Easter changes to waste and recycling service – including garden waste

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.

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Council consults on plans for new homeless accommodation in Starbeck

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.

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