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Events

Sunday, May 31, 2015

A guide to entertainment we think you will enjoy compiled by Tony Greenway

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New:Things to do on the Yorkshire coast

Saturday, May 30, 2015
Armed Forces Day - Tony Barthomelow

There’s a military theme at the coast this month plus plenty of other events to keep everyone entertained, says Janet Deacon.

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Equestrian

For the sixth time in the CLA Game Fair’s 57-year history, the hugely popular three-day show is returning to the Harewood House estate in Yorkshire from Friday 31 July to Sunday 2 August.

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Huddersfield Food & Drink Festival

Huddersfield has an enviable programme of festivals that gives it a strong claim to hold the title of Yorkshire’s party capital

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Food & Drink

Thursday, May 21, 2015

We’re 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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Yorkshire Life Luncheon -The Grand, York

Our guests enjoy a first class meal at Yorkshire’s only five-star hotel.

Words by Jo Haywood

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Cod fresh from the fryer

If there’s one thing that unites all Yorkshire folk, it’s the love of a good fish supper, and we say with great confidence that we have the best chippies in the land. Here are some recommended by you, in no particular order

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Angelica

Here's a guide to bars in Leeds which add a buzz to the city

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Yorkshire brands are familiar to shopping baskets across the country

Some of the nation’s biggest food brands hail from Yorkshire, and yet the history of some our favourite foodstuffs are relatively unknown outside the county.

Here’s our pick and mix of local entrepreneurs and food innovators.

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Places

Sunday, May 31, 2015

Terry Fletcher visits a remarkable collection of historic artefacts in Helmsley. Photographs by Joan Russell

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Scarborough is sitting pretty as it welcomes two major regeneration projects

Market Hall set for regeneration and a unique link-up with Coventry University

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Whitby Piers - Gordon Ratcliffe

£8 million scheme aims to secure the piers for future generations

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Sheffield.

A new group of Blue Badge Guides hope to take tourists off the beaten track into South, East and West Yorkshire

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Rhododendrons on peat terraces at RHS Harlow Carr

If Rhododendrons are your thing then you couldn’t do much better than visit RHS Garden Harlow Carr in Harrogate.

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Style

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

A couple from Ilkley are helping people of all shapes and sizes look the part as they follow in the tracks of the Tour riders

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House of Elliot

Monday, April 20, 2015
House of Elliot

The destination for special occasion wear in Halifax

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Land Rover Defenders “Invictus” Edition

Bespoke Cars of Harrogate, have made a real name for themselves in recent times, faithfully uprating the performance, look and comfort of Land Rover Defenders literally the world over.

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Walks

Sunday, May 10, 2015

Explore beautiful Richmond before heading for a gentle valley walk

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North Yorkshire Walk - Kirkham Abbey

Wednesday, April 8, 2015
Ruins of Kirkham Priory

Head for the secluded ruins of Kirkham Priory and enjoy a lovely riverside walk

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Rylstone Cross is a wonderful viewpoint

No apologies for featuring this favourite walk not far from the bustling market town of Skipton

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Castle Hill where Bronze Age warriors dug defensive ramparts Photograph by Terry Fletcher

Terry Fletcher discovers the beautiful countryside just a couple of miles from Huddersfield town centre

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The view towards Gouthwaite

A selection of walks from the Yorkshire Life archive covering the Yorkshire Dales and Nidderdale.

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Competitions

Yesterday, 09:00

Great British Life is offering two porcelain animals nightlights worth £149 to a lucky reader

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Sharleen Spiteri, Texas

EasyTheatres is teaming up with Yorkshire Life to offer the chance to win one of six pairs of tickets to see Texas perform at an open air concert in Leeds

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The Starburst Allium sculpture

Great British Life is offering a handcrafted garden sculpture worth £150 to a lucky reader

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Gardens

Tuesday, March 10, 2015

Expect the unexpected when you go looking for orchids in the wild, says Liz Groves

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Goldsborough Hall gardens

Clare Oglesby, owner of Goldsborough Hall, looks forward to growing luscious fruits and vegetables as well as edible flowers

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Children from Moorside Infants School in Ripon get a taste of workhouse life

A once derelict workhouse garden is blooming again thanks to volunteers in Ripon

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Tuesday, April 14, 2015
The Butchers Arms, Hepworth

The Butchers Arms provides a genuine warm welcome, tucked away in the picturesque village of Hepworth in the Holme Valley.

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Monday, April 13, 2015
Land Rover Defenders “Invictus” Edition

Bespoke Cars of Harrogate, have made a real name for themselves in recent times, faithfully uprating the performance, look and comfort of Land Rover Defenders literally the world over.

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Tuesday, April 7, 2015
Studford Luxury Lodges

Our six luxury self-catering tree houses are entirely unique, built on stilts and spaced well apart for ultimate privacy and peace. Each has its own spacious decking, hot tub and sauna.

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Monday, March 30, 2015
Nuffield Health Hospital, Derby

In the last two decades, increasing numbers of people of all ages have started to realise that the key to a long and healthy life is to get active and exercise.The benefits exercise has to offer are considerable. However, for some people, there is sometimes a price to pay : injury related to their sporting activity.

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Thursday, March 26, 2015
Nuffield Health Hospital, Derby

Every year, 1.6 million adults in the United Kingdom develop back pain that lasts beyond three months. Over 5 million people develop chronic pain, but only two thirds of people will recover and it has been estimated that back pain alone costs the economy £12.3 billion per year.

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Events

Sunday, May 31, 2015

A guide to entertainment we think you will enjoy compiled by Tony Greenway

Read Full Story »

New:Things to do on the Yorkshire coast

Saturday, May 30, 2015
Armed Forces Day - Tony Barthomelow

There’s a military theme at the coast this month plus plenty of other events to keep everyone entertained, says Janet Deacon.

Read Full Story »
Equestrian

For the sixth time in the CLA Game Fair’s 57-year history, the hugely popular three-day show is returning to the Harewood House estate in Yorkshire from Friday 31 July to Sunday 2 August.

Read Full Story »
Huddersfield Food & Drink Festival

Huddersfield has an enviable programme of festivals that gives it a strong claim to hold the title of Yorkshire’s party capital

Read Full Story »

Photography

00:00

A selection of some of your best shots on the theme of sunshine

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Staithes Rooftops - Keith Sayer

A selection of some of your best shots on the theme of favourites places

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Sneaking Up - Paul Taylor

A selection of some of your best shots on the theme of animals

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Homes & Gardens

Friday, May 22, 2015

If you’re planning on buying a holiday home, these helpful tips should see you find exactly what you need.

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The Mistal - Simon Blyth

Act quickly to ensure The Mistal becomes your bespoke dream home

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Seascape, King Street, Robin Hoods Bay

These delightful properties are the boast of the coast

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Bishop Monkton, between Harrogate and Ripon

Not convinced you’re barn to be wild? These stunning properties will convert you

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Local People

Monday, May 18, 2015

The chief executive of Welcome to Yorkshire, talks rollercoasters, cricket and breathtaking views

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Gareth Barlow

A young farmer from York is hoping for an agricultural revolution

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Sharon on the far left will face the camera more often than not this year

Sharon Canavar launches a survival programme in the face of one her most challenging years

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Celebrity Interviews

Monday, April 27, 2015

Readers welcome one of Yorkshire’s best-loved authors to an exclusive brunch

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Joe Root celebrates reaching his century during Day Four of the 1st Investec Test between England and India at Trent Bridge Cricket Ground in Nottingham, UK. Photo: Ben Radford/Visionhaus

Martin Pilkington gets the lowdown on the Yorkshire cricket star

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Peter Snow -  Photo by Geoffrey Swaine

Journalist headlines Harrogate History Festival at The Old Swan Hotel from October 23rd-26th

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Arts

Yesterday, 00:00

The SJT has staged more than 350 new productions in its 60-year history

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Visitors stop for a chat with Freddie Gilroy on his favourite Scarborough bench

Jo Haywood looks at creativity on the coast Photographs by Tony Bartholomew

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Artist profile - MJ Forster

Wednesday, May 13, 2015
Yorkshire Dales - MJ Forster

Watercolourist MJ Forster is inspired by the diversity of the Yorkshire landscape, as Justine Brooks reports

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Thursday, May 28, 2015

Skegness is a part of The Countrywide Great Tour route this summer. We reveal some of the best restaurants and places to stay in the Lincolnshire coastal town

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Thursday, April 30, 2015

Our love of coffee should make us more curious about our favourite caffeine fix, reports Esther Leach

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Monday, April 27, 2015

Readers welcome one of Yorkshire’s best-loved authors to an exclusive brunch

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