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Stand Up To Racism

There is growing public concern regarding racism rallies, marches and protests, especially in the light of the George Floyd incident. Unfortunately, where large groups of people gather you will always get one or two agitators.  That is all it takes to start an incident where normally sane and calm people get carried away as has already happened in many cities. With […]

Tales From Britain’s ‘Food War’ Zones

Many Brits – perhaps hoping for a repeat of last summer’s heatwave – have decided against travelling abroad this year. Of course, it’s great news for our home-grown tourist industry. If you’re planning to take your annual holiday in Britain this summer, you might be looking forward to the opportunity to sample local brews, cheeses, […]

The Great Knaresborough Bed Race 2019

Nerves jangling, excitement brewing, hysteria spreading. There’s only one event that can bring about this accumulation of emotion; The Great Knaresborough Bed Race! On the 8th June 2019 Knaresborough welcomed back the annual Bed Race in which 90 enthusiastic (and a little bit crazy!) teams readied themselves for 15-30 minutes of blood, sweat and tears. Each […]

Screen-free Time With Your Grandchildren

A Guide to ensuring you have a fun-filled, screen-free time with your grandchildren You’ve hidden all your precious ornaments, shifted sharp-cornered items of furniture out of the way and stocked up on nutritious snacks. Is it an earthquake warning? A tornado alert? No, it’s not an impending disaster: just a visit from the grandkids. It’s […]

TV Licensing Phishing Scam

An ongoing TV Licensing phishing campaign that begun in September 2018 has been identified by the National Fraud Intelligence Bureau. There have been over 250 crime reports made in relation to the campaign with cumulative losses in excess of £2 million. Individuals receive a TV Licensing phishing email with links to a convincing-looking website. The […]

Life in Miniature

Daphne & Clifford Taylor are very giving members of our local community and have an interesting story to tell. In her short ‘going out to work’ life (1957-64), Daphne was a comptometer operator at Yorkshire Farmers, York and then a National cash machine operator in the sales office, Rowntree’s in York where she met her […]