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Knaresborough BID: Bringing together what makes Knaresborough unique

Support is continuing to gather pace behind establishing a Knaresborough BID, with organisers ambitious to bring together businesses and promote the unique draw of the town. Knaresborough Town Council has approved putting £1,500 towards the town’s...

today, 16:51 in Yorkshire & Humber

These are the ten things that everyone in Knaresborough should have done before they turn 40

But anyone who is born and raised in Knaresborough has usually had a pint in every independent pub, taken part in every tradition and discovered every quirk! 1. Visit Mother Shipton's Cave Throughout history there has been much debate about who Mother...

today, 16:45 in Yorkshire & Humber

Dogs’ charity that takes 138 calls a day to rehome unwanted pets sends out a festive reminder that “a dog...

To a generation it is among the most enduring slogans in living memory. The world was a different place in many ways when the adage, “a dog is for life, not just for Christmas’ was unleashed 40 years ago. But not so far removed for it to have lost its...

today, 14:25 in Yorkshire & Humber

Harrogate business leaders help homeless

In the first happening of its kind in Harrogate, business leaders have done their bit to help the homeless at Christmas time. More than £18,000 has been raised so far by Harrogate’s first ever “CEO Sleepout”, held in the grounds of Ashville College....

today, 14:18 in Yorkshire & Humber

Here’s our selection of ethical stocking fillers for Christmas

The annual scramble for Christmas presents is well and truly underway. Fiona Evans rummages around for ethical stocking fillers. Feeling frazzled? Does the Christmas spirit seem to be getting lost in the chaos that besieges the festive prelude? Then...

today, 14:08 in Yorkshire & Humber

Paddington 2 to Chariots of Fire: Films shot in and around Harrogate

Ever wondered what's been filmed in and around Harrogate over the years? Chances are, a lot more films have been shot around here than you might think... From Chariots of Fire to Paddington 2, our district's stunning landscapes have taken centre stage...

today, 13:03 in Yorkshire & Humber

Police are trying to track down a wanted man from Harrogate

Police are looking for a 21-year-old wanted man from Harrogate. Jack Alfie James Marshall is wanted in connection with an offence of aggravated vehicle taking. North Yorkshire Police said despite extensive inquiries they had been unable to find Mr...

today, 12:02 in Yorkshire & Humber

12 tips to help Harrogate shoppers budget better over Christmas

Citizens Advice Craven & Harrogate Districts has released a Christmas list of 12 tips to help people avoid pressure on their household budgets. The charity’s dozen budget bullets could help guard against the heavy toll the festive season can take...

today, 11:54 in Yorkshire & Humber

'No cafe' in Harrogate's new Next store

Harrogate's brand new Next store will not have a cafe when it opens this week. There were rumours earlier in the year when news first broke about the clothes store giant opening a two-storey new shop in the town's Victoria Centre. But when Next opens...

today, 11:48 in Yorkshire & Humber

Air date confirmed for BBC drama filmed in Ripon starring Rupert Grint and John Malkovich

The wait is over - the air date for a new BBC drama series filmed in and around Ripon has been confirmed, and it has a prime time slot in the Christmas TV schedule! Ripon streets and landmarks were transformed into a TV set in July, when filming...

today, 10:54 in Yorkshire & Humber

Flood warnings issued in Scarborough as strong winds and 'powerful' waves are predicted

The Environment Agency has issued two flood warnings for Scarborough on Saturday evening as high winds and powerful waves hit the east coast. The weather has deteriorated throughout the day and the warnings for Scarborough are the most severe across...

Saturday, 20:04 in Yorkshire & Humber

Will it be a white Christmas in Harrogate this year? The odds are tumbling, but are the temperatures?

The odds on a white Christmas have been slashed across the UK, but weather experts remain undecided on whether snow will actually fall on December 25. Warning of 'traumatising' consequences of plans to close second mental health facility in North...

Saturday, 16:45 in Yorkshire & Humber

Warning of 'traumatising' consequences of plans to close second mental health facility in North Yorkshire

Plans to close a second facility in North Yorkshire for people experiencing a mental health crisis will lead to “traumatising” consequences for patients, a health watchdog has warned. Health providers in Harrogate have approved proposals to push ahead...

Friday, 21:24 in Yorkshire & Humber

Return of the ‘unretired’: the new event where young execs and old hands learn from each other

Young entrepreneurs and experienced professionals came together to share knowledge in a groundbreaking new initiative launched by a Harrogate businesswoman. Victoria Tomlinson, who previously owned and ran successful PR firm Northern Lights, set up...

Friday, 16:26 in Yorkshire & Humber

Ripon student's design impresses chief whip

A design by a ten-year-old Ripon student from Outwood Primary Academy Greystone has caught the eye of the Government's chief whip. The artwork by Isla Horsman won an annual Christmas Card Competition run by Julian Smith, MP for for Skipton and Ripon....

Friday, 16:12 in Yorkshire & Humber

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