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Building fire on Wetherby High Street

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5 fire appliances attended a basement fire at Sant’ Angelo on the High Street in Wetherby today (3 August 2015) Appliances attended at 16:49 from Wetherby, Stanks, Gipton, Garforth and Tadcaster. 4 fire-fighters, wearing breathing apparatus, used 2 hose reels to quickly put the fire out. Incident was quickly reduced to 2 pumps and no persons were injured or involved.

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Neil McLean CBE Joins Harrogate District Foundation Trust

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Harrogate District Foundation Trust has said it is pleased to announce that Neil McLean CBE has joined the Trust as Non-Executive Director. Neil, who lives in the Harrogate area, brings with him a wealth of experience and skills. A well-known former lawyer, Neil was also Chair of the Leeds City Region Local Enterprise Partnership and Director of West and North ...

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Fatal cycle collision between Patelely Bridge and Grassington

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Police are appealing for witnesses after a fatal road traffic collision on B6265 Dibble’s Bridge, between Grassington and Pateley Bridge. The collision occurred at approximately 8.30am on Sunday 2 August 2015, when a pedal cycle heading towards Grassington, from the direction of Pateley Bridge, collided with the bridge throwing the rider over the bridge into the stream below. The rider ...

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Monarch Airlines to launch new route to Malaga from Leeds Bradford

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Monarch has added an additional 7 weekly flight frequencies to its summer 2016 schedule from Leeds-Bradford Airport including a new route from Leeds-Bradford Airport to Malaga on the Costa del Sol. Additional Leeds Bradford routes and frequencies now on sale for summer 2016 include: Leeds Bradford to Malaga​- ​new route – 3 x weekly flights Leeds Bradford to Naples​- ​2 x weekly flights The new summer 2016 schedule from Leeds Bradford also includes increased frequencies to Faro on the Algarve and ...

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Second annual junior cricket festival held at Ashville College

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More than 150 boys and girls from across the Harrogate District have taken to Ashville College’s sports fields for a one-day knockout cricket tournament. A total of ten U9 teams were playing in the event, the second year running the independent school has hosted the event, which was run in conjunction with Follifoot Cricket Club. Harrogate A, last year’s champions, ...

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Harrogate Town v Railway Athletic match report

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Harrogate Town retained the John Smiths Cup with a narrow 1-0 victory over local rivals, Railway Athletic. The game survived a torrential pre match downpour which kept the attendance down to a disappointing 410. Town made the early running and Joe Colbeck’s centre produced a measured header from Dom Knowles which the Rail defence cleared off the line. Rail were ...

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Staying out for the summer: Dj Trev’s dodgy what’s on guide

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Remember summer? That glorious two days where it went from being “mild, and ok I guess”, to “I like it hot, but this is too hot”, then back again. Remember how it then started raining? It seems like ages ago doesn’t it? I’m no weatherologist (technically they are called Meteorologists, though when you look into it, they know NOTHING about ...

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Knaresborough pool to re-open after technical fault forced closure

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Knaresborough Pool will reopen on Saturday 1 August 2015 following the completion of repair work. The pool was forced close after an extractor fan on a boiler became faulty. Council contractors have been working to resolve the problem and the pool will re-open at 7.30am on Saturday. Knaresborough Pool offers a range of activities including aqua babes, family swims, 50 plus, aquafit, ...

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Video: Harrogate police execute successful drugs warrants

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Harrogate Police executed two drugs warrants today (31 July 2015) Following intelligence gathering, the police applied to Harrogate Magistrate’s Court and obtained a warrant allowing them to search and seize drugs or drug growing equipment from two addresses in the town. A teams deployed to each of the addresses where they were given access by the occupant. A warrant allows the police to enter ...

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