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Artist profile - Juliette Howick

Juliette Howick describes how her passion for photography has developed into ambition to make it her career

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Craftsman Phil Bradley and his willow dragon

Natural sculptures revealed at RHS Harlow Carr in Harrogate

Sculptures can look very life-like, but few are actually alive. Which is what sets apart the living willow fences created by craftsman Phil Bradley as part of his new art trail at RHS Harlow Carr on the outskirts of Harrogate.

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Fountains Abbey - Andrew Ramsay

Yorkshire’s most haunted sites and places to visit at Halloween

Halloween is all about remembering the dead particularly saints and martyrs but for most especially youngsters, the night before All Saints Day is about trick and treating, costume parties, carving jack o’ lanterns from pumpkins, watching horror films and visiting haunted houses.

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Saltaire United Reform Church

Saltaire Festival - crowds flock to World Heritage site

The historic village of Saltaire was buzzing with visitors towards the end of the summer and photographer Joan Russell was there to capture some of the sights of one of the most successful people’s festivals in West Yorkshire

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Trinity Walk

Six reasons to visit Wakefield

There are many reasons to visit this surprising city. Here are just a few

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Peter Snow -  Photo by Geoffrey Swaine

King of the political swingometer Peter Snow talks history in Harrogate

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

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Barbondale

Countryside Walk - Barbon

A decision to increase the size of the Yorkshire Dales National Park is expected soon. Terry Fletcher takes a walk through the proposed new area

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Events

The Great Gatsby - Northern Ballet

What’s on in Yorkshire

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

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Whitby Abbey illuminated for Whitby Goth weekend

Things to do on the Yorkshire coast

A round-up of events on the Yorkshire coast during November

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Fireworks

Bonfire night events in Yorkshire

Plans for spectacular firework displays and parties are well under way around the region

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Show jumping

A look ahead to Countryside Live 2014 - October 18th and 19th

Fun for family and animal friends at Countryside Live

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Wildlife

Returning bees will be creating a buzz in York

York’s Buzzing project breathes new life into local meadows

Have you heard the buzz about York’s meadows? If not, you soon will as a new project has been launched to transform an area 50 times the size of York Minster’s nave, into vibrant meadows buzzing with wildlife and rich with colourful wildflowers that both people and pollinators can enjoy.

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Anthoy Caro's Promenade 1996 with grazing Canadian geese

Yorkshire Sculpture Park launch YSP Wild - a new project to help discover wildlife

Wildlife experts team up with an international arts venue to introduce the outdoors to visitors

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Places

Craftsman Phil Bradley and his willow dragon

Natural sculptures revealed at RHS Harlow Carr in Harrogate

Sculptures can look very life-like, but few are actually alive. Which is what sets apart the living willow fences created by craftsman Phil Bradley as part of his new art trail at RHS Harlow Carr on the outskirts of Harrogate.

Read full story »

Fountains Abbey - Andrew Ramsay

Yorkshire’s most haunted sites and places to visit at Halloween

Halloween is all about remembering the dead particularly saints and martyrs but for most especially youngsters, the night before All Saints Day is about trick and treating, costume parties, carving jack o’ lanterns from pumpkins, watching horror films and visiting haunted houses.

Read full story »

Saltaire United Reform Church

Saltaire Festival - crowds flock to World Heritage site

The historic village of Saltaire was buzzing with visitors towards the end of the summer and photographer Joan Russell was there to capture some of the sights of one of the most successful people’s festivals in West Yorkshire

Read full story »

Trinity Walk

Six reasons to visit Wakefield

There are many reasons to visit this surprising city. Here are just a few

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Walks

Barbondale

Countryside Walk - Barbon

A decision to increase the size of the Yorkshire Dales National Park is expected soon. Terry Fletcher takes a walk through the proposed new area

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Hard to get lost

Yorkshire Wolds Walk - Market Weighton

Some will tell you the Wolds can never match the striking landscapes in Yorkshire’s three national parks but that is to miss the point, as this delightful circuit proves. What they lack in drama these rolling chalk hills more than make up in charm and exquisite villages. Plus on this walk there are characters galore, including a giant, a king and a rather disgruntled duke.

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A cairn marks the end of the ridge at Penhill, Wensleydale

Yorkshire Dales walk - West Witton

This walk of field paths and moorland tracks begins in the Dales village famed for the Burning of Bartle

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Forge Valley is popular with dog walkers, botanists and birdwatchers

Yorkshire Walk - West Ayton, Scarborough

Turn your back on the beach and explore Scarborough’s secret countryside instead

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Village of Arncliffe

Yorkshire Dales Walk - Arncliffe and Kettlewell

Take these moorland tracks and riverside paths for a perfect early summer walk

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Photography

Knaresborough

Artist profile - Juliette Howick

Juliette Howick describes how her passion for photography has developed into ambition to make it her career

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Halton East - Mrs S Johnson

Yorkshire Life Reader Photos - October 2014

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

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Yorkshire Life Luncheon - The Spiced Pear, Hepworth

The best instagram accounts in Yorkshire

We celebrate the best smartphone photographers in the region

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Discover Out & About

Sheffiled Sports Stadium

Get set for a fun night out at Yorkshire’s premier Greyhound Racetrack!

At Owlerton Greyhound Stadium you can choose to dine in our Panorama Restaurant, entertain in our Executive Boxes or simply enjoy the infectious buzz Trackside.

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Oulton Hall Hotel

18th century Mansion - Oulton Hall Hotel

The sweeping driveway leads up to one of the grandest entrances in Yorkshire, where you’re met by the beaming smile of Ian, the concierge; welcome to Oulton Hall.

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Monk Fryston Hall.

Monk Fryston Hall

This former manor house dating back to the 12th century is set in 30 acres of delightful gardens and mature woodland, with its own lake and famous replica Lucerne Bridge.

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Wentworth Woodhouse

Wentworth Woodhouse - the largest privately-owned house in Europe

Wentworth Woodhouse, in Wentworth, South Yorkshire, the largest privately-owned house in Europe, is finally awaking from its slumber. Two houses of totally different architectural styles built by The First Marquess of Rockingham between 1725 & 1750; the west front of the house in the baroque style & the east front in the later Palladian style.

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York House Leisure

Park Leisure - Chantry Country and Leisure Park

Chantry Country and Leisure Park is set in the beautiful countryside setting of Wensleydale in the Yorkshire Dales, making it the perfect idyllic retreat for all, from young families to couples enjoying their retirement.

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Out & About Showcase

Spring Valley Park

Spring Valley Holiday Park, Scarborough, N. Yorkshire

12 month Holiday Park of 25 luxurious homes with a 12 month occupancy in Scarborough, ideally suited for the National Park and Coast. With stunning views and in quiet surroundings.

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Yorkshire Holiday Cottages.

Tour de France puts the ‘tour’ in Yorkshire Tourism

It’s not just the big race giving the industry a positive outlook.

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The Outlook Hotel

The Outlook Hotel, Scarborough

Located in a quiet, picturesque area of Britain’s First Seaside resort you will find the Outlook Hotel.

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