Platinum celebration for Ripon couple who met during WW2

A Ripon couple who met in the final year of WW2 have looked back on their long life together as they celebrated their platinum wedding anniversary.
Recruits leave Westminster Chambers. Picture: John Sheehan (s)

First World War: Remembering the brave Harrogate Terriers

100 years ago, Harry Holmes from St. Mary’s Walk in Harrogate was declared missing at the Battle of The Somme. He was a celebrity in his home town and a hero on the Western Front.

Ash Cottage, Ravensworth

Cottage offers best of old and new and a taste of the “Good Life”

Ash Cottage, Ravensworth


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Secret love and the cottage where Sherlock was “born”

This beautiful house, near Ingleton, was once the home of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s mother and is said to have inspired his most famous characters, Sherlock Holmes and Dr Watson. Sheena Hastings reports.

The team is raising awareness and funds for Macmillan Cancer Support in memory of Rebecca Watson, pictured above in New York.

Harrogate fundraiser for Team Rebecca’s New York City Marathon test

A fundraising evening comprising a pub quiz, raffle and auction will take place at Pitcher & Piano in Harrogate from 7pm this Sunday, September 25, to support a town trio who are running the New York City Marathon in November.

The cost of a foreign holiday could be set to increase again.

UK families may have to pay ‘holiday tax’ after Brexit

Britons travelling to continental Europe after Brexit could have to pay for permission to enter EU countries, Home Secretary Amber Rudd has conceded.

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7.8 million adults in the UK use dating sites

Over-50s move online to find a partner

With websites like Tinder popular with the more youthful end of the dating market, over-50s may feel left out when it comes to finding a partner.
Top 10 things kids think you should have nailed before you turn 30

10 things kids think you should have nailed before you turn 30

Forget fast cars, earning loads of money or even finding love - schoolchildren aged between five and 16 believe the secret to being a successful grown-up is being “happy”.
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How has your name performed since 1904?

Comeback kid or rising star? How has your name performed since 1904?

Names, love yours or hate it, we’ve all got one and now a new tool can reveal how popular our monikers have been over the past 110 years.
Trendy mums spend more on themselves than back-to-school kids

Trendy mums spend more on themselves than back-to-school kids

Fashion-conscious mums are spending more on themselves than on their children ahead of the new school term, according to new research.

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Chris Binnie, Trustee - Our Angels

Harrogate charity complains to BBC over misleading pregnancy advice

A Harrogate charity for bereaved parents has made an official complaint to the BBC over misleading content in a TV series about pregnancy.

Happy couple: John and Sheila Hone (s).

For the love of singing: Dales couple celebrate diamond wedding anniversary

Pateley Bridge couple John and Sheila Hone celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary with a family gathering at the Guy Fawkes Arms in Scotton – and a card from the Queen.

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Happy couple are still in love after 60 years of marriage

Although Jeanne and Roy lived just around the corner from each other, they didn’t know each other until their eyes met across a crowded dance floor at Harrogate’s Royal Hall.


Revealed: Yorkshire’s top 10 most hated home furnishings

Homeowners across the region have revealed their top 10 most hated interior furnishings in new research.


Thousands of Harrogate men members of adultery website, Ashley Madison

More than 2,000 people from Harrogate had signed up as users to adultery website, Ashley Madison, it has been revealed.

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WATCH: Man proposes on stage at the Royal Hall in Harrogate

When Howard Corrin decided he wanted to get down on bended knee and propose to his girlfriend one year, he knew he wanted to do it differently.

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Launch of North Yorkshire's Healthy Child Service

Healthy Child Service launched in North Yorkshire

A Healthy Child Service focusing on prevention and early intervention, will be launched on April 1 by North Yorkshire County Council.

Stanley Crossley's letters to Elizabeth displayed at How Stean Gorge (s)

Soldier’s love letters from WWI trenches on display in Harrogate

The Harrogate Advertiser Series is marking 100 years since the First World War by sharing letters and pictures from the time. This month, DAN WINDHAM reads love letters written by a soldier serving in the trenches of the conflict, now on display at How Stean Gorge.

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Wedding couple show true grit despite icy setback

A Harrogate man was left hobbling on his wedding day after the path outside his home was left ungritted.

Red line plan for Flaxby housing development. Pic by: Skelwith Group

Entire new village proposed at Flaxby

An entire new village could be built in the Harrogate district.

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