Opportunity to go wild with canal events

People have the chance to find out about the wildlife that lives in Pocklington with a series of events hosted by Canal and River Trust.

Flamingo Land rabbits Bramble and Bracken.

View from the Zoo: Wide-eyed arrivals settle in at Flamingo Land

First came Peter Rabbit and Benjamin Bunny, and now two new rabbits have come to live at Flamingo Land zoo.

The Maypole dancing performance by Bishop Wilton Primary School's pupils.

Pupils impress with Maypole dancing skills

Bishop Wilton Primary School pupils have been practicing their Maypole dancing skills again this month.

Humberside Fire Service

Humberside fire crews rescue 516 animals in five years

Hundreds of pets have been rescued by the Humberside Fire and Rescue Service over five years, figures from the Home Office show.

HMP Full Sutton assaults have risen according to Ministry of Justice figures.

Assaults at local jail rise 86% in five years

Assaults at HMP Full Sutton have increased by 86% in five years, with prison reform campaigners declaring the situation part of a larger ‘national emergency’.

Humberside Fire and Rescue Service has been called out to 516 pet-related incidents over the past five years.

Fire service saves 516 pets

Hundreds of pets have been rescued by the Humberside Fire and Rescue Service over the past five years, Home Office figures have revealed

Councillors Claude Mole and Kay West will be on hand to discuss any pressing issues affecting the area.

Pock councillors to hold Pocela surgery

The Conservative Pocklington Provincial Ward councillors will be hosting a surgery at the Pocela Centre (Customer Service Centre and Library) on Saturday 26 May.

Down Memory Lane - the year 2000 in pictures

Down Memory Lane - the year 2000 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.

The Kite Runner stays with you for a long time after you have left the theatre.

Soaring performance of The Kite Runner

Play: The Kite Runner

Family attraction William's Den has scooped a coveted Tourism and Leisure award from the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors for its inspirational and inclusive design.

Den’s designs on top award

Family attraction William’s Den has scooped a coveted Tourism and Leisure award from the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors for its inspirational and inclusive design.

Marie Curie nurses and Great Daffodil Appeal volunteers in the snow during the funds drive.

Area’s Great Daffodil Appeal raises £2,500

Marie Curie nurses across the East Riding have paid tribute to everyone who supported and donated to this year’s Great Daffodil Appeal.

Andy Gibb, MD of Staff Training Company.

Market Weighton man’s delight at firm’s Dubai training role

A Market Weighton man has spoken of his delight after his company was appointed by the United Arab Emirates government to deliver safeguarding training to schools in Dubai.

Blues musician Eric Bibb.

Record month for audiences at arts centre

April was a record-breaking month for Pocklington Arts Centre (PAC), figures show.

The new walking leaflet gives details of walks from Burnby Hall Gardens to Pocklington Canal.

Walk this way with Burnby Hall leaflet

Burnby Hall Gardens is set to launch a new circular Heritage Walking leaflet, charting a route from the venue to Pocklington Canal.

A team from Market Weighton School showcased their STEM skills at the NEC in Birmingham.

School team’s glory at robotics challenge

A team from The Market Weighton School was selected to compete in the UK finals of the Tomorrow’s Engineers EEP Robotics Challenge.

War For The Planet Of The Apes is on Sky Cinema.

TV Choice: Streaming and downloading

Seek 'em here, seek, 'em there, those TV programmes are everywhere! From Saturday May 19.
All Round To Mrs Brown's

TV Choice: Five of the best shows this week

You don't have to take my word for it but here's some stuff from the schedules that might take your fancy... From Saturday May 19.
Ben Whishaw and Hugh Grant star in A Very English Scandal.

TV Highlight: Hugh Grant stars in BBC drama

A Very English Scandal, BBC One, Sunday, 9pm
Elisabeth Moss stars in A Handmaid's Tale.

Big Preview: Elisabeth Moss on A Handmaid's Tale

Featuring on Channel 4 this weekend is the eagerly-awaited second series of the multi-Emmy-winning US drama set in a dystopian society that treats women as property of the state.

To commemorate Pocklington Canal's 200th birthday the Canal and River Trust and the Pocklington Canal Amenity Society are hosting a family-friendly day on 20 May.

What’s on in the Pocklington and district area over the next couple of weeks

Here is the latest what’s on listings for Pocklington, Market Weighton and surrounding villages.

Also included are the regular group and community meetings from around the area.

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