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Burglars in high-visibility clothing searched cottage in village near Harrogate

Police investigating the burglary of a cottage in a North Yorkshire Village believe the people involved were wearing high visibility clothing. The break-in happened at a cottage close to the B6161 in Stainburn, near Harrogate, earlier this month. Also...

22 min. ago in Yorkshire & Humber

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, 15:01 in Yorkshire & Humber

Harrogate council workers "feel battered" says union as fears remain over reviews

The union representing some of Harrogate Borough Council's lowest-paid workers says its members feel "battered" by the newly adopted 2019/20 budget. David Houlgate, the secretary of Unison’s local government branch in Harrogate, said staff...

yesterday, 14:47 in Yorkshire & Humber

£14,950 council kick start considered for Jewish housing in Harrogate

An organisation specialising in providing housing for Jewish communities is set to receive a funding grant from Harrogate Borough Council, in a bid to kick-start projects in the district. A proposal to grant £14,950 to Leeds Jewish Housing Association...

yesterday, 14:47 in Yorkshire & Humber

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, 14:15 in Yorkshire & Humber

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, 11:14 in Yorkshire & Humber

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, 11:09 in Yorkshire & Humber

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, 16:06 in Yorkshire & Humber

Harrogate council approve plan to apply for liquor licence at Turkish baths

Harrogate Borough Council will apply for a licence to sell alcohol at the Turkish Baths, after cabinet member for culture, tourism and sport Stan Lumley approved the move. Following requests from customers, along with the Turkish Baths development...

Friday, 13:05 in Yorkshire & Humber

Harrogate council pledges to go plastic-free

Harrogate Borough Council will phase out its own use of single-use plastics over the next two years, in an initiative aimed at leading the way for large-employers across the authority. Cabinet members approved an action plan to cut plastic waste at a...

Friday, 13:05 in Yorkshire & Humber

Harrogate council approves new powers to tackle empty properties

New, beefed-up powers to tackle empty and unused properties around Harrogate have been approved by the council. The 2019-2024 Empty Homes Strategy presents a step-by-step guideline that council can undertake in regards to empty homes - ranging from...

Friday, 12:46 in Yorkshire & Humber

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, 09:59 in Yorkshire & Humber

Lesbian couple from Yorkshire post job advert for 'Manny' to help introduce male figure into daughter’s life

A lesbian couple from Yorkshire are looking for a 'Manny' to help them introduce a male role model into their daughter's life. They have posted a job advert on an online platform looking for a ‘Manny’ to help introduce a male role model into their...

Friday, 09:47 in Yorkshire & Humber

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, 09:47 in Yorkshire & Humber

Exchange adds up for education

Teachers from Harrogate Grammar-based Yorkshire Ridings Maths Hub are taking part in the fifth exchange with Shanghai schools. Last December two specialists - Matthew Davies of Scarborough and Emily Crankshaw of St Peter’s in Harrogate - spent time at...

Thursday, 16:06 in Yorkshire & Humber

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