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On this day in 1941: Lone daylight raider bombs East Coast town

Several shops demolished: A greengrocer’s heroism

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Campaigners stage a protest against the proposed demolition of the Henry Jenkins pub, Kirkby Malzeard, near Ripon. Picture by Simon Hulme

Battle to save Yorkshire pub with a famous old name

A Yorkshire legend, rumoured to have lived for nearly 170 years, has for generations been remembered by pubs bearing his name.

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Oops - Johnny Nelson comes adrift

TV exposure! The awkward moment Sheffield boxing hero Johnny Nelson’s pants burst

Johnny Nelson is a big guy.

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The Strypes on the cover of their debut album Snapshot.

Holy moly - The Strypes are playing Harrogate tonight!

One of the hottest young guitar bands in Britain is playing in Harrogate tonight for Whispering Bob Harris.

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Eminem returning to headline Leeds and Reading Festivals 2017

Rap legend Eminem, Blossoms and The Sherlocks to play Leeds and Reading Festival 2017

Rap legend Eminem is to return and will join previously announced Muse and Kasabian to headline this summer's Leeds and Reading Festivals 2017, it was announced today.
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Fifty Shades Darker.

Cinema times for the Harrogate District: February 23 - March 2

Fancy seeing a film this weekend? Here’s what’s showing at cinemas around the Harrogate District over the next few days.

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United Kingdom Champion Tyler Bate and WWE's new UK stars will make history - appearing for the first time at select WWE Live Events in the UK and Ireland from May 4 to 12.

BREAKING: WWE's new UK superstar wrestlers to join legends at Sheffield Arena

WWE's new UK superstar wrestlers will make history when they battle alongside legends on the next live tour - including a date at Sheffield Arena, we can exclusively reveal.

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Sheffield's own Coco to play at Tramlines 2017 after-parties

BREAKING: Tramlines after-parties stars to include MC Bugzy Malone and Sheffield's own Coco

Tramlines, Sheffield’s inner-city music festival, has revealed the lineup for its official after-parties - including MC Bugzy Malone and Sheffield's own Coco

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Andy Fairweather Low on stage at Ripley Town Hall. (Picture by Stuart Rhodes)

1960s/70s hitmaker wide-eyed and fantastic at Ripley

Review by Stuart Rhodes: Andy Fairweather Low and the Low Riders, Ripley Town Hall.
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Nigel Barden with Simon Mayo.

The voice of food and drink: Nigel Barden’s celebration of Yorkshire fare

Talking to Nigel Barden is like listening to a who’s who of the food and drink scene in Yorkshire. If he doesn’t know a food producer or restaurateur you get the feeling they aren’t worth knowing.

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VIDEO: Dickie Bird exhibition celebrates Test cricket umpire legend at Experience Barnsley

Howzat! Yorkshire's own Mr Cricket Dickie Bird has been bowled over by a home town exhibition celebrating his extraordinary life and career at Experience Barnsley.
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VIDEO: Amazing strongman Eddie Hall pulls a bus through a car park

This is how Britain's Strongest Man Eddie 'The Beast' Hall takes the bus - by pulling it with his bare hands.
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Brian (Jones) in North Africa by Thomas James Butler - Collage and pen on manuscript paper.

Classic movie and pop icons in new Harrogate exhibition

Stunningly cool collages and paintings of 1950s film icons and 1960s pop culture feature in a new exhibition launched in a Harrogate art gallery this weekend.

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The West Park Hotel in Harrogate.

Harrogate restaurant wins prestigious award

Harrogate’s popular West Park Hotel has won its first AA Rosette, a prestigious award given for the standard of food in hotels and restaurants.

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Learn to play world music from the experts in a series of North Yorkshire workshops.

Half-term activities idea - Kids learn to play world music for free

Youngsters in the Harrogate district and North Yorkshire can learn to play and perform world music during the half-term next week.
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A scary character in the recent production of H.P Lovecrafts Polaris at Harrogate Theatre.

Winning Harrogate student's review of classic horror tale

In 2012 Harrogate Theatre's education department in association with The Harrogate Advertiser launched the Young Reviewers Scheme, mentoring the finest writing talent from our local secondary schools in the art of reviewing.
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The Boston Spa Beer Festival is on Friday and Saturday, February 17-18.

Whats on: Your guide to events in and around the Harrogate district area across the next seven days.

Looking for something to do in and around the Harrogate district from Thursday, February 16 to Wednesday, February 22?

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VIDEO PREVIEW: Roll up, roll up for Yorkshire girl in Cirque du Soleil's Varekai at Leeds First Direct Arena

Yorkshire girl Emily McCarthy says she would have bent over backwards to be in Cirque du Soleil and now she does exactly that every night.
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Flamingo Land - special season passes offer 40 per cent off

READER OFFER: Save up to £135 on Flamingo Land annual passes

Yorkshire's Flamingo Land has been named one of the UK's top paid-for attractions and to celebrate we have an amazing reader offer to save up £135 on its annual passes.

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Genius Trevor Dion Nicholas shone as the quick-tongued genie who made the whole night a partaaaaay!

REVIEW: Aladdin musical is 'magic carpet ride' in London's West End

Disney's spectacular Aladdin musical is a 'magic carpet ride'...a Whole New World of theatre-going, writes Nik Farah.

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