Change of scenery as Yorkshire choose to hone their preparations in South Africa

YORKSHIRE County Cricket Club are heading to South Africa for their pre-season tour.

The team at Burton Agnes Hall

Sword dancers ready for Boxing Day tradition

The Flamborough Longsword Dancers warmed up for their traditional boxing day dancing when they danced at the Burton Agnes Hall Michaelmas fair last month.

Picture by Paul Atkinson

Seal pup takes a rest on Bridlington beach

This seal pup took a breather on Bridlington’s north beach this morning.

The team from Field House receive their award

Double success for transformed GP surgery

Just weeks after receiving a huge boost from inspectors, a Bridlington GP practice is celebrating again after picking up a regional award.

Last year's winning design

Lifeboat theme for hall’s flower bed competition

Bridlington schoolchildren have the chance to design a landmark addition to the gardens at Sewerby Hall.

File picture: the A614 near Bessingby Hill

Firefighters free passenger following A614 crash

A passenger was freed by firefighters following a crash on the A614 near Bessingby Hill.

Scarborough seafront .The Stephen Joseph Theatre present  a new version of a Christmas Carol Anne-Marie Piazza, Elliott Rennie, Joey Hickman, Alicia Mckenzie

Review: A (Scarborough) Christmas Carol, Stephen Joseph, Scarborough

What the Dickens! Since when has A Christmas Carol had rattling chickens, a ghost called Terry, a mum with a walnut for a head and a peg bag as a home?

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The week-ahead weather with Trevor Appleton.

Cold and mainly dry with wintry showers predicted next Sunday

Here is the week-ahead weather predicted by local forecaster Trevor Appleton

Property: Cloisters Mews, Bridlington, £77,950

Property: Cloisters Mews, Bridlington, £77,950

Well presented ground floor apartment situated within the modern, purpose built, Cloisters Mews development.

Members of the FLAG group with harbour master Chris Wright

Getting UK market to love our lobster

A new study will look at how shellfish caught off the East Yorkshire coast can be marketed to British customers.

The Pets at Home Store in Bridlington is taking part in the Santa Paws appeal.

Pets at Home team paws to help cause

The Pets At Home store Bridlington is taking part in the national Santa Paws appeal to raise money for pets in need at Christmas.

Researchers from the University of Liverpool study mosquito samples at Flamingo Land.

View from the Zoo: Tests will help stop spread of avian malaria

Researchers from the University of Liverpool braved the cold and snow last week to collect mosquito samples from across the site.

Some of the unusual products available through the East Riding Archives-Zazzle partnership.

Pieces of history on jigsaws

East Riding Archives is offering a selection of historic East Yorkshire images through the online gift-ordering website Zazzle.

Our staff are as geared up as ever to deal with the winter weather.

The East Riding of Yorkshire Council Leader’s column with Stephen Parnaby OBE

IT’s that time of year again when the temperatures are dropping and we all keep an extra eye on the weather bulletins when we have journeys to make.

Male tufted duck

Country Diary: Gallery visit – one of week’s hightlights

A recent highlight? Undoubtedly Robert Fuller’s wildlife gallery at Thixendale.

The Marine Conservation Society said the rise in litter on our beaches highlighted the publics bad habits .

Levy call as beach rubbish levels rise

UK beach litter levels recorded in surveys in 2017 were 10% higher than in 2016 – with food and drinks litter accounting for up to 20% of all rubbish found on the shoreline.

Winter Wonderland by Muriel Hudson.

YFoto Photography Club - picture special

Members of the YFoto Photography Club have provided a fantastic set of landscape images for the Free Press readers to enjoy.

Property: North Back Lane, Kilham, £275,000

Property: North Back Lane, Kilham, £275,000

A good opportunity to acquire a modern, detached family house which has been extended at ground floor level to provide a spacious three/four bedroomed layout and is set on a good sized plot.

Stand-up comedian Dave Twentyman.

10 of the best events in the area

Here are some of the best shows and events taking place in the East Riding region.

The streets are filled with fire as Flamborough will host its third annual New Years Eve fire festival

The Vikings are coming back for New Year’s Eve

The Vikings are coming back to Flamborough on New Year’s Eve, and this time they are bringing their war drums.

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