Mobile safety camera routes week commencing Wednesday 4 March 2015

speed van

Enforcement locations for North Yorkshire Police’s mobile safety cameras for week commencing Wednesday 4 March 2015. The mobile safety cameras will be in operation at the following sites at various times over the coming week. Cameras will not be in use all day, every day. The locations were accurate when this news release was produced. Due to operating constraints, our ...

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New defender at Harrogate Town

Harrogate Town

Joining Harrogate Town AFC on a month’s loan yesterday, just in time to make his debut that evening against Gainsborough Trinity, was Grimsby Town defender Paul Walker. Paul (19) signed for Grimsby straight from leaving school in 2013 and, according to the Mariner’s website “went on to be one of the most impressive players in the youth team.” Paul made ...

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School collection point boosts foodbank donations

Jan Bathurst and Tony Gould of Harrogate Foodbank sort through some of the donations from Rossett School, ready to distribute them to those who need help

A pilot charity project at Rossett School has proved so successful, it has been expanded for the rest of the school year. In the autumn term, English teacher Graham Neal, who volunteers at a foodbank, suggested setting up a collection point in school for members of staff. It was so popular that the collection was opened to all students and ...

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Henshaws to sell mugs to Hunters

Nicholas Baines and Liam Parry from Henshaws deliver their mugs to John Waterhouse, Director, and Bethan Collins, Marketing Administrator at Hunters

Students at North Yorkshire’s leading specialist College for young people with disabilities have won another order from the business world as part of their work experience programme. This time, the students at Henshaws College, based in Harrogate, have worked with staff from Henshaws Print Service to supply promotional mugs for Hunters, one of the region’s leading estate agents. Henshaws employability ...

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Planning approval for Harrogate Borough Council’s new £9 million headquarters


Harrogate Borough Council’s plans to move to new £9million headquarters at its Knapping Mount has been giving planning approval by the Council’s planning committee. The proposed development would see the council’s staff relocating from five Harrogate town centre offices to a single building. The site, which is located off King’s Road out of the town centre, has been occupied by Harrogate Borough Council ...

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14+ Skills Academy students learn some recruitment lessons

Craig Burton

Craig Burton, CEO of The Works Recruitment, paid a special visit to the 14+ Skills Academy students at Harrogate College on Monday to motivate and inspire 35 14-16 year olds with his story of rags to riches. Craig is a well-established Chairman/Storyteller/Speaker/Presenter/People Person and founded The Works in 1991 and built a great client portfolio of brilliant companies. He recruited ...

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Chinese and French travel buyers visit Harrogate

Savouring fat rascals: Andrew Jones MP (centre) with Chinese travel buyers

Over 40 travel buyers from China, France and Belgium have visited the Harrogate District during a tour by Visit Britain. Notable delegates included representatives from TravelWeekly China, Shanghai Airlines, Brittany Ferries and La Quotidienne. Some of the visitors dined at B.e.d Restaurant, while others took in Harrogate’s historical Turkish Baths, explored RHS Garden Harlow Carr and enjoyed fat rascals from Bettys where they ...

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Harrogate Borough Council’s Big Bike Bash on 20-21 June


Harrogate Borough Council has announced details of a new cycling festival which will be held in Harrogate this summer. The ‘Big Bike Bash’, which is a joint venture between the council and Pennine Events, will take place in Harrogate on Saturday 20 and Sunday 21 June. Harrogate Borough Council have said they have awarded a  contract of £65K to a single supplier, rather ...

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Poll: Harrogate Borough Council £9 million new offices: planning decision this week


The planning application for the new-build council offices at Knapping Mount comes before the Planning committee at Harrogate Borough Council this week. The application comes in advance of a final decision about whether to go ahead with the new-build at all, which is scheduled to come before council, after the May elections, in July this year. There are currently two viable options for ...

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Harrogate man charged with making threats to kill


A 47-year-old man from Harrogate is due to appear at Northallerton Magistrates’ Court today (2 March 2015) charged with two counts of making threats to kill. The charges relate to an incident in Rehab Bar on Parliament Street in Harrogate during the early hours of Saturday 28 February 2015. Although charges have been brought in this case, police are still urging witnesses to ...

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