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Crescent Gardens set to become apartments and art gallery as Harrogate Council reveal buyer

Crescent Gardens is set to be transformed into apartments, shops, a restaurant and an art gallery after Harrogate Borough Council confirmed the sale of their offices today (March 28).
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The receipt which was issued by Weetons staff this morning. Picture: Steve Dempster

UPDATE: Weetons apologise to customer called 'weird freak' by staff at Harrogate cafe

The father of a young baby has branded the customer service at a Harrogate cafe as 'disgraceful' after his wife asked for a smaller portion to feed their child.
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Millions of energy customers could roll back bills to 2008 prices

Millions of energy customers could roll back bills to 2008 prices

Millions of Big Six energy customers are still overpaying for their energy but could get their prices back to 2008 rates according to the latest research from consumer watchdog Which?.

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Refunds and free travel for disgruntled Leeds bus passengers

Refunds and free travel for disgruntled Leeds bus passengers

Dissatisfied bus passengers will be able to claim free travel vouchers and taxi journeys if they are unhappy with their local services after a huge shake-up of the Leeds network.

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Coun Don Mackenzie

Transport Talk with Coun Don Mackenzie

I met recently with Harrogate Chamber’s influential Traffic and Transport Forum, whose members include key users of our local highways like bus operators, taxi and courier companies, and which is chaired by former Chamber Chief Executive, Brian Dunsby.

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Pictured are Specsavers' Dachshunds  Crufts contestants Amiety and Daisy in the official Red Nose Day glasses. Specsavers in Wetherby has raised 300 this year for Comic Relief.

Red Nose Day 2017: Are you doing something funny for money?

Friday is Red Nose Day, and we want to share your celebration!

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Your chance to win a 100 voucher to spend at Edinburgh Woollen Mill and Ponden Home Interiors

Reader offer: WIN £100 to spend at Edinburgh Woollen Mill and Ponden Home Interiors

The Harrogate Advertiser Series has teamed up with high street retailers the Edinburgh Woollen Mill and Ponden Home Interiors to offer five lucky readers a £100 voucher to spend in store.

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Mum-of-two Toni Kitchen has launched Arvossa, a firm that makes cardboard cribs filled with useful baby items.

Mum launches firm for cardboard cribs

A Harrogate mum has launched a new business inspired by an initiative pioneered by the Finnish state almost 80 years ago.

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Harrogate Water managing director James Cain OBE.

Thirsty Planet reaches £2m clean water charity milestone

The Harrogate company behind charity spring water brand Thirsty Planet has announced a major milestone after raising £2m for clean water projects, helping some of the world’s poorest communities.

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Chamber Internationals China affairs associate, Matthew Grandage, holds one of his one-to- one clinics, helping a business to negotiate the complexities of the Chinese web to understand its market potential.

Exporters to be aided 
by China web expert

Sales and export directors in the region are being given a chance to sit next to a business specialist as he investigates their company’s export potential in China by negotiating the complex Chinese internet.

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At least 15,000 sheep were killed in dog attacks last year, report Sheepwatch UK.  Picture by Tony Johnson.

Police evidence bid to press for tougher livestock attack laws

A thorough examination of the laws around livestock worrying has been launched by police in order to identify how farms can be better protected against dog attacks.

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Concerned business owners Michaela Stothard and her brother Ben of Posh Paws with their dog Bronson. Picture: Adrian Murray.

Harrogate District to see £670,000 for businesses which lost out in rates revaluation

Over £670,000 worth of funding could be available to businesses across the Harrogate District which have suffered at the hands of the recent rates revaluation.

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Over one million UK homeowners on wrong mortgage deal

Over one million UK homeowners on wrong mortgage deal

Over 1.1 million UK homeowners are sitting on the wrong mortgage deal and wasting over £2,500 every year according to latest research.

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Slimzone frozen ready meals - picture by Asda

These Asda ready meals are being withdrawn from North Yorkshire shops after Slimming World row

Supermarket giant Asda is withdrawing a range of ready meals from stores after a disagreement with Slimming World.

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Scientists build Wi-Fi 2,000 faster than UK average

Scientists build Wi-Fi 2,000 faster than UK average

Boffins have come up with the fastest ever Wi-Fi, that can download 60 films every second - by creating a signal that hitches a ride on rays of light.

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Phishing scams are becoming ever more sophisticated – and firms are struggling to keep up

Phishing scams are becoming ever more sophisticated – and firms are struggling to keep up

Companies are bombarded with phishing scams every day.

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Julian Norton, right, and former Herriot trainee Peter Wright, who run the Skeldale Veterinary Centre in Thirsk.  Picture : Jonathan Gawthorpe

Channel 5 confirm TV return of The Yorkshire Vet

The success of TV’s The Yorkshire Vet – based at the original James Herriot practice in North Yorkshire – has seen Channel 5 commission two new series.

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PET HATES: A survey of young drivers has revealed their top five anxieties.

Breaking down is top of rookies’ worry list

THE TOP five fears for young drivers has been revealed.

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Newby Wiske Hall, the Grade II listed HQ of North Yorkshire Police. 
From left, Richard Sanders from PGL, North Yorkshire Police Police and Crime Commissioner Julia Mulligan and North Yorkshire Police Chief Constable Dave Jones.
Picture: Jonathan Gawthorpe

Buyer of North Yorkshire Police HQ reveals plan to re-open grounds as education centre

The buyers of North Yorkshire Police's longstanding headquarters said they were 'delighted' as it was announced the grounds will be re-opened as an outdoor education facility next year.

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The team at Cicada Communications are celebrating 30 years in business.

Cicada celebrates three decades of PR

Harrogate-based PR firm Cicada Communications is celebrating its 30th anniversary this year.

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