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Morrisons recalls beef slices over listeria fears

Supermarket Morrisons has recalled one of its meat-based products over concerns it may cause flu-like symptoms among vulnerable people.

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Children from Rossett Acre, St Peter's and Western Primary Schools gathered to plant the tree on the Stray in 1990.

#ThrowbackThursday: Harrogate Stray tree became 'one in a million' in 1990

It was this week nearly 30 years when a Harrogate tree became one in a million.

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Yorkshire weather latest.

Yorkshire weather: Temperatures continue to climb across the county

Temperatures could make their way into double figures this week... but the warmer weather is likely to bring rain with it.

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WATCH: Tour of latest work on Linton Bridge ahead of summer opening

Engineers and contractors have been working non-stop since January last year, to get Linton Bridge up and running after the devastating 2015 Christmas floods.

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Snow fell across Yorkshire at the weekend.

Yorkshire weather: Temperatures set to warm up as county escapes big freeze

SPRING may just be in the air over the coming few days as Yorkshire finally escapes the clutches of a freezing winter.

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There were 900,000 incidents of illegally dumped waste across England last year.

Landowners need help to deal with flytipping

Farmers are pleading for more support from local authorities to relieve the growing burden of a fly-tipping epidemic which is blighting the countryside.

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Yorkshire snow: Cold snap set to continue... but will it snow this weekend?

The Met Office has issued a weather warning across Yorkshire as a Scandinavian cold snap hits the region.
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Work is well underway on Linton Bridge and with no delays is expected to be complete by this summer. Picture: Leeds City Council

All major stabilisation work on Linton bridge now complete

Contractors and councillors have said work is progressing well on Linton Bridge and without delays should be ready to re-open this summer.

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WATCH: Tadcaster crowds take to the streets for bridge grand re-opening

There wasn’t a resident, school student or business owner to be missed as excited crowds gathered in the masses for the re-opening of Tadcaster’s historic bridge.

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HG1000 drinking water campaign reaches milestone

HG1000 drinking water campaign reaches milestone

Harrogate residents have helped a thousand families in the developing world to safe drinking water.

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Nidderdale aqueduct makeover enters final stages

Nidderdale aqueduct makeover enters final stages

Victorian aqueducts in Nidd and Barden that continue to supply 160 million litres of raw water per day to Yorkshire are in the final stages of a £3.6m makeover to extend their lifespan into future decades.

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Council announes Tadcaster bridge will not be open this month

Council announes Tadcaster bridge will not be open this month

Despite assurances that Tadcaster's fallen bridge would be re-opened to the public 'by the end of the month' the county council has announced further delays.

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Harrogate has a strong cycling community and has recently benefited from improvements to cycle routes such as the re-surfacing of the Bilton to Starbeck route. Picture: Adrian Murray

Harrogate walkers and cyclist to benefit in share of nearly £1 million funding

Harrogate's cyclists and walkers are set to benefit from a share of nearly £1 million as part of a government fund to encourage people to drive less.

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An artists impression of the changes to take place in Victoria Gardens/Station Square (s).

Multi-million funding could trigger major changes in Harrogate town centre

Multi-million pound funding could trigger plans to deliver a redeveloped 'transport hub' and pedestrianise part of Harrogate town centre.

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Jennifer Birtwhistle with her son, Drew, who would have showjumped with Feisty.

Owner heartbroken as young Harrogate horse choked to death by balloon

The owner of a horse killed by a balloon has branded the innocent animal’s tragic death as ‘thoughtless’ and ‘unnecessary’.

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NADV 1701243AM1 Harlow Carr's 400,000 visitor. The Mayoress of Harrogate Linda Brown, Paul Cook (curator at RHS Garden Harlow Carr), Liz Thwaite.(head of site for RHS Garden Harlow Carr), Laurie Hickling (400,000 visitor) with his wife Pauline and The Mayor of Harrogate Coun.Nick Brown.(1701243AM1)

RHS Harlow Carr reaping the rewards with 400,000 visitors heading to gardens

Harrogate’s RHS Garden Harlow Carr has reported record visitor numbers for the sixth year running – exceeding the 400,000 mark for the first time.

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Bond End was declared an AQMA in 2013.

Estimated £200,000 to solve air pollution at Knaresborough's Bond End

Around £200,000 is currently in the funding pot to improve the air quality at Bond End in Knaresborough, as the county council consults with the public on what should be done.

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Ripon Walled Garden

Volunteers enjoy load of old garden rubbish

North Yorkshire Rotters, a group of volunteer composters who share their expertise with residents to help to reduce the amount of waste going to landfill, are encouraging more people to join them.

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A recent photo of the work on the bridge taken by NYCC contractors.

Celebrations postponed with 'strong risk' that Tadcaster bridge opening will be delayed

Committee members for the Tadcaster bridge opening have delayed the celebrations until mid-February as it was suggested that work on the structure could overrun by two days.

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Transport Minister Andrew Jones MP

Harrogate MP secures £5.1m boost to improve county's roads

Harrogate and Knaresborough's MP has welcomed a £5.1 million funding boost to keep roads across the county well maintained and safe.

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