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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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York Minster dominates the skyline over the city. Picture: Anna Gowthorpe

Wolds Diary with Sue Woodcock

Up to and over Christmas my voice returned and I was able to contribute to do some carol singing.

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Classic board game Monopoly is getting an overhaul this year

Iconic Monopoly pieces face the boot - you could have emoji, dinosaur, duck and penguin as replacements

Traditional Monopoly pieces are facing the axe - but you can vote on what you'd like to see in their place.
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Pocklington needs more on-call firefighters

Could you be an on-call firefighter?

Are you up to the challenge of being an on-call firefighter in Pocklington?
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You're most likely to drink drive if you work in one of these professions

You're most likely to drink drive if you work in one of these professions

Construction workers are at high risk of being caught drink driving, according to new research.

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The changes threaten the whole newspaper industry, not just the national press

Here's how you can help to defend a free British media

Today is your last chance to stand up and defend a free British press - and your right to know.

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Steve Brimble took a number of photographs of the otters during his stunning encounter at the Tophill Low nature reserve.

Wildlife sight is an otter delight

An East Riding-based wildlife photographer had an unforgettable start to the New Year when he spotted a wild mother and cub otter at a Yorkshire Wolds nature reserve – who went on to pose for a stunning sequence of photographs.

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Pocklington School headmaster Mark Ronan.

The headteacher column with Mark Ronan

2016 was a tumultuous year in terms of the political landscape. First Brexit, then Donald Trump’s presidential election victory in America and, all the while, the tragic events in Syria have dominated the news channels.

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Ear marked cattle  examples of the type which would have eaten potatoes at one time.

Farming column with Sam Walton

I mentioned two weeks ago, about livestock having to be earmarked to be recognisable for checks etc.

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Rev Dr Susan Pulko.

Column - Views from the Pews by Rev Dr Susan Pulko

I’ve no particular objection to people buying lottery tickets if it adds a bit of excitement to life, so long as they can afford it. But one of the lottery adverts I’ve just seen illustrates a problem that besets all of us.

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