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Criticised Harrogate food & drink festival to return?

The Harrogate organiser of a popular but controversial drinks festival last year has apologised to anyone let down - nearly five months after the much-criticised event took place.
An ITV film crew will visit Harrogate Town's CNG Stadium. Picture: Town Pix

TV cameras set for Harrogate Town v Stockport clash on Tuesday

TV cameras are set to descend on Harrogate Town’s CNG Stadium this week.

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An example of properties in the pipeline from Barratt Developments Yorkshire East.

New houses announced for Harrogate area

In what the company itself describes as a "major boost to the Yorkshire economy", five star housebuilder, Barratt Developments Yorkshire East , has announced plans to open eight new sites this year - including Harrogate.
Reunion - Legendary Harrogate band Purple Mushrooms are back! John Harrison and Tom Syson share the stage at the Blues Bar with a very young fan! (Picture by Rainbow Rice Photography)

Review: Legendary Harrogate band reunion at Reach Out

With their hippy flares and free-flowing cosmic vibes, 20 years ago cult Harrogate band Purple Mushrooms were regarded as way behind their times.
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The woman fell and injured her hip, Credit Ian Geldard

Fell rescuers called out to assist ambulance crew near Pateley Bridge

Fell rescuers were called out assist an ambulance crew after an elderly woman was injured walking near Pateley Bridge.
Harrogate's Greig Johnson, far right, who is part of the current team of BBC2's comedy show The Mash Report.

Harrogate man in hilarious BBC TV comedy show

Eagle-eyed fans of BBC2's topical comedy series The Mash Report may have spotted a familiar Harrogate face starring on national TV last night.
Bernard Higgins with 'Blind Jack' in Knaresborough.

Buckingham Palace invite for Knaresborough man

One of the most dynamic forces in last year’s celebrations to mark the 300th anniversary of the birth of legendary Knaresborough figure John ‘Blind Jack’ Metcalfe has been invited to Buckingham Palace.
Harrogate Theatre panto legend Tim Steadman with co-star Maisey Bawden.

Dear Reader: No texts please we're British + Harrogate Theatre's success

A personal column by the Harrogate Advertiser's Graham Chalmers
Can you give a room to a homeless youngster?

Harrogate residents: 'give your spare room' to homeless call

A youth homelessness charity is calling for urgent help from Harrogate residents with a spare room to support vulnerable young people who are facing homelessness.
Starring in Harrogate's Reach Out gig - Blues duo Hell Fire Jack.

Mental health awareness gig in Harrogate

A Harrogate musician who has battled against his own mental health issues is hosting an all-day rock music event to raise awareness and charity funds this weekend.
Playing Frazer Theatre in Knaresborough  - Bulsara and His Queenies.

Top ‘Queen’ band lead bill at Frazer Theatre

Frazer Theatre is offering, perhaps, its strongest-ever programme of shows this new season – especially if you are a fan of Queen.

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New beginnings - Owners Peter and Tracey Woolrich who have opened Cold Bath Deli in Harrogate. (1801162AM2) Picture by Adrian Murray

What happened to famous Harrogate grocers?

The doors may have closed on one of Harrogate’s best known independent grocer’s last year after nearly a century of history but new life has been given to Leng’s.

The current crop of students in Harrogate Theatre's Young Reviewers scheme with the Harrogate Advertiser's Graham Chalmers, left.

School's winner of Harrogate Theatre review contest

Harrogate Theatre's Young Reviewers Scheme in conjunction with the Harrogate Advertiser has begun again for 2018.

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Harrogate's cherished Valley Gardens.

Council pledge: 'No threat' to events in Valley Gardens

Harrogate Borough Council has moved to reassure community groups that their events will still be able to happen in Valley Gardens.
Edward Tolan, pictured here holding a caricature of himself, was decorated twice.

Tributes paid to RAF hero decorated by two monarchs

A retired RAF Squadron Leader who was decorated by two British monarchs for his bravery flying perilous night missions during the Second World War has died.

Loves Bettys - TV presenter Michael Portillo pictured, for once, not in a colourful jacket.

TV celebrity simply loves Harrogate's Bettys on BBC show

Famed for his glorious coloured jackets, if an episode broadcast this week to thousands of TV viewers is anything to go by, broadcaster and former politician Michael Portillo clearly loves Bettys in Harrogate.
Volunteers campaigning to protect Harrogate's Pinewoods.

Urgent plea to protect Harrogate beauty spot

Conservationists are making an emotional plea to Harrogate residents to support their “last chance” to protect a cherished Harrogate beauty spot.
The driver abandoned the car near Wetherby Road

Weapon discovered after police chase in Harrogate

Officers are continuing to search for a driver who failed to stop and abandoned their car containing an air weapon in Harrogate.

Police have thanked the public for their help.

Police find missing Harrogate teenager John Barker

Police have found a missing 14-year-old boy after carrying out searches in Harrogate and Boroughbridge.

TV interview - Roger Hewitt, Knaresborough's town crier

Sky News gives Knaresborough a star role

Knaresborough featured as a main news item on Sky News at the weekend in a publicity coup worth worth millions of pounds.

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