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Tour de Yorkshire 2017: Photos and videos from Stage 3

The Tour de Yorkshire peloton heads from Bradford to Sheffield on the final day of this year's race.
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Joan of Arc story told by drag king

Joan of Arc story told by drag king

Following a sell-out run at the 2016 Edinburgh Festival Fringe where it won a Scotsman Fringe First Award, The Stage Award and Spirit of the Fringe Award, JOAN arrives at Square Chapel as part of a national tour.

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Cricket - Todmorden v Walsden pre-season friendly. New Todmorden pro, Kelly Smuts from South Africa.

Smuts keeps up the good work

Those who travelled to Walsden’s Scott Street ground to see man of the moment Kelly Smuts yesterday were not disappointed.

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How to walk the dinosaur!

How to walk the dinosaur!

Dinosaur enthusiasts of all ages will enjoy a historical journey of discovery at the Lawrence Batley Theatre, Huddersfield, in May.

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Actions from Siddal v West Hull, at Chevinedge. Pictured is Freddie Walker

Siddal turn on style at Recs

Siddal turned in their best performance of the National Conference League season so far when they won 40-12 away to Pilkington Recs under lights on Friday evening.

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Lizzie Deignan on the winner's podium at the Tour de Yorkshire

Tour de Yorkshire: Otley's Lizzie Deignan hails 'incredible' feeling after women's race glory in Harrogate

A DELIGHTED Lizzie Deignan described her epic win in the ASDA Women’s Tour de Yorkshire as “up there” with the best of her career.
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Silence please for film festival

Silence please for film festival

Yorkshire Silent Film Festival arrives in Halifax and Hebden Bridge next month as it brings the magic of a golden era of film with live music to cinemas, theatres and community venues across the county.

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Artist Joe lays bare her world in “Cellotape”

Artist Joe lays bare her world in “Cellotape”

Artist Joe Hesketh presents her latest exhibition Cellotape at Artsmill, Hebden Bridge from May 3-21 with a preview this coming Sunday, April 30 (2pm to 4pm).

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Put a big smile on your face

Put a big smile on your face

The All-Star Stand-Up Tour arrives at the Victoria Theatre next month with three more top comedians alongside compere Jarred Christmas.

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Anna with her team of helpful gardeners

Incredible Edible: Going ‘edimental’ along the canal

We are very lucky, Anna Gugan a professional landscape gardener from Harrogate volunteered to help us after hearing Mary tell the story of IET in her hometown.

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Everybody loves a muffin

Everybody loves a muffin

Now that Easter is a couple of weeks behind us and the memory of all those eggs is in the distant past I think it’s time to talk chocolate again, writes Alasdair Nunn of RachAls Kitchen Ltd, the Halifax catering company.

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Day One of the Tour de Yorkshire

Tour de Yorkshire Day 1: Thrills and spills at the seaside

Even before the tumble on the approach to the finishing tape in Scarborough, the crowds had been buzzing.

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The old five pound notes will soon be out of circulation.

Don’t panic, but you only have one week left to use your old paper fivers

People have just a week left to spend or bank the 155 million paper Bank of England fivers still in circulation before they lose their legal tender status.

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Step back in time at this vintage festival

Step back in time at this vintage festival

There are only days to go until the Hebden Bridge Vintage Fair takes up residence in the historic town hall.

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Ofsted. Stubbings Infant School, Hebden Bridge.

‘Helping pupils thrive’ - Hebden Bridge school praised by Ofsted inspectors

A school is celebrating following the results of an Ofsted inspection.

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Todmorden Town Hall

Planning applications: Change from takeaway to micropub in Todmorden

Here are the latest planning applications to appear before Calderdale Council.

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Organiser, Oracle, Elephant, Maverick, or Steady Eddie ... which friend are you?

Organiser, Oracle, Elephant, Maverick, or Steady Eddie ... which friend are you?

The average adult has 40 friends - and they fall into one of eight categories, according to new research.

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International
line up

International line up

The much anticipated Hebden Bridge Burlesque festival continues this weekend April 28-30 with a huge international line-up of artists flying in from across the world.

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Stephen Spencer, the only post master known in the world to take letters for the dead

Pushing Up Daisies Festival gives chance to post letters to departed

As part of this year’s Pushing Up Daisies Festival, people will be able to post letters to their departed loved ones. Letters can be sent to Todmorden post office or taken to the post box in Todmorden Library. There will also be a selection of cards and envelopes in the library for people to use to write their messages. Festival chairperson, Mary Clear, said: “Last year, people told us of the benefit of writing down their feelings, sometimes after decades of silence.”

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Hornblower Brothers homecoming for two

Hornblower Brothers homecoming for two

It’s a homecoming for two of the four piece folk-punk band The Hornblower Brothers who headline the latest Doghouse (tonight, April 28 at 8.30pm) upstairs at The Gundog in Halifax centre.

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