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Cycle to Ethiopia to aid kids

Children at All Saints CE Primary School, Kirkby Overblow are raising money by cycling to Ethiopia. The youngsters are will spend about two weeks using exercise bikes to cycle 5700km, the equivalent distance to Gondar, Ethiopia to raise money for...

yesterday, 15:39 in Yorkshire & Humber

School marks Young Leaders’ achievements

Knaresborough pupils were honoured in a special assembly when they were presented with their certificates for completing the prestigious Archbishop of York Young Leaders’ Award. St John’s Primary School is among the first schools in the area to...

yesterday, 15:31 in Yorkshire & Humber

24-year-old man jailed for 17 years for serious sexual assault of toddler in North Yorkshire

A man has been jailed for 17 years today after pleading guilty to sexually abusing a toddler. Luke Arthur Jones, 24, from Warrington, was given an extended sentence of 17 years, of which he must serve twelve, at York Crown Court on Thursday, March...

yesterday, 14:58 in Yorkshire & Humber

Pateley firm crowned world pie champions - here's the story of their success

Their pies have become synonymous with Pateley Bridge, and now the great reputation of Weatherhead butchers has well and truly gone global, with the firm taking home a glorious victory in the prestigious World Pie Championships. It’s a huge coup for...

yesterday, 14:43 in Yorkshire & Humber

Algerian officials learn about school

Senior Algerian government officials, including the minister for education, stopped off at Harrogate Grammar school recently to learn more about England’s education system in order to shape their own. They spoke to teachers about the curriculum,...

yesterday, 14:14 in Yorkshire & Humber

Fate of Harry's Place Childcare centre to be decided at Harrogate council meeting

The future of Harry's Place Childcare at Ripon Leisure Centre will be decided at a meeting of Harrogate Borough Council's cabinet members next week. Council officers have recommended that councillors vote in favour of closing the childcare centre,...

yesterday, 13:58 in Yorkshire & Humber

Highfield Space Takeover declared out of this world

Pupils at Highfield Prep School discovered their school was ‘out of this world’ recently. A special cross-curricular space week launched with a smouldering rocket in a cordoned off area of the playground. Safety inspectors and MOD Police were on hand...

yesterday, 13:51 in Yorkshire & Humber

Controversial Ripon flats to return to planning committee

A block of flats proposed for Ripon which were criticised and knocked-back by councillors due to their "appalling" design will return to the planning committee next week. Permission for a raft of development on Harrogate Borough...

yesterday, 13:46 in Yorkshire & Humber

New sites approved for potential social housing developments around Harrogate

Eight new sites will be added to Harrogate Borough Council's list for potential development, with an eye on building up to 26 social housing dwellings. Plans to add the sites to the Housing Revenue Account and progress with three planning applications...

yesterday, 13:39 in Yorkshire & Humber

Lord-Lieutenant Barry Dodd was 'probably disorientated in cloud' before fatal crash

A pilot who was the Queen’s personal representative in North Yorkshire probably became disorientated in cloud before a fatal helicopter crash, an investigation has found. Barry Dodd, the county’s Lord-Lieutenant, was the only person on board when the...

yesterday, 13:34 in Yorkshire & Humber

£250m 'Disneyland of food' plans for site near Knaresborough: Reaction from residents

Knaresborough Chamber of Trade and Commerce has welcomed the news of plans to build a £250m leisure attraction near Knaresborough, dubbed the ‘Disneyland of food,’ describing it as just ‘the tonic the town needs’ to boost its economy. With a mixture...

yesterday, 13:03 in Yorkshire & Humber

These are the six prohibited parking spots which could land you in legal trouble or with hefty fines

Drivers are being reminded to take extra care when parking to avoid legal trouble and hefty fines. A team of experts behind motoring giant have compiled a list of prohibited parking spots around the UK, so drivers can stay on the right...

yesterday, 11:18 in Yorkshire & Humber

The Under the Hammer column with Tennants Auctioneers

Rare works of art are coming under the hammer in Tennants Auctioneers’ Spring Fine Art Sale on Saturday (23 March). One of the top lots is a Chinese porcelain green and aubergine Dragon Dish, marked and dating from the Kangxi reign (1662-1722) and...

yesterday, 10:04 in Yorkshire & Humber

Tonight: New Harrogate restaurant's 'soft launch'

The Damn Yankee location in Harrogate will get an exciting new shot of life tonight when a 'soft launch' takes place for the independent restaurant taking it over. After a major refurb, the team behind Burgers & More are moving into the Damn...

yesterday, 09:58 in Yorkshire & Humber

Yorkshire Vet Peter Wright and an exclusive event featuring best-selling writer Lucinda Riley coming to...

Two real page-turners are coming to Waterstones in Harrogate next month Peter Wright - also known as Channel 5's The Yorkshire Vet - will be at the store in James Street on Saturday April 6 at 11am. He will be signing copies of his new memoir In the...

yesterday, 09:51 in Yorkshire & Humber

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