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World Youth Organization Extends Operations to Guatemala
The World Youth Organization is once again proving its worth as an international charity by launching one of the charity's largest projects in the Central American country of Guatemala. Guatemala…
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Flowers of the Dales Festival 2016
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Exhibition of Wellcome Image Awards
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"Shaping The Body: 400 years of food, fashion and life"
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Rolling Stones - Exhibitionism
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A Private Collection Revealed
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Silk paintings of Dales scenes by Christine Carradice
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Life & Death brings back JORVIK Vikings!
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1,000 strong collection of Teddy Bears
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Kate Whiteford OBE - False Perspectives
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Noble Prospects: Capability Brown and the Yorkshire Landscape
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The Fragile Moorland - Drawings & Paintings
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Just So Stories by Rudyard Kipling
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Alan Ayckbourn's The Karaoke Theatre Company
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All Creatures.....
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'Lost in Something'
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Everyday Objects: In Transition
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Kunsthuis Gallery presents "Kleurvelden" (fields of colour)
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Exhibition: Leonora Carrington/Lucy Skaer curated by Catriona McAra
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'People and Places in the Dales'
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Views on Views
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Amazing Animals Summer Holidays event:
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Common Ground Theatre present The Lumberjills
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Wicked
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Swarm - addresses the plight of the honeybee
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In Your Face
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Summer Adventure Time
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Tiny Time Tales
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Action Packed Summer at Thackray Medical Museum
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Deceit, Desire and the Goldfish
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Sea to City - vibrant works by Jean Hobson
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The World Goes Round
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Seafest 2016
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Sherlock Holmes and the Hound of the Baskervilles
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Yorkshire Dales Food & Drink Festival
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Muston Scarecrow Festival
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80th Anniversary Walks
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The Beat - Holmfirth Summer Ska Splash
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Foreign Office Statement On Attack In Somalia


Minister Ellwood said:

!I wholly condemn the Al Shabaab attack in Mogadishu. I send my deepest sympathies to the families of the victims and pay tribute to all those from the Somali security…

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Tue 26th Jul, 2016 | 2:00pm

Foreign Office Minister Alok Sharma Visits India

View of Old Delhi - photo Sourav Das
View of Old Delhi - photo Sourav Das
Alok Sharma makes India his first official visit since being appointed UK Minister for Asia, travelling to Delhi today and then Mumbai after just a week in his new role.

Mr Sharma will hold talks…

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Sun 24th Jul, 2016 | 5:20pm

Foreign Secretary Statement On The Munich Attack


Boris Johnson, the Foreign Secretary said:

"I am shocked and appalled by the terrible attack unfolding this evening in Munich, and the loss of life. My thoughts are with those injured and the…

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Sat 23rd Jul, 2016 | 9:49am

New Vantage Point Showcases The Beauty Of Staithes

Staithes - photo Tony  Bartholomew NYMNP
Staithes - photo Tony Bartholomew NYMNP
The opening of the newest stretch of the England Coast Path has given first-time public access to a headland near Staithes, providing visitors with a spectacular new vantage point that showcases…

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Fri 22nd Jul, 2016 | 6:56pm

New Advice On Vitamin D

photo - Sobop1991
photo - Sobop1991
To protect bone and muscle health, everyone needs vitamin D equivalent to an average daily intake of 10 micrograms, Public Health England (PHE) advised the government today (Thursday 21 July 2016).

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Thu 21st Jul, 2016 | 6:00pm

Government Has Already Breached Original Borrowing Target

photo - Images Money
photo - Images Money
Government borrowing in the first quarter of 2016/17 has already exceeded the planned borrowing for the entire year, ONS figures published today (Thursday) reveal.

Borrowing in the first quarter…

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Thu 21st Jul, 2016 | 3:30pm

PM Phone Call With President Erdogan Of Turkey

photo - Daniel Snelson
photo - Daniel Snelson
A Downing Street spokesperson said:

"The Prime Minister called President Erdogan of Turkey on Monday evening to condemn the attempted coup and to offer her condolences to the Turkish people. The…

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Wed 20th Jul, 2016 | 4:00pm

Keep Cool And Carry On

Having fun on the beach - photo Moyan Brenn
Having fun on the beach - photo Moyan Brenn
The Met Office today (Tuesday 19 July 2016) declared a Level 3 heatwave alert, which means the hot weather has arrived in Yorkshire and Humber, the East Midlands, the East of England, London and…

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Tue 19th Jul, 2016 | 4:00pm

Last Chance To See Malham Peregrines Up Close

Malham peregrine chick - photo David Dimmock
Malham peregrine chick - photo David Dimmock
Visitors to Malham have just two weeks left to get up close to the Cove's popular pair of peregrine falcons.

For the fourteenth year running, RSPB and Yorkshire Dales National Park Authority…

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Mon 18th Jul, 2016 | 1:00pm

Foreign Secretary Statement On The Dissolution Of Al Wefaq In Bahrain


Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson said:

"I am deeply concerned by the decision of the Bahraini High Administrative Court to dissolve Al Wefaq. I urge the Government of Bahrain to guarantee and…

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Sun 17th Jul, 2016 | 6:18pm

Red Arrows To Promote Prosperity With Major Asia Tour

The Red Arrows will perform in China - photo pseacraft
The Red Arrows will perform in China - photo pseacraft
Defence Secretary Michael Fallon has announced that the RAF's display team will perform their world-famous aerobatics with displays and flypasts for the first time ever in China, and are due to…

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Tue 26th Jul, 2016 | 12:09pm

Foreign Office Minister Statement On Kabul Attack


Minister Sharma said:

"I condemn in the strongest terms the appalling attacks on peaceful protestors in Kabul, which have killed dozens of civilians and injured several hundred more. We extend our…

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Sun 24th Jul, 2016 | 5:00pm

Don't Pokémon And Drive Warns Road Safety Expert


In light of new research released stating that more than a third of Pokémon Go players have admitted to gaming while driving, former racing driver and Confused.com's motoring editor Amanda…

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Fri 22nd Jul, 2016 | 7:54pm

Planned Roadworks In Yorkshire And Humber - Monday 25 To Sunday 31 July 2016


The following summary of planned new and ongoing road improvements over the coming week is correct as of Friday 22 July and could be subject to change due to weather conditions or unforeseen…

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Fri 22nd Jul, 2016 | 4:31pm

Hull's East Park Named As One Of The Best In Britain

East Park in November
East Park in November
More parks and green spaces than ever will be flying the Green Flag Award this year - more than 1,600 across the UK.

East Park in Hull is one of the very best in the UK - and that's official.

The…

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Thu 21st Jul, 2016 | 5:28pm

Prime Minister Theresa May's Statement In Berlin: 20 July 2016

PM Theresa May and Chancellor Merkel
PM Theresa May and Chancellor Merkel
PM Theresa May made a statement during her meeting in Germany with Chancellor Merkel:

"May I start by offering my condolences to all those affected by the terrible attack on the train in Wurzburg…

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Thu 21st Jul, 2016 | 9:11am

PM Embarks On First Visit Overseas: 20 July 2016


The Prime Minister will embark on her first visit overseas today, building relationships with partners across Europe as the UK prepares to negotiate its successful exit from the European Union.

The…

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Wed 20th Jul, 2016 | 8:47am

Heat Health Warning

Scarborough - photo jillyspoon
Scarborough - photo jillyspoon
The Met Office has forecast that heatwave conditions may hit by lunchtime today (Monday 18 July) in the South West, South East, London, East of England, East Midlands, West Midlands and Yorkshire…

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Mon 18th Jul, 2016 | 4:06pm

Foreign Secretary Statement On 2nd Anniversary Of MH17

photo - Tom Jutte
photo - Tom Jutte
Two years ago, 298 people, including 80 children and 10 British nationals, lost their lives when flight MH17 was shot down over eastern Ukraine. A report into the incident was produced last year…

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Sun 17th Jul, 2016 | 9:00pm

COBR Meeting On The Situation In Turkey: 17 July 2016


A Number 10 spokesperson said:

"The National Security Adviser chaired a COBR meeting of senior officials this morning to discuss the situation in Turkey. Representatives from the Foreign and…

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Sun 17th Jul, 2016 | 6:00pm

Yorkshire Word of the Day
jumblesmall cake, similar to gingerbread, covered in sugar
Definitions kindly supplied by the family of the late Arnold Kellett, wordsmith of the Yorkshire Language
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