Yorkshire sign Pakistan captain Sarfraz Ahmed for T20 Blast as cover for Peter Handscomb

YORKSHIRE have signed Pakistan captain Sarfraz Ahmed for T20 subject to him obtaining a visa.
Pocklington Schools new �2.5million Art and Design Technology Centre.

Guests’ sneak look at centre

Invited guests including campaign donors and governors were among the first people to see inside Pocklington School’s new £2.5million Art and Design Technology Centre earlier this month.

If you are observant you will be able to spot when something is wrong with your animals.

The farming column with Sam Walton

It is quite funny how you remember things people have said over the years. I had an uncle who was a hill farmer at Alston in Cumbria who had various old sayings.

Alex Reppold, head teacher of Pocklington Community Junior School.

Head teacher of Pocklington Community Junior School

I read Mr Woodhouse’s column last week with interest; I hadn’t seen the article he referenced from The Guardian about the teacher who had felt compelled to cheat in the SATs tests, but I share his disappointment in the whole system which places too much emphasis on external testing which ultimately doesn’t matter to anyone but central Government.

The site at Kirby Misperton is well screened.

The opinion column written by Third Energy

In the UK gas plays a major role in all our lives, to heat our homes, cook our food and in the manufacture of a wide range of household items.

Children at Pocklington Infants School present headmistress Gill Campbell with some flowers.

Headmistress steps down after nine years

It was the end of an era at Pocklington Infants School on the last day of term when a much-loved member of staff called it a day.

The hard working Platform volunteers.

Economy gets £80,000 lift from festival

Pocklington Arts Centre’s Platform Festival, held in the town’s Old Station, once again proved to be a huge success with more than 2,700 people attending the four-day event.

The RM English office in Pocklington.

RM English takes top title at awards

RM English has been named the best estate agent in Pocklington by the British Property Awards.

The students from the University of York who reported on the water lilies at Burnby Hall.

Students explore lovely lilies

A team of students from the University of York recently visited Burnby Hall Gardens to report on the beautiful hardy water lily collection. This is their report:

The weeks weather with Trevor Appleton

The week’s weather with Trevor Appleton

Here is the week-ahead weather forecast for East Yorkshire and Ryedale.

Physio Agatha Lawton gets back to business at Pocklington RUFC.

Back to physio duty after Miss Hull win

Her beauty pageant season on the catwalk might have come to an end, but for reigning Miss Hull Agatha Lawton its back to duty for the rugby season as part of the physio team at Pocklington RUFC.

View from the Zoo: Stick insects are the masters of camouflage

View from the Zoo: Stick insects are the masters of camouflage

This week at Flamingo Land zoo, some of the smaller and well disguised creatures have been increasing their numbers and a in a big way.

MP Sir Greg Knight (left) and Lord Kirkhope said farming is vital

Sir Greg backs new farming campaign

East Yorkshire MP Sir Greg Knight is supporting the National Farmers Union Pride and Provenance campaign which is seeking promote Yorkshire food across the UK.

Where is this in 1997?

Down Memory Lane - 1997 in pictures

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Lifestyle: 10 things to do

Lifestyle: 10 things to do

Looking for something to do this weekend? Whether it’s a local event, or you want to travel further afield, here are 10 suggestions.

What's On in the Pocklington area.

What’s On in the Pocklington Area

Here is the latest list of events in the Pocklington and district area.

Whats on in the Pocklington area

What’s on in the Pocklington area

Below are the latest What’s On listings for the Pocklington and district area.

Harry Davies will be a high flyer at 90 for the Lupus UK charity.

Pensioner, 90, prepares to soar for Lupus cause

One incredible Pocklington high flyer is about to take to the skies just two days after his 90th birthday.

Artist's impression of new jail at Full Sutton

Plans for super jail for 1,000 men near York approved

CONTROVERSIAL plans to build a new £91m super-size prison near York have been approved today despite opposition from residents and three parish and town councils.
The slide at Stamford Bridge play area.

Action taken on danger slide

A slide at a village in the Pocklington area has been cordoned off after parents highlighted a problem with the equipment.

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