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Awards acknowledge top building projects

The restoration and adaptation of a former Victorian coach house in Ripon into a new, modern, eco-friendly home has been named as the best project in Ripon Civic Society’s Annual Awards.

Hundreds of knives have already been dropped in amnesty bins provided by police forces across the nation.

Knife-carriers in Harrogate encouraged to surrender their weapons

People carrying knives and dangerous weapons in Harrogate have been invited to voluntarily dispose of the blades, as part of a nation-wide crackdown on knife crime.

The Harrogate Advertiser's Graham Chalmers.

Dear Reader: Grasping the Brexit nettle + spilling Daleside beer!

A regular column by the Harrogate Advertiser Graham Chalmers

Orionids meteor shower: How to see this weekend’s spectacle

Orionids meteor shower: How to see this weekend’s spectacle

Head outside one evening this weekend and you may well see the annual Orionids meteor shower in Britain’s skies.

The Alexandra pub in Harrogate.

Mystery of ghostly happenings at old Harrogate pub

Forget Hallowe'en fancy dress parties, when it comes to genuine horror stories and really scary ghostly goings-on, the local experts are Harrogate Paranormal Society.

Scales of justice

Man stole Yankee candles from TK Maxx: Latest decisions from Harrogate Magistrates Court

Latest decisions from Harrogate Magistrates Court, dealt with on October 11 are as follows.

The district has several gorgeous green spaces.

Parks across Harrogate district up for national award

Four of the Harrogate district's most luscious and scenic parks are in the running for a national award, and they need your help to win it.


New! Tesco puts Harrogate site up for sale

Events have moved rapidly since Tesco announced earlier this week they had given up plans to build a superstore in Harrogate.

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Child seat product recalled over safety fears

Child seat product recalled over safety fears

Recaro Child Safety is offering a product replacement programme for its Recaro fix base, which can be used with the Optia child seat as well as the Privia infant carrier.


Slideshow: Harrogate properties of the week

A charming five bedroom property, a pretty detached family home and a duplex apartment overlooking the Stray are among the featured homes in this week’s Harrogate Advertiser series property guide.


Spooky half term offerings at Stockeld

A spell has been cast for a hair-raising holiday of spooky fun at Stockeld Park this October half term with the return of the Hallowe’en Adventure.

Planning applications

Planning: Weekly list of applications received by Harrogate Borough Council

Applications received by Harrogate Borough Council, week ending October 14.

The Stray in Harrogate.

Laws to protect The Stray to be substantially changed to hold more public events?

Harrogate Borough Council is to hold a public consultation as to whether the authority should seek to amend legislation to increase the opportunity to hold more and different types of events on the Stray, an area of 200 acres (80 hectares) of open grassland and verges that wrap around Harrogate town centre.
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Pub goes green for Hallowe’en

The Kestrel in Plompton is staging a series of spooktacular Hallowe’en activities to raise money for the NSPCC this half-term.

Former Lib Dem leader Nick Clegg believes farmers could be hit by huge tariffs for exports in the event of a 'hard Brexit'.

Hard Brexit ‘would spell disaster for many farms’

New trade tariffs for British produce post-Brexit could spell disaster for many farms, the National Farmers’ Union (NFU) said.

Conservative MP for Selby and Ainsty, Nigel Adams

North Yorkshire MP calls for crack-down on online ticket touts

A North Yorkshire MP has urged the Prime Minister to support a crack down on online ticket touts.

How one woman overcame a debilitating stammer to follow her dream of becoming a teacher

How one woman overcame a debilitating stammer to follow her dream of becoming a teacher

For 20 years Katie Toulmin was unable to even say her 
name without stammering. Now she is training to be a 
special needs teacher. Catherine Scott meets her.

All four Yorkshire police forces recorded a rise in crime last year.

Big rise in crimes behind closed doors, says Yorkshire police chief

A change in the nature of crime means offences are increasingly happening behind closed doors rather than in public places, according to a senior Yorkshire police officer.

Members of the Friends of the Valley Gardens.

Crucial public meeting over use of Valley Gardens tonight

A large crowd is expected to attend an important meeting in Harrogate tonight, Thursday, October 20.
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View from the Society: Broad appeal of Countryside Live

With Countryside Live set to be held at the Great Yorkshire Showground on October 22-23, show director Charles Mills, gives his view on the event and how it fits with the Yorkshire Agricultural Society’s work year round in supporting agriculture and rural life.

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