Emily Holder, 17, has her sights on wheelchair fencing gold at the Paralympics, having already won a medal at the national championships. The North Rigton teenager, who has cerebral palsy, started fencing in 2013 and is now a member of Harrogate Fencing Club.
A student at Harrogate College is aiming for wheelchair fencing gold on the back of her debut for Great Britain at the International Wheelchair and Amputee Sport Federation's World Cup in Italy. Emily Holder, 17, is already competing at the top tier in the UK having...
Midfielder George Thomson talks about how the Netflix documentary Cowspiracy, which exposed the impact of meat on climate change, helped persuade him to become a vegan. He says it’s a misconception that vegan sportsmen and women are at a dietary disadvantage.
Councillor Andrew Williams says it’s ‘appalling and disgusting’ that a volunteer-run children’s swimming club won’t be able to use the city’s £15m new pool after Harrogate Borough Council tripled its fee to use it, effectively out-pricing them.
Families in a Ripon swimming club were looking forward to being able to use the pool at the state-of-the-art Jack Laugher Leisure Centre. However, they were left shocked after the council offered them space — but only if they stumped up £12,500 a year.
The club has been using temporary shipping containers since arsonists destroyed the previous pavilion in 2016. The building could also be used for other community or sports events.
The club hopes to raise £1,500 towards the cost of a defibrillator on Commercial Street in Harrogate by selling match-worn and signed shirts.
A Pilates and yoga studio that aims to bring ‘a London feel’ to Harrogate has opened in an old chapel on Skipton Road. Alicja Palutkiewicz has launched Empowered Movement Space, which specialises in Reformer Pilates.
Connor Hall, who scored the goal that earned Harrogate Town promotion to the English Football League in 2020, has joined fellow League Two side Port Vale for an undisclosed fee.
Abbey Smith will trek 2,430 metres up to the ancient Inca citadel in May to raise money for the mental health charity Mind. Her fundraising efforts are part of RED January, a nationwide movement encouraging people to move every day and beat the winter blues.
While the third round draw did not reward Town with a glamour tie against a Premier League club, manager Simon Weaver said the squad is still looking forward to the challenge of facing Luton who are still a dangerous Championship outfit.
Harrogate Borough Council gave the green light for a major refurbishment of The Hydro today. The plan will include building a new two-storey extension onto the facility.
Hundreds of people watched the annual event at Hampsthwaite cricket ground on New Year’s Day, which was cancelled last year due to covid restrictions.