Your community

Coronavirus support available across the district

Help is still on offer across the district for people who need a bit of extra support because of the coronavirus.

If you are unable to call on assistance from your family, friends or neighbours, you should contact one of the six community support hubs across the district:

Harrogate and surrounding villages: Monday to Friday 9am to 4pm. 01423 813096 or help@harcvs.org.uk

Boroughbridge and surrounding villages: Monday to Friday 9am to 1pm. 01423 324504 or boroughbridgecommunitycare@gmail.com

Knaresborough and surrounding villages: Monday to Sunday 8am to 8pm. 07593 882340 or info@knaresboroughconnectors.org.uk

Ripon and surrounding villages: Monday to Friday 9am to 4pm. 01765 603631 or reception@riponcommunityhouse.co.uk

Masham and surrounding villages: Monday to Friday 10am to 3pm. 01765 680200 or info@visitmasham.com

Pateley Bridge, surrounding villages and the Nidderdale Valley: Monday to Friday 10am to 4pm and Saturday 10am to 1pm. 01423 714953 or admin@nidderdaleplus.org.uk

If you are shielding because you are clinically vulnerable, you need to take extra care to protect yourself from the coronavirus. Stay at home as much as possible. Only go outside for exercise. Do not visit someone else's home.

For out of hours emergencies contact North Yorkshire County Council on 01609 780780 or our emergency team on 01423 500600. 

Foodbanks across the district

Our local food providers are here to help you and your family if you find yourself in need of food. They can provide you with food parcels including basic provisions and some provide cooked meals or a combination of both.

Further information can be found by visiting our information for residents page


Your guide to organising a street party

Street parties are simple to organise.The government website has guidance on what you need to think about and busts some myths about what's needed.


Looking out for our neighbours

Let's be there for one another

Looking out for our neighbours is a social movement that aims to prevent loneliness throughout West Yorkshire and Harrogate by encouraging people to do simple things to help out their neighbours.

Reach out to someone near you: ourneighbours.org.uk

Status of EU citizens in the UK

Information for European Union citizens, and their families, about their rights in the UK.

The scheme will open fully by March 2019. The deadline for applying will be 30 June 2021. You may be able to apply after this date if you're joining a family member in the UK.

For more information please visit GOV.UK

Sign up for email alerts

If you are an EU citizen living in the UK, sign up for email updates about developments on the next steps for EU citizens in the UK.


Brexit: leaving the European Union

The UK has left the European Union.

A trade deal with the EU was announced at the end of 2020.

The government's website has full details on what this means for residents and businesses.