The man, in his 40s, was struck by the vehicle as it left Morrisons at 6.40pm last night. Police are appealing for help tracking down the van and its occupants.
A man is recovering in hospital after being struck by a van driven by thieves at a Ripon supermarket. The incident happened at 6.40pm last night at Morrisons. According to North Yorkshire Police, a white utility van failed to stop after striking the unnamed man, who...
Ripon councillors plan to take over the city’s ancient market when Harrogate Borough Council ceases to exist in 15 months time. Ripon City Council leader Andrew Williams says stall numbers have reduced and the market ‘needs an overhaul’.
Harrogate Borough Council said today that repair work at the pool was ‘taking longer than first anticipated’. The pool was due to be completed in May 2021 at a cost of £10.2 million but is now eight months overdue and £4 million over-budget.
The company was awarded an £89.5 million contract to build the scheme off West Lane by the government last year. It says the development will include play facilities and biodiverse landscape features.
Two fire crews responded to a fire in a Ripon house last night after a chip pan set alight. The fire caused heat damage to the kitchen, floor, cooker and the ventilation unit.
Councillor Andrew Williams says it’s ‘appalling and disgusting’ that a volunteer-run children’s swimming club won’t be able to use the city’s £15m new pool after Harrogate Borough Council tripled its fee to use it, effectively out-pricing them.
Former Ripon mayor John Richmond fears about 15 cockerels have been shot and fed to dogs or ferrets after they went missing from a flock that he and other animal lovers feed on the moors near Kirkby Malzeard.
Ripon’s Old Deanery is set to reopen as a hotel, wedding and events venue after being granted a premises licence. Hoteliers Rebecca Hill and Chris Layton took over the historic building last year after it closed following months of coronavirus lockdowns
Harrogate Borough Council has said the new pool and leisure centre will open this month but no date has been confirmed. The centre is currently eight months overdue and £4 million over budget.
Objectors with concerns about ongoing clearance work at Hell Wath Nature Reserve in Ripon are arranging a public meeting and have launched an online petition.
Families in a Ripon swimming club were looking forward to being able to use the pool at the state-of-the-art Jack Laugher Leisure Centre. However, they were left shocked after the council offered them space — but only if they stumped up £12,500 a year.
Proposals have been lodged to convert the former Ripon City Club into a house. The club closed in December 2019 after its membership fell to just 11 members.