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Joe Maiden Memorial Service

EXCLUSIVE Many thanks to BBC Radio Leeds who granted us exclusive access to record this special moment. We all loved Joe and interviewed him on many occasions at the Harrogate Shows, a lovely man with a fountain of knowledge. Great loss to the community. Joe Maiden 14 November 1941 – …

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Visiting Ripley Castle, Harrogate, Yorkshire

While visiting the Harrogate Flower Show I had time to visit Ripley Castle which can be found 15 minutes from Harrogate city centre. It was while I was walking around the grounds that I learnt of the sad news that Joe Maiden had passed away a few hours earlier.

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Giant Veg hits Harrogate

It’s been another successful year for the growers at the annual Harrogate Autumn Show and the Giant Vegetable Competition. Single tomatoes big enough to feed the whole family, to cabbages that would keep an entire street fed for months. Joe Atherton from Nottinghamshire took the 1st prize for the Heaviest …

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