Leeds Bradford Airport to run therapy course for frightened passengers

Scared of flying?

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The foggy conditions are expected to get worse this evening.

Traffic and weather: Delays across a foggy Harrogate district

Motorists have been warned to expect delays as roadworks begin for several weeks in Harrogate town centre.

The junction where Westgate meets Bank Street in Wetherby. Picture: Google Maps

Traders appeal it's business as usual for Wetherby despite gas works

Traders in Wetherby have insisted that it is business as usual for the town, despite ongoing gas works.

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Snow fell in our district overnight

Weather latest: Ice warning in place for Harrogate district

A Met office warning for ice has been issued for Harrogate.

Image: Shutterstock (s).

Britain’s most expensive train fare revealed

A train journey spanning barely half the country has been revealed as the country’s most expensive standard class ticket available to passengers.

Peter with his wife Pauline (s)

Touching Transdev tribute to Harrogate bus driver who died at Christmas

Transdev have paid a unique tribute to one its much-loved Harrogate employees by naming a bus in his honour.
Sonic boom heard over Yorkshire

Sonic boom heard over Yorkshire

Residents of a North Yorkshire market town contacted police in a panic as 'loud bangs' shook the area.
Ripon railway station back in the day.

£18,000 study investigating feasibility of a Ripon railway given the go-ahead

After 30 years of campaigning to bring back the city’s railway, Ripon City Council has agreed to underwrite the £18,000 cost of a study investigating its feasibility.

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A59 at Kex Gill

Commuters set to face further disruption on A59 at Kex Gill this month

Commuters have been warned that they will face four weeks of disruption on the A59 at Kex Gill as investigatory work is carried out.

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The campaign looks to improve safety for cyclists on the roads.

Should drivers give way to cyclists when turning left?

Fresh calls have been made for changes to the Highway Code which could improve the safety for cyclists at road junctions.

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Police are appealing for information.

Appeal for witnesses after fatal crash near Boroughbridge

Police are appealing for witnesses after a woman in her thirties died in a collision near Boroughbridge yesterday, December 5.
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Elderly man may have been driving wrong way on A64 before fatal crash

Elderly man may have been driving wrong way on A64 before fatal crash

An elderly man has died after being involved in a crash on the A64 motorway this weekend.

A new railway station serving Leeds Bradford Airport is among the proposals outlined today by Leeds city council. Picture: Tony Johnson

Leeds Bradford Airport railway station in £270m transport plan

Landmark plans to build a new station serving Leeds Bradford Airport have been revealed as part of a £270m transport investment by city leaders.

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Map of potential Harrogate Relief Road routes

Harrogate Relief Road: Everything you need to know

Anyone who lives in, visits or merely drives through Harrogate on a regular basis needs no reminding of the town’s ever increasing problems with traffic.
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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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Give your presence early and visit a loved one with Northern's special rail tickets offer

Northern Value: Save up to 60 per cent on your train fare and visit a loved one

Give your presence early this year  - surprise a loved one and go by Northern rail with average savings of 60 per cent.
Cycling facilities in Harrogate are expanding. Visit for further details.

Column – Transport Talk with Don Mackenzie

Following publication of Transport Talk and media releases from North Yorkshire County Council, many comments have been received from members of the public. Here is a summary of the points raised, and my responses.

SCRAPPED: Tesco has confirmed the much-debated store proposal will now not be built

BREAKING: Tesco scraps Harrogate superstore plans

In a shock reversal of policy, Harrogate will remain the only major postcode in Britain without a Tesco.

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Katerina Gilbert with parents and pupils on the car park. Picture: Tony Johnson.

Why these frustrated Sharow parents want to build a car park

The hazards of the school run – and the resulting traffic nightmare – have been well documented with schools across the country drawing up ‘safety charters’ and even introducing outright driving bans.

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