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VIDEO: Santa's reindeers to parade with War Horse puppet magic at Sheffield's Meadowhall

Santa's reindeers are about to magically come to life for daily parades at Sheffield's Meadowhall - thanks to the puppet wizardry of the experts behind West End smash hit War Horse.

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Weapons handed into North Yorkshire Police.

Shotgun 'disguised as walking stick' among 120 weapons handed in to police stations in Yorkshire

Dozens of shotguns, air rifles and handguns have been handed into police in North Yorkshire as part of a campaign to surrender weapons.

Crime
Fundraisers go spotty for Pudsey

Fundraisers go spotty for Pudsey

People from across the Wetherby area came together to help raise £50 million for the BBC Children in Need Appeal 2017.

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North Rigton C of E School

North Rigton Church of England Primary School is a village school with four friendly classrooms, 98 happy children and a hard-working and dedicated staff team.

Education
May King Tsang a trainer at the Google Digital Garage in Sheffield

Google confirms it will extend ‘digital bus tour’ in Yorkshire

Search engine giant Google is extending its Digital Garage ‘bus tour’ in Yorkshire to offer people of all ages digital training and advice through free workshops and face-to-face coaching.

Business
Pupils give food to homeless

Pupils give food to homeless

Pupils from a Harrogate school have presented donations from their annual Harvest Festival service to a town centre charity.

Education

Icy blast heading toward Yorkshire as experts warn to prepare for long spell of freezing temperatures

Weather experts are warning of a cold snap that will see temperatures falling below freezing and lead to widespread frost over the coming few days.

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Oakdale, Harrogate - £1,350,000

Oakdale, Harrogate - £1,350,000

This imposing colonial style detached residence offers extensive accommodation backing onto woodland in the much sought after Duchy area of the town, according to agents Feather Smailes Scales. It features gas central heating, extensive accommodation over three floors with four reception rooms, refitted breakfast kitchen with Aga, additional cinema room and utility room, five bedrooms, bathroom and shower room. There is also a professionally landscaped lawned gardens and ample parking. Details at 01423 534183​.

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Peter Kay will be returning to stand-up next year.

Peter Kay: Ten of the comic's funniest ever sketches... which one is your favourite?

The brilliant Peter Kay has announced that he will be coming to Yorkshire as part of his first stand-up tour in eight years.

Theatre and Comedy
Grant for dry stone wall

Grant for dry stone wall

The Provincial Grand Master’s Fund of The Province of Yorkshire, West Riding recently approved an application from The Spa Lodge for Rossett School for a grant of £1000 to build a dry stone wall in the sensory garden.

Education
Temperatures will continue to drop this weekend.

Sunny days and freezing nights forecast for Yorkshire this weekend

Temperatures will continue to drop this weekend as the cold snap continues to bite... but at least it will be bright and sunny.
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Will people in Leicestershire have to start wearing flat caps?

New research moves where the North starts - and the answer might not be where you'd think!

New research has moved where the North of Britain starts - and it has moved further south.

News

Revealed: The scale of homelessness in each area of Yorkshire

A housing charity today revealed that almost 5,000 people in Yorkshire and the Humber region are homeless as it launched an urgent appeal for support.

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Aubrey Robinson, owner of Harmony Music School in Sheffield, with marketing manager Abby Abrames, on board Google's Digital Garage Bus in Rotherham town centre.
October 2017

Google bus is spreading the digital news

IT’S a Friday morning in Rotherham town centre and the training staff aboard Google’s Digital Garage bus are doing a brisk trade.

Business

Revealed: All the winners at the Welcome to Yorkshire White Rose Awards 2017

Around 1,000 guests gathered in Leeds last night for the White Rose Awards 2017.

Business

Yorkshire's thriving tourism industry comes together in Leeds to celebrate success

Leading lights from Yorkshire’s thriving tourism industry rubbed shoulders with VIP guests when the White Rose Awards were held at the First Direct Arena in Leeds last night.

Business
Time to explore heather moorland

Time to explore heather moorland

Did you know that around 70 per cent of all the heather moorland in the world is in the British Isles? That’s a remarkable tally considering our little archipelago amounts only to about 0.1 per cent of the earth’s surface.

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Community projects are to celebrate

I start this month’s diary with a mention of Bill Baker, our local Tempo FM stalwart who sadly passed away at the end of September, writes Mayor of Wetherby Coun Norma Harrington.

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May King Tsang, digital coach at Sheffield's Google Garage.

Digital Garage can change lives

Today, most of us are spending hours online, and nearly a third of this time is spent on social media.

Business
First phase of expansion plan celebrate

First phase of expansion plan celebrate

Cundall Manor School has celebrated the completion of the building of four new classrooms which will house the English and Drama department.

Education
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