Yorkshire Life magazine May 2018 – out in the shops or available to buy online now

Lancashire Life May 2018

Lancashire Life May 2018 - Credit: Archant

A look inside the May 2018 issue of Yorkshire Life

Card Sharp swimming

Card Sharp swimming - Credit: Archant

County Life

Feedback - We love to hear your ideas and views about life in Yorkshire

Tom Wrigglesworth - Our favourite Sheffield comedian on life’s conundrums

Wendy Pratt - The story of a long distance runner

Welcome sign made from bicyle parts built at Grosmont during an earlier Tour de Yorkshsire Stage On

Welcome sign made from bicyle parts built at Grosmont during an earlier Tour de Yorkshsire Stage One Bridlington to Scarborough Photo Allan McKenzie/SWpix.com - Credit: Allan McKenzie/SWpix.com

Upfront - News and the odd bit of quirkiness from around the county

A life least expected - Bob and Carol Bridgestock dreamed of a quiet life after long careers with West Yorkshire police but that hasn’t quite worked out

Most Read

Thirsk - A love of horse racing goes back a very long way in the town as Richard Darn finds out

A great neigh out - Middleham stables open their doors and say Hay! come on in

Enjoyng the sun on Hambleton Drove Rd

Enjoyng the sun on Hambleton Drove Rd - Credit: Archant

Where the art is - The Tour de Yorkshire doesn’t just bring out the county’s sporty side

The next act - Playwright and actor Barrie Rutter is leaving the theatre company he founded 25 years ago

Let the bells ring out - Our guide to the best displays of bluebells in the county

Walk…in the footsteps of drovers who took this North Yorkshire moorland route

Anita taught eight nuns the intricacies of paper cutting

Anita taught eight nuns the intricacies of paper cutting - Credit: Archant

Me and my pet - Charlotte Meek of the Stitch Society pins down her pet’s finer qualities

A way with words - Broadcaster now children’s author Clare Balding headlines a new literature festival

Beverley - Bike, rest and play in this lovely East Yorkshire market town

Scarborough - The holiday season in ‘Scarbados’ is going to be bigger, better and glitzier than ever

Banana footprints

Banana footprints - Credit: Archant

Perfect cut - Nuns in North Yorkshire revive an ancient art with the aim of creating something new

Living the dream - There are fantastic property bargains to be had in rural France

Huddersfield - It’s all in the name as the West Yorkshire town celebrates its famous sons

Discover the coast…in May

The Diary - Entertainment and events from around the county chosen for you by Tony Greenway

Showreel - A new series begins this month highlighting the county’s contribution to films and film making

Crossword and Sudoku - Test your knowledge and maybe win a prize

My Yorkshire weekend …with Delma Tomlin, director of York’s National Centre for Early Music

Food & Drink

Spread the word - A Yorkshire Dales mum creates jams with less sugar for children

Yorkshire Life Food & Drink Awards 2018 - Your chance to vote for your favourites

Yorkshire Life lunch at Raithwaite Hall, Sandsend, near Whitby

Taste of spring - A recipe ideal for a light lunch or dinner party starter

Six of the best …fish and chips

Making a meal of it - Tom Kerridge talks fatherhood and fish and chips

Homes and Interiors

Homespun tales - Antiques and family pieces help create a house with a sense of history and belonging

Property guide - Some of the finest homes for sale around the county

Child’s play - There are plenty of ways to make his or her bedroom truly their own

The great outdoors - Be sure to make the garden an extension of your house this summer

Garden masterclass… from Toby Buckland

Fashion

Hotlist - Prepare to dazzle in dresses that are as bright as a summer’s day

It’s a cover up - Create a flawless finish with a foundation perfect for you

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