The Queen's Diamond Jubilee
Coverage of the Diamond Jubilee celebrations marking 60 years the Queen's reign including news, information and pictures from the extended bank holiday weekend between June 2-5, 2012.
9:06am Monday 19th November 2012
THE Lord Mayor of York planted a Royal Oak tree in his own ward of New Earswick to mark the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee.
9:53am Saturday 1st September 2012
YORK youngsters got their hands on the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Baton as it passed through the city.
11:46am Wednesday 6th June 2012
WHAT a weekend it was – from drenched opera singers belting out Land of Hope and Glory as they sailed under Tower Bridge to private parties in back gardens, the people of Britain made the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee their own.
9:44am Wednesday 6th June 2012
GENERATIONS to come will know exactly who celebrated the historic Diamond Jubilee of 2012 in Tollerton after villagers got together for a commemorative photo.
5:10pm Wednesday 6th June 2012
SHE’S the Queen of arts as talented York youngsters have proved with their Diamond Jubilee portraits of Her Majesty.
9:15am Tuesday 5th June 2012
AFTER the deluge came the sun and the people of the York area came out in crowds to continue the Jubilee fun with a parade in Skelton, a big joint town celebration for Malton and Norton and town celebrations at Pocklington among other celebrations.
9:40am Monday 4th June 2012
THE DIAMOND Jubilee was celebrated in style across York and North and East Yorkshire, as street parties got into full swing.
2:44pm Saturday 2nd June 2012
STREET parties to mark the Queen's Diamond Jubilee are today getting into full swing across York and North Yorkshire.
8:34am Saturday 2nd June 2012
TEN thousand kettles are at the ready, 100,000 teacups are lined up to be filled, the streets are closed and the people of York and North Yorkshire are ready for four days of Jubilee celebrations.
8:40am Saturday 2nd June 2012
MAXINE GORDON has fun making buns fit for a Queen.
8:31am Saturday 2nd June 2012
DO you remember the families of vanished Union Terrace, pictured here during George V’s Silver Jubilee in 1935?
8:27am Saturday 2nd June 2012
AS the Lord Mayor of York, Coun Keith Hyman prepared to lead the city in joint Diamond Jubilee and York 800 celebrations, he issued this message to its citizens. “What a great year for the City of York.
8:18am Saturday 2nd June 2012
Celebrations at Elvington will be joined by a Second World War fighter plane – after it has been towed there by a village pub’s tug-of-war team.
8:40am Friday 1st June 2012
THERE’S only one day to go before the Armed Forces fire the starting gun for one of the biggest four-day weekends York and North and East Yorkshire have known.
8:39am Friday 1st June 2012
FOUR friends from the Bishop Wilton area are organising East Yorkshire’s highest Diamond Jubilee beacon.