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Cross country entries flood in

Skelton Newby Hall CE Primary School recently hosted its annual Newby Hall Cross Country event for 400 local primary children.

Dancing the afternoon away in 40s Day in the heat of the Valley Gardens. (1706182AM10)

Dear Reader: Hiding from heatwave + annoying rail station barriers

The weekend’s heatwave was perfect weather for lying on the beach in the south of France or Bridlington, even.

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A 24-hour success: How Ripon and the Harrogate district responded to an urgent fundraising appeal supporting therapy for Grenfell Tower survivors

A therapist from Ripon has said a "massive heartfelt thank you" to everyone who has helped to raise over £400 for an urgent fundraising campaign supporting therapy sessions for Grenfell Tower victims, families and emergency services.
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The Mayor of Harrogate Coun Anne Jones and the Provincial Grand Master of The Province of Yorkshire West Riding, David S Pratt, are watched by Harrogate Freemasons council employees as the pair perform the honours. Picture: Different PR

Harrogate and Ripon Freemasons celebrate anniversaries with flower power

Harrogate and Ripon Freemasons have turned to flower power to help celebrate key milestones in the fraternity’s history.

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Ingleton collision leave three women seriously injured

Three women were seriously injured in a collision in Ingleton.

Repairs to Linton Bridge overthe River Wharf are well underway

Linton Bridge reopening delays

Linton Bridge is set to reopen in September - 21 months after it was closed because of flood damage in December 2015.

Slipper day to boost learning

Slipper day to boost learning

Boys and girls at Highfield Prep School welcomed a day of shoeless learning recently when they wore slippers at school.

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Harrogate fashionista & blogger join forces to back charity

A Harrogate children’s charity is to benefit from a coming together of two independent local fashion businesses.

Becky Bowe, with microphone second from right, on BBC TVs Pitch Battle.

Knaresborough teenager shines on BBC TV’s singing show

Millions of TV viewers saw a Knaresborough-based teenage singer on Saturday night’s big new show on the BBC.

Gary Simmonds, one of the main organisers of Happygate Festival, with the Valley Gardens bandstand behind him. (1706121AM1)

Independent festival to return to Harrogate's Valley Gardens

The chief organiser behind Happygate Festival at the Valley Gardens has been speaking about why he believes the event is so important for the town.

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Urgent fundraising appeal to send Ripon therapist to London to help Grenfell Tower victims

A Ripon lady has launched an urgent fundraising appeal to fund her trip to London tomorrow, where she will be volunteering to lead two days of therapy for Grenfell Tower victims at the Queens Park Rangers stadium - joined by a team of therapists from across the country, who she is also fundraising for.
Bob Bajic, died earlier this year, aged 64. Picture: Lucy Morgan

Harrogate's musical talent remembers town musician at charity gig

The life of a well-known Harrogate musician will be remembered by singers, bands and other artists from across the town at a charity gig this July.

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The A61 near South Stainley. Photo: Google.

Young woman from Harrogate in hospital after Land Rover smash near Ripon

Two people were injured after a Land Rover Discovery came off the road and smashed into a telegraph pole in North Yorkshire.

Mike Hernandez, Fiona Hernandez and Jayne Greaves from Harrogate Mind, Rebecca Barber (Solent Mind), Imani Summer (Tyne & Wear Mind), Claire Coulthard (Sunderland Mind) at the Bamburgh 10Kon June 10.Congratulations to you all, and well done Jayne Greaves, Imani Summer and Claire Coulthard for completing your first ever race!

Ripon and Harrogate volunteers join Mind branches from across the country to run for mental health awareness

A relentless determination to raise awareness of mental health has inspired Mind volunteers from Ripon and Harrogate to run the Bamburgh 10k with representatives of the charity from across the country, all matching each other in their tireless dedication.
The 63 mile walk was based at Darley Memorial Hall

Nidderdale shone when it hosted Yorkshire 100km walk

Nidderdale shone in all its glory last weekend when it hosted the Yorkshire 100 kilometre walk.

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Planning applications received by Harrogate Borough Council, week ending June 16

The following applications were received by Harrogate Borough Council’s planning department, week ending Friday, June 16.

A Google streetview image showing the lower end of Parliament Street  one of the towns busiest junctions.

The Transport Talk column with Don Mackenzie

A significant investment will be made in traffic management in Harrogate. Traffic lights at the junction of Kings Road, Ripon Road, Parliament St and Crescent Road, and including those at Parliament St, Oxford St and Kings Rd, Cheltenham Crescent are to be changed.

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Sir Bryn Terfel

Harrogate Music Festival: Win two tickets to see Sir Bryn Terfel

To celebrate the launch of the Harrogate Music Festival on June 30, the Harrogate Advertiser is offering the chance to win a pair of tickets for selected headline acts, starting with the festival’s grand finale – Sir Bryn Terfel.

Charles Mills, Great Yorkshire Show director.

Great Yorkshire Show will tackle big agricultural issues, says boss

The man at the helm of the Great Yorkshire Show has vowed that next month’s hotly-anticipated showpiece will embrace the dramatic changes afoot in the agricultural world and will tackle the big issues head-on.
The Deliveroo rider was targeted while travelling along Wetherby Road in Harrogate. Picture: Google

Road rage driver targeted man riding Deliveroo motorbike in Harrogate

A man riding a Deliveroo motorbike was targeted by a driver during a road rage incident in Harrogate.

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