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Bus company hails Harrogate 'green' plans

A Harrogate pressure group's sustainable transport policies have won the backing of the town's leading bus company.
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Pinewoods Conservation Group chairperson Neil Hind.  (Picture by Adrian Murray 1402221AM3)

Pinewoods group's plea to council over Irongate Field

Pinewoods Conservation Group says it is not giving up its battle to protect the popular wooded area of Harrogate from developers.
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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
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.

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Motorists could face roadworks for three months.

Three month roadworks planned to lay water main in Harrogate

Yorkshire Water have announced three-month plans to lay 460 metres of new water mains along Otley Road in Harrogate, early next year.

Transport
Kazia has a field day at top awards

Kazia has a field day at top awards

A woman who co-ordinated the revival of a troubled Wetherby park has scooped a top award.

News
Residents have been calling for improvements to Bond End for years.

Improvements to Bond End will start in March next year says council

Work to improve the enormous traffic congestion problem through Bond End in Knaresborough will start in March next year.

Business
Iain Mann, the Upper Nidderdale Landscape Partnership's scheme manager. Pictures by James Hardisty.

How Iain has led efforts to keep Nidderdale’s heritage alive

A dramatic career change, motivated by a love of the outdoors, eventually led Iain Mann to Yorkshire and one of the county’s most fascinating and varied stretches of countryside.

Business
An arch of trees at Nidd Gorge, taken in autumn earlier this year.

Residents say Nidd Gorge relief road would be "the biggest mistake ever"

Residents have told the County Council that "they will have a fight on their hands" if proposals to build a relief road through Nidd Gorge are progressed.

Environment
Congestion on various roads in Harrogate and Knaresborough has reached critical levels.

Report identifies Nidd Gorge relief road as preferred option for Harrogate

Congestion in Harrogate and Knaresborough has reached critical levels - as more houses are built, it will only get worse.
Business
"Where will all the sheep and cows go?" The month of March page in Hampsthwaite Calendar 2018.

Amazing Harrogate calendar's bleak Xmas message

Residents of a village near Harrogate have come up with the perfect Christmas present - if you happen to be against new housing developments.
News
Is the bicyle all our futures?

Dear Reader: Problem with electric cars + seeing red at Paddington 2

A personal column by Harrogate Advertiser's Graham Chalmers

Opinion
Local resident, Elizabeth Keeler, on the newly tarmacked road that "leads to nowhere".

Newly resurfaced Harrogate back road is 'a waste of tax payer money'

Residents have called a decision to resurface a dead-end back road in Harrogate ‘a disgrace’ and a ‘waste of taxpayer money’.

Business
Temperatures will continue to drop this weekend.

Sunny days and freezing nights forecast for Yorkshire this weekend

Temperatures will continue to drop this weekend as the cold snap continues to bite... but at least it will be bright and sunny.
News
How Stean Gorge (photo: Charlotte Graham)

Glass floor to allow spectacular views of Dales gorge

A new glass floor that allows amazing views of one of Yorkshire’s most spectacular natural sights has opened to the public.

News

Upper Nidderdale farm joins Yorkshire Water's vision to become 'farm of the future'

A farm in Upper Nidderdale is the latest to join a project by Yorkshire Water to transform farming practices to connect with the land, the water and the wildlife.

Environment
Sanctuary found for Fountains Abbey’s crayfish

Sanctuary found for Fountains Abbey’s crayfish

A number of native white-clawed crayfish have been moved from the River Skell at Fountains Abbey to a new safe location to help preserve the species from the threat of the invasive American signal crayfish.

Environment
Dense fog is affecting much of Yorkshire this morning.

Fog warning issued across Yorkshire as Met Office warn commuters to take extra care on roads

Motorists in Yorkshire are being warned to take extra care this morning as the region is covered in a blanket of fog.
Environment
Storm Ophelia

When will Storm Ophelia hit Yorkshire?

With Tropical Storm Ophelia currently over parts of the UK, travel operators are warning for disruption and cancellations to ferry and train services.

Environment
Storm Ophelia: All you need to know as former hurricane approaches Yorkshire

Storm Ophelia: All you need to know as former hurricane approaches Yorkshire

Strong winds are expected in Yorkshire as the remnants of Hurricane Ophelia hit the UK.
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