Category Archives: Our Yorkshire

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York Mystery Plays Your Chance to Visit 2012

What are the Mystery Plays The York Mystery Plays are a medieval cycle of the greatest stories ever told from Creation to the Last Judgment. These plays have been performed by the people of York across the centuries. They are … Continue reading

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Harrogate Flowers on Show

Yorkshire flowers on show in Harrogate take various forms and locations. Many locations and flowers are free to look at, so appeal to Yorkshire folk. Continue reading

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Web Design for Yorkshire Terriers

Not exactly what you might have been imagined when you ‘clicked’ and sorry if you were expecting pictures of Yorkshire Terriers rather than these pot dogs. If you are interested in ‘Yorkies’ or  related local breeds  such as, Airedale, Working, … Continue reading

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Putting The Wind Up East Heslerton

Can you see this sign or is there a wind farm in the way? Well not quite a wind farm but yesterday there were a pair of lobbyists in the Pickering car park punting a slogan ‘yes to wind‘. Members … Continue reading

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Rough and Tough Yorkshire Guide

When I saw the title to this book I wondered which Guide had been chosen as the rough one. See 100 years of Girl Guides. The Rough Guide in question claims to be the first comprehensive guide to Yorkshire, England’s … Continue reading

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Taken T’Cleaners

What does the phrase taken to the cleaners really mean? One version is ‘Relived of one’s money or aspirations, perhaps by flimflam; easily bested.’ Since the 19th century people have been cleaned out or stripped of there assets by gambling … Continue reading

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Walks around Wharfedale and Ilkley Moor

The River Wharfe from the Bridge in centre of town. This was during a freezing December. A view across the misty golf course.

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Premiership Yorkshire Three Teams 2009/10?

It is 19th April and the top Yorkshire football teams are striving for Premiership football next season. Hull City AFC deserve to succeed after promotion last year and warming the cockles of so many hearts at the beginning of the … Continue reading

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Craven Cravendale and Milk

Well to me filtered milk is not milk and Cravendale is not a Dale. But Branders can’t be choosers – Oh yes they can and I suppose this is a canny name from Arla Foods the Leeds based dairy food … Continue reading

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Hull Trucks New Talented Playwright Nick Lane

Nick Lane has been directing the Christmas Shows at Hull Truck Theatre in both the old and new premises for over 10 years. Recently Nick has continued to develop scripts after his autobiographic, comedy success with ‘My Favourite Summer’. Nick … Continue reading

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