Features

Black day in history for Scarborough

Gazette & Herald: Yesterday Once More: pics from Remember Scarborough by Bob Clarke, an account of the Imperial German Navy's bombardment of Yorkshire towns on December 16, 1914.Merryweather's food store on Prospect Road. The shopkeeper (pictured in apron) lost his wife in

10:36am Thursday 11th December 2014

IT was one hundred years ago next Tuesday that the Imperial Germany Navy's High Sea Fleet launched a devastating bombardment of three English seaside towns: Scarborough, Whitby and Hartlepool. STEPHEN LEWIS reports.

Castle Howard's Christmas wonderland ready to open

Gazette & Herald:

2:27pm Friday 21st November 2014

It’s VisitYork’s largest visitor attraction of the year, but Christmas is the most magical time to call in at Castle Howard. MATT CLARK went to see the preparations.

Snapshot of life in the press

Gazette & Herald: A surfer rides a wave at Scarborough during a snowy January day in 1995. Picture: Mike Tipping (12465458)

2:50pm Wednesday 19th November 2014

AT the end of last week, the Gazette & Herald, and its sister newspaper The Press, said goodbye to two staff photographers.

CCTV message has not changed

Gazette & Herald:

9:48am Wednesday 19th November 2014

MARTIN DALES, chairman of Ryedale Cameras in Action puts the question of CCTV into focus.

Enjoy a relaxing stay at The Charles Bathurst Inn

Gazette & Herald:

8:00am Wednesday 19th November 2014

KAREN DARLEY heads to the Dales for a relaxing stay at an historical inn

Animal magic put in focus by Kirkbymoorside Camera Club

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4:11pm Thursday 6th November 2014

ANIMALS come in all shapes and sizes. They are often a challenge to photograph well; their movement is seldom predictable and even when you think they are posing, they are just as likely to examine the front of the lens. However, when it works, you get a great deal of pleasure.

Church spire continues as a guiding light

Gazette & Herald: Previous year's illuminating All Saints Newton on Ouse.  Picture: Peter Bearfield. (11962450)

9:49am Friday 31st October 2014

For a few days a North Yorkshire church can be seen in a different light. MATT CLARK discovers why and learns its extraordinary history.

Memories of Yorkshire School for the Blind

Gazette & Herald: 27 June 1947 Children from the Yorkshire School for the Blind enjoy a game of cricket at King's Manor with the help of a rattling ball and the whistle of the umpire.YEP PIC (11714646)

9:30am Thursday 30th October 2014

THE photographs show a typical school day out at the seaside. Children are digging in the sand, paddling and squealing with delight as they ride donkeys along the beach.

Bilsdale Silver Band celebrate 155 years

Gazette & Herald: Back: Will Ward, George Teasdale, Alf Atkinson, Jim Allison, Tom JohnsonFront: Harold Noble, Will Atkinson, Bob Bentley, Steve Hunton, Jack Atkinson

4:06pm Wednesday 29th October 2014

BILSDALE Silver Band is a truly rural band.

Hotel offers Muddy Paws package

Gazette & Herald:

8:00am Wednesday 29th October 2014

THE Devonshire Fell, a home from home boutique hotel in the Yorkshire Dales, is offering a Muddy Paws package – the “paw-fect” stay for you and your four-legged friend.

Memories of Pickering Methodist School

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4:03pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

THE York offices of the Gazette & Herald, and its sister paper The Press, moved recently into the former Poads building in Walmgate, York.

Yorkshire - a county so rich with natural wonders

Gazette & Herald:

1:43pm Saturday 18th October 2014

Wildlife artist ROBERT E FULLER describes the wealth of wildlife in Yorkshire – some of it here in York.

7 old aerial photos of York

Gazette & Herald: Aerial view of the A64 York by-pass which shows the Stockton on Forest road bridging the carriageway, the intersection with the Malton Road, centre and the small hamlet of Hopgrove, on left. Press picture August 1981 (11253958)

8:39am Thursday 9th October 2014

WE all love gawping at aerial photographs. They give us a chance to see familiar streets and neighbourhoods from a new and exhilarating perspective - and also perhaps give us a feeling of freedom, the sense of soaring like a bird.

Notes on a Victorian scandal

Gazette & Herald: Through the Keyhole Feature on Nun Monkton author, Suzanne Fagence Cooper  , whose book about Victorian woman Effie Gray has inspired a new film   Picture Frank Dwyer (10737163)

8:18am Tuesday 7th October 2014

IT would be fair to say that Suzanne Fagence Cooper is a bit obsessed with the Victorians.

Local quilters mark the centenary of the First World War

Gazette & Herald: Annie Parkinson, Judith Clarke and Roberta Harte admire Judith's quilt 'Rohilla' which depicts the story of the First World War hospital ship lost off Whitby. Picture: Matt Clark (11045128)

9:50am Friday 3rd October 2014

Work by local quilters and embroiderers marks the centenary of the First World War in a beautiful and painstaking way, reports STEPHEN LEWIS.

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Columnists

Our weasily recognisable walk guest

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4:08pm Wednesday 17th December 2014

For me, no experience in the natural world is boring, but some are more inspiring than others and occasionally you are blessed with an absolutely magical moment that defines the day and etches it onto the memory for years to come.

Turkey trot failed to impress

Gazette & Herald: Dale Lowther

4:07pm Wednesday 17th December 2014

The traditional Christmas turkey lunch holds traumatic memories for one of my oldest friends. We had both been to senior school in Malta and BooBoo returned to live in Malta after college and marriage. She was determined to produce and serve up her first traditional Christmas lunch, she was keen to impress.

Reflecting on a year of council leadership

Gazette & Herald: Luke Ives

8:00am Wednesday 17th December 2014

CHRISTMAS gives us the opportunity to pause and reflect on the things important to us. It is a time when we can look back on the year gone by and forward to the year ahead.

Perfect posers

Gazette & Herald:

2:23pm Wednesday 3rd December 2014

With their comical gait and shiny suit-like feathers, penguins have got to rate among the most lovable of birds. And this Christmas, as the John Lewis Monty the toy penguin advert hits our TV screens, they are again all the rage.

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Readers' letters

‘Chance to tell it like it really is’

Gazette & Herald: Letters - zxc

8:00am Wednesday 17th December 2014

RYEDALE District Council appreciates the opportunity to correct a misleading impression given by John Clark in his column in the Gazette & Herald of December 10 about the role of officers at Ryedale District Council.

Check the facts

Gazette & Herald: Letters - zxc

8:00am Wednesday 17th December 2014

I AM pleased to see that you are printing many comments about the controversial subject of fracking for shale gas in Ryedale.

We need debate

Gazette & Herald: Letters - zxc

8:00am Wednesday 17th December 2014

I WELCOME the many appeals for a proper, informed debate on fracking, chaired by a credible, neutral person and sponsored independently.

Budget cash

Gazette & Herald: Letters - zxc

8:00am Wednesday 17th December 2014

FOLLOWING the letters on fracking, I wonder if people noticed the Autumn Statement by the Chancellor set aside £5m for the promotion of shale gas extraction.

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Fundraising Fun

Disneyland dream appeal for April, three, tops £13k

Gazette & Herald: Three year old April Benton enjoys a day out at Moorlands Garden Centre near Pickering where she met supporters of April's Adventure, which is raising money to send her to Disneyland. Pic Jo Hughes (14161259)

11:11am Wednesday 17th December 2014

A FUNDRAISING appeal to send a little girl with an extremely rare condition to Disneyland Paris has raised over £13,000.

Christmas tree festival raises £700

Gazette & Herald:

11:08am Wednesday 17th December 2014

NORTON’S Christmas tree festival has raised more than £700.

Reindeer Runners raise cash for lifeboats

Gazette & Herald:

11:06am Wednesday 17th December 2014

A STAMPEDE of RNLI Reindeer Runners braved chilly winter weather to get into the festive spirit and help raise cash for the lifeboat charity.

Tasty donation for charity town café

Gazette & Herald: Amanda Haigh, customer representative at the Yorkshire’s Pickering branch, with Sharon Pinkney from Mr Wilf's Cafe.

11:00am Wednesday 17th December 2014

A PICKERING café will be able to serve up even more tasty treats thanks to a £700 grant.

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