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Here's how Harrogate dogs are taking the lead in boosting mental health

Since 1983, national charity, Pets as Therapy, has helped people with various hardships by visiting wards, schools and homes with dogs and other animals.

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op crime writer John Grisham will be coming to Harrogate for the first time.

The Visit Harrogate column with Richard Spencer

Cheese? In a cake? – Peter Kay’s famous joke could have been penned for Ripon! Have you heard of the Wilfra Cake or Tart? Old recipes state: “Apple cake without some cheese is like a kiss without a squeeze.”

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Decade of student art celebrated

Decade of student art celebrated

Over 400 A-level art students have displayed over 400 pieces of artwork at Harewood House over the last ten years, in a schools’ partnership that has grown and flourished during that time.

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Date: 4th July 2018.'Picture James Hardisty.'The Down Syndrome International Swimming Organisation (DSISO) provides swimmers with Down Syndrome the opportunity to swim at World Class level through it's World Championships held every two years.'Over 300 swimmers from 25 countries will be headed for Truro, Halifax in Canada, to compete in the 9th Down Syndrome World Swimming Championships lasting seven days'starting on July 20th with Team GB taking 25 swimmers 3 from our region. Pictured Will Lake, 20, of Harrogate, Thomas Raddings, 20, of Pontefract, and Will Browning, 16, of Stutton, near Tadcaster.

Beating discrimination in a positive way

Very recently I experienced some discriminatory behaviour that was disguised as inclusion, writes columnist Jemima Browning.

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The travelling pharmacy will have a range of options available, including the morning after pill, ellaOne, and condoms

Leeds Festival to offer emergency contraception to attendees

Leeds Festival is now offering emergency contraception to attendees, in an effort to safeguard festival-goers against unprotected sex.
Health
Photo credit: Matt Kirkham, Harrogate Town AFC.

Harrogate Town FC partners with private hospital to protect player's health

A midfielder on Harrogate Town FC’s first team has reinforced the importance of heart checks for athletes by sharing his own close experience with cardiac arrests.
Health
Which Love Island contestant are you most like? Take the quiz to find out... (Photo: ITV)

Quiz: Which Love Island contestant are you?

Love Island has gripped the nation since it began in June, with many viewers having their favourite and not so favourite contestants.
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Runners set a fast pace in scorching sun

Runners set a fast pace in scorching sun

Over 100 runners battled the blistering heat to complete the third Bramham 10k last Sunday.

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This is why Yorkshire does not currently have a hosepipe ban

United Utilities recently announced that a hosepipe ban will come into place on August 5 in the north-west of England, but where else in the UK has one and why doesn’t Yorkshire?

Environment
Wetherby park is the bees needs

Wetherby park is the bees needs

Sandringham Park in Wetherby has been recognised by the Green Flag Award Scheme as one of the very best in the world.

Environment
There are some specific poisonous plants which can pose an extreme danger - especially if your little ones come into contact with them

The poisonous plants that could harm your children - and the symptoms to watch out for

Although many garden and woodland plants are completely harmless to wildlife and humans alike, there are also some specific poisonous plants which can pose an extreme danger - especially if your little ones come into contact with them.

Health
Centre Stage final to decide pick of bands

Centre Stage final to decide pick of bands

Top music industry experts – including members of The Cribs and Embrace – will choose a young band to play at Leeds and Reading Festival as the Centre Stage competition reaches its finale on July 26 at the 02 Academy in Leeds.

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With the schools set to break up next week, the question many people will be asking is: what the weather will be like during the summer break?

This is what the weather is set to be like in Yorkshire over the school summer holidays

With the schools set to break up next week, the question many people will be asking is: what the weather will be like during the summer break?

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Domestic abuse spiked during World Cup, police in West Yorkshire reveal

DOMESTIC ABUSE incidents spiked during England matches in the World Cup, police in West Yorkshire have revealed.

Crime
Fun in the sun for colour run

Fun in the sun for colour run

Hundreds of people turned Bramham Park into a kaleidoscope of colour at the weekend when they took part in the Martin House Hospice Care for Children and Young People Colour Run.

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Amazon Prime Day is a 36-hour sale which began at noon today and which will in total feature more than one million deals

How to make sure your Amazon Prime Day bargains actually save you money

Amazon Prime Day is a 36-hour sale which began at noon today and which will in total feature more than one million deals.

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Where to donate O negative blood in and around Leeds to help with urgent appeal

Given the summer heatwave and excitement of England's stellar performance in the World Cup, blood donations have plummeted dramatically.

Health
Temporary lights will be used at certain times during the works.

£20,000 project to replace gas pipes in Starbeck to begin soon

A £20,000 project to replace ageing gas pipes along Starbeck High Street is set to begin at the start of August.

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There are plenty of Agricultural Shows taking place throughout the region this summer

6 of Yorkshire’s best agricultural shows this summer if you missed the Great Yorkshire Show

From July 10-12, Harrogate hosted one of the year’s most popular agricultural shows: the Great Yorkshire Show.

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Ellie waiting for her heart transplant in hospital over Christmas.

Student nurse shares her heart transplant story to show importance of organ donation

A student nurse from Harrogate who recieved a life-saving heart transplant as a teenager has shared her story in a bid to show the importance of organ donation.

Health
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