Andrew Jones MP welcomes Knaresborough High Street news

There has been a raft of good news for Knaresborough’s High Street recently. Harrogate Borough Council are pressing ahead with the renovations of the three High Street shops it purchased earlier this year.  Planning permission for the three shops and residential flats above has been granted and work is underway. In addition, our town isContinue reading “Andrew Jones MP welcomes Knaresborough High Street news”

Boost for North Yorkshire’s growth as A1(M) junction improvements head towards completion

A1(M) improvements which will support the future growth of the Harrogate and Knaresborough areas are making good progress.  The £10m project at junction 47 (Allerton Park) involves widening three of the four slip roads onto and off the roundabout to increase capacity as well as a number of junction improvements.  Last week, Harrogate and Knaresborough MP Andrew Jones visited the works to getContinue reading “Boost for North Yorkshire’s growth as A1(M) junction improvements head towards completion”

“Enough is enough”: MP’s mast frustration

Harrogate, Knaresborough and Boroughbridge MP, Andrew Jones, has written to the Chief Executive of Arqiva and the Secretary of State for Culture calling for more focussed action to restore TV signals to thousands of households in North Yorkshire.  Mr Jones’s intervention comes amid reports that a signal might not be restored to some parts ofContinue reading ““Enough is enough”: MP’s mast frustration”

‘Fantastic Moment’ as Harrogate Hospital Radio takes to the FM airwaves

Harrogate’s longest-running radio station has today (Wednesday, September 1) broadcast on a new channel. At 9.53am, and with the help of Andrew Jones MP, Harrogate Hospital Radio was heard for the first time on 95.3FM, a ‘Fantastic Moment’ for the volunteer-led organisation and a first for a hospital radio station. In addition to being listenedContinue reading “‘Fantastic Moment’ as Harrogate Hospital Radio takes to the FM airwaves”

Further update on the Bilsdale mast fire.

Arqiva now assesses that the majority of homes affected by the loss of coverage, more than 400,000, have now had their TV services restored, and FM radio and Digital Radio have also returned to most households. Arqiva’s teams are working round the clock, alongside partners, to return services to normal for people across the areaContinue reading “Further update on the Bilsdale mast fire.”

MP backs vaccination call for 18- to 29-year-olds.

Harrogate, Knaresborough and Boroughbridge MP Andrew Jones has joined calls from health officials encouraging young people to get their COVID-19 vaccinations. Last week, Amanda Bloor from the North Yorkshire Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) highlighted that around 31,000 young people in North Yorkshire had yet to come forward for their first vaccination.  The take up locallyContinue reading “MP backs vaccination call for 18- to 29-year-olds.”

Tackling antisocial behaviour in Bilton.

Bilton councillors Matt Scott and Paul Haslam are taking action to tackle antisocial behaviour in Bilton. Cllrs Scott and Haslam have been working with Harrogate Borough Council’s community safety team and local police officers on a joint approach to boost crime reporting and to reassure residents. Cllr Scott commented: “I am grateful for the helpContinue reading “Tackling antisocial behaviour in Bilton.”