YORKSHIRE Day has been marked in style in one town, where yarn bombers have transformed the town centre with knitted Yorkshire icons including Wensleydale cheese and woollen cricketers.People of Thirsk woke up this morning to the spectacular creations which filled the historic town centre.

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Among the creations sat on bollards and attached to lampposts and benches included a knitted Wensleydale cheese sat next to a small bowl of knitted olives, a woollen air ambulance crew attending an emergency, a cricket who may or may not have been Geoffrey Boycott and a tribute to Black Sheep Beer.

Events took place throughout the county to mark Yorkshire Day, August 1.

Thirsk has a famous racecourse, with over 150 years of racing under its belt and regular races including Ladies' Pimms and Champagne Days. Mary's, which was built on the site of an earlier Norman church.

It is a beautiful building with unusual architectural features.

Thirsk has a Market Place dating back to medieval times and to this day still has a twice weekly market selling a variety of goods.

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