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County Council remain reluctant to work more closely with Harrogate over highways

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David Bowe is  the Director of Business and Environmental Services at North Yorkshire County Council. Part of his portfolio of responsibility is Highways. On the 6 July 2015 he addressed the Harrogate Borough Council, Overview and Scrutiny Committee, to talk about the issues that Harrogate has experienced with the various recent road developments. David Bowe said that a Harrogate transport ...

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Devolution in Yorkshire – where does the Harrogate District plant its flag?

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The Harrogate District will have to decide where to plant its flag if plans for an elected mayor and devolution in Yorkshire go ahead. Local authorities throughout Yorkshire, including Harrogate Borough Council, have entered discussions with other local authorities on what this means from a local perspective and what actions could be taken at district, county and regional levels. Most agree ...

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Harrogate district campaign to raise awareness of child sexual exploitation

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The Safer Harrogate District Community Safety Group has launched a new campaign to raise awareness within the district of Child Sexual Exploitation (CSE). The Safer Harrogate District has representatives from key partners from voluntary and statutory agencies including Harrogate Borough Council, North Yorkshire Police, North Yorkshire Fire & Rescue Service, NHS Harrogate & Rural District Clinical Commissioning Group, Probation Services, ...

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Harrogate Police Constable swapping boots for running shoes

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A police constable from the Harrogate Safer Neighbourhood Police Team has set herself a personal challenge and will be raising money for charity at the same time. PC Amanda Hanusch-Moore will be running the Great Cumbrian Half Marathon on 4 October 2015. Amanda said: This will be the  first half marathon that I have done and I am hoping to raise money for the Cystic Fibrosis Trust ...

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Neil McLean CBE Joins Harrogate District Foundation Trust

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Harrogate District Foundation Trust has said it is pleased to announce that Neil McLean CBE has joined the Trust as Non-Executive Director. Neil, who lives in the Harrogate area, brings with him a wealth of experience and skills. A well-known former lawyer, Neil was also Chair of the Leeds City Region Local Enterprise Partnership and Director of West and North ...

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Fatal cycle collision between Patelely Bridge and Grassington

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Police are appealing for witnesses after a fatal road traffic collision on B6265 Dibble’s Bridge, between Grassington and Pateley Bridge. The collision occurred at approximately 8.30am on Sunday 2 August 2015, when a pedal cycle heading towards Grassington, from the direction of Pateley Bridge, collided with the bridge throwing the rider over the bridge into the stream below. The rider ...

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Monarch Airlines to launch new route to Malaga from Leeds Bradford

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Monarch has added an additional 7 weekly flight frequencies to its summer 2016 schedule from Leeds-Bradford Airport including a new route from Leeds-Bradford Airport to Malaga on the Costa del Sol. Additional Leeds Bradford routes and frequencies now on sale for summer 2016 include: Leeds Bradford to Malaga​- ​new route – 3 x weekly flights Leeds Bradford to Naples​- ​2 x weekly flights The new summer 2016 schedule from Leeds Bradford also includes increased frequencies to Faro on the Algarve and ...

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Second annual junior cricket festival held at Ashville College

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More than 150 boys and girls from across the Harrogate District have taken to Ashville College’s sports fields for a one-day knockout cricket tournament. A total of ten U9 teams were playing in the event, the second year running the independent school has hosted the event, which was run in conjunction with Follifoot Cricket Club. Harrogate A, last year’s champions, ...

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Harrogate Town v Railway Athletic match report

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Harrogate Town retained the John Smiths Cup with a narrow 1-0 victory over local rivals, Railway Athletic. The game survived a torrential pre match downpour which kept the attendance down to a disappointing 410. Town made the early running and Joe Colbeck’s centre produced a measured header from Dom Knowles which the Rail defence cleared off the line. Rail were ...

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