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Competition: Win a back to school pack from Lakeside Village

Sorry to mention it - but the six weeks flies by in a flash and we want to help families get kitted out for going back to school, in style.

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Geoff Love back on Yorkshire turf for the final time with the baton, conducting the Young Person's Concert Foundation in Halifax, 1990

A world of music - with Love from Yorkshire

He had a smile as broad as his home town accent, and with ability in abundance Yorkshireman Geoff Love was a musical talent of world reknown.

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Children will be forced to reply to their parents' texts

Dad creates app that forces children to text their parents back

A father was so fed up with his teenage son ignoring his messages that he created an app - to force him to text back.

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Family: Why children’s one-liners are the best read

Family: Why children’s one-liners are the best read

As children make their journey through life, it is sometimes easy to overlook the milestones that really matter.

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House prices in Harrogate are ten times the average salary

Starter home in one part of Yorkshire now around ten times average salary

Nearly two thirds of private renters believe they will never be able to afford a property of their own, a report out today says.

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SLIDESHOW: Pooches, dancing and lookalikes at Guide Dogs fun day

The fifth WJ’s Doggy Fun Day in aid of Guide Dogs was held at Heath Rugby Club in Greetland.

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Leeds Pride 2017 road closures

Leeds Pride 2017 road closures

Leeds Pride gets underway this weekend, with a huge weekend of live music and activities taking over the city centre.

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There will be more than 1,000 different jigsaws at this years festival which is fun for all the family

It’s back! Jigsaw Festival date set

The Brighouse Charity Jigsaw Puzzle Festival will return to town this month.

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The Kaiser Chiefs, Manic Street Preachers and The Vamps were among some of the acts performing at this year's CarFest North.

LIVE REVIEW: Kaiser Chiefs, Manic Street Preachers, The Vamps and many more shine through the rain at CarFest North

He recently topped the list of the BBC's best-paid stars, raising more than a few eyebrows in the process when his £2 million plus salary was revealed.

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Northedge |Park, Hipperholme, Halifax - Offers over �300,000 (Boococks 01422 386376)

Home with a delightful view

Situated in the favoured and sought-after location of Hipperholme

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FAMILY COLUMN: A life lesson that’s hard to endure

FAMILY COLUMN: A life lesson that’s hard to endure

Our five-year-old daughter has been firing some tricky questions our way lately.

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Government to announce ban on new petrol and diesel cars

New diesel and petrol cars and vans will be banned from 2040 as part of efforts to tackle air pollution, the Government is expected to announce.

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Hebden Bridge: The gay-friendly town where everyone feels welcome

Hebden Bridge: The gay-friendly town where everyone feels welcome

In his poem Stubbing Wharfe, Ted Hughes wrote about sitting with Sylvia Plath in a pub “between the canal and the river” in the West Yorkshire former mill town of Hebden Bridge.

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Triathlon challenge in memory of mum to raise funds for Overgate

Triathlon challenge in memory of mum to raise funds for Overgate

A group of 26 people from Halifax will take on the London Triathlon tomorrow to raise money for Overgate Hospice.

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Elderberry Cottages has two cottages, a barn, outbuilding and garden overlooking Slei Gill in Booze. O.O. �300,000 marcusalderson.co.uk

Yorkshire’s funny and rude place names may affect the value of your home

What’s in a name and does it affect the value of your home if you live in Slack Bottom or Booze?

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Angling isn't quite the catch it used to be for youngsters.

FAMILY COLUMN: Getting the kids hooked on the joys of fishing

In this day of smartphones, tablets, PCs, games consoles and big tellies, they reckon traditional pastimes will soon be a thing of the past.

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Wimbledon fans - playing tennis yourself is easier than you think

Wimbledon fans - playing tennis yourself is easier than you think

As a keen tennis fan, I’m all too aware that Wimbledon fortnight represents my best chance to convert casual fans to my favourite sport.
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We're a family of three, and just fine with it - thanks very much!

COLUMNIST: When’s the next one? None of your business!

“She’s a beauty,” the lady next to me smiles, as we watch my three-year-old running and giggling around the garden in the sunshine.

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Skoda

Sadly it is goodbye Skoda Yeti RIP

THE mighty Volkswagen Group managed to accomplish one of the motor industry's major success stories by developing Skoda from a joke company into one of the world's leading and most respected automobile manufacturers.

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Ten Things to do

Top Ten Things To Do w/c July 13

Looking for something to do in the area?

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