Plea to find four Yorkshire sisters a new home together

“When are we going to meet our new mummy and daddy?” – the heartbreaking words of four young sisters in South Yorkshire who are in need of a permanent family home following a turbulent childhood.

Happy Valley, Victoria and Gunpowder have all been filmed on location in Yorkshire, while actor Sean Bean is currently filming a new drama near Skipton.

Why Yorkshire is becoming the most popular filming location in the UK

As much as an exciting storyline and convincing characters are integral to creating great films and TV, finding the right location is just as important.

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Clockwise from top left, Lancashire hot pot, toad in the hole, liver and onions, potted shrimp, bubble and squeak and Kedgeree could all soon be consigned to the history books.

Turning our backs on the humble hot pot and toad in the hole in favour of a more foreign flavour

Traditional English favourites such as Lancashire hot pot, steak and kidney pudding and bubble and squeak could soon be consigned to the history books.
The new Gunpowder drama, starring Game of Thrones actor Kit Harington, was filmed partly in Yorkshire.

Game of Thrones star Kit Harington proud to claim Gunpowder drama as his 'baby'

Game Of Thrones star Kit Harington has said his new BBC drama about the Gunpowder Plot is his "baby" because he was involved in it from the start.

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The Toffee Deluxe will return to boxes of Quality Street for this Christmas.

Festive favourite: Sweet news for Quality Street fans as Toffee Deluxe returns for Christmas

Nestle's Toffee Deluxe chocolate is returning to Quality Street tubs in time for Christmas after its removal last year caused uproar among confectionery fans.

Hull couple take aid to hurricane hit islands

Hull couple take aid to hurricane hit islands

A Hull couple are using their own boat to help Caribbean islands devastated by a succession of hurricanes. Catherine Scott reports.

Miners Paul Mountjoy and Roy Cullier walk inside the closed Hatfield Colliery. Picture: Anna Gowthorpe

Celebration of mining past aims to create art for future

Former Yorkshire miners are to be immortalised in bronze as part of a major public art project celebrating Doncaster’s proud heritage. Chris Burn reports.

Liam Read with his wife Jamina after he defied doctors predictions and made it down the aisle six days after an horric bike accident Picture Trupix

Liam’s battle to make it up the aisle and get back on his bike

Liam Reid had been planning his wedding for two years. But a devastating bike crash just six days before nearly put paid to their dream day. Catherine Scott reports

Denise Welch is appearing at the Raworths Harrogate Literature Festival on Friday. (Picture: Ruth Crafer).

Denise Welch on bikinis, body confidence and books

As actress and author Denise Welch heads to the Raworths Harrogate Literature Festival, she talks to Ann Chadwick.

Tim Marshall has travelled the world covering foreign affairs for Sky News.

How Leeds United fan Tim Marshall went from painting and decorating to broadcasting from war zones

Tim Marshall swapped being a ‘completely rubbish’ painter and decorator for reporting from some of the world’s most dangerous places for Sky News. Chris Burn reports.
The value of our homes has fallen across Britain in the last three months.

Value of British property market has fallen by £62.7 billion since July

The average home across Britain has lost nearly £24 a day in value over the past three months, according to analysis by a property website.

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A Crowdfunding page in honour of Brooke Firth has already raised more than 4,000.

Forever in our hearts: Tributes paid to tragic Yorkshire teenager as friends and team-mates honour 'one in a million' Brooke

The sporting world is rallying round to support the family of a talented teenage rugby player from Yorkshire who died in tragic circumstances last week.
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Whitby Abbey and Clifford's Tower have been named among the most spooky sites across England.

The two Yorkshire buildings voted among England's top ten spookiest sites

With mysterious footsteps, cold sensations and a little boy seen holding visitors' hands without them realising, Bolsover Castle has been voted the spookiest English Heritage site.
Former Hurricane Ophelia battered parts of Ireland, Wales and the western coast of England yesterday.

Travel chaos as former Hurricane Ophelia brings 70mph winds to Yorkshire

The one-time Hurricane Ophelia has brought rush-hour chaos to Yorkshire this morning as it blows across the county with gusts of up to 70mph.
Poignant visit: Robert Hudson and his family after collecting his DSO from Buckingham Palace.

Story of the Yorkshireman who fought and died in the hell of Passchendaele

Robert Hudson was one of the many thousands of British soldiers killed during the Passchendaele offensive a century ago. His grandson, Jim Paul, tells his story.

Former Hurricane Ophelia brought with it high winds and severe storms throughout Monday.

Ophelia winds batter western parts of United Kingdom as Yorkshire holds its breath

Yorkshire was waiting to see if former Hurricane Ophelia would strike the county with her full force after a day of fierce winds and storms struck Ireland and the west coast.
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“I never wanted to be lead singer of Genesis,” says Phil Collins

“I never wanted to be lead singer of Genesis,” says Phil Collins

He is one of a select group of music stars to sell more than 100 million albums. But Phil Collins is an unlikely pop star as Catherine Scott discovers as he prepares to come to Yorkshire.

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What can Leeds 2023 Capital of Culture bid learn from Hull’s year of transformation?

What can Leeds 2023 Capital of Culture bid learn from Hull’s year of transformation?

The team behind the transformation of Hull for its UK City of Culture year believe Leeds can repeat the success as it bids to be European Capital of Culture in 2023. Chris Burn reports.

The contemporary, two-storey extension was designed by Brierley Groom and constructed by York Builder

Altogether heavenly 21st century update to Georgian rectory

Two contemporary extensions have added 21st century style to this Grade II-listed Georgian rectory. Sharon Dale reports. Pictures by Jonathan Gawthorpe.

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New chapter: Fiona Mozley, from York, finds out tomorrow if shes won the Man Booker Prize (JPress).

Brexit, the Man Booker Prize and a Stalinist Omnishambles...

The 30th anniversary of Black Monday, the Man Booker Prize winner and yes, you guessed it, Brexit. Chris Bond looks at the week ahead and who and what is likely to make the headlines.

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