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Quartet return for Ripon City derby

Ripon City will be buoyed by the return of four key players when rivals Boroughbridge arrive for the West Riding County Cup third round (1pm).

Football
York City's Tom Allan

Harrogate Town loan York City defender Tom Allan

Harrogate Town have brought in York City defender Tom Allan on a month’s loan to ease their defensive problems.

Football
The Yorkshire hostelry high enough for Everest

The Yorkshire hostelry high enough for Everest

With the Tan Hill Inn back on the market, Sarah Freeman heads to the wilds of North Yorkshire to find out what it really takes to run Britain’s highest pub. Pictures by Tony Johnson.

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The club runs on Saturday mornings from 9am to 2pm

Gymnastics is a big hit in Nidderdale

A Nidderdale club where youngsters get to vault, tumble, balance on beams and brace themselves on bars has proved to be a huge success in its first year.

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The collision happened on the northbound link road between the A1M and A168 near Dishforth. Picture: Google

A1M link road closed in North Yorkshire as accident investigation continues

Accident investigators were working at the scene of a crash which took place just off the A1M in North Yorkshire this morning.
Transport
The link road between the A1M and the A168 at Dishforth was closed. Picture: Google

Update: A1M link road in North Yorkshire reopens after accident investigation

Accident investigators have completed their work at the scene of a crash which took place just off the A1M in North Yorkshire this morning.

Transport
Restaurants along John Street, Harrogate.

Letter: An appeal to the ‘indies’

I read Graham Chalmers’ Dear Reader article (Advertiser, August 10) with interest and fully endorse the drive for supporting our independent restaurants in Harrogate.

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Josh Wilson was on target for Wetherby Athletic in their opening-day success at Oxenhope Recreation. Picture: Peter Arnett

West Yorkshire League: Mixed start to new campaign for all

It was very much a case of mixed fortunes for all of the area’s West Yorkshire Football League sides as the 2017/18 season got underway.

Football
Former England captain Paul Collingwood will be one of the big names taking to the pitch at TABS CC as part of Ryan Sidebottom's testimonial celebrations

Big names head to Thorp Arch for Sidebottom testimonial

A host of big names will descend on Thorp Arch & Boston Spa Cricket Club this weekend to contest an exhibition match in front of a sell-out crowd.

Cricket

BREAKING: Britain's top athletes announced for #teamparkrun events UK wide from 9am today - August 19

On you marks, gets set....for YOUR chance to join National Lottery-funded athletes including Olympic and Paralympic stars just revealed for the #teamparkrun 5k events UK wide today - Saturday,- August 19.
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Yorkshire face an anxious wait on Friday evening

Natwest T20 Blast permutations: What Yorkshire Vikings need to happen to qualify for quarter-finals

Yorkshire Vikings face a nervous evening on Friday as they wait to find out whether they will qualify for the Natwest T20 Blast quarter-finals.
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The no24 bus from Pateley Bridge-Harrogate.

£4,000 battle to save threatened Dales bus service

The lovely North Yorkshire town of Pateley Bridge has just four weeks to back a £4,000 campaign to save its Sunday bus services in winter.

Transport
Cracking Leeds band - The Strawberries.

Leeds band The Strawberries in line-up for Leeds Festival

A cracking Leeds rock band who headlined Harrogate's recent Spirit of 67 multi-media day will be in the spotlight at Leeds Festival next weekend.
News
Chance to dine out in its secret spots - Harewood House.

New dates for 'secret' dining at Yorkshire stately grounds

Due to popular demand, Hidden Harewood has announced an additional date which will consist of two sittings next week in the grounds of this lovely estate.
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Graham Chalmers of the Harrogate Advertiser.

Dear Reader: All at sea with music legend + 'civil war' in Knaresborough!

A personal column by the Harrogate Advertiser's Graham Chalmers

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feva highlight - Georgina Wallace (three) and her older brother Ben (six) meet Brian Wooley of The Sealed Knot Society. (1708122AM2)

'Picnic in Park' family-friendly event in Knaresborough

The final weekend of feva promises to bring this year’s Knaresborough Festival to a close on a high note, says the festival’s chairman Tony Cerexhe.
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The playground was opened in time for the summer holidays

Fun to be had at new £50,000 playground

A Knaresborough attraction has recently opened a new £50,000 playground.

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There are currently no NHS places available at any of the 15 listed NHS practices in Harrogate and Knaresborough.

No NHS places available at ANY Harrogate or Knaresborough dentists

Residents hoping to secure a place to receive dental treatment on the NHS will have to look outside of Harrogate and Knaresborough or wait months to be seen.

Health 2
Letter: Local Plan - Residents, please see the big picture

Letter: Local Plan - Residents, please see the big picture

I become increasingly depressed at seeing week by week letters in the correspondence columns of the Advertiser from residents’ groups formed to protest against proposed housing developments. It would seem that for every site to be considered in the local plan there is a pressure group to oppose it.

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X Factor star Rebecca Ferguson to headline Flamingo Land's Party In The Park on Saturday, August 19.

Superwoman Rebecca Ferguson replaces Matt Terry at Flamingo Land's Party In The Park on August 19

Superwoman hitmaker Rebecca Ferguson has come to the rescue and will headline Flamingo Land's Party In The Park this weekend after Matt Terry pulled out with a 'throat infection'.
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