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Tune In To Our Meadows
If you're craving summer sun, tune in to Discovering Britain on More4 this Wednesday evening for a taste of what's to come, as presenter Larry Lamb visits a wildflower hay meadow in full bloom. Last…
Filming for Discovering Britain
Jan
23
Aardman Animations Exhibition
Feb
13
Chicago Blues Brothers
Feb
13
Arenacross Tour 2016
Feb
15
1st Yorkshire Dark Skies Festival
Feb
15
Kirkgate Market - Fresh Food Launch Event (Evening)
Feb
17
Kirkgate Market - Fresh Food Launch Event
Feb
18
Brendan Cole - A Night to Remember
Feb
18
King of Pop - The Legend Continues
Feb
19
COAL
Feb
19
Brendan Cole - A Night to Remember
Feb
19
Howard Jones - An intimate evening of songs and stories
Feb
20
Brendan Cole - A Night to Remember
Feb
20
Hyena Lounge Comedy Club
Feb
22
Languages Festival

Couple Celebrate Life And Love On Valentine's Day After Cancer Fight

Tom and Becca share special memories after cancer fight
Tom and Becca share special memories after cancer fight
A couple from Sheffield are able to spend Valentine's Day together, and many more to come, thanks to the regions dedicated cancer hospital.

Tom Bolland (28) and his wife, Becca will celebrate this…

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Mon 8th Feb, 2016 | 3:34pm

Hull and East Riding's Tourism Industry To Receive 2017 Update

Hull Marina - photo Phil
Hull Marina - photo Phil
Frontline staff working in Hull and East Riding's visitor industry are to receive an update on plans for 2017 and how the city is getting ready to host the year-long celebration.

Visit Hull and…

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Fri 5th Feb, 2016 | 4:15pm

Zizzi Restaurant - Broadway, Bradford

Zizzi Bradford - photo Zizzi
Zizzi Bradford - photo Zizzi
The pizzeria and Italian chains seem to be very well represented in most UK cities but Bradford has been under served by the national chains so it was a golden opportunity for Zizzi to open up in…

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Sat 30th Jan, 2016 | 10:13am

Facing The Future


A free support group for people bereaved by suicide and run by Samaritans and Cruse Bereavement Care is starting in February.

Facing the Future, a support group with a maximum of eight…

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Tue 26th Jan, 2016 | 2:12pm

Book Review: JJ Waller's Blackpool Volume 1


The book is mainly photographs taken over a year in Blackpool, the photos say so much more than words can.

Blackpool is like no other seaside place in the UK or even Europe. It is a place that you…

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Sun 24th Jan, 2016 | 3:38pm

Formerly Homeless Fundraiser Supports Leeds Flood Victims

Nicholas Derigs with bike outside Emmaus Leeds
Nicholas Derigs with bike outside Emmaus Leeds
A formerly homeless person who now lives and works at Emmaus Leeds is gearing up for a mountain bike challenge to raise money for his local Emmaus community and victims of the Leeds flood.

Nicholas…

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Tue 19th Jan, 2016 | 5:20pm

Make 'Blue Monday' A Happy Monday Say Samaritans

photo - Takashi(aes246)
photo - Takashi(aes246)
Samaritans in Leeds are turning what's become known as 'Blue Monday' on 18 January into 'Happy Monday', by encouraging people to become volunteers.

Cold weather, together with broken resolutions…

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Thu 14th Jan, 2016 | 1:11pm

Modern Slavery Is Closer Than You Think

Yvonne Hall (Managing Director), Greg Mulholland MP, Emma Stocks and Gerard Stocks
Yvonne Hall (Managing Director), Greg Mulholland MP, Emma Stocks and Gerard Stocks
Leeds North West MP Greg Mulholland on Friday paid a visit to the Headingley-based Palm Cove Society to find out more about their work supporting trafficked and other vulnerable people in Leeds.

Th…

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Mon 11th Jan, 2016 | 3:58pm

The Emerald Isle Brings Reward Of Black Gold....

Carrauntoohil - the start
Carrauntoohil - the start
As you know, we've been following the trials and tribulations of a group of unfit, middle aged businessmen who really should know better as they attempt to climb 12 of the highest peaks in the UK,…

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Fri 8th Jan, 2016 | 4:43pm

Helping More Birds To Fly....

Give the birds a helping hand this year
Give the birds a helping hand this year
That expensive gym membership may help the way the outside world sees us, but what about committing to a New Year's resolution that's good for the soul and great for nature; how about helping more…

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Wed 6th Jan, 2016 | 10:01am

Hospitals Issue Advice To Patients About Next Hospital Strike

photo - Lydia
photo - Lydia
Leeds Teaching Hospitals has written to a small number of patients to advise that their outpatient appointment will be affected by the junior doctors' industrial action nationally which is due to…

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Sat 6th Feb, 2016 | 10:24am

Graham Clark
Review: Jurys Inn, Middlesbrough
By Graham Clark
Gig Correspondent

Middlesbrough might not be on the list of the places you might want to visit, but the Jury's Inn chain must have faith in the town as they bought last year from the Thistle Hotel group this hotel,…

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Thu 4th Feb, 2016 | 5:02pm

Abbey Supports Children's Charity


Selby Abbey has been able to provide a nourishing meal to feed 112 schoolchildren for a whole year, from funds raised at the Harvest Supper and Advent lunches held in The Abbey.

The sum of…

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Fri 29th Jan, 2016 | 9:05am

Avian Flu Advice For Travellers Going To China


The Chinese New Year takes place on Monday 8 February this year - 2016 is the Chinese Year of the Monkey. The celebrations traditionally run from New Year's Eve to the Lantern Festival on the 15th…

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Tue 26th Jan, 2016 | 1:14pm

Shankly Hotel, Liverpool

Luxury Studio Room
Luxury Studio Room
There are a number of football themed hotels but these tend to be located at football grounds, a new player on the pitch, so to speak, is the Shankly Hotel which is based in the centre of…

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Thu 21st Jan, 2016 | 3:49pm

Harrogate Thalidomide Victim's "Call The Midwife" Advisory Role!

 Harrogate thalidomide campaigner Guy Tweedy
Harrogate thalidomide campaigner Guy Tweedy
A North Yorkshire disability campaigner has taken a leading advisory role in a TV drama being screened this Sunday (January 17)

The latest series of the highly popular BBC 1 drama, Call The…

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Sat 16th Jan, 2016 | 10:00pm

The Friends of Selby Abbey

Selby Abbey
Selby Abbey
Selby Abbey's position as a continuing place of worship and a major tourist attraction in the town will be celebrated in The Abbey on Friday 22nd January at 7.00pm with the launch of The Friends…

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Mon 11th Jan, 2016 | 5:27pm

Sewing The Seeds Of Change

Sarah teaching
Sarah teaching
When Sarah Brown, an art lecturer from Leeds, went on holiday to Madagascar she was hoping for a relaxing couple of weeks amongst the island's unique wildlife. Instead the trip changed her life…

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Mon 11th Jan, 2016 | 9:20am

Embrace New Year Fitness For Cancer Charity


A former referee, who was awarded an MBE for his services to football, is supporting his local cancer hospital by urging people across the region to support a charity 'New Year, New You'…

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Wed 6th Jan, 2016 | 4:23pm

Dangerous Diet Pills Not The Answer To New Year's Resolutions

photo - Laura Moncur
photo - Laura Moncur
The Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) are warning anyone looking to lose weight in the New Year to be aware of the dangers of buying diet pills online.

During 2015 MHRA…

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Thu 31st Dec, 2015 | 8:14pm