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The Harry Potter filming spots in Yorkshire - and five other famous blockbusters shot here

A gripping storyline and convincing characters are integral to creating great feature films, but finding a location to bring the tale to life is just as important.

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Immaculately presented bungalow on popular north side of Bridlington

Immaculately presented bungalow on popular north side of Bridlington

Bempton Lane, Bridlington, £167,500

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Although travelling to tropical countries can be exciting, it always carries some risk of potentially falling ill

Dangerous tropical illnesses commonly caught abroad – and how to avoid them

Although travelling to tropical countries can be exciting, it always carries some risk of potentially falling ill.
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Michelle Burgess at the bar of the Boat Shed in Filey.

The Boat Shed in Filey is perfect for everything from tapas to soul food

Filey is fast becoming one of the must-try towns for foodies – offering everything from tapas to soul food.

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The limited edition bag is available in limited numbers at a cost of 70.

Leeds fashion brand launches limited edition bag to honour Yorkshire Day

A Leeds based fashion brand has introduced an exclusive, limited edition bag to its collection in celebration of Yorkshire Day on 1 August.

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Picture shows three of our eight lions celebrating with a beef feast.

Pride at zoo as Kumali celebrates birthday

Kumali, the leader of our pride of African lions here at Flamingo Land, turned 16 on Tuesday July 10! You may also recognise he also has a roller coaster here at the park named after him.

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Dog rose

Royal connections of wild flower

“As high as we have mounted in delight,

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One of the world's hottest cheeses is available in Yorkshire and it's 300 TIMES hotter than Jalapeños

If you like your food hot, then this could a new item to add to your shopping list.
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Blue sow thistle

Identification of mystery plant is solved

As summer ticks by, now is the time to examine your pets for ticks. These are small parasitic arachnids that live on the skin of warm-blooded mammals and suck blood from their tissues. They are present in sheep pasture and woodlands, just waiting for a possible host to come along.

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The project would aim to promote tourism in Bridlington

Businesses to be asked if they back the BID

A ballot of more than 1,700 businesses in the tourism and retail industries from Redcar to Spurn Point is to be held in a bid to bring prosperity and money into the coastal economy.

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The sun sets over the Herbert Woods boatyard in Potter Heigham.

Travel: Broadly delighted with a holiday to picturesque and historic Norfolk

Historical records from the 12th Century reveal the Norfolk Broads are man-made waterways created by the need for fuel in densely populated East Norfolk.
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One of the colourful land trains ready to take passengers along the seafront

Upgrade to land trains welcomed

The major investment in Bridlington’s seafront land trains have been welcomed by tow of the town’s councillors.

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How to take care of your plants and flowers during a heatwave

The recent hot weather has brought with it plenty of sunshine and clear skies, but the unusually warm temperatures can be detrimental for your garden.

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Sewerby Hall

Plenty on the menu at new food festival

A medieval tavern with real ale, seafood stalls, Russian and Greek delicacies and Yorkshire pudding wraps will be among the tasty treats at Sewerby Hall’s first food festival next month.

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Burton Agnes Jazz and Blues Festival

Burton Agnes Jazz and Blues Festival

Burton Agnes Hall, near Bridlington, from Friday July 13 to Sunday July 15

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The Bridlington Orderaround map

Going underground with new pub map

The Circle Line has become The Seafront Line and all the stations have turned into pubs on a new version of the London Underground map which celebrates Bridlington’s boozers and bars.

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The new oryx calf with his mum, Hyacinth, at Flamingo Land.

Animal once rare in wild as a unicorn

Recently, 18 million viewers tuned into their television sets to watch the England football team take on Tunisia in their opening game of the 2018 World Cup and for 90 minutes, the country of Tunisia was at the forefront of our minds, but by now it has probably already drifted off somewhere into our subconscious only to spring to mind next time we try to book a holiday.

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Where will you be spending the weekend in Yorkshire?

6 scenic Yorkshire attractions to make the most of the sunshine

As the summer heatwave continues, everyone is eager to head outdoors and bask in the hot weather while it lasts.

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Alcohol consumption can cause dehydration to happen more easily

The alcoholic drinks which put you at most risk of dehydration

The scorching summer heatwave isn't something we're particularly accustomed to here in the UK, so naturally everyone is keen to make the most of the sunshine while it sticks around.

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Warburton's, the country's largest producer of crumpets, have halted production at two of their plants due to the CO2 shortage

Crumpets, beer and chicken: All the things we're running out of thanks to the heatwave

Crumpets have become the latest casualty of the carbon dioxide crisis, with the UK set to face a shortage as food and drink producers are forced to halt production.
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