The coronavirus lockdown opened up a fundraising idea that captured the imagination of parishioners and the public, resulting in more than £130,000 being raised to be shared between Ripon Cathedral and Yorkshire Air Ambulance.
Worshippers and visitors at Ripon Cathedral on Sunday, were greeted by a shining throng of origami angels. The paper Seraphim and Cherubim, painstakingly made by an army of volunteers, are suspended in netting high above the nave and will remain in place throughout...
Less than a mile apart, two Ripon churches bear the name of the city’s patron saint. The Cathedral and St Wilfrid’s Catholic Church on Coltsgate Hill, respectively have plans for extension and refurbishment.
A sunny Saturday would, in normal years, have been perfect for Ripon’s St Wilfrid’s Day procession, but the coronavirus crisis, which has brought a temporary halt to mass participation events, meant that celebrations had to be scaled down.
Whilst people may not be able to celebrate in true style this year, it seems people from Harrogate are still pretty proud to be Yorkshire!
The reopening of The Three Horseshoes comes shortly after Harrogate Borough Council approved plans to demolish it and build a convenience store.
Newby Hall near Ripon has been named as one of the locations for BBC One’s Antiques Roadshow. Viewers are encouraged to contact the show with any hidden treasures they may have, ahead of this summers series.
Susan Rumfitt has been working for the BBC’s Antiques Roadshow for nearly 14 years. She told The Stray Ferret that she is delighted the show is coming to Newby Hall.
In an interview with Fiona Bruce, she speaks about her time presenting BBC One’s Antiques Roadshow.
Since 1977, BBC One’s Antiques Roadshow has travelled all around the country seeking car boot bargains and hidden treasures. Here are 10 facts you may not know about the roadshow.
Nidderdale Museum has launched an appeal for volunteers between 16 and 69 years old. They have asked volunteers to get in touch before August 8.
The New Zealand Garden commemorates Harrogate’s twinning with Wellington and the country’s airmen stationed in the town during World War Two.
As well as limiting the size of groups, Harry Statloka, will sterilise anything before handing it out and he will also have them stored online.