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"26.03.2017 12:30:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Karen completes charity challenge to swim length of English Channel in Harrogate! Karen McMillan Jones, a 55-year-old breast cancer patient from Harrogate has finished her challenge to swim the length of the English Channel for charity. Well done Karen! A real inspiration to us all!
"26.03.2017 12:18:59" Timeline Photos The Harrogate Advertiser officially has snapchat! Add us today to follow our walk round Fewston reservoir in this gorgeous weather! @hgateadvertiser
"26.03.2017 11:00:46" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Taxi fares could rise in Harrogate, passenger woe or a fair standard of living? Residents can have their say on proposals to raise Hackney Carriage taxi fares after the council's cabinet member for safer communities supported the recommendations. ICYMI: Have your say on the potential rise in Harrogate taxi fares
"26.03.2017 11:00:44" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Tour de Yorkshire: Putting Wetherby and Tadcaster on the world map The countdown is on to put Wetherby and Tadcaster on the world map when it plays host to stage two of the Tour de Yorkshire. ICYMI: Tour de Yorkshire is putting Wetherby and Tadcaster on the map
"26.03.2017 10:00:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Super-size self-build in need of £500,000 of finishing touches Netheredge, Lands Lane, KnaresboroughPrice: £3m A price tag of £3m sounds hefty for a part-finished self-build but there is no shortage of would-be buyers.
"26.03.2017 09:30:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Town sunk by 88th-minute goal at Kidderminster Harrogate Town suffered a first defeat in seven National League North games when they went down 1-0 at Kidderminster Harriers, Andre Brown netting a late goal for the home side. "It's a cruel game. We shouldn't have lost."
Harrogate Town AFC manager Simon Weaver reflects on his side's 1-0 defeat to Kidderminster Harriers
"26.03.2017 07:30:00" 'I Am Still Me' photography exhibition launch night "They are not photos of people with dementia, they are just beautiful photos."
For nine months, photographer Helen Williams has enjoyed going along to Dementia Forward's singing group to get to know the personality and character of its members, that she
"26.03.2017 06:00:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Dear Reader: We need real affordable housing + my spell in A&E A regular column by the Harrogate Advertiser's Graham Chalmers The Harrogate Advertiser's Dear Reader Column says the unsayable about 'affordable housing' in the district and what happened in the A&E department!
"25.03.2017 22:00:00" Timeline Photos Reader photo: Spring sun, by Libby Coates. Email your reader photos to: email@example.com
"25.03.2017 19:00:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Time to hit the road in style For all but the very hardiest of us, cycling tends to be a summer sport so, as we enjoy the first signs of spring, it's time to dust down the lycra and make sure that you and your bike are in peak condition, ready for the season's cycling, writes Tony "Dust down the lycra and make sure you and your bike are in peak condition," says Tony Booth, in his latest cycling column.
"25.03.2017 17:00:18" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Tour de Yorkshire welcomes record number of teams in 2017 A record number of teams will ride this year's Tour de Yorkshire, organisers have announced. For the first time the number of women's and men's teams taking part will be the same
"25.03.2017 15:00:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk 'I Am Still Me' - Moving photography exhibition shows people with dementia should not be defined by their condition A moving photography exhibition is touring Harrogate to show that people living with dementia should not be defined by their condition. "They are not photos of people with dementia, they are just beautiful photos."
"25.03.2017 13:00:01" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Mum launches firm for cardboard cribs A Harrogate mum has launched a new business inspired by an initiative pioneered by the Finnish state almost 80 years ago. Would you give your newborn baby a cardboard box to sleep in?
For nearly 80 years that's exactly what parents in Finland have done (it's also filled with useful things to help get things off to a happy start).
Now a Harrogate mum is 'cribbing' the idea...
"25.03.2017 12:30:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Planning applications received by Harrogate Borough Council, week ending March 17 The following planning applications were received by Harrogate Borough Council, week ending March 17. What's happening up your street? Latest planning applications submitted to Harrogate Borough Council.
"25.03.2017 12:00:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Watch: Drugs raid and police crackdown sees four arrested across Harrogate Two men in their 20s have been arrested and released on bail following a drugs raid on a Harrogate flat as part of a county-wide police operation. The county-wide operation rolled into Harrogate for one day only but came up trumps...
"25.03.2017 11:01:09" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Tour de Yorkshire: Putting Wetherby and Tadcaster on the world map The countdown is on to put Wetherby and Tadcaster on the world map when it plays host to stage two of the Tour de Yorkshire. Tour de Yorkshire: Anticipation is growing after it was revealed the race will be featuring the largest set of the teams in the annual race's history.
"25.03.2017 10:00:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Astonishing nature set in wonderful surroundings The first part of the walk is along a road which eventually turns into a farm track to Broadmires and then just a path after the farm until you reach the edge of Hall Wood. Get outdoors and enjoy this week's walk.
"25.03.2017 08:30:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Reader offer: WIN £100 to spend at Edinburgh Woollen Mill and Ponden Home Interiors The Harrogate Advertiser Series has teamed up with high street retailers the Edinburgh Woollen Mill and Ponden Home Interiors to offer five lucky readers a £100 voucher to spend in store. Five £100 vouchers MUST be won!!
"24.03.2017 22:00:00" Timeline Photos Reader photo: Crocuses in Knaresborough, by Rasa Urbanaviciute. Email your photos to: firstname.lastname@example.org
"24.03.2017 20:15:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Town boosted by addition of King Harrogate Town boss Simon Weaver has bolstered his injury-ravaged squad with the loan signing of defender James King. Reinforcements arrive to bolster injury-ravaged Harrogate Town AFC
"24.03.2017 17:01:17" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Have your say: Harrogate planning fees to rise in reform of system Rising application fees and a change in how planning applications could be decided are in the pipeline for Harrogate Borough Council. Have your say: Reform of Harrogate planning and rising application fees
"24.03.2017 16:00:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Harrogate district cinema times: March 24-30 Fancy seeing a film this weekend? Here's what's showing at the cinemas around the Harrogate district over the next few days. Fancy catching a film this weekend? Here is our guide to showing what's on, where.
"24.03.2017 15:01:19" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Reader offer: WIN afternoon tea for four at Harrogate's West Park Hotel All mothers are special but does your mum deserve an extra surprise for Mother's Day this year? Fancy winning this celebratory treat?
"24.03.2017 13:30:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Ending Loneliness: How epilepsy can make a family's world smaller Over the last five months the Harrogate Advertiser's Ending Loneliness campaign has tackled isolation among as many different age groups and social groups as possible. "The main thing as parents is finding other families in similar situations that you can speak to, and as you get into a routine you don't always get the chance".
- This week's campaign feature focuses on ending loneliness for people with epilepsy and
"24.03.2017 13:01:54" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Thirsty Planet reaches £2m clean water charity milestone The Harrogate company behind charity spring water brand Thirsty Planet has announced a major milestone after raising £2m for clean water projects, helping some of the world's poorest communities. Great news for a Friday afternoon – what a fantastic initiative!
"24.03.2017 12:57:56" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Appeal: Police issue image of suspected Harrogate burglar This is the man police want to identify after a house burglary in Harrogate. Can you help police with their investigation?
"24.03.2017 12:07:32" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Taxi fares to rise in Harrogate, passenger woe or a fair standard of living? Residents can have their say on proposals to raise Hackney Carriage taxi fares after the council's cabinet member for safer communities supported the recommendations Have your say: Taxi fares to rise in Harrogate, passenger woe or a fair standard of living?
"24.03.2017 12:00:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Harrogate gallery unveils Picasso and more at new exhibition Some of the greatest names in 20th century art are to feature in a new exhibition at a Harrogate gallery. Cool Harrogate art gallery RedHouse Originals is launching its latest exhibition on Saturday.
For Picasso fans, it's a must!
"24.03.2017 11:01:05" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk NatWest branches in Knaresborough and Tadcaster to close before year ends Knaresborough and Tadcaster will be among the areas hit as more than 150 Royal Bank of Scotland and NatWest branches are set to close, with hundreds of job losses. Will you be affected by the closure in #Knaresborough and in #Tadcaster? Let us know how in the comments
"24.03.2017 10:31:16" Timeline Photos Derby success for Harrogate Hockey Club Ladies in final game of season
"24.03.2017 09:17:38" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk LIVE: Red Nose Day 2017 across the Harrogate district Email@: email@example.com Are you doing something funny for money?
"24.03.2017 07:00:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Tourism survey reveals Yorkshire's hidden gems A survey commissioned to mark English Tourism Week has revealed Yorkshire's top 'hidden gems' for visitors. Anyone heading to one of these hidden gems for a wander this weekend?
"23.03.2017 22:00:00" Timeline Photos Reader photo: "I don't think the daffodils expected that much water," said Richard Corfield, who took this photo on his way home last night. Email your pictures to: firstname.lastname@example.org
"23.03.2017 21:32:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Stuart is Betty's leading man Rehearsals are in full swing for Betty Blue Eyes – the next show from Harrogate Operatic Players. Harrogate Operatic Players' rehearsals now in full swing.
"23.03.2017 21:04:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Comedian Eleanor Conway at Knaresborough The Frazer Theatre Comedy Club presents Eleanor Conway's Walk of Shame, as Eleanor's national tour makes it's way to Knaresborough this week. Comedy Club night at Frazer Theatre in Knaresborough
"23.03.2017 21:00:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Red Nose Day 2017: Are you doing something funny for money? Friday is Red Nose Day, and we want to share your celebration! Awwww look at these two!
Enjoy yourselves, whatever you're doing for Comic Relief: Red Nose Day :)
"23.03.2017 19:00:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Heart attack survivor from Knaresborough urges residents to help fund vital research after mistaking chest pains for ingestion Well done Rory for raising such vital awareness - and funds - for the British Heart Foundation. Wonderful that you are now encouraging us all to do the same - a true example to us all.
"23.03.2017 18:00:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Weaver backing Town players to maintain form despite injury nightmare Harrogate Town boss Simon Weaver is backing his players to maintain their fine run of form in 2017, despite an injury crisis that he admits is pushing the club to its limits. Boss Weaver backing Harrogate Town AFC to maintain fine form despite injury problems
"23.03.2017 17:15:34" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk CCTV released of two men suspected of stealing designer perfume from Knaresborough store CCTV images of two men have been released as police suspect they stole a number of bottles of designer perfume from a store in Knaresborough. Can you help police with their investigation?
"23.03.2017 16:51:06" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Exporters to be aided �by China web expert Sales and export directors in the region are being given a chance to sit next to a business specialist as he investigates their company's export potential in China by negotiating the complex Chinese internet. If you want to export to China, being able to navigate the Chinese web would be extremely useful.
But it's in Chinese (obv) – and there's no Google.
Fortunately, there's a man who can help...
"23.03.2017 16:40:53" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Tourism survey reveals Yorkshire's hidden gems A survey commissioned to mark English Tourism Week has revealed Yorkshire's top 'hidden gems' for visitors. Attractions in Ripon and Pateley Bridge have been named among Yorkshire's top 'hidden gems' for visitors
"23.03.2017 16:19:04" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Harrogate shop owner in Daily Mail over paying 'higher rates' than Harrods! The owner of a small independent Harrogate boutique is reeling from the shock news that she is paying higher rates of property tax than Harrods. Can you believe it?
A small Harrogate boutique is to pay higher business rates, percentage-wise, than Harrods.
No wonder Sophie Likes...is in the Daily Mail!
"23.03.2017 15:30:00" Timeline Photos Disappointment for Harrogate squash ace at British Open
"23.03.2017 13:44:26" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Cheers! Top international awards for Knaresborough micro-brewery Fans of the legendary local beer Baby-Faced Assassin will be excited to hear that Knaresborough-based Rooster's Brewing Co. has scooped three medals at the 2017 International Brewing Awards, which is dubbed 'the Oscars of the brewing industry'. For true craft beer lovers in Harrogate and district, the good news is that a local microbrewery has won an 'Oscar' or three in the industry's awards.
It's at international level, too.
Many congrats to the boys @RoostersBrewCo in Knaresborough!
"23.03.2017 13:32:42" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Police evidence bid to press for tougher livestock attack laws A thorough examination of the laws around livestock worrying has been launched by police in order to identify how farms can be better protected against dog attacks. In a move being backed by the farming industry, police in North Yorkshire, where there have been 325 reported dogs attacks on livestock since September 2013, have joined with other police forces in England and Wales to gather evidence that campaigners
"23.03.2017 13:11:53" Yorkshire Evening Post Here is what we know so far:
"23.03.2017 12:50:43" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Harrogate lady's trek across the Arctic for Saint Michael's Hospice A Harrogate lady's dedication to fundraising for Saint Michael's Hospice is taking her all the way to the Arctic. Wendy Lill is covering 50 miles every day for a week, on a sled pulled by a team of huskies - camping at extreme temperatures of -30 degrees
What an incredible thing to do to support the amazing work of Saint Michael's Hospice!
"23.03.2017 12:50:43" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Harrogate lady's trek across the Arctic for Saint Michael's Hospice A Harrogate lady's dedication to fundraising for Saint Michael's Hospice is taking her all the way to the Arctic. Wendy Lill is covering 50 miles every day for a week, on a sled pulled by a team of huskies - camping at extreme temperatures of -30 degrees
What an incredible thing to do to support the amazing work of Saint Michael's Hospice!
"23.03.2017 12:30:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Letter: Bottling plant - This wood is part of the Pinewoods The article last week about the expansion proposals of the water bottling plant was very interesting. Bottling plant expansion is interesting says reader Mark Stevens.
"23.03.2017 11:44:23" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Harrogate District to see £670,000 for businesses which lost out in rates revaluation Over £670,000 worth of funding could be available to businesses across the Harrogate District which have suffered at the hands of the recent rates revaluation. Was your business affected by the rates revaluation? You could benefit from a chunk of this relief funding...
"23.03.2017 11:29:20" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Rescue mission after van becomes trapped in flood water Firefighters have come to the aid of two people trapped inside their van in a flooded ford. Two people have been rescued from their van after driving into a flooded ford in Ripon today
"23.03.2017 10:34:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk 'Gate boosted by return of key personnel at Chester Harrogate RUFC will be boosted by the return of a trio of influential players for Saturday's National Two North trip to Chester. Trio return from injury for Harrogate Rugby's trip to Chester
"23.03.2017 10:16:06" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk RETRO: Archive footage from the Harrogate International Toy Fair 1970 Were you at the Harrogate International Toy Fair in 1970? Do you recognise yourself in this archive footage of the Harrogate International Toy Fair of 1970?
"23.03.2017 09:52:57" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Severe flood warning issued for North Yorkshire town The Environment Agency has issued a severed flood warning today for Boroughbridge. FLOOD ALERT: Severe warning issued for Boroughbridge today as water levels rise - here's when the river is expected to peak
"23.03.2017 07:37:48" In your Advertiser today:
"MP speaks out on terror attack"
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"22.03.2017 22:00:00" Timeline Photos Reader photo: Sea of Crocus by Paul Birtwhistle. Email your photos to: email@example.com
"22.03.2017 21:01:17" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk In memory of Fiona: Wetherby family raise funds for children's hospice A family are fund-raising in memory of a departed mother to aid a children's hospice in Wetherby and get people talking about what is a 'good death,' Family fundraising for Martin House Children's Hospice in tribute to Fiona
"22.03.2017 20:00:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Bloodhound boosts engineering Excited pupils, staff and parents at Gateways welcomed a model of the Supersonic Bloodhound SSC to the Harewood-based school for a day of activities designed to inspire the next generation of scientists and engineers. Supersonic Bloodhound sniffs out future engineers at Harewood-based Gateways school.
"22.03.2017 18:30:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Stars filming in Ripon for hit ITV drama Victoria The cast and crew of hit ITV drama Victoria were in the city this week, filming scenes for the upcoming second series at Ripon Cathedral. How exciting!! Did you spot the crew filming at Ripon Cathedral?
"22.03.2017 16:30:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Historic and new pots go on show Fascinating historic ceramics are being displayed alongside striking contemporary sculptures in a new celebration of Yorkshire's potted history. New exhibition opens at Lotherton Hall showing historic ceramics alongside striking contemporary sculptures.
"22.03.2017 16:29:49" Timeline Photos Breaking: MP Andrew Jones has spoken to the Harrogate Advertiser from lock-down following suspected terrorist incident at Palace of Westminster, updates to follow
"22.03.2017 15:30:00" Timeline Photos Gutsy Tadcaster Albion AFC (The Brewers) come from behind to win seven-goal thriller
"22.03.2017 15:03:09" Timeline Photos WOW out with the Harrogate Advertiser tomorrow features the latest from Harrogate Operatic Society, a production of Ruddygore and 15-year-old Kim Beecroft from Hampsthwaite takes our Curtain Call.
Plus get out and about this weekend with lots of
"22.03.2017 13:00:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Starbeck set for community library launch For months the Starbeck community has been rallying together to save its treasured library from threat of closure - now, thanks to the dedication of everybody involved, it will officially open as a volunteer-run service on April 1. For months the Starbeck community has been rallying together to save its treasured library from threat of closure - now, thanks to the dedication of everybody involved, it will soon officially open as a volunteer-run service.
"22.03.2017 12:15:37" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk VIDEO: Welcome To Yorkshire tourism film is new star of the big screen - watch it here first Yorkshire is the latest star of the big screen in a new tourism film which will be shown in cinemas. The new film showcases our county in all its glory set against the song Sunflower, performed by Gary Barlow and the cast of The Girls, the new West End musical smash by Gary and Tim Firth about Yorkshire's own Calendar Girls
"22.03.2017 09:31:13" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Parking woes of Harrogate residents 'trapped in own driveway' The plight of a small band of neighbours in the Duchy area of Harrogate has put the spotlight on one of town's less reported parking problems. Is your street like this?
Residents on a leafy road in Harrogate can't get out of their own driveway for office workers using their street to park their cars for free then walk into town.
Enough is enough, surely?
"22.03.2017 09:18:55" Photos from Harrogate Advertiser's post These are just a few of the stunning spring shots that were sent to us by Becky Walker after the weekend - Taken near the Gardeners Arms in #Harrogate - thanks for the send in Becky! Keep your pictures coming in!
"22.03.2017 07:53:59" TWO great reader offers
+ Gorgeous spring walk
+ All your Harrogate news, sport and features
And we haven't even mentioned Jason Donovan yet...
Check out this week's Advertiser from tomorrow ;)
"22.03.2017 07:30:23" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Out-of-form Railway beaten by Thackley Harrogate Railway's poor run of form continued on Tuesday evening when they were beaten 4-1 on home soil by Thackley. Winless run extended following another defeat for Harrogate Railway
"21.03.2017 22:00:00" Timeline Photos Reader photo: Golden Stray, by Jeanette Wilson. Email your photos to: firstname.lastname@example.org
"21.03.2017 21:00:02" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk These Asda ready meals are being withdrawn from North Yorkshire shops after Slimming World row Supermarket giant Asda is withdrawing a range of ready meals from stores after a disagreement with Slimming World. Could a trademark battle affect your diet plan..?
"21.03.2017 20:20:59" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Harrogate man caused serious collision while drinking beer behind wheel of van A Harrogate man has been jailed for two-and-a-half years after causing a serious collision while drinking beer behind the wheel. JAILED: The disqualified driver who drank beer behind the wheel, caused a serious crash and then left the scene without a thought for the injured
"21.03.2017 20:00:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Concert in a day Musicians and singers from eight junior schools have joined to rehearse and perform a concert in one day. Young musicians take centre stage in a concert in a day at Harrogate.
"21.03.2017 19:00:55" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk In memory of Fiona: Wetherby family raise funds for children's hospice A family are fundraising in memory of a departed mother in aid of a children A family are fundraising in memory of a departed mother for Martin House Children's Hospice
"21.03.2017 17:00:54" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Was this year's Harrogate Beer Festival the best ever? Review: 27th annual Harrogate Beer Festival, Crown Hotel, Harrogate. Were you at this year's Harrogate Beer Festival?
How did you think it compared to the previous 26, all of them organised by those hard-working volunteers @HarrogateRTable?
The Harrogate Advertiser review reveals all...
"21.03.2017 16:00:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Ex RL star hands out praise to Rainbow Warriors Former England Rugby League player and current Sky Sports Presenter, Jon Wells presented Brackenfield pupils with Rainbow Warrior badges for their fundraising achievements for The Rainbow Fund. Sky Sports presenter and former England Rugby League player Jon Wells hand out awards to Brackenfield pupils.
"21.03.2017 15:30:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Gate Men secure highest finish in 10 years with Chapeltown win Harrogate Hockey Club's Men's 1sts secured its best league finish in 10 years after thrashing Chapeltown 7-1 in their final match of the season. Best league finish in a decade for Harrogate Hockey Club Men
"21.03.2017 13:30:29" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Nearly a third of Brits won't see mums on Mothering Sunday Nearly a third of all Brits will NOT see their mums this Mothering Sunday and almost half will not even send a card, according to a poll. More than £400 million spent on gifts but a third of us won't be visiting mum this weekend
"21.03.2017 12:39:54" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Letter: Litter - Our call to rethink charges I read, with interest, your article in last week's Advertiser about how local litter pickers turned out in force for the Great British Spring Clean and I totally applaud all who took part. It is always fantastic when communities come together for their Time for a rethink about littering and fly-tipping says this letter writer.
"21.03.2017 11:53:25" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Have you seen him? Harrogate rallies to help find 'Alfie' the missing pooch A 'desperate' owner has pleaded for anyone who sees her missing dog to get in touch, as the Harrogate District community have rallied round for almost two weeks to find him.
Read more at: http://www.harrogateadvertiser.co.uk/news/have-you-seen-him-h Have you seen Alfie? People across #Harrogate are doing all they can for this adorable pooch, can you help too?
"21.03.2017 10:30:00" Timeline Photos Harrogate & District Football League round-up: Celtic go back to the top after beating Pannal
"21.03.2017 08:30:00" Timeline Photos Good morning #Harrogate! Yesterday was the International Day of Happiness, so let's keep the positivity coming by admiring how stunning our district is!
Thank you to reader Mickey Romero Abaygar for sharing this beautiful photo of a rainbow over Pateley
"21.03.2017 07:00:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Road closure in Knaresborough: why that crane was there! Drivers attempting to cross Knaresborough Drivers trying to get around Knaresborough may have noticed a new road closure blocking their path.
There was a straightforward explanation, however...
"20.03.2017 22:00:02" Timeline Photos Reader photo: Daffodils at Ripley Castle, by Dr Roger Litton. Email your photos to: email@example.com
"20.03.2017 21:00:01" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk TV wildlife presenter Naomi conquered 'serious phobia of sharks' If there's anyone that can tear today's youngsters away from their Ipads and 4G phones, it's the wild and scary Naomi Wilkinson. She's swung with sharks and survived working with Steve Backshall on some of his wildest adventures.
Presenter Naomi Wilkinson may appear to be bravery personified when she's on CBBC but she once had a fear of animals.
Harrogate audiences will soon be see
"20.03.2017 20:30:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Warning as skin creams linked to 40 fire deaths A group of skin creams containing paraffin have been linked to almost 40 fire deaths across Britain over the last decade. Despite warnings going back more than 10 years, it has been discovered there have been 37 deaths in England since 2010 linked to the creams
"20.03.2017 20:00:01" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk School of the Week: Fountains Earth C of E Primary School Fountains Earth C of E Primary School is a very special place with a true family feel. School of the week is Fountains Earth C of E Primary. Take a look at the picture.
"20.03.2017 18:16:59" Timeline Photos City recover three times to peg back Harrogate Railway Ladies
"20.03.2017 17:38:46" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk 'Cheating map' reveals the most adulterous town and cities in the UK - where do we stand? Wakefield has been revealed as the sixth most faithful city in the UK. Naughty Harrogate...
"20.03.2017 17:00:00" Timeline Photos Did you know the average Briton spends £1,000 a year on clothes? And then leaves a third of it hanging in the wardrobe?
"20.03.2017 16:00:01" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk School ranked in top five per cent in Progress 8 measure Minister of State for Schools, Nick Gibb MP has congratulated Harrogate Grammar School on being in the top five per cent of schools nationally.
"20.03.2017 15:30:01" Timeline Photos Frustration for Wetherby Athletic AFC after late, late goal denies them a much-needed win
"20.03.2017 15:00:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Support grows for return of Ripon railway Support for the campaign to bring a railway back to Ripon is continuing to grow across the city and beyond - 50 years since the station was lost. Would you like to see a railway return to Ripon?
Fifty years since it was lost, local tourist attractions and community figures are backing a feasibility study by Ripon City Council to look into bringing it back...
"20.03.2017 14:41:46" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Warning as ID fraud reaches record level People are being warned to protect their personal data, as 172,919 identity frauds were recorded in 2016. The record figure shows this type of criminal activity is greater than in any other previous year
"20.03.2017 14:24:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Classic films rolled out at Frazer The Frazer Theatre in Knaresborough hosts a double bill of classic films, Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory and Calendar Girls, next month. Frazer Theatre continues the push to be the place to go for entertainment in Knaresborough.
"20.03.2017 14:22:09" Timeline Photos What's making you smile this #InternationalDayOfHappiness ?
"20.03.2017 14:17:09" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Channel 5 confirm TV return of The Yorkshire Vet The success of TV's The Yorkshire Vet – based at the original James Herriot practice in North Yorkshire – has seen Channel 5 commission two new series. A winter special of the fly-on-the-wall documentary based at Skeldale Veterinary Centre and featuring vet Julian Norton and former Herriot trainee Peter Wright, attracted almost two million viewers
"20.03.2017 14:05:09" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk How songs and music brought hope in the dark days of the Second World War As Dame Vera Lynn celebrates her 100th birthday, Chris Bond speaks to people about their wartime memories and finds out why songs and music were so important to them. Happy 100th birthday to the incredible Dame Vera Lynn
"20.03.2017 13:13:43" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Smash Hits 80s pop stars to headline North Yorkshire Festival An annual North Yorkshire festival which swings from pop to classical to, well, swing, is to present one of the biggest stars of the era of Smash Hits as its headliners this year. Guilty pleasure or classic pop band?
Music fans in North Yorkshire will find out for themselves when Bananarama play a headline show in the county later this year Grassington Festival.
Between you and me, The Harrogate Advertiser is a bit partial to
"20.03.2017 12:16:47" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Work underway to secure funds for A59 at Kex Gill re-route Sped up preparations to reroute the A59 at the unstable Kex Gill hillside could secure funding from a £100 million pot. Work to reroute the A59 at Kex Gill could be sped up to secure funding from £100 m pot
"20.03.2017 12:16:30" Timeline Photos Injury crisis at Harrogate Town AFC has become "frightening" - boss Weaver
"20.03.2017 12:13:21" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Smokers warned over new cigarette laws that are coming into force within weeks Smokers across the UK are being warned about new rules on cigarettes and tobacco that are set to come into force within a matter of weeks. The new laws came into effect in May last year but shops were given a one-year transitional period for the sell-through of all old stock.
"20.03.2017 09:18:39" Timeline Photos A Harrogate Advertiser reader and stalwart of the Starbeck community has got in touch with this photo.
Photographer Stuart Rhodes has a simple message for anyone who likes to walk the Starbeck-Bilton and Bilton-Ripley bridleway.
"20.03.2017 09:10:13" pocklingtonpost.co.uk Review: Mark Gatiss, York Literature Festival, Grand Opera House The auditorium was packed with people wanting to know more about this prominent English actor, comedian, screenwriter and novelist. They weren't disappointed, Mark Gatiss was on fine form. Mark Gatiss proved an entertaining guest.
"20.03.2017 08:30:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Cafe of the Year 2017: Your top ten revealed Here is our Café of the Year top ten – you now have the opportunity to vote for your favourite finalist! Morning all :) Have you voted in this year's COTY yet?
"20.03.2017 07:39:28" Timeline Photos How a pair of near-identical goals saw Knaresborough Town A.F.C. defeated at AFC Emley
"19.03.2017 22:00:02" Timeline Photos Reader photo: Sea of Crocuses near Trinity Church, Harrogate, by Caroline Gray. Email your photos to: firstname.lastname@example.org
"19.03.2017 20:00:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk RHS Harlow Carr column with Liz Thwaite: New generation takes on the Woodland wilderness Some regular visitors may have noticed that we have been doing a lot of winter work in the Woodland here at RHS Garden Harlow Carr. Latest Harlow Carr column from Liz Thwaite, about how the Woodland Wilderness has developed over the years.
"19.03.2017 18:30:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Harrogate Hospitality and Tourism Awards: Still time to vote for your hero Organisers and sponsors of the town's Hospitality and Tourism Awards are delighted with the response to the 2017 awards launch. There's still time to get your votes in!!
"19.03.2017 18:09:28" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Ending Loneliness for young people: 'I was in the most sociable job and yet I felt incredibly isolated.' For five months reporter Finola Fitzpatrick has been leading our Ending Loneliness campaign, which has now attracted the support of 40 organisations and encouraged readers across all age groups to reach out and access support. For five months our reporter Finola Fitzpatrick has been leading our Ending Loneliness campaign, which has now attracted the support of 40 organisations and encouraged readers across all age groups to reach out and access support.
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"19.03.2017 15:30:01" Timeline Photos Missed chances spell another loss for Tadcaster Albion AFC (The Brewers)
"19.03.2017 13:30:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk 'Outrage' in Linton as residents battle developers over 'loophole' in new homes plan Linton residents are said to 'outraged' by an 'absurd' planning application which they claim is exploiting a loophole regarding the village's neighbourhood plan. Linton residents have accused the developers of exploiting a window of opportunity regarding Leeds City Council...
"19.03.2017 12:30:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Letter: Science Park - This will create huge congestion The planning application for a 'green-tech science park' at Flaxby Covert made by Forward Investment was submitted a while ago, and interested parties will have made their representations about this already. Mr and Mrs H White say in a letter that the proposed new science park at Flaxby will create huge congestion
"19.03.2017 12:10:05" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Work underway to secure funds for A59 at Kex Gill re-route Sped up preparations to reroute the A59 at the unstable Kex Gill hillside could secure funding from a £100 million pot. ICYMI: Sped up preparations to reroute the A59 at the unstable Kex Gill hillside could secure funding from a £100 million pot
"19.03.2017 11:00:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Doctors now '80% certain' Brit is the first person ever to cure himself of type 1 diabetes Tests show a man may well hold the secret to a cure for an illness that kills 1.5 million people every year. Daniel Darkes, a diabetic for the past seven years, had ceased taking his insulin injections after his blood sugar levels returned to below average/average to low levels, suggesting that his pancreas had started functioning again
"19.03.2017 10:30:01" Timeline Photos In-form Harrogate Town AFC too good for Chorley FC
"19.03.2017 09:20:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Popular Easter eggs recalled over health risk Two easter eggs, made by a popular premium chocolate brand have been recalled after it was revealed that they could pose a health risk to some customers. Lindt & Sprungli Ltd has recalled two batches of eggs following revelations that the packaging fails to list an ingredient which could pose a risk to allergy sufferers.
"19.03.2017 08:30:01" Timeline Photos Good morning #Harrogate! Whatever you're doing today, we hope you have a fantastic Sunday!
Thank you to reader Elfie Goulé for sharing with us this gorgeous photo of Valley Gardens. Keep your pictures coming, let's show off our lovely district this
"19.03.2017 07:00:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk IN PICTURES: Three cheers for Oatlands Fest 2017 Organisers have hailed this year's Oatlands Beer Wine and Music Festival - Oatlands fest - a resounding success. The seventh edition of the ever-popular event was sponsored by businesses from across the district, and welcomed four musical acts, performing over two nights.
"18.03.2017 22:00:01" Timeline Photos Reader photo: Entrance of beautiful white Prunus blossom, near Valley Gardens, by Steve Gill.
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"18.03.2017 21:00:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Online identity theft reaches record high Identity theft has reached an all time high with 172,919 cases being recorded in 2016 according to Cifas, the UK's leading fraud prevention service. There was an increase in the number of over 40s being defrauded too with 1,869 cases being recorded in 2016
"18.03.2017 20:00:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Centre Stage with David Bown: Mixed feelings about theatre in cinema I had my first National Theatre Live cinema experience last week. I have to say it was very enjoyable, but, my feelings remain overall ambivalent towards the concept. David Bown says he has mixed feelings about his first National Theatre Live cinema experience.
"18.03.2017 18:31:09" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Two Harrogate locals pull out all the stops to give Bradley Lowery a day to remember Two Harrogate locals are pulling out all the stops to help the family of a five year old boy with terminal cancer to surprise him with a day taking in a game of his beloved black cats in style. ICYMI: Bradley Lowery is being treated to a special day out courtesy of two Harrogate locals
"18.03.2017 17:19:53" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk READER OFFER: WIN £50 to spend at new Knaresborough TX Maxx and HomeSense store To celebrate its opening, the Harrogate Advertiser Series has teamed up with the new TK Maxx and HomeSense dual store on St James Retail Park to offer 10 lucky readers the chance to win a £50 voucher to shop the new stores. Have you entered our competition to win £50 to spend at new Knaresborough TX Maxx and HomeSense store yet??
"18.03.2017 13:31:15" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Video: Costumes from hit TV show Victoria feature in new exhibition at
Harewood House MILLIONS of viewers tuned in when Harewood House played a starring role in hit TV show Victoria. Former Dr Who actress Jenna Coleman play a young Queen Victoria the first series of ITV's flagship drama, which was screened last autumn and featured Harewood as its main filming location
"18.03.2017 13:00:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk New ink firm gives away iPad as prize A new Harrogate business has been drumming up business with a prize draw to win a brand-new iPad. Now THAT'S a good prize...!
"18.03.2017 12:30:01" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Letter: Planning issues - When is it all going to stop? I don't doubt the sincerity of Harrogate Spring Water's managing director James Cain when he claims his company is committed to being a good neighbour (Advertiser, March 9). "What on earth is happening to our once lovely town?"
What is it that reader Peter Lilley is infuriated about?
"18.03.2017 12:30:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Reporting Back column with Andrew Jones MP Since becoming an MP I have only ever seen one Chancellor present budgets – George Osborne – until this week. Philip Hammond's presentation was very different to that which we had seen from Mr Osborne in the past. "After a year where Brexit and Trump dominated the headlines this Budget brought the finances of our country back in to sharp focus."
Latest column from Andrew Jones MP.
"18.03.2017 12:00:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Buyer of North Yorkshire Police HQ reveals plan to re-open grounds as education centre The buyers of North Yorkshire Police's longstanding headquarters said they were 'delighted' as it was announced the grounds will be re-opened as an outdoor education facility next year. Police and Crime Commissioner Julia Mulligan said the move was the right step forward for the county's 21st century police force - do you agree?
"18.03.2017 11:05:06" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Car park closure in Knaresborough causes work woes The closure of a Knaresborough car park for major refurbishment work has caused disruption for nearby businesses. icymi: Work woes for Knaresborough business as major refurbishment forces car park closure
"18.03.2017 08:30:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Mick hits dyslexia for six to write cricket memoirs Forget All Creatures Great and Small, how about All Cricketers Great and Small? He's the Ripon-based cricket umpire, veteran non-writer who suffers from dyslexia...
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"18.03.2017 07:00:01" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk TODAY: Sights and Sounds returns to celebrate everything that makes Ripon special for a sixth year The Sights and Sounds of Ripon is back for a sixth year, and it's bigger and better than ever - boasting over 30 attractions to celebrate everything, and everyone, that makes our city special. Good morning #Harrogate! The Sights and Sounds of Ripon is back TODAY, and it's bigger and better than ever - boasting over 30 attractions to celebrate everything, and everyone, that makes the city special.
Find out about all the great things going on
"17.03.2017 22:00:00" Timeline Photos Reader photo: A beautiful sunny day warranted a lovely walk through Harlow Carr Gardens for lunch, by Nick Lamming.
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"17.03.2017 21:00:01" International Women's Day Soroptimists The Harrogate and District Soroptimists recognised and celebrated all of the inspirational women across our district at their special event for International Women's Day. Were you there? See if you can spot yourself in our picture gallery!
"17.03.2017 20:00:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Children are tucking into lunchboxes with double their daily sugar intake Millions of children are tucking into lunchboxes containing more than double their daily sugar intake, a study has found. Do you know the sugar intake of your child's lunchbox? Startling findings from a new study.
"17.03.2017 19:13:03" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Multi-million pound upgrade for Harrogate motorway entrance A multi-million pound investment is in the works to combat congestion and safety concerns at Junction 47. ICYMI:Multi-million pound upgrade for Harrogate motorway entrance
"17.03.2017 19:00:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Mission for Macey: Life-changing surgery goes well for little girl who dreams of walking The parents of a three-year-old girl who was born unable to use her legs have said they can see a difference in their daughter already, after her life-changing surgery went well. Little Macey puts the biggest smiles on our face, even when she's going in for surgery! Well done little trooper, let's keep on doing all we can to get her on her feet!
"17.03.2017 19:00:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk #BeforeTheInternetExisted - nine top tweets on the trending hashtag It harks back to the days when hashtags didn't actually exist. #BeforeTheInternetExisted has been trending this week. Here are some of the top tweets...
"17.03.2017 18:31:53" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Work underway to secure funds for A59 at Kex Gill re-route Sped up preparations to reroute the A59 at the unstable Kex Gill hillside could secure funding from a £100 million pot. Sped up preparations to reroute the A59 at the unstable Kex Gill hillside could secure funding from a £100 million pot.
"17.03.2017 18:31:12" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk NHS staff across Harrogate District thanked for 'hard work' following shining survey result NHS staff across the Harrogate District have been thanked for their tireless efforts in light of a work satisfaction survey which found employees to be the most engaged throughout Yorkshire. Another massive thank you to all our NHS staff in and around #Harrogate working in the hospital and in our communities! We're so proud that Harrogate are among the top trusts for staff satisfaction and engagement!
"17.03.2017 17:00:39" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Multi-million pound upgrade for Harrogate motorway entrance A multi-million pound investment is in the works to combat congestion and safety concerns at Junction 47. Multi-million pound upgrade planned for Harrogate motor way entrance
"17.03.2017 16:01:37" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Cafe of the Year 2017: Your top ten revealed Here is our Café of the Year top ten – you now have the opportunity to vote for your favourite finalist! Make your vote count in our Cafe of the Year as we reveal your top ten choices.
"17.03.2017 15:01:53" Harrogate Ladies FC triumph
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"17.03.2017 14:03:20" Knaresborough Young Farmers tractor run The Knaresborough Young Farmers tractor run on Sunday raised over £7,500 for Yorkshire Air Ambulance in memory of Mike Spink, one of their longest serving members. What an outstanding effort by everybody involved! Here is the day in pictures...
"17.03.2017 13:31:25" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Jason Donovan is coming to Harrogate - yes, really! Star of stage and screen, Jason Donovan, is set to make a stop at Harrogate Theatre during his 34-date tour, 'Jason and his Amazing Midlife Crisis'. Have your wildest dreams from the 1980's finally come true?!
"17.03.2017 13:00:01" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Cicada celebrates three decades of PR Harrogate-based PR firm Cicada Communications is celebrating its 30th anniversary this year. 30 years – that deserves a popped cork or two, no?
"17.03.2017 12:30:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Letter: Science Park - This will create huge congestion The planning application for a 'green-tech science park' at Flaxby Covert made by Forward Investment was submitted a while ago, and interested parties will have made their representations about this already. New plans are set to cause congestion say letter writers from Flaxby.
"17.03.2017 12:01:36" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Keep your home clean with these 12 unusual spring cleaning hacks Spring has finally arrived, and while you may be planning to deep clean your house, chances are you might never get round to doing so. It's no secret that household chores are our worst thing to do, and new stats have shown that 82% of Brits admit their homes are filthy
"17.03.2017 11:32:08" If you were a child in 1970 you might enjoy this film from British Pathé taken at the Harrogate International Toy Fair: http://bit.ly/2mPOJmP
"17.03.2017 10:40:29" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Man jailed for six-month thieving spree across Harrogate, Knaresborough and Scarborough A career burglar who went on a six-month thieving spree to fund his drug habit has been jailed for five years. In one instance, Mulvaney reached over a counter and took £700 from kind-hearted cafe staff who were trying to help him
"17.03.2017 10:30:44" Timeline Photos Winning the league is only the start of an "exciting journey" says Harrogate Town AFC Ladies manager
"17.03.2017 10:06:56" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Planning applications received by Harrogate Borough Council, week ending March 10 The following planning applications were received by Harrogate Borough Council, week ending March 10. What's going on up your street? These are the latest planning applications submitted to Harrogate Borough Council.
"17.03.2017 10:03:55" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Does this Yorkshire rock look like Donald Trump? A photographer from North Yorkshire believes this rock formation near his home looks like the US president. A reader thinks this rock near Knaresborough looks like Donald Trump - do you agree?
"17.03.2017 08:24:10" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Go-ahead for previously denied housing development in Starbeck Rejected plans for 91 homes in Starbeck have been overwhelmingly approved by Harrogate Borough Councillors despite concerns of 'unduly harming' the character of the area. Go-ahead for previously denied housing development in Starbeck
"17.03.2017 07:00:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Harrogate Hospitality and Tourism Awards: Still time to vote for your hero Organisers and sponsors of the town's Hospitality and Tourism Awards are delighted with the response to the 2017 awards launch. Have you nominated your hospitality champion yet?
"16.03.2017 21:00:02" Timeline Photos Reader photo: The Stray, late afternoon, by Jeanette Wilson. Email your pictures to: email@example.com
"16.03.2017 21:00:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Incredible story of Nidderdale war hero Max Pullan Many men from Nidderdale went to war between 1914 and 1918 but not all of them left a legacy which is still being felt in the Dales today. Presenting the incredible story of Lt C M Pullan...
"16.03.2017 19:18:18" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk IN PICTURES: Knaresborough Young Farmers' tractor run tribute Knaresborough Young Farmers led the district in a moving tribute to one of their longest serving members on Sunday. “When we went down Pateley Bridge High Street, we all had a tear in our eye, thinking that all these people are here for Mike. For me it captures what young farmers is all about, we are all one big community that looks after our own."
"16.03.2017 18:30:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Cafe of the Year 2017: Your top ten revealed Here is our Café of the Year top ten – you now have the opportunity to vote for your favourite finalist! Which is your favourite?
"16.03.2017 17:56:46" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Harrogate Beer Festival 2017 will have biggest-ever choice of drinks! The volunteers of Harrogate Round Table have unveiled a few changes designed to make one of the town The fantastic annual Harrogate Beer Festival starts tonight and it's got an incredible choice of beers.
It's also all in a good cause for local charities.
Well done Harrogate Round Table!
"16.03.2017 15:30:09" Timeline Photos Harrogate & District Football League round-up: Kirk Deighton Rangers FC and Saints triumph to set up Senior Cup final date
"16.03.2017 15:01:05" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Car park closure in Knaresborough causes work woes The closure of a Knaresborough car park for major refurbishment work has caused disruption for nearby businesses. Major refurbishment to a Knaresborough car park has caused problems for nearby businesses
"16.03.2017 14:38:29" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Police seek driver who failed to stop after hitting parked car Police are appealing for information after a parked car was struck by another vehicle and the driver failed to stop on Cold Bath Road Police are seeking a driver who failed to stop after hitting parked car in Harrogate
"16.03.2017 14:32:20" 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, March 16 to Wednesday, March 22? Fancy getting out and about this coming week? Here's our guide to what's happening where.
"16.03.2017 13:30:00" Can you spot yourself in our piccies from this year's Oatlands Fest?
"16.03.2017 13:00:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Raworths returns to support Harrogate Literature Festival Harrogate law firm Raworths has announced its continuation as title sponsor of Harrogate International Festival's headline literature festival. We can't wait to see the line-up this year...
"16.03.2017 12:24:35" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Go-ahead for previously denied housing development in Starbeck Rejected plans for 91 homes in Starbeck have been overwhelmingly approved by Harrogate Borough Councillors despite concerns of 'unduly harming' the character of the area. Go-ahead for previously denied housing development in Starbeck
"16.03.2017 12:00:34" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk IN PICTURES: Harrogate Soroptimists' International Women's Day event The achievements of inspirational women from across our district have been recognised and celebrated at a special event for International Women's Day. This was an absolutely fantastic event from the Harrogate and District Soroptimists! A lovely evening celebrating all of the truly inspirational women making a difference across our district.
"16.03.2017 11:22:07" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Poll: Would you rent out your driveway? A chance to make extra cash renting out your driveway could help NHS staff while relieving over-parked streets around Harrogate District Hospital. Poll: We want to know if you would consider renting out your driveway
"16.03.2017 10:43:26" Timeline Photos Six-goal success over Gateshead sees Harrogate Hockey Club Men rediscover their mojo
"16.03.2017 10:28:13" Would you rent out YOUR driveway?
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"16.03.2017 10:22:44" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk 'Say something if you see something,' Harrogate Council seek pledges on National Child Sexual Exploitation Awareness Day Harrogate Council is joining forces with Parents Against Child Exploitation (Pace) to secure pledges of support for a national campaign. ICYMI: Pledge your support to help end child sexual support #helpinghands
"15.03.2017 22:01:06" Timeline Photos Reader photo: Crocuses on The Stray by Ian Willson. Email your pictures of the Harrogate area to: firstname.lastname@example.org
"15.03.2017 20:00:23" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Fundraiser's £50k efforts rewarded by High Sheriff A long serving volunteer from the Yorkshire Air Ambulance has been recognised by the High Sheriff of North Yorkshire for his fundraising efforts. High flying fundraiser is rewarded for his years of service with award from High Sheriff of North Yorkshire.
"15.03.2017 18:31:36" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Will North Yorkshire's new transport plan bring necessary change? Improving east-west links to help the economy are at the heart of a new transport plan for North Yorkshire. Upgrades to the A59 around Harrogate part of new transport plans for North Yorkshire
"15.03.2017 18:29:04" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Stockeld Park use drone to search for missing dog Alfie A pet dog who went missing near Harrogate is being tracked with drone technology. Drones are being used to search for Alfie the missing eight-year-old miniature schnauzer in Wetherby
"15.03.2017 16:14:15" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Artists call up for Gallery's showcase open exhibition Entries are now being sought for the popular annual Harrogate Open Exhibition, to be held at the town's Mercer Art Gallery In June. Gallery showcase exhibition open to local talent.
"15.03.2017 14:28:51" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk McDonald's spring clean area Harrogate McDonald's Manager Jaspal Sambhi and a group of 13 volunteers turned out to clean up the area around Granby Quarry during the Great British Spring Clean campaign. Spring clean launched by Harrogate's McDonald's restaurant.
"15.03.2017 14:10:10" Timeline Photos WOW is out tomorrow with the Harrogate Advertiser. Tosca at the Royal Hall, Brief Encounter at Harrogate Theatre plus cinema times and listings.
"15.03.2017 13:04:48" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Yorkshire TV vet's warning over virus which kills 50% of dogs A Yorkshire vet has warned dog owners of the dangers of a contagious virus after seeing three pets die from it. Julian Norton, who stars in documentary series The Yorkshire Vet advised owners to be vigilant and look for symptoms such as bloody diarrhoea, loss of appetite, lethargy and drooling.
"15.03.2017 13:03:43" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Do you really need to eat ten portions of fruit and veg a day? Only a quarter of UK adults manage to eat the officially recommended five portions of fruit and vegetables a day. In fact, almost half eat less than three a day. Are you able to reach the ten a day target?
"15.03.2017 13:02:46" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Children are tucking into lunchboxes with double their daily sugar intake Millions of children are tucking into lunchboxes containing more than double their daily sugar intake, a study has found. Research has found 39 per cent of parents have no idea how much salt and sugar their children should be having in a single day, so admit they struggle to keep to the limit.
"15.03.2017 13:01:19" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Emergency services rescue dog after Wetherby river plunge A dog had to be rescued from a river in West Yorkshire by firefighters this morning. Narrow escape for this lucky pup!
"15.03.2017 13:00:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Final call for entries to Business Awards Businesses across the region now have just a few days left to enter the Harrogate Advertiser Business Awards. It's not too late!
Enter now and your business could be collecting an award in a few weeks' time!
"15.03.2017 08:25:08" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Cyber crooks carrying out nation state-style attacks Cyber criminals are targeting British businesses by imitating nation state-style attacks, the National Crime Agency warns. An NCA spokesperson said criminals seek to establish a long-term presence on target networks - enabling them to identify information of value.
"14.03.2017 22:00:46" Timeline Photos Reader photo: Waterside in Knaresborough after a spring shower, by Matt Kirkham of Town Pix Photography. Email your photos to: email@example.com
"14.03.2017 20:01:44" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk NHS staff putting on a show in theatre NHS colleagues and friends in Harrogate have been preparing the grease paint and polishing up on their double entendres to put on a comedy, all in aid of Harrogate Hospital and Community Charity. NHS staff take to a theatre of a different kind.
"14.03.2017 18:46:32" Timeline Photos Champions Harrogate Town AFC Ladies close in on perfect season after seven-goal success
"14.03.2017 17:40:11" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk £80,000 funding boost to Harrogate mental health charity A Harrogate mental health charity has raised more than £80,000 to help meet the rising demand for its services. Well this is amazing news!! Congratulations to Wellspring Therapy & Training
"14.03.2017 17:28:15" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk 'Say something if you see something,' Harrogate Council seek pledges on National Child Sexual Exploitation Awareness Day Harrogate Council is joining forces with Parents Against Child Exploitation (Pace) to secure pledges of support for a national campaign. Pledge your support in the campaign to end child sexual exploitation
"14.03.2017 16:19:22" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Trip to Far East marks 30 years of school friendship Thirty years of links with the Far East were celebrated as Rossett students took part in a trip to Japan. Rossette students take a trip to Japan to mark 30-year friendship.
"14.03.2017 15:40:26" Timeline Photos Boss Green takes the positives out of Harrogate Railway's Parkgate disappointment
"14.03.2017 15:30:52" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Accident closes major road between Harrogate and Ripon The A61 is closed in Ripon following a serious crash. BREAKING: An accident has closed a major road between Harrogate and Ripon this afternoon
"14.03.2017 15:02:34" Timeline Photos It's 50 years since Ripon lost its railway, and support for the campaign to bring it back is growing.
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"14.03.2017 13:30:10" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Poo patrol operation launched to tackle Harrogate District dog mess problem A team of dog walkers have started a regular clean-up operation to tackle the increasing amount of abandoned dog mess across the district. These dedicated dog walkers are determined that we will not have a dirty district! Let's do all we can to keep our areas clean so this doesn't have to be a regular operation...
"14.03.2017 12:30:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Letter: NHS - An excellent and caring service Recently I spent five nights in Harrogate hospital for a planned shoulder operation. I would like to place on record my appreciation of the excellent care I received from all staff members. "A first class service."
Reader Mary Lowery praises the excellent care she received at Harrogate hospital.
"14.03.2017 12:10:10" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Marking Harrogate's five year run as one of the best places to live in the country Harrogate has been honored as one of the top 20 places in the country to live after five years of distinction. ICYMI: A familiar name in the Sunday Times'list of the top 20 places to live in the country
"14.03.2017 11:00:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk The dark art of being a Sunday cricket captain in Yorkshire Joe Root may have the nation's cricketing hopes in his hands, but at least he doesn't have to make the tea says Sunday captain Charlie Campbell in his new book about the amateur game. Joe Root may have the nation's cricketing hopes in his hands, but at least he doesn't have to make the tea says Sunday captain Charlie Campbell in his new book about the amateur game...
"14.03.2017 10:30:01" Timeline Photos Brave display from nine-man Wetherby Athletic AFC can't prevent heavy defeat to league leaders
"14.03.2017 07:30:01" Timeline Photos Visitors fight back to condemn struggling Harrogate Pythons RUFC to an eighth loss in nine games
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"14.03.2017 07:00:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Couple's career change to create Yorkshire 'super' tea Husband and wife team James and Jade Dawson gave up good jobs in Dubai to create a 'super tea'. Catherine Scott reports. Yorkshire is pretty famous already for its tea, but Harrogate couple James and Jade Dawson want to put the county on the tea map for another reason.
"13.03.2017 21:00:01" Timeline Photos Reader photo: Monique Tremble took this photo while out walking her dogs. Email your pictures of the Harrogate area to: firstname.lastname@example.org
"13.03.2017 21:00:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Energy flashes in distant galaxies 'could be alien spacecraft' Mysterious flashes of energy detected in distant galaxies may be evidence of super-advanced aliens powering interstellar spacecraft, theorists claim. Fast Radio Bursts (FRBs) are intense radio pulses that last no more than a millisecond. Since their discovery in 2007, fewer than two dozen have been detected by the world's largest radio telescopes - and their origin remains unknown..............
"13.03.2017 20:00:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Helping others column with Karen Weaver I really like this quote which I first came across a few years ago on the wall of the Bivouac Cafe near Masham “Life isn't about waiting for the storm to pass, it's about learning to dance in the rain”. Charities and organisations across the area rely on volunteers like Dorothy Hawkins. Read Karen Weaver's column to find out more.
"13.03.2017 18:31:15" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Two Harrogate locals pull out all the stops to give Bradley Lowery a day to remember Two Harrogate locals are pulling out all the stops to help the family of a five year old boy with terminal cancer to surprise him with a day taking in a game of his beloved black cats in style. Two Harrogate locals pull out all the stops to give Bradley Lowery a day to remember
"13.03.2017 18:09:23" Timeline Photos Loss at home sees Knaresborough Town A.F.C. miss out on chance to seize play-off spot
"13.03.2017 17:23:53" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Two Harrogate locals pull out all the stops to give Bradley Lowery a day to remember Two Harrogate locals are pulling out all the stops to help the family of a five year old boy with terminal cancer to surprise him with a day taking in a game of his beloved black cats in style. Two Harrogate locals pull out all the stops to give Bradley Lowery a day to remember
"13.03.2017 17:00:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Top 50 things everyone should do by the age of 50 Researchers have identified the top 50 things everyone should do before they turn 50 - such as getting a tattoo, seeing the Northern Lights - and having sex on the beach. While many expect to have fallen in love, got married, bought a house and had children by the time they reach the big 5-0, Brits aged over 50 also think you should have learned a second language, quit a job and gone skinny dipping...
"13.03.2017 15:55:04" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Under 11s rugby festival first Brackenfield School held their inaugural Under 11's Rugby Festival at Knaresborough Rugby Club recently when eight schools tested their skills. Brackenfield School celebrate their first Under 11s rugby festival.
"13.03.2017 15:30:03" Timeline Photos Early goals prove costly as Tadcaster Albion AFC (The Brewers) lose out at Trafford
"13.03.2017 14:05:01" thescarboroughnews.co.uk Craig directs tour of Son of a Preacher Man New musical Son of a Preacher Man featuring the music of Dusty Springfield and directed and choreographed by Craig Revel Horwood, embarks on a national tour with dates in York and Hull. Strictly Come Dancing Judge Craig Revel Horwood takes new Dusty Springfield musical on the road.
"13.03.2017 13:30:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Northern rail strike: Commuters react Rail commuters across Yorkshire faced disruption on Monday as Northern was forced to cancel over half of its trains due to a strike by the RMT union. Northern Rail strike: A reduced timetable is in operation, with a focus on peak travel times and major routes. Here's how passengers reacted...
"13.03.2017 12:30:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Letter: Brexit - Nation must get on with the job Shaun McMurrough (Letters, March 2) is blaming the wrong people when he blames the MPs. The people to be blamed are the Remainers who refuse to accept that they lost the vote. Reader Bill White says it time to get on with Brexit. Read his letter and see if you agree with him. If you wish to add to the debate on our Readers Views page, send your views on the matter to: email@example.com
"13.03.2017 12:24:28" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Emirates Airbus circles over Yorkshire before emergency landing A large Airbus plane circled Yorkshire after getting into difficulty soon after take-off. Emirates flight EK18 to Dubai left Manchester Airport at around 1.30pm on Sunday, but circled above Yorkshire and did not climb above 9,000ft...
"13.03.2017 12:06:47" Timeline Photos HAVE YOU BEEN AFFECTED BY THE RAIL STRIKE?
We want to know how your travel plans for today have been affected by the Northern Rail strike - let us know in the comments!
"13.03.2017 11:47:55" Timeline Photos Understrength Harrogate Rugby suffer heavy home defeat
"13.03.2017 11:42:01" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk School of the Week: Darley Community Primary School Darley Community Primary School is set in the beautiful rolling Nidderdale countryside just eight miles from Harrogate. Take a look at this photograph. Darley Community Primary School is our School of the Week.
"13.03.2017 11:00:25" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk More than 100 children gather for a Harrogate school's Inaugural rugby festival Brackenfield school held their inaugural Under 11's Rugby Festival at Knaresborough Rugby Club on Wednesday. Over 100 children from 8 schools went head to head for an inaugural rugby festival
"13.03.2017 08:32:08" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Car park in Knaresborough to close for major refurbishments Knaresborough drivers will face major disruptions as Conyngham Hall car park is to be closed for major refurbishments. ICYMI: Knaresborough car park is closed from today due to major refurbishments
"13.03.2017 07:00:01" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Ripon City Ladies celebrate milestone anniversary Ripon City Ladies AFC have celebrated a successful first year playing together as a team. Good morning #Harrogate! We hope you had a fantastic weekend!
Let's start our week with some great news from one of our district's biggest sports teams...
"13.03.2017 05:00:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk RAIL STRIKE: Everything you need to know as a Harrogate commuter Thousands of commuters will be affected as the York to Leeds via Harrogate train line is one of dozens with services cut during the planned rail strike on Monday March 13. TRAVEL DELAYS EXPECTED: Don't forget to be prepared ahead of the rail strike today - if you haven't already seen exactly how the strike affects stops between Leeds and York including #Harrogate here's our guide:
"12.03.2017 22:00:00" Timeline Photos Reader photo: an unusual view of Fountains Abbey, by Dr Roger Litton. Email your pictures to: firstname.lastname@example.org
"12.03.2017 18:30:46" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Unique software is commercial opportunity for Harrogate Borough Council Unique planning software developed for Harrogate Borough Council is to become a new source of revenue after a decision was made to licence it to other authorities through a single supplier. Unique software to become new revenue source for Harrogate Borough Council
"12.03.2017 18:30:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Filming underway for period drama Victoria at Yorkshire stately home An historic house in North Yorkshire welcomed the cast of ITV period drama Victoria for filming today. Duncombe Park near Helmsley is being used to shoot scenes for the drama, which stars Doctor Who actress Jenna Coleman as a young Queen Victoria
"12.03.2017 17:00:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk From Ripon to Sarajevo: Dedicated therapist takes her work global to help soldiers with PTSD A Ripon lady who has devoted her life to helping others is raising £800 to fund her trip to Sarajevo to help soldiers living with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. Good luck Lesley! You're a credit to our district.
"12.03.2017 16:00:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk League tables have blighted our education system for far too long School Matters column with Dennis Richards Columnist Dennis Richards says league tables have blighted our education system for too long
"12.03.2017 15:30:01" Timeline Photos "One moment of sloppiness" costs Harrogate Town AFC victory at Gloucester
"12.03.2017 12:30:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Slideshow: Property of the Week A modern mid town house, a detached bungalow with countryside views and an extended family residence with generous gardens are among the featured homes in this week's Harrogate Advertiser series property guide. Another chance to see this week's slideshow of the latest properties available in the Harrogate area.
"12.03.2017 12:01:12" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Green-tech science park plans could generate thousands of jobs across Harrogate Outline plans have been submitted for a new state-of-the-art science technology park in Flaxby that could generate thousands of new jobs and become a 'gateway for 21st Century Harrogate.' ICYMI: Thousands of new jobs could be created with plans for a state-of-the art science centre
"12.03.2017 11:00:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk READER OFFER: WIN £50 to spend at new Knaresborough TX Maxx and HomeSense store To celebrate its opening, the Harrogate Advertiser Series has teamed up with the new TK Maxx and HomeSense dual store on St James Retail Park to offer 10 lucky readers the chance to win a £50 voucher to shop the new stores. Will you be heading down when the store opens in Knaresborough on Thursday??
"12.03.2017 10:00:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk A week in the life of Pateley Bridge, with Keith Tordoff Once again I am here to sing the praises about this wonderful area! The last week saw myself and Kirsty on Tuesday going along to the council offices for the Tour De Yorkshire (TDY) 2017 Roadshow. A week in the life of Pateley Bridge column sings the praises of the Tour de Yorkshire roadshow - the cycling event comes to the Nidderdale area on April 29.
"12.03.2017 07:00:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Dear Reader: Fab Harrogate Beer Festival + in defence of 'elitism' A regular column by the Harrogate Advertiser The Harrogate Advertiser's latest Dear Reader column looks at two vital subjects - beer and champagne!!
There is a serious point to this...
"11.03.2017 22:00:01" Timeline Photos Reader photo: Kevin O'Brien captured this picture of spring blooms at Hall Lane, Bilton. Email your pictures to us at email@example.com
"11.03.2017 20:00:01" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Slideshow: Property of the Week A modern mid town house, a detached bungalow with countryside views and an extended family residence with generous gardens are among the featured homes in this week's Harrogate Advertiser series property guide. Looking for a new home in the Harrogate area? Look no further than our great property slideshow.
"11.03.2017 18:32:49" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Its official Pateley Bridge is one of the best places to live in the country Pateley Bridge high street has helped bag another accolade for the area as it is recognised as one of the best places to live in the country. ICYMI: Its official Pateley Bridge is one of the best places to live in the country
"11.03.2017 17:00:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk SCAM WARNING: Fraudsters using hold music to convince unsuspecting banking customers Action Fraud - the UK's national reporting centre for cybercrime - has warned of a new tool in the arsenal of online fraudsters. Cunning computer criminals are now using background hold music in a bid to make their scam calls more convincing...
"11.03.2017 16:00:01" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk On The Beat column with Supt Paula Booth Well folks, it's that glorious part of the year again when spring has well and truly sprung and the grass is growing fast. Supt Paula Booth talks about the importance of protecting your garden sheds and outdoor furniture now spring has sprung.
"11.03.2017 15:01:40" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Growing the tennis players of tomorrow with new Harrogate tennis programme Advantage given to students as Harrogate College and Harrogate Spa Tennis Centre launch new tennis initiative. New Harrogate programme to grow the tennis players of tomorrow
"11.03.2017 15:00:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Campaign update: Ending Loneliness for young men This week's Ending Loneliness feature looks at an age group that hasn't been looked at before in our campaign.
We hope that readers will join us in helping to raise awareness of another hidden epidemic of isolation in our district. Our Ending Loneliness campaign feature this week looks at isolation among young men in our district.
- Can you help end this hidden epidemic?
"11.03.2017 13:30:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk A new Harrogate bar opens - with Roosters on permanently! A new independent bar opened earlier this week in Harrogate with a great pedigree in craft beer and fantastic Yorkshire pubs. Another new bar (and coffee house) for Harrogate - and this one looks a beaut!
"11.03.2017 12:47:24" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk YP Letters: Why tram-trains serving Leeds Bradford Airport just aren't viable A transport expert from the Harrogate Chamber of Commerce has written to the Yorkshire Post explaining why a tram-train link to Leeds Bradford Airport would be uneconomical. Harrogate Chamber of Commerce explain why a tram-train link to Leeds Bradford Airport isn't viable - and what it could mean for passengers on the Leeds-Harrogate line
"11.03.2017 12:30:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Letter: Stop the madness of public transport competition The craziness of bus companies competing to avoid providing a proper service must be sorted if people are to be lured out of their cars. Travellers come last! And the Transport Secretary Chris Grayling is currently trying to ban local authorities from Reader Shan Oakes is calling for an end to the madness of public transport competition - and urges passengers to write to their MP.
"11.03.2017 11:00:38" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Nidderdale volunteers hungry for more help Extra hands are needed to support a new meals on wheels style service for elderly and vulnerable people in Nidderdale. ICYMI: Extra volunteer drivers are needed to help run a new food delivery service
"11.03.2017 10:00:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Otley Chevin: a compact local heaven for walkers And what is even better is the range of walks in the Chevin area. There are lots of paths that offer walks for every ability, from short flat woodland strolls to strenuous hikes that include steep climbs. "A compact local heaven for the lover of the outdoors."
So what are you waiting for? Get your walking boots and head on outside for this delightful walk.
"11.03.2017 08:30:00" The Calcutta Cup match is one of the most passionate fixtures in European sport.
Ahead of today's mouthwatering clash, Ed White and Grace Newton discuss the squads, a potential injury farce for England, the legacy of Italy's controversial breakdown
"11.03.2017 07:00:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Harrogate and District Talking Newspaper Association celebrates 40 years of a life-changing service A treasured local charity is celebrating 40 years of providing a life-changing service across our district. For 40 years this tremendous charity has recorded news bulletins for people who are blind, partially sighted, or have disabilities making it difficult for them to hold or read a newspaper.
Harrogate and District Talking Newspaper Association - we salute
"10.03.2017 22:00:02" Timeline Photos Reader photo: Rachel Auty took this photo on her commute to work across The Stray at Christ Church. Email your photos to: firstname.lastname@example.org
"10.03.2017 20:00:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk The Visit Harrogate column with Mike Newby There are now fewer than 50 days before the Tour de Yorkshire arrives in the Harrogate District (29 April) and events are beginning to emerge as communities and businesses organise themselves to celebrate the not one, but two races, that will take place. It's hotting up for the arrival of the Tour de Yorkshire as columnist Mike Newby, of Visit Harrogate, writes.
"10.03.2017 18:01:09" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Marking Harrogate's five year run as one of the best places to live in the country Harrogate has been honored as one of the top 20 places in the country to live after five years of distinction. Harrogate has been honored as one of the top 20 places in the country to live after five years of distinction
"10.03.2017 16:51:49" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Car park in Knaresborough to close for major refurbishments Knaresborough drivers will face major disruptions as Conyngham Hall car park is to be closed for major refurbishments. Drivers in Knaresborough to face a car park closure for up to three weeks due to major refurbishments
"10.03.2017 16:40:47" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Youngsters all Aloud to have a great night for Nepal project The Kids Aloud concert in Harrogate on Friday night is estimated to have raised between £5,000 and £6,000 for Harrogate Brigantes' Changing Young Lives in Nepal project. A great night at the Kids Aloud concert has raised between £5,000 and £6,000 for a Harrogate Brigantes project.
"10.03.2017 15:22:23" pocklingtonpost.co.uk REVIEW: The King and I, York Theatre Royal It's certainly no puzzlement why York Light Opera Company's shows are so popular. The King and I features some wonderful tunes. What is your favourite.
"10.03.2017 15:22:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Forty students excluded after protest over school rule in Bedale Forty students who took part in a protest against a school rule at Bedale High School this morning have been excluded for a week with those involved from year 11 potentially banned from prom. The fire alarm was also set off during the protest which one student described as being 'taken too far'
"10.03.2017 13:04:18" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk UPDATE: Police called during student protest at Bedale High School Police have been called to Bedale High School where it is understood a student protest over a new school rule is taking place. Parents have branded the rule as 'appalling'
"10.03.2017 12:30:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Letter: school funding - Bring an end to postcode lottery I am writing in response to a story that appeared on page eight of the Harrogate Advertiser on March 2, under the headline “Head teachers face mounting pressure over school budgets”. Nick Gibb MP, Minister of State (Department for Education) responds to last week's feature in the Advertiser, saying it's time to end the postcode lottery for school funding.
"10.03.2017 11:13:21" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Police called during student protest at Bedale High School Students and police officers are gathered on the field of Bedale High School where it is understood a protest over a school rule is taking place. North Yorkshire Police said the incident is ongoing in #Bedale near Ripon
"10.03.2017 10:20:21" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Its official Pateley Bridge is one the best place to live in the country Pateley Bridge high street has helped bag another accolade for the area as it is recognised as one of the best places to live in the country. It's official - Pateley Bridge is one of the best places to live in the country
"10.03.2017 10:11:09" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Planning applications received by Harrogate Borough Council, week ending March 3 The following planning applications were received by Harrogate Borough Council's planning department, week ending March 3. What developments are being planned for your neighbourhood. Find out here.
"10.03.2017 09:10:13" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Heath Quartet at the Old Swan, Harrogate, on Sunday Oliver Heath, violinist and founder of the Heath Quartet, has had some life-changing experiences – a departure in the form of violinist Cerys Jones and an arrival of baby boy Rory. If anything equips him for life's rollercoaster – music is the one The Sunday Series of concerts continues this week.
"10.03.2017 09:08:54" thescarboroughnews.co.uk REVIEW: Wonderland at Grand Opera House, York Corrie's Cilla Wendi Peters plays royalty - the Queen of Hearts - at the Grand Opera House, York, until Saturday.
"10.03.2017 08:30:21" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Nidderdale volunteers hungry for more help Extra hands are needed to support a new meals on wheels style service for elderly and vulnerable people in Nidderdale. Darley Good Neighbours Meals on Wheels Service are appealing for more volunteer drivers
"09.03.2017 22:00:00" Timeline Photos Reader photo: a sunny morning in Harrogate, by Karen Dallas. Email your photos of the Harrogate area to email@example.com
"09.03.2017 21:38:49" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk A1(M) closed in North Yorkshire after dramatic lorry fire The A1(M) in North Yorkshire is closed tonight after a lorry caught fire. BREAKING: A lorry sounded like 'an explosion' when it caught fire on the A1 in North Yorkshire tonight
"09.03.2017 21:00:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk WIN £50 to spend at new Knaresborough TX Maxx and Home Sense store To celebrate its opening, the Harrogate Advertiser Series has teamed up with the new TK Maxx and HomeSense dual store on St James Retail Park to offer 10 lucky readers the chance to win a £50 voucher to shop the new stores. READER OFFER: What could you do with a £50 voucher to this new store?
"09.03.2017 20:00:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Hair stylists cut it at London Fashion Week A team of stylists from an award-winning Harrogate hairdressing salon have been rubbing shoulders with some of the world's leading designers, models and fashion houses at London Fashion Week. Stylists from Joseph Ferraro Hair were called on to style models for London Fashion Week.
"09.03.2017 18:00:01" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Harrogate Spring Water hits back: 'Being a good neighbour is in our DNA' On arriving at the reception desk at Harrogate Spring Water's swish bottling plant the first thing a visitor notices is a pen and ink old map of Harrogate from the height of its spa days. Worried about the effect on the beautiful woodland in the Harlow/Pinewoods area of Harrogate if Harrogate Spring Water expands?
The Harrogate Advertiser was treated to a personal tour of the plant.
What we found makes for interesting reading - and
"09.03.2017 17:32:37" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Major rail disruption as Leeds to London trains cancelled Long-distance rail travellers face disruption for the rest of the night on the East Coast Main Line. Harrogate rail passengers stranded in London after damage to East Coast Main Line - and southbound trains are cancelled too
"09.03.2017 17:24:55" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Green-tech science park plans could generate thousands of jobs across Harrogate Outline plans have been submitted for a new state-of-the-art science technology park in Flaxby that could generate thousands of new jobs and become a 'gateway for 21st Century Harrogate.' State-of-art science business park could generate more than 2,800 jobs to Harrogate
"09.03.2017 16:59:08" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Volunteers left feeling 'bitter' after change to Harrogate Hospital charity cafe Dedicated volunteers have been left feeling 'bitter' after they were told the cafe at Harrogate District Hospital will be taken out of the hands of the charity which has run it for nearly a decade. The Trust plans to take over the running of the cafe in July this year
"09.03.2017 16:00:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Harrogate District cinema times: Friday, March 10 until Thursday, March 16. Fancy seeing a film this weekend? Here are the films showing across the district from Friday, March 10 until Thursday, March 16. Planning a trip to the cinema? Here's our great guide to what films are showing, where. Have fun!
"09.03.2017 15:30:01" Timeline Photos More medal joy for Olympic diving sensation Jack Laugher
"09.03.2017 14:30:00" 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, March 9 to Wednesday, March 15? Looking for something to do in the Harrogate area over the next week? Here's our handy guide to what's happening where.
"09.03.2017 13:30:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Fountains Abbey to feature on new Channel Five series TV presenter Alan Titchmarsh will reveal the secrets of Yorkshire heritage attraction Fountains Abbey in the finale of a new Channel Five series. Ooooh, Alan Titchmarsh has been filming at Fountains!!
"09.03.2017 12:43:16" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk RAIL STRIKE: Everything you need to know as a Harrogate commuter Thousands of commuters will be affected as the York to Leeds via Harrogate train line is one of dozens with services cut during the planned rail strike on Monday March 13. Here's everything you need to know if you plan on taking a train to #Leeds or #York on Monday...
"09.03.2017 12:00:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Harrogate soldier helps heal the broken heart of a grieving mum who lost her son's dog tags A grieving mum from Manchester has thanked a Harrogate soldier for helping to heal her broken heart. Grieving mum Anne Hetherington thought she would never see her late son's treasured dog tags again when she lost them on a walk in the Yorkshire Dales, but now - incredibly - over 40 miles away from where she lost them, a local soldier has found one of
"09.03.2017 11:16:29" Harrogate Advertiser
"09.03.2017 10:27:46" Timeline Photos In-form Harrogate Town AFC ace Ainge scoops National League North Player of the Month award
"09.03.2017 09:06:43" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk New solution to 'Pinewoods' trees threat controversy? The Pinewoods Conservation Group (PCG) will tonight, Thursday publish a proposal to expand the Pinewoods footprint at their annual general meeting. It's only a map but it could play a crucial role in the battle to keep the Harlow/Pinewoods area of Harrogate beautiful and wooded - and a great place for walking your dog
It's a possible solution and it's the work of @PinewoodsHgt
Well worth reading,
"08.03.2017 22:00:02" Timeline Photos Reader photo of the day: Spring on the Stray by Georgie Good. Email your photos to: firstname.lastname@example.org
"08.03.2017 17:06:09" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Location revealed for return of Harrogate street food festival A hugely popular food festival is to return to Harrogate's Valley Gardens this summer. Last year's street food festival is back in Harrogate this year.
But where will it be?
"08.03.2017 16:29:08" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk New Specials swell the ranks Another eight new Special Constables have joined the ranks of North Yorkshire Police's Special Constabulary, bringing the total attested so far this year to 19. North Yorkshire Police welcomes new specials to force.
"08.03.2017 15:24:59" Timeline Photos WOW out tomorrow with the Harrogate Advertiser. T'Pau at Harrogate Theatre, food focus, gardening, reviews and previews.
"08.03.2017 11:30:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Buddying scheme for disabled residents makes 'fantastic friends' of Harrogate pair The first 'buddy' in a charitable scheme to offer assistance and companionship to disabled residents across Yorkshire is now in place in Harrogate. A really lovely and inspiring story - this #Harrogate pair are showing us what #friendshipgoals really means!
"08.03.2017 09:36:53" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Official - Successful Harrogate Film Festival will return in 2018 The Harrogate Advertiser had the pleasure of sponsoring an award at the first Harrogate Film Festival - but that was only a small part of the debut event's success story. Was the weekend's first-ever Harrogate Film Festival held at the Crown Hotel, the Royal Pump Room Musue, Ashville College, Everyman Cinema Harrogate and Harrogate Theatres a success?
It certainly was! Well done to Adam Chandler of @HGTFilmFestival or
"08.03.2017 09:18:11" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Harrogate weather and traffic update: Long sunny spells and looking brighter Good morning Harrogate! Good morning #Harrogate! Things are starting to look up for us on the weather front... We hope you all have a great day!
"07.03.2017 22:00:00" Timeline Photos Reader picture of the day: Curious sheep, by Sarah Tatlow. Email your pictures from around the Harrogate area to: email@example.com
"07.03.2017 20:00:01" Timeline Photos Watch out for the World Book Day picture special in the Harrogate Advertiser series of newspapers - out on Thursday.
"07.03.2017 18:00:03" Timeline Photos Late strike earns Harrogate Hockey Club Men draw with Liverpool University
Picture by Caught Light Photography Limited
"07.03.2017 16:00:27" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk The Street Food Festival will return to Harrogate Visitors to Harrogate's Valley Gardens this summer can expect a weekend of gastronomic delights and family fun after Harrogate Borough Council agreed plans to hold the StrEat Food festival for a second time. The mud and damage created some concern but last summer's StrEat Food festival was a massive hit with the Harrogate public.
Well, this fantastic event is now set to come back this year to the Valley Gardens.
"07.03.2017 16:00:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Ashville College opens doors to elderly residents Student volunteers from Ashville College have opened the doors to their school's Memorial Hall to assist a Harrogate charity's work with older people. Harrogate's Ashville College students help a charity which works with older people.
"07.03.2017 15:30:20" Timeline Photos Another loss for Harrogate Pythons RUFC as poor form continues
"07.03.2017 14:32:01" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Letter: Ten out of ten to Harrogate District Hospital The NHS are getting some very bad press at the moment: long waiting time for ambulances, patients left on trolleys in A&E for hours, shortage of beds and nursing staff. Reader Pamela Currie gives Harrogate District Hospital a perfect 10 after her recent stay; at a time when the NHS seems to be getting constantly bad press.
"07.03.2017 11:08:06" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Police appeal for the public to help with burglary investigation in North Yorkshire Police in North Yorkshire are asking for the public to help them investigate reports of a burglary in Knaresborough. North Yorkshire Police are appealing for information from the public to help them investigate a burglary in Knaresborough
"07.03.2017 11:00:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Knaresborough pair jailed after defrauding thousands from victims with dementia A pair of Knaresborough men have been jailed after defrauding elderly people including victims as old as 91 and living with dementia. Judge Tom Bayliss QC told the men they had deliberately targeted victims who were vulnerable as a result of their age, infirmity or mental capacity
"07.03.2017 10:30:00" Timeline Photos Missed chances prove costly as Tadcaster Albion AFC (The Brewers) are Ram-raided
"07.03.2017 09:13:17" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Passengers face new automatic ticket machines at Harrogate rail station Will beleagured passengers benefit from changes currently undrer way at Harrogate railway station? What do you think of the rail service from Harrogate?
If you've ever had to commute to work each morning to York or Leeds you will know what the experience is like.
New ticket barriers are currently being installed inside Harrogate rail station for the
"07.03.2017 08:30:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Impassioned plea to help save Starbeck Gala The future of Starbeck Gala is under threat once again, leaving organisers with no choice but to make an impassioned plea for support. It's a treasured tradition spanning decades, that is now under threat - can you help save Starbeck Gala?
"06.03.2017 22:00:01" Timeline Photos Reader photo of the day: Purple crocus flowers at the entrance to The Pinewoods, by Matt Kirkham of Town Pix Photography. Email firstname.lastname@example.org
"06.03.2017 21:00:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Harrogate's longest-serving landlord says farewell to pub The longest-serving landlord in Harrogate is leaving in a sign of the pressures felt in some parts of the pub trade. All good things come to an end, this Harrogate pub landlord says, but it surely won't be the same again once he's gone - especially if they change their brilliant selection of beers.
"06.03.2017 19:00:00" Timeline Photos A lovely photo sent to us by Sally Margerison who captured a gorgeous shot of the crocuses on The Stray in the sunshine on Saturday just gone. Did you get a nice picture in the sunny weather this weekend? Send us them!
"06.03.2017 16:00:54" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk COURT: Man punched victim during attack outside Harrogate bar A man has been jailed for two years after launching an attack on two men in Harrogate. A shocking ordeal for the victims
"06.03.2017 16:00:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk It Asda be World Book Day fun Pupils at Kettlesing Felliscliffe Community Primary celebrated World Book Day with the help of Asda Harrogate. Check out what World Book Day fun was in store for Kettlesing Felliscliffe Primary pupils.
"06.03.2017 15:30:01" Timeline Photos Fine away triumph sees Knaresborough Town A.F.C. close in on play-off spot
"06.03.2017 15:14:58" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Tour de Force: fundraising for a Harrogate cyclist's dream A broken back and a £3,000 sponsorship target has not deterred one Harrogate man from pursuing his lifelong dream of cycling the route of the Tour de France. A broken back and £3,000 fund raising target isn't holding back one Harrogate cyclist from pursuing his dream
"06.03.2017 14:01:44" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Harrogate venue hosts record number of Asian weddings Harrogate has become a hotspot for Asian wedding ceremonies. Harrogate is now a hotspot for Asian weddings - here's why
"06.03.2017 14:00:01" pocklingtonpost.co.uk REVIEW: Blue Stockings, York Theatre Royal Director of York Settlement Community Player's latest production Blue Stockings, Maggie Smales, tells in the programme that the play “serves as a gentle nudge �to us all to keep going�in our pursuit of a fair �world”. Our reviewer loved Blue Stockings - a play about women undergraduates in the 19th century - at York Theatre Royal. It runs until Saturday March 11.
"06.03.2017 12:30:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Letter: Infrastructure - Politicians must get a grip Here's a quick quiz for your readers: which one of these institutions in crisis? The NHS, the Prison Service, Social Care Service, The Education Service, Child Care Service, Library Service, Refuse Service. Time for politicians to get a grip, says reader Mark Campey.
"06.03.2017 12:25:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Amazing Russian treasure trove for Harrogate museum A £20,000 collection of historic mementoes from the final days of the Russian Tsars is coming to Harrogate after the town Who knew that Harrogate had such close links to the final doomed Russian Tsars?
Now the public can see that history in the flesh for themselves after the town won a bidding war to buy amazingly rare Victorian relics.
"06.03.2017 11:30:01" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk School of the Week: Markington CE Primary School Markington CE Primary and Nursery School is delighted to be the School of the Week. "A small school with a caring, family ethos based on Christian values" - Markington C of E Primary School is this week's school of the week.
"06.03.2017 10:33:08" Timeline Photos Derby defeat for Harrogate Rugby at Wharfedale
"06.03.2017 08:30:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Eggs lose free-range status as producers mull bird flu measures Millions of eggs have temporarily lost their free-range status after farmers were forced to keep hens inside barns to limit the spread of bird flu. The Harrogate district and surrounding area is home to several large egg-producers
"05.03.2017 22:00:01" Timeline Photos Reader photo of the day: sunrise in Nidderdale by Andre's Lens. Email your photos to: email@example.com
"05.03.2017 21:00:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Frazer Theatre hits back in Knaresborough parking controversy The Knaresborough Players have hit back at criticism made of the Frazer Theatre for penalising people who have parked on their land. The #Knaresborough Players said they would try to help penalised drivers to reach a settlement where there were 'valid grounds'
"05.03.2017 20:00:01" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Slideshow: Property of the Week A period house with early Edwardian architecture, a modernised rural farmhouse and a spacious apartment in a private gated development are among the featured homes for sale in this week's Harrogate Advertiser series property guide. Here's another chance to take a look at our slideshow of properties for sale and to rent around the Harrogate area.
"05.03.2017 19:00:36" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Organ donation: Harrogate woman shares experience of life after saving mother from kidney failure A daughter who saved her mum's life by donating a kidney is dispelling fears and appealing to the public to sign up as organ donors after the first anniversary of her surgery. ICYMI: Daughter who saved mother's life urges public to sign up as organ donors
"05.03.2017 18:30:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Brides-to-be wanted for a brand new Channel 5 programme Are you getting married before the end of next month? Crackit Productions are making a brand-new show “Bring on the Bride” about wedding planning for Channel 5* and are looking for brides-to-be that are getting married by the end of March 2017 to take part!
"05.03.2017 16:00:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Colleges are dynamic hubs of innovation Did you know that artists and teachers graduating from Harrogate College lead the way in social and cultural development, confirming that colleges are dynamic hubs of innovation and creativity? Latest column from Debra Forsythe-Conroy, principal of Harrogate College, on how colleges are dynamic hubs of creativity.
"05.03.2017 15:30:02" Timeline Photos Ainge hits hat-trick, but Harrogate Town AFC are denied victory over league leaders by late goal
Pictures by Caught Light Photography Limited
"05.03.2017 15:00:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Harrogate man's YouTube sensation gets him in Daily Mail Five years and more than four million views on YouTube later, the Harrogate video that became a global sensation is still making headlines. It was such a simple idea, though hard to do, but it's won fans all over the world.
A Harrogate man's video of his son has now attracted national attention.
"05.03.2017 12:30:01" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Letter: Rail Station - Are my concerns misguided? From my experience, the passenger experience at Harrogate railway station is far from just the ticket. Reader Richard Chew seeks reassurances over what he perceives to be the extra financial burden on commuters or taxpayers, on the heavy cost of overhaul to Harrogate railway station.
"05.03.2017 11:01:02" Timeline Photos ICYMI: 'These clock will last for centuries, but people like us will not,' national skills shortage warning
"05.03.2017 11:00:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk VIDEO - Steven Patterson signs on for longer with Yorkshire CCC VETERAN Steve Patterson looks set to achieve his dream of playing his entire career at Yorkshire after signing an extension to his current deal that will keep him at Headingley until the end of 2018. The 33-year-old - often referred to as 'Mr Reliable' – said he was as desperate as anyone else at the club to regain the County Championship title they won in 2014 and 2015
"05.03.2017 10:00:01" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Tales from the High Street milk run Welcome to this new weekly feature titled A week in the life of Pateley Bridge, writes Keith Tordoff. A week in the life of Pateley Bridge, our new column, sees Keith Tordoff "gassing" to some interesting characters on the high street.
"05.03.2017 08:30:00" Sir Michael Parkinson on his new role as Head of Interviews fo... Good morning #Harrogate! As we're all settling down to our relaxing Sunday morning cuppas, let's find out how Sir Michael Parkinson feels about his new role as Head of Interviews for Yorkshire Tea, shall we?
"05.03.2017 07:00:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Dear Reader: Surprised by Yorkshire Shepherdess + my croissant contretemps A regular column by the Harrogate Advertiser The latest Dear Reader column by the Harrogate Advertiser's Graham Chalmers includes: surprised by the Yorkshire Shepherdess and how a croissant led to a slight problem in Waitrose!
"04.03.2017 22:00:01" Timeline Photos Reader photo of the day: The water gardens at Fountains Abbey, by Dr Roger Litton. Email your photos to: firstname.lastname@example.org
"04.03.2017 19:00:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Knaresborough 'marred' by 'dirty and dangerous' dog mess problem Parents of young children in Knaresborough have branded the town's dog mess problem as 'miserable' and 'dirty'. Have you noticed a problem with dog fouling in #Knaresborough? What must be done about it?
"04.03.2017 18:11:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Support to raise £1m for treasured Birk Crag Girlguiding centre grows Last week the Harrogate Advertiser Series featured an appeal from Girl Guides across Ripon and beyond to help raise £1m for the rebuild of their treasured Birk Crag residential centre in Harrogate. Generations of Guides from across our district are uniting to rebuild their beloved Birk Crag residential centre - so that future Guides can enjoy the same life-changing experience they had.
Well done to everybody at Girlguiding North Yorkshire West
"04.03.2017 17:00:39" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Have your say: New park and wait restrictions planned for Harrogate and Knaresborough streets Drivers across Harrogate and Knaresborough could face fresh park and wait restrictions across more than 20 streets under new plans from North Yorkshire County Council. ICYMI: Your chance to comment on new park and wait restrictions in Harrogate and Knaresborough ends Friday, March 10
"04.03.2017 17:00:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Dieters furious after diet sausages revealed to be 800% worse than first claimed Dieters have gone bonkers after low fat sausages they were pigging out were recategorised by Slimming World - as 800 percent worse than initially thought. The 'healthy' banger caused a storm after the diet club categorised them as having just 0.5 'syn points' due to their claim of having only 2.5g of fat...
"04.03.2017 13:30:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Celebrity fans for cool Harrogate artist A Harrogate artist who specialises in Hollywood icons is winning over celebrity fans with his stunning surrealist collages. Who said Harrogate isn't cool? What do you mean "everyone"?
This Harrogate artist who's attracting celebrity fans to his new exhibition proves it's not so.
"04.03.2017 13:00:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Chamber to discuss Tour de Yorkshire The arrival of the Tour de Yorkshire in the Harrogate district will be on the agenda at the March meeting of Harrogate District Chamber of Commerce. Less than two months to go...
"04.03.2017 12:30:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Slideshow: Property of the Week A period house with early Edwardian architecture, a modernised rural farmhouse and a spacious apartment in a private gated development are among the featured homes for sale in this week's Harrogate Advertiser series property guide. Are you on the lookout for a new home in the Harrogate area? Take a look at our slideshow of properties.
"04.03.2017 12:00:01" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Year 6 students' delight over Harrogate secondary school offers Schoolchildren across Harrogate are said to be 'over the moon' after 95 per cent across the county received offers from their three preference secondary schools. Congratulations and good luck to all year 6 students who will be moving on to study at #Harrogate secondary schools this September!
"04.03.2017 11:01:01" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Operation Yeehaw: Falling Harrogate shoplifting figures in face of national rise Police efforts to combat shoplifting has paid off as Harrogate sees a drop in shoplifting in the face of rising national and regional figures. Retailers can breathe a sigh of relief as shoplifting figures drop in Harrogate thanks to police operations
"04.03.2017 10:00:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Spectacular views - and some history lessons too Beamsley Beacon provides splendid views of the surrounding landscape and the rest of the walk is no anti-climax with walking in the most beautiful countryside. Beamsley Beacon and the sleepy hamlets of Hazlewood and Storiths are a joy to amble through in this week's walk.
"04.03.2017 08:30:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk YouTube to launch a monthly subscription TV service American video-sharing website, YouTube, is about to take on its cable rivals by launching a new online television streaming service. YouTube TV, which is being plugged as “live TV designed for the YouTube generation,” will give users access to over 40 channels and sports networks
"04.03.2017 08:00:01" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Fast water rescue team has been a major asset during floods Our decision to set up a fast water specialist team a few years ago when flooding across the country was becoming more common was certainly an inspired one as the following year we were called out to assist with the first Cumbria major floods, writes The decision to set up a fast water specialist team was "an inspired one" says David Dennis of the Upper Wharfedale Fell Rescue Association, in his latest column.
"04.03.2017 07:00:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Ending Loneliness campaign update: Coping when dementia takes your life partner “I feel that I am a wife without a husband, or conversely, a widow with a husband”… Reporter FINOLA FITZPATRICK speaks to reader Jane Lishman about the devastating isolation of dementia for our latest Ending Loneliness campaign feature. “I feel that I am a wife without a husband, or conversely, a widow with a husband”.
- This week's Ending Loneliness campaign feature focuses on the devastating isolation of dementia and how reader Jane Lishman feels she is a 'widow in waiting' - grieving
"03.03.2017 22:00:01" Timeline Photos Reader photo of the day: Parliament Street early evening, by Martin Meechan. Email your pictures to: email@example.com
"03.03.2017 20:08:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk It's Hamlet for a new generation Icarus Theatre Collective presents its sexy, bloody and fast-paced tour of Hamlet. Hail the king of Denmark - 'Hamlet for the Game of Thrones generation' on its way to Harrogate
"03.03.2017 20:00:01" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Mayor's Diary: Things are hotting up as 2017 rolls on After a quieter January my mayoral diary hotted up again into February and beyond. Some exciting events were experienced and many more booked for my final three months too, writes Mayor of the Borough of Harrogate, Coun Nick Brown. It's getting busier for the Mayor of Harrogate Borough.
"03.03.2017 15:00:58" Timeline Photos How a Harrogate museum outbid its rivals for a historic treasure trove of Victorian artefacts linked to the final Tsar & Tsarina of Russia before the Bolshevik revolution.
Amazing story. Real history here and the public will get to see it, too...
"03.03.2017 15:00:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Where and when to see the Tour de Yorkshire 2017 The highly anticipated race timings for the 2017 Tour de Yorkshire have been unveiled by Welcome to Yorkshire. Millions of spectators will line the route for the three-day men's race and one-day women's race in April
"03.03.2017 14:03:24" thescarboroughnews.co.uk REVIEW: Thoroughly Modern Millie, Grand Opera House, York Strictly Come Dancing 2016 winner Joanne Clifton's casting in the lead role of Thoroughly Modern Millie was no doubt a shrewd marketing move, and this talented young lady was sensational as flapper Millie, and lit up the stage with her feisty performance. What our reviewer made of Thoroughly Modern Millie at York Grand Opera House until Saturday March 5.
"03.03.2017 13:30:01" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk VIDEO: Sir Michael Parkinson named Head of Interviews for Yorkshire Tea Sir Michael Parkinson has been appointed Head of Interviews for Yorkshire Tea to whip the hiring process into shape. Welcome to the team, Sir Michael! We reckon you're just the man for the job!
What do you think of Yorkshire Tea's most recent recruit?
"03.03.2017 13:00:01" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Sausage firm creates �50 jobs at new factory Fifty new jobs are to be created when a fast-growing sausage-maker opens its new factory at the end of April. Heck, they're doing well!
This is good news for a Friday...
"03.03.2017 12:31:01" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Letter: The Stray - The result was clear... In the Stray referendum 53 per cent voted for no change to the Stray. Reader John Laird says there is no need for any more examination of comments made in the referendum on the Stray and that the matter is now closed.
"03.03.2017 12:04:42" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Two arrested after thefts from cars in village near Harrogate Detectives investigating a string of thefts from vehicles in a village near Harrogate are appealing for the public's help. Do you know anything that can help police after this spate of thefts in #Huby?
"03.03.2017 11:00:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk 95-year-old Knaresborough woman burgled by 'doorstep criminal' A 27-year-old man who conned his way into and stole from the homes of three elderly Knaresborough residents has had two years added onto a current prison sentence. A 74-year-old man and an 88-year-old man were also victims of the spate of burglaries in #Knaresborough
"03.03.2017 09:38:20" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Everyman cinema welcomes start of Harrogate Film Festival The sign says it all! Harrogate Film Festival is launched tonight and Everyman cinema has proclaimed its arrival in its traditional way - by putting a big message on its hoardings above the entrance. If you weren't aware of it by now, the sign outside Everyman Cinema Harrogate will give you a clue...
The first-ever Harrogate Film Festival starts today!!
This new event is presenting a very interesting programme of films and events at venues across
"03.03.2017 08:30:32" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk 'These clocks will last for centuries, but people like us will not,' retiring Knaresborough clock-maker warns of national skill decline A soon-to-be retired Knaresborough clock-maker has warned of an emerging national skill gap as fewer people take up the training needed to preserve the craft. "These clocks will last for centuries but people like us will not," Knaresborough clock maker warns of national skill decline
"03.03.2017 08:23:50" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Major leak leaves thousands without water in Harrogate Thousands of homes were affected this morning
"03.03.2017 07:58:57" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Top 12 collectible records in your attic With vinyl seemingly making a resurgence, collectible records are even more valuable than ever. We often hear about rare albums fetching a fortune - whether ultra-rare test-pressings, or long-forgotten flops by now-revered acts. So what are you likely to have in your loft?
"02.03.2017 22:00:02" Timeline Photos Reader photo of the day: Keith Preece took this photo of crocuses in flower, taken on The Stay next to Leeds Road. Email your photos to: firstname.lastname@example.org
"02.03.2017 20:00:01" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Harrogate District cinema times: Friday, March 3 until Thursday, March 9. Fancy seeing a film this weekend? Here are the films showing across the district from Friday, March 3 until Thursday, March 9. Planning a strip to the cinema? Here's our guide to what's showing where over the next week.
"02.03.2017 18:30:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk New women's beer event to be launched in Harrogate A new Harrogate beer festival is to be launched for and by women. An exciting new beer event is to be held in Harrogate challenging the male-dominated world of drinking - and offering some tasty beers!
The Harrogate Advertiser has one question, however?
Are men allowed at this new festival @TheLittleAle
"02.03.2017 17:07:23" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Clock ticks down �on awards deadline Businesses across the district and beyond now have little more than a week left to enter the Harrogate Advertiser Business Awards. If you're in business in the Harrogate District or Wetherby / Tadcaster area and you're doing rather well, you should be entering these awards...
"02.03.2017 16:34:03" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Gig of the week: Nashville star at Harrogate venue tonight Warehouse Recording Co is fast becoming THE place for live music in Harrogate these days. Warehouse Recording Co. on Wetherby Road is such a great venue for Harrogate to have.
An amazing space - and tonight it's hosting another great gig.
"02.03.2017 16:06:06" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Video: Characters turn out for World Book Day Children throughout the area have spent the day in nurseries and schools dressed as their favourite book characters. Video: A whole host of characters jumped from the pages of popular books as children dressed up for World Book Day. There is still time to be featured so, send in your pictures to: email@example.com
"02.03.2017 15:30:02" Timeline Photos New man to take charge of Harrogate Railway, plus League Cup disqualification and skipper's exit
"02.03.2017 15:20:30" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Organ donation: Harrogate woman shares experience of life after saving mother from kidney failure A daughter who saved her mum's life by donating a kidney is dispelling fears and appealing to the public to sign up as organ donors after the first anniversary of her surgery. A year after donating a kidney to save her mother @Hrrockstars is appealing for more people to sign up as organ donors http://trib.al/v5spQIC
"02.03.2017 14:00:01" Timeline Photos Direct from Las Vegas, the music of Frank Sinatra is brought to life at the Grand Opera House, York, on Friday March 17.
Featuring the swing, the swagger and the velvet vocals of Frank Sinatra in concert, enjoy an unmissable evening with Stephen
"02.03.2017 14:00:01" Timeline Photos For fans of dance and also of the hit TV show, The Next Step Live on Stage is a new live show that celebrates dance in a concert-like setting.
Jordan Clark and Trevor Tordjman have choreographed this new live show, again featuring the most popular and
"02.03.2017 12:29:57" 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, March 2 to Wednesday, March 8? Plan your leisure time with our comprehensive what's on guide.
"02.03.2017 12:08:36" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Big-hearted 11-year-old from Harrogate sets up teddy adoption website for the NSPCC A big-hearted 11-year-old girl from Oatlands has set up a teddy bear adoption website to raise money for the NSPCC. Scarlett's adopt a bear project has already gone global in just one week - with orders coming from as far as Canada! Raising over £300 for the NSPCC.
An extraordinary achievement for this selfless 11-year-old!!
"02.03.2017 11:10:48" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Harrogate independent bar's special takeover event A Harrogate bar micro-pub is to welcome a Welsh brewery as part of its St David's Day celebrations tomorrow, Friday. There's a place for everyone in this bar world of our's.
Some people prefer the chains.
But the independents bring refreshing ideas, as well as fresh drinks.
This particular Harrogate 'indie' is a little gem and it's putting on a special event
"02.03.2017 10:34:18" Timeline Photos What did your children dress for World Book Day? We are aiming to do a photographic feature in the Harrogate Advertiser series next Thursday. Send your pictures to us at: firstname.lastname@example.org Please include contact details and names.
"02.03.2017 10:30:01" Timeline Photos WOW is out with the Harrogate Advertiser today. Harrogate's first film festival launch, Curtain Call with Ripon cellist Toby White, reviews and listings.
"02.03.2017 07:30:00" This week
Children's joy over school place offers
+ Harrogate Film Festival preview
+ Class act as Harrogate High School opens doors
+ Much more in today's Harrogate Advertiser
"02.03.2017 07:00:44" Timeline Photos Morning all!
Read the incredible true story of the Harrogate Terriers in this week's newspaper, out now
"01.03.2017 22:00:01" Timeline Photos Reader photo of the day: Nick Lamming took this while out on a drive through Bedale. He said: "Driving back from Masham, I saw what looked to be a lovely picture so had to stop and snap it.
"You really can feel that spring is just round the corner
"01.03.2017 20:00:01" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk West End star inspires youngsters West End star Anna-Jane Casey arrived with Storm Doris to give a masterclass to aspiring musical theatre performers at Brackenfield School last Thursday. West End star Anna-Jane Casey inspire budding young actors during a Harrogate Masterclass at Brackenfield School.
"01.03.2017 19:31:59" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Recall: Cat food products recalled due risk of fits Pets at Home is recalling a number of dried dry cat food products following reports that three cats became 'seriously unwell' – with reports that the animals collapsed and started fitting. Recall issued by Pets at Home after reports of dry food causing cats to suffer fits and collapse
"01.03.2017 19:20:32" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk £15,000 grant to make Oatlands a centre for tackling social isolation A £15,000 grant has been awarded to Oatlands Pre-School to deliver a community centre committed to tackling social isolation. "People can be isolated within their own families. We want to use this as an opportunity to bring everyone together, from all different age groups."
- Fantastic news from Oatlands Pre-School who are well on their way to welcoming us all to a fully
"01.03.2017 17:39:10" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk 'Historic' step taken to name Harrogate bypass after Knaresborough legend Knaresborough's champions of Blind Jack who are calling for a road to be named after the town's most historic character, have hailed the progress made this week as “historic.” If anyone deserves to have the Harrogate-Knaresborough bypass named after him, it's Blind Jack - or John Metcalf to give this historic Yorkshireman his real name.
Far from being mythic or some sort of cute legend, he represented achievement despite
"01.03.2017 14:31:23" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Hornets swarm for new members A local group of competition winning cheerleaders is looking for new members to swell its ranks. Harrogate cheerleaders are swarming for new members to boost their ranks.
"01.03.2017 12:02:26" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Elderly driver cut corner, knocked down Harrogate cyclist and then drove off Police are seeking an elderly driver who failed to stop at the scene of a crash in Harrogate. Did anyone witness this incident near Waitrose? Contact police on 101 with information
"01.03.2017 11:45:16" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk 'Fantastico' news for Harrogate as celebrity chef wars break out Celebrity chef wars are about to erupt on one of Harrogate's main streets for eating out. While one current trend sees the growth of locally-owned independents in Harrogate, the other sees more and more national chains targeting the town.
Perhaps there are simply too many restaurants now in Harrogate?
But who can resist the mouth-watering
"01.03.2017 11:26:53" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Almost nine out of ten school children secure first choice secondary school in North Yorkshire Nearly nine out of ten parents in North Yorkshire (89 per cent) have secured their first secondary school preference for their child. Did your child get into the school of their choice? Let us know in the comments below!
We want to hear where they're heading and we wish them the best of luck!!
"01.03.2017 08:34:22" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Police highlight fatalities in North Yorkshire as penalty for using mobile phone for driving doubles Motorists are being warned that they face tougher penalties from today if they are caught using a mobile phone while driving. Both the fine and penalty points added to a driver's licence have doubled as part of the continued crackdown on this type of motoring offence
"28.02.2017 22:00:01" Timeline Photos Reader picture of the day: Deer at Studley Royal late Saturday afternoon, by Jeanette Wilson. Email your photos to: email@example.com
"28.02.2017 21:17:01" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Tickets in demand for Anna at Ripon Cathedral Russian pianist Anna Tsybuleva, the winner of the 2015 Leeds International Piano Competition will be giving a recital in Ripon Cathedral on Monday March 13 at 7.30pm. Acclaimed award-winning pianist to play concert in Ripon.
"28.02.2017 21:00:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk NHS cuts: Harrogate student with coeliac struggles to afford gluten-free products Last week, the Harrogate Advertiser Series supported the launch of a Johnston Press investigation to lift the lid on five-year plans to fill a £22 billion deficit in the NHS budget. Jess said she is forced to buy the products when they're reduced just to be able to afford to eat gluten-free
"28.02.2017 20:00:01" wetherbynews.co.uk Runners step up to Harewood race to keep hearts beating More than 2,500 fundraisers laced up their trainers last weekend for the annual British Heart Foundation Harewood House Half Marathon and inaugural 10k in a united front against coronary heart disease. Did you take part in the British Heart Foundation Harewood House Half Marathon last weekend? Take a look at this special report, you may be pictured.
"28.02.2017 19:31:01" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Have your say: New park and wait restrictions planned for Harrogate and Knaresborough streets Drivers across Harrogate and Knaresborough could face fresh park and wait restrictions across more than 20 streets under new plans from North Yorkshire County Council. Have your say: Harrogate and Knaresborough drivers could face new park and wait restrictions on their streets under plans from North Yorkshire County Council
"28.02.2017 18:47:27" Timeline Photos Thorp Arch's Sidebottom aiming to end Yorkshire CCC career on a high
"28.02.2017 18:30:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk COURT: Man grabbed petrified teen by throat during Harrogate robbery A man has been jailed for two years after terrifying a teenage boy during a robbery in the middle of Harrogate. A shocking ordeal for the teenage victim.
"28.02.2017 16:57:53" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk The end of an era and the beginning of a new one: New Harrogate High School opens as district says goodbye Granby Emotions were high as hundreds of excited students entered their brand new Harrogate High School for the first time yesterday. It was a huge day for Harrogate High School yesterday, as excited students rushed through the doors to see their new building for the first time.
But what were their first impressions? We found out the verdict...
"28.02.2017 16:30:02" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Poll and petition: How will the rates revaluation affect Harrogate District businesses Businesses across the Harrogate District, which expect to see an increase in their rates this April, are being encouraged to sign a petition demanding more support from the government. Some #Harrogate businesses have warned the rates revaluation could see their annual outgoings increase by £3,000 but how will your business be affected? Let us know!
"28.02.2017 16:00:02" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Youth council places for two Two students from Harrogate Grammar School have been selected to represent at the newly established Harrogate Youth Council. Two students from Harrogate Grammar School have been selected to sit on the newly-established Harrogate Youth Council.
"28.02.2017 15:30:02" Timeline Photos Two defeats in as many days for Harrogate Hockey Club Men
"28.02.2017 15:10:49" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Beer festival for women to be launched in Harrogate A new Harrogate festival is to be launched about beer purely from a women It's a great bar and now The Little Ale House in Harrogate is going to host a great beer festival with a difference.
This new event is by, and for, women.
Before you get cheeky, yes, beer isn't just for men...
"28.02.2017 13:05:38" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Singletons wanted for Channel 4's Naked Attraction Fancy getting your kit off with the aim to find true love? If you've exhausted every other dating option apply to be on the new series of Channel 4's Naked Attraction. Confident enough to flash your bum (and all the rest) on television? Naked attraction are signing people up for a new series.....
"28.02.2017 12:25:02" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Letter: Tourism - Explain the strategy to us. Like many others I'm sure, I too welcome the news that Harrogate Council has decided not to seek changes to the Stray Act which would have enabled greater commercial use (Advertiser, February 16). But I very much hope this will not mean that the council Reader Peter Lilley is asking Harrogate Borough Council to explain its tourism strategy, having decided not to seek changes to The Stray Act.
"28.02.2017 12:19:13" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Eight facts about Pancake Day We've been using Shrove Tuesday as an excuse to overindulge since before records began. Whether you like them savory or sweet, feast your eyes on these flipping mad facts and have a calorie filled Pancake Day!
"28.02.2017 12:10:43" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Shoplifting drop for Harrogate despite regional rise Retailers in Harrogate can breath a sigh of relief after a new study has revealed the area has seen a double digit drop in shoplifting. Double digit drop in shoplifting for Harrogate despite a regional and national rise
"28.02.2017 10:30:00" Timeline Photos Another loss for Wetherby Athletic AFC who throw away two-goal lead against Hunslet
"28.02.2017 08:44:52" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Plea for help by much-loved cafe at Knaresborough station Passengers are undoubtedly encouraged by all the improvements being made by Network Rail at Knaresborough The Harrogate Advertiser went to visit this popular railway station cafe at Knaresborough yesterday to see all the leaks and disruption it's facing for itself.
Will nobody help Doreen and Amy?
"28.02.2017 07:00:02" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Plea for help by much-loved cafe at Knaresborough station Passengers are undoubtedly encouraged by all the improvements being made by Network Rail at Knaresborough It's such a sad tale about this popular family-run cafe on the Harrogate-York-Leeds railway line.
Will anyone ever help owners Doreen and Amy properly so they can get on with serving their customers?
"27.02.2017 22:00:02" Timeline Photos Reader picture of the day: The Stray, by Sarah Tatlow. Email your photos to: firstname.lastname@example.org
"27.02.2017 21:00:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Incredible two-hour gig by The Strypes in Harrogate Review by Stuart Rhodes: The Strypes, Warehouse Recording Co, Harrogate For a music fan on Friday, there was only one place in Britain to be - Warehouse Recording Co. in Harrogate to see the magnificent The Strypes.
PS If you read the review, you'll notice the caption says March 24 rather than February 24.
Apologies, we did
"27.02.2017 20:00:03" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Yorkshire cricketer visits Cricketer Ryan Sidebottom visited pupils at Fountains CE Primary School as they prepare for their annual fundraising challenge. Yorkshire County Cricket Club (Official)'s Ryan Sidebottom visits pupils at Fountains CE Primary School as part of their bid to raise £10,000 for IT equipment.
"27.02.2017 20:00:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk TV Sarah is star �of event TV gardening personality Sarah Raven is coming to Harrogate Showground with a springtime talk on Tuesday. TV gardening expert Sarah Raven hosts an event at Harrogate Showground on Tuesday March 9.
"27.02.2017 19:14:01" Timeline Photos Heavy defeat on the road for much-changed Harrogate Railway
"27.02.2017 19:00:02" Bill Hendry was 'left lying in the street' by the hit and run driver who killed him. Can you help police catch the person responsible 10 years on...
"27.02.2017 18:30:26" Real pleasure to speak to Jo Lister for for this week's Harrogate Advertiser about her work to get people signed up as organ donors by looking back a year on after saving her mother by donating a kidney
"27.02.2017 17:30:00" It was goodbye Granby and hello to a new chapter this morning, as excited students entered their brand new Harrogate High School for the first time - but what was their verdict? We found out!
"27.02.2017 17:00:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Rise of the robots: the jobs set to be overtaken by technology Salespeople, spreadsheet jockeys and, er, journalists will be the first jobs to hit the scrapheap due to advances in technology, according to a leading technology expert. 47 per cent of jobs in the USA could be automated within the next twenty years, an Oxford University study found
"27.02.2017 16:00:01" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk School of the Week: Sicklinghall Community Primary School Sicklinghall Community Primary School is a small and vibrant community, consisting of 65 delightful pupils and 10 dedicated and talented staff. School of the week: This week, it's the turn of Sicklington Community Primary School.
"27.02.2017 14:56:02" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk WATCH: Family's emotional plea for answers over Knaresborough hit and run victim The family of a Knaresborough man who was killed by a hit and run driver have issued a heartfelt plea for more answers on the tenth anniversary of his death. An extremely emotional morning today in #Knaresborough where one family pleaded for answers over the tragic hit and run case which took a grandfather, a stepfather and a brother
"27.02.2017 14:00:00" pocklingtonpost.co.uk REVIEW: Murder, Margaret and Me, York Theatre Royal What our reviewer made of Murder, Margaret and Me. It runs at the York Theatre Royal until Saturday March 4.
"27.02.2017 13:47:21" Timeline Photos Spare a thought for a family-run cafe at Knaresborough railway station.
This picture taken recently shows what co-owners mum and daughter Doreen and Amy Hodgson have had to put up with while attempting to serve customers tea and coffee and lunches.
"27.02.2017 12:32:08" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Letter: Stray - Is this the end of the matter? Your front page “Stray battle won” (Advertiser, February 16) was most welcome; but is this really the end of the matter? Reader Malcolm Wright asks if this really is the end of the proposed changes to the Stray. What are your views?
"27.02.2017 10:47:45" Timeline Photos How Knaresborough Town A.F.C. got back to winning ways
"27.02.2017 08:30:00" Timeline Photos Good morning all
We hope you had a fantastic weekend :)
"27.02.2017 07:37:53" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Lottery grant boost for Harrogate sports club More than £1.5m of National Lottery funding was awarded to projects across the Harrogate district last year, and now the lucky chosen few also have the chance to secure another pot of money up for grabs. Good morning #Harrogate! Let's beat those Monday blues by starting with some great news for our district, shall we?
"26.02.2017 22:00:01" Timeline Photos Reader picture of the day: A splash of colour on a showery day in Harrogate, by Matt Kirkham of Town Pix Photography. Email your photos to: email@example.com
"26.02.2017 21:00:01" Photos from Harrogate Advertiser's post Some really interesting images of crocuses and the trees on the Stray in #Harrogate but from a slightly different perspective! These stunning shots are through a glass ball to get the effect and were taken by Mike Morley
"26.02.2017 20:00:02" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk School's bid to help sick children Pupils, staff and parents at a Harrogate prep school have launched a major fundraising campaign to help improve the lives of children in hospital. Co-educational school Belmont Grosvenor is working with Harrogate Hospital and Community Charity to raise money for Woodlands Ward during the year – with the aim of transforming the current children's play room.
"26.02.2017 19:01:42" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Mysterious radioactive cloud moves towards UK as plane which tackled Chernobyl called in to find source A US Air Force plane which helped in the aftermath of the Chernobyl disaster has been called in to find the source of a mysterious radioactive cloud heading towards the UK. ICYMI: Aircraft dispatched to investigate mysterious radioactive cloud heading towards to UK
"26.02.2017 18:30:00" jpeventsnorth.co.uk The Harrogate Business Awards 2017 There's still time to enter the Harrogate Advertiser Business Awards for 2017!
"26.02.2017 16:00:04" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Slideshow: Property of the Week A Dales barn conversion, a unique family home and a period town house are among the featured homes for sale in this week's Harrogate Advertiser series property guide. Here's another chance to see our property slideshow, featuring some of the latest homes to buy and rent in and around Harrogate.
"26.02.2017 15:00:04" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk 'Why I sold famous Harrogate bar' - ex-owner The retiring owner of one of Harrogate's most famous bars has been talking about his decision to sell up. There are few Harrogate bars with more character than the Harrogate Brasserie or ones which have remained popular longer.
The departure of owners Richard and Amanda Finney means the end of an era.
Or is it? Richard tells us all...
"26.02.2017 12:00:59" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Nidderdale businesses plea to PM over business rate changes Nidderdale's Chamber of Trade has called on Theresa May to protect local businesses by going back to the drawing board over impending changes to business rates. ICYMI: Nidderdale businesses have called on the government to go back to the drawing board on business rates
"26.02.2017 11:00:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk VIDEO: Yorkshire's Guardians of the Galaxy rebuild half-tonne telescope at nature reserve Yorkshire astronomy enthusiasts have stars in their eyes after an amazing project to dismantle a half-tonne telescope, transport it 200 miles and rebuild it on a nature reserve. Chris Burn reports. It has been a four year labour of love. But now the stars are shining on a corner of North Yorkshire where a unique scheme to rebuild a half-tonne telescope transported in pieces from its original home in Kent has been completed
"26.02.2017 10:33:10" Timeline Photos A fine win on the road at Darlington for Harrogate Town AFC
"26.02.2017 10:00:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk The Dean's Reflection: Never a dull moment as pancake race looms The year is waking up, writes the Very Reverend John Dobson, the Dean of Ripon. This short month is taking us from candlelit processions in the Cathedral to pancake races in the street. There is never a dull moment! A look ahead the annual pancake races in Ripon on Shrove Tuesday. Clergy and staff from the Cathedral, along with local Rotarians, school children and city groups, will set off from outside the Cathedral, towards the end of medieval Kirkgate.
"26.02.2017 09:15:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Yorkshire attractions voted among England's best-loved places to visit From Scarborough Beach to the Royal Armouries in Leeds, eight Yorkshire attractions have been voted among the country's best-loved places to visit. ICYMI: The list included eight Yorkshire attractions....
"26.02.2017 07:00:02" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Dear Reader: Economics of madhouse in NHS + Bettys as installation art! A regular column by the Harrogate Advertiser The Harrogate Advertiser's regular column Dear Reader takes on the subjects the others fear - well, sort of!
This week's looks at changes in the NHS locally andit also looks at Bettys' new, er, look...
"25.02.2017 22:00:01" Timeline Photos Reader picture of the day: Approaching The Shawl, Leyburn, by
Carol Cain of Harrogate. Email your photos to: firstname.lastname@example.org
"25.02.2017 18:30:41" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Stray FM presenters prank Jamie Oliver for return of Ant and Dec's Saturday Night Takeaway Stray FM presenters Beth Parsons and Christopher Dean have gone undercover in Harrogate to help prank celebrity chef Jamie Oliver for the return of Ant and Dec's Saturday Night Takeaway. TONIGHT: Jamie Oliver pranked in Harrogate for return of Ant and Dec's Saturday Night Takeaway
"25.02.2017 18:30:40" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Perfect storm as Wetherby residents object to green belt plans A Wetherby action group and MP Alec Shelbrooke (Elmet & Rothwell) are opposing plans for a special circumstances application to build more than 100 new homes on green belt land in Bardsey. MP Alec Shelbrooke voices support for Wetherby resident's objections to more than 100 new homes on green belt land
"25.02.2017 18:30:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Stray FM presenters prank Jamie Oliver for return of Ant and Dec's Saturday Night Takeaway Stray FM presenters Beth Parsons and Christopher Dean have gone undercover in Harrogate to help prank celebrity chef Jamie Oliver for the return of Ant and Dec's Saturday Night Takeaway. TONIGHT: Watch as Jamie Oliver pranked in Harrogate for the new series of Ant & Dec's Saturday Night Takeaway
"25.02.2017 17:00:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Bedale booming says property price survey Bedale is booming, Ripon is set to take off and Harrogate is still the number one hotspot. Sharon Dale reports. Price survey: Bedale is booming, Ripon is set to take off and Harrogate is still the number one hotspot!!
"25.02.2017 16:00:01" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Letter: Stray - Landscaping and a water feature? It is good to see that the Harrogate Advertiser has responded to the opinions of its conservative clientele and the self interest of the Stray Defence Association. "What about some landscaping, a water feature and a small wildlife sanctuary for a start?" - reader Daniel Scott's suggestions for a significant upgrade to The Stray.
"25.02.2017 13:30:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Leading Harrogate bar to host Chris Helme of The Seahorses Fans of classic 90s indie music – and a little alt folk – have a real treat at an award-winning Harrogate craft beer bar this Sunday night. Proof Harrogate has a great music scene - Indie legend and talented singer-songwriter Chris Helme is playing a free show at a Harrogate bar tomorrow night!
"25.02.2017 12:30:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Slideshow: Property of the Week A Dales barn conversion, a unique family home and a period town house are among the featured homes for sale in this week's Harrogate Advertiser series property guide. Looking for a new home in the Harrogate area? Look no further than our fantastic property slideshow.
"25.02.2017 12:00:01" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk TAKE A LOOK: Harrogate's Rudding Park enters TripAdvisor's Top 16 hotels worldwide This month, Harrogate's award winning luxury hotel, Rudding Park, celebrated another international accolade as it was inducted into TripAdvisor's World Hall of Fame for the Travellers' Choice Hotel Awards. Rudding Park no longer just represents #Harrogate or #Yorkshire it represents the UK as the nations only hotel in TripAdvisors Hall of Fame!
"25.02.2017 11:00:39" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Funds to help mark the arrival of Tour de Yorkshire in Harrogate A pot of £10,000 has been made available to help mark the arrival of the Tour de Yorkshire and the eyes of the world being on Harrogate. ICYMI: Harrogate Council grants of up to £1,000 are up for grabs for groups to help mark the arrival of the Tour de Yorkshire
"25.02.2017 10:00:01" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Valley route offers great countryside views This walk in the Lower Washburn Valley starts at Lindley Wood Reservoir, only five miles from Leeds Bradford Airport on the northern edge of both cities. This week's walk in the Lower Washburn Valley starts at Lindley Wood Reservoir, only five miles from Leeds Bradford Airport
"25.02.2017 09:15:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk How workers can enjoy 18 days off this Easter with just nine days annual leave With March just around the corner and the Christmas holidays now a distant memory, a prolonged break from work may seem like just wishful thinking. Due to the fortunate timing of Easter this year, there's an ingenious way to enjoy 18 days off without using all your annual leave
"25.02.2017 08:30:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk How do you have yours? 12 ways to have pancakes this Shrove Tuesday Get the lemons, sugar and chocolate sauce in - because pancake day is almost here! For foodies, it's undoubtedly one of the best days of the year for a decadent treat - and whether you like them sweet or savoury, we have plenty ideas for you ahead of Tuesday
"25.02.2017 07:00:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk A proud moment: Thousands turn out to watch Junior Soldiers graduate from Harrogate Army Foundation College It was a proud day for over 500 Junior Soldiers who graduated from Harrogate Army Foundation College on Thursday. Good morning #Harrogate! Let's start our Saturday as we mean to go on, shall we?
...With this lovely positive news story celebrating the hard work of young people from the Army Foundation College Harrogate!
"24.02.2017 22:00:03" Timeline Photos Reader picture of the day: Springtime flowers at St Johns, Knaresborough, by Paul Birtwhistle. Email your photos to: email@example.com
"24.02.2017 21:00:03" pocklingtonpost.co.uk Cast revealed for tour of Bronte classic Jane Eyre Jane Eyre is often cited in people's top 10 favourite books. What are yours and why?
"24.02.2017 20:00:04" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Harewood House column: Volunteers contribute to great history Now in its 19th year, the Harewood Volunteer Programme continues to go from strength to strength, writes volunteer co-ordinator Sarah Kirk. Sarah Kirk's column on Harewood House ahead of its dedicated volunteers being due to attend a Welcome Day on March 24.
"24.02.2017 20:00:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk New bus route at hospital New bus routes aimed at children have hit the road in Harrogate District Hospital's outpatients department to make waiting for appointments more fun. All the stops pulled out to make Harrogate hospital child friendly.
"24.02.2017 19:00:02" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Coming soon: exciting experiences + movies at Harrogate Film Festival Excitement is building among movie fans with only days to go to the launch of the first-ever Harrogate Film Festival. Zombie takeover at Hales Bars while Shaun of the Dead is screened?
Night at the Museum showing in a museum?
The brand new Harrogate Film Festival is exciting and starts soon.
"24.02.2017 18:30:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Frazer Theatre hits back over Knaresborough parking controversy The Knaresborough Players have hit back at criticism made of the Frazer Theatre for penalising people who have parked on their land. The theatre has hit back at comments made in the controversy over parking in #Knaresborough
"24.02.2017 17:00:45" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk AQA's former Harrogate office to become luxury apartments after a multi-million pound deal The former offices of AQA are to be transformed into new luxury apartments after being sold to developers for more than £4 million. ICYMI: Multi million pound deal for former AQA offices, work will see them transformed into new luxury apartments
"24.02.2017 16:07:08" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk #ThrowbackThursday: Former student turned star-animator gets arty at Ashville In 2009, a team of town students were given top tips in film-making from a star animator and former student himself. Do you recognise any of these students from 2009?
#ThrowbackThursday #Harrogate Ashville College
"24.02.2017 16:00:02" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Letter: Stray Act - Just what is the overall plan? Great news that the council has listened and that they will not proceed with a new Stray Act. Letter from Michael Hine questioning what is the overall plan for The Stray?
"24.02.2017 14:30:01" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Transport Talk column with Don MacKenzie At its meeting last week, North Yorkshire County Council agreed its budget for 2017/18. Since 2011, like other county councils in England, the county will have experienced a reduction in spending power of £169 million by 2020, equivalent to a fall of 34 True gritters get the share of budget.
"24.02.2017 14:22:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Review: Leeds Symphony Orchestra, King James' School This was the 50th Leeds Symphony Orchestra concert to be held in King James's School hall under Martin Binks, its conductor since 1970. We have come to expect enjoyable excellence from them and were not disappointed. What our reviewer made of the 50th concert by Leeds Symphony Orchestra at King James' School hall
"24.02.2017 12:27:39" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Planning applications received by Harrogate Borough Council, week ending February 17 Harrogate See what plans have been submitted this week.
"24.02.2017 11:56:20" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Celebrity chef to launch new Harrogate restaurant One of Harrogate A new restaurant has been announced for Harrogate which will see a genuine battle of celebrity chefs on the same street in the town centre.
"24.02.2017 08:58:09" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk World's biggest rap star to play Leeds Festival A big, big rap star is among the latest additions to this year The Harrogate Advertiser dons its wellies (not Hunter, though) and goes to Leeds Festival every year. We absolutely love it.
Exciting news - organisers have just announced another major name for this year's feast of music.
And his name is...
"24.02.2017 07:49:05" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk VIDEO: Solar system with seven Earth-like planets found around nearby star – here's what they could be like There have been many discoveries of potentially habitable planets orbiting stars other than our own over the last few years. Scientists have documented a star surrounded by no fewer than seven Earth-like planets – several or all of which could be at the right temperature for liquid water, and potentially life, to exist
"24.02.2017 07:00:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk READER OFFER: Save up to £135 on Flamingo Land annual passes Yorkshire's Flamingo Land has been named one of the UK's top paid-for attractions and to celebrate we have an amazing reader offer to save up £135 on its annual passes. READER OFFER: Hurry, ends today!! Save a massive 40% on Flamingo Land Resort annual passes
"23.02.2017 22:00:02" Timeline Photos Reader picture of the day: Studley Royal, late Saturday afternoon, by Jeanette Wilson. Email your photos to: firstname.lastname@example.org
"23.02.2017 21:00:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk READER OFFER: Save up to £135 on Flamingo Land annual passes Yorkshire's Flamingo Land has been named one of the UK's top paid-for attractions and to celebrate we have an amazing reader offer to save up £135 on its annual passes. READER OFFER: Hurry, ends tomorrow!! Save a massive 40% on Flamingo Land Resort annual passes
"23.02.2017 20:00:37" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Julia Mulligan: Why we should be more like St Helens I've never been to St Helens, but this week it has been on my mind a lot. It started when I happened to be listening to Radio 4s 'You and Yours' on the way to a meeting earlier this week, and it suddenly dawned on me that I wished North Yorkshire could be North Yorkshire Police and Crime Commissioner Julia Mulligan's column, saying Harrogate should become more like St Helens.
What do you think?
"23.02.2017 19:30:12" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Ending Loneliness on Sundays: How we can rid our district of a hidden epidemic This week's campaign feature focuses on how we can all end loneliness on Sundays - a day highlighted as being especially isolating by our national supporter charity Contact the Elderly. "Sunday afternoons can be very lonely, so it is nice to be able to go out and meet new people".
- Find out in our latest Ending Loneliness campaign feature how we can all join Contact the Elderly in ridding our district of isolation once and for all.
"23.02.2017 18:31:08" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Revealed: Date for sheets to come off Bettys' iconic building in Harrogate The date for repair work to end at Bettys in Harrogate has been revealed to the Harrogate Advertiser. Anyone who's been in Harrogate town centre over the last month can't fail to have noticed there's been something different about Bettys these days...
All that is about to change, however!
"23.02.2017 18:00:01" Timeline Photos Why Harrogate Rugby are aiming to raise £70k in an attempt to secure a "better future" for its members
"23.02.2017 17:00:02" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Business rates revaluation leaves Harrogate family firm fearing closure after 50 years trading A long-standing family business in Harrogate has expressed fear of closure as recent changes to business rates will see their total outgoings increase by nearly £3,000. “There's so many factors that are suffocating us as a business. The future for small businesses isn't looking great, it's frightening.”
"23.02.2017 16:00:21" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk REVIEW: Sunny Afternoon, York Grand Opera House At nearly three hours long, it was testament to the storytelling, and sensational songs of Sunny Afternoon that time just flew by; we were all up on our feet clamouring for more at the finale – the joint was jumping! What our reviewer made of the Kinks musical. It runs at York Grand Opera House until Saturday
"23.02.2017 15:30:09" Timeline Photos Match report and pictures by Caught Light Photography Limited from Harrogate Ladies Rugby's demolition of Amber Valley
"23.02.2017 14:37:16" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk What's On around Harrogate: Your listings guide for the week ahead Here's a round-up of events taking place around the Harrogate District over the next seven days. The screening of Star Wars: the Force Awakens is among the many highlights of events on locally over the coming week.
Take a look at our handy guide.
"23.02.2017 14:14:55" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Major film talent agency seeks extras from Leeds to appear in Yorkshire-made film A talent agency which provides extras for blockbuster films is holding auditions in Leeds. Anybody fancy being in a film??
"23.02.2017 14:00:04" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk REVIEW: Invincible, coming to Harrogate Theatre, March 15 to 18 http://www.harrogateadvertiser.co.uk/whats-on/theatre-and-comedy/review-invincible-coming-to-harrogate-theatre-march-15-to-18-1-8405584
"23.02.2017 12:54:37" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Brilliant Harrogate walk in Britain's top 13 Residents may fear it might be threatened by possible bypass plans but Harrogate Everyone we know uses this fantastic Harrogate cycleway either to walk or run - or cycle.
It's great that it's now being recognised at a national level in Britain.
"23.02.2017 12:30:01" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Letter: The Stray - Common sense has prevailed. It is wonderful news that attempts to change the Stray Act 1985 (for the worse) have been abandoned. Henry Pankhurst, Chairman of Harrogate Civic Society, is thankful that common sense and public opinion have prevailed, with attempts to change The Stray Act 1985 being abandoned.
"23.02.2017 12:00:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk READER OFFER: Save up to £135 on Flamingo Land annual passes Yorkshire READER OFFER: Hurry ends tomorrow! Save a massive 40% on Flamingo Land Resort annual passes
"23.02.2017 12:00:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Heartfelt plea: Generations of Girl Guides unite to raise £1m for rebuild of their beloved Birk Crag centre Generations of Girl Guides from across the Harrogate district and and beyond are raising £1m to rebuild their beloved Birk Crag residential centre. "I came here as a Guide, and I made friends for life."
- Generations of Girl Guides from across our district are fundraising to rebuild their treasured Birk Crag Centre. For the Guide leaders, it is a determination for the girls to have the same
"23.02.2017 11:30:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Buzzard shot and killed at North Yorkshire beauty spot POLICE are appealing for information after a buzzard was shot and killed at a North Yorkshire beauty spot. Sad news to have to report the death of an innocent animal in our area.
"23.02.2017 10:30:01" Timeline Photos Paul Beesley on why he quit as Harrogate Railway boss
"23.02.2017 09:28:05" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Storm Doris: How badly will it get in Harrogate district? Harrogate residents are experiencing wild and woolly weather as Storm Doris sweeps across Yorkshire. It's wet, it's windy but how are you experiencing Storm Doris?
Do you think things are as bad in the Harrogate district today as it seems on TV?
"23.02.2017 07:57:31" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk LIVE BLOG: Yorkshire braced for extreme 70mph winds after weather warning issued. A severe weather warning for extreme winds has been issued across Yorkshire. Storm Doris LIVE: An orange weather warning has been issued for the whole area - follow all the updates here
"22.02.2017 20:00:02" Timeline Photos Nick Lamming captured Masham C of E Church looking beautiful in the sunlight and the snowdrops added a beautiful white carpet to the grounds. It was a pleasure to be able to walk through the grounds with his family he said. Have you taken any pictures of
"22.02.2017 18:39:05" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Stray FM presenters prank Jamie Oliver for return of Ant and Dec's Saturday Night Takeaway Stray FM presenters Beth Parsons and Christopher Dean have gone undercover in Harrogate to help prank celebrity chef Jamie Oliver for the return of Ant and Dec's Saturday Night Takeaway. Stray FM presenters prank Jamie Oliver for return of Ant and Dec's Saturday Night Takeaway
"22.02.2017 17:20:16" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Acclaimed Harrogate bar celebrates its first birthday One of Harrogate's top independent craft beer bars is celebrating its first birthday this weekend. Here's one leading Harrogate bar which deserves to have a 'hoppy' birthday.
Craft beer fans love it - but is North Bar Harrogate the best in town?
What do you think?
"22.02.2017 15:21:56" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk A1(M) closed after dramatic vehicle fire The A1(M) is closed in both directions near Leeds after a vehicle caught fire. BREAKING: Dramatic photos show vehicle on fire on A1(M) near Harrogate - traffic's at a standstill
"22.02.2017 14:00:08" Timeline Photos Don't forget that WOW is in tomorrow's Harrogate Advertiser. There is a preview of Ripon Amateur Operatic Society's next show, its leading lady takes the Curtain Call, plus cinema times.
"22.02.2017 12:00:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Yorkshire's celebrity bus the Northern Dalesman faces funding cut A rural Yorkshire bus service which shot to fame when it appeared on a reality TV show could be axed. Funding cuts could mean the charity that runs the service is unable to subsidise the service further
"22.02.2017 10:30:01" Timeline Photos Home defeat for Harrogate Pythons RUFC in Otliensians clash
"22.02.2017 10:18:06" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk READER OFFER: Save up to £135 on Flamingo Land annual passes Yorkshire SPECIAL LIMITED OFFER: Save up to £135 on Flamingo Land Resort annual passes with the Harrogate Advertiser
"22.02.2017 09:44:56" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Revealed: Percentage of public who rejected changing the Harrogate Stray Act After announcing that it will not be seeking amendments to the Harrogate Stray Act 1985 which restricts the use of the Stray, Harrogate Borough Council has now revealed the results of the public consultation on this hugely controversial issue. Just how many of the Harrogate public were against changing the rules protecting the Stray?
Harrogate Borough Council have announced the results...
"22.02.2017 09:24:18" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk WEATHER AND TRAVEL UPDATE: Storm Doris to batter district with strong winds of up to 80 mph Your latest weather and travel update for the Harrogate district... Stay safe #Harrogate!
"22.02.2017 09:11:07" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk New water leak nightmare for popular cafe in Knaresborough The saga of the unlucky family-run cafe at Knaresborough railway station shows no signs of ending anytime soon. It's a popular spot, this independent family-run cafe in Knaresborough, particularly with commuters.
But owners Doreen and Amy have been so unlucky.
Now they've been hit by more problems not of their own making.
Will anyone ever help them properly?
"21.02.2017 21:47:01" Timeline Photos BREAKING: Paul Beesley resigns as Harrogate Railway boss
"21.02.2017 21:00:02" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Councillor put through paces on new equipment at Nidderdale gym Staff at a Nidderdale fitness centre have put a Harrogate councillor through his paces on their new state of the art gym equipment. Will you be making use of the new equipment?
"21.02.2017 20:00:01" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Did gamble pay off? You bet it did! Those who attended Rossett School's performance of Guys and Dolls were transported back into the 1930s, where the cast of over 90 students from across the year groups put on a truly mesmerising show. Review: Guys and Dolls proves a hit at Rossett School in Harrogate.
"21.02.2017 18:00:02" Timeline Photos Harrogate & District Football League round-up: Shane Hands Harlow Hill a win at last
"21.02.2017 17:24:59" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk AQA's former Harrogate office to become luxury apartments after a multi-million pound deal The former offices of AQA are to be transformed into new luxury apartments after being sold to developers for more than £4 million. AQA's former Harrogate office is to be transformed into luxury apartments
"21.02.2017 17:00:01" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Downton Abbey star Jim Carter opens new cinema room at Harrogate care home Downton Abbey star Jim Carter cut the ribbon to open a new cinema room at The Granby care home in Harrogate on February 17. There was laughter and a lot of smiles as residents gathered to watch Jim Carter cut the ribbon.
"21.02.2017 16:00:03" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Countryside Life - the Upper Nidderdale Landscape Partnership column Much of the work we do here at the Upper Nidderdale Landscape Partnership is underpinned by two important questions. New team member set to help to tend the landscape of Upper Nidderdale.
"21.02.2017 15:55:51" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Funds to help mark the arrival Tour de Yorkshire Harrogate A pot of £10,000 has been made available to help mark the arrival of the Tour de Yorkshire and the eyes of the world being on Harrogate. A new fund is available to help mark the arrival of the Tour de Yorkshire in Harrogate