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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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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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By Michael Halliwell.

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Spring crocus display on The Stray at Lightcliffe, by Michael Halliwell.

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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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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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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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Inspiration from Yorks landscape

Inspiration from Yorks landscape

The new exhibition at the Harrison Lord Gallery in Brighouse features a stunning mix of paintings by talented local artists responding to the theme “drama”.

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Video: Ellie’s walking on clouds after Runway take-off

Ellie Smith dreams of a life in the clouds working for an airline.

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Elsecar Heritage Centre

Yorkshire villages of Elsecar and Wentworth hit £1.2m Lottery jackpot

South Yorkshire villages of Elsecar and Wentworth are celebrating a £1.2 million Lottery jackpot to put arts and culture at the heart of their communities.
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By David Wood.

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Herons starting to nest in the heronry at Cromwell Bottom, by David Wood.

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Katy Perry is heading for Hull this summer.

Pop superstar Katy Perry is heading for Hull... and she can't wait to try our Yorkshire puddings

Katy Perry joked about her "English boyfriends" as she announced she will headline Radio 1's Big Weekend.
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Collectarma at Doncaster Dome on Sunday, March 26.

PREVIEW: Collectarama TV, film, video game and toy fair to launch in Yorkshire

Thousands of television, film, retro video game and toy fans are expected at a new collector event in Yorkshire.
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A Wee Day Out on show as part of the Young Adventurers Films at ShAFF 2017. Photo: Dave Mackison.

PREVIEW: Sheffield Adventure Film Festival returns with jaw-dropping programme at Showroom Cinema

Extreme sports, adventure and travel will be celebrated with three days of jaw-dropping films from around the world this weekend at the annual Sheffield Adventure Film Festival.
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New JOE WILKINSON fashion range

New fashion brand JOE WILKINSON launched

New designer Joe Wilkinson today launched his first self-titled luxury fashion range with a photo shoot inside one of Yorkshire's most spectacular stately homes.
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German Oscar entry is a masterful comedy

German Oscar entry is a masterful comedy

‘Toni Erdmann’ was hailed as one of the standout films of last year’s Cannes Film Festival where it premiered in Competition (the first German film to debut there in 10 years) and won the Best Film award.

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God lives - in Brussels ...

God lives - in Brussels ...

In the amusing religious satire ‘The Brand New Testament’ (15), God is a mean-spirited bully and petty tyrant who lives with hiswith his opinionated young daughter in an apartment block in Brussels.

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By Mike Halliwell.

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St Matthew’s Church, Lightcliffe, by Mike Halliwell.

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An in depth look at Phyllis’s work

An in depth look at Phyllis’s work

Reflections of Light, an exhibition of paintings and sculpture by Phyllis Hargreaves gets its premier at Artsmill, Hebden Bridge this Sunday (11am to 4pm).

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By Sara Holmes.

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Sara Holmes snapped this lovely photo during a walk along the canal in Brighouse.

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