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Yorkshire Tea...isn't from Yorkshire?!

A Twitter user found himself confused when he messaged Yorkshire Tea to ask which part of the county is used for growing tea leaves.

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Kate Rusby recently released the album Life in a Paper Boat.

Music interview: Kate Rusby

Folk singer Kate Rusby is on her now customary, and very popular, pre-Christmas tour. She spoke to Duncan Seaman.

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IN CONCERT: Martin Roscoe appears as part of the Sundy series.

Classical: Harrogate Sunday Series

I was on holiday in the Lake District twelve years ago, and there chanced upon a concert given by music students. The Heath Quartet were among them just playing a movement from a Haydn string quartet, and I was so impressed I followed it up with an unscheduled and highly enthusiastic review.

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Travelodge reveals Leeds guests’ weirdest requests

Travelodge reveals Leeds guests’ weirdest requests

As a receptionist at a budget hotel, you’d be pretty surprised if a guest asked you to help make them a costume for the Leeds Carnival.

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Betty Davidson. Image: North Yorkshire Police

Harrogate school’s catering boss jailed for stealing £98,000 of dinner money

A catering manager at a Harrogate high school has been jailed for stealing nearly £100,000 of dinner money over eight years.

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The piano man

The piano man

Ahead of this month’s Yorkshire dates with his Rhythm and Blues Orchestra, Jools Holland spoke to Duncan Seaman.

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Hope & Social

Gig preview: Hope & Social album launch at Brudenell Social Club, Leeds

Hope & Social’s newly released fifth studio album, Feel, is a cheery affair.

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Yorkshire school governor denies historic sex offences

Yorkshire school governor denies historic sex offences

A former chairman of the governing body of an independent North Yorkshire school has pleaded not guilty to 15 non-recent sexual offences involving two children and a man.

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Ed Harcourt. Picture: Steve Gullick

Music interview: Ed Harcourt

Ed Harcourt’s career is on the up again. He spoke to Duncan Seaman ahead of his appearances in Yorkshire this weekend.

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The Rolling Stones, 'Between The Buttons' photoshoot, Primrose Hill, 1966. Picture: Gered Markowitz

Music preview: Spirit of 66 at RedHouse Originals and The Club, Harrogate

Harrogate’s most rock ’n’ roll gallery is paying tribute to the momentous year England won the World Cup in an exciting day of art, live music and talk.

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Edward Smith with his son Joseph are cleaning the trophies for the Great Yorkshire Show.  Pictures: Simon Hulme

Applying the polish ahead of the GYS

It won’t get done by itself. Father and son Edward and Joseph Smith are the ones adding extra shine to this year’s Great Yorkshire Show in Harrogate.

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Contactless payment set-up hits the streets with flagship 36 bus service

BUS users will now find it easier than ever to get a ticket to ride on a flagship service in Yorkshire.

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Flaming Flower Pots! A Fairground of Fire to Set Harrogate Ablaze

Harrogate may be famed for its waters but the Spa town was transformed by fire last night, kick-starting a spectacular three-night display.

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This years Great Yorkshire Show will see around 130,000 visitors flock to the agricultural spectacle.  Picture: Simon Hulme

Great Yorkshire: Records for show taking place in uncertain times

Record entries have flooded in ahead of the return next month of England’s premier agricultural show, despite the industry’s cash flow crisis.

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Wayne Sharrocks pictured with the shrapnel wounds he suffered during a bomb blast in Afghanistan in 2011.

Soldier-turned-filmmaker, 26, who survived Afghan bomb blast to make ‘Life After War’ film

A life-changing IED blast could have robbed Lance Corporal Wayne Sharrocks of his sight and even his life.

Health
The Yorkshire Agricultural Society's new exhibition hall at the Great Yorkshire Showground, Harrogate, is now open for business.  Pictures: Gary Longbottom (GL1010/36a)

New £11.5m exhibition hall opens at Harrogate showground

It cost £11.5m and is the size of three-and-a-half Olympic-sized swimming pools, making it the largest single events space in the whole of Yorkshire and the North East of England.

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070616   Some of the Bettys and Taylors Corgi biscuits they have made to celebrate the Queens 90th birthday . (GL1010/33b)

Man bites dog thanks to Harrogate tea room’s royal birthday biscuit

They’re no strangers to creating specialities fit for a queen, but the latest royal offering from the bakers at Bettys in Harrogate has a distinctly four-legged flavour.

Eating Out
Matt Collins.

Brave Harrogate dad’s dual effort for charity

When Matt Collins felt a twinge in his back 18 months ago he thought little of it.

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Days Out: RHS Harlow Carr, Harrogate

Days Out: RHS Harlow Carr, Harrogate

Ever wanted to become the next Bear Grylls and learn how to make a catapult, start a fire or pitch a woodland tent? Then make sure you pay a visit to RHS Harlow Carr, in Harrogate, this May half term.

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Elderly woman rescued from blaze at Harrogate flat

FIRE crews rescued an elderly woman following a blaze in a bedroom at a flat in Harrogate this morning.

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