By day Rio Goldhammer is a lecturer in music business at Leeds College of Music but by night he’s the snarling frontman for post-punk band, the 1919 – and he now wants to be West Yorkshire mayor.
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.
Ozgur Babat, the owner of Portofino Ristorante Italian restaurant on Albert Street, said he took action after the government voted down a Labour Party motion to extend free school meals over half-term and the Christmas holidays.
It is part of a Move to School initiative that encourages children and their families to leave their cars and take a different mode of transport to school, such as scooter, bike, on foot or even walking the family dog.
Last night’s vote against extending free school meals prompted some heated comments to the Stray Ferret against Harrogate district MPs Andrew Jones, Julian Smith, and Nigel Adams, who opposed the motion. But how many district pupils receive free meals and what are the implications?
Harrogate Town will be looking for a third league win on the bounce tonight when they head to Grimsby. The team is currently seventh in League Two, just two points behind leaders Cambridge United.
80 Knaresborough High Street, which dates back to 1764, was supposedly built on the site of another building where Oliver Cromwell stayed during the siege of Knaresborough in 1644 during the English civil war.
The proposal would change the faces of Green Hammerton and Cattal on the fringes of the Harrogate district forever. Residents have ‘grave concerns’ their views will be taken into account during the consultation.
Harrogate Borough Council said Rebecca Burnett had left the position with immediate effect to concentrate on her full-time job as marketing manager at Transdev Blazefield.
The Harrogate Town Supporters Group Facebook page hailed another superb team performance on Saturday – but more than a dozen fans commented on what they considered to be an excessive amount of people in the stands.
The “Druids Cave” farmhouse at Brimham Rocks will be turned into holiday accommodation after Harrogate Borough Council approved a change of use application from the National Trust.
A further 39 people have tested positive for covid-19 in the Harrogate district since yesterday.
It brings the total number of cases with positive tests in the district to 1,637 since the start of the outbreak.