Many parts of Harrogate are suffering from the wave of roadworks and closures but residents in one leafy street had a special surprise this week - their roadworks returned only a few days after they had been taken away.
Residents against the idea of a new road near Nidd Gorge are to deliver 48,000 leaflets before the long-awaited public consultation over proposals to tackle traffic congestion in Harrogate and Knaresborough has already been launched.
A media briefing at the Cairn Hotel in Harrogate by North Yorkshire County Council this morning, Monday at 10am revealed the details of public consultation on possible ideas to tackle Harrogate and Knaresborough's traffic congestion.
The Harrogate developer at the centre of the Crescent Gardens controversy says, in his view, he is still under contract on the £75 million plans - even though the council announced on Monday it had ended the legal agreement with his company ATP (Crescent Gardens) Ltd.
Just days before the launch of public consultation into possible traffic congestion measures for Harrogate, the waters have been muddied by a letter advising residents about their homes being subject to compulsory purchase orders.
This morning will see the 'big reveal' as the start date looms for a 12-week public consultation on ideas to tackle Harrogate’ and Knaresborough’s terrible traffic congestion - including a possible new road near Nidd Gorge.
The bad news for drivers is there are no signs, as yet, of Harrogate's roadworks problems ending which are hitting particularly hard on Otley Road near Harlow Moor Drive and York Place near the Prince of Wales roundabout.
Tadcaster MP Nigel Adams has held Ministerial talks with the Minister responsible for flooding in Westminster and called for urgent improvements to the town’s flood defences following recent flooding in Tadcaster.