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Events

Tuesday, June 21, 2016
All the signs are good that this year’s festival is going to be even bigger than the last

South Yorkshire’s premier – and most twinkly – acoustic music festival returns, as Jo Haywood reports

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Sharon Canavar

The Harrogate International Festival is on fire this summer, as its chief executive explains

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What’s on in Yorkshire

Wednesday, June 1, 2016
Back to Bacharach

A round up of events in and around Yorkshire during June

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Things to do in Yorkshire

New: Things to do on the Yorkshire coast

Wednesday, June 1, 2016
Vienna Festival Ballet company performs Swan Lake

The sporting calendar is revving up for a spectacular summer at the coast, says Janet Deacon.

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Coastal Yorkshire Things to do in Yorkshire

Food & Drink

Friday, June 24, 2016
The ProCook (procook.co.uk) stoneware tagine in Moroccan blue and terracotta, £35

In the first of a new series in which we try out new gadgets, ingredients and kitchenalia, Jo Haywood test drives a tagine.

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Healthy grains, superfoods, fruit and milk – a balanced way to start the day

Are you a cereal offender when it comes to skipping breakfast? Here’s a solution to bowl you over, says Jo Haywood

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Yorkshire Food
Malton Food Lovers Festival

We are all foodies in Yorkshire, and it's no surprise our diverse variety of food festivals are some of the most well attended in the country

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Things to do in Yorkshire Yorkshire Food
90-day salt-aged beef sirloin and braised rib with celeriac cooked in malt, blewits, grains and leeks

Guests join us for a five-star lunch in five-star company.

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Yorkshire Life Luncheon

Ad Feature: Oxo’s Restaurant, York

Tuesday, May 31, 2016
Oxo's Restaurant

Oxo on the Mount, part of the Mount Royal Hotel,York, serves food cooked with passion and pride.

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Places

Tuesday, June 14, 2016
The Black Prince over looks the centre of Leeds, creating a digital enconomy Photo Joan Russell

Yorkshire’s business capital is making its mark as a leading centre of excellence in digital technology, reports Martin Pilkington

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Leeds
Cllr Richard Sweetring in front of the still-closed bridge in Tadcaster

A lot of water has gone under the bridge (or what’s left of it) since Tadcaster hit the headlines at the start of the year and the town is getting back on its feet.

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Floods

Why I love the Yorkshire Pennines

Wednesday, June 8, 2016
Widdop Moor

Russell Hood counts the blessings of lonely Widdop Moor

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Hebden Bridge
Welcome to Hull

The man behind the London Olympic ceremonies and the Grand Départ sets his sights on Hull

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Hull
Loup Scar

Try these six super ideas for finding excitement and getting away from the crowds in the Dales

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Yorkshire Dales Yorkshire Wildlife

Style

Monday, June 20, 2016
Naomi wears a fitted dress of contrasting fabric, with original suit jacket revers designed to overlay with hand-stitched bows and halter neck detail, incorporating shoulder-button detailing created by Millie Paver, 17, of York. Clare wears a dramatic black fitted dress with a detailed train created with contrasting fabric and hand-painted suit trouser leg created by Shannon Lickers, 17, of Tadcaster. Amy wears a modern business style dress with pinstripe halter-neck suiting, fitted with contrasting piping, zip and panelled skirt created by Polly Everitt, 16, of Malton. All students at York College of Art & Design

Fabulous fashion from international and regional designers is on the programme for next month’s Great Yorkshire Show.

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Great Yorkshire Show
A classic four-carat round brilliant solitaire diamond – an excellent cut, according to Neil

Neil Geddes of NJ Geddes Fine Jewellery in Leeds shares his jewellery tips.

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Dom & Geri

When local Leeds-based Dominic Copsey heard an advert for personalised greetings card company Moonpig on the radio five years ago, it got him thinking. The personalised gifts market is growing rapidly, but at the time there was nobody who offered personalised wrapping paper.

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Walks

Wednesday, June 15, 2016
Looking across Uncleby

Terry Fletcher eases the stresses of a busy everyday life on an afternoon walk with just skylarks overhead for company

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Yorkshire Wolds
Tuesday, May 24, 2016
Robin Hood's Bay

Terry Fletcher likes to be beside the seaside on this walk which takes in spectacular views and fascinating history

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Whitby Coastal Yorkshire
Wednesday, May 11, 2016
Julia Bradbury at Malham in the Yorkshire Dales

Julia Bradbury walks the walk (and talks the talk) at Raworths Harrogate Literature Festival

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Sheffield
Wednesday, March 30, 2016
Bluebells in Middleton Woods, Ilkley

Enjoy this particular woodland walk while you can. Words and photographs by Terry Fletcher

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West Yorkshire walk Ilkley
Wednesday, March 9, 2016
Whitby. The new Yorkshire coastal path will eventually connect with other routes to create the England Coast Path which will be almost 2,800 miles long

A new coastal path due to open in Yorkshire this summer will eventually form part of a route around England. Words By Paul Mackenzie

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Coastal Yorkshire

Competitions

Thursday, June 23, 2016
Wind in the Willows at Bolton Abbey

Kenneth Grahame’s enchanting tale will be performed on the banks of the River Wharfe

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BBC Countryfile presenters pose in a haystack at Blenheim Palace

The very first BBC Countryfile Live event takes place in the spectacular grounds of Blenheim Palace from August 4th-7th

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Fishmore Hall

Boutique country house hotel Fishmore Hall is offering one lucky reader the chance to win a foodie break for two near Ludlow

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Restaurant Reviews

Tuesday, May 31, 2016
Oxo's Restaurant

Oxo on the Mount, part of the Mount Royal Hotel,York, serves food cooked with passion and pride.

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Lamb, wild garlic and wild asparagus

Jo Haywood takes a walk on the Wild side in Harrogate

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Yorkshire Restaurants Harrogate

Ad Feature: Best Western Plus Dean Court Hotel, York

Monday, April 25, 2016
Best Western Plus Dean Court Hotel

Located on York’s most historic street, The Dean Court Hotel has established itself as one of the most luxurious and finest hotels in the city centre.

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Spinach and egg pizzetta

We try tapas-style food located on the fourth floor of Harvey Nichols in Leeds

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Yorkshire Restaurants Leeds

Ad Feature: The Old Swan Hotel

Wednesday, March 16, 2016
The Old Swan Hotel

The Old Swan is one of the most famous hotels in the lovely spa town of Harrogate, with a history going back nearly 200 years...

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Gardens

Thursday, April 7, 2016
10 simple ideas for a beautiful garden this spring (Trudy Wilkerson/Shutterstock)

From the best flowers to plant in spring to inspiring cottage garden style – we reveal 10 things to do this month in the garden to ensure an awesome outside space

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Photography

Friday, June 24, 2016
River Wharfe upstream of Buckden by Stephen Davison

Wharfedale is arguably the most popular dale in the Yorkshire Dales, our reader share their photos.

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photography
Conisbrough castle by Stephen Burns

Our readers share their photos from an underrated part of South Yorkshire

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Dearne Valley
Flamborough Beach by Paula O'Hara

Reader share their photos of this iconic spot on the Yorkshire coast

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Coastal Yorkshire photography

Homes & Gardens

Manor Cottage

For property with style and heritage, you’ve got to look at the listed elite.

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Brigsteer

Looking for a home gym? Don’t sweat it, we can work it out

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The estate village of West Heslerton – yours for just £20m

Are you ready for a once-in-a-lifetime property investment?

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Local People

Friday, June 17, 2016
Tom Wrigglesworth

A rough guide to faking your trip to the Everest Base Camp, Yorkshire style.

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Sharon Canavar

The Harrogate International Festival is on fire this summer, as its chief executive explains

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Easingwold Photo by John Potter

Networking is helping to support a diverse economy in one of North Yorkshire’s most enterprising districts

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Celebrity Interviews

Monday, June 13, 2016
Corinne Bailey Rae at Black Girls Rock, New Jersey Photo by Broadimage/REX/Shutterstock

Singer-songwriter Corinne Bailey Rae, back with a new album after six years, tells Tony Greenway about her musical influences and heroes and why she loves life in Leeds

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Leeds
Julia Bradbury at Malham in the Yorkshire Dales

Julia Bradbury walks the walk (and talks the talk) at Raworths Harrogate Literature Festival

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Sheffield
John Foxx

John Foxx was the original founder of the popular 70’s band, Ultravox and has a career which has spanned for nearly fifty years. I spoke to John about his time growing up in Chorley where he was born and his involvement in the adaptation of the E.M. Forster short story, “The Machine Stops” by Pilot Theatre and the York Theatre Royal.

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Events

Tuesday, June 21, 2016
All the signs are good that this year’s festival is going to be even bigger than the last

South Yorkshire’s premier – and most twinkly – acoustic music festival returns, as Jo Haywood reports

Read Full Story »
Sharon Canavar

The Harrogate International Festival is on fire this summer, as its chief executive explains

Read Full Story »

What’s on in Yorkshire

Wednesday, June 1, 2016
Back to Bacharach

A round up of events in and around Yorkshire during June

Read Full Story »
Things to do in Yorkshire

New: Things to do on the Yorkshire coast

Wednesday, June 1, 2016
Vienna Festival Ballet company performs Swan Lake

The sporting calendar is revving up for a spectacular summer at the coast, says Janet Deacon.

Read Full Story »
Coastal Yorkshire Things to do in Yorkshire

Arts

Wednesday, June 15, 2016
A history of Yorkshire in 70 objects

Part two of the fascinating three part series marking our 70th anniversary which celebrates our county’s proud and glorious past. We have worked with museums across the county to produce this unique collection of items which help to tell Yorkshire’s story.

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A history of Yorkshire in 70 objects

This year we are marking our 70th anniversary by celebrating our county’s proud and glorious past ((with 70th anniversary logo))

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Artist profile - Richard Whittlestone

Thursday, May 26, 2016
Richard's paintings portray wildlife - usually native - in close detail

Celebrated artist Richard Whittlestone marks 40 years since the first sale of one of his paintings.

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Tuesday, June 7, 2016
Welcome to Hull

The man behind the London Olympic ceremonies and the Grand Départ sets his sights on Hull

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Hull
Tuesday, May 10, 2016
Jack wears a Bob jacket, £250, Bob polo shirt, £75, Replay jeans, £115 and Umberto Fornari pocket square, £28, all from Lynx Menswear. Sarah models a Frank Lyman jumpsuit, £230, from Walk in Style

Get ready for longer, brighter days with inspiration from our exclusive fashion shoot at Goldsborough Hall, near Knaresborough

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Friday, April 22, 2016
The estate village of West Heslerton – yours for just £20m

Are you ready for a once-in-a-lifetime property investment?

Read Full Story »

Sponsored Articles


Friday, May 20, 2016
Dom & Geri

When local Leeds-based Dominic Copsey heard an advert for personalised greetings card company Moonpig on the radio five years ago, it got him thinking. The personalised gifts market is growing rapidly, but at the time there was nobody who offered personalised wrapping paper.

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Wednesday, May 18, 2016
Rybrook Land Rover

Exciting investment is planned by a prestige motor group in Yorkshire, as Martin Pilkington reports

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Monday, April 18, 2016
Park Leisure Holiday Homes

Anyone who has visited the North Yorkshire Dales will be able to tell you that the region is packed with beautiful scenery, historic sites, and locals who are passionate about the history and culture. That’s what makes this region one of the UK’s best undiscovered holiday destinations. Here are some of the reasons you should visit the Dales courtesy of Park Leisure.

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Tuesday, March 1, 2016
Cedar Retreats

Cedar Retreats is an exclusive development of holiday lodges set around a tranquil lake in a relaxing location close to the Yorkshire Dales.

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Tuesday, February 16, 2016
Queen Ethelburga's Students Celebrate A Level Results

You wouldn’t buy a car without going for a test drive or even consider putting an offer in for a house before having two viewings, so spending some time at a potential school for your child is absolutely crucial to get the feel that it is the right place.

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