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Everything you need to know about this weekend's Tour de Yorkshire

The third Tour de Yorkshire cycle race will get underway today as competitors tackle the east coast circuit in front of an expected crowd of thousands.

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Models on the catwalk during the Burberry Autumn/Winter 2017 London Fashion Week show at Makers House , London. Photo credit: Victoria Jones/PA Wire

Burberry taking time to think through Leeds facility

Luxury fashion brand Burberry said it is “taking a moment to think through” its plans for a flagship manufacturing and weaving facility in Leeds.

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Evans Halshaw Hyundai Harrogate (s).

WIN: Hyundai Harrogate sponsorship for your sports team

Evans Halshaw Hyundai Harrogate is on the lookout for Harrogate’s best youth team coach so they can reward them and their team with some exciting prizes.
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Newby Hall's Tractor Fest returns on June 10-11.

Tractor Fest to honour revolutionary role of iconic Fords

Its remarkable opening ‘March of the Tractors’ is comprised of machines that span the decades, but this year’s Tractor Fest at Newby Hall near Ripon will celebrate the contribution of a specific manufacturer that helped to revolutionise farming at a crucial moment in history.

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Free hot cross buns can be collected in Morrisons until Easter

Here's how to claim a free hot cross bun tomorrow

With Easter fast approaching, a Yorkshire supermarket chain is offering free hot cross buns to customers.

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The gala dinner will be held on June 5 at the Royal Hall (s).

Harrogate Hospitality and Tourism Awards 2017: Last chance to nominate

With only a few hours to go before the voting closes, organisers of the Harrogate Hospitality & Tourism Awards stress that the ‘clock is ticking’ if you want to nominate a person or business close to your heart in one of the 11 categories of the forthcoming awards.
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Pictured are Specsavers' Dachshunds  Crufts contestants Amiety and Daisy in the official Red Nose Day glasses. Specsavers in Wetherby has raised 300 this year for Comic Relief.

Red Nose Day 2017: Are you doing something funny for money?

Friday is Red Nose Day, and we want to share your celebration!

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At least 15,000 sheep were killed in dog attacks last year, report Sheepwatch UK.  Picture by Tony Johnson.

Police evidence bid to press for tougher livestock attack laws

A thorough examination of the laws around livestock worrying has been launched by police in order to identify how farms can be better protected against dog attacks.

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Julian Norton, right, and former Herriot trainee Peter Wright, who run the Skeldale Veterinary Centre in Thirsk.  Picture : Jonathan Gawthorpe

Channel 5 confirm TV return of The Yorkshire Vet

The success of TV’s The Yorkshire Vet – based at the original James Herriot practice in North Yorkshire – has seen Channel 5 commission two new series.

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PET HATES: A survey of young drivers has revealed their top five anxieties.

Breaking down is top of rookies’ worry list

THE TOP five fears for young drivers has been revealed.

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VIDEO: Sir Michael Parkinson named Head of Interviews for Yorkshire Tea

Sir Michael Parkinson has been appointed Head of Interviews for Yorkshire Tea to whip the hiring process into shape.

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Yorkshire's celebrity bus the Northern Dalesman faces funding cut

Yorkshire's celebrity bus the Northern Dalesman faces funding cut

A rural Yorkshire bus service which shot to fame when it appeared on a reality TV show could be axed.

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VIDEO: The Tinnitus Clinic launches pioneering treatment in Yorkshire

Tinnitus sufferers are being offered pioneering treatments with the launch of a leading new audiology clinic in Yorkshire.
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Asda is selling white roses to symbolise Yorkshire

War of the roses: Asda sells white bouquets for Yorkshire patriots

If you're a proud Yorkshire resident, buying red roses for your beloved can leave you conflicted.
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The three stainless steel heart-shaped 3D printed bead designs on a CABLE bracelet.

Valentine's Day shoppers loving 3D printed Sheffield stainless steel jewellery

Valentine's Day shoppers are falling in love with amazing new 3D printed stainless steel jewellery made in Sheffield.
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There were 900,000 incidents of illegally dumped waste across England last year.

Landowners need help to deal with flytipping

Farmers are pleading for more support from local authorities to relieve the growing burden of a fly-tipping epidemic which is blighting the countryside.

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Brothers James and Adrian Potter at their environmentally friendly farm in Catton, North Yorkshire.  Photo Credit: Charlotte Graham

‘Hen-centric’ approach sees biomass boost egg production

A family-run free-range egg producer has made hen welfare a hot selling point after installing biomass boilers and expanding its supply chain.

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Pic: North Yorkshire Fire & Rescue Service.

Major road closed while elderly man is airlifted to hospital in North Yorkshire

A busy route in North Yorkshire is shut after an elderly man had to be airlifted to hospital following a crash.
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Lettuce shortage is just the tip of the iceberg

Lettuce shortage is just the tip of the iceberg

Supermarkets are rationing vegetables after a Spanish growing region was hit by flooding.

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Ian Bell, chief executive of the Addington Fund, prepares to tuck into his charity breakfast, joined by hosts Chris and Christine Ryder. Standing, from left, are Barclays regional agricultural manager Ian Robson, Craven Cattle Marts general manager Jeremy Eaton, CCM director Kevin Wilson and Barclays regional agricultural director John Pinches (s).

Blubberhouses couple celebrate successful farmhouse breakfast fundraiser

A breakfast bonanza hosted at the deputy mayor of Harrogate’s farm home in Blubberhouses raised an impressive £8,000 for national farming charity the Addington Fund.

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