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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.

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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
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The Week in the Life Column with Keith Tordoff

The Week in the Life Column with Keith Tordoff

Will we or won’t we? That was the question on Tuesday regarding the Tour de Yorkshire and whether it would return to Pateley Bridge and Nidderdale in May next year.

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The team during underground practice at Darnbrook Pot, Littondale. Picture: Sara Spillett.

The Upper Wharfedale Fell Rescue Association column with David Dennis

Keep going is our mantra on our rescue call-outs, but behind the scenes we also have to ensure our very own survival by somehow bringing in the income each year to match the ever increasing demands on our voluntary service.

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Richard and Danni Park, owners of  The Little Ale House in Harrogate, one of the indies at the launch of Indie Harrogate.

Dear Reader: Supporting Harrogate's Indie Guide + Harrogate’s very nice Buddhists

A personal column by the Harrogate Advertiser's Graham Chalmers
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Damage to the crash barriers at Kex Gill.

Transport Talk with Don MacKenzie

The Department for Transport confirmed recently that the County Council’s bid for transport improvements for Otley Road and West Harrogate had been successful. Together with contributions from NYCC, HBC and developers, the total scheme package amounts to £4.6m.

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The official opening of the Victoria Clock Tower, 28 June 1898.

The Civic Society column by David Winpenny

Three public buildings with Ripon Civic Society green plaques are the subject of this week’s column.

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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

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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.

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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.

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Two new faces have joined the Board of Directors at Harrogate Theatre.

The Harrogate Theatre column with David Bown

Harrogate (White Rose) Theatre Trust Ltd held its 57th annual general meeting at the end of last month and it was an extremely positive meeting. In summary, the ‘bottom line’ for the financial year 2016/17 was a very good, which always pleases the Board of Directors and the Trustees, but, there was lots more to celebrate. The continued artistic success of the theatre, the Royal Hall and Harrogate Convention Centre being the most important.

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The cottage at 24 Borrage Lane, where Wilfred Owen stayed in 1918 � David Winpenny

The Civic Society column with David Winpenny

This week’s look at some of Ripon Civic Society’s green plaques focuses on three just outside the centre of the city – all with fascinating tales to tell, and interesting characters as part of their stories.

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Campaigners young and old from Hampsthwaite Action Group outside the offices of Harrogate Borough Council.

Dear Reader: Housing and 'Nimbyism' + digital world's failings

A personal column by the Harrogate Advertiser's Graham Chalmers

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Last years Ripon Switch-On event.

The Ripon City Development column with Alan Weston

Listening to the radio on the drive into work, there has been much discussion about the economics of Christmas: the Christmas advertisements on the television, national retail performance and speculation about when the sales might begin.

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The green plaque at 5 Kirkgate. (Copyright - David Winpenny)

The Civic Society column with David Winpenny

Continuing to explore the background stories to some of Ripon Civic society’s green plaques, this week we look at places that have links with Lewis Carroll.

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New era - The new landlord and landlady of Blind Jacks, Christian Ogley and Alice Bennett. (1711074AM1)

Dear Reader: A new era for pubs + what a cock-up!

A personal column by the Harrogate Advertiser's Graham Chalmers

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Last years Harrogate Christmas Market

A special time of the year for tourism

Christmas is one of the most important times of the year for the attractions and hospitality industry and the sector has been gearing up for its busy period for some time.

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Rejuvenated - The Knox Arms in Harrogate.

Dear Reader: Revival of community pubs + rural decline

A personal column by the Harrogate Advertiser's Graham Chalmers

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