Ripon Recycling cleans up with Dyson contract

Ripon Recycling Cleans Up With Dyson Contract

A North Yorkshire waste management business is cleaning up after being awarded a contract to recycle components from defunct vacuum cleaners. Each month Ripon Recycling, based on Pannal Business Park, takes delivery of thousands of Dyson machines, which are then stripped of parts that can be recycled. In addition, the business – which started less than a decade ago with ... Read More »

Traffic collision near Spofforth


A road traffic collision was reported at 10.06am 30 October 2014 on the A661 between Spofforth and Wetherby near Linton Lane There were three vehicles involved – Fiesta, Vauxhall Zaifra and Suzuki. No serious injuries occurred as a result of the incident, although some people taken to Harrogate District Hospital with minor injuries. The road was cleared and reopened at ... Read More »

Body found under viaduct in Harrogate


Police were called at around 9.15pm on Wednesday 29 October 2014 after a member of the public reported finding a body near the old viaduct on Railway Road in Harrogate. Police and Paramedics attended the scene and sadly, a 38-year-old man from Harrogate was pronounced dead at the scene. Offices believe there are no suspicious circumstances surrounding his death and ... Read More »

Harrogate darts roundup


Week 4 – Division 2                                             Pyd                 Won              Sng               Prs             Pts Bilton Umpires                           4                       4                  18                 5                23 Stonebeck                                   3                       3                  15                  7                22 Bilton Bowlers                           4                        2                  13                  7               20 Wellington Inn                           3                       2                  11                  6                17 Graham Gotts in action this week against an in form Stephen Walker “Harlow Club v Manhattan Dales” Results this week in the ... Read More »

Free parking spaces created for Harrogate Christmas fair

A thousand free park & ride spaces are to be created in Harrogate next month (November) for what is likely to be one of the busiest shopping weekends of the year. Visitors to the Country Living Christmas Fair at Harrogate International Centre (HIC), will now be able to leave their cars at The Yorkshire Event Centre (YEC) in Wetherby Road ... Read More »

Yorkshire choir director shares love of music in Lincolnshire

and Sing! played a significant role in the Tour de France Grand Départ, including playing at the gala dinner at Harrogate’s Royal Hall

A professional singer turned choir director has been proving there are no boundaries when it comes to singing. Rhiannon Gayle spends her working life in Harrogate and Skipton, leading choirs of up to 100 in a range of pop and rock rehearsals and performances. She and her Rock Up and Sing! choirs are so well known in Yorkshire, they were ... Read More »

Harrogate Rugby Club welcomes Scandanavian visitor

The contingent of Scandinavian visitors with HRUFC president John Finnegan (far left) at the Claro Road ground

Harrogate Rugby Union Football Club (HRUFC) played host to a contingent of Scandinavian visitors keen to learn more about the game in Yorkshire. The eight visitors from Norway, Sweden and Denmark plus representatives from the Rugby Football Union and Yorkshire Rugby Football Union were at the club’s Claro Road ground as part of the Rugby Football Union’s ‘Unity Project’ which ... Read More »