On Saturday 11th May, PLACE held its AGM in Hunmanby, as part of a study day based on the village. Forty-five people attended to hear talks in the morning by Richard Myerscough and George Sheeran, focussing on the geology, building stones and historical development of Hunmanby. After lunch, the party were led on a guided tour . . . → Read More: Annual members’ day in Hunmanby a great success
Our book on road verges, “Wild Flowers on the Edge”, has been featured in double-page spreads in both the Yorkshire Post and the York Press. We are also planning publicity via TV and radio.
The book is available from: York Publishing Services (www.yps-publishing.co.uk) at the reduced price of £9.95 (RRP £14.99). We only printed a limited number . . . → Read More: Book on road verges hits the headlines!
The first of our longer walks took place on Saturday 27th April, led by Veronica Wallace. An intrepid band of 17 people braved the elements for a seven-mile walk in the Fridaythorpe-Huggate area. Luckily, there were sunny spells as well as hailstorms and gale-force winds, so everyone enjoyed the walk and also the tea afterwards at . . . → Read More: A lovely walk on the Wolds, despite hail and gale!
The 2013 AGM will be held on Saturday 11th May in Hunmanby as part of a day of activities in that area. Copies of the 2012 Annual Report and agenda for the 2013 AGM have already been sent to those who have booked for the day. If anyone else wishes to come, please contact the PLACE . . . → Read More: PLACE Annual General Meeting on May 11th in Hunmanby
The PLACE party outside King’s Manor
Peter Goodchild led 54 PLACE members on tours of King’s Manor in March. He traced the changing use of the buildings on the site from the house of the Abbot of St Mary’s Abbey in Medieval times through the HQ of the Council in the North, a boarding school and a . . . → Read More: From Abbot’s House to University: a fascinating tour of the King’s Manor