New gin festival at Ripley this weekend

As many as 2,000 gin enthusiasts are expected to flock to Ripley Castle lakeside this weekend for what’s being billed as “Harrogate’s first independent gin festival.”.

More than thousand people flocked to the village for the return of the festival

The Ripley Scarecrow hunt returns, with a new tradition

More than a thousand keen eyed hunters travelled to Ripley for the return of the scarecrow hunt.

Flashback to the classic early 1970s line-up of Magna Carta - Chris Simpson, Glen Stuart, Davey Johnstone.

Ripley date announced for classic band Magna Carta

They sold eight million albums in the late 1960s into the late 70s, one of the great British prog-folk bands is coming to Ripley Town Hall.

St Michael's teh Archangel at Markington. Picture: Adrian Murray

Bid to safeguard future of church at Markington

A pretty village church near Ripley fighting to safeguard its future has launched a fundraising appeal to plug a major financial gap.

Crash closes major road between Harrogate and Ripon

Crash closes major road between Harrogate and Ripon

The A61 is closed in Ripon following a serious crash.
PIC: James Hardisty

Picture Post: Turbulence, conspiracy and a tale of survival at Ripley Castle

Hidden in the North Yorkshire countryside just three miles from Harrogate is the Grade I listed Ripley Castle.


In pictures: Thousands savour summer day out at Ripley Show 2016

Thousands of people from across Yorkshire and beyond flocked to Ripley Castle for the annual Ripley Agricultural Show on Sunday, writes Karen Ruiz.

YouTube sensation - Harrogate singer Sarah Collins.

Brave singer Sarah Collins bounces back after brain tumour

An incredible Harrogate musician who survived a brain tumour is about to launch her new Northern Soul band called Keep The Faith in a special gig at Ripley this weekend.

Feathers fly in Harrogate stately home owner’s court battle with neighbours

Feathers fly in Harrogate stately home owner’s court battle with neighbours

A frozen food magnate who carried out a lavish renovation of Winsley Hurst Hall, near Harrogate is embroiled in a court battle with his neighbours after clearing an area of nearby foliage used for a pheasant shoot.

Candidates are preparing for the election.

PROFILES: Who is standing in the 2016 Harrogate district elections?

A total of 16 district council wards across the district are being contested on May 5.

The Stapleford South West by-election was held on Thursday July 14.

PROFILES: Who is standing in the 2016 North Yorkshire PCC elections?

Four candidates will contest the North Yorkshire Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC) election on May 5.

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