Could Harrogate's twin town links bolster visitor push?

Harrogate’s international twin town ties have been called a “match made in heaven” to support the push for a million more visitors to the district by 2020.
Henry Pankhurst and Keith Wilkinson raised the alarm over the hedgerow removal

Developer fined £34,000 after hedge removed in Harrogate

A housing developer has been fined £34,000 after a hedgerow was unlawfully removed next to a new housing development in Harrogate.

Revised plans for the site on New Lane by developer Loxley Homes were submitted in late March

Objections grow to almost 300 over housing plans in Harrogate village

Almost 300 objections have been lodged against outline plans for 80 new homes on the eastern edge of Green Hammerton according to campaigners who say the village is under siege from developers.

Landlord and landlady, Daniel and Caroline Jack gave thanks for the support from the community

Cheers to life-saving donations after Nidderdale pub smashes fund-raising goal

An overwhelming show of support from local businesses and the customers of a Pateley Bridge pub has seen more than £2,000 raised in a week for a new defibrillator.

Popular Harrogate family man Adam Tennant.

Memorial day for popular Harrogate man

Exciting auction lots are flooding in as the schedule is unveiled for this year’s annual charity day for a much-loved and still missed Harrogate man.
Thomas Fallon

Wanted Harrogate man is arrested

POLICE have arrested a Harrogate man wanted for recall to prison.
A rock n roll bar legend - Mojo is opening in Harrogate.

Revealed: Date for legendary Mojo's Harrogate launch

New bars are arriving like buses these days in Harrogate but one with a UK-wide rock n roll reputation is opening very soon,
London Marathon effort  - Harrogate runner Sam Blakey, third from left, with her son Jack who inspired her, second from left, and her children Mollie,  Harry, Tom and Joe pictured on holiday.

Son's life-saving act inspires Harrogate runner

A son's potentially life-saving act has inspired a Harrogate woman to don her running shoes for charity in this weekend's London Marathon.


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Vinyl rarity release - Fleetwood Mac are among the acts to have a new records available for Record Store Day this weekend.

Record Store Day: what Harrogate has in store

The biggest day of the year for fans of vinyl records takes place this weekend – and Harrogate’s leading independent record shop is promising a feast of limited editions and coloured vinyl rarities on this special day.
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Belzona's 170 employees were joined by the Mayor of Harrogate for the opening ceremony

Doors opened to Belzona’s new multi-million pound facility in Harrogate

The ribbon has been cut on a new £6m investment designed to help one of Harrogate’s largest employers double turnover by 2021.

Malcolm Johnson

Harrogate Ex-Servicemen's Club members tackled machete and gun-wielding attacker

BRAVE members of Harrogate Ex-Servicemen's Club  who disarmed a man wielding a machete and  an imitation gun after he attacked a customer have been praised by police and a York Crown Court  judge.

Rustic charm - Inside Harrogate's newest bar.

New! £1.1m bar to open in historic Harrogate spot

A new 'rustic' style bar is to open in a landmark Harrogate location after a £1.1m refurbishment.

Backing the ban - Harrogate's Simon Cotton, the HRH Group's group managing director.

Harrogate bars back plastic straws ban

A growing number of Harrogate bars, hotels and restaurants are joining the plastic straws revolution, saving millions of unenvironmentally-friendly straws each year.
Burn Bridge Lane has been closed since January 8

Burn Bridge Lane set to re-open after more than three month closure

A closure on the A61 Leeds Road into Harrogate is set to end this evening after work on the road was delayed.

Environmentally friendly alternative - Transdev's popular no. 36 bus in Harrogate

Harrogate's green shame: Only 9% go to work by bike/bus/walk

A damning new survey of the effect of traffic congestion in Harrogate on drivers reveals the alarming scale of the problem and the weakness of the town's current 'green' alternatives to cars.
Residents are to be consulted in the coming weeks by Gladman Developments

Developers eye site zoned for almost 700 homes in Harrogate

Land allocated for almost 700 new homes and employment space in western Harrogate is being investigated by developers.
Baby lambs torn from their mothers in heartless Yorkshire farm theft

Baby lambs torn from their mothers in heartless Yorkshire farm theft

Seven ewes have been left in distress after their lambs were stolen just days after birth.

Plastic straw-free cocktails at Revolucin de Cuba in Harrogate.

Popular Harrogate bar bans all plastic straws

Revolution Bars Group, the UK’s largest operator of premium bars with 73 venues across, the UK has removed plastic straws across its estate as part of a new sustainability campaign.
The Yorkshire churches that were built with a kidnapper's ransom

The Yorkshire churches that were built with a kidnapper's ransom

Studley Royal and Newby Hall are two of the finest country estates in North Yorkshire.
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