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5 Lost Yorkshire Villages

Hidden amongst the county of Yorkshire lay lost villages that were once thriving settlements, but have now for various reasons been erased from the map. Here are the stories behind five lost villages of Yorkshire 1. West End West End was a former village located north of Otley. In its heyday it was the industrial
Introduction William Wilberforce was a politician and humanitarian campaigner whose lifetime’s work helped to abolish the slave trade in the UK. It was his dedication to the cause and determination to overcome the many obstacles that lay before him that makes him a great historical Yorkshireman. Early Life, Education and Early Political Career William Wilberforce
Introduction Sir Michael Parkinson is a famous television presenter and journalist, who over the course of a fifty-year career has interviewed some of the biggest celebrities on the planet, including Muhammad Ali, David Beckham and John Lennon. These interviews, given in his familiar gritty South Yorkshire accent make a refreshing change from the usual Received
Five outstanding members of the community have been recognised for their hard work by a local house building company to help celebrate their own success. Barratt Developments Yorkshire East and their sister company, David Wilson Homes have retained their five star status in house building for the eleventh year running in the 2019 Home Builders
It’s not all doom and gloom for the local economy during these unprecedented times, as companies seek to do business from the comfort of their homes. Leeds based Commercial Finance broker, ‘Xander Wealth Commercial Finance’ have just sealed a £2.7m investment/development finance deal in partnership with a local developer for the construction of seventeen high
High in The Yorkshire Dales, between Hawes and Leyburn are the magnificent Aysgarth Waterfalls. Cascading majestically over three flights of fast, gushing water down the River Ure and flanked by lush green woodland, this natural wonder is high on the list of must-see places in Yorkshire. How Aysgarth Falls were formed The rocks which Aysgarth
Written by Jonathan Rudd Yorkshire has enjoyed some great sporting moments over the years, either on home soil, or elsewhere.. Here’s 5 great sporting moments with Yorkshire connections, complete with videos. Enjoy. 1. Boycott’s 100th Hundred – 1977 At nearly 6pm on 11th August 1977, after 231 deliveries, 14 boundaries and typically nearly all day
Lying at the foot of the Humber Estuary, the majesty of this windswept spit of land has constantly changed due to storms, the sea and mankind. Caught between The North Sea and the Humber Estuary, Spurn Point has had settlements, a military base, lifeboat community, and nowadays a nature reserve. It has also captured the
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