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Special Feature

"We're really astounded": Harrogate charity thanks people for Christmas generosity

Harrogate Lions runs a huge fundraising drive over the Christmas period.

Behind The Scenes: Policing rural North Yorkshire

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

RECAP: What happened in 2018 across the UK?

It's been a busy year across the British Isles with some pretty life-changing events happening.

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

Gangster's £20k fancy footwear auctioned off

Almost £20,000 worth of designer trainers belonging to a convicted gangster have been sold as part of a police auction for nearly £5,000.

Most wanted fugitive Mark Acklom appears in UK court hours after extradition

Alleged fraudster Mark Acklom was led handcuffed into a UK courtroom less than 24 hours after his extradition from Switzerland.

Man who rammed police car and drove wrong way on motorway jailed

A man who rammed a police car and then fled by going the wrong way down a motorway has been jailed.

Birmingham: Second teenager stabbed to death in a week identified

A second teenager to be stabbed to death in Birmingham in a week has been named by police as Abdullah Muhammad.

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World

Running battles on Venezuela border over aid after Branson concert as soldiers quit posts

Running battles between protesters and Venezuela's national guard are taking place on the border with Colombia.

Dozens die from tainted alcohol in India

Another 84 people have died after drinking tainted alcohol in India.

Meghan's baby shower flowers given to child cancer patients

Flowers designed by the Duchess of Sussex and her best friends at her baby shower were donated to child cancer patients and elderly men.

The Favourite: How a story in a London newspaper led to 10 Oscar nominations

They say fact is stranger than fiction and that is certainly true of the film The Favourite.

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Sport

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer exclusive: Manchester United caretaker manager shows calm character

Pat Davison's account of his interview with Ole Gunnar Solskjaer delves into the caretaker Manchester United boss' calm character.

Marcus Rashford explains how Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has improved him for Manchester United

Marcus Rashford says Manchester United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has been a "massive help" in improving him as a striker since his appointment.

Harrogate Town manager to star in TV documentary

It follows the life of a football manager.

Adil Rashid is one of the world's best ODI spinners, says Rob Key

Adil Rashid is England's best bowler in white-ball cricket. Certainly the most important.

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Showbiz

Revealed: What happens inside a celebrity freebie lounge

If you haven't heard of celebrity gifting lounges before, you're not alone.

The Favourite: How a story in a London newspaper led to 10 Oscar nominations

They say fact is stranger than fiction and that is certainly true of the film The Favourite.

'Shell-shocked' R Kelly arrested after handing himself in to police

R Kelly has been arrested after handing himself in to police to face 10 charges of aggravated criminal sexual abuse.

Shatterhand: 'Working title' for Craig's final Bond film raises eyebrows

The next James Bond film - the final instalment to star Daniel Craig - has been given the working title of Shatterhand, according to reports.

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Family

New project aims to improve mental health of children in care

North Yorkshire's one of nine authorities chosen to pilot the scheme.

Harrogate children enjoy cookery with local chefs

In a three-part series of sessions.

Walking football has arrived at Harrogate Town AFC

The football club now have their own team.

Can owning a pet make you live longer?

Pet owners are reaping the benefits.

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Health & Wellbeing

New project aims to improve mental health of children in care

North Yorkshire's one of nine authorities chosen to pilot the scheme.

Can owning a pet make you live longer?

Pet owners are reaping the benefits.

Hearing care and eyecare now available together in Starbeck

Have your eyes and ears checked at the same place.

Yorkshire schools urged to sign up to life-saving initiative

"Restart a Heart Day" is run by Yorkshire Ambulance Service.

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Food and Drink

Healthy fish and chips now available in Skipton

One restaurant is busting the stigma.

Harrogate children enjoy cookery with local chefs

In a three-part series of sessions.

Skipton Morrisons one of first to trial large paper bags

Morrisons is giving customers the option.

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Business & Money

Bonkers bingo is coming back!

Did you miss the last one?

Popular car showroom re-locates to Thorp Arch

Buying and selling new and used cars.

7 reasons to join this new Skipton gym

The first of its kind in Craven.

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Education

North Yorkshire children to perform in an online folk concert

It's to create more music opportunities for children living in rural and isolated areas.

Harrogate children enjoy cookery with local chefs

In a three-part series of sessions.

Cuts to Pupil Referral Units APPROVED

It means schools such asThe Grove Academy in Harrogate face an uncertain future.

Decision on "devastating" school cuts to be made TODAY

A group of parents and teachers are campaigning against the cuts to North Yorkshire's special education budget.

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