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Player movement at Harrogate Town AFC

Paul Clayton 
credit to Peter Arnett (Harrogate Town AFC)

Harrogate Town AFC have announced that following a successful loan spell at the club, striker Jordan Thewlis has joined Harrogate Town on a permanent basis from Goole AFC. Jordan made his debut against Gusisley AFC on Boxing Day and has gone on to make 6 appearances. He opened his goalscoring account for us against Gusieley in the clash at Nethermoor on ...

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Belmont Grosvenor school launches fund-raising campaign for children’s heart surgery fund

left to right, Belmont Grosvenor School Head Boy Oliver Black, Rebecca Hartley, Jack, and Head Girl Sophie Huber

North Yorkshire heart patient Jack Hartley popped into Harrogate school Belmont Grosvenor to help launch their fund-raising campaign for the Children’s Heart Surgery Fund. Nine-month-old Jack, whose aunt is a teacher at the co-educational prep school, underwent life-saving heart surgery at Leeds when he was just 14-weeks old. The youngster is now a happy and healthy toddler – and was ...

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Daisy Recruitment join Saint Micheal’s Business 500 Club

Daisy Team Harrogate

Daisy Recruitment in Harrogate has joined the Saint Michael’s Business 500 club. The Business 500 Club was established in 2010 and now has 55 members, many of whom are in their third or fourth year of membership. The scheme provides a consistent annual income of over £24,000 to Saint Michael’s, towards their£4.4million annual costs. Deb Ferriday from Daisy Recruitment said: We ...

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Public purse support for farming under the spotlight


Can agriculture continue to take money from the public purse is the topical subject for the next debate organised by the Future Farmers of Yorkshire group. Held at the Great Yorkshire Showground on Thursday 5 February 2015, the discussions will be set against the backdrop of unstable commodity prices, the forthcoming general election and increased pressures on EU and UK ...

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Sun, sand and starry skies for Saint Michael’s


How far would you go to support your local hospice care charity? To the Sahara and beyond? Harrogate’s Saint Michael’s, is seeking intrepid fundraising stars to go the extra mile and tackle an exhilarating 10-day Sahara trek in October. This adventure of a lifetime involves trekking across the lunaresque Saharan landscape, sleeping out under the stars, spending time with Berber ...

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Urgent appeal to trace missing York teenager Darren Boyd

Darren Patrick Boyd

Police in York are appealing for the public’s help to trace a 15-year-old boy who has been reported missing from home. Darren Patrick Boyd, from the Boroughbridge Road area of the city, was last seen by his family at 8pm on Wednesday 28 January 2015. His family and police are concerned for his wellbeing as Darren is believed to be ...

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Harrogate tax specialists win international industry award

Award Winners! Independent Tax and Forensic Services LLP co-owners Stephen Outhwaite and Gary Brothers with their 2015 International Tax Awards trophy

A Harrogate tax specialist has been awarded an international industry award after just two years in business. Independent Tax and Forensic Services LLP – which is headed by former tax men Gary Brothers and Stephen Outhwaite – has won the “Recognised Leader in Tax Investigations Services – UK” title, in the 2015 International Tax Awards. The firm, which launched in ...

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Plans approved for 600 homes on Penny Pot Lane


The Planning Referral Committee at Harrogate Borough Council have given planning permission for 600 homes – 28 January 2015. Persimmon homes are seeking to build 600 hours on an area of land that is adjacent to both the Queen Ethelburga’s estate and the Jennyfields Estate. The plan proposes a single access point via Penny Pot Lane and a bus-only access ...

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