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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).

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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
VIDEO: Watch gritters battling to keep North Yorkshire's highest road open in heavy snow

VIDEO: Watch gritters battling to keep North Yorkshire's highest road open in heavy snow

It's North Yorkshire's highest hill - and Fleet Moss certainly presented gritters with a challenge this morning.

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Volunteers campaigning to protect Harrogate's Pinewoods.

Urgent plea to protect Harrogate beauty spot

Conservationists are making an emotional plea to Harrogate residents to support their “last chance” to protect a cherished Harrogate beauty spot.
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Grade II building’s great escape makeover

Grade II building’s great escape makeover

A Grade II listed Georgian gatehouse sitting under the A1 at Boston Spa has been turned into an escape game craze.

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Textiles firm gains £9k grant

Textiles firm gains £9k grant

Wetherby-based Arville Textiles has secured £9,000 of funding from a government-backed programme that will help the firm boost its digital technology.

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Resurrected Bites is a pay-as-you-feel community caf aiming to reduce food waste in our area

Launch of two projects to help environment in Harrogate

This weekend (Saturday) will see the the arrival of two exciting new environmental projects at St Mark’s Church, Leeds Road in Harrogate.

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Snow and high winds are set to hit Yorkshire again this evening.

Weather warning: Two more days of snow and high winds expected to batter Yorkshire

Warnings have again been issued by the Met Office this morning as high winds and snow storms are expected to hit Yorkshire again tonight.

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Harrogate musician Richard Blackburn pictured in Harrogate's Blues Bar.

Brave Harrogate musician highlights mental health in all-day gig

A Harrogate musician who has battled against his own mental health issues is hosting an all-day rock music event to raise awareness and charity funds this weekend.
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Kevan Mason, of Greenhow, walks his dogs across a snow cover field at Greenhow, near Pateley Bridge, North Yorkshire. Picture James Hardisty.

Weather warning: Snow and high winds continue to batter Yorkshire as forecast predicts extended cold blast

The icy blast of snow, high winds and ice is expected to continue today with the Met Office re-issuing its Yellow Warnings for Yorkshire.
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Winter fun at Flamingo Land

SAVE UP TO £140: Flamingo Land 2018 annual pass reader offer - last chance to buy

Hurry and you can still get our exclusive Flamingo Land annual pass offer - saving you up to £140.

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The cast of a previous pantomime

Putting the finishing touches to fun-filled Ripon panto

Ripon Charity Pantomime Group are putting the finishing touches to their slapstick comedy panto performances of Dick Whittington which at will be Outwood Academy until Saturday (January 20).
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Ripon police issue CCTV appeal after fuel stolen from petrol station

Ripon police issue CCTV appeal after fuel stolen from petrol station

Police investigating a fuel theft from a Ripon filling station have issued a CCTV image of a woman they want to trace.

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The changes were discussed at last night's full Ripon City Council meeting.

Changes on the cards for Ripon City Council meetings

The Mayor of Ripon announced last night that the city council will look into exploring new ways for residents to ask questions at meetings and hold their elected representatives to account.

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Organisers hope that the Ripon community will really embrace the events.

Excitement growing as Ripon prepares to be a host city for Yorkshire Day celebrations

A working group was formed at last night's Ripon City Council meeting to spearhead the organisation of Ripon's Yorkshire Day events and celebrations as an official host city.

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Regional Director of the NFU Adam Bedford with deputy Mayor of Harrogate Coun. Pauline Willoughby, The Bishop of Huddersfield Jonathan Gibbs, The Mayor of Ripon Coun. Pauline McHardy and Cannon. Barry Pyke.

Ripon Cathedral service celebrates rural farm life

Around 250 people came together at Ripon Cathedral to celebrate farming and rural life at the annual Plough Sunday Service.

Environment
Yorkshire transport is to undergo a major overhaul.

The North is watching: Ex-Chancellor's warning to Government as 'revolutionary' 30-year Yorkshire transport vision is unveiled

A radical overhaul of ticketing and high speed rail travel between Leeds and Manchester in half an hour are at the centrepiece of a 30 year vision for transport in the North laid out today.
Politics
Andrew Jones MP for Harrogate and Knaresborough.

Harrogate MP Andrew Jones on new business role within government

The Harrogate and Knaresborough MP has dismissed claims that he was demoted in the latest government reshuffle and said he would ‘throw himself’ into his new role.
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Average homeowner in Harrogate faces 4% increase in council tax

Harrogate residents could face a council tax hike of more than four per cent in the next financial year as local authorities struggle to cover budgets.
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TV interview - Roger Hewitt, Knaresborough's town crier

Sky News gives Knaresborough a star role

Knaresborough featured as a main news item on Sky News at the weekend in a publicity coup worth worth millions of pounds.

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