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Cross country entries flood in

Skelton Newby Hall CE Primary School recently hosted its annual Newby Hall Cross Country event for 400 local primary children. Overall winners were Fountains Primary School, with Bishop Monkton Primary in second place and Kirkby Malzeard in third. Harrog

yesterday, 15:43 in Yorkshire & Humber

Harrogate and Ripon Freemasons celebrate anniversaries with flower power

Harrogate and Ripon Freemasons have turned to flower power to help celebrate key milestones in the fraternity’s history. The three floral displays, located on Harrogate’s Montpellier Hill, within the Valley Gardens and in Ripon’s Spa Gardens, have been c

Friday, 15:57 in Yorkshire & Humber

Slipper day to boost learning

Boys and girls at Highfield Prep School welcomed a day of shoeless learning recently when they wore slippers at school. Children were encouraged to wear casual footwear in class following a recent report which has shown that wearing slippers can have a p

Friday, 15:09 in Yorkshire & Humber

Linton Bridge reopening delays

Linton Bridge is set to reopen in September - 21 months after it was closed because of flood damage in December 2015. Leeds City Council said that piling problems have caused delays in the multi-million pound project to reinstate the Grade II listed link

Friday, 15:09 in Yorkshire & Humber

Cuts are piling extra pressure on my exhausted officers, says West Yorkshire Chief Constable

West Yorkshire’s Chief Constable today warned that cuts to police resources in the county, combined with the demands of a growing population, are putting increasing strain on her “exhausted” officers. The claim by Dee Collins came on the day the top offi

Friday, 10:15 in Yorkshire & Humber

Planning applications received by Harrogate Borough Council, week ending June 16

The following applications were received by Harrogate Borough Council’s planning department, week ending Friday, June 16. Harrogate Erection of a dwelling (revised scheme) at 23 St Andrews Avenue, Harrogate for Mr and Mrs Kilvington. Erection of extensio

Friday, 09:35 in Yorkshire & Humber

The Transport Talk column with Don Mackenzie

A significant investment will be made in traffic management in Harrogate. Traffic lights at the junction of Kings Road, Ripon Road, Parliament St and Crescent Road, and including those at Parliament St, Oxford St and Kings Rd, Cheltenham Crescent are to

Friday, 07:06 in Yorkshire & Humber

Harrogate Music Festival: Win two tickets to see Sir Bryn Terfel

To celebrate the launch of the Harrogate Music Festival on June 30, the Harrogate Advertiser is offering the chance to win a pair of tickets for selected headline acts, starting with the festival’s grand finale – Sir Bryn Terfel. Sir Bryn, the Welsh sing

Thursday, 20:12 in Yorkshire & Humber

Great Yorkshire Show will tackle big agricultural issues, says boss

The man at the helm of the Great Yorkshire Show has vowed that next month’s hotly-anticipated showpiece will embrace the dramatic changes afoot in the agricultural world and will tackle the big issues head-on. This year’s show will be staged, should the

Thursday, 17:08 in Yorkshire & Humber

1987 band of renegades

Halifax-based chartered financial advisors, Investing For Tomorrow, will welcome the town’s 1987 champion rugby league team to The Shay stadium - 30 years after their victory at the Challenge Cup final at Wembley. A weekend of celebrations for the Halifa

Thursday, 15:12 in Yorkshire & Humber

Road rage driver targeted man riding Deliveroo motorbike in Harrogate

A man riding a Deliveroo motorbike was targeted by a driver during a road rage incident in Harrogate. It happened in Wetherby Road on Saturday evening when the male driver of a silver Honda Civic became aggressive towards the motorcycle rider. A North Yo

Thursday, 14:55 in Yorkshire & Humber

New hotel opens its doors in Bramham

A des res for wildlife has opened its doors in Bramham. A bugs hotel, complete with fir cones, wood twigs and moss, has been created on a prime site in the village by Bramham in Bloom and the 1st Bramham Brownies. In Bloom chairman Lynne Marshall said: “

Thursday, 14:55 in Yorkshire & Humber

Airport director quits unexpectedly

One of the architects of Leeds Bradford Airport’s (LBA) impressive rate of growth in recent years has stepped down unexpectedly after nine years in the role. As aviation development director, Tony Hallwood was instrumental in opening up important new rou

Thursday, 13:30 in Yorkshire & Humber

Four drink-drivers in Harrogate sentenced after police clamp-down

Officers have described the behaviour of drink and drug drivers as ‘ridiculous’ after seven people appeared before Harrogate Magistrates Court following a police summer crackdown. Operation Attention, a county-wide police campaign against drink and drug

Thursday, 13:30 in Yorkshire & Humber

Vote for your top curry house in Harrogate

Come on all you curry connoisseurs – we need you to pick your overall winner of the Harrogate Advertiser curry house of the year. You’ve sampled the sensations, textures and flavours of your favourite local spice restaurants and ground them down to the s

Thursday, 12:43 in Yorkshire & Humber

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