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Special Feature

When are the Christmas Lights going on across Harrogate, Craven and Wharfedale?

Harrogate's lights may be on, but when can we expect to see Christmas in Ripon, Ilkley, Skipton and beyond?

Behind The Scenes: Policing rural North Yorkshire

Stray FM went out on a shift with Craven's Neighbourhood Policing Team.

Give your dog the VIP treatment this Christmas

Scruffs Dog Groomers in Knaresborough are offering baths, haircuts and blow drys among other grooming services for your furry companion.

Which Sixth Form is right for me?

Want to ensure your teenager chooses the right Sixth Form for them?

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National News

'I loved it': Cheryl defends X Factor performance following 'relentless abuse'

Cheryl has spoken out after receiving "relentless abuse" for her performance on Sunday night's The X Factor.

Woman, 21, arrested as part of double murder investigation in Coventry

A 21-year-old woman has been arrested on suspicion of assisting a man believed to have been involved in a double murder.

Cabinet fears May won't be ready to sign off draft Brexit deal by Sunday's crucial EU summit

Theresa May heads to Brussels today as her cabinet expresses concerns she will not be ready to sign off her Brexit deal by Sunday's summit with EU leaders.

Web creator Sir Tim Berners-Lee: 'I see a revolution. Starting right now'

Officially, Sir Tim Berners-Lee doesn't have a favourite website. When you're the creator of the World Wide Web, he says, "You can't."

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World

Web creator Sir Tim Berners-Lee: 'I see a revolution. Starting right now'

Officially, Sir Tim Berners-Lee doesn't have a favourite website. When you're the creator of the World Wide Web, he says, "You can't."

Democrats plan investigation into Ivanka Trump after she 'used personal email for govt business'

Democrats are planning an investigation into Ivanka Trump after she reportedly used a personal email account for government business.

Donald Trump stands with Saudi Arabia despite Khashoggi killing

Donald Trump has admitted Saudi Arabia's crown prince may have known about Jamal Khashoggi's killing - but will not punish the country financially.

Father charged after girl, 6, 'strangles baby brother to death with seatbelt'

A father in the US has been charged with child abandonment after his six-year-old daughter allegedly strangled her baby brother to death with a car seatbelt.

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Sport

Manchester United braced for January interest in Anthony Martial from Chelsea and Juventus

Manchester United are braced for January interest from Juventus and Chelsea in Anthony Martial, as talks over a new contract remain deadlocked, <em>Sky Sports News </em>understands.

British sprinter Nigel Levine handed four-year doping ban

British sprinter Nigel Levine has been suspended from all sport for a period of four years following an anti-doping rule violation, UK Anti-Doping has announced.

Chris Ashton out of England's game against Australia with calf injury

England winger Chris Ashton has been ruled out of Saturday's Sky Live match against Australia by a calf injury.

Wladimir Klitschko responds to manager's Anthony Joshua comments

Wladimir Klitschko has distanced himself from his manager's comments that ruled out a rematch against Anthony Joshua.

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Showbiz

'I loved it': Cheryl defends X Factor performance following 'relentless abuse'

Cheryl has spoken out after receiving "relentless abuse" for her performance on Sunday night's The X Factor.

Ed Sheeran stops show to help fan propose to girlfriend at London gig

Ed Sheeran's romantic ballads are a go-to for many couples choosing their first dance as newlyweds.

Rapper Tekashi 6ix9ine facing minimum 32 years over racketeering and firearms charges

US rapper Tekashi 6ix9ine is facing 32 years to life in prison over racketeering and firearms charges.

Gaz Coombes cancels gigs and shares X-ray of broken leg after being 'Bruce Lee'd' by teenage daughter

Singer Gaz Coombes has been forced to cancel his upcoming gigs after being "Bruce Lee'd" by his 15-year-old daughter.

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Family

The Knitting and Stitching Show returns to Harrogate

And this year the focus is on the mental health benefits.

Give your dog the VIP treatment this Christmas

Scruffs Dog Groomers in Knaresborough are offering baths, haircuts and blow drys among other grooming services for your furry companion.

6 of the coolest children's beds!

That make you wish you were small enough to fit in to.

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Health & Wellbeing

The Knitting and Stitching Show returns to Harrogate

And this year the focus is on the mental health benefits.

Extra investment needed in Harrogate district's cycling routes

Cycling charity Sustrans has highlighted the Follifoot underpass and Wetherby railway path extension routes as priorities.

Meet the inspirational Knaresborough woman campaigning for road safety

30-year-old Lauren Doherty was left paralysed after an accident 10 years ago.

Children aged 4 - 18 can join Harrogate Town FC

As part of the Player Development Centre.

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Food and Drink

Skipton brewer creates exclusive beer for popular bar

One town centre bar is proud to launch 'Goldies'

Feelgood Friday with Bizzie Lizzie's

Bizzie Lizzie's have treated Skipton Parish Church Primary school to Friday fish and chips.

Settle down for some quality food

The Brasserie restaurant in the courtyard, Settle has some delicious autumnal delights and Stray FM's Beth Parsons has been to check it out.

Carnival comes to Pateley for second Nidderdale Food and Drink Festival

A range of local produce will be on offer, including Caribbean food.

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Business & Money

Harrogate businesses urged to have say on BID before it's too late

They're being asked to vote on whether to create a Business Improvement District.

Specialist Knaresborough car company celebrates 20 years in business

Redline Specialist Cars is still going strong, so came into Stray FM to celebrate with Nick Hancock

Gardening glory for Stray FM winner!

Stephen H Smith present their amazing gardening prize to the winner of the Stray FM competition

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Education

More teachers urge council to rethink "catastrophic" school cuts

Its proposing cutting funding to Pupil Referral Units, which take on excluded students.

"It's outrageous": Harrogate teenager's fight to save her former school from "devastating" cuts

Zoe Picking's ex-school The Grove, which teaches vulnerable youngsters, could have its funding cut.

Forest School pupil "cleans up" after special gift from local business

These pictures of 9-year-old Connor Watson receiving a Henry Hoover are the cutest thing you'll see today.

Open evenings ‘vital’ to choosing right Sixth Form

Harrogate Grammar want to help you make the right choice.

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