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North Yorkshire fire service launch water safety video for Drowning Prevention Week

North Yorkshire Fire & Rescue Service have launched a video to warn young people of the dangers of drinking and entering open water. The video has been released to coincide with Drowning Prevention Week, which runs from 19th-26th June. It's [...]

North Yorkshire fire service launch water safety video for Drowning Prevention Week2021-06-17T15:51:55+01:00

Two people taken to hospital after police incident on Woodfield Road

Two people have been taken to hospital after a major police incident on Woodfield Road in Bilton this morning (Thursday). Armed police were called just after 7am and, after a four-hour road closure, arrested a 30-year-old man on suspicion of [...]

Two people taken to hospital after police incident on Woodfield Road2021-06-17T15:44:21+01:00

Local businesses join campaign to complete Harrogate Girlguiding centre

A number of Harrogate businesses have joined the fundraising campaign to complete the build of the Birk Crag residential centre. The Birk Crag Centre is Girlguiding North Yorkshire West County’s new activity, training and residential centre and has been in construction [...]

Local businesses join campaign to complete Harrogate Girlguiding centre2021-06-17T15:33:37+01:00

Over 7,000 Harrogate schoolchildren set to take part in ‘Walk to School Day’

More than 7,000 schoolchildren from 20 schools in the Harrogate district will be walking to school tomorrow (Friday) for 'Walk to School Day.' The event, created by environmental group Zero Carbon Harrogate, is the first of its kind in the [...]

Over 7,000 Harrogate schoolchildren set to take part in ‘Walk to School Day’2021-06-17T09:04:09+01:00

GALLERY: Your ‘Pets of Summer’ entries so far

Our 'Pets of Summer' competition with Rabbit Hill Country Store is well underway - and we've been inundated with your fantastic photos! We’re looking for the best summery picture of your pet… They could be sat with you sipping cocktails [...]

GALLERY: Your ‘Pets of Summer’ entries so far2021-06-17T08:31:16+01:00

Harrogate bus firm completes low-emission campaign

The Harrogate Bus Company has completed its mission to meet the UK's toughest emission standards. The bus firm, whose buses serve people and communities across the Harrogate district and into West Yorkshire, now operates a fleet of vehicles which are [...]

Harrogate bus firm completes low-emission campaign2021-06-16T16:38:26+01:00

Harrogate venue set to host famous ‘wine and cheese party’

An online wine and cheese company from Manchester is hosting a 'wine and cheese party' in Harrogate later this month. Decent Drop's 'Chat Cheese, Get Wined' event will be at Starling Independent Bar Cafe Kitchen on Sunday 27th June. The [...]

Harrogate venue set to host famous ‘wine and cheese party’2021-06-16T16:09:30+01:00

Duchess of Kent Bridge in Ripon set to undergo essential maintenance

A two-week essential maintenance scheme on the Duchess of Kent Bridge in Ripon will begin later this month. North Yorkshire County Council bridges team will begin the work on Monday 28th June. Councillor Mike Chambers, member for Ripon North, said: [...]

Duchess of Kent Bridge in Ripon set to undergo essential maintenance2021-06-16T15:10:09+01:00