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.
‘If I knew then, what I know now, I would have definitely voted against it,’ says councillor Sid Hawke, following fresh concerns about ground stability at the site of the new multi-million pound development.
With the school summer holidays fast approaching, children in Ripon can look forward to a summer of sports and activities free of charge. The first activities begin this weekend.
Whether you’re striding on the Stray or pounding the pavement in Pateley Bridge, running in extreme heat is risky. Harrogate personal Trainer Sam Blakey shares some warnings and tips.
This photo taken yesterday, which appears to show exploratory work for a new leisure centre on Fysche Field, has alarmed campaigners fighting to save the green space. Harrogate council insists no final decision on the location of the leisure centre has been taken yet.
Not everyone will be cheering on England on Sunday — the manager and staff at Italian restaurant Al Bivio in Harrogate are hopeful the Azzurri will be champions.
The playpark in North Rigton has been kitted out with brand new equipment that is safer and more accessible, thanks to a two-year fundraising project.
Harrogate Borough Council is to award a contract to overhaul its leisure booking system. It comes as the council’s arms-length company, Brimhams Active, is set to take over operating facilities in August.
When Knaresborough Pool opens next month it will mean that Starbeck Baths will be the only swimming pool in the district that is yet to reopen.
After the tragic death of a canoeist on Friday near Ripon, a local instructor with 15 years’ experience says safety is paramount for any canoeist and fatal accidents are unusual.
The labyrinth of tunnels, grottos, mazes and follies sit within a four-acre garden near Middleham to the north of the Harrogate district. The attraction will use 5G and augmented reality technology to turn its popular brass rubbing experience into an interactive adventure.