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Plenty to see and hear on Wakefield’s Artwalk on January 25

The first Artwalk of 2017 will showcase local and national artists with an evening of music, art and entertainment.

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Video: On this day in 1953: Colourful scenes at Eisenhower inauguration

Video: On this day in 1953: Colourful scenes at Eisenhower inauguration

GENERAL DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER took office as 34th President of the United States today, and in a 20-minute inaugural speech called for good faith among nations to end the cold war.

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The 2016 Hunted contestants, including Leeds pair Anna May and Elizabeth Garnett (left)

Could you be Hunted? TV show seeks new contestants

Producers of a TV show are looking for daring contestants to 'go to ground' in a bid to evade capture in 21st-century Britain.

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On this day in Yorkshire 1954: Weather foils salvage of grounded Hull trawler

On this day in Yorkshire 1954: Weather foils salvage of grounded Hull trawler

Norwegian vessel takes off crew of 20

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Did you make After Eight mints at the famous Castleford chocolate factory?

Did you make After Eight mints at the famous Castleford chocolate factory?

Former staff are being asked to share their memories to celebrate the after-dinner treat's 40th anniversary.

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15 April 2016    .......    A mock of the Bronte Parsonage being buills on Penistone Hill  Haworth for Sally Wainwright's TV drama being filmed this spring.    Picture by Tony Johnson

Recreating the parsonage for Sally Wainwright’s new Brontë drama

Grant Montgomery remembers the first time he and his production team headed up to the flat cap of Penistone Hill, the windswept hilltop heavily cratered by abandoned quarries overlooking Haworth.

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Christmas stories from the archives: One Leeds child will have a cold Christmas lunch

Christmas stories from the archives: One Leeds child will have a cold Christmas lunch

Jessie Macdonald of Francis Street, Leeds, will have a cold lunch on Christmas Day.

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Christmas stories from the archives: A Leeds port of call

Christmas stories from the archives: A Leeds port of call

Where servicemen may eat and sleep

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Christmas stories from the archives: Knaresborough toy appeal 1897

Christmas stories from the archives: Knaresborough toy appeal 1897

Christmas and the Little Ones: An appeal from J. L. Armstrong of Harrogate

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Organic cotton bird print PJs, �52, at People Tree.

Fashion: Santa, Baby ... here’s what we really really want for Christmas

There are some pieces that every woman will always need in her wardrobe. Stephanie Smith picks out classic must-have gifts for the stylish.

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Christmas stories from the archives: The Captives Christmas at Lofthouse Park

Christmas stories from the archives: The Captives Christmas at Lofthouse Park

Germans allowed indulgence at their own expense

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Singer Cameron Lee is hoping to win our Excite and Entertain Leeds 2017 talent competition.

VIDEO: Can singer Cameron win our talent competition?

Move over Alfie Boe and Michael Ball - here comes singer Cameron Lee who believes he can win our Excite and Entertain Leeds 2017 talent competition.
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PHOTO SLIDESHOW: Bronte sisters now come under spotlight of TV drama writer Sally

Stunning new pictures released by the BBC give a preview of what to expect from a new Bronte drama which will be aired this Christmas.

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Christmas stories from the archives: Picture Christmas card by wireless and the toys that brought joy into Leeds homes.

Christmas stories from the archives: Picture Christmas card by wireless and the toys that brought joy into Leeds homes.

The first Christmas card sent by wireless reached Marconi House, from New York this morning.

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On this day in Yorkshire 1988: Five rescued from flooded pot

On this day in Yorkshire 1988: Five rescued from flooded pot

Five potholers were rescued today after spending 14 hours trapped underground in a flooded pothole in the Yorkshire Dales.

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VIDEO REVIEW: Rogue One is out of this world say Star Wars fans at Cineworld Sheffield

The Force is strong with new blockbuster Rogue One: A Star Wars Story - an action packed epic tale, said fans who stayed up into the early hours to be amongst the first in the galaxy to see it.

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Felicity Jones stars in Rogue One: A Star Wars Story. Picture: Film Frame..� 2016 Lucasfilm Ltd. All Rights Reserved.

Review: The force is strong with thrilling Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

Put any fears you may have of Phantom Menace-style disappointment to rest. Rogue One: A Star Wars Story is a genuinely thrilling addition to the franchise.

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Emmerdale TV ad banned for showing ‘exaggerated’ studio experience

A television advertisement for an Emmerdale studio tour has been banned for exaggerating the visitor experience.

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On this day in Yorkshire 1942: Adventures of Leeds Seaman

On this day in Yorkshire 1942: Adventures of Leeds Seaman

After a remarkable series of Adventures, a Leeds man, Leading Seaman James Stone (21), is now home on 38 days leave.

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On this day in Yorkshire 1983: Crash traps girl in Leeds

On this day in Yorkshire 1983: Crash traps girl in Leeds

A girl passenger had to be released from the wreckage of a van this afternoon after it smashed into a shop in Bayswater Road, Harehills, Leeds following a collision with a car.

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