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How to do Vegas on a Yorkshireman’s budget

How to do Vegas on a Yorkshireman’s budget

For many young people in the UK, Vegas is a fabled place thousands of miles away, home of the Hangover trilogy and according to the gossip pages of newspapers and magazines, is still the place where the highly pampered British footballers and celebrities go to get away from the rigors of the Spanish and Greek Islands  (even Prince Harry has […]

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Yorkshire gets a taste of pioneering arts at culture festival

Yorkshire gets a taste of pioneering arts at culture festival

Bradford will be treated to punk-poets, folk musicians and film directors when the RECON festival arrives at venues across the city, later this month The festival will bring some of the world’s leading artists to West Yorkshire, some of whom have had their work featured at the Tate Modern and other leading art installations. Director Anand Patwardhan and musician King […]

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Real Ale lovers celebrate Yorkshire weekend

Real Ale lovers celebrate Yorkshire weekend

By Anders Anglesey The pumps and glasses are being polished as the Yarnbury Beer festival gets ready to welcome around 2,000 people over the weekend. The festival, now in its fifth year, will be showcasing a wide range of beers and ciders from all across the region. The festival has been organised to celebrate Yorkshire Day on August 1, which […]

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World’s largest stained glass window returns to York Minster

World’s largest stained glass window returns to York Minster

By Anders Anglesey York Minster is welcoming the return parts of the world’s largest expansive medieval stained glass window today after it had been taken down for preservation work. The 600-year-old East Window was removed in 2008 in an effort to preserve the historically significant artwork. Restoration each of the 108 panels required hours of dedication to bring back to […]

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VIDEO – One man’s mission to immortalise the Mazda

Our reporter Mark Kielesz-Levine meets a man who decided to take matters into his own hands when his beloved car conked out and the manufacturer discontinued the model…

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VIDEO: A look through the ropes at Leeds wrestlers training

VIDEO: A look through the ropes at Leeds wrestlers training

Grapple Wrestling at Leeds Cage, Kirkstall Rd, is home to more than 15 professional wrestlers – who put on suplex-inspired shows for their fans. The wrestling company also hosts fitness sessions three times a week, for aspiring no-holds-barred athletes.

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Yorkshire fundraiser determined to raise £250,000 before she dies

Yorkshire fundraiser determined to raise £250,000 before she dies

A doctor diagnosed with an incurable form of cancer has pledged to raise £250,000 for charity before she dies. Kate Granger, 32, from Wakefield, has a rare and aggressive form of sarcoma and has raised money for the Yorkshire Cancer Centre since learning she had the disease in August 2011. Sarcomas are tumours that are made from cancerous bone, fat, […]

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VIDEO: Kids get creative in Leeds with a robot orchestra

VIDEO: Kids get creative in Leeds with a robot orchestra

Ordinary household toys were transformed into a robot orchestra by children who collaborated with theatre company Interplay, Armley, Leeds, on Thursday, July 24. Watch this report from Yorkshire Voice’s Alex Rhodes as he takes a look at what the process involved:

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Grab a bucket and spade: The beach is returning to Leeds

Grab a bucket and spade: The beach is returning to Leeds

  By Anders Anglesey There will be no need to go abroad this summer for the perfect beach holiday as Leeds City Beach returns for a second time in August. Leeds City Beach will bring the feeling of the seaside back to Millennium Square after a successful debut last year. Features set to return this summer are a traditional Ferris […]

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5 things to do in Leeds for a tenner

5 things to do in Leeds for a tenner

By Claire Schofield For those that are reluctant to loosen their purse strings for fear of over-spending, here are a few things which will ensure a good time but won’t break the bank. 1. Cottage Road Cinema/Fish and Chips If you haven’t yet paid a visit to this quaint little cinema then you are missing a treat. At 102 years […]

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