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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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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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European Unison composer Ruth Spencer Jolly

WATCH LIVE 10.30AM THURSDAY: Brexit debate and European Unison piano concert on Facebook Live

A Brexit inspired piano concert will get its world premiere with a free public performance in Yorkshire - but we are giving you an exclusive preview on Facebook Live.
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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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Northern Rail services will be affected by a union strike on Monday next week.

RAIL STRIKE: Everything you need to know as a Harrogate commuter

Thousands of commuters will be affected as the York to Leeds via Harrogate train line is one of dozens with services cut during the planned rail strike on Monday March 13.

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Follow news of today's Budget Live on our blog.

Budget 2017: As it happened... Reaction, analysis and the numbers you need to know

Welcome to The Yorkshire Post's LIVE blog of today's Prime Minister's Questions and the Chancellor's 2017 Budget. Press F5 to refresh the feed.

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Respect the referendum outcome

In last year’s EU referendum I used my personal vote to remain in a reformed EU, having already used my vote in Parliament to enable voters to have their own say in a nationwide referendum, writes Wetherby MP Alec Shelbrooke, Elmet and Rothwell, in his column for the Wetherby News.

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Chancellor Philip Hammond is studying tax-raising moves.

£3bn tax hike will pay for Budget giveaways

Taxes will need to increase by up to £3bn if Philip Hammond’s Wednesday Budget is to meet spending commitments, according to economic experts.

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How will your local health service be affected?

INVESTIGATION: How the £22 billion NHS 'black hole' will affect Harrogate District's health

The words ‘Sustainability and Transformation Plans’ could easily be the kind of NHS jargon that makes you lose interest in the latest news feature on the financial worries our health service faces.
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Harrogate Borough Council offices

Harrogate Borough Council unanimously approves raising council tax

Harrogate Borough Council has unanimously agreed to increase council tax by more than 2 per cent to battle reducing Government grants.
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The Stray

Advertiser calls on Harrogate Borough Council to ditch Stray plans

The public consultation on proposed amendments to the Stray Act which governs the use of Harrogate’s famous 200 Acres ended on Monday.

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Andrew Jones

Brexit: Harrogate and Knaresborough MP defends decision to back Article 50 bill

Harrogate and Knaresborough MP Andrew Jones has defended his decision to back the government's European Union Bill, arguing that "Brexit means Brexit".

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The Harrogate Advertiser's Graham Chalmers.

Dear Reader: A very Harrogate protest + my views on Stray controversy

A regular column by the Harrogate Advertiser's Graham Chalmers

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Harrogate Borough Council offices

Harrogate residents set to face increased borough and county council taxes

Harrogate residents will face an increase in their council tax bills this year with both the borough and county council planning to raise its charges.

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Tadcaster Bridge

Prime Minister pays tribute to Tadcaster residents after 'terrible year'

The Prime Minister has offered her thanks to the residents of Tadcaster for their patience during a 'terrible year', as they prepare to celebrate the long-awaited reopening of the town's historic bridge.

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Harrogate International Centre

Major conference at Harrogate International Centre sparks car park closures

Many of Harrogate's major car parks will be closed on Tuesday, February 7, in order to facilitate a major conference at the International Centre.
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Cllr. Peter Horton. Cllr. Peter Horton with fellow councillors Cllr. Pauline McHardy, Cllr. Charlie Powell and Cllr. Andrew Williams who are organising a campaign against a proposed 450 home development on the south-west edge of Ripon.

Controversial plans for hundreds of Ripon homes resubmitted to council

Controversial plans to build hundreds of homes on the edge of Ripon have been resubmitted to Harrogate Borough Council (HBC).

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Revealed: Yorkshire's anti-Trump hotspots

Revealed: Yorkshire's anti-Trump hotspots

A petition has revealed which areas of Yorkshire are most opposed to Donald Trump visiting the UK.

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West Park Stray.

Tour de Yorkshire in Harrogate: Stray Act suspension approved for 2017 event

Parliament has approved the temporary suspension of the Stray Act ahead of the 2017 Tour de Yorkshire.

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