PREVIEW: The Clone Roses at Sheffield O2 Academy Saturday April 1

Don't be fooled on April 1st at Sheffield O2 Academy - the band on stage that night is not The Stone Roses but the next best thing...The Clone Roses.
Whats on
New JOE WILKINSON fashion range

New fashion brand JOE WILKINSON launched

New designer Joe Wilkinson has launched his first self-titled luxury fashion range with a photo shoot inside one of Yorkshire's most spectacular stately homes.
Yorkshire have secured the funding support to potentially rescue the future of Headingley

Yorkshire secure investment to rescue Headingley

The Yorkshire County Cricket Club have welcomed news that a funding agreement for the redevelopment of the North-South Stand at Headingley has been supported in principle by Leeds City Council, subject to approval at Executive Board.

Yorkshires Jack Brooks is likely to be out of action for between four and six weeks after picking up a calf injury in the pre-season trip to Dubai (Picture: Dave Williams).

Yorkshire could lose Jack Brooks for up to eight matches

YORKSHIRE’s leading strike bowler Jack Brooks faces up to six weeks on the sidelines.

Wentworth Woodhouse, near Rotherham

Huge Yorkshire stately home that inspired Jane Austen is saved ‘against all odds’

A FIVE-YEAR bid to raise the funds to purchase and restore what is believed to be the largest house in Britain has paid off in South Yorkshire.

News 5
WWE Live coming to Sheffield Arena on Thursday, May 11, from 7.30pm.

WIN: WWE LIVE Sheffield Arena wresting tickets and goody bags

WWE wrestling superstars will battle in an action packed live show at Sheffield Arena and to celebrating we have tickets and merchandise to be won.
Whats on 1
Oliver, 8, and Freya, 3, Hardisty, have fun in the sun on the South Shore beach at Bridlington, East Yorkshire.

Yorkshire weather: Cloudy skies bring an end to our all-too-brief sunny spell

THE gloriously sunny weekend weather is expected to make way for chillier, cloudy skies this week as a more unsettled period comes in from the Atantic.

Environment 1
The weather forecast with Trevor Appleton

The week’s weather with Trevor Appleton

The weather will be mostly dry and mild with more cloud towards the end of the week.

Appeal after woman bitten by dog

Appeal after woman bitten by Rottweiler

Police are appealing for the owner of a Rottweiler to get in touch after a woman was bitten on her arm in Pocklington.

EARLY ADVENTURES by Bourne. Credit: Johan Persson

REVIEW: Matthew Bourne’s Early Adventures, York Theatre Royal

I first became a fan of Matthew Bourne’s work after being bowled over by his choreography, sense of humour, strong story line and powerful imagery, in what is sure to become a cult ballet Edward Scissorhands. If you think ballet’s not for you, then I urge you to at least try to attend one of his ballets – he’s not afraid to do his own thing, with a clear Bourne Identity.

Theatre and Comedy
Win South of France rugby Super League trip with Batchelors Peas

WIN: South of France trip to see Yorkshire rugby Super League action with Batchelors Peas

Win a trip to the South of France to watch a Yorkshire Super League team play Catalan Dragons and pocket £250 of spending money with Batchelors Peas.

More Sport 1
Tod on duty near the kafue lechwe enclosure.

View from the Zoo: Dummy keeper, Tod, is valuable member of team

This week we are letting you in on a little secret on some of the more peculiar ways our keepers look after our animals.


Search on for area’s best businesswomen

Barclays is looking for East Yorkshire’s top female business talent as it launches the third Celebrating Women in Business Awards.

Dogs Mercury grows on the edge of woodland and hedgerows.

Country Diary: Plant is named after Roman God

Happy birthday dear Tigga,

Children from Pocklington CE Infant School with some of the litter collected during just one lunch time

Infant school pupils complete Big Tidy Up mission

A group of children at Pocklington CE Infant School last week spent one of their lunch times picking up litter in the streets around the town.

Father David Standen.

The church column with Father David Standen

Last week much of the world celebrated the feast of Saint Patrick, and they almost certainly celebrated with much intake of alcohol, much feasting and much dancing.

Rev Neville Simpson.

The church column with Rev Neville Simpson

It is good to see the garden coming back to life this spring. I am appreciating it greatly this year as we had a garden ‘makeover’ last year transforming our backyard into a walled garden.

People around the world are marking Earth Hour this evening. People in Britain are expected to join in at 8.30pm... and then they will switch their clocks forward tonight as British Summer Time begins.

Get ready to turn your clocks forward... but before that expect things to get much darker

THE nation will set their clocks forward by one hour this evening as we herald the start of British Summer Time... but tonight also sees the 10th year of Earth Hour.

Which school in 1992?

Down Memory Lane - 1992 picture special

If you have any information about the photos included in this column, please email us at or write to us at Down Memory Lane, Pocklington Post, Newchase Court, Hopper Hill Road, Scarborough Business Park, Scarborough, YO11 3YS. 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.

Judith Maughan, who runs her own business as part of leading independent travel company Travel Counsellors.

National award for travel agent

An Holme on Spalding Moor based travel agent is celebrating after winning a top accolade for the second year running.

Load more