New soft play now open at Butterfingers Harrogate

January 18, 2015

The soft play construction is now finished and we are working hard to complete the cafe serving hot food which will open on the 19th January at 10am. The Grand Opening of the softplay will be live on Stray FM on Saturday 24th January.


Car servicing and repair in Harrogate with Auto-Logic

Car servicing and repair in Harrogate with Auto-Logic Auto-logic is an innovative business, backed by years of knowledge and experience, for all vehicle servicing and repairs. Whether it is petrol-powered or diesel, our workshop facilities can cater for all eventualities on all makes and models of cars and light commercial vehicles including servicing; MOT preparation; […]


Use HarroDate completely free until September 2015.

HarroDate is a brand new dating website exclusively for people living in a 15 mile radius of Harrogate. As we are a new website we are opening the site to use completely free until September 2015,  this is so we can build up the number of members we have using the site. In order for […]


Free Bottle of Wine at The Square Restaurant

November 1, 2014

The Square Bar and Restaurant is celebrating their 2nd birthday. To celebrate they are giving away a free bottle of wine with an evening meal over £30. To find out how to claim your free bottle of visit


Christmas Late Night Shopping in Harrogate

October 31, 2014

Late night shopping for Christmas in Harrogate starts with the BIG Christmas Light Switch On on Thursday 20th November 2014 at 4pm. Christmas Late Night Shopping then continues on: Thursday 6th December until 7pm Thursday 13th December until 7pm Thursday 20th December until 7pm      


Harrogate Christmas Lights Switch On

The Big Switch-On in Harrogate will take place on Thursday, 20th November 2014 from 16.00 to 18.15 LATE-NIGHT SHOPPING IN HARROGATE – Thursdays in December (until at least 7pm) SUNDAY SHOPPING IN HARROGATE – (at least 11.00am – 4.00pm) The build up to the BIG SWITCH-ON starts at 16.000 Thursday 20th November on the Victoria […]



The Harrogate Christmas Market will take place from Thursday 27th to Sunday 30th November 2014 – even bigger and better than before! Held on The Stray in the historic town centre, this four-day festive market will be filled with high quality Yorkshire and Harrogate products. This year it is expected to have around 200 stalls […]


Harrogate Driving Instructors raise £1000

October 17, 2014

The Harrogate Association of Approved Driving Instructors (HAADI), in association with Drivestyle Garage in Pannal, have raised £1000 over the past twelve months and on the 16th of October 2014, donated it to the Special Care Baby Unit (SCBU) at Harrogate District Hospital. The Unit desperately needs another specialist ventilator for vulnerable new born babies […]


Save The Yorkshire Lass Knaresborough

October 14, 2014

Join us as we try to save The Yorkshire Lass. Hello! How do you fancy getting involved in an initiative with your local community that aims to: 1. Save The Yorkshire Lass in Knaresborough A worthy local treasure facing demolition in favour of a residential dwelling once again. So far we’ve managed to get the building nominated […]


Exercise Outdoors this Winter with Armed Forces Fitness!

September 25, 2014

As winter approaches that doesn’t mean you have to stop getting outside and exercising. Armed Forces Fitness Harrogate and Wetherby run outdoor military exercise sessions throughout the week on West Park Stray and Valley Gardens.  ‘All winter, you may say?!’ Yes, we do! Over the past 5 years we have never cancelled an Armed Forces […]


Police spot checks on Harrogate taxis

September 18, 2014

Apparently Police were carrying out spot checks on Taxis in Harrogate of Friday night and several vehicles were taken off the road  due to drivers not having the RIGHT insurance cover We are an local  insurance broker and we would be happy to advise any taxi driver based in Harrogate if they have the correct […]


Stray FM’s James Stanley Prepares to get Muddy

July 30, 2014

Stray FM’s presenter, James Stanley, will brave one of muddiest courses in Yorkshire on Sunday 3 August in order to raise money for Macmillan Cancer Support’s local Welfare and Benefits Adviser. The Tough Mudder is sure to challenge even the toughest of the tough running over rough, rolling fields, through daringly dense woodlands and into […]


Fun at Woodfield’s “Millie Green” in Harrogate

July 25, 2014

The Woodfield Millennium Green (Millie Green) on Cecil Street, Bilton has been transformed in 3 years from a neglected field to a productive and beautiful community garden for everyone to enjoy. Adults and children alike are welcome to join the work parties there at 10 am on Saturday mornings, to contribute to the compost heaps, […]


Kick start your business in Yorkshire

July 10, 2014

The Tour de France has just cruised its way through the beautiful Yorkshire landscapes, but there’s more than just beauty to God’s own country – it’s also launched many of today’s most well known businesses. You don’t have to be a cycling fan to recognise just what Yorkshire has to offer. From natural beauty to […]


Harrogate Summer Festivals in 2014

  HIF proud to announce that the Harrogate Festival – Summer 2014 programme has now been announced and booking is now open! They may just be shy of our 50th anniversary, but 2014 is a year in which there is much to celebrate and commemorate. There can be no more meaningful way to do both […]


Armed Forces Fitness is finally coming to Wetherby

June 6, 2014

  With 5 successful years training the people of Harrogate, Armed Forces Fitness is opening a new venue on Raby Park in central Wetherby. The launch night is on 3rd June 2014 at 7pm. Our new Wetherby Lead Instructor, Zara Davidson, and her team of military physical training instructors will use the beautiful surroundings of […]


Happy Harrogate

May 22, 2014

Are you Happy? We are in Harrogate for the 2nd year in a row according to RightMoves’ Happy at Home survey. Harrogate has once again been named the happiest place to live in Great Britain, after nearly 50,000 people were asked to rank how happy they feel in their homes and communities. The spa town […]


Fitness on the the Stray

May 9, 2014

One of Harrogate Online’s newest clients is Armed Forces Fitness who operate on the Stray in Harrogate. A couple of us thought we would go down and experience it for ourselves!!!! The session is split into groups of abilities red and blue then amber. We are reasonably fit so joined the harder group of ambers. […]


Yoga in Harrogate

April 25, 2014

Do you want to try yoga in Harrogate? Find yoga classes in Harrogate here on Harrogate Online. Historically yoga was more than just a method of teaching; it was a way of life. You dedicated yourself to a lifestyle and culture that surpassed meditation techniques and included healthy eating habits, bathing habits, social interaction and […]


History of Harrogate

April 8, 2014

In the late 16th century a man named William Slingsby drank from a well. He had travelled to several spas and he realised the well water tasted like spa water. Slingsby had discovered the Tewit Well, which is a chalybeate well (one containing iron). People believed that drinking water from such a well would heal […]


Harrogate Prezzo fire

April 1, 2014

A major fire which wrecked a restaurant and damaged flats in Harrogate town centre is a “hammer blow” to businesses and residents affected, an MP has said. Ninety firefighters fought for several hours on Tuesday to control the blaze at Prezzo Italian restaurant in Albert Street. Thirteen flats were evacuated.  


Tour de France Festival

A FREE four-day festival will be held in Harrogate in July to celebrate the Tour de France. Thousands of people are expected to visit the town, and the festival will run between July 3 and 6. Velo-GoGo, which owns exclusive rights to the Tour De France Fan Parks in England and Ireland will host the […]


Take a look at Bushells Chartered Accountants Harrogate

January 27, 2014

Fulfil your potential Any competent accountant can file a tax return and prepare your year-end accounts. But how many can help you grow your bottom line with practical business support? If you want your accountant to do more than keep the taxman off your back and hand you out of date figures, we can help. […]


Childrens Parties Harrogate

June 4, 2013

Our sister site has a great article on Children’ s Parties Harrogate. To find some great ideas for your childs party this is a must read. Go to the article here – Childrens Parties Harrogate

Harrogate Acupuncture

March 28, 2013

Harrogate Acupuncture have join us on Harrogate Online. Jennifer Beer of Harrogate Acupuncture is a fully qualified, licensed and insured member of the British Acupuncture Council. She graduated from the Northern College of Acupuncture in York after completing a three year Bachelor of Science Honours Degree course in Acupuncture. To find out more about Harrogate […]