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FROM THE ARCHIVES OF THE YORKSHIRE POST - 1972

This wonderful old church was revealed in this week’s delve into The Yorkshire Post picture archives from 1972.

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‘Special’ killed by IRA assassin

‘Special’ killed by IRA assassin

AN IRA assassin who had escaped from prison before killing a heroic SAS officer was convicted of murdering a volunteer policeman near Tadcaster this week.

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Last Deltic run at Doncaster  January 1982

Nostalgia on Tuesday: The Deltic story

The British Transport Commission’s document, Modernisation and Re-equipment of British Railways, published in December 1954 brought many far- reaching changes, not least the switch from steam to diesel electric traction. This was to be completed by 1970 with an initial £125m earmarked.

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Video: On this day in 1953: Rillington Place murders

Sixty four years ago the Yorkshire Post reported the discovery of a horrific crime scene in London.

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Oliver, 8, and Freya, 3, Hardisty, have fun in the sun on the South Shore beach at Bridlington, East Yorkshire.

Yorkshire weather: Cloudy skies bring an end to our all-too-brief sunny spell

THE gloriously sunny weekend weather is expected to make way for chillier, cloudy skies this week as a more unsettled period comes in from the Atantic.

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Alexis Guntrip and Lucy Allen, arranging Victoria's coronation robes.

Victorian Harewood: Gowns for the crown

Harewood House fares pretty well when it comes to regal credentials. Renowned for its magnificent Robert Adam interiors, it also boasts an impressive range of Thomas Chippendale furniture and a world-class collection of paintings by, among others, JMW Turner, Reynolds, Titian and El Greco. However, recently the stakes have been upped a little.

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First prize in the raffle of life: The splendid way we were

Steve Rudd admits that if he was setting up a publishing company today, he wouldn’t necessarily call it the King’s England Press. “It might have potentially unpleasant nuances for some people,” he says. “They might think we’re sitting here in the office wearing brown shirts and saluting each other. All sorts of issues have been raked over by this Brexit malarkey.”

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The Royal Scot steams through Darnholm along the North Yorkshire Moors Railway on its first trip from Grosmont to Pickering.

Picture special: Stunning locomotive The Royal Scot plays key role in anniversary party

IT WAS an arrival that is fitting for such a landmark event.
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Protest badges from the Sheffield social history collection. Picture: Museums Sheffield

Rebels with an eternal cause: Kicking up a stink in Sheffield

Sheffielders have always enjoyed a good protest. Any excuse for a march, a demo, a public meeting, a bit of banner-waving, slogan-chanting argy-bargy. What do we want? Protest! When do we want it? Now!

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Burnby Hall.

Take Five... Gorgeous Yorkshire homes

There are plenty of places in Yorkshire to find inspiration for home and garden. Here are five events to get you started:

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Jess Fowle is co-founder and creative director of True North

My Yorkshire: True North co-founder Jess Fowle

Jess Fowle is co-founder and creative director of True North, the largest independent factual television production company outside London. A Leeds University graduate, she lives in Hebden Bridge with her family – and her bikes.

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We are set for a sunny weekend across Yorkshire.

Yorkshire weather: Temperatures rival Tenerife as spring returns with glorious sunshine

Temperatures are set to rival those of Tenerife this weekend as the cold snap gives way to warmer, sunnier weather across Yorkshire this weekend.
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Glory days: Big Daddy and Giant Haystacks in 1984

After 30 years, wrestling falls back on to ITV

IT WAS once a staple of Saturday evening TV, after the racing and before the football results.

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St Aidan's opencast mine.

Drama as site of mine flooded: The week that was March 21 to 27, 1988.

Mining engineers and water authority officials were striving to prevent the Aire and Calder Navigation from becoming the latest casualty of an incident in which thousands of gallons of water flooded onto the site of Yorkshire’s largest opencast mine this week.

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Harewood House YP 30 April  1996

Nostalgia on Tuesday: A stately vision

From at least 1260 a manor house, known as Gawthorpe Hall existed in the grounds of the present Harewood House.

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The Yorkshire weather is set to take a turn on the chilly side.

Yorkshire weather: It's officially the first day of spring... so expect some snow and wintry showers this week

THE Equinox heralded the first day of spring today, just as weather experts warned of a cold snap that could see snow falling across the county this week.

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Deborah Devonshire and Stella Tennant, Chatsworth, 2006. Picture: Mario Testino

Classic couture: 500 years of Chatsworth fashion

Chatsworth is the kind of place where they like to do things properly. So, when Laura Cavendish, Countess of Burlington, had the idea for an exhibition dedicated to fashion it was never going to just be a few mannequins dressed in half a dozen period costumes.

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Lizzie Tulip, a trustee, in York  cemetery

Tulip amid the tombs: the designer cemetery in the heart of York

Garden designer Lizzie Tulip faced her own mortality the first time she was shown around York Cemetery. Afterwards she was asked: “So, then – where do you want your plot?” Lizzie, who is 44, thought that was a bit premature, not that she could think of a better place to end up. She has been a trustee of the York Cemetery Trust for five years, lending her good eye and green fingers to this fine place, and her plan for the cemetery garden is now under way.

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Ultramarathons: In it for the long run

Tom Hollins sounds like he’s describing the after-effects of taking mind-altering drugs when he says: “I was hallucinating, having déjà vu. It was night and it was misty so all you could see were the flagstones, and in every single flagstone I’d see a different face...”. In fact he was remembering the last section of the Spine, a non-stop 268-mile foot race along the Pennine Way held each January.

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