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Farmer And His Lambs Help 1000 People
Over the last decade one Yorkshire Dales farmer has welcomed 1000 people to his farm to experience lambing first hand. Each spring Clapham-based charity Yorkshire Dales Millennium Trust (YDMT) teams…
Rodney Beresford
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"
Mar
26
Kunsthuis presents..."Colour, Surface, Description"
Mar
26
Process and Practice
Apr
1
"The Dales: People, Landscapes, Seasons"
Apr
2
Mystery, Magic and Midnight Feasts Exhibition
Apr
6
The Secret Army
Apr
9
Rolling Stones - Exhibitionism
Apr
16
Art and the World of Cycling
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
25
"I Live Hull"
Apr
29
Ronnie Wood Exhibition
Apr
29
No Quiet Place Exhibition
Apr
30
A Private Collection Revealed
Apr
30
New Horizona by Richard Rowan
May
2
Jane Eyre - a romantic drama
May
3
The Last Tango: Vincent And Flavia
May
3
An Inspector Calls
May
4
Disney On Ice - Silver Anniversary Celebration
May
4
The Merry Wives - Light, funny and wickedly entertaining Shakespeare
May
4
Laila: The Musical
May
5
Fashion, Style and Culture Extravaganza - Not For Sale Campaign
May
5
Opening Skinner's Box
May
6
Illusion is the First of All Pleasures
May
6
In or Out - the pros and cons of Brexit
May
6
Wheatus
May
6
The Best Thing
May
6
John Wrightson Band
May
7
Print Day in May
May
7
Paul Young's Los Pacaminos
May
7
John Wrightson Band
May
8
York Does Vintage
May
10
Memory Lane Cafe - Knaresborough
May
10
The Bodyguard
May
10
The 39 Steps
May
10
Billy Elliott - The musical
An Inspector Calls - For A New Set
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Trade Union Bill Remains A Serious Threat To Good Industrial…
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Farmer And His Lambs Help 1000 People
Baroness Anelay's Statement On World Press Freedom Day
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Baroness Anelay's Statement On World Press Freedom Day


On World Press Freedom Day 2016, Foreign Office Minister Baroness Anelay said:

"Promoting freedom of the press and the right to access information is not just the right thing to do; it is also the…

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Tue 3rd May, 2016 | 11:59am

Lauren Masterman
York Art Gallery On Shortlist For Museum Of The Year 2016
By Lauren Masterman
York Correspondent
York Art Gallery - photo Peter Heaton
York Art Gallery - photo Peter Heaton
Following an £8 million transformation, York Art Gallery has been shortlisted for the prestigious Art Fund Museum of the Year 2016 award.

The shortlist of the five museums competing for the…

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Mon 2nd May, 2016 | 1:34pm

Record Crowds For Spectacular Day 2 Of Tour de Yorkshire


Over one million spectators came out to cheer on the riders for the second day of the Tour de Yorkshire, as the county celebrated a ground breaking day for women's cycling.

Glorious sunshine…

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Sat 30th Apr, 2016 | 8:31pm

Minister For Africa Statement On The Burundi Dialogue


Minister for Africa James Duddridge said:

"I am disappointed by the postponement of the Burundi dialogue that was due to take place in Arusha next week under the guidance of former-President Mkapa…

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Sat 30th Apr, 2016 | 9:30am

Planned Roadworks - Yorkshire And The Humber: Monday 2 May To Sunday 8 May 2016


The following summary of planned new and ongoing road improvements over the coming week is correct as of Friday 29 April 2016 and could be subject to change due to weather conditions or unforeseen…

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Fri 29th Apr, 2016 | 4:37pm

Foreign Secretary Statement On Syrian Peace Talks And Ongoing Violence


Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond said:

"The Intra-Syrian peace talks can only succeed if both sides are prepared to discuss political transition, the cessation of hostilities is respected and full…

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Thu 28th Apr, 2016 | 9:00pm

'Boar's Eye' View From Sutton Bank


The North York Moors National Park Authority's giant land art to mark Stage Three of this year's Tour de Yorkshire cycle race on May 1 has been unveiled on the top of Sutton Bank.

The whopping…

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Wed 27th Apr, 2016 | 10:00am

Hillsborough Inquest Verdict: Prime Minister's Statement


Prime Minister David Cameron said:

"Today is a landmark moment in the quest for justice for the 96 Liverpool fans who died on that dreadful day in April 1989.

"It is also a long overdue day -…

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Tue 26th Apr, 2016 | 7:30pm

UK Sends Experts To Support Ecuador Earthquake Recovery

UK Foreign Office staff on the ground in Pedernales, Ecuador. photo -FCO
UK Foreign Office staff on the ground in Pedernales, Ecuador. photo -FCO
UK engineers and a humanitarian advisor have arrived in Ecuador to help the country recover and rebuild following the devastating earthquake on Saturday 16 April.

The team of British experts form…

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Tue 26th Apr, 2016 | 2:02pm

Nepal Earthquake Anniversary - UK To Double Donations

 8-year-old Nirmala lost her leg in the earthquake - photo Lucas Veuve/Handicap International
8-year-old Nirmala lost her leg in the earthquake - photo Lucas Veuve/Handicap International
On the first anniversary of the Nepal earthquakes, International Development Secretary Justine Greening has announced that the UK will match public donations to a new appeal to help thousands of…

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Mon 25th Apr, 2016 | 4:00pm

Foreign Secretary In Mexico For High Level Talks


The visit, the first by a British Foreign Secretary to Mexico in ten years, will reaffirm the close and growing relationship between the UK and Mexico.

He will hold talks in Mexico City with…

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Mon 2nd May, 2016 | 3:30pm

Over 2 Million Spectators Cheer On A Spectacular Tour de Yorkshire

Thirsk town centre - photo SWPIX.com
Thirsk town centre - photo SWPIX.com
Over two million spectators cheered on this year's Tour de Yorkshire as the county was heralded as fast becoming the heartland of cycling by Tour de France boss Christian Prudhomme.

Cyclists and…

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Sun 1st May, 2016 | 11:00pm

Scarborough Gets Ready To Rock For Tour de Yorkshire Stage Three Winner

Trevor Hodgson, John Bull Confectioners Ltd Managing Director and Janet Deacon, Welcome to Yorkshire Area Director
Trevor Hodgson, John Bull Confectioners Ltd Managing Director and Janet Deacon, Welcome to Yorkshire Area Director
Scarborough is getting ready to rock this year's Tour de Yorkshire by revealing the very sweet 'trophy' that will be awarded to the winner of Stage Three of the race on Sunday 1 May.

A giant stick…

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Sat 30th Apr, 2016 | 6:00pm

Tour de Yorkshire Wows Crowds Again


The first stage of this year's Tour de Yorkshire saw four season's worth of weather before a thrilling sprint finish in brilliant sunshine in Settle.

Thousands of people lined the route to cheer…

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Fri 29th Apr, 2016 | 9:00pm

Mammoth Tree Planting Project Underway In Yorkshire Dales

Tree planting across Malham Moor in the Yorkshire Dales
Tree planting across Malham Moor in the Yorkshire Dales
An ambitious plan to plant 50,000 trees in a part of the Yorkshire Dales is underway by the National Trust. Throughout April, native trees and shrubs are being planted on Malham Moor, as part of…

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Thu 28th Apr, 2016 | 10:00pm


Wed 27th Apr, 2016

Dear Editor,

Immunisation Week

This week marks World Immunisation Week 2016. I would like to praise everyone involved in organising Immunisation Week, as well as all the medical professionals around the world who help to carry out…

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Foreign Secretary Visits Colombia To Reaffirm UK Support For Peace Process


Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond has arrived in Colombia to highlight the UK's support for the country's peace process and fight against narcotics during visits to Bogota and Cartagena.

Visiting…

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Wed 27th Apr, 2016 | 9:17am

Cash Boost For Repairs To Village's Old Signs

photo - Yorkshire Dales National Park Authority
photo - Yorkshire Dales National Park Authority
Historic roads signs on the outskirts of a village in Swaledale have been given a facelift thanks to the Yorkshire Dales National Park Authority's Sustainable Development Fund (SDF).

The three…

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Tue 26th Apr, 2016 | 2:55pm

Plan Your Journeys For The Tour de Yorkshire

photo - Welcome to Yorkshire
photo - Welcome to Yorkshire
Thousands of visitors and locals are expected to attend the event which will take place in 3 stages on 29 and 30 April and 1 May.

The race starts on Friday with the first stage taking place from…

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Mon 25th Apr, 2016 | 5:01pm

Nepal, One Year On From Devastating Earthquake


A year ago, people across the Leeds diocese raised over £124,651 for Catholic charity CAFOD in response to the earthquake that devastated vast areas of Nepal.

Their generosity enabled…

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Sun 24th Apr, 2016 | 8:00am

Yorkshire Word of the Day
clashystormy, wet weather; muddy
Definitions kindly supplied by the family of the late Arnold Kellett, wordsmith of the Yorkshire Language
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