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Duchess of Kent Bridge in Ripon set to undergo essential maintenance

A two-week essential maintenance scheme on the Duchess of Kent Bridge in Ripon will begin later this month. North Yorkshire County Council bridges team will begin the work on Monday 28th June. Councillor Mike Chambers, member for Ripon North, said: [...]

Duchess of Kent Bridge in Ripon set to undergo essential maintenance2021-06-16T15:10:09+01:00

Work to install new swimming pool at Ripon Leisure Centre takes shape

The multi-million pound investment project at Ripon Leisure Centre is progressing as work to install the swimming pool takes shape. Once complete, the facility on on Dallamires Lane will provide a new six-lane 25-metre pool, modern changing rooms, sauna site, [...]

Work to install new swimming pool at Ripon Leisure Centre takes shape2021-06-15T17:06:45+01:00

Competition winner heading to Ripon Races Ladies’ Day by helicopter

A woman from Ripon has scooped a VIP experience at Ripon Races as part of our latest competition. Wendy Hunton, who lives in Littlethorpe, was named as our winner and will be heading to Ladies' Day by helicopter. The competition [...]

Competition winner heading to Ripon Races Ladies’ Day by helicopter2021-06-15T14:17:27+01:00

Ripon Races to host first post-lockdown Ladies’ Day in the UK

Ripon Racecourse will be hosting the first post-lockdown Ladies' Day in the UK this week. Races will take place on Wednesday (16th June) and Thursday (17th June) with prizes handed out to the 'Best Dressed Lady' and the 'Best Hat'. [...]

Ripon Races to host first post-lockdown Ladies’ Day in the UK2021-06-14T17:06:10+01:00

Ripon brothers take on 12-hour running challenge for mental health charity

Three brothers from Ripon are set to take on a 12-hour running challenge in aid of mental health charity the Hollytree Foundation. Harry Appleton-Metcalfe and brothers James and John Brading are taking on the '12-hour Truck', as the run is [...]

Ripon brothers take on 12-hour running challenge for mental health charity2021-06-11T14:37:57+01:00

Fundraising campaign for Ripon boy with rare cancer reaches £10,000

A fundraising campaign to create an outdoor area for a 13-year-old boy with a rare form of cancer has reached £10,000. William Riddler from Ripon is currently undergoing treatment for stage 4 metastatic alveolar rhabdomyosarcoma, a very rare and aggressive [...]

Fundraising campaign for Ripon boy with rare cancer reaches £10,0002021-06-10T13:22:59+01:00

Ripon diver selected for GB team heading to Tokyo Olympic Games

Ripon diver Jack Laugher has been named in Great Britain's 12-person diving squad for the rescheduled 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo. Laugher, who is the reigning Olympic champion in the Men's 3m Synchro, will head to Japan to defend his [...]

Ripon diver selected for GB team heading to Tokyo Olympic Games2021-06-02T14:08:22+01:00

Volunteer call for Ripon charity shop supporting children with life-limiting conditions

A charity shop in Ripon is calling for volunteers to help it continue raising money to care for families across the region. Martin House Children's Hospice, which cares for babies, children and young people with life-limiting conditions, opened its shop [...]

Volunteer call for Ripon charity shop supporting children with life-limiting conditions2021-05-28T10:38:25+01:00

Himalayan Gardens launch postal service for children to write to magical creatures

Himalayan Gardens & Sculpture Park is launching an innovative new postal service to allow children to participate in interactive storytelling. The park near Ripon has created 'WingMail' - a service that allows children to write to magical creatures and receive [...]

Himalayan Gardens launch postal service for children to write to magical creatures2021-05-25T12:58:06+01:00