North Pole post office returns to Harrogate

Children across Harrogate will have somewhere to post their letters to Santa from tomorrow (Friday 26th November). The North Pole Post Office from Harrogate International Festivals is back after its successful debut last year. The festive feature – designed to bring some winter cheer to the town – will be open right up to Christmas Eve. Harrogate International Festivals has [...]

By |November 25th, 2021|Categories: Community, News|

Mayor and Mayoress join celebrations as £85,000 distributed to local community groups

Local community groups came together to celebrate £85,000 distributed through THE LOCAL FUND for the Harrogate District in 2021. Local Community Groups, the Mayor and Mayoress of Harrogate, the High Sheriff of North Yorkshire, Councillors and supporters met at The West Park Hotel in Harrogate last Tuesday (16th November). And celebrations were in full swing after a bumper year of [...]

By |November 24th, 2021|Categories: Community, News|

Harrogate Hospital charity to host outdoor Christmas market

Harrogate Hospital & Community Charity will be holding an outdoor Christmas market this weekend. Held at Harrogate Railway Athletic FC, the market will take place on Sunday 28th November from 11am-7pm. More than forty craft stalls will be available, selling Christmas decorations, candles, gifts and edible delights - from luxury hot chocolate and coffee to oven-fired pizza. And a special [...]

By |November 22nd, 2021|Categories: Community, News|

Broadcasting legend set to switch on Wetherby Christmas lights

It's Wetherby's big Christmas light switch on later this week - and they're set to be joined by a very special celebrity guest. Broadcasting legend Chris Kamara, famous for his antics on SkySports, will be switching on the lights on Thursday (25th November). The football commentator will be joining colleague Bray Law, who will be comparing the events throughout the [...]

By |November 22nd, 2021|Categories: Community, News|

Social care workers bust job ‘myths’ in North Yorkshire’s biggest ever recruitment drive

With more than 20,000 jobs across hundreds of organisations, the social care sector in North Yorkshire is vast. Those working in it – including support workers, home managers and nurses – often say it is helping others that makes care one of the most rewarding careers out there. But there are myths and misconceptions about the sector which the county’s [...]

By |November 15th, 2021|Categories: Community, News|

Disability Action Yorkshire open its doors to Resurrected Bites and Canaan Warehouse

A Harrogate charity has opened its doors, and warehouse, to two local organisations in a partnership that will benefit low-income families as well as disabled learners. Resurrected Bites and Canaan Warehouse, which also includes Harrogate Clothes Bank, have now found a new home within Disability Action Yorkshire’s Hornbeam Park headquarters and learning centre. Whilst Resurrected Bites was established in 2018 [...]

By |November 11th, 2021|Categories: Community, News|