The scheme will revive 12 miles of the River Skell and ease the threat of flooding that has affected the UNESCO World Heritage site near Ripon.
A £2.5 million scheme to revive the river valley that runs through Fountains Abbey has been given the green light today. The abbey and its water garden near Ripon are a UNESCO World Heritage site and one of the UK's most significant cultural landmarks. But flooding...
A 29-staff mental health crisis team moved from Harrogate to Ripon following the closure of the hospital’s Briary Unit in April. But health bosses have conceded that it is not sustainable and will only be a short term relocation.
The 70-bedroom, four-star hotel on King’s Road, close to Harrogate Convention Centre, has been welcoming guests for over 50 years.
Today final planning approval for 72 homes in the conservation village of Spofforth goes before Harrogate Borough Council. The area has environmental and historical importance and is prone to being flooded. In this special report, journalist and resident, Anne Czernik, looks at a planning system that many villagers feel has failed them
This week Susan looks at a beautiful pendant of diamonds, amethysts and red enamel associated with the Delhi Durbar of 1911 and explores the enduring appeal of emeralds – the gem of hope and love.
The council’s cabinet have decided to let the Knaresborough Museum Association (KMA) take on the former dance school for a “fair and reasonable rent”.
The National Trust is keeping outdoor spaces open but closing indoor areas, which means both sites will continue to welcome visitors but the visitor centre restaurant at Fountains Abbey will only be open for takeaways.
Alex and Elinor returned home from university in order to protect their mental wellbeing from the impact of covid restrictions. They are not expecting to return to Sheffield Hallam Uni until after Christmas.
Harrogate Borough Council’s planning committee met virtually today to also consider plans to reconstruct a church wall in Kirby Malzeard.
It follows numerous discoveries of Anglo-Scandinavian skeletons dating back to between 679 and 1011 AD around the centre of the market town.
Historic England’s heritage at risk register, published today, identifies sites most at risk of ‘being lost as a result of neglect, decay or inappropriate development’.
The bridge was built by Harrogate dry stone waller Neil Beasley in four months over lockdown. The Geoffrey Smith memorial stone is positioned at one end of the bridge wall as testament to the former garden curator, who died in 2009.