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Northern Rail strike: are your trains affected?

Timetable expected to run at just over 40% during 24-hour walkout.

 

Sir Gary Verity given top French honour

The Welcome to Yorkshire chief has received the Ordre National du Mérite.

 

North Yorkshire 'safest' place in England

Office for national statistics found crime last year increased by 1%, lower than the 10% rise nationwide.

 

Wheelie good floral displays to mark Tour de Yorkshire

Horticultural experts in Harrogate have created specially designed flower beds ahead of the cycle race coming to town.

 

Woman airlifted to hospital after Harrogate incident

Police say a woman has fallen from a bridge on Bogs Lane.

 

LISTEN: Mum's marathon effort to raise money for miscarriage charity

Katherine Darley, from Scotton near Knaresborough, has taken on the London Marathon after suffering five miscarriages herself.

 

Tactical Response Vehicle ready for action in Harrogate

It is being used by firefighters to deal with smaller incidents

 

Harrogate spirit firm teams up with British & Irish Lions

Agreement sees Yorkshire brand become the exclusive gin and vodka supplier to this summer’s tour of New Zealand.

 

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Business

Northern Rail strike: are your trains affected?

Timetable expected to run at just over 40% during 24-hour walkout.

Should You Be Scared Of Litigation?

It's a scary word in business - but what is it really and can it be avoided? Litigation specialist solicitor Dominic Hirst explains.

Rail strike to go ahead as talks break down

RMT union members will walk out for 24 hours on Friday.

Car Dealer Searching For Top U16 Sports Coach

Evans Halshaw Hyundai Harrogate offering package to reward youth coach and their team who gives their time to their sport.

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Health & Wellbeing

LISTEN: Mum's marathon effort to raise money for miscarriage charity

Katherine Darley, from Scotton near Knaresborough, has taken on the London Marathon after suffering five miscarriages herself.

Five Fit Tips To Feel Good For Summer

Trying to drop a dress size before the Summer? Got an event you'd like to feel your best for? Graham Whitehead is a health expert who has five top tips that should give you the best chance to achieve those fitness goals.

Is Your Baby Missing Out On This?

Since birth 10 month old Samuel has experienced a lot of health problems including no smiling, no movement on his left side and up to 80 seizures a day. He was offered medication, but little else. After a recommendation from a friend, his Mum Ella took him to O'Connor Chiropractors and now Samuel is doing incredibly well. Hear their story and how chiropractic care could help other babies.

LISTEN: Get set and glow for Saint Michael's

A "bright and brilliant" new night-time event will light up the streets of Harrogate this summer in aid of Saint Michael's Hospice.

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Family

LISTEN: Mum's marathon effort to raise money for miscarriage charity

Katherine Darley, from Scotton near Knaresborough, has taken on the London Marathon after suffering five miscarriages herself.

New Parents Lose 4 Weeks Sleep A Year

Research from the Booktrust suggests parents are losing 4 weeks of sleep a year. What can you do to help get the kids off to sleep?

WATCH: Wetherby cycle track finished in 48 hours

More than 80 volunteers raced to complete the project before the Tour de Yorkshire passes through town.

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Food & Drink

BBQ and curry...WHAT a combination!

BBQ and curry...WHAT a combination!

Asparagus season is GO! Class One are giddy!

Asparagus season is GO! Class One are giddy!

A world without tea? Industry faces up to climate change

We talk sustainability with Taylors of Harrogate, after the company behind Yorkshire Tea is given a Queen's Award.

Corporate fun and feasts in the heart of The Dales

What do falcons, 4x4s and cream scones have in common? We're talking corporate hosting.

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Home & Garden

Why Bother With A Florist?

It's so easy to pick up a bunch of flowers while you're getting your essentials, so what's the point of a florist? Erica Berry Flowers take us inside the art form.

Wheelie good floral displays to mark Tour de Yorkshire

Horticultural experts in Harrogate have created specially designed flower beds ahead of the cycle race coming to town.

How To Bring Spring Inside

Now the sun is mostly shining, how can you bring a sense of springtime into your house? The Home Company have some top tips.

Outbuildings targeted by burglars

Thieves have stolen chainsaws and cans of petrol from properties near Harrogate.

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