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”

Have your say in Commissioner Zoë’s June Public Accountability Meetings.

Commissioner Zoë Metcalfe will host her monthly Public Accountability Meetings on Thursday 23 June and is encouraging people across North Yorkshire and York to get involved. As well as receiving the latest updates from North Yorkshire Police and North Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service, there will be a focus on Out of Court Disposal andContinue reading “Have your say in Commissioner Zoë’s June Public Accountability Meetings.”

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”

Happy campers: Yorkshire campervan awning company wins top FSB award.

A Harrogate-based business that creates and sells glamorous canvas campervan awnings has been named as one of the UK’s top businesses at this year’s Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) Celebrating Small Business Awards. Run by husband and wife team James and Sarah Martin, Glawning Ltd scooped the Microbusiness of the Year Award at the annualContinue reading “Happy campers: Yorkshire campervan awning company wins top FSB award.”

Keeping North Yorkshire safe and feeling safe.

North Yorkshire’s Police, Fire and Crime Commissioner Zoë Metcalfe has published her Police and Crime Plan and Fire and Rescue Plan for 2022 – 2025. Commissioner Zoë’s plans have been developed following extensive consultation within the emergency services, partners and members of the public through a series of events, surveys and engagement sessions over theContinue reading “Keeping North Yorkshire safe and feeling safe.”

Commissioner selects preferred candidate for Chief Fire Officer.

Police, Fire and Crime Commissioner Zoë Metcalfe has selected Jonathan Dyson as her preferred candidate to be the Chief Fire Officer of North Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service.   Following a full and open recruitment process and a rigorous assessment centre, Mr Dyson – currently the Interim Deputy Chief Fire Officer for North Yorkshire – will be recommended to the Police, FireContinue reading “Commissioner selects preferred candidate for Chief Fire Officer.”

LOCAL ELECTIONS: Parties announce candidates for May poll.

The council has published the list of candidates validly nominated for the election to North Yorkshire County Council on 5 May. Those elected will become the councillors for the new single council for our area which will be formed on 1 April 2023. Standing for the Conservatives are: Bilton and Nidd Gorge Paul Haslam BiltonContinue reading “LOCAL ELECTIONS: Parties announce candidates for May poll.”