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"17.01.2017 13:30:32" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk NHS Chiefs congratulate Harrogate hospital staff for hard work under 'great pressure' Staff at Harrogate District Foundation Trust have been commended in writing by NHS chiefs for maintaining standards of care under immense pressure recently. What a great message to all the invaluable staff who work to serve our health needs throughout the #Harrogate district! The teams have worked tirelessly through the unprecedented pressures #WellDone
"17.01.2017 13:09:56" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Letter: Stray - We want to stay as we are We wish to keep the Stray as it is without any change in the Act of Parliament that protects it. Readers Peter and Elizabeth Morris want to keep The Stray as it is, without any changes as the open space is "precious."
What do you think?
"17.01.2017 12:00:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Bungling Boroughbridge drug dealer jailed after trying to discard evidence in police station A drug dealer's attempt to discard evidence of his activities was described by a judge as “like something out of the Great Escape”. Not sure how he thought this would work!
"17.01.2017 10:33:07" Timeline Photos Harrogate & District Football League round-up: Celtic boss aiming to stay on top
"17.01.2017 10:13:05" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Muddy Boots 10k fun run to boost funds St Wilfrid's RC Primary is to hold its annual Muddy Boots 10k school fundraiser on Sunday February 12. Get set for the Muddy Boots 10k in Ripon.
"17.01.2017 09:40:01" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Police hunt man who walked up to woman while indecently exposing himself in Harrogate A man who approached a woman in Harrogate with his genitals exposed is being hunted by police. Truly sickening. If you saw anything please contact police.
"17.01.2017 08:52:11" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk 'Mr Harrogate' swaps mayor's outfit for panto costume A man sometimes called 'Mr Harrogate' is to return to the stage for the first time since he was the town's mayor. From panto star to mayor, now back to panto, Michael Newby is often called 'Mr Harrogate' - and deservedly so.
And it's not just because of his love of theatre.
He's also leads Visit Harrogate which does so much to promote the town to tourists and
"17.01.2017 08:50:38" Timeline Photos Good morning #Harrogate! Thank you to Steve Newton for sharing this beautiful photo he captured of Knaresborough with us!
"16.01.2017 22:00:00" Timeline Photos Nick Lamming took this photo while out for a revitalising walk with his family.
Nick said: "This is definitely an area of Harrogate that needs to be protected as it is both beautifully scenic and well used by members of the public.
"I honestly think we
"16.01.2017 21:00:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Revealed: Rick Astley & more in Harrogate Theatre's new season The new season has been unveiled at Harrogate Theatre and it Audience figures have been growing constantly Harrogate Theatres for the past decade, partly because of its brilliant programming.
The new season of shows at the theatre and the Royal Hall has just been unveiled.
It truly has got something for everyone,
"16.01.2017 20:00:01" Timeline Photos The Vacation Chamber Orchestra and soloists impressed our reviewer George Pyman.
"16.01.2017 20:00:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk School of the Week: Ripley Primary School School of the Week: Ripley Primary School NADV 1612062AM1 Ripley Primary School.(1612062AM1) 09:30 Monday 16 January 2017 0 Have your say We enjoy close links with the Ripley Castle Estate and therefore benefit from the use of the village recreation area, Ripley school of the week.
"16.01.2017 19:03:24" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Harrogate businessman marks milestone with marathon charity challenge The owner of a Harrogate solicitors firm has bid to raise £5,000 for charity by running the London marathon, 36 years on from when he ran the race in its first year. We're wishing Paul the best of luck with his marathon challenge! From #Harrogate to #London this will be the first time he has run the iconic marathon in over 30 years...
"16.01.2017 18:30:01" Timeline Photos Rare clean-sheet helps Harrogate Railway claim three points at AFC Mansfield
"16.01.2017 18:30:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk BMW driver injured in Kirkby Overblow crash A BMW driver was left needing hospital treatment after a crash in Kirkby Overblow on Saturday night (January 14). This could have been a lot worse. Hoping the man makes a speedy recovery.
"16.01.2017 18:00:01" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Leeds Bradford Airport to run therapy course for frightened passengers An airline is running a full-day course at Leeds Bradford Airport to help nervous passengers tackle their fear of plane travel. Scared of flying?
"16.01.2017 17:01:23" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Wetherby MP invited to President Trump's inauguration ceremony A Wetherby MP will be among the guests at Donald Trump's inauguration as President of the United States of America later this week. There'll be a familiar face in attendance when Donald Trump is officially sworn into office on Friday.
"16.01.2017 16:30:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Heartbreak as major flood causes lengthy Bilton Library closure Bilton Library has announced it will be closed for months following a major flood at the beginning of January. The library had hoped to reopen today after the major flood just over a week ago.
"16.01.2017 16:00:37" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Antarctica visit for RAF meteorologist A meteorologist based at RAF Leeming joined scientists from across the globe on the largest-ever female expedition to Antarctica. Antarctic visit for RAF meteorologist.
"16.01.2017 15:30:18" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk New breastfeeding support rolled out across the district A breastfeeding support service for new mums is being rolled out in North Yorkshire County Council's children There are some big changes for breastfeeding support in our district - what do you think of the new structure?
"16.01.2017 14:00:00" Timeline Photos Betty Blue Eyes - a musical based on Alan Bennett's A Private Function - is the next production from Harrogate Operatic Players. The company is in rehearsals now for the June show. More details in this week's Harrogate Advertiser.
"16.01.2017 13:30:04" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Residents urged to speak out on Harrogate Spring Water expansion plan Residents who care about the Pinewoods area of Harrogate are being urged to visit a public consultation event about a major Harrogate firm It's really good news for Harrogate's economy that Harrogate Spring Water is planning to expand because of its huge success.
But what will it mean to the Valley Gardens and Pinewoods areas which are already threatened by housing?
"16.01.2017 13:21:04" Timeline Photos Joy for #Harrogate squash ace James Willstrop as he ends 10-year wait for victory over #Yorkshire rival
"16.01.2017 12:56:39" Timeline Photos How Tadcaster Albion AFC (The Brewers) dug deep for a point after skipper's red card
"16.01.2017 12:19:13" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Letter: An inspirational cyclo-cross event Congratulations on your excellent account of the recent Knaresborough cyclo-cross event. (Advertiser, January 5) Cyclo-cross was inspirational and organisers should be praised says letter writer.
"16.01.2017 12:11:18" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Would-be burglar disturbed by homeowner during suspected Harrogate break-in A would-be burglar was disturbed during a suspected Harrogate break-in which is now being investigated by police. Did you see or hear anything suspicious that could help #Harrogate police with their enquiries?
"16.01.2017 09:22:15" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Traffic and weather: Delays across a foggy Harrogate district Motorists have been warned to expect delays as roadworks begin for several weeks in Harrogate town centre. It's a foggy first day for the gas network roadworks in #Harrogate town centre today - have you experienced delays? Let us know in the comments below!
"16.01.2017 08:30:00" jpeventsnorth.co.uk The Harrogate Business Awards 2017 Have you entered yet?
The awards, which are sponsored by Harrogate and Pateley Bridge estate agent Verity Frearson Estate Agents are open to businesses in every sector trading in our district
"16.01.2017 07:00:00" Photos from Harrogate Advertiser's post Good morning #Harrogate! Did you have a good weekend? We're certainly spoilt for choice when it comes to great things to see and do in our district!
Reader Sarah Moore snapped a spot of winter sunshine at Thruscross Reservoir on Saturday - keep your
"15.01.2017 22:00:01" Timeline Photos Sun slowly heading for sunset, taken at the bottom of Philippas Drive in Harrogate, is today's reader photo of the day. It was taken and sent to us by Caroline Gray.
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"15.01.2017 21:00:01" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Harrogate junction to be changed after residents raise safety concerns Motorists will be stopped from queue jumping on Wetherby Road leading up to the Woodlands junction after residents on Masham Close have raised safety concerns. The changes are being made to stop road users on Wetherby Road jumping the queues at the Woodlands junction in #Harrogate
"15.01.2017 18:30:01" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Song cycle at Ripon Cathedral Next week Ripon Cathedral will be playing host to Franz Schubert's acclaimed song cycle, Die Schöne Müllerin, a journey embracing optimism, love, rejection and tragedy. The Cathedral Concert Society's opening concert of 2017 is being performed in the The work will be introduced and set in context by the musicologist and presenter Katy Hamilton – a regular on the BBC Radio 3's record review team.
"15.01.2017 17:00:01" Photos from Harrogate Advertiser's post We hope you have all had a lovely weekend! Reader Katie Peat sent us these lovely photos of a sunny Crimple Valley yesterday - thank you Katie!
Did you capture any wintry scenes in the Harrogate district over the weekend? We'd love to seem them.
"15.01.2017 16:00:45" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Latest planning applications received by Harrogate Borough Council Planning applications received by Harrogate Borough Council, week ending January 6. Latest planning applications received by Harrogate Borough Council.
"15.01.2017 15:00:06" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Pateley takes action on world's unluckiest pay parking machine The umpteenth attack on the same unlucky pay and display machine in Pateley Bridge has proven the final straw for frustrated authorities. What is it about the pay-and-display in the car park at Pateley Bridge showground?
It's always been vandalise by would-be thieves
Well, not any longer - take that robbers!
"15.01.2017 13:30:01" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Road closures for Knaresborough in £60,000 gas mains project Residents and road users are set for delays and diversions in Knaresborough as part of a £60,000 project to replace a section of the town After concerns have been raised about the works taking place on Coverdale Drive in #Knaresborough, Northern Gas Networks has clarified that works will not be taking place there, the works and traffic measures will be on High Bond End
Please read here
"15.01.2017 12:30:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Slideshow - Property of the Week A four-bedroom town house in Knaresborough, a susbtantial family home in Harrogate and a period property in Weeton are among the featured homes for sale in this week's Harrogate Advertiser series property guide. Another chance to see this week's property slideshow.
"15.01.2017 12:00:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Warning over animal charity scam Fraud and cybercrime experts are warning the public to be on their guard, following reports of social media platforms are being used to attract members of the public to donate money to animal welfare charities overseas that do not exist. A warning as criminal groups are found to be using social media to target donors.
"15.01.2017 11:32:01" Timeline Photos Victory over Luctonians lifts Harrogate Rugby out of relegation zone
"15.01.2017 11:00:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Warning over animal charity scam Fraud and cybercrime experts are warning the public to be on their guard, following reports of social media platforms are being used to attract members of the public to donate money to animal welfare charities overseas that do not exist. WARNING: The National Fraud Intelligence Bureau has discovered that criminal groups based in Spain or Cyprus are using social media to target donors from the UK.
"15.01.2017 10:00:02" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Letter: Consultation - The council is still not clear As we near the end of the 'consultation period' about the future of Harrogate's Stray I really do feel it is about time that people knew precisely what the Harrogate Council are proposing. Regrettably I do not feel that this has been made clear. Questions still ongoing for The Stray.
"15.01.2017 08:30:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Oatlands Community Group beats January blues with new project One of the most proactive community groups in the Harrogate district is celebrating the success of a project tackling the notorious January blues. This is a lovely story from Oatlands Community to wake up to this morning!
Fantastic to hear how the Harrogate district has united to help the Harrogate Homeless Project and Harrogate food bank through this project!
"15.01.2017 07:00:02" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Dear Reader: More historic than Magna Carta + all quiet in the NHS A regular column by the Harrogate Advertiser The latest Harrogate Advertiser's Dear Reader column delves into two very different subjects:
The amazing history of St John's Church in Knaresborough which is older than Magna Carta!
Plus - is there a real crisis in the NHS?
"14.01.2017 22:00:00" This tree appears to be growing out of the rocks at Brimham Rocks, says Roger Litton, who took today's reader picture of the day. Email your photos of the area to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Thanks for joining us again today. Good night!
"14.01.2017 21:00:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Ripon pub becomes must-visit live venue Rejuvenated Ripon venue The Golden Lion is looking ahead to a fantastic year of live gigs. Who said Ripon is a dead place?
There are so many good things happening in this ancient city these days.
For fans of live music, The Golden Lion is the place to go.
This fab pub even has the fantastic Hope&Social playing soon.
But it's ticket-only and
"14.01.2017 20:00:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Dennis Richards column: Linking up with unsuspecting people thanks to 'send all' button A New Year apology. I cannot twit or tweet. My Facebook page has loads of stuff... none of it written by me. I don't know how to start. Is “written” the term to use? Columnist Dennis Richards on the electronic 'minefield' of posting, streaming and tweeting.
"14.01.2017 19:37:31" Timeline Photos Nine-man Harrogate Town AFC hold out for narrow success over Bradford Park Avenue
"14.01.2017 19:00:01" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Knaresborough to have by-election for disqualified councillor's seat After a Conservative Knaresborough Town Councillor was disqualified for failure to attend meetings a by-election will now be held for the vacant seat. Voting will be open for one day only so make sure you know where your polling station is in #Knaresborough
"14.01.2017 18:30:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Latest decisions from Harrogate Magistrates Court The following were dealt with at Harrogate Magistrates Court on January 4: Producing a cannabis plant at his home address, possession of cocaine and damaging a mobile phone all feature.
"14.01.2017 17:00:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Yorkshire beach named one of the best in the world Melbourne, Bora Bora, Hawaii - and Robin Hood The Yorkshire holiday favourite has joined some of the most exotic destinations in the world on a travel magazine's list of the world's best beaches!
"14.01.2017 15:00:01" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Ending Loneliness campaign: What we have achieved together so far The Harrogate Advertiser would like to thank readers for supporting our Ending Loneliness campaign since its launch in October. As we get ready to continue our Ending Loneliness campaign in 2017, here is our look back over what we have all achieved together so far.
Supporting Older People Harrogate Easier Living Project (HELP) Dementia Forward Age UK North Yorkshire Carers'
"14.01.2017 13:30:01" Timeline Photos The Harrogate Advertiser is wondering if anyone has visited the Walrus & Carpenter craft beer bar in Harrogate recently?
It opened in September last year with a 'soft launch' at 47 Oxford Street which we attended.
Located in what was Jakes cafe for
"14.01.2017 12:30:01" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Letter: Stray - Just get rid of the 'dross' events What is a week? Well, a minute is 60 consecutive seconds, an hour is 60 consecutive minutes, a day is 24 consecutive hours and, yes, a week is seven consecutive days.But, though the Harrogate Stray Act says that the Stray shall not be inclosed for more Reader Nigel Brinn supports the council in using the Stray for public events - but they should get rid of "the dross."
"14.01.2017 12:00:01" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Uncertainty over future of Knaresborough Chain Lane former Co-operative site Company heads at Lidl have said they are committed to delivering a new store in Knaresborough after their application to build on Chain Lane was refused. Uncertainty is looming over the site on Chain Lane in #Knaresborough since Lidl's plans were refused, but will the company come back with some fresh ideas?
"14.01.2017 10:00:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Slideshow - Property of the Week A four-bedroom town house in Knaresborough, a susbtantial family home in Harrogate and a period property in Weeton are among the featured homes for sale in this week's Harrogate Advertiser series property guide. See this week's slideshow of some of the properties to buy and rent in the Harrogate area.
"14.01.2017 08:30:00" Stuck for something to do this weekend?
Check out the Harrogate Advertiser in print for cinema times, listings and football fixtures.
There's even a gorgeous walk, should weather permit, and 16 pages of holiday offers for you to get stuck into if it
"14.01.2017 07:00:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Traders appeal it's business as usual for Wetherby despite gas works Traders in Wetherby have insisted that it is business as usual for the town, despite ongoing gas works. Businesses in Wetherby have a clear message to share with the Harrogate district and visitors to the town.
"13.01.2017 22:00:01" Timeline Photos Sunset on The Stray, taken by Brendon Firth, is today's reader photo of the day. Email your pictures to us at email@example.com
Thanks for your company today, good night!
"13.01.2017 21:00:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Milestone anniversaries for popular Kirkby Malzeard tradition and Highside Longsword dancers The Kirkby Malzeard plough blessing service celebrated its 70th anniversary on Sunday, January 8, at St Andrew's Church. There is no shortage of great events and traditions across our district, and just two weeks into 2017, many of us are already making the most of them!
"13.01.2017 20:01:24" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Social Scene: Old Ashvillians reunite for end of year drinks reception Social Scene: Old Ashvillians reunite for end of year drinks reception Peter Ingham, Colin Evans, Terry Elsworth, Richard Whiteley and Rodger Middleton at the Ashville College reunion. 19:00 Thursday 12 January 2017 0 Have your say In addition to speeches Old Ashvillians reunite for end of year drinks reception.
"13.01.2017 19:01:24" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Free concert tickets for young people in new Harrogate scheme A ground-breaking initiative to change the way young people engage with the arts is being launched by Harrogate International Festivals. Well done to Harrogate International Festivals
Classical music be being struggling a bit nationwide with the average of audiences getting steadily older.
But in North Yorkshire HIF is giving young people real incentives to embrace the arts and classical
"13.01.2017 18:28:07" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Harrogate MP secures £5.1m boost to improve county's roads Harrogate and Knaresborough's MP has welcomed a £5.1 million funding boost to keep roads across the county well maintained and safe. The second multi-million boost to improve roads in our area!
How important is it to sort out the state of the roads in #Harrogate ?
Let us know what you think...
"13.01.2017 18:20:33" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Harrogate MP secures £5.1m boost to improve county's roads Harrogate and Knaresborough's MP has welcomed a £5.1 million funding boost to keep roads across the county well maintained and safe. Another multi-million funding boost to our roads in just a matter of months! How important is it to get the roads in #Harrogate sorted to you? Let us know what you think in the comments below!
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"13.01.2017 18:10:59" Timeline Photos VIDEO: Dramatic footage of Whitby seafront battered by #tidalsurge
"13.01.2017 17:00:01" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Touching memorial planned to mark one-year anniversary of Tadcaster's tragic Sonny Lang A memorial celebration has been planned to mark one year since the tragic death of popular Tadacaster young woman Sonny Lang. It's almost one year since the inspirational young woman passed away and this would be a fitting way to remember her.
"13.01.2017 16:00:27" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Kick off 2017 by moving to a home near one of Yorkshire's racecourses Who these days would bet on world events? Referendums, elections and even interest rate rises have all defied predictions in 2016, so in 2017 it may just be wise to steer clear. Some sports venues can boost property prices but others drag them down.
"13.01.2017 16:00:01" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Karen Weaver column: New Year learning can help others Last week my fellow columnist Debra Forsythe-Conroy recommended the New Year as a good time to start learning and highlighted a variety of new short courses at Harrogate College across a range of interesting and practical topics. Columnist Karen Weaver on why now is the right time for you to learn how to help others.
"13.01.2017 15:00:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Six things you may not know about Friday 13th On Friday, a third of Britons are expected to change their plans because it Research has revealed that 68 per cent of adults are so superstitious about Friday 13th that they cannot get through the day without some kind of gesture to bring them good luck!
"13.01.2017 13:30:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Charity continues to change lives in Madagascar A charity transforming the lives of disadvantaged people in Madagascar is raising funds for a new school to be built. "“We are hoping to build a school a year for ten years, depending on funding and donations" - Wow, incredible and life-changing work from TASC Madagascar!
"13.01.2017 12:30:01" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Time to account for Aid money The UK's International Aid budget has been given a huge amount of attention over the past few weeks, with a seemingly endless stream of headlines highlighting where International Aid money has been wasted. Wetherby MP explains about the International Aid contribution from Britain in his column for the Advertiser series.
"13.01.2017 11:35:16" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk People flocking to Harrogate's Secret Bakery A small micro-bakery is causing a quiet sensation in Harrogate with its The Harrogate Advertiser is a big supporter of independents in Harrogate - whether that's shops, cafes, bars, restaurants or, in this case, a bakery.
But this newish addition to the town is no ordinary bakery, it's the Secret Bakery.
We know plenty of
"13.01.2017 11:01:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk 50 jobs generated at Rudding Park's £9.5m luxury spa in Harrogate An award-winning Harrogate hotel has announced that 50 new job opportunities have been created as it looks towards opening a new £9.5 million luxury spa this May. The #Harrogate hotel has been hailed as one of the best in the UK for a decade, so it comes as no surprise Rudding Park are looking for individuals who can enhance the experience of visitors to their new spa even further!
"13.01.2017 09:54:57" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Fish fingers author inspires West Yorkshire author Jason Beresford brought his own brand of zany humour and wit to pupils at Harrogate prep school Belmont Grosvenor. Fish fingers author Jason Beresford inspires Belmont Grosvenor pupils.
"13.01.2017 08:56:16" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Weather latest: Ice warning in place for Harrogate district A Met office warning for ice has been issued for Harrogate. Take care out there, everyone!
"13.01.2017 08:30:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Touching Transdev tribute to Harrogate bus driver who died at Christmas Transdev have paid a unique tribute to one its much-loved Harrogate employees by naming a bus in his honour. What a classy touch from The Harrogate Bus Company. Fantastic tribute to the popular Peter Melville-Smith.
Rest in Peace Peter.
"13.01.2017 07:00:00" Timeline Photos Good morning all. Snow has fallen overnight in areas across our district, and the Met Office has issued a yellow warning for ice, so please take extra care this morning on the roads. Traffic + rail disruptions will be posted when we hear about them
"12.01.2017 22:00:01" Timeline Photos Lisa Harrison's photo, taken at Hebden, Grassington over the Christmas break, is today's reader picture of the day.
Email your shots of the Harrogate area to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Thanks for joining us today, good night!
"12.01.2017 21:30:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Bee Gees musical comes to York Barbican Following its West End debut at the Leicester Square Theatre, You Win Again – The Story of the Bee Gees will be embarking on its first ever nationwide tour this year. Packed with Bee Gees hits, a new musical is on its way to the region.
"12.01.2017 21:00:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk It has to be Harrogate: Thinking indie when adding to your home Shining a light on the town's independent shops and cafes with Sandra Doherty, CEO, Harrogate District Chamber of Commerce This week, Sandra's on a mission: to find something to brighten up her home post-Christmas.
Thinking indie as always, she checks out our town's antique and interior design stores...
"12.01.2017 20:43:43" Timeline Photos Narrow victory sees Harrogate Ladies Rugby take revenge
"12.01.2017 20:00:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Omid Djalili to play York Grand Opera House Award-winning comedian and actor Omid Djalili has added Grand Opera House, York, to his Schumck for a Night tour. Top comedian tours to the region next month.
"12.01.2017 19:30:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Britain's most expensive train fare revealed A train journey spanning barely half the country has been revealed as the country's most expensive standard class ticket available to passengers. The fare - not on a route in Yorkshire, but we think it's interesting all the same - has been described as 'exorbitant'
"12.01.2017 19:00:00" ripongazette.co.uk Goodbye and good luck to much-loved Ripon residents moving to South Sudan to teach After 36 fond years of living in Ripon, well known residents Cathie and John Rutter are about to relive their African dream by moving to South Sudan. Best of luck to Cathie and John as they embark on a trip of a lifetime together!
"12.01.2017 18:30:02" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Harrogate bar's new event with top gin producer A popular Harrogate bar is linking up with a leading independent gin producer from North Yorkshire for a special event. The Harrogate Advertiser is really excited about this bar's new gin event with Masons Yorkshire Gin
That's partly because its located in our old building where the paper was published for decades!!
Sounds a good evening though...
"12.01.2017 17:16:51" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Breaking: Sonic boom heard over Yorkshire Residents of a North Yorkshire market town contacted police in a panic as Did you hear the two loud bangs?
"12.01.2017 17:00:01" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk #ThrowbackThursday: Bomb scare for Harrogate over animal rights It's been just over 30 years since Harrogate's peace was shattered by a bomb scare in a nationwide animal rights related terror attack. What a terrifying time it must have been - we wonder how many bomb scares the town has had over the years, hoax or real, it's easy to forget that #Harrogate has had its share of attacks...
"12.01.2017 16:00:34" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Ripon Cathedral marks Plough Sunday A tractor and plough will be parked on the West Forecourt of Ripon Cathedral, while traditional longsword dancers will welcome those arriving from across the region for the annual Ripon Cathedral Plough Sunday service, on January 15 at 3.30pm. Plough Sunday service welcomes all to Ripon Cathedral.
"12.01.2017 15:38:30" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Fish fingers author inspires West Yorkshire author Jason Beresford brought his own brand of zany humour and wit to pupils at Harrogate prep school Belmont Grosvenor. Fish fingers author inspires pupils at Belmont Grosvenor in Harrogate.
"12.01.2017 15:00:01" Timeline Photos Ideas to give your garden a unique and majestic touch - without breaking the bank. See our gardening page in WOW - in the Harrogate Advertiser this week.
"12.01.2017 15:00:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Singletons wanted for Channel 4's Naked Attraction dating show If you don't mind showing your bare bum on national television in a bid to find true love apply to be on the new series of Channel 4's Naked Attraction. The show is looking for Harrogate contestants. Tag someone who may fancy signing up!
"12.01.2017 14:30:36" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Kick off 2017 by moving to a home near one of Yorkshire's racecourses Who these days would bet on world events? Referendums, elections and even interest rate rises have all defied predictions in 2016, so in 2017 it may just be wise to steer clear. Just a short trot from the winners' enclosure...
"12.01.2017 14:00:01" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Supt Paula Booth column: 2017 promises to be a very bad year for criminals I hope you all had a very merry Christmas and celebrated New Year's Eve in style. Supt Paula Booth of North Yorkshire Poliace is warning criminals: 2017 is set to be a bad year for you! Read her latest column here.
"12.01.2017 14:00:01" Timeline Photos Choir member Caroline Jackson, who sings with Harrogate-based Beati, takes the Curtain Call in WOW in the Harrogate Advertiser today.
Find out who she would invite for dinner and why she likes Have i Got News For You
"12.01.2017 13:34:22" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Tour de Yorkshire 2017: Roadshows to discuss road closures and legacy Roadshows giving details about the 2017 Tour de Yorkshire are coming to our district. Road closures and volunteering opportunities on the big day will be discussed at the roadshows
"12.01.2017 13:30:45" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Staff become bosses by buying business Two young employees at a specialist sign centre in Harrogate are celebrating after becoming the bosses. A 'sign' of young enterprise...!
"12.01.2017 13:09:24" Timeline Photos Why three points matter more to Harrogate Town AFC's Simon Ainge than his own four-goal haul
"12.01.2017 13:07:34" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk First entries come in as new year begins The new year is not even a fortnight old and yet the first entries to the Harrogate Advertiser Business Awards have already been received. The countdown's started to one of the highlight's of the district's business calendar...
"12.01.2017 12:25:19" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Letter: Stray Consultation - This is not a referendum In your news and editorial last week you gave prominent coverage to the Stray Act consultation, which is currently ongoing by Harrogate Borough Council. Reader David Mason says that consultation on The Stray is not a referendum, and that comments should be taken into account.
"12.01.2017 12:00:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Fundraising appeal to send much-loved terminally ill Starbeck resident on memory-making holiday with her son The Starbeck community is rallying together to raise £2,000 and send a much-loved resident with terminal cancer on a holiday to Tenerife with her son. Debbie and Simon need £2,000 to go on their special memory-making holiday.
"12.01.2017 11:25:54" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Teenager taken to hospital after bus and car crash on A59 A teenager has been taken to hospital after a crash between a coach and a car at Moor Monkton this morning. Hoping the teenager makes a full recovery.
"12.01.2017 10:43:40" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Whats on: Your guide to events in and around the Harrogate district area across the next seven days. Looking for something to do in and around the Harrogate district from Thursday, January 12 to Wednesday, January 18? Looking for something to do in and around the Harrogate district from today through to next Wednesday? See what's going on with our handy guide.
"12.01.2017 10:05:26" Timeline Photos Disappointment for Harrogate Pythons RUFC at Goole
"12.01.2017 09:50:39" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Weather update: Is snow on its way to North Yorkshire? Is it just panic in the weather department or is there terrible snow on the way for Harrogate and North Yorkshire? Snow, blizzards, icy roads - is it really going to be a whiteout in Harrogate and North Yorkshire today and tomorrow?
The Harrogate Advertiser has checked with the Met Office...
"12.01.2017 09:27:09" Harrogate Advertiser
"12.01.2017 09:04:59" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Police to reopen ten-year case into the five-stone man "left to die" in a Harrogate hostel cellar It was the mystery that shocked the tranquil town of Harrogate a decade ago and left police desperately searching for answers. It's the tragic Harrogate mystery that's stumped police for a decade.
"12.01.2017 08:30:01" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Harrogate TV contestants wanted for Channel 4 cookery show If your passion for cooking is confined to the four walls of your kitchen, it's time to break out and let your talent shine... on the TV screen. My Kitchen Rules UK is back! And after a #Harrogate duo managed to get through to the studio rounds last series, the show has come back to town in search for more culinary talent! Have you got what it takes?
"11.01.2017 22:00:01" Timeline Photos Today's reader photo was sent in to us by Mark Hunter, who commented: "A lot people talking about the Nidd Gorge area these days, the talk of new road upsetting people.
"I can understand, this place is amazingly beautiful. I had a few chats with people
"11.01.2017 21:00:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Owner of Spoilt Gelato admits he feels "targeted" after second attack on Starbeck store A popular Harrogate business owner has admitted he feels he's being targeted following the second attack on his store in a matter of weeks. Another horrible attack on Spoilt gelato. Thankfully the Harrogate community has shown their class once again!
"11.01.2017 21:00:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Phoenix Players celebrate anniversary with musical first – and a boost for hospice The Harrogate Phoenix Players are busy planning celebrations to mark 25 years of musical theatre at Harrogate Theatre and other local venues. Focus on Phoenix Players new show Dirty Rotten Scoundrels and how the society is helping St Martin's Hospice.
"11.01.2017 20:00:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Deanery Players take off with Forbidden Planet Return to the Forbidden Planet is the Deanery Players' 58th annual production. Harrogate's Deanery Players celebrate 58 years as a company with a production of sci-fi musical Forbidden Planet.
"11.01.2017 19:00:00" Catch our exclusive front page story in tomorrow's 'Advertiser
+ Town businesses consider BID move
+ New twist in Flaxby homes plan
+ Catch our new-look food and drink section
Plus: School of the week, winning teams and the retro #throwbackthursday are
"11.01.2017 18:30:01" ripongazette.co.uk £18,000 study investigating feasibility of a Ripon railway given the go-ahead After 30 years of campaigning to bring back the city's railway, Ripon City Council has agreed to underwrite the £18,000 cost of a study investigating its feasibility. What do you think about a railway for Ripon?
"11.01.2017 17:45:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Harrogate asked to consider the opportunities of a Business Improvement District Businesses across the Harrogate District are considering whether they would like to create a Business Improvement District (BID) to see the changes they want in the town. Would you like to see #Harrogate have a Business Improvement District? What could it mean for our town? Should other areas like #Ripon and #Knaresborough have one too?
Let us know what you think!
*Your views and profile picture could feature in the
"11.01.2017 17:32:30" Timeline Photos A father-and-son team ran an independent restaurant in Harrogate that was a paradise for meatball lovers - before they moved into retail.
Now they've got their meatballs into two of the UK's biggest superstores - including Morrisons.
What an effort by
"11.01.2017 15:00:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Police seek suspected Harrogate woman after York shop thefts CCTV images of a woman believed to be from the Harrogate area have been released by police in York after hundreds of pounds worth of goods were stolen from two shops. Police have released CCTV images of four people they would like to speak to in relation to the thefts, including one woman believed to be from #Harrogate
"11.01.2017 14:37:29" Timeline Photos More than 11,000 homes are needed across the Harrogate district by 2035.
Protesters have already objected to a new settlement at either Flaxby or Hammerton. But if not there, then where is an appropriate place for these houses to be built across the
"11.01.2017 14:00:01" Timeline Photos In WOW - out tomorrow with the Harrogate Advertiser - news of the Sunday Series of classical concerts, Harrogate Dramatic Society's first play of the new year and The Deanery Players presents Forbidden Planet
"11.01.2017 13:30:01" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk University students urged to get vaccinated against meningitis and septicaemia Public Health England (PHE) are urging all new university students to get vaccinated against deadly meningococcal disease. If you have children who have just returned to University then this could be crucial to know.
"11.01.2017 12:30:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Research centre to lead care Martin House Children's Hospice and The University of York are to launch a revolutionary new multidisciplinary centre committed to leading research on the management, care and support of children with life-limiting conditions and their families. Martin House Children's Hospice and University of York to launch new research centre.
"11.01.2017 11:57:50" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Expansion plans for Harrogate Spring Water - Britain's oldest bottled brand After years of record growth, Harrogate Spring Water - reputedly a favourite of Russian President Vladimir Putin as well as Prince William, has revealed plans to expand its operation within Harrogate's Conservation Area, although the proposals have ICYMI: Have you taken a look at Harrogate Spring Water's expansion plans?
"11.01.2017 10:11:50" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Splendid views on route from Bolton Abbey alongside River Wharfe Splendid views on route from Bolton Abbey alongside River Wharfe 09:45 Wednesday 11 January 2017 0 Have your say It has an initial climb of over 350m from your starting out point at Bolton Abbey to the highest point of 485m at Simon's Seat. The climb is Some splendid views on offer in this week's walk.
"11.01.2017 09:39:14" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Weather and traffic update: 75 mph winds reported over high ground Windy weather has caused disruption across our district this morning. Well, it's a bit windy this morning isn't it?!
Stay safe on the roads and on foot today, #Harrogate.
"11.01.2017 09:22:56" Timeline Photos Find out what squash ace James Willstrop is up to now in WOW out with the Harrogate Advertiser tomorrow.
"11.01.2017 09:22:01" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk 'Save our Stray' campaigners step up fight The row over the future of the Stray intensified this week when one of the main groups in the debate issued what it describes as an “information” leaflet. There are so many issues involved with changing the rules to allow more popular public events to take place on Harrogate's precious Stray like the Tour de France.
No wonder the debate is still raging.
With only 3 weeks to go before the public consultation
"11.01.2017 00:15:28" Timeline Photos County Cup exit for Harrogate Town F.C.
"10.01.2017 22:00:01" Timeline Photos This picture overlooking Harrogate from the Valley Gardens was taken last Monday by Nick Lamming - and is today's reader photo of the day.
Nick said: "We were enjoying the last few hours of freedom prior to school and work starting again. It was a
"10.01.2017 19:00:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk The strangest items left in Yorkshire's Travelodge hotel rooms Documentary film footage, a grandfather clock and plane tickets to Hong Kong. Who could ever leave behind this in Harrogate?!
"10.01.2017 18:30:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk VIDEO: Rescue dog adoption film goes viral A mini-film promoting rescue dog adoption has taken the internet by storm. 'When Harry Met Hero' generated 1.1 million views on Facebook after dog lovers from across the UK shared the video over 29,000 times!!
"10.01.2017 16:33:41" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Woman from Harrogate area jailed for multi-million fraud scheme A 46 year old woman, from Killinghall, has been sentenced to eight and a half years in prison, after being found guilty of committing investment fraud totalling more than £6 million. The woman from #Killinghall near #Harrogate conned more than £6 million in fraudulent investments. Read more here:
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"10.01.2017 16:06:00" Timeline Photos A stunning image of a snowy sunrise over #Ingleborough sent in to use by Ben Hoyle. Is anyone hoping for another sprinkling of snow before the winter is over?
"10.01.2017 15:55:44" Timeline Photos Harrogate & District Football League round-up: Kirk Deighton stay top after victory over Saints
"10.01.2017 15:16:43" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Daily Mail puts spotlight on Pateley Bridge's winning ways Pateley Bridge is once again making the news in another boost for its national profile. How much money would it take North Yorkshire's Pateley Bridge to get an advert in the Daily Mail?
Well, it clearly doesn't have to now.
Winning the Great British High Street competition is worth its weight in gold!
Well done Nidderdale & Pateley Bridge
"10.01.2017 14:00:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Letter: Value the skills of care workers In response to your Behind the Headlines special report 'Crisis in care as services reach tipping point' (Advertiser, December 8). My background is in social care and I have worked in both direct care, training and management. I agree strongly with the Look after our care workers.
"10.01.2017 13:04:43" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Tribute in verse Markington CE Primary School recently held a poetry competition in recognition of governor Christopher Backhouse. Markington Primary pupils pay tribute to governor with poetry.
"10.01.2017 13:00:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Parish council hit out at "reckless" plans to overhaul Flaxby in Draft Local Plan Flaxby Parish Council have hit out at "fundamentally flawed" proposals to overhaul the village in the Draft Local Plan. Could Flaxby be transformed by potentially 3,000 new homes and 100 acres of employment land?
If not at Flaxby, where else?
"10.01.2017 11:00:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Warning over 'convincing' fake Amazon emails Fraud and cybercrime experts Action Fraud are warning the public to be on their guard, following reports of convincing looking emails claiming to be from Amazon. WARNING: The spoofed emails from “email@example.com” claim recipients have made an order online and mimic an automatic customer email notification
"10.01.2017 10:22:40" Timeline Photos Attacking football the way forward for Harrogate Railway despite last-gasp loss to Athersley
"10.01.2017 09:03:12" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk North Yorkshire music festival unveils star line-up for 2017 The names unveiled so far for the family-run Deer Shed Festival at Baldersby Park near Topcliffe are the best to date - Kate Tempest, The Divine Comedy and Teenage Fanclub. Kate Tempest to play a music festival in North Yorkshire in 2017?
Nah. Surely not?
"10.01.2017 08:52:55" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk New funding lifeline for district's carers Carers juggling a job and the demands of looking after someone are the special focus of a Harrogate charity's new service. This is fantastic news for carers across our district and Carers' Resource!!
"10.01.2017 08:15:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Leeds & Yorkshire couples wanted for 2017 series of Don't Tell The Bride Yorkshire couples wanting to tie the knot this year are being invited to apply for a new series of Don Successful couples will get £14,000 for their big day - but the bride gets absolutely no say in any of it.....
"10.01.2017 07:56:01" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk 'World first' programme to cut region's diabetes risk Tens of thousands of people who are among the most at risk of developing type 2 diabetes across Yorkshire are set to be offered places on what health bosses say is the world's first preventative diabetes lifestyle programme. Some 39,616 people at risk of developing type 2 diabetes in West Yorkshire and Harrogate could be invited to join the new programme, NHS England said
"09.01.2017 22:00:01" Timeline Photos Today's reader picture of the day is a shot of Swinsty Reservoir, taken by Rohan Natashka Kon. Email your photos of the Harrogate area to: firstname.lastname@example.org
"09.01.2017 21:00:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Jethro Tull legend for gig in Harrogate area One of the area's top live music venues may have seen its main promoter opt for 'retirement' but 2017 still looks set to be another vintage year for fans of the blues, soul and rock at Ripley Town Hall. It's possibly the best venue in the whole of North Yorkshire - and it's certainly a blues, rock and soul venue of nationwide reputation.
The latest presentation at Ripley Live should please fans of 70s prog rock, in particular.
One not to miss, we
"09.01.2017 20:30:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Incredible story of bell ringer impaled on an 106-year-old church bell A bell ringer who was impaled on one of the bells he was cleaning has told the story of his narrow escape from serious injury. Ripon's Robert Wood, 62, was doing maintenance work in the bell tower at Middleham Church, near Wensleydale, when he slipped and fell several feet onto the 106-year-old mechanism...
"09.01.2017 20:00:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Toys aid for needy kids at Christmas For the third year running Knaresborough Rotary Club organised a collection of new toys to go to families where children were unlikely to receive presents for Christmas. Christmas toy appeal success.
"09.01.2017 19:00:00" Photos from Harrogate Advertiser's post We have had some lovely images of #Knaresborough sent in recently, but these black and white shots looking out over the River Nidd in the town show that even with a moody sky, it's a beautiful view. Thanks to Becky Walker for these pictures!
"09.01.2017 18:30:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Investigation launched after fire destroys 300ft wind turbine at Knabs Ridge An investigation has been launched after a 300ft wind turbine caught fire at Knabs Ridge Onshore Wind Farm on Friday. Thankfully nobody was injured during the fire. Watch footage of it here:
"09.01.2017 17:00:06" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Snow in Yorkshire by Friday as Arctic blast heads our way Friday the 13th will be the coldest day of winter so far - with the entire country expected to be blanketed in up to four inches or 10 centimetres of snow. No guarantee of snow in Harrogate, but expect temperatures to dip sharply at the end of the week
"09.01.2017 16:40:03" Timeline Photos Find out why Harrogate Railway are set to lose three points from their 2016/17 total
"09.01.2017 16:00:43" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Grounds staff's hard work cultivates award Groundskeepers at Harrogate's Ashville College have been highly commended by a national awards for their tireless work. Harrogate grounds staff cultivate awards rewards.
"09.01.2017 14:47:40" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Wanted Harrogate fugitive arrested in Leeds A Harrogate fugitive who was wanted by police for recall to prison has been arrested in Leeds. An update on today's earlier story.
"09.01.2017 13:42:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Letter: Trains - Please explain what is going on? When is a Pacer train not a Pacer? When it's scrapped surely - and weren't we clearly promised that they would all be gone within three years when Arriva took over from Northern? Letter on trains promises leaves the station at a Pacer.
"09.01.2017 13:40:20" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Entries open for Knaresborough Bed Race 2017 Entries are open for teams wishing to take part in the Great Knaresborough Bed Race 2017. Competition gets more fierce every year for the fantastic Knaresborough Bed Race.
Teams from Harrogate, Ripon, Thirsk, Wetherby, Germany (sometimes) and Knaresborough itself take this fun event very seriously.
Time is running out to get entries in for
"09.01.2017 12:47:25" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Public consultation launched over air pollution at Knaresborough's Bond End Concerned residents who have called for action on the air pollution at Bond End in Knaresborough have been encouraged to have their say over what should be done. The public consultation opens today! Have your say over air pollution at Bond End in #Knaresborough - go to http://www.northyorks.gov.uk/article/33419/Bond-End-junction-improvements
"09.01.2017 11:00:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Wanted Harrogate man spotted outside Leeds city centre bar A wanted Harrogate man has been urged to hand himself into police after he was spotted outside a Leeds city centre bar. Griffiths was jailed in November 2013 for six years in connection with a serious assault
"09.01.2017 09:07:25" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Car collided with three vehicles before seriously injuring West Yorkshire woman in Harrogate A car crashed into three parked vehicles before knocking down an 80-year-old woman in the centre of Harrogate. Wishing both women involved a speedy recovery.
"09.01.2017 08:30:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Record-breaking visitor numbers for historic Yorkshire site An historic North Yorkshire attraction has enjoyed a record number of visitors over the festive period. Good morning, all. Let's start the day with some good news, shall we?
Fantastic to see so many people heading to Fountains!
"09.01.2017 08:22:23" Timeline Photos Basement boys hold Knaresborough Town A.F.C. to seventh 2-2 draw of 2016/17
"09.01.2017 07:31:33" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Review of the Year 2016: December - High Street glory for Pateley Bridge Pateley Bridge was crowned best village in the prestigious Great British High Street competition, and it was the end of an era for Open Arms Malawi. Ripon Cathedral also had big news to share.
We hope you had a fantastic first week of 2017, and enjoy
"08.01.2017 22:00:01" Timeline Photos Sunset over Fewston, by Lesley Bottomley, is our reader photo of the day. Email your images to: email@example.com
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"08.01.2017 21:00:00" Photos from Harrogate Advertiser's post Some gorgeous photos of #Swinsty Reservoir here sent in by Rohan Natashka Kon - the perfect place for a winter walk!
"08.01.2017 20:03:25" Timeline Photos New signings can't prevent another loss for Tadcaster Albion AFC (The Brewers)
"08.01.2017 20:00:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Fell Rescue column: Cavers advised to plan an escape We are one of a handful of teams who perform underground as well as surface rescues and as you can imagine these rescues can be very dangerous and exhausting situations, writes David Dennis of the Upper Wharfedale Fell Rescue Association. Advice for cavers on how to stay safe and what safety measures to take, thanks to David Dennis of the Upper Wharfedale Fell Rescue Association.
"08.01.2017 19:00:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Scammers applying for fake mortgages on empty homes in Yorkshire A criminal gang is carrying out an elaborate property scam by targeting unsuspecting Yorkshire home owners. Horrible. Fraudsters are using obituaries to identify recently-empty properties whose owners have died.
"08.01.2017 18:30:02" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Expansion plans for Harrogate Spring Water - Britain's oldest bottled brand After years of record growth, Harrogate Spring Water - reputedly a favourite of Russian President Vladimir Putin as well as Prince William, has revealed plans to expand its operation within Harrogate's Conservation Area, although the proposals have Should world-famous brand be allowed to expand to ensure Harrogate Spring Water remains bottled at source?
"08.01.2017 16:00:04" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Hospice calls for helpers to sign up Harrogate hospice care charity Saint Michael's is looking for more volunteers - can you help?
"08.01.2017 15:00:03" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk New book on on "chequered life" of a 1970s single dad in Harrogate A charity worker who appeared in the Harrogate Advertiser as a pioneering single father in the very different days of the 1970s has published a book about his life experiences. Would you be as honest as this if you came to write your life story.
Harrogate man Mike Daligan looks back at a troubled past and how he learnt to grow past that.
Memories flow of the 1970s in Harrogate and nights at The Cock and Castle and working in a
"08.01.2017 14:00:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Early Years sees familiar face Pupils and staff at Bankfield Nursery and Pre-Prep welcomed a new member of the Early Years team this week. Alicia Fenton has been appointed Head of Early Years Foundation Stage at Bankfield Nursery and Pre-Prep.
"08.01.2017 13:17:36" Timeline Photos Defeat for Harrogate Rugby in a game they should have won at South Leicester
"08.01.2017 12:30:01" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Letter: Local Plan - Time Pannal took its fair share Much has recently been written about the proposals in Harrogate Council's Draft Local Plan to locate new housing and a travellers' site in the vicinity of Pannal. Reader Matthew Webber suggests that perhaps it is time that Pannal took its fair share of development - including the travellers' site. What are your thoughts?
"08.01.2017 12:00:01" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Plans to build storage site for 50 tonnes of explosives in Great Ouseburn sparks concerns An application to build a storage site for explosives and ammonium nitrate in Great Ouseburn has sparked concerns among local residents. If approved, the site will hold up to 50 tonnes of explosives and up to 200 tonnes of ammonium nitrate.
"08.01.2017 11:46:26" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Review of the Year 2016: November - The Great Stray Debate, sale of The Majestic and Felix's new wheelchair Thanks to an incredible outpouring of generosity from readers, five-year-old Felix Williams, who has a progressive neurological condition, received the life-changing gift of a new wheelchair. There was change for one of the district's most well known hotels. The Rainbow Fund and big-hearted readers raised enough money for Felix's wheelchair, and we launched our Great Stray Debate.
November was a momentous month - but what do you remember?
"08.01.2017 11:00:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Long-term survival help for small Dales farms Small scale farms in an area of the Yorkshire Dales that are bearing the brunt of challenging market volatility are among those being invited to join a new £1.5m programme to help farmers make their businesses more sustainable. A series of free workshops are being held in the coming months to help smaller family-run enterprises find new ways of working that can help ensure their long term survival
"08.01.2017 07:00:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Dear Reader: Meeting The Beatles' first manager + trust in politics A regular column by the Harrogate Advertiser The Harrogate Advertiser's Graham Chalmers looks back to a chance meeting with Allan Williams, the first manager of The Beatles
Plus he queries the question of the lack of trust in politics and politicians.
"07.01.2017 22:00:01" Timeline Photos Roger Litton's image of the Swinsty Reservoir is today's reader photo of the day. Email your pictures to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Thanks for joining us again today. Good night!
"07.01.2017 21:00:04" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Transformed! North Yorkshire pub back at heart of village life Two of North Yorkshire It's not easy bringing a village pub back to life but this couple in North Yorkshire have done a brilliant job, according to the locals.
But what is their secret? Read more here...
"07.01.2017 19:01:45" Timeline Photos A slightly different view of #Knaresborough this scenic shot of the famous market town was sent in by Mel Riley.
"07.01.2017 18:30:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Latest decisions from Harrogate Magistrates Court: Woman stole Sharpie pens from WH Smith The following were dealt with at Harrogate Magistrates Court on December 29: Stealing Sharpie pens from WH Smith, damaging the door glass at Harrogate Theatre and assaulting a police officer all feature.
"07.01.2017 18:04:03" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Pedestrian seriously hurt in Harrogate crash A pedestrian has been taken to hospital with serious injuries after a four-car crash in central Harrogate this afternoon (Saturday, January 7). Thankfully, the pedestrian's injuries are not thought to be life-threatening
"07.01.2017 17:54:52" Timeline Photos Defender scores FOUR as Harrogate Town AFC romp to victory over Alfreton
"07.01.2017 17:00:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Revealed: How Harrogate council wants to change the rules governing the Stray The Council has been criticised for not detailing the changes it wants to make to the Stray Act during the current consultation. POLL: Do you want to see more events on the Stray?
"07.01.2017 16:00:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Reader photo: stunning snap of moon over Pateley Bridge This stunning shot of the moon over Pateley Bridge was taken and shared with us by Harrogate Advertiser reader Mickey Romero Abaygar. Check out our new readers' photos section on our website - this cracking shot of the moon over Pateley Bridge has already proved a huge hit on social media.
"07.01.2017 15:21:11" Timeline Photos Elderly woman in her 80's taken to Leeds General Infirmary after four car collision on Cambridge Crescent in #Harrogate. Some town centre roads closed. More on this to come.
"07.01.2017 15:00:01" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Brass band championships coming to Harrogate Brass bands from across the country will come to Harrogate in February to compete in the national university brass band championships, UniBrass. This looks like a fantastic event, and it's great to hear that Tewit Youth Band will be performing on the day!
"07.01.2017 14:00:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk New Year's Day cyclo cross boosts region Organisers of the New Year's Day cyclo cross event in Knaresborough have hailed it a success after seeing nearly 450 competitors take part and over 1,500 spectators drawn to watch the day's racing. Organisers of the New Year's Day cyclo cross in Knaresborough have hailed the event a real success.
"07.01.2017 13:30:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Revealed: biggest-ever G&S festival to be held in Harrogate A leading Harrogate arts festival is to hold its longest-ever feast of events to mark its silver anniversary. If The Mikado is right up your street or the Pirates of Penzance, you'll want to know that the people behind The International Gilbert and Sullivan Festival are planning to bring their biggest and longest one yet to Harrogate.
That's the very model of a
"07.01.2017 13:30:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Celebrations set for Tadcaster's grand re-opening The people of Tadcaster are set for celebrations only a month into the New Year as the town marks the re-opening of the flood damaged bridge which has separated them for over a year. It's nearly time for the grand re-opening of the bridge to re-unite #Tadcaster and after more than a year, celebrations are in order! A lantern parade, history exhibits and a special guest are all in tow for the party...
"07.01.2017 11:00:02" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk URGENT RECALL: Parents urged to stop using range of kids' beds and cots after baby death Parents are being urged to stop using a range of cots and children's beds IMMEDIATELY - which are being linked to the sudden death of a newborn baby. Have you checked to see if your products are affected?
"07.01.2017 08:30:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk UK's 'highest-paying supermarket' to create 4,000 jobs Aldi is to recruit 4,000 new permanent workers in stores and warehouses across the country, as part of the supermarket giant's plan to open around 70 new shops this year. The German retailer, which opened in Harrogate and Ripon last year, will open its 700th UK store in February...
"07.01.2017 07:00:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Review of the Year 2016: September and October - From the Nidderdale Show to Yorkshire in Bloom As our review of the year continues, here's our look back over September and October 2016... The Nidderdale Show returned with the best parade organisers have seen in years, Everyman Cinemas - the first new cinema to come to Harrogate in 50 years - opened its doors, and our district enjoyed success at Yorkshire in Bloom.
September and October
"06.01.2017 22:00:01" Timeline Photos Mike Morley's quirky photo taken at The Stray is today's reader picture of the day. Email your images to us at: email@example.com
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"06.01.2017 20:00:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk New year brings lots of activities Happy new year to all those reading this. After a holiday break, our office is open again seven days a week - and currently advertising lots going on in the dale. Nidderdale Plus highlights New Year opportunities.
"06.01.2017 19:00:01" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Unveiled: more support acts for Chris Difford's Harrogate gig with Bob Harris More live acts have been announced for the night Squeeze icon Chris Difford plays for 'Whispering' Bob Harris in Harrogate at the launch of a new facility at the town's leading recording studio. Music broadcasting legend Whispering Bob Harris now has a Harrogate studio with a new live room and his own bar!
And he's got a songwriting genius from Squeeze coming to Harrogate to play soon Warehouse Recording Co.
Harrogate truly does rock n roll!!
"06.01.2017 18:30:01" Photos from Harrogate Advertiser's post These sunrise pictures over #Knaresborough are seriously mind-blowing. Thanks to Mike Morley for this send in - you can check out more of his work at www.mikemorley.co.uk
"06.01.2017 15:51:04" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Support hub for dementia families moves step closer A Topping Out ceremony has been held at the new £500,000 home for people living with dementia and their families in Burton Leonard, near Harrogate. Topping out ceremony for dementia support hub.
"06.01.2017 15:00:01" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Revealed: How Harrogate council wants to change the rules governing the Stray The Council has been criticised for not detailing the changes it wants to make to the Stray Act during the current consultation. We have seen details of its proposals and can now set out what the proposed changes could be...
"06.01.2017 14:20:47" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Maths puzzles add up to top five Rossett School students are among the best in Yorkshire when it comes to puzzling out maths problems. Maths contest adds up for Harrogate school.
"06.01.2017 14:12:17" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Urgent appeal to find Harrogate man wanted for recall to prison A Harrogate man who was jailed for six years in 2013 for malicious wounding is being hunted by police for recall to prison. Police have warned residents not to approach him or challenge the man if they see him.
"06.01.2017 13:30:01" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Museums launch free activities for people living with dementia Museums across our district are hosting a series of free fun activities for people living with dementia, and their families and carers. This is fantastic news, great to see our museums getting involved with projects like this!
Ripon Museums Harrogate Museum Mercer Art Gallery Dementia Forward
"06.01.2017 13:13:12" Timeline Photos A look ahead to Harrogate Rugby's trip to South Leicester
"06.01.2017 12:31:55" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Letter: Applauding Simon's superhuman efforts Despite expressed disappointment in the delay at Knaresborough's 2016's Tug of War, I want to applaud the superhuman efforts of the organiser Simon Shaw. http://www.harrogateadvertiser.co.uk/news/your-say/letter-applauding-simon-s-superhuman-efforts-1-8317006
"06.01.2017 12:25:23" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Letter: Save Crimple Valley - Town expanding so rapidly The Save the Crimple Valley Campaign highlights a fundamental weakness in Planning Policy which is creating problems everywhere. Reader Keith Wilkinson explains how 'Special Landscape Assessments' are the kiss of death. What are your thoughts?
"06.01.2017 11:53:50" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Exciting new food festival may be launched in the Dales The best of Dales It's about times the Dales shouted about what great food its farmers produce.
Not forgetting what superb pubs, cafes and restaurants it offers customers.
Now Pateley Bridge seems about to do just that with two exciting new ventures by Nidderdale & Pateley
"06.01.2017 11:01:59" Please note that due to a technical problem with our phone lines at the office we cannot hear any calls that come through to reporters' desk phones. If you need to make an enquiry please message us on here or email firstname.lastname@example.org
"06.01.2017 11:00:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Harrogate says hello to new little faces over New Year's festivities A total of 17 babies were born at Harrogate District Hospital on Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, New Year's Eve and New Year's Day collectively. The maternity wards at #Harrogate hospital welcomed the newest and cutest of residents to the district over the festive period, including the very first baby to be born in the town in 2017!
"06.01.2017 10:35:59" Timeline Photos Professional switch 'does not bring extra pressure' - Harrogate Town AFC boss
"06.01.2017 09:30:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Letter: Save Crimple Valley - Town expanding so rapidly The Save the Crimple Valley Campaign highlights a fundamental weakness in Planning Policy which is creating problems everywhere. "Like so many successful towns, Harrogate is at the mercy of developers who cherry pick where, when and how slowly they build."
A Gypsy and Traveller Camp as well as 214 homes have been proposed in the Crimple Valley in the Draft Local Plan.
"06.01.2017 09:05:32" Yorkshire Evening Post Meet Dr Gnorma Gnome. She'll soon be promoting the global campaign started by inspirational West Yorkshire doctor Kate Granger....
"06.01.2017 07:30:44" Timeline Photos No major incidents or delays on the roads or rail so far this morning, folks. It's cold out there though, please take care #Harrogate
"06.01.2017 07:00:00" Stuck for something to do this weekend?
This week's 'Advertiser is jam-packed with local listings, cinema times and there's even a walk!
"06.01.2017 06:00:01" Timeline Photos Good morning all! Good news - it's FRIDAY, so the weekend is just around the corner.
Cloudy and breezy in #Harrogate today, expect it to stick around the 5C mark. Travel update to follow..
"05.01.2017 22:00:01" Timeline Photos Nick Lamming sent us today's reader photo of the day, showing the view from Starbeck Park, framed by one of the climbing frames.
"This was the last sunset of 2016," he said. "Here's to 365 more beautiful Harrogate scenes."
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"05.01.2017 21:00:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk 'Fake Amazon scam' warning as fraudsters target Yorkshire Action Fraud and police in Yorkshire have received several reports from victims who have been sent convincing looking emails claiming to be from Amazon. WARNING: The spoofed emails from “email@example.com” claim recipients have made an order online and mimic an automatic customer email notification.
"05.01.2017 20:00:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Harrogate District cinema times: Friday, January 6 until Thursday, January 12. Fancy seeing a film over the festive period? What's on at the cinema this week.
"05.01.2017 19:00:01" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Tewit Youth Band round off 2016 in style Tewit Youth Band rounded off a year of spectacular successes with their annual Christmas concert at Harrogate Grammar School. We loved the concert! Huge congratulations to Tewit Youth Band for such a successful year!
We look forward to hearing about all of your achievements in this shiny new year too.
"05.01.2017 18:30:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Harrogate student's lessons in the Arctic with bears An ex-Harrogate Grammar School student is learning to survive in one of the harshest environments on the planet. Temperatures in this particular part of Norway can be anything between −13 and −20 °C at the moment.
But it's (icy) water off a duck's back for an ex-Harrogate Grammar School pupil who is learning to survive in Arctic conditions.
Sooner him than us, we
"05.01.2017 17:00:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk #ThrowbackThursday: Blast from the past for talented Harrogate bartender They say a picture tells a thousand words but this picture, taken nearly 20 years ago to the day, shows a cry for joy. This #Harrogate man was making waves as far as Dallas, Texas in 1994 with his skills - we got back in touch with Geoff who told us what he's up to now...
"05.01.2017 15:55:46" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Whats on: Your guide to events in and around the Harrogate district area across the next seven days. Looking for something to do in and around the Harrogate district from Thursday, January 5 to Wednesday, January 11? Your guide to what's on in the Harrogate district in the next seven days.
"05.01.2017 15:05:01" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Spate of Land Rovers and quad bikes stolen across Harrogate district Police have warned quad bike and Land Rover owners to protect their vehicles after a spate of thefts across the district. Very worrying. Police have issued guidelines on how to keep your vehicles safe.
"05.01.2017 13:55:10" Harrogate Advertiser
"05.01.2017 13:30:53" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Five things you need to know about the new £1 coin The Royal Mint is preparing to launch a new £1 coin, set to enter circulation in March this year. Gone is the old style round, all gold coin and in its place will be a 12-sided, bimetallic coin with a hidden high-security feature to protect it from counterfeiting...
"05.01.2017 12:00:01" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Review of the Year 2016: August - Petition to save Peter the peacock and Harrogate International Festivals celebrate 50th anniversary year The government rejected a petition to save one of Bilton's most-loved residents – Peter the peacock – after a campaign in Killinghall sparked fears that he could be shipped off to Scotland. It was a milestone year for Harrogate International Festivals, and a petition to save one of Bilton's most-loved residents was launched.
But what are your favourite memories of summer 2016 in our district? There were certainly a lot of festivals to
"05.01.2017 11:39:48" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Frazer Theatre coup! Top comedian to play Knaresborough The Frazer Theatre Comedy Cub returns to action tomorrow, Friday, January 6 in Knaresborough with the perfect antidote to the back-to-work blues. Amazing! It's not just Harrogate Theatres that can pull off big comedy coups attracting the top names to our district - it's Knaresborough, too.
Who would have thought the lovely little Frazer Theatre (capacity - 100) would have snagged this comedy star?
"05.01.2017 10:02:30" Timeline Photos WOW out today in the Harrogate Advertiser. Previes, reviews and Clare Teal's Harrogate Theatre date. Don't miss a thing.
"05.01.2017 08:30:00" Photos from Harrogate Advertiser's post What a view to start a morning with. This frosty sunrise scene over Bogs Lane in #Harrogate was taken by Laura Hadley - thanks for the send in!
"05.01.2017 07:00:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk County Council faces £13m black hole in adult social care after 'insufficient' Government funding North Yorkshire County Council has warned it faces a £13m black hole to fund adult social care after the government announced its local financial settlement. "Many companies are already on the very of closing and sooner or later it will collapse. The money raised by councils is just a band-aid and social care should be a government funded operation."
How will adult social care in North Yorkshire and Harrogate
"04.01.2017 22:00:00" Timeline Photos Today's reader photo of the day is this one taken by Marie Harbour, showing Fountains Abbey, on a new year's afternoon walk.
Email your photos of the Harrogate area to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Thanks for joining us today. Good night!
"04.01.2017 21:00:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk £90,000 Lottery grant to restore Harrogate's Japanese Garden to 1930s glory A bid to restore an essential part of Harrogate's traditional splendour has been boosted by a grant of nearly £90,000. As everyone knows, Harrogate's award-winning Valley Gardens are pretty special already.
But they're about to get even better. Good news for the town, indeed.
"04.01.2017 20:00:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Hospice calls for helpers to sign up Harrogate hospice care charity Saint Michael's is looking for more volunteers to help with its vital services and raise funds and awareness. Harrogate's Saint Michael's Hospice care is calling for new volunteers to help with its work.
"04.01.2017 19:45:36" Timeline Photos Harrogate's Olympic diving champion Jack Laugher angered by circumstances surrounding influential coach's exit
"04.01.2017 19:00:00" In your very first 'Advertiser of 2017:
'Historic moment for football club'
+ Novacross pictures
+ Adorable new year arrivals
+ Honours for our district's leading lights, Throwback Thursday, Love our Indies, weekly walk
+ Much, much more!
"04.01.2017 18:30:01" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Review of the Year 2016: July - Great Yorkshire Run, and a summer of sell-out festivals Excited shoppers queued through the night for the opening of Harrogate's new Aldi. More than 250 people queued outside Harrogate Retail Park, with the first customer arriving at 10:30pm with his granddaughter. What are your favourite summer 2016 memories? It was a huge summer for Harrogate International Festivals, and our district enjoyed the Great Yorkshire Run for the first time!
"04.01.2017 17:08:09" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Bilton Library forced to close temporarily after "major" overnight flood A "major" overnight flood at Bilton Library has forced the building to temporarily close. Awful news.
Volunteers are hoping the library can reopen for their major celebration of National Libraries Day next month.
"04.01.2017 14:16:10" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Call to men to join choir and Rock Up and Sing! A Harrogate choir is encouraging men to become better at caring for themselves and letting go of their emotions in 2017. Men challenged to Rock up and Sing their way into the new year.
"04.01.2017 13:57:34" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Heartwarming reaction from unsung Harrogate district heroes in New Year's Honours list Charity founders, aid workers and a dedicated school volunteer from across the district have received recognition for their hard work in the New Year "I've been particularly touched by the reaction of my colleagues. They know my work well and it feels good that they think I deserve this recognition."
Congratulations to all those across the district who have been recognised in the New Year's Honours
"04.01.2017 13:06:06" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Public consultation launched over air pollution at Knaresborough's Bond End Concerned residents who have called for action on the air pollution at Bond End in Knaresborough have been encouraged to have their say over what should be done. It's time for you to have your say about air pollution at Bond End in #Knaresborough!
"04.01.2017 11:33:03" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk New Year's Day cyclo cross boosts region Organisers of the New Year's Day cyclo cross event in Knaresborough have hailed it a success after seeing nearly 450 competitors take part and over 1,500 spectators drawn to watch the day's racing. Harrogate Nova's Novocross cyclo cross event at Knaresborough is declared a winner for Yorkshire.
"04.01.2017 11:08:17" Timeline Photos BIG QUESTION: What are you looking forward to the most this year?
From family occasions, to running races and going on holiday, we'd love to hear what you're doing.
*The best answers will be included in this week's paper with a profile picture!*
"04.01.2017 10:13:34" Timeline Photos BREAKING: Harrogate Town AFC set to operate on a full-time basis from 2017/18
"04.01.2017 09:27:45" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Harrogate musician plays for Placebo in front of thousands An ex-Harrogate musician found himself at the heart of the rock n roll world in front of thousands of fans as drummer in Placebo. The Harrogate Advertiser's Top Ten Harrogate Musicians Ever chart may have to be revised for the fourth time!
As well as the drummer for Placebo being from Harrogate originally, a reader, Jonathan Peasgood, recently let us know about a Harrogate
"04.01.2017 07:00:02" Timeline Photos This stunning image of Nidd Gorge in #Harrogate was sent to us by Andrew Hawkes. Thanks so much for the send in! See your pictures on our page by sending them to us on Facebook or email email@example.com
"03.01.2017 22:00:00" Timeline Photos Today's reader photo of the day shows a mallard on ice at Swinsty reservoir, taken by Dr Roger Litton.
Email your photos to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Thanks for your company today and good night!
"03.01.2017 22:00:00" Timeline Photos A beautiful winter's day was captured by reader Paul Draper at Spofforth on December 28. Send your pictures to: email@example.com
"03.01.2017 19:00:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Parish council launch scathing 17-page objection to proposed Pannal development Pannal and Burn Bridge Parish Council has launched a scathing attack to proposed development in the Crimple Valley in a 17-page letter to the council. "Our position is that we are opposed to development in the Crimple Valley. We are not against travellers per say but the whole idea of development in that stretch of land is ridiculous."
Are there more suitable sites for a Gypsy and Traveller camp across
"03.01.2017 18:30:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Five inventive and green ways to dispose of your old Christmas tree So Christmas is over for another year, your clothes are a little tighter, your wallet much lighter - and now thoughts turn to disposing of the tree. Eight million real Christmas trees are bought every year in the UK, the equivalent of all the trees in London, but after the lights are switched off and the tinsel has come down, many end up discarded on the streets...
"03.01.2017 17:19:55" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Drink and drug driving arrests doubled in Harrogate during police crackdown A Christmas crackdown on drink driving has seen a 100 per cent increase in people arrested on Harrogate roads compared to last year. 2016 saw a 100 per cent increase in drivers under the influence of drugs and alcohol in #Harrogate alone - is it because the police are cracking down on this crime or are more people getting behind the wheel after using drugs or drinking..?
"03.01.2017 17:16:44" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Yorkshire Agricultural Society plans stables next to showground The organisers of the Great Yorkshire Show have tabled plans to build stables and a yard for keeping horses in a field next to a Harrogate school. Great Yorkshire Show organisers the Yorkshire Agricultural Society say the stables could be used to generate additional income to fund the Society's charitable activities in the longer term...
"03.01.2017 16:00:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Letter: 2017 - My Xmas and New Year wish list 1. For those who have lost members of their family in the service of their country - That the UK football authorities tell FIFA where to go. Reader Terry Byrne's Christmas and New Year wish list includes ending the madness of the bus services on Harlow Hill!
"03.01.2017 15:18:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Will legendary Harrogate metal band Acid Reign play home town? Fans of one of Harrogate Fans said they'd never reform - but they finally did.
The question now is whether Harrogate's thrash metal pioneers Acid Reign will play a hometown gig as part of their first UK tour for 26 years?
"03.01.2017 14:00:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Weekly list of planning applications The following planning applications were received by Harrogate Borough Council, week ending december 22 What's happening in your area? Here is a list of the latest planning applications submitted to Harrogate Borough Council.
"03.01.2017 13:17:18" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Woman taken to Harrogate Hospital after A59 crash near Menwith Hill A woman has been taken to Harrogate District Hospital after a crash on the A59 near Menwith Hill this afternoon. Wishing the woman involved a speedy recovery.
"03.01.2017 12:47:49" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Commuters set to face further disruption on A59 at Kex Gill this month Commuters have been warned that they will face four weeks of disruption on the A59 at Kex Gill as investigatory work is carried out. The news comes just one year after the road was closed for almost two months whilst drainage work was carried out.
"03.01.2017 12:17:09" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Pressure on A&E at Harrogate Hospital continues after festivities Health officials at Harrogate District Hospital have reinforced a plea for patients to consider their health needs as the typical festive pressures on A&E have not subsided. The Accident and Emergency Department at #Harrogate District Hospital is still struggling to cope with the number of people coming through the doors. Is it a genuine emergency or could your health needs be met elsewhere? #PleaseConsider
"03.01.2017 12:00:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Harrogate and Knaresborough MP hails importance of Advertiser's 'Love our Indies' campaign Harrogate and Knaresborough MP Andrew Jones has hailed the importance of the Advertiser's 'Love our Indies' campaign. "The campaign by the Advertiser series to support our local indies is well-founded because without them our area would become so much more like those faceless towns with nothing but big multiples and restaurant chains."
And the Advertiser will continue
"03.01.2017 11:00:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Waste not, want not It's the most wonderful time of the year for turning junk into something new and useful, according to upcycling supremo and TV personality Max McMurdo. Sharon Dale reports. While most of us groan at the sight of bulging post-Christmas bins and the prospect of finding a refuse and recycling centre, aka tip, that hasn't been closed by the council, Max McMurdo is rubbing his hands with glee.
This is the most wonderful time of
"03.01.2017 10:53:06" Timeline Photos Late goal sees Knaresborough Town A.F.C. to victory over Yorkshire Amateur
"03.01.2017 10:51:07" Timeline Photos Late goal sees Knaresborough Town A.F.C. to victory over Yorkshire Amateur
"03.01.2017 09:19:39" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Entries pouring in for Knaresborough Bed Race 2017 The organisers of the Great Knaresborough Bed Race, the Knaresborough Lions, have unveiled the theme of next year's event and entry date. Entries only opened on New Year's Day for the incredibly popular Knaresborough Bed Race - and they're pouring in already!
Will you be entering a team for 2017's event?
"02.01.2017 22:00:00" What looked like a sky of fire greeted Nick Lamming in front of his house. He captured this vibrant sunset and sent it in to: firstname.lastname@example.org
"02.01.2017 20:54:21" Timeline Photos Read Tadcaster Albion AFC (The Brewers) manager Billy Miller's reaction to his side's 5-1 defeat at Farsley
"02.01.2017 20:00:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Ambulance staff strip down to raise money A paramedic from Tadcaster has a new 'front'-line role that reveals the men and women of the ambulance service as never seen before. Ambulance staff strip down for charity calendar.
"02.01.2017 17:00:01" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Go-ahead for 150 homes plan in Collingham initially refused by Leeds council Proposals to build 150 homes in Collingham - initially refused by Leeds City Council - have been given the go-ahead by Local Government Secretary Sajid Javid. A report found that access to the site in Collingham would not necessarily harm the appearance of the village....
"02.01.2017 16:00:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Celebration of countryside returns A tradition that goes back many years will be rolled out in the new year. Plough Sunday celebration of country life at Ripon Cathedral.
"02.01.2017 15:00:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Review of the Year: June - From the EU referendum to the Knaresborough Bed Race The Harrogate district narrowly voted to remain in the European Union - just one of three places in the Yorkshire region to do so, joining York and Leeds. Did you go to the The Great Knaresborough Bed Race 2016? What were your best bits?
"02.01.2017 13:30:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Harrogate residents lose battle over consultation on new housing Anxious residents have failed in their bid to win an extension from Harrogate Borough Council for submissions on the Draft Local Plan. They wanted more time for the public to give their views on Harrogate's new Local Plan and housing expansion - but residents in Pannal Ash and Harlow did not get it...
"02.01.2017 12:30:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Designs on top poster prizes Prizes were handed out to Harrogate High students who had designs on the town's Competititve Festival for Music, Speech and Drama (HCFMSD). Design competition winners.
"02.01.2017 12:00:00" Timeline Photos #Harrogate is looking bright and beautiful from the frosty stray to the tree tops. Thanks to Emma-Louise Trotter for this winter wonderland scene
"02.01.2017 11:41:13" Timeline Photos How Harrogate Town AFC were gifted a New Year's Day draw at Stockport County
"02.01.2017 08:30:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Care funding 'insufficient' for North Yorkshire - council North Yorkshire County Council has labelled funding plans for the region's adult social care services revealed earlier this month as insufficient. In the proposals, the Government will allow councils to raise funds through council tax rises by up to six per cent over two years.
"02.01.2017 07:00:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Review of the Year 2016: Tour de Yorkshire fever Thousands of us lined the streets in fever pitch excitement to watch cycling's elite race through the district for the Tour de Yorkshire. Thousands of us lined the streets for the Tour de Yorkshire, and Tour de France director Christian Prudhomme said Yorkshire is fast becoming “the heartland of cycling”.
Did you watch cycling's elite race through our district? We'd love to read your
"01.01.2017 20:00:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Search is on for Junior Miss Harrogate winner Britain's Junior Miss have launched their search in Harrogate for a girl aged 13-16 to represent their region in the national Britain's Junior Miss competition. Search is on for Junior Miss Harrogate winner.
"01.01.2017 18:30:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Boost for 'no limits' campaign A Harrogate charity is celebrating after securing funding for two new wheelchair-accessible cars for its customers. This Harrogate charity is starting the year with good news!
"01.01.2017 17:46:53" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Review of the Year: April - Junior doctors strikes and weeks of roadworks Junior doctors across our district took part in the first all-out strike in NHS history, protesting against the imposition of a new contract. Happy New Year from all of us at the Harrogate Advertiser! As we start 2017, here is our look back over the biggest stories of April last year, in the next part of our review of the year.
"01.01.2017 16:00:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Behind the Scenes at Harewood House After a very busy summer season and the late rush of autumn glory during the October half term, it has suddenly become very quiet in the Bird Garden and Farm, writes Bird Garden and Farm Experience Manager Nicholas Dowling. Get an insight into the daily life of one of the country's major tourist attractions.
"01.01.2017 15:00:01" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Exclusive: Highlights of 2016 arts year in Harrogate district, part 2 2016 was an action-packed year for the arts in North Yorkshire. Hold your horses! Before we get on with procedings in 2017, take a look back at the great Arts events in the Harrogate area in 2016 in Part 2 of the Harrogate Advertiser's local review.
It's going to be hard to top them...
"01.01.2017 13:30:00" Timeline Photos It just takes a little cold weather to reveal the beauty of a cobweb - a lovely image by Emma-Louise Trotter in #Harrogate
"01.01.2017 12:30:01" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Letter: Transport - How would a bypass help? I have to respond to Paul Ashfield's letter (December 15) 'So out of touch with reality' as unfortunately I think it is he who is out of touch. A reader asks if a bypass is really the answer to Harrogate's traffic problems.
"01.01.2017 11:00:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Knaresborough 2017 New Year's Day duck race preview Everyone in Knaresborough knows there Don't forget - the duck race starts at 1.30pm today in Knaresborough!!
"01.01.2017 10:00:01" Timeline Photos Carmel Wake sent in this photograph of a Frosty Jacob Smith Park taken on December 28. Send your photographs to: email@example.com
"01.01.2017 08:00:01" Timeline Photos Happy New Year to all of our wonderful readers!! We hope you have a fantastic 2017.
"01.01.2017 07:30:01" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Paralympian to take part in New Year's Day cyclocross event in Knaresborough A gold medal winning Paralympian will take part in a cyclocorss event on New Year's Day at Conyngham Hall in Knaresborough. Happy New Year everyone :)
Don't miss our photographer at the Harrogate Nova Cycling Club Cyclocross and Knaresborough Cricket Club + Henshaws duck race - both in Knaresborough today!!!
"01.01.2017 07:00:01" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Dear Reader: Haunted by Knaresborough Mummers + Experiencing The Club A regular column by the Harrogate Advertiser If you are up this time of the morning, a Happy New Year from the Harrogate Advertiser!
"31.12.2016 22:00:00" Timeline Photos Nick Lamming says this picture was taken in the last few days at Harlow Carr. He said his son was entranced by the colours of the leaves (as was he). Send your photographs to: firstname.lastname@example.org
"31.12.2016 20:00:01" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Estate agent's Italian Job for hospice panto It was an eye-catching sight that would not have looked out of place in The Italian Job – a fleet of branded Mini cars snaking their way around the roads of Harrogate. Estate agents stage Italian Job for hospice panto.
"31.12.2016 18:30:01" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Review of the Year: March - Recognition for D-Day veterans and support for local businesses We launched our successful Love our Indies campaign, urging readers to buy local and support independent businesses. A number of our war veterans were recognised for their heroism in the D-Day invasion, and we launched our Love our Indies campaign supporting independent businesses.
March was a busy month all round, and Oatlands Community launched their fantastic
"31.12.2016 17:00:00" Were you at the Boxing Day meeting at Wetherby Racecourse?
"31.12.2016 16:00:06" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk www.harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Brownlee brothers open school sports facility.
"31.12.2016 15:00:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Review of the Year 2016: February - Starbeck said a fond farewell, and Tadcaster united after Storm Frank After Storm Frank washed Tadcaster's historic bridge into the River Wharfe in December, the town proved that nothing could destroy their community spirit. As it's only a few hours until our big countdown to 2017, we're looking back at some of the biggest news stories in February for our district.
St Andrew's Church - Starbeck
"31.12.2016 12:30:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Saint Michael's Hospice: We couldn't do it without your support As 2016 draws to a close, I'd like to take the opportunity to look back on a busy and successful year at Saint Michael's, whilst extending sincere thanks to the staff, volunteers and supporters at the heart of our local hospice care charity. Saint Michael's Hospice boss says support is invaluable.
"31.12.2016 12:00:00" Timeline Photos Another frosty and fresh morning to walk the dog in #Harrogate
This winter sun scene was sent to us by Claire Funnell - send your seasonal snapshots to our Facebook page or email email@example.com
"31.12.2016 08:30:00" ICYMI: Did you spot yourself in our pics from this year's Ripon pilgrimage?
"31.12.2016 07:00:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Review of the Year 2016: January - how our district reacted to the death of David Bowie The district mourned the loss of David Bowie, and readers contacted us to share their memories of the star performing in our town. This year has sadly seen the death of many high profile celebrities, and to start our look back over 2016, we're remembering how our district reacted to the death of David Bowie, and some of the other big talking points of January.
Do you have memories
"30.12.2016 22:30:01" Timeline Photos Congratulations to those recognised in today's New Year Honours list.
Honours are awarded to diver Jack Laugher (MBE), joint founder of Jennyruth Workshop in Ripon Sylvia Marian Evason (MBE), volunteer at St John Fisher Catholic High School in Harrogate,
"30.12.2016 22:06:00" Timeline Photos Reader David Hudson took this photograph of blue skies over Ilkley on his smartphone. When you are out and about take pictures and send them in to us at: firstname.lastname@example.org
"30.12.2016 21:00:00" Timeline Photos We love this wintry photo taken along The Stray Rein by reader Laura Butler!
"30.12.2016 20:00:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Room for a Laugh with Tom Taylor I was recently approached at a gig I was running by a man who was in desperate need of three dwarves as, due to illness, his pantomime was only in possession of four sevenths of the usual quota. Room for a laugh with columnist Tom Taylor.
"30.12.2016 19:00:00" Andy Herrington turned Ripley Town Hall into world class blues venue with his music promotions.
A true musical hero.
"30.12.2016 16:00:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Stage at centre of grand unveiling Green Hammerton Church of England School welcomed the Mayor and Mayoress of Harrogate to the grand unveiling of a brand new school stage. Extensive fundraising across the year, including the most recent Christmas fair, along with a pop-up cafe in the Centre stage at Green Hammerton school.
"30.12.2016 15:00:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Paralympian to take part in New Year's Day cyclocross event in Knaresborough A gold medal winning Paralympian will take part in a cyclocorss event on New Year's Day at Conyngham Hall in Knaresborough. This looks like a special way to bring in the new year!
"30.12.2016 13:30:01" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Ripon Prison and Police Museum awarded £70,000 grant for exciting new projects For the first time in its history, the city's Prison and Police Museum will have a professional curator and no longer have to rely just on the support of volunteers, thanks to a £70,000 grant from the Esmée Fairbairn Collections Fund. Wow, this is fantastic news! Huge congratulations to everybody involved in making this happen. Ripon Museums
"30.12.2016 12:30:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Thank you for letting us enjoy our music Over the Christmas period you may have seen or heard Tewit Youth Band out and about playing carols to enhance the festive season. Thank you for the music.
"30.12.2016 12:00:01" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Environment Agency tackles flood risks at Nidd Gorge Potential flood risks have been tackled at popular nature spot Nidd Gorge. Good to see pro-active steps by Environment Agency at Nidd Gorge to prevent flooding.
Better than building concrete walls.
"30.12.2016 11:00:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Harrogate's very own little Christmas cracker Midwives in the delivery department at Harrogate District Hospital welcomed some new residents to the town on Christmas Day this year. Could Santa bring a better gift on Christmas Day? We don't think so! Say hello to #Harrogate's festive arrival, isn't she lovely!
"30.12.2016 09:13:42" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk 22 stars we forgot died in 2016 David Bowie, Prince, Leonard Cohen, George Michael, Muhammad Ali and Carrie Fisher are just some of the famous faces we lost in 2016 - but alongside those notable names were many other celebrities whose passing didn't quite generate the same amount of Here are some more well-known personalities we might have forgotten that we said a fond farewell to this year...
"30.12.2016 07:00:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Knaresborough 2017 New Year's Day duck race preview Everyone in Knaresborough knows there Who's off to the brilliant Knaresborough duck race on Sunday?
"29.12.2016 22:00:00" Nick Lamming took this photograph of the Elim Church in Harrogate on December 24. Can you do better? Send your photographs to: email@example.com
"29.12.2016 22:00:00" Timeline Photos Nick Lamming sent in this picture of Harrogate's Elim Church. Can you do better? If so, send your photographs to: firstname.lastname@example.org
"29.12.2016 21:00:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Spot yourself: 2016 Knaresborough Tug O' War in pictures Were you at the 2016 Knaresborough Tug O' War on Boxing Day? ICYMI: Did our photographer get a pic of you at this year's Knaresborough Tug O' War?
"29.12.2016 21:00:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Review: Messiah, Wetherby Choral Society Wetherby's St James' Parish Church was filled almost to capacity for this year's performance of Handel's Messiah by Wetherby Choral Society under its conductor and musical director, John Dunford. Wetherby Choral Society was in fine voice for its performance of the Messiah
"29.12.2016 20:00:00" Timeline Photos The Very Rev John Dobson looks forward to the New Year. http://www.harrogateadvertiser.co.uk/news/opinion/the-dean-s-new-year-reflection-with-the-very-rev-john-dobson-1-8308505
"29.12.2016 20:00:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Review: Harrogate Christmas Concert The Harrogate Christmas Concert sees the Harrogate Symphony Orchestra and Harrogate Choral Society make their annual foray out of the confines of the Royal Hall and into the vast bowl of the Conference Centre. The Harrogate Choral Society and Harrogate Symphony Orchestra brought festive cheer to all.
"29.12.2016 18:30:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Exclusive: Highlights of 2016 arts year in Harrogate district, part 1 It was an action-packed year for the arts in North Yorkshire in 2016 for sure. Harrogate and North Yorkshire is so rich in arts and entertainment, our Harrogate Advertiser review of the year had to miss lots of great events out.
And this is only part 1!
"29.12.2016 17:00:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk #ThrowbackThursday: Harrogate Theatre gets a new look The Harrogate Theatre building dates back to the early 1900's, but almost a century after it was built it was due to have a bit of a make-over. #ThrowbackThursday is here - it's 1994 and the #Harrogate Theatre is set not just for a new year but for a new look!
"29.12.2016 16:48:01" Timeline Photos "I think we could do with a bit more luck in 2017" - Harrogate Town AFC manager Simon Weaver on his hopes for the New Year
"29.12.2016 16:00:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Weekly list of planning applications The following planning applications were received by Harrogate Borough Council, week ending december 22 List of latest planning applications.
"29.12.2016 14:14:26" Timeline Photos Fountains Abbey in the frost, by Ann Shepherd
"29.12.2016 14:00:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Choir sings out for Wellspring St Robert's Church, Pannal, should have a capacity audience for what promises to be a special evening of music and seasonal entertainment. Do you belong to a choir. Tell us about it and what concerts you have planned.
"29.12.2016 13:30:01" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Lorry fire closes A1 in North Yorkshire Police closed all lanes of the A1 after a lorry caught fire this morning. Thankfully, police say no-one was injured in the incident
"29.12.2016 13:30:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Boxing Day pilgrimage returns for another successful year in Ripon More than 1,000 people took part in this year's Boxing Day pilgrimage from Ripon Cathedral to Fountains Abbey. "The atmosphere was fantastic, it was absolutely electrifying"
-Did you go to this year's pilgrimage? You might just spot yourself in our special picture gallery!
"29.12.2016 12:00:13" Timeline Photos Don't miss the final part of our nativities photo special - three pages of pictures in today's Advertiser.
"29.12.2016 11:16:35" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Huge crowds but complaints at 'farcical' Knaresborough Tug of War Boxing Day's Great Knaresborough Tug of War was the most troublesome for years - but it did happen and it happened on the correct day Knaresborough Tug of War was a 'farce' this year earlier this week, say some people.
But it did pull the biggest crowd for years to the Low Bridge to watch the Half Moon battle against Mother Shiptons.
And one of the teams seemed to feature a well-known
"29.12.2016 09:19:21" Harrogate Advertiser
"29.12.2016 09:17:33" Timeline Photos Don't miss WOW in today's Harrogate Advertiser. Panto time in Knaresborough and comedy line up at Harrogate Theatre includes Brian Conley
"29.12.2016 08:30:01" Timeline Photos A stunning picture of the Stray in #Harrogate taken just yesterday morning by Mike Morley. Thanks for this Mike! Don't forget to send your frosty and festive pictures to our Facebook page to be featured!
"29.12.2016 07:00:00" In Thursday's Harrogate Advertiser
'Battle lines drawn to save crimple'
+ Review of the year
+ Backing for Love our Indies
+ A whole host of features including weekly walk, Winning Teams, reader pictures and #ThrowbackThursday
"28.12.2016 22:00:00" Timeline Photos It's a long and lonely road for Sally Margerison and her dog, pictured in this shot. Send your photographs to: email@example.com
"28.12.2016 20:00:01" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Column - Reporting back with Andrew Jones MP Traditionally, I use my last column of the year to review the past twelve months – nationally and locally. http://www.harrogateadvertiser.co.uk/news/opinion/column-reporting-back-with-andrew-jones-mp-1-8288327
"28.12.2016 19:00:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk North Yorkshire village coldest place in England so far this winter Topcliffe has been awarded the dubious honour of coldest place in England so far this winter. Temperatures plummeted to -7.2C....
"28.12.2016 16:00:01" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Pre-prep mark 20 years Pupils, past and present from Cundall Manor School's Pre-Prep gathered to celebrate a milestone in the school's history. Cundall Manor Pre-prep mark 20 years.
"28.12.2016 15:33:09" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Complaints hit Knaresborough's Boxing Day Tug of War Knaresborough Knaresborough's annual Tug of War contest proved a bit controversial on Boxing Day.
In it's favour, this annual event for charity attracted one of its biggest crowds for many years.
Some people saying close on a thousand people in attendance!
On the other
"28.12.2016 13:07:41" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Road closures for Knaresborough in £60,000 gas mains project Residents and road users are set for delays and diversions in Knaresborough as part of a £60,000 project to replace a section of the town #Knaresborough is the third town announced as being set for New Year's road closures as part of the major project
"28.12.2016 12:25:20" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk www.harrogateadvertiser.co.uk http://www.harrogateadvertiser.co.uk/news/your-say/letter-a-heartfelt-thanks-from-the-harrogate-band-1-8301344
"28.12.2016 11:38:12" Timeline Photos BIG QUESTION: What are your New Year's resolutions?
The best answers will be published in this week's paper with a profile picture!
"28.12.2016 09:13:14" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Harrogate rail passengers hit by cancellations this morning Long-suffering rail commuters on the York-Harrogate-Leeds line had an unwelcome return to work this morning with delays and cancellations. Great - just what rail commuters from Harrogate to Leeds and York need - disruption to services this morning.
"27.12.2016 22:00:01" Timeline Photos Sarah Cooper's photo at Staveley is today's reader picture of the day. Email your images of the Harrogate area to us at: firstname.lastname@example.org
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"27.12.2016 19:08:27" Timeline Photos Debutant makes an instant impression as Harrogate Railway win on the road at Maltby Main
"27.12.2016 17:00:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Tadcaster looks ahead to a brighter 2017 12 months have passed since Tadcaster's 18th century listed bridge collapsed in the wake of the Christmas flooding. 12 months after the floods that split the town in two, Tadcaster is getting back on its feet; the bridge is set to re-open in the new year and just last week it was announced Tadcaster would host a stage start of the Tour de Yorkshire.
"27.12.2016 15:00:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Harrogate children's nursery wins top award A Harrogate children's nursery is celebrating its second national triumph in two years. Parents in Harrogate know it's not easy to find a good nursery for children these days.
Here's one local nursery which is winning national awards.
Well done to Sunbeams!
"27.12.2016 14:00:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Comedy line up at the Frazer The Frazer Theatre Comedy Club in Knaresborough returns to action on Friday January 6. Who is your favourite comedian - dead or alive.
"27.12.2016 12:30:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Letter: Trains - New proposals are inferior After all the hard work by Brian Dunsby to establish a case for a rail service combining both intercity and an enhanced speedy local service, this 'flexible' tram train proposal is a major setback, offering no advantages whatsoever in speed, frequency or Reader David Lowther describes the flexible tram train proposal as "a major setback." What are your views?
"27.12.2016 12:21:14" Timeline Photos Home reverse dents Knaresborough Town A.F.C.'s play-off ambitions
"27.12.2016 11:26:15" Were you at the 2016 Knaresborough Tug O' War?
See if you can spot yourself in our slideshow from the 49th edition of the Boxing Day tradition!
"27.12.2016 11:18:07" Timeline Photos Moment of magic condemns Harrogate Town AFC to Boxing Day loss
"27.12.2016 11:00:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Property market predictions for 2017 and beyond Rent rises, a build-to-rent boom and a year of near static property prices are predicted for 2017. Sharon Dale reports. It's crystal ball gazing time as property firms and economists predict what might happen to the housing market in 2017.
"27.12.2016 10:41:41" Ripon Gazette Hundreds braved the cold to join the Dean of Ripon, the Very Rev John Dobson for the event!
"27.12.2016 10:15:38" Timeline Photos With 2017 rapidly approaching, we want to know if any of you have any New Year's resolutions?
*Ours is to 'like' more of your posts and make more friends on Facebook!!*
We'll print the best (with a profile pic) in this week's papers.
"27.12.2016 10:00:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Column: Safer Places with North Yorkshire Police and Crime Commissioner Julia Mulligan No man is an island, and nor is a police service. This is particularly the case for North Yorkshire. Julia Mulligan on the work done to tackle cross-border crime and to help keep North Yorkshire the safest county in England.
"27.12.2016 08:30:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Hundreds of knitted angels appear in Starbeck to spread Christmas cheer Hundreds of knitted angels landed in Starbeck over Christmas to spread festive cheer, thanks to an army of dedicated volunteers from the community We're starting with a very festive story this morning...
Have you spotted any of the angels around #Starbeck? And did you take one home?
Let us know what you think of the angels below.
St Andrew's Church - Starbeck Starbeck Methodist Church
"27.12.2016 07:00:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Inside Harrogate's oldest shop as it marks 185 amazing years Anyone who knows jewellery, knows Fattorini of Harrogate, especially after the shop appeared in BBC TV's Antiques Roadshow earlier in the year in connection with the million pound discovery of the FA Cup. How many people know the story behind Fattorini?
The jewellers is Harrogate's oldest surviving shop, set up in the days when Dickens was an up-and-coming young author.
But what is its history?
The Harrogate Advertiser talked to the owner of this
"26.12.2016 22:00:01" Timeline Photos Rolls Royces outside The Majestic Hotel in Harrogate feature on today's reader photo of the day, taken by David Johnson.
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"26.12.2016 21:00:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Top expert hails Harrogate water as perfect for whisky One of the country's foremost whisky experts has hailed award-winning Harrogate Spring Water as the perfect partner in a 'wee dram' for the festive season. We all knew Harrogate spring water was fab - half the world seems to stock it and it's a hugely successful business.
But now it's been revealed that Harrogate water makes a particularly effective partner with top quality whiskies.
That is good news for
"26.12.2016 20:37:41" Timeline Photos Controversy in Boxing Day defeat leaves Tadcaster Albion AFC (The Brewers) boss fuming
"26.12.2016 19:14:03" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk How did the region's firefighters spend Christmas Day? House fires, crashes and more than one Christmas dinner disaster kept the region The Christmas Day call-outs began at Bower Road in Harrogate at a minute past midnight!
"26.12.2016 17:00:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk In with the new: Top 5 tech trends for 2017 2016 will likely be remembered for all the wrong reasons, and when you consider that the biggest emerging trends in the technical arena have been Pokemon Go and the spread of fake news, you get some perspective on how bad things have been. 2016 will likely be remembered for all the wrong reasons, and when you consider that the biggest emerging trends in the technical arena have been Pokemon Go and the spread of fake news, you get some perspective on how bad things have been.
"26.12.2016 16:00:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Sporting success at Ashville College The sports teams from Ashville College have not only broken a number of records, they have been highly placed in a series of competitions and events. Focus on the sporting record-breakers and high achievers at Ashville College.
"26.12.2016 13:30:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Sherlock Holmes creator's club in Harrogate unveils new restoration The latest stage in the restoration of one of Harrogate's most historic buildings has been unveiled. Have you ever been inside The Club?
It's Harrogate's oldest members-only club (admitting men and women) and it's steeped in history.
This 19th century institution is currently thriving again.
While embracing the 21st century world of Wi Fi, it's also
"26.12.2016 12:00:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk White Christmas may be just a dream If, like the song, you are dreaming of a white Christmas, then brace yourself for disappointment. The Met Office has said that a widespread Is #Harrogate far enough north to get snow this Christmas... Only time will tell! But is a white Christmas what you're hoping for, or just too much hassle?
"26.12.2016 10:00:01" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk The Dean's Reflection with John Dobson The story is told of the head teacher showing an important visitor around her primary school. A Christmas message from the Dean of Harrogate, John Dobson.
A Merry Christmas to all our readers and advertisers!
"26.12.2016 10:00:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Column – Transport Talk with Don Mackenzie Latest transport column, with Don Mackenzie.
"26.12.2016 08:30:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Christmas 2016 waste collection changes for the Harrogate district Check your altered bin collection dates here. OK...OK, so it's not very merry, or indeed Christmassy. But it is kinda important. If you need to check when your bin collection day is over the next couple of weeks, click here. If not, crack on with the turkey sandwiches!!
"26.12.2016 07:00:01" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Having fun across the board with games this Christmas Are you game for a laugh or determined to win? We have tips either way We all love a board game at Christmas, don't we? But after a few drinks Happy Boxing Day #Harrogate! We hope you had a lovely Christmas Day.
If you unwrapped a board game this year, here are some top tips on how to avoid things getting a bit too competitive...
"25.12.2016 22:00:01" Timeline Photos Chriss Bugden's photo of St James' Church in Birstwith is our Christmas Day reader picture of the day.
Hope you've all had a great Christmas!
"25.12.2016 21:00:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Nine festive musical facts With the whole family gathering to watch telly, have a singsong or indulge in some post-pud quizzes, what better time to impress everyone with Whether you use it to come up trumps in the music section of your Christmas quiz or even use it to create your own, here's our festive facts about the Christmas classics...
"25.12.2016 20:00:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Pupils put their best foot forward to tackle homelessness Harrogate-based High Street TV (Group) Limited, has teamed up with St Peter's Church of England Primary School to help tackle homelessness this Christmas. St Peter's pupils put best fee forward to tackle homelessness.
"25.12.2016 17:00:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Review: Ripon Christmas Spectacular concert There's no better place to mark the arrival of the festive season than Ripon Cathedral. We hope you're all having a wonderful Christmas! Here's a festive review of the ever-popular Ripon Christmas Spectacular concert at the Cathedral.
"25.12.2016 16:30:01" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk The best festive movie singalongs Feature Nine festive musical facts With the whole family gathering to watch telly, have a singsong or indulge in some post-pud quizzes, what better time to impress everyone with Who needs Slade Or Mariah Carey when the best Christmas songs are from our favourite films? Pass the popcorn (and the mic) and countdown the catchiest Christmas songs from these iconic festive films!!
"25.12.2016 16:00:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Song for Christmas video: Kettlesing Felliscliffe Song for Christmas is posting its final offering for the popular online video feature. Song for Christmas video: Kettlesing Felliscliffe.
"25.12.2016 15:00:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Blues Bar's all-day music next week for Cancer Research For anyone looking to shake off the excesses of Christmas Day and Boxing Day, one of Harrogate's best-known bars is offering a relaxing day. It's been one of Harrogate's most popular bars for as long as anyone can remember (if you can remember!!).
No one has a bad time in the Blues Bar, especially if you are a fan of live music.
The day after Boxing Day (ie Tuesday), the bar is kicking off its
"25.12.2016 13:30:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Ten Alternative Christmas Songs Feature Nine festive musical facts With the whole family gathering to watch telly, have a singsong or indulge in some post-pud quizzes, what better time to impress everyone with Christmas music is a little bit like marmite... But love it or hate it most of us can't avoid it over the festive season! Check out our list of the top ten alternative Christmas songs if you'd like to change up the classics this season!
"25.12.2016 12:30:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Song for Christmas: St James Wetherby Wetherby's St James Primary School are featured here in our Song for Christmas. Song for Christmas video: St James, Wetherby.
"25.12.2016 11:00:01" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Christmas traditions around the world Ah, the traditional British Christmas.... you know how it is. On Christmas Eve, the stockings go up and the kids are early to bed. Some time Let's take a moment this Christmas morning to take a look at how December 25 is celebrated across the world....
"25.12.2016 08:30:01" Timeline Photos Good morning #Harrogate! From all of us at the Harrogate Advertiser, we hope you have a very merry Christmas!
How will you be celebrating Christmas Day in our district? We'd love to hear what your plans are for this lovely festive day!
"25.12.2016 07:00:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Dear Reader: Problem with travellers camp + a drone for Christmas! A regular column by the Harrogate Advertiser Merry Christmas to one and all!
What is the Harrogate Advertiser's Dear Reader column tackling this festive time?
The thorny issue of travellers/gypsy camps seems to be involved.
And, as for Christmas presents, well, don't get us started!
"24.12.2016 22:00:01" Timeline Photos Today's reader photo of the day was taken by Bethany Cree and was taken at Feston Reservoir. Email your photos of the Harrogate area to us at: firstname.lastname@example.org
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"24.12.2016 21:00:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Stunning debut album by hotly-tipped singer Lewis Fieldhouse Review - Lewis Fieldhouse: Theodor Washington and the Central Valley (album) The Harrogate area has so many talented musicians, some of whom really should be better known and more widely celebrated.
Lewis Fieldhouse is one of the best.
His debut album is just out and it's sensationally good.
Just check out the Harrogate Advertiser
"24.12.2016 20:00:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Song for Christmas video: Goldsborough Goldsborough's Year 3-6 sing here their original song Christmas Shopping Blues. Song for Christmas video: Goldsborough
"24.12.2016 19:00:01" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Make a gingerbread tree A gorgeous gingerbread centre piece for you to make. Simple yet impressive! This biscuit tree is so simple yet it looks so impressive. A little If you're looking to make some festive fun for yourself this Christmas or even if you just enjoy the odd seasonal snack, here's our how-to on making a beautiful gingerbread tree!
"24.12.2016 17:00:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Crowds set for return of Boxing Day meeting at Wetherby Races The 188bet Yorkshire Christmas Meeting takes place at Wetherby Racecourse from December 26-27. The traditional Boxing Day event was cancelled last year due to the flooding that blighted the town and district, but this year's meeting - Wetherby's busiest of the season - is expected to see crowds return in number.
"24.12.2016 16:00:37" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Watch Song for Christmas: Highfield Prep Harrogate-based Highfield Prep Senior School Choir can be heard here performing Soon And Very Soon. Here's the link to the video Song for Christmas: Highfield Prep.
"24.12.2016 15:00:01" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Ending Loneliness campaign: What we have achieved together so far The Harrogate Advertiser would like to thank readers for supporting our Ending Loneliness campaign since its launch in October. This week's Ending Loneliness campaign feature takes a look at the difference we have made together so far, and also features the special Christmas party Harrogate Volkswagen organised for Supporting Older People at their showroom.
"24.12.2016 13:30:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Ten things: about Neville's incredible work for Open Arms orphans Open Arms Malawi is no ordinary charity and its been led for the last 17 years by no ordinary man. Would you quit your job as a senior teacher at a top Harrogate school and move to Africa for 17 years to help orphans in appalling poverty?
Neville Bevis of Ashville College did just it.
Now that's he's finally taking a deserved retirement, the Harrogate
"24.12.2016 12:30:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Song for Christmas - Willow Tree Primary Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer is being sung here by children from Willow Tree County Primary in Harrogate. Song for Christmas - Willow Tree Primary.
"24.12.2016 12:00:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Ultimate Christmas Villains Forget rockin' around the Christmas tree with this lot, you're more likely to find this dodgy line up stealing your presents rather than Who doesn't love sitting down as a family and watching a Christmas classic during the festive season? But we all know every good Christmas film has a villainous character! Which ones will you be watching this year...
"24.12.2016 08:30:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Stage is set for 2016 Boxing Day pilgrimage from Ripon Cathedral to Fountains Abbey Crowds are expected to join the Dean of Ripon, the Very Rev John Dobson, for the annual Boxing Day pilgrimage from Ripon Cathedral to Fountains Abbey. The pilgrimage begins outside the Cathedral at 9.30am with a celebration of Eucharist and will end with a service of carols and prayers in the abbey Cellarium
"24.12.2016 07:00:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Behind the scenes at Ripon Museums: "We like to make history that bit more interesting" “We are very hands-on here”, said Ripon Museums volunteer Harry Corps, smiling devilishly and in character, dressed as an 1830s 'Peeler'. Have you visited Ripon Museums? Whether you have or not, join us as we go behind the scenes and show you the museums in a way you've never seen them before.
"23.12.2016 22:00:00" Timeline Photos Chris Beard took today's reader picture of the day, which shows the crown on Crown Roundabout. Email your photos to: email@example.com
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"23.12.2016 22:00:00" Timeline Photos Today's reader photo of the day shows the sunset over Church Lane, Pannal, and was taken by Val Walsh.
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"23.12.2016 20:00:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Song for Christmas: Brackenfield Infants Brackenfield School Infants are singing The Magic of Christmas. Song for Christmas: Brackenfield Infants.
"23.12.2016 19:00:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Greek food becoming flavour of the moment in Harrogate At one point Greek restaurants in the Harrogate district seemed a little thin on the ground. Harrogate has had a real explosion of new restaurants in the past few years.
Some homegrown independents boasting original ideas and adventurous menus have appeared, which the Harrogate Advertiser has led the way in championing.
There's also been a influx
"23.12.2016 18:30:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Take the stress out of the Christmas food prep Kirstie Paton looks at the best ready prepared seasonal food dishes available in store this year To start Waitrose Treacle Smoked Salmon, Here's our hack for how to do Christmas food easily this year - have it ready to go! Check out the best ready prepared deals across stores this season
"23.12.2016 16:00:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk In the Garden with RHS Harlow Carr December is a time of great anticipation at Harlow Carr as we wait to hear if our plans and projects for 2017 have been given the go ahead by the Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) Council, the body that approves the RHS budgets, writes head of site Liz Head of site at Harlow Carr, Liz Thwaite, on the excitement mounting as they wait to see if their plans and projects for 2017 will be given the green light.
"23.12.2016 16:00:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Song for Christmas: Police safety message top of the cops! Watch your back Justin Bieber - North Yorkshire Police is gunning for the Christmas number one slot! Well it makes a change from East 17 or Slade. Here's a festive message, pop star-style, from North Yorkshire Police.
"23.12.2016 15:00:00" jpeventsnorth.co.uk The Harrogate Business Awards 2017 The 2017 Harrogate Advertiser Business Awards with Verity Frearson Estate Agents are coming... Have you nominated yet?
"23.12.2016 13:30:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Ending Loneliness campaign: What we have achieved together so far The Harrogate Advertiser would like to thank readers for supporting our Ending Loneliness campaign since its launch in October. Eight weeks since the launch of our Ending Loneliness campaign, reporter Finola Fitzpatrick takes a look at the difference we have all made so far.
"23.12.2016 12:30:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Song for Christmas: Western Primary School, Harrogate It's the most wonderful time of the year: the lights have been switched on, the decorations are up and the Harrogate Advertiser series Song for Christmas is back. Song for Christmas: Western Primary, Harrogate.
"23.12.2016 12:30:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Letter: Stray - I support this sensible step Following HBC's response as set out in Graham Chalmers' article in the Harrogate Advertiser, the sentence that stood out for me was: “However there is an appetite for occasional larger events, perhaps one or two a year.” Reader Derek Newton speaks out on why he supports large-scale events on The Stray, to help maintain Harrogate's business and tourism profile. What are your thoughts?
"23.12.2016 12:00:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Harrogate Theatre chief's joy at theatre's league table triumph Harrogate Theatre If there's one reason Harrogate Theatres is officially one of the best theatres in the UK, it's, well, us, or you!
So says its chief executive after theatre league tables were unveiled.
And he should know.
Each year he co-writes Harrogate Theatre's
"23.12.2016 11:30:01" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Weekly list of planning applications Harrogate What's happening up your street? Here's the latest batch of planning applications submitted to Harrogate Borough Council.
"23.12.2016 11:00:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Meet the staff who will care for Harrogate district this Christmas It's no secret that while we all wind-down for Christmas, there are those who won't get the time off to have fun with their families. Here they are! The teams at #Harrogate District Hospital who work around the clock 365 days a year - even over Christmas - to keep you safe and well this festive season! #ToastToChristmasCareTeams
"23.12.2016 08:54:09" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Harrogate International Centre backed with £1.2m council funding for refurbishment work Harrogate International Centre (HIC) has received a £1.2m boost from the borough council in order to complete a number of refurbishment projects. It's been a "difficult" three years for Harrogate International Centre but its Director, Simon Kent, has positive plans for the future.
"23.12.2016 07:00:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk It has to be Harrogate - where to pick up those last minute gifts So, only a couple of days to go before the big event! Need some last minute gift inspiration? It has to be Harrogate!!
"22.12.2016 22:00:01" Timeline Photos Today's reader picture of the day shows Sunday morning at the RHS, by Jeannette Wilson. Email your photos to: email@example.com
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"22.12.2016 21:00:00" Incredible. Just incredible. The fundraising efforts of individuals and businesses in Harrogate mean little Oscar, 3, who has cerebral palsy, can receive "once in a lifetime" treatment in Canada. Read the heartwarming story: http://bit.ly/2hWUWv2
"22.12.2016 20:00:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk REVIEW: Trinity Players in Star Wars the Panto Firmly anchored to my seat in the space capsule (aka Trinity Church hall) I was transported to a galaxy far far away. Well, it seemed so when the curtains opened I beheld a scene resembling a spaceship heralding the opening of the Trinity Players panto. What is your favourite Star Wars film and who is your favourite Star Wars character?
"22.12.2016 20:00:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk In the Garden with RHS Harlow Carr December is a time of great anticipation at Harlow Carr as we wait to hear if our plans and projects for 2017 have been given the go ahead by the Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) Council, the body that approves the RHS budgets, writes head of site Liz December is a time of great anticipation at Harlow Carr, says head of site Liz Thwaite.They wait eagerly to hear if plans and projects for 2017 have been given the go-ahead by the Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) Council.
"22.12.2016 19:00:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Keeping safe at Christmas Avoid common Christmas health hazards this year with this guide to staying safe With the Christmas meal usually involving several saucepans Christmas in the kitchen can often be one of the most stressful aspects of the festive season, but its important to stay safe and know both how to avoid a mishap and what to do if there is an injury!
"22.12.2016 18:00:00" 70mph Storm Barbara to hit Yorkshire as Christmas break begins: http://bit.ly/2hX59HS
"22.12.2016 16:01:14" Timeline Photos Boss Weaver warns his Harrogate Town AFC squad that they are playing for their futures.
"22.12.2016 15:23:48" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Bed Tax won't be introduced to fund Harrogate Night Marshals, council leader confirms The leader of Harrogate Borough Council (HBC) has slammed a proposal to charge tourists a Bedroom Tax to fund the Night Marshals service. A working group had recommended hotels charge customers a bed tax to fund the Night Marshals service.
However, the council leader believes Harrogate's hotels should not act as a "cash cow".
"22.12.2016 14:22:52" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Christmas 2016 pharmacy times for Harrogate, Ripon and Wetherby Check opening times for pharmacies across our district this Christmas and New Year. Need to know: When will your pharmacy be open this Christmas?
"22.12.2016 14:00:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Cathedral setting for re-imagined production of Henry V Antic Disposition's production of Shakespeare's Henry V returns to embark on a tour of eight of the UK's most historic and beautiful cathedrals including Ripon on Thursday February 9. This production of Shakespeare's Henry is set during the First World War. What is the best version of a Shakespeare play you have seen?
"22.12.2016 13:47:03" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Former BT site approved for new homes Plans to build 88 new homes on the site of the old British Telecom Training Centre have been given the go-ahead, despite over 140 objections submitted by residents. The plans were approved after over 140 objections from residents.
"22.12.2016 13:01:47" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Road closures in Harrogate town centre for £80,000 gas network replacement A major £80,000 project to replace part of Harrogates gas distribution network will mean town centre road closures for around seven weeks. Part of the main road network in #Harrogate town centre will be closed for several weeks in the New Year as gas mains are replaced in the town
"22.12.2016 12:44:15" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Letter: High Street - A magnificent feat for Pateley On behalf of the Nidderdale Chamber of Trade, can I through your paper thank everyone who recently supported Pateley Bridge in the Great British High Street Awards which are run by the government. Keith Tordoff, Chairman of Nidderdale Chamber of Trade, thanks everyone for their support in the Great British High Street Awards.
"22.12.2016 11:00:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Young Harrogate boy's plea for help taped to Royal Mail postbox! A little Harrogate boy has urged an urgent plea for help this Christmas in a highly unusual way - by sticking a message on a postbox. The Harrogate Advertiser has seen many weird and wonderful things over the years but this is a new one even for us.
Thanks to the reader who spotted this handwritten note attached to a postbox in Harrogate.
We hope the little boy gets his glove back...
"22.12.2016 10:06:38" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk #ThrowbackThursday: Little Christmas crackers born in Harrogate The birth of a child is arguably one of the most precious and special moments in life - but perhaps even more so over Christmas. We wonder if there will be any babies born on Christmas Day in #Harrogate this year... But its #ThrowbackThursday and today we look back to 1988 when the hospital welcomed two new district residents over the festive season!
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"22.12.2016 08:36:34" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Song for Christmas video: Kettlesing Felliscliffe Song for Christmas is posting its final offering for the popular online video feature. Song for Christmas video: Kettlesing Felliscliffe.
"22.12.2016 07:00:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Chamber of Commerce to discuss business opportunities at vital Harrogate meeting Harrogate District Chamber of Commerce will hold a vital January meeting discussing different projects to boost business in the town and how to fund them. The meeting, titled 'Improving Harrogate for Businesses' will focus on a range of initiatives designed to improve business and tourism across the district.
"21.12.2016 22:00:01" Timeline Photos Mickey Romero Abaygar sent in today's reader photo of the day.
He said: "It was cold and windy but magical at Coldstones Cut illumination."
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"21.12.2016 21:00:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Reverends deliver messages of Christmas hope across Harrogate district Reverends across the Harrogate district have delivered messages of hope and celebration as they reveal what they "On the more spiritual side, I love that in the darkest time of the year, at the end of a year which has been particularly turbulent, there is a real hope to talk about."
"21.12.2016 20:00:01" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Society tackles Arthur Miller's Pultizer winning drama Members of Harrogate Dramatic Society are rehearsing for their first production of the new year. Death of a Salesman by Arthur Miller is considered one of the best plays of the 20th century. What plays would you name among the best?
"21.12.2016 19:00:00" In Thursday's Harrogate Advertiser
'Keep bedroom tax out' of night marshal service
+ Fundraising joy for little Oscar, 3
+ A stocking's worth of festive fun - with nativity pix, a walk, two pages of puzzles and why it Has to be Harrogate this Christmas
"21.12.2016 16:00:01" Timeline Photos Don't miss tomorrow's Harrogate Advertiser for three pages of nativity pictures.
"21.12.2016 15:37:09" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Everyman cinema backs new Harrogate Film Festival Harrogate's newest festival is partnering up with Harrogate's newest cinema. It's really exciting news that Harrogate its own film festival next year.
And Everyman cinema is backing it, too, now.
"21.12.2016 14:47:42" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Leeds ambulance staff appear in saucy charity calendar Four Leeds paramedics have bared all for a cheeky charity calendar. Tadcaster paramedic strips off for charity calendar shoot
"21.12.2016 14:00:01" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk REVIEW: Harrogate Choral Society's The Messiah, Royal Hall Harrogate Choral Society, under its conductor Andrew Padmore and with the Manchester Camerata, made a welcome return to the Royal Hall for its performance of Handel's greatest choral work, Messiah, to a large and appreciative audience. For many of us The Messiah is the perfect start to Christmas. What marks your start to the season?
"21.12.2016 13:30:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Man left in hospital after early morning Cambridge Street brawl A man was left needing hospital treatment after a brawl broke out in Harrogate town centre in the early hours of Monday, December 19. Could you help police with their investigation?
"21.12.2016 12:30:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Letter: Congestion - So out of touch with reality How can HBC's Rebecca Burnett cabinet member for sustainable transport be so out of touch with reality (Advertiser December 8). Harrogate and the country are developing, the population is increasing, this means more road vehicles, more journeys. Reader Paul Ashfield says it is "naive" to claim that more traffic around Harrogate can be mitigated by walking, cycling and use of public transport. What are your thoughts?
"21.12.2016 09:19:15" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Council launches 'pop up' consultation over controversial Stray changes As the temperature hots up over plans to relax rules protecting the Stray, Harrogate Borough Council is to hold two drop-in events this week as part of its public consultation. If you care about the future of Harrogate's precious green space, the Stray, the council is holding two 'pop up' consultations this week about changing the rules which protect it.
It's a good chance to learn more about the council's plans - and to make
"21.12.2016 09:15:57" Timeline Photos WOW is in the Harrogate Advertiser out tomorrow. Reviews of the Messiah, details on the new Sunday concert series and Harrogate Dramatic Society's first production of the new year.
"20.12.2016 23:32:22" Timeline Photos County Cup success for Harrogate Town AFC as Campion AFC are brushed aside
"20.12.2016 22:00:01" Timeline Photos Today's reader photo of the day was taken by Mickey Romero Abaygar and shows the moon over Pateley Bridge.
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"20.12.2016 20:00:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Brass band's Christmas gift for its number one fan Knaresborough residents were treated to a surprise Christmas treat Sunday night as The Harrogate Brass Band visited its number one fan - Helen Easton. Brass band's Christmas gift for number one fan.
"20.12.2016 19:00:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Council investigating use of Public Spaces Protection Order to control Harrogate busking Harrogate Borough Council has confirmed it is investigating whether it could use the new Public Spaces Protection Order (PSPO) to control town centre busking. Could buskers be subject to the same laws and powers as the town's street drinkers?
"20.12.2016 17:37:52" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Miecia celebrates milestone 103rd birthday A Harrogate lady has celebrated a milestone 103rd birthday surrounded by her loved ones. Wow, happy birthday Miecia!
"20.12.2016 16:00:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Centre Stage column with Harrogate Theatre's chief executive David Bown 2016 has been the year of the underdog, or perhaps more the unexpected, so I'm told. Leicester City football team, Brexit, Trump, Ed Balls, Honey G… Jackie Solly (one of our lovely cleaners) not attending the Christmas party. Centre Stage column with David Bown.
"20.12.2016 15:00:01" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk New Harrogate children's author worried about President Trump A Harrogate single mum inspired by Beatrix Potter is to have her debut children's book published in the USA - but she's hoping its new President doesn't take offence. This talented new Harrogate children's author is a shining example of determination paying off.
And she successfully circumnavigated a book signing session at W H Smith in Harrogate at the weekend.
Now all J. Knight Conry has to worry about is whether her
"20.12.2016 14:58:14" Timeline Photos 2016 finishes with home defeat to Aireborough for Harrogate Pythons RUFC
"20.12.2016 13:29:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Residents' fury over threat to Knaresborough tourism The residents of a tranquil and secure retirement park in Knaresborough claim a planning decision has threatened not only their community but the town's tourism economy as well. The residents' association of Badger Hill Park in #Knaresborough say the decision could seriously affect tourism in the town as well as the ethos of the tranquil residential site
"20.12.2016 12:46:53" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Letter: Royal Hall show - Surely there are some standards? I would like to tell you about a show I saw last weekend and would be interested to see if anyone else feels as I did. Letter: Call for standards after Royal Hall show.
"20.12.2016 11:07:57" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk New head named for leading north school Ripon Grammar School governors have announced that Jonathan Webb will succeed headteacher Martin Pearman, who is to retire next summer after 12 years. News headteacher for Ripon Grammar.
"20.12.2016 09:11:38" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk North Yorkshire summit points to new emergency services collaborations A summit to discuss the future of emergency services in North Yorkshire raised the issue of closer cooperation between the Police, Fire service and Ambulances. In this age of austerity, it should come as no surprise that the next major change in the public sector is likely to come in the emergency services.
This is a big one - collaboration between the Police, Fire Service and Ambulance Service.
It seems to be
"19.12.2016 22:00:00" Timeline Photos Today's reader photo was taken by Yvonne Fisher, who said: "This is the view across my garden in Kirkby Overblow this morning."
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"19.12.2016 21:00:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Review: Up close with The Coral in exclusive Harrogate performance Amazing. No one in the packed art gallery is more than ten foot away from The Coral. Were you there in the packed RedHouse Originals when the brilliant The Coral played Harrogate the other week?
If not, here is what it was like...
"19.12.2016 20:00:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk School of the Week: New Park Primary Academy, Harrogate School of the Week: New Park Primary Academy, Harrogate NADV 1611292AM1 New Park Primary Academy (1611292AM1) 11:00 Monday 19 December 2016 0 Have your say “We have a wonderful family spirit within the school and our children are fantastic,” he said. This week's school spotlight falls on New Park Primary Academy in Harrogate, which recently raised more than £1,000 for Children in Need.
"19.12.2016 19:54:22" Timeline Photos Winless run comes to an end as Knaresborough Town A.F.C. edge past nine-man Campion
"19.12.2016 19:00:52" Timeline Photos Another lovely scenic image here by Becky Walker taken near the Beryl Burton path between #Harrogate and #Knaresborough
It is nice having the countryside on our doorstep!
"19.12.2016 18:30:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Historic England save six of Harrogate's historic lamp posts with listed status A number of rare Victorian lamp-posts in Harrogate have been saved from removal after they were handed heritage protection by Historic England. North Yorkshire County Council has been trying to scrap the historic lights, claiming they are a safety hazard.
"19.12.2016 17:59:53" Timeline Photos How Harrogate Railway snatched victory from the jaws of defeat
"19.12.2016 17:00:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk My Yorkshire: The Archbishop of York, Dr John Sentamu on his favourite people and places Dr John Sentamu practiced law in Uganda before coming to the UK in 1974. He was ordained as a priest five years later and is now the �97th Archbishop of York. My Yorkshire: Getting to know a little more about the Archbishop of York
"19.12.2016 16:02:56" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Urgent appeal as Harrogate A&E department struggles to cope Harrogate District Hospital has released an urgent appeal for people to consider other options than attending Accident and Emergency. People are being urged to consider alternatives before attending the A&E department in #Harrogate today, as they are inundated with both medical emergencies and minor ailments
"19.12.2016 16:00:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Weekly list of planning applications Planning applications received by Harrogate Borough Council, week ending December 9 What's happening up your street? Here's the list of planning applications submitted to Harrogate District Council.
"19.12.2016 13:54:23" Timeline Photos Debut goal for new recruit helps Tadcaster Albion AFC (The Brewers) to first victory in a month
"19.12.2016 13:05:06" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Bottoms up for North Yorkshire's male calendar! The curtains weren't exactly twitching in Bishop Monkton when the photographs were being taken in the village for an all-male semi-nude charity calendar. The Calendar Girls have a lot to answer for.
But this North Yorkshire village's all-male (strewth!) semi-nude calendar has done remarkably well, raising a lot of money for a worthy charity.
Well done Bishop Monkton!
"19.12.2016 12:47:05" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk School of the Week: New Park Primary Academy, Harrogate School of the Week: New Park Primary Academy, Harrogate NADV 1611292AM1 New Park Primary Academy (1611292AM1) 11:00 Monday 19 December 2016 0 Have your say “We have a wonderful family spirit within the school and our children are fantastic,” he said. This week's school spotlight falls on New Park Primary Academy in Harrogate, which recently raised more than £1,000 for Children in Need.
"19.12.2016 12:41:50" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Letter: The Stray - Faced with a Blackpoool scene The Stray is one of the joys, not only of central Harrogate, but the whole of Yorkshire. "So many of us have grave reservations and suspiciously seek any devil in the detail, which could allow a future council to face us with an inland Blackpool," says reader Malcolm Wright, when speaking about the Stray. What are your thoughts?
"19.12.2016 12:40:03" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Fountains 10k challenge to raise £10,000 Organisers of the annual Fountains 10k in North Yorkshire have set an ambitious fundraising target of £10,000. Organisers of the annual Fountains 10k in North Yorkshire have set an ambitious fundraising target of £10,000.
"19.12.2016 12:40:03" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Fountains 10k challenge to raise £10,000 Organisers of the annual Fountains 10k in North Yorkshire have set an ambitious fundraising target of £10,000. Organisers of the annual Fountains 10k in North Yorkshire have set an ambitious fundraising target of £10,000.
"19.12.2016 11:03:15" Timeline Photos Boss Weaver demands more from Harrogate Town AFC players after Curzon Ashton loss
"19.12.2016 11:00:01" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk No prosecutions or fines issued despite 38% rise in fly tipping across Harrogate No prosecutions or fines were issued for fly tipping across the Harrogate district this year despite there being 425 recorded instances. Does more need to be done to stop fly tippers in Harrogate?
"19.12.2016 08:30:00" jpeventsnorth.co.uk The Harrogate Business Awards 2017 Morning all from a festive newsroom at the home of the 2017 Harrogate Advertiser Business awards.
Don't forget to enter!
Verity Frearson Estate Agents
"19.12.2016 07:29:13" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk "When the phone rings, I just know that it is her" - How simply making a phone call can end loneliness “When the phone rings, I just know that it is her”, 87-year-old David Stork said, shooting a glance at his telephone almost expectantly. Good morning #Harrogate! This morning we are delighted to share the news that a reader has come forward to volunteer for Age UK North Yorkshire's telephone befriending service after reading our Ending Loneliness campaign case study.
Could you end
"18.12.2016 22:00:01" Timeline Photos Mike Whorley has supplied us with today's reader photo of the day.
"I took a lovely pic of the amazing sunset over Harrogate recently," he said. "This was at Little Almscliffe crag, of my son William."
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"18.12.2016 21:00:01" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Advice on how to deal with 'winter vomiting bug' as cases expected to rise The winter vomiting bug also know as norovirus, is one of the most common stomach bugs in the UK and is particularly common at this time of year - but do you know what to do if you or a loved one catches it?
"18.12.2016 20:00:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Centre Stage column with Harrogate Theatre's chief executive David Bown 2016 has been the year of the underdog, or perhaps more the unexpected, so I'm told. Leicester City football team, Brexit, Trump, Ed Balls, Honey G… Jackie Solly (one of our lovely cleaners) not attending the Christmas party. Harrogate Theatre's Chief Executive David Bown tells us all about how, in the year of the underdog, it has been more like the year of the understudy at the theatre.
"18.12.2016 18:30:01" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk REVEALED: Which supermarket is best value for your Christmas dinner? While many like to moan that the cost of Christmas seems to go up every year, the truth may be exactly the opposite. Is Christmas getting cheaper?
"18.12.2016 17:00:01" Photos from Harrogate Advertiser's post Can you recognise where these stunning sunset photos were taken? It's the Beryl Burton path between #Harrogate and #Knaresborough. Thank you to reader Becky Walker for sharing them with us.
"18.12.2016 16:00:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk More than 1,000 dedications in Saint Michael's Light up a Life campaign More than a thousand personal dedications have been made in memory of loved ones as part of a local charity's annual Christmas remembrance campaign. More than a thousand personal dedications have been made in memory of loved ones as part of St Michael's Hospice's annual Christmas remembrance campaign.
"18.12.2016 15:00:04" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Revealed: A killer line-up for Harrogate's crime writing festival 2017 Christmas has come early for crime fiction lovers as the Theakston Old Peculier Crime Writing Festival has given a glimpse of its star-studded 2017 line-up. For crime fiction fans, Harrogate is the capital of Europe, never mind the UK.
Next year's line-up of the Theakstons Old Peculier Crime Writing Festival, Harrogate is an absolute cracker with Kathy Reichs, Ian Rankin and a whole lot more, all of them
"18.12.2016 14:05:17" Timeline Photos Struggling Harrogate Rugby throw away lead in home defeat
"18.12.2016 13:30:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Self-build Georgian-style home too good for Grand Designs This Georgian-inspired home combines 18th century style with all mod cons thanks to serial self-builders who made it their home. Sharon Dale reports. Self-building can become an addiction and Jayne and Norman Peterson are proof that “grand designing” is a habit that's hard to break.
"18.12.2016 13:00:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Stephanie Smith: Jingle tills - We're world leaders in Christmas shopping. It's a Christmas tradition I have come to accept with resignation, trepidation and maybe just a tiny touch of reluctant gratitude. "I look at the piles of presents I have gathered for my two (grown-up) children, and decide there isn't enough. They need more, more, more, and I need to hit the shops yet again on a mission to gather as much as possible while spending as little as
"18.12.2016 12:30:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Letter The Stray - Only time will tell... In last week's Harrogate Advertiser (Thursday, December 8) Coun Michael Harrison was quoted as saying “We have no intention of drastically increasing the number of events held on The Stray” and this is “absolutely not the thin edge of the wedge”. Reader John Laird says only time will tell if increasing the number of events on The Stray will be the thin end of the wedge - and by then, it'll be too late. What are your views?
"18.12.2016 12:00:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Trends and tips for decorating your home this Christmastime What will be the best-dressed homes be wearing this Christmas? Sharon Dale reports on festive trends and decor tips. As we end the year with Brexit uncertainties and chilly predictions of economic turmoil, we are in dire need of some comfort and joy.
It's why we should make the most of December, which offers the perfect excuse to bring some seasonal warmth and festive
"18.12.2016 11:00:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Can you give cat rescue centre's longest resident a home? A Yorkshire animal charity is desperately trying to re-home a cat lacking in social confidence. ICYMI, Black feline Morgana - described as shy by volunteers at Yorkshire Cat Rescue - has lived at the charity's Keighley rescue centre since May
"18.12.2016 10:00:01" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk The Dean's Reflection with John Dobson The story is told of the head teacher showing an important visitor around her primary school. This is our latest column with the Dean of Ripon, John Dobson, who comments on the death this year of the Bishop who ordained him as a priest, David Jenkins.
"18.12.2016 07:00:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Dear Reader: How Pateley stunned Britain + North Yorks crisis in social care If I had said a year ago that Pateley Bridge would win a national contest to find the best high street in Britain, scarcely anyone would have agreed, save for fans of pork pies, perhaps. The Harrogate Advertiser's Graham Chalmers goes where others fear to go - like on the bus that helped win Pateley Bridge top prize in the Great British High Street competition.
As for the crisis facing social care, getting to the bottom of that one is a
"18.12.2016 06:00:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk BBC SPOTY 2016: How will Yorkshire's five contenders fare? The annual debate over which sporting personality has the greatest achievement over the last 12 months is upon us and the winner of the BBC vote will be announced on Sunday evening. Morning all!
Yorkshire has five representatives up for the gong of BBC Sports Personality of 2016. Here's a look through why they're on the list and the rest that are hoping to wrestle the crown away from last year's winner Andy Murray
"17.12.2016 22:00:00" Timeline Photos Reader picture of the day was taken by Graham Seed, who said: "This was a couple of years ago when I made the trip from Leeds to Harrogate as my daily commute.
"I do miss the beautiful views. This is from the top of Harewood bank."
Thanks for your
"17.12.2016 21:00:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Hot young poet to visit Harrogate literary group One of the most exciting new voices from Hull If you've ever been to one of Poems, Prose & Pints' nights at the Tap n Spile pub in Harrogate you'll know what a fun and friendly literary group they are - an unpretentious.
Their next event features a fabulous young poet, too.
"17.12.2016 20:00:00" Timeline Photos See this week's Harrogate Advertiser for a great spread of Social Scene pictures, taken at the Knaresborough Candlelighters Ladies Lunch.
"17.12.2016 19:22:39" Timeline Photos Our reporter Finola Fitzpatrick is very much looking forward to this evening's Ripon Christmas Spectacular concert starting at 7:30pm, featuring festive favourites from Ripon City Band, Ripon City Training Band, Rock Up and Sing, and Ripon primary
"17.12.2016 19:00:01" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Taylors of Harrogate on the hunt for sustainability champion Taylors of Harrogate is looking for a new recruit for a brand-new dream job. It's a tough job... but someone will have to do it!!
"17.12.2016 17:00:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk VIDEO: Amazon completes first-ever drone delivery Retail giant Amazon has successfully completed the world's first delivery by drone. ICYMI: The driverless plane delivered the order in less than thirty minutes...
"17.12.2016 16:00:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Pupils put their best foot forward to tackle homelessness Harrogate-based High Street TV (Group) Limited, has teamed up with St Peter's Church of England Primary School to help tackle homelessness this Christmas. How youngsters at St Peter's Church of England Primary School are doing the bit to help tackle homelessness.
"17.12.2016 13:30:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Pateley is best in Britain - now for the street party! Pateley Bridge is basking in the glory of being the best in Britain in a prestigious competition - and it may hold a street party next year to capitalise on its incredible success. They did themselves - and North Yorkshire - proud, now Pateley Bridge is contemplating plans for a possible huge street party to mark winning the Great British High Street competition.
"17.12.2016 13:00:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Who have been Yorkshire's female icons over the last 70 years? As BBC's Woman's Hour reveals its list of the most influential women of the last 70 years, Chris Bond chooses his own top 10 from Yorkshire. There are no shortage of inspirational figures to choose from and after much deliberation we've come up with our top 10...
"17.12.2016 12:30:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Letter: Christmas - Encouraging local support May I use your columns to thank all those local businesses and residents who have contributed towards this year's Christmas lights in Harrogate. "The aim of our activities is to support our local economy by encouraging residents to stay in Harrogate and to encourage visitors to Harrogate."
Kind words indeed for everyone who has helped to make local Christmas events a success.
"17.12.2016 12:00:01" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Tis the season to put your home on the market This may be the best time to put your property on the market as 2017 heralds uncertainty. Christmas is not generally regarded as the best time to put your property on the market but experts believe that December is a prime time to capture motivated buyers and those who dream of moving house in the new year
"17.12.2016 11:00:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Drivers back blanket ban on mobiles Two-thirds of motorists think the Government should introduce technology to disabled mobile phones in cars, according to new research. Half of drivers admit they cannot resist the temptation to look at their device when stationary or in slow-moving traffic
"17.12.2016 08:30:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk 1 in 3 want BBC licence fee scrapped Although more than seven in ten people are happy with the BBC's service, the study's authors said the corporation was “struggling to identify with younger and lower income groups”.
"17.12.2016 07:00:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Plea to help action group keep Ripon library open An action group has urged city residents to get behind Ripon library and volunteer to save it from closure. With Ripon library set to become a hybrid library, and other libraries such as Starbeck's becoming community-managed, run entirely by volunteers - what do you think of the changes to library services in our district?
"17.12.2016 06:00:00" jpeventsnorth.co.uk The Harrogate Business Awards 2017 Good morning all!
Have you entered the 2017 Harrogate Advertiser Business Awards with Verity Frearson Estate Agents yet?
"16.12.2016 22:00:00" Timeline Photos Today's reader photo of the day is an unusual shot of the footbridge in Nidd Gorge, taken by Melanie Riley.
Email your pictures of the Harrogate area to: email@example.com
Thanks for your company again today. Good night!
"16.12.2016 21:00:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk www.harrogateadvertiser.co.uk What is your favourite venue? Let us know and tell us why.
"16.12.2016 20:00:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Fog-bound Santa arrives by car Multiflight's annual visit with Santa to Martin House Children's Hospice in Boston Spa didn't go quite as planned this year. Fog-bound Father Christmas travels by car to see children at Martin House Hospice.
"16.12.2016 19:00:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Christmas trail to be launched by Oatlands Community Group One of Harrogate's most active and creative community groups is holding a nativity trail this weekend. Finished your Christmas shopping? Stuck for something to do in Harrogate tomorrow?
The always go-ahead Oatlands Community Group are launching a great, very festive fun event.
"16.12.2016 18:30:01" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Why you might actually see a Star of Bethlehem over Yorkshire this Christmas THE NIGHT skies over Yorkshire this Christmas could produce a phenomenon similar to the Star of Bethlehem, an astrologer has said. "Perhaps people will be able to recapture some of that school-nativity shiver in the pure light of the evening star.”