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Free Parking Cut at York Place Knaresborough

by billhoult on 31 July, 2011

Increased parking charges in Knaresborough are bad enough in the current economic climate, however cutting the one hour free car parking on York Place Car Park is crazy. targeted at being introduced on the 1 September 2011 it will firstly put the Eastgate Doctors Surgery and its patients at a disadvantage being the only practice […]

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Bond End, Knaresborough Pollution

by billhoult on 17 July, 2011

The latest annual update on Air Pollution Standards across the Harrogate District shows that air quality in Bond End is still exceeding the maximum Nitrogen Oxide levels of 40 micrograms per cubic metre despite an Air Quality Management Area being declared in November 2010.  Cllr Bill Hoult comments “The persistently high levels of pollution are […]

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A Transportation Strategy has been produced by the North Yorkshire County Council that has various proposals on which comments have been requested by the 16 May 2011. The most controversial is the proposal relating to traffic circulation in the centre of Harrogate, however there are schemes in Knaresborough. The proposals may be seen on www.northyorks.gov.uk/harrogatetransport. […]

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Calcutt Road Safety Report

by billhoult on 20 March, 2011

At a recent meeting of the Knaresborough Safer Communities Group the issue of speeding in Calcutt was raised together with the linked issue of pedestrian conflict at low bridge. This was a follow up from the survey carried out by the North Yorkshire Fire Service of speeding that concentrated on the Blands Hill area from […]

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Farnham Quarry-Revised Plans

by billhoult on 13 November, 2010

Following further consultation with the County Council Planning Department, Tarmac have submitted revised details of their proposals for the restoration of the old Farnham Quarry site off Boroughbridge Road Knaresborough. They may be viewed on the following web address https://onlineplanningregister.northyorks.gov.uk/Online%20Register/PlanAppSrch.asp  and use the following planning application reference number NY/2010/0181/FUL  

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Following various responses to my consultation on the North Yorkshire County Council suggestions for Forest Moor Road  below is my response :- 

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Calcutt Football Ground Opens for Business

by billhoult on 29 May, 2010

On the morning of the 29 May I attended the opening day of the Thistle Hill Football ground which will be the permanent Home of Knaresborough Celtic Football Club

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Road Safety-Forest Moor Road, Calcutt

by billhoult on 22 May, 2010

A consultation is being carried out by the Highway Authority on the Harrogate and Knaresborough Service Centre Transportation Strategy regarding road safety provisions for Forest Moor Road

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Yorwaste and Scarborough Power

by billhoult on 22 December, 2009

Yorwaste is a waste management company that is wholly owned by the Public Sector. Over 70% is owned by North Yorkshire County Council and the rest by York City Council.

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Bedale Bypass in Doubt as Economic Squeeze Bites

by billhoult on 22 December, 2009

The future of the contentious Bedale, Aiskew Bypass has been put in doubt. This was the answer to a question

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