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Review of the Statement of Licensing Policy

20/11/2014 - Harrogate Borough Council has launched a public consultation to gauge opinion on the council’s licensing policy. (more...)

A woolly good idea - Tour de France bunting turned into charity blankets

20/11/2014 - Thousands of hand knitted miniature jerseys which were hung around the Harrogate district to celebrate the Yorkshire Grand Départ of the 2014 Tour de France are to be given a new lease of life by being transformed into blankets for charity. (more...)

Knaresborough Swimming Pool to close for refurbishment

19/11/2014 - Harrogate Borough Council’s commitment to investing in the district’s leisure and sporting facilities will see Knaresborough Swimming Pool temporarily close this December while it undergoes its first major refurbishment since opening in 1990. (more...)

Cabinet votes in favour of developing land in Pannal for community sports use

18/11/2014 - Harrogate Borough Council’s Cabinet has voted in favour of developing agricultural land to the west of Leeds Road in Pannal for community sports and recreational use. (more...)

Knaresborough Road super cycleway proposal backed by Council Leader

18/11/2014 - A scheme for a cycleway on Knaresborough Road, separated from traffic to provide a safe and direct cycle link from Harrogate to Knaresborough, has been proposed by Harrogate Council’s Cycle Forum. (more...)

Harrogate to register interest in being part of the National Cycling Delivery Plan

18/11/2014 - Harrogate Borough Council has revealed it is seeking to be part of the Government’s ‘Cycling Delivery Plan’ unveiled by the Prime Minister. (more...)

Cabinet approves funding to ensure Fit 4 Fun Projects continued success

14/11/2014 - Harrogate Borough Council’s cabinet has approved proposals to build on the success of its Fit 4 Fun project through the development of an Active Health programme. (more...)

Free health MOTs offered by council Fit4Fun team

11/11/2014 - Harrogate Borough Council Fit4Fun team are offering free health MOTs for adult residents of Harrogate and Knaresborough to help them stay healthier over the winter months and beyond. (more...)

New apprentices join council In-House Maintenance Team

11/11/2014 - Two teenagers are building a brighter future for themselves after starting work at Harrogate Borough Council as Apprentice Multi-Skilled Maintenance Operatives. (more...)

Harrogate Borough Council supports Civic Society call to have towns traditional lamp posts listed

11/11/2014 - Harrogate Borough Council has put its support behind Harrogate Civic Society’s campaign to have a number of the town’s historic cast iron lamp posts protected by having them listed. (more...)

Garden waste collection to be suspended over winter

31/10/2014 - Harrogate Borough Council’s garden waste collection service is being suspended between December and February. (more...)

Local groups invited to event to learn how they can improve their fundraising

22/10/2014 - Harrogate Borough Council are inviting sports clubs, charities and community groups from across the district to attend an information workshop on a dedicated online fundraising and donation platform which could help them raise much needed funds. (more...)

Harrogate wins Gold at RHS Britain in Bloom Awards 2014

20/10/2014 - Harrogate has scooped Gold in the Small City category at the 50th Britain in Bloom UK Final awards, Europe’s biggest community gardening campaign now run by the Royal Horticultural Society (RHS). (more...)

Council launches survey to consider introducing smoke free playgrounds

15/10/2014 - Council launches survey to consider introducing smoke free playgrounds (more...)

Lorry stickers warn cyclists of the dangers of undertaking

15/10/2014 - The Harrogate District Community Safety Partnership in conjunction with the Road Safety Group has launched an awareness campaign (more...)

COUNCIL CONSIDERS NEXT STEP IN OFFICE MOVE

10/10/2014 - COUNCIL CONSIDERS NEXT STEP IN OFFICE MOVE (more...)

Businesses invited to have their say on council’s economic priorities

07/10/2014 - Harrogate Borough Council is inviting local businesses to attend a business engagement event later this month to help shape how the council supports the local economy in the future. (more...)

Council to ask residents their opinion on services

06/10/2014 - Harrogate Borough Council is to carry out a public consultation asking residents and businesses what they think of its services. The information will form part of the council’s considerations when developing its budget for 2015/16. (more...)

Harrogate’s Mercer Art Gallery paints a picture of success

02/10/2014 - An exhibition of art inspired by God’s own county has become one of the Mercer Art Gallery’s most successful ever exhibitions with over 24,000 visitors to the arts venue in the first five months. (more...)

Public invited to put questions to the Chief Constable

02/10/2014 - The Chief Constable for North Yorkshire, Mr Dave Jones, will be attending a meeting of Harrogate Borough Council’s Overview and Scrutiny Commission on Monday 6 October 2014 to give an overview of policing in the county. (more...)

Harrogate district's sporting heroes honoured with Mayoral reception

26/09/2014 - The achievements of the district’s Commonwealth Games medal winners have been celebrated at a civic reception hosted by the Mayor and Mayoress of the Borough of Harrogate. (more...)

Record recycling rates achieved across district

25/09/2014 - Record recycling rates achieved across district (more...)

Council urges taxi drivers to abide by the rules

23/09/2014 - Harrogate Borough Council is warning taxi drivers only to pick up legal fares or face the consequences of a significant fine (more...)

Celebrating Older People’s Day 2014

22/09/2014 - Ripon Leisure Centre will hold a variety of physical activity taster sessions on Wednesday 1 October in celebration of National Older People’s Day. (more...)

Website maintenance scheduled for 23 September

22/09/2014 - Our website will be down for maintenance from 8.30am on Tuesday 23 September. If you require assistance please contact our customer service team. (more...)

Harrogate district's success in Yorkshire in Bloom Awards

17/09/2014 - Blooming marvellous – Harrogate district’s towns and villages triumph at the Yorkshire in Bloom awards. (more...)

Call for sites for new housing and commercial developments

15/09/2014 - The council is calling for assistance from residents, landowners and developers to identify land for future housing and commercial development in the district. (more...)

Special ceremony for those who have lost a baby

10/09/2014 - Harrogate’s Stonefall Cemetery will be holding a special ceremony for bereaved parents and their families on Saturday, 20 September 2014 (more...)

Harrogate Borough Council’s Economic Overview reveals encouraging signs

09/09/2014 - A healthy labour market, improving commercial property sector and thriving visitor and recreational economy is helping (more...)

Harrogate Borough Council call for sites for new housing and commercial developments

09/09/2014 - Harrogate Borough Council is calling for assistance from residents, landowners and developers (more...)