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Holy Wells: a source of inspiration or just an archaeological distraction?

As many people will know I’ve been interested in the historic wells and water troughs of West Yorkshire for many years. It does, however, bother me that basic utilitarian wells seem to be disregarded amongst all the chapter about holy wells. 59 more words


Meet The Maker - Sara Bukumunhe

Sara was born in Uganda in the early 70s and moved to the U.K when she was 9, eventually settling in Bradford.

Sara discovered the joy of making jewellery in her late twenties, enrolling in evening classes at Bradford College. 322 more words

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Cobden Archaeology Project Report Now Available

In June of this year I spent a very pleasant couple of days working with children at Cobden Primary School on the outskirts of Leeds (West Yorkshire, UK). 81 more words


Meet The Maker - Rachel Elliott

Rachel Elliott – Glass Artist

Rachel studied at Edinburgh College of Art, graduating in 2007 with a BA (Hons) degree in Architectural Glass.

Rachel is now based in Edinburgh and specialises mostly in making kiln-formed glass which essentially requires great planning and preparation of the glass, whether that is with moulds or applying enamels, prior to placing it in the kiln and programming it to heat and cool the glass in a certain way. 310 more words

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Meet The Maker - Tom Smith

Tom is a self-taught artist from the Nottinghamshire countryside who makes handmade wooden sculptures that are inspired by nature using the natural characteristics of a wide range of responsibly sourced hardwoods. 353 more words

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Harewood House, West Yorkshire

By Laurence Kilgannon from Insider Media

Plans to open up the set of long-running ITV soap opera Emmerdale to the public for the first time have been recommended for conditional approval despite objections about the increased traffic and visitors the tours would introduce. 387 more words

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Dalton Grange, West Yorkshire

By Robert Sutcliffe from The Huddersfield Daily Examiner

The bitter battle over the future of Dalton Grange, which was set to be demolished, has taken a fresh twist. 364 more words

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