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Great British Bake Off advert coup for Taylors of Harrogate

Viewers of The Great British Bake Off are in for a bit of a Harrogate surprise tonight, Tuesday, September 19.
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Patrick Stewart narrates Taylors of Harrogate's first-ever tea advert

Taylors of Harrogate will unveil their new TV advert during the coveted Great British Bake Off commercial break slots tonight.

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Help us choose the finalists for out Chip Shop of the Year 2017 competition

Harrogate Advertiser Series Chip Shop of the Year 2017 - Vote for your finalists

Cod or haddock? Mushy peas or curry sauce? With or without salt and vinegar?

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Headlining this weekend at Newby Hall food and drink event - Huey Morgan of BBC7 Music and Fun Lovin Criminals.

BBC6 Music's Huey Morgan for Newby Hall food fest

It's only days until a three-day new feast of brilliant street food and music begins at at Newby Hall.
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My Yorkshire: England cricketer Lauren Winfield

My Yorkshire: England cricketer Lauren Winfield

England cricketer and Yorkshire Diamonds captain Lauren Winfield is from Stamford Bridge, near York. The 27-year-old is currently preparing for the Ashes series in Australia in October.
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Light art installation by Mick Stephenson at Staithes Festival of Arts and Heritage 2017. Saturday 9 September. w173502e Picture: Ceri Oakes

Dad Talk: Festival ‘Steers’ families in the right direction

Step back in time to one of the most dramatic and enchanting seaside locations on the Yorkshire coast and you may find more than you bargained for.

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Gin treat at Ripley Castle - Harrogate Tipple will be among the great gins on offer.

New gin festival at Ripley this weekend

As many as 2,000 gin enthusiasts are expected to flock to Ripley Castle lakeside this weekend for what’s being billed as “Harrogate’s first independent gin festival.”.

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How short term goals can  make you superhuman

How short term goals can make you superhuman

It always appears as though the world of exercise is comprised of two sorts of people: those who are able to bore through excruciating pain with apparent ease (the “superhuman” archetype) and those who crumple into a red-faced,

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Anita Marsh with April.

In The Saddle column: Onto a winner with a great ride!

It's really been one busy competitive season this year and last weekend was no exception.
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Yorkshire Tea is now the nation's number two brand

How Yorkshire Tea grew from a local brand to be the nation’s cup of tea

It’s enough to make the Tetley tea folk pack up their flat caps and hit the hard stuff. They have been overtaken as Britain’s number two tea by a Yorkshire original.

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The Kaiser Chiefs and Manic Street Preachers were among the headliners at this year's Bingley Music Live.

LIVE REVIEW: Kaiser Chiefs, Manic Street Preachers and many more shine through the rain at Bingley Music Live

"Oh my God, I can't believe it, I've never been this far away from home," sang Kaiser Chiefs frontman Ricky Wilson as he brought the curtain down on the second day of this three day festival.

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Tim Lee at work in Ripon Catheral, one of Josephs favourite spots in the district

Favourite things: From famous landmarks to tranquil gardens

In this week’s Favourite Things column, Joseph Priestley, press officer at Ripon Cathedral, has shared his favourite spots from around the district.

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The winning Roosters team from Knaresborough.

Roosters' beer triumphs in major awards

Popular Knaresborough microbrewery Roosters Brewery have come out tops in the SIBA North East Independent Beer Awards.

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Darren Burke says the Xbox allows children to socialise in a different way.

FAMILY GUY COLUMN: Staying in with technology is the new way of 'playing out'

You can’t open a newspaper or turn on the TV or radio these days without some sort of daily assault of how technology is ruining our children’s lives.

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Head chef Murray Wilson of Horto restaurant at Rudding Park Hotel in Harrogate.

Harrogate restaurant makes Good Food Guide

Two of Harrogate's top restaurants are featured in the latest Good Food Guide - and both are very contemporary.
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Breathtaking views across the water

Breathtaking views across the water

This week sees the second installment of our new series of walks set around the reservoirs of the district and surrounding areas, in partnership with Yorkshire Water.

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Stefano Lancellotti and Sara Ferguson, co-owners of Sasso Italian Restaurant in Harrogate.  (1708191AM1)

Famous Harrogate family restaurant hits out over chains

The owners of a family-run Harrogate restaurant say the town’s independents are in danger of being choked by a wave of chains like The Ivy.

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The new swimming pool will replace the Ripon Spa Baths, which has served the city for 113 years.

Plans for Ripon's new swimming pool move forward to design stage

Regular swimmers at Ripon Spa Baths said it has been a long time coming, but plans for the city’s new pool have been approved and will now go to the design stage.

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Cathy McConaghy, organiser of the second annual StrEat Food & Family Fun Festival in the Valley Gardens. (1708221AM1)

Crowds arrive for Valley Gardens' food festival

The weather is looking good for the thousands of people who are expected to pour into the Valley Gardens from today, Friday for the StrEat Food & Family Fun Festival.
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Explore beautiful area on   reservoir route

Explore beautiful area on reservoir route

This week, the Advertiser launches a new series of walks around reservoirs in the Harrogate District and surrounding area, in partnership with Yorkshire Water.

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