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Upgraded canal towpaths in Yorkshire will offer scenic traffic-free routes by bike and on foot

Work has recently begun and progress made on the upgrading of four canal towpaths as part of West Yorkshire Combined Authority’s award-winning £60m CityConnect programme.

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Yorkshire is known for its wild moors and scenic woodlands, many of which people explore through various cycling routes and cycling destinations

10 of the best cycling routes, trails and destinations in Yorkshire

Yorkshire is known for its wild moors and scenic woodlands, many of which people explore through various cycling routes, trails and cycling destinations.

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A playful rivalry between Yorkshire and Lancashire still exists

Wars of the roses: How the rivalry between Yorkshire and Lancashire still exists today

The Wars of the Roses were a series of English civil wars fought between the House of Lancaster and the House of York in order to gain control of the throne of England, and all these years later a rivalry between Yorkshire and Lancashire still exists.
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8 of the best horse riding tours, experiences and holidays in Yorkshire

8 of the best horse riding tours, experiences and holidays in Yorkshire

Yorkshire offers some of the best natural scenery around the UK, including woodlands, the coast, moorlands and quaint villages, thus making it a great place to go horse riding.

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10 of the best walking trails in Yorkshire according to TripAdvisor

10 of the best walking trails in Yorkshire according to TripAdvisor

Yorkshire is known for its wild moors and scenic woodlands, many of which people explore through various walking and hiking trails. These trails are a great way to embrace the outdoors, keep active and explore some of Yorkshire’s most scenic nature spots.

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The Beverley & East Riding Early Music Festival: A European Grand Tour from London, to Venice, to Vienna returns to the region on May 24-27

A European Grand Tour: Popular Early Music Festival returns to Yorkshire this month

The Beverley & East Riding Early Music Festival: A European Grand Tour from London, to Venice, to Vienna returns to the region on May 24-27.

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There are a variety of last minute holidays available over the May school holidays, all departing from Leeds Bradford airport

Last minute holidays and city breaks from Leeds Bradford Airport over the May school holidays

The May school holidays will be shortly upon us, so if you’re wondering how to occupy the kids, or would just like a break away in a warmer climate, a last minute holiday could be the perfect option.

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Black Sheep Brewery was founded by Paul Theakston in 1992 in Masham, North Yorkshire

Beers of Yorkshire: The 8 popular beers which hail from the region

Beer is one of the nation’s favourite tipples and is enjoyed by many around the UK. From real ale, to pale ale to the old classics, beer can be enjoyed in the sun, when out for a meal, or just in the comfort of your own home.
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Yorkshire has a wide array of centres, natural coastlines and scenic terrain where you can embrace your inner adrenaline junkie and try something new

From kitesurfing to bungee jumping: 9 extreme activities you can do in Yorkshire

Extreme activities can range from canyoning to slacklining to zip-wiring and the UK's varying geographical locations allow for a multitude of adrenaline-fuelled sports to be embraced.

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Unbeknownst to some, Yorkshire is a hotspot for cider production.

Yorkshire's unknown orchards: The popular ciders you may not know hail from the white rose county

Cider is the tipple of choice for many around the UK, but unbeknownst to some, Yorkshire is a hotspot for cider production.

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The 160th Great Yorkshire Show: Everything you need to know about this year’s event

This July marks the 160th anniversary of the Great Yorkshire Show, which will take place in Harrogate on July 10-12.

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Yorkshire has a few select vineyards which make delicious wine enjoyed by many, both in the UK and overseas

Yorkshire’s hidden wine industry: The vineyards right on your doorstep

Wine is one of the most popular tipples all over the globe and although this may be surprising to some, Yorkshire has a few select vineyards which make delicious wine enjoyed by many, both in the UK and overseas.

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Yorkshire has a wide array of bakeries which serve everything from fresh bread, to cookies and cakes, to pastries and pies

9 of the best bakeries in Yorkshire according to Tripadvisor

Traditional bakeries have been around for some time and there are a wide variety of popular bakeries, large and small, rural and suburban, all over the UK. Yorkshire has a wide array of bakeries which serve everything from fresh bread, to cookies and cakes, to pastries and pies.
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For many people around the UK, cheese is an everyday staple and is enjoyed in many different ways

Love cheese? These are 7 of the best cheesemongers in Yorkshire

For many people around the UK, cheese is an everyday staple and is enjoyed in many different ways. With a huge variety of different cheeses, ranging from the traditional cheddar, to more exotic cheese which include spices or different kinds of fruit, everybody has their favourite kind.

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The iconic Harewood House will once again be the grand setting of this years Great British Food Festival (May 26-28)

From artisan producers to cake competitions: The Great British Food Festival comes to Leeds

The iconic Harewood House will once again be the grand setting of this year’s Great British Food Festival, taking place over the second May bank holiday weekend, on May 26-28.

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Saturday May 20 will see Jamie Carlsson-Yates, 23, take part in the British Red Cross Leeds MSV Abseil.

Leeds local set to abseil down city centre building for charity this month

Saturday May 20 will see Jamie Carlsson-Yates, 23, take part in the British Red Cross Leeds MSV Abseil.
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Today marks the beginning of the third Yorkshire Silent Film Festival, which will run until May 27

Yorkshire Silent Film Festival: The popular annual live-scored silent film festival returns

Today marks the beginning of the third Yorkshire Silent Film Festival, which will run until May 27. Founded in 2016, Yorkshire Silent Film Festival is the UK's largest celebration of live-scored silent film.

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Leeds Indie Food Festival is now in its fourth year, with even more events and collaborations than ever before (Photo: Tom Joy)

From street food to wine debates: Popular Indie Food Festival returns to Leeds this week

From May 10-28, Leeds’ thriving independent food and drink community will once again put on a mouthwatering feast at the annual Leeds Indie Food festival.
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Around 4,000 volunteers are needed for the ICC Cricket World Cup in 2019

Are you a fan of cricket? You can now apply to volunteer at the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019

The ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 is scheduled to be hosted by England and Wales, from 30 May to 14 July 2019.

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There are a wide array of different farm shops around Yorkshire, many of which have restaurants or cafes selling delicious food made from their own produce

9 of the best farm shops in Yorkshire

Farm shops are becoming increasingly popular as more and more people want to eat locally sourced and fresh produced. There are a wide array of different farm shops around Yorkshire, many of which have restaurants or cafes selling delicious food made from their own produce.

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