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The farming column with Sam Walton

There is a saying that necessity is the mother of invention. Having been able to travel extensively, I have seen many good examples of such.

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WEATHER WARNING: 80mph gales coming our way

WEATHER WARNING: 80mph gales coming our way

Gusts of up to 80mph are set to hit Yorkshire on Thursday as Storm Doris arrives on UK shores.

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Scarlet fever warning as cases rise

Scarlet fever warning as cases rise

Parents have been warned to check their children for symptoms of scarlet fever following a growing number of cases in recent weeks.

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VIDEO: The Tinnitus Clinic launches pioneering treatment in Yorkshire

Tinnitus sufferers are being offered pioneering treatments with the launch of a leading new audiology clinic in Yorkshire.
Health 1
Steven Arnold will play the Scarecrow in a panto version of The Wizard of Oz

Wizard role for Corrie’s Steve at Brid Spa

Oh no It isn’t. Oh yes it is! Easter Panto is just around the corner and Trio Entertainment is touring The Wizard of Oz – starring former Coronation Street star Steve Arnold.

Theatre and Comedy
Man charged with wasting police time

Man charged after police incident in Pocklington

A man has been charged with wasting police time after officers were called by a man allegedly making threats to kill in Pocklington.
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Chief constable Justine Curran announces retirement

Humberside Police chief constable announces retirement

Humberside Police chief constable, Justine Curran, has announced her retirement from the top position.
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Sheffield's own Coco to play at Tramlines 2017 after-parties

BREAKING: Tramlines after-parties stars to include MC Bugzy Malone and Sheffield's own Coco

Tramlines, Sheffield’s inner-city music festival, has revealed the lineup for its official after-parties - including MC Bugzy Malone and Sheffield's own Coco

Whats on
Jess Gillam and Shaun Matthew

REVIEW: Scarborough Symphony Orchestra, Queen Street Methodist Hall

A record audience attended Queen Street Methodist Hall for the concert given by Scarborough Symphony Orchestra. The programme opened with Haydn’s Symphony No.104, his last, written and first performed on his visit to London in 1795; the composer’s quirky touches were underlined by the orchestra, who gave a spirited performance of the symphony.

Music
X Factor winner Sam Bailey

Singer Sam Bailey on way to Yorkshire

This year, former X Factor winner and gold-selling artist Sam Bailey is delighting fans up and down the country on her Sing My Heart Out Tour and on 25th March, she will be wowing audiences at York’s Barbican with her powerhouse vocals and support from 11-year-old Jessica May Frost from Leeds.

Music
Richard Avery and Neil King, of Other Lives Productions

Spin us a yarn – invite from actors

Other Lives Productions – Neil King and Richard Averuy with the East Riding Theatre invites you to spin a tale, fact or fiction. You may perform your story, or if you prefer it can be performed by a professional actor, at one of several venues in April and May.

Theatre and Comedy
Yorkshire enjoyed some mild weather at the weekend, but things will turn colder as this week progresses... with the chance of some snow on Thursday.

Yorkshire weather: Winter set to return with high winds, cold temperatures and even snow across the county

JUST when we were starting to enjoy the warmer Spring-like weather it seems that Yorkshire will once again return to the grips of Winter this week.

Environment
Co-op will close on March 18

Date set for Co-op closure

A supermarket in Pocklington has announced its closure date as councillors continue to fight to keep it a retail space.
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Review: Cinderella, Opera North, Leeds Grand Theatre

Review: Cinderella, Opera North, Leeds Grand Theatre

A fine sense of irony prevails at Opera North. It advertised the second half of their season as ‘deliciously dark fairy tales’, then stage one of the frothier versions of the Cinderalla story (Rossini’s La Cenerentola) and extract laughs by the bucket load.

Theatre and Comedy
The latest weather forecast for East Yorkshire.

The weather forecast with Trevor Appleton

Your week ahead forecast for East Yorkshire.
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Where to spot speed cameras

Speed cameras: where to spot them

Below are the enforcement locations for North Yorkshire Police’s mobile safety cameras for this week
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Surya, the Sumatran tiger who celebrated her eighth birthday recently.

View from the Zoo: Predator that leads a solitary life in the wild

This week at Flamingo Land we celebrated one of our Sumatran tiger’s birthday. We have a male tiger named Bawa and our female tiger, Surya, turned eight on Sunday 5 February. Bawa originally came from the Wildlife Heritage Foundation in Kent, and Surya from Paignton zoo in Devon. Bawa is named after an island just off the coast of Sumatra whilst Surya is Indonesian for Sun.

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Weekly Walk - round Hutton Buscel, snowdrops in St Matthews Church graveyard

Country Diary: ‘Fair Maids of February’ are welcome sight

O’erjoyed to see the flowers that truly bring

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Rev Neville Simpson.

The church column with Rev Neville Simpson

I’m normally busy finishing off for Sunday services on Saturday night so apart from Match of the Day late evening I don’t see much television. I do however record some bits and pieces including a programme called ‘The Voice’.

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Morrisons recalls beef slices over listeria fears

Morrisons recalls beef slices over listeria fears

Supermarket Morrisons has recalled one of its meat-based products over concerns it may cause flu-like symptoms among vulnerable people.

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