A1M link road closed in North Yorkshire as accident investigation continues

Accident investigators were working at the scene of a crash which took place just off the A1M in North Yorkshire this morning.
The link road between the A1M and the A168 at Dishforth was closed. Picture: Google

Update: A1M link road in North Yorkshire reopens after accident investigation

Accident investigators have completed their work at the scene of a crash which took place just off the A1M in North Yorkshire this morning.

The no24 bus from Pateley Bridge-Harrogate.

£4,000 battle to save threatened Dales bus service

The lovely North Yorkshire town of Pateley Bridge has just four weeks to back a £4,000 campaign to save its Sunday bus services in winter.


VIDEO: Speedy SIV sales is just the ticket to boost regional economy, says new entertainment and events boss

A speedy new tickets sales system to help people buy easier and faster at SIV's venues - including Sheffield Arena - was outlined today as part of major plans to increase business and boost the region's economy.

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L-R: Brian Dobson, Harrogate Convention Centre Head of Sales and Events; Simon Kent, Director; Richard Cooper, Leader of Harrogate Borough Council. 
Picture: HCC

Proposals to create event, leisure and retail 'complex' on Harrogate Convention Centre site

Proposals to redevelop part of Harrogate's Convention Centre into an 'event complex' including accommodation, retail outlets and leisure facilities, will be considered next week.

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Calderdale trains

Warning over Bank Holiday delays to rail services in Yorkshire

Rail passengers are being warned to expect delays on northern services as a project preparing for the start of work on HS2 in London gets underway over the Bank Holiday weekend.

Incredible cockpit photo shows Red Arrows flying over the Yorkshire Dales

Incredible cockpit photo shows Red Arrows flying over the Yorkshire Dales

Did you spot the Red Arrows flying over the Yorkshire Dales yesterday?
Matthew Morton, Senior Associate at Leeds law firm Lupton Fawcett.

Cuckoo in the nest – tackling financial abuse of the elderly


with Lupton Fawcett

The outcome of the study should be known by Christmas.

UPDATE: Terms agreed to £20,000 feasibility study for bringing back Ripon's railway

The terms of a £20,000 study investigating the feasibility of bringing back Ripon’s railway have been approved by the city council.
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Founder Nicky Jones has 15 years experience of logistics recruitment at senior level. (S)

Early wins for video recruitment firm

The UK’s first-ever online video recruitment platform has claimed some early success by bagging two high-profile clients – less than a month 
after launch.

Mark Jones from LCF Barber Titleys receives Make a Will Month certificate from Emma Vanson at Saint Michaels Hospice in Harrogate. (S) 20.06.17

Law firm recognised for will initiative

Harrogate law firm LCF Barber Titleys has raised more than £1,650 this year for Saint Michael’s Hospice in Harrogate by writing free wills for local people in return for a donation to the hospice.

Robert Forrester, chief executive of Vertu Motors plc.
Photo by Neil Denham

Car retailer seeks applicants for 
unique new degree apprenticeship

A Knaresborough car showroom is part of an innovative scheme to offer young people the chance to gain a degree while earning a salary after its parent company created one of the motor retail industry’s first degree-level apprenticeships.

Appletons Boroughbridge manager Andy Marwood with the special pie. (S)

Ripon butcher marks 
150th anniversary

A butcher’s firm widely regarded as a pillar of North Yorkshire’s food industry is celebrating a landmark anniversary – and celebrating in fitting style.

Jump In has set its sights on Hornbeam Park in Harrogate for a brand new Trampoline Arena. Picture: Jump In

Could Harrogate get its first Trampoline Arena?

Harrogate's first ever trampoline arena could bounce into town by 2018, if plans are given the green light.

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The building which was previously home to the Edinburgh Woolen Mill will undergo a refurbishment before opening as The Ivy in Harrogate

'The Ivy' in Harrogate to create more than 100 new jobs

The Ivy Collection restaurant is set to open in Harrogate this November, creating more than 100 new jobs in the town.

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Bakery chain Greggs to open drive-thru stores

Bakery chain Greggs to open drive-thru stores

It's the news sausage roll fans must surely have been waiting for.

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Harrogate residents make up half of all those who filed reports, concerned about speeding in their area, to North Yorkshire County Council in the last five years.

Half of all speeding complaints to council in FIVE YEARS came from Harrogate

Motorists speeding through Harrogate could be among the most-complained-about drivers in North Yorkshire, according to a new report.

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Ashley Highfield, chief executive of Johnston Press

Johnston Press hails ‘milestone’ first half as revenues rise

Newspaper publisher Johnston Press today hailed a strong half-year performance including a double-digit hike in digital advertising revenues and audience numbers.

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Will roadworks affect your journey?

Will roadworks affect your journey next week?

If you're planning on travelling up and down the roads of Yorkshire over the coming week, check the list below to see if your journey will be affected.
Businesses were consulted on how to redefine economic growth across the Harrogate District.

New 2035 strategy to tackle 'economic challenges' in Harrogate District

Cabinet members of Harrogate Borough Council (HBC) have last night recommended a report defining its aims for economic growth across the district over the next two decades.
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