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Fun-packed day at Burnby Hall

Burnby Hall Gardens is hosting a Community Event Day on Wednesday 25 July between 11am and 4pm.

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Goldfrapp headling at Deer Shed

REVIEW: That's a wrap from Goldfrapp and Deer Shed

THE headline act of Goldfrapp, understandably, gained most of the acclaim but there is always so much more to the increasingly brilliant Deer Shed Festival.
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Carlon the Lion on the move to his temporary new home.

Exciting era as Flamingo Land teaching area to be transformed

As the school bell rings on the last day of term, children excitedly hurry home to start their long summer vacation whilst up and down the country, teachers breathe a collective sigh of relief.

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Woldgate School student ambassadors during one of their research visits to Burnby Hall Gardens.

Woldgate pupils create mini museum

Students at Woldgate School have been busy working with staff at Burnby Hall Gardens to design an Outreach Museum.

Education
An old NHS bed decked with balloons and posters at the 70th birthday bash for the NHS in the arts centre.

Pocklington residents show appreciation for the NHS

West Wolds Labour Party recently organised a 70th birthday party for the National Health Service at Pocklington Arts Centre.

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What is happening here in 1995?

Down Memory Lane – photos from 1995

If you would like to send in your own photographs, please do. Include all the information about when and where they were taken, who is in the picture and, where appropriate, what they are doing now.

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What is balconing? Foreign Office warns Brits on holiday in Spain

More than 12 million British nationals visit Spain every year, and although most visits are trouble-free, the Foreign Office is now warning visitors about the risk of ‘balconing’.

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An artist's impression of the proposed building.

Majestic building plan for Warter

Warter Parish Council has given its blessing to a proposed major development in the village.

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Although travelling to tropical countries can be exciting, it always carries some risk of potentially falling ill

Dangerous tropical illnesses commonly caught abroad – and how to avoid them

Although travelling to tropical countries can be exciting, it always carries some risk of potentially falling ill.
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Geoff Green and the Carousels will be at The Griffin.

Culture Train pulls into pub for free concert

The Culture Train and Bus Tour 2018 will be bringing a taste of the Hull music scene to Market Weighton on Friday 27 July.

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Do dock leaves cure nettle stings? Here's what to do if you get stung

Do dock leaves cure nettle stings? Here's what to do if you get stung

For centuries dock leaves have been used by many as a simple way to stop the pain of nettle stings, but do they actually help or is it simply a placebo effect?

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Claire Sowden's son Jack has Duchenne muscular dystrophy, which is a progressive muscle wasting disease.

Firewalk and fun day to raise cash for charity

A firewalk and fun day has been organised to raise funds for Action Duchenne at Pocklington RUFC on Percy Road.

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Will the weather in Yorkshire this weekend be bright and sunny or bleak and grey?

Weekend weather round-up: What to expect in Yorkshire over the next three days

Will the weather in Yorkshire this weekend be bright and sunny or bleak and grey?
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Cycling is being promoted over the summer holidays.

Get on your bike and enjoy Yorkshire's cycle highways

School’s out for summer and the team behind West Yorkshire Combined Authority’s £60m CityConnect programme are encouraging more people to cycle and walk during the holidays.

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What's On listings

Your guide to what's on across the region this week.
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The 120th Bishop Wilton show takes place this Saturday.

Top family events to keep children happy this week

120th Bishop Wilton Show

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Malcolm Hodgson, Clare Whiteley, John Brown, Ben Grewer and Richard Myerscough at the conference.

UNESCO Geopark bid for the Wolds

A conference in Market Weighton has backed a bid to earn UNESCO Geopark status for the Yorkshire Wolds.

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The Wolds Wonders will be performing at the Burnby Hall Gardens on Wednesday 25 July.

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

Here are 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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The League of Gentlemen are back and going on the road.

The League of Gentlemen return to their roots as they head for Yorkshire

For fans of the acclaimed comedy quartet The League of Gentlemen, it has been 12 long years waiting for their joint return to the live stage.

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Parliament is considering a new Offensive Weapons Bill.

Knight’s Days - the Life at Westminster column with Sir Greg Knight MP

Although Parliament funds our universities, in this country we have a proud tradition of not interfering in the subjects chosen for academic research.

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