The secret stories of the Brontës: The magical fantasy worlds which made the family famous

The renowned Brontës, a literary family who hail from Haworth, West Yorkshire, are widely known for their array of intensely emotional, wildly romantic literary classics.

The Marmozets have just released their second album

From actors to boxers: Talented people from Yorkshire you might not have heard about

Yorkshire has produced many talented people over the past generations, including the likes of Judi Dench, Sally Wainwright, Henry Moore and Chris Rea. Yorkshire has given the world talented actors, musicians, performers, artists and athletes, to name only a few, and continues to do so to the present day.
The M62 was vitally needed in the 1970s, and continues to be needed today (Photo by Daryll Spencer)

The M62: Love it or hate, here’s why everybody should be thankful for it

The M62, or the ‘Mountains Motorway’ as it is sometimes referred to, is the 107 mile stretch of motorway which connects Liverpool to Hull via Manchester and Leeds. Many people will have driven over this stretch of motorway, and hundreds of commuters continue to do so on a daily basis.

There are family-friendly Easter events happening throughout Yorkshire

Family-friendly events in Yorkshire this Easter

Easter is shortly approaching and with this comes the Easter holidays. There are many events throughout Yorkshire which will not only take place over the Easter weekend, but during the whole of the Easter holidays.

This is how witches are most commonly viewed today

The Yorkshire Witches: Mary Bateman, Mary Pannal and Mother Shipton

There are many stories which circulate the UK about historic witches who could perform magic, cast spells and create potions. Yorkshire has a rich past of tales about a few certain witches who forever carved their names in the history books.
The iconic puff sleeve

Iconic 80s and 90s fashion trends making a comeback in 2018

Fashion trends in the 80s and 90s were known for being colourful, creative and usually a little bit wacky. However, no matter how good, bad and ugly, they continue to keep making comebacks. There are five iconic items of clothing widely remembered from the 80s and 90s, which are set to come back in 2018. Although they’re now in fashion and on trend, they might be items which would have been better left behind.

Would you dare to wear the iconic mullet?

Do you remember these 6 iconic 1980s hairstyles?

Trends come and go and when it comes to hairstyles this is also the case. The 80s produced a wild array of wild and wonderful hairstyles, some of which may continue to be revived, some of which may be best left forgotten.

Yorkshire has a history of talented sporting women.

Eight Yorkshire sportswomen who set the bar high

The past few years have seen a rise in Yorkshire sporting stars, with athletes winning medals in competitions such as the Olympics, Paralympics and Commonwealth Games.
When will Spring finally arrive?

Equilux or Equinox: When exactly will Spring start?

People usually define the arrival of Spring as point of daylight hours increasing and the weather improving.
Part of the innovative Northern Forest, which is set to come to fruition in 25 years

The Northern Forest: All you need to know about the giant forest that will follow the M62 across the country

In January of this year, the UK Government unveiled plans for a new, innovative forest which will span the North of England, aptly named the ‘Northern Forest’.

Proud to be Yorkshire: 14 of the greatest women who hailed from the White Rose county

Thursday 8th March sees the world celebrate women around the world as part of International Women’s Day.

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