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Charity ball team members Katie Alvis, Lisa Sellers, Clare Sissons, Wendy Shirley, Lesley Mercer, Justine Sangwin and Davina Harper at the unveiling.

New life-saving device for Pocklington

Pocklington now has another public defibrillator thanks to the magnificent efforts earlier in the year of a fundraising team from Pocklington RUFC.

The cast of A Twinkly Treetop Tale pose for a photo at Barmby Moor Primary School.

Twinkly Treetop Tale show at school

Pupils in Early Years and Key Stage 1 at Barmby Moor CE Primary School gave a wonderful performance of their Christmas nativity, A Twinkly Treetop Tale.

David Harper (centre) is pictured with Brenda Canham and Tom Heilds.

BBC expert values Stamford Bridge day

BBC antiques expert David Harper, known for his appearances on hit programmes Bargain Hunt and Cash In The Attic, recently joined guests and homeowners at Sovereign Court in Stamford Bridge.

Emma Croft, farm trader at Anderson Grain Marketing Ltd.

The Grain Column with Emma Croft

Feed wheat for spot collection throughout December has continued to trade at £140/T ex-farm which is remarkable given the recent closure of Hull’s bio-ethanol plant and the recent currency volatility.

Yorkshire Building Society is running a campaign with End Youth Homelessness. 
Photograph by Richard Walker/

Building society supporting the homeless

The Market Weighton agency of Yorkshire Building Society is supporting homeless young people this Christmas as part of its charity partnership with End Youth Homelessness (EYH).

Bishop Wilton Primary School pupils are pictured with the cross stitch sampler made in 1880.

Historic work back at school after 137 years

A stitch in time, from 1880 to be exact, has returned to the place it was created following a fortuitous discovery.

Police patrols are targeting anti-social behaviour in the town centres.

The Crime Matters column

Throughout December, local police officers are operating high visibility patrols in Pocklington, Market Weighton, and surrounding areas.

Lucy Phipps, who has specialised in family law for ten years, will work across Harrowells office network, including at Pocklington.

New appointment at Harrowells firm

A NEW head of family law has been appointed by East and North Yorkshire law firm Harrowells.

Keith Chegwin, pictured right, helped make Its a Pockout a success.

Pocklington Lions Club pays tribute to ‘Cheggers’

Pocklington Lions Club members have paid tribute to much-loved TV personalty Keith Chegwin after it was announced he had died on Monday following a battle with a long illness.

Archbishop of York Dr John Sentamu will be out and about in the area this week.

Diary dates for the Pocklington area

Here are the latest what’s On listings for Pocklington, Market Weighton and surrounding areas.

Also listed are the regular group meetings in the region.

The areas Lions Clubs will be recycling Christmas trees for charity.

Recycle your Christmas tree

Pocklington Lions and Derwent Lions Clubs will be operating their usual Christmas tree collections early next year.

The week-ahead weather with Trevor Appleton.

Cold and mainly dry with wintry showers predicted next Sunday

Here is the week-ahead weather predicted by local forecaster Trevor Appleton

Police officers have asked residents to be on their guard after the burglary in Holme on Spalding Moor.

Police warning after burglary

Police officers in the area have issued a warning after thieves broke into a house in Holme on Spalding Moor.

Aaron Herd will be losing his long locks at the Shell Garage on Wednesday.

Close shave for the air ambulance

A Pocklington man is embarking on an hair-raising mission to bring in funds for the Yorkshire Air Ambulance.

Researchers from the University of Liverpool study mosquito samples at Flamingo Land.

View from the Zoo: Tests will help stop spread of avian malaria

Researchers from the University of Liverpool braved the cold and snow last week to collect mosquito samples from across the site.

Teacher Keely Barnes, Jamie Ewbank, Jacob Smith, Evie Casemore, Harry Hawkett, head judge Ben Cox, Alex Calvert and Carol Watson (Weighton Wolds Rotary Club) during the competition.

Aspiring chefs reveal recipes for success in top competition

The Market Weighton School recently hosted the first round of The Rotary Club’s Young Chef Competition 2017.

Yorkshire Party leader Stewart Arnold.

Support for rail link revival

The Yorkshire Party has given its backing to the campaigners who are hoping to get the Beverley-York railway reopened.

Father Michael Sellers.

The Church Column with Father Michael Sellers

Christians around the world are actively preparing to celebrate the birth of Jesus.

Members of the Scout Group during Prince Charles visit to Stamford Bridge.

Scouting for new adult helpers

A successful Scout Group in the Pocklington and District area is looking for more adult helpers to help with the smooth running of the organisation.

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