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Hebden Bridge: The gay-friendly town where everyone feels welcome

In his poem Stubbing Wharfe, Ted Hughes wrote about sitting with Sylvia Plath in a pub “between the canal and the river” in the West Yorkshire former mill town of Hebden Bridge.

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Asian-style beef/watercress salad

Asian-style beef/watercress salad

Using influences from the Orient, this mouth-watering warm salad knocks spots off anything available from the local Chinese and is so much more healthy!

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Northfield , Stansfield Hall Road, Todmorden - �549,950 (Anthony J Turner 01422 846770)

Individually designed Yorkshire stone built family residence

Landscaped gardens and rooftop balcony area offering outstanding views

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Angling isn't quite the catch it used to be for youngsters.

FAMILY COLUMN: Getting the kids hooked on the joys of fishing

In this day of smartphones, tablets, PCs, games consoles and big tellies, they reckon traditional pastimes will soon be a thing of the past.

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The beautiful Grange Manor

Travel review: Falkirk and Grangemouth, Scotland

Landlubbers often forget how important water is. But visitors to Falkirk and Grangemouth are treated to a very special way of remembering.

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Wimbledon fans - playing tennis yourself is easier than you think

Wimbledon fans - playing tennis yourself is easier than you think

As a keen tennis fan, I’m all too aware that Wimbledon fortnight represents my best chance to convert casual fans to my favourite sport.
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Lower Lumb Farm, Cragg Vale, Hebden Bridge - �585,000 (Ryburne & Co. 01422 844963)

Beautiful farmhouse

Situated in an area of outstanding beauty offering peace and tranquillity

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We're a family of three, and just fine with it - thanks very much!

COLUMNIST: When’s the next one? None of your business!

“She’s a beauty,” the lady next to me smiles, as we watch my three-year-old running and giggling around the garden in the sunshine.

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The wonderful beach huts at De Panne. Photo courtesy of WESTTOER

Travel review: Belgium via Hull

As the saying goes – it is never dull in Hull – and lucky for our latest adventure it was also boiling in Belgium!

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Skoda

Sadly it is goodbye Skoda Yeti RIP

THE mighty Volkswagen Group managed to accomplish one of the motor industry's major success stories by developing Skoda from a joke company into one of the world's leading and most respected automobile manufacturers.

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Thousands of runners take part in Race for Life events each year.

Columnist: Getting ready for my first 10k is no piece of cake

When I signed up for my first 10k, I was full of New Year’s resolutions and determination.

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FAMILY COLUMN: ‘I’m a mumsy mum - and proud of it’.

FAMILY COLUMN: ‘I’m a mumsy mum - and proud of it’.

Flicking through photos in preparation for our son’s third birthday this week, I was beaming.

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One North View Mews, Halifax Road, Todmorden - �275,000 (Ryburne & Co 01422 844963)

Superb property with an attractive roof terrace

Excellent views overlooking the Rochdale Canal

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Local gardeners are in for a treat

Local gardeners are in for a treat

The finest green spaces in Luddenden will be on show when the village hosts its eigth Open Gardens day on Saturday, July 1.

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10 of the best: Things to do in and around Calderdale

10 of the best: Things to do in and around Calderdale

Here’s our pick of the 10 best things to do in and around Calderdale.

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Butts Green, John Naylor Lane, Luddenden Foot - �315,000 (Anthony J Turner 01422 846770)

Beautifully restored period residence in Luddenden Foot

End terrace cottage enjoying fabulous far-reaching views

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READER OFFER: Save up to HALF PRICE on Flamingo Land family tickets

Yorkshire's Flamingo Land is a wild family fun day out and it just got better - we have an amazing reader offer to save you up to HALF PRICE on family tickets!

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Darren Burke has lost his teenage son to a smartphone.

FAMILY COLUMN: Darren Burke on why journeys with dad are uncool when you're a teen

There’s a TV advert currently doing the rounds that shows a series of mortified teenagers being ferried to school in their parents’ seriously un-cool cars.

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Brink Top, Heights Road, Hebden Bridge - �485,000 (Ryburne & Co 01422 844963)

Superb country house

Stunning panoramic views over the valley to the distant hills

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Time to try a tri: Top tips for beginner triathletes

Time to try a tri: Top tips for beginner triathletes

Triathlon: a word that strikes fear into couch potatoes everywhere. For many, the idea of swimming 1,500 metres, cycling 40k and running 10k back-to-back fills them with dread.

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