Two injured on A59 between Harrogate and Skipton

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Aa 19-year-old woman and a male passenger has been  injured in a collision on the A59 between Harrogate and Skitpon. The singe vehicle collision happened at around 7pm on Thursday 18 September 2014, at Kex Gill Farm near Hazlewood, between Skipton and Harrogate. A white Seat Ibiza, which was travelling towards Harrogate, left the road and rolled down an embankment ... Read More »

Two arrested over suspicion of affray


North Yorkshire Police were called at around 11.20am on 19 Sept 2014 after reports of an altercation on Station Parade in Harrogate. Officers attended the scene and arrested two men, aged 19 and 24, on suspicion of affray. Both men remain in police custody for questioning. Nobody was injured in the incident. Any witnesses are urged to contact Harrogate police ... Read More »

Executive Producer leaves Harrogate Theatre after 10-years service

Kevin Jamieson takes up a new role in Manchester from Harrogate Theatre

Kevin Jamieson has left Harrogate Theatre after 10-years to become Senior Producer at a new culture hub in Manchester called HOME Jasper Gilbert has also been appointed as Technical Director and Head of Production. Both will be involved in delivering the artistic aims of the organisation, with Jasper Gilbert working across theatre, visual art and film, and Kevin Jamieson on ... Read More »

Wanted Harrogate man urged to hand himself in


Police in Harrogate are appealing for the public’s help to locate a wanted man. Kevin Robert Lewis, aged 31 and of Station Square, Harrogate, is wanted for recall to prison as he has breached the conditions of his release licence. Lewis was sentenced to two years and four months’ imprisonment in March 2013, after being convicted of burglary. He was ... Read More »

Business in Yorkshire theme to breakfast event

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Barry Dodd CBE, the Chairman of the York and North Yorkshire with East Riding Local Enterprise Partnership and Heather Parry, Deputy Chief Executive of the Yorkshire Agricultural Society were keynote speakers at the recent Raworths Breakfast Club event at Bettys’ Imperial Rooms. The event was attended by an audience of over 45 invited local business owners and directors. Barry Dodd ... Read More »

Cyclists conquer Yorkshire’s toughest charity challenge


More than 100 people tackled one of Yorkshire’s toughest cycling challenges on Sunday to raise money for Yorkshire Cancer Research. Participants in The Dales Rider were able to choose from ‘The Gear Grinder’, a 65 mile circular route which weaved its way through hills and valleys of the Dales to the historic market town of Masham and back, or ‘The ... Read More »

Girls basketball launches in Harrogate


A weekly basketball session has been launched this week at St Aidan’s CE High School. This is following on from delivering basketball to over 400 girls in Harrogate during the summer term and forming a long term partnership between St Aidan’s CE High School, Leeds Force Basketball and North Yorkshire Sport. They are aiming to provide the opportunity for all ... Read More »

New Premier Inn opens


A 107-room Premier Inn with direct access to the Harrogate International Centre has recently opened its doors now offering delegates a total of 321 bedrooms where guests have direct access to the conference centre. The Harrogate International Centre has said it has been working for the past 18 months to strengthen business links with Harrogate’s accommodation industry. Harrogate International Centre Sales manager, ... Read More »

Richard Grafton sees further expansion with new £100,000 architectural interiors showroom

Grafton Freestone directors Andrew Freestone (left) and Richard Grafton outside the firm’s new showroom on the Ginnel in Harrogate

Richard Grafton Interiors has announced further expansion with a dedicated showroom for its joint venture architectural interiors business Grafton Freestone. The new 1,000 sq ft showroom, adjacent to Richard Grafton Interiors’ existing 3,000 sq ft premises on The Ginnel in Harrogate’s Montpellier Quarter, is the latest in a series of investments that has seen the business grow to 12 staff ... Read More »