Harrogate Spring in new deal with Yorkshire County Cricket Club

Harrogate Spring Water sales and marketing director Rob Pickering  and marketing manager Nicky Cain with Yorkshire and England cricketers, left to right, David Willey, Adil  Rashid and Liam Plunkett

Yorkshire County Cricket Club and Harrogate Spring Water have done a deal for the 2016 and 2017 Championship seasons for sponsorship of the media centre in the iconic Carnegie Pavilion at Headingley. As well as players on the pitch, sports journalists will now also quench their thirst in the newly-branded Harrogate Spring Water Media Centre…

Police investigate after red kite killed on Nidd farmland

Police are appealing for information after a red kite was killed in a shocking act of cruelty. On Saturday 23 April 2016, a walker found an injured red kite on farmland near Nidd, Harrogate. The bird was taken to an avian specialist vet, but unfortunately its wing was so severely damaged that it had to…

Driving bans for Harrogate father and son bikers caught riding at 100mph

Northallerton Magistrates

A father and son who were clocked riding their motorbikes at more than 100mph by an unmarked police rider have been banned from driving. Steven John Maloney, 58, and his 30-year-old son Ashley Richard Maloney – both from Harrogate – were caught speeding on roads between Tadcaster and Sherburn in Elmet. They were followed by…

May Bank Holiday changes to refuse and recycling service

Harrogate Borough Council is reminding residents that there will be changes to collection dates for waste and recycling during the two May Bank Holiday weeks. There will be no collection on Monday 2 May or Monday 30 May.  Collections will be made the day following the usual collection day. Below are details of the revised…

Equipment theft from ambulance outside Harrogate Hospital

Ambulance

The Yorkshire Ambulance service has had a theft of equipment from an ambulance parked outside Harrogate District Hospital. Police are investigating the incident and are appealing for witnesses and information. The incident was at the Accident and Emergency entrance, just off Lancaster Park road at around 5:20am A North Yorkshire Police spokesman said: Police were…

Harrogate’s Junior Doctors out on strike

Harrogate strike

Junior Doctors in Harrogate have once again joined the national strike with medical staff on the Wetherby road near to Harrogate hospital and a group in the town centre. This is the first strike that has included emergency cover. They received many supportive toots from passing cars, but also a few derogatory shouts. The Junior…

SRA appeal sees Harrogate solicitors suspended for involvement in tax avoidance schemes

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Two solicitors originally fined £15,000 by the Solicitors Disciplinary Tribunal (SDT) for their involvement in operating tax avoidance schemes have been suspended for three years at a new hearing. Richard Chan and Rajob Ali were partners of Abode Solicitors in Harrogate when the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) closed the firm down in October 2013. The…

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