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Michelle Mone

Michelle Mone is a seriously impressive woman. And not just because she looks positively Amazonian in her towering Louboutin heels and can accurately assess someone’s bra size from ten paces.

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Crescent Gardens

A spa town famous for its style and warm welcome

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Day Fourteen, Countrywide Great Tour (Copyright The Tour)

Later this month the Countrywide Great Tour will be joined by record breaking cyclist and adventurer Mark Beaumont

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Take a trip on the Wensleydale Railway from Leyburn

So much to explore

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The glorious Victorian roof void – opened up as part of York Art Gallery’s £8m makeover (photograph: Peter Heaton)

York Art Gallery relaunches this month after facelift. Jo Haywood takes a quick peek before the doors open

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Parcevall Hall and Gardens

This month we dedicate The Gallery to Parcevall Hall Gardens in the Yorkshire Dales with photographs by Enid Pyrah and Paul Aldred

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Ampleforth Abbey

Perfect for reflection

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Day six of the Countrywide Great Tour. (Copyright The Tour)

In the first week of the charity cycling event, riders have enjoyed North Wales, the North West of England and the South west of Scotland, clocking up 807km of coastline

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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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Events

Sunday, July 26, 2015

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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All the fun of the fair at South Yorkshire’s Underneath the Stars music festival

South Yorkshire’s premier acoustic music festival returns this month. Jo Haywood takes notes

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Ten-year-old Evie Hole-Todd, her cousin Ruby Todd, 11 and Charlotte Tindale, 11 and their Lilliputian mounts take a jump in the main arena at the Great Yorkshire Show cheered on by show director Bill Cowling

The highlight of the Yorkshire countryside calendar returns to the Harrogate Showground on July 14th-16th

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Wildife

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

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

Mon, 17:50

Explore this city rich in culture and heritage

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Crescent Gardens

A spa town famous for its style and warm welcome

Read Full Story »
Take a trip on the Wensleydale Railway from Leyburn

So much to explore

Read Full Story »
The glorious Victorian roof void – opened up as part of York Art Gallery’s £8m makeover (photograph: Peter Heaton)

York Art Gallery relaunches this month after facelift. Jo Haywood takes a quick peek before the doors open

Read Full Story »
Parcevall Hall and Gardens

This month we dedicate The Gallery to Parcevall Hall Gardens in the Yorkshire Dales with photographs by Enid Pyrah and Paul Aldred

Read Full Story »

Walks

Wednesday, July 15, 2015

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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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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Photography

Monday, June 29, 2015

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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