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Warning issued to Yorkshire motorists planning on getting away over bank holiday

Drivers are being advised to plan for delays on popular routes this weekend as the bank holiday coincides with the start of half term and a spell of warm weather.

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Bank holiday scorcher predicted for Yorkshire

Get your shades, shorts, vests and barbecues at the ready.
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Further disruption to Yorkshire rail services as Northern workers walk out on strike

Rail passengers in Yorkshire face further disruption today as Northern staff stage a further 24-hour strike as a dispute over the role of guards rumbles on.
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Here's when and why you'll start spotting learner drivers on motorways in Yorkshire

A huge shake-up into the process of how people learn to drive is about to come into effect.

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Jordan Allen, gig in Leeds.

Rising stars Jordan Allen set to preview new material at Leeds gig

With a seemingly unstoppable momentum driving the band to ever greater heights, the time is now for Jordan Allen.

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There are a wide array of charities and rescue centres throughout Yorkshire which offer a variety of small animals for adoption and rehoming

Looking for a new pet? These 5 rescue centres offer animal rehoming and adoption in Yorkshire

There are a wide array of charities and rescue centres throughout Yorkshire which offer a variety of small animals for adoption and rehoming. If you’re looking for a new pet and want to give an abandoned animal a loving home there’s plenty of choice to do so.

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Yorkshire has a wide array of idyllic lake and scenic ponds, making it a great destination to do a spot of fishing

From carp to bream: 8 of the best places to go fishing in Yorkshire

Yorkshire has a wide array of idyllic lake and scenic ponds, making it a great destination to do a spot of fishing.

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Yorkshire has a selection of intriguing and immersive wildlife experiences.

Lions, tigers and bears: 11 of the best wildlife experiences in Yorkshire

Although it may be unexpected for Yorkshire to have a wide array of different wild animals or various tropical species, the region has a selection of intriguing and immersive wildlife experiences.

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Former Victorian bakery in Leeds City Centre gets much-kneaded revamp

A former Victorian bakery located at the heart of one of Leeds’s oldest streets has been given a new lease of life thanks to a major regeneration scheme.

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New Mirfield Mayor Martin Ibberson.

Mirfield's new mayor promises task force for a brighter future

Mirfield has a new mayor in the form of local businessman and long-time community supporter Martin Ibberson.

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Leeds railway station.

Yorkshire rail strikes confirmed this week: What days will trains be affected?

Rail commuters in Yorkshire face a fresh wave of strikes this week as part of a long-running dispute over the role of guards on trains.

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Yorkshire Dales-themed garden wins gold at Chelsea Flower Show

A garden inspired by the Yorkshire Dales has won a prestigious gold medal at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show.
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Yorkshire's beautiful landscape provides a wonderful setting in which to retire

The Golden Years: Why Yorkshire is the best place to enjoy retirement

When to comes to retirement, there are few better places to settle down and enjoy the golden years than right here in Yorkshire.
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Yorkshire set for another blazing Bank Holiday weekend

It's very rare we get to enjoy a sunny Bank Holiday - and now we are about to have two in the same month.

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Sports director handed 50 day ban after almost colliding with Tour de Yorkshire marshal

A team sports director who almost ran over a Tour de Yorkshire marshal has been handed a 50 day suspension and a fine of 5,000 Swiss francs (£3,700).
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Ultimate tribute to tribute band

Ultimate tribute to tribute band

Castleford’s Bulsara and his Queenies - a super-group among Queen tribute bands - has been paid the ultimate accolade by being invited to play a two hour headline set at the 2018 Official Freddie Mercury Birthday Party in Montreux.

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Crime writers under the microscope

Crime writers under the microscope

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A hot evening of jazz

A hot evening of jazz

John Crawford’s Latin Quintet

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Sean McGowan, gig in Leeds.

Punk poet Sean set to showcase debut album in Leeds

After nods of approval from the likes of Billy Bragg and Frank Turner ascending punk poet Sean McGowan is making headway following the release of his debut album this week.

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