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Stingrays set for Superhero challenge

On July 14 the Inaugural Stingrays Club Championships took place, writes Jemima Browning. Nine of our 12 club members attended, competing in a total of 17 individual races and two relays. All the athletes had been working very hard to improve their...

today, 08:16 in Yorkshire & Humber

In pictures: Harrogate Grammar School’s A Level results day

In pictures: Harrogate Grammar School A Level results day Harrogate Grammar School teachers and staff have congratulated their students on an excellent set of A-Level results. A statement from the school reads: “Our largest ever cohort of Year 13...

yesterday, 19:52 in Yorkshire & Humber

A Level Results 2018: The future looks bright for sixth form at King James's in Knaresborough

It was a special day at King James's School in Knaresborough, as staff and sixth form pupils celebrated 'one of the best days of the year', with the hard work of students again ranking among the best in the country. Results envelopes were eagerly torn...

yesterday, 18:11 in Yorkshire & Humber

Plan for 210 homes could see school children 'bussed from Wetherby into Harrogate'

A decision over a contentious development for 210 homes on the border of Harrogate and Wetherby has been deferred until further talks have been held “behind closed doors”. At the planning committee meeting on Tuesday, 11 out of 13 councillors voted to...

yesterday, 16:49 in Yorkshire & Humber

Harrogate A Level results 2018: Outstanding performances at Rossett School

Rossett School has praised students for an excellent year of A-level results. Headteacher Helen Woodcock said: “Once again, hard work has paid off for our students and we're delighted to see their success today. "Despite the annual backdrop of...

yesterday, 16:39 in Yorkshire & Humber

Knaresborough resident calls Harrogate council 'weak' in battle against 120 homes

A Knaresborough resident accused Harrogate council of being ‘weak’ as a controversial development for 120 houses was granted approval, despite opposition. Seven out of the 11 councillors on the planning committee voted to approve the plans by Gladman...

yesterday, 16:30 in Yorkshire & Humber

Broken bones not stopping 92-year old's Gilbert and Sullivan performance in Harrogate

Broken bones haven’t held back a  veteran singer from preparing to make his first-ever  appearance in a professional production on the stage at Harrogate’s renowned Gilbert and Sullivan Festival. Gordon Ford, aged 92, had just recovered from a broken...

yesterday, 16:23 in Yorkshire & Humber

Pictures and reaction: Record A Level results at Ripon Grammar School

Ripon Grammar School has achieved its best ever set of A-Level results. Just short of 80 per cent of results were A*-B grades, with over half at A* and A. A Level results: Reaction and round-up from schools across the Harrogate district Among the top...

yesterday, 16:23 in Yorkshire & Humber

Ripley Show: A showcase of the community for new leader's debut

The new organisers of one of the district’s oldest agricultural shows celebrated a successful ‘debut’ on Sunday with the staging of the 169th show. Ripley and District Agricultural and Horticultural Show drew thousands of visitors once again to the...

yesterday, 15:59 in Yorkshire & Humber

Mixed reaction from residents as Starbeck homeless shelter plans approved

Plans to build a homeless shelter in Starbeck, which will provide accommodation for nearly 20 rough sleepers, have been granted approval. The plans by Harrogate Borough Council have sought to find substantial temporary accommodation for homeless...

yesterday, 15:55 in Yorkshire & Humber

Headteacher 'overwhelmed' by support after vandals burned down school's bandstand

Jennyfields residents have pulled together to help a Harrogate primary school after the school’s bandstand was burned to the ground last weekend. Fire crews were called to the scene at Saltergate Primary School on Sunday morning, after vandals set the...

yesterday, 15:42 in Yorkshire & Humber

Gilbert and Sullivan gem played out by kids

Dozens of pupils from Cundall Manor School took to the stage recently to wow a packed audience with an upbeat performance of HMS Pinafore. The 11-year-olds from the school near Ripon, played to a full house at the Galtres Centre in Easingwold as they...

yesterday, 15:07 in Yorkshire & Humber

Adversity United grant on target

A grant from the Yorkshire Young Achievers Foundation will help young people with physical and mental disabilities continue to develop their football skills. The grant has been made to Adversity United, a club established by 17-year-old Cameron...

yesterday, 15:07 in Yorkshire & Humber

Wonderful place to spend more time in

As Parliament is now in recess, it has been wonderful to spend more time here, write Julian Smith MP. I have travelled the length and breadth of the constituency, holding a number of busy surgeries. Since I was first elected, I have been committed to...

yesterday, 14:02 in Yorkshire & Humber

An innovative new way that you can give back to good causes in Ripon

With the launch of projects like Plastic Free Ripon, having a green conscience has never been more topical - and now, an innovative community scrap fund is also leading the way. It’s a scheme that’s been launched by the owner of the Sun Parlour Cafe,...

yesterday, 13:56 in Yorkshire & Humber

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