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Video: Meet the Yorkshire artist inspired by superstition, folklore and old wives’ tales

You may want to put a lemon under your chair after visiting Alice Pattullo’s exhibition at the Yorkshire Sculpture Park. Sharon Dale reveals why.

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Family who built the perfect garden

Craftsmanship, care and a lot of hard graft have made this cottage and its land into an idyll for plants, animals and people. Sharon Dale reports.

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An artist's impression of the crowd funded homes being built at Merton Lane, Sheffield.

Success for developers whose idea attracted a new crowd

Banks are being challenged as developers find new ways to fund building projects. Sharon Dale reports.

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The enormous living kitchen on the ground floor.

Stylish makeover turns bungalow into a fabulous family home

Springfield, Appleton Roebuck, near York

Price: £699,995

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A new mortgage deal could be worth considering

Reviewing your mortgage rate could help save you a small fortune

Franz Muehlthaler, mortgage adviser, Holroyd Miller Properties

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Home Farm,  near Hornby Castle

Two historic buildings for renovation and conversion

Home Farm and Glen Cottage, Hornby

Guide price: £1.7m - £2m

Contact Robin Jessop, tel: 01677 425950, www.robinjessop.co.uk

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The government shoud appoint a new homes ombudsman, says Philip Waller. Picture: PA

Quality issues highlight need for new homes ombudsman

New home owners in Queensbury still have snagging issues and complaints about quality 15 months after moving into their houses. Sharon Dale reports.

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Chef Frances Atkins  outside the Yorke Arms at Ramsgill . Picture: Gary Longbottom.

Yorke Arms, legendary Dales restaurant, goes on sale for £1.75m

ITS MENU currently boasts truffled brill and smoked rabbit with buckwheat and wasabi, but one of Yorkshire’s finest eateries served up an even more unusual item today - the restaurant itself.

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The new housing minister has a big job ahead of him.

Wish list for new housing minister

The new housing minister needs to stay long-term and push property up the political agenda. Sharon Dale reports.

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Real home: The Yorkshire Laird

Getting away from it all proved difficult for swashbuckling businessman Jonathan Turner.

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Clarke Hall after its no-expense-spared restoration

Restored to glory: Wakefield’s historic Clarke Hall on the market

Clarke Hall, Wakefield

Price: £850,000

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the two cottages on St Mark's Terrace

Time warp cottages for sale

3 and 4 St Mark's terrace, Kirk Deighton, £300,000
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A table of treasures adds character.

Keep calm and comfy

A calm living space can be an antidote to the stress of 21st century life. Sharon Dale reports.

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The canalside home and gallery of creative director and art dealer Mark Chalmers in Amsterdam, www.thegarageamsterdam.com

Get the industrial look

If you love the industrial look and want inspiration, 
Sara Emslie’s book Urban Pioneer is the best place to start. 
Sharon Dale reports. Photographs by Benjamin Edwards.

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The dining room, which is perfect for corporate events and meetings

Making a splash with family home

It took a famous actress to persuade Bear Grylls’ sister Lara to turn her former family home into an upmarket holiday let. Sharon Dale reports.

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Hovingham Hall opens its doors to the public this month.

Inside story on Hovingham Hall

Hovingham Hall has opened its doors to visitors this month. Sharon Dale takes a tour of the family home with owner Sir William Worsley.

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There is a gap in the market for retirement property

Baby boomers need new style of retirement property

A new style of retirement property is needed for the “Elvis” generation.

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Maison Dieu, Richmond, �1.75m, knightfrank.co.uk

Richmond could be next property hotspot

Richmond’s appeal could soon be widened thanks to the A1 upgrade and designer shops. Sharon Dale reports.

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Langcliffe Hall

Historic Langcliffe Hall for sale for the first time ever

Langcliffe Hall, near Settle

Price: £1.5m

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Carroway Close, Bridlington

Seaside specials: homes close to the Yorkshire coast

Carroway Close, Bridlington

Price: £649,500

Contact: D.Dunk Lewis and Graves, tel: 01262 672576, ddlgestates.co.uk

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