In pictures: Damage to Knaresborough’s iconic trompe l’oeil

The guardians of Knaresborough’s famous trompe l’oeil say they are confident of saving the iconic art installations despite damage linked, of all things, to a bank closure.

The Chamber of Trade is to begin investigating the possibility of a BID

Poll: First steps taken to investigate a Knaresborough BID

The first steps are being taken to investigate Knaresborough carving out its own Business Improvement District (BID).
The woman had been trapped following a two-vehicle collision last week

Tribute paid to emergency services and public who aided woman left trapped after collision on A59

Emergency service crews and members of the public have been thanked by a woman who was trapped following a two-vehicle collision on the junction of the A59 near Allerton Park.

Stockwell Road, Knareborough. Pic: Google.

Man exposed himself to girl in Knaresborough

A man exposed himself to a 13-year-old girl in Knaresborough, police said.

Pending a tending process the building could be built in time for the new academic year according to North Yorkshire County Council

Modern facility for King James’s sixth form gets county planning approval

Construction of a new 21st century facility at King James’s School has been approved after county planners found the current sixth form building had ‘reached the end of its life’.

Grahame Dalby is aiming to raise at least 1,000 for the charity five months after the accident

'Dislocated fingers are not going to make me give up', Knaresborough cyclist's new challenge after serious accident

Despite still carrying injuries from a serious cycling accident a Knaresborough man is preparing to undertake a marathon challenge for charity.
Celia Murray now lives in Knaresborough and helped re-publish Elizabeth's book

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.

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.

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.
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.

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.

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.
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.

Craig Webster.

Police search for missing Knaresborough man

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

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.

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.

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.
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.
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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