2017: Yorkshire in pictures

Some of the best photographs taken by our photographers over the past year.


1. Claire Newman looks skywards through her telescope at the first full moon of 2017 in Ilkley. Picture: James Hardisty.

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2. Flying Scotsman crosses the Dent Head Viaduct to celebrate the reopening of the Settle-Carlisle line. Picture: Bruce Rollinson.

3. Vicky Harrison lights a candle at York Minster to mark Holocaust Memorial Day. Picture: Gary Longbottom.

4. Yorkshire’s Joe Root, the new England captain, at Headingley. Picture: Tony Johnson.

5. Huddersfield Town celebrate being promoted to the Premier League. Picture: Simon Hulme.

6. Prime Minister Theresa May launches the Conservative Manifesto at Dean Clough Mills, Halifax. Picture: Tony Johnson.

7. Armed police patrol Scarborough’s South Bay. Picture: Richard Ponter.

8. Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn campaigns in Huddersfield. Picture: James Hardisty.

9. Castle Howard Flower Festival. Picture: Gary Longbottom.


1. Police threaten to arrest tea lady Jackie Brookes at an anti-fracking demonstation in North Yorkshire. Picture: Simon Hulme.

2. Hull FC’s Gareth Ellis and Leeds Rhinos’ Danny McGuire embrace at the Super League semi-final. Picture: Bruce Rollinson.

3. Rhythmic gymnast Sarah Palfreeman, pictured in the new Luminarium Sculpture in Barnsley. Picture: Simon Hulme.

4. A deer jumps through a corn field near Church Fenton. Picture: Jonathan Gawthorpe.

5. Sunrise over the Cow and Calf Rocks above Ilkley. Picture: Bruce Rollinson.

6. Former Olympic diver Jane Cooke pictured at Ponds Forge Swimming Pool, Sheffield. Picture: Simon Hulme.

7. The sun sets on Ribblehead Viaduct. Picture: Simon Hulme.

8. William Dawes, four, from Newton-le-Willows, at the Masham Steam Rally. Picture: Gary Longbottom.

9. Magical Lantern Festival at Roundhay Park. Picture: Jonathan Gawthorpe.