Easter changes to waste and recycling service – including garden waste

Harrogate Borough Council is reminding residents that there will be changes to their waste and recycling collection dates over the Easter holidays.

There will be no collections on Good Friday 30 March and Easter Monday 2 April, and for some customers collections will be earlier than their normal schedule.

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Boroughbridge Lottery winners enlists racing drivers for charity song

A group of racing enthusiasts have swapped their driving gloves for microphones as part of a charity fundraiser and are steering their way to success up the iTunes charts.

The Autograss Allstars are 75 dirt track car racers from across the country who have stepped out of their comfort zone on the race track to enter the recording studio to raise vital funds for Cancer Research UK.

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Following recent house fire in Harrogate, firefighters urge people to check their smoke alarms

Following a recent house fire in the Harrogate District, firefighters from Harrogate Fire Station are urging people to check their smoke alarms.

Harrogate Station Manager Rich Hanley said:

Crews recently attended a house fire in the Harrogate area during the early hours of the morning. There were working smoke alarms that woke the family and they managed to get out.

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Biker guilty of perverting the course of justice after covering number plate

A 55-year-old man from Bolton has appeared at Bradford Crown Court today (Friday 16 March 2018) and pleaded guilty to perverting the course of justice and exceeding the speed limit.

On Sunday 2 July 2017 at around 11.45am Geoffrey Alan Davies of Plodder Lane, Farnworth, Bolton was captured travelling at 86 miles per hour by a North Yorkshire Police safety camera van, whilst riding his Yamaha R1 motorbike along the B6479 at Selside near Ribblehead,  a road with a 60 miles per hour limit

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