On Saturday, July 13, from 8.30am until noon, there will be a mayor’s coffee morning in Richmond Town Hall for the mayor’s charities - Garget Walker Home, Yorkshire Air Ambulance and The Black Rats (4th Mechanised Brigade) charity.

There will be coffee, tea and biscuits, raffle, tombola and cake stalls. 

FOSTER CARE: A campaign has been launched to track children living in unofficial arrangements outside their immediate family. North Yorkshire County Council said it wants to identify private foster carers, who may be unaware that the authority must be notified for it to be able to ensure the childcare arrangements are suitable. For details, visit northyorks.gov.uk/privatefostering.

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SPORTING CHANCE: Hambleton District Council and Welcome to Yorkshire will hold a roadshow at the World of James Herriot museum in Thirsk on September 4, from 5.30pm, to highlight business opportunities arising from next July's Tour de France Grand Depart. The event will provide an update on plans for the event and details about the 100-day cultural festival being held beforehand.

CANCER SUPPORT: The breast cancer support group at the Friarage Hospital, Northallerton, will meet on Wednesday, July 17, from 7pm to 9pm, in the Scott suite for a talk about Bettys cafes. New members are invited to bring a friend or relative.