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The farming column with Sam Walton

Normally hill farmers are fairly restricted in what they can do owing to their position and the type of land and buildings at their disposal.


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Whats on
Ilkley on a spring weekend, by David Mays

Will it snow in Yorkshire today?

The spring cold snap has begun - can we expect snow today.

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Police are warning drugs users about the "deadly" batches.

Police fear dealers are 'deliberately contaminating' deadly Yorkshire heroin batches

Heroin users are again being warned about deadly batches of the drug being circulated in Yorkshire that police fear dealers are "deliberately contaminating" with substances which could be 200 times more potent.

Update: Police arrest woman on the run who escaped from North Yorkshire prison

Update: Police arrest woman on the run who escaped from North Yorkshire prison

Police have arrested a woman who escaped from a North Yorkshire prison while serving a five year sentence.
The Tattoo Fixers Sketch, Alice and Jay

E4's Tattoo Fixers looking for ink disasters in Pocklington

Do you have an embarrassing tattoo? Well you could be in luck as Channel 4's Tattoo Fixers are looking for people from Pocklington to appear on the show.

The Tour de Yorkshire is a free show like no other

Tour de Yorkshire preview: What you need to know about this weekend’s big event

THE Tour de Yorkshire will be an opportunity for Yorkshire’s local communities to present themselves and the county to the world as never before, the chief executive of Welcome to Yorkshire says.

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Yorkshire weather: A chilly week ahead

Yorkshire weather: A chilly week ahead

Temperatures will fall dramatically in Yorkshire this week - and snow is even predicted.

Beverley Minsters treadmill.

Tales from the Treasure House column with Sam Bartle

Some truly magnificent historic collections of items from bygone times are built up by antiquarians, but unfortunately they are all too easily lost, destroyed or split up and sold if the collector loses interest or dies.

The East Riding Archives are housed at the Treasure House in Beverley.

Memories recorded for history project

Staff at the East Riding Archives are taking steps to ensure that memories of bygone times in the region are recorded for posterity in a new oral history project called ‘Times of Old: Re-Told’.

Barmby Moor Feast in 1997.

Down Memory Lane - 1997 in the picture

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Tributes paid to Maggie Gott

Tributes paid to much-loved Maggie

A Pocklington woman who was a fearless advocate for women’s rights and Pocklington Cinema’s first female projectionist has died aged 67.

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Tesco is looking for more community groups to come forward and apply for the Bags of Help scheme

Bags of Help offered to community groups

Community groups and charities in the Market Weighton and district area are being urged to apply for funding from Tesco’s Bags of Help scheme.

Ruth Startin is hosting a pop-up restaurant in Pocklington

Pop-up eatery with special twist for diners

A woman from Burnby has organised a “pop-up restaurant” for those who find dining out stressful, scary and uncomfortable.


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Winter set to return to Yorkshire due to icy blast

Winter set to return to Yorkshire due to icy blast

Temperatures will plunge to single figures next week as winter makes an unwelcome return to Yorkshire.
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Business group venture to keep town thriving

'Let's keep Pocklington thriving'

A business group venture has been set up in an attempt to keep Pocklington thriving following a spate of shop closures.
Peter Watkinson  from Wilberfoss running 23rd London marathon

Peter, 64, ready to run his 23rd London Marathon

A Wilberfoss runner, just months away from becoming a pensioner, will race in his 23rd London Marathon.

Rudston Church is the home of the tallest free-standing monolith in Europe. It is situated in the graveyard.

The Wolds Diary column with Sue Woodcock

I have been out and about a bit this week. On the Sunday I assisted our church warden for the morning service and then headed home and out with the dogs, and managed to avoid any squirrels, pheasants, rabbits or other creatures that set my dogs off in a frenzy.

Emma Croft, farm trader at Anderson Grain Marketing Ltd.

The Grain Column with Emma Croft

Following on from an Easter Weekend of typically average Bank Holiday weather, a good amount of vital spring land work has now been achieved here in Yorkshire. The majority of spring crops are now well established, or “nicely poking through” as most local growers have commented and the weather forecast is promising as I believe the majority will welcome a little rainfall.

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