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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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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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New JOE WILKINSON fashion range

New fashion brand JOE WILKINSON launched

New designer Joe Wilkinson today 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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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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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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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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Video: On this day in 1953: Colourful scenes at Eisenhower inauguration

Video: On this day in 1953: Colourful scenes at Eisenhower inauguration

GENERAL DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER took office as 34th President of the United States today, and in a 20-minute inaugural speech called for good faith among nations to end the cold war.

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Snowdrop displays at Goldsborough

Snowdrop displays at Goldsborough

People are being invited to enjoy the sight of some of the country’s rarest snowdrops.

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On this day in Yorkshire 1954: Weather foils salvage of grounded Hull trawler

On this day in Yorkshire 1954: Weather foils salvage of grounded Hull trawler

Norwegian vessel takes off crew of 20

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Video: 50 years on, a final farewell on Coniston Water to record-breaker Donald Campbell

IN AN age in which it seemed Britain could still lead the world, Donald Campbell stood head and shoulders above almost everyone.

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Christmas stories from the archives: One Leeds child will have a cold Christmas lunch

Christmas stories from the archives: One Leeds child will have a cold Christmas lunch

Jessie Macdonald of Francis Street, Leeds, will have a cold lunch on Christmas Day.

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Christmas stories from the archives: A Leeds port of call

Christmas stories from the archives: A Leeds port of call

Where servicemen may eat and sleep

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Christmas stories from the archives: Knaresborough toy appeal 1897

Christmas stories from the archives: Knaresborough toy appeal 1897

Christmas and the Little Ones: An appeal from J. L. Armstrong of Harrogate

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Organic cotton bird print PJs, �52, at People Tree.

Fashion: Santa, Baby ... here’s what we really really want for Christmas

There are some pieces that every woman will always need in her wardrobe. Stephanie Smith picks out classic must-have gifts for the stylish.

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Christmas stories from the archives: The Captives Christmas at Lofthouse Park

Christmas stories from the archives: The Captives Christmas at Lofthouse Park

Germans allowed indulgence at their own expense

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Singer Cameron Lee is hoping to win our Excite and Entertain Leeds 2017 talent competition.

VIDEO: Can singer Cameron win our talent competition?

Move over Alfie Boe and Michael Ball - here comes singer Cameron Lee who believes he can win our Excite and Entertain Leeds 2017 talent competition.
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Song for Christmas video: Kettlesing Felliscliffe

Song for Christmas is posting its final offering for the popular online video feature.

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Christmas stories from the archives: Picture Christmas card by wireless and the toys that brought joy into Leeds homes.

Christmas stories from the archives: Picture Christmas card by wireless and the toys that brought joy into Leeds homes.

The first Christmas card sent by wireless reached Marconi House, from New York this morning.

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