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View from the Zoo: Murphy gets used to his surroundings

We would like to introduce you to Murphy our one-year-old Californian sea lion who arrived from Belfast zoo in February.

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Yorkshire is home to a beautiful range of parks for families to enjoy

The best parks in Yorkshire to visit this weekend with the family

Make the most of the warm weather this weekend and head off on an outdoor adventure with the family.

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Revealed: Which is the best way to make Yorkshire puddings?

It’s not unknown that us Yorkshire folk love the pudding which is named after our great region, but with so many different ways to make them and the constant quest for pudding perfection, the debate of the best way to make Yorkshire puddings is ongoing.

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There are plenty of tea blends to try which have a range of health boosting benefits

Brews with benefits: the health-boosting perks of a good cuppa

Widely known as a tea-drinking nation, here in Britain we're extremely partial to a good cuppa.
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There are a wealth of charming tea rooms to visit around Yorkshire

10 of the finest tea rooms in Yorkshire

With Saturday 21 April marking National Tea Day, what better way to toast the nation's favourite drink than with a visit to one of Yorkshire's best tea rooms?
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The Royal Oak, Gillamoor

Dining Out: The Royal Oak, Gillamoor

What a lovely little village Gillamoor is. I don’t recall ever visiting it, I would certainly have remembered, it’s so picturesque and peaceful.

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CarFest has added extra acts to this year's bill.

Paloma Faith, Clean Bandit and Razorlight added to CarFest line-up as final tickets are released

A host of big name acts have been added to the bill for this year's CarFest as the final tickets for this year's spectacular are released.

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James Mackenzie

Favourite Things: James Mackenzie

Chef James Mackenzie was brought up in Filey and trained at Scarborough Technical College. He and his wife Kate run the Michelin-starred Pipe and Glass at South Dalton, near Beverley. They have two children – Toby, 8, and Molly, 6. James will be one of the guest chefs at the Scarborough Food and Drink Festival on the West Pier on 12 and 13 May.

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Nostalgia: Scarborough’s South Bay beach

Nostalgia: Scarborough’s South Bay beach

Donkeys on the beach are still a popular attraction for children and families today, as they were when this picture was taken over 100 year’s ago.

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Theatre: The Barber of Seville

Theatre: The Barber of Seville

Bridlington Spa, Saturday April 28 at 7.30pm

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Just down the Road: Season in the Sun

Just down the Road: Season in the Sun

East Riding Theatre, Beverley, April 24 to May 19

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Music: Absolute Bowie: 50 Years of Bowie

Music: Absolute Bowie: 50 Years of Bowie

Scarborough Spa, Saturday April 28 at 7.45pm

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There are a number of impressive caves and caverns to explore around Yorkshire

Going underground: Yorkshire's hidden caves and caverns you need to visit

When looking for adventure, the mysterious world just below the surface is the perfect place to start.
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Julie Hatton Dancers celebrate their latest dance show.

Don’t Miss: Hattitude

YMCA, St Thomas Street, Scarborough, April 27 and 28 at 7.30pm and April 29 at 2pm.

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Music: Scarborough Symphony Orchestra

Queen Street Methodist Hall in Scarborough, Saturday May 5 at 7.15pm

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The Books by the Beach festival gets underway with Organiser Heather French and her team of volunteers.

Books by the Beach: The authors it would be a crime to miss at our literature festival

There were sell-outs, cheers, beers, breakfast, lunch, tea and dinner when Books by the Beach came to town.

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According to science there is a correct procedure for making a good cup of tea, but  there are a variety of different methods out there, so which is the best way to make a proper cuppa?

Which is the correct way to make a proper cuppa?

It’s well known that Yorkshire folk love a good cup of tea, but everyone has their own methods of what they think makes the ‘perfect cuppa’.
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Gluten free diners can enjoy eating out at a range of restaurants across Yorkshire

The best gluten free restaurants in Yorkshire - according to TripAdvisor

Finding a suitable place to eat out can be something of a headache when you have a specific dietary requirement.

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Yorkshire has a wide variety of real ale pubs which serve a selection of this flavoursome beer

10 of the best real ale pubs in Yorkshire

Going to the pub is one of the nation’s favourite pastimes, but for some it has to be real ale all the way. With many pubs now serving real ale, or some purely specialising in it, there’s plenty of places to go for those who enjoy this particular tipple.
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Yorkshire has a wide array of steakhouses, where you can enjoy a great night out and a delicious steak dinner

10 of the best steakhouses in Yorkshire according to TripAdvisor

For those who eat meat, a steak is usually up there on the list of favourite meat dishes, especially when choosing what to eat whilst out at a restaurant.

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