Clash of opinions at Valley Gardens open meeting

Different points of view over the future of the Valley Gardens were raised in at a packed open meeting in Harrogate.

Sir Gary Verity unveils the host towns for the 2017 Tour de Yorkshire at the Welcome to Yorkshire offices in Leeds. 
Picture: Jonathan Gawthorpe

Tour de Yorkshire: Venues announced for Britain’s top cycling event

The host towns and cities for the 2017 Tour de Yorkshire have been unveiled.

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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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Highfield Prep School drama award winners

Perfect scores for young pupils

Children from Highfield Prep School celebrated outstanding speech and drama exam success, including a perfect score for two pupils.


Tesco site: Demands grow to build affordable housing

Harrogate will remain the only major postcode in Britain without a Tesco - and many in the town are now calling for affordable housing, a business park or a park-and-ride to take its place.

Equine classes were among the returning favourite features at the 14th Countryside Live held at the Great Yorkshire Showground in Harrogate.

Verdict: Society delight at Countryside Live’s evolution

Countryside Live celebrated its 14th year this weekend and the two-day autumn show of all things food and farming showed all the hallmarks of going from strength to strength.


Countryside Live: Selfies and rosettes as visitors enjoy opening day

Celebratory selfies, giant fluffy rabbits and alpacas with mohawks helped bring to life the opening day of the region’s premier autumn food and farming show in Harrogate today.


Video: Countryside Live gets underway in Harrogate

Autumn agricultural spectacular Countryside Live has opened for visitors at Harrogate’s Great Yorkshire Showground.

Harrogate Theatre.

Try latest healthy food craze in unique free Harrogate Theatre event

What exactly is Hygge? It's the next healthy food craze and championing it is one of Harrogate's most progressive restaurants.

The Alexandra pub in Harrogate.

Mystery of ghostly happenings at old Harrogate pub

Forget Hallowe'en fancy dress parties, when it comes to genuine horror stories and really scary ghostly goings-on, the local experts are Harrogate Paranormal Society.

Filmore & Union owner Adele Ashley.

New evening menu is a winner at healthy-approach Filmore & Union in Harrogate

In a crowded market place, it usually pays to shout a little but Filmore & Union seems to prefer a natural approach in everything it does.


New! Tesco puts Harrogate site up for sale

Events have moved rapidly since Tesco announced earlier this week they had given up plans to build a superstore in Harrogate.

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Philippa Gregory at Harrogate History Festival.

Bestseller Philippa Gregory's delight at Harrogate History Festival award

Experienced bestseller Philippa Gregory and 'newcomer' Cecilia Ekbäck were the big prize winners at this year's Harrogate History Festival.

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Slideshow: Harrogate properties of the week

A charming five bedroom property, a pretty detached family home and a duplex apartment overlooking the Stray are among the featured homes in this week’s Harrogate Advertiser series property guide.

Planning applications

Planning: Weekly list of applications received by Harrogate Borough Council

Applications received by Harrogate Borough Council, week ending October 14.


View from the Society: Broad appeal of Countryside Live

With Countryside Live set to be held at the Great Yorkshire Showground on October 22-23, show director Charles Mills, gives his view on the event and how it fits with the Yorkshire Agricultural Society’s work year round in supporting agriculture and rural life.

Can you bag a Yorkshire hill beacon?

Can you bag a Yorkshire hill beacon?

A Harrogate walker has conquered over 400 of Yorkshire’s ‘trig pillars’ as mapmakers mark the 80th anniversary of the iconic beacons.

NADV 1610172AM2 Pupils and staff at Ashville College (1610172AM2)

School of the Week: Ashville College

Children, teachers and staff at Ashville College, Harrogate are the first to be pictured in our new School of the Week feature in the Harrogate Advertiser series.

Harrogate Film Festival screening - A Night at the Museum with Ben Stiller.

Harrogate Film Festival founder explains aims to Harrogate Advertiser

The young founder of a new film festival for Harrogate has been talking about the aims and inspiration of the first-ever Harrogate Film Festival.
Harrogate History Festival star - Paddy Ashdown.

Paddy Ashdown coming to Harrogate to talk war!

Harrogate History Festival is launched this week and among the big literary names attending is Paddy Ashdown.
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