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Retired York vicar jailed for indecent assault of girl under 13 years

A retired vicar who indecently assaulted a young girl over forty years ago has been jailed following a trial at Kingston Crown Court. Graham Gregory, 79 (10 March 1936) of ...

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£35,000 raised by Acorn charity cyclists

The Acorn Charity Sponsored 100k Bike Ride took place recently raising for the second year running funds in excess of £35,000. The Acorn Bike Ride is in its ninth year ...

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Ashville to host junior modern biathlon

Harrogate’s Ashville College is host a Junior Modern Biathlon taster event for children across the region in Years 3-6. Being held on Sunday, 7 June 2015, the event comprises of ...

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Actress Gaynor Faye presents 2014 winners, The Woolly Sheep Inn, with their award

Record number of votes raises the bar for Yorkshire’s favourite pub competition

The finalists have been announced for Yorkshire’s Favourite Pub 2015 after a record-breaking year of voting. The final ten will now go head to head hoping to be crowned winner ...

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Personal links fuel earthquake fundraising

Personal connections to communities affected by the Nepal earthquakes have prompted Rossett School students to give their all to the fundraising efforts. Sixth form student Rina Biswarkana, 17, is originally ...

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Volunteer drivers from the Little White Bus service in the Upper Dales

North Yorkshire’s dedicated volunteers

People across North Yorkshire are being encouraged to support their neighbours and their communities as Britain celebrates National Volunteers Week (1 – 7 June) The nationwide event is aimed at ...

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Man receives head injury during violent incident in Knaresborough

Police in Knaresborough are appealing for witnesses following a violent incident in the town that left a man with a head injury. The incident occurred on Jockey Lane in Knaresborough ...

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Hotel du Vin manager Steven Hodgkinson and head chef David Hitditch

New team at Hotel du Vin

Harrogate Hotel du Vin has a new general manager and head chef. Head chef David Hilditch has worked as sous chef at Hotel du Vin Harrogate for the last year.  He ...

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Sue Burrell with Derek Richardson, North East programme director, Openreach

Superfast North Yorkshire completes main phase of work

The main phase of pioneering multimillion pound network is complete with around 150,000 premises now with access to fibre. Further major investment is set to make the technology available to ...

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Marcus Boardall, deputy chief executive of Reed Boardall, with finance director Sarah Roberts

Promotions strengthen board at Reed Boardall

Boroughbridge – based temperature controlled storage and distribution business Reed Boardall is strengthening its board with the appointment of Sarah Roberts as finance director and Marcus Boardall as deputy chief ...

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The Avalon Group Harrogate Team

National report shows local charity’s support amongst the best in the UK

Harrogate based social care charity The Avalon Group have been included in a national report detailing the impact of their Shared Lives service and how it has become the safest ...

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Tour de France choir to mark anniversary with spectacular concert

A musical extravaganza by the choir which performed at the official Gala Concert of the Tour de France will be held on the first anniversary of the Grand Départ. Rock ...

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North Yorkshire Police informing the public through a series of exhibitions

North Yorkshire Police have invited residents to attend public exhibitions to discover the key trends that are shaping the police service. “Policing in North Yorkshire” will take place at the ...

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Ashley Fulcher remains wanted for prison recall

It is two weeks since a court warrant was issued for the arrest of Ashley Fulcher. Fulcher, 24, was released from prison on licence in May 2013, but has subsequently ...

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Wigglesworth House and Cottages

Dales property and holiday cottages business for sale with ‘try before you buy’ option

A restored Victorian Yorkshire Dales farmhouse, with separate luxury holiday accommodation included, has been put on the market with an unusual ‘try before you buy’ offer to prospective purchasers. With ...

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Launching the 2015 Yorkshire Young Achievers Awards are, back row from left, ITV Calendar presenter Duncan Wood, triathlete Suzie Richards and Chairman of the Awards, Peter McCormick OBE, with 2014 Youngster of the Year Harry Phillips and Emmerdale star Kelvin Fletcher

Nominations open for 23rd Yorkshire Young Achievers Awards

The annual search for Yorkshire’s brightest and bravest young people has begun with today’s launch of the 2015 Yorkshire Young Achievers Awards, sponsored by McCormicks Solicitors of Harrogate. The 23rd ...

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World-renowned miniaturist Caroline Hamilton

Video: Collection of 70 dolls’ houses gifted to Newby Hall

One of the world’s finest collection of dolls’ houses has been gifted to Newby Hall, near Ripon, by two private collectors and miniaturists. World-renowned miniaturist Caroline Hamilton and her life-long ...

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Police release images following criminal damage in Starbeck

Harrogate Police are investigating an incident of criminal damage in Starbeck that took place at about 8.45pm on Wednesday 11 March 2015. Rocks and debris were thrown from Laundry Road, just ...

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Skipton pub in Harrogate

Bilton’s UKIP County Councillor calls on owners of “Eyesore” Skipton Pub for clarification of building’s future

A Harrogate County Councillor has written to the owners of the former Skipton public House seeking a clarification on the building’s future. The pub – which was closed last summer ...

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Harrogate man running 10K a day for the mad month of May

Muir Mclaren is running 10k each and every day for the month of May, all in the name of supporting two local good causes. Bilton Methodist Church, near Roberts Crescent ...

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