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Public events offer chance to hear of £31m travel options for towns

Consultation is now under way on £31m proposals to transform the gateways to three North Yorkshire towns. New entrances to railway stations, new public spaces linking stations to town centres and better access to education and employment sites are among options for Harrogate, Selby and Skipton after a partnership of local authorities succeeded in a bid to the Department for Transport’s Transforming Cities Fund (TCF). The TCF aims to make […]

todayFebruary 27, 2021 3

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“Heavy heart” at closure notice for Kell Bank Primary School

Consultation on the closure of a North Yorkshire primary school with only six pupils on roll is currently taking place. North Yorkshire County Council’s Executive has given the go-ahead for publication of the closure notice for Kell Bank Church of England Voluntary Controlled Primary School, Healey, near Masham to allow a further representation period. The Executive agreed recently to continue with the closure process following a report by officers, which […]

todayFebruary 16, 2021

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Have your say on budget priorities

North Yorkshire residents are being urged to take part in the county council’s annual budget consultation as the county faces one of its greatest challenges in the Covid-19 response and recovery. People can take part in the consultation online at North Yorkshire County Council Leader Councillor Carl Les said: “We want North Yorkshire to be a thriving county and pride ourselves on being a well-run authority, but the funding […]

todayDecember 1, 2020 2

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Views wanted on new settlement in Hammerton/Cattal area of the Harrogate District

Harrogate Borough Council cabinet has launched a consultation to seek resident’s views on the proposed new settlement development plan document (DPD). The adopted local plan identifies a broad location for a new settlement in the Green Hammerton and Cattal area of the Harrogate district. This new settlement, of approximately 3,000 dwellings, will provide much needed quality homes as well as facilities and services such as green space, employment and public […]

todayOctober 28, 2020 2