Lions Club treasurer at Buckingham Palace

Pocklington District Lions Club treasurer John Eeles recently attended a special celebration at Buckingham Palace.

Folk Act The Young'Uns will tell the tale of a remarkable man when 'The Ballad Of Johnny Longstaff' comes to the Pocklington Arts Centre.

Young’Uns project heads to arts centre

British folk act The Young’Uns are bringing a stunning audio-visual tour entitled ‘The Ballad Of Johnny Longstaff’ to Pocklington Arts Centre on Tuesday 10 April.

Chip Shop Chips included delicious fish and chips, a big quiz, and some newspaper craft activities.

Fresh and bold show deserves first plaice

Box of Tricks Theatre Company, based in Manchester, is well named when it comes to their latest production Chip Shop Chips – you never knew what was coming next!

Dr Collinson said if the condition is diagnosed early the progression of the illness could be slowed down.

Special health feature: Tackling chronic kidney disease in the East Riding area

A hospital doctor has said thousands of people in East Yorkshire are unaware they are living with a disease which could claim their lives.

Looking cute in 1992.

Down Memory Lane - 1992 in pictures

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Newton upon Derwent parish councillors Trevor Horsley and Michael Readman with Newton Charity Trustees chairman Neville Simpson (right).

East Riding VC hero honoured

The First World War’s only Victoria Cross winner to be born in the East Riding will have a permanent memorial in his home village of Newton upon Derwent unveiled later this year.

Nestle factory.

Step inside the Easter egg factory

Have you ever wondered where Easter Eggs come from? Tim Worsnop tells the mouth watering story of one factory that produces literally millions of them every single year. Welcome to chocolate heaven!

Woodhouse Grange CC player Marcus Smith, Dave Bristow (Sutton Upon Derwent village hall committee), and Woodhouse Grange commercial manager Martin Smith prepare for this Saturday's Sutton Beer Festival.

There’s lots to cheer at Sutton Beer Festival

Award-winning real ales and international rugby will be on the menu for the annual Sutton Beer Festival, at Sutton upon Derwent village hall on Saturday (17 March).


Rider who helped keep ancient tradition alive hits out at offroaders who churned up course

A rider said he was "absolutely thrilled" to have helped preserve the tradition of England's oldest horse race.


Rider keeps tradition of England's oldest horse ride alive, after race is cancelled

A rider has come to the rescue of England's oldest horse race - for the second time.

Bronwynne Brent is appearing at Woodend, Scarborough on Saturday at 7.30pm.

What's On listings

Your guide to what's on across the region this weekend.
Whats on
Pictured, Sagar Radia as Aj Nair, James Floyd as Dr Gabriel Varma, Nimmi Harasgama as Nurse Mari Rodriguez, Darshan Jariwalla as Dr Ram Nair, Amrita Acharia as Dr Ruby Walker, Amanda Redman as Dr Lydia Fonseca, Neil Morrissey as Greg Mcconnell and Philip Jackson as Paul Smart.

BIG Preview AND TRAILER: Amanda Redman on The Good Karma Hospital

The Good Karma Hospital series two returns to tropical South India as the formidable Dr Lydia Fonseca (Amanda Redman) and her team face new challenges. What will the next eight episodes have in store?
Daisy Waterstone as Margo Durrell, Milo Parker as Gerry, Josh OConnor as Larry, Keeley Hawes as Louisa and Callum Woodlouse as Leslie.

TV Highlight,TRAILER and Keeley Hawes interview: The Durrells come sailing back

The Durrells, Sunday, 8pm, ITV
It Comes At Night on Sky Cinema.

TV Choice: What to download or stream this week

They didn't believe me about the digital revolution. I was right. Here's the best from Saturday March 17...
Big Cats About The House

TV Choice: Five of the best shows this week

Make a cuppa and settle down with these shows on on proper telly from Saturday March 17.
Why not approach local potteries?

Letter: Organisers have missed a trick with ceramic poppy installation

While we think it is a great idea for Pocklington church to commemorate the ending of the First World War with a flower festival and an installation of ceramic poppies, we were disappointed to see that the organisers did not approach any local potters to help them with the making of the poppies.

I had to cancel a talk in Market Weighton and my visit to the dentist after the 'Beast from the East' brought snow to the area.

The Wolds Diary column with Sue Woodcock

The weather has pretty much dictated everything this last week, well, almost everything.

Crathorne Hall.

REVIEW: Crathorne Hall offers tranquil walks and fine dining in glorious surroundings

If it's a peaceful break away in a tranquil setting that you're after, then look no further than Crathorne Hall.
Sutton Beer Festival, hosted by Sutton Upon Derwent Village Hall together with Woodhouse Grange Cricket Club, takes place this weekend.

What’s on in the Pocklington and District area

Here are this week’s event listings for Pocklington, Market Weighton and surrounding villages.

Also featured are the regular group meetings across the area.

Volunteers are needed to gather information and stories about Pocklington Canal for an exhibition.

Volunteers bid to collate tales of the waterway

The Pocklington Canal is 200 years old this summer and as part of the celebrations the Canal and River Trust is looking to share its story.

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