Attempted handbag robber fled after struggle with woman in Harrogate

A WOMAN struggled with a man who  tried to snatch  her handbag as she walked along a street in  Harrogate

Luxury boutique bed and breakfast - The Chapel in Harrogate.

'Four in a bed' crew in Harrogate

Which Harrogate establishment is going to star next in TV's hit Four in a Bed show?
The question of a relief road through Nidd Gorge is a major and controversial issue.

Residents could have their say as massive public consultation over district traffic congestion is launched

The timetable  has been set to tackle Harrogate and Knaresborough’s mounting traffic congestion problems.

The site at Brimham Rocks which was damaged by vandals. Picture: SWNS

'Please do come and see this special place': National Trust urge visitors not to stay away after 'mindless destruction' of Brimham Rocks landmark

The National Trust has urged people to come out and support Brimham Rocks despite the shocking vandalism which wrecked an Ice Age stone landmark.
Traffic is one of the most important issues facing the people of Harrogate.

Traffic and congestion identified as Harrogate's most pressing issue

Traffic will be the key focus for the new Harrogate & Knaresborough Area Constituency Committee over the next 12 months.
Katie Rivers has been jailed for two years.

Betrayal of trust: Ripon Carer who 'preyed upon a large number of vulnerable people' jailed after stealing £10,000 from residents

A care manager who stole more than £10,000 from people with acute learning disabilities has been jailed for two years.


Harrogate Pride and Diversity March kicks off day of entertainment in Valley Gardens

The Pride and Diversity March has returned to Harrogate today amid scenes of colour and celebration in Valley Gardens.

Turkish delight as Victorian treasures revealed

It was most indulgent health therapy available and the grandest place in Europe for those with the wherewithal to immerse themselves in it.

Adam Tennant Memorial Trophy Day at Harrogate Town FC - Steve Kilroy, Chris McCann, Pat Houseman, Matt Robuck, John Hall and Dave Parry (1806093AM4)

Hundreds flock to pay tribute to Harrogate's Adam Tennant

Friends, family and former footballing colleagues of Adam Tennant paid fitting tribute to the much-missed Harrogate man last weekend.

Barclays branch in Knaresborough.

Save our banks - North Yorks town fights back

A strong message has been issued to Knaresborough residents and businesses as the battle is stepped up to create a successful future for the town's high street - "use your local bank - and all its services."
Turkish Baths, Parliament Street, Harrogate

Top tips: Harrogate district places for a rainy day

The Harrogate district in summer has a huge number of outdoor events, from the Great Yorkshire Show to The Big Picnic at Valley Gardens.

Wartime nostalgia and music is all the rage at 40s Day in Harrogate's Valley Gardens/

Harrogate 40s Day: Timetable of Sunday's events

Up to 40,000 people are expected at Harrogate’s Valley Gardens for the annual feast of wartime nostalgia that is the annual 40s Day.
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Coun Jim Clark, Chair of the Scrutiny of Health Commission

'Radical change' needed for North Yorkshire's £35 million black hole in healthcare

North Yorkshire is facing a £35 million black hole in healthcare after the collective deficit of services has more than doubled in five years.
Andy Langshaw, owner of Harrogate Fine Wine Co based in the Montpellier Quarter.

'Time to back Harrogate's shops' - plea

A leading Harrogate independent trader says the town's marketing is lagging behind in the push to ensure the retail sector's future prosperity.
A teacher is wanted for the Isle of Muck. Pictures: Geograph/WikiCommons/ CC

Wanted: School with only ten pupils needs a new teacher... but its on a remote Scottish Island 370 miles away

A tiny school on a remote Scottish island has taken to social media in the hope of finding a new teacher for its ten pupils.
Plans to build more houses at Kirby Hill have been thrown out.

Plan to build more homes in North Yorkshire village thrown out amid claims of 'environmental harm'

Councillors have rejected plans to develop a new 50-house estate in a Yorkshire village.
Residents could soon get the chance to discuss their pothole problems with council highways chiefs.

Could residents soon have the chance to quiz highways chiefs over potholes?

Residents with complaints about potholes and other road-related issues may be given the opportunity to raise their concerns face to face with council highways staff.
The plans were submitted to build 72 more houses in Spofforth.

Village housing plans put on hold amid claims extra traffic would be 'terrible'

Controversial plans to build up to 72 new houses in the historic Yorkshire village of Spofforth have been deferred despite Harrogate Borough Council planning officers recommending approval.
A review into how Harrogate and Knaresborough are performing has been issued by North Yorkshire County Council.

Harrogate factfile: County Council report reveals district's performance in education, traffic and affluency

Harrogate and Knaresborough has scored top marks in a County Council profile which shows all seven secondary schools in the twin towns have been rated by OFSTED as either "good" or "outstanding."
New Harrogate bus service - The 825 Brimham Explorer.

Harrogate gets new bus service

A new Harrogate bus has been launched to improve access to some of the area's greatest beauty spots.
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