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In at the deep end: Santa goes 450ft underground

In at the deep end: Santa goes 450ft underground

Father Christmas is usually known for climbing down chimneys, but this year he has taken things one step further by clambering down a 450ft mineshaft.

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In pictures: Whitby hosts second Krampus run

In pictures: Whitby hosts second Krampus run

A CLOVEN-HOOFED Christmas creature led the second Whitby Krampus run as it wounds its way through the coastal town yesterday.

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Unusual Father Christmas figure discovered in forgotten Yorkshire store

Unusual Father Christmas figure discovered in forgotten Yorkshire store

An unusual Father Christmas figurine which has been lost in storage for more than two decades has been uncovered in a major project for South Yorkshire’s Brodsworth Hall.

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Carol concert for cancer centre

Carol concert for cancer centre

A carol concert featuring classic Christmas tunes will be hosted by a charity to fundraise for a new centre to help people with cancer.

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Extra trains for Harrogate Christmas Market

Extra trains for Harrogate Christmas Market

Harrogate is set for a surge in visitors to its Christmas market after Virgin Trains East Coast confirmed it will run special services to the event.

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Calls to end early Christmas advertising

Calls to end early Christmas advertising

A poll of British shoppers has revealed that most would prefer Christmas advertising to be kept to a month in advance.

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So this is Christmas… What do you think was voted as Yorkshire’s favourite festive song?

So this is Christmas… What do you think was voted as Yorkshire’s favourite festive song?

It’s the time of year when our old favourite Christmas songs are being aired and the most popular one in Yorkshire has been revealed. Happy Xmas (War is Over), by John Lennon and Yoko Ono, came out on top of the charts, with 16 per cent of Yorkshire voters naming it as the one they love the most.

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Pass the earplugs: Christmas causes a racket

Pass the earplugs: Christmas causes a racket

Christmas is known as a time for peace for all mankind – but if you’re hoping for a bit of quiet this festive season, think again.

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Will Ferrell’s Elf is romantic viewing for couples over Christmas

Will Ferrell’s Elf is romantic viewing for couples over Christmas

Christmas is a time when people all around Yorkshire will be enjoying romantic movies – and the most popular of those festive flicks has been revealed. Elf, starring Will Ferrell, has been voted into top spot.

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A few of my favourite Christmas decorations

A few of my favourite Christmas decorations

Deck the halls, the trees and anything else you can find, says Sharon Dale

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Tennent's unveil new Christmas video featuring Rude-olph the Christmas temp

Taking form as a mounted reindeer head "animated with festive banter", Rude-olph will be touring bars around Scotland, interacting with Christmas

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It’s beginning to look a lot – as the well-worn song suggests – like Christmas.Bells are ready to jingle, halls are being

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If I eat an entire pack of mince pies, will I be over the drink drive limit?

Asda hit the headlines last month after it was revealed staff members insisted shoppers prove they were over the age of 18 before they were