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Major venues across Harrogate review security after Manchester terror attack

Major venues across the Harrogate District are reviewing their security measures following the terror attack at Manchester Arena.

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Philip Allott is heading to the other side of the world to prepare for a post-Brexit trading environment. (S)

Knaresborough PR firm on mission to Oz

A marketing and PR firm in Knaresborough is pre-empting any final Brexit agreement by looking beyond Europe – to Australia.

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Alan Sedman, centre principal at Vantage Toyota Knaresborough, hands over an environmentally-friendly hybrid car donated by the company to Liz Thwaite, head of site at RHS Harlow Carr.

Dealership loans eco car to Harlow Carr

Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) staff at Harlow Carr in Harrogate can now drive the green agenda in style, thanks to the generosity of a local car dealership.

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Paul Berwin shows off the e-residency card that will enable him to open a bank account, digitally sign documents and even set up a company in Estonia. (S)

Harrogate digital lawyer becomes Estonian – virtually

Harrogate-based technology lawyer Paul Berwin has become an e-resident of Estonia in preparation for leading Berwins Solicitors’ first trade mission to the Baltic state.

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Heather Parry picked up two awards for the YEC at the 2017 RICS Awards.

Award joy at double whammy for YEC

The district’s newest major construction projects has scooped two major awards after being named the “most modern, inspiring and dynamic event space in the region”.

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Kiroco Technologys wearable technology is now being sold all round the world. (S)

Wearable tech firm wins global deal

A Wetherby company has signed a deal to produce exclusive wearables that have the potential to save lives.

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Celebrating 40 years: (l to r) New Guard managing director Ben Cooper, Lithgow Perkins partner Joe Taylor, New Guard operations director Calum Doig and New Guard director Paul Cooper. (S)

Local firms celebrate four decades of working together

Two local companies are celebrating 40 years of working together.

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The British bee population is believed to have shrunk by about a third since 2007. (S)

Plant nursery creates ideal home for bees

A family-run plant business is doing its bit to help boost the UK’s bee population, by hosting colonies of bees on site at its nursery.

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Paul Caddick has previously appeared in the regions rich list. (S)

Property pioneer honoured at awards

The founder of one of Yorkshire’s biggest property groups has been honoured at the Yorkshire Property Awards.

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The new Nokia 3310 will be stocked in Carphone Warehouse, Vodafone and EE.

It's coming... Nokia announce release date for new 3310 in UK

It's official: the new and improved Nokia 3310 is set to be relaunched on 24 May 2017.

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Don't become a victim of fraud on your holiday.

Warning as more holidaymakers fall victim to fraud

Holidaymakers are losing an average of £1200 to holiday fraud, according to Action Fraud - the UK’s national reporting centre for fraud and cybercrime.

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Residents will now face a fee for having their garden waste collected by HBC.

Garden properties in Harrogate District face new fee this summer

Residents across the Harrogate District will soon face a £39 fee for having their garden waste collected following a decision last year.
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Philip Meeson the CEO of Dart Group...Pictured at the Double Tree Hilton Hotel, Leeds..29th January 2013....Picture By Simon Hulme

Revealed: Who are the wealthiest people in Yorkshire?

The owner of airline Jet2.com has seen his wealth plummet by £90m following the Brexit vote, according to data published in this year’s Sunday Times Rich List.

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Knaresborough roads are expected to be affected for 17 weeks.

Roads affected for 17 weeks as gas works return to Knaresborough

Motorists have been warned of a major £240,000 gas works project which will affect Knaresborough roads until late summer.

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Disability Action Yorkshire Chief Executive Jackie Snape (centre) with Disability Action Yorkshires Operations Manager, David Ashton-Jones (right) and Cedar Court Hotel General Manger Simon Cotton. Picture: Different PR

Harrogate disability charity set to host regional 'expo' on independent living

A Harrogate charity celebrating its 80th anniversary is staging an 'expo' to showcase how technology can contribute to independent living.

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Thousands of fans are expected to line the route for this weekend's Tour de Yorkshire.

Everything you need to know about this weekend's Tour de Yorkshire

The third Tour de Yorkshire cycle race will get underway today as competitors tackle the east coast circuit in front of an expected crowd of thousands.

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Lori and Tony Handley hold up some of the blue and yellow umbrellas which will be used to welcome riders into Knaresborough. Picture: Adrian Murray

Knaresborough gears up to welcome Tour de Yorkshire

Organisers are doing everything to ensure that Knaresborough is the best place to be when stage two of the Tour de Yorkshire soars into the district.

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Shaun Molloy, Andy Farmer, Ben Convey and James Weller are among six new appointments at Harrogate-based digital agency Extreme Creations.

Fast-growing digital agency takes on six to help meet demand

An award-winning digital marketing agency in Harrogate has cemented a year of growth with the unveiling of a studio expansion and six new faces to meet client demand.

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Hose that!: Mick Shakespeare with some of the hoses and couplings he supplied to a diamond mine in Angola. (S)

Harrogate firm helps discover diamonds

A family-run Harrogate business has just dispatched its largest order ever: nearly three miles of hoses to a diamond mine in Africa.

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