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This is how drivers will be fined for leaving mud on Yorkshire roads

Motorists have been warned by a Yorkshire council that they could be breaking the law if they endanger other drivers by leaving mud on the road. The warning from North Yorkshire County Council comes after the authority received a number of reports of...

49 min. ago in Art & Culture

Sherburn library mark reading success

Sherburn volunteers were among staff from 12 of North Yorkshire’s libraries to receive awards for their contribution to this year’s Summer Reading Challenge, which attracted nearly 10,000 children. The annual challenge takes place in libraries across...

today, 13:14 in Art & Culture

Harrogate drug dealer jailed for another 4 years after police discover stash worth nearly £3,000

A career drug-dealer has been jailed for another four years after police found a huge cache of MDMA, cannabis and amphetamine at his home. Patrick McMenamin, 54, was driving an Audi in Harrogate town centre when he was stopped by police in July last...

today, 12:57 in Art & Culture

Ripon Community Link Gets Into Christmas Spirit With Month Of Festive Fundraising

Staff, members and volunteers at a Ripon charity are getting into the Christmas spirit with a series of festive fundraising events. Ripon Community Link incorporating Ripon Walled Garden will be selling Christmas Trees, Christmas cards, Christmas...

today, 11:49 in Art & Culture

'Baffling' Stray idea alarms residents groups

Major plans to build a new cycle path dubbed “Harrogate’s Brexit” have taken an unexpected twist. After receiving substantial funding from the Department for Transport in 2017 for the proposed Otley Road Cycle Scheme – which is to run from the Prince...

today, 10:20 in Art & Culture

Do these items belong to you?

Police are trying to identify owners of property believed to have been stolen from Sherburn-in-Elmet. Police investigating a burglary in Bishopdyke Road, Sherburn in Elmet on November 8 2018, have issued photographs of property they believe to be...

today, 09:52 in Art & Culture

Missed Ripon's spectacular light show to commemorate the Armistice? There's a chance to see it again!

Ripon did so much to commemorate the centenary of the end of the First World War, and who could forget the spectacular and extremely moving light show that was projected onto Ripon Cathedral? For anyone who missed it the first time round, the light...

yesterday, 16:41 in Art & Culture

Company behind The Potting Shed in Harrogate goes into administration

Burning Night, the Leeds-based bar company that owns Bierkeller, was placed into the hands of joint administrators from Begbies Traynor in September. The company’s remaining nine subsidiary businesses have now also been put into administration,...

yesterday, 16:33 in Art & Culture

Christmas message from police at the heart of Harrogate area community

Local policing officers are taking festive safety messages into the heart of Harrogate’s communities this Christmas. Officers, PCSOs and volunteers working in Harrogate, Knaresborough, Boroughbridge, Ripon and Pateley Bridge will be on duty throughout...

yesterday, 16:12 in Art & Culture

Wetherby roadworks delays expected

Drivers are being warned to expect delays when a four-week long programme of gas repairs start on a major Wetherby road in the new year. Northern Gas Networks (NGN) is to start a £55,000 scheme to upgrade the gas distribution network at Spofforth Hill...

yesterday, 14:55 in Art & Culture

Could Postmaster salary cuts be causing Harrogate Post Offices to be put up for sale?

The Post Office has defended changes to its postmasters’ salaries as it transpired that another Harrogate are a branch has been put up for sale. Birstwith’s Dales Store and Post Office is currently advertised for sale on a number of online property...

yesterday, 14:44 in Art & Culture

Harrogate female rapper's song of hope on mental health

Harrogate's only female rapper has spoken about her battle with mental illness and how she is keen to offer a musical message of hope to others in a similar situation. Sara Winter, who first took to the mic on stage at Knaresborough's feva festival in...

yesterday, 14:23 in Art & Culture

Students reap exam rewards

Students, staff and parents at Rossett School have been celebrating the hard work, effort and commitment of everyone involved in achieving this year’s GCSE results. During a Year 11 Presentation Evening, trophies and awards were handed out to students...

yesterday, 14:13 in Art & Culture

The Holy Living column with Rev Peter Dodson

Littlethorpe village probably has Viking roots. A “Torp” or “Thorpe” possibly means an outlying farming hamlet. Vikings attacked and settled in Yorkshire from the end of the eight century. Several hundred years later, during the 1860s/70s, fine houses...

yesterday, 14:13 in Art & Culture

Harrogate man with bipolar disorder slams decision to close all mental health hospital beds in district

A former mental health patient has branded the decision to close three hospital wards in Harrogate as ‘disgusting’ saying it would have been ‘impossible’ for his family to visit him elsewhere. A Harrogate man with bipolar disorder has slammed a...

yesterday, 13:21 in Art & Culture

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