Month: March 2020

The Internet: How to Stop Bad Information Going Viral

Coronavirus misinformation is flooding the internet and experts are calling on the public to practise “information hygiene”. What can you do to stop the spread of bad information? Read this article, posted on the BBC website to find out how to spot bad information, and stop it going viral on the internet. https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/blogs-trending-51967889

One way to access our library during the Coronavirus crisis

Did you know you can access the latest eMagazines for free through our RBDigital and PressReader apps? You can download them to any device to read later, and receive emails when a new edition is released!  Check out what’s available now at http://ow.ly/MOqh50ySZZW  All you need is your NYCC library card and PIN. If you don’t …

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Grants, Funding and Support for Businesses in Harrogate District

Harrogate Borough Council is acting quickly to support businesses in the Harrogate district during the COVID-19 outbreak.  Following recent announcements by government, a range of grants, funding and support schemes will soon be available for eligible businesses:   Nearly 3,000 local businesses that are in receipt of small business rate relief or rural relief will each receive a …

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North Yorks Police Statement on the Lockdown

Lisa Winward, Chief Constable of North Yorkshire Police, Andrew Brodie, Chief Fire Officer of North Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service, and Julia Mulligan, North Yorkshire Police, Fire and Crime Commissioner have issued the following statement on new measures to stop spread of Coronavirus “It is our job to keep North Yorkshire safe and we can …

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Community Message from North Yorkshire Police

The community is working hard to coordinate volunteers to help the elderly and vulnerable who are in self-isolation due to the coronavirus.  Unfortunately there are people who may try to exploit this to steal from the vulnerable.  There have been reports in the media of this happening in other parts of the country.  Do not …

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Community Message from North Yorkshire Police

I am continuing to receive the latest updates from the National Fraud Intelligence Bureau as to the latest Corona based scams. All the latest information can be found at http://northyorkshire.police.uk/scams Stay safe North Yorkshire Community Messaging (NYCM) is managed by North Yorkshire Police.  The official website is www.nycm.co.uk which will allow you to sign into your account to change …

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