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Yachts, yurts and Yorkshire yoga

Not so many years ago in the UK, yoga was viewed by many with mild scepticism and perceived as a hippy throwback appealing to just a minority of zany advocates. Today, along with its counterpart Pilates, it is firmly established in the zeitgeist, gaining traction during COVID to become a significant growth industry worth upwards of £926 million. Appealing across the board to twenty-somethings right through to octogenarians, the physical and mental benefits are markedly improving thousands of lives across all demographics. Making yoga and Pilates accessible in Yorkshire, Ebru Evrim is an entrepreneurial woman at the forefront of spreading Harrogate Informer…


Stockeld Park set to open Playhive – 20,000 square feet of play and an investment of £3.5million

Stockeld Park is about to open “Playhive” a new £3.5 million immersive indoor play area that will be one of the largest in Europe. Spanning over 20,000 square feet, it represents the next chapter in the development of the park by owners, Peter and Susie Grant. The Playhive is doughnut shaped with a diameter of 130 feet A central circle of 65 feet Play zones of space, flying underwater and jungle Stockeld Park is between Wetherby and Harrogate, adjacent to the village Spofforth In 2006 Peter and Susie Grant opened a Christmas tree shop selling trees grown on their own Harrogate Informer…


Going underground: Royal Engineers advance through the Yorkshire dark

Below the Leeds side streets, personnel from 21 Engineer Regiment slipped down into an array of tunnels to practice subterranean warfare on Exercise Hypogeal Bear this week. In sweltering weather and low-light conditions, around 20 soldiers from the Ripon-based unit made their way through 2km of knee-high water for what is seen as one of the Army’s most innovative exercises of the training year. Starting off from near the Royal Armouries Museum, and supported all the way by the West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service, the troops made their way through the winding underground route until they reached Harewood Barracks. Harrogate Informer…


MOJO is raising the bar with progressive staff training

 The Leeds head office of the Bar group MOJO, is now a BIIAB accredited training centre. MOJO is renowned for taking staff training to another level, with their annual Bar Olympics in May igniting creativity and solidifying comradery throughout the company. The BIIAB Level 2 Awards for Personal Licence Holders, is now an extension of the company’s extensive training programme. The company goal is to have all employees, across all six MOJO establishments, receive their personal licence. With eight members of staff qualifying in June and another eight set to start their training in July, MOJO is well on the Harrogate Informer…


Sensory garden in Harrogate officially opened

A sensory garden in Harrogate was officially opened today (Thursday 7 July) by Harrogate Borough Mayor Councillor Victoria Oldham and Deputy Lord-Lieutenant Simon Mackness. The sensory garden at Spenceley Gardens on Station Parade in Harrogate has been refurbished following a joint initiative between Harrogate Borough Council, RHS Garden Harlow Carr and Vision Support Harrogate. The gardens, which were originally created in 1973 following the land being gifted to the borough council by Alderman George Spenceley, has been planted with grasses and herbs to create a sensory area. And the original braille plaques have been installed to help visually impaired people Harrogate Informer…


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