Monique Shiels, from Ripon, was working as a marshal at the event when police responded to a tip-off and caught her selling cocaine and ketamine. She has been jailed for two years.
A traffic marshal at the 2019 UCI Road World Championships in Harrogate has been jailed after she was caught selling cocaine and ketamine on the side. Ripon woman Monique Shiels, 25, was marshalling at the world championships when police responded to a tip-off and...
Harrogate Borough Council called for volunteers this month to plant 60,000 crocuses on parts of West Park Stray damaged by last year’s UCI World Cycling Championships. But the Green Party says it should plant more diverse wildflowers to encourage bees and insects.
Harrogate Borough Council started reseeding work just over a week ago and the results are already starting to show.
Scrutiny of routine council decisions is expected to be put on hold as the authority focuses its energy on responding to the Covid-19 crisis. The chairman of the council's Overview and Scrutiny Commission, which examines decisions made by Harrogate Borough Council,...
Two local contractors say the council did not ask them to tender for the whole works – and there are questions as to whether the current restoration will provide a long term solution.
Harrogate Borough Council released details of its deal with Yorkshire 2019 and outlined repair costs after a Stray Ferret report yesterday highlighted a council budget allocation of £150,000 this year for the work…
The Stray Ferret can reveal that Harrogate Borough Council will spend more than £200,000 on the Stray’s restoration after the 2019 UCI Road World Championships.
Were the UCI Road World Championships worth it? Wherever you stand on that debate, an extra £150,000 – or even more – paid for by taxpayers to repair the Stray will be extremely unwelcome.
Nick Brown, the Conservative councillor for Bishop Monkton and Newby, has put together a list of wide-ranging questions to put to those behind the decision to host the 2019 UCI Road World Cycling Championships in Harrogate.