Ripon’s sporting role model and local hero Jack Laugher is aiming add another Olympic medal-winning performance this morning.
Jack Laugher is bidding for further Olympic glory this morning. A superb series of six dives took him into the men's individual three-metre springboard final, which can be seen live on BBC TV from 7am. The former Ripon Grammar School student, whose family home is in...
Harrogate Borough Council’s new leisure company Brimhams Active came into existence yesterday. It says its aim is to help the local community become more active, and live longer, happier, more independent lives.
Jack Laugher left last week’s diving disappointment behind him this morning as he earned a place in the semi-final of the individual three-metre springboard event
Union officials in Harrogate say they have been given assurances council staff will maintain their current terms and conditions when Brimham’s Active comes into existence this week.
The decision comes amid ongoing uncertainty surrounding the club following last weekend’s decision not to let fans watch the Sunderland fixture due to council safety concerns. The league season is due to begin next Saturday.
Nathaniel Kalogiannidis, who trains at Kao Loi Gym on Skipton Road in Harrogate, fought in front of nearly 2,000 people at Croydon’s Fairfield Halls.
The current diving boards have been out of action since November, forcing divers to travel to West Yorkshire to train. The Hydro’s pools may close while work is carried out.
Olympic diver and former Ripon Grammar School pupil Jack Laugher may have had a bad day but he remains a local hero. Mum Jackie speaks of her pride in her son ‘who will always call Littlethorpe his home’.
Laugher and partner Daniel Goodfellow finished seventh in this morning’s event, which was won by China. He will now focus on next week’s individual event.
The risks included an inadequate level of stewarding, the CCTV system not being tested under match conditions and the ground’s control room, which oversees fan safety, not being connected to a phone line or the public address system.
The Addison Cup is one of the oldest cricket competitions in the world. Harrogate captain Will Bates was named man of the match for scoring 59.
Fans were barred from a friendly on Saturday less than 24 hours before kick-off due to safety issues. Fans now fear the season opener against Rochdale on August 7 could also be played behind closed doors.