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Leeds Bradford Airport to run therapy course for frightened passengers

Scared of flying? An airline is running a full-day course at Leeds Bradford Airport to help nervous passengers tackle their fear of plane travel. Virgin Atlantic's 'Flying Without Fear' programme includes a 45-minute flight on a commercial aircraft The c

today, 13:51 in Yorkshire & Humber

Drier and brighter at the end of the week

Here is the latest weather forecast for East Yorkshire, Ryedale and the Vale of York for the week ahead. After some rain early in the week the outlook for the period between Tuesday to Saturday looks drier with near normal temperatures. Monday 16 January

today, 13:08 in Yorkshire & Humber

Farming column with Sam Walton

Now that festivities are over and the majority of people are back down to earth, livestock farms are still just as busy, but there is these days a bit of a lull on an arable farm without livestock. Years ago, men would spend most of the time in winter ei

yesterday, 12:38 in Yorkshire & Humber

Sporting Past in pictures

Could you shed some light on the photos in Sporting Past? If so, then we want to hear from you. Were you involved in the picture, when was it taken, who was in it, what was it all about and are you still involved now? Memories can last a lifetime and we

yesterday, 10:21 in Yorkshire & Humber

Opinion column with Blaise Tapp

We are regularly told that January is the most miserable month of the lot: 31 short days and long cold nights when very few of us have any cash and are full of self loathing. As one of the millions of those who celebrate their birthday this month I would

Saturday, 08:32 in Yorkshire & Humber

Interns wanted at RSPB sites

The RSPB is looking for people in Yorkshire with a passion for wildlife to join its 2017 volunteer internship programme. The Volunteer Visitor Experience Internship provides the chance for anyone wanting to gain experience in a visitor-related job in con

Saturday, 08:06 in Yorkshire & Humber

The Grain column with Emma Croft

Following a quiet few days as the trade slowly returned to work last week, normality appears to have resumed this week and the value of old crop UK feed wheat appears to be on the rise. Old crop feed wheat for spot collection is currently trading in the

Friday, 13:15 in Yorkshire & Humber

UPDATED: Snow causes traffic problems

Residents have spoken about the treacherous conditions following heavy snowfall overnight. It looks as though the roads are beginning to clear following dangerous conditions which have caused multiple crashes in the area. The B1249 Driffield Road in Lang

Friday, 10:57 in Yorkshire & Humber

Power restored to customers after high winds damage network

Northern Powergrid, the company responsible for the region’s power network across Yorkshire and the North East, completed vital repairs early today (Thursday 12 January) and restored power to the nine remaining customers affected by Wednesday’s gale forc

Thursday, 18:44 in Yorkshire & Humber

WARNING: Snow and wintry showers forecast

With a chance of snow, high winds and wintry showers forecast to hit the area, drivers are being warned to take extra care on the roads. East Riding of Yorkshire Council’s gritting teams have already been out on Wednesday evening (11 January) treating th

Thursday, 15:35 in Yorkshire & Humber

Tyre check warning to region’s motorists

Safety charity TyreSafe is urging motorists across East Yorkshire to ensure their tyres are suitable for the adverse driving conditions. The last time Britain experienced heavy snowfalls and record low temperatures was the winter of 2010/2011 – and long

Thursday, 15:04 in Yorkshire & Humber

Perfect your drama skills at popular Arts Academy

An organisation that delivers arts and theatre skills sessions to five to 16-year-olds is back in action this weekend. The new Arts Academy sessions will take place on Saturdays between 9:30am and 12:30pm at Woldgate School, starting this Saturday (14 Ja

Thursday, 14:47 in Yorkshire & Humber

Wolds Diary with Sue Woodcock

Up to and over Christmas my voice returned and I was able to contribute to do some carol singing. The service of the nine lessons and carols went well and then a day later I joined a group from the singers to travel to Beverley to sing carols at the maso

Thursday, 11:46 in Yorkshire & Humber

Iconic Monopoly pieces face the boot - you could have emoji, dinosaur, duck and penguin as replacements

Traditional Monopoly pieces are facing the axe - but you can vote on what you'd like to see in their place. Games firm Hasbro has announced that it's shaking things up with the family favourite board game, and are giving fans the chance to choose new tok

Wednesday, 19:54 in Yorkshire & Humber

Could you be an on-call firefighter?

Are you up to the challenge of being an on-call firefighter in Pocklington? They are part-time staff who often have other jobs and responsibilities, but make themselves available for emergency call-outs in the area. A spokesman for Humberside Fire and Re

Wednesday, 19:54 in Yorkshire & Humber

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