Police share harrowing stories of road deaths in new campaign

POLICE officers who have the “horrible conversation” of breaking the news of the death of a loved one on North Yorkshire’s roads will share their experiences as part of a hard-hitting campaign to make motorists drive more safely.


Social worker who drive vulnerable adult while three times over the limit is suspended from register

A SOCIAL worker who drove a vulnerable adult while almost three times over the drink-drive limit has been barred from working in her profession for 12 months.

Gouthwaite Reservoir, Nidderdale. Picture Bruce Rollinson

Wildlife centre plans shelved

PLANS FOR a wildlife centre at Gouthwaite Reservoir have been shelved after Nidderdale Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty withdrew its support, leaving the scheme “unviable”, Yorkshire Wildlife Trust has said.

Devolution: Yorkshire leaders urge Prime Minister to commit to mayoral election in 2020

Devolution: Yorkshire leaders urge Prime Minister to commit to mayoral election in 2020

Leaders of 18 Yorkshire councils have written to Theresa May urging her to commit to a region-wide mayoral election in 2020, ahead of a crunch meeting with the Communities Secretary tomorrow.

Annie Coyne and her mum Helen are calling on other mums and daughters to sign up to Cancer Research UK's Race for Life and help raise money for vital, life-saving cancer research.''Photograph by Richard Walker/

Harrogate teen fighting cancer urges others to sign up for Race for Life

A TEENAGE cancer patient who dreams of being a nurse is urging women to follow in her footsteps and sign up for this year’s Race for Life.

The outdoor vitality pool

Travel review: An escape from reality at a snowy Staffordshire spa

There’s something really rather decadent about relaxing in an outdoor pool, warmed to a toasty 30 degrees, sipping a cocktail - and feeling droplets of snow fall on your face.

Staff from Taylors of Harrogate at the Kangaita Tea Factory in Kirinyaga County in central Kenya

Taylors team get festive in Kenyan tea fields

STAFF at Taylors of Harrogate did not miss out on taking part in festive fundraising despite being out of the country, by taking their Christmas jumpers to the tea fields of Kenya.

The modern extension at the rear of the castle

Travel review: Stepping back in time at a Northumbrian castle

THERE’S nothing quite like curling up in front of a roaring log fire to make you feel regal - especially in the surroundings of a 14th century castle, as Lindsay Pantry discovered.

A view of the lodges from the lake

Travel review: Finding an oasis of calm in the North Yorkshire countryside

Ducks are incredibly exciting when you are a year old - especially when they are right on your decking, making a pitch for a bit of your apple.
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