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Top celebrity surprises Harrrogate WI and Bettys!

Charming Ben Fogle was an unexpected special guest at a Harrogate group’s meeting.

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A walker in Nidd Gorge near Harrogate and Knaresborough.

Dear Reader: New roads create new problems + we love Ripon!

A regular column by the Harrogate Advertiser's Graham Chalmers

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Performing at Happygate festival in the Valley Gardens this Sunday - DJs Rory Hoy and DJ Trev. (1606101AM59)

Valley Gardens hosts free festival on Sunday

Another fab all-day feast of family entertainment is taking place in Harrogate’s Valley Gardens this Sunday.

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Playing Harrogate - Foo Fighters tribute act Four Fighters.

Harrogate rock festival on Stray on Saturday

Get ready to rock on The Stray on Saturday, July 22 in Harrogate as top tribute bands entertain the crowds at this year’s Harrogate Fake Festival.

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Volunteers from Friends of Valley Gardens.

Harrogate charity's plea over 'mountain of red tape'

The Friends of Valley Gardens is calling on more help to be given to community groups holding worthy public events in the face of what they say is a "mountain of paperwork."

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Volunteers from Friends of Valley Gardens.

Harrogate charity's plea to council over 'mountain of red tape'

The Friends of Valley Gardens is calling on more help to be given to community groups holding worthy public events in the face of what they say is a "mountain of paperwork."
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The 50th anniversary of The Beatles'Sgt Pepper has inspired the Spirit of 67 event in Harrogate shortly.

Tickets going fast for Sgt Pepper event in Harrogate

Two of the Swinging 60s key figures in the Summer of Love are coming to Harrogate this Saturday for an exciting event to reveal their firsthand encounters with The Beatles, Pink Floyd, Soft Machine and more.
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Harrogate date - Acclaimed crime writer Alexandra Sokoloff.

Noir crime authors at Blues Bar, Harrogate

As well as the fantastic Theakstons Old Peculier Crime Writing Festival, Harrogate's Blues Bar is also entering the fray tonight, Thursday with a great authors' night
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The current view of Duchy of Lancaster land from the Pinewoods in Harrogate with Howe Hill in the distance. (Picture by Duchy Residents Association)

Worried Harrogate residents must wait longer for housing decision

Duchy residents opposed to a swathe of possible new housing which may spoil the view at  a cherished Harrogate beauty spot will have to wait a little longer for a decision from the planning inspector.
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The B6161 near Harrogate

Ten lambs stolen from field near Harrogate

POLICE are appealing for information after ten lambs were stolen from a field near Harrogate.

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Alex Mendham Orchestra.

Competition: Win two tickets to see the Alex Mendham Orchestra in Harrogate

The Alex Mendham Orchestra is the entire package – impeccable, glamorous and sophisticated.

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Exciting headliners at The Factory in Harrogate - The Strawberries.

Live rock music at The Factory in Harrogate this weekend

The first-ever rock gig to take place at The Factory in Harrogate will happen this Saturday night.

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Coming to Harrogate Comedy Festival - JImmy Carr.

Revealed: Comedy superstars coming to Harrogate

Queues at the box office, laughter in the aisles and big names on stage - that can mean only one thing, Harrogate Comedy Festival.

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New independent Harrogate book shop owner Georgia Duffy outside her shop in Westminster Arcade. (1706055AM1)

Harrogate's new book shop aims to boost 'diversity'

The owner of a new family-friendly book shop which has just opened in Harrogate says independents can play a vital role in boosting the town as a whole.

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Gloriously daft - Harrogate's Tom Taylor as the spoof detective Charlie Montague. (Picture by Jane Hobson)

Harrogate comedian takes on Poirot in new hit show

Harrogate’s award-winning comic Tom Taylor is touring with his hit homage to Hercule Poirot and Lord Peter Wimsey - and he’s bringing it to his home town.

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B6451 Brame Lane. Photo: Google

Biker and passenger injured in crash near Harrogate

TWO people were injured when a motorbike and a car were involved in a crash near Harrogate.

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Charming TV presenter Ben Fogle.

Famous celebrity wows Harrogate Wi members + Bettys!

Everyone wants to come to Harrogate these days.

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Spilled paint, trapped animals and steamy showers: A day in the life of North Yorkshire firefighters

Spilled paint, trapped animals and steamy showers: A day in the life of North Yorkshire firefighters

Firefighters in North Yorkshire were called out almost a dozen times during yesterday's day and night shift.
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This young farmer shows off his style despite the rain

Great Yorkshire Show 2017: The best of Show fashion

The Great Yorkshire Show is a fantastic opportunity for visitors to show off their country fashion.

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Refugees at the now-demolished 'Jungle' camp near Calais.

Plea to Harrogate residents to help refugees

Youth homelessness charity SASH is urgently seeking volunteers with a spare room in Harrogate to provide a home for vulnerable young asylum seekers from trouble spots such as Syria.

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