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Family 'Light The Night' After Cancer Scares
A family from Sheffield are joining a sponsored walk this October to raise money and awareness for their local cancer hospital after seeing first-hand the effects of a diagnosis. The Bradwell family…
The Bradwell family
Mar
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Flowers of the Dales Festival 2016
May
21
Life & Death brings back JORVIK Vikings!
May
28
1,000 strong collection of Teddy Bears
Jul
8
Alan Ayckbourn's The Karaoke Theatre Company
Jul
9
All Creatures.....
Jul
20
Amazing Animals Summer Holidays event:
Jul
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In Your Face
Jul
23
Summer Adventure Time
Jul
25
Action Packed Summer at Thackray Medical Museum
Aug
12
'All Around Us' and 'Foray into Fibre' Exhibitions
Sep
3
Art in the Gardens
Sep
3
Leeds Den Building Festival 2016
Sep
3
YHA Day 2016
Sep
10
South Pennines Walk and Ride Festival 2016
Sep
10
Harrogate Memory Walk

Harrogate International Children's Festival In Magical Spiegeltent


Enter the mirrored walls to uncover sword fighting, fairy tales and fun!

Harrogate International Festivals present a weekend packed with History, Science and Art featuring the UK's finest…

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Mon 22nd Aug, 2016 | 3:54pm

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Rescue Dogs At Very First Olympups
By Yorkshire Times
Yorkshire Times
photo - Jeff Moore
photo - Jeff Moore
Dogs Trust, the UK's largest dog welfare charity is celebrating the success of Team GB at the Rio Olympics by putting on their own version of the world's greatest sporting event - the Olympups, to…

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Fri 19th Aug, 2016 | 4:29pm

Peter Jones
If You're Breaking Up This Summer - How Do You Tell Your Children?
By Peter Jones
Lawyer
discussion photo by anthony kelly
discussion photo by anthony kelly
For many relationships under strain, the summer holidays are one of the key calendar events when spouses and partners realise it's 'make or break' time.

Being forced to spend more time together…

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Fri 5th Aug, 2016 | 8:44am

Experts Warn Of Dangers To Children's Eyesight

photo - Plougmann
photo - Plougmann
A Castleford eye expert is advising parents to encourage their children to spend more time outdoors in the summer holidays as research proves a lack of sunlight and too much time playing on…

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Sat 30th Jul, 2016 | 11:13am

Chris Longden
Pokemon Goes Yorkshire
By Chris Longden
Features Writer
 Huddersfield Pokemon Go fans locate Pikachu....
Huddersfield Pokemon Go fans locate Pikachu....
A little snippet of conversational life surrounding 'Pokemon Go'.

Scene: the kitchen, West Yorkshire. Father of the house, daughter and her friend and me.


Young Friend: (Showing my daughter…

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Fri 29th Jul, 2016 | 5:12pm

Wow It's Hot Out There!

Dogs keeping cool - photo Tracy Lee
Dogs keeping cool - photo Tracy Lee
With the summer months and increasing temperatures upon us we have to put measures in place to keep our pets safe and cool.

Here are our pet safety during summer tips!

Over heating is one of the…

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Wed 20th Jul, 2016 | 8:00am

Liv Hammond
A Charmingly Nervous Gamekeeper
By Liv Hammond
Features Writer
Photo by Darren Clare
Photo by Darren Clare
Standing in the Country Pursuits Arena of the Great Yorkshire Show - and head to toe in tweed - was a charmingly nervous gamekeeper.

He was here to inform us of the environmental benefits of…

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Thu 14th Jul, 2016 | 12:22pm

Performing Puppets Take Centre Stage


What do you think Noddy, Usain Bolt and an undercover secret agent have in common?

The answer is a puppet show devised by talented pupils at leading independent Harrogate prep school Belmont…

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Sun 10th Jul, 2016 | 11:00pm

Flaming Flower Pots! A Fairground Of Fire To Set Harrogate Ablaze


Harrogate may be famed for its waters but the Spa town was transformed by fire last night, kick-starting a spectacular three-night display.

'The Fire Garden', set in Valley Gardens is an epic,…

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Fri 24th Jun, 2016 | 1:33pm

South Yorkshire Woodland Event Aims To Boost Mental Health

Gemma Lockwood left and Hannah Parrott right from last year's event
Gemma Lockwood left and Hannah Parrott right from last year's event
A woodland-based nature event designed to boost mental health is to be held in Barnsley in July.

The Wombwell Woods Weekend has been organised to introduce people to their natural surroundings as…

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Wed 22nd Jun, 2016 | 3:55pm

Bar Helps To Raise Funds For Beautiful Libby

Holly and Ali from Everybodys, Guiseley
Holly and Ali from Everybodys, Guiseley
Everybodys Bar and Restaurant in Guiseley is putting on a special 'Fundraising Day' on Bank Holiday Sunday 28th August, to help raise funds for Libby, the daughter of their team member, Sean.

The…

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Sat 20th Aug, 2016 | 1:07pm

Kilnsey Show & Sports 2016

Kilnsey Showfield
Kilnsey Showfield
The local agricultural show season reaches a thrilling climax with Kilnsey Show & Sports, on Tuesday, August 30.

Organisers, Upper Wharfedale Agricultural Society, report all is proceeding on…

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Thu 18th Aug, 2016 | 4:10pm

Does Your Pet Have Fleas?

photo - DebMomOf3
photo - DebMomOf3
With most pets experiencing fleas at some point in their lives, prevention is always the best treatment so regular flea spot-ons or tablets are advised to keep your pets flea-free.

However, with…

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Sat 30th Jul, 2016 | 12:00pm

Holiday Time Is Here But Don't Forget Your Pets


What is the best option for YOUR pet while you are away?

Summer is finally here so you may be thinking about your holiday, but what plans have you made for pet's holiday care while you are away?

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Fri 29th Jul, 2016 | 9:00pm

Butterflies In Decline In The UK

Red Admiral on buddleia - photo Rob Harris
Red Admiral on buddleia - photo Rob Harris
This year's wet weather, combined with last year's colder than average temperatures has led to a decline in butterfly populations in the UK.

Poor weather during butterflies' flying period means…

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Sat 23rd Jul, 2016 | 10:18am

Norman Taylor
Ten Negotiation Techniques To Help Diffuse Family Feuds
By Norman Taylor
Family Law Correspondent
Negotiations photo by Amy Lenzo
Negotiations photo by Amy Lenzo
It is a fact of life that family members fall out with each other and that family feuds can be fuelled by stressful times of the year such as Christmas and children's holidays.

I recently ran a…

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Mon 18th Jul, 2016 | 9:15am

Female-led Production Company Back By Popular Demand

Hunt the shoes in the shoe trail!
Hunt the shoes in the shoe trail!
She Productions,the all-female, Beverley based theatre company, is back by popular demand with a new original summer family show, following the sell-out success last year at the East Riding…

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Thu 14th Jul, 2016 | 11:34am

First Fawn Of 2016 Arrives


An historic Leeds county estate has welcomed a cute new arrival to its ranks this month.

After a nervous couple of weeks, the first fawn of 2016 has arrived safe and well at Lotherton Hall, which…

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Mon 27th Jun, 2016 | 9:15pm

Chabeel Day Comes To Leeds


Locals were treated to free drinks courtesy of Yorkshire's Sikh community this weekend as part of a religious event aimed at raising public spirits.

The uplifting gesture was part of Chabeel Day,…

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Wed 22nd Jun, 2016 | 4:03pm

On The Trail Of Yorkshire's Many Market Towns

Kate Hardcastle and Sir Gary Verity are joined by Tom Naylor-Leyland, director of the Talbot Hote
Kate Hardcastle and Sir Gary Verity are joined by Tom Naylor-Leyland, director of the Talbot Hote
All eyes were on Malton this morning as the town played host to the official launch of a new guide celebrating the very best of Yorkshire's market towns.

Sir Gary Verity, Chief Executive of…

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Wed 22nd Jun, 2016 | 3:48pm

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