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Moma, Shamans & Cliff Coffins - The Mysteries Of North Luzon
This week we are running a series of features on the Philippines. Our theatre and travel man, Phil Hopkins, has been on an amazing three-week adventure to the other side of the world, and here…
Views to die for in Batad
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
20
The Government Inspector
Apr
22
Gathered Leaves: Photographs by Alec Soth
Apr
29
No Quiet Place Exhibition
Apr
30
A Private Collection Revealed
May
6
Illusion is the First of All Pleasures
May
9
British Wildlife Photography Awards Exhibition
May
10
Billy Elliot - The Musical
May
13
The Machine Stops - the world premiere production of E.M. Forster's classic short story
May
14
Shelley Burgoyne - Venice Residency
May
20
"A Vision of Dimensions"
May
20
KES
May
21
Life & Death brings back JORVIK Vikings!
May
24
Memory Lane Cafe - Knaresborough
May
24
Guys and Dolls
May
26
In Conversation: Nadiya Hussain
May
26
Clare Teal - Twelve o'clock Tales
May
27
Blast From The Past
May
28
Sheffield Food Festival
May
28
1,000 strong collection of Teddy Bears
May
29
Discover the World of Farming
May
29
The Tudors at Temple Newsam House
May
29
PURE - The Business of Chocolate by Mikron Theatre Co.
May
29
Dirty Dusting
May
30
Crafty Convicts
May
30
Derren Brown - Miracle
Jun
1
Return of the Romans! - Eboracum Roman Festival, York
Jun
1
Rock Me Amadeus
Jun
2
Festival of sporting activities
Jun
2
Dr Feelgood
Jun
3
The Outdoor City Adventure Book Festival
Jun
3
Clare Teal performing with her Trio
Jun
4
The Wool Festival
Jun
4
PURE - The Business of Chocolate by Mikron Theatre Co.
Jun
4
Javier Jarquin: Card Ninja
Jun
5
Doggy Dash For Life
Jun
5
Canary Girls - Mikron Theatre Co.
Jun
6
Leeds Loves Cocktails
Jun
7
Little Feet Festival of Children's Theatre
Phil Hopkins
Capital Of Cool - Baguio City!
By Phil Hopkins
Theatre & Travel Correspondent
Baguio City by night from top of SM Mall viewing platform
Baguio City by night from top of SM Mall viewing platform
This week we are running a series of features on the Philippines. Our theatre and travel man, Phil Hopkins, has been on an amazing three-week adventure to the other side of the world, and here…

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Fri 20th May, 2016 | 9:22am

Just Walk To School This Week To Raise Money For British Heart Foundation


The British Heart Foundation (BHF) is calling on parents and pupils alike to mark Walk to School Week by signing up to the charity's fundraiser Just Walk to help raise money for life saving heart…

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Sat 14th May, 2016 | 6:45pm

Graham Clark
Holiday Inn, Manchester City Centre
By Graham Clark
Gig Correspondent

This new build 4 star hotel with 296 bedrooms opened in the spring this year.

You might have thought that there was not room for another new hotel in the city but the market has not reached…

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Mon 9th May, 2016 | 10:02am

Dr Angela Goyal
Junior Doctors Strike.... Perspective from a GP
By Dr Angela Goyal
Features Correspondent
NHS strike - Leeds
NHS strike - Leeds
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

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

Thriller, Manila? Absolutely!

The Manila skyline
The Manila skyline
This week we are running a series of features on the Philippines. Our theatre and travel man, Phil Hopkins, has been on an amazing three-week adventure to the other side of the world, and here…

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Tue 17th May, 2016 | 11:00am

Don't Take NHS Staff And Patients For Fools On Brexit Claims, Warns Unite


Responding to the claim made by the Vote Leave campaign that the NHS would benefit from a UK exit from the European Union, the country's biggest union, Unite has said that Boris Johnson and the…

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Wed 11th May, 2016 | 9:00pm

Local Fashion Show To Support Victims Of Human Trafficking

Rachel Salway
Rachel Salway
A fashion show is being held in the heart of Sheffield to raise funds for women who have been victims of human trafficking. The 'Fashion, Style and Culture show' taking place on Thursday 5th May…

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Thu 5th May, 2016 | 9:14am

Jess Mell
Nutrition Labels: Help or Hindrance?
By Jess Mell
Lifestyle Correspondent
photo - ljclark
photo - ljclark
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…

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Wed 27th Apr, 2016 | 8:00am

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

Review: Marco's New York Italian Restaurant, Sheffield

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

Desperate Times Call For Desperate Measures

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