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Dear Reader: Knaresborough's rich history + houses damn houses!

A regular column by the Harrogate Advertiser's Graham Chalmers

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Rooting for Harrogate: Will town be crowned champion of champions?

We are backing Harrogate’s bid to be crowned champion of champions in this year’s Britain in Bloom awards.

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Flashback to last year's hugely successful StrEat Food & Family Fun Festival in the Valley Gardens in Harrogate.

Spectacular new location for Harrogate Street Food Fest

Harrogate independent businesswoman Cathy McConaghy is up-sizing her hugely popular StrEat Food Festival into a major new outdoor event with top live music and a touch of luxury at Newby Hall.
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BBC's Pitch Battle - Knaresborough's Becky Bowe, third from left in the jump suit, singing her way to victory on national TV.

Millions watch Knaresborough singer win top BBC show

Millions of TV viewers saw a Knaresborough-based young musician win a BBC singing contest.

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Inside Grove House on Skipton Road, Harrogate.

Historian's plea to explore Harrogate's lost 'secret laboratory'

What lies behind the sealed door at one of Harrogate's most historic buildings is the question being asked by the town's most distinguished historian.

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Diversity United is the brainchild of 16 year old Cameron Osburn

Adversity United: A new disabled children's team is founded for Harrogate

A new team for under 12s is to open up the beautiful game for disabled boys and girls across the district.

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Taking on comedy 'gender gap' - Former St Aidan's student Maisie Adam pictured left.

From St Aidan's head girl to rising comedy star

An exciting young Harrogate performer who discovered her passion for comedy at school says she wants to prosper without playing up to any expectations or stereotypes.
Whats on
Billie Marten on stage in Harrogate's historic The Club. (Picture by Stuart Rhodes)

Review: Future of music on show at Harrogate's historic The Club

Ont Sofa presents Billie Marten + Scott Quinn, The Club, Harrogate.

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The group included Peter Drinnan, from Wetherby

Eee by gum! Yorkshire rugby fans' 'haka' goes viral

A Wetherby rugby fan and his friends have taken New Zealand by storm by performing a unique Yorkshire take on the famous haka.
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Bus firm is called to public inquiry

The operator’s licence held by Harrogate & District Travel – which trades as The Harrogate Bus Company – has been called to a public inquiry in Leeds.

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Ben Fogle was an unexpected special guest of Spa Sweethearts WI in Harrogate.Here he is pictured with WI president Amy Ball.

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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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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