The hoardings have come down from the site earmarked for housing on Allhallowgate and it is now springing back to life with a green makeover.
A tidy-up is underway at a central Ripon location where a sinkhole prevented new homes from being built. The Stray Ferret understands the area in Allhallowgate will remain as green open space for the public to enjoy. Further details are expected shortly. Grey...
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.
Harrogate Borough Council has agreed to list the baths as an Asset of Community Value, giving the community six months to put together a bid to buy the 116-year-old Grade II listed building. Many locals fear the building could be sold and converted to housing.
Police were called to Yew Tree Lane on Saturday night after what is believed to have been an altercation between two travellers. Caravans have been departing the fee-paying school’s playing fields today.
Firefighters are still on site almost 12 hours after the blaze started in barns at Green Hammerton. The cause is not yet known.
Royal Engineers from Ripon have served in Afghanistan; now it is being asked whether some former army homes in the city could be allocated to Afghan refugees.
The fee-paying school says it may have to delay the return to school due to safeguarding fears after a group of travellers drove cars and caravans onto the rugby pitches on Yew Tree Lane last night.
In a separate boost to Ripon’s hotel and leisure sector, new owners are continuing to refurbish the Spa Hotel, raising hopes that two of the city’s historic properties will be welcoming visitors again soon.
Yoko Banks, who owns a string of ‘highly marketable’ properties in some of Harrogate’s most desirable areas, ‘facilitated’ an Albanian drugs gang by renting out homes for industrial scale cannabis production, a court heard. Police found a ‘large’ crossbow at one property.
The proposal would see the hall alongside Trinity Methodist Church converted into two three-bedroom properties for older people.
Roland’s, which says it serves ‘exceptional drinks, great music and a good time’, has applied to Harrogate Borough Council for an alcohol licence at a new bar on Parliament Street, which would open daily from 10am until 2.30am.