In this week’s Advertiser

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All academic

Harrogate High opts for greater independence as an academy from June 1 - and drops plans to join Outwood Grange in Wakefield.

Paying tribute

Family and friends remember Long Marston girl and King James’s School pupil Poppy Rodgers, who died after taking a mystery paste in York.

Powering through

Church installs solar panels in a bid to become carbon neutral.

Dementia blow

Health chiefs defend controversial decision to close a dementia treatment centre at Alexander House in Knaresborough.

Harry Potter and the Signed First Edition

Charity shop discovers a valuable copy of J K Rowling’s fourth novel on its shelves.

Election selection

Candidates tell you why they deserve your vote in next week’s local elections. And there’s a picture of each of them, in case you’re really superficial.

Education special

Latest news and happenings from schools around the district, including an in-depth focus on the work of Springwater School.

Scrumming it

Picture special from the Junior Tag Rugby Festival in Harrogate.

Business interests

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