Harrogate Borough Council’s new leisure company Brimhams Active came into existence yesterday. It says its aim is to help the local community become more active, and live longer, happier, more independent lives.
Harrogate Borough Council said the aim of its new leisure company will be to create more active, longer, and independent lives. It has pledged that Brimhams Active, the new authority controlled company, will be more focussed on overall health and wellbeing. Some...
Union officials in Harrogate say they have been given assurances council staff will maintain their current terms and conditions when Brimham’s Active comes into existence this week.
The fierce debate over whether Harrogate is in decline continues with one Starbeck reader saying the town is worse than his former home cities of Birmingham and Bradford. Another reader disagrees while a third says North Yorkshire devolution will not be good for the public. Send your views to email@example.com.
Stonefield Developments has applied to Harrogate Borough Council to convert the building, which is four miles from Boroughbridge and was most recently a restaurant called The Hideaway Kitchen.
Members of the cross-party Makes Votes Matter pressure group were at the War Memorial handing out leaflets about proportional representation (PR) and speaking to passers-by.
It’s Yorkshire Day and Paul reflects on the recently announced shake-up of local government that will see Harrogate Borough Council no longer exist. Not many will be sorry to see it go he argues.
The abolition of both North Yorkshire County Council and Harrogate Borough Council leaves questions for taxpayers and local services. But, how will council staff be affected by the seismic decision?
The organisers say they are ‘staggered’ by the decision not to grant a licence for the event and call for urgent talks to save it. A total of 170 traders, 53 coaches and 85,000 people were expected at the three-day market on Montpellier Hill.
Every month the Stray Ferret tries to find out what our local MPs have been up to in their constituencies and in the House of Commons. In July, the remaining covid restrictions were lifted in England and the national football team reached the Euro 2020 final.
Philip Allott visited the area yesterday, which has longstanding concerns about crime, drug dealing and anti-social behaviour, particularly in some houses of multiple occupancy let by landlords.
Both Conservative and Labour candidates at last night’s Knaresborough Scriven Park by-eleciton say they are disappointed with the result. The Liberal Democrats won the seat by 251 votes.
The Liberal Democrats have won the Knaresborough Scriven Park by-election. Just before midnight the result was announced with Hannah Gostlow winning with a decisive majority.