Residents and businesses in Knaresborough are being asked for their opinions on the possible pedestrianisation of Market Place as part of a survey on the future of the town.
Residents and business owners in Knaresborough are being asked to give their opinions on whether the town's Market Place should be pedestrianised. Knaresborough Town Council has begun canvassing opinion on whether to pedestrianise a large section of Market Place. The...
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.
North Yorkshire County Council has published an economic case for Harrogate’s £10.9 million Station Gateway project. The Stray Ferret looks at claims in the report that it will save shops from decline — and hears why business groups remain unhappy.
Coach gym and Surge Padel, which are located in the same unit on Hornbeam Park, opened today. The venture has created 40 jobs and represents a significant investment in the town after a difficult couple of years for business.
The vulva-shaped sweet treat, which comes with ‘pube sprinkles’, has captured the imagination on social media, with Harrogate TV presenter Steph McGovern among those posting about it. It has been released in the run-up to Valentine’s Day.
Business groups say they need more time to scrutinse a document giving the economic case for the project, which was published just days before next week’s key vote takes place.
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.
The proposals to transform Station Square, opposite the train station, are part of the £10.9m Station Gateway scheme. Other plans include new lighting columns with built-in insect hotels and planting areas that collect rain water to reduce the likelihood of floods in town.
The chamber says it wants to put last year’s political divides behind it and move into 2022 with a new focus on networking, summer events and working in partnership with other groups in order to boost Knaresborough businesses.
The owners of Doe Bakehouse and Jarfull say they feel a sense of helplessness in the face of persistent crime anti-social behaviour. Doe had to close after the latest incident last weekend.
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.
Temporary traffic lights will be installed in the heart of the village and buses and lorries will be prevented from turning in and out of Otley Road from Ripon Road.