The Knaresborough Museum has launched the crowdfunding page to allow it to undertake the necessary renovations to open this year.
The bid to create a Knaresborough museum will take its next step this week with the launch of a crowdfunding appeal for £35,000. Knaresborough Museum Association, which was set up last year, hopes the museum will open by the end of the year. It will be based on the...
Dr Laura Sobey Veale was North Yorkshire’s first female doctor and spent much of her professional career in Harrogate developing local services for women and infants. This nomination honours her impact on the town and as an important figure in medicine and feminism.
The Knaresborough Museum Association (KMA) has sent its plans to the council to open a heritage hub to be used to hold historical exhibitions and as an education space for the community.
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’.
Historian Malcolm Neesam tells of how a talk he gave led to the blue plaque, which recognises Harrogate’s role in supporting the Battle of Britain, being restored.
Historian Malcolm Neesam explores the possibility that Alexander Wedderburn (1733-1805), who rebuilt the Pump Rooms, may have benefitted from slavery — his wife, Charlotte, is pictured here in Harrogate with a black page boy.
Burning effigies of Hitler on the Stray and numerous street parties marked the end of wartime Harrogate. Harrogate Historian, Malcolm Neesam, writes for The Stray Ferret about a day of celebration
Harrogate History: The harsh reality of life in Harrogate during the war and the people’s resilience
The Stray was used to cultivate crops, residents saw a huge increase in evacuees and Harrogate experienced a bombing raid. Read Harrogate Historian, Malcolm Neesam’s account of the harsh years of war