EAST YORKS: Children are being invited to design a Christmas card for Hornsea Freeport.
The winning design will be used to create a number of printed cards, which will be sold at the shopping village as well as Dove House Hospice's charity shops.
All proceeds will go to the charity, which offers care and support for the terminally ill and their families.
The competition will close on Friday, November 23, with the cards on sale from Saturday, December 1.
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Simon Tudor, centre manager at Freeport, said: "The competition is a great opportunity for the kids to get creative in the run-up to Christmas, and to help support a good cause.
"We're looking forwarding to seeing lots of creative, festive entries, and picking the winning design for our cards."
Submissions can be dropped off at the Hornsea Freeport reception, or sent by post to Simon Tudor, Hornsea Freeport Outlet Shopping Village, Rolston Road, Hornsea, East Yorkshire, HU18 1UT. Visit www.hornsea freeport.com for details.
EAST YORKS: Young farmers are to test their ploughing skills against each other.
The East Riding Federation of Young Farmers Clubs County Ploughing Match will take place at Middleton-On-The-Wolds on Sunday, November 18.
At the National Young Farmers qualifiers, competing ploughmen will be trying to win a place to plough at the 2013 British National Ploughing Championships at Hereford, next October.
Ploughing Match chairman James Wake said: "The competition from the ploughmen will be fierce to win so they can collect their entry to the British National Ploughing Championships for 2013."
Ploughmen will be descending on the Wolds village to show their skills in several classes including vintage, conventional and reversible and commercial classes. Admission is free and refreshments will be available on the site. For more details or an entry form, e-mail fiona email@example.com or call 01723 890811.
EAST YORKS: A Hull site manager has won a house-building regional award.
Richard Bettison was the north east winner in NHBC's 32nd annual Pride in the Job Awards in the Small Builder category.
It was for site managing the construction of Oakwood in Hessle.
Mr Bettison, 50, of Risby Homes Ltd, was one of five site managers to be recognised as the region's winners at a dinner held at York Racecourse.
He said: "This award gives recognition for the standard of work our team has achieved, handing over quality homes to our valued customers."
The father-of-five has been a regional champion twice before. He has worked in the house building industry for 34 years.
EAST YORKS: An exhibition at Skidby Windmill, produced by volunteers with the East Riding Rural Life Project, will be on at the mill's village life gallery until the end of January.
The exhibition is called Fetch And Carry – Public Transportation In The East Riding Of Yorkshire and looks at the development of rural bus services and delivery companies in the first half of the 20th century.
It examines where they went and who and what they carried. Skidby Mill is open every day from 10am to 5pm. For further details, call 01482 656923.
EAST YORKS: The Friends of Pocklington Church have celebrated attracting 70 members.
Between them, they have donated more than £4,500 in life memberships and one-off donations, and almost £2,000 a year in regular donations. New members are welcome and two tours of the church will be held on Monday, October 22. For details, visit pocklingtonchurch friends.org.uk or call David Stanton on 01759 302073.