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).

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.

William George Leaf. (Credit: Alison Leaf)

Wetherby woman's tribute to late father in Oscar-winning Pixar animation, Coco

A Wetherby woman working in California for Pixar animations has designed a cartoon tribute to her late father in a scene of the Oscar-winning animation 'Coco'.

It is the second year in a row the town has been included in the list

How Pateley Bridge's community spirit helped secure a spot among the Sunday Times' best places to live

Residents in Pateley Bridge have been left ecstatic following news of the town’s listing in the Sunday Times’ Best Places to Live Guide for 2018.

There are family-friendly Easter events happening throughout Yorkshire

Family-friendly events in Yorkshire this Easter

Easter is shortly approaching and with this comes the Easter holidays. There are many events throughout Yorkshire which will not only take place over the Easter weekend, but during the whole of the Easter holidays.

The new swimming pool next to the leisure centre will replace the ageing Spa Baths.

Poll: Would you be willing to make a financial contribution towards Ripon's new swimming pool?

As campaigners call for Ripon's new swimming pool plans to include a six-lane facility with a secondary learner pool, city Coun Andrew Williams has suggested that residents could make a financial contribution towards the project.

Chinese New Year celebrated

Chinese New Year celebrated

Harrogate Grammar School have had reason to celebrate twice in quick succession through outstanding Chinese exam success and Chinese New Year celebrations.

Gemma was killed in 2000

Family of Leeds woman Gemma Simpson blame mental health treatment failings for her death

The family of a young Leeds woman who was killed and partially dismembered by a taxi driver who was suffering from a psychotic illness have said she "might still be alive today" if his health had been managed properly.
File photo of Junior soldiers march on the parade square during their graduation parade at the Army Foundation College, Harrogate.  A judge branded the three-year police probe "seriously flawed" as he halted the first of three court martials amid problems of missing evidence and claims witnesses were forced to make statements. Picture: Anna Gowthorpe/PA Wire

Case into abuse claims of Harrogate army recruits collapses amid reports of bungled investigation

One of the largest inquiries into the alleged abuse of teenage Army recruits in Britain has collapsed after the Royal Military Police bungled the investigation.

MOJO is set to open the doors to its new bar on Parliament Street

MOJO's Harrogate launch night to aid children's charity

Doors are set to open at one of Harrogates newest bars with a launch night asking guests to put their hands in their pockets for charity.


Ten beautiful English Heritage spots you must visit in Yorkshire

Yorkshire is full of beautiful scenery, tranquil countryside and jaw-dropping coast lines.

Yorkshire schools among those targeted in bomb threat hoax

Yorkshire schools among those targeted in bomb threat hoax

A number of schools in Yorkshire have received hoax bomb threats this morning, police have confirmed.


Yorkshire Dales: On the lookout for spring as winter’s tail stings

Standing atop the rocky hills above Langcliffe with the hulking, snow-capped frame of Pen-y-ghent in the background, this inquisitive group of sheep appear to be posing almost nonchalantly for the camera.

The St George will be one of the world's first magazine-branded hotels. 'Picture: Google.

Multi-million pound project to transform Harrogate hotel into one of the world's first magazine-branded hotels

The St George in Harrogate will be transformed into one of the world's first magazine-branded hotels, as part of a major multi-million pound project.


In pictures: The things that make you realise why you love Harrogate

Are you Harrogate and proud? These are the reasons why you should be.

Memory Lane Cafe volunteers honoured

Memory Lane Cafe volunteers honoured

Housebuilder, David Wilson Homes Yorkshire East, is honouring selfless Knaresborough heroes with a special, engraved plaque at its Grange Park development.


Two sentimental watches taken during burglary in Harrogate village

Two designer watches with sentimental value were stolen during a burglary at home in Hunsingore, on Saturday, March 10.

Tadcaster Albion 's Casey Stewart in action in the snow at Trafford. Picture: Matthew Apppleby

Old boy Frost strikes in the snow as Brewers are frozen out

Tadcaster Albion’s eight-match unbeaten run came to an end as former Brewer Danny Frost struck in the snow to earn Trafford a 1-0 victory.

Tadcaster Albion
The Galilee at Durham Cathedral stretches west beneath the two towers. (Copyright - David Winpenny)

The Civic Society column with David Winpenny

This week, let’s make an entrance – and think about porches. Not, perhaps, something you often consider; you pass through – perhaps having paused to shake your umbrella or clomp the snow from your boots, before entering the main body of wherever it is you’re visiting. But porches can be important in their own right – or even transformative.

Big Bones by Laura Dockrill'Paperback, 6.99, HotKey Books

Book Review- Big Bones by Laura Dockrill

A wonderful Young Adult novel focusing on body positivity and societies perception of weight.

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