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Memories of warehouse site wanted

The archaeological dig around the former canal buildings at Canal Head is continuing.

A total of �36,000 was raised for the Yorkshire Air Ambulance during March and April.

Tonnes of support at events

Residents in the East Riding donated more than two tonnes of textiles to help raise funds for the Yorkshire Air Ambulance.

Engineer and inventor Adam Dixon.

Start-up has bags of potential

Phytoponics, a start-up company led by engineer and inventor Adam Dixon and a small team consisting of former Woldgate School and Bishop Burton students, is paving the way for an agricultural revolution.


VIDEO: Sir Vince Cable urges firms to back £1m Weston Park Cancer Charity 2020 For Business Appeal

Sir Vince Cable took time out of his campaign to become the next Liberal Democrat leader to urge business leaders to back a £1 million appeal boosting world leading cancer services in Sheffield.
Shiny happy people at St Leonards Hospice Midnight Walk.

Lights fantastic on show for hospice

St Leonard’s Hospice, which has a fundraising shop in Pocklington, is glowing with success after its Midnight Walk.

Mark Ronan, headmaster at Pocklington School.

The headteacher column with Mark Ronan

When we look back to our school days, it’s often teachers that stand out – and those we remember most are the ones who believed in us and helped us believe in ourselves.

The Wolds Wonders Drama Group rehearses for the big show at the Pocklington Arts Centre.

Wonder-ful and historic show

Pocklington’s Wolds Wonders Drama Group for adults with learning disabilities will perform its Hull UK City of Culture 2017 production “Musing in the Past” in Pocklington.

Lee Freeman

New chief constable confirmed for Humberside Police

The new chief constable for Humberside Police has been confirmed today as the current deputy Lee Freeman.

Steve Woodhouse, executive headteacher ofthe Wolds Federation.

Executive headteacher of the Wolds Federation

The SATs tests are finished for another year but the dissatisfaction with them continues. I have once again seen children visibly upset by the pressure they create.

The magnificent garden at Givendale House, formally Givendale Hall.

Open garden event at Givendale House

Givendale House, formally Givendale Hall, will be hosting an open gardens event this Saturday (1 July) between 5.30pm and 8.30pm to raise money for Givendale church.

Pocklington Probus Club chairman David Brown,  Rev Frank Fletcher, and Ralph Smith.

The life of an Army parson

Pocklington Probus Club met in the Freemasons’ Hall on Wednesday 14 June where they welcomed Rev Captain Frank Fletcher of the Church Army.

One of the red pandas at Flamingo Land zoo.

View from the Zoo: Popular duo get their favourite panda cake treat

It has been a double birthday celebration for our cute and popular red pandas here at the zoo this week. Tai Jang our female turned five on June 12 whilst our male Bai Jiao was also five on June 14.

Which team in 1990?

Sporting Past - 1990 in pictures

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

Keeping the birds fed in 1997.

Down Memory Lane - 1997 in pictures

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.

Holme-based travel counsellor part of company’s success

An Holme on Spalding Moor based travel agent is celebrating after her company gained another accolade.

Muriel Howard is presented with a casket of flowers by Margaret Hara and Anne Dodd to mark her 95th birthday.

Group asked to host fifth stage of Wolds Way Walk

The June meeting of Pocklington WI was chaired by the Vice-President Moira Laverack, and after welcoming everybody she conducted the items of business.

Teams from the Kettlecross Bootcamp with their medals.

Superhuman feats by Wilberfoss teams

Four pairs of teams from Wilberfoss recently travelled to Bristol to take part in the Superhuman Games.

Measures have been taken to prevent future flooding at Market Weighton.

The East Riding of Yorkshire Council leader’s column with Stephen Parnaby OBE

This month marks the tenth anniversary of the devastating floods which affected the lives of thousands of residents across the East Riding.

Rob Letts at the start of the ultra marathon.

Keep on running – a non-stop ultra marathon feat

A member of Pocklington Runners has completed an amazing ultra marathon feat to raise funds for charity.

Emma Croft, farm trader at Anderson grain Marketing Ltd.

The Grain column with Emma Croft

Week one of Brexit talks is now well underway and the value of the pound against the value of the Euro has therefore been extremely volatile this week. The early sessions are described as a “trust building exercise” and there are currently no major developments to report of.

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