Appeal to find missing 15-year-old girl


North Yorkshire Police are asking members of the public to report any sightings of missing 15-year-old Kiera Meldrum. Kiera was reported missing from the Humberside area on Monday 20 October, however, police believe she is now in the York area. She is described as white, around 5ft tall, with long, brown hair and hazel coloured eyes. Kiera has made contact ... Read More »

Acceleris appointed by Nexus to support ambitious growth

Acceleris Director and Head of PR Louise Vaughan

PR agency Acceleris has cemented its reputation as one of the UK’s leading motor sector communications agencies having been appointed by Nexus Vehicle Management – the leading provider of corporate vehicle rental in the UK. Leeds-based Nexus provides businesses with flexible rental solutions spanning over 500,000 cars and commercial vehicles from more than 1,700 locations around the country. Nexus was ... Read More »

Harrogate Choral Society remembrance concert to feature Sarah Fox

‘They shall grow not old as we who are left grow old.’ These stirring words set to music by Edward Elgar are central to The Spirit of England. This rarely heard work of remembrance is being performed on 8 November 2014  by Harrogate Choral Society under their conductor Andrew Padmore This year marks the centenary of the outbreak of World ... Read More »

Harrogate woman to lie naked in protest on world vegan day

A recent human flesh demonstration

A PETA Supporter from Harrogate will ask shoppers to spare a thought for animals killed for food. Rose Patterson, a 25 year-old photographic arts student from Torrs Road in Harrogate, will join around 100 other PETA supporters to lie nearly nude in a heap in Trafalgar Square on 1 November 2014 in order to encourage passers-by to have compassion for ... Read More »

UPDATE – Serious collision in Harrogate


This is an update following the serious collision on Oatlands Drive in Harrogate. It involved a cream coloured Fiat Panda and a silver and blue mountain bike, both travelling from the direction of York Place. The collision occurred near the junction of Slingsby Walk footpath near St Aiden’s School. The cyclist, a local man in his 50’s was taken to ... Read More »

UKIP MEP to speak at Harrogate & Knaresborough Branch Meeting


UKIP MEP Steven Woolfe is the guest speaker at the party’s Harrogate & Knaresborough branch meeting this coming Monday. (27 October 2014). Mr Woolfe, who is migration and financial affairs spokesman, will be sharing the Old Swan Hotel platform with local Prospective Parliamentary Candidate (PPC) County Councillor David Simister, and branch chairman Alan Henderson. Coun Simister, who represents Bilton and ... Read More »

Serious collision in Harrogate


Emergency services are at the scene of a serious collision in Oatlands Drive in Harrogate. It was reported at around 7.17am on the morning of Thursday 23 October 2014 and involves a man on a pedal cycle and a car. The road is currently closed and is expected to remain closed for several hours. Any witnesses to the incident are ... Read More »

Student chosen to compete for England

Rossett School student Thomas Henley, centre, has been chosen to compete for England’s taekwondo team this November. He is pictured with the winner of the under 80kg senior category at the British National Championships in 2014, and Olympic bronze medallist Lutalo Muhammed.

An international competition awaits a Rossett School student after he was selected for a place on the Team England taekwondo squad. Year 13 student Thomas Henley, 17, will compete in both the junior and senior categories at the Commonwealth Championships in Scotland this November. It follows his success at the national championships, when he won gold in the junior advanced ... Read More »