Residents and businesses in Knaresborough are being asked for their opinions on the possible pedestrianisation of Market Place as part of a survey on the future of the town.
Residents and business owners in Knaresborough are being asked to give their opinions on whether the town's Market Place should be pedestrianised. Knaresborough Town Council has begun canvassing opinion on whether to pedestrianise a large section of Market Place. The...
The man, in his 40s, was struck by the vehicle as it left Morrisons at 6.40pm last night. Police are appealing for help tracking down the van and its occupants.
North Yorkshire County Council has published an economic case for Harrogate’s £10.9 million Station Gateway project. The Stray Ferret looks at claims in the report that it will save shops from decline — and hears why business groups remain unhappy.
The vulva-shaped sweet treat, which comes with ‘pube sprinkles’, has captured the imagination on social media, with Harrogate TV presenter Steph McGovern among those posting about it. It has been released in the run-up to Valentine’s Day.
Business groups say they need more time to scrutinse a document giving the economic case for the project, which was published just days before next week’s key vote takes place.
The proposals to transform Station Square, opposite the train station, are part of the £10.9m Station Gateway scheme. Other plans include new lighting columns with built-in insect hotels and planting areas that collect rain water to reduce the likelihood of floods in town.
The owners of Doe Bakehouse and Jarfull say they feel a sense of helplessness in the face of persistent crime anti-social behaviour. Doe had to close after the latest incident last weekend.
Temporary traffic lights will be installed in the heart of the village and buses and lorries will be prevented from turning in and out of Otley Road from Ripon Road.
Harrogate District Chamber of Commerce, Harrogate Business Improvement District and Independent Harrogate warn the scheme will create ‘another 12 months of major disruption and misery’ for companies already struggling to get over covid and call on councillors to ‘carefully consider the businesses in Harrogate’ before voting on the project next week.
Two influential national heritage groups have issued strong objections to plans to demolish the former Debenhams on Parliament Street in Harrogate. The site has been home to different retailers on Parliament Street for over a century.
A report to councillors says the scheme will save shops from decline, make the town centre more attractive and encourage cycling. Work could start by late spring.
The donut cafe on Bower Street has closed for the foreseeable future after it was targeted by vandals again last night. It will now accept online pre-orders each Saturday.