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Beer festival set to serve up vital funds for tennis club

Plenty of cheer and beer is expected at this year’s Bubwith Beer and Cider Festival. The twelfth annual beer festival will take place on Saturday 13 October at the Bubwith Centre from 7pm to midnight. There will be a great selection of local Yorkshire...

today, 14:27 in Yorkshire & Humber

Met Office issues yellow weather warnings as heavy rain and wind set to hit Yorkshire

The Met Office have issued yellow weather warnings for Yorkshire, as heavy downpours and strong winds are set to hit. During Sunday there is the potential for a developing weather system to track across the UK, which is likely to bring a persistent...

today, 13:21 in Yorkshire & Humber

New starters begin educational journey

The start of the new educational year always sees a new crop of youngsters starting their school journey. There’s usually some tears (from parents) as the next generation begin their learning experience. This year four schools have sent in photographs...

today, 11:01 in Yorkshire & Humber

The Education Focus column with Chris Head, NASUWT North and West Yorkshire National Executive

I have noticed over the last few weeks several articles in the media relating to the increase of student exclusions and the use of ‘consequence rooms’, places where students who have misbehaved are isolated, often as a form of ‘internal exclusion’....

today, 11:01 in Yorkshire & Humber

Storm Bronagh set to hit Yorkshire with heavy rain and strong winds

The past few days have seen Storm Ali hit the UK with wet and windy weather conditions, but now Storm Bronagh is out in full force. Today’s intense low-pressure system, now known as Storm Bronagh, will hit parts of the UK with strong winds and heavy...

yesterday, 15:47 in Yorkshire & Humber

The Wolds Diary column with Sue Woodcock

I have had an interesting week. On Monday, apart from the usual things, such as dog walking and shopping, I was picked up at lunchtime by a friend and taken to their farm and we ran through what needed doing with their sheep, chickens and a feral cat...

yesterday, 13:16 in Yorkshire & Humber

Chris takes on trek to conquer Kilimanjaro

A Dunnington man is preparing to climb Mount Kilimanjaro in Tanzania to raise funds for two special charities, UKIST and Epilepsy Research UK. Chris Scoffield, who is managing director of the Rail and Aviation business of construction company...

yesterday, 11:09 in Yorkshire & Humber

Work begins on flooding scheme

A ground breaking ceremony to mark the start of construction on Pocklington’s multi-million pound anti-flooding scheme has taken place. Work has now started on the Pocklington Flood Alleviation Scheme (PockFAS), which is designed to reduce the risk of...

yesterday, 09:54 in Yorkshire & Humber

What’s on in the Pocklington and district area over the next couple of weeks

Here are the latest what’s on listings for Pocklington, Market Weighton and surrounding villages. Also included are the regular group and community meetings from around the area. Market Weighton Londesborough Arms: The popular establishment is holding...

yesterday, 09:54 in Yorkshire & Humber

Cooking up tasty treats to bring in funds for charity

A Woldgate School pupil is proving that raising money for charity really is a piece of cake. Phoebe-Sophie Wood, aged 12, has formed her own charitable business entitled ‘Charity Bakes by Phoebe-Sophie’ with a plan to help as many charities as...

Wednesday, 18:59 in Yorkshire & Humber

Focusing on festival exhibits

More than two thousand people visited Pocklington All Saints’ Church for the Remember Rejoice flower festival to commemorate the centenary of end of World War One. Many of the visitors, wowed by the exhibits, commented on how wonderful the church...

Wednesday, 16:31 in Yorkshire & Humber

New record Cooke-d up at Derwent Dash

More than 350 runners took part in the recent Derwent Dash 10k at Stamford Bridge. It was a fantastic community event with runners from near and far completing the friendly, flat and fast 10k road race on closed rural roads with a spectacular sprint...

Wednesday, 16:17 in Yorkshire & Humber

Missed appointments cost York Teaching Hospital trust almost £1.5m

York Teaching Hospital trust has lost almost £1.5 million this year due to thousands of patients not turning up to appointments, figures show. Data from NHS England shows that, between January and June, 11,977 people either did not show up for an...

Wednesday, 14:14 in Yorkshire & Humber

Second book by Holme author

A Holme on Spalding Moor author has just released her second novel. Nicki Todd’s new tome is entitled What The Chuff? The paperback charts the adventures of Jessica who is fourteen years old. She is desperate to grow up and live the life. Her mum is...

Wednesday, 13:12 in Yorkshire & Humber

Storm Ali: This is when heavy rain is set to hit Yorkshire today

The weather in Yorkshire is set to be a mixed bag today as forecasters predict sunshine, cloud and heavy showers. Storm Ali is set to hit various parts of the UK today with heavy rain and wind, including Yorkshire. What will the weather be like this...

Wednesday, 11:09 in Yorkshire & Humber

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