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

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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.

Yorkshire Dales National Park celebrates 60th anniversary

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12:41pm Wednesday 1st October 2014

MY first experience of the Yorkshire Dales came on a long, hot summer 30 years ago. I'd given up my civil service job in London, bought a tent and a rucksack, then set out to walk from John O' Groats to Land's End.

Flowers fit for a king

Gazette & Herald: The Richard III Flower Festival at the church of St Helen & the Holy Cross in Sheriff Hutton. Pictured is Mary Masefield. Picture David Harrison. (8487334)

1:13pm Wednesday 24th September 2014

King Richard III may be staying in Leicester. But a small parish church north of York has its own connections to the last Yorkist king - and plans to celebrate them next month. STEPHEN LEWIS reports on Sheriff Hutton's Richard III Flower Festival

A hidden gem in Helmsley’s historic walled garden

Gazette & Herald: A small tortoiseshell butterfly feeds on a Dahlia Happy Single Flame flower at Helmsley Walled Garden. Pic: Mike Tipping (10173030)

3:33pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

STEPPING into the stunning surroundings of Helmsley Walled Garden it is easy to imagine the Victorian lady of the house enjoying the late summer sunshine as she selected the floral decorations for Duncombe Park.

Turn back time with new book about Kirkbymoorside

Gazette & Herald: Author Chris Boddy with his book The Millers of Kirkbymoorside at Moorside Rooms.Nigel Holland (9329500)

3:38pm Wednesday 10th September 2014

A FASCINATING book looking at the history of local mills has been produced by Kirkbymoorside History Group,

Old photographs from the Gazette & Herald archive

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12:27pm Friday 5th September 2014

THE York offices of the Gazette & Herald and its sister paper, the York Press, are on the move. The demolition of the newspaper’s former printworks, paper reel store and rear offices in Walmgate is complete and Vinci Construction UK is building flats and apartments for 654 university students in its place.

Putting your camera skills to the test

Gazette & Herald: SINGLE USE ONLYBarrie Tuck - One more push

10:57am Friday 5th September 2014

THERE are many types of sports and we are lucky in having such a variety available either on our doorstep, or within easy reach. Sport is often a challenge to photograph, especially when it is fast paced, but when it works, you get a great deal of satisfaction.

Fine dining experience on an historic scale

Gazette & Herald: Settrington Orangery. Karen Storey of Settrington House.pic: Anthony Chappel-Ross (9329264)

11:28am Thursday 28th August 2014

KAREN DARLEY gets a behind-the-scenes look round an historic house which is opening its doors to the wider public.

Rich dialect 'round the ringside

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3:52pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

Ey up, it’s time to talk dialect with Yorkshire’s own ‘Olympic champion’ ADAM COLLIER.

Taking on the glorious Tough Mudder challenge

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4:14pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

IT's 10.42am on a Sunday morning and I can barely breathe.

Collection of miniature historical scenes on display for last time

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4:09pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

A REMARKABLE collection of miniature historical scenes which had remained hidden for decades are on public display for the final time this weekend.

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Life is rarely black and white with pets

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4:16pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

Our four legged friends are definitely responsible for some of the best and some of the worst moments of our lives, a sentiment which I am sure is now shared by the McLaren family of Norton.

Dipping his toe in a more northerly dialect

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3:55pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

Ey up, it’s time to talk dialect with Adam Collier as he returns from the northern most ceremonial county of Englan.d

Siren’s call lures only the anxious

Gazette & Herald: Dale Lowther

3:51pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

Success on The Tweed. Piscatorial joy. Whilst I am still hobbling round holding the job together this week with Geoff my brother-in-law's help on the farm, John is having some success fishing in Scotland.

Month of pledges and promises

Gazette & Herald: Anne McIntosh MP arrives at the Conservative Central Headquarters in Milbank, central London, before finding that she was to be ousted from her seat by her local party members

8:00am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

The past month has seen a feast of political activities. In September, the referendum on Scottish independence achieved a pleasing result of 55 per cent voting against with 45 per cent in favour.

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Readers' letters

Are we really doomed?

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8:00am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

J KITCHING in the Gazette & Herald assured us that the gas extraction industry and the relevant regulatory bodies would not take dangerous risks that could harm the local population or environment. “Temporary inconvenience – not danger”, was to be our re-assurance.

Stretched service

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8:00am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

I ATTENDED a meeting at Norton Town Council on October 7. Being discussed was the planning application for the old ATS site in Commercial Street.

Selection farce

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8:00am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

HEAVENS above. I thought I had missed the General Election. According to David Hoggard, Anne McIntosh was dismissed by her constituents.

Tornado support

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8:00am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

DURING his recent visit to RAF Akrotiri in Cyprus, Mr Cameron announced that No 2 Squadron, Royal Air Force, which is carrying out raids and reconnaissance over Iraq under Operation Shader, will no longer be disbanded in March 2015.

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Fundraising Fun

April's Disney dreams come true

Gazette & Herald: Members of House Martin's Day Nursery, Malton who took part in a sponsored assault  course challenge in aid of April Benton (pictured)   (L-R), Julie Twamley, Julie Smith, Audrey Wilson, Emma O'Dwyer, Amy King and Amanda Beecham   Picture : Frank

1:51pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

A LITTLE girl with an extremely rare condition is to fulfil a dream to meet her favourite Disney characters thanks to the generosity of local people.

Fitness lover to raise cash for hospice

Gazette & Herald: Wendy Harding who is organising  aa sponsored yoga session in aid of Saint Catherine's Hospice    : Picture Frank Dwyer (11483083)

12:30pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

A FITNESS instructor who has raised thousands of pounds for charity is organising a new event for Saint Catherine's Hospice.

Asda customers raise money for charity

Gazette & Herald: Mandy Holberry (left) and Sarah Green (Right) of Asda hand over a cheque to Malton Brownies, With Alice Jeffrey, Georgia Waind (front left and right) alongside Sophie Draper, Julie Walker, Lynn Jeffrey and Helen Keane.
pic: Anthony Chappel-Ross (11116256)

11:41am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

CUSTOMERS shopping at a local Asda store have helped to donate money to three Ryedale charities.

Gemma thinks pink for breast cancer fundraiser

Gazette & Herald: Gemma Piercy who is helping raise money for The Pink breast cancer charity at Dales Florist Pickering.Pic:Nigel Holland (11317619)

11:05am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

A FLORIST, who has raised money for Breast Cancer Research for more then four years, will take part in a national fundraising initiative.

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