Amazing headshave helps Harrogate charity

A grateful woman whose mum’s final days were transformed by Dementia Forward in Harrogate has had her head shaved by a top actor to raise awareness and funds for charity.
Michael Crowther pictured at Kirkwood Hospice which is marking its 30th anniversary.
 Picture Jonathan Gawthorpe

Yorkshire’s hospices fight back amid double whammy of challenges

HOSPICES across Yorkshire are being forced to reconnect with the communities they serve as they face a double whammy of challenges - rapidly increasing demand on their services and a battle to attract funding.

Starbeck Lights.

Countdown to switch-on for Starbeck's Christmas lights

Despite worries about finances, Starbeck is gearing up for a bright Christmas with its big lights switch-on and the launch of its Christmas Fair this weekend.
Weetons on West Park in Harrogate.

West Park's late night Xmas shopping in Harrogate

Late night shopping, special offers at one of Harrogate’s premium food emporiums, what's not to like about a special event taking place in Harrogate tomorrow night, Thursday?
The site off Yew Tree Lane in Harrogate was once home to the National Policing Improvement Agency. Picture: Google

Councillors to debate plans for 161 homes on Harrogate's old policing college site

The majority of a former policing college site in North Yorkshire could be demolished to make way for new housing after standing empty for four years.
Flashback to last year's Knaresborough Bed Race - 1st Scriven Scouts, winners of the Bed Dressed Bed award.

2018 Knaresborough Bed Race theme announced!

The organisers of the Great Knaresborough Bed Race, the Knaresborough Lions, have announced that the theme of next year’s event will be ‘A Night at the Theatre’, a subject calculated to allow teams to explore their full creativity.
Alcoholism is Harrogate's hidden problem but it can be tackled.

Harrogate's 'secret' alcoholism in spotlight

Harrogate’s hidden drink problem is in the spotlight as volunteers in the local AA fellowship aim to challenge misconceptions as part of Alcohol Awareness Week.
Part of the cast of Harrogate Theatre's new pantomime for 2017-18

Revealed: Info on new panto at Harrogate Theatre

Harrogate's panto is back and it's got a hard act to follow - last year's was the largest grossing show in Harrogate Theatre's history!
Author and illustrator Francesca Hepton and owner of Harrogate independent bookshop Imagined Things, Georgia Duffy.

Harrogate takes on the bullies at schools

A Harrogate writer has been helping a martial arts expert show pupils how to beat bullying at schools.
Harrogate Christmas market opens with marriage proposal

Harrogate Christmas market opens with marriage proposal

A shopper at the Harrogate Christmas market was left in tears of happiness and when her partner proposed after 'weeks' of preparations.

Showing  soon in Harrogate - Part of a photo/painting by Jimi Hendrix as portrayed by photographer Gered Mankowitz and artist Christian Furr.

Iconic Hendrix/Stones images for new Harrogate exhibition

A Harrogate gallery which brings art and rock n roll together with great success is doing it again.
Campaigners young and old from Hampsthwaite Action Group outside the offices of Harrogate Borough Council.

Dear Reader: Housing and 'Nimbyism' + digital world's failings

A personal column by the Harrogate Advertiser's Graham Chalmers

Robert Ogden, a co-director  at Ogden's Jewellers in Harrogate , looking at  documents  from the Imperial War Graves Commission from  the archives  at Ogden's Jewellers.

Letters from the front, by a tank commander of 19

HE was just 19 but already a tank commander.

Tenth anniversary charity day - The much-missed Adam Tennant.

Much-missed Harrogate man: tribute event

A major charity event is to be held to mark the 10th anniversary of a much-missed Harrogate man

Burglars have targeted McColls in Starbeck, Harrogate. Picture: Google

Witnesses saw young men running away after burglary at Harrogate shop

Two young men were seen running away from the scene after cigarettes were stolen from a Harrogate shop in the middle of the night.

Singer-songwriter Chris Helme.

Britpop hero in Harrogate at 10 Devonshire Place

A former Britpop hero is to play in Harrogate tonight, Thursday, as part of a weekend of celebrations to mark the third birthday of one of the town’s award-winning craft beer bars.
Paul Rawlinson, founder of Indie Harrogate.

What is Indie Harrogate? Here's our guide

What is Indie Harrogate, is the question some in town are asking?
The Beatles as pictured on the sleeve of their classic 1967 album Sgt Pepper.

Harrogate event on Beatles and more at North Bar

There will be a limited number of tickets on the door this Saturday night for a night of classic 60s psychedelia music in Harrogate with a top music writer and live music at the North Bar.
'Indie Harrogate' founder - Paul Rawlinson of Norse and Baltzersens. (1711062AM2)

Exciting 'Indie Harrogate' launch attracts big turnout

The launch night of 'Indie Harrogate' last night was the biggest step forward yet for the town's growing independent sector.

Paul Rawlinson of Baltzersens and Norse in Harrogate. (1711062AM1)

'Indie Harrogate' launches tonight

Harrogate's growing independent scene may be about to take a massive step forward with its own branding for the first time.
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