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SPOTLIGHT: Sharing 'Jennyruth joy' through creative workshops, resources and online shop

Jennyruth Workshops is a thriving business set in a beautiful area just outside the city of Ripon. It is also a charity which exists to meet the needs of adults with learning disabilities, enabling th...

15 July 2020

SPOTLIGHT: Nidderdale Plus reaching those in need in rural areas during Covid - 19 crisis

Nidderdale Plus, a vital community hub, was quick off the mark in the response to the Coronavirus crisis, swiftly putting services in place to help people as we entered lockdown in late March. Helen t...

09 July 2020

SPOTLIGHT: Connecting people during the pandemic thanks to HELP

The Harrogate Easier Living Project and HELP Ripon & Rural provides services to assist those who are either older, vulnerable and/or living with long-term ill health or disabilities to stay safe a...

03 July 2020

SPOTLIGHT: Horticap set up popular delivery service during lockdown

Horticap provides a vibrant place of work for up to 60 students for over 35 years. Student are all adults with learning disabilities and attend Horticap to train in (or learn about) horticulture. Ope...

01 July 2020

Dancing for Wellbeing – Supporting the community during COVID19

Dancing for Well-Being, Community Interest Company www.dancingforwellbeing.orghad to suspend their 7 sessions a week groups for older people with health and/or mobility problems due to Covid19. 180 me...

30 April 2020

The first year of THE LOCAL LOTTO for the Harrogate District

You will see from the outcomessheetwe have had a great start to growing local giving through THE LOCAL LOTTO over the last 12 months, generating just under £50,000 of additional funds to suppo...

21 October 2019

WATCH: Supporting Older People

Supporting Older People, is localcharity aiming to eliminate loneliness and isolation, which can be often experienced by older people living on their own. Kate Rogata tells us what being part of THE L...

15 October 2019

THE LOCAL FUND is now CLOSED for grants

THE LOCAL FUND is nowclosed for applications to award grants of between £200 and £3000 to local charitable and community organisations in the Harrogate District. To find out more about the...

06 August 2019

WATCH: Dacre Bank Bowling Club

Dacre Banks Bowling Club, inbetween Harrogate and Pateley Bridge, is one of the many organisations signed up and part of THE LOCAL LOTTO. Paul Tolworthy tells us what it means to the club:...

05 August 2019

Happy 1st Birthday THE LOCAL LOTTO for the Harrogate District

Happy 1st Birthday THE LOCAL LOTTO for the Harrogate District On Monday 1st July 2019 we celebrated the first anniversary of THE LOCAL LOTTO for the Harrogate District. In the inspiring setting of Rip...

03 July 2019

Our causes are on track to raise £54,600.00 this year

20.58% Complete

1,750 tickets of our 8,505 ticket goal