Tag : yorkshire

Our Man in West Yorkshire: a beginner’s guide to God’s own county 

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Be not afeared, the Dales are full of noises. Welcome to Yorkshire, a county unparalleled in terms of its natural beauty. Don’t believe me? Well, you must have missed BBC Four’s ‘All Aboard! The Country Bus’, a show that consisted solely of uninterrupted footage from a two-hour real-time bus journey … Read More

The Odyssey of The Yorkshire Dales

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CAMPING. At its best, an edifying rendezvous between man and nature. At its worst, an excruciating week of bitter, sleepless nights and cabin fever. This summer, I camped with my family in the Yorkshire Dales, a stone’s throw from Leeds (provided you can throw a stone about twenty miles or so), … Read More

In The Middle with Rek-Lore

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Blessed by an abundance of talent in the local area, In The Middle has set its sights on uncovering some of the finest unsigned and small-label artists in Yorkshire and beyond, in a showcase of the acts we’re looking forward to seeing grow over the next few years. First up … Read More

Ducks in Yorkshire have bird flu, but are we in the disease’s pecking order?

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The identification of a single case of bird flu virus H5N8 on a duck farm in East Yorkshire led to the immediate enforcement of a 10km containment zone last week. Within just 24 hours, officials began the cull of 6000 ducks on the farm operated by Cherry Valley, the UK’s … Read More

Sensational Sidebottom steers Yorkshire to glory

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Yorkshire beat second-place Nottinghamshire by a commanding innings and 152 runs to seal their first County Championship title since 2001 with a game to spare. Veteran and former England seamer Ryan Sidebottom took a thrilling 6-30 to extinguish his former club’s title hopes; Notts were bowled out for a miserly … Read More

Sport | Yorkshire flourish in Roses clash

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Yorkshire registered a comprehensive victory over their arch-rivals Lancashire at the Roses Match in Old Trafford and consolidated their lead at the top of LV County Championship Division One as they are firmly in the race for their first four day title since 2001. The thumping victory by an innings … Read More

Music | Galaxians Interview at Beacons Festival 2014

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What’ve you been up to so far? Matt: Just mooching about really. Whenever I come to Beacons there are so many people that I know, sometimes people that I haven’t seen for ages, and I  end up not watching any bands. But I went and danced to the Optimo set. … Read More

Music | Nai Harvest Interview at Beacons Festival 2014

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How did you find your set on the Noisey stage earlier? Sick yeah, it was good. It’s the first time we’ve played a festival of this size. We’ve never done a camping festival before. We’ve done city festivals like Southsea and Tramlines but we’ve never done a camping festival, this … Read More

Music | Beacons Festival 2014 – Bands and Artists Review

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It’s Friday morning, and the first few heads are poking out of tents like tortoises from their shells after a heavy Thursday night with Gold Teeth at the Belgrave Music Hall bar. But what better place is there to ease a hangover than Skipton’s loveable Beacons Festival, with its singularly … Read More

Music | Beacons Festival – LSi’s bands & artists to watch

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While Skipton’s Beacons Festival offers up some unbelievable disc jockying talent this year, it also provides a great lineup of bands old and new for you to enjoy. Here are a few that you need to see. #1. The Fall The Manchester band, fronted by controversial, misanthropic punk poet and … Read More