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Canal groups in new appeal for volunteers

The Canal and River Trust and Pocklington Canal Amenity Society (PCAS) are calling on local residents to become volunteers and help share the joys of their local canal.

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Police officers in the Pocklington and Market Weighton areas 'are committed to providing a good service despite a shrinking budget'.

Police chief’s vow after crime stats rise

The chief inspector responsible for neighbourhood policing in the Pocklington and Market Weighton areas said his officers are committed to all areas of their duties.

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The end of a relationship is one of the factors which can have an effect on people's wellbeing.

Relationship breakdown can hit your health

This month we celebrated all that is great with love, but what about those who are experiencing a relationship breakdown?

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The leader of East Riding of Yorkshire will step aside next year and allow someone else to pick up the reins.

Council leader to retire after 23 years in role

The leader of East Riding of Yorkshire Council has revealed he will not be seeking re-election in the 2019 elections.

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Students performed for two nights in a variety of styles.

School Spotlight - Pocklington School

The strong and varied musical talents of Pocklington School’s pupils were showcased during the Sixth Form-led House Music Festival at the School’s Tom Stoppard Theatre.

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Gerry Grant, at Fangfoss Pottery, shows the double page spread which appeared in Chemistry Review.

Gerry fired up by chemistry magazine feature

Gerry Grant at Fangfoss Pottery proved to have the right chemistry while demonstrating his skills at Festfest.

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The FAST test can be carried out by anyone and is a really effective way of spotting the typical signs of a stroke

Public urged to learn FAST stroke tips

Yorkshire Ambulance Service NHS Trust is reminding residents in East Yorkshire to ‘Act FAST’ and become a life-saver.

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Emma Croft, farm trader at Anderson Grain Marketing Ltd.

The Grain Column with Emma Croft

Feed wheat values are, once again, unchanged this week with spot collection offered at £142/T ex-farm.

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Bishop Wilton Primary pupils talk to a school in Ireland

Safe internet sessions for primary pupils

During safe internet day, children in KS2 from Bishop Wilton Primary made contact with an all girls’ school in Ireland through ‘The Big Classroom’ project.

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Library picture

Distinctive air rifle stolen in house burglary

A distinctive air rifle was among items stolen during a burglary at a house in the Pocklington and district area.

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Tom Wyles was involved in starting a number of village organisations.

Road name honours much-loved resident

A thoroughfare on a major new development in Stamford Bridge has been named in honour of a prominent resident.

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The amateur film-making group, called Pockliwood, will meet at the arts centre.

Welcome to Pockliwood

A new amateur film-making group in Pocklington is starting up and is looking for people to get into the movies.

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Chip Shop Chips heads to Pocklington Arts Centre following a completely sold-out Northern Tour in Spring 2016.

Sole show with soul soundtrack

A heart-warming tale with a serving of Northern sole and chips is set to visit Pocklington Arts Centre on Tuesday 3 April (7.30pm).

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Barmby Moor CE Primary School pupils dress up for their Harry Potter Day.

Pupils enjoy wizard time during magical day

Pupils in Year 5 and 6 at Barmby Moor CE Primary School enjoyed a magical time when they held a Harry Potter Day.

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Repairing the lake has revealed the original water lily beds.

Venue’s lake repairs move to next stage

Last week saw the completion in the first stage of the task to repair the edges of the Upper Lake at Burnby Hall Gardens.

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Any interested parties can leave their contact details at the Pocklington Arts Centre Box Office.

Arts centre Friends offer grant to young performers

The Friends of Pocklington Arts Centre group is looking to award a £1000 grant to a young person, or group of young people, to help them develop a future in the performing arts.

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This week's weather for East Yorkshire and Ryedale with local forecaster Trevor Appleton.

This week’s weather for East Yorkshire and Ryedale with local forecaster Trevor Appleton.

Here is the week-ahead weather for East Yorkshire and Ryedale from local forecaster Trevor Appleton

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Children at Lyndhurst have fun playing shop staff during the recent talk.

Talk by mum is just the job for children

What a fantastic afternoon at Lyndhurst!

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Ruth Startin.

Sign up for virtual race to help Ruth’s charity mission

A fun race event has been organised by a Pocklington woman to raise money for charity.

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East Riding of Yorkshire Council is reminding motorists that the second phase of a �600,000 scheme of major road improvements has begun on the A614.

£600,000 A614 road improvement scheme starts

East Riding of Yorkshire Council is reminding motorists that the second phase of a £600,000 scheme of major road improvements has begun on the A614.

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