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Below is a list of past articles published in the Ripon Gazette by the Society. Click on any headline to read the full article.
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JUST OFF OUR LOCAL MOTORWAY 25th October 2018

THE CIVIC SOCIETY'S AWARDS 2018 11th October 2018

HOW TO FINISH THE UNFINISHED 4th October 2018

ANGELIC VISITATIONS - RIPON INCLUDED! 27th September 2018

SECRET RIPON BOOK PUBLISHED 20th September 2018

FROM CHURCH INSTITUTE TO HAIR SALON 13th September 2018

HERITAGE ON VIEW IN HODs 6th September 2018

HOW SHORT IS A SHORT CANAL? 30th August 2018

GRAFITTI - BAD AND GOOD 23rd August 2018

RIPON AND THE ALBERT MEMORIAL 16th August 2018

TOWERING CLOCKS 9th August 2018

GUIDEBOOKS - FROM 1822 TO 2018 2nd August 2018

ART DECO - WEALTH AND POWER 25th July 2018

EXHIBITING RIPON RE-VIEWED 18th July 2018

COLOURFUL WOMEN OF STAINED GLASS 12th July 2018

MAKING A SPLASH WITH WATER IN OUR GARDENS 5th July 2018

HOW LANDSCAPE INFLUENCES BUILDING 28th June 2018

CHILDREN NEED THE BEST BUIDLINGS 21st June 2018

LUTYENS - ARCHITECT OF EMPIRE 14th June 2018

SPENDING TIME ON THE TILES 7th June 2018

ARCHITECTURAL TIME-TRAVEL 31st May 2018

THE FUTURE'S ORANGERY 27th May 2018

DISTANT PROSPECTS 17th May 2018

FROM STIG OF THE DUMP TO THE DRUIDS - MASSIVE STONE CONSTRUCTION 10th May 2018

FREDERICK VYNER - A NOBLE ENGLISHMAN MURDERED BY BRIGANDS 3rd May 2018

The column was not printed this week 26th April 2018

THE MPs' JAPANESE TEAHOUSE - AND OTHER EXOTICS 19th April 2018

LAW AND ORDER ON THE GREEN PLAQUES 12th April 2018

RAISING THE VOICE OF PROTEST 5th April 2018

COLVIN'S DIRECTORY - VITAL INFORMATION FOR ARCHITECTURAL HISTORIANS 29th March 2018

THE ARCHITECTURE OF ANXIETY 22nd March 2018

THE PORCH - MAKING AN ENTRANCE 15th March 2018

A GEORGIAN GENTLEMAN'S ARCHITECTURAL BOOKS 8th March 2018

HOW BUILDINGS MAKE US LIVE 1st March 2018

ICHABOD - DEPARTED GLORY 22nd February 2018

ARCHITECTS - GENTLEMEN v PLAYERS: 2: GENTLEMEN 15th February 2018

ARCHITECTS - GENTLEMEN V THE PLAYERS: 1: THE PLAYERS 8th February 2018

CASTLES IN THE AIR - AND ON THE PAGE 1st February 2018

PLAYING TO THE GALLERY 25th January 2018

FREDRICK JOHN ROBINSON, PRIME MINISTER AND 1ST EARL OF RIPON 18th January 2018

ARCHITECTURAL ANNIVERSARIES OF 2018 11th January 2018

2018 - THE SOCIETY'S GOLDEN JUBILEE YEAR 4th January 2018

TRY YOUR SKILL AT THE RIPON QUIZ! 28th December 2017

MOLE AND RATTY SEE DERELICTION AT TOAD HALL (or is it?) 21st December 2017

WAKEMEN, DEANS AND TRAVELLERS 14th December 2017

CONSIDERING THE BRICKWORK 7th December 2017

DEFENDING THE REALM 30th November 2017

PUBLIC BUILDINGS WITH PLAQUES 23rd November 2017

PLAQUES TO AN ENGINEER, A SCIENTIST AND A POET 16th November 2017

PLAQUES AND LEWIS CARROLL 9th November 2017

MARKET SQUARE PLAQUES SPAN THE CENTURIES 2nd November 2017

THREE PLAQUES MARK RIPON'S SPA QUARTER 26th October 2017

ECCLESIASTICAL HISTORY IN GREEN PLAQUES 19th October 2017

MONKS, REBELS AND SCOTS - GREEN PLAQUES TELL THE STORY 12th October 2017

THE ETYMOLOGY OF ARCHITECTURE 5th October 2017

CARING FOR BUILDINGS THE SPAB WAY 28th September 2017

WHAT WOULD BE YOUR EIGHT BEST NORTH YORKSHIRE BUILDINGS? 21st September 2017

WORLD HERITAGE - PROTECTION IS VITAL 14th September 2017

CELEBRATING JOHN WHITEHEAD'S CENTENARY 7th September 2017

THE HISTORIC VALUE OF STATUES 31st August 2017

THE STORY OF RIPON'S OBELISK 24th August 2017

BRIDGES 2 - DECORATIVE 17th August 2017

BRIDGES 1 - PRACTICALITIES 10th August 2017

RIPON - WHAT THE PAPER SAID IN 1992 3rd August 2017

HENEAGE DERING - DEAN AND ARCHITECT 27th July 2017

HIDING IN A HERMITAGE 20th July 2017

HOMES STRICTLY FOR THE BIRDS 13th July 2017

RIPON NEEDS MORE CARE 6th July 2017

RESTORING FOUNTAINS ABBEY - THE 1946 PLAN 29th June 2017

CHANGES TO LOCATIONS OFFER ALTERED PERSPECTIVES 22nd June 2017

500th COLUMN - LOOKING FORWARDS 15th June 2017

HOLDING THINGS UP - CARYATIDS AND ATLANTES 8th June 2017

YORKSHIRE'S ODDER TRADITIONS 1st June 2017

MONASTIC REFORMATION 25th May 2017

WHAT IS BRITISH ARCHITECTURE? 18th May 2017

A TASTE OF THE PAST FROM 1851 11th May 2017

EVERY ODONYMN HAS ITS PLACE 4th May 2017

TUNNEL VISIONS 27th April 2017

ADDING WEIGHT OT ARCHITECTURE 20th April 2017

FIFTY YEARS OF CONSERVATION AREAS 13th April 2017

CONCRETE APPRECIATION 6th April 2017

A GARDEN A to Z FOR SPRING 30th March 2017

WAYS OF COMMUNICATING YOUR MESSAGE OVER THE YEARS 23rd March 2017

NOLLEKENS, 18th CENTURY SCULPTOR 16th March 2017

THE CHANGING PATTERN OF PATTERNS 9th March 2017

THE ROOMS WHERE WE HIT THE HAY 2nd March 2017

TWO FACES OF YORK HELP IN FROM RIPON'S FUTURE 23rd February 2017

WHEN IS A BUILDING PUBLIC? 16th February 2017

MEETING THE FACES 9th February 2017

ANNIVERSARIES OF 2017 2nd February 2017

SPAS - AND A NEW USE FOR RIPON' S PUMP ROOM 30th January 2017

MEMORIALS OF WAR 26th January 2017

THE RISE AND FALL OF THE DINING ROOM 12th January 2017

LOOKING BOTH WAYS 5th January 2017

QUIZ OF 2016 - WERE YOU PAYING ATTENTION TO THESE COLUMNS? 29th December 2016

HIAWATHA COMES TO RIPON IN HIS SEARCH FOR WORTHY PEOPLE 22nd December 2016

SEARCHING THE ENDPAPERS 15th December 2016

BATTY LANGLEY - AN ARCHITECT WHO LIVED UP TO HIS NAME 8th December 2016

STORING VITAL WATER 1st December 2016

SIXTY-FIVE YEARS ON - THE LEGACY OF THE FESTIVAL OF BRITAIN 24th November 2016

CASTLES - A BRIEF HISTORY 17th November 2016

HOTELS - SOMEWHERE TO LAY YOUR HEAD 10th November 2016

PHOTOGRAPHING ARCHITECTURE - A FEW SUGGESTIONS 3rd November 2016

COUNTRY HOUSE VISITING 27th October 2016

AWARDS AGAIN - THE SHORTLIST 20th October 2016

THE 2016 AWARDS 13th October 2016

A COLUMN ABOUT COLUMNS 6th October 2016

THE GEOMETRY OF ARCHITCETURE 29th September 2016

ANGELS ALL AROUND US 22nd September 2016

THE OPERATIC AND BALLETIC MARCHIONESS 15th September 2016

OPENING THE DOORS FOR HODs 2016 8th September 2016

VOLUNTEERING FOR RIPON RE-VIEWED 1st September 2016

HENRY HOLIDAY - STAINED GLASS ARTIST AND DRESS REFORMER 25th August 2016

OLYMPIC BATHING 18th August 2016

DESIGN - A MATTER OF TASTE? 11th August 2016

IT'S HALL HISTORY 4th August 2016

RIPON'S CHINESE LANDSCAPE 28th July 2016

THE INS AND OUTS OF STREET NAMES 21st July 2016

THE PROS AND CONS OF DEMOLITION 14th July 2016

SHINING A LIGHT ON LIGHTHOUSES 7th July 2016

THE LIFE AND DEATH OF MECHANICS' INSTITUTES 30th June 2016

This week the Ripon Gazette inadvertently printed the column of 16 June again 23rd June 2016

TALES FROM THE CRYPTS 16th June 2016

CARING FOR THE OPEN SPACES 9th June 2016

GETTING STUCK IN TO STUCCO 2nd June 2016

HIGH PRAISE AT ST MICHAEL'S TOWERS 26th May 2016

WATCHING THE CLOUDS 19th May 2016

RESTORING ST WILFRID'S 12th May 2016

IS 'PRETTY' THE RIGHT WORD? 5th May 2016

AN EIGHT-SIDED QUESTION 28th April 2016

SHAKESPEARE - LITTLE ADO ABOUT ARCHITECTURE 21st April 2016

CATALOGUING 'THE KING'S ENGLAND' 14th April 2016

LOOKING UP - CEILINGS THROUGH THE AGES 7th April 2016

YORKSHIRE'S MODEL VILLAGES 31st March 2016

ARCHITECTURE AND 'CULTURAL APPROPRIATION' 24th March 2016

WHAT'S ON YOUR SECRET LIST? 17th March 2016

RIPON AND THE M&S BRAND 10th March 2016

WALBRAN - RIPON'S HISTORIAN 3rd March 2016

SOME THOUGHTS ON MORTAR 25th February 2016

WHAT PRICE YOUR HOUSE? 18th February 2016

WOMEN AND ARCHITECTURE 11th February 2016

'THE WONDER OF THE NORTH' 4th February 2016

THROWING OVER THE IDOLS OF RESTORATION 28th January 2016

A SENSE OF ARCHITECTURAL HUMOUR 21st January 2016

WHAT DO YOU CALL YOUR HOUSE? 14th January 2016

THE VALUE OF WOOD 7th January 2016

QUIZ OF 2015 - HAVE YOU BEEN READING CAREFULLY? 31st December 2015

WITH WINNIE -THE-POOH IN RIPON 24th December 2015

IS THIS THE ERA OF THE DECLINE OF THE PUB? 17th December 2015

A CAREER WITH CAPABILITY 10th December 2015

SETTING OUT THE CHURCH - PART 3: THE CHURCH ASLEEP - AND RE-AWOKEN 3rd December 2015

SETTING OUT THE CHURCH - PART 2: FROM CRANMER TO CROMWELL - AND BEYOND 26th November 2015

SETTING OUT THE CHURCH - PART 1; FROM THE APOSTLES TO HENRY VIII 19th November 2015

THE LAWN THROUGH THE AGES 12th November 2015

A HIGH VIEWPOINT OVER NORTH YORKSHIRE 5th November 2015

RECENT PLANNING APPLICATIONS - THE SOCIETY'S THOUGHTS 29th October 2015

THE FUTURE OF THE SPA BATHS - WHAT NEXT? 22nd October 2015

WILLIAM BURGES - STRANGE GENIUS 15th October 2015

GETTING PLASTERED AT HOME 8th October 2015

The column this week was a full version of that of 24 September 2015, which was only half-printed in the Gazette 1st October 2015

THE HOME LIFE OF STAINED GLASS 24th September 2015

SMALLEST ROOMS - A POTTED HISTORY 17th September 2015

SHEDDING LIGHT ON HUTS 10th September 2015

EXPERIENCING THE SUBLIME 3rd September 2015

The column this week was a full version of that of 13 August 2015, which was only half-printed in the Gazette 27th August 2015

DELVING BELOW OUR FEET 20th August 2015

THE UPS AND DOWNS OF LIFTS 13th August 2015

BEAUTY - A TRICKY SUBJECT 6th August 2015

WHAT IF THE ROMAN EMPIRE NEVER HAPPENED? 30th July 2015

RIPON-BORN MOUNTAINEER'S MATTERHORN TRIUMPH AND TRAGEDY 23rd July 2015

DECEIVING THE EYE 16th July 2015

RESTORE, REBUILD, RECONSTRUCT? 9th July 2015

SORTING OUT SPIRES 2nd July 2015

ESCAPE NARROWNESS IN ARCHITECTURAL HISTORY WITH BANISTER FLETCHER 25th June 2015

A CLEAR VIEW OF WINDOWS 18th June 2015

THE HISTORY AND VALUE OF TOURISM 11th June 2015

NOT TIME TO SHELVE LIBRARIES 4th June 2015

ARE WE READY FOR PARK AND RIDE? 28th May 2015

ANIMALS AND ARCHITECTURE 21st May 2015

ALL ABOUT INFRASTRUCTURE 14th May 2015

REFLECTING ON REFLECTIONS 7th May 2015

DOMES FOR ALL 30th April 2015

A COLOURFUL ARCHITECTURAL PAST 23rd April 2015

A STROLL ALONG THE TERRACES 16th April 2015

BIERS AND HEARSES 9th April 2015

ARCHITECTURAL TOKENISM 2nd April 2015

THE VIRTUES OF NOT FINISHING 26th March 2015

WHAT'S THE POINT OF THE COUNTRY HOUSE? 19th March 2015

BOOKS SET THE CLASSICAL PATTERN 12th March 2015

SHAROW'S STAINED GLASS 5th March 2015

LESSONS FOR THE FUTURE IN ARCHITECTURAL DNA 26th February 2015

18th-CENTURY ARCHITECTURAL DNA 19th February 2015

THE DNA OF ARCHITECTURE 12th February 2015

There was no column this week 5th February 2015

WALLS - NOT BORING AT ALL 29th January 2015

RIPON - OLDER THAN THE HILLS 22nd January 2015

PHILIP WEBB'S CENTENARY 15th January 2015

TIME TO LOOK AT CLOCKS 8th January 2015

No Column 1st January 2015

THE 2014 CHRISTMAS AND NEW YEAR QUIZ 24th December 2014

SANTA'S AND OTHER GROTTOES 18th December 2014

IMPROVING THE STREETSCAPE 11th December 2014

LIT UP FOR CHRISTMAS 4th December 2014

DESIGNATING FOR THE WORLD 27th November 2014

COUNTING HERITAGE 20th November 2014

REMEMBERING 'VICTORIAN CHURCH ART' 13th November 2014

HAVING PRIDE IN THE CITY 6th November 2014

THE FUTURE OF HERITAGE 30th October 2014

A BRIEF HISTORY OF GUTTERS 23rd October 2014

A QUIRKY CHURCH A TO Z 16th October 2014

IMPROVING THE EVENING ECONOMY 9th October 2014

SEEKING OUT THE BENCHMARKS 2nd October 2014

UTOPIAN DREAMS 25th September 2014

THE ENFORCERS 18th September 2014

OPEN DAYS LET YOU BEHIND THE SCENES 11th September 2014

CELEBRATING BUTTERFIELD'S 200th BIRTHDAY 4th September 2014

THE RISE OF WALLPAPER 28th August 2014

DECORATING THE WALLS 21st August 2014

THE BRUTALIST SMITHSONS 14th August 2014

EDWIN COOPER - EDWARDIAN BAROQUE 7th August 2014

JOHN FRANCIS BENTLEY - ARCHITECT OF WESTMINSTER CATHEDRAL 31st July 2014

BODLEY - ARCHITECT OF GRACE AND REFINEMENT 24th July 2014

JOHN CARR, ARCHITECT OF THE NORTH 17th July 2014

WILLIAM KENT, YORKSHIREMAN 10th July 2014

MOUNTING THE HEIGHTS IN THE GARDEN 26th June 2014

EXCLAIMING AT THE HA-HA 19th June 2014

PUTTING ON A SHOW - THEATRES AND CINEMAS 12th June 2014

HAMMER AND HAND - THE ARTS AND CRAFTS MOVEMENT LOCALLY 5th June 2014

AFTER A FIRE- RESTORE OR STRIKE OUT ANEW? 29th May 2014

SOLVING THE HOUSING NUMBERS IN THE BACK-LANDS 22nd May 2014

NOMINATE FOR THE SOCIETY'S AWARDS 15th May 2014

THOUGHTS ON THE FUTURE FROM THE DOME OF DISCOVERY 8th May 2014

AMERICA'S FIRST ARCHITECT- YORKSHIREMAN BENJAMIN LATROBE 1st May 2014

THE STAYING POWER OF HOTELS 24th April 2014

ARCHITECTS IN FICTION 17th April 2014

DESIGN AND THE FARRELL REPORT 10th April 2014

HOLY TRINITY, BINGLEY - A DEMOLISHED CHURCH WITH LESSONS IN PRESERVATION 3rd April 2014

ABBEY HABITS IN YORKSHIRE 27th March 2014

MINDING THE GAP - WHERE RIPON FITS 20th March 2014

EARL DE GREY - ARCHITECT AND ARISTOCRAT 13th March 2014

PETER BURTON - ARCHITECTURAL PHOTOGRAPHER 6th March 2014

CRITICISING THE CRITICS 27th February 2014

SIR GILBERT SCOTT - A BUSY LIFE 20th February 2014

A RIPON A TO Z 13th February 2014

TOBIN'S TUBES AND OTHER VENTILATORS 6th February 2014

RESTORATION OR DESTRUCTION 30th January 2014

VIOLLET-LE-DUC AND HIS INFLUENCE 23rd January 2014

TWO HOUSES SHOW AMERICAN LINKS 16th January 2014

100 YEARS OF TOWN PLANNING 9th January 2014

LE TOUR - AND MORE 3rd January 2014

HAPPY 350th BIRTHDAY, VANBRUGH 2nd January 2014

2013 CHRISTMAS QUIZ 26th December 2013

WHAT THE PANTOMIME CHARACTERS SAY ABOUT RIPON 19th December 2013

WRITING THE VISON DOWN - A CITY PLAN UPDATE 12th December 2013

THE YORKSHIRENESS OF YORKSHIRE ART 5th December 2013

MAINTAINING LEVELS OF CULTURE 28th November 2013

PELVIS BAY - AND ITS LESSONS TODAY 21st November 2013

FAST BUILDING - OR SLOW? 14th November 2013

GREAT HOUSES - ON PAPER 7th November 2013

GETTING ABOVE OURSELVES 31st October 2013

A GOTHIC SETTING FOR HALLOWE'EN 24th October 2013

YHACS MEMBERS AT FOUNTAINS SHOW THE WAY 17th October 2013

THE RIGHT DIRECTION FOR DESIRE LINES 10th October 2013

MAKING NEW FROM OLD BUILDINGS 3rd October 2013

UNSUNG HEROES OF BUILDING 26th September 2013

SHOWING THE WAY FOR FOLLIES 19th September 2013

. . . AND STATISTICS 12th September 2013

A PEEP BEHIND THE SCENES AT HODs 5th September 2013

FROM THE HEIGHTS 29th August 2013

IN PRAISE OF LIMESTONE 22nd August 2013

OUR LATEST PLAQUES 15th August 2013

NORTHERN DESLOATION - OR SOUTHERN BIAS? 8th August 2013

THE IMPORTANCE OF NAMES 1st August 2013

RICH MAN IN HIS CASTLE, POOR MAN AT HIS GATE 25th July 2013

CIVIC SOCIETY OUT AND ABOUT 18th July 2013

TEN FAMOUS RIPONIANS 11th July 2013

300 NOT OUT! 4th July 2013

ADDING ST WILFRID BACK TO THE PROCESSION 27th June 2013

THE LESSONS OF TWO OTHER RIPONS 20th June 2013

A BOON AND A BLESSING? 13th June 2013

RIPON - CITY TO CELEBRATE 6th June 2013

RIPON, CAPITAL OF CULTURE 30th May 2013

WHAT WILL YOU CELEBRATE IN 2015? 23rd May 2013

AWARDS TIME AGAIN 16th May 2013

STATISTICAL RIPON 9th May 2013

ANGLO-SAXON ATTITUDES 2nd May 2013

DESERT ISLAND BUILDINGS 25th April 2013

BANKING ON GOOD LOOKS 18th April 2013

FIGHT THE BLIGHT - MAKE QUICK DECISIONS 11th April 2013

WHAT DOES RIPON REALLY, REALLY WANT? 4th April 2013

RUSKIN, CLARK - WHO TELLS US ABOUT ART TODAY? 28th March 2013

RAMBLERS SHOW THE WAY ON RIPON PATHS 21st March 2013

A CLOSE-UP ON ARCHITECTURAL PHOTOGRAPHY 14th March 2013

HEALING THE SCARS OF LANDCAPE 9th March 2013

HUMOUR IN ARCHITECTURE 28th February 2013

SEEING AS WELL AS LOOKING 21st February 2013

MAKING TRACKS AROUND RIPON 14th February 2013

WATCHING THE PLANNERS 7th February 2013

PALLADIO: THE MOST INFLUENTIAL ARCHITECT 31st January 2013

GOING DUTCH 24th January 2013

A BRIEF HISTORY OF GARDENS - Part 2 17th January 2013

A BRIEF HISTORY OF GARDENS - Part 1 10th January 2013

A YOUNGER VIEW OF RIPON 3rd January 2013

THE CIVIC SOCIETY COLUMN QUIZ OF THE YEAR 27th December 2012

A LIST IS NOT JUST FOR CHRISTMAS 20th December 2012

THE ROMANCEMENT OF THE PAST 13th December 2012

RIPON COMPARED 6th December 2012

RIPON'S 'WHAT IF?'s 29th November 2012

CIVIC SOCIETY IN GOOD HEART AT AGM 22nd November 2012

PUGIN AND THE GOTHIC REVIVAL 15th November 2012

RECONSTRUCTION CAN HARM 8th November 2012

GRIFF AND THE URBAN ENVIRONMENT 1st November 2012

MITIGATING FLOODS - BUY YOUR ARK NOW! 25th October 2012

OLLY AND GLADYS - GUNS AND OPERA 19th October 2012

CLFTON-TAYLOR SHOWS HOW WE BUILD 12th October 2012

RIPON'S SEVEN LAMPS 4th October 2012

LIVING IN OUR VICTORIAN AGE 27th September 2012

REVISITING PEDESTRIANISATION 20th September 2012

IS IT BORING - OR IS THE FAULT IN YOU? 13th September 2012

HERITAGE OPEN DAYS OPENS DOORS 6th September 2012

A BETTER USE FOR THE TOWN HALL 30th August 2012

BALCONY TALES 23rd August 2012

HANSOM, ST WILFRID AND THE CAB 16th August 2012

SELDOM WHAT THEY SEEM 9th August 2012

There was no column for this week 2nd August 2012

There was no column for this week 26th July 2012

A TALE OF TWO SCHOOLS 19th July 2012

UTILITY AND VALUE ARE NOT THE SAME - SO WE HAVE LISTING 12th July 2012

A CLOSE LOOK AT NORTH STREET 5th July 2012

WEBB SHOWS THE WAY FOR THE SQUARE 28th June 2012

CIVIC PRIDE FOR CIVIC DAY 21st June 2012

A SHORT HISTORY OF LONG CORRIDORS 14th June 2012

THREE CHEERS FOR THE QUEEN - AND FOR RIPON 1st June 2012

50 YEARS ON, COVENTRY HAS LESSONS FOR TODAY 25th May 2012

DISSEMBLING BUILDINGS 18th May 2012

LIFETIMES OF ADVANCE 11th May 2012

'RIPON REVEALED' IN NEW PLAQUES TRAIL LEAFLET 4th May 2012

EXCITING TIMES FOR PLANNING 27th April 2012

RULES FOR GOOD TOUR GUIDES 20th April 2012

THE SUBTLE ART OF FLOODLIGHTING 13th April 2012

ARMS FOR RIPON 6th April 2012

NOMINATIONS NEEDED FOR AWARDS 30th March 2012

CUT POLLUTION IN THE SKELLGATE AREA WITH A NEW LINK ROAD 23rd March 2012

THE SQUARE - ALIEN INFLUENCE IN MEDIEVAL PATTERN 16th March 2012

THE COLOURS OF RIPON 9th March 2012

HOW CAN BUILDINGS HELP WITH REGENERATION? 2nd March 2012

DEMOLITION SHOULD BE THE LAST RESORT 24th February 2012

BLUE-SKY THINKING CAN HAVE SUBSTANCE 17th February 2012

NATURE INSPIRES BUILDING DECORATION 10th February 2012

SHARING SPACES 3rd February 2012

THE ENGLISH LINE 27th January 2012

WHERE SHOULD MORE HOUSES GO? - LOOKING AT THE PROPOSED POLICIES 20th January 2012

RIPON ONE OF PEVSNER'S TOP TWELVE 13th January 2012

A YEAR OF ANNIVERSARIES AND OPPORTUNITIES 6th January 2012

GRIFF AND THE URBAN ENVIRONMENT 1st January 2012

A 2011 QUIZ 30th December 2011

SCROOGE'S RIPON LESSON 23rd December 2011

WILLIAM WEDDELL'S REFINED TASTE 16th December 2011

ROWING TOGETHER TO THE PROMISED LAND 9th December 2011

PLANT A TREE FOR THE JUBILEE! 2nd December 2011

HERITAGE ON OUR DOORSTEP 25th November 2011

NATIONAL PARKS - A LESSON FOR RIPON? 18th November 2011

TASTE AND SENSE 11th November 2011

A BUSY YEAR FOR THE SOCIETY 4th November 2011

OPPOSING SECOND-BEST SOLUTIONS 28th October 2011

LET THERE BE DARKNESS 21st October 2011

GENT'S TAKE ON RIPON 14th October 2011

YORK STUDENTS GIVE INSIGHT INTO RIPON'S NEEDS 7th October 2011

TRAINS CAN MAKE A RAIL DIFFERENCE - BUT SHOULD HS2 HAVE THE MONEY? 30th September 2011

GREEN DEAL - GOOD DEAL? 23rd September 2011

THE IMPORTANCE OF PLANNING 16th September 2011

SEEING FROM HIGH PLACES - LIKE THE GAZEBO 9th September 2011

BE CAREFUL WITH THE PAST - IT'S THE FUTURE 2nd September 2011

BIGGER - OR SMALLER? 26th August 2011

BRIGHTNING UP BOARDING UP 19th August 2011

LIGHTING OUR DARKNESS 12th August 2011

D'ARCY FERRERS AND THE RIPON MILENNARY 5th August 2011

CONSTRUCTION OR ORNAMENT? 29th July 2011

WALKING IN AND OUT OF RIPON 22nd July 2011

ELEMENTS OF A GOOD STREET 15th July 2011

DEFEATING DERELICTION 8th July 2011

ONLY CONNECT 1st July 2011

EMBRACING INNOVATION 24th June 2011

EXAM TIME - HOW THE PAST LOOKED IN '79 17th June 2011

METAL ON THE SKYLINE 10th June 2011

THE VALUE OF RAIN 3rd June 2011

WHO HOLDS THE ASSETS? 27th May 2011

SOCIETY SEEKS NOMINATIONS FOR AWARDS 20th May 2011

THE PRINCE AND PLANNING FOR RIPON 13th May 2011

THE AGE OF THE SPA 6th May 2011

GETTING TO GRIPS WITH THE CLASSICAL STYLE 29th April 2011

WHICH WAY SHOULD WE FACE? 22nd April 2011

ARCHITECTURE AND MUSIC PARALLELS 15th April 2011

MAKING OPEN SPACES MATTER 8th April 2011

MAJOR DISCOVERY IN RIPON THIS APRIL 1st April 2011

TAKING OVER THE PLANNING 25th March 2011

QUIRKY RIPON NEEDS CELEBRATING 18th March 2011

CLEANING UP THE CITY 11th March 2011

WRITING ABOUT BUILDINGS 4th March 2011

KEEPING THINGS TOGETHER 25th February 2011

MORE TREES, PLEASE! 18th February 2011

SCOTT'S RIPON RESTORATION 11th February 2011

GUIDING THE WAY TO RIPON 4th February 2011

BUILDING IN THE FASHION 28th January 2011

COUNTING BLESSINGS 21st January 2011

There were no columns for 7 and 14 January 2011 7th January 2011

DID SANTA DELIVER FOR RIPON? 31st December 2010

A RIPON VISION OF CHRISTMAS 24th December 2010

CAN WE DO WITHOUT TRAFFIC LIGHTS? 17th December 2010

THE FACES OF RIPON 10th December 2010

OLD IS NOT ALWAYS COLD 3rd December 2010

THE VALUE OF RUINS 26th November 2010

RECYCLING BUILDINGS 19th November 2010

THE BIG SOCIETY? 12th November 2010

MOMENTUM FOR CHANGE 5th November 2010

MAKING A DATE WITH BUILDINGS 29th October 2010

THE VALUE OF RIVERS 22nd October 2010

HOW TO LOOK AT BUILDINGS WITH A NEW EYE 15th October 2010

AWARDS - AND MODERN BUILDINGS 8th October 2010

LEARNING FROM NEW YORK 1st October 2010

CHANGING TASTES IN PRESERVATION SUGGEST CAUTION IS NEEDED 24th September 2010

HERITAGE OF THE SEMI 17th September 2010

HERITAGE OPEN DAY GEMS 10th September 2010

GOVERNMENT TACKLES CLUTTER - AND SO MUST RIPON 3rd September 2010

COLUMN HITS A MILESTONE 27th August 2010

FROM GREAT STINK TO GREAT THINK 20th August 2010

RAILINGS THEN AND NOW 13th August 2010

ASSESSING CHARACTER 30th July 2010

THE PROMS PROVIDE A LESSON FOR RIPON 23rd July 2010

A 20th-CENTURY CATHEDRAL TREASURE 16th July 2010

AUTOLYCAN TRIFLES 9th July 2010

ROSE WAY MEANS OPPORTUNITIES FOR RIPON 2nd July 2010

PROVING MACHIAVELLI WRONG 25th June 2010

WHAT IS RIPON FOR? 18th June 2010

TOWN HALLS AS AN INDICATOR OF CIVIC PRIDE 4th June 2010

McCLOUD'S IDEAS COULD HELP RIPON 28th May 2010

STONE - BETTER REAL OR ARTIFICIAL? 21st May 2010

QUOINS MAKE A GOOD CORNER 14th May 2010

ST WILFRID'S DISPUTE SHOW IMPORTANCE OF SETTING 7th May 2010

RIPON - AS OTHERS SEE US 30th April 2010

ASH, GAIA AND PARKING - THE RIPON CONNECTION 23rd April 2010

CIVIC-NESS NEEDS POSITIVE ENGAGEMENT 16th April 2010

CROWN AND SPIRE FOR DIAMOND JUBILEE 9th April 2010

RIPON'S FUTURE SAFE IN THEIR HANDS 2nd April 2010

LOW SKELLGATE'S HIDDEN CHARMS 19th March 2010

SPRING CLEANING, LIKE THE MOLE 12th March 2010

RIPON IN WONDERLAND 5th March 2010

MAKING A POINT ABOUT GOTHIC 26th February 2010

MAKING THE CONNECTION 19th February 2010

RIPON FROM ON HIGH 12th February 2010

WHERE DOES RIPON FIT? 5th February 2010

A RIPON TOP TEN 29th January 2010

A' GRAND TOUR' THROUGH RIPON 22nd January 2010

FINANCIAL PROBLEMS AND BUILDING PRESERVATION 15th January 2010

SEEING THE WAY WITH GLASS 8th January 2010

WISHES FOR CHRISTMAS - A LETTER TO SANTA 18th December 2009

SUNSHINE AND ARTICULATION 11th December 2009

SPEED LIMIT IS OF THE ESSENCE 4th December 2009

MAKING AN ENTRANCE 27th November 2009

CANAL SELL-OFF COULD AFFECT RIPON 20th November 2009

RIPON CAN GO FOR OLYMPIC GLORY 13th November 2009

VALUE AND VALUES - WHAT THE CIVIC SOCIETY'S ALL ABOUT 6th November 2009

A LITTLE LIST - AND THE CABMEN'S SHELTER 30th October 2009

HOW SHOULD WE BUILD TODAY? 23rd October 2009

MAKE A NOISE ABOUT KEEPING QUIET 16th October 2009

CELEBRATING A NEW PEVSNER 9th October 2009

AWARDS REFLECT RIPON'S VIGOUR - AND POINT TO THE FUTURE 2nd October 2009

LOOK OUT FOR RIPON'S 'SLOAPS' 25th September 2009

RIPON AND THE EARTHLY PARADISE 18th September 2009

HODs OPENS THE DOORS TO THE GAZEBO AND THE TEMPLE 11th September 2009

SAVING THE SHOPFRONTS 4th September 2009

BARRIERS TO PROGRESS? 29th August 2009

RECLAIM THE PAVEMENTS 21st August 2009

HOME SPACE AT A PREMIUM 14th August 2009

SLOWING DOWN RIPON 7th August 2009

IMAGES OF RIPON 31st July 2009

GROUP SUPPORT 24th July 2009

THE PRINCE AND MODERN ARCHITECTURE 17th July 2009

FLYING THE FLAGS FOR RIPON 10th July 2009

MARKING THE MARQUESS 3rd July 2009

CONSERVING CONSERVATION AREAS 26th June 2009

HAVING A SAY IN PLANNING 19th June 2009

A DELIGHTFUL ALTERNATIVE 12th June 2009

SIGNS OF THE TIMES? 5th June 2009

TELLING DETAILS 29th May 2009

THE VIRTUE AND CHALLENGE OF BAYS 22nd May 2009

TERRACOTTA SPLENDOUR 15th May 2009

DERELICTION - A SCAR ON THE CITY 8th May 2009

NEW LIFE FOR URE BANK? 1st May 2009

GOING STRAIGHT FOR CURVES 24th April 2009

MAKING THE MOST OF WOOD 17th April 2009

SORTING OUT RIPON'S USP 10th April 2009

MAKING IT EASIER FOR PEDESTRIANS 3rd April 2009

AS OTHERS SEE US? 27th March 2009

AWARDS NEED INPUT 20th March 2009

HOW CHAMBERS HELPED WITH SHARAWADGI 13th March 2009

A NEW PRECINCT FOR THE CATHEDRAL 6th March 2009

PRESERVING THE PAST - AND HOPE FOR THE FUTURE 27th February 2009

SIGNS OF THE TIMES? 20th February 2009

SMYTH - SCIENTISTS AND PYRAMIDIOT 6th February 2009

DARWIN, EVOLUTION AND RIPON 30th January 2009

CELEBRATING THE MARQUESS 16th January 2009

SURVIVING THE RECESSION 13th January 2009

NEW YEAR RESOLUTIONS 2nd January 2009

GOING UP! 12th December 2008

PRIDE IN THE CITY? 7th December 2008

LOOK UP AT THE ROOFS OF RIPON 5th December 2008

THE WRITING ON THE WALLS 30th November 2008

RADICAL IDEAS ABOUT PARKING 28th November 2008

THE WRITING ON THE WALLS 26th November 2008

LOTS OF OPPORTUNITY IF WE LOOK UP 23rd November 2008

KEEP AN EYE ON YOUR BUILDINGS IN NATIONAL MAINTENANCE WEEK 21st November 2008

PRECIOUS ASSETS? 16th November 2008

RADICAL SOLUTIONS TO PARKING PROBLEMS 14th November 2008

RECONSIDER CITY’S CLUTTER 9th November 2008

GET CRACKING WITH NEW TRAFFIC PLAN! 7th November 2008

CONSERVATION AREAS MATTER TO ALL OF US 2nd November 2008

LISTS TO HELP PRESERVE LOCAL LANDMARKS 31st October 2008

A MATTER OF SCALE 26th October 2008

SIGNS OF THE TIMES - OR WHERE NOT TO PUT A ROADSIGN 24th October 2008

SHOP FRONT BAD MANNERS 19th October 2008

THINK BIG TO ACHIVE RIPON'S 2020 VISION 17th October 2008

PUTTING ON THE CORPORATE STYLE 12th October 2008

MEETING WILL CONSIDER RIPON IN 12 YEARS' TIME 10th October 2008

ANOTHER LOOK AT THE SPA BATHS 26th September 2008

WHAT IS THE POINT OF THE CIVIC SOCIETY? 19th September 2008

RARE OPENING FOR RIPON'S HIDDEN GEM 12th September 2008

CLEANING UP OUR ACT 5th September 2008

MAKING THE MOST OF THE BACKS OF OUR SHOPS AS NEW SUPERMARKET NEARS OPENING 29th August 2008

LESSONS FROM ABROAD FOR THE MARKET SQUARE 22nd August 2008

TREES ARE A VITAL PART OF OUR LANDSCAPE 15th August 2008

WHAT'S THE BEST SIZE FOR THE CITY? 8th August 2008

ORNAMENTATION - A LOST BUILDING ART? 1st August 2008

WHAT ST WILFRID DID FOR US 25th July 2008

ANOTHER LOOK AT CLUTTER IN RIPON 18th July 2008

CHURCH TOURISM - A WAY FORWARD FOR RIPON? 11th July 2008

BACK TO SQUARE ONE? 4th July 2008

RIPON AND THE COUNTRY'S GREAT ARCHITECTS 28th June 2008

SETTING OUT THE CIVIC SOCIETY'S STALL 21st June 2008

NAMES TO PONDER 14th June 2008

SPA BATHS - THE LATEST 7th June 2008

ARE THINGS LOOKING UP FOR ROOFS? 6th June 2008

ARCHITECTURAL GOOD MANNERS 16th May 2008

CELEBRATE PEVSNER - BUT BEWARE WORSHIPPING HIM 6th May 2008

LONG-TERM THINKING, NOT SHORT-TERM FIXES, NEEDED FOR RIPON'S TRAFFIC PROBLEMS 2nd May 2008

CITY IN TRANSITION? 25th April 2008

LOCAL ACTION IS WHAT WE NEED, SAYS ENGLISH HERITAGE CHIEF EXECUTIVE 18th April 2008

HERITAGE BILL - WELCOME OR NOT? 12th April 2008

GOOD FENCES AND GATES DON'T ALWAYS MAKE GOOD NEIGHBOURS 4th April 2008

BEST FOOT FORWARD FOR PATHS 28th March 2008

THE FUTURE OF SHOPPING IN RIPON 21st March 2008

THE WAKEMAN'S HOUSE - CAN WE FIND A NEW ROLE? 14th March 2008

JOINED UP THINKING 6th March 2008

A FUTURE FOR THE SPA BATHS? 29th February 2008

TIME TO ACT ON CABMEN'S SHELTER 22nd February 2008

TEXTURE AND ARCHITECTURE 15th February 2008

"GARDEN-GRABBING" SHOULD STOP, SAYS CIVIC SOCIETY 8th February 2008

WITH A VIEW TO MAKING IT BETTER 1st February 2008

WE SHOULD BE VIGILANT IN CARING FOR RIPON'S TERRACES 25th January 2008

THE SPACES IN BETWEEN 15th January 2008

THE BATTLE TO SAVE THE BATHS 8th January 2008

SETTING THE WATCH AND FLYING THE FLAG 1st January 2008

2008 WILL BE A VERY SPECIAL YEAR FOR SOCIETY 28th December 2007

TAKING THE PLUNGE INTO THE FUTURE AT THE SPA BATHS 14th December 2007

SHOP FRONTS - ROUND THREE 5th October 2007

SHOP FRONTS - ROUND TWO 28th September 2007

SHOPPING THE SHOP FRONTS 21st September 2007

 
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