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The A661 at Follifoot. Image: Google

Driver fled scene of crash near Harrogate which left woman injured

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Operation Owl aims to reduce the level of raptor persecution in North Yorkshire, where birds of prey continue to be trapped, poisoned and shot.

North Yorkshire Police call on public to prevent slaughter of birds of prey

Crime
Red Kites are among the birds targeted in North Yorkshire.

North Yorkshire Police launch Operation Owl in fight against bird of prey persecutions

Crime

Store plans refused

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Love of learning German

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Truck driver arrested on suspicion of dangerous driving after serious four car smash in North Yorkshire

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First clean-up event and national recognition: Update on campaign to make Ripon plastic free

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NIdd Gorge in Harrogate.

Nidd Gorge action group prepare campaign ideas

Environment
Celia Murray now lives in Knaresborough and helped re-publish Elizabeth's book

Darkest Hour brought 'memories flooding back' of Churchill's wartime secretary for Knaresborough resident

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Driver fled scene of crash near Harrogate which left woman injured

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Operation Owl aims to reduce the level of raptor persecution in North Yorkshire, where birds of prey continue to be trapped, poisoned and shot.

North Yorkshire Police call on public to prevent slaughter of birds of prey

Crime
Red Kites are among the birds targeted in North Yorkshire.

North Yorkshire Police launch Operation Owl in fight against bird of prey persecutions

Crime
One of the cars in the smash on the A168. Photo: West Yorkshire Police

Truck driver arrested on suspicion of dangerous driving after serious four car smash in North Yorkshire

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Do you recognise this item?

Thieves 'cut hole in Harrogate antiques shop roof' and snatch £100,000 of items

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MP to take battle for two schools to Ministers

Education
Officers from RAF Menwith Hill with pre-reception pupils at the school

RAF Menwith Hill officers teach lesson on role of police at Harrogate school

Education
THE DALES.. Feature on the Dales..7th February 2018 ..Picture by Simon Hulme

Looking for ways to secure a future for Yorkshire’s rural schools

Education

Plans for explosives storage site in Great Ouseburn facing refusal

Politics

Huge RAF transport plane visits Leeds Bradford Airport

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Site plans for Knaresborough Road in Skipton

140 new homes to be built in Skipton

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THE DALES.. Feature on the Dales..7th February 2018 ..Picture by Simon Hulme

Looking for ways to secure a future for Yorkshire’s rural schools

Education
Ashley Highfield, Johnston Press chief executive, in the newsroom of The Yorkshire Post.

Ashley Highfield: The House of Lords is risking the future of local newspapers

Opinion

Reader poll and meeting report: Traders and residents share views on future of Ripon market

Business
Marrtree director George Marshall said the Thorp Arch site would emulate the formula used at the companys development St Jamess Retail Park in Knaresborough. (S)

Work starts on major 
Thorp Arch scheme

Business
Brewer Simon Theakston won the Lifetime Achievement award in 2016.

Final deadline looms for Business Awards

Business
Landlord Piers Stringer says the road closure has caused a drop in trade at the pub

Drop in trade and job losses at Pannal's Black Swan pub

Transport
L-R; Jill Young, Operations Director, Vida Healthcare, Professor Martin Green, Chief Executive of Care England, James Rycroft, Managing Director, Vida Healthcare, Bernadette Mossman, Healthcare Director, Vida Healthcare, Chris Rycroft, Chairman, Vida Healthcare, Brian De Vere, Yorkshire Bank, Mark Rycroft

'Outstanding' start for specialist dementia care home in Pannal

Health
The Body Coach Joe Wicks is set to appear at the Harrogate show (s).

Joe Wicks to headline Harrogate businesswoman's new health and fitness show

Whats on
HDFT Staff L-R: Care Support Worker,  Zuzana Bullova, Macmillan Specialist Haematology Nurse, Lesley Wright, Sister, Lucy Addyman and Staff Nurse Nicky McKeown with Pam and Ted Higgins.
Picture: Adrian Murray

Meet Pam and Ted, who have been visiting Harrogate hospital every week for four years

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Samantha Harrison, left, won the Outstanding Contribution Award in the Great British Care Awards in Yorkshire and the Humber in late 2016. Also pictured is Samantha Fenwick-Scott, who won the Care Co-Ordinator Award (s).

Providing social care at night in Harrogate

Health

Huge RAF transport plane visits Leeds Bradford Airport

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Landlord Piers Stringer says the road closure has caused a drop in trade at the pub

Drop in trade and job losses at Pannal's Black Swan pub

Transport
It is believed the car hit a stone wall before crashing in to the tree, credit Google

Driver hospitalised after colliding with tree near Summerbridge

Transport
The A64 near Tadcaster.

Four-vehicle collision blocks A-road near Tadcaster

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NIdd Gorge in Harrogate.

Nidd Gorge action group prepare campaign ideas

Environment
MP Andrew Jones joins The Harrogate Bus Company CEO Alex Hornby alongside invited guests, Sandra Doherty the CEO & Past President of Harrogate District Chamber of Commerce, the Chief Executive of the Yorkshire Agricultural Society, Nigel Pulling, Richard Cooper Leader of Harrogate Borough Council, Brian Dunsby, OBE Transport Spokesman, Jemima Parker the Zero Carbon Harrogate Organisational Chair and Richard Spencer the CEO of Visit Harrogate at the Great Yorkshire Showground.

Harrogate to be UK's first 'low emissions bus town'

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Skiers help rescue stranded motorists from snowy Dales road

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Broadcaster Janet Street Porter walking with members of the Ramblers' Association West Riding Area.

Janet Street Porter on why she loves the Dales

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North Yorkshire Fire & Rescue photo taken after officers rescued a 12-week-old kitten from inside a living room sofa at a family home in Tadcaster.

Fire crews rescue kitten from settee

Offbeat

Halloween: Harrogate ghost stories part two

Offbeat

Halloween: Harrogate ghost stories part one

Offbeat
The Stray

Letter: The Stray - Cars, not bikes, are the threat

Your Say
A new cycling route plan is worrying the Stray Defence Association.

Letter: Positive discussion is best for Stray’s future

Your Say

Letter: Fundraising - Cash will support two charities

Your Say
Ripons Prison and Police Museum, designed by Lord Grantham. (Copyright - David Winpenny)

The Civic Society column with David Winpenny

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Redundancy: its not the end of the world!

Column: Redundancy: it’s not the end of the world!

Opinion
Crocuses on Harrogates Stray pictured in early spring.

Dear Reader: Crocuses 'at risk' on Stray + charity donation blunder

Opinion
Ripon Cathedrals east end was designed by Master Mason Simon. (Copyright - David Winpenny)

The Civic Society column with David Winpenny

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