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Northbound A1(M) in County Durham closed for safety repairs – 27 January 2022

Drivers travelling through County Durham are being advised the northbound A1(M) at junction 60 at Bradbury is closed for emergency safety barrier repairs and will remain closed beyond this evening’s peak travel period and into tomorrow morning. The repairs are needed after a lorry struck the a bridge over the A1(M) at junction 60 earlier today – damaging the nearside safety barrier. An ‘off and on’ diversion with drivers using the junction exit and entry slip roads to leave and immediately re-join the A1(M) via the junction roundabout is in place.  However, drivers are advised to seek alternative routes this Harrogate Informer…


Despite local opposition, Council Executive approve Harrogate Gateway Project

The North Yorkshire County Council Executive has approved the £10.9m Harrogate Gateway Project. In an remarkable meeting, the North Yorkshire County Council Executive, affirmed to themselves that the scheme should go ahead. to develop part of Harrogate, near to the bus station and railway should go ahead. They also affirmed that the process had been democratic, that there was economic benefit to the scheme, that Harrogate was wrong to oppose the scheme, and it was the scheme that the town had asked by opposing the scheme for a relief road near to Bilton. A spokesperson for the Harrogate Residents Society Harrogate Informer…


ONS data shows around 80% COVID-19 deaths have underlying conditions – 17,371 deaths attributed solely due to the virus

The main points: There are 17,371 deaths attributed solely to COVID-19 up to September 2021. There have been 152,872 deaths within 28-days of a positive test The average age of death due to COVID-19 is higher than the overall average age of death. From 13 March 2021 to 7 January 2022 there were 127,704 excess deaths recorded above 5-year average in England and Wales ONS data see Coronavirus (COVID-19) latest insights – Office for National Statistics (ons.gov.uk) As of 19 January 2022, 152,872 have died within 28-days of a positive test – Government data see Deaths in the UK | Harrogate Informer…


Number of events at Harrogate Convention Centre remains broadly level over the last 5-years

As the Harrogate Convention Centre is looking for further public money to redevelop its facilities, we have taken a look at the number of events held each year. We have found that the Harrogate Convention Centre is difficult to work with on news items, so we resorted to using the Freedom of Information (FOI) system. This was not ideal, and not the preferred way of working with an organisation. Information was returned by Harrogate Borough Council on the new events per year, total events held and the name of the new events. They have refused to give the total events Harrogate Informer…


Harrogate independent school Belmont Grosvenor hands cash to horticultural charity Horticap

Staff and students at popular North Yorkshire charity Horticap have been given a boost during the current lockdown thanks to Harrogate school Belmont Grosvenor. Pupils, parents and teachers at the independent prep school, based at Swarcliffe Hall, Birstwith, chose Horticap as its charity of the year last year. The lockdown meant Belmont Grosvenor’s packed calendar of fundraising activities had to be put on hold, but the school was still able to organise a number of online and small-scale events and managed to raise £500 for Horticap. Belmont Grosvenor’s PTA sent a cheque to the charity – the money will be
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