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Situated in the heart of the Yorkshire Wolds, Driffield is an attractive market town surrounded by productive agricultural land. Driffield School & Sixth Form, with its outstanding modern facilities, offers education for 11-19 year old students who live within its large rural catchment area, and increasingly to students from further afield attracted by its reputation and academic excellence.

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Churches Together In Driffield incorporates all but the Congregational church and they seek to work together for the good of the town of Driffield.

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There are two infant schools, one larger primary school (Driffield Junior School) and a large secondary school, known simply as Driffield School. Driffield School contains a sixth form, and so offers education up to A level standard. The nearest independent school is Woodleigh School, North Yorkshire.

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Mick 'Woody' Woodmansey, drummer with David Bowie's band the Spiders (originally called the Hype) from 1970, was born in Victoria Road, Driffield.

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Our Sixth Form offers a vibrant community, outstanding learning opportunities beyond the classroom and an excellent track record of results, which puts it among the highest performing in the Humber region. Click on the link to find out more!

The Local Authority continues its investigation into the route 437 bus incident that occurred on Tuesday 13 September.

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August 2015 saw the launch of a new local newspaper, the Driffield & Wolds Weekly.

Driffield Christian Fellowship is an Elim Pentecostal church who have a building on Wansford Road.

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Few locations capture the relaxed charm of the Wolds like Driffield.

The Methodist Church stands on Middle Street North and was built in 1880.

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RAF Driffield was targeted by the Luftwaffe during the Second World War. On 15 August 1940, a raid by Junkers 88s resulted in 14 deaths and many injuries. RAF Driffield was the site of the first death in the WAAF during the Second World War.

Driffield was formerly home to Driffield Mariners Football Club, who have won three Hull Sunday League titles in recent years.

The place-name 'Driffield' is first attested in the Domesday Book of 1086, and means 'dirty (manured) field'.[4]


Public houses include the Original Keys (formerly the Ferret and Sprout, previously the Cross Keys), the Buck, the Full Measure, the Rose and Crown and the Mariner's Arms. More recently an excellent micro-pub "The Butcher's Dog" has opened, serving a regularly changing selection of local (and sometimes not so local) craft beers and ciders.[6] Old standbys to the town's catering services include the Water Margin, Marco Polo and Mario's.

The town has a cricket club in which its first team play in the ECB Yorkshire Premier League North. First class cricketers Andrew Gale, Richard Pyrah, Steven Patterson, Jonny Bairstow and Ishara Amerasinghe have all played for the club.

Driffield contains a small community hospital, small fire station, police and ambulance stations, several churches - the largest being All Saints' Parish Church, whose bells were restored for the millennium - and a fairly small high street. There is also an area of parkland close to the parish church alongside the stream (Driffield Beck) that runs roughly parallel to the high street.

Driffield RUFC is a member of the RFU and Yorkshire RFU, playing its senior fixtures in North One East. The club field four senior teams, a colts team and mini/juniors (at every age group from under 7's to under 17's).[8]

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There was a second Anglican Church dedicated to Saint John located on St Johns Road.

Driffield was home to one of the finest of English 19th century woodblock colour printers, Benjamin Fawcett, and the artist who worked for him, Alexander Francis Lydon.

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Driffield Golf Club is located on A164 Driffield to Beverley Road approximately 1 mile out of Driffield. Turn opposite the brown Golf Club sign. Proceed down a short private road and bear right into large parking area.

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