Category Archives: West Riding

West Riding Extreme Points Challenge

Last Thursday when I spent the night in my bivy bag at the most Easterly point of the West Riding I completed my challenge to spend a night at the five extreme points of the West Riding. North – Docker … Continue reading

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Adlingfleet Drain – West Riding – Most Easterly Point

On Thursday 2nd July I spent the night in my bivy bag at the most Easterly point of the West Riding which is near to the Adlingfleet Drain, south of Blacktoft Sands on the River Trent.

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Tripoint 5 – Lancashire – Westmorland – Yorkshire

The tripoint of  Lancashire, Westmorland and Yorkshire is marked by the county stone. In the photo below Yorkshire is to the right of the wall (the largest part of course), Westmorland is to the top left and Lancashire the bottom left. … Continue reading

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West Riding Flag to Fly From Whitehall

I am pleased to announce that the West Riding flag will fly from Whitehall on West Riding Day on Saturday 29 March.

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Celebrate West Riding Day

The first West Riding Day will be held on the 29th March 2014, which is the anniversary of the Battle of Towton. I am pleased to confirm that the West Riding flag will be flying from Whitehall on the day. … Continue reading

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NYCC Support Ridings Signs

I am pleased to announce that Councillor Bateman, Chairman of North Yorkshire County Council (NYCC), has given his support to the Yorkshire Boundary Sign Project. The project involves six signs to mark the Ridings boundaries. All these six signs are … Continue reading

Posted in East Riding, North Riding, West Riding, Yorkshire Boundary

Yorkshire Boundary Sign Project – Donations Invited

Donations are now invited for the Yorkshire Boundary Sign Project. Please state that the donations are for the Yorkshire Boundary Sign Project. As Paypal take a small commission from each donation, could I suggest that any individual or organisation who … Continue reading

Posted in East Riding, North Riding, West Riding, Yorkshire, Yorkshire Boundary

What A Year

2013 proved a highly successful year in ways I did not expect at the start of the year. My campaigns and projects went from strength. The successes included: Establishing the East Riding flag. Having the last Merseyside road sign removed. … Continue reading

Posted in Campaigns, County Durham, County Tops, East Riding, Extreme Points, No Overnight Parking, North Riding, Scottish Islands, Tesco, West Riding, Yorkshire Boundary

Ridings Flags Badges

A pin badge for the East Riding is now available for £1.95. They are also available for the North Riding and will shortly be available for the West Riding.

Posted in East Riding, Flags, North Riding, West Riding

Greave Clough Head – Most Westerly Point – West Riding and Yorkshire

Today in glorious sunshine I enjoyed my first real walk since spraining my ankle. For the second time I visited Greave Clough Head, the most Westerly point of both the West Riding and Yorkshire. The purpose of this visit was to … Continue reading

Posted in Extreme Points, Flags, West Riding, Yorkshire, Yorkshire Boundary