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Published in 2016 - A Country Lass by Joyce Abbey

Earlier this year, I was contacted about putting together a memoir for a lady’s 90th birthday. It felt quite significant that I should be doing this on the year of the Queen’s 90th birthday, writing about the life of a lady whose life has run in parallel to the Queen’s in many ways. 178 more words


Rubbish, Sobriety and Not-so-Crap-Towns


Mrs. Blog is still suffering from existential post-Brexit shock.

Until June, bless her, she had steadfastly believed in the innate sanity of the world and its capacity to accommodate and eventually overcome its rotten parts. 1,512 more words


Walshaw bags brace as Farsley defeat Goole

Farsley Celtic put in a classy and dominant performance as they defeated Yorkshire rivals Goole 3-0 at the Victoria Pleasure Ground to move to the top of the Evo-Stik Divsion 1 North. 268 more words


Google is hitting the road - literally - to find out how people use its online services

San Francisco:Google is about to embark on an old-school search, swapping its Internet algorithm for a custom-built van that will cruise across the US to find out how people use its online services and react to new features. 316 more words

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Goole appears on TV!

Goole’s canal appeared on BBC programme, Inside Out Yorkshire and Lincolnshire about the new Leeds-Goole canoe trail that has just been launched.

The programme, shown on BBC one and presented by Paul Hudson, he showed Goole’s 100-year-old barge sobriety that runs all the way to Liverpool as he explored life on the water. 164 more words

Goole woman wins to be new face of Viva Brazil.

A Goole woman has been selected to be the new face of South American restaurant chain, Viva Brazil.

Natalie O’Brian was crowned the very first of its kind after coming out on top with the highest scores from the judges beating five other girls. 124 more words

Car crashes into 12 foot deep ditch, occupants escape uninjurned. 

The passengers and driver of a car had a lucky escape after it plummeted into a drainage dyke on Thorntree Lane in Goole

Police arrived at the scene after residents living in the nearby houses were awoken by a large crash that ‘made the house shake.’ 118 more words