Yorkshire Times RSS Feed RSS news feed from the Yorkshire Times https://yorkshiretimes.co.uk nVisitEngland – Young Brits Should Holiday At Home VisitEngland has launched the next phase of its campaign to get more young Brits to take a short break at home with a series of new short films and images. The new content targets young people with ]]>Wed, 18 Sep 2019 09:00:00 GMT https://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/Visitengland--Young-Brits-Should-Holiday-At-Home nLeeds Playhouse To Reopen In October With Celebratory Open Weekend Leeds Playhouse will reopen this October following a major redevelopment that will enable the city’s pioneering theatre to be fully accessible to everyone for the first time. Open to the public ]]>Tue, 17 Sep 2019 21:14:00 GMT https://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/Leeds-Playhouse-To-Reopen-In-October-With-Celebratory-Open-Weekend nAward Winning Clare Teal In Huddersfield A celebration of popular music from the golden age of song - upbeat and uplifting to the extreme. Clare Teal and her Trio - Jason Rebello on keyboards, Simon Little on double bass and drummer Ben ]]>Tue, 17 Sep 2019 20:51:00 GMT https://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/Award-Winning-Clare-Teal-In-Huddersfield nWhen New York, Pizza & Gladiators Collide! “You know that Roman bloke?” “Roman bloke?” “Yes, he was born in Australia I think.” “An Australian bloke who was born in Rome?” “Yes, he was a soldier.” I thought for a ]]>Tue, 17 Sep 2019 20:49:00 GMT https://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/When-New-York-Pizza--Gladiators-Collide nBaines Quadruple Sees AFC Sheaf Overturn Their Luck Benjamin Baines quadruple goal spree in Saturday’s Division Two encounter between AFC Sheaf and Overthorpe Sports Club FC, where AFC Sheaf won 5-3, sees his side become joint top of Division Two at ]]>Tue, 17 Sep 2019 20:03:00 GMT https://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/Baines-Quadruple-Sees-AFC-Sheaf-Overturn-Their-Luck nBite, Bradford They say the burgers at Bite are the tastiest in Bradford. I suppose the only way to prove that is to try every burger restaurant in the city and end up the size of Yorkshire! Other burger ]]>Tue, 17 Sep 2019 16:04:00 GMT https://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/Bite-Bradford nNew UK Aid Support To Protect 200 Million People From Debilitating Diseases Support will target five Neglected Tropical Diseases in 25 of the world’s poorest countries which cause disability and death. A new UK aid programme will fight diseases in 25 of the world’s ]]>Tue, 17 Sep 2019 15:20:00 GMT https://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/New-UK-Aid-Support-To-Protect-200-Million-People-From-Debilitating-Diseases nBarry Manilow Is Coming To Leeds - And It's Not Just For The Ladies When I saw Barry Manilow in concert a few years ago I was surprised at how many male fans were there - and they were not the ones dragged along by their wife or partners, they had gone either alone or]]>Tue, 17 Sep 2019 13:32:00 GMT https://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/Barry-Manilow-Is-Coming-To-Leeds--And-Its-Not-Just-For-The-Ladies nLeeds Playhouse Joins Forces With Kay Mellor To Launch A New £10,000 Fellowship Playwrights based in the north are being offered a unique opportunity to work with two of Yorkshire’s key cultural players – Leeds Playhouse and award-winning writer/director Kay Mellor – as ]]>Tue, 17 Sep 2019 13:00:00 GMT https://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/Leeds-Playhouse-Joins-Forces-With-Kay-Mellor-To-Launch-A-New-10000-Fellowship nSimply Red Hold Back The Years In Hull And Leeds If you managed to see Simply Red when they played Scarborough's Open Air Theatre a few years ago you will know what a great show they perform. Mick Hucknall might be the only original member from the]]>Tue, 17 Sep 2019 12:25:00 GMT https://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/Simply-Red-Hold-Back-The-Years-In-Hull-And-Leeds n£95 Million To Revive Historic High Streets Culture Secretary Nicky Morgan has announced the locations that will benefit from a £95 million heritage boost for high streets in 69 towns across the country. 69 high streets in England will be ]]>Tue, 17 Sep 2019 11:11:00 GMT https://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/95-Million-To-Revive-Historic-High-Streets nCarluccio’s Celebrates The Autumn Mushroom Season Whether you prefer to add them to sauces, sautéed on toast or with a comforting risotto, the strengths and subtleties of mushrooms have been championed in Italian cooking for centuries. From ]]>Mon, 16 Sep 2019 22:31:00 GMT https://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/Carluccios-Celebrates-The-Autumn-Mushroom-Season nHook And Line Fish & Chips In Leeds Gets Even Hotter Two Leeds based independent food shops have joined forces to launch the world's hottest 'Chilli Chip Shop Vinegar'. Situated in the Leeds Arena quarter outside the Merrion Centre, the award winning ]]>Mon, 16 Sep 2019 22:20:00 GMT https://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/HOOK-AND-LINE-FISH--CHIPS-IN-LEEDS-GETS-EVEN-HOTTER nThe Hella Mega Tour Comes To Huddersfield Green Day, Fall Out Boy, and Weezer, three of the biggest acts in rock music have announced they will be heading out on the road together for the first time ever on THE HELLA MEGA TOUR presented by ]]>Mon, 16 Sep 2019 18:53:00 GMT https://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/The-Hella-Mega-Tour-Comes-To-Huddersfield nNew Fusion Test Facility To Open In Yorkshire The UK Atomic Energy Authority (UKAEA) is to open a £22M fusion energy research facility in Rotherham next year to engage industry in commercial fusion energy development. The facility will see ]]>Mon, 16 Sep 2019 17:18:00 GMT https://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/New-Fusion-Test-Facility-To-Open-In-Yorkshire nSleeping Beauty Awakes In 100 Days The moment the great Berwick Kaler announced his retirement after forty years, the big question became who was going to play the Dame in the next panto at York Theatre Royal. Now we have an answer of ]]>Mon, 16 Sep 2019 16:19:00 GMT https://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/Sleeping-Beauty-Awakes-In-100-Days nRobotic’ Staff Service Is Tainting Customer Satisfaction For UK Businesses A study of 1,000 workplaces published in Thinking on your feet, a report by the commercial subsidiary of the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art, RADA Business, found that 91% of people say that they ]]>Mon, 16 Sep 2019 15:22:00 GMT https://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/Robotic-Staff-Service-Is-Tainting-Customer-Satisfaction-For-UK-Businesses nShortlist For 2019 Business Book Of The Year Award The Financial Times and McKinsey & Company has published the shortlist for the 2019 Business Book of the Year Award. Now in its fifteenth year, the Award is an essential calendar fixture for authors]]>Mon, 16 Sep 2019 15:12:00 GMT https://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/Shortlist-For-2019-Business-Book-Of-The-Year-Award nReview: <i>Everything I See I Swallow</i> at Square Chapel The truth of French avant-garde artist Orlan’s belief that art should herald resistance, take risks in the name of effecting change at the risk of not being accepted, was borne out in the very act ]]>Mon, 16 Sep 2019 13:01:00 GMT https://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/Review-iEverything-I-See-I-Swallowi-at-Square-Chapel nThe Who Are Coming To Leeds With A Full Orchestra The Who has been one of the greatest rock legacies in music history, they’re one of the all-time great live bands, have sold over 100 million records worldwide including 9 US & 10 UK top ten albums ]]>Mon, 16 Sep 2019 13:00:00 GMT https://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/The-Who-Are-Coming-To-Leeds-With-A-Full-Orchestra nSedgley Park 17 Wharfedale 14 In a match that was fiercely contested throughout, Sedgley Park went ahead in the fourth minute, with a converted try out wide to Sam Peet. Dale responded to this setback well, and spent the next ]]>Mon, 16 Sep 2019 12:28:00 GMT https://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/Sedgley-Park-17-Wharfedale-14 nBarn Owls Breed At RSPB Bempton Cliffs For The First Time Welcoming any new youngster into the world is a cause for celebration, but the successful raising of two barn owl chicks to fledging age at RSPB Bempton Cliffs is a really special moment – ]]>Mon, 16 Sep 2019 12:10:00 GMT https://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/Barn-Owls-Breed-At-RSPB-Bempton-Cliffs-For-The-First-Time nLuxury Jet Set Club Launched By Voyager Voyager Club, which offers some of the most unique luxury hotels and private residences in the world, has launched ‘The Jet-Set Voyager’ exclusive membership club. It costs £1500 a year to join ]]>Mon, 16 Sep 2019 10:56:00 GMT https://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/Luxury-Jet-Set-Club-Launched-By-Voyager nMJ Gleeson Plc - Low Cost Housebuilder Reports Strong Performance MJ Gleeson plc, the low-cost housebuilder and strategic land specialist, has announced strong performance with profit before tax up 11%, earnings per share up 10% and a proposed final dividend of ]]>Mon, 16 Sep 2019 09:05:00 GMT https://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/MJ-Gleeson-Plc--Low-Cost-Housebuilder-Reports-Strong-Performance nHolmfirth Entrepreneurs To Appear On Prime Time TV Show Two young entrepreneurs from Hade Edge, Holmfirth are set to appear on BBC Two’s Dragons’ Den on Sunday (22nd September) to pitch their ethical meat business. Tom Kitchen-Dunn (27) and Jack ]]>Mon, 16 Sep 2019 08:55:00 GMT https://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/Holmfirth-Entrepreneurs-To-Appear-On-Prime-Time-TV-Show nUnusual Land Lots Including ‘Half An Island’ Go Under Hammer At £4.5m Auction Land lots – including half an island in the River Don – sold for at least double their guide price after going under the hammer at Mark Jenkinson and Son’s £4.5 million September auction. The]]>Mon, 16 Sep 2019 07:58:00 GMT https://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/Unusual-Land-Lots-Including-Half-An-Island-Go-Under-Hammer-At-45m-Auction nAlpine A110 - A Keen Driver’s Delight Every year the Northern Group of Motoring Writers chooses a Car of the Year. The current format sees members pick the three most outstanding cars that they have driven during the past twelve months. ]]>Mon, 16 Sep 2019 06:02:00 GMT https://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/Alpine-A110--A-Keen-Drivers-Delight nInsurance Focus Transports Leeds Broker To National Finals Leeds-based McCarron Coates’ belief in the excellence of its service delivery has been vindicated at the highest level, with the commercial insurance broker achieving two shortlistings in the ]]>Mon, 16 Sep 2019 05:30:00 GMT https://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/Insurance-Focus-Transports-Leeds-Broker-To-National-Finals nKeebles LLP Team Up With Experts To Advise Sheffield HR Professionals Yorkshire law firm Keebles LLP recently teamed up with a health and safety company, Workplace Risk Management, to advise HR professionals from across the city on compliancy in the workplace. The ]]>Mon, 16 Sep 2019 05:05:00 GMT https://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/Keebles-LLP-Team-Up-With-Experts-To-Advise-Sheffield-HR-Professionals nHarrogate’s Majestic Hotel Appoints New Business Development Manager A University of York graduate who has worked with a host of hospitality and start-up businesses has taken on a key role at Harrogate’s Majestic Hotel. With just two weeks before it becomes the ]]>Sun, 15 Sep 2019 15:27:00 GMT https://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/Harrogates-Majestic-Hotel-Appoints-New-Business-Development-Manager nThe Greek Passion - A Story Of Our Times The Greek Passion, a musical tragedy, is the latest production by Opera North and is a thought-provoking work that has a relevance in the world today. Written in the 1950’s by Bohuslav Martinü ]]>Sun, 15 Sep 2019 13:26:00 GMT https://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/The-Greek-Passion--A-Story-Of-Our-Times nNew York Bound With Sir Michael Caine It’s not every day you find yourself in the company of Sir Michael Caine as your plane makes its steep ascent out of sunny Leeds and breaks through the clouds with the Big Apple firmly in its ]]>Sun, 15 Sep 2019 12:36:00 GMT https://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/New-York-Bound-With-Sir-Michael-Caine nHarry & Megan Wedding Chef Creates Oman Food Experience Royal acclaimed chef Nikolaos Koulousias, one of the men behind Prince Harry and Megan Markle’s wedding menu, has been drafted in to create a culinary experience at one of Oman’s top hotels. ]]>Sun, 15 Sep 2019 09:45:00 GMT https://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/Harry--Megan-Wedding-Chef-Creates-Oman-Food-Experience nPlanned Roadworks In Yorkshire & The Humber – Summary For Monday 16 September To Sunday 22 September The following summary of planned new and ongoing road improvements over the coming week is correct as of Friday 13 September and could be subject to change due to weather conditions or unforeseen ]]>Sat, 14 Sep 2019 22:01:00 GMT https://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/Planned-Roadworks-In-Yorkshire--The-Humber--Summary-For-Monday-16-September-To-Sunday-22-September nQueensbury Tunnel In Yorkshire Named As One Of The Top 10 Most Endangered Buildings National architecture charity the Victorian Society has released their annual Top 10 Most Endangered Buildings List which highlights the most at-risk Victorian and Edwardian buildings and structures ]]>Sat, 14 Sep 2019 21:00:00 GMT https://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/Queensbury-Tunnel-In-Yorkshire-Named-As-One-Of-The-Top-10-Most-Endangered-Buildings nFriday 13th Tips The Scales At Giant Veg Competition Friday 13th gremlins hit Harrogate Autumn Flower Show when the giant veg proved too much for the scales! The huge scales used to weigh the monster veg for the show’s annual competition broke down ]]>Sat, 14 Sep 2019 11:08:00 GMT https://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/Friday-13th-Tips-The-Scales-At-Giant-Veg-Competition nCow And Calf, Ilkley There cannot be many places in Yorkshire that have a more breathtaking and beautiful view than that from the Cow and Calf in Ilkley. The pub come restaurant come hotel has recently had a ]]>Sat, 14 Sep 2019 10:45:00 GMT https://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/Cow-And-Calf-Ilkley nUSA - An Autumn Guide To Yosemite Mariposa County Nestled in the heart of California, Yosemite Mariposa County is a majestic natural wonderland. With everything from snow-capped glaciers and deep valleys to family-run wineries and fascinating ]]>Sat, 14 Sep 2019 09:00:00 GMT https://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/USA--An-Autumn-Guide-To-Yosemite-Mariposa-County nRare Harvest Full Moon On Friday 13th The September full moon commonly known as the Harvest moon will appear smaller than the usual full moon because it will be at the farthest point from earth. For this reason it is given the name of ]]>Fri, 13 Sep 2019 23:00:00 GMT https://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/Rare-Harvest-Full-Moon-On-Friday-13th nBusiness Class Upgrade For Scenic Cruisers To Oz & NZ To celebrate the launch of Scenic Luxury Cruises and Tours’ 2020/21 Australia & New Zealand season on 18 September, the first 70 air passengers will be invited to upgrade to Business Class for £299]]>Fri, 13 Sep 2019 22:15:00 GMT https://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/Business-Class-Upgrade-For-Scenic-Cruisers-To-Oz--Nz nInterview With Francis Rossi (Status Quo) There can't be many phone calls that start off with Francis Rossi from Status Quo singing to you down the phone. With a new album, Backbone out that looks to reach the Top 3 on its first week of ]]>Fri, 13 Sep 2019 19:39:00 GMT https://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/Interview-With-Francis-Rossi-Status-Quo nTeenstar Auditions To Be Held In Leeds TeenStar, the UK’s only singing and dance competition have now released this year’s 2019 audition dates including a Leeds date on 29th September. Exclusively for 19-year-olds and younger, ]]>Fri, 13 Sep 2019 19:15:00 GMT https://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/Teenstar-Auditions-To-Be-Held-In-Leeds-13 nWhy Is Friday 13th Unlucky? A Friday falling on the 13th of the month happens at least once a year but can happen up to three times in one year. In 2019 we will have two Friday the 13ths as after 13 September the next one will ]]>Thu, 12 Sep 2019 22:00:00 GMT https://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/Why-Is-Friday-13th-Unlucky nAbstract & Figurative Paintings At Settle David Thomas, Maureen Grealy and Katharine Holmes are just some of the Yorkshire and Lancastrian artists at a newly opened Autumn exhibition at Gavagan Art in Settle. A special feature of this ]]>Thu, 12 Sep 2019 17:18:00 GMT https://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/Abstract--Figurative-Paintings-At-Settle nEmerald Waives Solo Supplements On Selected Sailings Emerald Waterways is wavering solo supplements on certain Euro river sailings, so that people travelling alone can pay the twin-share price whilst still enjoying single occupancy. The single ]]>Thu, 12 Sep 2019 09:00:00 GMT https://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/Emerald-Waives-Solo-Supplements-On-Selected-Sailings nNew Appointments Signal Further Growth For Specialist PR Firm Yorkshire-based communications firm Scriba PR is building on a year of significant growth with ten new client wins – contributing to an additional 125 hours of project work each month. Having ]]>Wed, 11 Sep 2019 20:26:00 GMT https://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/New-Appointments-Signal-Further-Growth-For-Specialist-PR-Firm nLooking Without Prejudice Urban Nation Museum (for Urban Contemporary Art) was just one of the stop offs on my recent ‘Walking Street Art Tour’ of Berlin. And, in addition to its – quite frankly – awesome artworks, I ]]>Wed, 11 Sep 2019 19:48:00 GMT https://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/Looking-Without-Prejudice nBHP Strengthens Team With Biggest-ever Intake Of New Starters Yorkshire and Derbyshire accountancy firm, BHP, has bolstered its team with the largest annual intake of new starters in its history. Boosting the regional economy, BHP has appointed 16 graduates, 12]]>Wed, 11 Sep 2019 19:22:00 GMT https://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/BHP-Strengthens-Team-With-Biggestever-Intake-Of-New-Starters nMajor Funding Boost For River Aire Regeneration Project A project to revitalise one of Yorkshire's longest river has been given a further boost after The National Lottery Heritage Fund announced today it had awarded a £714,000 grant to the Environment ]]>Wed, 11 Sep 2019 18:32:00 GMT https://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/Major-Funding-Boost-For-River-Aire-Regeneration-Project nMalory Towers It is difficult to characterise this take on Enid Blyton’s tales of what went on at the girls’ boarding school, Malory Towers. Certainly, there are no posh accents to be heard, apart from that of ]]>Wed, 11 Sep 2019 18:10:00 GMT https://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/Malory-Towers