Harrogate’s local radio station, HG1 Radio, has opened its new studio base close to the Town Centre – as part of a partnership with local business Doors Direct. The new studios have been built within the Doors Direct showroom on Claro Road, and will provide space for the station’s news, marketing, promotions and sales team – once Covid-19 restrictions allow – alongside HG1’s team of presenters. Managing Director, Dave Parker, […]

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Liverpool and Scotland great Ian St John dies aged 82 following illness

Former Liverpool and Scotland striker Ian St John has died at the age of 82. St John made 425 appearances for the Reds and scored 118 goals as a key member of Bill Shankly’s famous side of the 1960s. The Merseyside outfit confirmed St John died on Monday evening following illness. “We are deeply saddened by the passing of a true Anfield legend, Ian St John,” the club said. “The […]

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Nine out of ten in North Yorkshire get first choice secondary school

Almost 90 per cent of parents in North Yorkshire (89.87 per cent) secured their first secondary school preference for their child, continuing the high percentages of recent years. Of all North Yorkshire children who requested a school place, almost 94 per cent (93.98 per cent) received an offer from one of their top three preferences of secondary school. This year’s cohort of North Yorkshire pupils transferring to secondary school was […]

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Virtual visit to North Yorkshire by HRH The Earl of Wessex

His Royal Highness The Earl of Wessex paid a virtual visit to North Yorkshire to discuss and understand the many challenges faced in our region over the past year or so. Initially, HRH ‘met’ a number of leaders from the civic, emergency and other services, including the Chief Executive of North Yorkshire County Council, the Chief Constable of Cleveland Police, a Team Leader of Cleveland Mountain Rescue, the Chief Executive […]

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