Walking ideas to get out and about

Local walking scheme the Hambleton Strollers has put together a booklet with a number of different walks to try in and around Northallerton.

There are three walks per week with walks that take around 30 to 40 minutes

One step closer to a healthier lifestyle

In an effort to get more people out walking, Age UK launched its Walking for Health scheme. As part of this initiative, a walking group called the Staying Steady Strollers was set up.

Dancing is a good way for people to keep fit

Get on your dancing shoes and move

Wannabe dancers who fancy following in the footsteps of their favourite Strictly Come Dancing stars have the chance to twinkle their toes and raise money for Martin House Hospice Care for Children and Young People.


Is the Harrogate District fighting to be heard on mental health?

Across the Harrogate District, patients, carers, and residents are being called upon to have their say in the future of mental health services in our area.
Mark Smith with his wife Caroline and daughters Emily (6) and Ellie (2). (1709051AM1)

Organ Donation Week: Harrogate dad says transplant 'transformed' his life

As part of Organ Donation Week (September 4-10), the Harrogate Advertiser Series is backing an appeal for residents across the District to start a conversation that could save lives.

People are being asked to have their say.

How would you improve mental health services in Harrogate District?

Residents across the Harrogate District have been asked 'how they would improve mental health services in the area, while making the most of the money available'.
Even 10 minutes of physical exercise, such as going for a walk, is good for you.

Get up, out and walking with new app

A new free app has been launched in a bid to get Yorkshire’s middle-aged adults up and moving, in response to startling evidence of inactivity.

Patients at Harrogate District Hospital can expect to see some big changes to the front foyer in 2018.

Overhaul of Harrogate hospital's main entrance to introduce 'touchscreen' check-in

Patients arriving at Harrogate District Hospital can expect to see some big changes to the main entrance of the building, as early as next year.

Louise Barnes with her son Daniel. Picture: L. Barnes

Harrogate's "one opportunity" to say on mental health services

Health chiefs have encouraged people to use the “one opportunity” to have their say over the provision of mental health services in the Harrogate District.

There are currently no NHS places available at any of the 15 listed NHS practices in Harrogate and Knaresborough.

No NHS places available at ANY Harrogate or Knaresborough dentists

Residents hoping to secure a place to receive dental treatment on the NHS will have to look outside of Harrogate and Knaresborough or wait months to be seen.

James Monaghan has been calling for York Place to be declared as an AQMA since last year.

New air pollution area in Knaresborough must be handled 'quickly'

Knaresborough councillors have reinforced the need to tackle air pollution in the town ‘quickly’ and effectively after a public consultation defining the area in need of management has been opened.

The CQC told BMI The Duchy Hospital in Harrogate that it must improve last October.

The Duchy Hospital in Harrogate told to improve 'inadequate' patient safety

Leaders at a private hospital in Harrogate have insisted improvements have been made after they were told its leadership and patient safety were 'inadequate'.


Picture gallery: Harrogate Race for Life 2017

Were you among the runners taking part in Cancer Research UK’s race for Life events at Ripley Castle at the weekend?

Phoebe Tyrell with her mum Laura. Picture: Adrian Murray

Harrogate mum left 'emotional' after daughter showed scar at prom with pride

A Harrogate teenager has shown off her scar with pride at her high school prom, after she underwent a major operation to straighten her spine.

David Calvert and Charlotte Gale of The Catalysts Rotary Business Networking (centre) with Sarah Craven, Avril Chapman, Michelle Tod, John Craven, Alex Craven (6) on Tommy, Macey Clarke (3) on Annie, Robyn Clarke, Anna Senior and Belinda Yarrow (co ordinator). Picture: Adrian Murray (17070401AM1)

Charitable Harrogate group donate to life-changing treatment for Alex and Macey

Two young children who dream of having their independence have been given another generous contribution to their fundraising targets.

Work has started widening Beckwith Head Road in preparation for the project.

Health chief 'very worried' over future of Harrogate £16 million mental health unit

The future development of a state of the art in-patient unit, just off Beckwith Head Road, has been called into question as a result of a £6.5million deficit in Harrogate health services.

Construction of the facility was hoped to be finished by next year, but now work has been paused in light of the deficit.

Work 'put on hold' for Harrogate's £16 million "state of the art" mental health facility

Works to deliver a "state of the art" purpose-built mental health facility in Harrogate have been put on hold as a £6.5 million deficit in local health services has been announced.

Jermain Defoe met his friend Bradley Lowery last night as the family say their little boy is finding it hard to breathe.

Jermain Defoe visits cancer battler Bradley Lowery as family say he is 'finding breathing difficult'

Terminally-ill football fan Bradley Lowery was visited by his "best friend" Jermain Defoe after his family threw him a party.

VIDEO: Sir Vince Cable urges firms to back £1m Weston Park Cancer Charity 2020 For Business Appeal

Sir Vince Cable took time out of his campaign to become the next Liberal Democrat leader to urge business leaders to back a £1 million appeal boosting world leading cancer services in Sheffield.
The 100 million funding is part of a scheme to introduce Primary Care Streaming in A&E departments across the country.

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.

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