The Conservative MP for Harrogate and Knaresborough MP calls for urgent action but his comments have drawn criticism from opponents who highlighted he failed to support free school meals.
Harrogate and Knaresborough MP Andrew Jones has spoken of his "shock" at the inadequacy of free school meals and called for urgent action. A constituent in Knaresborough told Mr Jones she had received two pre-packed sandwiches, two mini yoghurts, an apple, an orange...
Harrogate Borough Council blames a faulty computer ‘redaction algorithm’ for causing sections of a resident’s objection letter to a housing development at Granby Farm to be blacked out.
North Yorkshire County Council is set to forbid the release of sky lanterns and helium balloons on its own land amid concerns they harm animals and wildlife.
It means people in Ripon will pay £71.89 in council tax to the city council plus yet-to-be-finalised sums to Harrogate Borough Council, North Yorkshire County Council and the North Yorkshire Police, Fire and Crime Commissioner.
As lockdown begins again, Paul reflects on the performance of our politicians in recent days. However they fared, he says, things could be worse – just look across the Atlantic.
It comes two months after the council refused to reveal the sum to the Stray Ferret. The council awarded the contract to redevelop its Visit Harrogate site to a company from Ipswich without a competitive tender process.
Harrogate Borough Council has revealed they spent £57,360 on legal fees for the Flaxby judicial review, after initially refusing to reveal the figure.
Harrogate Borough Council is proposing to apply the maximum increase in council tax as part of its budget plans for 2021/22. It also hopes to make £1.4 million savings, partly from its park and environmental services budget.
Kevin Hollinrake says people moving between tiers has caused infection rates to increase. He urges the police to take stronger action against offenders.
We monitor the activities in 2020 of the three MPs — Andrew Jones, Julian Smith and Nigel Adams — whose constituencies include the Harrogate district.
The wording of the consultation document on where the new leisure centre should be built will do little to allay fears about the future of 150-year-old Starbeck Baths.
The Conservative MP for Harrogate and Knaresborough said we “can be certain” life will slowly return to normal due to vaccinations and improved care for severe cases of covid — but it will take “some time.”