Harrogate, Craven & Wharfedale headlines - Page 606

Taking part in Bed Race 2012?

Stray FM has spoken to teams preparing to take part in this year's Great Knaresborough Bed Race.

Papers go compact

Local newspapers hit the shelves in tabloid size, ending 176 years of broadsheet history in Harrogate.

Tour bid gets backing of MPs

An early day motion has been tabled in Parliament to support efforts to bring the start of the Tour de France to Yorkshire in 2016.

A&E staff feel the heat

Harrogate District Hospital's Emergency Department has seen its busiest ever week, as people take advantage of the good weather.

Guard assault investigated

An appeal for witnesses has been launched following an unprovoked attack on a train conductor as he opened the train doors at Starbeck railway station.

School receives second malicious e-mail

Rossett Acre Primary School in Harrogate has been closed again, less than 24 hours after receiving its first bomb threat.

Static caravan tax U-turn welcomed

Skipton and Ripon MP Julian Smith has welcomed a decision to scrap proposals that would have seen 20% VAT placed on static caravan sales.

First-hand talk of Falklands battle

Former paratrooper is giving a special talk about his involvement in leading the final attack at Goose Green in the Falklands.

Police centre faces fundraising challenge

St Andrews Police Treatment Centre, in Harrogate, seeks to match a Home Office grant of £500,000 to pay for vital refurbishment.

Harrogate biker in 4x4 collision

Man in his 50s one of two motorcyclists airlifted to hospital on Sunday following a collision near Kirkbymoorside.

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UPDATE: Missing Yorkshire boy found safe and well

Police thank people for sharing the appeal.

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Emmerdale stars in surprise wedding at Harrogate's Ripley Castle

Guests were only given 45 minutes notice of what was going on.

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