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Queen Elizabeth II turns 92 today, but her birthday wont be publicly celebrated until June 9, her second birthday of the year

Queen Elizabeth II: Did you know these 20 unusual facts about our monarch?

Queen Elizabeth II turns 92 today, but her birthday won’t be publicly celebrated until June 9, her second birthday of the year. This is a time when the nation will be looking back at the Queen’s reign and celebrating her life and achievements, but did you know these unusual facts about our monarch?

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Wool Stories: The Felted Mill features an eye-catching collection of textile creations inspired by and paying tribute to the citys industrial heritage.

Leeds Industrial Museum exhibits new material masterpieces inspired by the city’s industrial heritage

Leeds Industrial Museum have just unveiled a new exhibition named ‘Wool Stories: The Felted Mill’, which features an eye-catching collection of textile creations inspired by and paying tribute to the city’s industrial heritage.

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Kate Lycett exhibition at Heart Gallery

Celebrating the beauty of the Calder Valley at new exhibition

A colourful exhibition is opening at Heart Gallery in Hebden Bridge.

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According to science there is a correct procedure for making a good cup of tea, but  there are a variety of different methods out there, so which is the best way to make a proper cuppa?

Which is the correct way to make a proper cuppa?

It’s well known that Yorkshire folk love a good cup of tea, but everyone has their own methods of what they think makes the ‘perfect cuppa’.
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Sikhs from the Gurdwara Temple taking set off for the Vaisakhi Parade from the temple into Leeds City Centre

The Vaisakhi Parade returns to Leeds this April celebrating the Sikh creation of the Khalsa

On April 21, the highly attended annual Vaisakhi Parade, which has become a regular highlight of Leeds’s cultural calendar, will travel through the streets of Chapeltown before landing at Millennium Square in the heart of Leeds City Centre.

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The Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI) is the largest charity that saves lives at sea

The RNLI: Why we should be thankful for the lifeboat charity that saves lives at sea

The Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI) is the largest charity that saves lives at sea, doing so not only around the coasts of the UK, but the Republic of Ireland, the Channel Islands and the Isle of Man, alongside some inland waterways.

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Yorkshire is home to an array of unusual and quirky museums

12 of Yorkshire's most unusual and quirky museums you need to visit

Soak up some history at one of these unusual museums around Yorkshire, where a host of fascinating artefacts and displays await to be discovered.

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One of the nation's favourite tipples, gin, will be the focus of a talk held at Leeds City Museum

Love gin? Discover the fascinating history of this beloved tipple at Leeds City Museum

It’s widely known that the UK’s love of gin keeps on growing, and with this so does the gin market. Today, there are hundreds of different gins available to buy, ranging from classic gin to new, extravagant flavours, and we just can’t get enough of it.

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Yorkshire Dance will roll out a host of programmes to help benefit those affected by Parkinson's

Yorkshire Dance to celebrate Parkinson's Awareness Week with special new programme

In honour of Parkinson's Awareness Week, Yorkshire Dance is calling for people living with Parkinson's to join them this weekend as part of an exciting new training programme.

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Out Of Thin Air by Anthony Adeana, 16.99, Riverrun, Hardback

Book review: Out Of Thin Air by Anthony Adeane

A gripping true crime about the disappearance of two men in 1970's Iceland.

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Aljaz and Janette sashay into town

Aljaz and Janette sashay into town

Remembering Fred

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Retired judge-turned-novelist James Stewart at his home at Weeton near Harrogate.  Picture: Tony Johnson.

Retired judge becomes a crime novelist by turning out embellished versions of his own cases

They were already some of the most notorious criminal trials of recent years – so no-one expected the judge to start embellishing the details.

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The strangest and most unusual UFO sightings in Yorkshire

Numerous places around the UK have had multiple UFO sightings over the past few years and with Yorkshire seeing more and more apparent sightings, it now believed that Yorkshire is the top place in the country to see UFOs.
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A Far Away Magic by Amy Wilson, 6.99, Macmillan

Book Review: A Far Away Magic by Amy Wilson

A spellbinding and quirky tale of friendship and grief filled with autumnal magic.

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Thornborough Henges dates back to over 5,000 years ago. Photo by Dave MacLeod, English Heritage.

Thornborough Henges: The history behind Yorkshire’s 5,000 year old monument

Located near the village of Thornborough, nearby to the town of Masham in North Yorkshire, Thornborough Henges is a prehistoric monument which dates back to over 5,000 years ago.

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Whitby Abbey is one of North Yorkshire's most renowned heritage sites

10 of Yorkshire’s most magnificent Heritage sites

World Heritage Day will take place on April 18, an international day which globally celebrates renowned monuments and sites around the world.

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New display at Leeds City Museum pays tribute to local RAF servicemen who fought during WW1

New display at Leeds City Museum pays tribute to Yorkshire's WW1 flying heroes

A new museum display put together by two young history enthusiasts is now being exhibited at Leeds City Museum, as part of commemorations for the centenary of the RAF.

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Harrogate's annual Spring Flower Show returns once again this spring, from April 26-29

Harrogate’s Spring Flower Show: The annual horticultural event returns once again this April

Harrogate’s popular annual flower show will be returning again this April, bringing the town alive with all things floral.
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