This month the Stray Ferret Secret Shopper has been looking at fabulously beautiful or useful homeware on sale in Harrogate. Our dedicated shopping champion picks out six of her favourites buys.
A bit about me: I’m not a Stray Ferret staffer, I’m a consumer journalist who loves shopping and loves Harrogate. This month, I’ve chosen a small selection from Harrogate’s home wares specialists that I hope you’ll like. From the chains to the independents, from...
This month, Fiona’s been growing (and eating!) edible flowers – from nasturtiums and rosemary to sunflowers and dahlias. She also shares her top tips for what we should be doing in our gardens this June.
North Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service believes linseed oil self-combusted and melted a turps containers before setting alight a shed and spreading to the house on Cecil Street.
Warburtons is to open a pop-up cake shop in Harrogate this week in the former Swarovski store on James Street.
As well as being a spectacular place to connect with nature, the garden is now able to plan special events and activities again – giving people the opportunity to source wonderful locally-produced items, develop their own skills and discover new pastimes.
This month, Alex examines the effects of the flammable cladding scandal following the Grenfell Tower disaster – from owners trapped in un-sellable homes to potential ghost towns.
The show committee says it took the decision with a ‘heavy heart’ and would consider staging a virtual event or something else later in the year.
The Harrogate Spring Flower Show is returning this week. It’s the first large event in the district. The show has capped capacity at 5,000 people each day with pre-booking essential.
This month the Stray Ferret Secret Shopper has been rootling around in Harrogate’s eclectic range of independent stores. Featured today are sustainable coffee mugs set to a literary theme and storage baskets made in Yorkshire.
After a week of controversy over plastic grass in the town centre, wildflowers are to be planted on the Stray from today. The aim is to improve biodiversity and wildlife habitats.
Pumpkin and squash might be traditionally associated with autumn, but May is the perfect time to grow your own! The Stray Gardener Fiona Slight has some advice to help you get started, plus her top gardening tips for May.
These satisfying before and after images show the incredible results of It’s Clean’s soft washing process. It gets your exterior looking brand-new without damaging your home, roof or driveway like a jet wash will.