A Driffield man who committed a series of thefts from town centre shops was fined by magistrates in Bridlington last week.
A BEVERLEY who was he was badily beaten up in the Barrel Inn at Walkington later threatened to kill the landlord, a court heard.
Residents in the Riverside area of Driffield fear they are living on death row because land near their homes is polluted by toxic waste and asbestos.
Dodds Limited, the East Yorkshire-based renewable energy specialist, has appointed Colin Burr as head of its Mechanical Services Division.
Beverley Community Lift are holding a Spring Fair at Toll Gavel Church on May 25 from 10 am to 12 noon
East Yorkshire based cba Chartered Accountants has appointed new accounts manager, Simon Moss to its accounts team.
Members of the Beverley Building Society have been voting in their masses for their charity of month and in April local group Go-Kids-Go have been crowned winners in the popular competition.
Police in Beverley are investigating an altercation which lead to a car being damaged.
Graham Stuart, Member of Parliament for Beverley and Holderness, has joined Prime Minister David Cameron in calling on start-up businesses and entrepreneurs across the UK to get involved in this year’s Conservative Party Start-up Hub and win the opportunity to showcase their work in front of thousands of visitors at the Conservative Party Conference in Manchester.
Police are hunting an evil criminal who burgled the home of a 93 year old blind and deaf woman as she slept
Police have launched an investigations after a school caretaker needed stitches when he was savaged by a dog.
A 1960’s inspired show is set to land at the Hull New Theatre in September.
A despicable burglar raided the village home of a deaf and blind 93 year old as she slept in a chair.
The entries are in and the competition is almost ready to kick off at the annual Wetwang Scarecrow Festival.
Local charity Mr Hoggle Doggle, which was set to close on the retirement of founders David and Clare Allan, is to continue. The toy re-homing service, which has distributed 25,000 toys since its formation 30 months ago, is to be taken over by the Hull children’s charity Child Dynamix.
A NUMBER of people were stopped by Roads Policing officers in the East Riding between Monday May 13 to Saturday 18th May as part of a campaign aimed at raising awareness of mobile phone misuse by drivers on the regions roads.
Clinical commissioning groups are asking patients to phone their GP as soon as possible this week if they need regular medicines to last over the bank holiday.1 comment
Pupils from Driffield Junior School have received a donation of high visibility vests to encourage safety while walking to school.
Youngsters at Garton-on-the-Wolds Primary School are ready to travel back in time for their performance at a vintage fair.
Thirty-eight years ago Bishop Burton mums produced a village recipe book and now they are doing it again. This time funds raised will go towards a playground for the village.
The weather may have only shown brief glimpses of summer so far but it should be embraced whenever the opportunity arises – this is certainly the case for our butterflies. Spring has certainly been delayed this year – what we’ve seen is it colliding with summer and everything bursting into flower and flight together. Migrant warblers, swallows, martins and swifts arriving on the reserve must be somewhat confused and somewhat hungry as the insects are only just emerging. Indeed there have been reports of cuckoos actually turning round and going back to France to wait for conditions to improve. One of the British Trust for Ornithology’s satellite tagged birds ‘David’ was logged in Sherborne, Dorset on the 26th of April, but that night was picked up over the channel and the next day 305 miles away near Tours in central France.
A charity auction is set to be held in aid of a village hall and pre-school.
Children and adults were evacuated from the Bell Hotel in Driffield after flames reaching eight-foot in height began to engulf the Santander bank in Market Place1 comment
East Yorkshire’s most prolific house burglar has been jailed for six years after being caught targeting homes in Beverley and Lund.
The school cook at Nafferton Primary School has been awarded a long service award.
Pupils and staff at a primary school grabbed the chance to enjoy the nice weather and held a teddy bears’ picnic.
A signed match football from Hull City FC is set to be auctioned off in aid of Kings Mill Special School.
A Driffield man has appeared at Bridlington Magistrates Court to deny a charge of wounding or inflicting grievous bodily harm on another man.
On May bank holiday weekend the people behind the award-winning Driffield Show are hosting their very first Motor Show.
A pair of young fund raisers collected £343 in aid of a cancer charity.
Over 300 concerned members of the public have acted against budget bakery Greggs coming onto the town’s high street.1 comment
Members of the Student Executive Council recently welcomed Matthew Grove, the new Humberside Police & Crime Commissioner, to the school for a fact-finding visit.
A WANTED man has been flown back to Britain to face justice after being on the run for six years for crimes in Bridlington.
An equestrian shop is holding a trade-in day this weekend and is inviting people from the Driffield area to make the most of it.
Former Driffield mayor Coun Mrs Joan Cooper used her outgoing speech to take a side swipe at a handful of fellow councillors who she branded as petty.1 comment
Town councillor Heather Venter was on Tuesday handed the official chains of office to mark the start of her year as the new mayor of Driffield.
A lively discussion at the recent Beverley and Holderness Liberal Democrat Association meeting was led by Ben Jones and colleague.
A Beverley primary school has become the first school in the town to be awarded a prestigious e-safety award.
A funeral service was held at Octon Crematorium on Friday May 10 for Mrs Edith May Waddington of Bessingby Hall Nursing Home, where she died on April 28 aged 94 years.
A hospice is inviting residents of the town to take part in a fund raising day in May.
POLICE received a call today at 9.13am today (Wednesday 15 May) reporting a single vehicle road traffic collision on the A614 in Kirkburn, Driffield.1 comment
Construction students at East Riding College have brightened up their campus with a summer display of bespoke garden furniture.
The ex-drummer from the Beautiful South helped youngsters at Northfield Infants School to learn through music.
From Sunday May 19, Northern Rail will operate an additional early morning service from Hull to Bridlington at 05.57.1 comment
Wold Newton brewery Wold Top Brewery is preparing for its sponsorship of a Chelsea Flower Show garden next week (21-25 May) by brewing a nature inspired beer.
At the annual meeting of council on 9 May, Councillor Claude Mole was elected to be the new chairman of East Riding of Yorkshire Council and will serve until May 2014.1 comment
A summer fair will be held at King’s Mill Special School for parents, pupils and the public to attend.
The police and crime commissioner for Humberside has moved to warn poachers of the consequences for their actions.
Humberside Police are investigating damage to a Driffield solicitor’s door.
A team of enthusiastic amateur cyclists will undertake an 180 mile bike ride in aid of various charities.
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Weather for Driffield
Saturday 25 May 2013
Temperature: 6 C to 12 C
Wind Speed: 16 mph
Wind direction: North
Temperature: 7 C to 15 C
Wind Speed: 10 mph
Wind direction: North