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Harrogate business groups blast Station Gateway decision in joint letter to council

Harrogate Chamber, Harrogate BID and Independent Harrogate have claimed that the views of the business community have been "continually ignored" in a joint letter to Harrogate Borough Council regarding the Station Gateway project. The £10.9m scheme, funded by the tax [...]

Harrogate business groups blast Station Gateway decision in joint letter to council2022-01-19T17:22:58+00:00

The Old Deanery in Ripon to reopen as hotel after licence granted

The new business owners of The Old Deanery in Ripon have been granted a licence to reopen the 16th century building as a hotel, restaurant and wedding venue later this month. Hoteliers Rebecca Hill and Chris Layton took over the [...]

The Old Deanery in Ripon to reopen as hotel after licence granted2022-01-19T15:24:37+00:00

Harrogate College student eyes Paralympic gold in wheelchair fencing

An aspiring Paralympian from Harrogate is eyeing two gold medals - in fencing and in business. 17-year-old Emily Holder attends Harrogate College and is studying for her Level 3 BTEC National Extended Diploma in Business. Yet she is also in [...]

Harrogate College student eyes Paralympic gold in wheelchair fencing2022-01-19T14:33:35+00:00

Hold judgements on Otley Road cycle path, says campaign group

Harrogate District Cycle Action has urged people to hold their judgements on the town’s new Otley Road cycle path until it is completed in full. The first phase of the long-delayed cycle path between Harlow Moor Road and Arthurs Avenue [...]

Hold judgements on Otley Road cycle path, says campaign group2022-01-19T13:17:20+00:00

Harrogate charities to stage joint social care recruitment event

Two Harrogate charities have come together to stage a joint social care recruitment event being held in the town this Saturday (22nd January). Members of Disability Action Yorkshire and The Avalon Group will be at Everyman Cinema, on Station Parade, [...]

Harrogate charities to stage joint social care recruitment event2022-01-19T10:28:02+00:00

Couples needed for Strictly Come Dancing-inspired fundraiser

A children's hospice based in Boston Spa is looking for two more couples for its Strictly Come Dancing-inspired fundraising event. Martin House Children’s Hospice 'Strictly Get Dancing' will be starting rehearsals this Sunday (23rd January) in Wetherby for seven weeks. [...]

Couples needed for Strictly Come Dancing-inspired fundraiser2022-01-19T10:11:38+00:00

How was Harrogate high street affected by the pandemic?

Harrogate's high street had a "startlingly poor pandemic" according to research by the Financial Times. The report has looked at how the lockdowns and homeworking of the past two years have impacted high streets across the UK - looking specifically [...]

How was Harrogate high street affected by the pandemic?2022-01-19T10:03:08+00:00

Harrogate author Hilary Robinson to give talk at children’s book group

Local children’s author Hilary Robinson will give a special talk at the annual general meeting of Harrogate Children’s Book Group. The award-winning author will be giving a presentation and signing books from The Poppies Series - stories that explore the [...]

Harrogate author Hilary Robinson to give talk at children’s book group2022-01-19T09:40:13+00:00

Best-dressed Spring window competition launched in Knaresborough

Knaresborough shops are being invited to dress up their windows this Spring as part of a town-wide competition. The 'best-dressed' window competition is encouraging businesses to decorate their stores in a Spring or Easter theme. It's being launched by Knaresborough [...]

Best-dressed Spring window competition launched in Knaresborough2022-01-19T09:05:20+00:00

Annual charity weekend returns to Follifoot horseriding school

Follifoot Park Riding Centre near Harrogate is hoping to raise plenty of funds at its annual two-day charity event this weekend. The event will run on Saturday 22nd and Sunday 23rd January, with families able to meet the ponies at [...]

Annual charity weekend returns to Follifoot horseriding school2022-01-18T14:54:39+00:00