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Major venues across Harrogate review security after Manchester terror attack

Major venues across the Harrogate District are reviewing their security measures following the terror attack at Manchester Arena.

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Planes on the runway at Heathrow.

Brexit could mean Yorkshire sees huge increase in number of flights to Heathrow

The number of flights from Yorkshire’s airports to Heathrow could increase once we leave the European Union thanks to a relaxation of competition laws, it has been claimed.

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The road will be shut from 10pm on Friday, May 26, and is due to reopen at 6am on Tuesday, May 30.

Road closure: Starbeck subway to be replaced

Motorists are warned that the A59 through Starbeck will be closed for three days to allow the subway beneath the level crossing to be replaced.
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Winners will be announced at a sold-out ceremony at Harrogates Royal Hall on Monday, June 5.

Profiled: Harrogate Hospitality and Tourism Award nominees part one

The nominations are in and now the countdown is on to the 2017 Harrogate Hospitality and Tourism Awards!

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Many Yorkshire growers have turned away from sugar beet since the closure of British Sugar's factory in York.

Proposals for new sugar plant in North Yorkshire

Early planning documents have been submitted for the construction of a huge new “state-of-the-art” sugar beet processing plant in North Yorkshire.

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Philip Allott is heading to the other side of the world to prepare for a post-Brexit trading environment. (S)

Knaresborough PR firm on mission to Oz

A marketing and PR firm in Knaresborough is pre-empting any final Brexit agreement by looking beyond Europe – to Australia.

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Alan Sedman, centre principal at Vantage Toyota Knaresborough, hands over an environmentally-friendly hybrid car donated by the company to Liz Thwaite, head of site at RHS Harlow Carr.

Dealership loans eco car to Harlow Carr

Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) staff at Harlow Carr in Harrogate can now drive the green agenda in style, thanks to the generosity of a local car dealership.

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Paul Berwin shows off the e-residency card that will enable him to open a bank account, digitally sign documents and even set up a company in Estonia. (S)

Harrogate digital lawyer becomes Estonian – virtually

Harrogate-based technology lawyer Paul Berwin has become an e-resident of Estonia in preparation for leading Berwins Solicitors’ first trade mission to the Baltic state.

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Heather Parry picked up two awards for the YEC at the 2017 RICS Awards.

Award joy at double whammy for YEC

The district’s newest major construction projects has scooped two major awards after being named the “most modern, inspiring and dynamic event space in the region”.

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Harrogate stickmaker Ken Horner. Picture: Tony Johnson.

‘By hook or by crook, I’ll help you’ Ken’s walking sticks raise £50,000 for Yorkshire Air Ambulance

If you’re a regular at North Yorkshire’s agricultural shows and auction marts, then chances are you’ve admired the beautiful sticks and shepherd’s crooks made by Ken Horner.

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Kiroco Technologys wearable technology is now being sold all round the world. (S)

Wearable tech firm wins global deal

A Wetherby company has signed a deal to produce exclusive wearables that have the potential to save lives.

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Celebrating 40 years: (l to r) New Guard managing director Ben Cooper, Lithgow Perkins partner Joe Taylor, New Guard operations director Calum Doig and New Guard director Paul Cooper. (S)

Local firms celebrate four decades of working together

Two local companies are celebrating 40 years of working together.

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The British bee population is believed to have shrunk by about a third since 2007. (S)

Plant nursery creates ideal home for bees

A family-run plant business is doing its bit to help boost the UK’s bee population, by hosting colonies of bees on site at its nursery.

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Paul Caddick has previously appeared in the regions rich list. (S)

Property pioneer honoured at awards

The founder of one of Yorkshire’s biggest property groups has been honoured at the Yorkshire Property Awards.

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The new Nokia 3310 will be stocked in Carphone Warehouse, Vodafone and EE.

It's coming... Nokia announce release date for new 3310 in UK

It's official: the new and improved Nokia 3310 is set to be relaunched on 24 May 2017.

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Photo: West Yorkshire Police RPU

Thomas the Tank Engine car stopped by police

A modified car designed to look like Thomas the Tank Engine has been pulled over by police near Leeds.

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Don't become a victim of fraud on your holiday.

Warning as more holidaymakers fall victim to fraud

Holidaymakers are losing an average of £1200 to holiday fraud, according to Action Fraud - the UK’s national reporting centre for fraud and cybercrime.

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Residents will now face a fee for having their garden waste collected by HBC.

Garden properties in Harrogate District face new fee this summer

Residents across the Harrogate District will soon face a £39 fee for having their garden waste collected following a decision last year.
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New destination from Leeds Bradford Airport as Jet2 announce 2018 schedule

New destination from Leeds Bradford Airport as Jet2 announce 2018 schedule

Budget airline Jet2 has announced a new destination and an increased flight roster from Leeds Bradford Airport.

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Philip Meeson the CEO of Dart Group...Pictured at the Double Tree Hilton Hotel, Leeds..29th January 2013....Picture By Simon Hulme

Revealed: Who are the wealthiest people in Yorkshire?

The owner of airline Jet2.com has seen his wealth plummet by £90m following the Brexit vote, according to data published in this year’s Sunday Times Rich List.

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