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Quartet return for Ripon City derby

Ripon City will be buoyed by the return of four key players when rivals Boroughbridge arrive for the West Riding County Cup third round (1pm).

Football
York City's Tom Allan

Harrogate Town loan York City defender Tom Allan

Harrogate Town have brought in York City defender Tom Allan on a month’s loan to ease their defensive problems.

Football
Police shut road in Ripon as schoolboy hit by car fights for life

Police shut road in Ripon as schoolboy hit by car fights for life

A 14-year-old boy is fighting for his life in hospital after being hit by a car in Ripon this morning.

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Drivers were cautious on Harrogate's roads in the icy conditions.

Harrogate road delays as cold snap bites

Temperatures hit an icy -5c in Harrogate this morning as Harrogate drivers - and buses - slowed to a crawl in the coldest day of winter so far.
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North Yorkshire firefighters kept busy with reports of log burner fires

North Yorkshire firefighters kept busy with reports of log burner fires

Firefighters in North Yorkshire had to remove wall panels as they tackled one of two reported log burner fires.

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Looking up one of the towers at Layer Marley, Essex, which dates from the 1520s. (Copyright - David Winpenny)

Publication covering bricks reveals fascinating history

The Civic Society column with David Winpenny

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Police and Crime Commissioner Julia Mulligan during the recent advice surgery at the office.

The Nidderdale Plus column with Debbie Grassam

I am writing this monthly article on the evening when our Police and Crime Commissioner Julia Mulligan is at our Pateley Bridge office holding an advice surgery.

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Martin Dunleavy.

Nidderdale Voices – Martin Dunleavy

Martin Dunleavy has been the leader of Nidderdale Scouts for over 25 years and on 28 October this year was announced as the Nidderdale Community Hero.

News
How easy is it to spot fake news?

Fake news is the real threat

After the latest flurry of late-night social media posts from the President of the United States, fake news is becoming a real threat to global politics today, writes Coun Ryan Stephenson.

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Scenes from Chitty,Chitty,Bang,Bang created in 25kg of Chocolate is the Christmas Chocolate tableau  by chef Ashley McCarthy to raise funds for children from the  Martin House Hospice near Leeds. For the past thirteen years Ashley has designed and made a chocolate masterpiece at his restaurant at Ye Old Sun Inn, Colton. He has raised thousands of pounds over that time for the Hospice and this years effort took over 60 hours of melting, Sticking and shaping the edible chocolate art.
Alison Wragg the community fund raiser for Martin House , said "Its hard to put into words the joy that Ashley's chocolate delights bring to our children and young people. This year's piece will be no exception; it's  truly exquisite" .PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Wednesday,December 6, 2017 Photo credit should read: John Giles/PA Wire

Chocolate heaven to take flight for hospice

A chef has been working his magic to create chocolate heaven for children suffering life-limiting illnesses this Christmas.

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Harrogate on TV - including Bettys.

Harrogate on Channel 5 soon!

Excitement has spread through the town as the screening date for an entire Channel 5 documentary about how Harrogate celebrates Christmas looms.

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Calm centre of a storm - Part of Harrogate's lovely Nidd Gorge.

Dear Reader: Beauty spot v new road + hearing aid hoo-ha

A personal column by the Harrogate Adertiser's Graham Chalmers
Opinion
Playing Bilton WMC soon - Hit Harrogate duo Litany.

Countdown to Harrogate band's homecoming gig

Presented by long-standing Harrogate independent music promoters Charm, Litany will be coming home to headline the show at Bilton WMC on Wednesday, December 13.
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End of an era - Vivian Pickering says farewell to Graveleys.

Goodbye Mrs Chips!

A popular and devoted member of staff at one of Harrogate’s most popular chip shops has finally retired - after 38 years!

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Acid Reign including Howard H Smith.

Metal legend was Harrogate's 'class clown'

One of Harrogate’s greatest unsung rock heroes is coming to his old stomping ground this weekend as part of his legendary band’s UK tour.

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Panto legend Tim Stedman in Beauty and the Beast at Harrogate Theatre.

Panto launches at Harrogate Theatre

It's here! Harrogate’s annual family panto started this week and it already looks like being the theatre's biggest sold-out box blockbuster box office hit so far.
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007 movies will feature in the second annual Harrogate Film Festival.

Unveiled: James Bond for Harrogate Film Festival 2018

Harrogate Film Festival has launched the event programme for its second edition in March 2018. Highlights include a glamourous celebration of the Bond films and the return of the critically acclaimed independent filmmaker’s competition.

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£3.8 million refurbished gym to open in Harrogate this weekend

Ashville Sports Centre in Harrogate will throw open its doors to the public to unveil its new look following a £3.8m refurbishment.
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Kev Kelly has been named as the Wildlife Law Enforcer of the Year.

Animal-loving copper cracking down on all wildlife crimes great and small in North Yorkshire

Animal-loving police officer Kev Kelly has been named as the country’s top law enforcer for wildlife crime due to his pioneering work in North Yorkshire. Chris Burn reports.

Environment
Patrols have been stepped up by the council and the police.

Patrols stepped up at Harrogate council car park after antisocial problems

Police and security patrols of a council-run car park in Harrogate have been stepped up after a number of issues around antisocial behaviour in the area.
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