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Changes to area’s bus services

Four replacement bus services have been announced for Pocklington, Market Weighton and the surrounding villages. The changes include a downgrade of the 195 service on the Allerthorpe-Pocklington route which will no longer operate on Thursdays. This...

yesterday, 16:01 in Yorkshire & Humber

It’s a Pockout teams appeal by Lions Club

Residents of Pocklington would not have failed to see the new It’s a Pockout banners around town. The event’s organisers Pocklington and District Lions were given a helping hand from Pocko the club’s mascot as the banners were placed in key areas to...

yesterday, 13:12 in Yorkshire & Humber

Olympic champion to ride Tour de Yorkshire

Reigning Olympic champion Greg Van Avermaet is the latest star cyclist confirmed to ride the 2018 Tour de Yorkshire. Van Avermaet is one of the biggest names in the sport who has also won two Tour de France stages, the 2017 Paris-Roubaix title, and...

yesterday, 12:26 in Yorkshire & Humber

Sancton singer Frankie set to release her debut album

A young Sancton singer-songwriter is about to release her debut album entitled In Between Forever. Frankie Turton, who is 15, is celebrating the launch of her work at Jaz Cafe Bar in Hull City Centre on Friday 27 April. Fans who attend the free party...

yesterday, 10:16 in Yorkshire & Humber

Jubilant times at Jubilee Park

A village play park is about to rise from the ashes after a major fundraising campaign to replace damaged equipment reached its target. The play equipment at Jubilee Park, Fangfoss, was destroyed in a suspected arson attack in May last year. Since the...

yesterday, 10:01 in Yorkshire & Humber

Teams wanted for knockout hospice event

Teams are being encouraged to sign up for the St Leonard’s Hospice ‘It’s a Knockout’ fundraiser which is held on York’s Knavesmire on Sunday 2 September. A spokesman said: “Entry for spectators is free and there’s plenty of parking. “There will be...

Thursday, 22:12 in Yorkshire & Humber

TRAVEL REVIEW: Fun for everyone at Butlins Skegness

The school holidays are ideal for making family memories - and you can’t go wrong with an action-packed short break at Butlins in Skegness. I spent four days there over the Easter holidays with my husband and our five-year-old daughter Lucy. It’s hard...

Thursday, 16:33 in Yorkshire & Humber

The Wolds Diary column with Sue Woodcock

For most of the past week I have been rather limited in what I do with a very nasty cold and cough, which meant I couldn’t talk much or sing. Nor did I want to spread it to other folk. I have gone out with the dogs a few times, and on every walk we...

Thursday, 11:25 in Yorkshire & Humber

The Grain Column with Emma Savage

Old crop feed wheat has traded the same this week at £152/T ex-farm. For those of you with any old crop feed barley left in the shed, values appear to have plateaued at £150/T ex-farm. Markets have remained driven by weather and the continued...

Thursday, 08:50 in Yorkshire & Humber

Wonders-ful show at arts centre

In their next production, The Wolds Wonders Theatre Group for adults with learning disabilities will be showcasing works they developed and performed as part of the Royal Philharmonic Society (RPS) 2018 Awards. The Yesterday and Tomorrow People will...

Wednesday, 18:33 in Yorkshire & Humber

Cycling star Mark Cavendish fit to take part in Tour de Yorkshire

Organisers of the Tour de Yorkshire said they were delighted that Mark Cavendish has confirmed he will compete in the race. Cavendish suffered a dramatic crash at the Milan – San Remo race in Italy on Saturday 17 March, fracturing a rib and damaging...

Wednesday, 15:10 in Yorkshire & Humber

Kids show enterprise as fivers add up to £841

As part of an all-class project, Class 4 at St Martin’s CofE School in Fangfoss, recently took part in an enterprise initiative from Virgin Money called Make £5 Grow. The bank loaned each child £5 for the project. The 21 children in the Year 5/6 class...

Wednesday, 14:44 in Yorkshire & Humber

£250,000 worth of drugs seized before reaching the East Riding

Two women and a man have been arrested on suspicion of being concerned in the importation and supply of class A and B drugs and money laundering. It follows the seizure of nearly £250,000 worth of drugs by the UK Border Agency on the south coast that...

Wednesday, 14:32 in Yorkshire & Humber

Blooming great show of tulips at attraction

Burnby Hall Gardens, seven time consecutive winner of the prestigious Yorkshire in Bloom Gold Award, is hosting its fifth annual Tulip Festival from Saturday 28 April to Saturday 12 May. While being best known for the impressive National Collection of...

Wednesday, 14:32 in Yorkshire & Humber

Vineyard adds Tour sparkle for air ambulance

A Yorkshire Wolds vineyard is toasting the Tour de Yorkshire and helping to raise vital funds for the Yorkshire Air Ambulance (YAA). The Little Wold Vineyard, near South Cave, has produced limited edition ‘Reet Brut Rose’ and ‘Reet Brut White’...

Wednesday, 13:21 in Yorkshire & Humber

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