Labcorp, formerly known as Covance, has tested medicine on animals at Cardale Park on Harlow Hill since the 1970s. Protestors believe it is unethical but Labcorp says its vital to fight diseases such as cancer.
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.
This week Harrogate District Hospital recorded another death of a patient who tested positive for covid. It takes the death toll from covid at the hospital since March 2020 to 188.
At around midday the club posted on its social media channels that its online ticket booking system was down so they could not sell any more tickets. One fan called the situation “a farce”.
The Bed Race is a pageant of decorated beds, passengers and runners, combined with a 2.4 mile race through the town. Thousands of pounds are raised for charity every year.
Attractions include sheep racing, sheepdog demonstrations, craft and fleece stalls, Morris dancers, tours of Masham’s Theakston and Black Sheep breweries and a children’s fair.
Plans for the new store, exclusively revealed by the Stray Ferret, include a petrol station, 200 parking spaces and a new roundabout on Skipton Road. Tesco says 100 new jobs would be created.
An open day on October 2 will give people the chance to tour the studios, listen to a show going out live and even get behind a microphone and take on the role of a presenter.
The council-run initiative, which offers a fleet of nine hybrid cars on a pay-as-you-go hire basis, has celebrated its first anniversary.
Leaked minutes of a meeting of Harrogate Town Supporters Trust say it could have communicated better when it was set-up amid tensions with another fan group.
Geek Retreat recently opened a branch for videogame, sci-fi, and anime lovers on Harrogate’s Oxford Street. It’s now teamed up with Pride in Diversity to ensure the venue is friendly to people with autism.
Driver shortages, unusually high demand, extreme weather and even the 100th anniversary of the formation of the Chinese Communist Party are to blame.