Fight continues to protect public open space

Cllr Tim Myatt met with local planners and a representative of the local residents association to discuss the protection and improvement of public open space on Devonshire Gardens, after the council’s planning committee granted permission for a new development to be accessed through the land. Redrow are still responsible for the maintenance of the land,Continue reading “Fight continues to protect public open space”

Delay to Bilsdale transmitter switch-on.

Arqiva, operators of the Bilsdale transmitter, have provided another update on work to restore television signal in Harrogate and Knaresborough. Arqiva have announced that poor weather conditions have forced a delay in switching on the new, temporary mast at Bilsdale. A 100-strong team using helicopters have been working around the clock on the temporary mast,Continue reading “Delay to Bilsdale transmitter switch-on.”

Hydro refurbishment planning application lodged.

A planning application has now been submitted for the significant refurbishment project due to take place at the Hydro in Harrogate. The project will see the leisure centre receive an extension and refurbishment of the swimming pools area and changing facilities, a new 400sqm fitness suite, improved reception and café and an overhaul of theContinue reading “Hydro refurbishment planning application lodged.”

MP to speak at launch event of the Climate Action Festival.

Harrogate and Knaresborough MP, Andrew Jones, is to speak at the opening of the Harrogate District Climate Action Festival (CAFe) tomorrow (Saturday). The event will take place at Harrogate College at Hornbeam Park from 10am to 4pm and the full programme can be found at Andrew commented: “It is a privilege to be oneContinue reading “MP to speak at launch event of the Climate Action Festival.”

Share your views on new leisure and wellness centre coming to Knaresborough

Harrogate district residents are being urged to share their views on the proposals for the new leisure and wellness centre coming to Knaresborough. The new facility – that will replace the existing ageing pool – will provide a six-lane 25metre pool, learner pool with flume, sauna and steam room, fitness suite and studio, spin studio,Continue reading “Share your views on new leisure and wellness centre coming to Knaresborough”

Bilsdale mast replacement update.

Andrew Jones MP participated in a call this morning with Arqiva to hear the latest on the work to restore services to households affected by the fire at the Bilsdale transmitter. Arqiva have reaffirmed their target to switch on their new, 80-metre, temporary mast on 5 October which aims to restore coverage to 95 perContinue reading “Bilsdale mast replacement update.”