Harrogate is a beautiful spa town in North Yorkshire. The town is a tourist destination and its visitor attractions include its spa waters, RHS Harlow Carr Gardens, the Great Yorkshire Show and its conference facilities. The town has a population of over 70,000.
The Outer area of the town covers the following wards:
- North: Saltergate, Killinghall, New Park, Bilton and Woodfield
- South: Granby, Starbeck, Hookstone, Stray, Rossett, Pannal, Beckwithshaw
The Outer area covers most of the town’s populated area and some rural villages – but not the town centre, which is covered by the Harrogate Town team.
Harrogate is a very safe place to live, with crime down significantly over the past 12 months.