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Family: Why children’s one-liners are the best read

As children make their journey through life, it is sometimes easy to overlook the milestones that really matter.

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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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Texas

Win tickets to see Texas at Doncaster Racecourse

Pop rock band Texas will provide the live entertainment following the conclusion of an action-packed day’s racing at the Sun Bets Music Live Raceday on Saturday August 19 and you and a friend could be there.
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The Kaiser Chiefs, Manic Street Preachers and The Vamps were among some of the acts performing at this year's CarFest North.

LIVE REVIEW: Kaiser Chiefs, Manic Street Preachers, The Vamps and many more shine through the rain at CarFest North

He recently topped the list of the BBC's best-paid stars, raising more than a few eyebrows in the process when his £2 million plus salary was revealed.

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FAMILY COLUMN: A life lesson that’s hard to endure

FAMILY COLUMN: A life lesson that’s hard to endure

Our five-year-old daughter has been firing some tricky questions our way lately.

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Hebden Bridge: The gay-friendly town where everyone feels welcome

Hebden Bridge: The gay-friendly town where everyone feels welcome

In his poem Stubbing Wharfe, Ted Hughes wrote about sitting with Sylvia Plath in a pub “between the canal and the river” in the West Yorkshire former mill town of Hebden Bridge.

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Asian-style beef/watercress salad

Asian-style beef/watercress salad

Using influences from the Orient, this mouth-watering warm salad knocks spots off anything available from the local Chinese and is so much more healthy!

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Angling isn't quite the catch it used to be for youngsters.

FAMILY COLUMN: Getting the kids hooked on the joys of fishing

In this day of smartphones, tablets, PCs, games consoles and big tellies, they reckon traditional pastimes will soon be a thing of the past.

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Wimbledon fans - playing tennis yourself is easier than you think

Wimbledon fans - playing tennis yourself is easier than you think

As a keen tennis fan, I’m all too aware that Wimbledon fortnight represents my best chance to convert casual fans to my favourite sport.
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We're a family of three, and just fine with it - thanks very much!

COLUMNIST: When’s the next one? None of your business!

“She’s a beauty,” the lady next to me smiles, as we watch my three-year-old running and giggling around the garden in the sunshine.

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Skoda

Sadly it is goodbye Skoda Yeti RIP

THE mighty Volkswagen Group managed to accomplish one of the motor industry's major success stories by developing Skoda from a joke company into one of the world's leading and most respected automobile manufacturers.

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Thousands of runners take part in Race for Life events each year.

Columnist: Getting ready for my first 10k is no piece of cake

When I signed up for my first 10k, I was full of New Year’s resolutions and determination.

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FAMILY COLUMN: ‘I’m a mumsy mum - and proud of it’.

FAMILY COLUMN: ‘I’m a mumsy mum - and proud of it’.

Flicking through photos in preparation for our son’s third birthday this week, I was beaming.

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Local gardeners are in for a treat

Local gardeners are in for a treat

The finest green spaces in Luddenden will be on show when the village hosts its eigth Open Gardens day on Saturday, July 1.

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10 of the best: Things to do in and around Calderdale

10 of the best: Things to do in and around Calderdale

Here’s our pick of the 10 best things to do in and around Calderdale.

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Darren Burke has lost his teenage son to a smartphone.

FAMILY COLUMN: Darren Burke on why journeys with dad are uncool when you're a teen

There’s a TV advert currently doing the rounds that shows a series of mortified teenagers being ferried to school in their parents’ seriously un-cool cars.

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Time to try a tri: Top tips for beginner triathletes

Time to try a tri: Top tips for beginner triathletes

Triathlon: a word that strikes fear into couch potatoes everywhere. For many, the idea of swimming 1,500 metres, cycling 40k and running 10k back-to-back fills them with dread.

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New Kia Picanto

A Picanto with Porsche appeal

WHEN a Porsche owner uses a Kia Picanto as his main personal transport it just goes to show how far the booming Korean car maker has progressed since the first generation of the Picanto was launched in 2004.

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Oulton Hall

Escape the hustle and bustle of nine to five at Oulton Hall & Spa

Sometimes you just want to get away from the stresses of life, and if you want to do it in style, there is a stunning hotel that is a perfect fit.
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46 words and phrases that Yorkshire gave to the world

'Ow do? God's own county has its own language - and we all know it's reight good.
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