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Revealed: New Harrogate mayor + her deep roots in community

The incoming new mayor for the Harrogate district aims to set her sights high - well she did once manage to get Sir Gary Verity up in a hot air balloon on the day the Tour de France came to Yorkshire!

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British & Irish Lions captain Sam Warburton during the British and Irish Lions Squad Announcement = Adam Davy/PA Wire

Harrogate gin firm cheers on the Lions with deal to supply team during test

Gin and Tonic might not be the kind of drink one normally associates with rugby union but one of Yorkshire’s artisan drinks makers is looking to change that perception.

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Food firm handles extra million eggs a week

A NORTH Yorkshire food packing centre has upped its production by a million eggs per week in order to satisfy demand from retailers.

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This year's 40th anniversary Bilton Gala Queen Lottie Hullah  with her attendants Bessie Bandeira and Ruby Cryer with the gala's mascot Billlowby the Bear. (17042421AM1)

Unveiled: Major 40th anniversary plans for Harrogate community event

The Queen was just celebrating her 25th year on the throne when one of Harrogate’s premier community events was first launched.

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The movie poster of Four Weddings and a Funeral.

Four Weddings and a Funeral star for Harrogate Theatre show

It’s almost a guarantee of comedy gold when Olivier Award-winning Sara Crowe’s name pops up in the credits.

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Harrogate transport charity prepares to celebrate 60 years on the road

Harrogate transport charity prepares to celebrate 60 years on the road

The Happy Wanderers Ambulance Organisation is looking forward to next year when it will celebrate 60 years of providing transport to disabled and older people in Harrogate and the local area.

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Coming to Harrogate - International bestselling author Paula Hawkins.

The Girl on the Train author set for Harrogate date

One of the world’s biggest selling authors is to launch her new book at a special event in Harrogate next month.

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Wealth of Record Store Day rareities - P&C Music record shop owner Peter Robinson outside his independent Harrogate shop. (1704183AM1)

Harrogate's exciting role in Record Store Day

It's the biggest day of the year for vinyl record fans across Britain and Harrogate is doing its 7-inch and 33rpm best to celebrate the great day.
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Volunteers from Nidd Gorge Community group at their Easter family event on Sunday. (Picture by Nidd Gorge Photography)

Dear Reader: Defending Nidd Gorge + hidden artistic treasure

So far I've not heard anyone on my travels voice the opinion that beauty spot Nidd Gorge is the right location for a bypass to cure Harrogate and Knaresborough’s mounting traffic woes.

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Crime writer Ian Rankin.

Harrogate event: Top author Ian Rankin reveals his Yorkshire roots

Among the big names coming to Harrogate’s Old Swan Hotel this summer is an old favourite, Ian Rankin.

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Harrogate gig - Scott Matthews.

Exciting line-up in Harrogate for Bob Harris's latest gig

Music broadcasting legend Bob Harris is back in Harrogate next week to present another of his cracking live gigs.

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The Voice judge Will.i.am,

ITV'S The Voice is coming to Harrogate!

ITV's The Voice UK is coming to a Harrogate venue soon.
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Tea farmers in Kenya involved in Bettys & Taylors work to plant one million trees around Mount Kenya.

Bettys & Taylors lead the way for Queen’s Awards for Enterprise

Two of Harrogate’s biggest firms have been honoured in this year’s Queen’s Award for Enterprise.

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Latest decisions from Harrogate Magistrates Court: Man damaged pay and display parking machine at Asda

Latest decisions from Harrogate Magistrates Court: Man damaged pay and display parking machine at Asda

The following were dealt with at Harrogate Magistrates Court on April 11

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Access ramps installed - for Harrogate’s frogs

Frog ramps have been installed at a boating pond in Harrogate to ensure the animals can climb its steep walls.

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Starbeck level crossing

Starbeck level crossing will be replaced over Spring Bank Holiday weekend

Network Rail has announced it will replace a subway beneath a busy level crossing in Harrogate during the Spring Bank Holiday weekend.

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Slideshow: Harrogate International Youth Festival Parade

Groups jetted into Harrogate from as far away as Thailand and Los Angeles to take part in the Harrogate International Youth Festival (HIYF) 2017.

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Ethical and environmental approach - James Cain, managing director of Harrogate Spring Water. (1703061AM8)

Famous Harrogate brand hits back in woodland controversy

One of Harrogate's most famous and successful international brands says its expansion plans will increase the amount of woodland near its plant.
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The new-look Old Bell Tavern in Harrogate.

New bars queuing up to open in Harrogate!

It's all happening - once again - in a Harrogate bar scene which has exploded with newcomers over the past two years or so.

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