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 at Club Tropicana, dog-walking in the sunshine around the Stray, enjoying a lovely day in your back garden, or even [...]

By |June 17th, 2021|Categories: Knaresborough, News|

Police caution Knaresborough man after altercation with Sheffield United footballer

Police have cautioned a Knaresborough man and fined another following an altercation with Sheffield United forward Oli McBurnie last month. The incident occurred on High Street on Saturday 8th May and saw McBurnie arrested after video footage surfaced online. The video appeared to show two men mocking the footballer following Sheffield United's relegation, provoking a violent reaction. And North Yorkshire [...]

By |June 14th, 2021|Categories: Knaresborough, News|

Knaresborough arts and crafts centre celebrates Learning Disability Week

Henshaws Arts and Crafts Centre in Knaresborough is celebrating Learning Disability Week as it welcomes new 'Art Makers'. Learning Disability Week, organised by Mencap, takes place from 14th until 20th June and this year’s theme is art and creativity. Henshaws Arts and Crafts Centre works with disabled adults from the local community and has been forced to limit members and [...]

By |June 14th, 2021|Categories: Knaresborough, News|

Lauren Doherty awarded within Queen’s 2021 Birthday Honours List

A Knaresborough woman who has dedicated her life to teaching people about road safety has been recognised on the 2021 Queen's Birthday Honours List. Lauren Doherty was involved in a life-changing road accident in 2008 that left her completely paralysed and needing two assistants at all times. This lead her to launch 'Road Safety Talks' - a charity that aims [...]

By |June 12th, 2021|Categories: Knaresborough, News|

GALLERY: A look back at previous years of The Great Knaresborough Bed Race

As a result of the pandemic, a lot of historic events across the area have been forced to cancel plans for a second consecutive year - not least the iconic Great Knaresborough Bed Race. The event would have taken place today (Saturday 12th June) but was cancelled earlier this year due to safety concerns. Organisers Knaresborough Lions were unable to make [...]

By |June 12th, 2021|Categories: Knaresborough, News|

Two people seriously injured following Kirk Deighton collision

Two people have been hospitalised with serious injuries after a vehicle collided with a stone bus shelter in Kirk Deighton. The 75-year-old driver and her 51-year-old male passenger both sustained serious injuries in the collision and were taken to hospital for treatment. The pair were travelling from Knaresborough towards Wetherby in a red Suzuki Swift at around 4:45pm on Friday [...]

By |June 7th, 2021|Categories: Knaresborough, News|