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Healthy Living: Cut down on alcohol before Christmas

As the festive season approaches the glasses of prosecco and pints of beer are starting to flow.

Health
Walk: Brimham Rocks

Walk: Brimham Rocks

This short walk will show you the highlights of Brimham from the amazing rock formations to the fantastic heather moorland.

Lifestyle
Oakdale, Harrogate - £1,350,000

Oakdale, Harrogate - £1,350,000

This imposing colonial style detached residence offers extensive accommodation backing onto woodland in the much sought after Duchy area of the town, according to agents Feather Smailes Scales. It features gas central heating, extensive accommodation over three floors with four reception rooms, refitted breakfast kitchen with Aga, additional cinema room and utility room, five bedrooms, bathroom and shower room. There is also a professionally landscaped lawned gardens and ample parking. Details at 01423 534183​.

News
Show Director Nick Smith

Harrogate flower show turns garden troubles into treasure

Show garden solutions to everyday problems will be on offer as organisers of the Harrogate Spring Flower Show get back to basics in 2018.

Lifestyle
The modern extension at the rear of the castle

Travel review: Stepping back in time at a Northumbrian castle

THERE’S nothing quite like curling up in front of a roaring log fire to make you feel regal - especially in the surroundings of a 14th century castle, as Lindsay Pantry discovered.

Travel
An alarm that replicates sunrise could be the answer to the winter blues. Filey Brigg by Tony Johnson.

Column: Shedding light on the winter blues

It’s that time of year again...

Lifestyle
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Autumn scenery at the National Trust Fountains Abbey and Studley Royal Water Gardens estate in North Yorkshire.

Explore beautiful 18th century landscape

This week’s walk goes through the Studley Royal Deer Park and the Valley of Seven Bridges at Fountains Abbey and Studley Royal.

Outdoors
Littlethorpe, near Ripon - �449,500

Property spotlight - Littlethorpe, near Ripon £449,500

An attractive and beautifully maintained and presented detached cottage located between Bishop Monkton and Ripon. Equipped with double glazing and oil central heating the cottage features a superb open plan kitchen and dining room together with a separate sitting room, utility room and wetroom. On the first floor are three double bedrooms, an en suite shower room and a family bathroom. There is a large single garage and private gardens with flagged patio area and lawn.

Lifestyle
Valley Drive, Harrogate - �249,995

Property spotlight - Valley Drive, Harrogate £249,995

A well presented first floor apartment with lovely views over the Valley Gardens. The accommodation has the benefit of a private parking space, double glazing and central heating and comprises: communal entrance foyer with entry phone system, entrance hall with airing cupboard/store, living/dining room with wide bay window, open plan kitchen, master bedroom with juliet balcony and en-suite bathroom, second bedroom and house shower room.

Contact Nicholls Tyreman Estate Agents 01423 503076, www.nichollstyreman.com.

Lifestyle

A house near the home ground: properties close to rugby clubs

At three o’clock on Saturday afternoon, 30 men from England and Argentina will run onto a field near London to chase an oval ball around for 80 minutes – watched by as many as 82,000 spectators.

Lifestyle
Beech Cottage, Kirkby Overblow - �545,000

Property spotlight - Beech Cottage, Kirkby Overblow £545,000

This attractive 3/4 bedroom semi-detached village house stands in generous mature gardens in the heart of this highly desirable village. Beech Cottage extends to a floor area of 1,300 sq ft and has a nicely proportioned sitting room, separate dining room and kitchen. The downstairs utility room also has a shower and WC facilities for the fourth bedroom/study which complements a house bathroom and three first floor double bedrooms. Outside, there are two detached garages. For more details, visit www.dacres.co.uk or call 01423 877200.

Lifestyle
Madness are playing CarFest North.

Madness, Bananarama, Rick Astley, Jools Holland and The Proclaimers all set for CarFest as tickets go on sale

A string of top acts have been unveiled as tickets for next year's CarFest go on sale.

Lifestyle
Scar House dam. Picture by Janina Holubecki

Favourite Things: Beautiful moorland walks and connecting with the past

Louise Brown, Historic Nidderdale Project Officer at the Upper Nidderdale Landscape Partnership and an Honorary Research Fellow in the School of Archaeological and Forensic Sciences at the University of Bradford, shares some of her favourite places from around the district.

Lifestyle
RECIPE: Celery, chorizo and bean stew

RECIPE: Celery, chorizo and bean stew

Feast on this hearty stew which gets a background flavour from crunchy celery.

Lifestyle
Harrogate police's memorial garden

Changes take root in Harrogate’s police memorial garden thanks RHS Harlow Carr

Green-fingered neighbours have helped the thin blue line spruce up its memorial garden at Harrogate Police Station.

Lifestyle
Healthy living: Beat the winter blues with exercise

Healthy living: Beat the winter blues with exercise

With winter creeping closer, a new innovative fitness and gym class is aiming to boost people’s mood in the colder months.

Health
Darren Burke's son enjoyed a break of a different kind.

Family column: A break that's been far from relaxing for all!

Well, it has been a lively few weeks in our house.

Lifestyle
Chris Evans is the brainchild behind CarFest.

Tickets for Chris Evans' CarFest 2018 to go on sale this week

CarFest is back - and tickets for Chris Evans' Carfest will go on sale this Thursday.

Lifestyle
Where are your favourite places?

Favourite Things: Pretty landscapes, delicious food and the heart of the town

Sharon Canavar, CEO of Harrogate International Festivals, shares some of her favourite places from around the district.

Lifestyle
Birstwith Packhorse Bridge on stage three. Picture by Iain Mann

Seeing all the Nidderdale Way has to offer

Here is part two of the Nidderdale Way walk guide in partnership with the Upper Nidderdale Landscape Partnership.

Outdoors
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