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Where is the best place for thousands of new homes to built in Harrogate?

Representatives from across the business community of Harrogate filled the Crowne Plaza Hotel, where blueprints for three major housing developments near the A59 were outlined.
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A concept image of 'Hammerton', where 3,000 new homes could be built

Where could 3,000 new homes be built in the district?

Outline plans for thousands of new homes to be built on the eastern edge of the district have been submitted.
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David Brown, managing director of Northern, pictured at Zaragoza

Northern boss says sorry to passengers and blames short-notice over rail chaos

The boss of Northern Rail has issued an apology to passengers, admitting services in the past few weeks have not been good enough and blamed the chaos on the North of England’s railways on the short notice the firm was given to implement new timetables.

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The 19-unit facility could be built on land at Spa Lane

Outline plans for Starbeck homeless accommodation submitted

Outline plans have been submitted by Harrogate Borough Council to potentially build temporary homeless accommodation in Starbeck.
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Date: 5th June 2018.'Picture James hardisty.'A Northern Rail train arriving at Leeds Station.

Rail chaos: The week the North bared its teeth over Northern timetable fiasco

Days of delays and cancellations on Northern rail services prompted a furious response that stung the Government this week. Rob Parsons reports.

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Mary Wilson, widow of former Prime Minister Harold Wilson, dies aged 102

Jeremy Corbyn has led tributes to Mary Wilson, widow of former Labour prime minister Harold Wilson, after her death aged 102.

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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.
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Planning permissions has been granted for homes and commercial units to be build on site

Village's reaction to demolition of Pannal 'eyesore'

The demolition of an industrial landmark at the centre of Pannal has been welcomed by residents and councillors of the village, who say 'it was time for it go'.
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The agricultural land i zoned for mixed use in the district's Local Plan

First steps for potential 500 new homes in west Harrogate

A developer has taken their first steps towards submitting an application to build 500 new homes in Harrogate.
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Video: End of an era as Pannal landmark is demolished

An industrial landmark in the centre of the Crimple Valley has been demolished.
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Harcourt Road, credit Google

Multi-million pound deal struck for new healthcare site in Harrogate

A multi-million pound deal has been struck for the sale of land which could become a new healthcare facility.

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Passengers have suffered unprecedented delays and cancellations on Northern services since new timetables were introduced last week.

'Truly sorry' Northern rail warns it will take weeks to improve services following delays and cancellation chaos across the North

Northern rail has warned it will take weeks to turn around unprecedented delays and cancellations which are causing chaos for millions of commuters.
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Action group challenge developer's appeal to Government inspectors

A housing action group is to continue challenging plans for a development in Hampsthwaite as it prepares to go before Government inspectors.
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Tadcaster MP given new housing role

Tadcaster MP given new housing role

Downing Street this week announced that Selby and Ainsty MP, Nigel Adams has been appointed a Government Minister at the Ministry of Housing, Communities and local Government (MHCLG).

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The MP for Harrogate and Knaresborough, Andrew Jones,

MP for Harrogate and Knaresborough calls for 'level playing field' between digital and High Street retailers

The MP for Harrogate and Knaresborough, Andrew Jones, has called for vigilance over business rates between digital and High Street retailers.
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Outgoing Harrogate mayor Coun Anne Jones presents new mayor  Coun Bernard Bateman with the chains of office.  (1805215AM3)

New Harrogate Mayor is unveiled

There was pomp, there was circumstance but this year’s mayor making ceremony turned out to be a more relaxed occasion in Harrogate Borough Council’s new civic centre than at the Royal Hall.

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The former golf course at Flaxby Park has been put forward by developer Flaxby Park Ltd

Is extra school needed for district new settlement site?

A developer bidding to construct 2,750 new homes say it could result in the expansion of a secondary school, as well as construction of a new one as the site grows.
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New Harrogate mayor - Flashback to when Coun Bernard Bateman, right, was Mayor of Ripon at the opening of Ripon Canal in 2002.

Who is Harrogate's new mayor for 2018-19?

Each new mayor for the Harrogate district brings something new to the role.
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Sheffield City Region mayor Dan Jarvis has promised to fight for a One Yorkshire devolution deal.

‘Ruthless’ Jarvis will fight for One Yorkshire

Dan Jarvis has promised to be “ruthless” in ensuring Yorkshire wins powers and money from Westminster and unites under one mayor.

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A decision has been made on plans for the Harrogate branch

Will a live escape room come to Harrogate?

A ruling on plans for Harrogate’s first live escape room, giving residents the chance to battle the clock and crack puzzles, has been made.
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