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Residents invited to 'meet the designers' of final plan for Bond End

Knaresborough residents have been invited to 'meet the designers' of the controversial new Bond End junction layout, to discuss the final plans.

Business

Blood-sucking flies to toxic caterpillars: the insects set to swarm England this summer

As the weather becomes warmer more and more insects come out of the woodwork, ranging from flying ants to gnats to blood-sucking flies.

Environment

Yorkshire set for heatwave that could last weeks as Mediterranean air sweeps over the UK

Temperatures could rise up to 30C in Yorkshire next week as a heatwave sweeps the UK.

Environment
Cutting pasture for Hay, Upper Nidderdale, North Yorkshire

Business advice for farmers post-Brexit

Hill farmers in Nidderdale are being invited to an event that will help them deal with major changes and financial challenges post-Brexit.

News

Gallery: Ten garden plants you can actually eat

Hungry gardeners have been told to pull up the weeds and prune the flowers to cook up cheap and unusual meals and snacks this spring.

Lifestyle
New Harrogate bus service - The 825 Brimham Explorer.

Harrogate gets new bus service

A new Harrogate bus has been launched to improve access to some of the area's greatest beauty spots.
News
Will the weather this weekend be gloriously warm and sunny or will it be bleak and grey?

Weekend weather round-up: What to expect in Yorkshire over the next three days

Will the weather this weekend be gloriously warm and sunny or will it be bleak and grey?
Environment
Jenny Field Drive, Harrogate.

Newly surfaced Harrogate road dug up just 'two days' after repairs

Residents of Jenny Field Drive in Harrogate have expressed shock after a utility company started digging up the road, just 'two days' after it had been repaired.
Environment
Two earthquakes hit the small market town of Masham in the Harrogate District.

Did the earth shake for the people of Masham?

Yorkshire was hit by the third earthquake in three months when the ground shook in Hull and Grimsby - but is the hotbed of seismic activity closer to Harrogate than we realise?

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Is this where Harrogate is going? A bus at York's impressive park and ride system.

New: Harrogate park and ride - public reaction

Members of the public have responded to calls for a Harrogate park and ride with a torrent of ideas - and a few complaints - about the town's current transport system.
News
A glimpse of Harrogate's future? Hull's Priory Park and Ride bus service pictured in 2010.

Should Harrogate have a park and ride?

Harrogate’s glaring lack of a park and ride scheme and coach park is being criticised as a major obstacle to ensuring town centre prosperity.
News
The BBC Blue Peter team visiting Bettys woodland recently at RHS Harlow Carr garden.

Blue Peter TV role for Harrogate firm

One of Harrogate’s leading companies is to get a starring role on legendary children's TV show Blue Peter.
Whats on
Nidd Gorge in Harrogate.

Nidd Gorge's future: latest news

The first meeting of a new county council group to explore possible ways of tackling traffic congestion in Harrogate saw members of the public turned away yesterday, Tuesday from the Cairn Hotel by security guards, albeit very politely.
Environment
Fly-tipping is blighting the region.

Counting the cost of fly-tipping in Harrogate

Fly-tipping has cost one North Yorkshire town £40,000 in the last year alone - and authorities say the problem is getting worse.

News
In general, the temperature will begin to increase on Thursday, reaching averages of around 20C for the remainder of the week, with sunny intervals and some light showers

Weather forecast for the week ahead: What to expect in Leeds over the next six days

Will the weather be gloriously warm and sunny or will it be bleak and grey? Here’s the weather forecast for Leeds over the next six days.

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Will the weather be gloriously warm and sunny or will it be bleak and grey?

Weather forecast for the week ahead: What to expect in Yorkshire over the next six days

Will the weather be gloriously warm and sunny or will it be bleak and grey? Here’s the weather forecast for Yorkshire over the next six days.
News

Thunderstorms: What causes this extreme weather phenomena and can they be predicted?

Heavy rain and thunderstorms are predicted around various parts of the UK over the upcoming bank holiday weekend, with thunderstorms, alongside lightning, being some of the most dramatic weather phenomena in the UK.
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An abandoned mattress and clothes are among the rubbish left behind by fly-tippers. Credit: Coun Richard Cooper

Network Rail promises to clean-up Harrogate's railway after mattress abandoned

Network Rail has promised to clean up Harrogate's railway embankments after 'dangerous' fly-tippers have abandoned mattresses, clothes and littered all over them.

Environment

Yorkshire set for another blazing Bank Holiday weekend

It's very rare we get to enjoy a sunny Bank Holiday - and now we are about to have two in the same month.

Environment
Hettie O'Keefe, aged 5 from Ossett, is pictured enjoying the weekend sunshine. Picture: Simon Hulme

Harrogate weather: Temperatures continue to soar as warm spell set for most of this week

The glorious weather is set to continue throughout much of this week as Harrogate bathes in the spring sunshine.
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