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Clifton Park Hospital

31st August 2018

    Clifton Park Hospital are hosting a card design competition and asking school children to create a colourful design for their ‘Wishing You A Speedy Recovery’ cards to be given to patients at the hospital this year. More information can be found on the back cover...

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HULL COLLEGIATE PREP SCHOOL TEACHER WINS TOP AWARD

31st August 2018

  Hull Collegiate Prep School is celebrating after Reception teacher, Mark Dyson, received the ‘Teacher of the Year’ Award at United Learning’s national ‘Best in Everyone’ Primary School Awards.   Mark was nominated for this award by colleagues for his...

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Primary school pupils leave behind inspiring mural Picture painted with support from Pace and Hull and East Yorkshire Children’s University

31st August 2018

    Year six pupils at Hull’s Priory Primary School who are preparing to move-up to secondary education have created an inspiring mural to be remembered by. A group of 46 youngsters worked with creative agency Pace to come-up with their own design and paint it on an outside wall...

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Dalby Forest

31st August 2018

  They’ve had a magical summer at Dalby and welcomed thousands of you to their beautiful site. As they move towards autumn the forest takes on a different charm when you’ll find it easy to find a spot for yourself. Or, even better, branch out and discover areas of the forest you’ve...

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Primary school pupils leave behind inspiring mural Picture painted with support from Pace and Hull and East Yorkshire Children’s University

19th July 2018

    Year six pupils at Hull’s Priory Primary School who are preparing to move-up to secondary education have created an inspiring mural to be remembered by.   A group of 46 youngsters worked with creative agency Pace to come-up with their own design and paint it on an...

Making the School Appeal Process Easy

18th April 2016

Making the School Appeal Process Easy What to do when your child is rejected from their first choice school Each year approximately 5% of school starters will not be offered a place at their first choice primary or secondary school. Those pupils who do not immediately get offered their first choice...

GYLES BRANDRETH’S COLLECTION OF TEDDY BEARS GIFTED TO NEWBY HALL

17th March 2016

GYLES BRANDRETH’S COLLECTION OF TEDDY BEARS GIFTED TO NEWBY HALL     One of the world’s largest collections of famous teddy bears has been gifted to Newby Hall by broadcaster Gyles Brandreth.   The extensive collection was assembled by teddy bear enthusiasts...

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Fun In The Park With Thirsk Children's Centre

7th July 2014

Thirsk Children’s Centre are running five Fun in the Park sessions in conjunction with North Yorkshire Youth and Adult Learning to encourage children, young people and families to access their local play parks.  Sessions will include lots of sports and games, including ball games and parachute...

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Budding Gardeners Make an Impression

7th July 2014

Monks Cross Shopping, in partnership with Askham Bryan College and the Butterfly Conservation Trust, has launched a gardening initiative with six local primary schools to design planting beds at the shopping park.  Monks Cross Shopping invited Haxby Road Academy, Stockton on Forest Primary School,...

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Become A Yorkshire Coast Explorer

7th July 2014

During the Middle Jurassic, 165 million years ago the Yorkshire coast we know was a very different place. Large rivers the size of the Mississippi flowed over the area and on the banks of these rivers grew lots of lush vegetation (including horsetails, tree ferns, cycads and ginkgo trees). Alongside...

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Stripes are in Fashion at Flamingo Land

7th July 2014

Just a few months after Flamingo Land welcomed 3 Sumatran tiger triplets, they have also now announced the birth of a zebra foal - making this summer all about STRIPES! The young male, who will be named shortly, can be seen in the mixed giraffe, zebra and ostrich exhibit, along with his parents and...

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Duke & Duchess of Cambridge and Prince Harry will officially start the Tour de France

30th June 2014

THE Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and Prince Harry will officially start the Tour de France at Harewood House on Saturday July 5. Their Royal Highnesses will meet the competitors as they line up at the steps of Harewood House for the Ceremonial Start, and will officially get the race underway.  Taking...

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Be part of Tour de France Fever at Fountains Abbey & Studley Royal

28th May 2014

As the countdown to the Grand Départ in Yorkshire reaches its climax Fountains Abbey & Studley Royal, a National Trust site near Ripon, are hosting some fantastic events to get everyone involved. Leading the programme will be author, TV presenter and cyclist Rob Penn. Known for his mad-cap...

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The Ripon Bike Trail

28th May 2014

There are several 'Le Tour de France' inspired bicycles dotted around Ripon at the moment - some are big, some are small, some are yellow, some are knitted, and others are completely different! How many can you spot on the Ripon Bike Trail? You'll find them outside or in the windows...

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Become a Yorkshire Coast Explorer

28th May 2014

This May half term join the team at Scarborough based Hidden Horizons and become a Yorkshire Coast Explorer. The company is offering a mixture of rock-pooling trips and fossil hunts ideal for the family at a number of locations along the stunning North Yorkshire Coastline. The rock-pooling trips all...

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‘Good’ News for Local, Award-Winning Pre-School In Ofsted Report

28th May 2014

‘GOOD’ news for local, award-winning Pre-school in Ofsted report Oatlands Pre-School, Harrogate has gained a “good” rating from Ofsted following an inspection of the pre-school in March. The Mount Street-based childcare setting, which takes children from the age of two until...

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Dales' publisher launches writing competition

28th May 2014

Talented new writers have been invited by Dales publishing company Hartlington Press to submit a short story for a writing competition. Grassington Festival, whose theme this year is the power of the written word, is also involved in the project which is open to all ages and aims to uncover...

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Tiger Cubs Born At Flamingo Land

27th May 2014

Come and hear the patter of tiny paws at Flamingo Land. Sumatran tigers, Bawa and Surya, have had cubs.  With only 500 Sumatran tigers remaining in the wild and 97 in captivity across mainland Europe, they’re now a critically endangered subspecies.  The Tiger cubs will be available...

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Waterstones York - Grand Opening

27th May 2014

Hundreds of people and storybook favourite, Spot the dog, joined staff at the new look Waterstones store in York on the last weekend of April.  The new shop has relocated from High Ousegate to Coney Street, with a complete redesign taking in two floors with more than 7,000 square feet, about 30,000...

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North Yorkshire Schools Library Service To Close

27th May 2014

North Yorkshire County Council is to close its school library service because not enough schools have subscribed.  Schools in the area have been given a year’s notice of the closure.    The North Yorkshire school library service’s aims were “to open up a whole...

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Gruffalo Celebrates His 15th Birthday in Dalby Forest

27th May 2014

Dalby Forest are helping the Gruffalo to celebrate his 15th anniversary.  On the 7th of June head over to the forest from 11am – 3pm and join in the Gruffalo’s birthday picnic.  A giant Gruffalo sculpture will be unveiled in the forest and there will be activity trails and fun for...

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Dales' publisher launches writing competition

22nd May 2014

Talented new writers have been invited by Dales publishing company Hartlington Press to submit a short story for a writing competition. Grassington Festival, whose theme this year is the power of the written word, is also involved in the project which is open to all ages and aims to uncover new literary...

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Get to Grips at the Museums

12th May 2014

If you have ever wondered what sort of objects museums collect and why, come along and join Ripon Museum Trust volunteers every Tuesday afternoon from 2.30pm at the Workhouse and Prison and Police museums. “Get to Grips With Our Collections” allows visitors to explore, handle, touch and...

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31st March 2014

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