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On this day in 1941: Lone daylight raider bombs East Coast town

Several shops demolished: A greengrocer’s heroism

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Pictured from left, Beth Parsons, Ant, Jamie Oliver, Dec and Christopher Dean. Picture: Stray FM (s)

Jamie Oliver pranked in Yorkshire for return of Ant and Dec's Saturday Night Takeaway

Two radio presenters went undercover in Harrogate to help prank celebrity chef Jamie Oliver for the return of Ant and Dec’s Saturday Night Takeaway.

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VIDEO: Dickie Bird exhibition celebrates Test cricket umpire legend at Experience Barnsley

Howzat! Yorkshire's own Mr Cricket Dickie Bird has been bowled over by a home town exhibition celebrating his extraordinary life and career at Experience Barnsley.
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David Aynesworth holds his polecat ferret, whilst judge Simon Smith holds an Albino ferret, before the start of the evening's ferret racing at the Craven Arms pub, Appletreewick.

Dales pub where they still race ferrets - with bonus video

There is a pub in the charismatic Yorkshire Dales village of Appletreewick called the Craven Arms. It has flagged floors, real fires, gas lighting and all the snug nooks and crannies one could hopes for from a 16th century inn. Sited at the rear is its undisputable crowning glory, a traditionally built cruck barn – hand-crafted from bent oak trees, with walls insulated with sheep’s wool and rendered with traditional lime and horse hair, and roofed with a hand-pulled heather ling thatch.

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Video: On this day in 1953: Colourful scenes at Eisenhower inauguration

Video: On this day in 1953: Colourful scenes at Eisenhower inauguration

GENERAL DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER took office as 34th President of the United States today, and in a 20-minute inaugural speech called for good faith among nations to end the cold war.

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On this day in Yorkshire 1954: Weather foils salvage of grounded Hull trawler

On this day in Yorkshire 1954: Weather foils salvage of grounded Hull trawler

Norwegian vessel takes off crew of 20

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Leaping with delight as he exits the sea

Pictures: Residents brave New Year's Dip

Thousands of people flocked to Scarborough’s South Bay for the traditional New Year’s Day Dip.

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Christmas stories from the archives: One Leeds child will have a cold Christmas lunch

Christmas stories from the archives: One Leeds child will have a cold Christmas lunch

Jessie Macdonald of Francis Street, Leeds, will have a cold lunch on Christmas Day.

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Christmas stories from the archives: A Leeds port of call

Christmas stories from the archives: A Leeds port of call

Where servicemen may eat and sleep

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Christmas stories from the archives: Knaresborough toy appeal 1897

Christmas stories from the archives: Knaresborough toy appeal 1897

Christmas and the Little Ones: An appeal from J. L. Armstrong of Harrogate

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Organic cotton bird print PJs, �52, at People Tree.

Fashion: Santa, Baby ... here’s what we really really want for Christmas

There are some pieces that every woman will always need in her wardrobe. Stephanie Smith picks out classic must-have gifts for the stylish.

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Christmas stories from the archives: The Captives Christmas at Lofthouse Park

Christmas stories from the archives: The Captives Christmas at Lofthouse Park

Germans allowed indulgence at their own expense

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Singer Cameron Lee is hoping to win our Excite and Entertain Leeds 2017 talent competition.

VIDEO: Can singer Cameron win our talent competition?

Move over Alfie Boe and Michael Ball - here comes singer Cameron Lee who believes he can win our Excite and Entertain Leeds 2017 talent competition.
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Christmas stories from the archives: Picture Christmas card by wireless and the toys that brought joy into Leeds homes.

Christmas stories from the archives: Picture Christmas card by wireless and the toys that brought joy into Leeds homes.

The first Christmas card sent by wireless reached Marconi House, from New York this morning.

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On this day in Yorkshire 1988: Five rescued from flooded pot

On this day in Yorkshire 1988: Five rescued from flooded pot

Five potholers were rescued today after spending 14 hours trapped underground in a flooded pothole in the Yorkshire Dales.

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Stunning Scarborough snap impresses photo judges

Stunning Scarborough snap impresses photo judges

A stunning image taken by a 12-year-old girl at a Scarborough attraction has been shortlisted for an RSPCA Young Photographer Award.

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On this day in Yorkshire 1942: Adventures of Leeds Seaman

On this day in Yorkshire 1942: Adventures of Leeds Seaman

After a remarkable series of Adventures, a Leeds man, Leading Seaman James Stone (21), is now home on 38 days leave.

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On this day in Yorkshire 1983: Crash traps girl in Leeds

On this day in Yorkshire 1983: Crash traps girl in Leeds

A girl passenger had to be released from the wreckage of a van this afternoon after it smashed into a shop in Bayswater Road, Harehills, Leeds following a collision with a car.

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Christmas stories from the archives: Oldest man in Leeds looks back on 96 Christmases 1936

Christmas stories from the archives: Oldest man in Leeds looks back on 96 Christmases 1936

Cigars and nuts are the aspect of Christmas to which the oldest man in Leeds, Mr. Edward Hawksworth Hall, aged 96, of Zetland Place, Harehills, most looks forward.

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On this day in Yorkshire 1945: Doing best against black market turkeys

On this day in Yorkshire 1945: Doing best against black market turkeys

There will be fewer turkeys for Christmas than was anticipated owing to a 10 per cent drop in supplies from Eire.

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