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National Awards For Local Radio Station
Local radio broadcaster Drystone 103.5 FM has received Gold and Silver awards at the nation's first ever Community Radio Awards. The station received the highest accolade for the best Sound and…
P J Hitchcock
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
30
A Private Collection Revealed
May
21
Life & Death brings back JORVIK Vikings!
Jul
8
Alan Ayckbourn's The Karaoke Theatre Company
Jul
23
In Your Face
Aug
5
Consuming Passions by Alan Ayckbourn
Sep
10
Brassed Off - Exhibition at The Gallery
Sep
10
The Original Print Show
Sep
10
Striving for Adequacy - on the Panorama
Sep
23
York Food & Drink Festival
Sep
23
Hamlet
Sep
24
Who Will Survive This?
Sep
24
Villette - Courtyard Theatre
Sep
30
balletLORENT's Snow White
Oct
1
'Nature, Skin and Bones'
Oct
1
Killer Queen
Oct
1
Hot Dub Time Machine
Oct
3
SIXTIES 'n' LOVE
Oct
4
A Tale of Two Cities
Oct
5
Canary Girls - Mikron Theatre Company
Oct
5
'Rich Hall: Live'
Oct
6
Light Night 2016
Oct
6
Lee Mead - Some Enchanted Evening 2016
Oct
6
Opera Favourites
Oct
6
Forest of Light
Oct
7
Sensational Sixties Experience
Oct
7
Phoenix Dance Theatre's Triple Bill
Oct
7
50% More Likely To Die - Felicity Ward
Oct
8
50% More Likely To Die - Felicity Ward
Oct
8
Kit Homes with Al Greenwood
Oct
9
Cardboard Joe and The Book of Mysteries
Oct
9
Shazia Mirza - The Kardashians Made Me Do It
Oct
11
Romeo & Juliet
Oct
11
'Rich Hall: Live'
Oct
11
The Boy With Tape On His Face
Oct
12
S Scapes - Seascapes by Kevin Nutter
Oct
12
Pickering Musical Society presents Sentimental Journey
Oct
12
Simeon's Watch - Riding Lights Theatre Company
Oct
12
Russell Kane - 'Right Man, Wrong Age'
Oct
13
Scarborough Real Ale, Cider & Arts Festival 2016
Oct
13
50% More Likely To Die - Felicity Ward
Oct
13
Big Girls Don't Cry
Oct
13
Annual Comedy Competition
Oct
14
Tortoise and the Hare - a ballet for children
Oct
14
'Paradise Lost (lies unopened beside me)'
Oct
14
'Paradise Lost (lies unopened beside me)'

Forest Of Light Heads For Bradford City Park

An artist's impression of Forest of Light
An artist's impression of Forest of Light
Bradford Council's events team is busy finalising plans with French master light artists, T.I.L.T, to bring Forest of Light, a spectacular light sculpture show which will be staged in Bradford's…

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Thu 29th Sep, 2016 | 12:33pm

Quitting Smoking Sweeps The Nation As Stoptober Returns

photo - Tim Parkinson
photo - Tim Parkinson
Smokers across the country are being urged to take part in Stoptober (the mass quitting challenge from Public Health England (PHE) starting on 1 October) and join nearly 15 million people who have…

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Tue 20th Sep, 2016 | 2:53pm

Support Our Heroes In Need

The Midland Hotel in Bradford is to host a remembrance dinner on Saturday 22 October to raise funds for the Royal British Legion, The Gurkha Welfare Trust and Support our PARAS.

Entitled "An Evening…

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Wed 14th Sep, 2016 | 7:23pm

Graham Clark
Harrogate Autumn Flower Show
By Graham Clark
Gig Correspondent

Staged at the Great Yorkshire show-ground 16-18 September the Harrogate Autumn Flower Show is Britain's premier autumn garden event as it is the only flower show to offer autumn gardens.

Besides…

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Fri 9th Sep, 2016 | 5:30pm

Award For Work With National Park

Members of Purple Patch Arts during a visit to Malhamdale
Members of Purple Patch Arts during a visit to Malhamdale
A group of adults with learning disabilities has achieved a national environmental award for their work with the Yorkshire Dales National Park Authority.

Fifteen members of Skipton-based Purple…

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Mon 5th Sep, 2016 | 1:57pm

Young Yorkshire Amputee Getting Tough On Cancer


As we reflect on the success of Team GB in the Olympics and count down to the 2016 Paralympics, a young Yorkshire charity ambassador, cancer survivor and amputee is getting tough on cancer by…

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Wed 31st Aug, 2016 | 12:45pm

Yorkshire Amongst The Worst Regions For A Good Night's Sleep In The UK

Photo by Aweisenfels
Photo by Aweisenfels
People in Yorkshire suffer from the worst quality sleep in the UK, a new survey has revealed.

39% of people in Yorkshire have a poor or very poor quality of sleep - worse than any other region in…

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Thu 18th Aug, 2016 | 10:49am

Emily Yates
How To Look Good Sitting Down: My Experience As A Wheelchair User
By Emily Yates
Features Writer

I started this piece with the intention of giving fashion and style tips, and I quickly stopped myself.

First things first, I am no Gok Wan. Although I could give him a run for his money on the…

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Thu 11th Aug, 2016 | 3:13pm

Emily Yates: TV Presenter, Games Maker And Writer Of Lonely Planet Guide To Accessible Rio


Emily Yates is a 24 year old accessibility consultant, travel writer and TV presenter, and has been splitting her time between the UK and Rio de Janeiro where she has been working on the access…

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Tue 9th Aug, 2016 | 10:17am

REVIV Launches In Harrogate

Graham getting ready!
Graham getting ready!
REVIV is a new concept in beauty and wellness therapy using Intravenous Technology. Once only available to sports professionals and celebrities REVIV has successfully been running a clinic at…

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Mon 18th Jul, 2016 | 8:16pm

Hospice Six Cycle Their Way For Charity

J'arrive! Triumphant at the Eiffel Tower
J'arrive! Triumphant at the Eiffel Tower
Six intrepid cyclists are celebrating a wheely great achievement...

They made it all the way from London to Paris to raise over £10,000 and counting for the town's hospice.

They pedalled…

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Wed 28th Sep, 2016 | 3:57pm

Hull 2017 Beats Funding Target

Hull Marina - Erik Jensen1
Hull Marina - Erik Jensen1
With a week to go to programme details being announced for Hull UK City of Culture 2017, figures have been released showing how much funding has been raised to produce the year-long cultural…

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Fri 16th Sep, 2016 | 8:01am

Heat Health Warning

photo - Jennifer
photo - Jennifer
Warnings have been issued by Public Health England (PHE) following forecasts of hot weather for the coming days and nights.

The Met Office says hot and humid weather will arrive in the East of…

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Tue 13th Sep, 2016 | 5:01pm

Jess Mell
Walking- The Key To Improved Physical And Mental Health
By Jess Mell
Lifestyle Correspondent
Walking for health - photo Dwight Sipler
Walking for health - photo Dwight Sipler
Mental health conditions affect around 1 in 4 people; but could something as simple as walking play a key role in reducing the negative effects of such illnesses?

As a nation we are aware of the…

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Thu 8th Sep, 2016 | 12:49pm

Celebrate National Recovery Month


"I didn't have any hope. I'd given up and just used to exist. But now I have a purpose and it feels really good."

These are the words of former drug addict Alex Dickerson who is now just over five…

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Fri 2nd Sep, 2016 | 4:16pm

Interview: Leeds Oktoberfest, The Tetley, 6-9th October


The Munich Oktoberfest is one of Germany's biggest events and draws visitors from all parts of Europe. This year you do not have to travel that far to witness the atmosphere of this celebrated…

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Thu 25th Aug, 2016 | 9:53am

Staycity Apartments - York

Outside view of Staycity York
Outside view of Staycity York
One of the most successful parts of the hospitality sector over the last few years has been the serviced apartment area with expansion continuing at a rapid pace.

Surprisingly York has not had one…

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Wed 17th Aug, 2016 | 3:30pm

Huddersfield Recycling Point For Anti-perspirant And Deodorant Aerosols


Laura Crane Youth Cancer Trust in Huddersfield has signed up as one of the UK's first public collection points for AEROCYCLE, a new recycling scheme from Right Guard which enables the people of…

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Thu 11th Aug, 2016 | 11:37am

20,000 Trees Tell A Tale

Ormsgill landscape
Ormsgill landscape
More than 20,000 native trees have been planted to create a new woodland called Ormsgill Wood in the heart of the Yorkshire Dales.

Located on the hillside above Airton, and boasting long distance…

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Thu 28th Jul, 2016 | 6:57pm

Hilton London Bankside Hotel

Reception
Reception
This 5 star hotel has only been open for just over 9 months so everything feels new.

Located just south of the river Thames, the hotel is just a short walk away from the Tate Modern and Southwark…

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Mon 18th Jul, 2016 | 2:40pm