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9 things to do in Yorkshire over the May bank holiday weekend

The second bank holiday of the month is shortly upon us and with this comes the search for fun events and activities around Yorkshire. Yorkshire has a wide array of different events taking place throughout the region over the upcoming May bank holiday...

today, 15:51 in Yorkshire & Humber

Deal struck to gain Devil’s Toenail

A deal has been struck to get wheels moving for a major cycling initiative. Wetherby Town Council has taken ownership of land known as the Devil’s Toenail, off Quarry Hill, so that it can be redeveloped by Wetherby Bike Trails and SingletrAction as a...

today, 15:09 in Yorkshire & Humber

Family creates legacy with new gin brand

A Yorkshire family has unleashed its entrepreneurial spirit by starting a gin business that it hopes to pass down the generations. Ian Thompson previously had a successful career in the fire alarm industry, before going on a distilling course and...

today, 13:45 in Yorkshire & Humber

Firm hails success of first two apprentices

Two apprentices at a landscaping supplies firm have been offered full-time contracts after passing their course with flying colours. Green-tech, based at Arkendale, between Knaresborough and Boroughbridge, took on its first recruits last year, when...

today, 13:45 in Yorkshire & Humber

Warning issued to Yorkshire motorists planning on getting away over bank holiday

Drivers are being advised to plan for delays on popular routes this weekend as the bank holiday coincides with the start of half term and a spell of warm weather. WEATHER: Bank holiday scorcher predicted for Yorkshire Between 15-20 million UK...

today, 13:11 in Yorkshire & Humber

Bank holiday scorcher predicted for Yorkshire

Get your shades, shorts, vests and barbecues at the ready. READ: How Yorkshire schools can issue £480 in fines for taking your children on holiday Yorkshire is set to enjoy the second scorching bank holiday weekend of the month over the coming days,...

today, 12:49 in Yorkshire & Humber

New Mayor bids to make town known

Wetherby’s new mayor says he hopes to promote the town during his office. Coun Galan Moss, 73, was elected for the 2018/19 civic year at the Annual Meeting of the Town Council on May 8, with the new Mayoress Mrs Sandra Moss in attendance. “It’s an...

today, 12:49 in Yorkshire & Humber

The Transport Talk column with Don Mackenzie

Since my last column article two months ago, the NYCC 2018 highways repair programme is well underway. In this district, some 250 streets are on the list for surface dressing, whilst there are several key roads which are badly damaged which will be...

today, 12:08 in Yorkshire & Humber

Architects celebrate 60 years of success

Employees and clients of an award-winning architects’ practice in Aberford, south of Wetherby, will be celebrating tomorrow when they mark the firm’s 60th anniversary. Pearce Bottomley Architects are holding a day of celebration on Friday, when...

today, 10:52 in Yorkshire & Humber

Further disruption to Yorkshire rail services as Northern workers walk out on strike

Rail passengers in Yorkshire face further disruption today as Northern staff stage a further 24-hour strike as a dispute over the role of guards rumbles on. Members of the RMT union have walked out on strike in the ongoing row over the safety of...

today, 08:30 in Yorkshire & Humber

Here's when and why you'll start spotting learner drivers on motorways in Yorkshire

0 Have your say A huge shake-up into the process of how people learn to drive is about to come into effect. READ: Data shows women are better drivers – in theory And one of the big changes that has got a lot of people talking revolves around learner...

today, 07:57 in Yorkshire & Humber

Looking for a new pet? These 5 rescue centres offer animal rehoming and adoption in Yorkshire

There are a wide array of charities and rescue centres throughout Yorkshire which offer a variety of small animals for adoption and rehoming. If you’re looking for a new pet and want to give an abandoned animal a loving home there’s plenty of choice...

yesterday, 16:59 in Yorkshire & Humber

From carp to bream: 8 of the best places to go fishing in Yorkshire

Yorkshire has a wide array of idyllic lake and scenic ponds, making it a great destination to do a spot of fishing. There are numerous places throughout the region which are suitable for different types of fishing and for ranging abilities and...

yesterday, 16:16 in Yorkshire & Humber

Donation to help dementia patients

A Harrogate hospice care charity has launched a unique project aimed at improving care for people living with dementia, thanks to a £30,000 donation from a fundraising group. The donation to Saint Michael’s new Purple Thread project – announced as...

yesterday, 15:44 in Yorkshire & Humber

Meet the Harrogate Fuel Mule: Vegan and vegetarian meals from a Harrogate home

A former headteacher has left the stress of the education world behind to take on a new challenge as Harrogate’s first all-vegan and vegetarian food delivery business. After leaving her role as the principal of two schools in York, Cath Hindmarch,...

yesterday, 14:47 in Yorkshire & Humber

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