Next month’s Olympic Games in Tokyo will be the third for Littlethorpe’s Jack Laugher, but the village on the outskirts of Ripon won’t be far from his mind as he steps on to the springboard.
In the golden glow of Olympic glory, Jack Laugher told BBC television viewers that his favourite place in the world is "back home in Littlethorpe". For those who know him best, that came as no surprise. The sporting role model has never forgotten his roots in the...
While re-wilding is greeted with delight in parts of the Harrogate district, it is causing dismay and distress for mourners visiting Ripon Cemetery.
Masham and Ripon are set to get an “Uber-style” bus service from July. The new service will see people be able to book rides from bus stop to bus stop by using a mobile phone app.
Eighty per cent of traders voted in favour of setting up the BID. It means 280 city businesses will contribute to an annual budget of £160,000 for improvement projects.
Figures from Harrogate Borough Council show the number of empty units in areas across the district have fallen since March last year. Boroughbridge is among the best performing with 1.5% of vacant units.
Suzanne Bowyer won the award, which was set up to recognise people who go the extra mile for others, for her work helping people trapped in food poverty.
The closure of Wrens last year was a blow to Ripon and the retailers who traded in the store. Now a number of independent businesses are ready for a retail revival in the building under a new name – Halls of Ripon.
Boroughbridge, Kirby Hill and Ripley are among the places in the Harrogate district that would move into new constituencies under proposals outlined today by the Boundary Commission for England.
A man is cut after a stone was thrown in his face and the cabmen’s shelter has been vandalised again as Ripon’s recurring problems of violence, vandalism and anti-social behaviour return.
Holders of a valid National Lottery ticket or scratch card can use them to get discounted entry tickets to Ripon’s museums up until Sunday. It’s part of National Lottery Open Week.
Simon Warwick was instrumental in turning a working gravel quarry near Ripon into Nosterfield Nature Reserve in 1997. He described the reserve as like a “motorway service station” for birds who will stop in the lake whilst they migrate.
When Maisie Clark found a seemingly lifeless chick on the floor of her henhouse, she did not despair. In fact, her quick thinking and actions saved the tiny bird’s life.