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The voice of food and drink: Nigel Barden’s celebration of Yorkshire fare

Talking to Nigel Barden is like listening to a who’s who of the food and drink scene in Yorkshire. If he doesn’t know a food producer or restaurateur you get the feeling they aren’t worth knowing.

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Sadly charity stalls are a thing of the past

Echoes of the past: Charity stall outside Town Hall

It does not seem that many years ago that a Saturday would not go by without seeing the familiar charity stall at the back of the town hall in Market Street.

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Hipperholme Church at Cross Roads

Echoes of the past: Centenary of The Church on the Crossroads

As an avid collector of anything that is about Brighouse and its surrounding communities, I often think there cannot be that much left I have not seen.

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Bethel Street on 22 May 1907 during a Royal visit by Princess Louise

Echoes of the past: Royal visit in Bethel Street

With this old photograph we have to go back to 22 May 1907, the occasion of the first member of the royal family visiting Brighouse.

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Inspirational

Inspirational

It was one of the most horrific moments of the Falklands conflict when two Argentinian war planes attacked the RFA Sir Galahad.

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Customers at the Stotts Arms Pub with a cheque in 1988

Echoes of the past: A look at the pubs of Brighouse’s past

These are customers at the Stott’s Arms public house, taking part in a cheque handing over ceremony at the pub in February 1988. I am sure these customers will all have some happy memories at the Stott’s Arms.

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Yorkshire Pudding Day: Readers' best recipes

Yorkshire Pudding Day: Readers' best recipes

We asked and you shared.

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In every way a souper soup ..

In every way a souper soup ..

After showing readers the way to make a very tasty but very naughty syrup sponge recipe last column I felt it was only right to go with a healthy recipe this week, writes Alasdair Nunn of RachAls Kitchen Ltd the Halifax-based catering company.

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The art of the perfect Yorkshire pudding

With February 5 marking Yorkshire Pudding Day, Mark E. Johnson speaks to Pride and Pudding author Regula Ysewijn to find out the story behind this signature British dish.

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The view from the Island Girl Catamaran Tour.

Travel review: Tobago - the island spirit

Tobago has managed to retain the charm and character that other corners of the Caribbean have lost – and its taste for rum says Ruby Kitchen.

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Lettuce shortage is just the tip of the iceberg

Lettuce shortage is just the tip of the iceberg

Supermarkets are rationing vegetables after a Spanish growing region was hit by flooding.

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Bradford Road in Bailiffe Bridge was very quiet pre 1904

Echoes of the past: A race along a quiet Bradford Road

Bradford Road Bailiff Bridge, things have certainly changed here since this photograph was taken c1900. The shop with its front door on the narrow facing gable end was for many years a newsagents, today it is Rayner’s Creative Hair Care. The row of terrace houses were built c1881 on a plot of land that formed part of the Crow Nest Estate (Lightcliffe) and was sold off at public auction by Evan Charles Sutherland-Walker in 1867.

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The St Matthew's Rastrick Scouts outside Tesco

Echoes of the past: Looking back at Bob-a-Job Week

Back in 1983 the UK Scout membership stood at 626, 937, with an additional 12,300 young people being members of the Beavers.

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Collaboration of art and horticulture ...

Hebden Bridge Open Studios has joined forces with Hebden Bridge Arts Festival to create a special open cultural weekend this summer, writes Paul Clarke.

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Perfect batter for tasty fish

Perfect batter for tasty fish

There’s nothing nicer than fresh fish, especially home caught varieties like cod and haddock - those served in the majority of fish and chip shops.

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Magic and music adds up to fun for youngsters

Magic and music adds up to fun for youngsters

Singing, storytelling and sharing music can be enjoyed by Yorkshire’s youngest residents as part of a programme of family-friendly performances and workshops run by Opera North.

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Members of Hove Edge Bowling Club showing off the silverware

Echoes of the past: Big win for Hove Edge Bowling Club

They have done well. Showing off the winners competition silverware during the 1990s.

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Bradford Road outside Wellholme Park gates pre 1904

Echoes of the past: A look at Bradford Road before any transport

Not a motorised vehicle in sight, not even a tramcar. I suspect the present day occupants in the houses on the left hand side on this quiet day in Bradford Road.

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Leeds Bradford Airport boosts New York flights roster

Leeds Bradford Airport boosts New York flights roster

Leeds Bradford Airport will increase its service to New York this year after announcing seven charter flights.

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This is Tesco Supermarket staff celebrating the store's 21st Birthday - L to R: Miss Claire Empsall, Mrs Joyce Kettridge and Andrew Vardy (Mr Blobby) - this is dated 28 January 1996

Echoes of the past: Celebrating Tesco’s 21st birthday

It is just a few days to go and this happy event will be 20 years old. It was taken as part of the celebrations that Tesco Supermarket in Briggate back in those days. Tesco opened in 1975 in what was the old Hillards Supermarket.

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