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Police appeal for witnesses and information about alleged assault in Harrogate

North Yorkshire Police are appealing for witnesses and information about an alleged argument and assault in Harrogate. The altercation took place at 8.30pm on January 3 outside St Peter's Church in Harrogate and involved one woman and two men. Read...

yesterday, 15:04 in Art & Culture

Leeds driver and wife injured in crash as police appeal for witnesses

Police in Harrogate are appealing for witnesses and information about a collision on the A658. The incident took place near Nab Bridge, Pannal, at around 6.30pm on Friday, February 15 and involved a silver Kia Cee’d which left the road and came to...

yesterday, 14:05 in Art & Culture

Crescent Gardens: 'Buyers lined up' claims developer

The Harrogate developer behind lavish £75 million plans to transform Crescent Gardens says potential buyers are already lined up for most of its luxury apartments. Speaking to the Harrogate Advertiser at the first public consultation for the most...

yesterday, 14:05 in Art & Culture

New! Traffic chaos in Harrogate town centre

Frustated Harrogate drivers - and town centre traders - who thought roadworks in the town centre could not get any worse got a rude awakening today. Many motorists are trapped in road jams in most directions from the Prince of Wales roundabout. The...

yesterday, 12:54 in Art & Culture

Ofsted inspectors hail Wetherby High turnaround

You’re a class act – that was the message today to students and staff at Wetherby High School that is fast becoming one of Leed’s education success stories. Wetherby High School was judged to be in need of improvement by Ofsted following an inspection...

yesterday, 11:16 in Art & Culture

Open meeting announced to progress Ripon's BID plans: 'City cannot afford to sit back and do nothing'

An open meeting to help progress Ripon's Business Improvement District (BID) plans has been announced by the group that's currently spearheading the project, emphasising how Ripon "cannot afford to sit back and do nothing." Ripon cafe goes...

yesterday, 11:11 in Art & Culture

Wrapped up in the Feversham Arms

There is something deliciously decadent about cocooning yourself for 24 hours in pure warmth, comfort and luxury. But for the last decade a spa in a classy country hotel has been dedicating itself to delivering on that promise, with more than a little...

yesterday, 11:06 in Art & Culture

How Harrogate became a film hub

Forget Hollywood or Pinewood, a growing band of talented Harrogate film aficianados are turning the town into a 'Harro-wood' for independent cinema. In a neat example of synchronicity, a new Harrogate movie made by members of Harrogate Film Society...

yesterday, 10:45 in Art & Culture

Ripon cafe goes the extra mile to raise funds for homeless charity

Much-loved Ripon cafe Oliver's Pantry has shown great support for a youth homelessness charity in the city, going the extra mile to raise vital funds and awareness. Here are the ten best places to eat in Ripon according to TripAdvisor Not only have...

yesterday, 10:36 in Art & Culture

Kenya travel review: Hemingways Watamu and Nairobi provide bountiful landscapes, beautiful wildlife and...

Naturally, a first trip to Africa is bound to yield a set of completely new experiences. But it took mere moments for Kenya to seem unforgettable. After leaving Moi International Airport in the Mombasa region to head east for the coastal Watamu...

Sunday, 16:32 in Art & Culture

Teacher who saved three-year-old girl’s life urges schools to take part in Restart a Heart Day

A teacher who used CPR to save the life of a three-year-old girl is appealing to the county’s secondary schools to take part in Restart a Heart Day 2019. Frances Hammond brought little Maryam Ugradar back to life after she fell into a pond in the back...

Friday, 16:22 in Art & Culture

Ripon's about to roll out a really important scheme to help people with disabilities and the elderly

A leading Ripon group is launching an initiative that will encourage the city's shops and businesses to provide a seat for elderly or disabled people, should they need to catch their breath or have a rest - with no obligation to make a purchase....

Friday, 12:23 in Art & Culture

Dales outdoor adventure for Rossett pupils

Youngsters at Harrogate’s Rossett School tackled a range of pursuits designed to boost team-building and confidence in a recent visit to an outdoor education centre. Year 8 and 9 students at the Green Lane school joined the residential trip to Marrick...

Friday, 09:53 in Art & Culture

Pupils and teachers mark 60 years in education

Pupils and staff at Cundall Manor School gathered recently to celebrate the 60th anniversary of the school opening. On January 27 1959 Cundall Manor, near Ripon, opened its doors for the very first time and has seen the school go from strength to...

Friday, 09:17 in Art & Culture

Breaking: Ripon City Plan referendum result revealed

The results of Ripon's City Plan referendum have just been announced here at Ripon leisure centre. The City Plan has been voted through, with 86.85 per cent of those who voted, voting in favour and saying yes (2,292 voters). The elections team...

Thursday, 23:56 in Art & Culture

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