Independent Ripon councillor, Pauline McHardy says she cannot see evidence of economic benefit for rural areas from spending on Harrogate Convention Centre and calls on councillors to reject the proposal
An Independent Ripon councillor is urging fellow councillors representing outlying areas of the Harrogate district, to vote against plans for a £47m redevelopment of Harrogate's conference and exhibition facilities. Councillor Pauline McHardy claimed: "If this gets...
The temporary closure of charity shops dealt a financial blow to many third-sector organisations, including Martin House, which is attempting to make up some of the lost revenue, with the opening of its latest retail outlet in Ripon.
The family had taken the dogs for a walk up to Two Stoops and on the way home one started being sick and later died. It is believed the dogs took a combination of poisons known locally as the Nidderdale cocktail.
North Yorkshire Police is appealing for information and a local businessman has offered a £5,000 reward after two dogs were poisoned in Pateley Bridge, resulting in one dying. The same chemicals were used to poison local birds of prey.
Months after the Covid-19 pandemic disrupted local democracy by bringing a temporary halt to physical meetings, Pateley Bridge Town Council plans to hold its first face to face meeting since lockdown on August 4.
We have compiled a list of restaurants, cafes, bars, and pubs from around the Harrogate district that have signed up to the government scheme.
Harrogate businesses are likely to benefit from Harrogate Borough Council’s plans to invest £46.8m in the town’s convention centre. But Knaresborough, Ripon and Pateley Bridge business leaders are less positive.
On summer Sundays all roads lead to Nidderdale for hundreds of motorcyclists, drawn to the area by its biker-friendly facilities. Following the coronavirus lockdown, they are bringing welcome business to Pateley Bridge.
Nidderdale Museum has launched an appeal for volunteers between 16 and 69 years old. They have asked volunteers to get in touch before August 8.
A number of arts organisations across the district say they will not be able to move productions outdoors. This comes as the government announced yesterday that outdoor performances will be able to take place from Monday.
Sunak’s announcements today were cautiously welcomed by local restaurants. Harrogate’s Drum and Monkey was “very pleased” but The Willow restaurant in Pateley Bridge remained cautious.
It may confuse people after the Prime Minister appeared to ditch the two-metre rule last week, but health commissioners say it’s vital people continue to stay 2m apart where possible.