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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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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

Yorkshire Coastal walk - Hornsea

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
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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Kirby Grindalythe by John Dobson

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

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Yorkshire Wolds photography
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
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
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
Raisbeck, Orton by Christine Robinson

National Park increases in size by 24%

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Yorkshire Dales

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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Sharon Canavar

The Harrogate International Festival is on fire this summer, as its chief executive explains

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Wildife

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
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

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

Read Full Story »
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

Read Full Story »
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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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
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

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
'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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photography
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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photography Coastal Yorkshire
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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photography
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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