Man banned from driving after doubling speed limit through his own village

A man has been banned from driving at Harrogate Magistrates' Court after speeding through his own village. Reece Dunn from Skelton was caught travelling at 86mph in a 40mph just a few hundred metres from his home. The offence was recorded by a safety camera van before the Safety Camera Team Investigation Unit attended his home two days after the [...]

By |September 16th, 2021|Categories: Harrogate, News|

Harrogate businesses vote against plans to pedestrianise James Street

A poll of Harrogate businesses has shown the majority are against plans to reduce Station Parade to a single carriageway and permanently close off James Street to traffic. The joint Harrogate District Chamber of Commerce, Harrogate BID and Independent Harrogate survey – which was sent to in excess of 900 businesses - comes ahead of the next round of consultation [...]

By |September 16th, 2021|Categories: Business, News|

Skipton primary school joins Yorkshire multi academy trust

Parish C of E Primary School, Skipton has started the new academic year as a member of the multi academy trust, Yorkshire Causeway Schools Trust. The staff at Parish Primary will be supported by a newly formed governing body, which will include representatives of the local Skipton community as well as staff and parent governors. Joining eight other primary and [...]

By |September 16th, 2021|Categories: News, Schools|

What can we expect from Harrogate’s first ever Climate Action Festival?

Saving the planet can be fun! That’s the message from organisers ahead of the launch of the first ever Harrogate District Climate Action Festival (CAFé). The three-week event will be launched at Harrogate College on Saturday 2nd October with 60 exhibitors talking about, and showing, how they are adapting to secure a more sustainable future. The launch event is free [...]

By |September 16th, 2021|Categories: Harrogate, News|

A Christmas Carol production to be held in town that inspired Charles Dickens’ story

Malton market place will play host to an immersive production of 'A Christmas Carol' later this year. Theatre company Be Amazing Arts will bring Charles Dickens' famous story to the town, involving audiences at various local hotspots. And it was Dickens' connection with Malton that drew the production company to the North Yorkshire town. James Aconley, Producer, said: "When we [...]

By |September 16th, 2021|Categories: News|

Fashion-inspired restaurant launches art house exhibition space

A Harrogate restaurant inspired by fashion photography is set to become an 'art house' as it launches its exhibition space. Fashion House Bistro on Swan Road is lending its walls to the creations of international painter Lisa Izquierdo. Lisa, a close friend of owner David Dresser, is exhibiting a selection of work from her collections next Monday (20th September). David [...]

By |September 16th, 2021|Categories: Harrogate, News|