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Walk this way to support St Leonard’s cause

St Leonard’s Hospice, which has a support group and shop in Pocklington, is looking for walkers to take on the ‘St Leonard’s Way’ walk on Saturday 5 May. The walk takes place in Bronte country, starting and finishing in Haworth in West Yorkshire. The...

yesterday, 17:16 in Yorkshire & Humber

Digital Garage can change lives

Today, most of us are spending hours online, and nearly a third of this time is spent on social media. Having the skills and knowledge to navigate the world of social media brings huge opportunity. As well as raising awareness of your business online,...

yesterday, 16:20 in Yorkshire & Humber

Down Memory Lane - 1991 in pictures

If you have any information about the photos included in this column, please email us at or write to us at Down Memory Lane, Pocklington Post, Newchase Court, Hopper Hill Road, Scarborough Business Park, Scarborough, YO11...

yesterday, 10:40 in Yorkshire & Humber

VIDEO: Sir Vince Cable urges firms to back £1m Weston Park Cancer Charity 2020 For Business Appeal

Sir Vince Cable took time out of his campaign to become the next Liberal Democrat leader to urge business leaders to back a £1 million appeal boosting world leading cancer services in Sheffield. He was the latest high profile guest speaker at an event...

Friday, 16:41 in Yorkshire & Humber

The headteacher column with Pocklington School’s Mark Ronan

We have had a busy start to the year, but one week was particularly eventful and summed up my pride in Pocklington School as a community. It was the week of our annual House Music Festival – when pupils join across the year groups work together to...

Friday, 14:06 in Yorkshire & Humber

Players wanted to join BHF Golf Day

The Pocklington and District Branch of the British Heart Foundation is looking to attract players to participate in a fun golf day and raise funds for the charity. This year the event will take place on Friday 15 June at The Oaks Golf Club, Aughton...

Friday, 13:45 in Yorkshire & Humber

Major campaign to cut medicine waste

A new initiative aimed at reducing unnecessary medicine waste is underway across the East Riding area. NHS East Riding of Yorkshire Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) and Hull CCG estimate that around £2.8million is lost each year across the region...

Friday, 12:56 in Yorkshire & Humber

The Magic Numbers set to perform at the arts centre

Mercury Prize nominated and multi-platinum selling quartet The Magic Numbers will perform at Pocklington Arts Centre on Wednesday 30 May. Comprising of two sets of siblings, Romeo and Michele Stodart and Angela and Sean Gannon, The Magic Numbers have...

Friday, 12:18 in Yorkshire & Humber

What’s on in the Pocklington and district area

Here are the latest what’s on listings for the Pocklington and district area. Also featured are the regular group meetings in Pocklington, Market Weighton and surrounding villages.

Friday, 11:44 in Yorkshire & Humber

School’s stars plea to boost reading skills

Holme on Spalding Moor Primary School is searching for reading stars. The STARS, which stands for Supporting Teaching and Reading Scheme, visit school to support children with their reading. The scheme recruits volunteers to work with children on a...

Friday, 09:10 in Yorkshire & Humber

Lions present life-saving device to local family

Pocklington District Lions Club has presented a life-saving device to a local family, paid for by funds raised by the group’s Christmas fundraising activities. Max was due to visit the Special Needs Grotto provided by the Lions. However, he suffered a...

Friday, 08:42 in Yorkshire & Humber

Sheffield inventor goes mobile to raise digital skills

WHEN Sheffield inventor Richard O’Neill began to read with increasing concern data showing how lacking British workers were when it came to digital skills, he decided to take matters into his own hands. Mr O’Neill, a resident of Sheffield for more...

Friday, 02:59 in Yorkshire & Humber

Blooming great gardens wanted for competition

Market Weighton Town Council has launched its popular Spring Garden Competition and is inviting residents to get involved. The town council would particularly like to hear from new residents who would like to their gardens into the competition for the...

Thursday, 20:24 in Yorkshire & Humber

Canal groups in new appeal for volunteers

The Canal and River Trust and Pocklington Canal Amenity Society (PCAS) are calling on local residents to become volunteers and help share the joys of their local canal. The groups have been working together on a variety of restoration and enhancement...

Thursday, 16:16 in Yorkshire & Humber

Relationship breakdown can hit your health

This month we celebrated all that is great with love, but what about those who are experiencing a relationship breakdown? Happy and healthy relationships can have a positive effect on our mental health and emotional wellbeing, and when things go...

Thursday, 10:54 in Yorkshire & Humber

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