The Easter weekend and an easing of restrictions saw more day trippers and walkers visit Masham, meaning good trade for the Saturday market.
The car park at Masham was full yesterday as the town saw an increase in walkers and day trippers as people were allowed to travel afield for a day out. Market stall holders said business picked up this week and they are expecting it to get much busier still after...
Sites in Harrogate, Ripon, Knaresborough and Pateley Bridge have been identified – but none in Boroughbridge and Masham.
The judges praised the town’s Black Sheep Brewery and Johnny Baghdad’s ‘funky bright-yellow café on the square’. Masham is one of nine north-east runners-up behind Ilkley.
It’s ten years since all households in the UK were required to take part in the last Census and help is at hand in Nidderdale for those needing help with filling in their form.
The event was not due to be staged until July 17 and 18, after lockdown restrictions are lifted, but the organisers say there is still too much uncertainty to proceed.
St Mary’s Church in Masham has begun the process of extending its graveyard to ensure it has the capacity to cope with burials for another 50 years. It hopes to buy 0.7 acres of land, which could accommodate 813 graves.
Kell Bank Church of England Primary School, near Masham, can accommodate up to 50 pupils aged four to 11. But it has only six, and looks set to close on August 31.
A Masham town councillor, who regularly dresses as a woman, has been given a market heroes award for his efforts to run the market whilst its superintendent was in isolation.
Swinton Park, part of the Swinton Estate, will be on BBC Two’s Amazing Hotels: Life Beyond the Lobby, which looks behind the scenes at some of the world’s most extraordinary hotels.
Channel 4’s new show, The Great British Dig, came to Masham to try and find what hidden histories lie beneath residents’ gardens.
North Yorkshire County Council is set to make a final decision in March on closing Kell Bank Church of England Primary School. Council officials say it would be in the best interests of pupils.
Masham Parish Council has said it is committed to finding measures to prevent further damage from flooding in the town. It is looking into a number of measures that could help with water clearance.