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Result: Con HOLD Harrogate

The Conservatives remain the largest party and hold a majority in Harrogate following yesterday's local elections.

Following a boundary review, the entire council was elected on Thursday with 40 seats being contested in 40 wards.

With more than half the seats declared, the Conservatives had enough seats to retain control.

New composition is as follows:

  • Conservatives - 31
  • Liberal Democrats - 7
  • Independents - 2

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Flooding between Leeds and Harrogate causes rail disruption

Credit: Network Rail

Flooding on a railway line between Leeds and Harrogate caused disruption this morning.

Trains are running at reduced speed.

“Shortly after 11:00, a signaller reported that there was flooding on the line between Leeds and Harrogate. Trains are currently running at a reduced speed through the area and we are sorry for any inconvenience which this causes.”

– Network Rail spokesperson
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