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On this day in Yorkshire 1944: The Queen thanks the women of Britain

THE Queen to-day thanked the women of Britain for their war effort.

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Great Yorkshire break: Comfort and joy at the Falcon Manor, Settle

Great Yorkshire break: Comfort and joy at the Falcon Manor, Settle

There’s something wonderfully comforting and uplifting about driving through those rolling hills of North Yorkshire that are “the Dales”.

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On this day in Yorkshire 1940: Our A.A. men on the mark

On this day in Yorkshire 1940: Our A.A. men on the mark

Like the R.A.F., our anti-aircraft gunners only count certainties.

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This �100 instant printer from Polaroid produces 2x3in pictures from your phone, without ink or wires.

Top 5 last-minute tech gifts for Christmas 2016

IT’S NOT too late to fill someone’s stocking next weekend with a piece of covetable Christmas kit, even if you want to buy it online.

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Theatre Royal Wakefield’s Sleeping Beauty worth a visit...oh yes it is

Theatre Royal Wakefield’s Sleeping Beauty worth a visit...oh yes it is

Sleeping Beauty at Theatre Royal Wakefield is a show that should be at the top of the list for families this Christmas.

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Christmas stories from the archives: Holiday travel rush to the North mounts to climax 1946

Christmas stories from the archives: Holiday travel rush to the North mounts to climax 1946

A “Green Christmas,” with a likelihood of local fog, is prophesied in the latest official forecast, issued this afternoon.

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On this day in Yorkshire 1952: Leeds man wins world billiards championship

On this day in Yorkshire 1952: Leeds man wins world billiards championship

Leslie Driffield, a Leeds business man and English champion, last night, in Calcutta, won the World Amateur Billiards Championship.

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On this day in Yorkshire 1941: Students make model ‘planes

On this day in Yorkshire 1941: Students make model ‘planes

Three junior students of the Leeds College of Art are putting their spare time and money to good use by making scale models of British and enemy aircraft from odd scraps of material.

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Christmas stories from the archives
Little girl from Tristan da Cunha to have a Yorkshire Christmas

Christmas stories from the archives Little girl from Tristan da Cunha to have a Yorkshire Christmas

A SMALL brown-haired girl with sparkling slate-blue eyes who has travelled 6,000 miles during the last few weeks, will wake up in a Sedbergh home o Christmas Day to find presents left her for the first time by father Christmas

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Christmas stories from the archives: Cupid’s Christmas 23rd December 1950

Christmas stories from the archives: Cupid’s Christmas 23rd December 1950

The first couple to be married at Leeds Register Office today arrived in darkness, before 8 a.m.

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The Sherlocks

Yorkshire Radio 1 stars The Sherlocks in tune with top DJ

Yorkshire indie stars The Sherlocks affirmed their Radio 1 status with a show in London with one of its top DJs.
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At �200, this Parrot AR Drone is no toy, but it's a great Christmas gift for an enthusiast

From £10 to £200: Best drones to buy as gifts this Christmas

THEY COULD hardly be more unsuited to an English winter, but drones are, apparently, the gift at the top of most men’s wishlists this Christmas.

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On this day in Yorkshire 1935: Ghostly noises explained

On this day in Yorkshire 1935: Ghostly noises explained

Boy with a nervous reaction to sound

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On this day in Yorkshire 1953: Lorry hit pram but baby was unhurt

On this day in Yorkshire 1953: Lorry hit pram but baby was unhurt

From our Ossett correspondent

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On this day in Yorkshire 1949: Explosion in a trawler

On this day in Yorkshire 1949: Explosion in a trawler

Two tugs put out last night to the aid of a trawler in which an explosion was reported to have occurred 10 miles east-north-east of Blyth.

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Google's Auto app can now be used on your phone as well as your car stereo

Don’t buy a new car stereo - here’s how you can use your phone instead

CAR MAKERS have their hands full with important questions of what colour upholstery to have with the SRi trim, or, in the case of Volkswagen, whether to try reporting their emission levels accurately. Audio systems are a long way down their priority list.

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On this day in Yorkshire 1942: Wartime news of the North

On this day in Yorkshire 1942: Wartime news of the North

Help for traders after air raids

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On this day in Yorkshire 1951: Leeds fireman saved dog from disused shaft - then it bit him

On this day in Yorkshire 1951: Leeds fireman saved dog from disused shaft - then it bit him

A Leeds fireman was lowered on ropes into a disused pit shaft near Brown Lane, Leeds, yesterday to rescue a black cross-bred dog believed to have been thrown into the shaft.

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Eastmoor Road, Wakefield - �595,000 (Simon Blyth Estate Agent 01924 361631)

Elegant residence in Wakefield

A period home with an abundance of charm and character

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