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Red Nose Day 2017: Are you doing something funny for money?

Friday is Red Nose Day, and we want to share your celebration!

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At least 15,000 sheep were killed in dog attacks last year, report Sheepwatch UK.  Picture by Tony Johnson.

Police evidence bid to press for tougher livestock attack laws

A thorough examination of the laws around livestock worrying has been launched by police in order to identify how farms can be better protected against dog attacks.

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Julian Norton, right, and former Herriot trainee Peter Wright, who run the Skeldale Veterinary Centre in Thirsk.  Picture : Jonathan Gawthorpe

Channel 5 confirm TV return of The Yorkshire Vet

The success of TV’s The Yorkshire Vet – based at the original James Herriot practice in North Yorkshire – has seen Channel 5 commission two new series.

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PET HATES: A survey of young drivers has revealed their top five anxieties.

Breaking down is top of rookies’ worry list

THE TOP five fears for young drivers has been revealed.

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VIDEO: Sir Michael Parkinson named Head of Interviews for Yorkshire Tea

Sir Michael Parkinson has been appointed Head of Interviews for Yorkshire Tea to whip the hiring process into shape.

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Yorkshire's celebrity bus the Northern Dalesman faces funding cut

Yorkshire's celebrity bus the Northern Dalesman faces funding cut

A rural Yorkshire bus service which shot to fame when it appeared on a reality TV show could be axed.

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VIDEO: The Tinnitus Clinic launches pioneering treatment in Yorkshire

Tinnitus sufferers are being offered pioneering treatments with the launch of a leading new audiology clinic in Yorkshire.
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Asda is selling white roses to symbolise Yorkshire

War of the roses: Asda sells white bouquets for Yorkshire patriots

If you're a proud Yorkshire resident, buying red roses for your beloved can leave you conflicted.
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The three stainless steel heart-shaped 3D printed bead designs on a CABLE bracelet.

Valentine's Day shoppers loving 3D printed Sheffield stainless steel jewellery

Valentine's Day shoppers are falling in love with amazing new 3D printed stainless steel jewellery made in Sheffield.
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There were 900,000 incidents of illegally dumped waste across England last year.

Landowners need help to deal with flytipping

Farmers are pleading for more support from local authorities to relieve the growing burden of a fly-tipping epidemic which is blighting the countryside.

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Brothers James and Adrian Potter at their environmentally friendly farm in Catton, North Yorkshire.  Photo Credit: Charlotte Graham

‘Hen-centric’ approach sees biomass boost egg production

A family-run free-range egg producer has made hen welfare a hot selling point after installing biomass boilers and expanding its supply chain.

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Pic: North Yorkshire Fire & Rescue Service.

Major road closed while elderly man is airlifted to hospital in North Yorkshire

A busy route in North Yorkshire is shut after an elderly man had to be airlifted to hospital following a crash.
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Lettuce shortage is just the tip of the iceberg

Lettuce shortage is just the tip of the iceberg

Supermarkets are rationing vegetables after a Spanish growing region was hit by flooding.

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Ian Bell, chief executive of the Addington Fund, prepares to tuck into his charity breakfast, joined by hosts Chris and Christine Ryder. Standing, from left, are Barclays regional agricultural manager Ian Robson, Craven Cattle Marts general manager Jeremy Eaton, CCM director Kevin Wilson and Barclays regional agricultural director John Pinches (s).

Blubberhouses couple celebrate successful farmhouse breakfast fundraiser

A breakfast bonanza hosted at the deputy mayor of Harrogate’s farm home in Blubberhouses raised an impressive £8,000 for national farming charity the Addington Fund.

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For sale: Moorland retreat with ‘£1m painting hidden inside’

BY ANY standards it is an attractive proposition for a well-heeled property hunter: an idyllic residential farm, nestled in the North York Moors and set in ten acres of woods and grassland.

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Firms showcase wares in parliament

Firms showcase wares in parliament

Award-winning local producers were invited to showcase their products at an event in the Houses of Parliament last week.

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Gambling site reveals Britain's most inappropriate bets

Gambling site reveals Britain's most inappropriate bets

The age the Queen will live to, the next celebrity to die and Angelina Jolie's next boyfriend.

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Award organisers pictured meeting the new sponsors at a previous winning venue, Hales Bar, from left, Tim Dewey, Simon  Cotton, Caroline Bayliss, Amanda Wilkinson and David Ritson.

 Picture: Destination Harrogate (s).

Harrogate Hospitality and Tourism Awards 2017 - Nominate now

Destination Harrogate is this week launching the ninth annual Harrogate Hospitality & Tourism Awards, complete with two new awards and sponsors for 2017.

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Leeds Bradford Airport boosts New York flights roster

Leeds Bradford Airport boosts New York flights roster

Leeds Bradford Airport will increase its service to New York this year after announcing seven charter flights.

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A waitress outside Bettys in Harrogate. picture mike cowling jun 16 2015

Bettys enjoys its best Christmas sales growth as demand soars

Iconic Yorkshire business Bettys is celebrating its most successful Christmas in the company’s near 100 year history, with demand particularly strong across online.

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