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Patron saint will come walking in as Ripon remembers Wilfrid

Patron saint will come walking in as Ripon remembers Wilfrid

The covid pandemic has put paid to official celebrations in honour of Ripon's patron saint, but St Wilfrid will still be represented on the city's streets on Saturday. The tradition, which goes back decades, is being kept alive in the hope that things will be back to...

All Ripon hornblowers will gather together for Monday night return

All Ripon hornblowers will gather together for Monday night return

It has been 16 months since a Ripon hornblower’s last blast on Market Square and on Monday night they will return in force to perform the ancient ceremony by the city’s obelisk. However, they have not shirked in their duties during the pandemic, using social media to keep the tradition going.

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Ripon's @JackLaugher diving for a medal in the 3m springboard #TokyoOlympics final in the next hour. Good luck Jack!
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