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Government to announce ban on new petrol and diesel cars

New diesel and petrol cars and vans will be banned from 2040 as part of efforts to tackle air pollution, the Government is expected to announce.

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The temporary traffic lights are expected to be in place for one week.

Final stage of Parliament Street junction upgrades sees temporary lights installed

Motorist can expect roadworks and temporary traffic light systems at the Parliament Street - Ripon Road junction in Harrogate starting from next week.

Transport
All major stabilisation works on Linton Bridge are now said to be complete. Picture: Leeds City Council

Bridge work on track for September

Council officials have said that repairs to Linton Bridge are on track for the revised September reopening.

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The CQC told BMI The Duchy Hospital in Harrogate that it must improve last October.

The Duchy Hospital in Harrogate told to improve 'inadequate' patient safety

Leaders at a private hospital in Harrogate have insisted improvements have been made after they were told its leadership and patient safety were 'inadequate'.

Health
Volume of 999 calls to North Yorkshire Police rising, police chiefs warn

Volume of 999 calls to North Yorkshire Police rising, police chiefs warn

The volume of 999 calls to North Yorkshire Police's control room is rising police chiefs have warned, as waiting times for 101 have pushed added pressure onto the emergency service.

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Pupils take laps for Race for Life

Pupils take laps for Race for Life

Starbeck Primary School held their Race for Life to raise money to help beat cancer.

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Mosaic pieces together art work

Mosaic pieces together art work

Nidderdale High School celebrated the addition of a mosaic plaque placed in the school grounds to commemorate the Tour de Yorkshire and the great collaboration of work between this school and its supportive community.

Education
Heart charity volunteer call

Heart charity volunteer call

Volunteers are needed to join the fight for every hear beat in the Wetherby area.

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New party role for town MP

New party role for town MP

Wetherby’s MP Alec Shelbrooke has been appointed Vice-Chairman (International) of the Conservative Party.

Politics
Businesses and residents in Harrogate and Knaresborough are being asked to suggest how large the AQMA should be along Wetherby Road and York Place.

Two more air pollution problem areas to be declared in Harrogate and Knaresborough

Residents and businesses affected by high levels of air pollution in two areas of Harrogate and Knaresborough are being asked to take part in a public consultation.

Environment
Journey from college to life

Journey from college to life

An inspirational story of a former student’s journey to leaving home after college was shared with this year’s crop of students graduating from Henshaws Specialist College in Harrogate at a recent ceremony.

Education
Celebration of pupil achievement marked at special night event

Celebration of pupil achievement marked at special night event

It was a night of celebration, as Tadcaster Grammar School recognised the outstanding achievements of its young people.

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Finn Knaggs with his Outstanding Achiever Award and Jonathan Coe from the Ovingden Hall Foundation.

‘Outstanding achievement’ award for Finn

A pupil from St John’s Catholic School for the Deaf in Boston Spa has received an ‘Outstanding Achievement’ award for overcoming severe disabilities to excel at sport.

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Warning to farmers after around 60 lambs stolen near Harrogate

Warning to farmers after around 60 lambs stolen near Harrogate

Police are urging farmers to be vigilant after dozens of lambs were stolen near Harrogate.
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Tockwith Festival will be providing the bar at Tockwith Show this year. Photo by Adrian Ray.

Event teams unite to benefit the community

A new partnership between two leading organisations is set to bring even more benefits to the local community.

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NICE way to look back on school year

NICE way to look back on school year

Nidderdale High School have celebrated their NICE (Nidderdale Individual Curriculum and Enrichment) day programme.

Education
The Northern Lights

Leeds Bradford Airport launches unique 'travel bucket list' flights to Arctic city

Leeds Bradford Airport is to offer specially chartered flights to a top 'travel bucket list' destination.

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The group included Peter Drinnan, from Wetherby

Eee by gum! Yorkshire rugby fans' 'haka' goes viral

A Wetherby rugby fan and his friends have taken New Zealand by storm by performing a unique Yorkshire take on the famous haka.
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Stingrays coaching pride

Stingrays coaching pride

Wednesday June 21 marked an extremely exciting Stingrays Swimming Session. One of the very first members of our swim squad coached the session. It was an incredible evening full of confidence and pride.

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England manager inspires girls

England manager inspires girls

Harrogate Ladies’ College welcomed England Football Manager, Gareth Southgate, as guest of honour at its annual Speech Day recently.

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