: Waiting for next track...

Love The High Street - Knaresborough

knaresborough 1

Published at 6:02am 13th March 2013. (Updated at 9:30am 2nd September 2013)

 

Knaresborough has plenty to shout about.

Its many claims to fame include the Great Knaresborough Bed Race and Mother Shipton's Cave, which is thought to be England's oldest tourist attraction.

The town has a wide range of independent shops, more than 20 pubs and a market is held there every Wednesday.

It is also home to England's oldest chemist shop which opened in 1720.

Maurice Bardon, President of Knaresborough Chamber of Trade and Commerce, explains why business is so good and how it could be even better:

  Tanya Umpleby, who owns Cooking Fantastic, describes how social media is now playing an important role in her business:

  More information about Knaresborough here.

love the high street knaresborough

Andy Grinter from Green Dragon Framing, Joanne Newton from Bojangles Hair Salon and Maurice Bardon

Email Icon

Sign up for exclusive news, competitions and offers.
Proper Local News updates from Stray FM

Newer article

Love The High Street - Ripon

Special Reports: Day four of Stray FM's Love The High Street week heads to Ripon.

Older article

Love The High Street - Otley

Special Reports: Celebrating the market town which values its independent shops and proper northern boozers.

Top articles

Buy organic meat to avoid antibiotic resistance, top medical officer says

National: Shoppers should buy organic or high-welfare meat to help fight combat the grave threat of antibiotic resistance in humans, England's chief medical officer has said.

North Korea defector: My generation has no loyalty to Kim Jong Un

World: A North Korean soldier who was seriously injured when he defected to the South in a hail of bullets believes his generation has no loyalty towards leader Kim Jong Un.

LeBron James gives reaction to 51-point game in Miami

Sport: LeBron James said people should judge his position among the greats of basketball on the back of his 51-point game against the Miami Heat on Sunday.

Damien Hirst uterus sculptures greet hospital guests in Doha

Showbiz: Patients visiting a £6bn hospital in Qatar are being greeted by 14 giant bronze sculptures by Damien Hirst graphically charting the period of conception to birth.

Meet the inspirational Knaresborough woman campaigning for road safety

Harrogate, Craven & Wharfedale: 30-year-old Lauren Doherty was left paralysed after an accident 10 years ago.

More teachers urge council to rethink "catastrophic" school cuts

Harrogate, Craven & Wharfedale: Its proposing cutting funding to Pupil Referral Units, which take on excluded students.

Give your dog the VIP treatment this Christmas

Family: Scruffs Dog Groomers in Knaresborough are offering baths, haircuts and blow drys among other grooming services for your furry companion.

Harrogate Hospice's sculpture tribute for loved-ones

Harrogate, Craven & Wharfedale: A new sculpture will pay a lasting tribute to loved-ones at Harrogate's Spring Flower Show.

Give your dog the VIP treatment this Christmas

Family: Scruffs Dog Groomers in Knaresborough are offering baths, haircuts and blow drys among other grooming services for your furry companion.

Elf School opens in Harrogate for shopping parents

Family: Now available for busy Mums and Dads.

Behind The Scenes: Policing rural North Yorkshire

Harrogate, Craven & Wharfedale: Stray FM went out on a shift with Craven's Neighbourhood Policing Team.

Skipton brewer creates exclusive beer for popular bar

Food and Drink: One town centre bar is proud to launch 'Goldies'

Extra investment needed in Harrogate district's cycling routes

Harrogate, Craven & Wharfedale: Cycling charity Sustrans has highlighted the Follifoot underpass and Wetherby railway path extension routes as priorities.

Top Party Dresses for the Festive Season

Christmas: Local Blogger, the Harrogate Girl, picks the best frocks, gowns and outfits for the big Christmas parties of 2017.

The Yorkshire floods: one year on

Special Reports: People affected by last year's downpours describe what has happened in the last 12 months

Have you listened to Stray on a smart speaker?

Stray FM Station News: Black Friday deals are making it easier and cheaper than ever to access the Stray family of radio stations, including our brand new Stray Christmas station

Delve into deliciousness at Mother Shiptons Inn

Test pages: We sent Stray FM's James Stanley to try out the new menu at Mother Shipton's Inn Knaresborough.

Storm Ali hits North & West Yorkshire

Harrogate, Craven & Wharfedale: Follow the latest updates as travel and services are affected.

LIVE: Stage 4 of the Tour de Yorkshire

Harrogate, Craven & Wharfedale: The Final stage of the Tour de Yorkshire is on today today, passing through Otley, Blubberhouses, Pateley Bridge and Skipton.

Tour de Yorkshire host venues confirmed

Harrogate, Craven & Wharfedale: There'll be no re-run of this year's memorable Tour de France stage finish in Harrogate.

Poll

Will you be watching I'm a Celebrity this year?

Trending in Yorkshire

WATCH: Police reappeal for missing Skipton man three years since his disappearance

Rory Johnson Hatfield went missing after a night out.

Meet the inspirational Knaresborough woman campaigning for road safety

30-year-old Lauren Doherty was left paralysed after an accident 10 years ago.

Constant state of anxiety for mum of missing Rory Johnson-Hatfield

The 29 year old went missing in York in November 2015.

Future of historic Otley Civic Centre will be decided this week

A meeting is taking place on Wednesday.

More news...