Saint Michael’s urges local community to ‘go purple’ for Hospice Care Week

Saint Michael's Hospice is encouraging people to 'go purple' and support the charity for Hospice Care Week. The week, organised by Hospice UK, runs from 4th-8th October to raise awareness of the important role hospices play in their communities. And Saint Michael's in Harrogate will be displaying their signature purple colour throughout their community shops and the Victoria Shopping Centre [...]

By |September 14th, 2021|Categories: Community, News|

Sunflower walk opens near Boroughbridge in memory of former radio presenter

A Boroughbridge business owner has created a 'sunflower walk' in his 20-acre field in memory of former BBC radio presenter Dom Busby. David Sowray, who owns The Log Shed, is aiming to raise £40,000 for Dom who died in June from a brain tumour. Lifelong friend David, who went to school with Dom, is inviting families to the sunflower field [...]

By |September 13th, 2021|Categories: Community, News|

Harrogate community group launch wellbeing cafe

Harrogate volunteers have launched a weekly space to allow members of the community to work on their mental and emotional wellbeing. Renew HG1, which is part of the Renew Wellbeing group, is hosting a regular wellbeing space from Harrogate Baptist Church. The idea behind the weekly event is that people are given a community space to get together and engage [...]

By |September 13th, 2021|Categories: Community, News|

Martin House Children’s Hospice launches ‘Strictly’ inspired fundraiser

A children's hospice based in Boston Spa has launched a Strictly Come Dancing inspired fundraising event. Martin House Children's Hospice is hunting for couples to take part in 'Strictly Get Dancing' - with the winners scooping a Glitter Ball trophy. It's all to raise money for the hospice that cares for babies, children and young people with life-limiting conditions. Reigning [...]

By |September 7th, 2021|Categories: Community, News|

Harrogate Library to host ‘activities fair’ for local clubs and societies

Harrogate Library will be hosting an 'activities fair' to allow the community to find out more about local groups, clubs and societies. Members of various Harrogate clubs, including music, games, cycling and dance, are being invited along to have a stall and chat about what they do. Organisers are hoping the fair will encourage people to engage with local groups [...]

By |September 6th, 2021|Categories: Community, News|

Victoria Shopping Centre to host ‘fun-draiser’ in aid of children’s charities

Harrogate's Victoria Shopping Centre will be hosting a fun day this weekend in aid of two children's charities. The centre are taking part in the 'One Great Day' event on Saturday (4th September) which will include free face painting and a raffle. Families can attend from 11am-3pm with prizes available from the centre's retailers and local stakeholders - as well [...]

By |September 2nd, 2021|Categories: Community, News|