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Quartet return for Ripon City derby

Ripon City will be buoyed by the return of four key players when rivals Boroughbridge arrive for the West Riding County Cup third round (1pm).

Football
York City's Tom Allan

Harrogate Town loan York City defender Tom Allan

Harrogate Town have brought in York City defender Tom Allan on a month’s loan to ease their defensive problems.

Football
The Hydro, Harrogate.

Toddler refused entry from The Hydro Pool in Harrogate "over old £1"

Staff at The Hydro in Harrogate threatened to "phone the police" on a father and his two-year-old son after they entered the pool without permission, having been turned away for trying to pay with an old £1.

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Pressing event brings town together

Pressing event brings town together

Renowned brewery town Tacaster added a new non alcoholic flavour to its drinks list.

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The manuscript by Edward Fairfax.

Manuscript telling story of 17th century Yorkshire witchcraft trial to go on sale

A copy of a manuscript telling the story of a Jacobean witchcraft trial held in North Yorkshire is set to go on sale.

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Professional Harrogate drone company owner Russell Wallace. (1710233AM1)

Drone scare stories 'exaggerated', says Harrogate operator

The owner of one of only a handful of professional drone businesses in North Yorkshire says the case for new laws for public safety has been exaggerated.

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6:12 cast members Sam Newsome and Michael Garside on stage at Harrogate Theatre Studio in the production of Stones in his Pocket.

6:12 put Hollywood to shame at Harrogate Theatre

6:12 theatre group, Stones in his Pocket, Harrogate Theatre Studio.

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RECIPE: Pennoni regati with roast shallots and pumpkin

RECIPE: Pennoni regati with roast shallots and pumpkin

Put together this tasty pasta dish for a quick midweek dinner.

Lifestyle
Hall grounds given festive make-over

Hall grounds given festive make-over

Lotherton Hall’s picturesque grounds will once again be transformed into a unique festive attraction this Christmas.

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Staff at Northern Rail have been praised for their work to reassure passengers on board a Harrogate train that hit and killed a man last week.

Passenger praises rail staff on-board train that hit and killed man

A passenger on the train that hit and killed a man in Harrogate last week has praised the 'fantastic staff' at Northern Rail for their work on the night.
Transport
American Craftsman parades round the paddock before the first race of the new season of racing at Wetherby Racecourse, in the shadow of the new Millennium West Stand.
18th October 2017. 
Picture Jonathan Gawthorpe

New grandstand hailed a winner

Wetherby unveiled its new £3.5m grandstand to the racing world last week.

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Andrew Grinter with fellow traders on Castlegate. (1503034AM)

Knaresborough to get first-ever referendum?

Forget Brexit, residents in a North Yorkshire town may get the chance to vote in their first-ever referendum on a subject closer to home.
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Pupils and staff at Rossett Acre Primary School (1710091AM2). Photo by Adrian Murray

School of the week: Rossett Acre Primary School

Rossett Acre is a popular primary school, conveniently situated close to Harrogate town, yet benefitting from extensive grounds that are perfect for recreational and sporting activities.

Education
Police finished up to five hours later than anticipated on their night shift on October 20.

'Dedicated' police worked five hours late during Harrogate stabbing

A police officer who worked five hours past his night-shift on the evening of a stabbing incident in Harrogate has expressed pride in his colleagues.

Crime
Game of Thrones star Kit Harington as Robert Catesby in the new BBC TV series Gunpowder.

Games of Thrones' star mystery 'visit' to Harrogate

Was any of the BBC's new drama Gunpowder filmed at Ripley and did its star, Kit Harington, really go for a drink in Harrogate?
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Coltsgate Hill Chapel was designed by James Simpson in 1861. (Copyright - David Winpenny)

The Civic Society column with David Winpenny

This week we’ll look at a few more of the Civic Society’s green plaques, which tell the story of Ripon’s buildings, events and famous people. Today, the column takes on a religious slant, with three buildings that tell of Ripon’s links with churches of various denominations.

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New friendships forged at nursing home

New friendships forged at nursing home

Youngsters at Roecliffe Primary School are forging links with older residents.

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Flood warnings and alerts across Yorkshire as Storm Brian hit region

Flood warnings and alerts across Yorkshire as Storm Brian hit region

Flood warnings and alerts were issued yesterday as Storm Brian brought heavy rain to parts of Yorkshire and the Humber.
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Im planning on taking the Talking Turf course run by our lawn expert Kevin Fowler.

The RHS Garden Harlow Carr column with Liz Thwaite

Harlow Carr is known for many things, but carving your own kitchen utensils or making face cleansers and hair masks from garden herbs may not be the first things that spring to mind!

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Pupils’ walk aids charities

Pupils’ walk aids charities

Students, teachers and parents from Harrogate’s Ashville College braved torrential downpours to complete its traditional annual 20km sponsored walk and raise more than £11,000 for charity.

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