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£2.5million taken yearly in Harrogate street parking but plans to increase significantly

North Yorkshire County Council has put forward proposals for parking charges to apply in Harrogate during evenings and on Sundays – both times are currently free parking times in the ...

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Swinton Park’s bird of prey centre welcomes baby owl ‘Neeka’

Swinton Park have welcomed the arrival of four week old Neeka. Neeka was bred in Scotland and will fly in the Bird of Prey Centre’s Experience Days when she is ...

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Harrogate Soap Box Derby 2014

Green light for Harrogate Soap Box Derby

The Harrogate and District Round Table are all set to run the 2nd Soap Box Derby on 8 August 2015. Taking place in Harrogate’s Valley Gardens, the event will see ...

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Pinewods Harrogate

ASDA staff supporting Pinewoods planting project

A further 1000 wild flowers have been added to the green community space at Irongate Field created by the Pinewoods Conservation Group (PCG). The plants, funded by the ASDA Foundation, ...

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(L to R): Richard Grafton, Andrew Freestone and Sarah McIntosh

Richard Grafton Interiors team raises £2,000 in aid of children with cancer

Richard Grafton and a team from his Harrogate-based interior design store and the adjacent new architectural interiors showroom, Grafton Freestone, have raised £2,000 by completing the Leeds Half Marathon earlier ...

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Paul Thirlwell Joins Harrogate Town AFC

Harrogate Town AFC has welcomed midfielder Paul Thirlwell to the team. Paul, 36, has recently spent just over 8 seasons at Carlisle United where he made over 220 appearances, scoring 7 ...

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Retired York vicar jailed for indecent assault of girl under 13 years

A retired vicar who indecently assaulted a young girl over forty years ago has been jailed following a trial at Kingston Crown Court. Graham Gregory, 79 (10 March 1936) of ...

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£35,000 raised by Acorn charity cyclists

The Acorn Charity Sponsored 100k Bike Ride took place recently raising for the second year running funds in excess of £35,000. The Acorn Bike Ride is in its ninth year ...

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Ashville to host junior modern biathlon

Harrogate’s Ashville College is host a Junior Modern Biathlon taster event for children across the region in Years 3-6. Being held on Sunday, 7 June 2015, the event comprises of ...

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Actress Gaynor Faye presents 2014 winners, The Woolly Sheep Inn, with their award

Record number of votes raises the bar for Yorkshire’s favourite pub competition

The finalists have been announced for Yorkshire’s Favourite Pub 2015 after a record-breaking year of voting. The final ten will now go head to head hoping to be crowned winner ...

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Personal links fuel earthquake fundraising

Personal connections to communities affected by the Nepal earthquakes have prompted Rossett School students to give their all to the fundraising efforts. Sixth form student Rina Biswarkana, 17, is originally ...

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Volunteer drivers from the Little White Bus service in the Upper Dales

North Yorkshire’s dedicated volunteers

People across North Yorkshire are being encouraged to support their neighbours and their communities as Britain celebrates National Volunteers Week (1 – 7 June) The nationwide event is aimed at ...

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Man receives head injury during violent incident in Knaresborough

Police in Knaresborough are appealing for witnesses following a violent incident in the town that left a man with a head injury. The incident occurred on Jockey Lane in Knaresborough ...

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Hotel du Vin manager Steven Hodgkinson and head chef David Hitditch

New team at Hotel du Vin

Harrogate Hotel du Vin has a new general manager and head chef. Head chef David Hilditch has worked as sous chef at Hotel du Vin Harrogate for the last year.  He ...

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Sue Burrell with Derek Richardson, North East programme director, Openreach

Superfast North Yorkshire completes main phase of work

The main phase of pioneering multimillion pound network is complete with around 150,000 premises now with access to fibre. Further major investment is set to make the technology available to ...

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Marcus Boardall, deputy chief executive of Reed Boardall, with finance director Sarah Roberts

Promotions strengthen board at Reed Boardall

Boroughbridge – based temperature controlled storage and distribution business Reed Boardall is strengthening its board with the appointment of Sarah Roberts as finance director and Marcus Boardall as deputy chief ...

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The Avalon Group Harrogate Team

National report shows local charity’s support amongst the best in the UK

Harrogate based social care charity The Avalon Group have been included in a national report detailing the impact of their Shared Lives service and how it has become the safest ...

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Tour de France choir to mark anniversary with spectacular concert

A musical extravaganza by the choir which performed at the official Gala Concert of the Tour de France will be held on the first anniversary of the Grand Départ. Rock ...

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North Yorkshire Police informing the public through a series of exhibitions

North Yorkshire Police have invited residents to attend public exhibitions to discover the key trends that are shaping the police service. “Policing in North Yorkshire” will take place at the ...

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Ashley Fulcher remains wanted for prison recall

It is two weeks since a court warrant was issued for the arrest of Ashley Fulcher. Fulcher, 24, was released from prison on licence in May 2013, but has subsequently ...

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