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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

SIX crews called to Spofforth fire as blaze spreads to nearby outbuildings

As many as SIX crews of firefighters were called to an outbuilding that caught alight in Spofforth yesterday (Tuesday 15th June). Crews from Harrogate, Knaresborough, Ripon, Acomb, Wetherby, Moortown and the water bowser from Tadcaster responded to an outbuilding fire [...]

SIX crews called to Spofforth fire as blaze spreads to nearby outbuildings2021-06-16T10:40:26+01:00

Harrogate schoolchildren pen letters to lonely care home residents

Harrogate schoolchildren have written letters and handcrafted butterflies to hand to lonely care home residents as part of Loneliness Awareness Week. Saltergate Schools have teamed up with Vida Healthcare, a specialist dementia care home provider, to bring joy and happiness [...]

Harrogate schoolchildren pen letters to lonely care home residents2021-06-16T10:23:29+01:00

Shortlist revealed for Harrogate’s top crime-writing prize

Six authors have been shortlisted for the Theakston Old Peculier Crime Novel of the Year - the most prestigious award in crime-writing. The coveted prize, presented by Harrogate International Festivals, is now in its 17th year and aims to celebrate [...]

Shortlist revealed for Harrogate’s top crime-writing prize2021-06-16T09:52:05+01:00

GALLERY: Harrogate BID stages first ‘BID Club’ of 2021 for local business owners

Harrogate BID (Business Improvement District) has staged its first BID Club of 2021. The event, held in Cedar Court Hotel’s Tipi on The Stray, was limited to a maximum of 30 people to comply with ongoing Covid restrictions. In addition [...]

GALLERY: Harrogate BID stages first ‘BID Club’ of 2021 for local business owners2021-06-16T09:37:04+01:00

Wetherby man charged with motoring offences following 15-mile pursuit

A 33-year-old man from Boston Spa, Wetherby, has been arrested and charged following a 15-mile pursuit. The man was arrested after failing to stop for officers in Harrogate town centre shortly before 5pm on Monday (14th June). This led to [...]

Wetherby man charged with motoring offences following 15-mile pursuit2021-06-16T07:54:31+01:00

Harrogate Fake Festival cancelled due to lockdown extension

The Harrogate Fake Festival has been cancelled following the extension of lockdown restrictions. The event was due to be held on the Stray on Saturday 17th July - just two days before the new 'freedom date' when lockdown rules will [...]

Harrogate Fake Festival cancelled due to lockdown extension2021-06-16T07:48:35+01:00

Work to install new swimming pool at Ripon Leisure Centre takes shape

The multi-million pound investment project at Ripon Leisure Centre is progressing as work to install the swimming pool takes shape. Once complete, the facility on on Dallamires Lane will provide a new six-lane 25-metre pool, modern changing rooms, sauna site, [...]

Work to install new swimming pool at Ripon Leisure Centre takes shape2021-06-15T17:06:45+01:00

‘Sounds in the Grounds’ concert to go ahead despite lockdown extension

The upcoming 'Sounds in the Grounds' concerts in Harrogate and York will go ahead - despite the extension of lockdown restrictions. The outdoor music event complies with current Covid-19 guidelines and the event will go ahead as planned on 25th, [...]

‘Sounds in the Grounds’ concert to go ahead despite lockdown extension2021-06-15T16:56:15+01:00