delivered, making it very difficult to put £150/T on th

today, 12:26 in Yorkshire & Humber

Opinion: The council leader’s column with Stephen Parnaby OBE

We’re only a day away from one of the biggest events in Yorkshire’s sporting calendar and this year I’m delighted that Bridlington will again be playing a huge part in it. Off course I’m talking about the Tour de Yorkshire. When the town hosted the start

today, 06:32 in Yorkshire & Humber

Police issue statement after Yorkshire fracking protest

Police have issued a statement following a protest about fracking in Kirby Misperton. Superintendent Dave Hannan said that a small number of complaints had been made following the incident. Head of specialist operations Supt Hannan said: “North Yorkshire

today, 05:28 in Yorkshire & Humber

THE RELUCTANT RUNNER: You cannot be is hard

The gym has been great for my fitness but after a while, it does get a bit monotonous. I have done all the virtual routes on the cross-trainers and I needed something competitive, everyone likes being a winner after all. So Bridlington Tennis Club’s open

yesterday, 13:48 in Yorkshire & Humber

Memorial day for club steward Heather

Friends and family of the popular club steward at Bridlington Town football club will be raising money in her memory this weekend. As the club’s first team round off their league season with an away match at Garforth Town, their Queensgate stadium will b

yesterday, 13:08 in Yorkshire & Humber

Europe’s top pool stars at Spa event

Malta, Gibraltar, Holland, Cyprus and even the Shetland Isles are among the teams represented at the EBA European Pool Championship at Bridlington Spa this week. The floor of the Royal Hall has been filled with dozens of tables, as hundreds of players ha

yesterday, 13:08 in Yorkshire & Humber

Going underground for Tube challenge

There are 381 stations, 278 miles, 11 lines – and 12 hours. Simon Boulton’s London Underground challenge is going to involve military planning. He and fellow Bridlington Lions Club member Chris Beesting are aiming to pass through every Tube station in th

yesterday, 13:08 in Yorkshire & Humber

Bike stolen from fund-raising event

A teenager had his bike stolen while he helped to raise funds for his junior football club. Lewis Williamson, 14, locked his bike using a thick chain while he was helping with Burlington Jackdaws’ fund-raising at the Ship Inn at Sewerby, but the silver C

Monday, 11:57 in Yorkshire & Humber

Global company to draw up Bridlington marina masterplan

An internationally-renowned company, which has worked on projects across the globe, has been appointed to carry out the design work for Bridlington’s long-awaited marina. Arup, which employs 14,000 staff based in 92 offices across 42 countries, will draw

Monday, 11:45 in Yorkshire & Humber

VIDEO: Tech company invents ‘Kindle for the blind’

A technology company is hoping to bring braille back from decline after inventing the first ‘Kindle for the blind’. The Canute, which contains over 1,000 cogs, pinions and mechanical connectors, turns text downloaded from a memory stick into braille. The

Monday, 11:15 in Yorkshire & Humber

Yorkshire weather: A chilly week ahead

Temperatures will fall dramatically in Yorkshire this week - and snow is even predicted. Wintry showers are expected on low ground, with proper snow on the hills.

Monday, 11:15 in Yorkshire & Humber

Men who tell sexist or homophobic jokes suffer from low self esteem

Men who make sexist and homophobic jokes suffer low self-esteem and are trying to boost their manliness, a study has found. Researchers claim that men find disparaging jokes about women and gay people funny when they feel their masculinity is being threa

Monday, 11:06 in Yorkshire & Humber

The truth is back out there - X-Files to return for 10-part series

Mulder and Scully are to continue their search for the truth in a new series of The X-Files. The popular sci-fi drama is returning for a new 10-part series which will be shown during the 2017-18 television season, Fox network said. David Duchovny and Gil

Monday, 11:06 in Yorkshire & Humber

Tales from the Treasure House column with Sam Bartle

Some truly magnificent historic collections of items from bygone times are built up by antiquarians, but unfortunately they are all too easily lost, destroyed or split up and sold if the collector loses interest or dies. Staff at the East Riding Archives

Monday, 10:47 in Yorkshire & Humber

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