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Events

Monday, August 1, 2016
The Pantaloons; Lyceum Theatre, Sheffield

Tony Greenway bemoans the ‘cultural desert’ that is August but managed to find some highlights

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Chatsworth Country Fair

The popular Chatsworth Country Fair, set in the beautiful parkland in the Peak District, will once again be jam packed with fun and entertainment for all the family across all three days.

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The new exhibition hall at the Great Yorkshire Show showground, Harrogate

Unique agricultural events centre will boost Yorkshire economy

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Great Yorkshire Show
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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Food & Drink

Thursday, August 18, 2016
Yorkshire Life Food & Drink Awards 2016

Here it is, our eagerly awaited shortlist of those who have impressed us the most this time

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Eating out on the Yorkshire coast

There are plenty of reason for foodies to head to the Yorkshire Coast.

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6 of the best Coastal Yorkshire
Salted butter

Let’s raise a toast (we prefer wholemeal) to the UK’s first butter boutique.

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Malton Yorkshire Food
This ethereal raspberry, skyr and lemon verbena creation shows that every plate is a performance

Rudding Park’s new pop-up is a game-changing choice, as Jo Haywood discovers as she pops in for chat with the head chef

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Rudding Park Yorkshire Restaurants Harrogate

The gin revolution in Yorkshire

Friday, July 8, 2016
Ready for the summer

The remarkable revival of gin continues, proving a real tonic for distillers and drinkers

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Places

Mon, 00:00
People are now talking more about the castle

How a £3.5m restoration project is bringing pride back to Pontefract. Jo Haywood reports

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Locals and visitors dash into Fink for a quick pitstop then find themselves lingering for a leisurely browse

Fine food, community spirit and a warm welcome – they’re all on the menu in Boroughbridge

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Yorkshire Food
Ossett image by Nick Oliver smilecreative.co.uk

An historic market town works together to strengthen its community with some simple but clever ideas

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Raisbeck, Orton by Christine Robinson

National Park increases in size by 24%

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Yorkshire Dales
The summerhouse at Lotherton Hall, today

September festival is part of Heritage Open Days campaign

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Style

Thursday, August 4, 2016
Millie, Katie and Evie Richardson, Louise Ball

Guests celebrated the opening of a new Daniella Draper silver and gold jewellery store in Beverley, East Yorkshire.

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Oh, the 1950s skirts

Vintage fans get a glimpse into Marks & Spencer’s fascinating fashion archive

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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

Walks

Wednesday, August 17, 2016
Yachts on Hornsea Mere

Terry Fletcher leads a walk in a little-explored corner of Yorkshire, near Hornsea

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Coastal Yorkshire
Wednesday, July 13, 2016
Lower Barden Reservoir and Simon's Seat

Terry Fletcher makes the most of the summer colours on this glorious walk from Embsay reservior

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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

Competitions

Sunday, August 7, 2016
Cook Book cover

Set for release on September 8th, The North Yorkshire Cook Book boasts the very best of the region’s independent food scene; from Michelin-starred restaurants to cafés, pubs, chocolatiers, producers and suppliers.

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Harrogate Autumn Flower Show

Yorkshire Life has teamed up with Harrogate Autumn Flower Show – held September 16th-18th – to offer the chance to win one of 15 pairs of tickets.

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Capuwa - One Piece Swimsuit With Coral Fringe

One lucky winner will receive the Capuwa one-piece swimsuit from Rose Powder, worth £200!

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Restaurant Reviews

This ethereal raspberry, skyr and lemon verbena creation shows that every plate is a performance

Rudding Park’s new pop-up is a game-changing choice, as Jo Haywood discovers as she pops in for chat with the head chef

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Rudding Park Yorkshire Restaurants Harrogate

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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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

Gardens

Wednesday, June 29, 2016
God’s Own County – A Garden for Yorkshire winner of the RHS People's Choice for large show garden

Matthew Wilson wins RHS People’s Choice Award for Best Show Garden

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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

Saturday, August 20, 2016
Fleeting Light at Castle Hill by Andy Hemingway

Our readers hit the heights with their photos of this ever popular folly.

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Huddersfield photography
Kirby Grindalythe by John Dobson

Our readers showcase the diverse landscapes in the countryside of East Yorkshire

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Yorkshire Wolds photography
Staithes Rooftops by Keith Sayer

The elevated, craggy cliffs make Staithes a great place for exploring and taking in the amazing views.

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Coastal Yorkshire photography

Homes & Gardens

Thursday, August 18, 2016
The Chocolate Works

David Wilson Homes’ latest development on the site of the old Terry’s factory in York opened to much excitement last year and is now causing positive ripples again with its popular part-exchange scheme.

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Bank Villa is an elegantly proportioned Georgian country house

An overnight stay at a Yorkshire B&B changed the lives of one house-hunting couple, as Martin Pilkington reports.

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Croft House & Barn

Sometimes it’s what’s on the outside that counts too

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Dream properties - Cally Hall Farm

Monday, July 11, 2016
Cally Hall at Whirlaw Common in Todmorden

Find out how the good life just got better

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Local People

Wednesday, August 10, 2016
Tom Wrigglesworth

The Sheffield-born comedian gets hot under the collar after his barbecues fail to hit the culinary heights

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Hannah Cockroft  training  in Rio

At the London Olympics in 2012, Yorkshire finished higher in the medal table than many competing nations. Andy Greeves speaks to three athletes who will be hoping for a repeat of that feat in Rio.

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Lisa Byrne

Unwavering support made all the difference to my recovery from a dreadful disease

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Celebrity Interviews

Saturday, August 20, 2016
Kay Mellor Photo by Ken McKay/ITV/REX/Shutterstock

Kay Mellor OBE has been an influential mainstay in British television drama for three decades – writing, directing and acting in stories that evoke her love for Yorkshire.

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Leeds Bradford
Jonny Bairstow

Jonny Bairstow has followed his father into the Yorkshire and England cricket teams and is now one of a new breed of powerful, big-hitting players changing the face of the game. He speaks to Martin Pilkington

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Yorkshire Cricket
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

Events

Monday, August 1, 2016
The Pantaloons; Lyceum Theatre, Sheffield

Tony Greenway bemoans the ‘cultural desert’ that is August but managed to find some highlights

Read Full Story »
Chatsworth Country Fair

The popular Chatsworth Country Fair, set in the beautiful parkland in the Peak District, will once again be jam packed with fun and entertainment for all the family across all three days.

Read Full Story »
The new exhibition hall at the Great Yorkshire Show showground, Harrogate

Unique agricultural events centre will boost Yorkshire economy

Read Full Story »
Great Yorkshire Show
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 »

Arts

Tuesday, August 9, 2016
David Hockney  Photo by David Parry/REX/Shutterstock

David Hockney returns to the Royal Academy with a brand new collection of vibrant portraits

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Bradford
Lewis Southward

A teenager from Pontefract is aiming for the big time with his slick rhymes, writes Paul Mackenzie

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Spencer Tunick's Sea of Hull installation Photo: Danny Lawson/PA Wire

People in Hull got naked for American artist Spencer Tunick as part of a mass street art installation.

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Hull
Saturday, August 20, 2016
Kay Mellor Photo by Ken McKay/ITV/REX/Shutterstock

Kay Mellor OBE has been an influential mainstay in British television drama for three decades – writing, directing and acting in stories that evoke her love for Yorkshire.

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Leeds Bradford
Salted butter

Let’s raise a toast (we prefer wholemeal) to the UK’s first butter boutique.

Read Full Story »
Malton Yorkshire Food
Wednesday, August 3, 2016
A hazel dormouse

Dormice are vulnerable to extinction and a rare sight in the Yorkshire Dales. Tony Greenway finds out about a programme to increase their numbers and looks at the the risk to other species

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Yorkshire Wildlife

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Sunday, August 7, 2016
Cook Book cover

Set for release on September 8th, The North Yorkshire Cook Book boasts the very best of the region’s independent food scene; from Michelin-starred restaurants to cafés, pubs, chocolatiers, producers and suppliers.

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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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