A Harrogate woman has written to the government urging them to change the restrictions preventing her from visiting her father in his care home. She says his mental health has deteriorated since seeing him in March.
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Eleven covid cases have been confirmed in the Harrogate district today.
A further eight cases of coronavirus have been recorded in the district today. This takes the total number of cases since March to 982.
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Weddings will be limited to 15 people from Monday. This has left many couples with difficult decisions to make but people in the Harrogate wedding industry have said the day can still be as special as before.
Indoor sports, involving more that six people, are banned from today under new covid restrictions. Harrogate indoor cricket league and a cheer squad have had to suspend training.
A National Trust report today describes the UNESCO World Heritage site in Ripon’s historical connection to slavery. John Aislabie, who owned the Studley Royal estate during the 18th century, was bribed by the South Sea Company, which sold slaves, to promote its campaigns in government.
Headmaster Jonathan Webb sent a letter to parents today saying a “small” number of pupils would be sent home to self-isolate. It is the sixth school in the district to confirm a case of coronavirus.
Andrea Stark, from Harrogate, and Jacqui Hargrave, from Knaresborough, are due to set off on Friday. They will raise money for the Samaritans and Saint Michael’s Hospice.
The Castle Creamery in Knaresborough has raised £300 for local charity Frank’s Fund by donating proceeds from sales on one of the final afternoons of its summer season.
The player development centre at Harrogate Town – which offers coaching to children – has shut for two weeks following a positive case of coronavirus.