Kate Auld, owner of The Personal Cyclist outside Sweaty Betty, said: “Harrogate has got such an amazing cycling heritage and it’s a fantastic town to be in the great outdoors, so why wouldn’t you want to try it?”
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Harrogate businesses have teamed up to host three days of ‘personalised support’ to encourage more females to take up cycling after research shows women account for just 13% of cyclists.
A growth in membership, partly prompted by changes in playing habits during the covid pandemic, has seen Harrogate’s petanque club seek a new home elsewhere in the town.
Two major projects to refurbish the Harrogate Hydro and build a new leisure centre at Knaresborough look set to get underway next month.
Harrogate Borough Council is set to directly appoint Alliance Leisure to build a new leisure centre at Knaresborough and refurbish Harrogate Hydro.
Decision delayed on £13m Knaresborough Leisure Centre after residents not invited to speak at meeting
A decision on a £13 million leisure centre in Knaresborough has been delayed after residents were not invited to speak at a council meeting due to a “technical error”.
Harrogate Hydro will be closed on either Saturdays or Sundays due to staff shortages. The facility says it was left with ‘no choice’ in the decision, which comes into effect at the start of half-term this weekend.
Knaresborough Civic Society has urged councillors on Harrogate Borough Council to reject plans for a £13 million leisure centre in the town.
Harrogate Borough Council officers have recommended that a plan for a £13 million new leisure centre in Knaresborough is approved. Councillors will make a decision on the proposal next week.
Harrogate Borough Council originally aimed to open the pool in May last year but the project is now nine months overdue and £4 million over budget.
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.
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.
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