The Yorkshire Standard’s most popular stories in 2014

2014 was the year the Yorkshire Standard launched. But we decided to look back at the stories our readers clicked on and shared the most. Below are 10 of the most popular stories we published this year. The headings contain links to the individual stories. 10. ‘Santa’ to be seen flying on Christmas Eve On Christmas Eve, the International Space More...

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By Guest Editorial On Sunday, December 28th, 2014
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West Yorkshire areas on site listing Britain’s ‘worst places to live’

West Yorkshire towns and cities have been reviewed on a site that claims to list Britain’s worst places to live. ILiveHere uploads anonymous submissions onto its site from people who have something to say about More...

By Guest Editorial On Sunday, December 14th, 2014
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10 things you probably didn’t know about de Tour in Yorkshire

The Tour de France event earned worldwide admiration for its recent success, with Tour director Christian Prudhomme describing it as “the grandest Grand Départ” in the 111-year history of the race. It began More...

By Guest Editorial On Friday, December 12th, 2014
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Most expensive streets in Yorkshire and the Humber revealed

Queen Parade, Harrogate. Photo: Google Lloyds Bank has revealed the top 10 most expensive streets in Yorkshire and the Humber. According to figures compiled with the help of the Land Registry and Royal Mail, the More...

By Guest Editorial On Monday, November 24th, 2014
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5 Guinness World Records that were set in Yorkshire

Did you know Yorkshire is home to record-breakers? In this feature, we’ve gathered some of the most iconic achievements from the county recorded by the Guinness World Records, a recognised authority on record-breaking More...

By Guest Editorial On Saturday, November 8th, 2014
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10 things you probably didn’t know about Halifax

Halifax is a small town in West Yorkshire rich with history and culture. Here are 10 things you probably didn’t know about Halifax, which range from fascinating to the obscure. 10. Thieves were beheaded at More...

By Guest Editorial On Monday, November 3rd, 2014
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10 things you probably didn’t know about Leeds

Leeds, one of the largest cities in the UK, is full of interesting facts that are seldom talked about. Here are 10 things you probably didn’t know about Leeds, which range from fascinating to the obscure. 10. More...

By Guest Editorial On Friday, October 31st, 2014
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Top 10 most haunted places in West Yorkshire

Yorkshire has recently been ranked as the most haunted county in the whole of England. So we decided to take a look at some of the most eerie locations in West Yorkshire and share them for Halloween. 10. Temple More...