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Huge Yorkshire stately home that inspired Jane Austen is saved ‘against all odds’

A FIVE-YEAR bid to raise the funds to purchase and restore what is believed to be the largest house in Britain has paid off in South Yorkshire.

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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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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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Win tickets for cool movie track concert

Win tickets for cool movie track concert

The creative force behind the hugely successful Vampires Rock, Steve Steinman, presents this all new hit show - delivering the best of the best from some of the coolest and iconic movies that have ever graced the small screen.

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Calling dads to the kitchen

Calling dads to the kitchen

I would say that my time in the kitchen learning to bake was either with my mother or grandmother writes Alasdair Nunn of RachAls Kitchen Ltd, the Halifax based caterer.

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Films devoted to bygone comedians Stan Laurel (left) and Oliver Hardy will be shown at the Rex Cinema, Elland

A night with two comedy giants

Laurel and Hardy nights have become an annual event at the Rex Cinema, Elland - thanks to the overwhelming enthusiasm of comedy and film buffs from all over the country.

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VIDEO PREVIEW: Yorkshire world premiere for Brexit inspired piano recital European Unison

A Brexit inspired recital written for 28 pianos - one for each member of the European Union - hopes to hit the right notes with Remain supporters when it gets its world premiere this weekend in Yorkshire.
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By Michael McArdle.

Your Picture of the Week

Michael McArdle snapped this superb photo of a goldfinch in his garden.

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Meet rock superstars Kings Of Leon at Sheffield Arena.

WIN: Meet rock superstars Kings Of Leon at Sheffield Arena

Sex Is On Fire chart-toppers Kings Of Leon will rock Sheffield Arena this summer and we are giving you the chance to win tickets and meet the band.

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Joe Bonamassa's 'lightning fast fingers fly effortlessly around the fretboard'. Photo: Paul Rodgers.

AUDIO PREVIEW: Guitar king Joe Bonamassa promises 'two hours of blues rock fun' at Sheffield Arena

Jimi Hendrix, Eric Clapton and BB King trip off the tongue when asked to name the greatest guitar players of all time - but make way for Joe Bonamassa!

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European Unison composer Ruth Spencer Jolly

WATCH LIVE 10.30AM THURSDAY: Brexit debate and European Unison piano concert on Facebook Live

A Brexit inspired piano concert will get its world premiere with a free public performance in Yorkshire - but we are giving you an exclusive preview on Facebook Live.
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VIDEO: Welcome To Yorkshire tourism film is new star of the big screen - watch it here first

Yorkshire is the latest star of the big screen in a new tourism film which will be shown in cinemas.
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Modern children have tried olives and quinoa before turning five

Modern children have tried olives and quinoa before turning five

Millions of modern children have already had their first taste of olives, hummus and quinoa before the age of five, a study has found.

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14 films to look forward to in 2017

14 films to look forward to in 2017

From thrillers to comedies and superheroes, we have already been treated to some big releases this year.

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Tickets selling well and rehearsals not yet begun

Tickets selling well and rehearsals not yet begun

Rehearsals may not yet have started but tickets for Halifax Musical Theatre Company’s (HMTC) Music of Stage and screen in June/July are already selling well.

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Cartoonist Steve is big draw at festival

Cartoonist Steve is big draw at festival

Cartoonist Steve Bell’s mocking and often controversial lampoons have become the stuff of legend.

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This Easter the clocks go right back at Eureka!

This Easter the clocks go right back at Eureka!

While most people will be putting their clocks forward this Spring, Eureka! The National Children’s Museum will be celebrating the Easter holidays by turning theirs way back, for a bit of Medieval Mayhem between April 1 and 23.

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Society show is the tops

Society show is the tops

Members of Halifax Amateur Operatic Society are well into rehearsals for their next production, the ever- popular Cole Porter musical ‘Anything Goes’, which is to be presented at the Victoria Theatre from April 19 to 22.

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More floral tributes forty years after big hit

More floral tributes forty years after big hit

It’s four decades since Derek Broadbent’s magnificent arrangement of The Floral Dance stormed the pop charts winning over legions of new fans to brass band music.

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A tough look at England

A tough look at England

Halifax Film Society’s 50th anniversary season continues on Sunday, March 26 with a screening of the hard-hitting 2006 drama ‘This Is England’.

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