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Pupils aid club’s rise from ashes

Youngster at Sicklinghall School have been helping to swell funds to rebuild their village cricket clubhouse which was destroyed in a devastating fire last October.

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Bondgate Green - Google Maps

Cars damaged in spate of criminal damage in Ripon

A number of cars parked on Bondgate Green have been vandalised in a spate of criminal damage in Ripon.

Crime
Yorkshire families wanted to go back in time and sample food through the ages

Yorkshire families wanted to go back in time and sample food through the ages

A TV company is looking for local families to take part in a new series which charts the British diet down the decades.

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Bird watch to record wildlife

Bird watch to record wildlife

Eagle-Eyed pupils from a leading North Yorkshire School will be taking part in the RSPB’s Big Schools’ Birdwatch later this month.

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A59 crash - Google Maps

Drunk driver attempted to flee after high-speed crash on A59 at Menwith Hill

A 23-year-old drunk driver who attempted to flee the scene after crashing his van on the A59 at Menwith Hill has been arrested.

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Ladies College choir on song for national contest

Ladies College choir on song for national contest

Harrogate Ladies’ College Chapel Choir hit a high note when they heard that they had reached the finals of the Barnardo’s National Choral Competition.

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Award organisers pictured meeting the new sponsors at a previous winning venue, Hales Bar, from left, Tim Dewey, Simon  Cotton, Caroline Bayliss, Amanda Wilkinson and David Ritson.

 Picture: Destination Harrogate (s).

Harrogate Hospitality and Tourism Awards 2017 - Nominate now

Destination Harrogate is this week launching the ninth annual Harrogate Hospitality & Tourism Awards, complete with two new awards and sponsors for 2017.

Business
Leeds Bradford Airport boosts New York flights roster

Leeds Bradford Airport boosts New York flights roster

Leeds Bradford Airport will increase its service to New York this year after announcing seven charter flights.

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Ed Darling (s)

Youngest ever Knaresborough councillor targets Bond End pollution problems

Knaresborough's youngest ever councillor has targeted tackling pollution and congestion at Bond End following his election to the Town Council.

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Abdullah Abdrabo

Teenage asylum seeker missing after leaving his Harrogate home three months ago

Police are searching for a missing teenage asylum seeker after he left his accommodation in Harrogate more than three months ago.
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Work at Kex Gill

Drivers braced for start of four weeks of roadworks disruption on A59 at Kex Gill

Today marks the start of four weeks of disruption for commuters as the county council begins investigatory work on the A59.

Transport
A waitress outside Bettys in Harrogate. picture mike cowling jun 16 2015

Bettys enjoys its best Christmas sales growth as demand soars

Iconic Yorkshire business Bettys is celebrating its most successful Christmas in the company’s near 100 year history, with demand particularly strong across online.

Business
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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Businessman to set out on icy solo trek

Businessman to set out on icy solo trek

Knaresborough businessman Robert Kaiser is set for an extremely cold challenge for a charity that supports injured servicemen.

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Ellis cooks up a treat at Rotary comp

Ellis cooks up a treat at Rotary comp

Five budding Young Chefs from Northallerton College, Boroughbridge High School and Breckenborough School near Thirsk recently took part in the national Rotary Young competition at Boroughbridge High School.

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Grove Road Primary School - Google Maps

Group of men break into Harrogate primary school shed and vandalise playground

A group of men vandalised a Harrogate school playground after breaking into a shed on the property.

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A small section of RHS Harlow Carrs winter walk. Picture: RHS \ Peter Fenton

RHS Harlow Carr column with Liz Thwaite

As a new year starts, it’s always a good time to take stock and celebrate the successes of the team at the garden. It’s wonderful to be able to report that 2016 was another record year for Harlow Carr.

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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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Stock school image

The best performing schools across the Harrogate district at GCSE revealed

All secondary schools across the Harrogate district have successfully met the new national standards set out by Government.

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Planning applications

Weekly list of planning applications - week ending January 13

Weekly list of planning applications received by Harrogate Borough Council, week ending January 13.

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