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

A personal column by Harrogate Advertiser's Graham Chalmers

GCSE prize presentation awards

GCSE prize presentation awards

Richard Noake, Diocesan Director of Education, presented the awards at St Aidan’s GCSE presentation evening and gave an inspiring speech to students, parents, carers and teachers.

Pupils in the picture for calendar

Pupils in the picture for calendar

Children from four of North Yorkshire’s local primary schools were awarded prizes for their artistic talents in the 23rd Walker Morris Children’s Calendar Competition.

Harrogate's Crown Hotel.

New owners for historic Harrogate hotel

The UK’s largest independent hotel group has announced that it has reached an agreement to manage Harrogate’s historic Crown Hotel.

Talented DJ and producer Rory Hoy, 29,  from Knaresborough.

Harrogate charity's new celebrity ambassador revealed

A successful DJ and producer from Knaresborough who has autism has joined Henshaws as their new celebrity ambassador.

Gateways girls team find form in top flight

Gateways girls team find form in top flight

Gateways Under-17s Ultimate Frisbee squad had another successful nationals tournament this term.

More good news for Ripon Grammar Schools, just days after their annual prize-giving which also celebrated huge success.

Ripon Grammar School named best performing state secondary school in the North of England

Ripon Grammar School has been named the best performing state secondary school in the North of England by The Sunday Times's annual Parent Power schools guide.

Staying afterall - Landlord of The Crown Dennis Audsley. (1711072AM2)

Famous Dales pub saved from closure

An era ended at a famous Pateley Bridge’s recently - or so it seemed.
Mabel and Margaret Peacock with Sue Turner

A week in the life column

I have been writing this weekly column since March of this year and I have often wondered if anyone reads it!

Knaresborough King James's School headteacher Carl Sugden.

Knaresborough school to become an academy?

King James's School in Knaresborough is exploring the option of becoming an academy.

Flood alerts issued in North Yorkshire

Flood warnings are in place in North Yorkshire.
At Ripon Cathedral we seek to be open and welcoming to visitors  there is no entrance charge.

The Dean’s Reflection column with the Very Rev John Dobson

Here at Ripon Cathedral, as in churches all around the world, we are looking forward to Advent, a season of preparation for Christmas when we celebrate the arrival of the Saviour of the World.

Jonathan Oxley, corporate director at Lupton Fawcett. (S)

Current trends in employee incentives


Make sure your valuables are not on view in your car. Also park in an area that is monitored by CCTV.

The Crime Matters column with Supt Paula Booth

Whether you are high street shopping or buying presents online, partying the night away or having a cosy evening in, it’s important that you do all you can to enjoy a safe and secure festive period.

Ten of the best things to do over the next seven days

Ten of the best things to do over the next seven days

A list of the best things to see and do in our local area.
Whats on
Julian Smith MP at Black Sheep Brewery

Julian Smith MP

At the beginning of November, I was delighted to be appointed Government Chief Whip by the Prime Minister.

The RSPCA has launched a new campaign.

Yorkshire urged to be kind at Christmas as stats show animal cruelty toll

The RSPCA is bracing itself for 2,000 calls a day during the festive period as it launches a new appeal to help care for abused, neglected and sick animals.

How to keep safe and motivated when running in the winter

Healthy Living: Staying motivated running in winter

With the shorter and colder days, lacing up for a run might be the last thing you feel like doing.

Veteran Harrogate fundraising legend - John Gentle. (12110136AM4)

At 83 John is a Harrogate charity fundraising legend

A veteran charity shop worker in Harrogate is celebrating his latest successful fundraising venture - at the age of 83 and a third!
John Richardson, chairman of Johnsons of Whixley, with a jar of the first batch of honey from the nursery's on-site bee-hives.

Nursery enjoys sweet rewards from bees

A horticultural nursery has collected its first batch of honey after installing an on-site apiary earlier this year.

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