Helen Mackenzie, who won Harry’s Heroes last year, says ‘I was honoured to be the first Harry’s Hero – I am devastated that I am also the last’, in one of many tributes.
Tamsin worked for BBC News for 20 years. She was the former Head of BBC Yorkshire and the North West of England. As a radio and TV journalist and Editor she covered major events such as the Hillsborough Tragedy, the 7/7 Bombings and the trial of Harold Shipman. Tamsin has lived in the Harrogate area for the past 15 years.
This morning we report on a new specialist who has joined Elstob & Elstob’s team in Ripon and on a major refurbishment of a large Harrogate office block.
This Monday morning we report on investment in a well known Harrogate foodie institution and on a local estate agent raising money for a hospice.
Himalayan balsam may look pretty but it’s a real problem. Now Harrogate Borough Council has teamed up with scientists to fight its spread by introducing a rust fungus that only attacks the balsam.
Armstrong says he wants to stay at Town – “I knew it was somewhere I wanted to tie myself down to for a long time so I’m over the moon”.
A mass of pink t-shirts and tutus on the Stray can only mean one thing – it’s Cancer Research UK’s Race For Life. This year it’s on July 10 and the charity has put out a final call to get involved.
Having successfully created Harrogate’s first community owned woodland, the team behind Long Lands Common now have ambitions to create a forest where the public can forage for food.
The FBU says for a “chief fire officer to table cuts of this magnitude to emergency fire response in York, Harrogate and Scarborough just weeks before retiring is quite frankly appalling”.
Two neighbours who both work for the NHS told the Stray Ferret that their jubilee street party has brought the area together in a way that hasn’t happened before.
The dancers at Knaresborough Community Centre this afternoon dressed up for the special occasion. Trinity Dancing has been running the dances for 35 years.
Thousands gathered at historic venues across the district to witness the lighting of Jubilee beacons last night. The Stray Ferret was at Knaresborough Castle and Ripon’s Market Square to watch the moment they lit up the night sky.