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Dacre Parish Council - Holding of meetings from 7 May 2021 onwards

Dacre Parish Council will resume holding its meetings in person after 6 May 2021. The first meeting will be held on Tuesday 8 June at the URC Schoolroom in Dacre.

If you would like to attend this meeting, please confirm this to the Clerk (dacreclerk@gmail.com or 07541 518 456) no later than 5pm on Monday 7 June 2021. This is to allow the appropriate social distancing arrangements to be planned.

Posted: Wed, 05 May 2021 07:05 by Martin Pearson

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Harrogate Borough Council Parks Department - Key performance figures

At the December meeting of Dacre Parish Council, Borough Councillor Watson gave some figures on the performance of Harrogate Borough Council's Parks department:

HBC Parks currently maintain 391 hectares of park land, 38 million square metres of grass, over seven miles of hedging, over 650 allotments, three mini-golf courses, two bowling greens, 37 football pitches, 12 cemeteries, 17 closed Church yards... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 11 Dec 2020 09:21 by Martin Pearson

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The Local Fund now open for applications

THE LOCAL FUND for the Harrogate District is now OPEN for applications!

Established in 2018 THE LOCAL FUND is a grant funding scheme available only to local Harrogate district voluntary and community sector groups and organisations. The fund supports projects and activities that benefit local communities and residents that have a positive impact on the wellbeing of people, especially those facing equality... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 20 Nov 2020 14:15 by Martin Pearson

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HBC Local Restrictions Support Grant

Harrogate Borough Council's Local Restrictions Support Grant is now open for applications from eligible businesses.

A business may be eligible for a grant if it:

* is situated in the Harrogate district

* occupies property on which it pays business rates (and is the ratepayer)

* has been required to close for at least 14 days because of the restrictions

* has been unable to provide its usual in-person customer... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 17 Nov 2020 16:34 by Martin Pearson

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A big thank you...

Dacre Parish Council would like to thank all of the volunteers who have been helping to maintain and improve the Parish and who have been helping others during the Coronavirus pandemic.

Posted: Tue, 16 Jun 2020 07:45 by Martin Pearson

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Covid 19 Corona-virus - Guidance and local services and businesses

For the latest guidance in respect of Covid 19 / Corona-virus please go the Government's official website:

www.gov.uk and follow the link at the top of the page.

Useful information regarding Nidderdale services and businesses that can help parishioners can be found on the Nidderdale Plus Community Hub website:


Posted: Wed, 13 May 2020 09:35 by Martin Pearson

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North Yorkshire County Council Hardship Scheme

North Yorkshire County Council has launched a hardship scheme to help those are having difficulty affording to pay for food and shopping needs and who are self isolating owing to having symptoms (or the virus), are over 70 or who fall into a vulnerable group.

Contact Nidderdale Plus if you are suffering from financial hardship and need help to pay for food and basic needs. There are criteria that Nidd... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 02 Apr 2020 12:24 by Martin Pearson

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Correspondence with Nidderdale Group Practice regarding the planned closure of the Grange Medical Centre, Dacre Banks

The Nidderdale Group Practice has asked Dacre Parish Council to share correspondence with Parishioners - please see attached. A copy of the original letter from Dacre Parish Council is attached for reference.

Posted: Mon, 17 Feb 2020 10:43 by Martin Pearson

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Emergency sand-bags available

Please note that emergency sand-bags are available from the void beneath the steps at Dacre and Hartwith Village Hall, Oak Lane Dacre Banks. Please let the Clerk know as soon as possible if you use any sand-bags (07541 518 456) or dacreclerk@gmail.com.

Posted: Tue, 11 Feb 2020 10:09 by Martin Pearson

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The Greenhow Fund

The Greenhow Fund, was established in 2006 by Hansons UK with the aim of improving the environment following granting of planning permission at Greenhow Quarry. With £10,000 available each year the fund has supported over 51 projects so far making a significant and long lasting impact on the ground. The Greenhow Fund is now looking for more local projects to support.

Projects can be supported... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 19 Nov 2019 13:55 by Martin Pearson

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