Julian Smith, the MP for Skipton and Ripon, says the closure of Claro Barracks in Ripon is a sad day for the city. He has asked Defence Secretary Philip Hammond to accompany him on a vist to the area to see for himself what effect the loss woud have.
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Widespread frost and patchy fog overnight
Wintry showers then frosty tonight, dry and cold on Sunday
Frosty and foggy, and settled for the next few days