The Harrogate Briefing - Tue, May 1

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THE Queen to have her cake and eat it, what to do with 30 grand and toilet humour, in Harrogate’s only and therefore best daily web round-up.

Plus: tents, time travel, webbed feet and an enormous onion.

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TUESDAY’S MAIN STORIES (AND A COUPLE FROM YESTERDAY)

A handful of people clicked on this story about the line-up for MFest. Then we pointed out that one of Steps looked like he’d done a wee on his trousers and the web went berserk. Harrogate, we are simultaneously ashamed and proud of you.

Jubilee cake design revealed. It has a crown.

The old “#northernfail” hashtag got another outing this morning as rail operator Northern Rail put hundreds of disgruntled commuters on a replacement bus service.

Nice weather for ducks. There are big puddles all over Harrogate.

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Knaresborough Town stick four past Ripon City.

Step into our time machine – and find out what Harrogate Library was like 50 years ago.

Bank holiday fun at Harewood House. Clicky.

Pioneering pianist to play at Northern Aldborough event. More here. Last year they had actor and musician Christian McKay, who we interviewed here.

And there’s info about Harrogate International Festivals here.

ELSEWHERE ON THE WEB

Harrogate agency wins four-way business smackdown. Something like that, anyway. They don’t usually let me near business stories.

Man shows off his enormous onion in Harrogate. He is cradling it like a big, oniony baby.

Robert Jobling painting up for sale in Harrogate. It’s £29,950, the same price as this student room in Bradford.

Harrogate Town is getting rid of its slope.

Jobs we didn’t know existed in Harrogate #1: independent grain broker.

Pioneer of lightweight tents passes on. Here he is in Harrogate in 1985.

“I think I’ve developed webbed feet...” Blogger returns from Harrogate Flower Show.

Orthopedic surgeon from Harrogate is pitching up in Dubai.

STILL AT LARGE

This newspaper.

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