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Christmas Pudding Club

Budding chefs at Bankfield Nursery and Pre-Prep got ready for Christmas by making puddings on Stir-up Thursday.

Education
Lee Hurst and Lynne Bowman of Harrogate Wealth Management. (S)

New independent wealth management boutique launches

There’s a new name in Harrogate’s financial services sector, following the launch of a boutique wealth management firm.

Business
Heck Sausages is based at Kirklington, north of Ripon.

Sausage firm fastest grower in Yorkshire

A sausage company based near Ripon has been named as the fourth fastest-growing private company in the UK.

Business
Sally Clark, Marie Walsh and Laura Clapton of Leeds law firm Consilia Legal, which has announced plans to open a new office in Harrogate dedicated to family law mediation. (S)

Two Leeds law firms open in Harrogate

Harrogate’s legal community has just got bigger with the arrival of two firms from Leeds.

Business
Joseph Ferraro, who has two salons in Harrogate, has been crowned North Eastern Hairdresser of the Year at the British Hairdressing Awards in London.

Hairdresser among UK’s best

A Harrogate hairdresser has been named North Eastern Hairdresser of the Year at the British Hairdressing Awards in London.

Business
Yorkshire Tea test buyer

Yorkshire Tea...isn't from Yorkshire?!

A Twitter user found himself confused when he messaged Yorkshire Tea to ask which part of the county is used for growing tea leaves.

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Paralympian inspires pupils during special visit

Paralympian inspires pupils during special visit

Paralympic medallist Ali Jawad inspired Rossett School students with his story of triumph in the face of adversity when he visited them in Harrogate.

Education 1
Gift appeal makes urgent plea for help

Gift appeal makes urgent plea for help

Organisers of a festive appeal are urging people to make donations to help put smiles on children’s faces this Christmas.

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Child cancer survivor opens new opticians

Child cancer survivor opens new opticians

A Knaresborough child eye cancer survivor was a guest of honour as a Wetherby optician launched its new premises.

Health 1
Dementia care and services are still priority

Dementia care and services are still priority

As we draw nearer to the end of yet another year, we look back over 12 months in local, national and international politics, writes Wetherby MP Alec Shelbrooke.

News 1
Morrison was arrested after providing a positive drug saliva specimen at the roadside.

Burton Leonard man banned from the roads following drug arrest

A man caught driving in excess of twice the specified limit for cocaine has been disqualified from driving for 18 months.

Crime
Fun Run boosts cancer research by over £10k

Fun Run boosts cancer research by over £10k

Organisers have revealed that this years’ Bramham Park Fun Run raised £10,240 for Cancer Research UK at St James Hospital Leeds.

Health
Aldi is looking to recruit 38 more staff members in Harrogate, Thirsk and Ripon.

Aldi to recruit dozens more staff across area

Aldi has said it needs to recruit dozens of new employees for its stores across the area due to continued expansion.

Business
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Woman seen running from scene after attempted Knaresborough burglary

Police are appealing for information after a woman was seen running from the scene of an attempted burglary in Knaresborough.

Crime
Head hailed at his final awards nights

Head hailed at his final awards nights

Students celebrated the successes of the past to inspire them for the future at an awards ceremony to remember, the last for their headmaster whose impact was hailed immense.

Education 1
Artwork to star in top exhbition

Artwork to star in top exhbition

A painting by a Ripon student has been selected from hundreds for a prestigious national exhibition at two locations in London.

Education 1
Ashville College scoops TES award

Ashville College scoops TES award

Harrogate’s Ashville College has scooped the Boarding Initiative of the Year Award at the prestigious TES Independent Schools Awards at London’s Grosvenor House Hotel.

Education 1
Elderly man may have been driving wrong way on A64 before fatal crash

Elderly man may have been driving wrong way on A64 before fatal crash

An elderly man has died after being involved in a crash on the A64 motorway this weekend.

News

No injuries reported after major Kirk Deighton barn fire

Fire crews were forced to tackle a major blaze at two connected barns near Kirk Deighton on Saturday.

News 1
A new railway station serving Leeds Bradford Airport is among the proposals outlined today by Leeds city council. Picture: Tony Johnson

Leeds Bradford Airport railway station in £270m transport plan

Landmark plans to build a new station serving Leeds Bradford Airport have been revealed as part of a £270m transport investment by city leaders.

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