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Enjoy a healthy walk at National Trust Nostell

Get yourself out and about this week and enjoy an hour’s stroll in the beautiful surroundings of Nostell Priory.

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Leek and potato soup

Leek and potato soup

The weather doesn’t know what it’s doing at the moment, writes Alasdair Nunn and RachAls Kitchen, the Halifax-based caterers.

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Jessica gets down to unearthing the secrets of her explorer ancestor.

COLUMN: Digging up the secrets of our fascinating family tree

To look at her, you wouldn’t think my daughter had any of my genes.

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Redundancy: its not the end of the world!

Column: Redundancy: it’s not the end of the world!

Last year I was made redundant for the third time in four years.
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Pam Lloyd PR Asparagus Recipes (30th November 2010)

Asparagus and pea risotto

Risottos are great because the core ingredients in it can be easily pulled together from the fridge or store-cupboard. .

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New Teletubbies performance at Butlin’s will star Tiddlytubbies

New Teletubbies performance at Butlin’s will star Tiddlytubbies

The Teletubbies are returning to Butlin’s resorts for 2018 – and for the first time in a live show, they will be joined by the Tiddlytubbies,

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Wakey Up your wardrobe winner Becky Walker

Win a £250 makeover with Trinity Walk and the Express

Fancy a new look for February?

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The outdoor vitality pool

Travel review: An escape from reality at a snowy Staffordshire spa

There’s something really rather decadent about relaxing in an outdoor pool, warmed to a toasty 30 degrees, sipping a cocktail - and feeling droplets of snow fall on your face.

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George Ezra.

George Ezra announces Yorkshire forest concert date

Top selling singer songwriter George Ezra has announced a huge outdoor Yorkshire forest concert date this summer.

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Cormac Hamilton, Trinity Walk's centre manager in Wakefield.

Trinity Walk chief’s favourite things about Wakefield

Cormac Hamilton came to Wakefield three and a half years ago to become Trinity Walk’s new centre manager. He played a key role in driving forward to the newly formed Wakefield BID. He’s keen to see Trinity Walk play a big part in the city’s resurgence.

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Serena Korda, Hold Fast, Stand Sure, I Scream a Revolution 2016.

Behind the scenes at The Hepworth

Emily Riddle, assistant curator at The Hepworth Wakefield gives an insight into her role:

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COLUMNIST: Preparing for a big leap for my little boy

COLUMNIST: Preparing for a big leap for my little boy

Well this year started much like the last one; I went through every emotion on New Year’s Eve - happy tears fell as I reflected on the lovely things that had happened in 2017, then I sobbed about some not so happy moments.

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The infinity hot tub at Coniston's spa

Travel review: Enjoy a proper Yorkshire getaway at Coniston Hotel Country Estate and Spa

​Sometimes, you just want to get away from it all and jump into an entirely different world.
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Ye Olde Bell Spa vitality pool

Ye Olde Bell chimes in a new era with sparkling spa

WHEN you go to a Spa you want to be enveloped by warmth, calmness, luxury and peace. This is “me time” writ large and it’s a treat in which you should be able to lose yourself in the moment, shutting out the outside world and all its cares for a few blissful few hours.
Health
Wakey up your wardrobe winner Joanna Noga with Gillian Reid doing make up

Bring in the new year with a fantastic makeover

Now is your chance to usher in 2018 with a new look.

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Nick Hodgson.

Ex Kaiser Chief’s Leeds date with the Cribs

It’s almost five years to the day since Nick Hodgson publicly announced he was vacating the drummer’s stool in Kaiser Chiefs and “moving on” after a decade and a half in Leeds’s most successful band of recent times.

Music
Widow Twankey, that star of Wakefield's Christmas panto Aladdin.

MY FAVOURITE THINGS: What the city’s panto star loves most about Wakefield

Welcome to our new column about what people love most about Wakefield. And who better to be our first subject but the city’s most glamorous dame - Widow Twankey!

Theatre and Comedy
Enjoy a late autumn walk in Newmillerdam. Picture by Simon Hulme

WALKING: Why Newmillerdam is the perfect place to be on an autumn day

The air is crisp and clear, the leaves are golden brown – and it’s the perfect time to get out and enjoy a late autumn walk in Wakefield.

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Wakey up your wardrobe winner Joanna Noga

Joanna wins the Trinity Walk and Wakefield Express makeover contest

BEING a dedicated working parent often means there’s less money and time to shop for yourself.

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COLUMN: My job is all about time travel...

COLUMN: My job is all about time travel...

Ask anyone in a theatre who has the best job, and they’ll always say it’s theirs. Mine however, is!

Theatre and Comedy
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