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Travel review: Philadelphia - following in Sylvester Stallone’s footsteps

Forty years after Rocky hit the big screen, Richard Sutcliffe travels to Philadelphia to follow in Sylvester Stallone’s footsteps.

All clothes and accessories from John Lewis Leeds. 
Studio printed blouse, �90; Waven Anika regular high rise skinny, �54;
 Unreal fur pastoral ombr� jacket in champagne/midnight blue, �189; all by Loved & Found at John Lewis; Patricia chain crossbody grey, John Lewis, �95.

Styling: Stephanie Smith, Pictures by Simon Hulme, Location: Leeds Kirkgate Market, wiith thanks to R Bethell Fishmongers.

Fashion: John Lewis takes the party to the market

The Yorkshire Post teams up with the new John Lewis store in Leeds for an exclusive Christmas fashion shoot at Kirkgate Market. Words and styling by Stephanie Smith. Pictures by Simon Hulme.

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Striding through the valley of the River Derwent with the York-Scarborough railway on the right.

Walking: Quiet strolling in a little-known corner

Kirkham Priory is one of the Cinderella monasteries of North Yorkshire.

Days Out: Kelham Museum, Sheffield

Days Out: Kelham Museum, Sheffield

If you’re in need of some Christmas spirit this weekend, make your way to Kelham Island Museum where a warm Dickensian welcome awaits.

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PIC: Tony Johnson

Restaurant review: Gallery Forty One, Kirkstall, Leeds

It is hard not to notice Gallery Forty One in Kirkstall – it sticks out like a sore thumb as a warm retreat next to the busy junction it overlooks, one this reviewer usually associates with commuting hell.

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Porlock Weir.

Travel review: Moor the merrier in Exmoor

Can’t decide between moorland and coast for your next holiday destination? Are you looking for a place that has castles, family attractions and stunning scenery right on the doorstep?

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Rick Stein.

Rick Stein's simmering with enthusiasm in new book

Rick Stein’s latest foodie mission, Long Weekends, is all about enjoying life’s simpler pleasures.

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Dingle Garden, Powys.

6 places to de-stress with a winter walk this Christmas

Take a break from Christmas shopping, list-making and party planning by enjoying the best of winter gardens nationwide.

Barfly........... Lazy Lounge, Westpoint, Leeds.
28th October 2015.
Picture : Jonathan Gawthorpe

Bar review: Lazy Lounge, Leeds

Lazy Lounge is one of those havens which has somehow managed to burrow its way into the subconscious of the city.

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Fawn original covert coat, �445; house chack jacket, �435; waistcoat, �150; trousers, �175. All from Cordings in Harrogate and at

Fashion: When town meets country

City slickers turn country gents (and ladies) as heritage-inspired dressing brings office wear down to earth. Stephanie Smith takes a look at the trend.

Cap Maison has a classy boutique villa resort has a Mediterranean feel.

Travel review: Peace and palm in St Lucia

Looking for winter sun in an environment where anything grows? Head to St Lucia, says Adam Jacot de Boinod.

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Bateta Dahi Puri
Mango, Bank Street, Wetherby.  
11 November 2016.  Picture Bruce Rollinson

Restaurant review: Mango, Wetherby, Leeds

According to the modern idiom, I am a flexitarian or, put more simply, a vegetarian on flexi-time, as I heard someone call it recently.

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Per Una gold sequin pencil skirt, �49.50; top, from a selection. All at Marks & Spencer.

Fashion: Shine time for the Christmas party season

Don’t let anyone tell you that high-shine and sequins are garish. Stephanie Smith has tips on glitz for the party season.


Bar review: The Old Red Bus Station, Leeds

“I BET this happens to you all the time,” says Immi Cardy, co-owner of the Old Red Bus Station, as she hands me a hot pie, on the house.

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Teenager’s dream apprenticeship in chocolate kitchen

Teenager’s dream apprenticeship in chocolate kitchen

A teenager has landed every chocoholic’s dream job - developing sweet treats for a Leeds bakery.

Meet Nadiya at Leeds book signing

Meet Nadiya at Leeds book signing

Former Great British Bake-Off winner Nadiya Hussain is returning to Leeds in the new year to sign copies of her first novel.

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UK pilot for launch of new premium burgers available in three great flavours  The Classic, The BBQ and The Spicy available at 28 restaurants in the UKy

Luxury McDonald’s burgers arrive at Leeds branch

Leeds’s flagship branch of McDonald’s has been chosen as one of a select few outlets to offer the brand’s luxury menu.

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YEP Oliver Awards 2017 Complete Nominees list

YEP Oliver Awards 2017 Complete Nominees list

Herewith this year’s Oliver Award nominees in full and by category... there are 16 awards all told, plus two special awards given out on the night for Outstanding Acheivement and Overall Winner. The Shortlist will be announced in the new year. We wish all those who have entered this, our ninth awards, the very best of luck.

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The Square Ball team celebrate their win at the 2014 Football Supporters Federation Awards.

Time for the hat-trick! Leeds United fanzine aims for another champion night

Leeds United are flying high near the top of the Championship table – and now the club’s longest-running fanzine is aiming to show it also has the winning formula.

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