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Review by Julia Pattison: 2019 York Literature Festival talk with former MP Alan Johnson

Author Talk: Alan Johnson, In My Life: A Music Memoir Venue: St Peter’s School, York Review by: Julia Pattison The queue snaked round the block at St Peter’s School on the afternoon of Saturday 23 March, such was the popularity of the speaker we were...

today, 08:48 in Yorkshire & Humber

Children have their rotting teeth removed in hospital

Young children in the East Riding of Yorkshire had rotting teeth removed in hospital dozens of times last year, figures show. The Royal College of Surgeons (RCS) called the figures “horrifying”, while health experts are urging parents to cut down...

yesterday, 16:11 in Yorkshire & Humber

Here's why Sir Gary Verity has resigned as boss of Welcome to Yorkshire

Sir Gary Verity has quit as chief executive of Welcome to Yorkshire after an investigation ruled he made "errors of judgement regarding his expenses", it has been revealed. The former boss of the agency has resigned "on health grounds...

Saturday, 08:50 in Yorkshire & Humber

Sean returns to Pock-based company

License Dashboard, the Pocklington-based Software Asset Management (SAM) technology and services vendor, has announced the return of former director and product creator Sean Robinson as sales director. Robinson is the original creator of License...

Friday, 17:36 in Yorkshire & Humber

Huge crowd at Kiplingcotes race

King Henry VIII was in the third decade of his reign when Peter Witty and his brothers watched the first horse romp home in the Kiplingcotes Derby in 1519. The Witty family history came full circle five centuries later when their direct descendants,...

Friday, 13:28 in Yorkshire & Humber

Upper crust pupils shine in pie contest

Children at Holme on Spalding Moor Primary School have been using their creative minds to design a new savoury pie. The competition, in association with A Laverack and Son, challenged the children to design a pie which can be made by the bakery and...

Friday, 12:51 in Yorkshire & Humber

11 ways to curb those unhealthy food cravings

Eating more protein, tackling stress and getting a good night’s sleep are among the best tips and tricks to curb unwanted cravings according to experts. Specialists from health and fitness site have revealed 11 ways those who want to...

Friday, 10:24 in Yorkshire & Humber

£1.4million scheme to help East Riding town centres

More than a dozen towns across East Yorkshire, including two in this area, are set to benefit from a new £1.4million high street scheme. The East Riding Council-led initiative is designed to boost struggling 13 town centres by improving existing shop...

Friday, 10:24 in Yorkshire & Humber

Man charged with three offences following Shiptonthorpe collision

A 27-year-old man has been charged with three different offences following a road traffic collision on the A1079 near to Shiptonthorpe in the early hours of Wednesday 19 March. Erhan Ahmed of High Street, Market Weighton, has been charged with...

Friday, 10:18 in Yorkshire & Humber

Man jailed for 17 weeks over shoplifting offences

A Doncaster man was sentenced to 17 weeks in jail at Beverley Magistrates Court earlier this month after he was charged with five offences of theft from shops between mid-February to early March 2019. Dean Ebbage, 30, was charged with the five...

Friday, 10:18 in Yorkshire & Humber

Weighton Young Players centre stage to dominate regional heats

A local community youth drama group has once again swept the board at the regional heats of a National Drama Festival. Weighton Young Players (or WYPs as they are known) was named overall competition winner as well as scooping the youth section for...

Friday, 09:20 in Yorkshire & Humber

Charges for local firms who have faulty fire alarms

Businesses in the area whose faulty alarms repeatedly lead to call outs for emergency crews could be charged for wasting firefighters’ times under new rules. Humberside Fire Authority voted to allow the fire service to bill companies who persistently...

Thursday, 18:12 in Yorkshire & Humber

Gordon is only one from Yorkshire nominated for top museum volunteer award: Gordon has clocked up 52 years'...

Gordon Clitheroe, a long-standing volunteer at Beck Isle Museum in Pickering, has been shortlisted for the national Museums and Heritage Volunteer of the Year Award. Gordon has been a volunteer with Beck Isle Museum since its foundation in 1967,...

Thursday, 16:52 in Yorkshire & Humber

Down Memory Lane - 1994 in pictures

If you would like to send in your own photographs, please do. Include all the information about when and where they were taken, who is in the picture and, where appropriate, what they are doing now. Please email pictures if possible but they can also...

Thursday, 15:18 in Yorkshire & Humber

What’s on in the Pocklington and Market Weighton areas over the next two weeks

Check out what’s happening around Pocklington and Market Weighton over the next two weeks. The regular group meetings are also featured. Photo Flashback: Looking at Stamford Bridge theatre productions

Thursday, 12:45 in Yorkshire & Humber

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