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Electric power takes off for bikes and cars.

AFTER a very slow start several years ago the electric car market in the UK is growing rapidly and most major manufacturers have an electric model in their line-up including the impressive BMW i3 and now the wind of change even includes much improved electric cycles and electric motor cycles.

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Lancaster House Hotel

TRAVEL: Rolling out the red carpet for a warm welcome at Lancaster House

The red carpet may have been intended for the arrival of the wedding party, but it had nothing on the real warm welcome that greeted us at our weekend retreat.

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City Buzz Big Night Out with Gusto restaurants - you would be Christmas crackers to miss this amazing reader offer

READER OFFER: City Buzz Big Night Out - Gusto Christmas meal and drink for just £25pp

Hungry for a Christmas bargain party night out?

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The modern extension at the rear of the castle

Travel review: Stepping back in time at a Northumbrian castle

THERE’S nothing quite like curling up in front of a roaring log fire to make you feel regal - especially in the surroundings of a 14th century castle, as Lindsay Pantry discovered.

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Madness are playing CarFest North.

Madness, Bananarama, Rick Astley, Jools Holland and The Proclaimers all set for CarFest as tickets go on sale

A string of top acts have been unveiled as tickets for next year's CarFest go on sale.

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Darren Burke's son enjoyed a break of a different kind.

Family column: A break that's been far from relaxing for all!

Well, it has been a lively few weeks in our house.

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Chris Evans is the brainchild behind CarFest.

Tickets for Chris Evans' CarFest 2018 to go on sale this week

CarFest is back - and tickets for Chris Evans' Carfest will go on sale this Thursday.

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Alyssia on board new pony Mara.

In The Saddle column: Exciting times ahead as we welcome new arrival

Well, as some of you may remember, we've sold my daughter's first pony Jazz and have bought her a bigger second pony called Mara.

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Pregnant pause ends with hurrah for Harry

​​Lip balm. Check! Water spray. Check! Fan. Check! Snacks. Check! Drinks. Check! Drugs. Check!
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Treetop treats for family Hallowe’en fun

Treetop treats for family Hallowe’en fun

Shops are full of ghoulish and sweet outfits for little horrors and pumpkins alike.

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Anita Marsh and her daughter Alyssia have waved goodbye to pony Jazz and welcomed a new horse, Mara.

In The Saddle column: Heartbreak and happiness as we say hello, wave goodbye to ponies

This weekend has probably been filled with the most heartbreaking moments and also the dizzy heights of happiness all in one day.
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The New York skyline from the dinner cruise

Travel review: Taking my first bite out of the Big Apple

They call it the city that never sleeps.
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Leeds Warrior Josh Warrington and Bengal Brasserie managing director Malik Miah celebrating knockout new curry - the Rogan Josh Warrington

WIN: Rogan Josh Warrington meal for two and big fight tickets

IT'S the hottest ticket in town and we are giving you the chance to win this knockout prize - a meal for two to try the new Rogan Josh Warrington curry, named after the Leeds Warrior and tickets to see him fight this Saturday

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A view of the lodges from the lake

Travel review: Finding an oasis of calm in the North Yorkshire countryside

Ducks are incredibly exciting when you are a year old - especially when they are right on your decking, making a pitch for a bit of your apple.
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Anita Marsh.

In The Saddle column: Mounting excitement for the annual show

The one date in the diary every year for our horse competitions is the Epworth Country Show.

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Marc Almond.

LIVE REVIEW: Sixties sparkle, tugged heartstrings and pop power as Marc Almond shines from the shadows

If you want to want to feel old, it is now nearly 40 years since Soft Cell's synthpop classic Tainted Love topped charts around the globe.

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Amy Macdonald is heading out on a 13 date UK tour.

'Turning 30 wasn't a big deal:' Scots songstress Amy Macdonald chats to us ahead of local concert date

Sometimes, hitting a major birthday can be a milestone, a turning point in one's life.

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Kerry Maddison from Harrogate Theatre.

COLUMN: Behind the Curtain at Harrogate Theatre

This is the second week of introductions to the hardworking people that work behind the scenes at Harrogate Theatre.

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RECIPE: Caramelised soda bread

RECIPE: Caramelised soda bread

Just perfect for dipping into some warming autumnal soup, try making this delicious and easy bread.

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Yorkshire's best spots for a digital detox break

Yorkshire's best spots for a digital detox break

We’re all guilty of being a little too attached to our phones, tablets and computers, but taking a break from technology is easier said than done

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