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Big attendance at the unveiling of the Arthur Aaron VC plaque

Big attendance at the unveiling of the Arthur Aaron VC plaque

On Saturday 5th March, The Yorkshire Society's Deputy Chairman, Geoff Walsh, unveiled a blue plaque at Roundhay School, Leeds to commemorate the life and bravery of Flight Sergeant Arthur Louis Aaron VC DFM. Arthur was an alumnus of the school, and the plaque was...

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Something’s taking off in Barnsley

Something’s taking off in Barnsley

SkyPods are giving recycled airplanes a first-class makeover   This revolutionary new company, based in Hoyland, Barnsley takes retired aircraft and upcycles them into stunning modular living spaces for anything from a home office to a glamping pod. The company...

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Yorkshire is the only place to be on Valentine’s Day

Yorkshire is the only place to be on Valentine’s Day

It’s that time of the year again – Valentine’s Day – so here’s a few examples of what makes Yorkshire the perfect place to celebrate. No wonder we all love it so much! With Yorkshire’s diverse landscape including the wild Pennine moorland, rolling Yorkshire Dales,...

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All the Yorkshire Awards winners now revealed

All the Yorkshire Awards winners now revealed

After a break of two years due to the pandemic, the Yorkshire Awards return with a gala dinner to honour winners of the 33rd awards on 4th March. We can now announce who has won these prestigeous awards for 2021. KEVIN SINFIELD OBE - Man of the Year Award DAME LINDA...

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