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YP Comment: Driffield Show serves up a treat

It’s not only the biggest date in the town’s agricultural calendar, it’s also Yorkshire’s largest one-day country show.

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Police thanked the public.

Public thanked after woman missing from home near Driffield is found

Police have thanked the public for their help in finding a woman who was reported missing.
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Driffield shop raided twice in a week

Driffield shop raided twice in a week

Burglars have struck at a mobile phone shop in Driffield twice in one week.

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David Taylor (left) with Jim Hudd, a supporter of the Driffield Navigation. Pictures by Gary Longbottom.

Gala date for historic Driffield grain route

Jumping on board a Humber keel might not seem the wisest move in today’s environment of child abduction, trafficking and health and safety driven agendas, but for a seven-year-old Jim Hood back in 1943 it was all about adventure.

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Dore Primary School pupils were involved in an accident last week.

YP Letters: Primary school’s thanks to emergency services after pupils involved in crash

From: Lynnette Glossop, Dore Primary School, Sheffield.

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YP Letters: Nurses show they care despite their workload

From: Peter Hyde, Driffield.

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Lee Freeman, who today assumes command of Humberside Police

Internal candidate chosen as Humberside Police Chief Constable

An internal candidate looks set to be chosen as Humberside Police’s new Chief Constable after being unanimously chosen by a selection panel.

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Man in hospital after suspected assault outside Driffield bar

A man suffered serious head injuries following a suspected assault outside a bar in Driffield.
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First branch of pizza chain Domino's arrives in Driffield

First branch of pizza chain Domino's arrives in Driffield

An East Yorkshire town is to get its first branch of a popular pizza takeaway chain.

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Humberside Police and Crime Commissioner Keith Hunter

Yorkshire police force to end “unhealthy fixation on crime figures”

A Yorkshire police and crime commissioner has criticised his force’s “unhealthy fixation on overall crime figures” as he unveils plans for how his force will change in the next four years.

Crime
The crash took place near this roundabout connecting the B1253 and B1249 near Octon in East Yorkshire. Picture: Google

Police renew appeal after Driffield cyclist killed in crash

Police have made a renewed appeal for information after a crash which killed a Driffield cyclist.

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Police appeal: Three men injured during violent altercation in East Yorkshire town

Police appeal: Three men injured during violent altercation in East Yorkshire town

Three men were injured during a violent altercation in an East Yorkshire market town.

Crime
A safeguarding newsletter issued to parents of pupils at Driffield School mentioned anti-fracking in the same breath as far right extremism.

Driffield headmaster sorry for linking anti-fracking to Islamic State in school newsletter

Campaigners are demanding answers from an East Yorkshire school for its “appalling” reference to ‘anti-fracking’ in the same breath as Islamic State in a safeguarding newsletter to parents.

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Pensioner, aged 88, robbed of £600 in Driffield

An 88-year-old man who had withdrawn £600 to buy new glasses had the money stolen by a man and a woman who pretended to bump into him while he was on his mobility scooter.

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Cyclist killed in Sledmere collision named

Cyclist killed in Sledmere collision named

The cyclist who died in a collision with a lorry near Sledmere has been named by police.

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Cyclist died two years after son’s death in motorbike accident

Cyclist died two years after son’s death in motorbike accident

POLICE have named the cyclist who died after a collision with a lorry near a village in East Yorkshire.

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Peter Easterby has been building trailers for 42 years.   Picture: James Hardisty

Demand for larger machinery that drives East Yorkshire business

When Peter Easterby built his first trailer in 1974 he knew nothing of the market he was going to sell into, all he knew was that he had completed his apprenticeship as a welder and fabricator and wanted to make things in addition to the farm gates he had started off with at his father Geoff’s Ewecote Farm in Farndale.

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All pupils should benefit from fair funding, argues Coun Julie Abraham.

Julie Abraham: Rural pupils deserve level playing field on funding

ALTHOUGH I write this piece about East Riding schools, this same message will resonate across much of rural Yorkshire where schools and academies have been disadvantaged by the present method of funding education which came about because of circumstances and decisions that were made many years ago.

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Enthusiasts lines up to shaire their passion for steam engines with the crowds. Pictures by Paul Atkinson.

Crowds turn out for Driffield Steam and Vintage Rally

Visitors to the popular Driffield Steam and Vintage Rally were given a taste of days goneby this weekend.

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Rose Jewitt, aged four, of Scarborough, pulls her Texel lamb, called Lilly, during the sheep young handler class at Driffield Show.  Pictures: James Hardisty.

Driffield Show: Young to the fore at sizzler

East Yorkshire’s farming future looks assured amid the general uncertainty surrounding the industry that was the backdrop to the county’s biggest one-day agricultural show.

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