Makeover for White Horse at Kilburn

Makeover for White Horse

Makeover for White Horse

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YORKSHIRE’S white horse is in for a make over ready for the summer.

The White Horse of Kilburn is getting a spruce up this month from The Kilburn White Horse Association - the charity that looks after the landmark on Sutton Bank in the North York Moors.

Supporters have arranged for the horse to be repainted with the help of local businesses.

Helen Bielby, the association’s vice chairman, said the charity has to work very hard to raise funds to keep the well known Yorkshire icon alive.

Richmondshire industrial maintenance company Instore Solutions Ltd have stepped up to do the work over three days from Friday, June 20, and Sunday, June 22, and much of the paint has been donated by Batley based PPG Architectural Coatings UK Limited.

The figure dates from the 1850s, and is the largest and more northerly in England.

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10:09am Mon 9 Jun 14

pedalling paul says...

Any support for a giant white bike................
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Any support for a giant white bike................ ..... pedalling paul
  • Score: 27

10:53am Mon 9 Jun 14

BL2 says...

pedalling paul wrote:
Any support for a giant white bike................

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NO....
[quote][p][bold]pedalling paul [/bold] wrote: Any support for a giant white bike................ .....[/p][/quote]NO.... BL2
  • Score: -61

1:37pm Mon 9 Jun 14

YorkPatrol says...

pedalling paul wrote:
Any support for a giant white bike................ .....
idiot
[quote][p][bold]pedalling paul [/bold] wrote: Any support for a giant white bike................ .....[/p][/quote]idiot YorkPatrol
  • Score: -99

8:02pm Mon 9 Jun 14

AnotherPointofView says...

pedalling paul wrote:
Any support for a giant white bike................

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No, horses don't rides bikes.
[quote][p][bold]pedalling paul [/bold] wrote: Any support for a giant white bike................ .....[/p][/quote]No, horses don't rides bikes. AnotherPointofView
  • Score: 9

10:09pm Mon 9 Jun 14

pedalling paul says...

AnotherPointofView wrote:
pedalling paul wrote:
Any support for a giant white bike................


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No, horses don't rides bikes.
At last.........someone isn't taking me seriously!
[quote][p][bold]AnotherPointofView[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]pedalling paul [/bold] wrote: Any support for a giant white bike................ .....[/p][/quote]No, horses don't rides bikes.[/p][/quote]At last.........someone isn't taking me seriously! pedalling paul
  • Score: 52

4:20am Tue 10 Jun 14

Magicman! says...

...arranged for the horse to be repainted the horse with the help...

I take it the proof-reader for the Press is on holiday...
[quote]...arranged for the horse to be repainted the horse with the help...[/quote] I take it the proof-reader for the Press is on holiday... Magicman!
  • Score: 2

2:29pm Tue 10 Jun 14

Big Bad Wolf says...

pedalling paul wrote:
AnotherPointofView wrote:
pedalling paul wrote:
Any support for a giant white bike................



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No, horses don't rides bikes.
At last.........someone isn't taking me seriously!
No one takes you seriously.
[quote][p][bold]pedalling paul [/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]AnotherPointofView[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]pedalling paul [/bold] wrote: Any support for a giant white bike................ .....[/p][/quote]No, horses don't rides bikes.[/p][/quote]At last.........someone isn't taking me seriously![/p][/quote]No one takes you seriously. Big Bad Wolf
  • Score: -39

5:05pm Tue 10 Jun 14

Digeorge says...

The horse has been there generations.... the bike is just a day.

Probably time it had a makeover.
The horse has been there generations.... the bike is just a day. Probably time it had a makeover. Digeorge
  • Score: 0

10:01pm Tue 10 Jun 14

janice gray says...

Yes it better be finished by the start of the Tour de France!
Yes it better be finished by the start of the Tour de France! janice gray
  • Score: 2

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