Fun, healthy activities and nutritious food for children this summer

Holiday clubs are taking place this summer which will provide children with nutritious food and a chance to take part in exciting and engaging activities to improve health and wellbeing. The FEAST programme is now in its second year and sees holiday activities including sports, outdoor activities and creative workshops taking place in each NorthContinue reading “Fun, healthy activities and nutritious food for children this summer”

Jones renews pledge to support carers

Harrogate & Knaresborough MP, Andrew Jones, has renewed his pledged to support unpaid carers this Carers Week, taking place this week. Carers Week is an annual awareness week which recognises the vital contribution made by people caring unpaid for family members or friends who have a disability, illness, mental health condition, or who need extraContinue reading “Jones renews pledge to support carers”

Andrew Jones asks local residents to embrace War Graves Week

Harrogate & Knaresborough MP, Andrew Jones, is calling on local residents to come together and discover the World War heritage on their doorstep by embracing War Graves Week, 21 May to 29 May – an initiative from the Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC). War Graves Week will encourage local residents to learn about the storiesContinue reading “Andrew Jones asks local residents to embrace War Graves Week”

Local MP welcomes campaign to boost take up of pension credit in Harrogate & Knaresborough

Local MP welcomes campaign to boost take up of pension credit in Harrogate & Knaresborough Andrew Jones MP has welcomed a new Conservative campaign to boost the take-up of Pension Credit in Harrogate and Knaresborough as part of wider support with the cost of living. Pension Credit is a top up for our most vulnerableContinue reading “Local MP welcomes campaign to boost take up of pension credit in Harrogate & Knaresborough”

Communities set to celebrate Her Majesty The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee

From Thursday 2 June until Sunday 5 June, Valley Gardens in Harrogate will host a four-day event to celebrate Her Majesty The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee thanks to Harrogate Borough Council. The fun-filled event is free and will be for everyone – young and old – to enjoy a mix of magicians, juggling shows, character meet and greets,Continue reading “Communities set to celebrate Her Majesty The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee”

Wheelie bin trial set to start later this month

This month (May), Harrogate Borough Council will be starting a trial scheme to replace black recycling boxes with wheelie bins. The Appleby estate in Knaresborough has been chosen as the first area to trial the wheelie bins due to the amount and quality of the recycling presented by residents. The new blue-lidded wheelie bin willContinue reading “Wheelie bin trial set to start later this month”

Virtual area roadshows for Harrogate district residents to find out more about the new council authority

Residents across the Harrogate district are being invited to the first of a series of virtual locality roadshows to learn more about planning for the new North Yorkshire authority that will be in place from 1 April 2023. Senior officials from the eight district, borough and county council from across North Yorkshire have joined forcesContinue reading “Virtual area roadshows for Harrogate district residents to find out more about the new council authority”