Category Archives: Our Yorkshire

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Not the White Rose County without Reason

The sun always shines in God’s Own County at least in every Yorkshire persons dreams Rambling Rector is very floriferous and produces berries at the end of the season.

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Photos Yorkshire Dales with Dusting of Snow

In April of this year, it snowed in the middle of quite a warm spring. The snow stayed on the hill tops for the next couple of days, despite the spring sunshine. It created a great new vista of the … Continue reading

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Count Your Chickens at Meanwood Valley Urban Farm

Easter Chickens at MVUF Over the last five or six years the Farm (MVUF) has been fortunate to have support from second year Events Management students at Leeds Beckett University.¬† For 2018 they wonder if we might help with promoting … Continue reading

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Tilting at Yorkshire Windmills

Firstly we exclude the modern wind farms, wind turbines and their ilk designed for energy production and despoiling¬† the landscape. Windmill has the clue in the name, a mill that uses wind! Which area of the county has the greatest … Continue reading

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Shipley’s Rubbish – Airing (or Aireing) a Grievance

Looking over the wall where Otley Road crosses the River Aire in Shipley makes you wonder about the rubbishy nature of our commitment to the environment. There are at least two companies involved with sign manufacture advertising their wares on … Continue reading

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Flat Caps to Help Brain Tumours

Have you got the brains you were born with? If so do you keep them under your flat cap? March is ‘Brain Tumour Awareness Month’ in the UK and the charity Brain Tumour Research and Support Across Yorkshire,¬† at Wagon … Continue reading

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Yorkshire’s Community Forest Expansion Plans

White Rose Forest plans are in place even if the trees aren’t yet but the plans are inspirational. In fact it will be many years before the plans are complete but by then there will be a continuous belt of … Continue reading

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Your Yorkshire Environment – Case Studies – Rivers

Yorkshire Environment For All River Ouse York on a Foggy Winter The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly to say nothing of the downright diabolical! Do we care about the environment where we live, work and spend our recreation time? … Continue reading

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Interesting and Unusual Facts about Castleford

Navigate around the Plastic in the Aire & Calder On the banks of the river at Castleford is a deluge of plastic and other litter waiting to be washed down stream to the sea. It may take some time waiting … Continue reading

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Wrong Sort of Plastic on the Line

Train companies do not need an excuses for late running trains but nevertheless here is a new one. Not the one about all staff are too busy clearing the rubbish dumped by passengers but ‘the wrong sort of plastic on … Continue reading

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