Besides the usual tour, Harry Satloka will also offer a new ‘locals tour’, which examines the lives of Harrogate people. His tours will resume on Wednesday with a six-person limit.
Harrogate's free walking tours are making a comeback with a new focus on the people behind the town. Free Walking Tour Harrogate will restart on Wednesday next week with a six-person limit per tour. As usual, there will be four tours a day, five days a week. With a...
The history information plaque in Stonefall park in Harrogate has been shattered by vandals. Local people have offered to donate money to have it fixed. Queen Victoria once travelled on the former train line that ran alongside the site.
St. Wilfrid’s, which opened in 1862, is recognised as one of finest parish churches in England. Socially-distanced services, including those over Easter, are currently taking place in the church’s community centre.
Mindless destruction by vandals is causing despair in Ripon once again after another of the city’s heritage buildings was attacked yesterday.
Amid lease negotiations for Ripon Town Hall, city councillors are calling on landlord Harrogate Borough Council to give the exterior of the Grade II* listed building a lick of paint
Owner Lisa Bowerman launched the campaign last month by raffling off her prized camper van to raise vital funds. At the time of writing it’s on over £45,000 with 18 days still to go.
Ripon City Council agreed unanimously last night for urgent action to prevent the Grade II listed building from being sold for housing. They fear the sale of the building is being rushed and it should remain a community asset.
Harrogate Borough Council has put Ripon’s historic Spa Baths up for sale. City councillors and a heritage body want detailed consultation to guide future use of the building
The free nightly light show puts the city’s rich history under the spotlight. Images are beamed on to the building for two hours after dark each evening.
Should the Spa Baths complex be developed to expand health provision in Ripon? Or sold to the private sector for other uses? The city’s civic society is urging Harrogate Borough Council to proceed with caution.
Ripon Town Hall is owned by Harrogate Borough Council. Ripon city councillors want a lease that secures the building’s long-term tenure but have rejected the terms of the one proposed.
England’s last public spa, dating back to 1905 and the only one to be granted a royal opening is up for sale – but Ripon councillors say they will fight to keep it as a community heritage asset.