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Council tries to allay further collapse fears for Kirkby Malzeard church wall

A senior council officer has tried to allay concerns that a church wall in Kirkby Malzeard could collapse again. Jonathan Dunk, executive officer for strategic property and major projects at Harrogate Borough Council, told councillors today that the “appropriate” action [...]

Council tries to allay further collapse fears for Kirkby Malzeard church wall2022-05-20T09:23:44+01:00

Collapsed church wall to finally be repaired two years after damage during heavy rainfall

Repairs to a collapsed church wall in Kirkby Malzeard are finally set to start this month – more than two years after it was damaged during heavy rainfall. The wall at St Andrew’s Church collapsed in February 2020 and has [...]

Collapsed church wall to finally be repaired two years after damage during heavy rainfall2022-05-18T15:47:36+01:00

Police officer admits issues gone on ‘far too long’ as Ripon residents turn out in force at meeting

Ripon residents turned out in force to voice their crime concerns at a meeting where a senior police officer admitted some issues have gone on for “far too long.” Inspector Alex Langley insisted reducing 101 call times and bringing a suspect [...]

Police officer admits issues gone on ‘far too long’ as Ripon residents turn out in force at meeting2022-05-17T17:39:24+01:00

Ripon community set to light beacon in market square for Queen’s Platinum Jubilee

Ripon Community Poppy Project has announced plans to light a beacon in the city for the Queen's Platinum Jubilee. The Very Revd John Dobson DL will light the beacon on behalf of the local community on the evening of Thursday [...]

Ripon community set to light beacon in market square for Queen’s Platinum Jubilee2022-05-16T15:25:08+01:00

Ripon paint specialists transform historic steam train to mark Queen’s Jubilee

Ripon paint specialists T&R Williamson have played a key role in transforming one of the country's most popular steam locomotives ahead of the Queen's Jubilee. The royal repaint has seen the Taw Valley coated in 'platinum purple' to mark the special [...]

Ripon paint specialists transform historic steam train to mark Queen’s Jubilee2022-05-16T11:52:17+01:00

Man left injured after crashing car into house in Ripon

A man has been left with minor injuries after crashing a stolen car into a house in Ripon. The incident occurred at around 9:41pm on Saturday (14th May). The motorist crashed the car into a house on Kingston Avenue after [...]

Man left injured after crashing car into house in Ripon2022-05-16T13:53:56+01:00

Local businesses come together to support first ever Ripon Theatre Festival

The local business community has come together to support the first ever Ripon Theatre Festival. The first Ripon Theatre Festival will arrive in the city in June as part of a four-day celebration. And sponsors gathered to celebrate their involvement [...]

Local businesses come together to support first ever Ripon Theatre Festival2022-05-13T07:21:53+01:00

Police launch appeal after unprovoked attack on 17-year-old boy in Ripon

Police have launched an appeal for witnesses and information after a 17-year-old boy was assaulted in Ripon last week. The attack has been described as "unprovoked" and happened between 9:45pm and 10pm outside Majestic Wine on North Street on Wednesday [...]

Police launch appeal after unprovoked attack on 17-year-old boy in Ripon2022-05-11T18:25:58+01:00

Countdown is on for UK’s largest tractor festival at Newby Hall

Organisers of this year’s Tractor Fest are expecting a bumper crowd at the annual show held at Newby Hall. The UK’s largest tractor festival takes place over the Bank Holiday Jubilee weekend – Friday 3rd to Sunday 5th June – [...]

Countdown is on for UK’s largest tractor festival at Newby Hall2022-05-11T18:13:42+01:00