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Now wash your hands: Ripon’s indie shops brace for the big reopening

15 June 2020

Richard Mudd is looking forward to reopening Appleton’s butchers fully this week, for the first time since lockdown, and getting back to his his normal working hours. Staff will be protected by Perspex screens and only two people will be allowed in at a time, with markings on the floor so they can obey the…

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How Yorkshire’s getting geared up for Le Tour

1 July 2014

People across Yorkshire are celebrating the final countdown to the Tour de France in many weird and wonderful ways. Appleton’s Pork Butchers in Ripon has cooked-up an edible ‘pie-cycle’ in honour of the Tour – a life-sized bike made from all its best bits. While in York, artist Karen Winship has produced a painting, in…

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