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Leeds Bradford Airport railway station in £270m transport plan

Landmark plans to build a new station serving Leeds Bradford Airport have been revealed as part of a £270m transport investment by city leaders.

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Pictured from left, Tour Director Christian Prudhomme, MP Nigel Adams and Sir Gary Verity, Chief Executive of Welcome to Yorkshire were met at Tadcaster bridge by school children from all three primary schools in the town.

Eyes of the cycling world on Tadcaster

It was summed up pretty well by Sir Gary Verity who said on Friday: "2017 will be Tadcaster’s year!"

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Pictured: The Christmas critter - find him in Knaresborough independent businesses throughout December and take a selfie with him for a chance to win. 
Credit: Hannah Gostlow

Christmas cheer supports Knaresborough's local businesses

A unique take on the Christmas advent calendar is being used to spread festive cheer and promote local shops and businesses in Knaresborough this year.

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Map of potential Harrogate Relief Road routes

Harrogate Relief Road: Everything you need to know

Anyone who lives in, visits or merely drives through Harrogate on a regular basis needs no reminding of the town’s ever increasing problems with traffic.
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How Stean Gorge is set for expansion

Cash boost for How Stean Gorge expansion plans

A large-scale expansion of How Stean Gorge has moved a step forward, after the popular attraction received a £66,000 EU grant to be put towards the work.

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Aerial view of Flaxby

Skelwith Leisure hit with £70m claims after failed bit to transform Flaxby Golf Course

The firm behind a failed bid to transform Flaxby Golf Course into an entirely new town is facing almost £70m in claims from its creditors.

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A Fattorini The Jeweller in Harrogate is celebrating 185 years, by getting a brown plaque to commemorate the occasion. Pictured Anthony Tindall, owner and descendant of the original founder of the business. 30th November 2016. Picture : Jonathan Gawthorpe

Fattorini the jewel in town’s crown for 185 years

A historic jeweller established 185 years ago by an Italian immigrant has been commemorated in Harrogate with a special brown plaque.

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Sophie Hartley of Sophie Likes

Harrogate Advertiser urges town to 'Love our Indies' this Christmas

Harrogate at Christmas is a wonderful place to be but its our town’s fantastic independent shops, restaurants and bars which really make it magical.

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Brian Moses of The Book Stall at Harrogate railway station collects his Newsagent of the Year Award at the NFRN Awards 2016 in London from (left) Jim Fox, associate director of public affairs for Coca Cola European Partners which sponsored this category on the left and (right) Nick Ferrari, radio presenter, who hosted the awards.

Double success for town’s news retailers

Two news retailers from Harrogate have found themselves making headlines after winning at the prestigious 2016 NFRN Awards, organised by the National Federation of Regional Newsagents.

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Tim and Jo Naughton (far left) with their team at Lights 4 Fun. (1611144AM1)

Winning Teams: Lights4fun

This week’s Winning Teams has a festive feel to it, thanks to Lights4fun, which is Europe’s leading online retailer of fairy lights.

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An architect's impression of how the new properties will look. (S)

Developer calls ‘house’ on town’s last bingo hall

Work has begun to transform land to the rear of what was Harrogate’s last bingo hall into a collection of new homes.

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Brother and sister Alex and Olivia Hayward officially open Ivy Mount, their new shop on Cheltenham Crescent in Harrogate.

Siblings open new fashion boutique

A Ripon graduate of the London College of Fashion has teamed up with her brother to bring their brand of style to Harrogate.

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Andrew Jones, Minister for Department for Transport. Picture: Gary Longbottom

Harrogate's potholes could be filled with £2m funding boost

A government transport minister and MP for Harrogate and Knaresborough has welcomed a multi-million boost to repair the county's potholes.

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Cyber Monday adds £1bn to shops’ four-day sales boost

Cyber Monday adds £1bn to shops’ four-day sales boost

An estimated £1.1bn was spent yesterday as 15 million people rushed to get their hands on a “Cyber Monday” bargain.

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GB Energy Supply customers face higher bills this winter

GB Energy Supply customers face higher bills this winter

After going bust over the weekend, 160,000 GB Energy Supply customers face being hit with higher bills this winter.

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Shops ‘could be a thing of the past by 2050’

Shops ‘could be a thing of the past by 2050’

High Street retailers could be consigned to history by 2050 as virtual reality takes over the way we shop, experts predict.

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Council tax could rise next year to bridge the funding gap

Rise in council tax could be used to bridge £8m funding gap in North Yorkshire

Residents across the Harrogate district and the rest of the county could face another rise in their council tax bill to bridge an £8 million funding gap in adult social care.

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Shoppers grab their 'bargains' early on Black Friday.

The grim reality of working in a shop on Black Friday

Retail life can be exhausting. Shifts aren’t your friend – they hate you and your social life. And customers probably don’t like you very much, either.

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Knaresborough high street

Black Friday: Independents urge shoppers in the Harrogate district to buy local

Independent shops in Knaresborough will be staying open later this evening for the town's 'Bright Friday' event, which organisers have branded as "an antidote to the negative aspects of Black Friday".

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