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Aer Lingus Regional’s service to Dublin ‘takes off’

LBA provides a ‘Water Arch’ welcome for the first Aer Lingus arrival from Dublin

Airline expects to carry 70,000 passengers on new route in 2015. Leeds Bradford key addition to Aer Lingus Regional route network as airline serves 13 major UK cities and are on track to carry 1.31million passengers in 2014. Airline reports strong growth in connections from UK to North America via Dublin Airport Leeds Bradford recorded the highest level of demand ... Read More »

Acceleris appointed by Nexus to support ambitious growth

Acceleris Director and Head of PR Louise Vaughan

PR agency Acceleris has cemented its reputation as one of the UK’s leading motor sector communications agencies having been appointed by Nexus Vehicle Management – the leading provider of corporate vehicle rental in the UK. Leeds-based Nexus provides businesses with flexible rental solutions spanning over 500,000 cars and commercial vehicles from more than 1,700 locations around the country. Nexus was ... Read More »

Ripon’s new skatepark opens


The half-pipe dreams of Ripon’s skateboarders, BMX cyclists, scooter riders and skaters of having a better place to perform their tricks has become reality with the opening of a revamped state-of-the-art skatepark in the city. The official opening of the skatepark, which is located behind Ripon Community Leisure Centre on Dallamires Lane, was held on Saturday 18 October 2014 and ... Read More »

Harrogate woman to lie naked in protest on world vegan day

A recent human flesh demonstration

A PETA Supporter from Harrogate will ask shoppers to spare a thought for animals killed for food. Rose Patterson, a 25 year-old photographic arts student from Torrs Road in Harrogate, will join around 100 other PETA supporters to lie nearly nude in a heap in Trafalgar Square on 1 November 2014 in order to encourage passers-by to have compassion for ... Read More »

Helicopter Heroes series scoops top journalism award

Ian Cundall, (third from right) with the Helicopter Heroes team that won the prestigious Award for Aviation Journalism.

The team that produced the hit BBC Helicopter Heroes series, following the work of the Yorkshire Air Ambulance, has won a major award. The BBC Yorkshire team scooped the prestigious Guild of Air Pilots (GAPAN) Award for Aviation Journalism 2014 after being nominated by Yorkshire Air Ambulance Chief Pilot Andy Lister. Led by Network Editor Ian Cundall, who picked up ... Read More »

UPDATE – Serious collision in Harrogate


This is an update following the serious collision on Oatlands Drive in Harrogate. It involved a cream coloured Fiat Panda and a silver and blue mountain bike, both travelling from the direction of York Place. The collision occurred near the junction of Slingsby Walk footpath near St Aiden’s School. The cyclist, a local man in his 50’s was taken to ... Read More »

UKIP MEP to speak at Harrogate & Knaresborough Branch Meeting


UKIP MEP Steven Woolfe is the guest speaker at the party’s Harrogate & Knaresborough branch meeting this coming Monday. (27 October 2014). Mr Woolfe, who is migration and financial affairs spokesman, will be sharing the Old Swan Hotel platform with local Prospective Parliamentary Candidate (PPC) County Councillor David Simister, and branch chairman Alan Henderson. Coun Simister, who represents Bilton and ... Read More »