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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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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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Get a sneak peek of newly discovered Barnsley archive footage

PREVIEW: Barnsley History Day celebrates town's forefathers on Father's Day

Barnsley History Day will celebrate the town's forefathers on Father's Day with talks, exhibitions and a sneak peek at newly found archive film in the Town Hall tomorrow, Sunday, June 18, from 11am.
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46 words and phrases that Yorkshire gave to the world

'Ow do? God's own county has its own language - and we all know it's reight good.
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Video: On this day in 1953: Rillington Place murders

Sixty four years ago the Yorkshire Post reported the discovery of a horrific crime scene in London.

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On this day in 1941: Lone daylight raider bombs East Coast town

On this day in 1941: Lone daylight raider bombs East Coast town

Several shops demolished: A greengrocer’s heroism

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Video: On this day in 1953: Colourful scenes at Eisenhower inauguration

Video: On this day in 1953: Colourful scenes at Eisenhower inauguration

GENERAL DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER took office as 34th President of the United States today, and in a 20-minute inaugural speech called for good faith among nations to end the cold war.

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The Great Yorkshire Showground, taken in 1994.

#ThrowbackThursday: Harrogate's showground from the skies

The Great Yorkshire Showground is one of Harrogate largest and longest standing visitor attractions and it has seen some major developments over the years.

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On this day in Yorkshire 1954: Weather foils salvage of grounded Hull trawler

On this day in Yorkshire 1954: Weather foils salvage of grounded Hull trawler

Norwegian vessel takes off crew of 20

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Christmas stories from the archives: One Leeds child will have a cold Christmas lunch

Christmas stories from the archives: One Leeds child will have a cold Christmas lunch

Jessie Macdonald of Francis Street, Leeds, will have a cold lunch on Christmas Day.

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Christmas stories from the archives: A Leeds port of call

Christmas stories from the archives: A Leeds port of call

Where servicemen may eat and sleep

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Christmas stories from the archives: Knaresborough toy appeal 1897

Christmas stories from the archives: Knaresborough toy appeal 1897

Christmas and the Little Ones: An appeal from J. L. Armstrong of Harrogate

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Christmas stories from the archives: The Captives Christmas at Lofthouse Park

Christmas stories from the archives: The Captives Christmas at Lofthouse Park

Germans allowed indulgence at their own expense

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Christmas stories from the archives: Picture Christmas card by wireless and the toys that brought joy into Leeds homes.

Christmas stories from the archives: Picture Christmas card by wireless and the toys that brought joy into Leeds homes.

The first Christmas card sent by wireless reached Marconi House, from New York this morning.

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On this day in Yorkshire 1988: Five rescued from flooded pot

On this day in Yorkshire 1988: Five rescued from flooded pot

Five potholers were rescued today after spending 14 hours trapped underground in a flooded pothole in the Yorkshire Dales.

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On this day in Yorkshire 1942: Adventures of Leeds Seaman

On this day in Yorkshire 1942: Adventures of Leeds Seaman

After a remarkable series of Adventures, a Leeds man, Leading Seaman James Stone (21), is now home on 38 days leave.

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On this day in Yorkshire 1983: Crash traps girl in Leeds

On this day in Yorkshire 1983: Crash traps girl in Leeds

A girl passenger had to be released from the wreckage of a van this afternoon after it smashed into a shop in Bayswater Road, Harehills, Leeds following a collision with a car.

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Christmas stories from the archives: Oldest man in Leeds looks back on 96 Christmases 1936

Christmas stories from the archives: Oldest man in Leeds looks back on 96 Christmases 1936

Cigars and nuts are the aspect of Christmas to which the oldest man in Leeds, Mr. Edward Hawksworth Hall, aged 96, of Zetland Place, Harehills, most looks forward.

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On this day in Yorkshire 1945: Doing best against black market turkeys

On this day in Yorkshire 1945: Doing best against black market turkeys

There will be fewer turkeys for Christmas than was anticipated owing to a 10 per cent drop in supplies from Eire.

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On this day in Yorkshire 1936: Seasonal Angling with Harry Carr

On this day in Yorkshire 1936: Seasonal Angling with Harry Carr

Mr. Harry Carr, who is so fond of fly fishing, admits that a December day’s perch fishing on the Wharfe is grand sport.

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