The sector-specific events have been set up to facilitate talks between employers in the Harrogate district and the college. Sessions will cover energy and construction, health and social care, hospitality and retail, digital, education and training and business and finance.
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.
Dog wardens say there has been an increase in fouling, especially around Harlow Hill. They are urging people to report anyone seen using the same route regularly who does not pick up their dog’s mess.
Midfielder George Thomson talks about how the Netflix documentary Cowspiracy, which exposed the impact of meat on climate change, helped persuade him to become a vegan. He says it’s a misconception that vegan sportsmen and women are at a dietary disadvantage.
Andon Llalla, 40, is wanted on recall to prison and has links to Harrogate. Police are appealing for anyone with information on his whereabouts to come forward.
North Yorkshire County Council’s pension fund invests over £20m in two of the world’s largest tobacco companies even though the local authority is in charge of public health and runs its own quit smoking service.
Councillor Andrew Williams says it’s ‘appalling and disgusting’ that a volunteer-run children’s swimming club won’t be able to use the city’s £15m new pool after Harrogate Borough Council tripled its fee to use it, effectively out-pricing them.
The revelations are part of a series of investigations by the Stray Ferret into controversial investments by the North Yorkshire Pension Fund, which is controlled by North Yorkshire County Council. These include £11m in the UK’s largest arms manufacturer BAE Systems, which has produced weapons for the Saudi government.
Harrogate Borough Council will meet residents groups and parish councils to discuss the long-awaited West of Harrogate Parameters Plan, which outlines the infrastructure requirements of building up to 4,000 new homes in the western arc of the town.
A North Yorkshire County Council-controlled pension fund invests millions into fossil fuel companies whilst the council promotes carbon reduction policies, the Stray Ferret can exclusively report. Over the last two years, the council launched its "Beyond Carbon" plan...
Two influential national heritage groups have issued strong objections to plans to demolish the former Debenhams on Parliament Street in Harrogate. The site has been home to different retailers on Parliament Street for over a century.
Latest monthly figures by the Office for National Statistics show 80 fewer people were claiming out-of-work benefits on December 9 than the previous month. But the figure is considerably higher than pre-pandemic levels.