The most infections in the district in the last seven days have been recorded in central Harrogate, east Harrogate and west Harrogate and Pannal. From Thursday, venues and events will no longer be required to use the NHS covid pass and face coverings will no longer be required in any setting.
The recent rapid decline of the Harrogate district's covid rate of infection appears to have halted, with the rate beginning to nudge up again. A total of 226 cases were confirmed in today's government figures, taking the seven-day infection rate to 1,073 per 100,000...
With councillors in Northallerton set to approve the scheme on Tuesday, one reader questions whether people not living in the Harrogate district are best placed to vote on its future. Also, a former Harrogate resident says he plans to return to the town but will move to Northallerton instead if the gateway goes ahead.
Jasmine Lehnis-Leitao worked in Malawi for 15 years before moving to Harrogate. Now she is setting up Care In Action for Malawi, to fund young people through school into future careers and is appealing to local people to help fundraise for the cause.
In a strongly-worded opinion piece, Harrogate historian Malcolm Neesam argues that people have been hoodwinked by the idea that bigger is better and gives local government, gas, electricity and water as examples of how Harrogate achieved more when it was governed locally.
Western Primary School installed a pollution sensor in June last year, amid concerns about heavy traffic on Cold Bath Road. Six months on, data suggests levels of pollutants meet national objectives but exceed guidelines set by the World Health Organisation.
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.
Emily Holder, 17, has her sights on wheelchair fencing gold at the Paralympics, having already won a medal at the national championships. The North Rigton teenager, who has cerebral palsy, started fencing in 2013 and is now a member of Harrogate Fencing Club.
After a Russian TikToker racked up a million views with a scenic video of Knaresborough and a clip went viral of Brimham Rocks staff kicking out a mobile DJ, the Harrogate district is becoming a regular feature on the popular social media platform. Here are 4 TikTok videos with more than 100k views featuring the district’s people and places.
Dog wardens say there has been an increase in fouling, especially around Harlow Hill. They are urging people to report anyone seen using the same route regularly who does not pick up their dog’s mess.
Midfielder George Thomson talks about how the Netflix documentary Cowspiracy, which exposed the impact of meat on climate change, helped persuade him to become a vegan. He says it’s a misconception that vegan sportsmen and women are at a dietary disadvantage.
Members of Disability Action Yorkshire and The Avalon Group will be answering questions at the Everyman Cinema from 11am until 1:30pm today.
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.