The Yorkshire Times

Preview – Hebden Bridge Vintage Fair


    By Victoria Benn in The Yorkshire Post.   It’s a peculiar thing, but to many folk these days there genuinely seems to be ‘no time like the past’, and I’m not referring to those lazy types, or those mournful souls either. No, I’m referring the ever growing fraternity of vintage devotees. Vintage shops, […]

Bradford Odeon Moves Forward To Run As Live Music Venue

Bradford Odeon

  By Graham Clark in The Yorkshire Times.   The future of the Bradford Odeon moved a step closer yesterday to becoming transformed into a live music venue as the NEC Group International, the company behind the Birmingham NEC, was announced as the operator of the new music venue, which is due to open in 2020. […]

Avian Flu Measures To Be Relaxed In England From 15 May


    From The Yorkshire Times.   Measures currently in place to reduce the risk of Avian Influenza in England will be lifted from 15 May 2017 following the latest risk assessment from Defra, the UK Chief Veterinary Officer has announced. The Avian Influenza Prevention Zone (AIPZ) currently in place will be lifted in England […]

Best Places To See Bluebells For Free In Yorkshire


    From The Yorkshire Times.   Visiting a Bluebell Wood is one of the UK’s great seasonal highlights and the Woodland Trust has lots for you to visit for free across the North of England this spring. When bluebells first appear can vary depending on early spring temperatures, so when you see your first […]

Review: Paul Carrack, Victoria Theatre, Halifax

Paul Carrack

    By Graham Clark in The Yorkshire Times.   He has been a member of Ace, Squeeze and Mike and the Mechanics, his songs have been covered by The Eagles but tonight Paul Carrack with his 6 piece band was in Halifax. Normally he plays the Ritz ballroom in Brighouse but this time it […]

Mosaic Installed At Robin Hood’s Bay

Robin Hood's Bay

  From The Yorkshire Times.   A vast piece of art, ‘The Story of Bay – Footprints through Time’, believed to be one of the longest public mosaic artworks in the UK, has been installed on the sea wall at Robin Hood’s Bay. The artwork, comprising 50 mosaic panels, has been commissioned by the North […]

The Day The Canary Girls Stopped Singing

Canary Girls

    By Robert Bullock, Features Writer at The Yorkshire Times.   Known affectionately as the ‘Canary Girls’, the women and girls who produced the bombs, bullets and shells that helped win the First World War lived with the constant threat of death and sometimes paid as high a price as the ‘Pals’ on the […]

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