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Refunds and free travel for disgruntled Leeds bus passengers

Dissatisfied bus passengers will be able to claim free travel vouchers and taxi journeys if they are unhappy with their local services after a huge shake-up of the Leeds network.

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Coun Don Mackenzie

Transport Talk with Coun Don Mackenzie

I met recently with Harrogate Chamber’s influential Traffic and Transport Forum, whose members include key users of our local highways like bus operators, taxi and courier companies, and which is chaired by former Chamber Chief Executive, Brian Dunsby.

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Hackney Carriage fares could rise by 2.5 percent

Taxi fares could rise in Harrogate, passenger woe or a fair standard of living?

Residents can have their say on proposals to raise Hackney Carriage taxi fares after the council’s cabinet member for safer communities supported the recommendations.
Transport
PET HATES: A survey of young drivers has revealed their top five anxieties.

Breaking down is top of rookies’ worry list

THE TOP five fears for young drivers has been revealed.

News
Sped up preparations to reroute the A59 at the unstable Kex Gill hillside could secure funding from a 100 million pot

Work underway to secure funds for A59 at Kex Gill re-route

Sped up preparations to reroute the A59 at the unstable Kex Gill hillside could secure funding from a £100 million pot.

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North Yorkshire County Council is working with Highways England to carry out the 3.5 million improvements

Multi-million pound upgrade for Harrogate motorway entrance

A multi-million pound investment is in the works to combat congestion and safety concerns at Junction 47.
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A blue Mazda struck a stationary car on Cold Bath Road.

Police seek driver who failed to stop after hitting parked car

Police are appealing for information after a parked car was struck by another vehicle and the driver failed to stop on Cold Bath Road

Crime
Work began on the car park at Conyngham Hall on Monday, March 14

Car park closure in Knaresborough causes work woes

The closure of a Knaresborough car park for major refurbishment work has caused disruption for nearby businesses.
Transport
A new parking initiative could help residents combat parking problems

Poll: Would you rent out your driveway?

A chance to make extra cash renting out your driveway could help NHS staff while relieving over-parked streets around Harrogate District Hospital.
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Crash closes major road between Harrogate and Ripon

Crash closes major road between Harrogate and Ripon

The A61 is closed in Ripon following a serious crash.
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The Emirates Airbus above Featherstone

Emirates Airbus circles over Leeds before emergency landing

A large Airbus plane circled Leeds after getting into difficulty soon after take-off.
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Northern rail strike: Commuters react

Northern rail strike: Commuters react

Rail commuters across Yorkshire faced disruption on Monday as Northern was forced to cancel over half of its trains due to a strike by the RMT union.

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YP Letters: Why tram-trains serving Leeds Bradford Airport just aren't viable

YP Letters: Why tram-trains serving Leeds Bradford Airport just aren't viable

A transport expert from the Harrogate Chamber of Commerce has written to the Yorkshire Post explaining why a tram-train link to Leeds Bradford Airport would be uneconomical.
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Knaresborough drivers will face major disruptions as ConynghamHall car park

Car park in Knaresborough to close for major refurbishments

Knaresborough drivers will face major disruptions as Conyngham Hall car park is to be closed for major refurbishments.

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The lorry catches fire (Highways England)

A1(M) closed in North Yorkshire after dramatic lorry fire

The A1(M) in North Yorkshire is closed tonight after a lorry caught fire.

News
Major rail disruption as Leeds to London trains cancelled

Major rail disruption as Leeds to London trains cancelled

Long-distance rail travellers face disruption for the rest of the night on the East Coast Main Line.

News
Northern rail strike: The Yorkshire train services affected

Northern rail strike: The Yorkshire train services affected

Commuters travelling to and from Yorkshire railway stations face disruption this Monday to a planned strike.
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Northern Rail services will be affected by a union strike on Monday next week.

RAIL STRIKE: Everything you need to know as a Harrogate commuter

Thousands of commuters will be affected as the York to Leeds via Harrogate train line is one of dozens with services cut during the planned rail strike on Monday March 13.

Transport
James Street/Hazel Court junction, York. Photo: Google

Cyclist seriously injured in collision with lorry in York

A CYCLIST was flown to hospital by air ambulance  after she was seriously injured in a collision with a lorry in York.

Transport
Cold Bath Road is one of the streets considered for new parking and waiting restrictions

Have your say: New park and wait restrictions planned for Harrogate and Knaresborough streets

Drivers across Harrogate and Knaresborough could face fresh park and wait restrictions across more than 20 streets under new plans from North Yorkshire County Council.

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