It follows numerous discoveries of Anglo-Scandinavian skeletons dating back to between 679 and 1011 AD around the centre of the market town.
The comedian Hugh Dennis is filming in Masham this week for a Channel 4 programme that aims to uncover more about the town's 'lost cemetery'. Mr Dennis is expected to be in the North Yorkshire town for another couple of days filming for The Great British Dig: History...
Masham Parish Council has approved the plans after more traders asked for the market to be reinstated. It is likely to open every second Sunday from April to September next year.
Masham cricket club is raising £5,000 for an electronic scoreboard as a tribute to ‘larger than life’ club president Tony Proud, who sadly passed away this year.
The women’s clothing store has been an “institution” in Masham for 40 years but without a new buyer the business has had to close.
In July, lockdown restrictions saw a raft of businesses reopen in the district, including pubs, restaurants and hairdressers. It was also the last month in Parliament before the summer recess and several crucial votes were cast.
We have compiled a list of restaurants, cafes, bars, and pubs from around the Harrogate district that have signed up to the government scheme.
It may confuse people after the Prime Minister appeared to ditch the two-metre rule last week, but health commissioners say it’s vital people continue to stay 2m apart where possible.
North Yorkshire County Council is urging people to exercise social distancing when parking and paying to park.
Harrogate MP, Andrew Jones, has reportedly called for Dominic Cummings to resign. But there is still no word from Ripon MP, Julian Smith, on whether Mr Cummings should step down.
Though the streets remained quite because of the coronavirus crisis, the 75th anniversary of VE Day, was still very much in the frame in Ripon and surrounding rural areas
Whether its weekly care packages, food deliveries or a mobile post office, volunteers from all across the district are pulling together to ensure that those in isolation are getting the supplies they need.
The Stray Ferret has been capturing some of the creative rainbow displays, that continue to appear on peoples windows across the borough.