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North Yorkshire offers support to keep care home visits safe

North Yorkshire welcomes the return of indoor care home visits and has set out a cautious and vigilant approach to keep people safe in a letter issued today to all care providers. The County Council welcomes the Government’s guidance issued yesterday which sets out detail for the resumption of indoor visits from Monday March 8th. The council believes that visits by family and friends is vital to the wellbeing of […]

todayMarch 6, 2021 4

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North Yorkshire leaders urge residents to stay Covid safe as county remains in tier 2

Leaders in North Yorkshire have urged residents to do everything they can to help drive down infection rates as the Government announced today that the whole county will remain in tier 2. Rates in North Yorkshire are still below the England average. However, the rate of reduction has slowed significantly since the end of the latest lockdown and there is real concern that in some districts, and especially Scarborough, the […]

todayDecember 17, 2020 2

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Care homes get festive with Covid-safe decorations

North Yorkshire’s care leaders are encouraging care homes across the county to continue to use Christmas decorations this year to help to add cheer during the exceptional challenges of this winter – but to do so with safety in mind. “This year more than ever it is important we brighten up the darkest days of winter, because our care home residents have had a really tough time, as have the […]

todayDecember 8, 2020

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Forest Green Fixture Update – 03/12/2020

03/12/2020: The Club is happy to report that they have now received confirmation from the relevant authorities that Saturday's text event will go ahead. This means Season Ticket Deposit Holders can attend the fixture and the club is now in process of sending e-tickets to them. Further information will be released across club channels ahead of the fixture. The following statement has been released by Harrogate Town FC: "The club […]

todayDecember 2, 2020 3

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A new pack has been collated to help Richmondshire businesses keep their customers informed of the current covid19 restrictions. The District Council has produced a set of 20 posters – all downloadable on  They cover everything from wearing masks and washing hands to keeping a safe distance, using the track and trace QR code system and paying by card. The council’s Environmental health officers also continue to offer advice […]

todayDecember 2, 2020

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District councillors have set out their plans to help the Hambleton economy get back on its feet in the wake of the covid19 crisis. Members of Cabinet have today (1 Dec) agreed to recommend the Covid19 Economic Response and Recovery Plan to full Council later this month (15 Dec) for final approval. They want the plan to help address the significant challenges faced by local businesses over the last nine […]

todayDecember 1, 2020 6

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Forest Green Fixture – Return of Supporters at Harrogate FC

Looking ahead to our EFL League Two fixture on Saturday 5th December 2020 versus Forest Green Rovers, at The EnviroVent Stadium, Harrogate FC are pushing to use this match as a 'test event' for the return of spectators to the stadium. This will mean operating at a much lower capacity than usual, to ensure social distancing can be adhered to, and to practice our COVID safe procedures outside, upon entry to, […]

todayDecember 1, 2020 6

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  Harrogate’s community furniture store, Essential Needs received some extra help when a rather special volunteer arrived to assist with deliveries.  Throughout lockdown Essential Needs has been collecting essential items of donated furniture and making important deliveries, all within carefully planned Covid safe procedures. “Lockdown may have slowed life up a little” said manager, Lee Wright, “but it certainly hasn’t stopped it altogether and people still need essential items of […]

todayNovember 26, 2020 3

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Harrogate Town FC Matches

Matches at The Envirovent Stadium At present, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we are required to play all of our fixtures behind closed doors, i.e no supporters are allowed to attend. This is a rule set by the UK Government, DCMS & EFL. We do monitor the guidance and rules from the DCMS and EFL on an ongoing basis. These restrictions are frustrating for everyone, supporters and players alike. However, […]

todayNovember 20, 2020 4