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Outrage continues to build over hedgerow removal in Harrogate

Readers have continued to express their outrage to the Advertiser since our first story over the removal of a hedgerow and trees by a housing developer in Killinghall.

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We are set for a milder Bank Holiday weekend after a chilly week.

Yorkshire weather: Sunny spells and warmer weather for your Bank Holiday weekend... but beware the spring showers

The cold snap which brought snow and wintry showers to the county this week will be replaced by warmer temperatures and sunshine for the Bank Holiday weekend.
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We are set for an unsettled weekend of weather... but it will be warmer.

Yorkshire weather: Warmer weather on the way for Bank Holiday weekend

The big chill is expected to ease as we head toward the bank holiday weekend.

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Volunteers from Nidd Gorge Community group at their Easter family event on Sunday. (Picture by Nidd Gorge Photography)

Dear Reader: Defending Nidd Gorge + hidden artistic treasure

So far I've not heard anyone on my travels voice the opinion that beauty spot Nidd Gorge is the right location for a bypass to cure Harrogate and Knaresborough’s mounting traffic woes.

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Access ramps installed - for Harrogate’s frogs

Frog ramps have been installed at a boating pond in Harrogate to ensure the animals can climb its steep walls.

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Show Director Nick Smith dons a coat of many flowers, to launch national Wear a Flower day.

Harrogate Spring Flower Show 2017: All you need to know

The Harrogate Spring Flower Show is open at the Great Yorkshire Showground until Sunday, April 23.

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Harrogate Borough Council is awaiting responses fromPersimmon Homesas part of its efforts to determine if an offence was committed

Investigations underway over hedgerow removal at Killinghall

Investigations are underway to determine if laws were broken by the removal of a stretch of hedgerows in Killinghall by developers of a 600 home project.
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Ethical and environmental approach - James Cain, managing director of Harrogate Spring Water. (1703061AM8)

Famous Harrogate brand hits back in woodland controversy

One of Harrogate's most famous and successful international brands says its expansion plans will increase the amount of woodland near its plant.
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The junction where Boston Spa High Street meets Clifford Road. Picture: Google Maps

Major gas mains project for Boston Spa will affect roads until 2018

Drivers have been warned as a major £475,000 project to replace ageing gas mains will affect roads in Boston Spa until next year.

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The site following the hedgerow removal at Penny Pot Lane

Hedgerows vital for wildlife cut down in Killinghall

Outrage has been voiced over the removal of a stretch of hedgerows by developers of a 600 home project in Killinghall.
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Stunning: Sutton Bank in North Yorkshire, looking towards Lake Gormire. Picture: Ross Parry.

Why Yorkshire has some of our greatest views... despite what poll says

Yorkshire didn’t feature in a recent poll of Britain’s greatest views. But, as Chris Bond points out, we are still home to some of the country’s most stunning landscapes.

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Unlicensed companies are offeringcut-rate waste collection services that residents are being warned is more than likely too good to be true.

Fly tipping: Unlicensed handling of rubbish

Harrogate residents and businesses are being called on to help fight fly-tipping by looking for signs that their waste collectors may be unlicensed.
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Madeleine and Bailey Doherty enjoy the beach as crowds pack onto the South Bay in Scarborough as warm weather bathed the UK at the weekend.

Yorkshire weather: Prepare yourselves for three months of glorious sunshine... but Easter could be quite chilly

Yorkshire could be set to bask in three months of scorching sunshine this spring as forecasters predict above-average temperatures heading into summer.

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The stage two of the TDY will start in Tadcaster and take in Knaresborough, Ripley, Pateley Bridge, Masham, West Tanfield, Ripon, Hampsthwaite and finish in Harrogate.

ROAD CLOSURES: Everything you need to know for Tour de Yorkshire

As residents, visitors and cyclists alike get ready for the race, we bring you everything you'll need to know as a motorist during stage two of the Tour de Yorkshire (Saturday April 29).

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Concerns have already been raised that 200,000 is not enough to bring the right solution forward for Bond End's nightmare congestion.

Cash concerns for Bond End despite £850,000 for Knaresborough high street

Concern has been raised that Knaresborough’s most polluted junction will still not get enough money to solve its problems in an £850,000 scheme.
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NADV 1704014AM2 Harrogate in Bloom Children Awards. Overall winners. Pre-school Sophie Whitaker (four), key stage two Ellora Turner (nine) and key stage one Phoepe Lavery (six) with the Mayor of Harrogate Coun Nick Brown,  (1704014AM2)

Harrogate Spring Flower Show director ‘bowled over’ by youngsters’ garden designs

Harrogate in Bloom’s Children’s Spring Art Competition has attracted a record number of entries in 2017.

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Yorkshire is set for a spell of mild weather this week.

Yorkshire weather: Dry spell on the horizon as Yorkshire prepares for a warm weekend

Yorkshire is set for a warm spell of weather as spring-like conditions are set to last into the weekend.

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Walking around Fewston reservoir.

Here's why a walk around Swinsty and Fewston reservoirs isn't just a pretty picture

Swinsty and Fewston are just two of 133 reservoirs across the region which are managed by Yorkshire Water. But they are easily the most popular, with Fewston even dubbed ‘the jewel in their crown’.

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Dog walkers recently took the matter into their own hands by starting a regular clean up operation. Picture: Rowen Johnson Hardcastle

Harrogate council cracks down on district-wide dog mess problem

Residents across the district have 'already noticed a difference' in the amount of abandoned dog mess following calls for the council to crackdown on the issue.

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Oliver, 8, and Freya, 3, Hardisty, have fun in the sun on the South Shore beach at Bridlington, East Yorkshire.

Yorkshire weather: Cloudy skies bring an end to our all-too-brief sunny spell

THE gloriously sunny weekend weather is expected to make way for chillier, cloudy skies this week as a more unsettled period comes in from the Atantic.

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