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Road resurfacing cash is welcome news

Over the course of a typical week I receive hundreds of emails, letters and phone calls asking for my help with an issue or my view on a subject, writes Harrogate and Knaresborough MP Andrew Jones. Even on Christmas Day and New Year’s Day the emails come

today, 07:45 in Yorkshire & Humber

Looking ahead this year’s activities

The Christmas season, while anticipated and prepared for, for what seems like months, is over so soon. Shopping, festive meals, get together with old and new friends alike, Carol services, present giving and community events are all part of the month of

today, 01:08 in Yorkshire & Humber

Harrogate woman's £25,000 win in Henshaws charity lottery

A Harrogate woman has won a life-changing £25,000 simply by supporting a Harrogate and Knaresborough charity. Aliesha Hess, 25, from Harrogate couldn’t believe it when she received the call last week to tell her that she had scooped the £25,000 jackpot p

yesterday, 18:07 in Yorkshire & Humber

#ThrowbackThursday: Harrogate's showground from the skies

The Great Yorkshire Showground is one of Harrogate largest and longest standing visitor attractions and it has seen some major developments over the years. One of the best ways to see these significant changes is from the sky and these bird’s eye views t

yesterday, 17:25 in Yorkshire & Humber

Harrogate once again at risk of planning free-for-all after council's housing miscalculation

Harrogate could once again be at risk of a planning free-for-all following a ruling that the council does not have a five-year supply of housing. In June, plans for 75 houses at Nidd House Farm in Killinghall were rejected on the basis that it would case

yesterday, 16:56 in Yorkshire & Humber

Heartbroken wife of popular Peter Melville-Smith leads tributes to the generous Harrogate man

The family of the hugely popular Peter Melville-Smith say they have been overwhelmed by the outpouring of tributes following his untimely death aged 62. Thousands of tributes have poured in for Peter, a man who dedicated his life to his loving family and

yesterday, 16:56 in Yorkshire & Humber

Celebrations postponed with 'strong risk' that Tadcaster bridge opening will be delayed

Committee members for the Tadcaster bridge opening have delayed the celebrations until mid-February as it was suggested that work on the structure could overrun by two days. North Yorkshire County Council issued a warning last week that the poor weather

yesterday, 16:49 in Yorkshire & Humber

County awards for young cricketer Olly

Year eight Harrogate Grammar pupil Olly Lamb has been recognised for his performance for Yorkshire Schools Cricket Association (YSCA) and North Yorkshire Schools. He was recently presented with the YSCA Under 12B batting award by Yorkshire CCC player Tim

yesterday, 15:12 in Yorkshire & Humber

Victims of Harrogate nightclub assaults urged to come forward

Police are urging the victims of a series of assaults in a Harrogate nightclub to come forward. A group of men were involved in the disturbances which led to a 25-year-old man being attacked and a number of other people being assaulted at the Viper Rooms

yesterday, 15:00 in Yorkshire & Humber

LEEDS BOMB SCARE: Latest on city centre drama

Shoppers are being allowed to return to Victoria Gate in Leeds following a bomb scare this morning. A suspicious package found nearby has now been declared safe. The item was discovered just after 8.30am on Harewood Street, close to the John Lewis store.

yesterday, 12:36 in Yorkshire & Humber

Price of Apple apps set to rise by 25%

First Marmite, then Jamie’s Italian and now Apple users are set to feel the financial consequence of Brexit as apps are set to rise by 25 per cent. The upcoming changes to the App Store will see the prices of apps and in-app purchases rise as a result of

yesterday, 12:11 in Yorkshire & Humber

Peter Melville-Smith obituary: Harrogate mourns a cherished character

Harrgoate continues to mourn for Peter Melville-Smith who has died aged 62; a larger-than-life character known for his skill and passion for his job and enduring generosity and love he showed towards his family and friends. Peter was a well-known and wel

yesterday, 12:00 in Yorkshire & Humber

Thousands of Britons flown home from popular holiday destination amid safety fears

Thousands of UK holidaymakers are set to be flown home from The Gambia due to growing political unrest. The Foreign and Commonwealth Office is warning against “all non-essential travel” to the west African nation due to potential military intervention fo

yesterday, 11:53 in Yorkshire & Humber

Hospital radio in running for awards on 40th anniversary

Harrogate Hospital Radio has started its 40th year in great form with three nominations for the Hospital Radio Awards 2017. The radio station, which has been operating since October 1977, has been nominated in three categories in this year’s Hospital Bro

yesterday, 11:20 in Yorkshire & Humber

Charity launches new carers service

Carers juggling a job and the demands of looking after someone are the special focus of a Harrogate charity’s new service. Carers’ Resource, based in North Park Road, has been awarded Big Lottery Reaching Communities funding for the four-year CReate prog

yesterday, 11:04 in Yorkshire & Humber

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