Harrogate care home to hold recruitment day for potential healthcare workers

A care home in Harrogate is set to host a recruitment open day for people to find out more about a career in care. Belmont House in Starbeck is holding the open event on Wednesday 22nd September. The event aims to give visitors the opportunity to learn more about a career in care, chat with managers, or interview for specific [...]

By |September 17th, 2021|Categories: Harrogate, News|

Rochdale grooming gang prosecutor joins Harrogate Literature Festival lineup

A criminal lawyer who successfully oversaw the prosecution of the Rochdale grooming gang and former BBC presenter, Stuart Hall, is joining the line-up of guest speakers at next month’s Raworths Harrogate Literature Festival. During a 24-year career, Nazir Afzal OBE, a former Chief Crown Prosecutor for North West England and a former Director in London, has prosecuted some of the [...]

By |September 17th, 2021|Categories: Harrogate, News|

Leeds sporting celebrities head to Harrogate to unveil new ping-pong parlour

A number of Leeds sporting celebrities will be heading to Harrogate next week for the unveiling of a new ping-pong parlour. Harrogate BID (Business Improvement District) is opening the parlour at the Victoria Shopping Centre in the town. And ex-Leeds United Manager David O'Leary, Leeds Rhinos director Gary Etherington, Leeds Tykes Captain Jake Brady and England Table Tennis Head Performance [...]

By |September 17th, 2021|Categories: Harrogate, News|

Unique networking event for military partners arrives in Harrogate

A unique event and the only one of its kind in the UK will be arriving in Harrogate next month. SMSpouses Live is a networking event for military spouses and partners looking to further their knowledge and skills in social media. And the exclusive event will take place on 19th October at the Great Yorkshire Showground in Harrogate from 10am [...]

By |September 17th, 2021|Categories: Harrogate, News|

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|

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|