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Knaresborough is mentioned in the Domesday Book as Chenaresburg, meaning “Cenheard’s fortress in the wapentake of Burghshire, renamed Claro Wapentake in the 12th century. Knaresborough Castle is Norman, around 1100, the town began to grow and provide a market and attract traders to service the castle. The present parish church, St John’s, was established around this time. The earliest identified Lord of Knaresborough is around 1115 when Serlo de Burgh held the Honour of Knaresborough from the King.

All Useful and Emergency Numbers

All Useful & Emergency Phone Numbers

Business: All Useful & Emergency Phone Numbers

Location: Harrogate & Districts

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Useful and Emergency Phone numbers for Harrogate North Yorkshire

Police (North Yorkshire Police) – in an emergency call 999 – non-emergency 101

Fire (North Yorkshire Fire and Rescue) – in an emergency call 999

Ambulance (Yorkshire Ambulance Services) – in an emergency call 999

NHS – 111

Transdev Bus Company 01423 566061

Electrical Northern Power Grid 0800 375675

Gas (Gas emergencies) – 0800 111999

Yorkshire Water Leaks – 0800 573553

BT report line/fault line – 0800 800151

Environment Agency Floodline – 0345 988 1188

Environment Agency incident number – 0800 807060

RSPCA (emergency number) – 0300 123 4999

Highways Agency – 0300 123 5000

Harrogate Borough Council (emergency number) – 01423 556300 (the emergency number is only for genuine emergencies relating to council services) – non-emergency 01423 500600

North Yorkshire County Council Social Care – out of hours 01609 780780

North Yorkshire County Council Registrars – 01609 780780

North Yorkshire County Council Trading Standards – 01609 798885

Trading Standards – Consumer Advice – 0345 404 0506

Harrogate District Hospital, Lancaster Park Rd, Harrogate HG2 7SX

Phone: 01423 553300

Social Care outside office hours, including weekends and public holidays, on 01609 780780

 

Avalon Ripon Klub

Avalon Ripon Klub (ARK)

Location: Harrogate – Phone: E-mail: jerryjanderson@btinternet.com Description:
Description : A social club for adults with learning and/or physical disabilities in Ripon

Bilton Community Centre

COMMUNITY CENTRES

Bilton Community Centre – Visit the website here – Location: 48 Bilton Ln, Harrogate HG1 3DU – Phone: 01423 560056
Description: The Bilton Community Centre is a single storey, fully accessible building, having been fully adapted for the disabled and is on a bus route to/from the town centre and local area. Limited on-street car parking is available to clients. The Centre is primarily run for the people of the Bilton, Harrogate and the surrounding districts, as a venue for hire for individuals, clubs, agencies and organisations which provide activities of their own choosing, and opportunities and services to the community. These essentially, cover education, training, social, recreational and health and fitness. The types of activities available can be viewed under the ”User Groups “ page of this web site. People interested in any of these activities should contact the group leader concerned.

Burglar Alarms

A X L Security Systems – Visit the website here

Location: Harrogate – Phone: 01423 506793
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Keybury Security Systems – Visit the website here

Location: Hammerain House, Hookstone Ave, Harrogate HG2 8ER – Phone: 01423 876348
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Logic Fire and Security Ltd – Visit the website here

Location: Monkswell House, 1 Manse Ln, Knaresborough HG5 8NQ – Phone: 0845 999 3222

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MRP Alarms – Visit the website here

Location: Haggs Farm, The Forge, Haggs Rd, Harrogate HG3 1EQ – Phone: 01423 873900
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North East Security Systems – Visit the website here

Location: 8 Clarence Dr, Harrogate HG1 2PN – Phone: 01423 298004
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Car Parks

Jubilee Car Park – Visit the website here

Business: Jubilee Car Park – Phone: 01423 500600

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Knaresborough car park – Visit the website here

Location: Knaresborough HG5 9AX

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Pateley Bridge South Car Park – Visit the website here

Location: Unnamed Road, Pateley Bridge, Harrogate HG3 5BD

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Royal Baths Car Park Visit the website here

Location: Montpellier Rd, Harrogate HG1 2EG – Phone: 01423 534080

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St Marygate Car Park Ripon – Visit the website here

Location: Residence Lane, Ripon HG4 1LY

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West Park Multi-Storey Car Park – Visit the website here

Location: Tower St, Harrogate HG1 1HS

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Masham Square – Visit the website here

Location: 10 Chapman Ln, Masham, Ripon HG4 4DZ

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Community Centre

Chain Lane Community Centre – Visit the website here- Location: 60 Chain Ln, Knaresborough HG5 0AS – Phone: 01423 795320

Description: Chain Lane Community Hub is an exciting community-based project based in Knaresborough, North Yorkshire.  New life has come to this valuable community asset and, over the last year, the building has been completely redeveloped and we are proud to offer up to date community spaces and a great venue for conferences, training events, and other happenings.

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Community Centre- Jennyfields Styan Centre – Visit the website here

Location: Grantley Dr, Harrogate HG3 2XU – Phone: 01423 521667
Description : Jennyfield Styan Community Centre is home to support groups, youth clubs, and a host of activities ranging from tai chi and tea dances to carpet bowls and yoga. The centre, in Grantley Drive, Harrogate, boasts a main hall, car park, meeting room, kitchen, baby changing facilities and facilities for a range of sports, such as football and badminton. There’s also an induction loop system for hearing aid users, and it’s all fully accessible for wheelchair users.

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Fairfax Community Centre – Visit the website here

Location: Fairfax Ave, Harrogate HG2 7RU – Phone: 01423 883614
Description : Fairfax Community Centre offers a wide range of facilities and activities. They include the main activity hall for clubs, activities and parties, badminton and basketball courts, a five-a-side pitch, and uni-hoc, table tennis, boccia, indoor bowls and volleyball equipment. Facilities include a computer suite, meeting room, kitchen, changing rooms, baby changing facilities and car parking, and it’s fully accessible for wheelchair users.

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Knaresborough Community Centre – Visit the website here

Location: 79 Stockwell Ave, Knaresborough HG5 0LG – Phone: 01423 862702
Description :

Facilities include a main activity hall for clubs, activities and parties, badminton, basketball and five-a-side courts, meeting room, kitchen, changing rooms, car parking, and induction loop systems. And it’s all fully accessible for wheelchair users.

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Oatlands Community Centre – Visit the website here

Location: 29 Beech Rd, Harrogate HG2 8DZ – Phone: 07973 164023
Description : Hiring the Community Centre – The Community Centre is fully accessible and insured and, as well as being set right in the heart of Oatlands, it is also located very close to local transport links.  The Community Centre is open to both individuals, clubs and organisations as a venue for hire. The venue offers a main hall, kitchen facilities, tables and chairs.

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Ripon Cathedral Hall – Visit the website here

Location: High Saint Agnesgate, Ripon HG4 1QR – Phone: 01765 451441
Description : Ripon’s Cathedral Hall provides a useful venue for a variety of purposes. We offer a medium sized open space suitable for parties, classes and meetings. On site there is a designated hall car park, men’s and women’s toilets and a small kitchen. We also offer storage for groups who use our facility on a regular basis.

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Ripon Community House – Visit the website here

Location: Sharow View, Allhallowgate, Ripon HG4 1LE – Phone: 01765 603631
Description : The building is open to the general public on weekdays – Monday to Thursday 9am to 5pm and Friday 9am to 4pm.  Our reception is staffed by volunteers and there are opportunities to join this team – if interested, contact us here. – We have adult education classes, various exercise classes and other community groups that use the building on a regular basis – daytime and evening.  Please contact us to find what is on. – The interior of the building is fully modernised and Ripon Community House offers meeting, conference and training space in rooms equipped to a good standard. These facilities are available for sessional bookings from 9 am to 9 pm.

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St Georges Youth Club – Visit the website here

Location: 2 Mornington Terrace, Harrogate HG1 5DH – Phone: 01423 562606
Description : St. George’s Community Centre is a self supporting independent charity which provides a hall with various facilities for groups and families within Harrogate, Starbeck, Knaresborough and the surrounding villages.

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St Roberts Centre – Visit the website here

Location: 1-3 Robert St, Harrogate HG1 1HP – Phone: 01423 529771
Description : The best kept secret in Harrogate. The perfect venue for your next event

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