Yorkshire Dales

Couple who got married at Huddersfield crematorium are a match made in heaven

For a couple burning with love there was only one place to get married – the chapel at Huddersfield Crematorium!<p>While it wouldn’t, perhaps, be most …

West Yorkshire

When will politicians value the rural economy?

THE NEW action plan for the North York Moors mirrors, in many respects, the policy challenges facing the Yorkshire Dales and other national parks …

Great Britain

Blaze Northern Championship at Yorkshire Dales Sailing Club

by Tim Heaton 16 Jul 16:40 BST 14-15 July 2018<p>Ian Smith, Blaze Northern Champion, receiving congratulations from Race Officer Terry Pressdee © Paul …

Sailing

North York Moors National Park tables new 15-year plan to save its rural communities

A wider choice of new, affordable homes and a year-round supply of jobs needs to be created in the North York Moors to halt an alarming population …

National Parks

Gran posed as sexy young woman to catch cheating toyboy lover after discovering clue

Smitten Julie Hemingway turned detective to catch out her toyboy lover after she saw a clue he was ­chasing women on dating sites.<p>Furious at his …

Relationships

Caving in the UK: 'The last true wilderness'

<b>The rescue of 12 boys and their football coach in Thailand has highlighted the risks of caving - but also Britain's expertise in the field.</b><p>Two British expert cave divers, John Volanthen and Richard Stanton, were the first to find the boys who had been trapped underground for nine days.<p>There are up …

Peak District

Facebook cold case appeal over Yorkshire Dales body

<b>A social media appeal has been launched to try to identify the body of a woman found at a Yorkshire Dales beauty spot nearly 14 years ago.</b><p>The woman, aged between 25 and 35, was discovered by walkers in a stream near Pen-y-ghent in September 2004.<p>She has never been identified but it is believed she …

UK National Parks

11 Of The Very Best Road Trips In Great Britain

If it’s your first time in Great Britain, your gazillionth or you live here, you’ll have soon realised that there’s so much more to our great island …

Scotland

Yorkshire Dales landmark Janet's Foss dries up

A North Yorkshire natural landmark is suffering after the recent dry spell.<p>Janet's Foss, near Malham in the Yorkshire Dales, is often used by keen swimmers.<p>But the stone basin and waterfall, said to be the inspiration for the 19th Century classic children's story The Water Babies by Charles …

UK National Parks

Wingly: will the ‘Uber of the skies’ take off?

We’ve had cars and bikes, and now the sharing economy is going airborne with services that allow the public to take to the skies in an affordable way.<p>Flight-sharing websites such as Wingly claim to be bringing private aviation to the masses and giving ordinary people the chance to pop over to …

UK National Parks

Ambulance damaged by heartless vandals in Yorkshire Dales town

Vandals have thrown paint over an ambulance in Skipton - taking the emergency vehicle off the road.<p>The incident happened on Sawley Street today - and …

UK National Parks

Feathers - Gulf Coast: A Journal of Literature and Fine Arts

<i>The legend of St. Christopher was a popular subject of devotion during the mediaeval period and it was popularly believed that whoever saw an image</i> …

Mary Magdalene

A Slice of Yorkshire Wilderness in the Middle of London

When you look at this wild slice of the Yorkshire Dales, it’s hard to believe that it’s actually a show garden built in a few short weeks on a …

Landscaping

When small is beautiful: 10 types of cottage you’ll find in Britain

Dream cottages come in many forms, from the half-timbered to the stone-built. Mary Miers casts her eye across the country and looks at the full …

Lifestyle (UK)

Two great bases for a Yorkshire Dales holiday: Hawes and Masham

In early June, we took a week-long trip to <b>Yorkshire, England</b>. We were attending a LAM conference in <b>Leeds</b> and decided to extend our visit to explore …

UK National Parks

The waterfall at this Yorkshire Dales beauty spot has dried up in the heatwave

A wild swimmer and a farmer have teamed up to rescue fish from the pool of a waterfall which has dried up for the first time in recent memory.<p>Johnny …

Leeds

Don't Miss the Muslim-friendly Things to do In York plus delicious Halal Food

I am planning a York trip for myself and nephew and I realised that I never published here an article I did for the Ilma magazine on Muslim friendly …

UK National Parks

Big Fat Agent Wrap

Full disclosure: once we’ve sent out this agent wrap, we’re heading straight to the pub. Could that count as a Sydney famil? Stay tuned.<b>APT</b> …

Travel (Australia)

A book-filled visit to Edinburgh, Seattle’s sister City of Literature

As a brand-new UNESCO City of Literature, what can Seattle learn from the world’s first City of Literature? A writer spends four bookish days in …

Books

Crime in the blood: Creator of DCI Banks comes home to Yorkshire

As his 25th DCI Banks novel is published, Yorkshire author Peter Robinson talks to Hannah Stephenson about researching creepy plots and keeping up …

Books

RS400s at the Ullswater Lord Birkett Memorial Trophy

by Hamish Gledhill 10 Jul 10:51 BST 7-8 July 2018<p>RS400s at the Ullswater Lord Birkett Memorial Trophy © Pauline Thompson<p><b>The record 35 RS400s that</b> …

Sailing

Angela Harris: Unfair funding has failed Yorkshire’s rural areas

I LIVE in the beautiful county of North Yorkshire, in the famous and equally beautiful town of Richmond. With a population of 8,413 at the last …

Leeds

The Hope PrePeaks. The non-competitive, grand day out in the Yorkshire Dales

In association with Hope TechnologyHope Technology’s PrePeaks is a non-competitive event that offers a challenging loop of the Yorkshire Dales this …

Cycling

Lord Birkett Memorial Trophy at Ullswater Yacht Clu

by Sue Giles 9 Jul 15:39 BST 7-8 July 2018<p>Saturday's start during the Lord Birkett Memorial Trophy 2018 at Ullswater © Tim Olin /</b> …

Sailing

Twelve Photos Proving England Is Beautiful

My tour through Great Britain gave me everything I could wish and hope for, and I came away with one of my favorite collections of images.<p>Because of …

Landscape Photography

Yorkshire breaking news: Latest updates - BBC News

Live Reporting<p>Kevin Sinfield suffers a heavy defeat against Castleford in his first game in charge of struggling Super League champions Leeds.<p>Adam Williams<p>BBC Sport<p>Worcestershire make it three wins from three T20 Blast matches, while Sussex and Kent also maintain 100% starts.<p>Twenty-six children who …

City Politics

The amazing Yorkshire view which was millions of years in the making

Taking in a view that has been millions of years in the making on a summer’s day from one of the region’s most famous natural wonders - the limestone …

Leeds

Look inside: The handbuilt Yorkshire holiday home in a tranquil valley

This handbuilt holiday home has been built to last, after its owners decided to create a timber lodge to their exacting specifications.<p>Timber lodges …

Leeds

Restaurant review: The Clarendon, Hebden, Shipley

The Clarendon in Hebden is now a father and son affair – and the result is irresistible, writes Elaine Lemm.<p>Devastating as it was to the village of …

Leeds

Yorkshire Dales payments pilot gives sheep farmer hope for future prosperity

David Metcalfe’s family has farmed in the Yorkshire Dales since at least the 18th century with successive generations having found a way to eke a …

UK National Parks