Next month’s Olympic Games in Tokyo will be the third for Littlethorpe’s Jack Laugher, but the village on the outskirts of Ripon won’t be far from his mind as he steps on to the springboard.
In the golden glow of Olympic glory, Jack Laugher told BBC television viewers that his favourite place in the world is "back home in Littlethorpe". For those who know him best, that came as no surprise. The sporting role model has never forgotten his roots in the...
A Masham teenager who was diagnosed with bone cancer earlier this year has set up a fundraising page to raise money for the charities who are helping her through her illness.
Those in Harrogate town centre this week may have spotted books hidden in various locations. These were planted by the ‘book fairies’, and everyone is encouraged to borrow them and leave them for someone else to find when finished.
With covid cancelling this year’s event, we look back at the first bed race in 1966 when Sooty creator Harry Corbett fired the starter’s gun on a phenomenon that just kept growing. All photos by the late Bill Hardacre.
A number of district residents have received an award in the Queen’s Birthday Honours. Lauren Doherty, from Knaresborough, has been awarded a BEM for her road safety charity after being left paralysed in a road accident.
Yorkshire Cat Rescue is looking for final volunteers to abseil down the Crowne Plaza Hotel in a fundraiser event on the 3rd of July. There are only 6 spaces left for those willing to take the plunge.
While re-wilding is greeted with delight in parts of the Harrogate district, it is causing dismay and distress for mourners visiting Ripon Cemetery.
Basil Fordy died in a crash on the A658 Harrogate Road near his village home. His daughter says she hopes people remember him as ‘an amazing dad and a fantastic grandad’.
Residents of Shaw Mills are holding their own traffic survey after North Yorkshire County Council refuses to add further speeding signs despite high numbers of near-miss accidents.
The firefighters arrived just before 10pm on a mission to rescue a baby squirrel that was struggling in the toilet bowl.
Harrogate man Mark Smith, who has had kidney and pancreas transplants, is raising money for hospital and kidney charities.
WATCH as a family of ducks make a home at a primary school in Ripley. Since being spotted by staff earlier in the week the animals have been found waddling through the corridors and even invited for snack time with the pupils.