MP encourages people to learn CPR.

Harrogate and Knaresborough MP, Andrew Jones, joined members of Yorkshire Ambulance Service and pupils at King James School, Knaresborough last week to learn the basics of CardioPulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) as part of ‘Restart a Heart week’ organised by the Resuscitation Council UK, the British Heart Foundation, St John Ambulance and fire and rescue services. TheContinue reading “MP encourages people to learn CPR.”

Concerns raised over Anti-social behaviour near Starbeck crossing

Residents have raised concerns with the local Conservative team regarding anti-social and nuisance behaviour near the Starbeck Rail crossing. The behaviour ranges from illegal and inconsiderate parking to late night gatherings in local streets.” Cllr Tim Myatt said: “Cllr Nigel Middlemass and I are aware of residents’ concerns and we would encourage residents to contact theContinue reading “Concerns raised over Anti-social behaviour near Starbeck crossing”

Harrogate town centre’s new festive cheer this Christmas.

Harrogate town centre is set to offer lots of festive cheer after Harrogate Borough Council announced that a number of exciting events and attractions will be available for people to enjoy this Christmas. A Ferris wheel, Victorian carousel, helter skelter and performance area are all set to keep people – young and old – entertainedContinue reading “Harrogate town centre’s new festive cheer this Christmas.”

Local MP reacts to Police Commissioner resignation.

York and North Yorkshire’s Police, Fire and Crime Commissioner, Philip Allott, has resigned from the role. Commenting, Harrogate & Knaresborough MP, Andrew Jones said: “People who know me are aware it is not my style to rush to knee-jerk reactions or engage in megaphone politics.   That is true when it comes to Philip Allott’s continuationContinue reading “Local MP reacts to Police Commissioner resignation.”

Council unites to back planning rules re-think.

Harrogate Council backed a motion put forward by town centre councillors Tim Myatt and Richard Cooper supporting a re-think by the government on changes to planning rules. Many feared those changes would have made it easier for developers to build on greenfield sites. The changes were suggested as part of a government ‘white paper’ –Continue reading “Council unites to back planning rules re-think.”

Latest mast update from Arqiva.

Depending on the weather, Arqiva will be carrying out a full test of the new, temporary mast at Bilsdale tomorrow, Tuesday 12 October. During this test, most people across the area will lose their TV signal for a period. Arqiva understands that this is frustrating, and apologises for the disruption, however this will be anContinue reading “Latest mast update from Arqiva.”