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.

The junction has been identified as one under the "greatest" amounts of pressure. Picture: Google Maps

Busy Harrogate junction to get 'smart lights' in £210,000 upgrade

A major junction in Harrogate town centre is set to receive “state of the art” new traffic lights as part of a £210,000 investment.

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The crash happened on the A61 Harrogate road on the outskirts of Leeds. Picture: Google

Update: Leeds road reopened after van driver taken to hospital in serious condition

Part of the main route between Leeds and Harrogate has reopened following a crash this morning.
Bond End has been an AQMA since 2013.

Budget for Bond End gets £100,000 cash boost

A £100,000 cash boost has been added to the pot which will pay to improve congestion through Bond End in Knaresborough.

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Two vehicles involved are still partially blocking York Place waiting to be recovered. Picture: James Monaghan

Four people now "safe" following Knaresborough crash

Four people involved involved in a car crash in Knaresborough are now "safe and out of the vehicles".

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Cyclist in collision with car near Harrogate's Pine Marten

A cyclist has been taken to Harrogate District Hospital following a collision with a car this morning (June 14).
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Several roads in Harrogate are currently undergoing some kind of maintenance or repair work.

Failing traffic lights and roadworks affect Harrogate motorists

Motorists across Harrogate have been met with delays and roadworks across the town, as traffic lights failed and maintenance work has undertaken.

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The group of 18 women said they were left speechless after the entrepreneur personally offered to send them away on a complimentary dream trip to the USA.

Branson comes to aid of hen-do kicked off flight with free Vegas trip

Sir Richard Branson has come to the aid of a hen-do who were kicked off a flight for wearing "Bitches on Tour" T-shirts by sending them on a free holiday - to LAS VEGAS.

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The event will showcase current and classic Italian cars and bikes

Mamma Mia! Cars and bikes head for Newby Hall event

Following the success of the inaugural event last year, the Italian Car and Motorbike Extravaganza rolls into Newby Hall for the second year.

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David Laws has nearly 40 years experience in the airport industry. (S)

Airport appoints new chief executive

There’s a new man in charge at the Harrogate District’s local airport.

Heavy rainfall and hail stones in Crossgates, Leeds. Picture: @lynger2000

Reports of flash flooding in Yorkshire as stormy weather hits region

Flash flooding has been reported in Yorkshire as stormy weather passes through the region this afternoon.
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.

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.

Will you be watching the Tour de Yorkshire?

Virgin Trains announce extra services to Harrogate for the Tour de Yorkshire

Virgin Trains have announced extra services for the Tour de Yorkshire to boost the number of visitors flocking to the Harrogate district.
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Aviation development director Tony Hallwood, chief executive John Parkin and head of planning development Charles Johnson with the Route to 2030 plan for Leeds Bradford Airport. Picture: Richard Walker/

Plan sets out how Leeds Bradford Airport will reach new heights

A vision for the future of Leeds Bradford Airport was formally published today as bosses outlined how the airport will be developed to meet the needs of a projected 7.1 million passengers.

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The fire at DIshforth

Huge lorry fire closes A1(M) in Yorkshire

A huge lorry fire shut part of the A1(M) near Harrogate last night.
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The scene of the accident on Towthorpe Moor Lane. Photo: North Yorkshire Fire service.

Man, 23, dies after car crash near entrance to army barracks in York

A MAN has died after the car he was passenger in was involved in a crash  near army barracks in York.

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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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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