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Darts round-up – Ian Malkin 11 dart game “pure class”


League Week 10 Division 1 News Harrogate Consevatives Club 6 – 3 George & Dragon Ian Malkin was the player of the week during a tough fixture for the undefeated Cons Club Mahoosive, as he defeated Kanresborogh player Jack Martin 2-0, the first leg gave glipses of Malkins mood as he checked out in 18 Darts, and finished 161 in 6, his ...

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Xmas getaway at Leeds Bradford

LBA Airport

Leeds Bradford Airport (LBA) are preparing for the busiest ever Christmas and New Year with 100,000 passengers expected to pass through the airport over the 2 week holiday period. The festive rush tops off another successful year for the airport which has seen more than 3.2 million travel through the terminal. Over the festive period thousands of passengers will be ...

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New timetables released after Eddie Brown Tours drops Harrogate bus services


North Yorkshire County Council has confirmed that bus services previously operated by its contractor Eddie Brown Tours will continue, but there will be changes to the timetables and providers The County Council stepped in after Eddie Brown Tours withdrew from services with only a day’s notice in early December. The authority worked with other contractors and provided some of its own ...

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DJ Trev’s essential guide

Dj Trev

Two weeks in the life of someone with no life. First things first, whenever I write something “disposable”, like essentially ALL of my writing is, but more pertinently for example: a title suggesting I have no life, I inevitably get some acquaintance coming up to me, doing that thing where they put their head slightly to one side, and saying ...

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Engage Mutual members approve merger with Family Investments

Engage Mutual

Harrogate- Engage Mutual announces today that, following the board’s recommendation to merge with Family Investments, the members of Engage Mutual have voted in favour of the proposed merger, which will form one of the UK’s largest mutual insurers with over two million customers. Family Investments’ members have also voted in support of the move, paving the way for the creation ...

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County council look to make savings on school transport


North Yorkshire County Council is launching a consultation on proposals to change its policy for providing home to school transport. School travel pass to increase from £480 to £550 per annum Free transport to remain for primary age children living over 2 miles away Free transport to children over 8 who living over 3 miles away Discretionary free transport removed ...

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Charity cash stolen in Pateley Bridge nursery break-in

101 Police

Thieves broke into Sunflowers Nursery on Low Wath Road, Pateley Bridge, at sometime overnight between Wednesday 17 December and Thursday 18 December 2014. They gained entry through a window facing the road and took cash collected for a cancer research charity. Officers are appealing to anyone with information about the burglary to get in touch. PC Bill Hickson, of Pateley Bridge ...

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Two more handbag snatches reported in Harrogate

Harrogate Police

Police in Harrogate have reissued their appeal following two further incidents of handbags being snatched. This brings the total reported to four in the past eight days. Officers are urging members of the public to be on their guard and are appealing for any information to help them identify the suspects. In the third reported incident, at around 12.15pm on ...

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Harrogate Water Brands strengthens sales team with Diageo and Britvic recruits


Harrogate Water Brands has appointed former Regional Director of Diageo Wines Europe as Sales & Marketing Director to spearhead its sales and marketing strategy. Rob Pickering, who has 24 years of experience within the drinks sector, was previously responsible for the development and management of the Diageo Wines portfolio in Europe and Canada. During his time at Diageo, Rob was ...

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County council target saving £887K on budgets relating to disabled children and young people and their families

County Hall

North Yorkshire County Council has set a target to save £887K on budgets related to disabled children and young people and their families. The decision was made on the 9 December 2014 at the North Yorkshire County Council Executive. North Yorkshire County Council is to consult on the new strategy which they say provides more flexible and targeted support for the social ...

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