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£20,000 project to replace gas pipes in Starbeck to begin soon

A £20,000 project to replace ageing gas pipes along Starbeck High Street is set to begin at the start of August.

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Ellie waiting for her heart transplant in hospital over Christmas.

Student nurse shares her heart transplant story to show importance of organ donation

A student nurse from Harrogate who recieved a life-saving heart transplant as a teenager has shared her story in a bid to show the importance of organ donation.

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Annie bravely shows off her wig at her school ball.

Here's why this Harrogate teenager wants you to Race for Life this weekend

A Harrogate teenager living with cancer has been crowned ‘the guest of honour’ at this weekend’s 5k Race for Life event as it makes its return to The Stray.

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Monica celebrated her 70th birthday surrounded by family and friends from Harrogate District Hospital.

Harrogate's longest-standing nurse thanked for nearly 50 years service in NHS

The longest-serving nurse at Harrogate District Hospital has received a personal ‘thank you’ from the Chairman of the NHS Trust, as she celebrated  her birthday in the same week the NHS marked its 70th milestone.

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The Princess Royal at the Great Yorkshire Show.

The Yorkshire Post says: Friends reunited. Princess Royal’s show of support

THE PRINCESS Royal was back amongst friends when she graced the 160th Great Yorkshire Show with her presence five years after her last visit.

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Gareth Southgate has revealed that this Yorkshire fish and chip shop is his favourite

Gareth Southgate has revealed that this Yorkshire fish and chip shop is his favourite

A throwback Tweet posted by Gareth Southgate back in 2011 has revealed the Yorkshire chippy he loves to order from.

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Ayrshire heifer Willowfields Winnie II was named the Great Yorkshire Show's supreme dairy champion. Picture by Kate Mallender.

GYS: Debut dairy couple win supreme title

Husband and wife team Linda and Howard Batty are seasoned cattle exhibitors but this was their competitive debut at the Great Yorkshire Show.

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Michael Gove cancels visit to 160th Great Yorkshire Show

Michael Gove cancels visit to 160th Great Yorkshire Show

Environment Secretary Michael Gove has cancelled a planned visit to the 160th Great Yorkshire Show in Harrogate.
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Liz and Chris Moorhouse.

Huddersfield couple wed at Great Yorkshire Show

Every couple wants to put a special stamp on their wedding day - and Liz and Chris Moorhouse chose to do it at an event close to their family’s heart.
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Farming union bosses to send united policy message at Great Yorkshire Show

The farming industry must use the Great Yorkshire Show to deliver a powerful, united vision for its future as part of a new relationship with government, the leader of the National Farmers’ Union said during an opening day address.

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The Luminarium. Photo by Jason Nakrani.

Huge inflatable walk-through sculpture, The Luminarium, comes to The Stray

A giant interactive art installation, known as The Luminarium, will land on West Park Stray in Harrogate this week.

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Dream business - Laurence Connolly, owner of Harrogate's The Champagne Concept.

New! Shop closes on Oxford Street in Harrogate

It was a champagne connoisseurs' dream and a highly-regarded shop and tasting bar - but one of Harrogate's classiest outlets has shut its doors on its current premises.
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Major traffic problems mounting around Great Yorkshire Show as A1(M) suffers 'two mile tailbacks'

Traffic is building on the main routes into Harrogate as the Great Yorkshire Show gets underway this morning.

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Cameron Osburn is among the final eight candidates

Harrogate teenager behind Adversity United beats thousands for National Diversity Awards shortlist

Out of more than 24,000 nominees the Harrogate teenager behind a new U-12 disability football club has been shortlisted for a national award in recognition of his work as a role model for the community.
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Nigel Pulling: The challenges facing farmers as landmark Great Yorkshire Show begins

AGRICULTURE is about to enter a period of unprecedented change with the imminent advent of Brexit and the prospect that the current Basic Payment Scheme (BPS) is set to reduce, if not disappear.

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Charities rally behind Great Yorkshire Show after mobility equipment firm enters administration

Two charities have rallied behind the Great Yorkshire Show as close to 200 visitors with mobility issues were potentially left without access to equipment after a supplier slid into administration.
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Final preparations underway in Harrogate for 160th Great Yorkshire Show

A glorious stage is set for cattle of supreme stature, immaculately groomed horses and perfectly clipped sheep to hog the spotlight.

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A crew from Harrogate Fire Station attended the incident

Electrical fault sparks car fire in Harrogate

Firefighters were called out to Harrogate after an electrical fault sparked a car fire.

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The A59 at Kex Gill was opened under traffic light control yesterday (Sunday, July 8)

Major road near Harrogate re-opens to single-file traffic

After more than a month-long closure a major road near Harrogate has been re-opened to single file traffic.

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Sarah Todd: Why the Great Yorkshire Show remains so special after 160 years

MY GRANDMOTHER died earlier this year and, as a result, next week’s Great Yorkshire Show will be poignant.

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