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VIDEO: Fly DSA Arena takes off as Doncaster Sheffield Airport gets naming rights of Sheffield Arena

UP, up and away...Yorkshire's biggest arena is soaring to new heights today after a six-figure naming rights deal by Doncaster Sheffield Airport to rebrand Sheffield Arena as Fly DSA Arena.
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Help us choose the finalists for out Chip Shop of the Year 2017 competition

Halifax Courier Chip Shop of the Year 2017 - Vote for your finalists

Cod or haddock? Mushy peas or curry sauce? With or without salt and vinegar?

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Light art installation by Mick Stephenson at Staithes Festival of Arts and Heritage 2017. Saturday 9 September. w173502e Picture: Ceri Oakes

Dad Talk: Festival ‘Steers’ families in the right direction

Step back in time to one of the most dramatic and enchanting seaside locations on the Yorkshire coast and you may find more than you bargained for.

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How short term goals can  make you superhuman

How short term goals can make you superhuman

It always appears as though the world of exercise is comprised of two sorts of people: those who are able to bore through excruciating pain with apparent ease (the “superhuman” archetype) and those who crumple into a red-faced,

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Anita Marsh with April.

In The Saddle column: Onto a winner with a great ride!

It's really been one busy competitive season this year and last weekend was no exception.
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Geoffrey Crowther seen here with his wife Janet at the bar of the Dusty Miller in Hove Edge

Echoes of the past: Can you run a pub?

Whilst the licensees of many local pubs seem to change more frequently these days, or you see what is now a familiar sight outside many pubs, asking passersby, ‘can you run a pub?’

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Children dressed up as pirates

Echoes of the past: Yo-ho yo-ho a pirate’s life for me

’Arrrgh, me mateys’ - did pirates really say things like that and where did the traditional design of the skull and cross bones pirate flag come from ? Some people have even suggested, somewhat tongue in cheek I think, that it was Walt Disney, hmm, not really.

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Walter Glover escorts Margaret Gill, Joan Clegg, Pauline Hirst and Kathryn Glover across Wakefield Road on 24 August 1956

Echoes of the past: The unsung heroes of the school run

Standing out in the middle of the road in all weathers, dressed in high visibility clothing at a crossing near the school.

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Reading the new Borough Charter in 1893

Echoes of the past: Story of the first Mayor of Brighouse

Brighouse became a borough in 1893 and once the amalgamation into what was to become Calderdale in 1974, the old borough council had appointed sixty six Aldermen, two hundred and eighty five Councillors, which included twelve ladies, eleven Freemen and forty two Mayors, which included two ladies.

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The Kaiser Chiefs and Manic Street Preachers were among the headliners at this year's Bingley Music Live.

LIVE REVIEW: Kaiser Chiefs, Manic Street Preachers and many more shine through the rain at Bingley Music Live

"Oh my God, I can't believe it, I've never been this far away from home," sang Kaiser Chiefs frontman Ricky Wilson as he brought the curtain down on the second day of this three day festival.

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Darren Burke says the Xbox allows children to socialise in a different way.

FAMILY GUY COLUMN: Staying in with technology is the new way of 'playing out'

You can’t open a newspaper or turn on the TV or radio these days without some sort of daily assault of how technology is ruining our children’s lives.

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Field Lane United Under 16 Team - 1962-63 Left to Right: Back Row: Loclkwood (vice captaion), Shaw, Miller, Pearson, Thomson and V. Wild (Manager). Front Row: Ford, Wilson, Stables, Prest (Captain), Tattersall and Platts.

Echoes of the past: Memories of past footballing days

This team photograph for the 1962 - 63 football season of the Field Lane Under 16s brings back memories of my own teenage years in football. Some readers may have happy memories of their own footballing days at school.

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Waring Green junction, Harry Greenwoods Barbers Shop

Echoes of the past: The changing junction at Waring Green

Waring Green crossroads, possibly the 1970s, no doubt the readers with motor vehicle knowledge will be able to say exactly from the make and possibly model of the motor vehicles in this scene.

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George Hepworth Senior, shown here, died in 1875 at the age of 76

Echoes of the past: A tribute to George Hepworth

I was very pleased to read that the house building contractors McCarthy, who are developing its new retirement complex in Parsonage Lane are naming it Hepworth Court.

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Rob Roys grace is in Brighouse Cemetery

Echoes of the past: The sad death of young Rob Roy MacGregor

During the early 1960s, I like many other students from St Martin’s Secondary School, Church Lane, having spent my bus fare would have to walk home to Stoney Lane through Brighouse Cemetery and then cut through the prefabs at Whinny Hill. A lasting memory from those days was whilst walking through the cemetery and seeing the grave of a young boy called Rob Roy MacGregor. I visited the cemetery this week to remind myself about this young boy who died at the age of five.

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Geoff Love back on Yorkshire turf for the final time with the baton, conducting the Young Person's Concert Foundation in Halifax, 1990

A world of music - with Love from Yorkshire

He had a smile as broad as his home town accent, and with ability in abundance Yorkshireman Geoff Love was a musical talent of world reknown.

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rainbows: Samantha Cuthbert, Rebecca Walton  and Joanne Brearley are selling tickets on behalf of the Rainbows twenty seven years ago

Echoes of the past: Roll-up to the Rainbow raffle

Roll-up, roll-up, buy your raffle ticket here, only 10 pence, everyone a winner !

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A Level students offered FREE Nando's on results day

A Level students offered FREE Nando's on results day

You've received your A Level results and are about to start a new chapter of your life.

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This photo is of Brookes Nonslip Stone works at Lightcliffe was taken on 30 September 1919

Echoes of the past: All change for former local industrial giant

A lot has changed since this photograph of Brooke’s Nonslip Stone works at Lightcliffe was taken on 30 September 1919.

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Old Cottage Close, Hipperholme - �410,000 (Benjamin Fitzpatrick 01484 711331)

New build home in Hipperholme

Individually designed with pure luxury in mind

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