Person killed on level crossing near Leeds

A fatality on the Leeds to Harrogate line has caused delays for rail commuters this evening.
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Hat-trick of medals - Rooster's award-winning Baby-Faced Assassin in cans.

Cheers! Top international awards for Knaresborough micro-brewery

Fans of the legendary local beer Baby-Faced Assassin will be excited to hear that Knaresborough-based Rooster’s Brewing Co. has scooped three medals at the 2017 International Brewing Awards, which is dubbed ‘the Oscars of the brewing industry’.

King James's School, Knaresborough.

Support for pupils after girl, 16, dies at home in Knaresborough

Students at a North Yorkshire school have been offered support following the “tragic and unexpected” death of a 16-year-old pupil.

The Donald Trump rock?

Does this Yorkshire rock look like Donald Trump?

A photographer from North Yorkshire believes this rock formation near his home looks like the US president.
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Blind Jack Committee's Bernard Higgins with a statue of Blind Jack in Knaresborough's Market Place. (1702211AM7)

'Historic' step taken to name Harrogate bypass after Knaresborough legend

Knaresborough’s champions of Blind Jack who are calling for a road to be named after the town’s most historic character, have hailed the progress made this week as “historic.”
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Bill Hendry

Fresh appeal to catch killer driver ten years after pensioner's hit-and-run death

THE family of a pensioner who was killed by a hit-and-run driver in Knaresborough will join detectives next week to appeal for fresh information on the tenth anniversary of his death.
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Staff and children at The Forest School, Knaresborough (1701091AM1)

School of the Week: The Forest School, Knaresborough

The Forest School, Knaresborough, provides for children aged between three and 16 with a wide range of learning challenges in their lives. These include moderate and severe learning difficulties, autistic spectrum disorders, physical challenges and language and communication difficulties.

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Jonathan Bennett. Picture: North Yorkshire Police (s)

Harrogate man jailed over terrifying Knaresborough robbery

A man from Harrogate has become the fifth person jailed for being involved in a robbery at a house in Knaresborough.

Video: Harrogate, Knaresborough, Ripon, Pateley and Tadcaster primed for 2017 Tour de Yorkshire

Stage two of the 2017 Tour de Yorkshire will begin in Tadcaster, taking in Knaresborough, Pateley Bridge and Ripon before finishing in Harrogate.

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Artist Holly Holder with Emmerdale actor Kelvin Fletcher at Art in the Mill gallery in Knaresborough. (Picture by TOUCAN PR)

TV stars' touch of glitter at Harrogate blind artist's exhibition

Stars of TV soap opera Emmerdale were among the guests at the launch of blind Harrogate artist Holly Holder's debut exhibition.
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Doreen Hodgson, mother of Amy Hodgson, the owner of The Old Ticket Office Cafe at Knaresborough Railway Station. (1610174AM1)

Nightmare time for Knaresborough cafe 'let down by system'

The tenant-owners of The Old Ticket Office cafe at Knaresborough Railway Station say they are determined to survive what has been a nightmare two years for them.

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Amanda Walker pictured at Irwin Mitchell. Picture by Simon Hulme

NHS Trust agrees to six figure pay-out for Knaresborough mum after miscarriage operation led to dislocated jaw

A mum who went into hospital for a routine procedure after miscarrying her twins has been awarded a six-figure pay out after ending up with a dislocated jaw and a long legal battle.

The Tour de France passes the spotty house in Knaresborough

For sale: House we all went dotty over during Tour de France

When Yorkshire decided to decorate for Le Grand Depart, it went all out with bunting, bikes and yarn bombing in a spectacular and as yet unrivalled bid to welcome the Tour de France to God’s own county.

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Heroic members of the public save man’s life in North Yorkshire river rescue

Two men have been hailed as heroes after saving the life of an elderly driver whose car had fallen into the River Nidd in North Yorkshire.

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Illustrator Ray Mutimer visits a local school with his pictures of The Wind in the Willows. (Photo by Nikki Mitchell)

Knaresborough's amazing riverside version of Wind in the Willows

A Knaresborough mum who has never written a play in her life has come up with the idea for a new journey-based theatre show set to transform the town’s waterside.

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Knaresborough date - Justin Moorhouse.

Tomorrow: top comics line up for first-ever Knaresborough Comedy Festival

It’s all systems go for the first-ever Knaresborough Comedy Festival which is launched at Frazer Theatre on July 14.

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Emergency services have been called out to Nidderdale Gorge.

Man’s body recovered from river at Knaresborough

A man’s body has been recovered from the river at Knaresborough this afternoon.


VIDEO: Crowds savour triumphant Knaresborough Bed Race

Large crowds gathered to cheer the 2016 edition of the Knaresborough Bed Race.


In pictures: Teams pull out all the stops at cracking Knaresborough Bed Race

A dazzling array of colourful characters set the scene for another successful Bed Race on Saturday.

Oatlands Infants School Ladies 2016 Bed Race team. (1605245AM1)

Knaresborough Bed Race 2016: timetable and teams

Knaresborough is ready to show itself off to the world with the Bed Race tomorrow, Saturday, June 11

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