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Wimbledon 2018: Everything you need to know about this year’s tennis tournament

Wimbledon makes its annual return between 2 and 15 July, with the best of tennis talent all vying for the highly acclaimed champion title.

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A heatwave is shortly expected to hit the UK, bringing extremely warm weather and bright, clear skies

Yorkshire heatwave: When it’s set to start and the weekend weather forecast

A heatwave is shortly expected to hit the UK, bringing extremely warm weather and bright, clear skies.
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Leeds wont be closing roads for Clean Air Day, but there will be two different events which aim to raise awareness, one being in City Square and the other in Briggate

Why roads will not be closed in Leeds tomorrow for national Clean Air Day 2018

June 21 marks clean air day 2018, a day which raises awareness about the dangers of air pollution and the different ways that people can work towards making the air cleaner.
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From June 22- September 9 the Great Exhibition of the North will showcase a multitude of art, culture, design and innovation

Great Exhibition of the North: Everything you need to know about this summer’s cultural extravaganza

From June 22- September 9 the Great Exhibition of the North will showcase a multitude of art, culture, design and innovation, showing the best of what the North of England has to offer.
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Blood-sucking flies to toxic caterpillars: the insects set to swarm England this summer

As the weather becomes warmer more and more insects come out of the woodwork, ranging from flying ants to gnats to blood-sucking flies.

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Countdown to the launch of the Great Exhibition of the North begins

Countdown to the launch of the Great Exhibition of the North begins

Final preparations are now underway for the launch of the Great Exhibition of the North.
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Magnet fishing, also known as magnetic fishing, is the act of searching in outdoor waters for magnetic objects which are available to pull with a strong neodymium magnet

What is magnet fishing and why is it dangerous?

After yesterday’s shock news of the death of Leeds father and son, whose bodies were found in a Huddersfield canal after they had taken a magnet fishing trip, we take a look at this popular hobby and the danger it poses.

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JORVIK Viking Festival is the largest Norse celebration in Europe. Pictured Viking Warriors in their camp on Parliament Street, York, 2018. (Photo: James Hardisty)

When Yorkshire was the capital of England: the history of York’s Viking past

Many of those who hail from the white rose county will already see Yorkshire as the capital of England, but thousands of years ago Yorkshire was once the Viking capital the country.

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Will the weather this weekend be gloriously warm and sunny or will it be bleak and grey?

Weekend weather round-up: What to expect in Yorkshire over the next three days

Will the weather this weekend be gloriously warm and sunny or will it be bleak and grey?
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Father’s Day 2018: What inspired this annual tradition and where it is celebrated?

Father’s day is soon upon us and with this will come the last-minute induced panic from those who have forgotten to pick up a card or present to mark this occasion. But where did the annual tradition of father’s day come from and why do we celebrate it?

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Storm Hector set to batter Yorkshire with up to 70mph gales

The Met Office have just issued a yellow warning of wind, as Storm Hector is set to bring strong gales to various parts of northern England, including Yorkshire.

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Leonora Cohen and Mary Gawthorpe were both advocates of the suffrage movement and their lifelong effort for rights and opportunities for women are still remembered toda

The Leeds suffragettes who valiantly fought for women’s right to vote

This year marks 100 years since some women over the age of 30 were granted the right to vote. For suffragettes, suffragists and other women’s rights campaigners, this was a huge leap forward in the bid for equal rights and opportunities for women.

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Rules for motorists overtaking cyclists are now under review, with some parts of the UK introducing penalties for those who drive too closely (Photo: Shutterstock)

How you could soon be fined for overtaking cyclists too closely

Rules for motorists overtaking cyclists are now under review, with some parts of the UK introducing penalties for those who drive too closely.
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Thackray Medical Museum are searching for a LEGO Build Co-ordinator to manage a build project (Photo: Shutterstock)

How you can get paid £11.50 per hour for building LEGO® in Leeds

If you’re passionate about all things LEGO and have a creative flair, then the perfect role in Leeds has just become available.

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Yorkshire has a wide variety of places which serve tasty portions of fish and chips

The best fish and chips in Yorkshire according to Tripadvisor

Today marks National Fish and Chip Day, a day which celebrates one of the nation’s best loved foods, with people throughout the UK enjoying a tasty portion of this classic dish.
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Yorkshire is known for its quirky dialect and strong, broad accent, it proving difficult with not only those from further afield, but people from the UK too

After French Open interview confusion, here's a guide for Alexander Zverev to master the Yorkshire dialect

Yorkshire is known for its quirky dialect and strong, broad accent, it proving difficult with not only those from further afield, but people from the UK too.

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Weekend weather round-up: What to expect in Yorkshire over the next three days

Will the weather this weekend be gloriously warm and sunny or will it be bleak and grey? Here’s the weather forecast for Yorkshire over the next three days.

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What better way to enjoy a trip away than in a cosy cottage in some of Yorkshires most beautiful coastal locations? (Photo: Yorkshire Coastal Cottages)

7 luxury seaside cottages perfect for an escape to the Yorkshire coast

Yorkshire is known for its coastal beauty, with both locals and tourists flocking to the region’s scenic seaside locations, either for the day or a trip away. What better way to enjoy a trip away than in a cosy cottage in some of Yorkshire’s most beautiful coastal locations?

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This summer will once again see the annual return of the popular Yorkshire Dales Food and Drink Festival, which will be filled with all sorts of foodie fun (Photo: Yorkshire Dales Food and Drink Festival)

From cookery to crafts: The Yorkshire Dales Food and Drink Festival returns this summer

This summer will once again see the annual return of the popular Yorkshire Dales Food and Drink Festival, which will be filled with all sorts of foodie fun.

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Quiz: match the York landmark to the miserable TripAdvisor review

Quiz: match the York landmark to the miserable TripAdvisor review

The historic city of York is one of Yorkshire’s top destinations, with people flooding from far and wide to see the sights that this city has to offer. From The Shambles to Clifford’s Tower, York is steeped in history which dates back centuries, and its quaint, cobbled streets and incredible architecture keep the tourists visiting time and time again. However, some visitors to this historic city just can’t be pleased.

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