Missing teenager from Ripon found safe and well

A 17-year-old girl from Ripon who had been missing for two weeks has been found safe and well. Casie Ackerley had not been seen at her home in Ripon and concerns were growing over her safety. However police have found the teen safe and well in Leeds. A North Yorkshire Police spokesperson said: "Great news, the missing 17-year-old girl from [...]

By |September 15th, 2021|Categories: News, Ripon|

Yorkshire Cancer Research opens new charity shop in Ripon

Yorkshire Cancer Research will open the doors of its new charity shop in Ripon tomorrow (Wednesday). The shop will be officially opened at 10am by Dr Kathryn Scott, Chief Executive of Yorkshire Cancer Research and Professor Mat Callister, Consultant in Respiratory Medicine at Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust. Professor Callister leads the charity’s Leeds Lung Health Check programme, which finds [...]

By |September 14th, 2021|Categories: News, Ripon|

Ripon Grammar School named among ‘best of the best’ at national awards

Ripon Grammar School has been named among 'the best of the best' at the UK Enterprise Awards. The school has been named as the 'Best Co-educational Day and Boarding School in Yorkshire', winning praise for their ingenuity and hard work. The SME 2021 UK Enterprise Awards, now in its fifth year, recognises organisations in the UK which its judges consider [...]

By |September 14th, 2021|Categories: News, Ripon|

Work to provide energy efficient offices in Ripon now complete

Works to provide energy efficient offices at Phoenix Business Park in Ripon are now complete. Harrogate Borough Council have revealed the £300,000 offices are finished and available for businesses to rent. The council have created new employment space as well as refurbished three existing units, resulting in modern office spaces which exceed Energy Performance Certificate (EPC) requirements. Councillor Graham Swift, [...]

By |September 13th, 2021|Categories: News, Ripon|

Police arrest drink driver who collided with road sign near South Stainley

Police arrested a drink driver yesterday (Sunday) following a single-vehicle collision near South Stainley. The driver collided with a road sign when travelling between Harrogate and Ripon on the A61. Police located the driver at their home address where they provided a positive preliminary breath specimen.  The driver was taken to custody and was charged following a second breath test. [...]

By |September 13th, 2021|Categories: News, Ripon|

Ripon Spa Baths confirmed as ‘asset of community value’

Ripon Spa Baths has been confirmed as an 'Asset of Community Value' following an application from Ripon City Council. The council nominated the baths based on the 'cultural importance' of the site in the Spa Quarter of Ripon. And they have now confirmed their application was successful. A spokesperson for the council said: "The application was based on the importance [...]

By |September 9th, 2021|Categories: News, Ripon|