Masham Movie Festival!

Masham Movie

Masham Town Hall is a handsome, 101-year-old building, literally and socially at the heart of the busy and historic market town. Since 2012 we have been showing “Movies in Masham”, with enthusiastic audiences supporting films new and classic, Yorkshire and ‘foreign’, children’s films, silent films… anything that’s been thrown at them, all on state-of-the-art digital projection equipment provided by Cine North*. Read more

Work to begin on new pedestrian crossing for Harrogate centre

Work to begin on new pedestrian crossing for Harrogate centre

North Yorkshire County Council will start work next month on the creation of a new £100,000 crossing in Harrogate to improve life for pedestrians and access to the town centre from the bus and railway stations.

The works, which are due to take place at the junction of Lower Station Parade, Station Parade and Cheltenham Parade, are designed to make the junction safer for the high volume of pedestrians crossing. Read more

Ripon Cathedral becomes dementia friendly

Canon Paul Greenwell, Canon Precentor for Ripon Cathedral

Guides, volunteers, clergy, and employees at Ripon Cathedral who meet and greet hundreds of visitors every week have undergone specialist training to help them cope with the growing number of older people living with Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia.

Sheena Van Parys, owner of local at home care company Home Instead Senior Care, and her colleague, Pet Fowler-Watts, MBE, Community Liaison, hosted three ‘Alzheimer’s Disease and other Dementias Community Education and Awareness’ sessions at Ripon Cathedral so that their staff would be equipped with knowledge and helpful techniques to assist and support those visitors with dementia and their families who visit.

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