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North Yorkshire Open Studios

June 4, 2020

So many wonderful events in Yorkshire have been cancelled due to the pandemic but necessity is the mother of invention and many organisers have dreamed up new ways of bringing music, art and performances to use. The latest is the 2020 North Yorkshire Open Studios, which was set to run this weekend, June 6 and[Read More]

How to get better sleep during lockdown – tips from Yorkshire Linen

May 19, 2020

SPONSORED CONTENT As the current lockdown situation continues, leaving us here in Yorkshire and everywhere housebound, it also continues to pose a challenge to our mood and our overall mental health. Many of us are not sleeping properly because our routines have radically changed. During these tough times, it is important to note that a[Read More]

We love The Yorkshire Candle Company

May 13, 2020

We are doing our best to support Yorkshire businesses, designers and makers and it’s paid off. Not only do we have the satisfaction of helping our local economy, the items we have bought are just wonderful. My (it’s Sharon here) latest buys have been candles from The Yorkshire Candle Company, which is based in Sheffield.[Read More]

Falling in love again with Roundhay Park

May 8, 2020

Our lockdown daily walks are unlocking a whole new world on our doorstep. Sheena Hastings celebrates Roundhay Park, Leeds. Pictures by India Stephenson. In the hurly-burly of our usual lives, it’s so easy to take for granted the ‘normal’, the everyday – the stuff you see but don’t see. Suddenly, in these days of together-but-isolated,[Read More]

Your daily walk photos of Yorkshire in lockdown

May 1, 2020

Thank you so much to everyone who has sent in photographs of your favourite Yorkshire places taken on your socially distance lockdown walks. You are without doubt a talented bunch (we always knew it). These pictures capture the strangeness and yet the familiarity of these times and moments. There’s not a soul in sight, in many[Read More]