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£3.5m plus investment planned at Harrogate Town AFC

A £3.5m investment is planned by Harrogate Town AFC in order to meet the Board’s wider ambition of creating a sustainable and thriving Club, for future generations to enjoy. The investment is already underway and will be phased over the next calendar year with plans to build a brand new Seated Stand with increased capacity, the construction of a new bar in the Home supporters’ area and an extension of the corporate hospitality area with increased capacity for diners. The club has recently installed new energy saving LED floodlights to improve the lighting and the environmental impact. Meanwhile, the pitch Harrogate Informer…


‘Outstanding’ Ofsted Outcome for Harrogate Grammar School

After two days of inspection, with a team of six inspectors, Ofsted reached the judgement that the overall effectiveness of Harrogate Grammar School is outstanding. They also judged the school to be outstanding in all five areas of the framework: the quality of education, behaviour and attitudes, personal development, leadership and management and Sixth Form provision. Ofsted had the following to say about Harrogate Grammar School: Harrogate Grammar School is an extremely rewarding place to learn. Pupils benefit from an exceptional curriculum. Effective teaching and assessment enable pupils to learn well. This depth of knowledge is sustained from key stage Harrogate Informer…


In conversation with 63rd + 1st, a recent addition to the Harrogate restaurant and bar scene

63rd + 1st opened in November 2021 on Albert Street in Harrogate. The area is a hub for many restaurants, including Yo! Sushi, Cote, Portofino, Pizza Express and Zizzi. Although there are plenty of options, they have aimed to offer something a little different. This restaurant is their 3rd, with a new opening planned very soon in Edinburgh. They have a large cocktail menu, along with smaller plates. You can make what you want of the visit, just have cocktails or order as many plates as you like. Graeme Nesbit joined the business in December 2021 as operations director. We Harrogate Informer…


Government launch consultation to cap legal costs in clinical negligence claims, but Harrogate Solicitor says it will result in limiting access to justice

The government is launching a consultation to reduce, what they say are, disproportionate legal fees for lower value clinical negligence claims. The Government proposes new cap to ensure legal costs for lower value clinical negligence cases are proportionate and fair Patients will be prioritised with a new streamlined process to secure faster resolutions Government says the proposals could save the NHS half a billion pounds over the next ten years A Harrogate solicitor has said that they see many claims against hospitals that are dragged out by the hospital, and that costs wouldn’t be what they become what they do Harrogate Informer…