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Newly resurfaced Harrogate back road is 'a waste of tax payer money'

Residents have called a decision to resurface a dead-end back road in Harrogate ‘a disgrace’ and a ‘waste of taxpayer money’.

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Temperatures will continue to drop this weekend.

Sunny days and freezing nights forecast for Yorkshire this weekend

Temperatures will continue to drop this weekend as the cold snap continues to bite... but at least it will be bright and sunny.
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Scaur Bank Playground

Have your say on latest playground plans

The Town Council’s work to develop a strategy for the phased upgrading of its three playgrounds has moved to the next stage with the launch of a consultation on the designs received for each site.

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Upper Nidderdale farm joins Yorkshire Water's vision to become 'farm of the future'

A farm in Upper Nidderdale is the latest to join a project by Yorkshire Water to transform farming practices to connect with the land, the water and the wildlife.

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Dense fog is affecting much of Yorkshire this morning.

Fog warning issued across Yorkshire as Met Office warn commuters to take extra care on roads

Motorists in Yorkshire are being warned to take extra care this morning as the region is covered in a blanket of fog.
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Storm Ophelia

When will Storm Ophelia hit Yorkshire?

With Tropical Storm Ophelia currently over parts of the UK, travel operators are warning for disruption and cancellations to ferry and train services.

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Storm Ophelia: All you need to know as former hurricane approaches Yorkshire

Storm Ophelia: All you need to know as former hurricane approaches Yorkshire

Strong winds are expected in Yorkshire as the remnants of Hurricane Ophelia hit the UK.
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The coroner ruled that the Roman Silver coin dated back to AD 193 should be declared treasure.

Roman silver coin declared as Treasure at Harrogate Magistrates Court

A Roman silver coin has been officially declared as treasure during a coroner's inquest at Harrogate Magistrates Court yesterday (October 11).

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Yorkshire to be hotter than Sydney this weekend

Yorkshire to be hotter than Sydney this weekend

Let's hope you haven't packed the barbecue away just yet.

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Clearing work along Nidd

Clearing work along Nidd

Work to reduce flood risk along a stretch of the River Nidd near Tockwith and Kirk Hammerton is taking place in the coming weeks in preparation for winter.

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The modern new streetlights have already started making an appearance in Harrogate. Picture: Adrian Murray

Harrogate set to see more streetlights replaced with new LED technology

Residents across the Harrogate District might notice a difference in the lamps that light up their streets, after a plan to replace North Yorkshire's streetlights has been given the go-ahead.
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The new Air Quality Action Plan will include all four AQMAs declared across the district.

Work to start on 'action plan' to improve Harrogate District air quality

Work is set to begin on an action plan to improve air quality across the Harrogate District following the declaration of two new Air Quality Management Areas (AQMA).

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Yorkshire is set for a night of wet and windy weather.

Gusts of 60mph expected across Yorkshire tonight as Met Office issues warning

The Met Office has warned of disruption to transport, power cuts and possible tree damage as high winds and rain hit Yorkshire tonight.

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Autumn planting has returned to fashion as spring can be a busy time anyway

Top tips on giving your borders an Autumn makeover

Paul Cook, Curator at RHS Garden Harlow Carr, shares how to give your borders an Autumn Makeover.

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Parts of Yorkshire will be hit with heavy rain storms this weekend.

Yorkshire weather warning: When will the storm hit this weekend and how long will it last?

High winds and heavy rain are expected to hit parts of Yorkshire on Sunday with Met Office officials predicting wind speeds of 70mph.
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The Met Office has issued a warning for heavy rain across parts of Yorkshire this coming Sunday.

Heavy rain expected in Yorkshire this weekend as Met Office issues warning for region

The Met Office has issued a yellow warning for heavy rain in parts of Yorkshire this weekend.

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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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Storm Aileen latest: Parts of Yorkshire see 35mm of rain overnight and homes lose power

Storm Aileen latest: Parts of Yorkshire see 35mm of rain overnight and homes lose power

Disruption is easing after Storm Aileen struck Yorkshire overnight.
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Video: Delve into the sewers of Harrogate - the blockage hotspot

As Harrogate continues to be a hotspot for blocked sewers, Yorkshire Water offered the Harrogate Advertiser an exclusive visit to one of the town’s problem areas, to uncover the some of the murky myths behind our wastewater system and find out exactly what we should and shouldn’t be flushing down the toilet...

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Drivers have been warned to stay away from a number of dangerous roads when Storm Aileen hits tonight.

Highways Agency reveals list of Yorkshire roads you should avoid during Storm Aileen

Drivers are being urged to take extra care on motorways and major 'A roads' tonight and tomorrow morning as Storm Aileen strikes Yorkshire.

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