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Daughter Volunteers After Father's Horror Roof Fall
Fixing the aerial nearly ended in tragedy for South Yorkshire construction worker Gary Young when an undiagnosed brain aneurysm burst. The father-of-two collapsed while on the roof and fell around…
Rachel Young and her Dad Gary
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Mad About Madagascar at the Tropical Butterfly House
Mar
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Stockeld Park - Giant Egg Hunt
Mar
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Stockeld Park - Easter Maze Mystery
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Shambles Market - York is re-launched
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The Easter Bunny will be hopping by the Kirklees Light Railway
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Newby Hall - Easter Woodland Story Walk

Woman Thanks Founder Of National Charity


A Scunthorpe woman who was told she would not reach her 21st birthday has celebrated turning 50 thanks to the founder of national charity Heart Research UK.

Lesley Liddle who is originally from…

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Mon 30th Mar, 2015 | 1:21pm

New Cycle Safety Scheme For Key City Routes

Councillor Gerry Harper cycles on some of the new safety surfacing
Councillor Gerry Harper cycles on some of the new safety surfacing
New markings have been put in place at accident hot spots in Leeds in a bid to make the city a safer place to cycle.

The red surfacing has been introduced to highlight side road junctions along…

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Sat 28th Mar, 2015 | 8:37pm

Gary Fawcett
The Grand Hotel, York
By Gary Fawcett
Correspondent

Formerly the Head Offices of the North Eastern Railway (NER), construction of the building (which is now The Cedar Court Grand Hotel and Spa) began in 1900. The building was completed in 1906…

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Fri 27th Mar, 2015 | 11:08am

Businessmen Risk Their Lives Again To Help Save Others

The Ice Wall at the halfway point
The Ice Wall at the halfway point
2 down... only another 10 to go !

Last month we told you how a group of middle aged local businessmen (who are clearly going through various mid-life crisis) had embarked upon the ridiculous…

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Tue 24th Mar, 2015 | 7:56pm

As New Pension Freedoms Arrive Be ScamSmart

photo - Images_of_Money
photo - Images_of_Money
With the changes to the pension system that will allow people to access their pension pot coming into force next month, the Financial Conduct Authority is urging people to be ScamSmart and on the…

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Tue 24th Mar, 2015 | 12:42pm

A Right Royal Duvet Day

Chris Milner - Maintenance Manager,  Anne Fernandes - Head Housekeeper,  David Jones - Operations Manager &  Representative from Emmaus
Chris Milner - Maintenance Manager, Anne Fernandes - Head Housekeeper, David Jones - Operations Manager & Representative from Emmaus
The Queens Hotel in Leeds have replaced hundreds of duvets and pillows from guest rooms throughout the hotel, and as a result have been able to donate those no longer required to help the charity…

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Thu 19th Mar, 2015 | 2:00pm

The Colonel
Suck It Up And Stand Tall!
By The Colonel
The Colonel's Journal

Ever wondered why your lower back is aching for days after hitting the squat rack? Or wished that you could get through a whole day at work without complaining at least twice about how…

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Thu 12th Mar, 2015 | 11:06am

Big Allotment Stars At Harrogate Spring Flower Show

Jonathan Moseley
Jonathan Moseley
Fans of the Big Allotment Challenge are in for a big treat at Harrogate Spring Flower Show (23 - 26 April 2015), as two of the hit show's judges, Jonathan Moseley and Jim Buttress, prepare to give…

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Wed 11th Mar, 2015 | 9:50am

Pressures To Tackle Obesity Fuel Surge In Cosmetic Surgery


As many as two thirds of adults in the UKare now considered to be obese according to shocking figures released by Public Health England. As levels of obesity rise, the NHS is being put under more…

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Mon 9th Mar, 2015 | 6:50pm

Peter Jones
Top Tips For Avoiding Divorce Damage To Children's GCSE Chances
By Peter Jones
Lawyer
Photo by Tony Guyton
Photo by Tony Guyton
As thousands of Yorkshire teenagers who have finished their mock GCSEs now begin the nail biting countdown to real exams in May, divorcing parents should consider the impact of their split on…

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Fri 6th Mar, 2015 | 9:23am

The Duke Of York Praises Work Of Yorkshire Air Ambulance

HRH The Duke of York meets paramedics and crew during his visit to officially open the Yorkshire Air Ambulance Air Support Unit near Wakefield
HRH The Duke of York meets paramedics and crew during his visit to officially open the Yorkshire Air Ambulance Air Support Unit near Wakefield
HRH The Duke of York, KG, has pledged his "wholehearted" support to the Yorkshire Air Ambulance.

The Duke was speaking as he officially opened the rapid response charity's state-of-the-art Air…

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Mon 30th Mar, 2015 | 1:10pm

Leeds Park And Ride Goes From Strength To Strength

Leeds City Council is looking at upgrading the overspill area at the Elland Road Park and Ride
Leeds City Council is looking at upgrading the overspill area at the Elland Road Park and Ride
Opened in June 2014 in preparation for the Tour de France, the Elland Road Park and Ride scheme has exceeded expectations in less than a year of operation.

Over 45,000 people have used the service…

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Sat 28th Mar, 2015 | 8:00pm

Pensions Reform Dogma Exposes More Savers To Rip-Off Risk, Says TUC

photo - TaxCredits.net
photo - TaxCredits.net
Commenting on the publication today (Thursday) of the final Retirement income market study report from the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), which warns that the government's pensions reforms may…

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Thu 26th Mar, 2015 | 3:25pm

Chris Saddles Up For Marathon Bike Ride

Chris Stoneman
Chris Stoneman
Window cleaner Chris Stoneman is hoping he's on the ladder to fund raising success.

For the 62-year-old from Woodhouse, Leeds, is aiming to polish off a 1,000-mile marathon bike ride for the…

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Tue 24th Mar, 2015 | 4:01pm

The Leeds Born Violin Maker

Chris Sweeney presents a copy of his book to Cllr Lucinda Yeadon
Chris Sweeney presents a copy of his book to Cllr Lucinda Yeadon
As part of the city's commemoration of the First World War, a special event was held in the central library this week to mark an extraordinary story relating to a Leeds born violin maker that only…

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Thu 19th Mar, 2015 | 4:53pm

Hospital Gardens Project Seeks Funding

A drawing of the proposed Airedale garden
A drawing of the proposed Airedale garden
A funding campaign to establish a new volunteer gardening project at Airedale hospital has been launched by Those Plant People. Professional horticulturalists, Andrew and Pippa Chapman of Steeton…

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Thu 19th Mar, 2015 | 11:07am

Get Wild This Spring

Great crested grebes - Credit Elliott Neep NeepImages.com
Great crested grebes - Credit Elliott Neep NeepImages.com
The days are getting warmer meaning spring is on its way and signs are popping up all over the place. Yorkshire Wildlife Trust and People's Postcode Lottery are encouraging people to get out and…

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Thu 12th Mar, 2015 | 10:01am

Stephen Hart
Motivational Monday: The Truth Is Out There
By Stephen Hart
Development Specialist

"I want to believe."

Fox Mulder


When I started thinking about the fact that the 100th article was coming up I tried to think of what my biggest and best suggestion or idea might be.…

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Mon 9th Mar, 2015 | 9:00pm

Yorkshire Lasses Take To Two Wheels

The inaugural ride of Yorkshire Lass CC with founders Kate Horsfall  and Judith Worrall (foreground) with Tony Booth of All Terrain Cycles
The inaugural ride of Yorkshire Lass CC with founders Kate Horsfall and Judith Worrall (foreground) with Tony Booth of All Terrain Cycles
One of the region's only all-female cycling clubs has been launched in Wetherby by three Yorkshire lasses with 68 women signing up to join in just a week!

Kate Horsfall of Wetherby, Judith Worrall…

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Fri 6th Mar, 2015 | 4:57pm

Support Yorkshire Youth Groups And Charities - Gift Your Gear


Do you have used outdoor clothing and equipment you no longer want or need that still has life in it?

Take it to your nearest Rohan shop during the month of March, that's all outdoor clothing and…

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Fri 6th Mar, 2015 | 8:00am