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Planning submitted for ten acre Harrogate light industrial estate

Carter Jonas, on behalf of Teakwood Developments, has recently submitted a planning application for a light industrial estate covering approximately 10 acres immediately to the west of Harrogate, at White House Farm, Penny Pot Lane. The development proposals reflect the need for more employment space around Harrogate and also take into

Disability Action Yorkshire’s new volunteer co-ordinator takes up post during National Volunteers Week

Disability Action Yorkshire’s new volunteer co-ordinator has taken up her post during National Volunteers Week. Emmi Wainwright has joined the charity from Saint Michael’s Hospice, where for the last four years she has been its patient and client volunteer co-ordinator. In her brand-new role within Disability Action Yorkshire - which has its

Major developments set for debate at Chamber meeting

Representatives of four major business and housing developments in the Harrogate district will present their cases at the same meeting for the first time in June. Harrogate District Chamber of Commerce has organised the meeting in advance of any of the sites being included in Harrogate Borough Council's Local Plan, or

Multimillion pound deal agreed for major Harrogate site

A Yorkshire law firm has announced the completion of the sale of a multi-million-pound site in Harrogate, with development poised for a major new healthcare facility. Shulmans LLP, acting on behalf Albert Hymas Limited, assisted on the process of a successful completion of the sale of the property. Difficulties were encountered

Disabled people step into a whole new world thanks to virtual reality

Disabled people supported by a Harrogate charity will now be able to step into a whole new world. In a bid to equip customers for independent living, Disability Action Yorkshire is turning to virtual reality to help train and prepare them for a host of everyday life experiences, including supermarket shopping

Harrogate business licks off new product launch

A Harrogate-based business is taking a new approach with its new, innovative and dynamic fitness product, by launching it on the world’s largest funding platform, Kickstarter. FITT CUBE, by fitness brand New Image, is a world first in the fitness market. Incorporating four distinct functions, it provides a varied workout and

Seminar to help businesses prepare for Making Tax Digital

A free business seminar in Harrogate will help businesses prepare for tax going completely digital. With the government's Making Tax Digital initiative coming into force in April 2019, businesses will need to ensure they are compliant in the way their tax is set up. The event is the latest business development breakfast

Disability Action Yorkshire unveils ambitious five year vision

A Harrogate charity has unveiled an ambitious five-year vision which will ultimately ensure disabled people from the District, and beyond, have equal access to services, homes, work and fulfilled lives. In its “Realising Ambition” strategy, Disability Action Yorkshire – which last year celebrated its 80th anniversary – says in 15 years’

Yorkshire solicitors warn locals not to fall victim of Coronation Street-style feud from beyond the grave

A feud over the unexpected contents of a loved one’s written will is not just a ratings-winning storyline confined to TV’s Coronation Street. According to Yorkshire solicitors Milners, it is also a real-life scenario facing families and businesses that is being played out in ever-increasing numbers in the district. Cases of contested probate

Synergy retains Feefo top customer experience ranking for fourth consecutive year

Feefo, the world’s most trusted ratings and reviews platform, has awarded Synergy Automotive a 5 Star rating for exceptional customer experience - for the fourth year in a row. The leading vehicle leasing and finance credit broker clinched the prestigious Gold Trusted Service Award from the global independent feedback engine after