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Safety and cost concerns raised after Knaresborough's Bond End decision is made

Concerns have been raised that a decision to introduce two mini roundabouts at Knaresborough’s busiest junction will not ‘solve the problem’.

Business
The Met Office has issued a weather warning for Yorkshire this weekend.

Weather warning: Snow and ice on the way as Met Office issues warning for Yorkshire this weekend

Temperatures will plummet this weekend as an icy blast arrives across much of Yorkshire bringing with it snow showers and icy conditions.

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History revealed: Pre- and post-medieval rings declared as treasure in Harrogate

Two historic rings have been declared as treasure at a treasure trove inquest at Harrogate Magistrates Court.

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Plans APPROVED to create two mini roundabouts at Bond End, Knaresborough

Plans to replace seven sets of traffic lights with two mini roundabouts at Knaresborough busiest junction, have been given the green light today, January 26.
Business

'I will be going out and getting killed' - Knaresborough resident responds to Bond End plan

A decision on whether to replace all the traffic lights at Bond End with two mini roundabouts is due to be taken at a County Council meeting tomorrow.
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Newby are already on site creating the first lot of 62 apartments. Credit: French PR Ltd.

'Luxury' apartment plans prompt Harrogate residents to call for affordable housing

Residents have called for 'council houses' or 'normal non-luxury flats' in Harrogate as plans are submitted for another 'luxury' town centre development.

Business
Heavy rain is expected in parts of Yorkshire on Wednesday morning.

Flood warning: Things are going to get very wet in parts of Yorkshire tomorrow

The Met Office has issued a warning for the west of Yorkshire as a spell of heavy rain and high winds threatens flooding and damage to homes.

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Council slammed for 'treacherous' icy paths in Harrogate's Valley Gardens

Harrogate Borough Council has come under fire after the snowy weather has left paths in and around Valley Gardens in 'treacherous' conditions.

Environment

In pictures: Snow decorates scenes across Harrogate district

Residents across Harrogate have been sharing their snaps of the snowy scenes which have decorated the district for the last week.

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Resurrected Bites is a pay-as-you-feel community caf aiming to reduce food waste in our area

Launch of two projects to help environment in Harrogate

This weekend (Saturday) will see the the arrival of two exciting new environmental projects at St Mark’s Church, Leeds Road in Harrogate.

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Kevan Mason, of Greenhow, walks his dogs across a snow cover field at Greenhow, near Pateley Bridge, North Yorkshire. Picture James Hardisty.

Weather warning: Snow and high winds continue to batter Yorkshire as forecast predicts extended cold blast

The icy blast of snow, high winds and ice is expected to continue today with the Met Office re-issuing its Yellow Warnings for Yorkshire.
Environment
Keeping a burning ambition alight in freezing waters

Keeping a burning ambition alight in freezing waters

Spending Christmas in freezing open water with snow falling is not the way many people would like to pass their time during the festive season.

Environment
A period of wet, windy and snowy weather is expected to hit Yorkshire next week.

Weather warning: Gales, showers and snow set to hit Yorkshire as jet-stream sweeps in cold snap

Forecasters are predicting a short, sharp shock of cold temperatures next week as a jet-stream pushes wintry showers, high winds and snow across Britain.

Environment
Recycling centres open for business after Christmas

Recycling centres open for business after Christmas

People who got new electrical items such as mobiles or laptops for Christmas can recycle their old models at household waste recycling centres (HWRCs) in North Yorkshire.

Environment

Watch: Harrogate captured from above in timelapse video

Staff at a Harrogate hotel bar have shared a sneak peak from their secret spying hotspot, which gives visitors a perfect view of the town.

News
From left, Cllr Don Mackenzie, Cllr Jim Clark, Cllr John Ennis and Cllr John Mann outside the present Green Park entrance to the Valley Gardens in Harrogate.

Valley Gardens new gates to mark 100 years since end of First World War

Plans to create a memorial rose garden and refurbish one entrance to Valley Gardens in Harrogate have been given the green light.

Environment
Bin collection details for Christmas and New Year have been revealed.

Christmas bin collections

Waste and recycling bin collection changes are to take place over the Christmas and new year period.

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Harrogate residents say "the real antisocial issue is alcohol not cannabis"

Residents have had their say on the “growing concern” of cannabis misuse in Harrogate town centre.

Crime
Kev Kelly has been named as the Wildlife Law Enforcer of the Year.

Animal-loving copper cracking down on all wildlife crimes great and small in North Yorkshire

Animal-loving police officer Kev Kelly has been named as the country’s top law enforcer for wildlife crime due to his pioneering work in North Yorkshire. Chris Burn reports.

Environment
Motorists could face roadworks for three months.

Three month roadworks planned to lay water main in Harrogate

Yorkshire Water have announced three-month plans to lay 460 metres of new water mains along Otley Road in Harrogate, early next year.

Transport
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