During this world-wide crisis our campaign to ‘Save the Henry Jenkins’ will obviously be put on the back-burner. We will continue to work behind the scenes and will keep our members and the public up-to-date with any developments. We have postponed the official launch of the Associate Membership (for those unable or unwilling to buy Read more about COVID-19 & THE HJCP Ltd[…]

David Fielder vs HBC

It has been reported that David Fielder attempted to sue Harrogate Borough Council after they imposed the ACV in June 2017. He claimed £711,000.00, for ‘loss of profits’ because the imposition of the ACV deprived him of ‘permitted development rights’ which would have allowed him to turn the site towards domestic dwellings. He also claimed Read more about David Fielder vs HBC[…]


We’ve had some reports of intimidation at our Membership Meeting at the Mechanics Institute on the 26th February. If you experienced this, or saw anything that made you uncomfortable at the time, you should report it. A report will then be submitted to Ripon police to add to the existing file. Contact Dave at Read more about Intimidation[…]

Associate Membership

After it was discussed at our recent Membership Meeting, it has been decided to launch the Associate Membership Scheme without delay. It is hoped that new supporters might be recruited before the Appeal is heard in Harrogate on the 26th March, anticipating that larger numbers will make a greater impact on the Planning Inspector. The Read more about Associate Membership[…]

A Waiting Game

The Planning Inspector’s deadline for submissions is now behind us and we are confident that the strength of feeling against this planning application is such that many, many emails will have been sent to the appeals website. Obviously the stronger the local opposition the more it will resonate with the judgement. The HJCP Management Team Read more about A Waiting Game[…]


The HJCP would like to thank the members and supporters for the supportive emails they sent to the Parish Council. On March 2nd, the PC were sitting in an ‘extraordinary session’ to decide on what response to Mr Claybourns planning application they needed to provide to the Planning Inspector. This was effectively a rerun of Read more about KM PC SUBMISSIONS![…]