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£9million improvement scheme for North York Moors Railway approved

Councillors have approved a £9m development at the North Yorkshire Moors Railway that will see the building of a “stable” to protect 40 carriages from the weather, and a workshop for the restoration of historic artefacts.

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North York Moors Railway named one of Europe's most romantic places to propose

North York Moors Railway named one of Europe's most romantic places to propose

A Yorkshire heritage railway has been named as one of the top locations in Europe for marriage proposals.

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In pictures: your photos of the Super Blue Blood Moon

An extremely rare lunar event called the “super blue blood Moon” has dazzled astronomers and skywatchers around the world.

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A WHOPPER: The Big Big Camera will be at The National Coal Mining Museum in Wakefield.

How Ian Beesley used one of the world’s biggest cameras to take intimate portraits of former miners

It was while rooting around a storage room that Ian Beesley stumbled across the inspiration for his latest project – a giant camera, 8ft long and 5ft high, one that takes four people to move and which was built to use film that isn’t made anymore.

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Misfiled piece of Bronte brother's work discovered in New Zealand

Misfiled piece of Bronte brother's work discovered in New Zealand

The first Brontë manuscript identified in New Zealand has been restored to its place in literary history thanks to university researchers.

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Artwork In Doncaster Train Station.

We Need More Poetry In Our Lives

Poetry is an underappreciated art form.

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Saga by Brian K. Vaughan and Fiona Staples

Review: Saga by Brian K. Vaughan and Fiona Staples

Graphic novels are one of my favourite things to read, however due to the high price of them I very rarely purchase physical copies.
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BBC TV Egyptologist and curator Professor Joann Fletcher, dubbed Barnsley's Cleopatra by The Radio Times, brings the Ancient Egypt In Yorkshire exhibition to life with our free audio tour - download it today

FREE DOWNLOAD: Ancient Egypt In Yorkshire exhibition audio guide with BBC TV's Prof Joann Fletcher

Discover Ancient Egypt In Yorkshire - Gods’ Land in God’s County with our FREE museum exhibition audio guide for your mobile featuring BBC TV's much loved Egyptologist and guest curator Prof Joann Fletcher.

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The Book of Forgotten Authors

10 books to give this Christmas

Are you struggling to find the perfect gift for the book lover in your life? Or are a book worm yourself?

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WIN: Family tickets to The Magical Lantern Festival in Roundhay Park Leeds

Let it glow, let it glow, let it glow!

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City Centre Christmas Tree in City Square

XMAS CITY GUIDE: 21 things you must go see in Leeds this Christmas

Leeds city centre has been turned into a Winter Moments wonderland with 21 dazzling installations that have got to be seen this Christmas - thanks to LeedsBID and Welcome to Leeds.

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Midwinter unveiling:  group’s new name

Midwinter unveiling: group’s new name

A long-established Scarborough group has been re-born as The Arts Society Scarborough.

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Barnsley's own 'Queen of Egypt' TV star Prof Joann Fletcher

PREVIEW: Ancient Egypt comes to Barnsley with study workshops

Ancient Egypt fans in Yorkshire are to get the chance of a lifetime to spend up to three days studing the fascinating subject with the region's own TV experts Prof Joann Fletcher & Dr Stephen Buckley.

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HALLOWEEN VIDEO EXCLUSIVE: Mummy remains tests underway on paintings at Yorkshire museum

Halloween visitors to a new Resurrecting Ancient Egypt exhibition are in for a spooky discovery - scientists believe they are about to find real mummy remains in paintings hanging on the walls.

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Spooktacular event starts today

Ghostly and creepy events to enjoy this Halloween

Have you got any spooktacular activities planned for this Halloween? Here's just a couple of events the whole family.

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Illustrator Ian Beck. Photo: Graham Miller

WIN: Your Christmas Carol inspired story turned into an illustrated children's book by Amazon

Inspired by A Christmas Carol to write a new children's story?

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Lucky children with Ashley Banjo get a visit from Mickey Mouse during a Disney On Ice Fit To Dance workshop

Disney On Ice youngsters get Fit To Dance with Diversity star Ashley Banjo

THESE lucky Disney On Ice youngsters had lots to sing and dance about after they won a Fit To Dance workshop led by Diversity star Ashley Banjo.

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VIDEO EXCLUSIVE: Sneak peek first look as Jurassic Kingdom dinosaurs roar into Leeds

A MONSTER sized family fun day out has roared into Leeds with Temple Newsam park transformed into Jurassic Kingdom - home to more than 30 lifelike animatronic dinosaurs.

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