Direct link to the hospital proves a hit

Transdev Harrogate

A brand-new bus route which provides a direct weekday link for patients to Harrogate District Hospital has launched into service. Routes 4 and 5 will take passengers from Harrogate Bus Station every hour and drop them at Lancaster Park Road via Mowbray Square Medical Centre. They are the brainchild of Transdev and Harrogate & District NHS Foundation Trust who have ...

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New service to help prevent youth homelessness in Harrogate


The youth homelessness charity SASH is looking for more volunteers in Harrogate to help provide a new service for vulnerable young people aged 16-25. SASH prevents young people from becoming homeless by offering them a room in the home of a volunteer. The charity already helps young people in Harrogate through its Nightstop emergency accommodation project and it is now ...

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All set as work starts on major new Harrogate tennis centre

(L to R) are head of Barber Titleys property department, Richard Davis, a partner, with Nigel Bentley of Harrogate Spa Tennis Centre. Work on Phase One of the centre is in progress in the background

Building work is underway on Phase One of a major new multi-million pound ten-court tennis centre in Harrogate. Construction work follows almost ten years searching for a site and complex planning and funding negotiations by Spa Lawn Tennis Club whose chairman, Nigel Bentley, has worked on the scheme virtually full time since retiring in 2011. Phase One follows exchange of ...

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Video: Mr and Miss Harrogate Fitness 2015

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Gambaru Gym in Harrogate hosted the Mr and Miss Harrogate Fitness on Wednesday (20 May 2015) The event saw 10 categories being judged by a team of professional judges in front of a packed audience of supporters. The results Mr Athletic Chins & Dips Stu Bleasdale Tim Smith Mr Athletic Physique Stu Bleasdale Tim Smith Under 18’s Matt Power  Ben ...

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Harrogate charity works with exam hidden heroes

Hettie Flynn (left) of the Carers' Resource with young carer Ruth Mellor, who is a Year 12 student at St Aidan's School, Harrogate

A Harrogate charity is working with schools to support a group of “hidden heroes” through the most challenging time in their educational life. As the exam season gets into full swing, the Carers’ Resource has developed a list of “top tips” to help teachers identify those pupils who are forced to juggle schoolwork with the added daily demands of looking ...

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York Place in Harrogate to be resurfaced

Harrogate Road

North Yorkshire County Council is to resurface York Place in Harrogate between North Park Road and Queen Parade. York Place has been highlighted as a priority for repair and the work is being done as part of the County Council’s capital highways programme. Work is scheduled to begin on Tuesday 26 May and last for five nights between 7pm and ...

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Nando’s opening in Harrogate


Nando’s, the international casual dining restaurant group is opening on Harrogate’s Parliament Street as part of the town’s restaurant quarter which includes Jamie’s Italian and Bar & Grill. Nando’s already has a network of restaurants in Yorkshire but this will be the first in Harrogate. Nando’s is currently being fitted out in the 3,000 square foot property next to Jamie’s ...

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