Two of the nation's most respected charities have added their voices to the fight to save Nidd Gorge from a ‘relief’ road as part of North Yorkshire County Council's current public consultation over possible traffic congestion Rachel Christy.
In an unprecedented show of strength, more than 30 of Harrogate’s most prestigious names in the independent shop and restaurant sector have launched a campaign for free parking to 'save the town centre.'
Harrogate Borough Council says it will consider community bids for Crescent Gardens after the collapse of its controversial £75 million deal with developer Adam Thorpe but added it was not in favour of simply creating a new ‘white elephant’.
The other week my dad went to a meeting at Nidderdale High School about re-wilding Upper Nidderdale. It was a question time style meeting with all the questions pre-asked so the panel of six people could answer them.
While much of Harrogate - apparently - is up in arms about ideas to address traffic congestion which may affect parts of the town they care about, another substantial group of residents is expressing almost the opposite feeling.
The man most associated with North Yorkshire County Council’s efforts to address traffic congestion has hit back after being criticised for not taking part in Andrew Jones MP's recent ‘sustainable transport walk’ along the Nidderdale Greenway to highlight the campaign against a new ‘relief road’ in the Bilton and Nidd Gorge area.
Voters overwhelmingly backed the Brexit Party in Yorkshire and the Humber during the European elections - but its top three candidates will have to represent the region alongside an equal number of Remain supporters.