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'Template' for Knaresborough's future published in draft plan

A draft plan which sets out how Knaresborough should look over the next two decades has now been published.

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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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National Tree Week: The Mayor of Harrogate Coun. Nick Brown helps youngsters from Coppice Valley Primary School to plant trees to celebrate National Tree Week.
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Harrogate celebrates National Tree Week

To mark National Tree Week, pupils from Coppice Valley Primary School joined the Mayor of Harrogate, Coun Nick Brown, and the Deputy Leader of Harrogate Borough Council Michael Harrison, to plant 100 trees today, November 29.
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National Tree Week: The Mayor of Harrogate Coun. Nick Brown helps youngsters from Coppice Valley Primary School to plant trees to celebrate National Tree Week.
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Harrogate celebrates National Tree Week

To mark National Tree Week, pupils from Coppice Valley Primary School joined the Mayor of Harrogate, Coun Nick Brown, and the Deputy Leader of Harrogate Borough Council Michael Harrison, to plant 100 trees today (November 29).
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St John's CE Primary. Picture: Google Maps

Fears raised for future of 'vital' Knaresborough playing field

Concern has been raised for the future of a ‘vital’ school playing field in Knaresborough after it emerged the site has been considered for ‘residential’ development.

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A swollen River Wharfe from yesterday rain forcing it way underneath the damged road bridge in the middle of Tadcaster, which is still under a state of repair following on from the 2015 Boxing Day floods.

Flooding continues to cause disruption across the Harrogate district

The Harrogate district is still reeling in the aftermath of the heavy rain that descended yesterday and overnight.
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Profile: Liz Thwaite, head of site at RHS Harlow Carr

Have you ever wondered what goes on behind the scenes at one of Harrogate’s most popular attractions? Well, Harrogate Advertiser readers will now be able to learn the secrets of what makes Harlow Carr tick, thanks to our newest columnist.

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Plans to build a Lidl store on the former Co-op site on Chain Lane have been recommended for approval.

Lidl plans on Knaresborough's Chain Lane recommended for approval

A controversial planning application to build another Lidl store in Knaresborough has been recommended for approval.

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Picture: Glen Minikin

Minor movements still being reported at Ripon's 66ft sinkhole

Minor signs of movement are still being reported at the Ripon sinkhole more than one week after it first appeared.

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Taurid meteor shower to bring ‘fireballs’ to UK skies this weekend

Taurid meteor shower to bring ‘fireballs’ to UK skies this weekend

Look up into the night sky this weekend, and you may just see a fireball streaking through the darkness.

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Contractors are entering the final stage of the reconstruction work.

Contractors begin final phase of work on Tadcaster bridge

The final phase of reconstructing Tadcaster's fallen bridge will start this week, after the county council announced the finishing date would be delayed by nearly a month.

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Repair works on Tadcaster bridge had been nearing completion.

Completion date for repairs to Tadcaster bridge DELAYED

County council chiefs have expressed their 'frustration' as the authority announced that the completion date for repairs to Tadcaster bridge has been delayed.
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The scenic views in Grange Park. Picture: Adrian Murray

Fears for wildlife 'oasis' behind Aldi in Harrogate

Conservationists have raised concern for an unprotected ‘oasis’ of wildlife on the edge of Harrogate.

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What will the weather be like in November?

What will the weather be like in November?

Weathermen have issued a mixed forecast for November.

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PIC: James Hardisty

Changes in conditions ‘putting key archaeology in danger’

DRASTIC changes in the environment could be putting important archeological sites across the world at immediate risk, according to researchers.

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Green waste collection across Harrogate and Ripon will stop next month for winter.

Winter break for Harrogate District's garden waste

Residents across the district have been warned that the garden waste collection service will shortly be stopping for its annual winter break.

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Keith Wilkinson,  Bilton Conservation Group's honorary secretary.

Harrogate's floral future at risk?

Fears have been raised over the future of the Harrogate district’s floral reputation.

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Harrogate school children planting trees in Nidderdale as part of Harrogate Rotary Club's environment scheme.

Ten ways in which Harrogate district is going 'Green'

Readers may have spotted the words ‘Zero Carbon Harrogate’ starting to pop up regularly at events across North Yorkshire. But what or who, does it refer to?

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L-R: North Yorkshire County Council Public Rights of Way Officer, Mike Gurney, with Keith Wilkinson of Bilton Conservation Group at the new bridge over Bilton Beck

Crucial bridge linking Harrogate ringway now rebuilt

One of Harrogate's most popular walking trails has now re-opened to the public after a crucial linking bridge was washed away by floods last year.

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Charges for green waste collection will be introduced in 2017

Pet shop owner fined over waste disposal shambles

A pet shop owner has been slapped with a fine after disposing of his business waste in a town hall’s bins.

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