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'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
The derelict building at Cowdyke Farm was left 70 per cent damaged by the fire.

Fire at derelict Harrogate farm house believed to be deliberate

A fire which started in the kitchen of a derelict farm building just off Skipton Road in Harrogate, is being treated as suspicious by police.

Crime
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.

News
Tophshop Harrogate remained open over Christmas, but closed its doors for trading last week.

Harrogate Topshop closure: 'What's available for our young people?'

A mother of three has condemned shop closures on Harrogate's high street after the town branch of Topshop closed its doors for trading last weekend.

Business
Kyle Edmund's Yorkshire schoolteachers think he could have been a professional cricketer too

Kyle Edmund's Yorkshire schoolteachers think he could have been a professional cricketer too

Australian Open semi-finalist Kyle Edmund could have played any number of sports at the top level, according to his former teachers.
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Cathedral 2018 fundraising

Cathedral 2018 fundraising

Ripon Cathedral Development Campaign has announced another year of fundraising events for 2018.

News
Crash causing delays on the M1

Crash causing delays on the M1

The slip road to leave the M1 at junction 45 near Leeds has been closed this morning.

Transport
Harriers take strides to improve mental wellbeing

Harriers take strides to improve mental wellbeing

Tadcaster Harriers running club are once again supporting wellbeing through running with a runandtalk event on February 1.

Health
Couple sign off from cadet youth group

Couple sign off from cadet youth group

Shirley and Tony Tune, of Wetherby.

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Picture: David Simister

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
Derelict Harrogate building 'extensively damaged' after fire breaks out

Derelict Harrogate building 'extensively damaged' after fire breaks out

Investigations are due to continue today into a fire which spread through a derelict building in Harrogate.

News
A weather warning has been issued for Yorkshire and the Humber.

Yorkshire weather warning: Met office warns rain, sleet and snow likely to turn to ice

The Met Office has issued a weather warning for Yorkshire and the Humber tonight as temperatures are set to drop.

News
Could you be a firefighter?

West Yorkshire Fire Service recruits new firefighters for the second time in eight years

Fancy a career as a firefighter?

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NAWN 1801161AM1Deputy Head Mark Knight and pupils at Bardsey Primary School celebrate their good Ofsted report. (1801161AM1)

Bardsey Primary keeps Good Ofsted rating

A family atmosphere and improved learning are just some of the key improvements highlighted by a government inspector during a recently Ofsted visit to Bardsey Primary.

Education
Time for a fresh start

Time for a fresh start

This is the time of year when people greet each other with a Happy New Year, but also talk in ways that give me hope for the future, writes Caroline Green of Wetherby U3a.

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Plans to create 62 luxury apartments in Harrogate town centre

Plans to create a further 27 new apartments in Harrogate town centre have been submitted by a developer already working on the site.

Business
Messiah raises thousands for HELP scheme

Messiah raises thousands for HELP scheme

Nidderdale Messiah committee members recently visited Harrogate Easier Living Project (HELP) to hand over a cheque for over £4,500 raised from their recent capacity event.

News

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.

News
Pupils inspired to spring clean

Pupils inspired to spring clean

Children from Nursery to Year 6 at Markington CE School have spring cleaned their community with a litter pick.

Education
Belmont gains top marks

Belmont gains top marks

Harrogate’s Belmont Grosvenor School and Magic Tree Nursery has been ranked Excellent and Outstanding by a team of inspectors from the Independent Schools Inspectorate (ISI) – the Ofsted equivalent for the independent sector.

Education
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