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Country Life

Living the Dream: Slot on the airwaves gives us pause for thought

News
Glaucous gulls have been sighted at Scarborough and in other coastal locations after recent storms.  Picture: Dave Mansell

Birdwatch: Distinctive gulls on the coast in the wake of tidal surge

Environment
A deer herd at Studley Royal in North Yorkshire, with red, fallow and sika deer.  Picture: Gary Longbottom

Wolds Diary: Unexpected natural beauties are a special treat in the woods

Environment

Sheepdog training clinics to address decline of societies

News

Working farm families in need of grant funds soars by 67 per cent

News

Farm of the Week: Petals complement traditional farming at foot of the Wolds

News

Brussels sprouts: Yorkshire MP hails Brexit as end of the ‘vegetable police’

Environment 7

Country & Coast: Innocent awakenings offer the first signs of spring

Environment
A crop of oilseed rape.  Picture: James Hardisty.

Insecticide ban costs more than farmers’ profits, study finds

News
Christine Ryder who is hosting the farm breakfasts at her home, Scaife Hall Farm in Blubberhouses later this month.  Picture: Simon Hulme

Farmhouse breakfasts support rural housing charity

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Shaun McKenna is giving his moss overgrown field some attention.

Living the Dream: Slot on the airwaves gives us pause for thought

News
Glaucous gulls have been sighted at Scarborough and in other coastal locations after recent storms.  Picture: Dave Mansell

Birdwatch: Distinctive gulls on the coast in the wake of tidal surge

Environment
A deer herd at Studley Royal in North Yorkshire, with red, fallow and sika deer.  Picture: Gary Longbottom

Wolds Diary: Unexpected natural beauties are a special treat in the woods

Environment

Sheepdog training clinics to address decline of societies

News
Serious flood damage meant the Royal Agricultural Benevolent Institution was busy helping victims in the North. Picture: PA

Working farm families in need of grant funds soars by 67 per cent

News
Gill Hodgson at Field House farm, Everingham, with a seasonal sheaf.  Picture: Gary Longbottom

Farm of the Week: Petals complement traditional farming at foot of the Wolds

News
Richmond MP Rishi Sunak

Brussels sprouts: Yorkshire MP hails Brexit as end of the ‘vegetable police’

Environment 7

Country & Coast: Innocent awakenings offer the first signs of spring

Environment

Insecticide ban costs more than farmers’ profits, study finds

News

Farmhouse breakfasts support rural housing charity

News 1

East Yorkshire designers help transform pig welfare

News

Piccadilly line: Clapton’s fashion brand makes Great Yorkshire Show debut

Fashion
Lisa Cutcliffe runs wild food cooking days and foraging courses for enthusiastic beginners, chefs, community groups, herbalists and adventurous home cooks. Picture: Joan Ransely

Witch’s egg and other food you can forage from larder at bottom of the street

News
Helen and Robs storyline has shocked fans of The Archers. See letter						                    Picture: BBC

Everyday story of abused country folk: How The Archers became a touchstone for domestic violence

Theatre
Aerial picture over the Kirkstall Road area of Leeds, where flooding occurred after a monumental amount of rain caused the River Aire to burst its banks in December 2015.

Row over flood risk benefits of major tree felling along the Aire

Environment
Ladies Day at the Meynell and South Staffordshire Hunt.  Pictures: F Stop Press Ltd.

Traditional country pursuit enjoys its very own ladies day

News
The Greenwells Glory.  Picture: Stephen Cheetham

Fly fishing: Dedication to fishing is a hobby inherited

Other Sports
Fishing under the supermoon, it will not be bettered until November 25, 2034.  Picture: Kamran Jebreili

Sea fishing: Moonlight trip proves an eerie experience

Other Sports
Jo Foster sorting out the tack at her stables at Menston near Leeds.

Over the stable door: Point to point is underway

Equestrian
Cherry Coward who is one of Point to Point's best known Yorkshire trainers, watches jockey Jack Andrews over one of the jumps on her farm at Scackleton, near York.  Picture: Jonathan Gawthorpe

Coward family saddles up to host point to point opener

Equestrian
Jo Foster sorting out the tack at her stables at Menston near Leeds.

Over the stable door: Obsession reined in to enjoy what is important

Equestrian