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Holme-based travel counsellor part of company’s success

An Holme on Spalding Moor based travel agent is celebrating after her company gained another accolade. Judith Maughan, who runs her own travel business as part of holidays company Travel Counsellors, is celebrating after the company was named in The Sund

yesterday, 20:44 in Yorkshire & Humber

Group asked to host fifth stage of Wolds Way Walk

The June meeting of Pocklington WI was chaired by the Vice-President Moira Laverack, and after welcoming everybody she conducted the items of business. She drew members attention to the items of interest in the Federation Newsletter, and told them that P

yesterday, 14:21 in Yorkshire & Humber

Superhuman feats by Wilberfoss teams

Four pairs of teams from Wilberfoss recently travelled to Bristol to take part in the Superhuman Games. Each couple worked together in five different disciplines: Strength and Honour, Strongman Vo2 Max, Unconventional Beast, Assault Course and Brutal Bea

yesterday, 09:11 in Yorkshire & Humber

The East Riding of Yorkshire Council leader’s column with Stephen Parnaby OBE

This month marks the tenth anniversary of the devastating floods which affected the lives of thousands of residents across the East Riding. On June 25 2007, following days of heavy rainfall on already saturated ground, another downpour created a deluge t

yesterday, 06:40 in Yorkshire & Humber

Keep on running – a non-stop ultra marathon feat

A member of Pocklington Runners has completed an amazing ultra marathon feat to raise funds for charity. Rob Letts, 43, ran 200 miles non-stop with the support of his fellow runners to bring in more than £1,600 for the MacMillan Nurses appeal. Rob from S

Thursday, 10:09 in Yorkshire & Humber

The Grain column with Emma Croft

Week one of Brexit talks is now well underway and the value of the pound against the value of the Euro has therefore been extremely volatile this week. The early sessions are described as a “trust building exercise” and there are currently no major devel

Thursday, 08:21 in Yorkshire & Humber

Guys and Dolls show at Melbourne School

Pupils at Melbourne Community Primary School are taking part in a new musical production – Guys and Dolls Junior. M&M Club is a music and drama club which runs every Wednesday after school and currently there at 57 children in the club ranging...

Thursday, 06:19 in Yorkshire & Humber

Former quarry home to new avocet chicks

A former quarry near North Cave has become an important sanctuary for one of Yorkshire’s largest inland colonies of avocets. Twenty-three avocet chicks have hatched within Yorkshire Wildlife Trust’s (YWT)North Cave Wetlands Nature Reserve so far this yea

Wednesday, 14:11 in Yorkshire & Humber

Serious crash on the A1079

The A1709 is closed after a crash between four cars this morning. Two people have been taken to hospital, one with serious leg injuries.

Wednesday, 08:54 in Yorkshire & Humber

Burnby Hall Gardens - special feature

In October 2016, an intrepid team of Garden Heritage Volunteers started working on various research projects connected with our three year Heritage Lottery Project at Burnby Hall Gardens. Geoff Sidwell has been busy researching the family of Katharine St

Wednesday, 06:55 in Yorkshire & Humber

The farming column with Sam Walton

Education is even more important today than ever before. In farming as perhaps with a lot of businesses, we are in a global scenario, where it matters what Joe Bloggs in Peru or New Zealand is doing. So agricultural colleges are more important now not on

Tuesday, 16:13 in Yorkshire & Humber

Crews at scene of farm buildings fire in village near Pocklington

Firefighters are tackling a fire which broke out in farm buildings in Melbourne this morning. Humberside Fire and Rescue Service sent four engines to the village near Pocklington at around 11.40am. It followed a report of farm buildings off Main Street b

Tuesday, 12:29 in Yorkshire & Humber

READER OFFER: Save up to HALF PRICE on Flamingo Land family tickets

Yorkshire's Flamingo Land is a wild family fun day out and our wild reader offer is back - to save you up to HALF PRICE on family tickets! With up to a whopping 50 per cent off you pay only £60 for a Family Day Ticket. If you buy on the day at the theme

Tuesday, 09:15 in Yorkshire & Humber

Passenger punched and smashed York taxi window - CCTV appeal

Police want to  identify a man and woman caught on CCTV  after a York taxi's window was punched and smashed. They got into the white Toyota Avensis Streamline taxi on Cumberland Street When they arrived at Wiggington Road, near to the A1237, the taxi dri

Monday, 20:46 in Yorkshire & Humber

The weather forecast with Trevor Appleton

There will be some respite from the hot weather on Tuesday but the heat will be turned up again on Thursday. Monday 19 June: Hot and sunny. 31C in the west cooler on the coast with pleasant sea breezes. Tuesday 20 June: Temperatures back to normal which

Monday, 08:21 in Yorkshire & Humber

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