Please join the Forum for our meeting on November 23rd when we will be discussing what is happening in the NHS at the current time. For further details, visit our Forum Events page.
It’s almost time for the start of the Harrogate Christmas Market on Montpellier Hill November 16th – 19th. It will be open 10am – 8pm Thursday to Saturday and 10am – 5pm on Sunday. Don’t forget to pick up your free guide to the Market (available in hotels and the Tourist information Centre and here) which also includes information about parking, the complimentary shuttle bus and a calendar of Christmas events in Harrogate.
Harrogate Voluntary Community Sector (VCS) representatives are needed to help plan services for the future. If you would like to help, Tees, Esk and Wear Valleys NHSTrust is inviting you to attend a meeting on November 27th
Thank you to Mike Jarvis and his team at Cook! (14 West Park) for offering us such an exciting taster session. From starters, through main courses to desserts, we experienced a delicious selection of food. It was really interesting to hear the ethos of the Cook! brand and learn about the source of the food and the quality of the ingredients. The company provides frozen meals to suit most palates with detailed information about the ingredients – suitable for either oven or microwave cooking, or both.
So, what was our favourite dessert? Let’s just say that it was ….. wonderful!
Congratulations to the Black Swan country pub in Oldstead, which has been voted the world’s best restaurant by customers. It beat other famous restaurants such as Raymond Blanc’s ‘Le Manoir aux Quat’Saisons’ in Great Milton and Heston Blumenthal’s ‘The Fat Duck’ in Bray, as well as many famous international establishments. Follow this link for further details.
If you haven’t yet made a will, or you need to amend an existing simple will, now is the time to do it. In association with various charities, some solicitors are participating in a scheme for ‘free’ wills, this month. To find out more click here.
You may have seen advertisements for cheap options for will writing, but be sure that they are suitable for your circumstances. For more information, follow this link.
Christine Maude and Victoria Bird invite you to afternoon tea and raffles in aid of the Yorkshire Cancer Centre Appeal. The event which will take place at 10 Appleby Court HG5 9LU at 2pm on December 8th is in aid of Jacqui’s £1 million appeal. The cost is £10 per head. To book a place telephone 01423 867027.
There’s less than a month to go before the old £1 coins will no longer be valid. So it’s time to start going through your pockets, handbags and piggy banks to search for any forgotten coins. The last date for valid use of the old £1 coin is October 15th 2017.
After that date, the coins can be taken to a bank. However, most of the high street banks have indicated that this service will only be offered to their own customers. For further details, follow this link.