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Rich heritage - The origins of Crescent Gardens lay in Harrogate's Victoria Baths and Municipal Offices pictured in 1910

New pledge on Crescent Gardens: "No white elephant"

Harrogate Borough Council says it will consider community bids for Crescent Gardens after the collapse of its controversial £75 million deal with developer Adam Thorpe but added it was not in favour of simply creating a new ‘white elephant’.
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Three generations of campaigners against a Nidd Gorge relief road - From left Adele Laurie, Aysha Laurie aged 11 with Poppy the dog and Brenda Laurie at Andrew Jones MP's walk. (Picture: Gerard Binks)

Why I didn't attend Nidd Gorge 'relief road' protest walk - top councillor

The man most associated with North Yorkshire County Council’s efforts to address traffic congestion has hit back after being criticised for not taking part in Andrew Jones MP's recent ‘sustainable transport walk’ along the Nidderdale Greenway to highlight the campaign against a new ‘relief road’ in the Bilton and Nidd Gorge area.

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