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A-levels 2018: Harrogate District results in full

Students across Harrogate, Knaresborough, Nidderdale, Ripon and Wetherby are receiving their A-level results today (Thursday). Here are the results from the schools. King James’s School, Knaresborough K Allwood eng lit, hist, maths; L Bachellerie...

29 min. ago in Art & Culture

Bookstall champions customer’s work

A Harrogate bookseller has become the first independent retailer in the country to stock and sell a new book devoted to the Thalidomide scandal. The Bookstall, at Harrogate Railway Station, has done this in support of regular customer and leading...

today, 08:10 in Art & Culture

What is Class B drug ‘monkey dust’ and why is it so dangerous?

There has been a recent surge in the use of ‘monkey dust’, a new drug that can allegedly cause users to run into traffic and attempt to climb buildings. Police are now warning the public against the use of this highly dangerous drug, which has seen a...

yesterday, 17:11 in Art & Culture

Lisa Winward confirmed as North Yorkshire Police's new Chief Constable

The appointment of North Yorkshire Police's new Chief Constable has been confirmed after a public hearing to assess her skills, qualities and experience. Lisa Winward, who had been put forward as the preferred candidate by the county's police and...

yesterday, 15:23 in Art & Culture

All the places students can claim free food on A-Level results day

A-Levels results day is almost upon us and certain food outlets are now marking the occasion by giving out free food to students. These are all the places students can get free food on A-Level Results day. Nandos Students who receive A-level exam...

yesterday, 13:10 in Art & Culture

North Yorkshire Police tells drivers to 'expect the unexpected' after this incident on the A169 near Malton

This was the scene facing police and motorists on the A169 near Malton yesterday. A tractor had to swerve to avoid a car, causing the plough it was carrying to fall off into the road, blocking it in both directions. Also in news: 'One fix killed him'...

yesterday, 12:34 in Art & Culture

Dales woman's shock as vandals wreck mum’s memorial

A Pateley Bridge woman was left horrified when she discovered via social media that vandals had wrecked the lovely memorial bench to her late mother. Sariah Broadhead, who has lived in the town for 32 years, installed the bench 18 years ago in a quiet...

yesterday, 10:20 in Art & Culture

In hot pursuit: Criminals throw boilers and radiators at police during car chase in North Yorkshire

Police were pelted with boilers, radiators, bicycles and tyres during a bizarre car chase. The officers were tracking a car driven by men suspected of burgling a house in Sutton-in-Craven, North Yorkshire, last night. Drink driver in high speed police...

yesterday, 09:53 in Art & Culture

Britney Spears in Scarborough - where to eat before you go to see the Pop Queen

It’s Scarborough - if you want fish and chips, you don’t have to look far. Stroll the seafront and follow your nose. But while the town centre may offer a more continental cuisine, you don’t have to stray too far from the open air theatre to find...

yesterday, 09:53 in Art & Culture

Opening tonight: New Harrogate restaurant

A brand new restaurant is to open today, Wednesday in Harrogate. Owner Alison White will open the doors of The Cat’s Pyjamas in Harrogate for the first time today, Wednesday at 5pm. The new Indian restaurant, part of a small independent...

yesterday, 09:21 in Art & Culture

Harrogate district beers in running for top awards

In a sign of North Yorkshire’s burgeoning role in the craft beer revolution, three of its best breweries are to be featured in the SIBA North East Beer Competition this weekend. Roosters of Knaresborough, Daleside of Starbeck and Black Sheep Brewery...

Tuesday, 18:35 in Art & Culture

Crackdown on North Yorkshire electoral abuse is welcomed

Council leaders have welcomed a Government move to create a new offence to crack down on threats and abuse towards candidates standing for election and campaigners. Vandal attack on Harrogate's historic cabman's shelter A Government consultation on...

Tuesday, 17:10 in Art & Culture

Calls for a permanent tribute to former Ripon hornblower Alan Oliver

Support is growing for a campaign to install a memorial bench on Ripon Market Square to remember the city’s former hornblowr Alan Oliver. Readers have been calling for a permanent tribute to Alan ever since the news of his death at the end of July....

Tuesday, 15:44 in Art & Culture

MP backs Advertiser's big town centre survey

Harrogate’s MP has given his backing to the Harrogate Advertiser’s big Town Centre Survey. Andrew Jones MP for Harrogate and Knaresborough said the town centre had a bright future but it had to embrace the digital age which would mean embracing...

Tuesday, 15:44 in Art & Culture

This is when the sun is set to make a return to Yorkshire

The warm and sunny weather of the past few weeks was recently interrupted by heavy rain, wind and thunderstorms, but will the sun be making a reappearance anytime soon? Although the sun is set to make a reappearance in various parts of the region this...

Tuesday, 15:44 in Art & Culture

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