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Insurance money returned after 'stolen' candlesticks reappear at Yorkshire castle

A Yorkshire castle has had to return an insurance pay-out after four 'stolen' candlesticks re-appeared in strange circumstances.

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Leeds and Reading Festivals promoter Melvin Benn

VIDEO: Leeds Festival safest ever after security 'dramatically' increased, says boss Melvin Benn

Leeds and Reading Festival boss Melvin Benn today reassured music lovers that this year's event will be the safest ever - after working closely with police anti-terrorist experts to "dramatically" increase security.

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Ackley Bridge star delves into past and finds he’s related to royalty

Citizen Khan creator Adil Ray takes to Grace Hammond

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Texas & Ocean Colour Scene to perform at Doncaster Racecourse

Doncaster Racecourse set for a spectacular August with Ocean Colour Scene & Texas to perform at music live festival

Doncaster Racecourse has announced two further top acts for its summer festival of music – the 2017 Sun Bets Music Live!

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Great theatre

Great theatre

The Shed Crew, Albion Electric Warehouse, Leeds (September 21- October 1)

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Performance

Performance

The Tetley Weekender

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Autumn launch

Autumn launch

Halifax Playhouse.

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mag grid. Caption: South Pennines, first feature, June 1

29/4/08    Brian Savage a mountain biker from Hull heads  towards a famous Calderdale landmark  Stoodley  Pike  which at 100ft high can be seen for miles around. Stoodley Pike  is the second monument erected after the first feel down in 1854 forty years after it's erection to commemorate the defeat of Napoleons armies at the battle of  Leipzig.

Picture taken on a Nikon D2Xs digital camera with a 70-200mm lens at 102mm with an ISO of 400 and an exposure of 1/500th sec at f 5.6

“Excellent restaurants, the best countryside, a brilliant community”

David Quillan is director of Square Chapel Arts Centre in Halifax.

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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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The Sherlocks

TRAMLINES EXCLUSIVE: The Sherlocks to play 'secret' Facebook Live album preview gig at Crystal Stage

South Yorkshire's latest Radio 1 stars The Sherlocks tare o play 'secret' album preview gig at Tramlines Crystal Stage, we can exclusively reveal.

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Mrs Acton in Delhi, 1967 by Howard Hodgkin.

Share artist’s love affair with India at Hepworth Wakefield’s exhibition

Howard Hodgkin never got to see the fruits of his labours with The Hepworth Wakefield but it’s safe to say he would be pleased with the end result.

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Barrie Rutter, at Northern Broadsides' Dean Clough, Halifax, headquarters this spring. Picture by Simon Hulme

Barrie Rutter to step down as Halifax-based Northern Broadsides artistic director

Northern Broadsides today announced that their founder and artistic director Barrie Rutter OBE will step down in April 2018 after leading the company for 25 years.

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The National Theatre's production of Jane Eyre will be at Leeds Grand Theatre at the end of the month.

Jane Eyre comes home to West Yorkshire

Following a critically acclaimed season at the National Theatre, a Brontë masterpiece will be coming to Leeds Grand Theatre later this month.

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10 of the best

10 of the best

Here are 10 great things for you to do this week

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Sheffield Jazz Autumn 2011 Dennis Rollins

Jazz guitar

Huddersfield Jazz Guitar Festival

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Ready: The dancers at their final rehearsal

Celebrating summer with style

Talented young dancers took to the Victoria Theatre, Halifax, stage last Sunday to present their summer show “Formation”.

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London, UK. 07.04.2016. National Youth Dance Company presents the premiere of "In-Nocentes" at Sadler's Wells. Choreographed by Michael Keegan-Dolan, Artistic Director for NYDC for 2015 - 2016, with lighting design by Peter Harrison, set and costume design by Laura Hopkins. NYDC is touring the work from 26 June  23 July 2016. The dancers are: Monique Ademilola, Jasmine Bayes, Tomas Brennan, Jamie Buchanan, Arthur Clayton, Isis Clunie, Olivia Doyle, Lucia Fortune-Ely, Christian Griffin, Bar Groisman, Rachael Harrison, Alex Henderson, Amie Hibbert, Christopher Hicks, Tommy Hodgkins, Noga Inspector, Taitlyn Jaiyeola, Kaylee Jaiyeola, Ethan Joseph, Niamh Keeling, Rose Lewis, Blue Makwana, Dominic McAinsh, Iona McGuire, Kennedy Muntanga, Daniel Nattrass, Jessica Nixon, Jasmine Norton, Ethan Nott, Chris Pilbeam, David Prempeh, Jackson Shallcross-Platt, Kia Skilbeck, Ben Todd-Jones, Tre Usoro-Williams, Chad Wakefield, Molly Walker, John-William Watson, George Williams, Hallam Wood. Photograph � Jane Hobson

Square dance

Dance Creates Conference.

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The Velcro Teddy Bears

WIN: Stand & Fall signed EPs by Sheffield's The Velcro Teddy Bears celebrating Tramlines weekend gig

Sheffield rock and roll quartet The Velcro Teddy Bears - who play a Tramlines Saturday night gig, July 22 - are celebrating the release of their new EP and we have signed copies to be won.

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The Libertines headline and open Sheffield's Tramlines festival on Friday night, July 21.Photo: Roger Sargent.

EXCLUSIVE: Libertines reveal fans may get sneak preview of new songs at Sheffield's Tramlines

Tramlines headliners The Libertines today revealed their fourth album is due out next Spring but lucky fans might get a sneak preview of new songs in Sheffield.

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Normanton-born Reece Dinsdale will be returning to the West Yorkshire Playhouse during its new season.

Curtain goes up on new season at West Yorkshire Playhouse

When he arrived to run the West Yorkshire Playhouse in 2012, Leeds native James Brining promised several things.

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