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God's Own County - A Garden For Yorkshire
York Minster's great East Window has inspired the design of the Welcome to Yorkshire 2016 garden which will appear at the Chelsea Flower Show from 23rd - 28th May. The garden highlights the beauty…
Mar
13
Flowers of the Dales Festival 2016
Mar
17
Exhibition of Wellcome Image Awards
Mar
25
"Shaping The Body: 400 years of food, fashion and life"
Apr
1
"The Dales: People, Landscapes, Seasons"
Apr
2
Mystery, Magic and Midnight Feasts Exhibition
Apr
9
Rolling Stones - Exhibitionism
Apr
16
In Tandem - Exhibition of paintings
Apr
20
The Government Inspector
Apr
22
Gathered Leaves: Photographs by Alec Soth
Apr
23
Ceramics, Still life & Abstraction
Apr
29
No Quiet Place Exhibition
Apr
30
A Private Collection Revealed
May
6
Illusion is the First of All Pleasures
May
7
Fireside Quilters Exhibition
May
9
British Wildlife Photography Awards Exhibition
May
10
Billy Elliot - The Musical
May
12
Leeds Indie Food Festival
May
13
The Machine Stops - the world premiere production of E.M. Forster's classic short story
May
14
Shelley Burgoyne - Venice Residency
May
20
"A Vision of Dimensions"
May
20
KES
May
21
Silk paintings of Dales scenes by Christine Carradice
May
21
Life & Death brings back JORVIK Vikings!
May
24
Guys and Dolls
May
26
In Conversation: Nadiya Hussain
May
26
Clare Teal - Twelve o'clock Tales
May
27
Blast From The Past
May
28
Malton Food Lover's Festival
May
28
'Enchanted Fairy Forest'
May
28
Sheffield Food Festival
May
28
1,000 strong collection of Teddy Bears
May
28
Absolute Bowie
May
29
Discover the World of Farming
May
29
The Tudors at Temple Newsam House
May
29
PURE - The Business of Chocolate by Mikron Theatre Co.
May
29
Dirty Dusting
May
30
Crafty Convicts
May
30
Derren Brown - Miracle
May
31
Magical Wonderland
Spring Has Sprung On National Trust Nostell's lLakes
Guys And Dolls. Flirt Without The Dirt!
Blueberries and Delays
Have Yer Pottato An' Eat It
Leeds Samaritans Leads The Way In Volunteering
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PM Meeting With President Áder Of Hungary: 24 May 2016
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Leeds Samaritans Leads The Way In Volunteering


As we approach the start of "Volunteers week" on 1st June, Leeds Branch of Samaritans is celebrating its 50th year of volunteering, as part of the National Charity.

Since opening in November 1966,…

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Wed 25th May, 2016 | 8:00am

Roadworks Removed For Yorkshire And North East This May Bank Holiday


Nearly 600 miles of roadworks will be lifted on motorways and major roads by Highways England to help families have smoother journeys over the bank holiday and half-term break.

Parents may not be…

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Tue 24th May, 2016 | 3:20pm

4,000 Sacks Of Litter Collected From Yorkshire's Motorways

A1(M) before the clean up
A1(M) before the clean up
Highways England's contractors, A-one+, collected 4,018 sacks of litter from the motorway network from the beginning of January to the end of April.

Some of the unusual items collected so far…

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Sat 21st May, 2016 | 6:14pm

City Centre Road Resurfacing Work Starting Next Week

Aerial view of Leeds - photo Steven Feather
Aerial view of Leeds - photo Steven Feather
A programme of road resurfacing in Leeds city centre begins next week.

Starting on Monday 23 May, the programme will run until Wednesday 8 June with work taking place overnight from 9pm to 5:30am…

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Sat 21st May, 2016 | 11:26am

Foreign Secretary Statement On EgyptAir Flight MS804


Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond said:

"My thoughts are with the family and friends of all those missing following the disappearance of EgyptAir's flight MS804. We are in close contact with…

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Thu 19th May, 2016 | 11:00pm

Spot and Rupert Complete 125 Mile Trek For Charity

Spot on the moors
Spot on the moors
Rupert Lycett-Green and his Jack Russell, Spot, have completed their 125-mile walk for Pancreatic Cancer Action by arriving at his final destination bang on schedule.

Rupert, 77, who is a former…

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Tue 17th May, 2016 | 4:15pm

Foreign Secretary Statement On International Meeting On Libya


The Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond's statement on the international meeting in Vienna with Libyan Prime Minister Fayez al Serraj and members of the Libyan Presidency Council.

Following the…

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Mon 16th May, 2016 | 10:00pm

Water Quality Testing Begins At Bathing Beaches

Testing the water quality at bathing beaches
Testing the water quality at bathing beaches
From this week, the Environment Agency begins the annual water quality testing at over 400 popular bathing beaches.

Water quality for beach-goers was better than ever in 2015. A total of 97% of…

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Sun 15th May, 2016 | 12:11am

Exhibition Explores The Realities Of Life For Refugees

A child's shoe
A child's shoe
An exhibition featuring abandoned and lost belongings of refugees in Europe opens at Sheffield Hallam University next week.

'Absence-Presence: Kos' will display items found on Kos alongside…

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Sat 14th May, 2016 | 12:01am

Statement On Syrian Authorities Refusal To Allow Aid Into Daraya


Responding to reports that a vital humanitarian aid convoy to the besieged town of Daraya in Syria was blocked yesterday by the Syrian regime.

UK Secretary of State for International…

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Fri 13th May, 2016 | 4:14pm

PM Meeting With President Áder Of Hungary: 24 May 2016

Prime Minister David Cameron and President János Áder of Hungary, shaking hands outside 10 Downing Street.
Prime Minister David Cameron and President János Áder of Hungary, shaking hands outside 10 Downing Street.
Prime Minister David Cameron met with Hungarian President János Áder and discussed climate change and global water issues.

A Downing Street spokesperson said:

"This afternoon the Prime Minister…

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Tue 24th May, 2016 | 9:00pm

£90 Million Boost For The Great British Coast

Whitby Harbour - photo Tom Longfield
Whitby Harbour - photo Tom Longfield
Businesses and communities across the Great British Coast could be sailing towards a cash windfall, ministers announced today (23 May 2016).

Creative coastal entrepreneurs can from today bid for a…

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Mon 23rd May, 2016 | 4:40pm

Putting Fish On The 'highway' To Success

Leaping salmon - photo Steve
Leaping salmon - photo Steve
More than 20,000km of England's rivers have been opened up to improve fish migration over the last 4 years - the equivalent distance of London to Rio and back - the Environment Agency reveals on…

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Sat 21st May, 2016 | 12:53pm

Planned Roadworks In Yorkshire & Humber: 23 to 29 May 2016


The following summary of planned new and ongoing road improvements over the coming week is correct as of Friday 20 May 2016 and could be subject to change due to weather conditions or unforeseen…

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Sat 21st May, 2016 | 9:06am

'The Snowdrop Project' Gets Lottery Funding

Sophie Gower (Senior Caseworker), Rachel Medina (Local co-ordinator) and Lara Bundock (CEO)
Sophie Gower (Senior Caseworker), Rachel Medina (Local co-ordinator) and Lara Bundock (CEO)
The Snowdrop Project is one of the first UK charities providing long term support to survivors of trafficking and has been awarded almost half a million pounds (£411,794) from the Big…

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Thu 19th May, 2016 | 5:00pm

DFID Flies The Rainbow Flag

Baroness Anelay and Baroness Verma hold up the rainbow flag. Picture: DFID
Baroness Anelay and Baroness Verma hold up the rainbow flag. Picture: DFID
Discrimination can damage societies, hold back economies and limit countries' potential for development.

Today the Department for International Development (DFID) re-stated its commitment to…

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Tue 17th May, 2016 | 3:22pm

Planned Roadworks In Yorkshire and Humber - Monday 16 May To Sunday 22 May 2016


The following summary of planned new and ongoing road improvements over the coming week is correct as of Friday 13 May 2016 and could be subject to change due to weather conditions or unforeseen…

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Mon 16th May, 2016 | 9:24am

Foreign Secretary Attendance At Regional Security Summit In Nigeria


On Saturday 14 May the Foreign Secretary, Philip Hammond, will attend the second Regional Security Summit in Abuja, Nigeria. The Summit will bring together leaders from across the world to address…

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Sat 14th May, 2016 | 7:30pm

PM Meeting With President Bachelet Of Chile: 13 May 2016

PM meets with the President of Chile at Downing Street
PM meets with the President of Chile at Downing Street
Prime Minister David Cameron and President Bachelet of Chile discussed anti-corruption, economic and scientific co-operation and education.

Following the meeting, a Downing Street spokesperson…

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Fri 13th May, 2016 | 9:30pm

Improved Road Surface For Drivers On M62 Near Castleford, West Yorkshire


Drivers will benefit from an improved road surface once work to resurface the M62 near Castleford in West Yorkshire is complete.

The M62 will be resurfaced overnight on the westbound entry slip…

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Thu 12th May, 2016 | 9:47am

Yorkshire Word of the Day
daffleto stun, stupefy
Definitions kindly supplied by the family of the late Arnold Kellett, wordsmith of the Yorkshire Language
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