Besides the usual tour, Harry Satloka will also offer a new ‘locals tour’, which examines the lives of Harrogate people. His tours will resume on Wednesday with a six-person limit.
From cycle lanes to more outdoor space for bars, passionate debates over the use of the Stray are nothing new. In the 1930s the townspeople mutinied when the council planted flowers beds on the Stray… it signalled the birth of The Stray Defence Association and the protesters won.
A woman from Harrogate found the black and white image on the Stray on Monday. Now she is trying to find the person who lost it.
This year marks 100 years of The Rotary Club of Harrogate. The organisation hit its centennial on January 8 and have multiple celebratory events planned for this year.
Councillors and community organisations are starting to put plans in place for two major celebrations in the city next year.
Amid lease negotiations for Ripon Town Hall, city councillors are calling on landlord Harrogate Borough Council to give the exterior of the Grade II* listed building a lick of paint
Knaresborough Museum Association plans to open the a museum telling the town’s story in the former Castle Girls’ School in Castle Yard. But its £35,000 fundraising still needs about £15,000 more.
Harrogate Borough Council has put Ripon’s historic Spa Baths up for sale. City councillors and a heritage body want detailed consultation to guide future use of the building
Harrogate historian Malcolm Neesam says the building was the town’s second hospital from 1873 until 1883 before being used as the town’s first custom-built Masonic Hall. It then became a social club for the Home Guard during the Second World War.