In this week’s Advertiser

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Stray U-turn

Campaigners force rethink over use of the Stray.

Spa waters

Arsenic found in sulphur water. Was Harrogate based on a lie? Is this why all the Victorians are dead?

Pricey pigeon

Three fire crews needed to rescue stranded bird.

Legal struggle

Final hurdle for Thalidomide campaigner as he fights to get jailed Wetherby man home from the Philippines. Andrew Groves reports from London.

Yellow peril

Picking daffodils from the Stray is illegal. Just so you know.

Hugo Speer

Exclusive interview with the Harrogate actor.

Bilton blackout

Plan to switch off street lights in parts of Harrogate.

Nidd High

Headteacher steps down suddenly.

Thunderbird rally

Susie Little will drive 3,000 miles dressed as Lady Penelope.

Dead big

Harrogate graves to be widened. We’re all getting taller and fatter.

St Aidan’s

Interview with the new headteacher.

Free doughnut

Yes. For you. It’s an offer. Enjoy your doughnut.

Blessed event

Brian Blessed records rap version of Yorkshire anthem. Harrogate business is to thank/blame.

Expenses fiddled

Rising star of insurance firm jailed after £11,000 theft.

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