MP welcomes flood defence cash for Boroughbridge.

Boroughbridge MP Andrew Jones has welcomed new government cash to help the battle against flooding.  The announcement of £50,000 for the Boroughbridge Pumping Station and flood defence refurbishment was announced in a letter from the Secretary of State for the Environment, Rt Hon George Eustice MP. In his letter the Secretary of State said: “TheContinue reading “MP welcomes flood defence cash for Boroughbridge.”

Council set to fix cracked Hydro diving boards.

Harrogate Borough Council is set to make a splash by investing in a new diving platform at the Hydro in Harrogate. During a routine inspection of the existing diving platform, cracks in the concrete were discovered. The borough council requested a further independent survey to be carried out to establish the stability, integrity and durabilityContinue reading “Council set to fix cracked Hydro diving boards.”

Harrogate Spring Water won’t appeal Rotary Wood decision.

Harrogate Spring Water will not appeal the decision taken by Harrogate Borough Council earlier this year to refuse plans for its expansion.Instead, Harrogate Spring Water will consult with the community before submitting a new planning application to benefit the town and its natural environment. Local councillor Sam Gibbs (Valley Gardens ward) welcomed the news saying:Continue reading “Harrogate Spring Water won’t appeal Rotary Wood decision.”

Councillor buys equipment for volunteer gardening service

Councillor Matt Scott has used part of his locality budget to buy garden shears for the Harrogate Easier Living Project’s Help at Home gardening service. All county councillors are given £5,000 per year to fund projects in their community to support its economic, social and environmental wellbeing. This could be support for a local school,Continue reading “Councillor buys equipment for volunteer gardening service”

CityFibre introduces Andrew Jones MP to Full Fibre works in Knaresborough

: With construction of its new Full Fibre network for Knaresborough now well underway across the town, CityFibre, the UK’s largest independent Full Fibre platform, welcomed Andrew Jones, MP for Harrogate and Knaresborough, for a tour of the works this week, giving him a closer look at the £46m project. During the visit, representatives fromContinue reading “CityFibre introduces Andrew Jones MP to Full Fibre works in Knaresborough”