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.

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.

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.

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.

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An 88-year-old man who had withdrawn £600 to buy new glasses had the money stolen by a man and a woman who pretended to bump into him while he was on his mobility scooter.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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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Driffield Show returns tomorrow.

‘Bring sun cream’ warning from Driffield Show

More than 25,000 people are expected to visit East Yorkshire’s biggest agricultural show amid sizzling heat tomorrow, prompting a warning from show organisers.

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Ex-Yorkshire mayor in racism storm over anti-Muslim and ‘Romania gypsy’ tweets

A FORMER Yorkshire mayor faces being reported to the police over alleged racism and anti-Muslim comments on social media.

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Helen Stones is the third generation of her family to supply local people with produce.

Farm shop extension continues family’s proud legacy

The Fry family know a thing or two about providing customers with local produce, from their original milk round to an on-site shop, they have striven to offer good, locally sourced food and drink in East Yorkshire.

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Liam and Ami Duggleby pictured with their newborn daughter April Grace and the neonatal team at Leeds General Infirmary after handing over �14,000.

Family donates £14,000 to Leeds neonatal unit months after Minnie’s extraordinary gift of life

The parents of Yorkshire’s youngest ever organ donor, Minnie Duggleby, have returned to the Leeds neonatal unit where their daughter was born to donate more than £14,000.

David Tite, chief executive of Driffield Agricultural Society, infront of thier new pavilion, and later this month the show ground will be hosting it's first Education Day.

Children to get modern farming lessons at Driffield showground

When does a chicken become a turkey? Believe it or not this question didn’t come from a chid but a teacher talking to a poultry farmer in the East Riding some years ago.

Former headteacher Simon Jones left Driffield School and Sixth Form shortly after the Ofsted inspection

Driffield School set to become academy after Ofsted places it in special measures

OFSTED has put an East Riding school into special measures in a report which warned it did not ensure all pupils were kept safe.


Motorcyclist dead and two injured in East Yorkshire collision

A motorcyclist has died following a collision with a car that left two other people in hospital.

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YP Letters: Bring back the shoes that were my perfect fit

From; Graham Lund, Glen Rothay Hotel, Rydal, Cumbria.

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