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.
A student at Harrogate College is aiming for wheelchair fencing gold on the back of her debut for Great Britain at the International Wheelchair and Amputee Sport Federation's World Cup in Italy. Emily Holder, 17, is already competing at the top tier in the UK having...
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.
Coach gym and Surge Padel, which are located in the same unit on Hornbeam Park, opened today. The venture has created 40 jobs and represents a significant investment in the town after a difficult couple of years for business.
Ripon councillors plan to take over the city’s ancient market when Harrogate Borough Council ceases to exist in 15 months time. Ripon City Council leader Andrew Williams says stall numbers have reduced and the market ‘needs an overhaul’.
Councillor Andrew Williams says it’s ‘appalling and disgusting’ that a volunteer-run children’s swimming club won’t be able to use the city’s £15m new pool after Harrogate Borough Council tripled its fee to use it, effectively out-pricing them.
Ripon’s Old Deanery is set to reopen as a hotel, wedding and events venue after being granted a premises licence. Hoteliers Rebecca Hill and Chris Layton took over the historic building last year after it closed following months of coronavirus lockdowns
Harrogate Borough Council has said the new pool and leisure centre will open this month but no date has been confirmed. The centre is currently eight months overdue and £4 million over budget.
Objectors with concerns about ongoing clearance work at Hell Wath Nature Reserve in Ripon are arranging a public meeting and have launched an online petition.
The Stray Pets Rescue Club is our monthly profile of animals in and around the Harrogate district, searching for their forever family home. This month, three gorgeous boys are hoping to meet someone to call their own.
There have been widespread reports of vomiting and diarrhoea among dogs that have been to the East Yorkshire coast in the last week. But a Harrogate vet says it has seen a three-fold increase in dogs with gastroenteritis.
The family law team at Raworths has been working with families for decades, offering support and expertise to ensure the divorce process meets everyone’s objectives without unnecessary conflict or cost.
Lime Tree Observatory in Grewelthorpe is offering tours as part of Nidderdale Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty’s Dark Skies Festival. The observatory is in the process of building a planetarium to go with its 24-inch reflecting telescope.