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Upgraded canal towpaths in Yorkshire will offer scenic traffic-free routes by bike and on foot

Work has recently begun and progress made on the upgrading of four canal towpaths as part of West Yorkshire Combined Authority’s award-winning £60m CityConnect programme.

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Yorkshire is known for its wild moors and scenic woodlands, many of which people explore through various cycling routes and cycling destinations

10 of the best cycling routes, trails and destinations in Yorkshire

Yorkshire is known for its wild moors and scenic woodlands, many of which people explore through various cycling routes, trails and cycling destinations.

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8 of the best horse riding tours, experiences and holidays in Yorkshire

8 of the best horse riding tours, experiences and holidays in Yorkshire

Yorkshire offers some of the best natural scenery around the UK, including woodlands, the coast, moorlands and quaint villages, thus making it a great place to go horse riding.

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10 of the best walking trails in Yorkshire according to TripAdvisor

10 of the best walking trails in Yorkshire according to TripAdvisor

Yorkshire is known for its wild moors and scenic woodlands, many of which people explore through various walking and hiking trails. These trails are a great way to embrace the outdoors, keep active and explore some of Yorkshire’s most scenic nature spots.

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Woodlands Crescent, Hemsworth - �136,000 (Richard Kendall 01977 798844)

Extended two bedroom semi-detached bungalow with attractive gardens

A deceptively spacious and extended two bedroom semi-detached bungalow in the sought-after location of Hemsworth, close to a range of amenities and road links.

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Where to celebrate National Vegetarian Week in Leeds

May 14-20 marks National Vegetarian Week, a seven day celebration showcasing the benefits and pleasures of meat-free dining.

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Sandal Castle, Wakefield. Picture by Simon Hulme

Favourite Things: Ex Wakefield MP David Hinchliffe

David Hinchliffe was MP for Wakefield between 1987 and 2005. David has edited and written several books on rugby league including They Walked On Water about the infamous 1968 ‘Watersplash’ Final. He is a former chairman of the Mining Museum.

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Langsett reservoir in all its spring glory

Langsett reservoir in all its spring glory

It seems miracles are possible in that we have all experienced a glorious, sunny Bank Holiday weekend, for once!.

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There are a variety of last minute holidays available over the May school holidays, all departing from Leeds Bradford airport

Last minute holidays and city breaks from Leeds Bradford Airport over the May school holidays

The May school holidays will be shortly upon us, so if you’re wondering how to occupy the kids, or would just like a break away in a warmer climate, a last minute holiday could be the perfect option.

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Black Sheep Brewery was founded by Paul Theakston in 1992 in Masham, North Yorkshire

Beers of Yorkshire: The 8 popular beers which hail from the region

Beer is one of the nation’s favourite tipples and is enjoyed by many around the UK. From real ale, to pale ale to the old classics, beer can be enjoyed in the sun, when out for a meal, or just in the comfort of your own home.
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Yorkshire has a wide array of centres, natural coastlines and scenic terrain where you can embrace your inner adrenaline junkie and try something new

From kitesurfing to bungee jumping: 9 extreme activities you can do in Yorkshire

Extreme activities can range from canyoning to slacklining to zip-wiring and the UK's varying geographical locations allow for a multitude of adrenaline-fuelled sports to be embraced.

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The Pass Podcast launched in May 2017 and now boasts more than 30,000 subscribers

Leeds foodie podcaster cooking up a storm with hit chef series

A Leeds-based podcaster is cooking up a storm in the hospitality industry after securing some of the country's leading chefs to discuss their lives and works on the increasingly popular series.
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Unbeknownst to some, Yorkshire is a hotspot for cider production.

Yorkshire's unknown orchards: The popular ciders you may not know hail from the white rose county

Cider is the tipple of choice for many around the UK, but unbeknownst to some, Yorkshire is a hotspot for cider production.

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Leeds Indie Food Festival is putting its focus on sustainability and zero food waste this year

Waste not: Leeds Indie Food Festival puts food waste and sustainability front and centre

The fourth annual Leeds Indie Food Festival is putting its focus and sustainability and zero food waste this year, through a series of events, initiatives and the launch of their own reusable coffee cup.
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Yorkshire has a few select vineyards which make delicious wine enjoyed by many, both in the UK and overseas

Yorkshire’s hidden wine industry: The vineyards right on your doorstep

Wine is one of the most popular tipples all over the globe and although this may be surprising to some, Yorkshire has a few select vineyards which make delicious wine enjoyed by many, both in the UK and overseas.

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Yorkshire has a wide array of bakeries which serve everything from fresh bread, to cookies and cakes, to pastries and pies

9 of the best bakeries in Yorkshire according to Tripadvisor

Traditional bakeries have been around for some time and there are a wide variety of popular bakeries, large and small, rural and suburban, all over the UK. Yorkshire has a wide array of bakeries which serve everything from fresh bread, to cookies and cakes, to pastries and pies.
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REVIEW: Blackpool - something for everyone, come rain or shine!

For this single mum and teenage daughter, the opportunity to spend some quality time together is few and far between, so when we were offered the chance of a weekend break to Blackpool we jumped at it, and it was non-stop laughter and fun from start to finish.

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For many people around the UK, cheese is an everyday staple and is enjoyed in many different ways

Love cheese? These are 7 of the best cheesemongers in Yorkshire

For many people around the UK, cheese is an everyday staple and is enjoyed in many different ways. With a huge variety of different cheeses, ranging from the traditional cheddar, to more exotic cheese which include spices or different kinds of fruit, everybody has their favourite kind.

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The iconic Harewood House will once again be the grand setting of this years Great British Food Festival (May 26-28)

From artisan producers to cake competitions: The Great British Food Festival comes to Leeds

The iconic Harewood House will once again be the grand setting of this year’s Great British Food Festival, taking place over the second May bank holiday weekend, on May 26-28.

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Leeds Indie Food Festival is now in its fourth year, with even more events and collaborations than ever before (Photo: Tom Joy)

From street food to wine debates: Popular Indie Food Festival returns to Leeds this week

From May 10-28, Leeds’ thriving independent food and drink community will once again put on a mouthwatering feast at the annual Leeds Indie Food festival.
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