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The cycle sense column with Tony Booth

Electrically assisted bikes are becoming a common sight on our road and cycle paths – combining a conventional bike with a battery and motor, they take much of the effort out of pedalling.

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The Harrogate Advertiser's Graham Chalmers.

Dear Reader: If I got an MBE + the people's Bed Race

A personal column by the Harrogate Advertiser's Graham Chalmers
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FSS will hold its next auction at Pavilions of Harrogate on Thursday 19 July.

The Under the Hammer column with Harrogate estate agent and auctioneers FSS

Harrogate estate agent and auctioneers FSS hold regular property auctions in Harrogate and the next event will be on Thursday 19 July.

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A wide variety of Cistercian mosaic tiles at Fountains Abbey. (Copyright - David Winpenny)

The Civic Society column with David Winpenny

One of the recurring themes of this column is the exhortation for everyone to ‘look up’ as they go around.

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This rosewood 1970s drinks trolley will be up for grabs.

The Under the Hammer column with Morphets of Harrogate

Looking for that statement piece for your home?

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Walkers at last year's Wharfedale Three Peaks Challenge. It takes place on Saturday 30 June this year.

Walk this way to support fell rescue team

Upper Wharfedale Fell Rescue Association column with David Dennis

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The Harrogate Advertiser's Graham Chalmers

Dear Reader: Housing tidal wave + tribute to Adam Tennant

A personal column by the Harrogate Advertiser's Graham Chalmers
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A BBC programme is looking at a group of pupils trying to pass tests to get into Grammar Schools.

The education with Dennis Richards

A long career in education and you get very used to the pendulum theory. What goes around, comes around. Happily, however, I feel I can reasonably predict that some aspects of my past educational experience will not return.

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Here I am pictured with Reuben and Freyja Thompson during filming of the Channel 5 programme.

The Week in The Life column with Keith Tordoff

New play park equipment, the Joe Longster Bandstand ready for bands, the pavements on the High Street jet washed, flower beds and planters planted out, hanging baskets for outside shops on the way and the sun is shining – summer has arrived in Pateley Bridge.

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St Wilfrid's Crypt ' where we can experience the numinous. (Copyright - David Winpenny)

The Civic Society column with David Winpenny

It was the best of times, it was the worst of times. The past is a foreign country; they do things differently there’. ‘It was a bright, cold day in April, and the clocks were striking thirteen.

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Trees are the lungs of the planet, taking in and storing carbon dioxide and breathing out oxygen.

The Zero Carbon Harrogate column with Ian Fraser

If you’ve been out in the woods recently, I don’t need to tell you that they’re a health tonic. Whether it’s the trees on the Stray, the Nidd Valley, the Pinewoods or at Fountains Abbey, the spring green of new foliage is always uplifting.

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We have been clearing an overgrown footpath to a grotto at Our Lady Immaculate church.

The Week in the Life column with Keith Tordoff

You wait for a bus and then three come along. One bus from Harrogate, one from Keighley, and one from Selby all carrying lots of passengers. The buses had all arrived at Pateley Bridge bus terminus on Sunday in what is a collaboration between different bus companies to connect their services on Sundays and Bank Holidays throughout the summer bringing people to the area.

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The Harrogate Advertiser's Graham Chalmers.

Dear Reader: Bringing Harrogate panto to patients + 'green' tokenism

A personal column by the Harrogate Advertiser's Graham Chalmers
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The Harrogate Advertiser's Graham Chalmers.

Dear Reader: Real need for Harrogate Mayor + loving Harry & Meghan

A personal column by the Harrogate Advertiser's Graham Chalmers

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Councillor Don Mackenzie.

The Transport Talk column with Don Mackenzie

Since my last column article two months ago, the NYCC 2018 highways repair programme is well underway. In this district, some 250 streets are on the list for surface dressing, whilst there are several key roads which are badly damaged which will be fully resurfaced.

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Here I am pictured at the Visit Harrogate stall during the excellent Yorkshire Business Market.

The Harrogate Mayor’s column with Councillor Anne Jones

It is with a joyous heart that I write my final column. This is not due to the fact that I am reaching the end of my civic year, far from it, but simply because I have had the most wonderful year representing the Borough as the First Citizen. I am going out on a high note I feel.

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The Nidderdale Voices column with Roger Gill

The Nidderdale Voices column with Roger Gill

There cannot be anyone in Summerbridge who does not know Roger Gill – whether it is with Max Pullen Tennis Club or Summerbridge Methodist Church.

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The Harrogate Advertiser's Graham Chalmers

Dear Reader: Fallout from new housing + I was a bad footballer

A personal column by the Harrogate Advertiser's Graham Chalmers

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Dr Helen Lawal

One Wellness: Empowering long lasting life changes

Last week I joined OneWellness at Mowbray Square Medical Centre to begin my new role as a Health and Wellbeing Coach.

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Volunteers Rod Macauley, second left, and Pat Jones, second right, received their certificates from the Mayor of Harrogate Coun Anne Jones.

Karen Weaver column: Appreciating volunteers

As the NHS celebrates its 70th anniversary in 2018, it was great to read the article in last week’s paper featuring just some of the hundreds of local volunteers who support the NHS in our area.

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