A new brown plaque was unveiled in Harrogate today to commemorate Hungarian artist Jean-Georges Simon.
Ripon’s royal patronage dates back 1,135 years to Alfred the Great and now the city is commissioning a new horn, that will extend the regal connection.
The Harrogate Civic Society app features seven walks, including the Starbeck trail, the High Harrogate trail and the Montpellier trail.
Ripon has six months to raise enough money to save the 116-year-old Grade II listed building from being sold from housing after it was listed as an Asset of Community Value.
Richard Compton, chairman of Ripon Business Improvement District, says there is an opportunity to put the city on the national and international map.
Crowds gathered on the streets of Ripon this morning, to watch the Royal Engineers on a march that marks their Freedom of the City
The memorial contains the names of 16 men from the Bilton and High Harrogate areas who lost their lives in the First World War. Work to restore it was completed by local builders Dean Alexander and Nathan Procter, who are both ex-servicemen.
After it was cancelled because of covid in 2020, Ripon had the opportunity to salute the Royal Engineers as they exercised their Freedom of the City this weekend.
About 30 venues in the Harrogate district are taking part in the UK-wide celebration of history and heritage, including the private chapel at Rudding Park and Knaresborough castle keep while Fountains Abbey and Studley Royal will open its doors for free.