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Quartet return for Ripon City derby

Ripon City will be buoyed by the return of four key players when rivals Boroughbridge arrive for the West Riding County Cup third round (1pm).

Football
York City's Tom Allan

Harrogate Town loan York City defender Tom Allan

Harrogate Town have brought in York City defender Tom Allan on a month’s loan to ease their defensive problems.

Football
The fire broke out on Swarcliffe Road

Firefighters rescue pair from Harrogate blaze

An investigation is continuing into the cause of a fire which hospitalised two elderly people in Harrogate.
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Harrogate's Greig Johnson, far right, who is part of the current team of BBC2's comedy show The Mash Report.

Harrogate man in hilarious BBC TV comedy show

Eagle-eyed fans of BBC2's topical comedy series The Mash Report may have spotted a familiar Harrogate face starring on national TV last night.
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Cathie and John Rutter.

One year on - we find out how a well known Ripon couple are finding teaching in Uganda

It's been almost a year since Ripon residents Cathie and John Rutter travelled to Uganda to start two years of teaching - but how are they getting on, and how was their visit home for Christmas?
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Plans to create 62 luxury apartments in Harrogate town centre

Plans to create a further 27 new apartments in Harrogate town centre have been submitted by a developer already working on the site.

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Bernard Higgins with 'Blind Jack' in Knaresborough.

Buckingham Palace invite for Knaresborough man

One of the most dynamic forces in last year’s celebrations to mark the 300th anniversary of the birth of legendary Knaresborough figure John ‘Blind Jack’ Metcalfe has been invited to Buckingham Palace.
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Harrogate Theatre panto legend Tim Steadman with co-star Maisey Bawden.

Dear Reader: No texts please we're British + Harrogate Theatre's success

A personal column by the Harrogate Advertiser's Graham Chalmers
Opinion
Can you give a room to a homeless youngster?

Harrogate residents: 'give your spare room' to homeless call

A youth homelessness charity is calling for urgent help from Harrogate residents with a spare room to support vulnerable young people who are facing homelessness.
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Messiah raises thousands for HELP scheme

Messiah raises thousands for HELP scheme

Nidderdale Messiah committee members recently visited Harrogate Easier Living Project (HELP) to hand over a cheque for over £4,500 raised from their recent capacity event.

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In pictures: Snow decorates scenes across Harrogate district

Residents across Harrogate have been sharing their snaps of the snowy scenes which have decorated the district for the last week.

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Starring in Harrogate's Reach Out gig - Blues duo Hell Fire Jack.

Mental health awareness gig in Harrogate

A Harrogate musician who has battled against his own mental health issues is hosting an all-day rock music event to raise awareness and charity funds this weekend.
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Pupils inspired to spring clean

Pupils inspired to spring clean

Children from Nursery to Year 6 at Markington CE School have spring cleaned their community with a litter pick.

Education
Belmont gains top marks

Belmont gains top marks

Harrogate’s Belmont Grosvenor School and Magic Tree Nursery has been ranked Excellent and Outstanding by a team of inspectors from the Independent Schools Inspectorate (ISI) – the Ofsted equivalent for the independent sector.

Education
The woman fell and injured her hip, Credit Ian Geldard

Fell rescuers called out to assist ambulance crew near Pateley Bridge

Fell rescuers were called out assist an ambulance crew after an elderly woman was was injured walking near Pateley Bridge.
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Playing Frazer Theatre in Knaresborough  - Bulsara and His Queenies.

Top ‘Queen’ band lead bill at Frazer Theatre

Frazer Theatre is offering, perhaps, its strongest-ever programme of shows this new season – especially if you are a fan of Queen.

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NO YOKE: Mr Hugill at the phone box in Carlton-in-Cleveland he wants to turn into an egg vending machine. PIC: Jonathan Gawthorpe

Cracking idea for Yorkshire village’s old phone box

Innovative ideas have been mooted across Yorkshire to bring old disused phone boxes back into use, from cash machines to tiny libraries and even the world’s smallest museum.

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Why light pollution is leaving stargazers in the dark

Stargazing has never been more popular, but with no laws governing levels of light pollution are we losing the battle to save our dark skies? Sarah Freeman reports.

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Blooming children’s art contest launches

Blooming children’s art contest launches

Harrogate in Bloom has launched its annual children’s art competition.

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New beginnings - Owners Peter and Tracey Woolrich who have opened Cold Bath Deli in Harrogate. (1801162AM2) Picture by Adrian Murray

What happened to famous Harrogate grocers?

The doors may have closed on one of Harrogate’s best known independent grocer’s last year after nearly a century of history but new life has been given to Leng’s.

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