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On this day in Yorkshire 1936: Seasonal Angling with Harry Carr

Mr. Harry Carr, who is so fond of fly fishing, admits that a December day’s perch fishing on the Wharfe is grand sport.

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The cover of rapper Lences new album.

Harrogate rapper sets high standards with new album

Lence - Set The Pace (album)

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Award-winning performance poet Luke Wright whose smash hit verse play is at Harrogate Theatre on Saturday, December 10.

Performance poet Luke's award-winning play at Harrogate Theatre

The veteran John Cooper Clarke may have blazed a trail but the razor sharp younger whipper-snapper Luke Wright is fanning the flames for performance poetry.

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On this day in Yorkshire 1955: A question of how to move a bus shelter

On this day in Yorkshire 1955: A question of how to move a bus shelter

Authority proved wrong

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Jack Sabbath.

Black Sabbath tribute band in Harrogate charity gig this weekend

Harrogate isn't exactly overburdened with live concerts catering to the town's hard rock and metal community but a special event taking place this weekend will seek to address that - and raise money for two local charitites.
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Song for Christmas: Police safety message top of the cops!

Song for Christmas: Police safety message top of the cops!

Watch your back Justin Bieber - North Yorkshire Police is gunning for the Christmas number one slot!

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On this day in Yorkshire 1916: Rewards for plucky Scarborough boys

On this day in Yorkshire 1916: Rewards for plucky Scarborough boys

Young people of the region honoured

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Song for Christmas: Brackenfield Infants

Brackenfield School Infants are singing The Magic of Christmas.

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On this day in Yorkshire 1944: The Queen thanks the women of Britain

On this day in Yorkshire 1944: The Queen thanks the women of Britain

THE Queen to-day thanked the women of Britain for their war effort.

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On this day in Yorkshire 1940: Our A.A. men on the mark

On this day in Yorkshire 1940: Our A.A. men on the mark

Like the R.A.F., our anti-aircraft gunners only count certainties.

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Watch Song for Christmas: Highfield Prep

Harrogate-based Highfield Prep Senior School Choir can be heard here performing Soon And Very Soon. Here’s the link to the video

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Christmas stories from the archives: Holiday travel rush to the North mounts to climax 1946

Christmas stories from the archives: Holiday travel rush to the North mounts to climax 1946

A “Green Christmas,” with a likelihood of local fog, is prophesied in the latest official forecast, issued this afternoon.

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On this day in Yorkshire 1952: Leeds man wins world billiards championship

On this day in Yorkshire 1952: Leeds man wins world billiards championship

Leslie Driffield, a Leeds business man and English champion, last night, in Calcutta, won the World Amateur Billiards Championship.

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On this day in Yorkshire 1941: Students make model ‘planes

On this day in Yorkshire 1941: Students make model ‘planes

Three junior students of the Leeds College of Art are putting their spare time and money to good use by making scale models of British and enemy aircraft from odd scraps of material.

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Christmas stories from the archives
Little girl from Tristan da Cunha to have a Yorkshire Christmas

Christmas stories from the archives Little girl from Tristan da Cunha to have a Yorkshire Christmas

A SMALL brown-haired girl with sparkling slate-blue eyes who has travelled 6,000 miles during the last few weeks, will wake up in a Sedbergh home o Christmas Day to find presents left her for the first time by father Christmas

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Silson Contemporary Art gallery owner Sarah Collier. (1610032AM4)

Mince pies and more tonight at Harrogate gallery's Christmas bash

Harrogate’s newest art gallery Silson Contemporary Art gallery is hosting a Christmas open evening tonight, Thursday, December 1 from 6pm-9pm at its Harlow Oval home with music, mince pies and treats.

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Song for Christmas - Willow Tree Primary

Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer is being sung here by children from Willow Tree County Primary in Harrogate.

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Christmas stories from the archives: Cupid’s Christmas 23rd December 1950

Christmas stories from the archives: Cupid’s Christmas 23rd December 1950

The first couple to be married at Leeds Register Office today arrived in darkness, before 8 a.m.

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Song for Christmas: Western Primary School, Harrogate

It’s the most wonderful time of the year: the lights have been switched on, the decorations are up and the Harrogate Advertiser series Song for Christmas is back.

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Songs for Christmas

Songs for Christmas

The search is on for entries to the Harrogate Advertiser Song for Christmas 2016 and there is still time to enter.

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