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Whitby’s St Mary’s Church looking tree-mendous

Whitby’s St Mary’s Church looking tree-mendous

Whitby’s St Mary’s Church looks just tree-mendous at the moment with its annual display of Christmas trees.

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Royal Mail Christmas posting dates – make sure your cards arrive on time!

Royal Mail Christmas posting dates – make sure your cards arrive on time!

It’s not just Santa who spreads festive cheer at Christmas time, Royal Mail does too!

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The 10 best presents 80s kids got for Christmas

The 10 best presents 80s kids got for Christmas

Time-honoured tradition dictates that this Christmas morning thousands of wide eyed children will bolt out of bedrooms and shoot down the stairs to see what the ‘Big Man’ dropped off.

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The Knitmare Before Xmas – the world’s worst jumpers

The Knitmare Before Xmas – the world’s worst jumpers

A woman who makes and sells the world’s worst Christmas jumpers is back with her 2015 range – with some even celebrating Hanukkah.

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Fairy lights can slow down your broadband

Fairy lights can slow down your broadband

Fairy lights on Christmas trees could cause slower broadband speeds, regulator Ofcom has warned, as it launched a new app to test Wi-Fi in homes.

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Malton’s Christmas single celebrates Charles Dickens

Malton’s Christmas single celebrates Charles Dickens

Two Malton choirs have performed and recorded a Christmas single, inspired by Charles Dickens, in a bid to become a classic festive hit.

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It’s the final Christmas Countdown

It’s the final Christmas Countdown

Christmas is now 30 days away, and the countdown to the last shopping day before Christmas is under way – although as any disorganised husband will tell you, petrol stations may still be open on the big day itself.

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Christmas carols raise festive cheer and cash for cancer

Christmas carols raise festive cheer and cash for cancer

A group of carol singers have brought Christmas cheer to the Cancer Research charity by raising £1472.

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Capturing Christmas in Whitby on camera

Capturing Christmas in Whitby on camera

Feeling sad that the festive season is over already?

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Carol singing in Lythe village

Carol singing in Lythe village

Parishioners from Lythe will be spreading some Christmas cheer with carol singing around the area.

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A defence of the Brussels sprout - written by a scientist

by Trevor George, King's College LondonBrussels sprouts, like their European namesake, divide opinion. Some people embrace the flavour

5 ways to cut down your food waste this Christmas

by Elliot Woolley, Loughborough UniversityThe average family throws away about £700 worth of food each year. This is not just a drain

This is the 10 day festive weather forecast - and when snow could hit

Many people may have been dreaming of a 'white Christmas', but what are the experts saying?Some will be disappointed to hear that we may be

15 weird and wonderful Christmas food and drink facts

Fancy a festive family bucket this Christmas?In Japan, eating Kentucky Fried Chicken has become something of a Yule tide tradition for