Santa’s grotto at town hall

SANTA and Mrs Claus will be visiting Ripon town hall on Saturday, December 3 to help raise funds for charity Scuba Diving for All.

The charity, which works with people of all ages who have physical and learning difficulties, will be opening the doors to Santa’s grotto from 10am to 3pm.

Entry is £2.50 per child which includes a present, or £5 per child which also includes a print of a photograph taken with Santa.

There will also be the opportunity to buy a duck, priced £1 each, for the Boxing Day Duck Race held at The Water Rat pub, on Boroughbridge Road, on December 26. Cash prizes will be on offer for the ducks which finish in the top three places.