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Bike found in the Bilton area of Harrogate

Bilton Bike

A bike has been recovered in the Bilton area of Harrogate. It is a full suspension Muddy Fox in black. If it is your bike or you know the owner then please contact PCSO James Skaith on James.Skaith@northyorkshire.pnn.police.uk or call 101 and quote 147 NYP-23072014-0147   Read More »

Theft of bike valued at £4,500

cold bath bike

The Trek Speed Concept tri road bike was stolen at 10am on Wednesday 23 July 2014, outside a sandwich shop on Cold Bath Road. The bike, which is blue and white, is valued at around £4,500, it also has oversized carbon tubing and distinctive tri-style handlebars. The thief was seen riding the bike into Valley Gardens. He is described as ... Read More »

Harrogate District residents to receive letter as electoral registration system changes


Next week, all residents in the Harrogate district will receive a letter through the post telling them about the biggest change to the electoral registration system in nearly 100 years. Harrogate Borough Council’s Electoral Registration Officer will write to over 120,000 people in the region. The letter will explain that a new, more secure, system of Individual Electoral Registration is ... Read More »

Harrogate Borough Council employee of the year 2014

Winner Nigel Ellerker & Councillor Jim Clark, the Mayor of the Borough of Harrogate

Knaresborough Castle groundsman Nigel Ellerker, has been named Harrogate Borough Council ‘Employee of the Year’. The popular gardener was presented with the award, which recognises the outstanding contributions of the council’s most dedicated employees, by Councillor Jim Clark, the Mayor of the Borough of Harrogate, at full council on Thursday 16th July. Nigel, who has worked for Harrogate Borough Council’s ... Read More »

North Yorkshire Police is good value for money says independent report


Chief Constable Dave Jones has (22 July 2014) welcomed a report judging North Yorkshire Police as “good” when it comes to providing value for money. The report called Policing in Austerity – Meeting the Challenge, issued today by Her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Constabulary, also rates North Yorkshire Police’s efficiency as “outstanding” and rates its financial planning for the future as ... Read More »

Disabled Harrogate man launches campaign to clear obstructions from pavements

Problem Parking! A car blocks the path of (from left) Coun John Fox, Nick Moxon and DisabilityAcation Yorkshire chief executive Jackie Snape

A Harrogate wheelchair user has launched a campaign to make people across the district think twice about obstructing footpaths with vehicles and wheelie bins. Nick Moxon – who lives at Disability Action Yorkshire’s residential home on Claro Road – has now called on Harrogate Borough Council, local councillors and the police to help him make the streets more accessible for ... Read More »

Changes at Household Waste Recycling Centres from 4 August 2014


From the 4 August 2014 North Yorkshire County Council will introduce charges for hardcore and rubble to all users of its 20 Household Waste and Recycling Centres. Materials that will be charged for include breeze blocks, bricks, ceramics (e.g. sinks and toilets), concrete, flag stones, gravel, hardcore, pottery, rubble, sand, slates, soil, stones, tarmac, tiles, window glass and plasterboard. Household ... Read More »

New Honorary Aldermen for the Harrogate District

Bill Hoult & Michael Newby

Two former Harrogate Borough councillors, with 43 years combined service, have been conferred with the title of Honorary Alderman in recognition of their long service and dedication to the district. Former Mayors of the Borough of Harrogate, Michael Newby and Bill Hoult, received the title at an Extraordinary Meeting of the Council on Wednesday 16th July. Mr Newby served on ... Read More »

Mobile safety camera routes Wednesday 23 to Tuesday 29 July 2014


Enforcement locations for North Yorkshire Police’s mobile safety cameras for week commencing 23 July 2014. A65 Clapham by-pass A65 Settle by-pass A629 eastbound Crosshills A629 Skipton by-pass A59 Beamsley Hill A65 Settle Crossing, Long Preston A65 Clapham by-pass (sewage works) A65 Settle by-pass (north) A19 Crathorne A61 Station Road, Thirsk A61Carlton Miniott at Eastwood Court A684 Morton on Swale A173 ... Read More »