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Doncaster’s Platinum Jubilee Bid for City Status

Doncaster’s Platinum Jubilee Bid for City Status

Jim Carley, Project Director of the Doncaster City Status Bid, writes: As a feature of the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee in 2022, a civic honours competition is being held once again to bestow a select number of localities with the prize of city status. Doncaster proudly...

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Walter Morrison blue plaque unveiled in Malham

Walter Morrison blue plaque unveiled in Malham

Geoff Walsh, deputy Chair of The Yorkshire Society and Neil Heseltine, resident, farmer, Chair of the Yorkshire Dales National Park Authority, and Vice Chair of the Malham Parish Council took the lead in unveiling the Society blue plaque commemorating the life of...

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Change to membership fees

Change to membership fees

The Yorkshire Society receives no public funds. Its survival depends almost entirely on individuals and organisations who share its values, aims and ambitions for Yorkshire joining as members. After careful consideration, The Yorkshire Society has now revised its...

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An ode to Yorkshire’s East Riding by Michael Bradford

An ode to Yorkshire’s East Riding by Michael Bradford

EAST RIDING Here, ringed by Rivers Derwent, Humber, Ouse, Where Sykes of Sledmere tamed the rolling Wold And Hockney's brush paints rapeseed fields in gold Are places rich in lore that fires the Muse. In Welton, Warter, Wetwang, Wawne and Thwing Are sights that make...

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