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My Yorkshire: England cricketer Lauren Winfield

England cricketer and Yorkshire Diamonds captain Lauren Winfield is from Stamford Bridge, near York. The 27-year-old is currently preparing for the Ashes series in Australia in October.
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Light art installation by Mick Stephenson at Staithes Festival of Arts and Heritage 2017. Saturday 9 September. w173502e Picture: Ceri Oakes

Dad Talk: Festival ‘Steers’ families in the right direction

Step back in time to one of the most dramatic and enchanting seaside locations on the Yorkshire coast and you may find more than you bargained for.

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How short term goals can  make you superhuman

How short term goals can make you superhuman

It always appears as though the world of exercise is comprised of two sorts of people: those who are able to bore through excruciating pain with apparent ease (the “superhuman” archetype) and those who crumple into a red-faced,

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Anita Marsh with April.

In The Saddle column: Onto a winner with a great ride!

It's really been one busy competitive season this year and last weekend was no exception.
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The Kaiser Chiefs and Manic Street Preachers were among the headliners at this year's Bingley Music Live.

LIVE REVIEW: Kaiser Chiefs, Manic Street Preachers and many more shine through the rain at Bingley Music Live

"Oh my God, I can't believe it, I've never been this far away from home," sang Kaiser Chiefs frontman Ricky Wilson as he brought the curtain down on the second day of this three day festival.

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Tim Lee at work in Ripon Catheral, one of Josephs favourite spots in the district

Favourite things: From famous landmarks to tranquil gardens

In this week’s Favourite Things column, Joseph Priestley, press officer at Ripon Cathedral, has shared his favourite spots from around the district.

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Darren Burke says the Xbox allows children to socialise in a different way.

FAMILY GUY COLUMN: Staying in with technology is the new way of 'playing out'

You can’t open a newspaper or turn on the TV or radio these days without some sort of daily assault of how technology is ruining our children’s lives.

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Ben Wray recreates Reginald Farrer's shotgun technique.  Picture: Charlotte Graham/Guzelian

How one shotgun explorer helped shape the great British garden

IT ISN’T a technique anyone on Gardeners’ Question Time ever advocated, but this is how they once propagated plants in the Dales.

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The lone arranger: Yorkshire florist Susan Dobson turns her home and garden into spectacular live-work idyll

Flower grower and florist Susan Dobson has turned her home and garden into a live-work idyll. Sharon Dale reports. Pictures by Jonathan Gawthorpe.

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Family: Why children’s one-liners are the best read

Family: Why children’s one-liners are the best read

As children make their journey through life, it is sometimes easy to overlook the milestones that really matter.

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Keven O'Brien rents out rooms in his house in Bilton. Picture: Adrian Murray

Airbnb: An opportunity or an unwelcome competitor in Harrogate?

Founded in 2008, Airbnb is an online platform for people to rent out their homes all over the world, to prospective travellers.

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The English Polisher’s home

Treasure hunter and furniture restorer Rob Cain also has a talent for interior design. Sharon Dale reports. Pictures by Laura Mate.

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Pals together in the 1940s - Pateley Bridge's Norman Goostry with his comrades in the tank division during the Second World War.

Amazing WW2 veteran from Pateley is making the news

A Pateley Bridge WW2 veteran is finding himself in demand for interviews at the age of 96.

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Leeds Pride 2017 road closures

Leeds Pride 2017 road closures

Leeds Pride gets underway this weekend, with a huge weekend of live music and activities taking over the city centre.

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Fake castle could be confused with real one at Yorkshire attraction

Fake castle could be confused with real one at Yorkshire attraction

It is a labyrinth of magical tunnels, chambers and follies - dubbed the ‘strangest place in the world’.

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The Kaiser Chiefs, Manic Street Preachers and The Vamps were among some of the acts performing at this year's CarFest North.

LIVE REVIEW: Kaiser Chiefs, Manic Street Preachers, The Vamps and many more shine through the rain at CarFest North

He recently topped the list of the BBC's best-paid stars, raising more than a few eyebrows in the process when his £2 million plus salary was revealed.

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FAMILY COLUMN: A life lesson that’s hard to endure

FAMILY COLUMN: A life lesson that’s hard to endure

Our five-year-old daughter has been firing some tricky questions our way lately.

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West Park Cenotaph, Harrogate

Harrogate named the north's top retail destination

It's known for its upmarket retail scene - and now Harrogate has been named as the north's best shopping destination.
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A photo from the Second World war of Pateley Bridge man Norman Goostrys regiment.

True war stories of Pateley Bridge's WW2 hero, 96

As Pateley Bridge's 1940s Weekend approaches, readers may be interested to know that there is a Second World War veteran who still lives in this pretty Dales town and still enjoys the nostalgic events.
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Harrogate's Turkish Baths then.

Cut-price offer at Harrogate's Turkish Baths

Time is running out for health-conscious Harrogatonians to claim cut-price entry to Harrogate's historic Turkish Baths.
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