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WIN: Yorkshire Sculpture Park prizes to celebrate its 40th anniversary

The Yorkshire Sculpture Park (YSP), an open-air gallery showcasing world famous art by the likes of Henry Moore, is 40-years old and to celebrate we have prizes to be won.

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VIDEO EXCLUSIVE: World's 'oldest fish supper' revealed at Ancient Egypt in Yorkshire exhibition in Barnsley

The world's oldest fish supper - believed to be 3,500 years old - has gone on display in the heartland of fish and chips as part of a new Ancient Egypt in Yorkshire exhibition in Barnsley.

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Cordelia Singleton with her winning photo

Cordelia’s camera skills impress judges

The winning photograph in a regional wildlife competition for school children was taken at the RSPB Bempton Cliffs reserve.

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The long haul: Portraits which tell the story of our fishing heritage

Having spent four years photographing Britain’s fishing industry, Joanne Coates tells Sarah Freeman how she earned her sea legs.

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New film festival line-up revealed

Bridlington Spa will play a central role in the first East Riding Film Festival.

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Chatsworth Country Fair, balloons launching over the show

VIDEO: Duke hails ‘wonderful weekend’ as Chatsworth celebrates annual showcase

The Duke of Devonshire has said the crowds who came to this year’s Chatsworth Country Fair were treated to a ‘wonderful weekend’.

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The Full Monty's Mark Addy and Brassed off star Tara Fitzgerald together in new Yorkshire feel-good film The Runaways. Photos: Fox Searchlight Pictures and Miramax Films.

The Full Monty and Brassed Off stars filming new Yorkshire 'feel-good' movie The Runaways

Twenty years after The Full Monty and Brassed Off two of the films' biggest stars have teamed up for what is hoped to be another Yorkshire runaway hit at the box office - called The Runaways.
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PHOTOS: The Big Picnic at Sewerby Hall

Dozens of picnic blankets filled the lawns in front of Sewerby Hall and Gardens, as the home hosted one of its biggest events of the year.

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� Dont miss the Charles familys new cooking column starting in the Free Press.

What are the odds on the cooking bookie and his family winning BBC show?

The odds have tumbled on the Charles family from Bridlington winning TV’s newest cooking competition.

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Game of Thrones admit to using Ikea rugs for actors' costumes

Game of Thrones admit to using Ikea rugs for actors' costumes

Game of Thrones fans may well have admired the warm fur cloaks worn by Jon Snow and members of the Night's Watch in the hit show.

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Graham Relton from the Yorkshire Film Archive. Picture: Tony Johnson.

Lost jewel of Bradford’s Bollywood past goes on view

It looked more like Gargrave than the Ganges, but the Bollywood thriller they shot on the banks of the River Wharfe four decades ago is a jewel in the crown of Yorkshire’s forgotten cinema.

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Insurance money returned after 'stolen' candlesticks reappear at Yorkshire castle

Insurance money returned after 'stolen' candlesticks reappear at Yorkshire castle

A Yorkshire castle has had to return an insurance pay-out after four 'stolen' candlesticks re-appeared in strange circumstances.

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The Friendly Forester is currently at the Blackgang Chine museum and visitor attraction on the Isle of Wight. Picture by Mark Peacock

It’s coming home! Plans to bring lifeboat back

Flamborough’s old Friendly Forester lifeboat looks set to return to the area, after businsesses and villagers joined forces in an effort to bring the boat back.

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Bridlington Youth Coalition

New group sets up 100 summer events

A collection of community groups have joined forces to organise almost 100 family events during the summer holidays.

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Pictured at the Chalk Tower are (l to r) Jane Lowery, James Lowery (commmittee member) and Martin Burnhill

What would you like to see inside the Chalk Tower?

Ambitious plans to open up Flamborough’s old lighthouse will take another step forward this weekend.

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Kirsty Young, Assistant Curator at Cartwright Hall admiring the new exhibition.

New exhibition as Hockney turns 80

Footage of David Hockney at work in his Bridlington studio and out and about in the Yorkshire Wolds form part of a new exhibition which has opened in his home town.

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Dunkirk, cert 12A, in UK cinemas from Friday, July 21, 2017.  2017 Warner Bros. Entertainment. All rights reserved.

WIN: Dunkirk IMAX family tickets and goody bags - see One Direction star Harry Styles big screen debut

To celebrate the release of Dunkirk - in UK cinemas July 21 - Warner Bros. Pictures have teamed up with us to offer you the chance to win an IMAX family ticket and official merchandise good bags.
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Great Yorkshire Show: The ultimate guide

Great Yorkshire Show: The ultimate guide

Yorkshire's showpiece agricultural event is less than two weeks away.

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Bridlington North Library

New chapter in the life of town’s libraries

Reduced opening hours at the area’s three libraries come into effect from Monday, as part of a plan to save more than £1million around the county.

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Opera North will continue to get funding from the Arts Council.

Arts Council reveals £5.3m boost in funding for Yorkshire

The Arts Council has this morning announced an increase of more than £5m for projects and organisations based in Yorkshire.
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