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Sinkhole of 'unknown depth' opens ups on Dallamires Lane, Ripon

A sinkhole of "unknown depth" opened up in Ripon.

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Andrew Jones spoke yesterday (Thursday, February 22) before Parliament

'Making the UK more disability friendly' raised in Parliament by Harrogate and Knaresborough MP

The Harrogate and Knaresborough MP has raised the importance of ‘making the UK more disability friendly’ before parliament following round-table discussions with community and business leaders in the district.

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Andrew Jones spoke yesterday (Thursday, February 22) before Parliament

'Making the UK more disability friendly' raised in Parliament by Harrogate and Knaresborough MP

The Harrogate and Knaresborough MP has raised the importance of ‘making the UK more disability friendly’ before parliament following round-table discussions with community and business leaders in the district.
Politics
Coming soon to Harrogate Film Festival 2018 - Bond Night: Licence To Thrill at Cardamom Black restaurant in Harrogate.

One week to Harrogate Film Festival 2018!

Famous actor Richard E Grant may have been forced to postpone his visit but there’s still a packed programme of exciting events coming up in the second annual Harrogate Film Festival in just over a week’s time.
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An example of heavy traffic congestion on Otley Road in Harrogate.

New bid to fix Harrogate's worst junction

One of Harrogate’s most frustrating problem junctions is to be revamped to the potential relief of hundreds of rush hour commuters.
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Women on Tap festival founder Rachel Auty, second from right, pictured at Knaresborough Lions Beer Festival with Lucy Barrow, Andrew Wood and Andrew Cameron. (1708123AM1)

Harrogate's women-led festival of beer

Harrogate’s own celebration of women and beer which attracted national attention last year in its inaugural session is set to return in 2018 - bigger and better.
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Harrogate Water commits to increased recycled materials in its bottles

Harrogate Water commits to increased recycled materials in its bottles

Harrogate Water has announced that all of its products will contain 50 per cent recycled content from April.

Business
Meet the Yorkshireman undertaking a solo Arctic trek

Meet the Yorkshireman undertaking a solo Arctic trek

A Ripon businessman is trekking solo in the Arctic Circle to raise money for injured servicemen and women.
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Part of the proposed new housing development off Knox Lane in Bilton, Harrogate.

'Affordable' housing in Bilton: exact plans revealed

A second consultation meeting in as many weeks about a new housing development in Bilton is to be held after residents' complaints of a lack of notice.
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The sign for new town houses on Harlow Hill in Harrogate.

Will new houses ruin iconic Harrogate view?

Forget the BAFTA-winning Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri, residents in the Harlow area of Harrogate have been getting a bit concerned by just one sign.
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Ken Horner discovered the front door of his property on Haggs Roadsmashed open

Crowdfunding appeal launched to replace stolen £2,500 raised for Yorkshire Air Ambulance in Harrogate

The family of a Harrogate pensioner whose home was ransacked by thieves and £2,500 intended for charity taken have launched a crowdfunding page to replace the stolen cash.
Crime
Work begins next Monday (February 26) on West Park multi-storey car park

Work to commence on £1 million upgrade to Harrogate multi-storey car park

A temporary road closure and one-way system are planned in Harrogate as part of a £1 million upgrade to a car park.

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Broken down train causing delays between Leeds and Harrogate

A BROKEN down train between Leeds and Harrogate has led to the cancellation of some rail services this morning.

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The future of Harrogate? An example of a Car Club in action.

The Way Ahead pt 2: 'Green' solutions for Harrogate

Traffic congestion touches everyone in some way in the Harrogate district, ordinary citizens, local businesses and residents’ groups alike. In the second of our new series The Way Ahead, the Harrogate Advertiser’s Graham Chalmers talks to Jemima Parker, chair of Zero Carbon Harrogate. Many of the ideas for rethinking the way ahead on traffic congestion in an enviromentally-friendly way are shared by other local groups such as Nidd Gorge Community Action, Harrogate and District Cycle Action, Pinewoods Conservation Group and more. In future weeks, The Way Ahead will also feature the views of the business community.
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Anton Stark, owner of Harrogate Brewing Co.

Harrogate beer wins top awards

In a craft beer David and Goliath-like situation, a Harrogate micro-brewery has come away with top honours at a major event.
Lifestyle
Harrogate Borough Council owned land on Spa Lane could become a new hostel

New homeless hostel could be built in Starbeck

A public consultation could soon be held over the potential construction of a new homeless hostel in Starbeck, if approval is given for the project to progress.

Politics
Ken Horner, 85, discovered his home had been ransacked on Saturday

Thieves swipe thousands raised for Yorkshire Air Ambulance and family heirloom in Harrogate

Thieves have forced their way into a disabled pensioner’s home in Harrogate, stealing £2,500 intended for charity and leaving them fearing further break-ins.
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Concerned about the state of paths at Church Lane - Coun Ed Darling, The Mayor of Knaresborough Coun David Goode, Bernard Higgins and The Rev. Gary Hinchcliffe. (1801061AM2)

Action on 'dangerous path at Knaresborough's iconic location

The problem for one of Knaresborough’s most historic buildings seemed straightforward enough at first.
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Red Kites are among the birds targeted in North Yorkshire.

North Yorkshire Police launch Operation Owl in fight against bird of prey persecutions

A new operation to prevent the illegal and 'unacceptable'' killing of birds of prey across North Yorkshire has been launched.

Crime
Ferociously powerful - Harrogate band Hell Fire Jack.

Hell Fire Jack launch album with Harrogate gig

Review: If the growing success of young Harrogate metal band Blood Youth round the country shows anything it’s that their hometown is more of a centre for hard rock than many would think.
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