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Rudding Park’s managing director Peter Banks to retire

Rudding Park’s managing director Peter Banks to retire

The long standing Managing Director of Rudding Park Hotel, Peter Banks, is to retire after 28 years at the helm. During this time, Rudding Park has grown from £2m to £28m turnover and has won more than 60 awards. Mr Banks has also been a contributor to The Stray...

Did you know there’s a hidden Spa Room in Harrogate’s Turkish Baths?

Did you know there’s a hidden Spa Room in Harrogate’s Turkish Baths?

Everyone knows about the Victorian Turkish Baths in Harrogate, but did you know that there’s more rest and relaxation to be had in the somewhat secret Spa Room? An overview of the baths Harrogate is known for its Turkish Baths: visitors and residents alike have...

No.3: Leisure centre revolution in Harrogate and Knaresborough

No.3: Leisure centre revolution in Harrogate and Knaresborough

In this article, which is part of a series on the 12 stories in the Harrogate district that shaped 2023, we’re looking at the council’s £47.9 million investment into local leisure centres. The Harrogate district has undergone something of a council leisure centre...