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New fashion brand JOE WILKINSON launched

New designer Joe Wilkinson has launched his first self-titled luxury fashion range with a photo shoot inside one of Yorkshire's most spectacular stately homes.
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Wentworth Woodhouse, near Rotherham

Huge Yorkshire stately home that inspired Jane Austen is saved ‘against all odds’

A FIVE-YEAR bid to raise the funds to purchase and restore what is believed to be the largest house in Britain has paid off in South Yorkshire.

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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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AWARDS: Sarah Hargreaves was overjoyed after picking up a clutch of awards in The Guild of Photographers Image of the Month. She entered a range of landscapes, weddings and portraits.

Photographer Sarah is on the guild’s podium

A Horbury photographer is celebrating after scooping a clutch of national awards.

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VIDEO: Welcome To Yorkshire tourism film is new star of the big screen - watch it here first

Yorkshire is the latest star of the big screen in a new tourism film which will be shown in cinemas.
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Elsecar Heritage Centre

Yorkshire villages of Elsecar and Wentworth hit £1.2m Lottery jackpot

South Yorkshire villages of Elsecar and Wentworth are celebrating a £1.2 million Lottery jackpot to put arts and culture at the heart of their communities.
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Katy Perry is heading for Hull this summer.

Pop superstar Katy Perry is heading for Hull... and she can't wait to try our Yorkshire puddings

Katy Perry joked about her "English boyfriends" as she announced she will headline Radio 1's Big Weekend.
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Collectarma at Doncaster Dome on Sunday, March 26.

PREVIEW: Collectarama TV, film, video game and toy fair to launch in Yorkshire

Thousands of television, film, retro video game and toy fans are expected at a new collector event in Yorkshire.
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A Wee Day Out on show as part of the Young Adventurers Films at ShAFF 2017. Photo: Dave Mackison.

PREVIEW: Sheffield Adventure Film Festival returns with jaw-dropping programme at Showroom Cinema

Extreme sports, adventure and travel will be celebrated with three days of jaw-dropping films from around the world this weekend at the annual Sheffield Adventure Film Festival.
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Wakefield mum bids for swimsuit model crown

Wakefield mum bids for swimsuit model crown

A Wakefield mum has been selected to take part in a national swimsuit modelling contest.

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Snappers show off the altered images

Snappers show off the altered images

FISHEYE lenses and super impositions were the order of the day in Ossett Camera Club’s altered reality competition.

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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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Oops - Johnny Nelson comes adrift

TV exposure! The awkward moment Sheffield boxing hero Johnny Nelson’s pants burst

Johnny Nelson is a big guy.

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Pictured from left, Beth Parsons, Ant, Jamie Oliver, Dec and Christopher Dean. Picture: Stray FM (s)

Jamie Oliver pranked in Yorkshire for return of Ant and Dec's Saturday Night Takeaway

Two radio presenters went undercover in Harrogate to help prank celebrity chef Jamie Oliver for the return of Ant and Dec’s Saturday Night Takeaway.

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VIDEO: Dickie Bird exhibition celebrates Test cricket umpire legend at Experience Barnsley

Howzat! Yorkshire's own Mr Cricket Dickie Bird has been bowled over by a home town exhibition celebrating his extraordinary life and career at Experience Barnsley.
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Oscar nominated Hidden Figures gets a preview screening at Vue Cinema - we have tickets to be won.

WIN: Hidden Figures film preview tickets at Vue Sheffield Meadowhall

Oscar nominated real life space story Hidden Figures will blast off with a special preview screening at Vue Sheffield and we have tickets to be won.

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Sheridan Smith impressed viewers with her performance

POLL: How did you rate the first episode of The Moorside?

More than seven million viewers tuned in to the first episode of true-life drama The Moorside last night.

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Blind Date returns - but who will host it?

Blind Date returns - but who will host it?

Mystery surrounds the identity of the new presenter of revived TV hit Blind Date.

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David Aynesworth holds his polecat ferret, whilst judge Simon Smith holds an Albino ferret, before the start of the evening's ferret racing at the Craven Arms pub, Appletreewick.

Dales pub where they still race ferrets - with bonus video

There is a pub in the charismatic Yorkshire Dales village of Appletreewick called the Craven Arms. It has flagged floors, real fires, gas lighting and all the snug nooks and crannies one could hopes for from a 16th century inn. Sited at the rear is its undisputable crowning glory, a traditionally built cruck barn – hand-crafted from bent oak trees, with walls insulated with sheep’s wool and rendered with traditional lime and horse hair, and roofed with a hand-pulled heather ling thatch.

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The underpass at Kirkgate Station in Wakefield

Railways station subway gets an artistic makeover

A Yorkshire railway station has seen its underpass transformed into a stunning art gallery.

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