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Halloween Isn’t For Everyone …


Halloween is great fun for many people. Although it’s roots are traditionally Pagan, this celebration has been adopted the world over and children love to dress up in costumes and make-up and go round local neighbours ‘trick or treating’ whilst adults party into the small hours !

However, not everyone likes Halloween and there are some who do not want to participate in these celebrations and that’s ok – but their choice must be respected too. After all, you don’t want to disturb elderly households or those with poorly people etc…

It is a local tradition that homes with a lit pumpkins outside their doors are happy for ‘trick or treaters’ to knock.  If you are unsure and cannot see any pumpkin or lights on just walk on to the next house – let the kids play “spot the lantern” as it makes a great fun game for them.

If you would prefer not to participate, we have a series of posters from North Yorkshire Police which you can print out and maybe display one of them in your window or on your door on the evening to let people know if you don’t want to be disturbed.


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Rachel Porter Knaresborough Now - A local community magazine which started in September 2010. I came on board in February 2011 as a co-owner for 3.5 years and then purchased the other half in late 2014. We produce our magazine on a monthly basis in both a printed and online format, celebrating local community, events and businesses. We are THE MOST COMPETITIVE advertising medium in the Knaresborough area and do our level best to support all local businesses with their advertising needs whilst also providing a valuable and readable magazine to our readers for free. We also host an interactive website with an online magazine, business directory and events calender to name but a few of its offerings.


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