Bigger Bertie put out to pasture at Burnby Hall Gardens

York Press: The giant Rocking Horse arrives at Burnby Hall gardens. Made by the Rocking Horse Shop at Fangfoss, the giant horse was presented to the gardens by Angela Musson and Sean Smith of Detectamet Ltd who bought it to keep it in Yorkshire. Picture David Harriso

11:19am Thursday 24th April 2014

AT 14 foot tall, "Bigger Bertie" rocks into view bigger than the average rocking horse, and most families would struggle to fit him in their homes.

Artists set to showcase techniques at Pocklington Open Studios

York Press: Pocklington artists who will be opening their homes for the Open Studios weekend on 3rd and 4th May, from left; Lynn Grant, Ann Shaw, Tony Wells, Chris Cullum,  Penny de Corte, Mo Burrows, Gerry Grant and Avril Cheetham. Picture by Jo Hughes  “One o

11:22am Wednesday 23rd April 2014

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Airing cupboard blaze at Little Weighton

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10:11am Wednesday 23rd April 2014

THERE was a fire in an airing cupboard in a bungalow in Little Weighton, East Yorkshire.

Artist Penny de Corte is turning heads with her face sculptures

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8:38am Tuesday 22nd April 2014

Artist Penny de Corte has found a way of really turning visitor's heads at her local art gallery.

Community radio station prepares for launch

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9:11am Monday 21st April 2014

THE sounds of Pocklington and surrounding villages is to hit the airwaves with the launch of the area's own community radio station.

Roll out your barrow for free compost giveaway

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7:59am Saturday 19th April 2014

EAST Riding of Yorkshire Council is giving away more than 5,000 bags of compost made from the garden waste and food waste residents put in their brown bins.

New radio station will hit airwaves in East Yorkshire

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8:41am Friday 18th April 2014

A NEW permanent radio station has been given a licence to broadcast in East Yorkshire.

Amateur cooks ready for battle in bake-off finals

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10:16am Thursday 17th April 2014

THE finals of an amateur bake-off competition will be held this Saturday (APR 19).

Couple rescued after yacht sinks

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10:20am Thursday 17th April 2014

A COUPLE were rescued by lifeboat station volunteers after their yacht sank in East Yorkshire.

Collection of artefacts put on display at the Treasure House in Beverley

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9:44am Wednesday 16th April 2014

A SMALL display of recently acquired artefacts has gone on show at the Treasure House in Beverley.

New chief fire officer vows to cope with cuts

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10:14am Tuesday 15th April 2014

THE new joint chief fire officer and chief executive of East Yorkshire’s firefighters has said cuts won’t stop the service keeping communities safe.

Boost to East Yorkshire economy

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10:01am Tuesday 15th April 2014

ECONOMIC development and regeneration projects in East Yorkshire are set to be given a multimillion-pound boost.

Festival of tulips returns to Pocklington

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8:33am Tuesday 15th April 2014

THE second annual tulip festival will be hosted by Burnby Hall Gardens, Pocklington, between Saturday, April 26, and Sunday, May 11.

Concerns over ‘benefits’ TV show in Bridlington

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10:28am Monday 14th April 2014

RESIDENTS in Bridlington fear their town could be damaged if a new Benefits Street-style TV show is filmed there.

Conservation group buys East Yorkshire island to ‘protect’ habitat

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8:44am Monday 14th April 2014

A CONSERVATION organisation has bought an island on the River Ouse in East Yorkshire for £47,000.

Candidates confirmed for East Yorkshire election

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8:54am Saturday 12th April 2014

FOUR candidates have been nominated for a parish council election in East Yorkshire.

UPDATED: Police concerned for missing teenager

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11:33am Wednesday 9th April 2014

Police confirm Charlie has been found safe and well.

Bus service linking East Yorkshire with York is saved

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10:14am Wednesday 9th April 2014

A BUS service linking East Yorkshire towns and villages with York has been saved.

Loan shark money used to benefit the community

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9:44am Wednesday 9th April 2014

CASH confiscated from convicted loan sharks has been put to good use by four projects in East Yorkshire.

Paralympic athlete David Stone sets gold standard at day centre

York Press: David Stone during his visit to Woldhaven Day Centre in Pocklington.

9:14am Wednesday 9th April 2014

A DAY centre in East Yorkshire was given a golden afternoon when it welcomed a Paralympic athlete.

'Cheap bully’ jailed for violent assault of former partner

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8:10am Wednesday 9th April 2014

A POCKLINGTON man who subjected his former partner to a violent assault in a York hotel is starting more than three years in jail today.

New brochure sells the Wolds to the world

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8:40am Tuesday 8th April 2014

A NEW guide promoting the Yorkshire Wolds as a short-break destination has been launched.

Change to fortnightly bin collections boost recycling, council says

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7:44am Tuesday 8th April 2014

WASTE bosses in East Yorkshire say the introduction of fortnightly bin collections has led to a rise in recycling.

More than 150 teenagers do police night challenge

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10:20am Monday 7th April 2014

YOUNG people from East Yorkshire took part in the Humberside Police Night Challenge this weekend.

Goole High School staff and students raise money in memory of tragic pupil

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8:33am Saturday 5th April 2014

SIXTH Form students and staff from Goole High School remembered a former pupil when they pitted themselves against each other for an action-packed 5-1 football match.

East Yorkshire council to hold business event

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9:11am Saturday 5th April 2014

COUNCIL chiefs in East Yorkshire are to stage an event which will outline how local businesses can work with the public sector as financial pressures continue to bite.

Benefit fraudster claimed more than £2,000 cash

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10:59am Friday 4th April 2014

A BENEFIT fraudster from East Yorkshire has been punished for claiming more than £2,000 he was not entitled to.

Free check-ups to help prevent life-threatening illnesses

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10:01am Friday 4th April 2014

FREE health checks will be offered to thousands of East Riding residents to help prevent potentially life threatening illnesses, starting this month.

Pocklington gym is refurbished

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8:48am Friday 4th April 2014

THE gym at the Francis Scaife Sports Centre in Pocklington has reopened to the public following a refurbishment and upgrading of the Tone Zone fitness suite.

Summer decision for Driffield’s new supermarket

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8:18am Friday 4th April 2014

A DECISION on whether a new supermarket which could create 300 new jobs can be built as part of a wider development scheme in an East Yorkshire town is expected to be made this summer.

Residents to vote on East Yorkshire boundary change

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11:03am Thursday 3rd April 2014

RESIDENTS in East Yorkshire are to get their say on possible changes to council boundaries through a referendum.

Man ‘exposed himself’ in Bridlington

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11:02am Thursday 3rd April 2014

POLICE are trying to trace a man believed to have exposed himself to a woman in Bridlington.

Sea hunts planned for East Yorkshire coast

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11:08am Wednesday 2nd April 2014

Wildlife experts are giving families the chance to find modern and prehistoric sealife in a series of events on the East Yorkshire coast during April.

Park and Ride returns at Bridlington

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8:51am Wednesday 2nd April 2014

THE Bridlington Park and Ride will reopen on Saturday and run seven days a week until September.

Decision due on supermarket for Driffield

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8:18am Tuesday 1st April 2014

A DECISION on whether a new supermarket, which could create 300 new jobs, can be built as part of a wider development scheme in an East Yorkshire town is expected to be made this summer.

Operations to be switched through £7 million plan

9:38am Monday 31st March 2014

HUNDREDS of orthopaedic patients each year will be treated at a new unit in East Yorkshire after health chiefs decided to end surgery at a North Yorkshire hospital.

Concerns raised over school support for sick pupils

9:02am Monday 31st March 2014

SCHOOLS across East Yorkshire have "huge" discrepancies in how they look after children with medical conditions, councillors will be told this week.

Driver hurt in crash on A166 between Garrowby Road and Bugthorpe Lane

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11:42am Saturday 29th March 2014

A MOTORIST was injured in a crash in East Yorkshire on the A166 between Garrowby Road and Bugthorpe Lane, at 4.55pm on Thursday.

Pupils to witness citizenship ceremony

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10:21am Saturday 29th March 2014

SECONDARY school pupils in Pocklington will witness 14 people becoming British citizens in a special ceremony on Monday.

New pledge to provide high quality patient care

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9:51am Friday 28th March 2014

IN RESPONSE to Hard Truths, the government report on the failings at Mid Staffordshire NHS Trust, East Riding of Yorkshire Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) has publicly pledged to work with providers of health care to ensure that local services are safe, high quality and focused on putting patients first.

Charity walk inspired by emotional meeting

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10:20am Wednesday 26th March 2014

POLICE officers in Beverley are organising a fundraising walk for Macmillan Cancer Support after watching the emotional meeting of a young boy who admitted stealing a charity collection box and a cancer patient.

Energy firm link-up with East Yorkshire school

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9:22am Wednesday 26th March 2014

An East Yorkshire school is linking up with a leading renewable energy firm to give its pupils experience of working in the industry.

Goole appoints West Park chairman

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9:54am Tuesday 25th March 2014

FRIENDS of West Park in Goole has appointed Georgina Petty as its first chairman.

Dogs to be banned from four East Yorkshire beaches

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7:57am Tuesday 25th March 2014

DOGS will be banned from four East Riding beaches from May.

Holme-on-Spalding Moor parish council by-election call

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7:48am Monday 24th March 2014

A NEW member is needed to join Holme-on-Spalding Moor Parish Council.

Kiplingcotes Derby couple finish first and second

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9:04am Friday 21st March 2014

Race goers from as far as Kazakhstan turned out to watch the oldest horse race in England.

Singer bids farewell to choir to join Army

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7:59am Thursday 20th March 2014

A YOUNG man who has sung with the same choir since he was at primary school is leaving to start an Army career.

Checks lead to tyres warning

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8:14am Wednesday 19th March 2014

CHECKS have revealed “widespread” risks with part-worn tyres fitted on cars in East Yorkshire.

Boy, two, dies after falling into pond

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10:22am Wednesday 19th March 2014

A TWO-year-old boy died after falling into a private pond in East Yorkshire, Humberside Police said.

East Yorkshire brewery uses own barley

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3:16pm Tuesday 18th March 2014

EAST Yorkshire brewery Great Newsome has begun brewing beers using malt produced from barley grown on the family farm near Patrington.



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