In Full

Lifestyle in Full

Fashion: High Street wedding dresses - what’s not to love?

As several High Street retailers launch bridal collections, Stephanie Smith takes a look at what is on offer, and picks out some favourite and alternative wedding dress looks.


Walking: It’s time to hit North Yorkshire’s famed daffodil trail

What a stunning circuit through the North York Moors! Just the job as the new walking season gets under way with the arrival of spring.

Days Out: Sci-Fi Scarborough 2017

Days Out: Sci-Fi Scarborough 2017

If you like sun, sea and sci-fi then a visit to Scarborough Spa next month will be out of this world.

Days Out
A view toward Tignes Le Lac.

Travel: Scaling the heights and slopes in beautiful Tignes

I edge out onto the Grande Motte glacier, looking out over dozens of gleaming, snow-covered mountains at more than 3,100 metres.

Rachel Allen.

Food and Drink: Rachel Allen says food evokes such memories

The world might just latching on to an idealised Nordic way of life, but chef Rachel Allen has long been fully conversed in it.

Eating Out

Don’t take allergies lying down - brand new bouncy anti-allergy bedding is a winner

Slumberdown’s brand new Bouncy Anti-Allergy collection claims to ensure night time allergy sufferers don’t have to take allergies lying down or compromise on comfort.

Inside the Cordings Harrogate store.

Fashionably arty: Head to Harrogate for country art originals sale

Countrywear specialists Cordings is holding a Country House Art Sale at its Harrogate store, starting today and running throughout this weekend, March 24-26 2017, writes Stephanie Smith.

Prices will range from �350-�795 for bridal gowns and from �85 for bridesmaids.

Fashion: Topshop unveils its bridal collection

TOPSHOP has officially announced the launch of Topshop Bride, which will be available globally online and in selected stores from Thursday, April 13, 2017, writes Stephanie Smith. The brand says its eagerly anticipated collection celebrates the occasion of the wedding through the eye of the Topshop customer, shunning traditional formalities in favour of a more carefree and spirited sensibility.


Review: The Cocoa Tree, Helmsley

It’s not very often Little Oliver ventures beyond the Leeds postcode but very occasionally, we feel the need to stand on top of a metaphorical weatherworn hill and stare out beyond the borders of God’s Own County (or Country, whichever it is - answers via postcard only please).

Tapped Brew Co., Boar Lane, Leeds

Bar review: Tapped Brew Co, Leeds city centre

Tapped’s enviable plot on Boar Lane in the heart of the city blesses it with short staggering distances from Leeds Station and nearby shops. So on warm days when its big windows are thrown open – causing animated conversation from within to spill out on to the pavement – it’s hard not to feel tempted into a cheeky one while going about your day.

News 1
Tourism survey reveals Yorkshire's hidden gems

Tourism survey reveals Yorkshire's hidden gems

A survey commissioned to mark English Tourism Week has revealed Yorkshire's top 'hidden gems' for visitors.

Twiggy modelled for Marks & Spencer back in the 1960s, as this image on show at the M&S Marks in Time exhibition demonstrates.

Win tickets to see Twiggy celebrate M&S archive at birthday chat show event

Fashion legend Twiggy will lead the celebrations to mark the fifth anniversary of Marks & Spencer’s Company Archive in Leeds next month by hosting a special one-off chat show style event.

PIC: Tony Johnson

Restaurant review: Shears Yard, Leeds

There was a time when industrial-style flooring, unadorned hanging lights, and exposed brick were seen as new and exciting in the restaurant world.

News 1

Pub review: The Fleece Inn, Haworth

A visit to lovely Haworth is always a treat. The legacy of the Brontes underpins the long-term survival of its cobbled streets and quintessentially Yorkshire stone buildings, insulating the community against the careless ravages of redevelopment.

Stripe jumper, �59; wide trousers, �99. Somerset by Alice Temperley at John Lewis.

Fashion: The new nautical wave - catch it if you can

Nautical style or Riviera chic returns with a fresh take on go-anywhere spring dressing. Stephanie Smith has tips on how to update this favourite super-stylish look.


University releases poems to mark 50th

Poets at Leeds Trinity University have published an anthology to commemorate the institution’s 50th anniversary.

That's Amore on Stainbeck Road, Leeds. Picture Tony Johnson

YEP readers can help choose new name for Italian takeaway in Leeds

A popular Italian takeaway and espresso bar in Leeds is looking for a ‘unique’ new name before it expands into new premises.

210317 Gary Verity  from Welcome to Yorkshire with Judith Blake Leader of Leeds City Council  and  two of the Kaiser Chiefs  Peanut (left) and Simon Rix  at the Y17  conference at York Theatre Royal  yesterday(tues)

Big plans for year ahead are revealed

Yorkshire tourism chiefs set out their vision for events throughout 2017 which they hope will mean the region’s multi-billion pound tourism industry enjoys its most successful year ever.

Fast food chain Taco Bell to open in Leeds

Fast food chain Taco Bell to open in Leeds

Cult American fast food chain Taco Bell is opening a site in Leeds.

News 3

Beauty: New summer styles and how to get waves

Yorkshire hair style and colour specialists Westrow has some chic styling ideas for the summer. Stephanie Smith finds out more. Plus video of how to get soft waves, and new beauty product picks of the week.

Load more