Walks: Town walk is a splendid little route

By way of a change from country walks, I hope you enjoy this splendid little town walk, which holds a variety of interesting features. Fine old buildings, ancient wood carvings, and Falsgrave Park and refreshing features seldom observed.

The Friends of Pocklington Arts Centre will be running a stall featuring their ever popular Find Santas Lost Presents board game during the Festival of Christmas on Wednesday 6 December.

Arts centre friends in stall prizes appeal

The Friends of Pocklington Arts Centre will be running a stall featuring their ever popular “Find Santa’s Lost Presents” board game during the Festival of Christmas on Wednesday 6 December.

A wizard performance delivered by Pocklington School students.

Hutton takes centre stage in house drama competition

For the sixth formers in Hutton House at Pocklington School, this was their last chance to win the House Drama trophy which had evaded them for the past seven years. Gruggen had won twice in a row and had best actor four times in a row.

Lions president Tony Marron presents a cheque to Cruse Bereavement.

Name a charity for Pockout cash

Pocklington District Lions successfully presented It’s a Pockout 2017 which was held at Pocklington Sports and Social Club football fields on bank holiday Monday in August.

Christmas at York Museum Gardens

Christmas at York Museum Gardens

One of York’s historic sites is being highlighted in a brand new after dark show.

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Mires Beck Nursery was one of the organisations to benefit from the building societys donations.

Donations help good causes in Weighton area

Yorkshire Building Society Charitable Foundation has said thanks a million to its members in Market Weighton.

Ann Stubbs shows off her fossil collection, a hobby she has enjoyed for many years.

The Life Course column with Kimberley Nichol

The Life Course is a path that an individual follows from birth to death and support made available by the public health team at East Riding of Yorkshire Council can help encourage a healthy start to life.

Holme on Spalding Moor Pupils with rugby league star Feka Paleaaesina.

Special visitor joins pupils for assembly

Holme on Spalding Moor Primary School pupils had a special guest recently, welcoming rugby star Iafeta Paleaaesina into their assembly.

This week I visited West Ayton to deliver a talk to a group at the charming library.

The Wolds Diary column with Sue Woodcock

On Monday morning I took four of my five dogs to the vets for their annual inoculations.

Henning Wehn is appearing at Scarborough's Spa Theatre, tomorrow, Friday, at 7.30pm.

What's On listings

Your guide to what's on across the region this weekend.
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All Saints Church, Pocklington

What’s On in the Pocklington and district area

Listed below are some of the events taking place in Pocklington, Market Weighton and surrounding villages.

The regular group meetings around the area are also featured.

Check out what’s on offer and beat the winter blues!

Example of pedestrian road rage.

Letter: Lack of seasonal spirit on show at car park

As we approach the season of goodwill, there appears to be one person at least who has not yet engaged in the festive spirit.
Christmas at Burton Agnes Hall East Yorkshire.

Five of the Best events in the area

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Plans for a KFC Drive Thru restaurant have been put forward.

KFC drive thru’ plan for Broadhelm site

Plans for a new fast food restaurant in the Pocklington area are being considered by the East Riding of Yorkshire planning committee.

This years Its a Pockout raised �6,000 with more than 2,000 people watching the event.

Pockout chance for local causes

Pocklington District Lions Club members are appealing for local charities and community groups to apply for a share of next year’s It’s a Pockout cash.

Beaumont Care Home in Stamford Bridge. Picture Courtesy of Google Maps.

Police probe into care home ‘abuse’ claims

A Stamford Bridge care home is being investigated by police following allegations of abuse.

Leader of the Yorkshire Party Stewart Arnold.

Yorkshire Party to hold Market Weighton event

Members of the Yorkshire Party will be a holding a meeting in Market Weighton next week to discuss Yorkshire devolution.

Police story.

Thieves rip out HSBC cash machine with JCB and ‘ram police car’ in Pocklington

Thieves used a JCB to rip out a cash machine from a bank building before ramming a police car with another vehicle during their escape in Pocklington.

Age UK East Riding has launched its annual Caring Christmas Appeal.

Shoebox hampers call to help elderly

Age UK East Riding has launched its annual Caring Christmas Appeal.

Holme Hall Neurological Care Centre will close in March next year.

Holme Hall to close next year

Holme Hall Neurological Care Centre, which is based at Holme on Spalding Moor, will close by the end of March next year.

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