Denise Wiand said the original Damn Yankee was a huge success when it first opened with queues of excited people down Station Parade looking forward to the classic American fare and lively atmosphere that it became famous for.
Family-run horticultural nursery is celebrating 100 years since its founding this month. The business has sold over 220 million plants to businesses across the country.
Harrogate Borough Council has created a flower mural in Harrogate town centre to celebrate 100 years of Soroptimist International. The organisation aims to educate and empower women through services in the community.
Holders of a valid National Lottery ticket or scratch card can use them to get discounted entry tickets to Ripon’s museums up until Sunday. It’s part of National Lottery Open Week.
Aldborough was the administrative centre of the Roman empire in northern Britain, which inspired Dunesforde Vineyard owner Ian Townsend to commission the huge mural. It features almost 1,400 people, 86 horses, 18 dogs, a tiger fighting a gladiator in the amphitheatre and a vineyard.
You might not heard of him, but today is Sir Robert Barrie Day. He was a Royal Navy officer who fought against the USA in the 19th century and is buried in the Harrogate district. The Canadian town named after him is twinned with Harrogate.
A Harrogate academic has released a book detailing the escapades of the female heroes of the Special Operations Executive during the Second World War. One member of the SOE completed her wireless training in Harrogate before evading German forces for 3 years.
Fifty-six years ago, BBC reporter Julian Pettifer came to Knaresborough to explore the legend of the town’s prophetess. As well as making a wish, he left behind a glove at the cave’s dropping, or petrifying, well.
Harrogate Historian Malcolm Neesam takes us back to a time when Harrogate boasted seven cinemas. Pictures were big business and with the advent of “talkies” the number of cinemas grew.