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CCTV images released following theft of elderly lady's purse in Ripon

A CCTV image has been released following the theft of an elderly woman's purse in Ripon's Aldi store Police are appealing for information about the theft from the lady's handbag, which happened at 10:50am on March 20. The purse contained sentimental item

today, 17:19 in Yorkshire & Humber

Rowing challenge to raise funds for clean-water wells in Africa

Kelly Jones is to fight through an injury and take on a challenge to help fund clean sources of water and care for children in Africa. Across a five hour static rowing session at Pure Gym in central Harrogate Kelly is aiming to hit the 26 mile mark on Ju

today, 16:05 in Yorkshire & Humber

Roads affected for 17 weeks as gas works return to Knaresborough

Motorists have been warned of a major £240,000 gas works project which will affect Knaresborough roads until late summer. Only months after Northern Gas Networks (NGN) invested £60,000 to improve the town’s gas mains, the North of England’s gas distribut

today, 15:48 in Yorkshire & Humber

Harrogate fried chicken fans let down by fake KFC re-opening announcement

Fried chicken lovers have been left disappointed after a fake Facebook page for KFC Harrogate falsely claimed the fast-food outlet was re-opening this week. KFC on Starbeck High Street has been closed since January this year when the building was badly d

today, 14:48 in Yorkshire & Humber

Funding boost for mental health support in Harrogate

A Harrogate charity providing life-changing mental health support across our district, has been awarded a special £7,800 grant by BBC Children in Need. Wellspring Therapy and Training in Starbeck will use the new funding to continue to deliver a programm

today, 14:37 in Yorkshire & Humber

Revealed: New Harrogate mayor + her deep roots in community

The incoming new mayor for the Harrogate district aims to set her sights high - well she did once manage to get Sir Gary Verity up in a hot air balloon on the day the Tour de France came to Yorkshire! It’s unlikely that would have happened had Mayor Elec

today, 13:28 in Yorkshire & Humber

Wheels in motion for cycle ride

A Cancer Research UK Fundraising group are launching the 20th Wetherby Cycle Ride in a bid to raise money for the charity. The event allows participants to ride 20 or 30 miles and is open to everyone including families. This will be the third year that t

today, 12:47 in Yorkshire & Humber

Hedgehog theme to create a huge spike 
in visitor numbers?

A Hedgehog Street-inspired garden at RHS Harlow Carr, Harrogate, has been unveiled for the first time. Created by award-winning garden designer Tracy Foster, the new Hedgehog Street garden showcases a smorgasbord of hedgehog-friendly features designed to

today, 12:02 in Yorkshire & Humber

Ashville College set to welcome tenth Headmaster in 140 years

Ashville College will welcome its tenth Headmaster in the schools 140 year history, when the current leader steps down in 2018. The Board of Governors has announced that Richard Marshall, currently Headmaster of Bury Grammar School Boys, will succeed Mar

today, 11:37 in Yorkshire & Humber

School of the Week: Ripon Greystone Community Primary School

Ripon Greystone Community Primary School is situated in the North Yorkshire city of Ripon. The school has 173 pupils on roll including the nursery. This is a significant increase from the same time last year. The school has six classes; mostly mixed age

today, 11:37 in Yorkshire & Humber

Fire engulfs lorry near Masham

A fire has engulfed a lorry near Masham, leaving the vehicle and its cargo badly damaged. Crews from Masham, Bedale and Ripon were called to tackle the blaze on Pot Moor High Road at 1.26pm on Tuesday, 27 April. The driver was unharmed and the 7.5 ton ve

today, 10:46 in Yorkshire & Humber

Harrogate disability charity set to host regional 'expo' on independent living

A Harrogate charity celebrating its 80th anniversary is staging an 'expo' to showcase how technology can contribute to independent living. Disability Action Yorkshire’s (DAY) Market Place Event is expected to attract disabled people from all over the reg

today, 10:33 in Yorkshire & Humber

Slideshow: Property of the Week

A deceptively spacious cottage, a five-bedroomed detached family home and a four-bedroomed home with parkland views are among the featured homes in this week’s Harrogate Advertiser series property guide. Manor Court, Shaw Lane, Farnham, Knaresborough is

today, 10:33 in Yorkshire & Humber

REVEALED: Harrogate Advertiser Business Awards winners 2017

The winners of the 2017 Harrogate Advertiser Business Awards were revealed at a glittering ceremony in the Royal Hall on Thursday night. The cream of North and West Yorkshire’s business talent were in attendance as hundreds gathered for the much-anticipa

today, 10:22 in Yorkshire & Humber

Kids have fun in the sun as triathlon boosts club funds

The sun shone on the second Pateley Bridge Cricket Club junior fun triathlon on Sunday in the beautiful setting of the grounds of Nidderdale High School. In total, 96 junior triathletes aged from seven to fifteen swam, cycled and ran their hearts out in

today, 10:14 in Yorkshire & Humber

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