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Railway Map of Yorkshire

This is a map of Yorkshire railways was issued by British Rail in 1959. It shows a wonderful network of railways, some of which have sadly been lost. In particular, the Beeching cuts of the 1960s, saw a closure of … Continue reading

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Yorkie Pie Joke

News Flash! I have just got round to it (or round tuit) An explosion in pie factory injures 3.1415926…. people Some suffered fractures of the radius… ..but most employees are squared serious injury before going off at a tangent sorry.

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Vote Yes for an Independent Yorkshire

This coming September, Yorkshire has the unparalleled opportunity to seek its own future – independent of Westminster and those London folk! – Vote Yes, for a free and democratic Greater Republic of an Independent and Proud Yorkshire! It’s time for … Continue reading

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Danger from Cows in Field

Beware cows are not Tour de Yorkshire friendly as even Limousin cattle in the dales don’t moo in French. This shot of Yorkshire cows is taken in the Wharfe Valley between Grassington and Burnsall. Generally speaking cows are placid animals … Continue reading

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10 Reasons Yorkshire is the Best Place To Live

National Parks Yorkshire exclusively has two National Parks – The Yorkshire Dales and the North York Moors (we share some of the Peak District with Derbyshire). Both give a range of unspoilt natural beauty. Outside of the National Parks, there … Continue reading

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York Pictures

York from inside the Friends Meeting House Garden on Friargate.

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Cycle York

York is a UK cycling city with one of the highest levels of cycling in the county. A recent cycle festival at Rowntree Park, York attracted many people to enjoy the pleasures and fun of cycling. York and BMX skills … Continue reading

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Yorkshire Gold

Yorkshire gold – it must be something in the water.   Yorkshire Golds so Far Alistair Brownlee – West Yorks Triathlon – ANDREW TRIGGS-HODGE  Rowing – coxless four     Hebden KATHERINE COPELAND   Rowing,   women’s lightweight double sculls     Stokesley Jessica … Continue reading

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Yorkshire 7th in Olympic Medal Table

Beating the established sporting powerhouses of countries like Australia, Japan, South Africa, Germany and Cuba, the independent Republic of Yorkshire are currently 7th in the Olympic medal Table! Not even Usain Bolt and the Jamaican track team have been able … Continue reading

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Yorkshire Special Pizza Delivery

Hi, do you deliver Pizza? Only to Cleckheckmondsedge. Liversedge Cleckheckmondsedge is Yorkshire shorthand for an area that comprises of three west riding towns, Cleckheaton, Heckmondwike and Liversedge. Liversedge was named in the domesday book and now comprises several smaller village … Continue reading

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