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Firefighters at traffic accident

Local firefighters were called out to a two-vehicle traffic collision at Main Street, Stamford Bridge, on Monday (16 October).

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St Leonards Hospice will be holding a Posh and Party Wear fashion show next month

Amazing clothes on offer at fashion show

St Leonard’s Hospice, which runs a shop in Pocklington, is joining forces with York’s Theatre Royal to present a ‘Posh and Party Wear’ fashion show.

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The week-ahead weather for East Yorkshire and Ryedale with Trevor Appleton

The week-ahead weather for East Yorkshire and Ryedale with Trevor Appleton

There will be sunny spells early in the week with rain expected on Thursday and Friday.

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Dominic Raab - Why tougher sentences for those who bring death and destruction to our roads are needed

Dominic Raab - Why tougher sentences for those who bring death and destruction to our roads are needed

In a split second, someone’s life can be changed forever.

Crime
Montage picture shows some of Flamingo Lands zookeepers in action on International Zookeeper Day.

View from the Zoo: Day celebrates the work of a zookeeper

Staff at Flamingo Land have recently celebrated International Zookeeper Day which takes place on October 4 every year and recognises the huge contribution they make to the care and conservation of all species great and small.

Lifestyle
All Saints Church.

Regular drop-in date for area’s Little Saints

Little Saints, a free drop-in group for babies and pre-school children – and their parents and carers – runs every Thursday at Pocklington’s All Saints’ Church.

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The CLA, Woodland Trust and Confor said increased tree planting targets should be introduced.

Call for more woodland cover

Three leading rural organisations have joined forces to call for “an ambitious uplift in the area of woodland cover in the UK” after Brexit.

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Janet Farmer, venue manager at Pocklington Arts Centre, with PAC management team members Sheila Derrick and Vick Heald.

Successful awards night held at Pocklington Arts Centre

The Yorkshire Gig Guide Grassroots Awards took place at Pocklington Arts Centre on Saturday 7 October.

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A lucky dip in 1989.

Down Memory Lane - 1989 in pictures

If you have any information about the photos included in this column, please email us at news@pocklingtontoday.co.uk 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.

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Stamford Bridge residents are hoping to recover the shield which was stolen from the Viking boat planter.

Shield stolen from Viking boat planter

The search is on to find a Viking shield that has been removed from a prominent flower display in Stamford Bridge.

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Judy Garland is the subject of a special afternoon

10 of the Best events across our region

1 A Judy Garland Extravaganza! Hollywood With The Lid Off

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Families and friends of six British ex-soldiers jailed in India, including Paul Towers who lives in Pocklington, have delivered a petition to Number 10 Downing Street.

Petition to free soldiers handed in to Number 10

Families and friends of six British ex-soldiers jailed in India, including Paul Towers who lives in Pocklington, have delivered a petition to Number 10 Downing Street.

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Pocktoberfest will be held at Pocklington Rugby Club.

What’s on in the Pocklington and district area

Listed below are just some of the excellent events taking place in the Pockliongton and district area over the next couple of weeks.

Also listed are the regular group meetings in Market Weighton, Pocklington and surrounding villages.

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Weaner stage bed and breakfast.

The Farming column with Sam Walton

If I knew the answer to my question last week as to what the next 52 weeks will bring, I would be able to make all sorts of decisions as to what to do and where to go plus when to sell!

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The BIG Draw takes place at Burnby Hall Gardens this Saturday.

Burnby Hall event will be massive draw for families

Burnby Hall Gardens is hosting a BIG Draw family event this Saturday (14 October) between 11am and 3pm.

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The voice finalist Sally Barker and guitar superstar Vicki Genfan will launch their new Album In The Shadow of a Small Mountain at The Hop Studio brewery in Elvington.

Hop to concert at brewery

The voice finalist Sally Barker and guitar superstar Vicki Genfan will launch their new Album ‘In The Shadow of a Small Mountain’ at The Hop Studio brewery in Elvington.

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We have three visitor attractions that would be affected by the plan.

Whinthorpe village plan sparks concern

Elvington Parish Council has delivered its damning verdict on the proposed Whinthorpe garden village which is part of the York’s draft Local Plan.

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Harrogate-based handyman Jonathon Blackburn, whose business, The Houseman, is flourishing after he implemented skills he learned at Google's Digital Garage in Leeds, now employs eight people.

Google’s handy tips turn firm’s fortunes

A Harrogate-based handyman has turned his property maintenance business around after receiving free digital skills training from internet giant Google. Two-and-a-half years on, the business is now receiving £30,000 a month of new business wins.

Business
Everywhere you look there are huge rolls of straw dotted around the fields.

The Wolds Diary column with Sue Woodcock

Sunday was very busy for me at church. Somehow, I was down to be assistant church warden, sides person and reader as well as singing in our choir.

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Kate Amin, who teaches at Woldgate School, was diagnosed with cancer at the age of 36.

£18,000 cancer drug campaign

A major fundraising campaign to help pay for a teacher’s cancer treatment is gathering pace.

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