For some businesses, the coronavirus crisis has created growth opportunities and that is certainly the case for Ripon entrepreneur Letasha Johnson, whose custom-made goods are in great demand.
For many individuals and businesses, the coronavirus crisis has brought nightmares, but for Letasha Johnson it has provided a pathway to achieving her dreams. Anxiety and sleepless nights caused by the covid 19 pandemic have seen a surge in demand for the healing,...
The government launched the Local Authority Discretionary Grants Fund in May to provide urgent financial help for small businesses. While other authorities in Yorkshire made prompt payments to successful applicants, market traders in Ripon and Knaresborough have had to wait.
He was driving his red Lexus coupe along the A61 near the village of Skipton-on-Swale from the Busby Stoop roundabout.
Despite two major setbacks with a fire at the Ripon factory in 2019, and then lockdown impacting its supply chain of restaurants and bars earlier this year, Sturdy Foods has bounced back and is taking on new employees
The M&Co store in Ripon has been saved from store closure as the company went into administration. The company’s financial restructure means 47 other stores will not reopen.
Major Brannigan reached his £400,000 target at the 500-mile mark in Ripon. He said that any extra money on top will go towards clinical trials for treatment.
A Yorkshire Air Ambulance crew along with Yorkshire Ambulance Service were called to a medical emergency in Ripon on Monday evening.
The temporary closure of charity shops dealt a financial blow to many third-sector organisations, including Martin House, which is attempting to make up some of the lost revenue, with the opening of its latest retail outlet in Ripon.
For Girlguiding North Yorkshire West, the pandemic has “seriously hampered” its hope of completing its new residential centre, Birk Crag. An online auction has been launched to raise the final funds needed.
The coronavirus lockdown opened up a fundraising idea that captured the imagination of parishioners and the public, resulting in more than £130,000 being raised to be shared between Ripon Cathedral and Yorkshire Air Ambulance.
Less than a mile apart, two Ripon churches bear the name of the city’s patron saint. The Cathedral and St Wilfrid’s Catholic Church on Coltsgate Hill, respectively have plans for extension and refurbishment.
A sunny Saturday would, in normal years, have been perfect for Ripon’s St Wilfrid’s Day procession, but the coronavirus crisis, which has brought a temporary halt to mass participation events, meant that celebrations had to be scaled down.