Action on 'dangerous path at Knaresborough's iconic location

The problem for one of Knaresborough’s most historic buildings seemed straightforward enough at first.
Ferociously powerful - Harrogate band Hell Fire Jack.

Hell Fire Jack launch album with Harrogate gig

Review: If the growing success of young Harrogate metal band Blood Youth round the country shows anything it’s that their hometown is more of a centre for hard rock than many would think.
NIdd Gorge in Harrogate.

Nidd Gorge action group prepare campaign ideas

A Harrogate action group is marking its first 12 months with its inaugural AGM next week.
Harrogate show - Good natured comedian Ed Byrne. (Picture by Roslyn Gaunt)

Interview: Comic Ed Byrne on coming to Harrogate

Famed for his rapport with fellow Irish comic Dara O’ Briain on BBC TV shows such as Mock the Week and Dara and Ed’s Big Adventure, good-natured comedian Ed Bryne is bringing his new live show to Harrogate next week.
1944 - Sir Winston Churchill, British Prime Minister, receives a special cigar box from Ogdens Jewellers of Harrogate.

The day Winston Churchill visited Harrogate shop

For 125 years it’s been a gem on Harrogate’s high street - literally, though not always at the same location, for not only how has Ogden’s changed, so has Harrogate.

Record Town by artist Horace Panter.

New Harrogate exhibition of work by The Specials' bassist

US visits by classic British band The Specials have inspired a new exhibition in one of Harrogate’s coolest galleries.

Harrogate Hospital.

Petition over Harrogate Hospital's private company plans

A petition against plans by Harrogate District NHS Foundation Trust to set up a private company for some staff has attracted more than a 1,000 signatures in the first 48 hours.
One of Knaresborough brewery Roosters beers.

Cheers! New open day at Harrogate brewery

An award-winning craft beer brewery in the Harrogate district is to open its doors for the first time shortly as a 'tap room.'
Whats on
Ultimate adventure - Harrogate couple Jenny OGrady and Dave Logan.

Harrogate bikers set date for epic adventure

A brave Harrogate couple have announced the date for the start of their bid to tackle some of the most toughest motorcycle - and most glamorous - routes on the entire planet.
MP Andrew Jones joins The Harrogate Bus Company CEO Alex Hornby alongside invited guests, Sandra Doherty the CEO & Past President of Harrogate District Chamber of Commerce, the Chief Executive of the Yorkshire Agricultural Society, Nigel Pulling, Richard Cooper Leader of Harrogate Borough Council, Brian Dunsby, OBE Transport Spokesman, Jemima Parker the Zero Carbon Harrogate Organisational Chair and Richard Spencer the CEO of Visit Harrogate at the Great Yorkshire Showground.

Harrogate to be UK's first 'low emissions bus town'

Harrogate is about to take a UK lead in green transport by becoming Britain’s first-ever low emissions bus town.
Harrogate writer Rob Cowen in the Nidd Gorge.

Harrogate writer's Nidd Gorge book in UK top three poll

A Harrogate writer’s uncoventional book set in Nidd Gorge has stunned its author by beating the likes of The Wind in the Willows in a poll of the UK’s favourite nature books.

"Everything must go" signs up at East womenswear shop on Harrogate's James Street this week.

More vacant shop units in Harrogate town centre

A new sign of tough conditions for Harrogate's high street shops has come with the prospect of two more vacant prime retail properties in the town centre.
Families having fun at a previous The StrEat Food and Family Fun Festival in Harrogate

New location for Harrogate's StrEat Food Festival

Thousands of people flocked to The StrEat Food and Family Fun Festival when it was held at the Valley Gardens the last two years.
Coming to Harrogate - The famous MOJO bar.

Exciting new bar to open in Harrogate

Another new bar is to open in Harrogate shortly - one of Leeds' finest - and one with a rock n roll reputation across the UK.
Broadcaster Janet Street Porter walking with members of the Ramblers' Association West Riding Area.

Janet Street Porter on why she loves the Dales

Viewers may not have been surprised to see the Dales near Harrogate feature in a major TV show on lovely rural walks. But they surely didn’t expect to see Janet Street Porter eating a pork pie on Pateley Bridge’s high street!
Dan Webster on stage with his long-term band The Birdman Rallies.

Harrogate musician's new album better than Beck

Review: Dan Webster: The Great Storm of Now (album)
Sought-after place to live - Hampsthwaite.

Rash of housing sparks school fears in Harrogate village

A school governor near Harrogate has joined the chorus of disapproval over plans for swathes of new houses in a highly sought-after village.

Flashback to the first stage of the 2014 Tour de France in Harrogate.

Dear Reader: Small shops left behind by cycling + goodbye to paper cups

A personal column by the Harrogate Advertiser's Graham Chalmers

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