To celebrate the arrival of the Tour de Yorkshire into the Harrogate district on Sunday 6 May, Harrogate Borough Council has given grants to
Harrogate Borough Council have released the nominations for the Borough Council Elections on 3 May 2018. Many of the Ward boundaries have changed, but
New government legislation is set to give Harrogate Borough Council expanded powers to assist families and single people who are at risk of becoming homeless.
The Homelessness Reduction Act 2017 will increase the ways in which the council can provide advice and assistance to prevent and relieve homelessness at an earlier stage than before.
Harrogate Borough Council has 40 homes across the district to offer to first time buyers as part of its Shared Ownership scheme.
The houses are a mixture of new build properties and properties bought from the open market to sell on a shared ownership basis.
Under the Shared Ownership scheme, the houses will be offered for sale on a part rent, part buy basis. This enables first time buyers to take the first step on the property ladder by buying a share of their home – usually between 25 and 75 per cent – and paying rent on the rest.
Harrogate Borough Council is reminding residents that there will be changes to their waste and recycling collection dates over the Easter holidays.
There will be no collections on Good Friday 30 March and Easter Monday 2 April, and for some customers collections will be earlier than their normal schedule.
The Harrogate Community Safety Hub is helping reduce the crime in the town, using a two weekly hub. It has delivered a reduction in calls to the police and associated services.
A public consultation has begun on plans for accommodation for single homeless people in Starbeck.
Harrogate Borough Council is looking to develop a site at Spa Lane in Starbeck, to provide 19 self-contained units – some with disabled access – for single people who urgently need temporary accommodation.
The council has drawn up plans to develop on the existing temporary car park and former veterans hut on the Spa Lane site and wants people give their views on the proposals before it puts in a formal planning application.
Members of the action groups Keep Green Hammerton Green and Keep Kirk Hammerton Green hand delivered 582 objection forms on behalf of villagers to Harrogate Borough Council’s office ahead of the deadline for comments about the Draft Local Plan.
After a unanimous vote by HBC’s Planning Committee on 13.03.18 to reject plans for up to 80 dwellings at Rowden Lane (HM4&5) local residents
The area near to the church is currently flooded, with water being directed away from the church and homes using sandbags, boarding and anything