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Country Diary: ‘Fair Maids of February’ are welcome sight

O’erjoyed to see the flowers that truly bring

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Column: Endless paperwork, but life ticks on ...

You know what it’s like, get Christmas and New Year over, then your mind turns towards spring and cleaning.

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Magpie Cafe recipe: Halibut & wild mushroom fricassee

Magpie Cafe recipe: Halibut & wild mushroom fricassee

Another tasty fish recipe is here for you to try at home, courtesy of chef Paul Gildroy at the Magpie Cafe in Whitby.

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Property: Seaview Cottage, Middlewood Lane, Fylingthorpe, £279,950

Property: Seaview Cottage, Middlewood Lane, Fylingthorpe, £279,950

Seaview cottage is a charming stone property with luxury accommodation enjoying views to Ravenscar and is located in the idyllic village of Fylingthorpe.

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Video: Saturday Night Fever hits village

Video: Saturday Night Fever hits village

Here’s a bit of spoof fun here as villagers stage their own production of the classic Bee Gees hit Saturday Night Fever.

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Jackson the addax pictured at Flamingo Land zoo.

View from the Zoo: Social animal on critical endangered list

Recently the staff at Flamingo Land Resort celebrated the eighth birthday of Jackson the addax. He lives with Miller who is six years old and they both came from Marwell zoo. The pair share a paddock with some of our Rothschild giraffes.

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Opinion: Weigh to go! Top 10 tips for shedding the stones

Opinion: Weigh to go! Top 10 tips for shedding the stones

As you can see from my before and after photos, I have over the last year managed to lose a huge amount of weight and have completely changed my appearance, the way I feel and my confidence as a person.

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Chef Paul Gildroy

Magpie recipe: Oysters rockefeller – serves 4

Here is this week’s recipe of the week courtesy of chef Paul Gildroy at The Magpie Cafe, Whitby.

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Property: Royal Crescent, Whitby, £225,000

Property: Royal Crescent, Whitby, £225,000

Located on Royal Crescent, with simply fabulous sea views, is this maisonette, which encompasses the top two floors of this impressive Victorian town house, which overlooks Crescent Gardens to the front.

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Yorkshire Pudding Day: Readers' best recipes

Yorkshire Pudding Day: Readers' best recipes

We asked and you shared.

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The dangers of eating burnt or overdone toast hit the national news headlines recently.

Howard Croft column: Stand firm in the fight against toast terrorism

Last week the Food Standards Agency alerted us to the dangers of brown toast and well-done roast potatoes, pretty common constituents of the diets of most of us. Analysis of these foods showed raised levels of acrylamide, a chemical of which I had not previously heard. Animal studies (using mice) “suggest” that acrylamide may cause changes in DNA and cancer in mice. This revelation hit the headlines in most of the national newspapers.

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Examples of Emma Evett's work.

Exhibit: A ‘glass act’ as Emma displays delicate art

Glass sculptor Emma Evett has plenty to get fired up about – quite literally in the case of her creative endeavours.

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Chef Paul Gildroy

Magpie Cafe recipe: Scallops, hazelnut butter & garlic crumb

Whitby’s Magpie Cafe is serving up a classic recipe of the week to share with Whitby Gazette readers.

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The art of the perfect Yorkshire pudding

With February 5 marking Yorkshire Pudding Day, Mark E. Johnson speaks to Pride and Pudding author Regula Ysewijn to find out the story behind this signature British dish.

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The view from the Island Girl Catamaran Tour.

Travel review: Tobago - the island spirit

Tobago has managed to retain the charm and character that other corners of the Caribbean have lost – and its taste for rum says Ruby Kitchen.

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Lettuce shortage is just the tip of the iceberg

Lettuce shortage is just the tip of the iceberg

Supermarkets are rationing vegetables after a Spanish growing region was hit by flooding.

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Upper Castleton

Stroll With Stu: Strenuous hill climbs dominate scenic walk

At just over nine miles, this is one of the longest walks I’ve shared with you.

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Opinion: How to kick sugar habit starting with breakfast

Eating well isn’t just about weight-loss, it’s about providing your body with the nutrients needed to function to its optimum and support your overall health.

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Property: Main Road, Aislaby, near Whitby, £209,950

Property: Main Road, Aislaby, near Whitby, £209,950

Modernised throughout, this charming two bedroom stone built cottage has retained its original period charm and character.

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Louise Graydon

Opinion: Would ewe believe it?

On a bitterly cold February day 30 years ago, I travelled to a friend’s farm in upper Wensleydale.

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