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Yorkshire secure investment to rescue Headingley

The Yorkshire County Cricket Club have welcomed news that a funding agreement for the redevelopment of the North-South Stand at Headingley has been supported in principle by Leeds City Council, subject to approval at Executive Board.

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Yorkshires Jack Brooks is likely to be out of action for between four and six weeks after picking up a calf injury in the pre-season trip to Dubai (Picture: Dave Williams).

Yorkshire could lose Jack Brooks for up to eight matches

YORKSHIRE’s leading strike bowler Jack Brooks faces up to six weeks on the sidelines.

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WWE Live coming to Sheffield Arena on Thursday, May 11, from 7.30pm.

WIN: WWE LIVE Sheffield Arena wresting tickets and goody bags

WWE wrestling superstars will battle in an action packed live show at Sheffield Arena and to celebrating we have tickets and merchandise to be won.
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IN PICTURES: Bridlington boxing show at The Spa

Bridlington’s young boxers enjoyed a successful night on their home show at the Spa.

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Win South of France rugby Super League trip with Batchelors Peas

WIN: South of France trip to see Yorkshire rugby Super League action with Batchelors Peas

Win a trip to the South of France to watch a Yorkshire Super League team play Catalan Dragons and pocket £250 of spending money with Batchelors Peas.

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Buveur D'Air, ridden by Noel Fehily, and trained by Nicky Henderson, wins the Stan James Champion Hurdle at the Cheltenham Festival last week. (PHOTO BY: Julian Herbert.PA Wire)

Ten talking-points that made the 2017 Cheltenham Festival so memorable

All over for another year, the Cheltenham Festival has written a new chapter in its illustrious, heavyweight history.

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PICTURES: Staff take on students on sports field

Staff and students went head-to-head on the sports field at East Riding College.

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Boxers ready for home show

Bridlington’s promising boxers, including a number of the town’s regional and national champions, will be in action at the Spa tomorrow night.

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Was it worth it?: Gary Ballance, who will lead Yorkshire this summer, lifting the County Championship trophy at Lords in 2015.  (Picture: PA)

Yorkshire chief brands prize money in cricket ‘a joke’

YORKSHIRE chairman Steve Denison has branded the prize money in county cricket as “a joke”.

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Senna set for British Touring Car debut

Bridlington’s Senna Proctor will make his debut in the Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship in 2017, following in the footsteps of his father Mark who competed in the series a decade ago.

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Double dream is still alive as Bridlington reach Shield final

Bridlington are through to the Yorkshire Shield final after seeing off the challenge of plucky Pontefract in extra- time.

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Bridlington Town's Joel Sutton and Brett Agnew v Handsworth Parramore

Seasiders fight back to see off Handsworth

Bridlington Town battled back from a goal down at half-time to claim a superb 2-1 home NCEL Premier Division win against fifth-placed Handsworth Parramore on Tuesday evening.

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Mike Smith, Bob Bousfield and David Dowson after the decision was made at the planning meeting

Green light for golf club’s homes and hotel plan

Bridlington Golf Club’s future is looking brighter after it was given planning permission for a new hotel and housing development on the Belvedere course.

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Sir Bradley Wiggins launched the Tour de Yorkshire in York two years ago but his team missed the cut this year (Picture: Bruce Rollinson).

Tour de Yorkshire hopes to add to its impressive cast list

The prospect of Mark Cavendish returning to race on Yorkshire’s roads remains alive and well, while organisers still retain hope of luring Chris Froome to the county for next month’s Tour de Yorkshire.

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Martyn Coltman, Diane Burbidge, Ryan Windsor, Sean Frow, John Pickup, Dave Renaut -Evans, Ian Stoddard, Kim Arrand, Jo Elkin, Gina Renaut-Evans

Getting into gear for 490km cycling challenge

Fund-raisers are planning to cycle the length of the Tour de Yorkshire route without leaving the start line.

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DRIVING YORKSHIRE FORWARD: Yorkshire CCC chief executive Mark Arthur addresses the club's AGM at Headingley on Saturday, with director of ccricket, Martyn Moxon, watching on. Picture: Steve Riding.

Yorkshire CCC - ‘We have to leave the game in a better state than we found it’

“RUBBISH!” cried out one Yorkshire member.

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Yorkshire's Travis Head celebrates his half century against Warwickshire last year (Picture: Allan McKenzie/SWPIx.com)

Heads you win: Australian Travis Head re-signs with Yorkshire for T20 campaign

YORKSHIRE have re-signed Australian batsman Travis Head as their overseas player for the T20 Blast.

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Sponsor David Dowson gets last years bike race underway

Tour will be the biggest yet

The Tour de Bridlington is coming back for a third year - and it promises to be the biggest event so far.

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Colin Tizzard's Cue Card is running at his sixth Cheltenham Festival (Photo: PA)

Cheltenham Festival tips: Will Cue Card defy Djakadam to land Gold Cup glory at last?

Colin Tizzard insists he will be an impartial supporter of Native River and Cue Card when destiny comes calling in the Timico Cheltenham Gold Cup.
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Gillette Cricket Cup final. Yorkshire captain Brian Close holds the cup aloft watched by his victorious team including

Don Wilson, Doug Padgett, John Hampshire, Ken Taylor, Brian Close, Ray Illingworth, Fred Trueman, Richard Hutton, Jimmy Binks, Phil Sharpe, Geoff Boycott.

Yorkshire president bestows honour on Richard Hutton

YORKSHIRE have revealed that the late John Hampshire wanted Richard Hutton to succeed him as president of the club.

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