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Sculptor Martin Jennings, left, shares a joke with the Lord Mayor of Hull, Coun David Gemmell, after he had unveiled the statue of poet Philip Larkin in Hull Paragon Interchange.

Nostalgia on Tuesday. Poetry in motion

At one time, the Hull city area boasted a number of railway stations. Among these were Hull Botanic Gardens, Hull Cannon Street, Hull Manor House Street, Hull Riverside Quay, and Hull Victoria Dock.


Exploring a bigger picture

Back in the fledgling days of mobile phone technology, then-journalist Christopher Ware came up with an effective way of escaping the intense demands of his job with the BBC – heading out into the countryside to work on his hobby of painting.

A winter’s tale around the Moors

A winter’s tale around the Moors

IF there’s a more invigorating way to spend a winter’s morning or afternoon on the bike than this delightful tour around the North Yorkshire Moors, then please let us know. Starting and finishing in Goathland, and taking in some belting climbs over 27 rolling miles, the route is guaranteed to raise the heartbeat and provide a seasonal test of legs and lungs.

Dinnington Main Colliery

Nostalgia on Tuesday: Waves of progress

Describing mining developments in typically flowery melodramatic style one Yorkshire newspaper on November 2, 1906, reported: ‘The tidal wave of industrialisation [in South Yorkshire] is well nigh as irresistible in its advances as the tidal-wave of the seas. Obstacles may retard progress for a time; but they are gradually overcome, and the wave sweeps onward.’

Students from St. John's College, York, dressed as Romans lead the Lord Mayor's parade past the crowds at Clifford's Tower. 1971.

Nostalgia on Tuesday. Within these walls

Clifford’s Tower in York, with its long history, is a site where many events have been staged and, in recent times, have provided suitable subjects for The Yorkshire Post photographers. One image from 2003 shows a Viking wedding taking place in the tower.


Turkey trot that turns into a sprint

Although an advertisement featuring a big red truck and a catchphrase of holidays are coming for a worldwide brand of soft drink signals for many the starting gun of things beginning to look a lot like Christmas there is one form of produce that has never needed a multi-million pound television campaign at the festive season.


Nostalgia on Tuesday. Terror on trams

Street tramways originated in the United States, and were introduced to Britain by George Francis Train in the 1860s. The first recorded installation was a short line in Birkenhead. 
Many Yorkshire cities and towns followed the pattern of tramway developments across the UK.

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