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Ripon News

FREEDOM PARADE: Crowds line the streets as troops from 21 Engineer Regiment marched through Ripon in 2013

Departing soldiers to stage city centre military display

HEADS: Ripon Grammar School's new school officers, (L-R) Matthew Griffiths, Jack Baker, head boy James Donaldson, head girl Donna Castle-Ward, Lucy Mumford, Annabelle Blyton and Julia Atherley.

School selects its student officers

INQUEST: Coroner gave open verdict to death of Alex Paylor

Teenager's death recorded as open verdict

READY: Jenny with the cyclists who have set themselves an epic challenge.

Brave Jenny's Paralympic hopes get long-distance boost

HISTORIC EVENT: Ripon Market, which is set to be relaunched to attract more traders and shoppers

Historic market gets new-look to revive its fortunes

TIPS: THE Apollo Young Enterprise team at Ripon Grammar School, who are hoping their revision book for students will take them to a national final in London.

Exam tips put enterprising students in front

BODY FOUND: Woman's body found in Kirkgate, Ripon Pic: Google Street View

Woman's body found in city centre property

Fire crews rescue driver from car stuck in swollen ford

Fire crews rescue driver from car stuck in swollen ford

HIGH NOTE: Trumpeter Edward Freeman, who will play at the Sharow concert, performing at the 2014 Ripon Young Musicians Competition

Young musicians to showcase talents

Churchman learns the art of pulling pints

POPULAR: Children enjoying the Angry Birds activity park.

Visitor jump at theme park

CLASSICS: Just some of the cars at last year's show.

Classic cars to turn heads

MEDIEVAL: Re-enactors at Fountains Abbey.

Recreating medieval days

CLASSICS: L-R Youngsters Robbie Langshaw, Charlotte Wilson and Oliver Wilson enjoy some of the classic tractors at Newby Hall.

Ground-shaking attempt at a new world record

NO KIDDING: Visitors are being invited to meet the goats at Risaw Farm, Ripon

Goat farmers to open gates for charity fundraiser

Concert to promote Young Musician competition

COMIC: Artist Kev F Sutherland draws Finlay Bean, 12, of Ripon, while Paloma Calvert, 13, of Langthorpe, adds a drawing to the cover of the group's comic.

Youngsters get the comic strip treatment

INQUIRY: North Yorkshire Police are investigating a serious sexual assault in Ripon.

Big response to nature reserve sex attack as police plan to quiz visitors tomorrow

Cathedral suing NHS after paying injured worshipper £130,000

NEW PLANTS: Hannah Wilson and Jens Nielsen, of the Himalayan Garden, with plants grown at the Himalayan Garden and Scuplture Park

Himalayan garden offers fresh views for visitors

HERITAGE FOCUS: From left, Toby Redfern, Dan Gray and Kate Gray dress as Victorians ahead of the Death, Disease and Curious Customs events

Heritage museum to stage paupers' funerals

CHIC: Anne Wells with just a few of the covers.

Easter chick scheme rules the roost

Former Ripon schoogirl takes over at the Guardian

Name change for bishop is final part of jigsaw

FARMING AWARD: Robert McDonald, right, after being presented with his Dairy Farmer of the Year award at The Northern Farmer Awards, pictured with Pam Royle and sponsor Michael French. Picture: Richard Doughty Photography

Region's farmers receive rewards at Northern Farmer Awards

BIG: The biggest yurt in Europe.

Coming soon - the yurt that beats them all

NATURE FIRST: Coppicing in Whitcliffe Woods, near Ripon, which has been transformed

Tycoon helps create wildlife haven

CONCENTRATING: The teams get down to some hard thinking.

Schools lock horns in battle of the books

INVESTIGATION: North Yorkshire Police

UPDATED: Man recovering after attack by masked assailants

Driver who put lives at risk is sent to jail

HERITAGE PROJECT: The stained glass window that has been saved from the former Ripon library building in Skellgarths

Former library window artwork to be displayed

New bus service for Ripon

Property developer jailed over £1m Greek property fraud

Property developer jailed over £1m Greek property fraud

WILDLIFE: Barn owls are one of the species which will directly benefit from the Skell Living Landscape project. Picture: Barry Flude

Ambitious wildlife project to tackle entire landscape

HISTORIC STREET: A lorry negotiates Duck Hill, in Ripon, in the late 1960s

Traders' lead resurgence for Ripon Victorian hall

City promises a day of family fun

FINALS: Ripon Grammar School’s successful U14s netball team (L to R) Amelia Borchard, Molly Reed, Sophie Richardson, captain Jessica Merrin, Amy Mackenzie, Katie Reed, Lucy Williams and Emily Reed

Ripon girls win a place in the final

CITY TRADITION: George Pickles, who is stepping down as the Ripon Hornblower

Custodian of ancient city tradition hangs up his horn

BOARDERS: Beattie Knights, 16; Lucy Mumford, 16; and Millie Dias, 17, plant the new cherry tree at Ripon Grammar School.

Students join effort to create giant orchard

Outstanding opportunity to visit beautiful area

FESTIVAL: Youngsters  are among those who enjoy the attractions at Newby Hall Tractor Fest.

Tractor gathering could be the biggest yet

Role of the Church comes under the spotlight

JOY: Young members of North Stainley Cricket Club, which has just received a grant for a coaching programme which will prepare junior members for the senior game

Young cricketers celebrate funding windfall

ATTRACTIVE: Ripon Racecourse, which members of The Racegoers Club praised for its beauty

Punters rate Ripon and York racecourses as sure-fire winners

FLIPPERS: Youngsters enjoying the pancake races at Bedale.Picture: RICHARD DOUGHTY PHOTOGRAPHY

Pancake pandemonium hits the region with the young and old battling it out for victory while brandishing frying pans

TRAINING: Martin Pearman is cheered on by students at Ripon Grammar School before he embarks on the London Marathon.

Pupil's plight prompts school head to attempt marathon

Women have lucky escape after car rolls into field

Left (front to back) – Jo Theakston and Rob theakston; Right (front to back): Martyn Moxon, Andrew hodd, Richard Pyrah, Jason Gillespie

Another round of Black Sheep Brewery sponsorship for Yorkshire CCC

Crowds expected at cathedral pancake races

Crowds expected at cathedral pancake races

ELATED: Mark Bainbridge tries out the park's carousel.

Theme park rides the crest of a wave

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