WIN: Tickets to Wentworth Music Festival see Tony Christie, Heaven 17, T'Pau, Lemar and more this Sunday

Music icons Tony Christie, Heaven 17, T'Pau and Lemar joing a host of hotly tipped bands and TV comedy stars for the first ever Wentworth Music Festival this Sunday and you could be going for FREE!

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Senior facilities manager Darren Jackson (left) with  instructor Jed McTurnan at the Tone Zone.

Leisure site work completed

The £300,000 refurbishment of the Tone Zone gym at East Riding Leisure Francis Scaife in Pocklington is now complete.

Pocklington School headmaster Mark Ronan.

The headteacher column with Mark Ronan

Exam time is upon us again… so spare a thought for any preoccupied young people you see wandering around Pocklington over the coming weeks.

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Masked would-be robber caught near Mother Shipton's Cave is jailed

A man has been jailed for six-and-a-half half years for a violent attempted robbery outside a bank on Knaresborough High Street.
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CCTV appeal after 'mindless vandal' stole £200 plant in Whitby

POLICE are appealing for information after a man damaged and stole a large £200 plant from a display in Whitby.

Foreshore Road, Scarborough. Photo: Google.

Arrests after police car chase from Scarborough ends in crash

FOUR men have been arrested after a police pursuit which started in Scarborough ended when the car being chased crashed in Ravenscar.

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Leeds Indie Food Festival - tuck in for some top final weekend events.

Tuck in to final course of Leeds Indie Food Festival

There is still time to tuck into this year's Leeds Indie Food Festival with free and ticket only events still on the menu.
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SNEAK PEEK: New Chinese restaurant Tattu to open with Yorkshire inspired dishes in Leeds on June 9

Contemporary Chinese restaurant Tattu has revealed new Yorkshire inspired dishes to celebrate the opening of its new eatery in Leeds city centre on Friday, June 9.

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Jess Kelly (left) with her friend Lily Woodward at the Ariana Grande gig, before the bomb terror.

‘I thought I was going to die in terror attack’ - Pocklington woman

A Pocklington woman described the terrifying moment when a bomb went off at Monday night’s blast in Manchester, leaving her fearing for her life.

The rare breed Longhorn cattle.

The farming column with Sam Walton

Rare breeds would probably become extinct, be it sheep, beef or pigs, were it not for the number of stalwarts who keep them going.

Party In The Park with 5 After Midnight and Sam Lavery at Flamingo Land on Saturday, June 3, 2017

PREVIEW: Party In The Park at Flamingo Land with 5 After Midnight and Sam Lavery on June 3

Flamingo Land really has got The X Factory with 5 After Midnight and Sam Lavery performing at its Party In The Park show on Saturday, June 3.
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Emergency services at Manchester Arena after reports of an explosion at the venue during an Ariana Grande gig. Peter Byrne/PA Wire

Sheffield mum describes horror after 19 killed and 50 injured in 'terror' blast at Manchester Arena

A Sheffield mum has spoken of the horrific scenes and chaos after 19 people died and 50 were injured following an explosion now being treated as a terrorist attack at a pop concert she attended at Manchester Arena.
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Ryan Sidebottom and Jack Brooks leading the attack for Yorkshire

Roses recap: Lancashire v Yorkshire - Peter Handscomb strikes century in Old Trafford draw

Yorkshire were unable to manufacture a win against Lancashire on the final day of the Roses battle at Old Trafford on Monday.

The Mission to party at Sheffield O2 Academy Friday, May 26, 2017.

PREVIEW: The Mission to party at Sheffield O2 Academy on Friday, May 26

English gothic rockers The Mission are on a real mission to party with fans at Sheffield's O2 Academy this Friday, May 26.

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Stage adaptation of Our Man in Havana comes to York

Spies and satire in stage version of Greene novel

Theatre company Creative Cow brings an evening of hilarity and satire in this witty adaptation of Graham Greene’s spy thriller Our Man in Havana to York Theatre Royal from Wednesday May 31 to Saturday June 3.

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Who should I vote for?

Who should I vote for?

With less than two weeks until the General Election it’s about time you decided you will get your vote.

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The week ahead weather with Trevor Appleton.

This week’s weather with Trevor Appleton

It’s definitely a warmer, drier week with some sunshine most days for East Yorkshire and Ryedale.

REVIEW: Shakespeare’s Long Lost Play (Abridged), Grand Opera House, York

REVIEW: Shakespeare’s Long Lost Play (Abridged), Grand Opera House, York

Performers Joseph Maudsley, Matthew Pearson and James Percy bounded onto the stage informing us that while trying to park their van nicknamed Titus Vandronicus in a car park in Leicester, they discovered a vast sheaf of papers in a hole ( near a pile of unimportant bones ), which turned out to be the long-lost first play written by one William Shakespeare, aged 17.

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A young Joey ready to leave its mothers pouch.

View from the Zoo: Joeys emerge into limelight

It has been an exciting month for new arrivals here at the zoo and in particular our Australia section has seen some little ones emerge from their mothers’ pouches and take their first hops around their home.

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