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Liberal Democrat Councillors launch consultation on Knaresborough High Street

Newly Elected Liberal Democrat Councillors Hannah Gostlow and Matt Walker have launched a consultation focusing on Knaresborough High Street. Titled “A Starter for 10” the Councillors are asking residents and businesses to share their opinions on Knaresborough’s High Street. They will be out and about on the High Street talking to residents, shoppers and businesses. Cllr Hannah Gostlow said: There has been little or no investment in Knaresborough by North Yorkshire County Council over the last ten years and residents and businesses are fed up. Now we want North Yorkshire Council to invest in Knaresborough High Street and not just Harrogate Informer…


Andrew Jones MP says he won’t be supporting Boris Johnson in the vote of confidence

Andrew Jones MP, Harrogate & Knaresborough has said he will not be supporting Boris Johnson in the vote of confidence as Leader of the Conservative Party. Andrew Jones MP said: At the beginning of all the investigations into partygate I said ‘Lawmakers can’t be law breakers’.  I meant it and that is, in part, why I will not be supporting the Prime Minister in tonight’s confidence vote.  In part also it is because of the Prime Minister’s responses when questioned in the Commons and by the media about gatherings in Downing Street. I have received emails from hundreds of people Harrogate Informer…


Video: Harrogate Flower Show 2022 staging day

Staged at The Great Yorkshire Showground, Harrogate, the show kicks off the UK’s national gardening calendar from Thursday 21st – Sunday 24 April 2022. Tickets: Pre-booked tickets with a £3 saving on gate prices are available online until midnight Wednesday 20th April. Thursday – Saturday tickets are £20.50 online, £23.50 on the gate. Sunday tickets are £18 online, £21 on the gate. Children under 16 are FREE when accompanied by an adult. General car parking is FREE. Harrogate Informer…


Grow into Gardening at Harrogate Spring Flower Show

Designers from across the country will be creating a flash of fantastic floral inspiration to illustrate the benefits of bringing plants and flowers into our lives this season, as the 2022 Harrogate Spring Flower Show digs into our ever-growing connection with gardening and all things green. Staged at The Great Yorkshire Showground, Harrogate, the show kicks off the UK’s national gardening calendar from Thursday 21st – Sunday 24 April 2022. Celebrating the physical and psychological benefits of gardening which many of us have discovered, or perhaps rediscovered, during the pandemic, the show welcomes ‘Grow Your Home’, a spectacular floral installation Harrogate Informer…


Sheep worrying incident near near Beaver Dyke Reservoirs

North Yorkshire Police are appealing for information about an incident of livestock worrying which took place near Harrogate on Thursday 24 March 2022. At around 2.50pm witnesses reported seeing a dalmatian dog, believed to be called Mabel, chase after three ewes on land adjacent to a public footpath below the ruins of John of Gaunt’s castle near Beaver Dyke Reservoirs, in an area known as Haverah Park about 7km west of Harrogate. A second, medium sized, black dog, thought to be called Parker also joined in the chase. Officers are keen to speak to anyone who was in the area Harrogate Informer…