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Parents want countryside school visits

With the climate emergency high on the general election agenda, a survey by CPRE, the countryside charity, has revealed that 96 per cent of parents think it is important for children to experience green spaces first-hand and spend time in the natural world.

Health
Karen Sitek.

Festival draws in crowds

Expectations were surpassed as around 350 people flocked to the inaugural KarenFest fundraiser which boosted Cancer Research UK fund by £75,000.

People
Stories to inspire

Stories to inspire

A former soldier who was injured in Afghanistan and a former triathlete who lost her legs in a car crash visited Rossett School recently to talk about their experiences and the impact that living with a disability has had on their mental wellbeing.

Education
Pupils shine in theatre shows

Pupils shine in theatre shows

Talented Ripon Grammar School pupils excelled on stage and off in a series of ambitious student-led theatrical productions that played to packed houses over two nights.

Education
Festive play could star on TV

Festive play could star on TV

Harrogate-based Brackenfield School could see its Christmas play taken from the school hall to millions of TV screens across the UK after being named as a finalists in Virgin Media’s Christmas Stars contest.

Education
Celebrating the festive season

Celebrating the festive season

It makes a pleasant change to see clear blue skies and bright sunshine through the window rather than the recent dark skies and heavy rainfall as I write my monthly diary, said Mayor of Wetherby Coun Galan Moss.

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Tadcaster developers grow

Tadcaster developers grow

Tadcaster developers Kyme Homes have broken ground in the creation of a £1.6m collection of family homes in a rural hideaway coveted by TV and movie celebrities.

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