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Family plan open farm Sunday fun

One of the UK’s leading events is set to take place as farms open their gates for Open Farm Sunday. Curlew Fields Farm, near Hessay, has been chosen to partner with dairy firm Arla for the national day, which takes place on Sunday, June 11. The Hildreth

22 min. ago in Yorkshire & Humber

North Yorkshire Police Commissioner offers support for Manchester terror victims

The Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC) for North Yorkshire has urged county residents affected by the Manchester terror attack to take advantage of support. Julia Mulligan, the North Yorkshire PCC, has to urged people across the county affected by last

today, 14:11 in Yorkshire & Humber

Two Harrogate students injured in Manchester terror attack

Two students from Harrogate were among those injured in the Manchester Arena terror attack which killed 22 people including children last night (May 22). Headteacher of Harrogate Grammar School, Richard Sheriff, has confirmed that at least seven students

today, 13:22 in Yorkshire & Humber

Harrogate mother thought her ‘days were numbered’ at Manchester Arena terror attack

A Harrogate mother who took her daughter to see Ariane Grande in Manchester has said she thought her ‘days were numbered’ during the attack which left 22 dead. Claire Temple, aged 43, and from Harrogate, was at the concert with her 12-year-old daughter A

today, 11:58 in Yorkshire & Humber

A year in the life of a town mayor

Mayor of Wetherby Coun Norma Harrington writes: I feel I must begin this month’s article with a tribute to those members of the emergency services who responded to the terrible incident in Manchester Arena on Monday night. Our thoughts must be with the f

today, 10:04 in Yorkshire & Humber

Lib Dem manifesto – who is it for exactly?

The 2015 general election left the Liberal Democrats on a precipice. The party was reduced to just eight MPs, a much shrunken local government base, and had been dethroned from its traditional position as the third party of British politics. Since then,

today, 09:20 in Yorkshire & Humber

LIVE BLOG: 22 dead after terror attack at Manchester Arena concert

Twenty-two people have died after a bomb was detonated at a pop concert in Manchester last night. The device exploded at the end of Ariana Grande's performance at Manchester Arena at around 10.30pm. Nearly 60 people are thought to have been injured. Poli

today, 07:37 in Yorkshire & Humber

Sheffield mum describes horror after 19 killed and 50 injured in 'terror' blast at Manchester Arena

A Sheffield mum has spoken of the horrific scenes and chaos after 19 people died and 50 were injured following an explosion now being treated as a terrorist attack at a pop concert she attended at Manchester Arena. Karen Ford had taken her daughter to se

today, 02:54 in Yorkshire & Humber

Ripon man handed fine and restraining order for assault

A Ripon man was handed a community order, a restraining order and fined by Harrogate Magistrates after he was found guilty of two counts of assault. Richard Sutcliffe, 51, of Galphay, Ripon, appeared in court on May 18 for two counts of assault by beatin

yesterday, 17:21 in Yorkshire & Humber

School lays out new look for grand entrance

Children at St Joseph’s Primary in Tadcaster have been busy creating a new mosaic designed to welcome visitors at the entrance to their school. The Station Road-based school was awarded a grant from The Johnson and Mukherjee trust and support from Tadcas

yesterday, 14:51 in Yorkshire & Humber

Who should I vote for?

With less than two weeks until the General Election it’s about time you decided you will get your vote. Whether you’re already a Tory, Labour or Liberal Democrat supporter, do our general election quiz to see which major party policies you agree the most

yesterday, 10:50 in Yorkshire & Humber

WATCH: Harrogate parties in support of first LGBT Pride parade

The first ever LGBT Pride parade in Harrogate has set the bar for many more successful parades to come as crowds lined the streets in support. Marching from the top of Montpellier Hill to the bandstand Valley Gardens, hundreds of residents watched and fo

yesterday, 10:47 in Yorkshire & Humber

Police could back plan for fans to get the contents of illegal drugs checked out at Leeds Festival

Fans with illegal drugs at a major Yorkshire music festival may be able to get their contents forensically tested by an authorised on-site service instead of taking them ‘blind’. An organisation called The Loop normally carries out testing on drugs seize

yesterday, 09:36 in Yorkshire & Humber

Mum and daughter set for night cycle

A Topcliffe mother and daughter are set to cycle throughout the night to raise money for women’s cancer charities. Jenny and Anna Roberts are attempting the 100km London Ride the Night in aid of CAF - Cancer V Women on Saturday May 27. The 100km route wi

yesterday, 09:17 in Yorkshire & Humber

The Civic Society column with David Winpenny

As we approach a General Election, and at a time when we are in the throes of detaching the United Kingdom from the European Union, we may be forgiven for thinking more than usual about what makes the national character. And as this column is about archi

Saturday, 16:41 in Yorkshire & Humber

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