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Making good headway

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This 7 ¼ mile cicular walk around Flamborough Head takes in the North Landing, Flamborough village, the South Landing and Flamborough Head itself. It…

The sound of success

Leeds Male Voice Choir Rehearsal

Leeds Male Voice Choir has been enjoying its most successful year in decades and is set to perform a spectacular summer concert at the city’s Minste…

Going Bananas


How one Yorkshire village celebrated its long link with Fairtrade
It’s a long way from a banana plantation in South America to the green fields of t…

Dream hobby

Dr. Jeffrey Sherwin, 2008 (photo)

Susan Riley talks to the art lover who has the biggest collection of British surrealist work in the country
The pictures which used to hang in Dr Sher…

City of Tiles


Jonas Holdsworth explores the decorative treasures of Leeds
Photographs: Joe Nash
As far back as Roman times and beyond tiles have been manufactured b…

The Bentham Boys


When David Hartnup first picked up a copy of ‘Craven’s Part in the Great War’, he little thought that the dogeared publication would have such a…

The business of dinner

York and North Yorkshire chamber dinner at National Railway Museum York

Leeds, York and North Yorkshire Chamber of Commerce held its annual dinner at the National Railway Museum, York
Photographs: ©2014 Paul Harness; www….

Saving ‘Ratty’

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Joanna Richards on the fight to save an iconic creature immortalised in a famous children’s book
Water voles found fame over a century ago when depi…

A matter of Principle

Principle Trust ball at the Coniston hotel

A ball was held at the Coniston hotel, Coniston Cold, in aid of the Principle Trust, a North Yorkshire charity which provides a holiday retreat for …

The view from Les


More of Les Packham’s atmospheric Yorkshire paintings
Artist Les Packham MBE has a long association with Yorkshire Ridings magazine and his  waterc…

Capital of the Wolds


Driffield, which should more properly be called ‘Great Driffield’, along with Little Driffield, its neighbouring hamlet, lies east of its bypass, …

Head First


Gaynor Pearson loves making stone come alive through her expressive carved faces
Stone isn’t the easiest material to work with but in Gaynor Pearson…

To the manor born

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Margaret Lilly looks round a £1.35million property which must be one of the most perfect family homes I’ve seen in a long time’
Applegarth Manor,…

Animal Magnetism


‘All Creatures Great and Small’ ran on TV for 13 years and inspired countless tourists to visit ‘Herriot Country’
‘Thirsk is a happy town,…

Naval Gazing

The old nave with pews

A £3m restoration to mark the 125th anniversary of Wakefield Cathedral has transformed the nave. Now £2m of further improvements to the building are…

The way we were


This year Yorkshire Ridings magazine is celebrating its 50th anniversary. Throughout 2014 we will be reprinting some of the articles from our archives…

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