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Local Patisserie to take centre stage at Otley’s Food and Drink festival

Local Patisserie to take centre stage at Otley’s Food and Drink festival

by Roseann Hughes Otley’s Food and Drink Festival is on Sunday 15th July and the town’s patisserie team will be first on stage. The owner of Patisserie Viennoise, Trevor Backhouse, and manager Janet Hartley, will present a cookery demonstration at 11am. The market town’s Food and Drink Festival is free for everyone and over 50 stalls are expected to line Market Square. […]

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Chris Wilder: Is he one of Sheffield United’s greatest ever already?

Chris Wilder: Is he one of Sheffield United’s greatest ever already?

By Louis Hobbs Sheffield United manager Chris Wilder, may only be in his second year in charge at the South Yorkshire based club. However, in the eyes of many fans, due to his accomplishments he is already going down as one of the club’s legends. Wilder may have brought a fast-paced attacking style of football to Bramall Lane, that so […]

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Felix Magath: Fulham’s worst manager in history or doomed to fail?

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By Charles Jones Ask any Fulham fan who the worst manager in the club’s history is and 99% will say Felix Magath. Felix Magath took charge of Fulham on Valentines day in 2014 but his relationship with fans was anything but a loving one.   “The Cat” arrived in West London filling the entire fan base with optimism, a manager […]

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From League Two to Wembley, Bradford’s ten years of success.

From League Two to Wembley, Bradford’s ten years of success.

By Ben Emmott 28th April 2007, the day Bradford City got relegated to the depths of League Two. A 3-0 defeat away at Chesterfield secured the Bantams place in the division for the first time in 25 years and resulted in Stuart McCall becoming Manager. Fast forward ten years and Stuart McCall was stood in the dugout for his second […]

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Stonewall place Leeds City Council in their 2018 Top 100 || Yorkshire Voice

Stonewall place Leeds City Council in their 2018 Top 100 || Yorkshire Voice
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This 145 year old Leeds bridge is undergoing major renovations…

This 145 year old Leeds bridge is undergoing major renovations…

This 145 year old Leeds bridge is undergoing major renovations… The Bridge, just off Lower Briggate in Leeds will be out of service to northbound traffic as it embarks on 16 months of renovations. Tom Rogers went down to find out more…

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Award-winning journalist from Leeds becomes a children’s author

Award-winning journalist from Leeds becomes a children’s author

By Mellissa Dzinzi A YORKSHIRE BORN award-winning journalist has become a children’s author. Dawn-Maria France, has published a book targeted at four to seven year old children. It is named ‘The Adventure of Jenny and Phillip’ which challenges gendered stereotypes and was inspired by her passion of challenging equality in society. She said: “The idea about the book was mainly […]

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Artists and curators collaborate for innovative exhibition in Leeds

Artists and curators collaborate for innovative exhibition in Leeds

By Ian Molyneaux A debut exhibition presented by MA students of Leeds Arts University is exploring the concept of resound. Resound is defined as a space filled with noise, echoes or vibration. Using this concept the curators have developed an environment with both visual artwork and sounds to delve into ideas of “memories, meaning, togetherness and alienation.” Six students on […]

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After 25 years in the role is Keith West Yorkshire’s longest serving Santa?

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By Katie Haseldine EVERYBODY KNOWS that meeting Father Christmas is one of the most magical experiences for a child at Christmas.

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Christmas tree festival lights up Otley

Christmas tree festival lights up Otley

By Rosie Hughes FORTY CHRISTMAS trees are on display in All Saints Parish Church on Kirkgate, Otley. The festival was opened at midday today by the town bell ringer and Guiseley brass band. Each tree is decorated by different local charities and community groups in their own theme. Visitors can donate to the Christmas tree they like the best from […]

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