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 Business Collective, a group of small business owners from Knaresborough working to bring "events and vibrancy" to the town. A [...]

By |January 19th, 2022|Categories: Knaresborough, News|

Katherine Jenkins spotted filming in Knaresborough

Katherine Jenkins was spotted filming in Knaresborough yesterday (Wednesday). The opera singer was seen at Knaresborough Castle filming for an upcoming episode of Songs of Praise. The BBC programme features a number of inspiring hymns and songs together with uplifting stories from around the UK. Katherine Jenkins at Knaresborough Castle (Photo: Sharon Cullen) The episode, expected to air [...]

By |January 13th, 2022|Categories: Knaresborough, News|

Two weeks left for Knaresborough residents to have their say on future of council services

There are just two weeks left for Knaresborough residents to have their say on how the town should be run under major changes coming to council services. Knaresborough Town Council has received hundreds of responses to a survey launched in December but is now urging more people to share their views on local government reorganisation which could see the town [...]

By |January 12th, 2022|Categories: Knaresborough, News|

Mobile banking van returns to Knaresborough on market day

A Barclays mobile banking van service will be returning to Knaresborough again tomorrow (Wednesday) on market day. Harrogate Borough Council has been working with providers to address the banking issues in the town. After trialling the mobile van in May, Barclays began providing the service again towards the end of 2021. There are no cash or counter services, but [...]

By |January 11th, 2022|Categories: Knaresborough, News|

Yorkshire Vet star visits Knaresborough for Channel 5’s ‘Our Great Yorkshire Life’

The Yorkshire Vet star Peter Wright has been visiting Knaresborough as part of the latest episode of 'Our Great Yorkshire Life.' The brand new show first aired on Channel 5 last Thursday (6th January) and will feature the lives of people living across Yorkshire. And in this week's episode, Peter takes a boat ride on the River Nidd in Knaresborough [...]

By |January 10th, 2022|Categories: Knaresborough, News|

Van driver tests positive after roadside drugs wipe near Knaresborough

A transit van driver has been arrested after testing positive on a drug wipe in Flaxby, near Knaresborough. Police pulled over the red Ford Transit van in the village on Wednesday 5th January 2022. After a search, the driver was found to be in possession of a class B drug. Sgt Paul Cording said: "The vehicle was stopped by my colleague [...]

By |January 7th, 2022|Categories: Knaresborough, News|