For the first time in more than a year, Ripon will have a full complement of charity retailers, when the Oxfam shop reopens its doors, alongside other charities.
Ripon's Oxfam shop is reopening for the first time in more than a year today. The charity's premises on Fishergate has been shut since the first covid lockdown last March. Walter de Buck, area manager for Oxfam's retail outlets in North and East Yorkshire, told the...
After another long lockdown, both charities are excited to reopen open their doors and get the tills ringing once again. Public donations are very welcome – but due to covid precautions, people may have to take extra care when dropping off items.
At churches across the Harrogate district, people will be able to pay their respects to the Duke of Edinburgh following his death on Friday. In Ripon, the city’s ancient cathedral has extended its opening hours for the week of national mourning.
Harrogate district hotels and other hospitality venues have hired more staff to help them cope with the extra demands around serving diners, once the national lockdown easing measures enter step two tomorrow.
As flags fly at half mast on Ripon Town Hall and Ripon Cathedral this morning, the Bishop of Ripon, the Rt. Rev Dr Helen-Ann Hartley, reflects on the life of Prince Philip and his marriage to the Queen.
The first fixtures at ‘Yorkshire’s garden racecourse’ on 15 and 24 April and 7 and 16 May will be behind closed doors but a limited number of tickets are available for the May and June meetings.
Conservative councillor Margaret Atkinson wants to build a new four bedroom home with a two-bay car port on land in Kirkby Malzeard. However the proposed home is classed as an “agricultural workers’ dwelling” which brings with it rules on size.
Thousands of people in the Harrogate district are set to return to gyms on Monday but ongoing social distancing restrictions mean group training classes won’t be available. We talk to gym owners in the district.
North Yorkshire Police today issued a rather grainy CCTV image of a person wearing a mask, who they hope to speak to about the incident.
It is the second time in recent weeks that firefighters have rescued a cat stuck up a tree in Ripon. The incident happened on Spring Bank Close shortly before midday.
A year before Marcus Rashford used his footballing fame to highlight the need to feed children properly, two Ripon food poverty pioneers launched Back to Basics to tackle the issue.
The lifting of lockdown and looming end of the UK furlough scheme signals hard times ahead for some, but Ripon is hoping the rides will increase footfall and offer a little light relief.