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Nutrition Labels: Help or Hindrance?
In an attempt to develop a healthier population, the Government has introduced a vast array of nutritional information onto the packaging of food products. Colour coding, numbers and percentages…
photo - ljclark
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
1
April Fools - Barnsley launches its first ever Comedy Festival
Apr
6
The Secret Army
Apr
16
Art and the World of Cycling
Apr
20
The Government Inspector
Apr
22
Gathered Leaves: Photographs by Alec Soth
Apr
25
"I Live Hull"
Apr
29
Ronnie Wood Exhibition
Apr
29
No Quiet Place Exhibition
Apr
30
Masham Market Spring Festival
Apr
30
Skipton Waterway Festival 2016 - 15th anniversary
Apr
30
A Private Collection Revealed
Apr
30
New Horizona by Richard Rowan
May
1
Tour de Yorkshire Pedals to the Courthouse
May
1
North Yorks Moors Cycling Festival
May
1
Free Dog-microchipping Event
May
1
Canary Girls - Mikron Theatre Co.
May
2
Burnsall Charities Day
May
2
Jane Eyre - a romantic drama
May
3
Canary Girls - Mikron Theatre Co.
May
3
An Inspector Calls
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
7
Print Day in May
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
May
13
The Machine Stops - the world premiere production of E.M. Forster's classic short story
May
13
Stowaway - Political story-telling
May
13
Telling Tales
May
14
Leeds goes Gung-Ho! with BBC Children in Need
May
14
The Get Up Tour - Bryan Adams
Dr Angela Goyal
Junior Doctors Strike.... Perspective from a GP
By Dr Angela Goyal
Features Correspondent

We are in the midst of a 48 hour Junior Doctors Strike which will end today at 5pm. It is this time including withdrawal of junior doctors from Emergency care.

Patients across Yorkshire…

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Wed 27th Apr, 2016 | 2:35pm

Just Walk All Over Heart Disease


The British Heart Foundation (BHF) is calling on everyone in Yorkshire to mark National Walking Month this May by signing up to Just Walk to help raise money for life saving research.

Just Walk…

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Tue 26th Apr, 2016 | 2:26pm

Graham Clark
Review: Marco's New York Italian Restaurant, Sheffield
By Graham Clark
Gig Correspondent
Inside Marco's restaurant
Inside Marco's restaurant
Created by Italian chef, Marco Pierre White who worked at the Box Tree in Ilkley, his chain of New York Italian restaurants has a new restaurant opening later this year in Leeds. We visited the…

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Sat 16th Apr, 2016 | 11:15am

Flybe Increases Belfast City Flights From Leeds Bradford

Tony Hallwood, Leeds Bradford Airport's Aviation Development Director, celebrates with Flybe captain and cabin crew
Tony Hallwood, Leeds Bradford Airport's Aviation Development Director, celebrates with Flybe captain and cabin crew
Flybe, Europe's largest regional airline, has increased its 2016 Summer schedule from Leeds BradfordŽ airport with an additional daily weekday service to Belfast City from 4th July offering a…

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Mon 11th Apr, 2016 | 12:24pm

Jess Mell
Desperate Times Call For Desperate Measures
By Jess Mell
Lifestyle Correspondent
Photo by Porsche Brosseau
Photo by Porsche Brosseau
Lack of services, long waiting lists and incohesive specialist teams, all pose difficulties for those trying to recover from mental health conditions in the community. After months of trying,…

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Tue 5th Apr, 2016 | 8:00am

Pub Opening Hours To Be Extended In Honour Of Queen's 90th Birthday

photo - UK in Holy See
photo - UK in Holy See
Pub licensing hours across England and Wales will be extended to mark Her Majesty The Queen's 90th birthday, the Prime Minister announced this week.

Subject to the normal consultation processes,…

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Fri 25th Mar, 2016 | 7:30pm

King Street Townhouse, Manchester

Luxe JS Bedroom
Luxe JS Bedroom
The recently opened King Street Townhouse in the centre of Manchester is in the upper part of the King Street conservation area of the city. The Italian Renaissance building was originally built…

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Mon 21st Mar, 2016 | 1:24pm

Join the Waiting List

photo - Sebastian R.
photo - Sebastian R.
Is mental health treatment a priority within the NHS? Whilst trying to find definitive facts and figures about the average waiting list for those trying to receive mental health services, I found…

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Tue 15th Mar, 2016 | 4:09pm

It's All About That Bustle!


Reading the newspapers and celebrity magazines, one could easily imagine that the generously proportioned posteriors of Kim Kardashian and J-Lo were a completely new phenomenon, but visitors to a…

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Wed 9th Mar, 2016 | 7:00pm

What Are The Signs Of Forced Marriage?


Ahead of the start of the school Easter holiday, West Yorkshire's Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC) and West Yorkshire Police is reminding people of the signs to look out for of forced marriage…

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Mon 7th Mar, 2016 | 4:33pm

Brothers Take On Epic Cycling Challenges For Charity

Peter on left and Philip on right
Peter on left and Philip on right
Land's End - John O'Groats. Le Mans 24hr. Mont Ventoux and Alpe D'Huez. These iconic challenges are just a few which brothers, Philip Grundon (25) and Peter Grundon (36) of Scarborough are set to…

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Tue 26th Apr, 2016 | 3:50pm

New Look And Head Chef For Halifax Hall Hotel


Sheffield's Halifax Hall hotel has revealed a brand new look following an exciting refurbishment to its ground floor areas.

The new-look floor, which was completed on 1 April, now includes a…

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Wed 20th Apr, 2016 | 9:00pm

Review: Hampton By Hilton - Sheffield


A recent addition on the Sheffield hotel scene has been the Hampton by Hilton hotel. Housed in the former police headquarters for South Yorkshire police, the outside of the building may look the…

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Thu 14th Apr, 2016 | 9:00pm

Titanic Spa, Huddersfield

Outside hot tub
Outside hot tub
Situated just outside Huddersfield on the A62 towards Oldham, the Titanic Spa claims to be the leading spa in Yorkshire.

Housed in an old textile mill that has been tastefully restored, the spa is…

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Sat 9th Apr, 2016 | 10:17am

Jak's Legacy Worldwide Walk For Animals - 2016


Jak's Legacy was set up just over a year ago when Kate Collier's little rescue dog died.

In the two short years Kate had Jak he raised thousands of pounds for animal charities and towards the end…

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Tue 29th Mar, 2016 | 4:31pm

Keep Your Caravan Safely On The Move

photo - Highways England
photo - Highways England
TyreSafe, the UK's not-for-profit tyre safety awareness organisation, has released an online tyre pressure calculator for caravan owners. As the weather improves and more than half-a-million…

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Wed 23rd Mar, 2016 | 12:01am

trEat Yourself To Gorgeous Skin This Summer


Summer will soon be on its way and we all want to look fabulous as we shed off the cocoon of jumpers and coats. And if you want to glow from inside out then, good news. I have some great food and…

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Thu 17th Mar, 2016 | 10:45am

The Royal Hotel - York

The Royal Hotel gardens
The Royal Hotel gardens
Located next to the train station in York the Royal Hotel has recently been restored and refurbished back to splendour by interior architects Goddard Littlefair. This 4 star hotel boasts stylish…

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Mon 14th Mar, 2016 | 4:05pm

Richard Trinder
Bruges By Boat
By Richard Trinder
Editor
All 31,598 tonnes of Pride of Bruges. 1050 passengere, 850 cars / 180 lorries
All 31,598 tonnes of Pride of Bruges. 1050 passengere, 850 cars / 180 lorries
There's no doubt that Bruges should be on everybody's bucket list. It's a beautiful, fairytale town with a vast number of buildings that have survived since it was the beating commercial heart of…

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Tue 8th Mar, 2016 | 12:17pm