Motorists will be able to park in the Victoria car park on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays free of charge after 3pm. Electric buses will provide free travel on Sundays.
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The Harrogate fundraising group for Guide Dogs is supporting a UK-wide fundraiser next month to support guide dog owners. Local guide dog owner, Kate Hammond, says her dog Sheba was a “life changer”.
The government has relaxed rules to allow shops to extend their opening hours, but local independents have said they will have to see if it is worth it. Harrogate shops say the profits have to match the additional costs.
Families were informed yesterday after eight infections were confirmed. Year 11 pupils were preparing to take mock GCSEs this week and will now sit some of the exams at home.
HACS Group staff took the tree, which was selected at a competition in Harrogate last month, from York to London. Prime Minister Boris Johnson hailed the 20 ft tree as the ‘first step to bringing us some festive cheer’.
Staff and trustees from Harrogate Mind have challenged themselves to walk 1932 miles to raise funds for the charity and promote the benefits of exercise on your mental health.
The Halifax bank on Market Square was the town’s final remaining bank. Halifax has said the branch is set to close in spring 2021.
The pair wanted to do their bit to support the school. The funds will go towards getting the school some new play equipment.
The local Conservative association’s decision has been met with criticism, the local Lib Dems said it was “inappropriate” to accept the money. The association insists it was necessary to cover areas such as rent and staff wages.
No work Christmas parties could spell disaster for Harrogate’s catering companies. Another busy season of events has seen cancellations as the district heads into tier two restrictions next week.
The charity Artizan International is opening a cafe within its shop, on Oxford Street in Harrogate, next Spring. It will be offering internships to members of the deaf community to train them to work within the catering industry.