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Harrogate and Knaresborough MP’s Christmas card competition winner announced

Harrogate and Knaresborough MP’s Christmas card competition winner announced

Harrogate and Knaresborough MP, Andrew Jones, will be using a design created a Harrogate school pupil for his Christmas e-card.

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Harrogate Song for Christmas 2017: Western Primary School

Harrogate Song for Christmas 2017: Western Primary School

Children in the school choir at Western Primary School, Harrogate performed ‘The happiest time of year’ as their entry for the Harrogate Advertiser’s Song for Christmas 2017.

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Harrogate Song for Christmas 2017: Pannal Primary School

Harrogate Song for Christmas 2017: Pannal Primary School

It’s that time of year again, as the Harrogate Advertiser launches its Song for Christmas 2017.

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Festive spotlight on Harrogate as Christmas Guide is launched

Festive spotlight on Harrogate as Christmas Guide is launched

The festive spotlight is on the Harrogate District as Visit Harrogate’s official Christmas Guide has now launched.

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Revealed: Harrogate Christmas shop window winners for 2016

Revealed: Harrogate Christmas shop window winners for 2016

Businesses across our district have once again pulled out all the stops to make sure our high streets look incredible at Christmas, and, after much consideration, results of the annual Christmas Shop Window Competition are in!

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Oatlands Community Group launches alternative advent calendar to support homeless

Oatlands Community Group launches alternative advent calendar to support homeless

Oatlands Community Group has launched a project encouraging the Harrogate district to think of others this Christmas by putting together an ‘alternative advent calendar’ for the Harrogate Homeless Project and the Harrogate food bank.

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Switch-on is a Starbeck triumph

Switch-on is a Starbeck triumph

Starbeck’s big Christmas lights switch-on was “a real community effort” on Saturday, as people of all ages came together to make the event a success.

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Starbeck Christmas lights switch on: Everything you need to know for the big moment

Starbeck Christmas lights switch on: Everything you need to know for the big moment

Starbeck is getting ready to light up this Christmas, as the final preparations are being made for this year’s big lights switch on.

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Special trains will bring more visitors to Harrogate Christmas Market

Special trains will bring more visitors to Harrogate Christmas Market

Hundreds of new visitors from across the country are expected to come to Harrogate in November thanks to special direct train services being launched for the 2016 Harrogate Christmas Market.

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Show us how you’re celebrating Christmas Day in Harrogate

Show us how you’re celebrating Christmas Day in Harrogate

Christmas is here and you can celebrate with the Harrogate Advertiser by sending us your festive images over the holidays.

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Top festive tips for cooking your turkey safely this Christmas

According to FSS, washing poultry is unnecessary as proper cooking kills harmful bacteria like campylobacter, and rinsing the raw meat will

Harrogate Song for Christmas 2017: Gateways School

Pupil at Gateways School, Harewood have been busy sending in their Songs for Christmas.

Festive Taste Test: Which supermarket mince pies are the best?

Working for a newspaper isn't all court reports and clickbait - sometimes we get our hands dirty too.In our role as consumer champions we got

Festive Taste Test: Which supermarket makes the best Christmas pudding?

From ultra boozy delights to alcohol free examples, here's how we thought the major supermarkets* measured up.Supermarket Christmas puddingsLidl