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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

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

Police appeal for witnesses following sexual assault in Harrogate

Police are appealing for witnesses following a sexual assault on a 17-year-old girl in Harrogate. The incident occurred as the victim was walking along Kings Road towards Coppice Drive at around 3.50pm on Monday (14th June). She was approached from [...]

Police appeal for witnesses following sexual assault in Harrogate2021-06-16T14:58:41+01:00

Great Yorkshire Show to go ahead despite lockdown extension

The Great Yorkshire Show will go ahead as planned - despite the extension of lockdown restrictions. Organisers had been waiting for confirmation from NYCC Public Health to determine whether the event could go ahead. But today they've revealed that the [...]

Great Yorkshire Show to go ahead despite lockdown extension2021-06-16T14:47:55+01:00