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Tom Marshall from the Yorkshire Nature Triangle explores what the future holds for Spurn Point, an iconic landscape which is constantly at the mercy of the elements

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Late Afternoon near Grassington - Karol Gajewski

The Yorkshire Dales is the ideal place to capture a beautiful photograph. Here are a selection of images by our readers

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Andy and the team

Gruelling challenge aims to raise funds for ABF the Soldiers’ Charity

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Fun for all the family at award-winning  Eureka! Museum in Halifax

Halifax museum celebrates a glittering new tourism award

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Ferens Art Gallery in Hull, East Yorkshire, where the Turner Prize will be held

City’s cultural powerhouse ambitions are given a major boost

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Scarborough

A 64-day cycle ride taking in the entire coast of Great Britain is coming your way - and anyone can get involved

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Robin Hoods Bay - Paula O'Hara

There are few places in the world that can boast of a landscape as diverse and beautiful as the Yorkshire coast. Here are few of our favourites taken by our readers

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The Owl

Meet a young artist and illustrator who loves to tell a story

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Delicate water avens, which are much tougher than they look

Go wild in the country this summer with a fabulous festival of flowers

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The Wheelstones on Derwent Edge

Terry Fletcher takes a moorland walk with a peep into Dambusters country

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Events

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

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Artemis Lion Fish will be at Scarborough Seafest

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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Delicate water avens, which are much tougher than they look

Go wild in the country this summer with a fabulous festival of flowers

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Superman was among the star turns at last years Arts Festival. What do you mean its not really him? Photo Craig Shaw

The 22nd annual event takes place from June 26 to July 5

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The photographs show the transition between winter and spring flowers. The moody, deep tones of the hellebore - a flower which grows easily in Yorkshire and which can be seen in many of the borders at Harlow Carr - moving into the brighter pinks of the first spring tulips and blossom

Celebrate the variety of cut flowers this month with the help of Yorkshire growers. Photographs by Sarah Mason Photography

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Wildife

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Tom Marshall from the Yorkshire Nature Triangle explores what the future holds for Spurn Point, an iconic landscape which is constantly at the mercy of the elements

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The aptly named peacock butterfly is one of our most vibrant species. Picture by Bob Coyle

Britain’s butterflies have experienced turbulant times in recent years with dramatic effect, says Tom Marshall from the Yorkshire Nature Triangle

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With its distinctive up-curved bill, the avocet is one of Britain and Yorkshires most distinctive birds. Photo Mandy West

The avocet is one of Yorkshire’s finest feathered residents but that wasn’t always the case, as Tom Marshall from the Yorkshire Nature Triangle reports

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Butterflies like the early emerging brimstone make the most of spring flowers, in this case an English bluebell Austin Morley

April is the time to get out and discover wildlife awakening from its winter slumbers – along with exciting new arrivals, as Tom Marshall from the Yorkshire Nature Triangle reports

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BBC Springwatch at Bempton Cliffs

Millions of TV viewers got a taste of the wild side of Yorkshire as the BBC Springwatch show headed to the Yorkshire coast for its Easter Special.

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Places

Tuesday, June 23, 2015

Halifax museum celebrates a glittering new tourism award

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Delicate water avens, which are much tougher than they look

Go wild in the country this summer with a fabulous festival of flowers

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The photographs show the transition between winter and spring flowers. The moody, deep tones of the hellebore - a flower which grows easily in Yorkshire and which can be seen in many of the borders at Harlow Carr - moving into the brighter pinks of the first spring tulips and blossom

Celebrate the variety of cut flowers this month with the help of Yorkshire growers. Photographs by Sarah Mason Photography

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Leyburns 1940s weekend attracts thousands of visitors Photos by Mark Elsworth markelsworthphotography.co.uk

This gateway town draws visitors for many different reasons not least its historical connections, says Terry Fletcher

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Skipton Castle.

Yorkshire has a vast collection of castles and fortresses with a rich and fascinating history. Some have fallen into ruin while some have retained all their medieval splendour. We pick a few of our favourites

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Walks

Friday, June 12, 2015

Terry Fletcher takes a moorland walk with a peep into Dambusters country

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On the Pennine Way near Malham

Terry Fletcher explores some of the many long distance walking routes that criss-cross the county

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Yorkshire walk - Richmond

Sunday, May 10, 2015
River Swale and Richmond Castle.

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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Photography

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The Yorkshire Dales is the ideal place to capture a beautiful photograph. Here are a selection of images by our readers

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Robin Hoods Bay - Paula O'Hara

There are few places in the world that can boast of a landscape as diverse and beautiful as the Yorkshire coast. Here are few of our favourites taken by our readers

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Redcar - Debbie Hanson

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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Tommy the terrier braving the wind on Pen-y-Ghent - Tim Cannon

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

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Yorkshire Life Reader photos - Sheep

Wednesday, February 18, 2015
Pen Y Ghent by rob mcewen

With Chinese New Year just around the corner, we’ve complied a selection of photos from both our readers and photographers alike, to showcase the sheep!

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A growing blanket of snow over Simon Fell, Yorkshire Dales - John Wood

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

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Show Me The Way To Go Home, Blakey Ridge - Janet Danks

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

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The Humber Bridge south tower from the Hessle foreshore - Gordon Ratcliffe

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

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Artist profile - Juliette Howick

Wednesday, October 29, 2014
Knaresborough

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

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

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