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£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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The A59 at Kex Gill has been causing problems for motorists for some time.

Kex Gill: What does the future hold for troubled route into Harrogate?

Frustrated drivers could soon see the troubled A59 at Kex Gill partially re-opened, but a long term solution is further down the line.

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Traffic stopped and delays reported on major motorway following accident near Leeds

A busy motorway has had all traffic stopped in one direction following an early morning accident.
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Parts of Skipton Road will be completely resurfaced as part of the 1.1 million scheme in Harrogate.

Revealed: £1.1 MILLION resurfacing programme on four major Harrogate roads

Four key commuter routes in Harrogate are set for major repairs as part of a £1.1 million scheme starting next month.

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A review into how Harrogate and Knaresborough are performing has been issued by North Yorkshire County Council.

Harrogate factfile: County Council report reveals district's performance in education, traffic and affluency

Harrogate and Knaresborough has scored top marks in a County Council profile which shows all seven secondary schools in the twin towns have been rated by OFSTED as either "good" or "outstanding."
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Jet2 announce new flight to Italian city from Leeds Bradford Airport

Jet2 announce new flight to Italian city from Leeds Bradford Airport

Budget airline Jet2 has added a new destination to its Leeds Bradford flight roster.
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Full list of planned roadworks in Yorkshire over the coming week

Motorists know that roadworks and diversions can cause a nuisance when travelling on the roads.

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Businesses are concerned that the roadworks at Kex Gill are causing them to lose vital funds from passing trade.

Kex Gill: Businesses issue warning as A59 closure hits trade

The ongoing closure of the A59 at Kex Gill has caused nearby businesses to warn they could struggle to remain open due to the impact on trade.
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Live: Northern rail chaos revealed as we go out on the trains to force change

Rail travellers across the north have faced disruption ever since a major timetable overhaul was implemented in May.

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LISTED: All the planned roadworks in Yorkshire over the coming week

The following summary of planned new and ongoing road improvements over the coming week and is correct as of Friday, June 1.
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Wife of North Yorkshire Lord-Lieutenant Barry Dodd confirms his death in helicopter crash

North Yorkshire's Lord-Lieutenant has been described as "intelligent, compassionate and visionary" by his wife as she confirmed his death in a helicopter crash.

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Man killed in helicopter crash near Boroughbridge named as Lord-Lieutenant for North Yorkshire Barry Dodd

A man killed in a helicopter crash in Harrogate yesterday has been named as Barry Dodd CBE, the Lord-Lieutenant for North Yorkshire.

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Biography: Lord-Lieutenant for North Yorkshire Barry Dodd CBE

A respected businessman and the Queen's personal representative in North Yorkshire, Barry Dodd CBE was an entrepreneur with a deep commitment to unpaid public service.

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Investigations continue into deadly helicopter crash in North Yorkshire as man killed is named

Investigations are continuing today into a helicopter crash in North Yorkshire which claimed a man's life.

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Northern Rail

Further disruption to Yorkshire rail services as Northern workers walk out on strike

Rail passengers in Yorkshire face further disruption today as Northern staff stage a further 24-hour strike as a dispute over the role of guards rumbles on.
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Safer, concrete barriers are replacing existing old metal ones.

Over 30 miles of motorway links across Yorkshire set for safety overhaul

Over 30 miles of safety barriers are set to be replaced across key commuter routes and motorways surrounding the Harrogate District.

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Transport Secretary, Chris Grayling, officially opened a new section of Britains longest road.

£400million upgrade to A1 (M) near Catterick opened by Chris Grayling

A new section of the A1 (M) near Catterick has been opened by Transport Secretary, Chris Grayling, after a £400 million upgrade.

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A woman in her 80s has been taken to LGI with life-threatening injuries following the crash on East Parade, in Harrogate. (Google Maps)

Woman, 85, transferred to Leeds with life-threatening injuries after Harrogate crash

An 85 year old woman, from Harrogate, has been transferred to Leeds General Infirmary (LGI) with life-threatening injuries after a crash in Harrogate.

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Traffic update

Multi-vehicle accident closes four lanes of A1(M) in Leeds

A three vehicle collision has closed four lanes of the A1(M) in Leeds.
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Boston Spa road due to re-open after sinkhole appeared outside school

Yorkshire Water have confirmed that a road in Boston Spa should re-open today after a sinkhole forced it to close.

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