Village floods as Harrogate district warnings remain
Eight flood alerts and warnings remain in place across the Harrogate district this morning after hours of persistent rain. Many roads and large swathes of land were flooded last night, leading to treacherous conditions. Driving on the A61 between Harrogate and Ripon was particularly dicey, with the ...
Bid to create new ponds in Nidderdale for Britain’s biggest amphibian
New habitats for one of the UK’s most iconic protected species could be created in Nidderdale if a planning application is approved. Wildscapes, a community interest company (CIC) owned by the Sheffield & Rotherham Wildlife Trust, has applied to create two ponds at Delves Ridge, near Thornt...
Business Breakfast: Ripon bucks national footfall trend – data
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Yorkshire weather on Friday as rainy and cloudy day expected
It will be a mostly cloudy day across Yorkshire
Kirklees nursery boss blames parents not paying fees for staff not getting paid
Kirklees nursery at centre of complaints over unpaid wages says that some parents have not paid their bills
Huddersfield woman Ambreen Sheikh was subjected to 'pattern of violence' by family, trial hears
Five members of the Sheikh family are standing trial at Leeds Crown Court
Cash-strapped Kirklees Council spending £54,000 A DAY on school taxis
The council's bill over the past five years is over £36.9m
Midnight opening hours granted for Kirklees takeaway but it can't sell booze
Gourmet Hub in Moldgreen had applied for an alcohol licence but bosses told a council meeting they had no intention of selling booze at the moment
Strictly Come Dancing Ellie Leach's new dance partner makes Vito Coppola 'jealous' as mic picks up 'love' confession
Strictly Come Dancing's Ellie Leach was told 'I am in love' by Vito Coppola
Yorkshire town ranked one of the happiest places to live in UK
Skipton was ranked sixth
TV licence fee: BBC should 'refocus on making wonderful TV and terrific local radio'
As the TV licence fee is set to increase Gary Shipton explains why he thinks a radical reassessment is desperately needed.
Uncertainty surrounds George Hotel opening date as council refuses to confirm date
It was originally planned to open in late 2024 but this appears to have been pushed back
The 10 happiest places to live in the UK - according to Rightmove
Rightmove has revealed their list of the 10 happiest places to live - with a surprising front runner.
Huddersfield village fears over 'hotel for homeless' amid claims of 'crime surge'
Concerns raised over crime and anti-social behaviour in rural village
'You're going to die tonight' Yorkshire husband told wife before 'stroking her with knife'
Anthony Young has been put behind bars
Harrogate wild swimmers brave icy waters for Rob Burrows appeal
A group of Harrogate wild swimmers is undertaking seven dips in Yorkshire waters in seven days to raise money for the Rob Burrows appeal. The Dippers, which formed in 2021 and meets regularly to swim, took inspiration from Kevin Sinfield’s 7-in-7-in-7 challenge, which saw the former rugby player c...
IN PICTURES: Here are 21 photos looking back at Christmas nativity plays at schools across the Harrogate district over the years
It's that time of year again – children are dressing up and practicing their lines ready to perform in the school nativity.
Councillors approve Simon Graeme garage expansion near Hampsthwaite
Councillors have granted planning permission for a new MOT and servicing building at a garage near Hampsthwaite. North Yorkshire Council’s Skipton and Ripon planning committee met on Tuesday in Ripon to consider an application from Simon Graeme Auto Services Centre, which has operated at Graystone...
Harrogate ball raises amazing £115,000 in a single night at Rudding Park with Status Quo figure as headliner
A life-changing annual Harrogate charity event has now passed the £3 million mark since it was first launched.
Farmsion relaunches Ripon butchers shop
Premium meat retailer Farmison & Co relaunched its butchers shop in Ripon today. Cut by Farmison, which is based at the firm’s headquarters on Bondgate Green, is now open every day of the week except Sundays from 9am to 6pm. It previously opened on fewer days until 4pm. The relaunch marked the...