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"22.04.2017 07:30:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Good luck to all our London Marathon stars! It's one of the biggest races in the world - and our district will be well represented at the Virgin London Marathon this Sunday. A number of keep-fit heroes from our region will be lacing up to take on the 26.2-mile challenge in the capital, and we wish them all the very best :)
"21.04.2017 21:00:00" Timeline Photos Reader photo: Cherry Tree Walk early morning on Easter Sunday...before the rain! Picture by Jez Campbell.
"21.04.2017 19:00:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Crystal Event 2017 at Ripley Castle set to raise funds for Harrogate special school The Yorkshire region of Variety, The Children's Charity has announced that this year's Crystal Event will raise funds for Springwater Special School in Harrogate. Organisers announce that the Crystal Event 2017 will raise funds for new facilities at Springwater Special School in Harrogate.
"21.04.2017 17:45:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Exciting line-up in Harrogate for Bob Harris's latest gig Music broadcasting legend Bob Harris is back in Harrogate next week to present another of his cracking live gigs. Original music lives in Harrogate, thanks partly to Whispering Bob Harris and Warehouse Recording Co.
Scott Matthews is the latest star set to come to Harrogate to play this fantastic venue...
"21.04.2017 16:01:42" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Train station barriers in Harrogate: Modern rail services or 'a real nuisance?' Commuters and visitors have given a mixed verdict on the introduction of ticket barriers at Harrogate Railway Station. “We introduced the train tickets barriers on the 27 March and we have received no reports of problems so far."
"21.04.2017 15:00:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Letter: Hedgerows - Destruction must be condemned I am delighted to read in last week's Advertiser that Coun Don Mckenzie has spoken out over the destruction of hedgerows by developers on… Letter from Tim Ellis saying the destruction of hedgerows must be condemned.
"21.04.2017 15:00:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Letter: Relief road - We should get on with it... Regarding Geoff Foxall's letter (Advertiser, April 13), it would be surprising for the Campaign to Protect Rural England to release a report endorsing the use of relief roads/bypasses. Reader Paul Ashfield says North Yorkshire County Council should get on with building the proposed relief road.
"21.04.2017 14:30:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Skipper Ross expecting 'Gate to challenge again Harrogate CC skipper George Ross expects his side to be challenging at the top end of the ECB Yorkshire Premier League North table once again this season. Captain Ross backing Harrogate Cricket Club to shine ahead of their upcoming Yorkshire Premier League North campaign
"21.04.2017 14:00:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Marquee names confirmed for Tour de Yorkshire. The big names due to ride in the Tour de Yorkshire have been confirmed. Race organisers Welcome to Yorkshire and A.S.O have announced a host of big-name riders for the 2017 Tour de Yorkshire, with Luke Rowe, Nacer Bouhanni and Caleb Ewan among those set to compete
"21.04.2017 12:14:21" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Yorkshire Business Market�set to be “most successful yet” A sold-out Yorkshire Business Market is now just days away and organisers are expecting
it to be the most successful yet. This is always good.
Over 100 fantastic companies all in one place, with business seminars and networking to boot.
If you're in business it's a very good use of your time...
"21.04.2017 11:30:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Planning applications received by Harrogate Borough Council, week ending April 13 The following planning applications were received by Harrogate Borough Council, week ending April 13. What's going on in your area? Here are the latest planning applications submitted to Harrogate Borough Council.
"21.04.2017 11:30:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Slideshow: Harrogate properties of the week A four-bedroom detached family home, a two-bedroom second floor apartment and a substantial cottage with outbuildings are among the featured homes for sale in this week's Harrogate Advertiser series property guide. Looking for a new home to buy or rent? Don't miss our great slideshow of properties in the Harrogate area.
"21.04.2017 11:18:40" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk ITV'S The Voice is coming to Harrogate! ITV's The Voice UK is coming to a Harrogate venue soon. There are so many talented singers in the Harrogate area - and now is their chance to shine.
ITV'S The Voice - yes, The Voice - is coming to one of the town's bar venues soon to hold an open audition.
What are you waiting for? Get yourself down there!
"21.04.2017 09:52:32" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Bettys & Taylors lead the way for Queen's Awards for Enterprise Two of Harrogate's biggest firms have been honoured in this year's Queen's Award for Enterprise. Everyone loves Bettys Harrogate (and Taylors) - it's such a symbol of Harrogate's high standards.
And now its success has been recognised by The Queen.
Well done to this family business.
"21.04.2017 09:36:31" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Theakston Nidderdale sides raring to go ahead of 2017 campaign The 2017 Theakston Nidderdale League season gets underway on Saturday and reigning Division One champions Ouseburn begin their title defence with a trip to Alne. Read Graham Hyde's preview of the 2017 Theakston Nidderdale League season, which gets underway on Saturday
"21.04.2017 09:26:14" Harrogate Advertiser's cover photo
"21.04.2017 09:16:21" READER OFFER: Save up to HALF PRICE on Flamingo Land family tickets - pay only £60 for a Family Day Ticket and just £260 for a Family Annual Pass. Call our dedicated phone lines, Monday to Friday, between 9am and 11am, on 0113 238 8512 or 07803 506527.
"21.04.2017 09:00:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk The Reporting Back column with Andrew Jones MP The Harrogate Advertiser Business Awards take place at the end of this month. Last year saw local businesses recognised; many I have visited to see what they do first hand – like Change Mobility and Harrogate International Festivals. Latest column with Harrogate and Knaresborough MP Andrew Jones.
"21.04.2017 08:53:51" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Bettys lead the way for Queen's Awards for Enterprise Two of Harrogate's biggest firms have been honoured in this year's Queen's Award for Enterprise. Everyone loves Bettys Harrogate (and Taylors) - it's such a symbol of Harrogate's high standards.
And now its success has been recognised at the highest level.
Well done to this family business.
"21.04.2017 06:00:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Harrogate Hospitality and Tourism Awards ceremony tickets sell out Organisers and sponsors of the town's Hospitality and Tourism Awards have been overwhelmed by the response to the 2017 awards launch with tickets for the event selling out in a record 72 hours! The awards recognise and reward those colleagues who prove to be the crème de la crème in their field
"20.04.2017 21:00:00" Timeline Photos Reader photo: Pretty in pink, by Sarah Tatlow. Email your photos of the Harrogate area to: firstname.lastname@example.org
"20.04.2017 20:00:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Harrogate Spring Flower Show 2017: All you need to know The Harrogate Spring Flower Show is open at the Great Yorkshire Showground until Sunday, April 23. Who's heading to Harrogate Flower Show this weekend?
"20.04.2017 19:30:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Last few awards tickets up for grabs With just a week to go until the winners of the Harrogate Advertiser Business Awards are revealed, organisers are expecting a sell-out event next Thursday. Get them while you still can!
"20.04.2017 19:02:18" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Harrogate District cinema times: Friday, April 21 until Thursday, April 27. Fancy seeing a film this weekend? Here are the films showing across the district from Friday, April 21 until Thursday, April 27. Fancy catching a movie at the cinema this week? Here's our guide to what's showing, where.
"20.04.2017 17:30:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk How Harrogate is celebrating Record Store Day this weekend It's the biggest day of the year for vinyl record fans across Britain and Harrogate is doing its 7-inch and 33rpm best to celebrate the great day. Recordstoreday 2017 is such a brilliant event.
And a Harrogate shop is laying on some special vinyl treats this weekend for music fans + some tasty food courtesy of 10 Devonshire Place!
"20.04.2017 16:59:42" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Video - Stunning start to season sees Ben Coad earn faith of Yorkshire with extended deal UNNECESSARY though it may seem – given the mesmerising start he has enjoyed to the 2017 season – Ben Coad says his new extended contract with Yorkshire has handed him a further confidence boost. Superb start to season earns Harrogate Cricket Club star Coad an extended deal at Yorkshire County Cricket Club
"20.04.2017 16:00:00" Photos from Harrogate Advertiser's post These lovely photos were taken over the Easter weekend by Katie Peat - doesn't Harrogate look sweet in bloom!
"20.04.2017 15:29:07" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Clare Balding spotted walking near Pateley Bridge! Pateley Bridge and the Dales won a new celebrity fan this week - and an invaluable piece of free publicity. Popular broadcaster Clare Balding is currently walking on the Nidderdale Way!
But what on earth is she doing there? We have the full story.
PS There have been sightings but let us know if you spot her...
"20.04.2017 15:00:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Slideshow: Harrogate International Youth Festival Parade Groups jetted into Harrogate from as far away as Thailand and Los Angeles to take part in the Harrogate International Youth Festival (HIYF) 2017. Slideshow of photos and report of the Harrogate International Youth Festival, which had visitors from the USA and Far East.
"20.04.2017 14:30:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk 'Gate skipper Brady's warning for derby rivals Harrogate RUFC captain Jake Brady has warned local rivals Otley that his side are more motivated than ever ahead of Saturday's derby clash at Rudding Lane. "I want them to know that we are going to beat them again" -
Harrogate Rugby skipper Jake Brady on Saturday's derby showdown with
"20.04.2017 14:22:32" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Cafe of the year: The pride of Knaresborough After a hard-fought contest, we can finally crown our winner of Cafe of the year. We can finally crown our winner for Cafe of the Year
"20.04.2017 13:50:28" In this week's 'Advertiser
Parties on their marks in race to win your vote
+ WIN A Disney holiday worth £10,000
+ Easter parade pics, Spring Flower Show guide
PLUS Harrogate's role in story of Agatha Christie
"20.04.2017 12:06:24" pocklingtonpost.co.uk Take That's The Band on tour and heading to Yorkshire Tickets for Tim Firth's new musical The Band, presented by David Pugh and Dafydd Rogers with the music of Take That, have gone on sale. Take That's musical heading this way - tickets selling fast.
"20.04.2017 11:30:47" 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, April 20 to Wednesday, April 26? If you're looking for something to do across the Harrogate area this coming week, look no further than our guide to what's going on, where & when.
"20.04.2017 11:00:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Harrogate lady's Arctic trek for Saint Michael's Hospice A determined Harrogate lady has taken her fundraising for Saint Michael's Hospice to a new level - by trekking across the Arctic in her biggest challenge to date. Wow, what an incredible achievement for Saint Michael's Hospice! Wendy, we salute you!
"20.04.2017 10:29:34" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk New location for Masterchef runner-up's restaurant at Harrogate hotel One of Harrogate's leading modern restaurants is to relocate as part of a dazzling £9.5 million development. Harrogate is lucky to have this chef, who you might remember a few years back being a whisker away from winning Masterchef.
His food is delicious - as well as innovative.
Now his incredible kitchen garden restaurant is to have a brand new location as part
"20.04.2017 09:29:47" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Cup final joy for Athletic Wetherby Athletic won the Barkston Ash FA Challenge Cup when they overcame Kippax by a 2-0 scoreline, on Easter Monday. How Wetherby Athletic AFC won the Barkston Ash FA Challenge Cup
"20.04.2017 06:00:33" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Investigations underway over hedgerow removal at Killinghall Investigations are underway to determine if laws were broken by the removal of a stretch of hedgerows in Killinghall by developers of a 600 home project. “We have apologised for any distress our actions have caused, and would like to take the opportunity to apologise again."
"19.04.2017 21:00:00" Timeline Photos Reader photo: Cherry trees on The Stray, by Roger Litton. Email your photos to: email@example.com
"19.04.2017 20:00:44" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Reward grows to protect rare birds in Nidderdale Crimestoppers have joined community efforts to combat the killing of rare birds in Nidderdale, raising the total reward for information to £4,000. A pot of thousands of pounds for information leading to an arrest or conviction has continued to grow as part of efforts to prevent the illegal killing of rare birds
"19.04.2017 17:33:21" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Famous Harrogate brand hits back in woodland controversy One of Harrogate's most famous and successful international brands says its expansion plans will increase the amount of woodland near its plant. Jobs or trees? Harrogate Spring Water or Pinewoods Conservation Group ?
Perhaps it is possible for both sides to achieve their objectives to a reasonable degree?
And perhaps that is what really should happen?
But it's far from clear-cut and we'd like to
"19.04.2017 07:30:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk New bars queuing up to open in Harrogate! It's all happening - once again - in a Harrogate bar scene which has exploded with newcomers over the past two years or so. Every week seems to bring a new bar opening in Harrogate - or a refurb of a popular favourite.
This week sees news of at least two ones about to open in the town centre.
Can you have too many bars? Should we only support the independent ones?
"18.04.2017 21:00:00" Timeline Photos Reader photo: Rabbits on the Stray by Keith Preece. Email your photos of the Harrogate area to: firstname.lastname@example.org
"18.04.2017 20:00:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Major gas mains project for Boston Spa will affect roads until 2018 Drivers have been warned as a major £475,000 project to replace ageing gas mains will affect roads in Boston Spa until next year. The work will affect the main road in Boston Spa until next year.
"18.04.2017 19:00:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk School of the Week: St Wilfrid's Catholic Primary School, Ripon St Wilfrid's Catholic Primary School, Ripon is a fabulous place to receive an education. St Wilfred's Catholic Primary School in Ripon is this week's featured school of the week.
"18.04.2017 19:00:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Pinewood volunteers vow to defend threatened woodland Pinewoods Conservation Group is formally objecting to a leading Harrogate company's plans to build on Rotary Woods within the Pinewoods. Harrogate Spring Water is one of Harrogate and Yorkshire's most successful companies with a strong ethical approach.
But Pinewoods Conservation Group has decided to oppose part of this massively successful brand's expansion plans.
Do you think woodland
"18.04.2017 18:08:04" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Fire service urge parents to talk to their children after youths start fire at the Oval North Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service are urging parents to talk to their children about the dangers of playing with fire after three youths started a fire at a disused building in Harrogate. Three children set rubbish and paper on fire in the three storey building at the Oval
"18.04.2017 16:00:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk New Grantley Hall development plans given the go-ahead Grantley Hall has been given the go-ahead to create a state-of-the-art space for weddings and functions, as part of the Grade II property's latest renovation phase. “The regeneration of this iconic property is of utmost importance, and we hope the investment will be welcomed to deliver a venue unlike anything else that currently exists in Yorkshire."
- What do you think of the new facilities coming to Grantley
"18.04.2017 14:30:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Brewers stung by 95th-minute goal Tadcaster Albion were beaten by a 95th-minute strike in Easter Monday's Evo-Stik Division One North clash with Scarborough Athletic. Bitter pill to swallow for Tadcaster Albion AFC (The Brewers) as Scarborough snatch victory with last-gasp strike
"18.04.2017 14:22:56" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk May calls snap election - Harrogate and Knaresborough reaction Parties and candidates across our district have stirred at the breaking news of Prime Minister Theresa May's call for an early general election for June 8. Breaking: Parties across the district react to the Prime Minister's call for a snap election
"18.04.2017 12:30:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Listed: How does your GP rank up in the Harrogate District? A patient survey across the NHS has revealed how residents rate the services at the 17 doctors surgeries across the Harrogate District. How long do you wait for a GP appointment? Would you recommend your doctor's surgery to another patient? How do they rank against others in your area...
"18.04.2017 10:19:02" Timeline Photos Win a dream family holiday to Walt Disney World Florida worth £10,000!! Details in this Thursday's 'Advertiser
"18.04.2017 09:27:09" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Halifax inflict another defeat on Town Harrogate Town's poor run of recent form continued when they suffered a 3-0 home reverse to Yorkshire rivals Halifax Town, on Easter Monday. Yorkshire rivals inflict a fourth defeat in five on Harrogate Town AFC
"18.04.2017 06:00:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Harrogate patients to get more say in their GPs services A Harrogate doctors practice has launched a new set-up to allow its patients to have a say in how their GPs develop the service. Here's a Harrogate doctor's practice setting a good example - and doing something to give its patients more of a say in the things that matter.
"17.04.2017 21:00:00" Timeline Photos Reader photo: Glorious start to the day at Valley Gardens, by Sarah Tatlow. Email your photos of the Harrogate area to: email@example.com
"17.04.2017 19:00:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk On The Beat column with Supt Paula Booth It's almost here, folks; the fantastic Tour de Yorkshire!This three-day event, which gets underway on the east coast on Friday 28 April and then heads to Harrogate on the Saturday, has fast become a firm favourite in the sporting calendar. Supt Paula Booth explains how the police will be patrolling the Tour de Yorkshire in her latest column.
"17.04.2017 17:31:02" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Fly tipping: Unlicensed handling of rubbish Harrogate residents and businesses are being called on to help fight fly-tipping by looking for signs that their waste collectors may be unlicensed. ICYMI:"Remember, if it sounds too good to be true, it probably is.”
"17.04.2017 16:00:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Ministers urged not to block education at Great Yorkshire Show Government ministers will be invited to this summer's Great Yorkshire Show to witness first-hand its educational merits, in a move prompted by concerns that schoolchildren will be denied opportunities to visit the event. The Government toughened its stance four years ago and said schools should only approve absences in exceptional circumstances
"17.04.2017 14:30:10" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Knaresboro' well-beaten after Jekyll and Hyde display Knaresborough Town produced a Jekyll and Hyde performance on their way to a 5-1 loss to Pontefract Collieries in front of the large crowd on Good Friday evening. Jekyll and Hyde display ends in five-goal loss for Knaresborough Town A.F.C.
"17.04.2017 14:00:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Fears over banknote forgeries in our district A Ripon shop owner is urging retailers across the city to be vigilant, after a fellow trader accepted forged banknotes through its tills this week. A shop owner warned, “These are very good, cleverly done forgeries, and I can understand how they got through the tills, they are so realistic."
"17.04.2017 12:30:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk First night in North Bar for Harrogate literary group Harrogate's most vibrant literary group holds its first event in its new home next week. It was so nice of North Bar Harrogate to give Harrogate's brilliant literary performance group Poems, Prose & Pints a new home.
Their first night there is coming up soon.
It's not for the po-faced, as long as you like a drink and have a £1, you are in!
"17.04.2017 11:30:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Relief roads - A timely report The Campaign to Protect Rural England (CPRE) has produced a timely report which questions the use of relief roads as a solution to traffic congestion (The Impact of Road Projects in England). Letter from Geoff Foxall, chairman of Starbeck Residents' Association, about the proposed Harrogate relief road.
What are your views?
"17.04.2017 10:15:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Below-par Brewers sunk by Hyde Tadcaster Albion's penultimate home game of 2016/17 ended in defeat after two goals from Matthew Beadle handed Hyde United a 2-1 victory at the i2i Stadium. Penultimate home fixture of 2016/17 ends in defeat for Tadcaster Albion AFC (The Brewers)
"17.04.2017 10:00:10" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Hedgerows vital for wildlife cut down in Killinghall Outrage has been voiced over the removal of a stretch of hedgerows by developers of a 600 home project in Killinghall. ICYMI: “It is the worst time of year that this could have happened.." Hedgerows along Penny Pot Lane have been cut down
"17.04.2017 09:30:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Praise for Harrogate CC's Yorkshire pace ace Coad Gary Ballance heaped praise on Harrogate CC pace bowler Ben Coad after he put Yorkshire on the brink of a first County Championship victory of the season against Warwickshire. Ten-wicket haul for Yorkshire CCC earns Harrogate Cricket Club's Coad praise from skipper
"17.04.2017 07:30:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Who's standing in the May 2017 North Yorkshire County Council election? All 15 divisions of the county in Harrogate, Knaresborough, Nidderdale and Ripon will be contested by all the main parties, with councillors elected for the next four years. All you need to know ahead of the election on May 4
"17.04.2017 06:30:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Town issue rallying cry ahead of Halifax clash Harrogate Town have issued a rallying cry to their fans ahead of Easter Monday's Yorkshire derby clash with Halifax Town. "Fans can be our twelfth man" - Harrogate Town AFC urge supporters to play their part in Easter Monday's Yorkshire derby clash with
"16.04.2017 21:00:00" Timeline Photos Reader photo: daffodils at Ripley Castle, by Mark Hunter. Email your pictures to: firstname.lastname@example.org
"16.04.2017 19:15:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Ten-man Railway lose out to Pikes Harrogate Railway suffered a 5-0 home defeat to Pickering Town after playing well over an hour of Good Friday's NCEL Premier Division contest with just 10 men. Red card proves costly as Harrogate Railway are comfortably dispatched by Pickering Town F.C.
"16.04.2017 18:01:09" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk 'Lock it or lose it,' bike thefts more than double across Harrogate North Yorkshire Police (NYP) are calling for Harrogate cyclists to be vigilant as figures reveal bike thefts across the district have more than doubled in the last year. Don't forget to take advantage of cycle security sessions in the build up to the Tour de Yorkshire.
"16.04.2017 17:30:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Experts serve up solutions to Yorkshire housing issues A winners' dinner and discussion brought fresh ideas and some radical suggestions on how to solve Yorkshire's housing issues. Sharon Dale reports. Solving the housing crisis in three hours was a tall order for a group of property industry professionals but a “winners' dinner” and discussion provided plenty of food for thought...
"16.04.2017 17:10:04" Timeline Photos Defeat at Nuneaton means it's now four games without a win for Harrogate Town AFC
"16.04.2017 15:00:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Harrogate Station - Barriers don't work here Regarding the recent developments at Harrogate station, ticket barriers really only work in larger stations where there is only one entrance. There can then be about 20 gates spread across the concourse and queueing is kept to a minimum. Only five gates Reader Nicola Richards says the new ticket barriers are only suitable for larger train stations, not one like Harrogate.
"16.04.2017 14:30:08" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk 'Gate sink Hull to secure cup final berth Harrogate RUFC secured a third consecutive Yorkshire Cup final appearance when they beat Hull 25-10 at Rudding Lane. A third Yorkshire Cup final in as many years for Harrogate Rugby after victory over Hull
"16.04.2017 14:00:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Agatha Christie's legendary 'disappearance' in Harrogate explained Some people have been calling for years for Harrogate to do more capitalise on its close association on Agatha Christie, the world's greatest crime writer. What did happen to the world's greatest crime writer Agatha Christie when she famously 'disappeared' and turned up in Harrogate?
Learn more in a new exhibition courtesy of Theakston Old Peculier Crime Writing Festival, Harrogate
For the full story - or as
"16.04.2017 12:30:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk 130 year old Knaresborough monument planned to be restored in town centre Plans to restore a 130 year old monument in Knaresborough town centre have been submitted by the Civic Society. In case you missed it: Plans have now been submitted to save one of Knaresborough's most historic monuments
"16.04.2017 11:30:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Week in the Life column with Keith Tordoff Last week myself and Kirsty went along to St Cuthbert's Primary School to present awards on behalf of the Nidderdale Chamber of Trade to the pupils who had been selected as winners of the Pateley Bridge logo competition. Entrants for school pupils' Tour de Yorkshire logo competition are reviewed in our latest Week in the Life of Pateley Bridge.
"16.04.2017 11:00:51" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Two new pitches for future Scotton teams A junior football club is aiming to transform a former household waste site into two new football pitches. Plans are well underway for a £128,000 project to transform a former tip site into two new football pitches
"16.04.2017 10:00:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk The highs and lows of teaching in Yorkshire the 1970s Kath Padgett has been teaching for more than four decades and has written a book about her early days working in a West Yorkshire school in the 1970s. Chris Bond talked to her. IT's May 1971. Spangles are children's favourite sweets, orange miniskirts are all the rage and Tony Orlando and Dawn are top of the charts with Knock Three Times....
"16.04.2017 06:00:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Dear Reader: Remarkable runner's 80 birthday + 'issues' over raised toilet seat! A regular column by the Harrogate Advertiser's Graham Chalmers The Harrogate Advertiser's Dear Reader focuses on an amazing runner still hitting the road at a grand old age + why it's hard to retain your dignity sometimes when you're off to hospital.
"15.04.2017 21:00:00" Timeline Photos Reader photo: spring planting beginning to appear in the Valley gardens, by Dr Roger LItton.
"15.04.2017 20:00:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Harrogate boutique calls for independents to work together An independent Harrogate shop which has teamed up with Harrogate Homeless Project is calling on retailers in the town to work together more in the common good #love our indies - our campaign in support of independent shops, bars, cafes and restaurants in Harrogate continues to gather pace.
Well done to the shop owner of @violetstorehgte for bringing ethics into fashion!
"15.04.2017 19:00:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Helping Others column with Karen Weaver Its been a strange few months here at HARCVS as weve had to deal with the impact of losing our main grants from North Yorkshire County Council and the NHS. Three much loved, experienced and talented staff have just transferred over to the new provider, "The good news is that we are still here and, thanks to prudent use of our reserves and unstinting support from Harrogate Borough Council, we do have a future."
Latest Helping Others column with Karen Weaver.
"15.04.2017 17:29:03" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Open the door on an artist's travels Travelling has had an enormous impact on artist Sarah Hall Baqai and its influence on her work is obvious. There's a sense of place in almost everything she does. The enormous papier mache bull that sits in front of the bedroom fireplace and the bust of a Art: Travelling and setting down roots for artist Sarah Hall Baqai
"15.04.2017 16:00:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Fitness for the mind and the body As we start to realise that mental fitness is as important as physical fitness . Catherine Scott meets a woman helping wellbeing As we start to realise that mental fitness is as important as physical fitness . Catherine Scott meets a woman helping wellbeing...
"15.04.2017 15:23:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Eggs-citing deliveries for children's ward at Harrogate Hospital Children on Woodlands ward at Harrogate District Hospital have had some eggs-citing deliveries in the run up to Easter. Really lovely to see some happy little faces on the Children's ward this week!
"15.04.2017 15:00:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Triumph of bureaucracy over common sense In last week's Advertiser, Don Mackenzie told us that his officials have decided that Beckwith Road does not meet the council's intervention… Dr Roger Litton writes about potholes on Beckwith Road being a danger to motorists. What are your views?
"15.04.2017 14:00:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Gorgeous Georgian rectory in Hambleton is a winner twice over The Old Rectory, Thormanby£660,000 This grade II listed property is in the heart of the Hambleton district, which recently came first in a survey of the best rural places to live in Yorkshire.
"15.04.2017 12:30:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Dangers of mind-bending cults exposed in Harrogate author's novel A Harrogate writer has opened up about her own experience of domineering cults and communes which inspired her new book. Harrogate author Judy Birkbeck's debut novel Behind the Mask is Nothing is no average read - cults, communes, family intrigue and a hidden Nazi past.
And it's inspired by real events.
Well done Judy, it's a great read!
"15.04.2017 11:30:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Follow the tree trail through village to the woods This short enjoyable walk includes the delightful village of Bewerley and takes you through Fishpond Wood. This week's featured walk explores the village of Bewerley - so head outdoors and enjoy!
"15.04.2017 11:00:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk More safety camera vans head out on North Yorkshire's roads as police seek to cut fatalities Police are set to deploy six new safety camera vans in North Yorkshire in a bid to further reduce collisions, serious injuries and deaths on the county's roads. The smaller vans are more suited for hard-to-reach locations in the 5,000 miles of road across the county.
"15.04.2017 10:02:06" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Tour build-up gathers pace across Nidderdale Excitement is building across Nidderdale for the Tour de Yorkshire as communities come together to plan a series of unique festivities when banners and Yorkshire flags are unfurled for the arrival of the cyclists on April 29. Preparations are well underway in Nidderdale with music, performers, a giant bike display and more will be on hand to greet the riders.
"15.04.2017 07:30:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk WIN: Hyundai Harrogate sponsorship for your sports team Evans Halshaw Hyundai Harrogate is on the lookout for Harrogate's best youth team coach so they can reward them and their team with some exciting prizes. This brill prize is still up for grabs
"15.04.2017 06:30:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Yorkshire Cup test for 'Gate Harrogate RUFC switch their attentions to the Yorkshire Cup this weekend as they host National Three North outfit Hull at the semi-final stage of the competition. Yorkshire Cup final place up for grabs for Harrogate Rugby
"15.04.2017 06:00:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk 18 years and £4m later, Yorkshire's Calendar Girls prove they were no flash in the pan NO-ONE expected them to dress up for their coming-of-age party. In fact, the guests may have wondered if they would be dressed at all. Exactly 18 years after they revealed themselves to a surprised, and, as it turned out, excited world, Yorkshire's Calendar Girls have been back where it all started, at a village hall in the Dales.
"14.04.2017 21:00:00" Timeline Photos Reader photo: Picture of grouse taken while walking on the moors in Nidderdale, by Heather Middleton.
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"14.04.2017 19:00:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk The Visit Harrogate column Its less than a month until the womens and mens Tour de Yorkshire races roll into Harrogate. We are all looking forward to seeing the race, and seeing the Harrogate district at its best on the television coverage that will be live throughout the day on Tour de Yorkshire and the Spring Flower Show are just two reasons to head into Harrogate - here's more in our Visit Harrogate column.
"14.04.2017 16:01:55" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Tractor Fest to honour revolutionary role of iconic Fords Its remarkable opening 'March of the Tractors' is comprised of machines that span the decades, but this year's Tractor Fest at Newby Hall near Ripon will celebrate the contribution of a specific manufacturer that helped to revolutionise farming at a The tractor that changed the farming world forever.
"14.04.2017 15:00:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Planning applications received by Harrogate Borough Council, week ending April 7 The following applications were received by Harrogate Borough Council's planning department, week ending April 7: What's happening up your street? Here are the latest planning applications submitted to Harrogate Borough Council.
"14.04.2017 14:00:00" Looking for something to do this Easter?
Your 'Advertiser is jam packed with ideas:
- Brilliant walk starting at Pateley Bridge
- Full church listings
- Top ten things to do this weekend
"14.04.2017 12:30:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Ripon Cathedral's debut Food Home and Garden show proves a hit with visitors Ripon Cathedral delighted and entertained over 1,000 visitors with a feast of attractions at its debut food home and garden show on Saturday. Over a thousand of us flocked to Ripon Cathedral's debut Food Home and Garden show, raising £6,000 to go toward's the development of the Cathedral.
Did you go along to the show? Well done to everyone involved who made it a phenomenal success for our
"14.04.2017 11:00:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Exciting 'Great Gatsby' development for Harrogate The man behind Harrogate's most important public development for decades has talked to the Harrogate Advertiser about his excitement for what he calls a project with “Old Hollywood glamour.” The council offices at Crescent Gardens in Harrogate may never be the same again but the Harrogate developer who has bought the site has exciting Hollywood-style plans for its future.
Do you think they look good?
"14.04.2017 10:00:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Tadcaster businesses fight back against NatWest bank closure Business owners in Tadcaster are fighting back after taxpayer-owned bank RBS announced the town's NatWest branch would close later this year. Businesses in Tadcaster are pushing back following the announcement that hundreds of NatWest branches all over the country will close...
"14.04.2017 07:31:08" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Hedgerows vital for wildlife cut down in Killinghall Outrage has been voiced over the removal of a stretch of hedgerows by developers of a 600 home project in Killinghall. The hedges along Penny Pot Lane that separated the plot of rolling green fields from the road have been removed.
"14.04.2017 06:00:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Easter 2017: Your guide to church services around the Harrogate district Here is your handy guide to the Easter services at churches around the Harrogate district over the next few days: Where and when are church services being held this weekend?
"13.04.2017 21:00:00" Timeline Photos Reader photo: Nick Lamming took this picture of Knaresborough while out on a family trip to have ice cream on the river bank and to watch folk try not to row in to each other.
"It was a beautiful day and everyone was in high spirits," he said.
"13.04.2017 20:01:17" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Fly tipping: Unlicensed handling of rubbish Harrogate residents and businesses are being called on to help fight fly-tipping by looking for signs that their waste collectors may be unlicensed. Unlicensed companies are believed to be offering cut-rate waste collection services that residents are being warned is more than likely too good to be true.
"13.04.2017 20:00:18" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Revealed: 2017 Hospitality and Tourism Awards shortlist Organisers have announced the shortlist for each of the eleven categories in the Harrogate Hospitality & Tourism Awards which will be presented at a spectacular gala dinner taking place at the Royal Hall on June 5, 2017. Who's up for a Hospitality and Tourism award?
"13.04.2017 19:00:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk The Easter message with the Dean of Ripon Rev John Dobson On Sunday morning, in glorious sunshine, people from the Cathedral and other congregations within Ripon gathered in the Market Place for the blessing of palms. It was Palm Sunday, the beginning of Holy Week. An Easter message from the Dean of Ripon.
"13.04.2017 17:30:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Award-winning Americana musician for Warehouse in Harrogate There';s two great nights of live music at Harrogate's Warehouse Recording Co over the next fortnight. The arrival of Warehouse Recording Co in Harrogate - a venue and a studio with the support of Whispering Bob Harris - has given a real shot in the arm to the local music scene.
if you doubt how good it is, check out another great gig coming up there this
"13.04.2017 16:18:07" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Delays on Leeds to Harrogate line after person hit by train An emergency incident on the Leeds to Harrogate line has caused delays for rail commuters this evening. Delays on Harrogate to Leeds line after person hit by train
"13.04.2017 16:00:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Harrogate man who set up sham horse trading business is jailed over £280,000 tax fraud A phoney North Yorkshire horse trader who attempted to avoid an investigation into a £280,000 tax fraud by lying about having cancer has been jailed. "Stone tried to manipulate a system that exists for the benefit of legitimate and hardworking businesses, covering his tracks with a shameful lie."
"13.04.2017 14:53:08" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Harrogate district cinema times for the Easter weekend Fancy seeing a film over the Easter break? Here's what's showing at cinemas around the Harrogate district over the next few days. Fancy a trip to the cinema this week? Here's out guide to what's showing, where.
"13.04.2017 14:39:20" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Exclusive: Jail shame of Britain's Got Talent finalist who lied about US cancer treatment in bid to dodge tax fraud probe A former Britain's Got Talent finalist was jailed yesterday after using a sham horse trading business to carry out a £280,000 fraud. A former Britain's Got Talent finalist was jailed yesterday after using a sham horse trading business to carry out a £280,000 fraud.
"13.04.2017 12:31:00" Developer's 'Great Gatsby' plan unveiled
+ Your guide to Easter
+ Pics from the Mayor's Magical Spring Ball
PLUS win Hyundai Harrogate sponsorship for your U16 team, latest from Harrogate Town AFC and more in this week's Harrogate Advertiser
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"13.04.2017 11:30:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Easter 2017: Your guide to church services around the Harrogate district Here is your handy guide to the Easter services at churches around the Harrogate district over the next few days: Here is our round-up of Easter church services around the Harrogate area.
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"13.04.2017 11:08:29" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Campaign builds to defeat plans for hundreds of Ripon homes Ripon residents campaigning against plans for hundreds of homes to be built on the edge of the city, feel that they are one step closer to succeeding. Campaigners feel that they are one step closer to succeeding after a unanimous vote taken at Harrogate Borough Council's planning committee on Tuesday.
"13.04.2017 10:15:36" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Before & after: New-look Harrogate pub reopens One of Harrogate's most-loved and historic pubs has reopened after closing for a minor refurbishment. One of Harrogate's greatest pubs has reopened after a refurbishment.
But do you prefer the old-look Old Bell Tavern or the new-look Old Bell Tavern?
Speaking personally, the Harrogate Advertiser likes the new smart front...
"13.04.2017 07:00:47" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Tour de Yorkshire: Thousands in grants to celebrate arrival of tour Banners, decorations, street performers and more will be part of the celebrations across Harrogate to mark the Tour de Yorkshire arrival after a cash boost of more than £9,000 in grants. ICYMI: Harrogate Borough Council has awarded 12 local groups up to £1,000 to pay for festivities to mark the Tour de Yorkshire
"12.04.2017 21:00:00" Timeline Photos Reader photo: Stepping stones over the River Wharfe at Bolton Abbey, by Stephen Evans. Email your pictures of the Harrogate area to: firstname.lastname@example.org
"12.04.2017 18:00:00" Running the London Marathon this year?
We want to hear all about it!!
"12.04.2017 16:25:12" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk One of Harrogate's favourite pubs reopens & customers love it! One of Harrogate's most-loved and historic pubs has reopened after closing for a minor refurbishment. Bill Clinton's favourite pub is looking pretty fresh!
"12.04.2017 14:30:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Tadcaster beaten on penalties in County Cup final Tadcaster Albion suffered penalty shoot-out heartache in Tuesday night's West Riding County Cup final. Penalty shoot-out heartache for Tadcaster Albion AFC (The Brewers) in County Cup final
"12.04.2017 13:12:11" Timeline Photos WOW out tomorrow with the Harrogate Advertiser. Reviews, previews, walks, food plus curtain call.
"12.04.2017 12:30:55" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk A doctor who has cared for generations of patients across Nidderdale for three decades has spoken of his pride and joy while working with his team. Patients and staff in Nidderdale have bid farewell to Dr Bob Spain
"12.04.2017 12:00:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk VIDEO: Relic hunter wants to reunite families of 14,000 Second World War heroes with dog tags A relic hunter has launched an extraordinary appeal to reunite the families of over 14,000 Second World War heroes with their dog tags - after he found them buried in a field. Dan Mackay, 37, discovered the military tags under the earth beside the site of a World War Two anti-aircraft battery just outside London
"12.04.2017 11:19:19" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk WATCH: Singing plumber's tribute to the Tour de Yorkshire A musician has released his latest comic video celebrating the arrival of the Tour de Yorkshire. He changes the lyrics to 'Get On Yer Bike' to include the new destinations along the route - and has now inserted references to Bridlington, Tadcaster and Sheffield's Fox Valley!!
"12.04.2017 11:02:46" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Ministers urged not to block education at Great Yorkshire Show Government ministers will be invited to this summer's Great Yorkshire Show to witness first-hand its educational merits, in a move prompted by concerns that schoolchildren will be denied opportunities to visit the event. The move follows last week's supreme court ruling to uphold the ban on parents taking children out of school for family holidays during term time
"12.04.2017 10:36:05" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk New independent health-conscious takeaway to open in Harrogate One of Yorkshire's leading, health-conscious independents is about to launch its own takeaway version in Harrogate. The Harrogate Advertser has been criticised occasionally for writing about new restaurants and cafes if they happen to be 'chains'.
Although we support local independents in our continuing #Love Our Indies campaign, it is still our job to inform people of
"11.04.2017 17:03:04" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Wetherby throw away half-time lead in Brighouse reverse Wetherby Athletic's four-match unbeaten run came to an end as they surrendered a 3-1 half-time lead on their way to defeat at Brighouse Old Boys. Costly defeat for Wetherby Athletic AFC at Brighouse ends mini-unbeaten run
"11.04.2017 14:42:55" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk H & D LEAGUE: Barden treble fires Rangers to Senior Cup glory Josh Barden hit a hat-trick to help Kirk Deighton Rangers to victory in the final of the Harrogate & District Senior Cup. Senior Cup triumph for Kirk Deighton Rangers FC
"11.04.2017 14:15:54" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Harrogate family man in world's most notorious race A Harrogate man has set off in the world's toughest race in the sweltering sands dunes of the Sahara. What a brave runner this Harrogate family man this is...
We may have enjoyed a minor heatwave at the weekend but spare a thought for Tim Phillips who was setting off in the world's most gruelling race in the incredible heat of the Sahara.
And it's all in
"11.04.2017 13:18:48" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Lady Locomotives avoid relegation despite Doncaster defeat Harrogate Railway Ladies are safe from relegation despite suffering a 1-0 home defeat to Doncaster Belles in their penultimate game of the season. Harrogate Railway Ladies live to fight another day despite home loss to Doncaster
"11.04.2017 12:29:07" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk London's prestigious Ivy Collection submit plans for Harrogate restaurant The property group which owns some of London's leading restaurants including The Ivy, has submitted plans to bring an Ivy Collection restaurant to Harrogate. Could The Ivy be landing in Harrogate this November?
"11.04.2017 11:01:10" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Tour de Yorkshire: Thousands in grants to celebrate arrival of tour Banners, decorations, street performers and more will be part of the celebrations across Harrogate to mark the Tour de Yorkshire arrival after a cash boost of more than £9,000 in grants. Thousands of pounds in grants have been awarded to help celebrate the Tour de Yorkshire in Harrogate
"11.04.2017 08:42:29" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Harrogate weather and traffic update: Largely dry, but watch out for those winds Thankfully it looks like it's going to be staying dry for most of the day in Harrogate, but the Met Office warns that strong winds could be on their way. Take care on the roads this morning, and we hope you all have a great day!
"11.04.2017 06:39:25" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Pythons beat the drop after comeback win over rivals Harrogate Pythons are safe from relegation after they came from behind to beat fellow strugglers Stocksbridge in a must-win encounter on Saturday. How Harrogate Pythons RUFC fought back to beat relegation rivals Stocksbridge and secured their place in Yorkshire Three for another
"11.04.2017 06:00:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Harrogate to welcome famous chefs at BBC Good Food Show The BBC Good Food Show is coming to Harrogate for a Michelin Masterclass and Dinner with none other than Michel Roux Jr and Tom Kerridge. Harrogate is simply exploding with restaurants, cafes and bars.
No wonder the BBC Good Food Show is heading its way!
The exciting news is that, among the guests at the event, will be two of the UK's most celebrated chefs...
"10.04.2017 20:00:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Close collaborators of Beatles and Bowie coming to North Yorks festival The eighth year of North Yorkshire's Deer Shed music and arts festival has announced its literary line-up - and it promises to be the best one yet. Isn't this a great picture of The Beatles in Harrogate in 1963 backstage at the Royal Hall?
We think reader Terry Mason took the photo.
We mention this because among the guest speakers at North Yorkshire festival Deer Shed Festival will be a man who
"10.04.2017 19:00:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Letter: Council Leader - We confirmed no changes to Stray I refer to two letters in your pages specifically asking me to write a response. Coun Richard Cooper says there will be no changes to the Stray Act.
"10.04.2017 17:57:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk 130 year old Knaresborough monument planned to be restored in town centre Plans to restore a 130 year old monument in Knaresborough town centre have been submitted by the Civic Society. Will you support the restoration of this historic #Knaresborough monument?
"10.04.2017 17:33:01" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk New settlement proposed for Cattal Thousands of new homes could be created as proposals for a new settlement near Cattal have been put forward. Proposals have been submitted for a new village and thousands of new homes near the A59
"10.04.2017 17:30:10" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk New settlement proposed for Cattal Thousands of new homes could be created as proposals for a new settlement near Cattal have been put forward. Proposals have been submitted for a new village and thousands of new homes near the A59
"10.04.2017 17:00:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Brewers beaten at Colne Tadcaster Albion suffered a 4-1 defeat on the road at promotion-chasing Colne in Evo-Stik Division One North. Defeat on the road for Tadcaster Albion AFC (The Brewers)
"10.04.2017 15:31:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk ROAD CLOSURES: Everything you need to know for Tour de Yorkshire As residents, visitors and cyclists alike get ready for the race, we bring you everything you'll need to know as a motorist during stage two of the Tour de Yorkshire (Saturday April 29). It's more than likely passing through where you live... So get clued up on where you can and can't drive during the Tour de Yorkshire!
"10.04.2017 15:00:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk School of the Week: Richard Taylor Primary School, Harrogate Richard Taylor C of E Primary School is a thriving, happy and caring community which was first opened in 1785. Can you see someone you know in this photograph of our School of the Week - Richard Taylor Primary?
"10.04.2017 14:30:00" Timeline Photos Harrogate Railway suffer 10-goal 'mauling' at Cleethorpes
"10.04.2017 13:00:00" pocklingtonpost.co.uk REVIEW: Rock of Ages, Grand Opera House, York Rock of Ages is set in the Los Angeles of the Eighties, celebrating the glam metal bands of the period, with a real sense of mischief, spoof and parody throughout. A rollercoaster ride of hit after hit.
"10.04.2017 12:30:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Revealed: Winner of CAMRA Pub of the Year for Harrogate/Ripon Harrogate's smallest independent bar has won CAMRA's Pub of the Year 2017 award for Harrogate and Ripon. This fantastic little independent Harrogate bar has only been opened less than a year and it's just won a top award!
Well done Richard & Danni at The Little Ale House
Nice beer, too...
"10.04.2017 09:42:57" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk 'Gate secure crucial win over Preston in battle to beat the drop Harrogate RUFC took a huge step towards securing their National Two North status when they beat Preston Grasshoppers 45-32 on Saturday. Victory at Preston edges Harrogate Rugby clear of relegation danger
"10.04.2017 09:35:56" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk 'Lock it or lose it,' bike thefts more than double across Harrogate North Yorkshire Police (NYP) are calling for Harrogate cyclists to be vigilant as figures reveal bike thefts across the district have more than doubled in the last year. Cycle security sessions are being held across Harrogate as bike thefts rise
"10.04.2017 09:13:20" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk REVIEW: Entertaining Angels, Harrogate Dramatic Society, Harrogate Studio Theatre Harrogate Dramatic Society must consider itself truly fortunate in having found Gill McVey to direct its production of Entertaing Angels by Richard Everett. Gill's director debut is a hit.
"10.04.2017 07:24:45" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Plan sets out how Leeds Bradford Airport will reach new heights A vision for the future of Leeds Bradford Airport was formally published today as bosses outlined how the airport will be developed to meet the needs of a projected 7.1 million passengers. Route to 2030 sets out plans for the next 13 years, including support for an airport Parkway station on the Harrogate-Leeds railway line and a new road link between the A658 and A65 with a spur to the airport
"10.04.2017 06:00:00" Timeline Photos Good morning #Harrogate! We hope you had a lovely weekend making the most of that glorious sunshine!
As the Easter weekend approaches, we thought we'd beat the Monday blues by sharing this sweet photograph of a lamb, brilliantly captured by Steve Gill
"09.04.2017 21:00:00" Timeline Photos Today's reader photo of the day was taken by Chriss Bugden, who said: "I took this photo of the Nidderdale stone surrounded by daffodils at the top of Birstwith.
"It makes me smile every time I go past."
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"09.04.2017 19:00:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Upper Wharfedale Fell Rescue Association column, with David Dennis We have been fortunate over the years to have always been able to match recruitment to the ever increasing demand on our services and the mix of seasoned members with many rescue experiences and new, and usually younger, members has served us well. “I have always had a love of the outdoors, which led to my passion for fell and mountain running,” said Kirsty Hall, a new full member of the Upper Wharfedale Fell Rescue Association team.
Here's the latest column with David Dennis.
"09.04.2017 14:30:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Ainge treble earns Town a point in dramatic finale Simon Ainge scored a stunning hat-trick in the final 10 minutes as Harrogate Town twice recovered from being two goals down to draw 3-3 with promotion-chasing Salford City. Late hat-trick seals dramatic fightback and earns Harrogate Town AFC a point
"09.04.2017 14:00:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk New owners' amazing transformation of Knaresborough bar-restaurant A husband and wife team who've just taken over independent eaterie Six Poor Folk in Knaresborough say they have been amazed by the welcome the town has given them. Harrogate's indie bar, cafe and restaurant scene is booming - and so is Knaresborough.
These new owners are already making a good impression in their new eaterie.
And they're a friendly couple, too.
"09.04.2017 12:00:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Fountains 10k hailed a success for the whole community More than 350 runners took part in the Fountains 10k and fun run on Sunday, April 2, raising more than £10,000 for IT equipment at Fountains CE Primary School in Grantley A huge well done to everyone who took part!!
"09.04.2017 11:30:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Letter: Libraries - have we got our priorities right? The many willing volunteers at the newly launched Starbeck Library are to be congratulated but surely I'm not alone in thinking that it is the height of hypocrisy that Andrew Jones, Conservative MP, should attend the “opening”. Reader Barbara Penny wants to know if the powers that be have their priorities right on libraries. What do you think?
"09.04.2017 09:00:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk A Week in the Life column with Keith Tordoff Google UK comes to town! Yes Google came to Pateley Bridge as part of the prize for Pateley Bridge winning the title Best High Street in the Village category of the Great British High Street Awards 2016. Google arrives in Pateley Bridge. Latest A Week in the Life column here with Keith Tordoff.
"09.04.2017 06:00:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Dear Reader: Harrogate's awful ticket barriers + new Harrogate bar crawl! It's always the small things that cause the trouble. The Harrogate Advertiser's Dear Reader column takes on the biig local issues, albeit with tongue slightly in mouth.
This week - the rubbish new ticket barriers at Harrogare rail station and the launch of a new Harrogate craft beer bar crawl.
Go get 'em!
"08.04.2017 21:00:00" Timeline Photos Reader photo: Laura Forbes captured this great image while out on a walk with her baby girl. Email your pictures of the Harrogate area to: email@example.com
"08.04.2017 18:00:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Cash concerns for Bond End despite £850,000 for Knaresborough high street Concern has been raised that Knaresborough's most polluted junction will still not get enough money to solve its problems in an £850,000 scheme. Do you think £200,000 is enough?
"08.04.2017 12:30:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Harrogate's pothole hell: the facts revealed It all started last week when some readers got in touch to complain about the number of potholes on the roads they use in Harrogate, particularly in the Otley Road area. Who finds driving in Harrogate or most of North Yorkshire a real pain because of all the potholes?
We certainly do.
But what does the man in charge intend to do about it?
And how deep does a pothole have to be before action has to be taken.
"08.04.2017 12:00:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Village shop named the best in the North A village shop and post office has put Marton-cum-Grafton on the map after beating competition from across the North in the Countryside Alliance's Rural Oscars. Well done Spellows – we'll have to drop in sometime!
"08.04.2017 11:30:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Letter: Rail Station - Apply some common sense! One of your correspondents recently highlighted the overmanning of the exits at Harrogate railway station. Reader Russell Davidson says common sense needs to be applied over the 'overmanning' of the exits at Harrogate Railway Station.
"08.04.2017 11:00:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk More than £70,000 raised in memory of Harrogate's Mike Hall Over £70,000 has been raised to support the family of Harrogate's endurance cycling 'legend', who was killed in an Australian road race. “You would never know if you bumped into Mike what he had achieved and what he meant to people and that's a rare thing these days."
"08.04.2017 09:00:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Explore First World War trail around quiet dale This First World War heritage trail around Colsterdale is part of Nidderdale AONB: Leeds Pals, POWs and the Home Front - a First World… Here's a walk with a difference this week - a World War One centenary trail around Colsterdale.
"08.04.2017 06:00:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Ripon hit by spate of bizarre car bonnet thefts Ripon has been hit with a spate of bizarre car bonnet thefts, triggering alarm and shock across the city. Can you help police with their investigations?
"07.04.2017 21:00:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk School Matters column with Dennis Richards April 1st has come and gone for another year. While perhaps no news outlet will ever match the famous Richard Dimbleby spaghetti “spoof” of many decades ago, the Guardian came close this year with brilliant “wind-up” in relation to a news announcement Schoolchildren will perform better if they wear slippers. Columnist Dennis Richards discusses the pros and cons.
"07.04.2017 21:00:00" Timeline Photos Reader photo of the day was taken by Nick Lamming, who said: "It was a beautiful day to walk around Fountains Abbey and Studley Royal Water Gardens.
"One of the many features was the Octagon tower. There were some amazing views to be had and I would
"07.04.2017 20:52:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk REVIEW: St Cecilia Orchestra, Holy Trinity, Ripon The St Cecilia Orchestra's Spring concert was held at the Holy Trinity Church in Ripon. This is an excellent venue where thought has been given to combining acts of worship and the ability to provide a venue for the people of Ripon and district to enjoy Riponian cellist Toby White in maginficent form.
"07.04.2017 20:25:00" pocklingtonpost.co.uk Lucie gives RENT the X Factor The 20th anniversary production of Jonathan Larson's ground-breaking Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning musical RENT will play at York Theatre Royal later this month. New tour of hit show on way to region
"07.04.2017 19:24:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk REVIEW: Roderick Williams and Ian Burnside, Wesley Centre, Harrogate Franz Schubert's Die schöne Müllerin (1823) is considered to be one of the greatest song cycles ever written. 'Lovely and engaging concert'
"07.04.2017 18:00:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Review: Stunning tales of 60s by Harrogate beatnik poet Heath Common: Tales of A Young Life in Halifax & Notting Hill Gate (album), Hi4Head Records Who knew Harrogate had a beatnik poet?
And who knew he made rather good music albums with true tales from the rock n roll world of Swinging London and the 1960s and 70s and 80s?
His new album is well worth checking out...
"07.04.2017 15:00:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk The Mayor of the Borough of Harrogate's monthly diary, with Coun Nick Brown My highlights in March included a number of enjoyable school visits to meet pupils and to try and explain democracy, the role of the Mayoralty and to foster a sense of civic pride. These included St Aidan's, Ashville, Belmont Grosvenor, Kirkby Overblow, The Mayor of Harrogate, Cllr Nick Brown, has plenty of praise for the area's students in his latest column.
"07.04.2017 14:00:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Who's standing in the May 2017 North Yorkshire County Council election? All 15 divisions of the county in Harrogate, Knaresborough, Nidderdale and Ripon will be contested by all the main parties, with councillors elected for the next four years. Need to know: The candidates seeking your vote on May 4
"07.04.2017 13:30:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk One of vintage fashion's biggest names lands for launch in Harrogate One of the UK's biggest manufacturers in reproduced vintage clothes will open their first shop-style space in Harrogate on Saturday (April 8). One for all you fashionistas!
"07.04.2017 12:39:41" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Plans for hundreds of homes labelled a 'threat to heritage' in the district Campaigners fighting plans to build hundreds of homes on the edge of Ripon, have made an impassioned plea urging developers to consider the impact of the development on the city's heritage sites. Plans submitted for hundreds of homes to be built in our district have continued to attract opposition from local action groups, councils, and the National Trust.
"07.04.2017 12:00:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Team gears up for 'oar-some' challenge Staff from a Harrogate estate agency are all getting ready to show off their pulling power ahead of making their debut in one of the UK's top dragon boat races. Great to see the business community giving something back!
"07.04.2017 11:30:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Letter: Potholes - More congestion on the horizon We have seen the rapid and continuous increase in potholes in our roads over recent years. Reader Paul Ashfield says if repair work isn't carried out to potholes soon, some of Harrogate's roads will start to resemble cart tracks.
"07.04.2017 11:11:10" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk REVIEW: Julian Bliss, Sunday Series, Old Swan Hotel, Harrogate I really enjoy the Sunday Series of morning concerts from Harrogate International Festivals. Top artists, excellent and diverse programmes and a delightful setting. This was no exception – I have only heard Julian Bliss on recordings previously, so to see 'Bliss-ful performance from clarinettist'.
"07.04.2017 11:00:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk New Easter 'panto' at Harrogate Theatre is a fab hit The highly successful creative team behind Harrogate Theatre's annual festive pantomime launched their first-ever Easter 'panto' for all the family last night. It's the first-time Harrogate Theatres has done this - an Easter 'panto' for all the family!
But is it as good as their fabulous Christmas panto?
The Harrogate Advertiser was there and last night and can report the news is good.
Well done to David Bown,
"07.04.2017 10:44:36" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk LIVE: Yorkshire v Hampshire Wondering what's happening at the cricket?
Our man Chris Waters is there LIVE as Yorkshire open their 2017 County Championship campaign at home to Hampshire
"07.04.2017 10:15:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Trio of 'cup finals' to decide struggling Harrogate's fate Harrogate RUFC have three “cup finals” left to play this season as they battle to preserve their National Two North status. Three wins the target for Harrogate Rugby as battle for survival looks set to go down to the wire
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"07.04.2017 10:00:40" Timeline Photos Interesting information has just arrived at the Harrogate Advertiser office.
Apparently slug season is coming.
Someone has kindly sent us this superb picture of a slug with a question.
The question is: is North Yorkshire prepared?
"07.04.2017 06:00:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk One year on from law change 450,000 dogs still not chipped Vets have welcomed the news that almost 710,000 dogs have been microchipped in the last twelve months, following the introduction of the new dog microchipping law. 5.5 per cent of the UK's dog population remain without a microchip, meaning their owners face a fine of up to £500
"06.04.2017 21:00:00" Timeline Photos Reader photo: The moors above Greenhow in the spring sunshine, by Dr Roger Litton.
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"06.04.2017 20:00:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Here's how to claim a free hot cross bun tomorrow With Easter fast approaching, a Yorkshire supermarket chain is offering free hot cross buns to customers. The Giving Bun project has been launched to help give people the chance to connect with their communities and get to know those around them
"06.04.2017 19:00:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Harrogate District cinema times: Friday, April 7 until Thursday, April 13. Fancy seeing a film this weekend? Here are the films showing across the district from Friday, April 7 until Thursday, April 13. Fancy catching a movie this week? Here is our guide to what's showing at the cinemas around Harrogate.
"06.04.2017 17:15:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Top Harrogate indie restaurant to reopen after switching premises Harrogate's booming independent food and drink scene will be bolstered with the arrival of the new permanent site by Norse. One of Harrogate's leading independent restaurants is to reopen this weekend.
It's good to see this award-winner prospering and looking to improve the whole time.
A real credit to Harrogate.
"06.04.2017 17:00:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Harrogate girl poses as impromptu 'security guard' on set of Paddington 2 being filmed in town this week The stars of Paddington 2, including Hugh Grant, enjoyed a warm welcome from many excited residents while they were filming in Harrogate yesterday - but for three-year-old Freya Stanton, it was an especially memorable experience as she stepped up to the Three-year-old Freya was enjoying an ice-cream with her grandma when she spotted the film cameras and stepped up to the role...
Have you spotted Hugh Grant and the stars of Paddington around town this week?
"06.04.2017 14:36:14" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Pateley Bridge businesses and RSPB join forces to protect rare birds A pot of thousands of pounds has been raised to offer as reward in combating the persecution of rare birds following the most recent discovery of a shot red kite in Nidderdale. A reward of £3,000 is being offered as a reward in the fight to protect rare birds
"06.04.2017 11:30:00" 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, April 6 to Wednesday, April 12? Fancy getting out and about in Harrogate over the next week? Here's our guide to what's going on, where.
"06.04.2017 10:28:55" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Hugh Grant spotted in Harrogate filming for Paddington 2 The stars of Paddington 2 have been spotted filming around Harrogate this week. Eeek!... Well this is exciting!! Have you spotted the stars of Paddington 2 around town?
"06.04.2017 09:30:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk H & D LEAGUE: Kirkby climb off the bottom as Hampsthwaite's title hopes take a hit Having spent the majority of 2016/17 propping up the Harrogate & District Premier Division, Kirkby Malzeard finally climbed off the foot of the table when they recorded just their second victory of the campaign. Round-up of the latest Harrogate & District Football League action
"06.04.2017 08:19:21" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Historic Harrogate location to host new Agatha Christie exhibition The world's biggest celebration of the crime genre unveiled its full programme at an exclusive launch party at Browns Courtrooms in London last night with tickets for all events go on sale from April 6. An Agatha Christie exhibition + an amazing line-up of top crime writing authors (and actors Robson Green and Brenda Blethyn from ITV's Vera) have been announced for this year's Theakston Crime festival in Harrogate.
It's great every year but this summer's
"06.04.2017 06:40:30" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Huge lorry fire closes A1(M) in Yorkshire A huge lorry fire shut part of the A1(M) near Harrogate last night. This huge fire has closed part of the A1(M) near Harrogate
"06.04.2017 06:35:32" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Airliner makes emergency landing at Leeds Bradford Airport Emergency services descended on Leeds Bradford Airport last night when a holiday flight reported problems with its landing gear. A holiday flight was forced to make an emergency landing at Leeds Bradford Airport last night
"05.04.2017 20:00:00" Timeline Photos Reader photo: Knaresborough Viaduct by Martin Meechan. Email your pictures to: email@example.com
"05.04.2017 19:00:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Harrogate Spring Flower Show director 'bowled over' by youngsters' garden designs Harrogate in Bloom's Children's Spring Art Competition has attracted a record number of entries in 2017. Blooming marvellous response to a competition set by Harrogate in Bloom. Take a look for yourself.
"05.04.2017 18:25:08" In tomorrow's Harrogate Advertiser
Looking into pothole problems
+ Harrogate midwives in £40k training grant boost
+ Is Harrogate set for a Starbucks drive-thru?
+ Happygate Fest to return
PLUS try a great walk exploring historic Nidderdale
"05.04.2017 17:33:52" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Harrogate to host exhibition to crime writing legend Agatha Christie The world's biggest celebration of the crime genre unveils its full programme at an exclusive launch party at Browns Courtrooms in London tonight with tickets for all… Harrogate has such close links with the world's greatest ever crime writer @agathachristie
Now Theakston Old Peculier Crime Writing Festival is recognising that by hosting a special Agatha Christie event.
Smart move by Theakston Crime
"05.04.2017 14:13:33" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Man dies after crash near Otley A man has died after a serious multi-car crash near Pool-in-Wharfedale this morning. An appeal has been made for witnesses to a fatal multi-car collision on the B6161
"05.04.2017 14:00:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Plans resubmitted for drive-thru Starbucks at one of Harrogate's Plans to build a drive-thru Starbucks by "one of the busiest junctions in Harrogate" have been resubmitted in a new application. Could Harrogate have a drive-thru Starbucks by the end of the year?
"05.04.2017 12:24:38" Timeline Photos WOW is out with the Harrogate Advertiser tomorrow. Good Food Show comes to town, drama at Harrogate Theatre, Melanie James, of Harrogate Operatic Players, takes our Curtain Call, plus reviews and cinema times.
"05.04.2017 12:00:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Aldi to recruit over 35 staff for its new Wetherby store Aldi is recruiting for over 35 store positions for its new store in Wetherby, which is due to open in the summer. Good news for Wetherby...
"05.04.2017 11:00:00" Our reporters are putting the finishing touches to this week's Harrogate Advertiser
It'll be off to press tonight, ready for you to read in the morning!
"05.04.2017 10:16:08" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Cyclist hospitalised after collision on A61 A collision on the A61 near Pannal involving a HGV has left a cyclist hospitalised. Travel: Collision on A61 near Pannal involving HGV and cyclist
"05.04.2017 09:34:24" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Tadcaster held at Kendal Tadcaster Albion played out their second 2-2 draw in four days when they visited Kendal Town on Tuesday evening. Another 2-2 draw for Tadcaster Albion AFC (The Brewers)
"05.04.2017 08:15:34" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk 'Sir Gary Verity Way' bypass for Harrogate? He's won the admiration of the organisers of the Tour de France. The Tour de France, The Tour de Yorkshire, Welcome to Yorkshire...he's done so much for Yorkshire and its tourism industry.
But should part of Harrogate's bypass be named after Sir Gary Verity?
We think he's a legend but what do you think?
"05.04.2017 08:15:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Railway brought back down to earth by Seasiders Harrogate Railway were brought back down to earth with a bump after Saturday's morale-boosting win over Clipstone when they lost 5-1 at Bridlington Town in midweek. Trip to the seaside ends badly for understrength Harrogate Railway
"05.04.2017 06:00:00" Timeline Photos A gorgeous photo taken by Andre Abaygar, of his wife and puppy looking over Pateley Bridge in the glorious spring weather!
"04.04.2017 21:00:00" Timeline Photos Reader photo: Harrogate's Cenotaph in the spring sunshine, by Matt Kirkham of Town Pix Photography.
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"04.04.2017 20:15:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk New Samsung Galaxy security risk The facial recognition security feature on the Samsung Galaxy S8 can be easily bypassed by using a picture of the owner, according to experts. Facial recognition is one of several methods Samsung is offering to allow users to unlock their devices......
"04.04.2017 20:00:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk £40,000 for Harrogate and District midwives in NHS improvement scheme Midwives at Harrogate District Hospital have received £40,000 to develop a training scheme which will give staff hands-on skills in areas all across maternity care. Great news for midwives, babies and mums in #Harrogate and beyond!
"04.04.2017 19:00:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Mayor launches petanque contest The Mayor of Harrogate Coun Nick Brown tried his hand at petanque as he launched the sixth annual Saint Michael's Cup. On target for the launch of the sixth annual Saint Michael's Cup.
"04.04.2017 17:30:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Children are getting a taste for vaping due to flavoured electronic cigarettes Children are getting a taste for vaping due to flavoured electronic cigarettes, warns new research. Among those who currently using e-cigs, 98.6 per cent of children and 95.2 per cent of young adults said that their first one was flavoured, according to a study
"04.04.2017 17:00:43" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Railway Ladies claim crucial success over Ossett Harrogate Railway Ladies took a huge step towards ensuring their survival in the North East Regional Womens Football League Southern Division when they beat Ossett Albion. Triumph over Ossett boosts Harrogate Railway Ladies' survival bid
"04.04.2017 16:30:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Hoax ticket website set up to 'scam' fans and bring fraud into the spotlight A fake ticket website set up to raise awareness of ticket fraud fooled more that 1,500 people in the space of a week. With moves in place to clamp down on 'legal' secondary event ticketing, attention has turned to fraudulent event ticket sales, which have claimed more than 21,000 victims in the past three years
"04.04.2017 15:30:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Being mayor for the day. Pupils at Harrogate prep school Belmont Grosvenor were given the chance to become Mayor for the morning when they welcomed Mayor of Harrogate, Coun Nick Brown as part of their project on local and national democracy. Belmont Grosvenor pupils find out what it's like being the Mayor of Harrogate Borough Council.
"04.04.2017 15:20:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Headteacher of Bedale High steps down following protest over toilet rule The headteacher of Bedale High School has stepped down just weeks after some forty students protested over a rule which limited how often they could use the toilet. Mr Rawdin will spend this week getting to know students.
"04.04.2017 14:11:20" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Yorkshire awarded £159m to create extra school places and repair crumbling buildings Schools across Yorkshire are to receive a £159m cash injection for extra school places and building repairs The announcement by Education Secretary Justine Greening will help to create almost 20,000 more places in the region by 2020
"04.04.2017 14:08:13" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk North Yorks' indie band launches single with record shops tour A new North Yorkshire indie rock band has started a tour of independent record shops including Harrogate to celebrate the launch of its debut single on vinyl. It's not many bands have the wherewithall to get up and tour independent record shops to promote their debut single - including Evil Eye Vinyl in Harrogate.
Well done John Gillies and The Doubtful Bottle!
"04.04.2017 13:29:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Yorkshire police officers offered free rail travel to PC Keith Palmer's funeral A train operator has offered Yorkshire police officers free rail travel to a memorial for a murdered constable. Virgin Trains East Coast is allowing police to travel to London for free on its trains from stations in Yorkshire, including Harrogate, on Monday April 10, the day of PC Keith Palmer's funeral
"04.04.2017 11:51:22" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Letter: Ripon-Harrogate line - Link would cause major disruption I refer to the recent publicity you have given to the idea of the reinstatement of the Harrogate to Ripon railway line. Reader JBE Smith is critical of plans for a Ripon to Harrogate rail ink, which would "cost millions" and cause "several years of disruption."
What are your thoughts?
"04.04.2017 09:53:52" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk WATCH: Harrogate's 'singing conductor' in new Hollywood-style video Harrogate's 'Singing Conductor' has released a stunning new video which looks like a million dollars. It's the video everyone's talking about - The Fighter by Harrogate singer-songwriter Paul Mirfin.
Watch it via the link...
"04.04.2017 09:49:10" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Pythons come unstuck against title-chasers Harrogate Pythons RUFC remain in a relegation dogfight after a 36-13 defeat to title-chasing Halifax Vandals, despite a spirited performance at Pennypot. Home loss to title-chasing Halifax leaves Harrogate Pythons RUFC in a perilous position
"04.04.2017 07:30:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Well known couple share experiences of teaching in Uganda after living in district for 36 years A well known couple from Ripon have completed their first month of teaching in north Uganda. Good morning #Harrogate! Cathie and John have lived in our district for 36 years, but now they are in Uganda teaching and helping others.
Find out how they're getting on here... Do you have a good luck message for the Rutters as they continue their
"04.04.2017 07:00:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Valley Gardens to host return of independent festival Thousands of people will once again be flocking to Happygate festival in the Valley Gardens this summer. Harrogate is all set for a summer of fun!
The latest event announced sees the return to the Valley Gardens of of a community festival with laidback vibes and plenty going on for all the family.
"04.04.2017 06:28:58" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Machama on target as improving Wetherby edge past Knaresborough Improving Wetherby Athletic claimed a 1-0 win on the road at local rivals Knaresborough Town Reserves courtesy of Teydiairvine Machama's second-minute goal. Victory over local rivals for relegation-threatened Wetherby Athletic AFC
"04.04.2017 06:20:45" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Harrogate Water in £6.5m plant investment Harrogate Water has unveiled a £6.5m investment into the firm's production facility. “We are bringing more employment to the town as a result of this and increasing the awareness of the brand of Yorkshire."
Chief executive James Cain
"03.04.2017 21:00:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Harrogate's 'singing conductor' in new Hollywood-style video Harrogate's 'Singing Conductor' has released a stunning new video which looks like a million dollars. Harrogate has so much talent and here's one of the best.
By day, a train conductor for Northern Rail on the Harrogate line, by night a successful singer-songwriter.
And Paul Mirfin's new music video is fantastic, too.
"03.04.2017 21:00:00" Timeline Photos Reader photo: Flowers around the west end, by Stephen Evans. Email your pictures to: firstname.lastname@example.org
"03.04.2017 19:45:00" pocklingtonpost.co.uk Bronte sister's novel on stage Award-winning playwright Deborah McAndrew's new adaptation of Anne Brontë's novel The Tenant of Wildfell Hall comes to York Theatre Royal, in a co-production with Octagon Theatre Bolton, from April 26 to May 6. Adward-winning playwright Deborah McAndrew adapts The Tenant of Wildfell Hall for the stage.
"03.04.2017 19:00:05" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Easter walks to celebrate town The fifth Boroughbridge Walking festival takes place over the Easter weekend. Fancy a stroll in the fresh air? Help walk yourself to fitness with the Boroughbridge Walking Festival during the Easter break.
"03.04.2017 19:00:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Letter: Transport - Find alternative solutions I am writing my first ever letter to a newspaper after attending the open meeting of North Yorkshire County Council to hear about the proposed solutions to better managing the traffic on the A59 Skipton Road. Other options to the Harrogate traffic problem, aside from the relief road, are wiser, says reader A Procter.
What are your views?
"03.04.2017 17:00:01" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Railway boss' delight at first win Harrogate Railway manager Ray Green admitted that Saturday's last-gasp victory over Clipstone left him “close to tears”. "I was close to tears."
Raymond Green reveals just how much his first win as Harrogate Railway manager meant to him
"03.04.2017 16:00:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Average commuter spends £48K in their career - just to get to work The average British commuter will spend over £48,000 across their working lifetime - just to get to the office. A study of 2,000 commuters in the UK also found that out of the lifetime cost of commuting, over a third is on snacks and takeaway coffees in the morning.
"03.04.2017 15:00:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk School of the Week: Killinghall CE Primary School Killinghall CE Primary School is a thriving and expanding school, currently having 111 happy and enthusiastic children. Our aim is to ensure that all our children experience success and enjoy coming to school. School of the Week: Killinghall CE Primary School.
"03.04.2017 10:29:43" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Tribute to Harrogate's first woman doctor who made history A new plaque has been unveiled to a little known but pioneering doctor in Harrogate. She was a true feminist in the old skool sense of the word.
Harrogate's Laura Veale fought to become Yorkshire's first woman doctor in the late Victorian/early Edwardian era.
And she succeeded!
Now there's a new tribute to her in Harrogate.
"03.04.2017 10:16:05" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Off-road bike paths in Wetherby backed by council Community support and a generous donation of land has helped secure proposals for new off-road bike paths in time for the Tour de Yorkshire. Land sold for £1 is to be transformed into two new bike paths in time for the Tour de Yorkshire
"03.04.2017 09:42:57" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk 'Gate suffer home defeat to league leaders Harrogate RUFC failed to recover from conceding a brace of early tries as they fell to a fifth straight National Two North defeat, at the hands of league leaders Caldy. Out-of-form Harrogate Rugby soundly-beaten on home soil by National Two North leaders Caldy
"03.04.2017 08:42:50" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk 'Hidden comedy gem' headlines at Frazer The Frazer Theatre Comedy Club returns to action tomorrow. ''Dry as bones' Ed Aczel leads the assault on the chuckle muscles at the Frazer Comedy Club in Knaresborough on Friday.
"03.04.2017 07:45:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Parkes fires Knaresborough to Teversal triumph A fine Simon Parkes strike proved enough to see Knaresborough Town record a first win in five games when they edged out Teversal by a 1-0 scoreline. How a stunner from Simon Parkes helped Knaresborough Town A.F.C. to three points at Teversal FC
Picture by Craig Dinsdale
"03.04.2017 07:30:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Six ways to lower your fuel consumption With the cost of fuel an ever-present concern for the UK's motorists, making even the smallest savings can boost the household budget. Dos and don'ts - six of the biggest drains on your fuel budget
"03.04.2017 06:26:19" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Starbeck library officially launches as a volunteer-run service Starbeck's community library was officially opened yesterday, in a special event that celebrated the dedication of everyone who has fought to save the service from closure. Well done to everyone in Starbeck who has rallied together to save the library!
"02.04.2017 21:00:00" Timeline Photos Reader photo: Mammatus clouds over Harrogate, by Sally Margerison.
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"02.04.2017 19:00:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Behind the scenes at Harewood House, with director Jane Marriott 2017 promises to be the most exciting season at Harewood House to date. Many people know Harewood for its wonderful 18th century Adam interiors, wonderful Chippendale furniture and Capability Brown landscapes, and yet the Victorian story of Harewood is Behind the Scenes at Harewood House, with director Jane Marriott.
"02.04.2017 18:15:02" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Stewart at the double to earn Taddy a point from Cables clash Carl Stewart netted a brace, but Tadcaster Albion were forced to settle for a draw from Saturday's home clash with Evo-Stik Division One North strugglers Prescot Cables. Frontman Stewart bags a brace, but Tadcaster Albion AFC (The Brewers) are held by Cable guys
"02.04.2017 17:38:57" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Hyundai Harrogate sponsorship for your sports team to be won Evans Halshaw Hyundai Harrogate is on the lookout for Harrogate's best youth team coach so they can reward them and their team with some exciting prizes. Pretty neat prize on offer here - could your team win it?
"02.04.2017 15:00:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Letter: Housing - A sad decision for Starbeck I am writing as regards to the planning being passed for the land off Kingsley Road/Bogs Lane, for Barratt to build 91 houses. Reader Molly Court says the approval of plans for 91 houses is a sad decision for Starbeck.
"02.04.2017 14:30:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Town undone by another late strike Harrogate Town were beaten by a late goal for the second game in succession as they went down 3-2 at Tamworth in National League North. Another late goal proves costly for Harrogate Town AFC
"02.04.2017 12:30:00" Photos from Harrogate Advertiser's post A slightly different view of #Knaresborough here taken by Abbie Todd. Doesn't this make you want to take a little trip down the River Nidd? So beautiful!
"02.04.2017 11:30:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Slideshow: Harrogate properties of the week A new build town house in the heart of Harrogates town centre, a stone built detached family property near to Knaresborough, and a substantial detached village home which has been cleverly extended are among the featured homes in this weeks Harrogate Another chance to see our slideshow of properties to buy and rent in the Harrogate area.
"02.04.2017 11:01:18" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Get bidding for the Mayor's Spring Ball Money-can't-buy experiences will be up for grabs at the Old Swan Hotel which is to be transformed into Wonderland for the Mayor's Magical Spring Ball A helicopter ride and a chance to tour the countryside in a Bentley is up for bidding
"02.04.2017 10:00:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Your full guide to the 2017 Tour de Yorkshire Check out the amazing page-turning digital edition of our Welcome To Yorkshire Guide. All you need to know about this year's Tour de Yorkshire
"02.04.2017 09:30:00" Timeline Photos Dramatic victory sees Harrogate Railway return to winning ways at long last
"02.04.2017 09:00:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk The Dean's Reflection column with John Dobson When Jesus entered Jerusalem on his donkey, the crowds cheered and shouted Hosanna! Blessed is he who comes in the name of the… The Dean's column with the Very Rev John Dobson - read it here.
"02.04.2017 07:30:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Ripon racecourse named as one of the best in the country Ripon Racecourse has fought off stiff competition to be named as one of the country's best racecourses. Good morning #Harrogate! We hope you're having a lovely weekend so far!
This is some great news for our district to wake up to this morning!
"02.04.2017 07:00:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Dear Reader: Big problem of potholes + challenging Gino to bar football! A regular column by the Harrogate Advertiser's Graham Chalmers This week's Harrogate Advertiser's Dear Reader column delves into potholes and issues a sporting challenge to fab Italian chef Gino!
"01.04.2017 21:00:00" Timeline Photos Reader photo: Daffodils now grow wild in the Valley Gardens, by Dr Roger Litton. Email your photos of Harrogate, North Yorkshire to firstname.lastname@example.org
"01.04.2017 19:00:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Slideshow: Harrogate properties of the week A new build town house in the heart of Harrogate's town centre, a stone built detached family property near to Knaresborough,… Looking for a new home in the Harrogate area? Here's our slideshow of properties.
"01.04.2017 18:00:00" Timeline Photos A gorgeous starry night over Brimham Rocks here, taken by Andrew Hawkes - thank you for the send in, it's almost like a painting! Beautiful!
"01.04.2017 17:32:03" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Laying the foundations of the future A new name and re-branding has been announced for Harrogate International Centre (HIC Yorkshire) as part of a decade -long plan to lay foundations for its future. ICYMI: Harrogate International Centre is to take on a new name as part of plans for the future
"01.04.2017 15:00:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Letter: Relief Road - The review is just a formality Following the latest NYCC Harrogate Area Committee meeting on March 16, I am concerned that the considerable level of opposition to the proposed Harrogate Relief Road is not being reported in your newspaper. Reader Chris Kitson says the review procedure as part of the Harrogate Relief Road proposals is 'just a formality.'
"01.04.2017 13:30:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Cash threat to Knaresborough Bed Race is lifted Relieved Knaresborough Bed Race organisers are celebrating winning a generous rethink from Harrogate Borough Council over plans to increase charges for holding this year's event. For a moment this year's Knaresborough Bed Race looked like it might be in debt.
But Harrogate Borough Council stepped in to lift the new charges it was facing.
Well done Bed Race organisers Knaresborough Lions
and well done Harrogate council.
"01.04.2017 12:00:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk CNG goes green with educational project A Harrogate commercial gas supplier has made its first move into renewable energy by supporting an innovative
education project in Leeds. Sounds like a cool project. Nice one, CNG.
"01.04.2017 11:30:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk A week in the life of Pateley Bridge, with Keith Tordoff Never a dull moment in Pateley Bridge. Last week a man came into our shop carrying a fridge! I didn't give him the 'cold shoulder' (the jokes can't get any worse, can they?!). Did you hear the one about the teacher who walked into a shop carrying a fridge? Read on ....
"01.04.2017 10:00:42" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Exchange students depart with Harrogate in their hearts A warm welcome for visiting French students from Harrogate's twin town has helped cement continental links. Video: Exchange students from Harrogate's twin town Luchon bid farewell to their hosts
"01.04.2017 09:00:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk A tale of two villages and a quarry nature reserve From Harrogate Bus Station, take the number 36 Leeds to Ripon bus and get off at the stop by the Red Lion pub in South Stainley. Enjoy the great outdoors in our latest walk.
"01.04.2017 07:30:04" Packed with listings, reviews, cinema times and even a couple of walks to try, have you checked out this week's 'Advertiser yet?
"31.03.2017 21:00:00" Timeline Photos Reader photo: Spring has sprung, by Stuart Rhodes. Email your pictures of the Harrogate area to: email@example.com
"31.03.2017 19:00:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Room for a Laugh, with Tom Taylor It was on this day, thirty years ago, that Vincent van Gogh's “Sunflowers” sold for a record 22.5 million pounds. As such I have dug out my poster paint and started knocking out paintings of flowers left, right and centre. Regrettably I couldn't find any There is plenty of adding up for columnist Tom Taylor in his latest column.
"31.03.2017 17:30:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Owner offers £1,000 reward for missing dog, Alfie, gone from Harrogate The owner of Alfie, a dog, who went missing from Rudding Park in Harrogate almost a month ago has said she cannot give up hope as she announced a £1,000 reward for his return. Come home safely please, Alfie!
"31.03.2017 16:10:09" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Knaresborough car park re-opens ahead of schedule Drivers and residents in Knaresborough are again able to use Conyngham Hall car park after repair work was finished ahead of schedule. Major work to repair and refurbish a Knaresborough car park has reached completion
"31.03.2017 16:00:29" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Calls for vigilance after Red Kite is found shot in Nidderdale The leader of efforts to re-introduce Red Kites in Yorkshire has called on game keepers and wider public to speak up after the most recent discovery of a red kite which had been shot and killed. ICYMI: Appeal made and a £500 reward offered after a Red Kite is found shot in Nidderdale
"31.03.2017 15:30:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk High standard hailed as shortlists revealed Months of waiting come to an end today as we finally reveal the shortlists for the Harrogate Advertiser Business Awards. Who's made it onto the shortlists for this year's Business Awards?
(Some names you'll know, others probably not...)
"31.03.2017 15:14:28" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk RAF airbus visits Leeds Bradford Airport for the first time An RAF Airbus A400M Atlas today landed at Leeds Bradford Airport from RAF Brize Norton for the first time as part of training between the RAF and the airport. Flt Lt Beca Lee from Harrogate showed airport staff around the impressive aircraft
"31.03.2017 15:00:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Grammar school celebrates pupils' Oxbridge offers The University of Oxford could be home to three students currently studying at Harrogate Grammar School sixth form. Oxbridge offers for Harrogate Grammar School Sixth Form students. Are you studying A Levels and looking to life after that. What university do you aspire to and what would you study there? Or do you think apprenticeships are better? Tell us what you think
"31.03.2017 14:30:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk 'Gate Ladies gear up for national final Harrogate RUFC Ladies are gearing up to contest the final of the RFU National Junior Plate final on Saturday. National final test for Harrogate Ladies Rugby
"31.03.2017 13:43:21" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Tributes made to 'endurance legend' Mike Hall after tragic cycling incident Tributes have been paid all over social media to a renowned endurance cyclist from Harrogate who died yesterday during a competitive race in Australia. "I said to him if he won the race I would let him have a mixed grill on me. Low and behold when he won he came into the restaurant saying 'where's my mixed grill?'"
Rest in Peace, to a "funny, genuine, and really nice" guy.
"31.03.2017 12:30:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk New Nidderdale Show president shares vision for more young people to get involved The new President of Nidderdale Show said he feels honoured to be appointed at the helm of the treasured annual tradition, which he has been involved with since he was just a young boy. Who's already looking forward to this year's Nidderdale Show? We certainly are!!
Here's a sneak peek from new president Don Leeming, telling us some of the things we can expect this year, and what he wants to during his role.
"31.03.2017 12:00:08" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Revealed: First-ever 'panto' for Easter at Harrogate Theatre For the first time ever, the creative team behind Harrogate Theatre's much-loved pantomime are aiming to repeat their annual festive success with a fantastic new Easter show for all the family. If you love Harrogate Theatre's annual panto - and who doesn't - the team behind its huge success are premiering a new Easter show for all the family.
But is it a panto?
"31.03.2017 11:30:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Letter: Affordable housing - The scandal of house prices May I thank your features editor, Graham Chalmers, for highlighting the issue of housing affordability in last week's “Dear Reader” column in the Advertiser. Reader Geoff Webber adds his opinion to the 'scandal' of house prices. What do you think? Tell us by emailing Readers' Views at: firstname.lastname@example.org
"31.03.2017 10:30:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Planning applications received by Harrogate Borough Council, week ending March 24 The following planning applications were received by Harrogate Borough Council, week ending March 24. What is being planned for your neighbourhood? Find out with this list of latest planning applications submitted to Harrogate Borough Council.
"31.03.2017 09:01:18" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Harrogate cyclist Mike Hall killed on trans-Australia race HARROGATE cyclist Mike Hall has died after being struck by a car during an endurance race from Perth to Sydney in Australia Our thoughts after this tragedy are with Mike's family and friends
"31.03.2017 07:30:08" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Calls for vigilance after Red Kite is found shot Nidderdale The leader of efforts to re-introduce Red Kites in Yorkshire has called on game keepers and wider public to speak up after the most recent discovery of a red kite which had been shot and killed. The leader of efforts to re-introduce Red Kites in Yorkshire has called on game keepers and wider public to speak up after the most recent discovery of a red kite which had been shot and killed.
"30.03.2017 20:00:45" Timeline Photos Reader photo: a flower bed at Montpellier Hill with the Yorkshire motif picked out in yellow flowers, by Keith Preece.
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"30.03.2017 19:00:23" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Shop to be cut above for male grooming A Harrogate businessman has unveiled his latest venture, which he hopes will tap into the growing market for male grooming. Fancy a little pampering, gents?
"30.03.2017 18:33:14" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Interview: "How I cheated death" by Dr Feelgood legend Wilko Johnson Ex-Dr Feelgood legend Wilko Johnson was meant to be dead four years ago. In a fascinating interview for the Harrogate Advertiser, Wilko Johnson talks about his new UK tour, Dr feelgood, his love for Chuck Berry and how he nearly died + there's a message for his Harrogate fans.
"30.03.2017 18:32:03" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Here's why a walk around Swinsty and Fewston reservoirs isn't just a pretty picture Swinsty and Fewston are just two of 133 reservoirs across the region which are managed by Yorkshire Water. But they are easily the most popular, with Fewston even dubbed 'the jewel in their crown'. They're a stones-throw away from #Harrogate centre and the views are seriously phenomenal - but why else should Swinsty and Fewston reservoir be your choice of walking destination this summer?
"30.03.2017 17:41:50" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Pythons drop into bottom three after Medics defeat Harrogate Pythons dropped into Yorkshire Three's bottom three following their latest loss, a 31-19 reverse at Leeds Medics & Dentists. Plummet down the league table continues for Harrogate Pythons RUFC
"30.03.2017 16:01:04" Timeline Photos Money-can't-buy experiences will be up for grabs at the Old Swan Hotel which is to be transformed into Wonderland for the Mayor's Magical Spring Ball Read
"30.03.2017 15:00:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Town set to welcome global musical talent Harrogate is getting in tune to host its 44th International Youth Festival over the Easter Weekend. Young musical talent from around the globe will join local musicians in Harrogate this Easter for the 44th International Youth Festival. Organisers are urging residents to give the performers a warm welcome.
"30.03.2017 13:52:33" 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 30 to Wednesday, April 5? If you're looking for something to do over the next week, have a look at our great guide to what's going on, where.
"30.03.2017 12:01:44" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Campaign update: Ending Loneliness for young mums in the Harrogate district After an overwhelming response to our campaign feature about Ending Loneliness for new parents, this week reporter Finola Fitzpatrick revisits the hidden epidemic, with a focus on young mums. "We are all tired, missing parts of pre-parenthood life and want a break. But we smile and get on with it because we decided to put our own lives on hold to raise a precious little human."
- This week's campaign feature focuses on ending loneliness for
"30.03.2017 11:30:12" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Easter changes to bin collection Harrogate Borough Council is reminding residents that there will be changes to their waste and recycling collection dates over the Easter holidays. Don't get caught out. Here are the revised Easter bin and recycling collection dates.
"30.03.2017 11:15:29" pocklingtonpost.co.uk REVIEW: Silver Lining, York Theatre Royal What our reviewer made of Sandi Toksvig's black comedy which runs until Saturday April 1.
"30.03.2017 11:15:05" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Struggling Railway beaten again Harrogate Railway conceded four times in the opening 40 minutes on their way to another heavy defeat, this time at Staveley Miners Welfare. An eighth successive defeat for Harrogate Railway
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"30.03.2017 10:14:47" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Gino in Harrogate: 'Restaurant tips should always go to staff' When it opens in Harrogate this summer, the new Gino D'Acampo My Restaurant will be only yards away from Jamie Oliver's Italian restaurant which opened on Parliament Street in 2014. Top Italian TV chef Gino D'Acampo went walkabout in Harrogate earlier this week and he had some tough things to say on tipping, his new restaurant and 'rivalry' with Jamie Oliver..
"30.03.2017 09:30:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Yorkshire CCC offer second chance to Harrogate batsman Jonny Tattersall Former England U19s vice captain Jonny Tattersall has received a second chance to cut his cloth at Yorkshire CCC. Harrogate Cricket Club run-machine Tattersall handed a second shot at the big time by Yorkshire CCC
"30.03.2017 08:59:01" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Laying the foundations of the future A new name and re-branding has been announced for Harrogate International Centre (HIC Yorkshire) as part of a decade -long plan to lay foundations for its future. A new name has been announced for Harrogate International Centre as part of a decade -long plan to lay foundations for its future
"30.03.2017 08:54:19" In your Harrogate Advertiser this week
"Homes and gallery for historic Crescent Gardens"
+ WIN sponsorship for your U16 sports team
+ Half-price entry to Flamingo Land Resort
And - we reveal the shortlist for the 2017 Harrogate Business Awards
"30.03.2017 08:44:45" Harrogate Advertiser
"29.03.2017 21:00:25" Timeline Photos Reader photo: Looking up Montpellier towards the Cenotaph, by Stephen Evans. Email your pictures to: firstname.lastname@example.org
"29.03.2017 20:31:27" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Exchange students depart with Harrogate in their hearts A warm welcome for visiting French students from Harrogate's twin town has helped cement continental links. Video: Pupils from Bagnères de Luchon in Southern France bid farewell to Harrogate
"29.03.2017 19:01:41" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Business backing boosts hospice's work As a hospice care charity marks 30 years serving the Harrogate district, the award-winning corporate initiative responsible for driving forward its strategy continues to go from strength to strength. Saint Michael's Hospice business scheme gains backing.
"29.03.2017 15:00:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Knitted chicks set to boost funds A host of colourful chicks is winging its way to Harrogate to help raise funds for carers across the district. Volunteers have been knitting together to produce a colourful array of Easter chicks to raise funds for carers.
"29.03.2017 13:29:31" Timeline Photos WOW out tomorrow with The Harrogate Advertiser. Harrogate Dramatic Society in Entertaining Angels, Curtain Call with Carmel Wake from Treble Clef, cinema times, walk details, food and drink and listings.
"29.03.2017 10:12:58" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Action group faces new battle to save Ripon library from closure Volunteers who have fought for months to save Ripon library from closure fear that the city's car parking charges could undermine their efforts and threaten the stability of the service. Saturday will be a big day for libraries across our district, as many prepare to launch as a volunteer-run or hybrid service.
A number of volunteers from the Harrogate area have come forward to volunteer over at Ripon library, but fear they won't be
"29.03.2017 09:41:17" Timeline Photos This week's Harrogate & District Football League round-up
"29.03.2017 08:08:37" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Lorry fire closes Wetherby services Wetherby services have been closed after a lorry caught fire earlier this morning. Smoke could be seen billowing across the carriageway and it is expected that the services will be stay shut until around lunchtime
"29.03.2017 06:30:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Albion lose out at Glossop Tadcaster Albion suffered a 3-1 Evo-Stik Division One North defeat at Glossop North End on Tuesday evening. Midweek loss for Tadcaster Albion AFC (The Brewers) at Glossop North End
"28.03.2017 21:00:00" Timeline Photos Reader photo: The blue hour at Knaresborough, by Martin Meechan. Email your pictures to: email@example.com
"28.03.2017 17:18:08" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Invincible Town Ladies finish season with perfect league record Harrogate Town Ladies completed their inaugural season with a perfect league record after beating Stokesley by a 3-2 scoreline. Dramatic victory in final game of the season sees Harrogate Town AFC Ladies wrap up a perfect 2016/17
"28.03.2017 15:48:48" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Man wanted after injuring Leeds woman in Harrogate bar Police are trying to trace a man who threw a glass at a young woman in a Harrogate bar. Police are trying to trace a man after a young woman was hit in the face while partying in a Harrogate bar
"28.03.2017 15:00:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Author passes on top tips to Ashville College pupils A well-known children's author and blogger has been coaching pupils from a Harrogate school in the art of penning a best-selling short story. Children's author Ruth Eastham passes on top tips to Ashville College students.
"28.03.2017 14:21:16" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk New: Council to fix some Harrogate potholes after readers' complaints North Yorkshire County Council says it has inspected pothole-effected roads in Harrogate after complaints by Harrogate Advertiser readers - and some of them will be fixed. The power of Harrogate Advertiser readers!
North Yorkshire County Council has listened to their complaints about potholes in Harrogate.
And it says it will fix them well, some of them. . .
But is it enough?
"28.03.2017 13:20:37" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Crescent Gardens set to become apartments and art gallery as Harrogate Council reveal buyer Crescent Gardens is set to be transformed into apartments, shops, a restaurant and an art gallery after Harrogate Borough Council confirmed the sale of their offices today (March 28). The buyer also has plans to include a restaurant and shops in the transformation.
"28.03.2017 11:30:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Letter: Waste charges - County Council responsibility I was open-mouthed as I read the letter from Liberal Democrat Council Group Leader Pat Marsh last week. Letter from Coun Richard Cooper, leader of Harrogate Borough Council, about waste charges.
"28.03.2017 09:30:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Improving Wetherby earn point at Field Wetherby Athletic followed up last week's draw with Robin Hood Athletic when they earned themselves a point on the road at high-flying Field. A point on the road for struggling Wetherby Athletic AFC
"28.03.2017 08:13:08" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Updated: Harrogate potholes nightmare - more readers complain There may be a warning on the BBC news this morning that there is a pothole problem in England and Wales requiring billions of pounds to address it but readers in the Harrogate district need no reminders. The BBC may be reporting this morning that there is a nationwide pothole problem but this photo taken by a Harrogate Advertiser reader near Rossett School shows we knew that already.
But will the authorities do anything about it?
And how bad are the roads
"28.03.2017 07:30:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Devastation at district's loss of Royal British Legion hydrotherapy facility After almost 20 years of serving Ripon and the wider district, Lister House care home has announced the closure of its hydrotherapy pool on May 12. After almost 20 years of serving the district, Lister House care home has announced the closure of its hydrotherapy pool.
Regular users of the facility have spoken of their shock and devastation.
Have you used the pool over the years?
"28.03.2017 07:00:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Harrogate charity to bring Quadrophenia to life on 'urban beach' A local charity which supports people living with sight loss and a range of other disabilities in the Harrogate area has launched a Crowdfunder campaign for an exciting fundraising event This sounds a brilliant event by a fab local charity Henshaws Arts & Crafts Centre
But it needs everyone's support on Crowdfunder for it to succeed.
See if you can help...
"28.03.2017 06:43:18" Timeline Photos Goalkeeper's red card the turning point as Harrogate Railway are thrashed by Hemsworth
"27.03.2017 21:00:00" Timeline Photos Reader photo: Beautiful colours at the lakes at Swinton Park, near Ripon, by Caroline Gray. Email your reader photos to: firstname.lastname@example.org
"27.03.2017 19:00:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk School of the Week: St Cuthbert's Primary School, Pateley Bridge St Cuthbert's C of E Primary School, Pateley Bridge has a reputation for high academic standards whilst creating a wealth of opportunities for its pupils. This week it's the turn of St Cuthbert's Primary School at Pateley Bridge, North Yorkshire.
"27.03.2017 18:00:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Harrogate council cracks down on district-wide dog mess problem Residents across the district have 'already noticed a difference' in the amount of abandoned dog mess following calls for the council to crackdown on the issue. Fab news that we are starting to see improvements across the district!
"27.03.2017 17:26:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Harrogate named the most adulterous town in Yorkshire Harrogate has been crowned the most the most adulterous town in Yorkshire by an online dating site aimed at married or attached people. ICYMI: Harrogate has been named as the most adulterous town in Yorkshire
"27.03.2017 17:08:14" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Knaresboro' end losing run with Penistone point Knaresborough Town ended a run of three successive NCEL Division One defeats when they took a point from their home clash with Penistone Church. Draw with Penistone sees Knaresborough Town A.F.C. end three-match losing sequence
"27.03.2017 16:00:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk John Legend announces Leeds tour date Grammy winner John Legend has confirmed a Leeds date as part of his upcoming UK tour. The American singer-songwriter, who had a global number one hit in 2013 with All of Me, will hit Yorkshire in September
"27.03.2017 15:00:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Letter: Vandalism - Grow up, or wise up... Harrogate is rightly rated as one of the most pleasant places to live in Britain. "Grow up or wise up."
A message to the vandals who broke into sheds at local allotments, from reader John Russell.
"What were they expecting to find?" he said. "Old spades and forks or potatoes from last year's harvest?"
"27.03.2017 14:45:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Harrogate potholes nightmare: Is this town's worst road? Re The growing potholes problem in Harrogate, there's some level of confusion over who looks after roads.
We've looked into it - or should we say them?
It's North Yorkshire County Council in general, not Harrogate Borough Council that does repairs
"27.03.2017 14:30:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Albion denied consecutive victories as Brighouse hit back Tadcaster Albion were denied back-to-back victories when they conceded in the 84th-minute of Saturday's Evo-Stik Division One North clash at Brighouse Town. Second-half fightback denies Tadcaster Albion AFC (The Brewers) back-to-back wins
"27.03.2017 14:15:01" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Red kite shot dead in North Yorkshire One of North Yorkshire's popular red kites has been found dead after being shot. North Yorkshire Police are appealing for information after a red kite was found shot in Nidderdale
"27.03.2017 14:08:34" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk UPDATE: Weetons apologise to customer called 'weird freak' by staff at Harrogate cafe The father of a young baby has branded the customer service at a Harrogate cafe as 'disgraceful' after his wife asked for a smaller portion to feed their child. Weetons have issued an apology to the customer after the events this morning.
"27.03.2017 14:00:01" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Potholes nightmare: Is this Harrogate's worst road? Are Harrogate's potholes getting worse?
One Harlow Hill resident certainly thinks so and he contacted us to show just us how bad it is on Otley Road.
It may be the worst road in Harrogate...
"27.03.2017 13:15:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Customer called 'weird freak' by staff at Harrogate cafe demands apology The father of a young baby has demanded answers over the 'disgraceful' customer service his wife received in a popular Harrogate cafe when asking for a smaller portion. Weetons have been approached for an official response.
"27.03.2017 09:43:50" Timeline Photos A fourth successive loss for Harrogate Rugby
"27.03.2017 09:19:30" We've got serious Monday blues after the gorgeous weather this weekend if you want a reminder check out our story on snapchat before it disappears! There'll be more on our walk round Fewston and Swinsty to come too.. Watch this space! SC Username:
"27.03.2017 08:40:16" thescarboroughnews.co.uk REVIEW: Matthew Bourne's Early Adventures, York Theatre Royal I first became a fan of Matthew Bourne's work after being bowled over by his choreography, sense of humour, strong story line and powerful imagery, in what is sure to become a cult ballet Edward Scissorhands. If you think ballet's not for you, then I urge Ballet ace's show reviewed.
"27.03.2017 07:30:00" 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! From trendy to traditional, rustic to retro, there's nothing we love more than a café or tea room and everyone has their number one. Now we want you to tell us which café or tea room is your winner.
"27.03.2017 06:00:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Ending Loneliness campaign event: Special opportunity to volunteer at Ripon Museums Culture and Connections in Ripon is an exciting new project aiming to tackle social isolation and loneliness by inviting people from across all age groups to volunteer at the city's museums. An invitation to all our readers...
We are thrilled to be teaming up with Ripon Museums for this very special event, promoting an exciting new project that will help to end loneliness across our district.
We would love to see as many of you there as
"26.03.2017 21:00:00" Timeline Photos Reader photo: The pump room at Harrogate, by Sarah Tatlow. Email your images to: email@example.com
"26.03.2017 19:00:00" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Transport Talk with Coun Don Mackenzie I met recently with Harrogate Chamber's influential Traffic and Transport Forum, whose members include key users of our local highways like bus operators, taxi and courier companies, and which is chaired by former Chamber Chief Executive, Brian Dunsby. The need to improve traffic flows on the A61 was among the points discussed at the traffic and transport forum. Read more in Cllr Don Mackenzie's column.
"26.03.2017 19:00:00" Timeline Photos The gentile Yorkshire surroundings can often mask the problem of domestic abuse, says Julia Mulligan, Police and Crime Commissioner for North Yorkshire. Here's her latest
"26.03.2017 18:00:57" 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: Rising application fees and reform in Harrogate planning services
"26.03.2017 17:30:03" harrogateadvertiser.co.uk Yorkshire chief brands prize money in cricket 'a joke' YORKSHIRE chairman Steve Denison has branded the prize money in county cricket as “a joke”. Denison believes the numbers are “derisory” and wants the England and Wales Cricket Board at Lord's to act.
"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: firstname.lastname@example.org
"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: email@example.com
"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@: firstname.lastname@example.org 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: email@example.com
"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:
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"22.03.2017 22:00:00" Timeline Photos Reader photo: Sea of Crocus by Paul Birtwhistle. Email your photos to: firstname.lastname@example.org
"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
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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: email@example.com
"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: firstname.lastname@example.org
"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: email@example.com
"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.
Inspired by the
"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?"
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"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."
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"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...
Oh, and he's just finished his second book!!
"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.
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"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