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The Yorkshire Witches: Mary Bateman, Mary Pannal and Mother Shipton

There are many stories which circulate the UK about historic witches who could perform magic, cast spells and create potions. Yorkshire has a rich past of tales about a few certain witches who forever carved their names in the history books. Two of...

yesterday, 17:36 in Art & Culture

Harrogate midwives dress up as Call The Midwife characters to launch charity ball

In the same style as the popular TV series 'Call the Midwife', midwifery colleagues at Harrogate District Hospital have dressed up in typical 1960's uniforms to launch their first ever fundraising ball. Anaesthetists, midwives, department leads and...

yesterday, 15:39 in Art & Culture

Step inside the Easter egg factory

Have you ever wondered where Easter Eggs come from? Tim Worsnop tells the mouth watering story of one factory that produces literally millions of them every single year. Welcome to chocolate heaven! Easter is around the corner, have you ever wondered...

yesterday, 15:16 in Art & Culture

Buster and Buddy build safety message

Normal lessons were ‘paws-ed’ when schoolchildren in Harrogate were taught how to stay safe near housing developments by two special visitors from Redrow. The firm’s health and safety mascots, Buster Bear and his apprentice Buddy, popped in to St...

yesterday, 15:11 in Art & Culture

Meet Harrogate's vaccine squad - who immunise 55,000 children a year!

Over the last eight weeks we have met just some of the hardworking staff members and everyday health heroes at Harrogate and District NHS Foundation Trust. With more than 3,000 heroes working in hospital and community roles, we hope we have shone a...

yesterday, 14:22 in Art & Culture

Pothole Watch: MP backs call to help Harrogate's roads

In the second week of Pothole Watch, we look at the key routes earmarked for repair in the Harrogate District. This week, the campaign moves forward with the backing of Harrogate and Knaresborough’s MP.

yesterday, 13:54 in Art & Culture

Six Yorkshire postcodes appear in Sunday Times Best Places to Live guide for 2018

Four Yorkshire property hotspots are new entries in this year's Best Places to Live guide compiled by The Sunday Times. A total of 10 towns and suburbs from the north-east of England appear in the national list of desirable locations, including six in...

yesterday, 11:49 in Art & Culture

Tadcaster waitress dances to win

A Tadcaster waitress served up fancy footwork to win the first ever Strictly St Leonard’s dance contest at the Riley Smith Hall recently. Jannine Lawrance, 32, partnered Matthew Foote, who she only met through the contest, and the pair were declared...

yesterday, 11:12 in Art & Culture

Distinctive and sentimental wallet left behind in Harrogate Emergency Department

An appeal to find the owner of a distinctive wallet left behind at Harrogate's Emergency Department has been shared hundreds of times. A brown leather wallet with the text 'Heatons (Leeds) Ltd' in gold lettering has recently been left behind at the...

yesterday, 10:20 in Art & Culture

Wetherby council backs one school plan

Angry parents stormed out of Wetherby Town Council’s monthly meeting during a debate on secondary school provision in the area. Campaigners from the Save our School (Boston Spa) group said parents from both sides became frustrated with the way...

Thursday, 15:45 in Art & Culture

Owl Watch launches to aid birds

A major campaign has launched and is appealing to the public to detect and help safeguard owls in the Nidderdale Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Owl Watch has been described as of national importance by leading nature writer Miriram Darlingon....

Thursday, 15:25 in Art & Culture

Police tribute to Skipton Aldi shoppers who grappled with murderer Neville John Hord

A senior police officer has paid tribute to the people who tried to save the life of a Skipton supermarket worker after her murderer was jailed for at least 30 years. Read more: Murderer of Yorkshire mother Jodie Wilsher jailed for 30 years after...

Thursday, 13:05 in Art & Culture

Harrogate man hands himself in to police after appeal

A man has been charged with escaping lawful custody after a police search. North Yorkshire Police today confirmed Daniel Clive Lister handed himself into Harrogate police station after an appeal for the public to help find him last week. Officers also...

Thursday, 12:07 in Art & Culture

'Good' Harrogate care home to be shutdown as building no longer fit for purpose

A Harrogate care home rated as ‘good’ by the Care Quality Commission is being shutdown to reprovide services at a new purpose built facility. Woodfield House Elderly Person’s Home, on Woodfield Square in Harrogate, was rated as ‘good’ overall by the...

Thursday, 10:47 in Art & Culture

Gallery: Top homes in our property section

PROPERTY GALLERY: Harrogate Advertiser March 15 Are you looking for a new home? Start your search with our property section. From apartments with scenic views to quaint cottages in the countryside here are this week’s featured properties. For more...

Thursday, 09:47 in Art & Culture

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