Features

Knee deep in love with pigs

Gazette & Herald:

2:53pm Wednesday 27th May 2015

WHEN Lisa Hodgson first set eyes on a group of “woolly” pigs on a birthday trip it was love at first sight. The former hairdresser had relocated from her native County Durham to live with her partner, Tim Otterburn, on his family farm in Ryedale.

Cycling through the centuries

Gazette & Herald:

3:55pm Wednesday 6th May 2015

STAFF at Beck Isle Museum, in Pickering, have been looking through their archives and have come up with these cycling-themed pictures.

Photographs from the Woodhams Stone collection

Gazette & Herald:

3:54pm Friday 1st May 2015

THIS week’s photographs are from the Woodhams Stone collection, which is currently based in Malton’s Subscription Rooms, in Yorkersgate, Malton.

Pictures of village life

Gazette & Herald:

3:48pm Wednesday 29th April 2015

A RETIRED businessman has built up this collection of old pictures featuring the village of Wintringham.

Helmsley Walled Garden springs back into bloom

Gazette & Herald:

2:15pm Wednesday 22nd April 2015

IT MAY be one of Ryedale’s “hidden” gems, but the splendour of Helmsley Walled Garden is gaining national and international recognition.

Winners of Yorkshire Wildlife Trust wildlife photography competition revealed

Gazette & Herald:

1:31pm Saturday 18th April 2015

Yorkshire has some great amateur wildlife photographers, as the winners of this year's Yorkshire Wildlife Trust wildlife photography competition reveal, says STEPHEN LEWIS. And if you think you can do better, the Trust will be repeating the competition at the end of this year...

Memories of Sheriff Hutton

Gazette & Herald:

8:00am Wednesday 15th April 2015

THIS week’s photographs have a theme of brewing and pubs in the village of Sheriff Hutton.

Glass fragments throw light on Rosedale's dark history

Gazette & Herald:

11:28am Friday 10th April 2015

In the 16th century Rosedale was a hive of black-market glass-making. England’s only surviving furnace from the period is on show. MATT CLARK discovers its secrets.

Artisit exhibits her Italian-inspired mosaic work

Gazette & Herald:

8:00am Wednesday 8th April 2015

Artist Sue Kershaw puts her Italy-inspired mosaic work on show at a new exhibition. KAREN DARLEY reports.

Winners announced in first Howardian Hills photography competition

Gazette & Herald:

8:00am Wednesday 8th April 2015

KEEN amateur photographers have captured the special qualities of the Howardian Hills.

Behind the scenes at rehearsals for Evita

Gazette & Herald:

4:15pm Wednesday 1st April 2015

Members of Ryedale Youth Theatre and Kirkham Henry Performing Arts get ready to take centre stage with their production of Evita, based on the life story of Eva Peron. KAREN DARLEY goes behind the scenes at rehearsals.

Exposure on Malton Camera Club

Gazette & Herald:

4:02pm Wednesday 1st April 2015

THIS month’s feature from Malton Camera Club offers seven images from Andrew Shaw. “I use a Samsung GX20 16mb DSLR and have a variety of lenses,” he said.

Postman Andy Aveyard delivers on exhibition

Gazette & Herald:

4:30pm Wednesday 25th March 2015

A COUPLE have teamed up with their local “postie” for the first exhibition at their new business venture.

The Major Series: Down deep in dirt on UK’s leading trail race

Gazette & Herald:

11:55am Tuesday 24th March 2015

“KEEP moving those legs otherwise you’ll get stuck and I’m not coming in to get you,” joked one of the British Military Fitness (BMF) team members.

VIDEOS & PICTURES: New exhibition by wildlife artist Robert Fuller to showcase the home-building habits of birds

Gazette & Herald:

12:40pm Saturday 21st March 2015

The first hint of spring heralds the start of the nesting season. Wildlife artist Robert Fuller is preparing an Easter exhibition about the home-building habits of birds. He shows STEPHEN LEWIS birds in action around his Wolds home.

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Columnists

Survey helps revive a life-long interest in birds

Gazette & Herald:

3:37pm Wednesday 20th May 2015

Countryside writer Mike Bagshaw admits that he knows his birds

Dale Lowther

Gazette & Herald: Dale Lowther

3:42pm Wednesday 20th May 2015

A TRAGEDY has unfolded before our eyes. Yards away from our back door. And there was nothing we could do about it. A nest of baby robins was drowned yesterday. Washed out and chilled by the combination of a downpour and then an extremely cold night.

Stones carved by man and weather tell tales

Gazette & Herald:

2:54pm Wednesday 13th May 2015

THE North York Moors are said to contain England’s largest collection of standing stones, probably the biggest for any similar sized area.

Reject lamb joins Fizzy on patrol

Gazette & Herald: Dale Lowther

3:18pm Wednesday 6th May 2015

The nursery rhyme “Mary had a little lamb” may not fit appropriately either with my name or my age as I am not called Mary and school is but a distant memory. But the image of a lamb following me everywhere it can, is certainly true enough and my day is now set to a rigid four-hour routine of feeds.

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Readers' letters

Medical Armageddon

Gazette & Herald: Letters - zxc

3:14pm Wednesday 20th May 2015

At long last, public awareness is increasing of the medical catastrophe facing us all through resistance to antibiotics, described recently as “a return to the dark ages of medicine”.

Election thanks

Gazette & Herald: Letters - zxc

2:53pm Wednesday 20th May 2015

I WOULD like to thank everyone who voted for me at the local elections two weeks ago. I am delighted to have retained my seat and to be able to represent Norton West on Ryedale District Council for another four years.

Camp warning

Gazette & Herald: Letters - zxc

2:51pm Wednesday 20th May 2015

MAY I respond to the letter in the Gazette & Herald penned by Karen Garrett (May 13), with a warning of what will happen when anti-frackers make camp?

Vision in timber

Gazette & Herald: Letters - zxc

2:49pm Wednesday 20th May 2015

Am I the only one who thinks the timber cabin, built in Sheriff Hutton without planning permission (mentioned in your paper of May 13), looks very good nestled in the landscape of the area?

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Fundraising Fun

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The Way We Were

Pictures from the past

Gazette & Herald:

4:34pm Wednesday 22nd April 2015

THIS week’s selection of photos have been supplied by Beck Isle Museum in Pickering.

Remembering school days

Gazette & Herald:

8:00am Wednesday 8th April 2015

THIS WEEK’S photographs have been supplied by the Malton School archive.

Dolly Shepherd's balloon flight in Ryedale in 1911

Gazette & Herald:

4:21pm Thursday 2nd April 2015

BECK Isle Museum, Pickering, has dug deep into its archives to uncover these photographs.

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