Elbow to play summer Dalby Forest gig

Elbow is the latest band to announce dates as part of Forest Live, where acts perform in woodland settings around the country as part of the summer concert series promoted by the Forestry Commission.

Woodwind category winner Jess Gillam

Winner Jess brings her ‘joyful sax’ to orchestra

Scarborough Symphony Orchestra features a star in the making as its guest soloist next month with BBC Young Musician finalist Jess Gillam and her infectiously joyful brand of sax playing.

The 2016 Hunted contestants, including Leeds pair Anna May and Elizabeth Garnett (left)

Could you be Hunted? TV show seeks new contestants

Producers of a TV show are looking for daring contestants to 'go to ground' in a bid to evade capture in 21st-century Britain.

Leeds Bradford Airport to run therapy course for frightened passengers

Leeds Bradford Airport to run therapy course for frightened passengers

Scared of flying?

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After some rain early in the week the outlook for the period between Tuesday to Saturday looks drier

Drier and brighter at the end of the week

Here is the latest weather forecast for East Yorkshire, Ryedale and the Vale of York for the week ahead.

This is what a hedge left for two years looks like.

Farming column with Sam Walton

Now that festivities are over and the majority of people are back down to earth, livestock farms are still just as busy, but there is these days a bit of a lull on an arable farm without livestock.

Keeping fit in 1998.

Sporting Past in pictures

Could you shed some light on the photos in Sporting Past? If so, then we want to hear from you.


VIDEO PREVIEW: Avengers assemble for Marvel Universe Live super show at Sheffield Arena

Spider-Man is about to swing in to Yorkshire to save the universe with all his superhero pals including Iron Man, Hulk, Thor, Captain America, Wolverine, Black Widow and more - take a look....
Whats on
Once the local pub goes you will have less places to meet your friends.

Opinion column with Blaise Tapp

We are regularly told that January is the most miserable month of the lot: 31 short days and long cold nights when very few of us have any cash and are full of self loathing.

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Rachel Gooday updates the sightings board at one of the RSPB visitor centres.

Interns wanted at RSPB sites

The RSPB is looking for people in Yorkshire with a passion for wildlife to join its 2017 volunteer internship programme.

Emma Croft, farm trader at Anderson Grain Marketing Ltd.

The Grain column with Emma Croft

Following a quiet few days as the trade slowly returned to work last week, normality appears to have resumed this week and the value of old crop UK feed wheat appears to be on the rise.

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Snow causes traffic problems

UPDATED: Snow causes traffic problems

Residents have spoken about the treacherous conditions following heavy snowfall overnight.

Gale force winds caused disruption to the power network.

Power restored to customers after high winds damage network

Northern Powergrid, the company responsible for the region’s power network across Yorkshire and the North East, completed vital repairs early today (Thursday 12 January) and restored power to the nine remaining customers affected by Wednesday’s gale force winds.

File pic: Snow and ice on roads around Pocklington

WARNING: Snow and wintry showers forecast

With a chance of snow, high winds and wintry showers forecast to hit the area, drivers are being warned to take extra care on the roads.

TyreSafe urged motorists in the area to check their tyres as the wintry weather hits Britain.

Tyre check warning to region’s motorists

Safety charity TyreSafe is urging motorists across East Yorkshire to ensure their tyres are suitable for the adverse driving conditions.

Assassins Creed is currently showing at cinemas across the region.

Cinema listings

Your guide to what's on the big screen across the region over the coming week.
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Perfect your drama skills at popular Arts Academy

Perfect your drama skills at popular Arts Academy

An organisation that delivers arts and theatre skills sessions to five to 16-year-olds is back in action this weekend.

Bee Gees musical comes to York Barbican

Bee Gees musical comes to York Barbican

Following its West End debut at the Leicester Square Theatre, You Win Again – The Story of the Bee Gees will be embarking on its first ever nationwide tour this year.

Theatre and Comedy
Construction firm must pay up.

Letter: Building firm must repair home damage

I write in response to your headline story in which you describe the ongoing drainage problems Mr Wood is having with Peter Ward Homes.

Your Say
Does anyone have any information on Thomas Tommy Rooks (1876-1967)?

Letter: Searching for information on Wolds Ranger

I wonder if any of your more mature readers or family members still living in the area have any memories of my mother’s great uncle Thomas ‘Tommy’ Rooks (1876-1967).

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