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Friday, August 28, 2015

Digging into the past is preserving some of Yorkshire’s oldest gardens for the future, as Terry Fletcher discovers

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Inside the Victoria Quarter shopping arcade Photo Harry Archer

Leeds is one of the most visted cities in the Uk and it’s easy to see why. Take a look at our guide to some of best places to visit in Leeds, whether it is a short stay or just a day off there is something here for everyone.

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Birdwell Primary School May Queen 1960s

A wealth of historical movie material filmed in Yorkshire is now available for free online. Tony Greenway finds out more

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Blair Castle Horse Trials 2015

Wednesday, August 26, 2015
Blair Castle  © Paul Booth

Scotland’s Blair Castle plays host to the FEI European Championships of Eventing from 10-13 September 2015

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Introducing the Ampleforth Rose

Tuesday, August 25, 2015
The Yellow Rose of Ampleforth Photo by Tony Bartholmew

We love roses in Yorkshire of course and a new one has been dedicated to helping a very good cause

Photographs by Joan Russell

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Fashion has fast become a main attraction at the show

Our photo special brings you some of the not-to-be forgotten highlights of the 157th Great Yorkshire Show. Photographs by Andy Bulmer and Kate Mallender.

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Wallace and Gromit's favourite cheese are on twitter

The most interesting people, places and organisations you should be following on social media in and around the Yorkshire Dales and Nidderdale.

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Bedroom with a view – the lodges at Sun Hill have all been carefully designed to make the most of the lovely surrounding countryside

Jo Haywood and family head to Richmondshire for a weekend on the gallops

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Artist profile - Lucy Pittaway

Tuesday, August 18, 2015
Lucy Pittaway

A North Yorkshire artist is inspired by her travels here and abroad. We showcase a selection of her work

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A scene from Dad's Army filmed in North Yorkshire

Yorkshire Studios hopes to bring big Hollywood productions to the county Tony Greenway reports

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Events

Wednesday, August 26, 2015

Scotland’s Blair Castle plays host to the FEI European Championships of Eventing from 10-13 September 2015

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2015 CLA Game Fair, Harewood House

Monday, August 17, 2015
More than 131,000 people visited the CLA Game Fair

Thousands of visitors headed for a weekend of countryside sport and entertainment at Harewood House, near Leeds

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Staff at Swinton Bivouac are laying down the final preparations for their Yorkshire Day celebrations on Saturday 1stAugust. Entry is free with a pre-booked ticket. For more information please visit www.swintonbivouac.co.uk or call 01765 535 020.

A list of bbq’s, festivals, fun activites and more in honour of Yorkshire Day.

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Al Murray pulls a few pints (but not any punches) as the Pub Landlord

York hosts its first ever fringe festival this month. So, what should the city expect?

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Clare Hunt-Brown wears a storm grey tweed Harewood dress in frabic from Abraham Moon and Sons, Guiseley

New fashion collections are unveiled at the Great Yorkshire Show this month when at least 130,000 visitors are expected to make their way to the showground in Harrogate. It’s here the region’s leading fashion designers, as well as stars of the future, showcase their latest work.

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Wildife

Tuesday, August 25, 2015

We love roses in Yorkshire of course and a new one has been dedicated to helping a very good cause

Photographs by Joan Russell

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Where to spot dragonfly in Yorkshire

Friday, August 7, 2015
A double pair of wings, beating alternately, gives dragonflies their unparalleled aerial prowess above the pond. Photo Paul Ritchie

Few creatures can claim to have shared the earth with dinosaurs, but our dragonflies were in the thick of the action millions of years ago, just as they are today, as Yorkshire Wildlife Trust’s Tom Marshall reports

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From the air, the unique shape of Spurn in the landscape becomes apparent. The 2013 storm surge burst across one of the narrowest parts of the peninsula, making an island of the very end of the point at every high tide. Photo David Nichols

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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Places

Friday, August 28, 2015

Digging into the past is preserving some of Yorkshire’s oldest gardens for the future, as Terry Fletcher discovers

Read Full Story »
Inside the Victoria Quarter shopping arcade Photo Harry Archer

Leeds is one of the most visted cities in the Uk and it’s easy to see why. Take a look at our guide to some of best places to visit in Leeds, whether it is a short stay or just a day off there is something here for everyone.

Read Full Story »

Blair Castle Horse Trials 2015

Wednesday, August 26, 2015
Blair Castle  © Paul Booth

Scotland’s Blair Castle plays host to the FEI European Championships of Eventing from 10-13 September 2015

Read Full Story »

Introducing the Ampleforth Rose

Tuesday, August 25, 2015
The Yellow Rose of Ampleforth Photo by Tony Bartholmew

We love roses in Yorkshire of course and a new one has been dedicated to helping a very good cause

Photographs by Joan Russell

Read Full Story »
Fashion has fast become a main attraction at the show

Our photo special brings you some of the not-to-be forgotten highlights of the 157th Great Yorkshire Show. Photographs by Andy Bulmer and Kate Mallender.

Read Full Story »

Walks

Wednesday, August 5, 2015

On a sunny Sunday in the Dales, Malham and Grassington can be bursting at the seams but Terry Fletcher suggests somewhere in between you might have all to yourself

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signs Stockdale

Terry Fletcher heads for a walk through the wide open spaces on the eastern fringes of the Yorkshire Wolds bordering the North Sea

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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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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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Photography

Thursday, August 13, 2015

We love our food in Yorkshire, from farm shops and food markets to award winning pub grub and restaurants. We love talking , writing and now taking photos of our eating habits. We talk to a few people who have made documenting their foodie exploits a part of their everyday lives

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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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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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