North Yorkshire County Council (NYCC) has announced that Blind Lane is to be resurfaced as part of its 2021/22 capital roads investment programme. The footpaths on Boroughbridge Road are also set to be improved with a treatment referred to as ‘slurry sealing’. North Yorkshire County Council (NYCC) has announced that Blind Lane is to beContinue reading “New surface treatments coming for Blind Lane and Boroughbridge Road.”
Andrew Jones MP asked a question about cancer care and mental health following the Secretary of State’s address to the Commons yesterday.
As plans for 12 homes off Bar Lane have been submitted to the council, local Knaresborough campaigner Jaqui Renton is calling on residents to ensure the council hears their views on plans. She told Community News; “Residents can make their voice heard online or in writing to the council. Having obtained outline planning permission for 12Continue reading “Have your say on Bar Lane homes plans.”
Bilton councillor Matt Scott has met with local Police Community Support Officers (PCSOs) to discuss recent reports of antisocial behaviour. Commenting on this Cllr Scott said: ‘It is always time well spent walking the streets with Bilton’s PCSOs. They provide a vital role in our community and it was great to see people stop themContinue reading “Councillor talks antisocial behaviour with police.”
Philip Allott is to host his second Public Accountability Meeting as Police, Fire and Crime Commissioner next week and is encouraging people from across North Yorkshire and York to get involved. The meetings are broadcast live online and aim to make North Yorkshire Police and North Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service more accessible to membersContinue reading “Commissioner to host Public Accountability Meeting focusing on Road Safety”
Work to replace the 120-year-old roof at Harrogate Theatre is progressing well as scaffolding, to safely carry out the work, has now been constructed. This significant stage involved erecting safe access and a temporary roof structure over the entire building to maintain wind and watertight integrity during re-roofing and external works. Now that his hasContinue reading “Work to replace 120-year-old theatre roof is progressing well”
Local MP, Andrew Jones, asked the Chief Secretary to the Treasury, Steve Barclay MP, about continuation of businesses support with the delay in easing restrictions due to the pandemic.
The May 2021 figures for the unadjusted claimant count have been published today, which show the number of people who were claiming unemployment related benefits. This includes those who were claiming Jobseeker’s Allowance, or were claiming Universal Credit and are required to seek work. There were 2,255 actual claimants in Harrogate and Knaresborough constituency in May 2021, Continue reading “Local unemployment down on last month.”
Residents living on Glebe Road and Glebe Avenue will be aware of silt and debris that has built up on the road and pavements over recent months. Harrogate Borough Council has agreed to carry out a deep clean of these streets in the coming weeks. It is hoped that the work will be undertaken theContinue reading “Street cleaning to take place on Glebe Road and Glebe Avenue.”
Residents of the new Lanes development and Boroughbridge Road users have been inconvenienced as a result of highway roadworks that over-ran due to the narrowness of Bar Lane. Work there included the diversion of a high voltage electricity cable and the widening and improvement of that section of Bar Lane for residents of the Lanes. Continue reading “Planting the Bar Lane roundabout”