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The Yorkshire house made of straw

This straw bale self-build is one of a long line of achievements for young craftsman Sam Atkinson. Sharon Dale reports.

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An illustration by Elizabeth Newsham from the Little Book of Building Fires.

Hotting up: how to make the best fire and how to cheat

Autumn’s chill is here so we look at how to build and light the perfect fire and what to do if you don’t have the time. Sharon Dale reports.

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Everyone agrees we need to speed up housebuilding. Photo: National Builders Federation

Experts reveal how to fix the housing market

The budget may bring stamp duty changes and funding for new homes but will it fix the housing market? Yorkshire experts give the chancellor their advice. Sharon Dale reports.

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The chapel is up for sale with a guide price of 500,000

Landmark chapel up for sale in Ripon

This Ripon chapel has been a supermarket, hi-fi shop and offices. Now the landmark building is up for sale and may be reborn as flats or a bar/restaurant. Sharon Dale reports.

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