A reader says councillors’ anti-cycling sentiments have contributed to congestion in Harrogate. Another praises straight-talking local MP Nigel Adams and a third reader says paddling pools should stay open longer into September.
Stray Views is a weekly column giving you the chance to have your say on issues affecting the Harrogate district. It is an opinion column and does not reflect the views of the Stray Ferret. Send your views to [email protected] Anti-cycling attitudes have...
The Stray Ferret had an eventful time at Masham’s annual sheep fair this morning, which included sheep racing. The event has been going since 1986 and raises thousands for charity each year.
‘Off-market’ house sales are coming increasingly popular as people seek to keep their personal information offline. If you want to buy a property that’s not listed, expert Alex Goldstein has some advice.
The homes will be built off Otley Road, just before the junction with the A59 Skipton Road, outside the centre of the village.
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.
Knaresborough Community Land Trust applied to build the homes on the high street in response to concerns that high property prices are making the town too expensive for many local people.
It will take place every Friday beginning October 8 and Zero Carbon Harrogate hopes it will encourage some new greener habits. Transport is the largest source of emissions in the Harrogate District, making up 49% of our total emissions.
Bus companies, schools and the county council responded to our investigation that revealed Harrogate’s school buses are among the dirtiest on our roads. They all agreed that electric buses are the future, but is there the money available to buy them?
Harrogate resident Micah Richards, who played for England is now a football pundit, says his bid to get an electric car was thwarted by Harrogate Borough Council.
Since it was founded in 1931, Ripon Motor Boat Club has expanded on the canal at Littlethorpe Lane to become one of the largest inland waterway boat clubs in the UK.
We discovered many of Harrogate’s school buses are over 20 years old and pump out high levels of toxic fumes that are harming children in Harrogate’s growing lungs. One parent said air pollution from “dirty diesel” school buses is exacerbating her child’s lung condition.
Nazi symbols and naked genitals were graffitied on to the wall of the town’s 12th century castle and bronze statues of Blind Jack and Mother Shipton were vandalised.