New community defibrillator and CPR training at the Knox in Harrogate

The Knox pub in Harrogate has installed a community defibrillator.
At the weekend (24 March 2018), representatives from the pub, Harrogate Lions Club and Harrogate Community First Responders came together to officially launch the new defibrillator. Both the pub itself and the 999 ambulance control room have the PIN number for the cabinet.
The unit has been installed thanks to community donations and by the Harrogate Lions Club.

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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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Boroughbridge Lottery winners enlists racing drivers for charity song

A group of racing enthusiasts have swapped their driving gloves for microphones as part of a charity fundraiser and are steering their way to success up the iTunes charts.

The Autograss Allstars are 75 dirt track car racers from across the country who have stepped out of their comfort zone on the race track to enter the recording studio to raise vital funds for Cancer Research UK.

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