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Darkest Hour brought 'memories flooding back' of Churchill's wartime secretary for Knaresborough resident

The silver-screen depiction of a  family friend who served as Winston Churchill’s war-time secretary has brought memories flooding back to a Knaresborough resident.

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Knaresborough Market Working Group will meet at the The Mitre

Working group aim to 'restore confidence' in Knaresborough's historic market

The initial steps to ‘restore confidence’ in Knaresborough’s historic market are to be outlined at the first meeting of the town’s working group.

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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.
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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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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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Police searches in Harrogate and Knaresborough amid concerns for missing 15-year-old boy

Police searches in Harrogate and Knaresborough amid concerns for missing 15-year-old boy

Police are searching for a 15-year-old boy who is missing from his home in North Yorkshire.

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Chris Jones was surprised with the gift earlier this month

Jackie Chan's charity surprise Knaresborough martial arts academy founder

The charity of international movie star Jackie Chan surprised the owner of a Knaresborough martial arts school with a rare piece of memorabilia for his years of support.
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A member of the Half Moon team with his furry mascot.  (1712262AM3)

Knaresborough's famous tug of war pulls big crowds

There was a huge turnout to see the 50th Great Knaresborough Tug of War which, to the relief of organisers, passed without incident this year - except for the spectacular contest itself.

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Craig Webster.

Police search for missing Knaresborough man

Police in Knaresborough are appealing for information to find a missing man.

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Northern has introduced extra Sunday services as it works to modernise its network.

Northern introduces extra Sunday train services linking Leeds, Harrogate and Knaresborough

More frequent rail services were introduced between Leeds, Harrogate and Knaresborough this weekend.

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The car after it crashed into a tree in Knaresborough. Picture: @OscarRomeo1268

Two taken to hospital after Mini crashes into tree near Knaresborough

Two people were taken to hospital after a car crashed into a tree near Knaresborough last night.

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Is this a ghost photographed in a Yorkshire pub?

Is this a ghost photographed in a Yorkshire pub?

A Harrogate couple claim to seen a ghost while drinking in an historic Yorkshire pub.
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Police sent the alert out this evening.

Police deal with youth who 'tried to coax boy into van as a joke' in Knaresborough

Officers are dealing with a youth who they say admitted trying to coax a seven-year-old boy into a van as part of what he believed was a joke in Knaresborough.
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Landscape Artist of the Year, Series 03, � Sky UK Limited.

Knaresborough Castle hosts two heats of popular TV show

Knaresborough Castle is set to become the latest landmark in our district to make it to the small screen, when it plays host to two heats of popular Sky Arts show Landscape Artist of the Year.

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One of the driving forces behind 800th anniversary plans -  The Rev Garry Hinchcliffe of St John's Church. (1701094AM11)

Who was 'Saint Robert of Knaresborough' + why is he being celebrated next year?

Knaresborough is starting to gear up for another huge anniversary - this one involving a historic figure from 800 years ago!
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Hardworking feva committee members Elaine Grinter, Lucy Barrow, Martin Harrison and Tony Cerexhe(chairman) (1700872AM1)

Cash setback fails to knock popular Knaresborough festival

Proof that Knaresborough’s hugely popular feva festival faces financial challenges in the future has come with news that an important grant application has been turned down.
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Paul Holden-Ridgway and his wife Debbie who are leaving The Blind Jack's pub. (1709053AM)

Last orders for couple at iconic Knaresborough pub

An era will come to an end at one of Knaresborough’s iconic pubs next week.

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Police are appealing for witnesses.

Serious collision causes road closures near Knaresborough

Emergency services are dealing with a serious collision near Knaresborough.

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Charity walk - Knaresborough Riverside Cafe's Leroy the Border Terrier and Ian Walker.

Lovable Knaresborough dog's epic charity walk

His little terrier legs are still going strong but one of Knaresborough's most popular dogs is still a long way from home.
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Waterside Residents Association members Judi Graham, Conrad Plowman, John Broadbent, Margaret Plowman. and Susan Martin. (1708051AM3)

Residents' worries in one of Yorkshire's nicest places

It’s always a pleasure to walk along the famous Waterside in Knaresborough to the sound of rowing boats and laughter.

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