In this week’s Strayside Sunday Paul argues the leader’s threat to expel the person who leaked the Harrogate Convention Centre document to the Stray Ferret doesn’t make him come across well..
Strayside Sunday is our weekly political opinion column. It is written by Paul Baverstock, former Director of Communications for the Conservative Party. Here are some facts about the recent financial performance of Harrogate Convention Centre under the stewardship of...
The “Hands Off Harrogate” campaign argues that the district should make its own decisions and run its own services.
The leaders of the ruling and opposition parties have both vowed to expel the leaker from their ranks – but the editor of the Stray Ferret says it has allowed the public to have the full facts, rather than just those the council chose to disclose.
Amid the debate over devolution in North Yorkshire, we look at the closest example of a devolved authority in the Tees Valley and what lessons can be learned.
Borough councillors have voted to spend £1 million on design costs ahead of a £47 million renovation of Harrogate Convention Centre.
The business park scheme was one of 300 projects the government has granted money to as part of a £900 million fund.
The opposition Liberal Democrats are again putting pressure on HBC to declare a climate emergency — but would it amount to anything meaningful?
Councillors will tonight vote on £1 million design costs ahead of a £47 million investment into Harrogate Convention Centre. Not all in the district are convinced.
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
As the debate over devolution presses ahead, some people might feel it will not effect them. We look at five reasons why we should care.
Harrogate Borough Council has been accused of “steamrollering” through plans to build a 3,000 home settlement at Green Hammerton.
This week Paul writes that the Harrogate Convention Centre should be freed from political interference and sold to run as a commercial venture