From the Pennines to the Peaks on foot

This week’s walk provides a perfect setting in which to lose yourself, your thoughts and concerns by being distracted by the great expanse of moorland and feeling miles from civilisation. Yet as a popular walking destination, you’ll never be far from another rambler, writes Caroline Spalding.

Griddled lemony chicken fillets

Griddled lemony chicken fillets

Serves: 4

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Celebrating the art of printmaking

Celebrating the art of printmaking

Hepworth Wakefield Print Fair

Dewsbury's Jamie Sands will represent GB at the King Power Quad National wheelchair rugby event.

Dewsbury’s Stead targets wheelchair rugby success after Great Britain call

Dewsbury Paralympic athlete Jamie Stead has been selected to represent Team GB in the inaugural King Power Quad Nations Tournament.

Fake fancy dress: Police safety warning as thousands of counterfeits found at West Yorkshire eBay trader's home

Fake fancy dress: Police safety warning as thousands of counterfeits found at West Yorkshire eBay trader's home

More than 3,000 counterfeit fancy dress costumes were seized by police and trading standards officers during a raid in West Yorkshire this week.
Fake fancy dress: How to spot the real deal and avoid the dangers of counterfeit goods

Fake fancy dress: How to spot the real deal and avoid the dangers of counterfeit goods

Police have warned parents to be on their guard when shopping for World Book Day costumes this year.
Jaelen Herlt has been jailed for 13 years.

Man jailed for 13 years after deliberately running over 33-year-old father of one in Dewsbury

The driver of a car which ran over and killed a 32-year-old father-of-one following a violent disorder outside a Dewsbury pub has today (Fri) been locked up for 13 years.

How next week's cold weather could affect your mobile phone

Bitterly cold weather is on the way in the coming days and the Met Office has issued a warning to mobile phone users.


Yorkshire weather: Snow warnings issued as Beast from the East edges toward Yorkshire

Rural areas are at risk of being cut off as widespread snowfall and severe wind-chill temperatures are blown into Yorkshire in a storm dubbed The Beast from the East.
KBW boxer Mohammed Subhaan suffered a narrow defeat to Joe Tyres in the English Youth Championship semi-final at the Doncaster Dome last Saturday but the pair showed respect to each other following an enthralling bout.

Subhaan’s impressive journey ends with national semi defeat

KBW boxer Mohammed Subhaan bowed out at the semi-final stage of the England Youth National Championships in Doncaster last weekend, bringing to an end a terrific journey which had seen the Dewsbury man beat some quality opposition.

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Brandon Brearley, Harry Avis, Brandon Hanson and Ben Sutherland with Training Cave coaches Jack Sunderland, Chris Ineson and Steven Auty.

Birstall youngsters are boxing clever as Sutherland and Avis seal debut wins

The training Cave Boxing Gym, based in Birstall, competed at their first bouts when they took four youngsters to a show in Hull last Friday.

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James Goodall shoots during Crackenedge's win over Pontefract. Pics: Paul Butterfield.

Crackenedge romp to victory and maintain Premier title challenge

Crackenedge produced a dominant display to maintain their Wakefield League Premier Division title push with a crushing 9-0 victory over Pontefract Town last Saturday.

Ravenswharfe's uane Fascoine slides in to tackle Mount Pleasant's Muhammad Omar during the Heavy Woollen Sunday League Championship clash.

Housecroft treble seals Birstall win

Birstall Cricket Club recorded their first league win since September in the Heavy Woollen Sunday League by beating Mirfield Town 5-2 last Sunday.

All Stars Under-13s, from Heckmondwike

Treble chasing All Stars reach final

Heckmondwike based White Rose All Stars Under-13s reached the Heavy Woollen District FA Secker Cup final with a convincing victory over Morley Glen Juniors.

Crackenedge's Scott Lightowler shoots during his side's Wakefield League game against Pontefract Town last Saturday.

Norristhorpe fight back to secure impressive away success over Modernians

Norristhorpe came from behind to secure a 3-1 win away to Modernians in Yorkshire Amateur Division Three last Saturday.

Kasabian are playing at the Victoria Theatre in Halifax in March.

Kasabian’s West Yorkshire date expected to sell out fast

Tickets for rock group Kasabian’s gig in Halifax go on sale on Friday.

Beauty pageant winner Clare Hurst poses for the picture with her young fan

Clare has enjoyed her beauty role

Beauty pageant winner Clare Hurst holds a title for Wigan but has been delighted with her reception when donning her tiara closer to her home town of Heckmondwike.

Wakefield's annual rhubarb festival is taking place this weekend.

10 Things to do over the next seven days

A whole festival of rhubarb, some great theatre and a last chance to get your skates on.

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The Beast from the East is set to arrive in Yorkshire this weekend bringing with it a cold snap that is expected to last until mid-March.

A danger to life and colder than Iceland: How cold will it get and when will the Beast from the East arrive in Yorkshire?

The Beast from the East is on its way toward Britain and forecasters are warning the life-threatening temperatures could see Yorkshire colder than Iceland.

Amy Garcia, Harry Gration and Paul Hudson will travel around Yorkshire on an adapted sofa for Sport Relief.

TV sofa going on tour for charity challenge

BBC Look North presenters are taking their sofa on tour – dragging it up and down the hills and valleys of Yorkshire – to raise money for Sport Relief.

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