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PREVIEW: Motorbike daredevils jump to it for spectacular Arenacross show in Sheffield

Daredevil motorbike riders are gearing up to bring fast and furious high octane action to Sheffield Arena with the return of Arenacross early next year.

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Christmas swing king Matt Goss

REVIEW: Christmas swing king Matt Goss does it His Way at O2 Academy Leeds

Christmas swing king Matt Goss proved why he is the new swoonatra last night when he opened his UK solo tour at Leeds O2 Academy doing Sinatra style festive classics - but His Way.
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On this day in Yorkshire 1940: Our A.A. men on the mark

On this day in Yorkshire 1940: Our A.A. men on the mark

Like the R.A.F., our anti-aircraft gunners only count certainties.

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Watch Song for Christmas: Highfield Prep

Harrogate-based Highfield Prep Senior School Choir can be heard here performing Soon And Very Soon. Here’s the link to the video

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Christmas stories from the archives: Holiday travel rush to the North mounts to climax 1946

Christmas stories from the archives: Holiday travel rush to the North mounts to climax 1946

A “Green Christmas,” with a likelihood of local fog, is prophesied in the latest official forecast, issued this afternoon.

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Thease are believed to be the mummified legs of Queen Nefertari. Photo by Professor Joann Fletcher

Yorkshire TV stars discover Egyptian Queen Nefertari's mummified legs

These 3,000 year old mummified legs are believed to be those of Egyptian Queen Nefertari, identified by Yorkshire's own world renowned experts and TV stars Professor Joann Fletcher and  partner Dr Stephen Buckley.

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On this day in Yorkshire 1952: Leeds man wins world billiards championship

On this day in Yorkshire 1952: Leeds man wins world billiards championship

Leslie Driffield, a Leeds business man and English champion, last night, in Calcutta, won the World Amateur Billiards Championship.

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On this day in Yorkshire 1941: Students make model ‘planes

On this day in Yorkshire 1941: Students make model ‘planes

Three junior students of the Leeds College of Art are putting their spare time and money to good use by making scale models of British and enemy aircraft from odd scraps of material.

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Christmas stories from the archives
Little girl from Tristan da Cunha to have a Yorkshire Christmas

Christmas stories from the archives Little girl from Tristan da Cunha to have a Yorkshire Christmas

A SMALL brown-haired girl with sparkling slate-blue eyes who has travelled 6,000 miles during the last few weeks, will wake up in a Sedbergh home o Christmas Day to find presents left her for the first time by father Christmas

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Song for Christmas - Willow Tree Primary

Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer is being sung here by children from Willow Tree County Primary in Harrogate.

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Matt Goss swinging into the UK for Christmas show and YOU could meet him!

WIN: Bros superstar Matt Goss meet and greet Christmas show tickets

Christmas is about to come early for one lucky fan of Bros superstar Matt Goss - we are giving YOU and a guest the chance to meet him and see his festive show.
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Summerbridge Players will be presenting A Christmas Carol in Dacre Village Hall. Pictured are  Chris Rush, Ivan Turner, and Jackie Kerr as Mr Grimes, Ebenezer Scrooge and the ghost of Christmas Past.

Whats on: Your guide to events in and around the Harrogate district area across the next seven days.

Looking for something to do in and around the Harrogate district from Thursday, December 1 to Wednesday, December 7?

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Christmas stories from the archives: Cupid’s Christmas 23rd December 1950

Christmas stories from the archives: Cupid’s Christmas 23rd December 1950

The first couple to be married at Leeds Register Office today arrived in darkness, before 8 a.m.

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Muse is first headline act announced for Leeds and Reading Festivals 2017

BREAKING: Rock royalty Muse first headliner announced for Leeds and Reading Festivals 2017

Stadium rock royalty Muse have been announced as the first headliners for next year's Leeds and Reading Festivals - with Yorkshire's own While She Sleeps also on the bill.
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Song for Christmas: Western Primary School, Harrogate

It’s the most wonderful time of the year: the lights have been switched on, the decorations are up and the Harrogate Advertiser series Song for Christmas is back.

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The Sherlocks

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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Songs for Christmas

Songs for Christmas

The search is on for entries to the Harrogate Advertiser Song for Christmas 2016 and there is still time to enter.

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On this day in Yorkshire 1935: Ghostly noises explained

On this day in Yorkshire 1935: Ghostly noises explained

Boy with a nervous reaction to sound

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On this day in Yorkshire 1953: Lorry hit pram but baby was unhurt

On this day in Yorkshire 1953: Lorry hit pram but baby was unhurt

From our Ossett correspondent

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On this day in Yorkshire 1949: Explosion in a trawler

On this day in Yorkshire 1949: Explosion in a trawler

Two tugs put out last night to the aid of a trawler in which an explosion was reported to have occurred 10 miles east-north-east of Blyth.

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