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The week-ahead weather for East Yorkshire and Ryedale

Here is the week-ahead weather for Ryedale and East Yorkshire as predicted by local forecaster Trevor Appleton. There could be some rain today (Monday) and it may be slightly cooler after the soaring temperatures. Monday 16 July: Still very warm with...

today, 11:23 in Yorkshire & Humber

Bishop Wilton Show celebrates major landmark this Saturday

The ever popular Bishop Wilton Show celebrates a major milestone this year – its 120th anniversary. Over the years the show has developed into a top attraction and once again is being held, with the kind permission of the Stringer family, at the...

today, 09:36 in Yorkshire & Humber

Woman missing from Burton Agnes Jazz Festival found safe and well

A WOMAN who went missing from Burton Agnes Jazz Festival on Saturday night has been found safe and well. Seventy-four-year-old Marian Turton was found at about 10pm on Sunday after an extensive search in East Yorkshire. Police and fire search teams,...

today, 07:56 in Yorkshire & Humber

Pride at zoo as Kumali celebrates birthday

Kumali, the leader of our pride of African lions here at Flamingo Land, turned 16 on Tuesday July 10! You may also recognise he also has a roller coaster here at the park named after him. It has been a time of celebration for another set of three...

yesterday, 21:36 in Yorkshire & Humber

Britcom firm donates park bench to village

Market Weighton firm Britcom International has donated a new park bench to villagers in Shiptonthorpe and is now in situ at the playing fields. The bench has been supplied by Langlands of Shiptonthorpe and the new plaque reads: “Kindly Donated To The...

yesterday, 18:20 in Yorkshire & Humber

Pocklington BHF golf day raises £2,650

The British Heart Foundation Pocklington and District Committee raised £2,650 at the Annual Golf Tournament at The Oaks Golf Club in Aughton near York. A record 31 teams of four golfers, men, ladies and mixed from clubs across the area played 18 holes...

yesterday, 15:31 in Yorkshire & Humber

Down Memory Lane – 2003 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...

Saturday, 10:15 in Yorkshire & Humber

6 of Yorkshire’s best agricultural shows this summer if you missed the Great Yorkshire Show

From July 10-12, Harrogate hosted one of the year’s most popular agricultural shows: the Great Yorkshire Show. However, if you didn’t get the chance to attend this annual event, but would still like to attend a superb agricultural show in Yorkshire,...

Friday, 12:42 in Yorkshire & Humber

Friday the 13th: The superstitious origins surrounding this ill-fated day

At least once a year, the feared day of Friday the 13th occurs, a day which is surrounded by superstitions and the common belief that this day is of an extremely unlucky nature. Today is the second Friday the 13th of 2018, but where exactly did this...

Friday, 10:48 in Yorkshire & Humber

Sports day fun at Barmby Moor school

Children at Barmby Moor CE Primary School recently took to the race track for their annual sports day. Pupils competed in their house colours for Eagles, Kites, Owls and Falcons, with the Kites being victorious. A spokesman for the school said:...

Friday, 10:28 in Yorkshire & Humber

Melbourne pupils in tune with The Mikado

Melbourne CP School has a music and drama club with 60 members. M&M Club (Melbourne and Music) runs after school on Wednesdays and children aged from Year 1 to Yr 6 attend. This year the M&M Club took on Gilbert & Sullivan’s The Mikado. A...

Friday, 10:28 in Yorkshire & Humber

200th landmark celebrated with packed weekend

A packed weekend of activities will mark the 200th anniversary of Pocklington Canal later this month. Organised by Canal and River Trust and Pocklington Canal Amenity Society, the celebrations will take place on Saturday 28 and Sunday 29 July. There...

Friday, 09:52 in Yorkshire & Humber

Weekend weather round-up: What to expect in Yorkshire as Storm Chris makes its way to the UK

Will the weather in Yorkshire this weekend be bright and sunny or bleak and grey? Here’s the weather forecast for Yorkshire over the next three days. Storm Chris is threatening to bring a change in weather conditions and a yellow weather warning is...

Friday, 07:06 in Yorkshire & Humber

Councillor to hold surgery in village

Pocklington provincial ward councillor Andy Strangeway will hold his next surgery in the Methodist Church meeting room at Stamford Bridge. The surgery will take place on Saturday 14 July between 9.30am and 11.30pm. Residents in Stamford Bridge or...

Thursday, 16:05 in Yorkshire & Humber

Yorkshire house prices: total property value down 2% this year

The total value of Britain's property market has fallen by nearly £27 billion since the start of 2018, analysis by Zoopla has found. Although the South West of England was identified as the worst-performing region for house price growth since January,...

Thursday, 12:56 in Yorkshire & Humber

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