In this week’s Advertiser

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Taking care

Objections from families and charities as council rejects plan for 94-bed care home, including facilities for dementia patients.

Green men

Seen the strange figures popping up across the district? We’ve got all the details of what they’re for.

Flying witch

Ambitious plan for a world record zip wire attempt will go ahead on the day of the Olympic torch relay in Knaresborough and Harrogate.

Rising water

The most sudden flash floods for years leave roads impassable, force drivers to abandon their cars, and wash away a whole bridge.

Running on

The touching story of four generations of a family running the Race for Life in memory of a much-loved daughter, sister and aunt.

Hospital apology

Harrogate Hospital says sorry after patient contracted MRSA and died following a routine operation.

Right Royal knees-up

Make your plans for the Diamond Jubilee weekend with our previews guide to what’s happening across the district.

Good for ewe

Can Yorkshire Tea really save a life? One farmer thinks his sheep is living proof that it can!

Special features

Knaresborough Fun Run, Tastes of Yorkshire food and drink festival preview, Acorn Charity Bike Ride and more.


... business news, the latest sport, entertainment, what’s on for the week ahead, food and drink, and lots more.

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