After another long lockdown, both charities are excited to reopen open their doors and get the tills ringing once again. Public donations are very welcome – but due to covid precautions, people may have to take extra care when dropping off items.
Saint Michael's Hospice and Cancer Research UK's charity shops in the Harrogate district will be opening their doors next week as they try to recover from financial losses during the pandemic. The two charities rely heavily on money raised from the shops and are eager...
At churches across the Harrogate district, people will be able to pay their respects to the Duke of Edinburgh following his death on Friday. In Ripon, the city’s ancient cathedral has extended its opening hours for the week of national mourning.
Other readers’ views this week include a call to consider two-way traffic on Parliament Street in Harrogate and criticism of a North Yorkshire county councillor who claimed covid death figures are exaggerated.
Several churches in the district have opened up both in-person and online books of condolences for Prince Philip.
Union Jack flags across the Harrogate district have been flown at half-mast as a mark of respect for Prince Philip. These include the Army Foundation College on Pennypot Lane and Harrogate Borough Council’s offices on Knapping Mount.
As flags fly at half mast on Ripon Town Hall and Ripon Cathedral this morning, the Bishop of Ripon, the Rt. Rev Dr Helen-Ann Hartley, reflects on the life of Prince Philip and his marriage to the Queen.
Politicians, organisations and the Dean of Ripon Cathedral paid their respects to Prince Philip this afternoon, who died aged 99. Tributes were paid to the Duke of Edinburgh, who was commended for a “lifetime of service”.
The Yorkshire Agricultural Society, which organises the Great Yorkshire Show in Harrogate, has paid tribute to Prince Philip who has died aged 99. The Duke of Edinburgh visited the show in 2008 as part of its 150th anniversary celebrations.
The FA has confirmed that last season’s postponed FA Trophy final between Harrogate and Concord Rangers will take place behind closed doors at Wembley on May 3, just two weeks before fans can return to stadiums.
After various applications and appeals, Harrogate Borough Council approved developers Oakdale Estates’ plans for the building, which was home to Harrogate Tutorial College between 1981 and 2004.
Fire crews from Harrogate and Knaresborough were called out to a fire in North Rigton this morning. Firefighters tackled the blaze at a house on Church Hill at 7am.
The fifth Women on Tap festival will take place from June 9 to 13. Organiser Rachel Auty hopes it will encourage women to explore beer and break the stereotype that it’s a man’s drink.