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READER OFFER: Save up to HALF PRICE on Flamingo Land family tickets

Yorkshire's Flamingo Land is a wild family fun day out and it just got better - we have an amazing reader offer to save you up to HALF PRICE on family tickets!

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Darren Burke has lost his teenage son to a smartphone.

FAMILY COLUMN: Darren Burke on why journeys with dad are uncool when you're a teen

There’s a TV advert currently doing the rounds that shows a series of mortified teenagers being ferried to school in their parents’ seriously un-cool cars.

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Time to try a tri: Top tips for beginner triathletes

Time to try a tri: Top tips for beginner triathletes

Triathlon: a word that strikes fear into couch potatoes everywhere. For many, the idea of swimming 1,500 metres, cycling 40k and running 10k back-to-back fills them with dread.

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New Kia Picanto

A Picanto with Porsche appeal

WHEN a Porsche owner uses a Kia Picanto as his main personal transport it just goes to show how far the booming Korean car maker has progressed since the first generation of the Picanto was launched in 2004.

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Oulton Hall

Escape the hustle and bustle of nine to five at Oulton Hall & Spa

Sometimes you just want to get away from the stresses of life, and if you want to do it in style, there is a stunning hotel that is a perfect fit.
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Travel review: A weekend in central London

With 48 hours to spare, where better to spend a blank weekend than London?
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46 words and phrases that Yorkshire gave to the world

'Ow do? God's own county has its own language - and we all know it's reight good.
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The group of 18 women said they were left speechless after the entrepreneur personally offered to send them away on a complimentary dream trip to the USA.

Branson comes to aid of hen-do kicked off flight with free Vegas trip

Sir Richard Branson has come to the aid of a hen-do who were kicked off a flight for wearing "Bitches on Tour" T-shirts by sending them on a free holiday - to LAS VEGAS.

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REVEALED: PlayStation Plus free games for June

REVEALED: PlayStation Plus free games for June

PlayStation has announced the six games which are free to Plus members for June, and you have five more days to download last month’s titles.

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Kirklees bands in with a chance of playing at the O2 in London

Musical maestros in Birstall are being encouraged to enter a national competition - with a cash prize and a chance to perform at the O2 in London up for grabs.

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Yorkshire's quirkiest holiday accommodation

Yorkshire's quirkiest holiday accommodation

Looking for holiday accommodation with a difference in Yorkshire this summer?

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Don't become a victim of fraud on your holiday.

Warning as more holidaymakers fall victim to fraud

Holidaymakers are losing an average of £1200 to holiday fraud, according to Action Fraud - the UK’s national reporting centre for fraud and cybercrime.

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Thousands of fans are expected to line the route for this weekend's Tour de Yorkshire.

Everything you need to know about this weekend's Tour de Yorkshire

The third Tour de Yorkshire cycle race will get underway today as competitors tackle the east coast circuit in front of an expected crowd of thousands.

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Kirklees author who battled cancer set to release latest book

Kirklees author who battled cancer set to release latest book

A Dewsbury author who successfully battled cancer is poised to release her fourth book next month.

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What a weekend! Your photos of sunny Yorkshire

What a weekend! Your photos of sunny Yorkshire

With temperatures exceeding 20 degrees at the weekend, Yorkshire felt more like the Med.

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Landrover Defender

Land Rover Defender is still a good investment.

IT is now over a year since the Land Rover Defender went out of production but forecasts then that the iconic vehicle would be a good investment have turned out to be correct and prices are holding up well and should continue to do so in the future.
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210317 Gary Verity  from Welcome to Yorkshire with Judith Blake Leader of Leeds City Council  and  two of the Kaiser Chiefs  Peanut (left) and Simon Rix  at the Y17  conference at York Theatre Royal  yesterday(tues)

Big plans for year ahead are revealed

Yorkshire tourism chiefs set out their vision for events throughout 2017 which they hope will mean the region’s multi-billion pound tourism industry enjoys its most successful year ever.

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Modern children have tried olives and quinoa before turning five

Modern children have tried olives and quinoa before turning five

Millions of modern children have already had their first taste of olives, hummus and quinoa before the age of five, a study has found.

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VIDEO: How to cook the perfect steak

VIDEO: How to cook the perfect steak

It’s National Butchers’ Week and you’ve got yourself a quality cut of meat from your local butcher - do it the justice it deserves by cooking your steak like a pro.

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A welcome cuppa for members of the Over Fifties Club over 25 years ago. Pictured (from left): Mrs Vera Swift, Mrs Nora Taylor and Mrs Mary Croxall.

NOSTALGIA: Bingo nights brought in funds

I read somewhere recently about a doctor who was advocating bingo sessions as a way of helping older people keep their minds active.

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