It is part of a Move to School initiative that encourages children and their families to leave their cars and take a different mode of transport to school, such as scooter, bike, on foot or even walking the family dog.
Pupils at Highfield Prep School in Harrogate have been competing for 'eco-points' by walking, cycling, and scooting to school as part of an initiative to improve the environment. The school, which caters for children aged 4-11, organised the Move to School initiative...
Glyn Hambrook, a retired university lecturer, has photographed 17 images of face masks littered on the ground over the past couple of weeks during his daily school run.
The council is planning to plant 60,000 crocuses throughout West Park Stray. Bilton Conservation Group is one of the groups taking part, the five volunteers planted 5000 bulbs this afternoon.
The Harrogate and District Green Party wants Harrogate Borough Council to commit to planting more wildflowers on the Stray in its forthcoming 10-year vision for horticulture in the district.
Sgt Andy Graham from North Yorkshire Police tweeted that he saw the trees, which are on the York Place section of the Stray, when walking to work this morning.
The Stray at West Park, a notorious flooding blackspot, was a giant puddle yesterday morning but by afternoon had mostly drained. The company that installed the new system says it may be slow but it is effective.
Several large puddles cover the Stray this morning. It comes six months after Harrogate Borough Council spent £20,000 addressing regular flooding in the area.
The local Green Party set up the petition after the council rejected its call to plant for wildflowers on the Stray to encourage bees and other wildlife.
Armed with a shoe box Hayley Norman managed to scoop up the young pigeon on James Street. She later named it after the street. It was James’ lucky day…
Harrogate and Knaresborough Liberal Democrats have submitted a motion to declare a climate emergency and set up a citizens’ assembly. It follows the creation of the first UK-wide citizens’ assembly on climate change.
The national School Streets project aims to make streets near to schools a safer place for children, increase opportunities for them to walk or cycle, and reduce their exposure to toxic air pollution.
Victoria Ramshaw started the project four years ago to try and increase biodiversity. Unlike other flower farms, The Secret Garden is a wave of different colours.