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Government invests £340,000 to remodel Harrogate A&E department

Patients attending A&E at Harrogate District Hospital will be “streamed” to the “most appropriate” form of care, thanks to a £340,000 government investment.

Health
Councillor Mike Chambers called the Grenfell Tower fire 'a national tragedy'.

Safety of Harrogate District's residential properties reviewed following Grenfell Tower fire

An urgent review into the risk of fire at residential flats across the Harrogate District has been undertaken in the wake of the Grenfell Tower tragedy in London.

Environment
The winners at Welcome To Yorkshire's White Rose Awards in 2016. (S)

District makes mark on tourism awards

Fifteen businesses from our area have been shortlisted in the prestigious White Rose Awards.

Business
K2 founders Dominic King and John Wilkinson with James Smith of the ERDF-funded Manufacturing Growth Programme (MGP).

Car parts firm nets full order book after first Facebook foray

An engineering start-up has been bombarded with orders from around the world within an hour of putting its first post on social media – thanks to help provided by the EU-funded Manufacturing Growth Programme (MGP).

Business
Beekeeper Jo Feltrup with James Cain, managing director of Harrogate Water Brands.

Water scientist takes 10,000 bees to work

A Harrogate employer is doing its bit for conservation – by providing a home for 10,000 honey bees.

Business
Following the donation, IAnson has rebranded its already distinctive fleet of delivery vehicles with new Yorkshire Air Ambulance livery. Pictured: Helen Callear, regional fundraising manager, (North) Yorkshire Air Ambulance; Paul Gowland, director of fundraising for YAA; the new YAA mascot; Chris IAnson, managing director of IAnson; Linda Stead, community fundraiser for North (YAA). Rear: IAnson delivery drivers.

Green scheme savings 
fund air ambulance

A rural business has pledged to save lives and protect the environment through a new green initiative in aid of Yorkshire Air Ambulance.

Business
Harrogate Water appoints two new directors to the board

Harrogate Water appoints two new directors to the board

International water business Harrogate Water has appointed head of finance Damien Wilkinson and operations manager Simon Knaggs to the board of directors.

Business
Tony Hallwood was he was immensely proud of his achievements at Leeds Bradford Airport. (S)

Airport director quits unexpectedly

One of the architects of Leeds Bradford Airport’s (LBA) impressive rate of growth in recent years has stepped down unexpectedly after nine years in the role.

Business
The junction has been identified as one under the "greatest" amounts of pressure. Picture: Google Maps

Busy Harrogate junction to get 'smart lights' in £210,000 upgrade

A major junction in Harrogate town centre is set to receive “state of the art” new traffic lights as part of a £210,000 investment.

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Philip Allott (centre), managing director of Knaresborough-based Allott & Associates Ltd, with senior executive David Cheeseman and managing director James Newell, both of Australian company OxAir Gas Systems Pty.

Australia trip reaps rewards for Allotts

A Knaresborough businessman has returned from a successful trip to Australia, having signed lucrative deals with new clients.

Business
Harrogate entrepreneur Robert Fearnley has completed a �1.5m investment to transform a commercial property in the centre of the town into a contemporary workspace for 20 businesses.

£1.5m investment in high-end workspaces

A Harrogate entrepreneur has completed a £1.5m investment to transform a commercial property in the centre of the town into a state of the art workspace for 20 businesses.

Business
NM Group, a provider of remote sensing and asset management services to major electricity network organisations around the world, has invested �800,000 in new aerial scanning equipment, part-funded through a �66,000 grant from the Leeds City Region Enterprise Partnership (LEP).

Jobs on the horizon as K’boro firm invests £800k in new tech

A Knaresborough employer has invested £800,000 in aerial scanning technology to support ambitious growth plans.

Business
The crash happened on the A61 Harrogate road on the outskirts of Leeds. Picture: Google

Update: Leeds road reopened after van driver taken to hospital in serious condition

Part of the main route between Leeds and Harrogate has reopened following a crash this morning.
Transport

How Yorkshire dramas are adding up to big business for the region

FROM Emmerdale to Kes to the Full Monty, Yorkshire has been gracing cinema and television screens across the world for decades.

Business
Bond End has been an AQMA since 2013.

Budget for Bond End gets £100,000 cash boost

A £100,000 cash boost has been added to the pot which will pay to improve congestion through Bond End in Knaresborough.

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Two vehicles involved are still partially blocking York Place waiting to be recovered. Picture: James Monaghan

Four people now "safe" following Knaresborough crash

Four people involved involved in a car crash in Knaresborough are now "safe and out of the vehicles".

Transport
Former Chief Executive of Harrogate District Chamber of Commerce Brian Dunsby.

Royal honour for Harrogate business leader

Former Chief Executive of Harrogate District Chamber of Commerce Brian Dunsby thanked his team after being made an OBE in the Queen's 2017 birthday honours list.
News
Plans for the site include a sustainable showroom with internet caf� and kids zone with iPads and game station. (S)

JCT600 starts work on Pannal dealership

The remodelling of the Mercedes-Benz dealership near Harrogate is going ahead as planned, with phase one well underway, site owner JCT600 reports.

Business
The new airborne cameras will enable Johnsons of Whixley to monitor more than 200 acres of fragmented sites remotely. (S)

Plant nursery drones put an eye in the sky

One of the largest commercial nursery companies in Europe has invested more than £1,000 in drone camera technology to help it keep an eye on all parts of its Vale of York business.

Business
Lightwater Valley has more than 40 rides and attractions. (S)

Lightwater Valley gets new owners

The Ripon home of Europe’s longest roller-coaster ride has new owners after it was acquired for an undisclosed sum.

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