Sad day for Ripon with barrack's closure

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.


North Yorkshire barracks to close

There is good news for Catterick Garrison in North Yorkshire as the Ministry of Defence has announced an investment will be made at the base. But it's not such good news for Claro Barracks in Ripon, which will close.