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Quartet return for Ripon City derby

Ripon City will be buoyed by the return of four key players when rivals Boroughbridge arrive for the West Riding County Cup third round (1pm).

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York City's Tom Allan

Harrogate Town loan York City defender Tom Allan

Harrogate Town have brought in York City defender Tom Allan on a month’s loan to ease their defensive problems.

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Rudimental

Win tickets to see Rudimental at Doncaster Racecourse

Doncaster Racecourse is excited to announce the Brit Award winning band Rudimental will perform after racing on Saturday 1 July.
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New head boy and girl appointed

New head boy and girl appointed

After a rigorous selection process including formal interviews, hustings and presentations, Harrogate Grammar School has declared Ellen Young as Head Girl and George Kendall as Head Boy for June 2017-May 2018. Amy Wotherspoon, Jacob Connell, Tom Godfrey, Izzy Wood, Eve Long and Ed Lee have been appointed as Deputies.

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Bolton Castle  not a particularly defensive position. (Copyright - David Winpenny)

The Civic Society column with David Winpenny

We all know about ‘Location, Location, Location’ – not just from the television programme of that name but also from the thought behind the mantra.

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Cross country entries flood in

Cross country entries flood in

Skelton Newby Hall CE Primary School recently hosted its annual Newby Hall Cross Country event for 400 local primary children.

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The Mayor of Harrogate Coun Anne Jones and the Provincial Grand Master of The Province of Yorkshire West Riding, David S Pratt, are watched by Harrogate Freemasons council employees as the pair perform the honours. Picture: Different PR

Harrogate and Ripon Freemasons celebrate anniversaries with flower power

Harrogate and Ripon Freemasons have turned to flower power to help celebrate key milestones in the fraternity’s history.

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Repairs to Linton Bridge overthe River Wharf are well underway

Linton Bridge reopening delays

Linton Bridge is set to reopen in September - 21 months after it was closed because of flood damage in December 2015.

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Slipper day to boost learning

Slipper day to boost learning

Boys and girls at Highfield Prep School welcomed a day of shoeless learning recently when they wore slippers at school.

Education
WARNING: Dee Collins, Chief Constable of West Yorkshire

Cuts are piling extra pressure on my exhausted officers, says West Yorkshire Chief Constable

West Yorkshire’s Chief Constable today warned that cuts to police resources in the county, combined with the demands of a growing population, are putting increasing strain on her “exhausted” officers.

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Planning applications

Planning applications received by Harrogate Borough Council, week ending June 16

The following applications were received by Harrogate Borough Council’s planning department, week ending Friday, June 16.

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A Google streetview image showing the lower end of Parliament Street  one of the towns busiest junctions.

The Transport Talk column with Don Mackenzie

A significant investment will be made in traffic management in Harrogate. Traffic lights at the junction of Kings Road, Ripon Road, Parliament St and Crescent Road, and including those at Parliament St, Oxford St and Kings Rd, Cheltenham Crescent are to be changed.

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Sir Bryn Terfel

Harrogate Music Festival: Win two tickets to see Sir Bryn Terfel

To celebrate the launch of the Harrogate Music Festival on June 30, the Harrogate Advertiser is offering the chance to win a pair of tickets for selected headline acts, starting with the festival’s grand finale – Sir Bryn Terfel.

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Charles Mills, Great Yorkshire Show director.

Great Yorkshire Show will tackle big agricultural issues, says boss

The man at the helm of the Great Yorkshire Show has vowed that next month’s hotly-anticipated showpiece will embrace the dramatic changes afoot in the agricultural world and will tackle the big issues head-on.
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NewcastleGateshead Quayside. Photo: Visit England

VIDEO: All you need to know about The Great Exhibition of the North 2018

The Great Exhibition of the North will be the largest event in England in 2018 and organisers see it as a a game-changing moment for the North.
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VIDEO: Yorkshire firm behind brand for 2018's The Great Exhibition of the North

The Great Exhibition of the North promoting art, design and innovation throughout the region is exactly a year away and today it was revealed at the at the heart of its dynamic brand identity is a Yorkshire company.
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VIDEO: Hull's amazing transformation as UK's City Of Culture 2017 welcomes Paper City

Visitors to Hull will see an amazing transformation as the city’s cultural quarter – The Fruit Market –  becomes home to a host of impressive paper installations.
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Fax 1987 Challenge Cup winners set to return to The Shay

Fax 1987 Challenge Cup winners set to return to The Shay

Halifax-based chartered financial advisors, Investing For Tomorrow, will welcome the town’s 1987 champion rugby league team to The Shay stadium - 30 years after their victory at the Challenge Cup final at Wembley.

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Harrogate District cinema times: Friday, June 23 until Thursday, June 29.

Fancy seeing a film this weekend? Here are the films showing across the district from Friday, June 23 until Thursday, June 29.

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New hotel opens its doors in Bramham

New hotel opens its doors in Bramham

A des res for wildlife has opened its doors in Bramham.

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