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Walking ideas to get out and about

Local walking scheme the Hambleton Strollers has put together a booklet with a number of different walks to try in and around Northallerton.

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Illustrated plans for Rudgate Village

White Paper questions housing numbers

A Wetherby and senior Tory councillor has claimed that the leadership of Labour-run Leeds City Council ignored warnings from the opposition about an “inflated” 70,000 homes target.

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There are three walks per week with walks that take around 30 to 40 minutes

One step closer to a healthier lifestyle

In an effort to get more people out walking, Age UK launched its Walking for Health scheme. As part of this initiative, a walking group called the Staying Steady Strollers was set up.

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Cancer victim turns home purple for cash

Cancer victim turns home purple for cash

The colour puple was the fashionable shade at a fundraising party helpd by a Tadcaster woman last weekend.

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Victorian Christmas traditions

Harewood House is pleased to announce a special five-week Christmas season, A Victorian Christmas, which will see the house and grounds open during the festive period for the first time in five years, writes Alexis Guntrip of Harewood.

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Schools given £4m facelift by county council

Schools given £4m facelift by county council

North Yorkshire’s school year has got off to a sparkling start after an extensive £4m programme of school maintenance and improvement works during the summer across the county.

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Ten fascinating facts you may not know about conkers

Autumn means conker season, and it's time to get collecting.

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NAWN 1709161AM6 Barwick in Elmet beer festival.  Lisa Smith, Neil Beaumont, Dave Richardson, Neil Thomson, Kevin Harrison and Mick Taylor. (1709161AM6)

Beer festival declared best yet

Beer flowed to help raise about £3,000 for the triennial Barwick Maypole Festival.

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Mint Festival bosses’ noise levels pledge

Mint Festival bosses’ noise levels pledge

Organisers of tomorrow’s Mint Festival at Stockeld Park have pledged to monitor noise levels.

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NADV 1709162AM8 Memory Walk. Ralph Oliver, Terri Packwood, Jeanette Packwood, Pete Packwood,  and Scott Packwood with Penny and Ella. 1709162AM8.

Great turn out for Memory Walk in Harrogate

More than one hundred people came to town’s beautiful Valley Gardens to take part in the third Harrogate Memory Walk.

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Harlow Carrs woodland is starting to come alive with vibrant colours as we move into autumn.

The RHS Garden Harlow Carr column with Liz Thwaite

I’m surprised to see some early signs of autumn already taking hold in the garden, due largely to the dry spring and rather unpredictable summer. The leaves on many of our trees – including the maples (Acers) and spindles (Euonymus) – are beginning their annual transformation from a summer palette of greens to reddish hues as the days shorten and low light levels start to make their presence felt.

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Community groups in bid for cash

Two local community groups are among 66 Yorkshire and Humber-based groups to be shortlisted for Skipton Building Society’s Grassroots Giving campaign.

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Painting group draws people in

Painting group draws people in

This summer I’ve had the pleasure of attending two art exhibitions, both where friends were exhibiting their work, writes Caroline Green of Wetherby U3A.

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Hospice care to be revealed at 2017 open day

Hospice care to be revealed at 2017 open day

A rare chance to look behind the scenes at Martin House Hospice Care for Children and Young People is on offer when it opens its doors to the public on Sunday October 8.

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Triathlon for sporty  Cundall Manor pupils

Triathlon for sporty Cundall Manor pupils

Over 200 pupils, aged seven to 13, from Cundall Manor braved a gruelling test of stamina as they tackled the first ever triathlon.

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TV vet to judge Brass Factor contest in town

TV vet to judge Brass Factor contest in town

TV vet Peter Wright is to be a judge at the 2017 Brass Factor contest at Wetherby this winter.

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Tory councillor left in tears

A Long-serving Tory councillor said she felt “bullied and intimidated” in a Conservative Party interview before being stripped of the chance to stand at next year’s local elections - with no reason given.

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Battle of Britain service

Battle of Britain service

A Service of Remembrance and Thanksgiving to Commemorate the Battle of Britain was held at St Mary’s Church in Tadcaster last Sunday by The Royal Air Forces Association (Tadcaster Registered Members Group).

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Tockwith Show highlight leads to charity donation

Tockwith Show highlight leads to charity donation

A Harrogate dog rescue charity has received a donation to help care for its animals thanks to the success of this year’s Tockwith Show.

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Pupils’ clean sweep in LAMDA exams

Pupils’ clean sweep in LAMDA exams

For a second year running, Brackenfield pupils are celebrating a clean sweep of distinctions in their recent speech and drama LAMDA exams.

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