A High Court judicial review into Harrogate Borough Council’s decision to choose Green Hammerton over Flaxby was opened this morning.
A High Court hearing into Harrogate Borough Council’s decision to pick Green Hammerton over Flaxby for its local plan has begun today. Mr Justice Holgate opened the judicial review case, which is being held remotely due to coronavirus. Representing the developer,...
The council appointed Pricewaterhouse Cooper to assess the best solution for the county and its report shows that setting up a single authority will cost a minimum of £18m and as much as £38m. The authority also predicts savings of up to £252 million over five years, equivalent to £50.4m per year.
A crunch judicial review starts today into Harrogate Borough Council’s decision to choose Green Hammerton ahead of Flaxby for a 3,000 home settlement in the local plan.
Courtney Barrass has been on the council waiting list since her private landlord gave her notice to leave in April. She claims some single parents receive a house much quicker and urged the council to act.
The Flaxby vs Green Hammerton saga has rumbled on for years with many twists and turns – and it could come to a head this week at the High Court.
By day Rio Goldhammer is a lecturer in music business at Leeds College of Music but by night he’s the snarling frontman for post-punk band, the 1919 – and he now wants to be West Yorkshire mayor.
This Sunday Paul argues that the Rashford meals vote has been a winner for the Labour party and frames the conservatives again as “the bad guys”. Having had a career of trying to show a more caring party, Paul looks at the impact of this latest PR disaster for the tories.
Graham Wilkey who is partially sighted says he is afraid to go out alone because the pavements are so uneven. Concerns raised about the Bondgate and Bondgate Bridge areas of Ripon have prompted city councillors to call for urgent repairs.
Councils in North Yorkshire are to vote on proposals for a shake-up of the local government structure. Both the county council and districts have tabled different plans for the county.
Last night’s vote against extending free school meals prompted some heated comments to the Stray Ferret against Harrogate district MPs Andrew Jones, Julian Smith, and Nigel Adams, who opposed the motion. But how many district pupils receive free meals and what are the implications?
The Stray Ferret submitted a Freedom of Information request to the Advisory Committee on Business Appointments asking it to reveal its correspondence with Mr Smith relating to his advisory role with Ryse Energy, which will see him paid £60,000 for 20 hours work. It has refused to release the correspondence.
Cllr Rebecca Burnett’s departure will not affect the proceedings of next weeks judicial review, says Harrogate Borough Council. The authority is expected to appear before the High Court with Flaxby Park Ltd.