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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).

Non League
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.

Non League
The collision happened on the northbound link road between the A1M and A168 near Dishforth. Picture: Google

A1M link road closed in North Yorkshire as accident investigation continues

Accident investigators were working at the scene of a crash which took place just off the A1M in North Yorkshire this morning.
Transport
The link road between the A1M and the A168 at Dishforth was closed. Picture: Google

Update: A1M link road in North Yorkshire reopens after accident investigation

Accident investigators have completed their work at the scene of a crash which took place just off the A1M in North Yorkshire this morning.

Transport
Josh Wilson was on target for Wetherby Athletic in their opening-day success at Oxenhope Recreation. Picture: Peter Arnett

West Yorkshire League: Mixed start to new campaign for all

It was very much a case of mixed fortunes for all of the area’s West Yorkshire Football League sides as the 2017/18 season got underway.

Football
Former England captain Paul Collingwood will be one of the big names taking to the pitch at TABS CC as part of Ryan Sidebottom's testimonial celebrations

Big names head to Thorp Arch for Sidebottom testimonial

A host of big names will descend on Thorp Arch & Boston Spa Cricket Club this weekend to contest an exhibition match in front of a sell-out crowd.

Sport

BREAKING: Britain's top athletes announced for #teamparkrun events UK wide from 9am today - August 19

On you marks, gets set....for YOUR chance to join National Lottery-funded athletes including Olympic and Paralympic stars just revealed for the #teamparkrun 5k events UK wide today - Saturday,- August 19.
Sport 2
Yorkshire face an anxious wait on Friday evening

Natwest T20 Blast permutations: What Yorkshire Vikings need to happen to qualify for quarter-finals

Yorkshire Vikings face a nervous evening on Friday as they wait to find out whether they will qualify for the Natwest T20 Blast quarter-finals.
Sport 1
Area sales manager Joanne Hoyland and technical director David Faraday are pictured handing over the cheque

Donation reignites activity dreams for squadron

In fine formation, members of Church Fenton Air Training Corps prepare for their latest adventure but the only thing missing is their minibus.

News
There are currently no NHS places available at any of the 15 listed NHS practices in Harrogate and Knaresborough.

No NHS places available at ANY Harrogate or Knaresborough dentists

Residents hoping to secure a place to receive dental treatment on the NHS will have to look outside of Harrogate and Knaresborough or wait months to be seen.

Health 2
X Factor star Rebecca Ferguson to headline Flamingo Land's Party In The Park on Saturday, August 19.

Superwoman Rebecca Ferguson replaces Matt Terry at Flamingo Land's Party In The Park on August 19

Superwoman hitmaker Rebecca Ferguson has come to the rescue and will headline Flamingo Land's Party In The Park this weekend after Matt Terry pulled out with a 'throat infection'.
Whats on
Children will be forced to reply to their parents' texts

Dad creates app that forces children to text their parents back

A father was so fed up with his teenage son ignoring his messages that he created an app - to force him to text back.

News 1
Time to nominate volunteers

Time to nominate volunteers

This month I’m delighted to feature another 2016 Volunteer Oscar Award winner, with the aim of encouraging readers to nominate a volunteer for a 2017 award, take up a volunteering role or best of all, both, writes Karen Weaver.

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Crafty goings on in the garden

Crafty goings on in the garden

Gardens mean so many different things to different people: a place to relax, an opportunity to learn and be inspired, a fun day out for families, or somewhere simply to enjoy a good walk and see local wildlife. I like to think we tick all those boxes at Harlow Carr, and we have an added extra too: our art and craft offering, writes Liz Thwaite, Head of RHS Garden Harlow Carr.

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Yorkshire's Adam Lyth (Picture: Allan McKenzie/SWpix.com).

Yorkshire hit record T20 mark thanks to Lyth’s brilliance

RECORDS tumbled as Yorkshire made the highest team total and Adam Lyth the highest individual score in the history of English T20.

Sport 1

VIDEO EXCLUSIVE: The Sherlocks Live For The Moment as debut album is set to be a smash hit - out August 18

Live for the Moment is the long-awaited debut album from latest Radio 1 sensations The Sherlocks and the moment is finally here - it's released tomorrow, Friday, August 18.
Whats on
Ripley Scarecrow Festival

Top ten things to do this weekend

Stuck for something to do this weekend? Why visit one of these!

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Keep on moving! Leeds Festival traffic plan aims to kick out the jams

Leeds Festival bosses have revealed details of a traffic masterplan designed to keep the city on the move during the build-up to this year’s concerts.

News
The awards recognise children and young adults for their bravery, courage and overall achievements

Wetherby is last stop on award nominations tour

The 2017 Nominations Roadshaow for the Yorkshire Children of Courage Awards (YCCA) had its final stop in Wetherby.

News
A-level results were announced today.

A-levels 2017: Your results guide for East Yorkshire

Here are the results from the schools and colleges across East Yorkshire.

Education
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