Eee by gum! Yorkshire rugby fans' 'haka' goes viral

A Wetherby rugby fan and his friends have taken New Zealand by storm by performing a unique Yorkshire take on the famous haka.

Bus firm is called to public inquiry

The operator’s licence held by Harrogate & District Travel – which trades as The Harrogate Bus Company – has been called to a public inquiry in Leeds.


Villagers protest at proposals for 3,000 homes

Campaigners vowed they will continue the fight against proposals for 3,000 new homes in a North Yorkshire village until the first brick is laid, as they protested recommendations for the plans outside council offices.

The parade of hounds at the Great Yorkshire Show. Picture: Gary Longbottom

David Behrens: Showing farming community that they deserve support of us all

TO characterise the Great Yorkshire Show as simply the best the county has to offer would be a mistake. It’s so much more than that. It is all of England at its finest.

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This young farmer shows off his style despite the rain

Great Yorkshire Show 2017: The best of Show fashion

The Great Yorkshire Show is a fantastic opportunity for visitors to show off their country fashion.

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Huge crowd numbers at The Great Yorkshire Show today

Traffic delays at showground after unprecedented attendance

VISITORS to the Great Yorkshire Show faced the worst traffic delays for more than a decade yesterday as organisers expected to have recorded their best ever attendance for the second day of the nation’s showpiece agricultural event.

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Harrogate Water bottling line operational

A £6.5 revamp of Harrogate Spring Water’s bottling line has become operational.

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Whitby crab, peas, yazu, peanut. Picture Tony Johnson.

Restaurant review: Horto, Harrogate

Usually, I measure the appropriate time between revisiting a review in years rather than months.

The Great Yorkshire Show got underway on Tuesday.

Great Yorkshire Show 2017: Westminster profile plays into hands of rural interests

The newly-elected minority Tory government can be advantageous to making the case for rural issues, the president of the Country Land and Business Association (CLA) said.

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Record producer (and a lot more!) Richard Jones of Harrogate. Location kindly provided by Homefire Studios of Harrogate. (1707102AM2)

Harrogate's secret music guru is housing association officer by day

By day he works as a housing officer for Harrogate Housing Association but, by night, Richard Jones is the secret music guru behind some of the biggest names in urban music.
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The Great Yorkshire Show begins today.

Charles Mills: Great Yorkshire Show aims to fly flag for best of region’s farming

IT’S been a dream come true to head up the Great Yorkshire Show, an event close to my heart. Never did I realise when I was a young boy sat in the grandstand with my parents that I would be in the position I am now.

Great Yorkshire Show 2017: Wednesday's highlights

Great Yorkshire Show 2017: Wednesday's highlights

Wednesday marks the halfway point of the event - here's what to watch out for.

Should children be given a day off school to attend the Great Yorkshire Show?

YP Letters: Great Yorkshire Show is vital educational event

From: Jane Fairburn, Rievaulx, Helmsley, York.

Great Yorkshire Show 2017: Tuesday's highlights

Great Yorkshire Show 2017: Tuesday's highlights

The opening day of the Great Yorkshire Show will see a packed programme and some VIP visitors.
For farming families like Sarah Todd, the Great Yorkshire Show is an annual pilgrimage - not least for those years when it is graced by the presence of the Queen and Duke of Edinburgh.

Sarah Todd: A day at the Great Yorkshire Show should still be a family pilgrimage

EARLIER in the year a High Court judge ruled that unless a child is sick, absent because of religious observance or unable to attend because their transport did not arrive, they should be in school.


Road in Harrogate named after road building legend

Yorkshire legend John Metcalf, one of Britain’s greatest civil engineers, has been honoured by having a road named after him in Harrogate.
Cod Tikka with mango salad. PIC: Tony Johnson

Restaurant review: Fisk, Harrogate

Opening an independent restaurant is always going to be an act of bravery, especially in the current economic climate. But opening a high-end seafood and Champagne restaurant? Some might say it’s plain foolhardy.

Natasha Ralston. She's pictured in the Imperial Room at Bettys Caf� Tea Rooms, Harrogate.

EXCLUSIVE: Turnover hike at Bettys in spite of challenging market

Iconic Yorkshire brand Bettys & Taylor’s Group grew its turnover by six per cent to £173.6m amid a challenging market and rising overheads.

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Josh Homme of Queens of the Stone Age

Yorkshire app firm moves into Edinburgh

From the Royal Mile, to Arthur’s Seat to the majesty of the historic castle, a new app is set to make visiting Edinburgh a whole lot easier.

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