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Letter: Economy

The continued financial strain on North Yorkshire County Council is a matter of regret. It must be recognised that responsibility for this state of affairs lies almost exclusively with central Government as they are the providers of most of the...

14 min. ago in Yorkshire & Humber

Harrogate's health heroes: Meet the child therapists who change lives

The Advertiser has launched a new campaign today backed by Harrogate District NHS Foundation Trust to publicly recognise the valuable work of dedicated NHS staff in Harrogate. The NHS is regularly in the headlines over the pressures it faces but in...

25 min. ago in Yorkshire & Humber

North Yorkshire Police respond to a string of snow-related road crashes

Motorists are being urged to take extra care on the roads after vehicles were damaged in a string of snow-related collisions North Yorkshire Police said they responded to more than a dozen crashes in icy conditions between midnight and 9am this...

57 min. ago in Yorkshire & Humber

Healthy Living: New Harrogate running group for all abilities

Athletics club and charity, Fitmums and Friends is launching its newest club in Harrogate. Runners of all abilities are invited to join the group at 7.15pm on Mondays at Bilton Youth Centre in Harrogate. This will be Fitmums and Friends’ tenth club...

today, 12:09 in Yorkshire & Humber

The Wekk in The Life column with Keith Tordoff

Last week I met up with Colin Speakman and Paul Chattwood from the Dales Bus Company. The company is a group of enthusiastic volunteers who work hard in providing bus services for areas where there is none. I should add that the bus company is part of...

today, 11:32 in Yorkshire & Humber

Car crashes and serious traffic delays as snow descends on Harrogate

Motorists were caught up in a gridlocked Harrogate this morning after overnight snowfall left roads covered in ice. Reports of car crashes, and serious delays have been coming in throughout the morning (January 18).

today, 11:16 in Yorkshire & Humber

Council pledges 'no threat' to Valley Gardens events

Harrogate Borough Council has moved to reassure community groups that their events will still be able to happen in Valley Gardens. Coun Richard Cooper, leader of the council, acted quickly after reading last week's Harrogate Advertiser article...

today, 11:16 in Yorkshire & Humber

Drivers forced to turn back in icy conditions around Harrogate

Icy weather has been causing traffic to grind to a halt in parts of the county this morning These pictures were taken on Skipton Road, near Harrogate, and surrounding routes, where drivers were forced to turn back due to snow and ice during rush hour...

today, 10:51 in Yorkshire & Humber

Cash commitment and further talks for future of district's markets

News of a cash commitment to bolster Knaresborough and Ripon markets has been welcomed by town councillors and Chamber of Trade. Although no figure has yet been announced, Harrogate Borough Council (HBC) has this week confirmed it will pay to promote...

today, 10:09 in Yorkshire & Humber

Tributes paid to RAF hero decorated by two monarchs

A retired RAF Squadron Leader who was decorated by two British monarchs for his bravery flying perilous night missions during the Second World War has died. Edward Tolan, 94, was the last surviving wartime member of 78 Squadron, warding off German...

today, 10:09 in Yorkshire & Humber

Weather warning: Freezing temperatures and wintry showers set to continue as Met Office issues another day...

Heavy snow has fallen overnight in areas of the north with forecasters warning of another day of freezing temperatures and wintry showers. Here is the very latest from the Met Office as the icy cold snap continues to cause havoc in Yorkshire.

today, 08:37 in Yorkshire & Humber

Road closures and traffic delays around Yorkshire

Flooding and wintry weather has been causing road closures and traffic delays around the county this morning. Traffic is moving slowly in both directions on the A639 near Rothwell due to flooding. A crash on the A61 Wakefield Road is also affecting...

today, 08:37 in Yorkshire & Humber

Thieves steal 'high-value' mobiles in robbery Harrogate Carphone Warehouse

Thieves assaulted a member of staff and stole high-value phones at a shop in Harrogate town centre. The robbery at the Carphone Warehouse store, in Cambridge Street, happened at about 11.50am on Monday. Police yesterday said two men stole three...

yesterday, 21:42 in Yorkshire & Humber

Meeting to unveil exciting vision for making Ripon a better place

An exciting vision to make Ripon a better place will be unveiled by Ripon Together next month. In a major city-wide collaboration, Ripon Cathedral, Harrogate and Ripon Centres for Voluntary Service (HARCVS), Ripon Chamber of Trade, Ripon Civic...

yesterday, 17:43 in Yorkshire & Humber

Toy Library volunteers thank Knaresborough community ahead of official opening

At the time it may have seemed an impossible task to move 27 years worth of toys, but thanks to the generosity of the town, the Harrogate and Knaresborough Toy Library will officially open at its new home on January 26. Before Christmas, the...

yesterday, 17:01 in Yorkshire & Humber

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