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Newly resurfaced Harrogate back road is 'a waste of tax payer money'

Residents have called a decision to resurface a dead-end back road in Harrogate ‘a disgrace’ and a ‘waste of taxpayer money’.

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Temperatures will continue to drop this weekend.

Sunny days and freezing nights forecast for Yorkshire this weekend

Temperatures will continue to drop this weekend as the cold snap continues to bite... but at least it will be bright and sunny.
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How Stean Gorge (photo: Charlotte Graham)

Glass floor to allow spectacular views of Dales gorge

A new glass floor that allows amazing views of one of Yorkshire’s most spectacular natural sights has opened to the public.

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Pictured are President of The Rotary Club of Harrogate Graham Saunders and Rotarian Ann Percival helping Year 6 Pannal Primary School pupils with the planting of corms. (1710313AM1)

Rotary International project sees Harrogate primary school pupils help plant incredible 9,000 crocus corms

Pupils from six Harrogate primary schools joined forces to plant an incredible 9,000 crocus corms on Tuesday!

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A peregrine falcon at Malham Cove. Picture: Brian Needham

Yorkshire’s ‘appalling’ record of cruelty to birds of prey

North Yorkshire emerges today as by far the worst county in Britain for the illegal persecution of protected birds of prey, with at least one species said to have stopped breeding in the area.

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Upper Nidderdale farm joins Yorkshire Water's vision to become 'farm of the future'

A farm in Upper Nidderdale is the latest to join a project by Yorkshire Water to transform farming practices to connect with the land, the water and the wildlife.

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RHS Britain in Bloom 2017: Gold for Harrogate in Champion of Champions

Harrogate picked up a gold award in the Champion of Champions category of the RHS Britain in Bloom competition for 2017.

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Sanctuary found for Fountains Abbey’s crayfish

Sanctuary found for Fountains Abbey’s crayfish

A number of native white-clawed crayfish have been moved from the River Skell at Fountains Abbey to a new safe location to help preserve the species from the threat of the invasive American signal crayfish.

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Revealed: Harrogate and District Volunteering Oscars winners 2017

The winners of the tenth anniversary Harrogate and District Volunteering Oscars have been revealed at a glittering ceremony at the Old Swan Hotel.
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Rooting for Harrogate: Will we be named Champion of Champions?

RHS Britain in Bloom will announce this year’s Champion of Champions winner on Friday - and Harrogate is in contention.

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Storm Brian brought wind and rain to Yorkshire last week.

From Caroline to Octavia: The 13 storms that are expected to batter Britain this winter

After Brian smashed into the UK last week forecasters are predicting further severe weather with as many as 13 named storms expected to hit the UK this autumn/winter.

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Two people have locked themselves into a metal device this morning

Updated: Anti-fracking protestors locked to metal device on North Yorkshire road moved by police

Two people who locked themselves into a metal device on Kirby Misperton Road around 10am this morning have been moved.
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Would you like to be the custodian of St Kilda and other Scottish Islands?

Wanted... a custodian of the north to safeguard Scotland's far-flung islands

It is a job unlike any other, with the successful candidate travelling throughout some of Scotland’s most spectacular places, presiding over historic archaeological gems, and working with some of the furthest flung communities in all of Britain.

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Dense fog is affecting much of Yorkshire this morning.

Fog warning issued across Yorkshire as Met Office warn commuters to take extra care on roads

Motorists in Yorkshire are being warned to take extra care this morning as the region is covered in a blanket of fog.
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A view across Upper Nidderdale from Middlesmoor, one of the stops along the Nidderdale Way.  Picture by Janina Holubecki.

Free guide breaks down epic trail through Dales valley

A new walking guide has been launched to help people follow a spectacular 53-mile route in the easternmost valley of the Yorkshire Dales.

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Storm Ophelia

When will Storm Ophelia hit Yorkshire?

With Tropical Storm Ophelia currently over parts of the UK, travel operators are warning for disruption and cancellations to ferry and train services.

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Storm Ophelia: All you need to know as former hurricane approaches Yorkshire

Storm Ophelia: All you need to know as former hurricane approaches Yorkshire

Strong winds are expected in Yorkshire as the remnants of Hurricane Ophelia hit the UK.
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The coroner ruled that the Roman Silver coin dated back to AD 193 should be declared treasure.

Roman silver coin declared as Treasure at Harrogate Magistrates Court

A Roman silver coin has been officially declared as treasure during a coroner's inquest at Harrogate Magistrates Court yesterday (October 11).

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Yorkshire to be hotter than Sydney this weekend

Yorkshire to be hotter than Sydney this weekend

Let's hope you haven't packed the barbecue away just yet.

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