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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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Reece took good advice from Morse actor, and always keeps them guessing

Reece took good advice from Morse actor, and always keeps them guessing

In a long and distinguished career Yorkshire actor Reece Dinsdale has had more lines to learn than he cares to remember.

Theatre and Comedy
Gay and Zoe Spink are twin sisters and former Leeds/Miss England beauty queens. Picture Tony Johnson

Calderdale beauty queen twins still working at 65

Beauty queen twins Gay and Zoe Spink won a string of national titles in their youth. Now both are in their 60s and are enjoying a resurgence.

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X Factor star Rebecca Ferguson to headline Flamingo Land's Party In The Park on Saturday, August 19.

Superwoman Rebecca Ferguson replaces Matt Terry at Flamingo Land's Party In The Park on August 19

Superwoman hitmaker Rebecca Ferguson has come to the rescue and will headline Flamingo Land's Party In The Park this weekend after Matt Terry pulled out with a 'throat infection'.
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VIDEO EXCLUSIVE: The Sherlocks Live For The Moment as debut album is set to be a smash hit - out August 18

Live for the Moment is the long-awaited debut album from latest Radio 1 sensations The Sherlocks and the moment is finally here - it's released tomorrow, Friday, August 18.
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A Level students offered FREE Nando's on results day

A Level students offered FREE Nando's on results day

You've received your A Level results and are about to start a new chapter of your life.

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Calderland rehearsals in Hebden Bridge

Get set for new opera Calderland

a new folk opera titled Calderland will premiere in the piazza of the recently restored Grade I listed Piece Hall in Halifax.

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VIDEO: Speedy SIV sales is just the ticket to boost regional economy, says new entertainment and events boss

A speedy new tickets sales system to help people buy easier and faster at SIV's venues - including Sheffield Arena - was outlined today as part of major plans to increase business and boost the region's economy.

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Forbidden fruit: Leeds Festival bans pineapples

Forbidden fruit: Leeds Festival bans pineapples

Leeds Festival organisers have announced that pineapples will not be allowed at the event this Bank Holiday.

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Win our Oktoberfest VIP prize for you and your pals.

WIN: £200 VIP table for eight at Oktoberfest beer festival in Leeds

Cheers! Raise your glasses to a competition prize every ale fan will want to win - we are giving away a £200 VIP table for eight at the Oktoberfest 2017 beer festival.
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SLIDESHOW: Rainbow shop fronts as Happy Valley Pride gets underway

The decorations are up and the pride is on display in the Calder Valley as Happy Valley Pride gets underway.
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Andy Day at Lightwater Valley

CBeebies stars will add sparkle to Lightwater Valley this summer

Stomping dinosaur raps, singing, dancing and arty parties will be top of the bill when two CBeebies stars bring their fun live shows to Lightwater Valley this summer.

Family
Melvin Benn launching his ReBalance plans with Lande Hekt from punk rock band Muncie Girls, PRS Foundation chief executive Vanessa Reed and Lucy Wood, also from Festival Republic.

VIDEO: Festival boss launches ReBalance scheme to get more girls into music industry

Girl power got a helping hand today when one of the world's biggest music promoters launched an initiative in to encourage more female UK led bands, solo acts and sound engineers.

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Elland born royal artist Rebecca Hind dies aged 59

Elland born royal artist Rebecca Hind dies aged 59

Yorkshire-born artist Rebecca Hind, whose work has graced the walls of numerous sacred buildings around the world, and her talent attracted the attention of both Prince Charles and the Queen, has died aged 59.

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Game of Thrones admit to using Ikea rugs for actors' costumes

Game of Thrones admit to using Ikea rugs for actors' costumes

Game of Thrones fans may well have admired the warm fur cloaks worn by Jon Snow and members of the Night's Watch in the hit show.

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Great food at All Bar One.

WIN: All Bar One meal for four celebrating Eat Leeds Restaurant Week August 14-20

Eat Leeds Restaurant Week debuts next week with great savings at more than 70 of the city’s finest eateries and to celebrate we have a meal for four to be won at All Bar One.
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The longest sausage roll

Morrisons to sell UK's longest sausage roll

Yorkshire supermarket chain Morrisons has launched the UK's longest sausage roll.

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Millennium Square was packed for the event.

Leeds Pride 2017: Thousands turn out in support for annual LGBT+ parade

Thousands of revellers were loud and proud today as one of the biggest annual events in the city reached its peak.
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Gas Safe Register has created a new Spotify and Apple Music playlist to remind music festival campers - including Leeds and Reading Festivals - to have a #GasSafeSummer

Gas Safe Register advises festival-goers on staying gas safe this summer

With Britain’s summer music festival season in full swing - including Leeds and Reading Festivals later this month - Gas Safe Register has created a new Spotify and Apple Music playlist.
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By Vicki Faint.

Your Picture of the Week

Halifax Ladies RUFC v Oldham Ladies at Ovenden Park, by Vicki Faint.

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