The fate of Harry’s Place crèche at Ripon Leisure Centre will be determined at a meeting of Harrogate Borough Council’s cabinet next week (March 27), after the decision was deferred to allow more time to consult with staff.
Their pies have become synonymous with Pateley Bridge, and now the great reputation of Weatherhead butchers has well and truly gone global, with the firm taking home a glorious victory in the prestigious World Pie Championships.
Freedom of the City will soon be granted to two of Ripon's finest community stalwarts - Sylvia Grice MBE, who taught Olympic diver Jack Laugher how to swim, and Hazel Barker, who was a figurehead of Ripon's Remembrance commemorations last year.
Celebrating their 75th wedding anniversary, Ripon residents Peter and Joyce Dawson are as madly in love as the day they married, and this year brings another huge milestone for the happy couple, as they each turn 100 years old.
A planning application has been submitted to expand Ripon's Morrisons store - including increasing the number of parking spaces available for customers, creating an enlarged cafe and warehouse, and increasing the size of fresh food counters.
It's that time of year again - laughter will soon be ringing out along Kirkgate as hundreds of Ripon residents take part in the city's Pancake Day races, which have become a much-loved and long-established tradition.