Northern is running a reduced rail service between Harrogate and Leeds due to faults with the signalling system caused by a fallen tree yesterday.
Thomas is a writer and journalist who spent several years working in Vietnam and then Cheshire. He was most recently the editor of three national websites specialising in housing, local government and the environment. Thomas grew up in Harrogate and is delighted to be back home, covering the district’s news.
The HRH Group, which owns the Yorkshire Hotel, the Fat Badger and the White Hart in Harrogate, has so far declined to answer our questions about an alleged illegal New Year’s Eve party involving its managing director Simon Cotton. Mr Cotton denies the claims.
The proposals also include a hotel, outdoor swimming pool, spa and sports area, pub/cafe, farm shop, gift shop and activity hub.
Yesterday the Stray Ferret published claims that Harrogate hotelier Simon Cotton flouted covid restrictions by holding a party involving himself and 10 friends at the Yorkshire Hotel on New Year’s Eve.
Simon Cotton, of the HRH Group, is alleged to have held an illegal New Year’s Eve party for himself and 10 friends at the Yorkshire Hotel, asking staff to work and flouting covid rules. Mr Cotton denies the allegations.
Harrogate Borough Council blames a faulty computer ‘redaction algorithm’ for causing sections of a resident’s objection letter to a housing development at Granby Farm to be blacked out.
Officers on anti-poaching patrols stopped four 4×4 vehicles at 6pm on Sunday. None of the occupants could provide a reasonable excuse for being there during lockdown and were issued with fixed penalty notices for breaching covid regulations.
Tim Yarrow, who owns Harrogate-based DiveShack UK, told the Stray Ferret his proposed facility would be something ‘unique’ for the district.
Local groups met with representatives from Harrogate Spring Water on Wednesday last week, following earlier meetings in December, but they are yet to reach an agreement on where to plant trees to replace ones that would be lost.
Harrogate Grammar School head Neil Renton spoke to the Stray Ferret about a range of issues. including how pupils have adapted to home learning, the morale of their teachers, and what school for children of key workers in lockdown three looks like.
Vacant buildings at the Old Goods Yard, 2 Hutton Bank, which were previously used by companies such as Millennium Windows and Power Plastics, will be demolished to make way for the homes.