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Lidl planning application for former Co-op on Chain Lane.

by christinewilloughby on 15 November, 2016

The amended planning application for the new Lidl supermarket on the former Co-op site on Chain Lane is to be decided next Tuesday 22nd November. The HBC planning committee is meeting at 2pm at the council offices at Crescent Gardens in Harrogate. The officer’s recommendation is to approve the application. For more information, follow the […]

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Ten Years of Service

by christinewilloughby on 10 October, 2016

I was delighted to receive my 10 year award from Harrogate Council at the full council meeting on the 20th July 2016. 10 years has gone very quickly and I am still pushing for the best possible outcomes for Knaresborough. There are significant challenges ahead for Knaresborough, not least the new housing sites planned for […]

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Air Quality at Bond End

by christinewilloughby on 10 October, 2016

Met with Cllr Bill Hoult and Cllr Anne Jones today to discuss the Bond End AQMA. A reporter from BBC Look North Newcastle interviewed Bill about the AQMA and the general lack of any progress from either HBC or NYCC. Bill is the chair of the NYCC Bond End Steering Group and confirmed that there […]

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Re-elected for a third term

by christinewilloughby on 24 May, 2014

Christine Willoughby Liberal Democrat in Knaresborough East was re-elected yesterday for a further four year term. The result of the vote was Anthony Bulmer (Labour)              194           Carolina Bruce (UKIP)                    315 Sue Batt (Conservative)                 350            Christine Willoughby (LibDem)     512   I am also delighted to report […]

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The Knaresborough Team Elected 23rd May 2014.

by christinewilloughby on 24 May, 2014

Friday 23rd May 2014. The Knaresborough Team elected Friday 23rd May 2014: Cllr Christine Willoughby, re-elected Knaresborough East ward, Cllr David Goode elected Knaresborough King James ward and Cllr Anne Jones re-elected Knaresborough Scriven Park ward. The Liberal Democrats working hard on behalf of local people all year round. Cllrs Willoughby, Goode and Jones at […]

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Less than 12 hours till the polls open

by christinewilloughby on 21 May, 2014

Please remember to vote tomorrow – it’s less than 12 hours until the polling stations open. You can vote between 7am and 10pm. If you haven’t posted your postal vote, you can hand it in at the polling station. You don’t need your polling card to vote. And in the Euro vote – remember this […]

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Election Fever Grips the Town

by christinewilloughby on 5 May, 2014

    KNARESBOROUGH EAST. I have been your councillor for the last eight years and hope to be re-elected to Harrogate Borough Council on 22nd May. I am active and committed, working tirelessly for Knaresborough. I have lived in Knaresborough for fifty years, attended local schools, and I now work at King James’s School as a computer technician. […]

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Another summer and no steam trains for Knaresborough

by christinewilloughby on 6 April, 2014

Once again I am saddened to report that there will be no regular steam outing though Knaresborough in 2014. Despite the appearance of beautiful photographs of Knaresborough on West Coast Railways website, the town will not get any steam service once again this year. What a shame!

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Trees at Castle to remain.

by christinewilloughby on 6 April, 2014

  Trees in the grounds of Knaresborough Castle won’t be chopped down to improve the views of the castle, Harrogate Borough Council decided after a public consultation.   The council received 60 responses to a public consultation about the idea of felling four trees which obstruct views, the majority of respondents (58 per cent) said […]

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Campaigning in Knaresborough.

by christinewilloughby on 6 April, 2014