Yorkshire Water are set to start a scheme to lay a new clean water pipe and install new fittings in Jenny Field Drive, Harrogate. From Monday 2 August 2021 work will commence and it is expected to take about 4 weeks to complete. Normal working hours will be 8am until 5pm Monday to Friday. SomeContinue reading “Jenny Field Drive road closures.”
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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.”
Diving boards closed at Hydro
Council Leader Richard Cooper has been contacted by users of the diving boards at the Hydro concerned that the boards have been closed for some time. Richard, who is a longstanding member of Brimhams and a regular casual swimmer and gym-goer, asked council leisure bosses about the situation. The following statement was released by theContinue reading “Diving boards closed at Hydro”
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”
Andrew Jones MP asks for debate on support for the events industry.
Today in the House of Commons, Andrew Jones MP asked at Business of the House Questions for a further debate on long-term support for the events industry to ensure any help required in the future is available.
Drop-in vaccinations this weekend.
Harrogate and Knaresborough residents will be able to get their first vaccination at a drop-in clinic at Homecare Pharmacy on York Road in Knaresborough. The venue is well-known as the former Lidl supermarket, The clinics will run from 9am to 5pm on Saturday 17 July and Sunday 18 July. There are over 2,000 vaccine dosesContinue reading “Drop-in vaccinations this weekend.”
Knaresborough Pool re-opened yesterday and Starbeck Baths is set to re-open next Monday when social distancing measures come to an end. Knaresborough Pool has been closed while extensive repair work has been made on the pool and has re-opened with a booking system. Starbeck Baths was closed due to the difficulty with social distancing atContinue reading “Pools re-opening”