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Great Exhibition of the North: Everything you need to know about this summer’s cultural extravaganza

From June 22- September 9 the Great Exhibition of the North will showcase a multitude of art, culture, design and innovation, showing the best of what the North of England has to offer.
Countdown to the launch of the Great Exhibition of the North begins

Countdown to the launch of the Great Exhibition of the North begins

Final preparations are now underway for the launch of the Great Exhibition of the North.
The Wilberfoss C of E Primary School logo

The headteacher column with Kris Henderson

I am officially half a term into my substantive headship at Wilberfoss, so I am a little delayed in introducing myself.

A garden party will be held at Merrilthorne Farm, High Catton, to raise cash for life-saving defibrillators.

Cattons Fun on Farm event for defibrillators

A special community event to raise cash to fund a defibrillator in both Low and High Catton will take place later this month.

The bus service has been sold to North East operator

Bus company EYMS taken over by operator Go North East

East Yorkshire Motor Services has been sold to bus operator Go North East.
Humboldt penguins at Flamingo Land.

View from the Zoo: Winning fight against single use plastics

The world’s oceans cover around 71% of the earth’s surface and last Friday, June 8, was World Ocean Day, an arbitrary date chosen to remind us all of the importance of these vast, unexplored bodies of water.

Holme on Spalding Moor pupils at the new Breakfast Club.

Pupils given great start to day at new Breakfast Club

Holme on Spalding Moor Primary School has started its very own Breakfast Club.

Designing bottle rockets helps students to develop team working skills.

Students enjoy varied events during PD day

Year 7 Students at The Market Weighton School Year recently spent their Personal Development (PD) Day working in house teams to design and launch bottle rockets.

East Riding of Yorkshire Council staff gave out 5,000 bags of compost at 10 events in the area.

Council’s compost giveaway the busiest yet

This year’s East Riding of Yorkshire Council compost giveaway was one of the busiest yet with 5,000 bags offered free to residents.

Professor Steven Kyffin, campaign chairman Christopher Oughtred, Lord Halifax, students Cameron Adams and Florence Colbeck, architect Simon Mitchell, student Magnus Swann and headmaster Mark Ronan at the opening.

Dame Judi’s praise for school’s new facility

Pocklington School’s new £3million Art and Design Technology Centre has been praised by Dame Judi Dench.

David Wilson Homes has extended its partnership with the RSPB. Photo: Mark Waugh

Builder extends pledge to give wildlife a home

David Wilson Homes has announced the extension of a unique partnership with the RSPB for another three years.

A visit to the Viking village in 1994.

Down Memory Lane - 1994 and 1988 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.

King Creosote will perform at the arts centre in September.

King Creosote heads to the arts centre

Pocklington Arts Centre has announced that Mercury Prize nominee King Creosote, aka Kenny Anderson, is coming to the venue on Saturday 1 September.

Organist Geoffrey Coffin.

Organist set to star at church concert

All Saints Church at Sancton is hosting a Summer Music Concert on Sunday 1 July.

Market Weighton mayor Councillor Nigel Botting (right) is pictured with deputy mayor Derek Cary.

‘It’s an honour to serve town for second year’

It is difficult to express my heartfelt pride and honour to have been asked to be Town Mayor for the Civic Year 2018-2019.

Pocklington Arts Centre is showing all the England World Cup matches on the cinema screen.

World Cup matches on PAC’s big screen

Pocklington Arts Centre is showing every England game throughout the World Cup on the cinema screen in the 200-seat auditorium.

The rock garden at Burnby Hall Gardens was designed in 1910 for the Stewart family.

Plants at centre of Burnby Hall lecture

Plant Enthusiast and Burnby Hall Gardens Trustee Peter Williams will be delivering a talk on ‘Uncovering the history of the alpine and woodland plants supplied by Backhouse Nurseries’ at Pocklington Arts Centre.

The Tour de Yorkshire creates a feel good factor in communities.

OPINION: The East Riding of Yorkshire Council leader’s column with Stephen Parnaby OBE

Both Pocklington and the wider East Riding enjoyed some fantastic national and global TV, radio, newspaper and online coverage last month when the area hosted the Tour de Yorkshire for the fourth time.

There's a Classic Car Show at Castle Howard.

Great family events taking place this week

Here are some of the best events and activities in the area to keep all the family happy.

PCAS volunteers work on the lock after temporary dams were installed.

Walbut Lock repairs open up canal section

The restoration of Walbut Lock on Pocklington Canal is now complete, meaning a further two miles of the waterway will become navigable for the first time in nearly a century.

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