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Travel: A sparkling taste of Christmas in Germany’s capital city of contrasts

As the snow began to fall and the sparkling lights glistened on the wooden roofs it was easy to see why thousands of people visit the continent’s Christmas markets each year to add festive sparkle to the seasonal celebrations.
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Nick Hodgson.

Ex Kaiser Chief’s Leeds date with the Cribs

It’s almost five years to the day since Nick Hodgson publicly announced he was vacating the drummer’s stool in Kaiser Chiefs and “moving on” after a decade and a half in Leeds’s most successful band of recent times.

Music
Take a festive country walk

Take a festive country walk

Shibden Mill Inn will be staging its hugely popular Twixmas stroll between Christmas and New Year.

Outdoors
2 Station Cottages, Masham

For sale: cottage in Masham now bigger and better

Wensleydale: 2 Station Cottages, Masham

Price: £310,000

Property
Sample the delights of fine food and drink in London.

Travel: Food glorious food and luxury living in the capital

London has been on our ‘to do’ list for a while.

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Best Foot Forward: A winter walk to the Snow Stone

Best Foot Forward: A winter walk to the Snow Stone

There’s no bad weather, only inappropriate clothing. Thus, donned with full waterproofs, I set off on this 6.5 mile walk with eight other keen walkers,

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Electric Car

Electric power takes off for bikes and cars.

AFTER a very slow start several years ago the electric car market in the UK is growing rapidly and most major manufacturers have an electric model in their line-up including the impressive BMW i3 and now the wind of change even includes much improved electric cycles and electric motor cycles.

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Column: Why I got my knitting needles out and joined the A listers

Column: Why I got my knitting needles out and joined the A listers

There was a time when the only person you ever saw knitting was your nan. Fast forward to 2017 and you are just as likely to see a Hollywood A lister clicking away with the needles as a grey-haired old lady.

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Lancaster House Hotel

TRAVEL: Rolling out the red carpet for a warm welcome at Lancaster House

The red carpet may have been intended for the arrival of the wedding party, but it had nothing on the real warm welcome that greeted us at our weekend retreat.

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Best Foot Forward: A satisfying saunter through the winter moorland

Best Foot Forward: A satisfying saunter through the winter moorland

When we are lucky enough to have a bright, sunny winter day; there’s nothing better than getting outside to embrace the elements.

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Chirk Aqueduct and railway viaduct.

Travel: Peace and quiet reigns in border country where battles once raged

The first clue that we were going to enjoy our stay in the borderlands of rural Shropshire was the discovery of a farm’s cheese vending machine en-route to our self-catering cottage near Ellesmere.
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Morecambe Sailing Club.

Travel: Morecambe on comeback trail to reclaim title as ‘Naples of North’

There was a time when Morecambe was known as the Naples of the North.

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Halifax

Skinny lattes, prosecco, Piece Hall - and affordable homes: Why Halifax is booming

Estate agents are tipping Halifax to be Yorkshire's next property hotspot.

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Best Foot Forward: Why not take a walk from your doorstep?

Best Foot Forward: Why not take a walk from your doorstep?

It is likely that you will live not too far from the paths that can quickly transport you to the beautiful rural landscape that surrounds many of the towns and settlements of the district.

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The modern extension at the rear of the castle

Travel review: Stepping back in time at a Northumbrian castle

THERE’S nothing quite like curling up in front of a roaring log fire to make you feel regal - especially in the surroundings of a 14th century castle, as Lindsay Pantry discovered.

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An alarm that replicates sunrise could be the answer to the winter blues. Filey Brigg by Tony Johnson.

Column: Shedding light on the winter blues

It’s that time of year again...

Lifestyle
Best Foot Forward: A charming circuit of Crimsworth Dean

Best Foot Forward: A charming circuit of Crimsworth Dean

Beginning from the Midgehole Road National Trust car park; close to Hebden Bridge [HX7 7AL, GR SD 989 291]; this 4.5-mile route is a beautiful setting for an afternoon’s walk.

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Ragdale Hall first opened as a health hydro in 1973

Travel: Science, nature and luxury in Leicestershire

It’s now the last resting place of Richard III, but Leicestershire offers visitors science and nature as well as history, says Steve Bambridge.

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Picturesque views of Boston.

Travel: Boston – home of ball games, seafood and lots of boiled treats!

There are three things that I love about Boston and Massachusetts – the sport, the history and the food.

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A house near the home ground: properties close to rugby clubs

At three o’clock on Saturday afternoon, 30 men from England and Argentina will run onto a field near London to chase an oval ball around for 80 minutes – watched by as many as 82,000 spectators.

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