Nostalgia

Nostalgia

The day Winston Churchill visited Harrogate shop

For 125 years it’s been a gem on Harrogate’s high street - literally, though not always at the same location, for not only how has Ogden’s changed, so has Harrogate.

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The Harrogate Veterans squad ready to fly out to Thailand in 2008.

Retro: When a team of Harrogate footballers represented the nation in Asia

The year 2008 saw England fail to qualify for the UEFA European Football Championship but that was also the year a team of Harrogate footballers would represent the nation in Thailand.

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The Rev Garry Hinchliffe of St John's Church outside St Roberts Cave in  Knaresborough.

Knaresborough's lost 'saint' to be recognised with series of events

St Robert may never have actually been officially canonised by the churc h but his hometown of Knaresborough is not going to let that get in the way of celebrations for his 800th anniversary.
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Malcolm Neesam: When councillors decided if films were too racy for Harrogate folk

Harrogate historian Malcolm Neesam looks back to a time  - just 40 years ago - when films due to be shown in the town's cinemas had to be approved by a council sub-committee before being screened.

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Harrogate author Jenny Holmes father Jim Lyne in his Royal Navy uniform in 1941.

Torpedoed: Remarkable WW2 story of brave Harrogate man

Harrogate writer Jenny Holmes’ father never talked about his experiences in the Second World War until the final years of his life but, when he did, his amazing story surprised this bestselling author.
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From the archives: Day the 'Rail knocked Harrogate Town out of the FA Cup

A derby match between two teams a mile apart. The prize a place in the FA Cup proper. It's the stuff of dreams for a football fan.

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Harrogate Advertiser archives: Starbeck young carers enjoy visit of Middlesbrough and Australia goalkeeper

This week, we look at what was making the headlines in the Harrogate Advertiser in October 2007.
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Harrogate Advertiser archives: 10, 20 and 30 years ago this week

Each week, we delve into the Harrogate Advertiser archives to discover what was making the headlines 10, 20 and 30 years ago.
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Pals together in the 1940s - Pateley Bridge's Norman Goostry with his comrades in the tank division during the Second World War.

Amazing WW2 veteran from Pateley is making the news

A Pateley Bridge WW2 veteran is finding himself in demand for interviews at the age of 96.

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A photo from the Second World war of Pateley Bridge man Norman Goostrys regiment.

True war stories of Pateley Bridge's WW2 hero, 96

As Pateley Bridge's 1940s Weekend approaches, readers may be interested to know that there is a Second World War veteran who still lives in this pretty Dales town and still enjoys the nostalgic events.
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Get a sneak peek of newly discovered Barnsley archive footage

PREVIEW: Barnsley History Day celebrates town's forefathers on Father's Day

Barnsley History Day will celebrate the town's forefathers on Father's Day with talks, exhibitions and a sneak peek at newly found archive film in the Town Hall tomorrow, Sunday, June 18, from 11am.
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46 words and phrases that Yorkshire gave to the world

'Ow do? God's own county has its own language - and we all know it's reight good.
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Video: On this day in 1953: Rillington Place murders

Sixty four years ago the Yorkshire Post reported the discovery of a horrific crime scene in London.

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On this day in 1941: Lone daylight raider bombs East Coast town

On this day in 1941: Lone daylight raider bombs East Coast town

Several shops demolished: A greengrocer’s heroism

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Video: On this day in 1953: Colourful scenes at Eisenhower inauguration

Video: On this day in 1953: Colourful scenes at Eisenhower inauguration

GENERAL DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER took office as 34th President of the United States today, and in a 20-minute inaugural speech called for good faith among nations to end the cold war.

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The Great Yorkshire Showground, taken in 1994.

#ThrowbackThursday: Harrogate's showground from the skies

The Great Yorkshire Showground is one of Harrogate largest and longest standing visitor attractions and it has seen some major developments over the years.

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On this day in Yorkshire 1954: Weather foils salvage of grounded Hull trawler

On this day in Yorkshire 1954: Weather foils salvage of grounded Hull trawler

Norwegian vessel takes off crew of 20

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Christmas stories from the archives: One Leeds child will have a cold Christmas lunch

Christmas stories from the archives: One Leeds child will have a cold Christmas lunch

Jessie Macdonald of Francis Street, Leeds, will have a cold lunch on Christmas Day.

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Christmas stories from the archives: A Leeds port of call

Christmas stories from the archives: A Leeds port of call

Where servicemen may eat and sleep

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Christmas stories from the archives: Knaresborough toy appeal 1897

Christmas stories from the archives: Knaresborough toy appeal 1897

Christmas and the Little Ones: An appeal from J. L. Armstrong of Harrogate

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