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'Britannia' climbs through Mallerstang by Peter Ainsworth

August 1st sees the Yorkshire Dales National Park extended by another 160 square miles.

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Yorkshire Dales photography
Tracey Wilson, Castle Howard's first garden volunteer

Here’s your chance to work in one of Yorkshire’s most beautiful gardens

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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
Golden Wensleydale, from Hawes by Gordon Ratcliffe

Yorkshire Day is nearly upon us once again as the 1st of August marks that time of the year to celebrate all things Yorkshire. We’ve compiled all the best ways to celebrate the day including some special (and tasty) events dedicated purely to the celebration of our county.

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Things to do in Yorkshire
A history of Yorkshire in 70 objects

The final part of the fascinating series marking our 70th anniversary. We have worked with museums and historic homes around the county to produce this unique collection of items which help to tell Yorkshire’s story.

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Rachel Dove, authour of The Chic Boutique on Baker Street, at her home in Stanley, Wakefield

We rummage through the bookshelves of a debut West Yorkshire author.

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The sweep of the Great Yorkshire Way

As traffic begins to flow on the Great Yorkshire Way, Jo Haywood looks at its impact on the future of Doncaster

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Doncaster
Beverley Westwood by Paul Lakin

Our readers share their photos of this popular East Yorkshire market town

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A pair of mute swans on the water at Old Moor in the  Dearne Valley Photo by Alamy

A pioneering partnership breathes new life into the Dearne Valley landscape

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Dearne Valley

Events

Wednesday, July 6, 2016
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
Wicked at The Alhambra, Bradford

Tony Greenway highlights the best entertainment around the region this month

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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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Wildife

Thursday, July 7, 2016
The limestone pavement in the Yorkshire Dales

How do you protect the nature and wild places of Britain’s largest county, while simultaneously looking to the future in the face of immense global environmental challenges? For the last seven decades, one charity in Yorkshire has done just that. Tom Marshall looks back.

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Yorkshire Wildlife
Pond dipping - Credit Emma Websdale

Are we all losing our connection with nature? This month, Yorkshire Life has teamed up with Yorkshire Wildlife Trust to inspire everyone to try 30 Days Wild. The Trust’s Jess Charlton gets us started

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Yorkshire Wildlife

5 places to spot puffins in Yorkshire

Wednesday, May 4, 2016
Puffins Photo Amy Lewis

Puffins return to Yorkshire in late March and begin to depart during July, with peak viewing in May and June.

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Coastal Yorkshire Yorkshire Wildlife
Reeedbed royalty, the marsh harrier is a real treat for visitors to Hornsea, including their exciting food passes - Mandy West

Wildlife is at home in a hidden corner of East Yorkshire. Tom Marshall from the Yorkshire Nature Triangle finds out more

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Yorkshire Wildlife

Why do hares go ‘mad’ in March?

Friday, March 4, 2016
Boxing clever - The mad March hares are in fact male and female brown hares vying for each others affections Elliot Neep

With the boxing prowess of Amir Khan and the athletic ability of Usain Bolt, the brown hare is one of Yorkshire’s most intriguing wild creatures. But when it comes to March, are they really going mad? Tom Marshall investigates

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Yorkshire Wildlife Spring

Places

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Tracey Wilson, Castle Howard's first garden volunteer

Here’s your chance to work in one of Yorkshire’s most beautiful gardens

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Golden Wensleydale, from Hawes by Gordon Ratcliffe

Yorkshire Day is nearly upon us once again as the 1st of August marks that time of the year to celebrate all things Yorkshire. We’ve compiled all the best ways to celebrate the day including some special (and tasty) events dedicated purely to the celebration of our county.

Read Full Story »
Things to do in Yorkshire
The sweep of the Great Yorkshire Way

As traffic begins to flow on the Great Yorkshire Way, Jo Haywood looks at its impact on the future of Doncaster

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Doncaster
A pair of mute swans on the water at Old Moor in the  Dearne Valley Photo by Alamy

A pioneering partnership breathes new life into the Dearne Valley landscape

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Dearne Valley
Colourful Scarborough Photo by Tony Bartholomew

We do like to be beside the seaside but is there really a good reason for thronging to the Yorkshire coast, asks Tony Greenway.

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Coastal Yorkshire

Walks

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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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
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
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
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

Photography

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'Britannia' climbs through Mallerstang by Peter Ainsworth

August 1st sees the Yorkshire Dales National Park extended by another 160 square miles.

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Yorkshire Dales photography
Beverley Westwood by Paul Lakin

Our readers share their photos of this popular East Yorkshire market town

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Evening falls on Bridlington Harbour by Karol Gajewski

There’s nothing quite like being by the seaside in the summer, our readers share their photos from a popular Yorkshire resort

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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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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
Odin's Fire by Cass Castagnoli

Our readers share their photos of one of the most iconic peaks in Yorkshire

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photography North York Moors

Gallery: 12 photos that capture the true beauty of Swaledale

Thursday, May 26, 2016
Muker Meadows, Swaledale, The Dales by Sandra Cockayne

Our readers share their images of Swaledale

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Goathland Station by Martyn Wright

Our readers share their photos of all things train related in Yorkshire.

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Gallery: 12 photos that capture the true beauty of Hull

Tuesday, May 10, 2016
The Humber Bridge south tower from the Hessle foreshore by Gordon Ratcliffe

Hull is set for an influx of visitors for the 2017 City of Culture celebrations, our readers show share their views of the city.

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Hull photography

Gallery: 12 photos that capture the true beauty of Malham

Saturday, April 30, 2016
The Lone Tree, Malham by Martyn Wright

Our readers share their photos of one of the most popular locations in the Yorkshire Dales

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Gallery: 12 photos that capture the true beauty of Ilkley

Monday, April 18, 2016
Cow and Calf rocks by Raymond Rickaby

Our readers share their photos of Ilkley

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Ilkley photography

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