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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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Care home chef Chris gets his just desserts

Care home chef Chris gets his just desserts

A chef at a Castleford care home has been honoured at an awards ceremony.

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Law firm backs festive appeal

Law firm backs festive appeal

The Community Awareness Programme, Chantry Rotary Club and Wakefield Express’ Christmas Hamper Appeal has had a major boost this week.

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Emily Hofmann, of H Hofmann and Sons Butchers, is pictured receiving the thin pork sausage trophy from CYBC president Konrad Kempka.

Hofmann’s thin pork sausages are Yorkshire’s best

Wakefield butchers were among the leading prizes at this year’s annual Great Yorkshire Pork Pie, Sausage & Products Competition.

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Help support the Wakefield Christmas Hamper Appeal 2016

Help support the Wakefield Christmas Hamper Appeal 2016

Christmas might seem an age away, but it’s time to launch our 2016 Christmas Hamper Appeal.

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Richard Priestley

Yorkshire sailor to replicate historic voyage of Christopher Columbus

A brave sailor is organising a series of live music fundraisers as he prepares to cast off on the same perilous route taken by Christopher Columbus more than 500 years ago.

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This week’s planned roadworks for Yorkshire

This week’s planned roadworks for Yorkshire

The following roadworks are scheduled to take place in Yorkshire over the next week:-

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Venturer's BravoWin and EliteWin 2-in-1 tablet laptops are top of the class

TECH TALK: Venturer BravoWin and EliteWin 2-in-1 tablet laptops are top of the class

Looking for a school or college 2-in-1 tablet laptop at an affordable price? We have the win win solution - the new Venturer BravoWin and EliteWin.
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Xqisit iE200 Bluetooth in-earphones

TECH TALK: Xqisit iE200 Bluetooth in-earphones are sound choice

Apple's decision to lose the headphone jack on the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus means that wireless Bluetooth earphones are the coolest new accessory and I'm recommending the Xqisit iE200.
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Ian Hookham

Calendar will show off Pontefract’s best

The very best of Pontefract will go on show in a calendar celebrating what the town has to offer.

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Children enjoy the activities on offer at the attraction.

Theme park Diggerland crowned the best in Yorkshire

A Castleford theme park has been crowned Yorkshire’s Most Magnificent Attraction.

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Chris Hale in the MasterChef kitchen.

MasterChef pops up fine dining restaurant

A quarter-finalist from a TV cooking contest has announced his first fresh pasta night in Ossett.

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Gary Barlow, Sir Gary Verity & Tim Firth at the 2015 WRA at first direct arena, Leeds.

Best of Yorkshire tourism to be honoured at 'sparkling' ceremony

A GLITZY ceremony recognising the stars of the Yorkshire tourism industry will have a new home this year, it has been announced.
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The true food of Yorkshire - the yorkshire pudding.

YORKSHIRE DAY COUNTDOWN: How our gorgeous grub took over the globe

From Yorkshire puddings to liquorice allsorts, John Smith's beer to Fat Rascals, our county is the birthplace of some of the world's best loved food and drink.

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Nostell Priory Gardener Mark Westmoreland pictured with the bananas grown at Nostell Priory, Wakefield.
Picture by Simon Hulme

That’s bananas! Exotic fruit grows at Wakefield’s Nostell Priory for the first time

YOU wouldn’t usually associate Wakefield with the tropics - but the sunny weather has had an exotic effect on Nostell Priory’s kitchen garden, with banana plants growing fruit for the very first time.

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VIDEO & 360 PHOTOS: Barnsley Pals back from Somme in art unveiled at centenary memorial

Barnsley Pals who died in the Battle Of The Somme 100-years ago are back home and on parade - their faces engraved on panels outside the Town Hall.
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